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Esquire

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Esquire

Esquire.png

Esquire Monster.png

Enemy Type Bloodsucker
Size Average
Actions per round Turnticker.png
Stats
Variation Esquire Esquire Esquire
HP 16 23 33
HP (Stygian/Bloodmoon) 20 28 40
Dodge 4 13 27
Protection 0% 0% 0%
Speed 2 3 4
Tray stealth.png Stealth None None None
Resistances
Poptext stun.png Stun 40% 60% 85%
Poptext poison.png Blight 40% 60% 85%
Poptext bleed.png Bleed 20% 40% 65%
Poptext debuff.png Debuff 10% 30% 55%
Poptext move.png Move 35% 55% 80%


Those inflicted by the curse will slowly change, their noses elongating, their skin becoming deathly pale, their eyes becoming larger, black and unblinking, their teeth falling out only to be replaced by fangs, their mind slowly subsuming to delusions and madness, still believing they are human. Hidden under a thin layer of fake sophistication and nobility, they are mad beasts with an insatiable thirst for blood.

Long ago before the Crimson Curse took hold upon the Courtyard, the title of Esquire was one of dignity and respect, accorded to men of higher social rank and aspiring to knighthood, particularly members of the landed gentry above the rank of Gentleman and below the rank of Knight.

However that title has been thoroughly dragged through the blood-soaked mud as these noble lords have fallen to the blood curse. Preening, mincing and self-aggrandizing in its own frivolous cruelty, there is little dignity left in them as they feast on the blood of the guilty and the innocent alike. As the bloodlust takes hold, they will undergo a hideous metamorphosis, showing the true monster that is hidden underneath their thin veneer of sophistication.

Behavior and Strategy[edit | edit source]

The Esquire is one of the more dangerous Bloodsucker-type enemies found in the Courtyard. They are able to deal significant area-of-effect damage to the entire party using Skewering Repartee (or Piercing Foreleg if it has already used The Thirst). One of their major weaknesses is that they must be in rank 3 or 4 to use these dangerous abilities, whereas they are far less threatening in the frontline. Since they often spawn in the back, they tend to be a priority target. Fortunately, they have no PROT, average resists, and only a modest health pool.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Thirsty Form[edit | edit source]

Apprentice Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Rib Cracker Ranged 1, 2. 1, 2. 82.5% 4% 3-5 Poptext debuff.png 100% Debuff: -2 SPD
Poptext move.png 90% Push 1
Poptext move.png Forward 2
The Thirst Melee 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3, 4. 92.5% 2% 2-5 Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +8 Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -4 SPD, -20 ACC
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 6
Panel monster newmove.png Change form to Bloodlust*
Poptext move.png Forward 4
Riposte Clear Riposte*
Skewering Repartee Melee 3, 4 1+2+3+4 87.5% 4% 4-8, (-75% DMG vs rank 4, -40% DMG vs rank 3, -20% DMG vs rank 2) Poptext bleed.png 100% Bleed 2 Poptext riposte.png Activate Riposte (-85% DMG, -3% CRIT)
Poptext move.png Forward 2

Veteran Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Rib Cracker Ranged 1, 2. 1, 2. 88.75% 8% 4-6 Poptext debuff.png 120% Debuff: -2 SPD
Poptext move.png 110% Push 1
Poptext move.png Forward 2
The Thirst Melee 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3, 4. 98.75% 6% 2-6 Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +8 Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -3 SPD, -18 ACC
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 8
Panel monster newmove.png Change form to Bloodlust*

Poptext move.png Forward 4
Riposte Clear Riposte*

Skewering Repartee Melee 3, 4. 1+2+3+4 93.75% 8% 6-10, (-75% DMG vs rank 4, -40% DMG vs rank 3, -20% DMG vs rank 2) Bleed 120% Bleed 3 Poptext riposte.png Activate Riposte (-75% DMG, -2% CRIT
Poptext move.png Forward 2

Champion Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Rib Cracker Ranged 1, 2. 1, 2. 102.5% 9% 6-10 Poptext debuff.png 140% Debuff: -2 SPD
Poptext move.png 130% Push 2
Poptext move.png Forward 2
The Thirst Melee 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3, 4. 112.5% 7% 3-9 Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +8 Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -2 SPD, -15 ACC
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 10
Panel monster newmove.png Change form to Bloodlust*

Poptext move.png Forward 4
Riposte Clear Riposte*

Skewering Repartee Melee 3, 4. 1+2+3+4 107.5% 9% 8-16, (-75% DMG vs rank 4, -40% DMG vs rank 3, -20% DMG vs rank 2) Bleed 140% Bleed 3 Poptext riposte.png Activate Riposte (-65% DMG, -1% CRIT)
Poptext move.png Forward 2

*Unlike other self effects, the transformation and the "clear riposte" effects require a successful hit.

Bloodlust Form[edit | edit source]

Apprentice Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Needling Execration Melee 1, 2, 3. 1, 2, 3. 82.5% 6% 2-6 Bleed 100% Bleed 1
Mark Mark Target
Tray afflicted.png 90% Stress +8
Poptext move.png Back 2
Piercing Foreleg Melee 3, 4. 1+2+3+4. 87.5% 2% 6-10 (-80% DMG vs rank 4, -65% DMG vs rank 3, -30% DMG vs rank 2) Bleed 100% Bleed 1
Poptext move.png Forward 2
The Thirst Melee 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3, 4. 82.5% 2% 3-7 Vampire passive.png 45% Disease: Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +12
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 6
Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -20 ACC, -4 SPD

Veteran Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Needling Execration Melee 1, 2, 3. 1, 2, 3. 88.7% 11% 3-7 Bleed 120% Bleed 3
Mark Mark Target
Tray afflicted.png 90% Stress +10
Poptext move.png Back 2
Piercing Foreleg Melee 3, 4. 1+2+3+4. 93.7% 6% 7-14 (-80% DMG vs rank 4, -65% DMG vs rank 3, -30% DMG vs rank 2) Bleed 120% Bleed 3
Poptext move.png Forward 2
The Thirst Melee 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3, 4. 88.7% 7% 4-9 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

Champion Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Needling Execration Melee 1, 2, 3. 1, 2, 3. 102.5% 12% 5-11 Bleed 140% Bleed 4
Mark Mark Target
Tray afflicted.png 90% Stress +12
Poptext move.png Back 2
Piercing Foreleg Melee 3, 4. 1+2+3+4. 107.5% 7% 11-21 (-80% DMG vs rank 4, -65% DMG vs rank 3, -30% DMG vs rank 2) Bleed 140% Bleed 3
Poptext move.png Forward 2
The Thirst Melee 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3, 4. 102.5% 8% 7-14 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

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Gallery[edit | edit source]


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