Bone Soldier

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Bone Soldier
Bone Militia.png
Enemy Type Unholy
Size Average
Actions per round Turnticker.png
Stats
Variation Bone
Soldier
Bone
Veteran
Bone
Sergeant
HP 10 15 21
HP (Stygian/Bloodmoon) 12 18 26
Dodge 0% 8.75% 22.5%
Protection 15% 25% 25%
Speed 2 3 4
Tray stealth.png Stealth None Yes Yes
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 20% 40% 65%


Much like the Bone Rabble, the Bone Soldiers were honorable and loyal soldiers that served our family in ages long since passed. They were the backbone of our family’s army and those who fought and died on the battlefield for our family’s name and glory were given honorable graves within the crypts of the Ruins. However, when their bodies died, so too did their loyalties…

Dragged back from the peace of death by vile necromancy, these skeletal swordsmen have been drafted into a unholy army of the dead to defend the halls of the Ruins in which their new dark masters resides. Dressed in the armor they were buried with and carrying the sword they once used in life, these skeletal fiends don’t have the swordsmanship they had in life, being just simple-minded undead only capable of simple slashes. However, they are stronger and much harder to vanquish than the Bone Rabble.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Bone Soldier is an Unholy creature, and is as basic an enemy as one can encounter within the Ruins. The finesse it had in life persists in death, giving it above average damage and allowing it to strike with a farther reach than other melee monsters.

Depending on whether health or stress is of greater concern to your party at the moment, it is recommended to destroy either the Soldier or the Bone Courtier they often team up with as quickly as possible, a relatively easy task considering their low health. Even mundane damage can eventually build up to something more threatening.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Apprentice Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Graveyard Slash Melee 1, 2, 3. 1, 2, 3. 82.5% 6% 3-8 No Effect No Effect
Graveyard Stumble Melee 4. 1, 2. 42.5% 0% 2-5 No Effect Poptext move.png Forward 1

Veteran Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Graveyard Slash Melee 1, 2, 3. 1, 2, 3. 88.75% 11% 3-10 No Effect No Effect
Graveyard Stumble Melee 4. 1, 2. 48.75% 0% 2-6 No Effect Poptext move.png Forward 1

Champion Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Graveyard Slash Melee 1, 2, 3. 1, 2, 3. 102.5% 12% 5-15 No Effect No Effect
Graveyard Stumble Melee 4. 1, 2. 62.5% 0% 3-9 No Effect Poptext move.png Forward 1

Trivia[edit | edit source]

The Bone Soldier's attack "Graveyard Slash" is most likely a reference to the song "Monster Mash" by Bobby Pickett.

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