Farmhand

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FarmhandExclusive to the Color of Madness DLC
Farmhand.png
Enemy Type Husk/Human
Size Average (1)
Actions per round Turnticker.png
Stats
Variation Farmhand Farmhand Farmhand
HP 12 17 22
HP (Stygian/Bloodmoon) 15 21 27
Dodge 8 16.75 28
Protection 0 0 0
Speed 2 3 4
Tray stealth.png Stealth None None None
Resistances
Poptext stun.png Stun 20% 40% 60%
Poptext poison.png Blight 50% 70% 90%
Poptext bleed.png Bleed 20% 40% 60%
Poptext debuff.png Debuff 20% 40% 60%
Poptext move.png Move 10% 30% 50%

Farmhands are Husk/Human type enemies found only in the Farmstead. They are very weak in terms of direct damage, but can inflict blight and stress.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Farmhands can only use Sow the Seeds and Ceaseless Labor by default, with a slight bias toward Ceaseless Labor. They will use the skill Pause From Labor only when at or below 50% (or 60% on Endless) health.

They are somewhat more likely (2x/3x/4x) to target marked targets with Ceaseless Labor if they are present.

Notably, it does not have any biases towards stressed targets with Sow the Seeds, unlike many other enemies with stress-dealing attacks.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Farmhands are very weak enemies on their own, with low health, resistances, and no protection. Powerful AoE abilities like the Shieldbreaker's ImpaleExclusive to The Shieldbreaker DLC can defeat an entire group of them at once.

The Farmhand's most worrying skill is Sow The Seeds, which causes stress and decent blight to a selected party member. If Farmhands end up focusing a particular party member, it can add up to some serious health and stress damage very quickly.

Watch out for Farmhands when a Foreman is on the battlefield; his Stir the Rabble, which he uses automatically at the beginning of every turn without using his action, gives a single Farmhand a weak Riposte, along with a buff for extra SPD, Blight Chance, and Blight Duration, making the blight from Sow the Seeds last two extra turns. Given that the Riposte does insignificant damage relative to the increased threat posed by the buffed Sow the Seeds, it's often wise to prioritize killing that Farmhand before he can leave your character stressed and with an extended blight.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Apprentice Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Sow the Seeds Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 85.5% 0% 1
Blight 100% Blight 2

Stress Stress +10
Pause from Labor Support 1,2,3,4 Self
Heal Heal 4

Buff Buff: +3 SPD (2 rds)
Ceaseless Labor Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2 77.5% 2% 3-5
Riposte Riposte
*
Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 92.5% 0% 2-4
(2-3)*

Veteran Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Sow the Seeds Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 91.75% 0% 1-2
Blight 120% Blight 3

Stress Stress +10
Pause from Labor Support 1,2,3,4 Self
Heal Heal 5

Buff Buff: +4 SPD (2 rds)
Ceaseless Labor Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2 83.75% 6% 4-7
Riposte Riposte
*
Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 98.75% 4% 3-5
(2-3)*

Darkest Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Sow the Seeds Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 103% 0% 2-3
Blight 140% Blight 4

Stress Stress +15
Pause from Labor Support 1,2,3,4 Self
Heal Heal 7

Buff Buff: +5 SPD (2 rds)
Ceaseless Labor Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2 95% 9% 5-9
Riposte Riposte
*
Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 110% 6% 4-7
(3-5)*

* Farmhands cannot activate Riposte on their own, but the Foreman's ability Stir the Rabble will activate it for them. The effect also has a -40% DMG debuff, so actual expected damage values are noted in parentheses.

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