Bone Defender

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Bone Defender
Skeleton defender.sprite.defend.png
Enemy Type Unholy
Size Average
Actions per round Turnticker.png
Stats
Variation Bone
Defender
Bone
Bulwark
Bone
Shieldwall
HP 15 22 31
HP (Stygian/Bloodmoon) 18 27 38
Dodge 0% 8.75% 22.5%
Protection 25% 45% 45%
Speed 0 1 2
Tray stealth.png Stealth None None None
Resistances
Poptext stun.png Stun 25% 45% 70%
Poptext poison.png Blight 10% 30% 55%
Poptext bleed.png Bleed 200% 220% 245%
Poptext debuff.png Debuff 15% 35% 60%
Poptext move.png Move 50% 70% 95%


Bone Defenders are enemies commonly encountered within the Ruins. Their large shield leaves them well-armored and capable of taking a beating, and they can use this resilience to protect the other undead soldiers guarding the area.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

The Defender is an Unholy enemy that always appears at the front and aims to frustrate your heroes with his hefty PROT and stun/move ability Dead Weight, whilst chipping away at their health with his axe. If pushed to the back he will move forwards with his near useless Clumsy Axeblade attack. Generally speaking, despite the potential annoyance of Dead Weight, unless you have a Blight attack spare, you should leave him alone at the start of battle and concentrate on the more vulnerable troops he is protecting.

As of the Radiant Update, the Veteran and Champion Defenders have a new skill: Foul Warding. It is a guard skill much like the Pelagic Guardian's Barnacle Barrier, guarding allies and conferring a PROT bonus to the Defender. Should the Defender use this skill, a simple Stun will cause it to drop its guard. The PROT bonus may persist, but its ally will become vulnerable.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Apprentice Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Axeblade Melee 1, 2. 1, 2. 72.5% 6% 3-5 No Effect No Effect
Dead Weight Melee 1, 2. 1, 2. 82.5% 6% 2-4 Poptext stun.png 100% Stun
Poptext move.png 100% Knockback 1
No Effect
Clumsy Axeblade Melee 3, 4. 1, 2. 42.5% 0% 2-4 No Effect Poptext move.png Forward 1

Veteran Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Axeblade Melee 1, 2. 1, 2. 78.75% 11% 3-7 Poptext debuff.png 120% Debuff: -20% Stun/Move Resist No Effect
Dead Weight Melee 1, 2. 1, 2. 88.75% 11% 3-5 Poptext stun.png 120% Stun
Poptext move.png 120% Knockback 1
No Effect
Clumsy Axeblade Melee 3, 4. 1, 2. 48.75% 0% 3-5 No Effect Poptext move.png Forward 1
Foul Warding Support 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3, 4 (allies). Poptext guard.png Guard Ally Poptext buff.png Buff: 25% PROT

Champion Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Axeblade Melee 1, 2. 1, 2. 92.5% 12% 5-11 Poptext debuff.png 140% Debuff: -30% Stun/Move Resist No Effect
Dead Weight Melee 1, 2. 1, 2. 102.5% 12% 4-8 Poptext stun.png 140% Stun
Poptext move.png 140% Knockback 1
No Effect
Clumsy Axeblade Melee 3, 4. 1, 2. 62.5% 0% 4-8 No Effect Poptext move.png Forward 1
Foul Warding Support 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3, 4 (allies). Poptext guard.png Guard Ally Poptext buff.png Buff: 25% PROT

Related Enemies[edit | edit source]

All Areas[edit | edit source]

Ruins[edit | edit source]

Boss[edit | edit source]