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Courtesan

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Courtesan

Courtesan.png

Courtesan Monster.png

Enemy Type Bloodsucker
Size Average
Actions per round Turnticker.png
Stats
Variation Courtesan Courtesan
HP 19 27
HP (Stygian/Bloodmoon) 23 33
Dodge 15 29
Protection 0% 0%
Speed 6 7
Tray stealth.png Stealth No No
Resistances
Poptext stun.png Stun 65% 90%
Poptext poison.png Blight 60% 85%
Poptext bleed.png Bleed 40% 65%
Poptext debuff.png Debuff 55% 80%
Poptext move.png Move 50% 75%


Those inflicted by the Crimson Curse will slowly but surely change in horrific ways: their noses will elongate into a needle-like proboscis, their skin will turn deathly pale, their eyes will grow into large, black, unblinking spheres, and their teeth will fall out, only to be replaced by sharp fangs. Most horrifically, they will continue to believe that they are human, all the while their minds slowly subsume to delusions, madness and bestial instinct. Hidden under a thin veil of fake sophistication and nobility, these creatures are little more than insane beasts with an insatiable thirst for flesh and blood.

Courtesans were women with whom the Men of the Court had a relationship, but were not married to. A similar term is concubine, though it has a slightly different meaning. Courtesans were well-educated and independent women who attended the court, trained artists or artisans of dance and singing, especially one associated with wealthy, powerful, or upper-class society who were given luxuries and status in exchange for entertainment and companionship.

However, when the Crimson Curse infested the Courtyard, it quickly jumped from host to host in the heat of passion among the web of adulterous relationships and affairs. Once the loveliest and most beautiful maidens in the Court, they have since become bloodthirsty and twisted parodies of themselves. While they still retain a small fragment of their humanity, it only takes the scent of a single drop of fresh blood to send them into a murderous frenzy. As the bloodlust takes hold, they undergo a horrifying metamorphosis, and show the true monster that is hidden underneath.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

The Courtesan typically allows her allies to do the hard work of dispatching intruders, but that is not to say she is entirely helpless. She supports her allies quite effectively by applying marks and granting large bonuses to PROT and damage with her skills. Once she reveals her true form, she becomes a fierce combatant all on her own, capable of taking full advantage of the groundwork she laid under her guise of humanity.

Because the Courtesan has five different abilities to choose from in Thirsty form, she can act somewhat unpredictably. Sometimes she uses relatively unimpactful skills like Damsel in Distress or Mind Your Manners, but she cannot be ignored because of her potential to use her more dangerous abilities. The Thirst and Careless Whispers both deal heavy Stress damage, and thus she should be prioritized if there are not more threatening enemies.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

This enemy does not appear in Apprentice level Courtyard.

Thirsty Form[edit | edit source]

Veteran Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Careless Whispers Ranged 2, 3, 4 1+2+3+4 98.75% 3% 2-3 Poptext horror.png Horror 4
Poptext debuff.png 100% Debuff: -5 ACC
Poptext move.png Forward 2
Midnight Minuet Ranged 1, 2, 3, 4 1+2+3+4 (allies) 0% 0% 0 Poptext move.png Shuffle allies
Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -16 ACC
Poptext buff.png Buff: +4 SPD, +25% DMG
Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -16 ACC
Poptext buff.png Buff: +4 SPD, +25% DMG
Mind Your Manners Melee 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 93.75% 9% 3-6 Poptext tagged.png Mark
Damsel In Distress Support 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 (allies) Poptext buff.png Buff: +35% PROT
Poptext guard.png Guard
Poptext tagged.png Mark
Poptext guard.png Guarded
The Thirst Melee 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 98.75% 5% 3-5 Vampire passive.png 45% Disease: Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +8
Switch form to Bloodlust
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 8
Poptext buff.png Buff: +18 DODGE
Poptext move.png Forward 4
Panel monster newmove.png Change form to Bloodlust*

Champion Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Careless Whispers Ranged 2, 3, 4 1+2+3+4 112.5% 4% 3-5 Poptext horror.png Horror 4
Poptext debuff.png 120% Debuff: -5 ACC
Poptext move.png Forward 2
Midnight Minuet Ranged 1, 2, 3, 4 1+2+3+4 (allies) 0% 0% 0 Poptext move.png Shuffle allies
Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -12 ACC
Poptext buff.png Buff: +5 SPD, +30% DMG
Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -12 ACC
Poptext buff.png Buff: +5 SPD, +30% DMG
Mind Your Manners Melee 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 107.5% 10% 5-9 Poptext tagged.png Mark
Damsel In Distress Support 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 (allies) Poptext buff.png Buff: +45% PROT
Poptext guard.png Guard
Poptext tagged.png Mark
Poptext guard.png Guarded
The Thirst Melee 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 112.5% 6% 4-8 Vampire passive.png 45% Disease: Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +8
Switch form to Bloodlust
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 10
Poptext buff.png Buff: +20 DODGE
Poptext move.png Forward 4
Panel monster newmove.png Change form to Bloodlust*

*Unlike other self effects, the transformation requires a successful hit.

Bloodlust Form[edit | edit source]

Veteran Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
The Thirst Melee 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 88.75% 6% 3-10 Vampire passive.png 45% Disease: Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +12
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 8
Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -18 ACC, -3 SPD
Poptext move.png Forward 4
Renewed Appetite Ranged 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 88.75% 6% 3-6 Poptext poison.png 120% Blight 3
Tray afflicted.png Stress +8
Poptext move.png Forward 2
Expose the Vein Melee 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 93.75% 12% 2-3 Poptext tagged.png Mark
Poptext debuff.png 120% Debuff: -23% Bleed resist, -7% PROT
Poptext move.png Forward 2

Champion Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
The Thirst Melee 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 102.5% 7% 5-15 Vampire passive.png 45% Disease: Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +12
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 10
Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -15 ACC, -2 SPD
Poptext move.png Forward 4
Renewed Appetite Ranged 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 102.5% 7% 4-10 Poptext poison.png 140% Blight 4
Tray afflicted.png Stress +10
Poptext move.png Forward 2
Expose the Vein Melee 1, 2, 3, 4 1, 2, 3, 4 107.5% 13% 3-5 Poptext tagged.png Mark
Poptext debuff.png 140% Debuff: -26% Bleed resist, -9% PROT
Poptext move.png Forward 2

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