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Grave Robber (Butcher's Circus)

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Disambig.png This article is about the Butcher's Circus version of the Grave Robber. For the regular character, see Grave Robber.
Disambig.png This article is about a hero in the Butcher's Circus. For the DLC, see The Butcher's Circus.
Grave Robber
Graverobberportrait butcher.png
Base Stats & Resistences
MAX HP 30 Poptext stun.png Stun 5%
DODGE 20 Poptext move.png Move 15%
PROT 0% Poptext poison.png Blight 60%
ACC MOD +0 Poptext bleed.png Bleed 25%
CRIT 10.0% Poptext debuff.png Debuff 25%
DMG 8-13 Deathsdoor.png Death Blow 75%
Other information
Movement 2 forwards, 2 backwards.
Crit Buff Bonus +10 DODGE (2 rds)
Religious No


Combat Skills[edit | edit source]

(All buffs and debuffs last for 3 rounds unless otherwise specified.)

Pick to the Face
Pick to the Face.png Range Rank Target Damage Accuracy Crit mod Effect Self
Melee
Grey dot.pngYellow dot.pngYellow dot.pngYellow dot.png
Red dot.pngRed dot.pngGrey dot.pngGrey dot.png
+0% 100 5% Armor Piercing
Further levels
Level 2 Base 100 0 None None
Level 3 Base 100 0 None None
Level 4 Base 100 0 None None
Level 5 Base 100 0 None None
Sound
None
Lunge
Lunge.png Range Rank Target Damage Accuracy Crit mod Effect Self
Melee
Yellow dot.pngYellow dot.pngGrey dot.pngGrey dot.png
Red dot.pngRed dot.pngRed dot.pngGrey dot.png
+40% 110 12% +20% Death Blow Chance Forward 2
Further levels
Level 2 Base 100 0 None None
Level 3 Base 100 0 None None
Level 4 Base 100 0 None None
Level 5 Base 100 0 None None
Sound
None
Flashing Daggers
Flashing Daggers.png Range Rank Target Damage Accuracy Crit mod Effect Self
Ranged
Yellow dot.pngYellow dot.pngYellow dot.pngGrey dot.png
Grey dot.pngRed dotr.pngRed dotl.pngGrey dot.png
-20% 100 -1% -33% Bleed Resist (100% base)
Further levels
Level 2 Base 100 0 None None
Level 3 Base 100 0 None None
Level 4 Base 100 0 None None
Level 5 Base 100 0 None None
Sound
None
Shadow Fade
Shadow Fade.png Rank Target Effect Self
Grey dot.pngGrey dot.pngYellow dot.pngYellow dot.png
Self
Back 2
Stealth (2 rds)
+100% DMG while Stealthed (2 rds)
+8% CRIT while Stealthed (2 rds)
+50% Stress dealt while Stealthed (2 rds)
+20% Death Blow Chance while Stealthed (2 rds)
Further levels
Level 2 None None
Level 3 None None
Level 4 None None
Level 5 None None
Sound
None
Limit: 3 Uses per Battle
Thrown Dagger
Thrown Dagger.png Range Rank Target Damage Accuracy Crit mod Effect Self
Ranged
Yellow dot.pngYellow dot.pngYellow dot.pngGrey dot.png
Grey dot.pngRed dot.pngRed dot.pngRed dot.png
+0% 120 12% +60% DMG vs Marked
Further levels
Level 2 Base 100 0 None None
Level 3 Base 100 0 None None
Level 4 Base 100 0 None None
Level 5 Base 100 0 None None
Sound
None
Panic Darts
Poison Dart.png Range Rank Target Damage Accuracy Crit mod Effect Self
Ranged
Yellow dot.pngYellow dot.pngYellow dot.pngGrey dot.png
Red dot.pngRed dot.pngRed dot.pngRed dot.png
-60% 95 11.5% Blight (140% base) 4 pts/rd for 4 rds
Stress Stress +30
Further levels
Level 2 Base 100 0 None None
Level 3 Base 100 0 None None
Level 4 Base 100 0 None None
Level 5 Base 100 0 None None
Sound
None
Toxin Trickery
Toxin Trickery.png Rank Target Effect Self
Yellow dot.pngYellow dot.pngYellow dot.pngYellow dot.png
Self
Cure Blight/Bleed
Clear Debuffs
+15 DODGE (1 Battle)
Further levels
Level 2 None None
Level 3 None None
Level 4 None None
Level 5 None None
Sound
None
Limit: 1 Use per Battle

Tactical Analysis[edit | edit source]

Using a Grave Robber[edit | edit source]

The Grave Robber is an extremely versatile class, being able to accommodate most play styles, to an extent.

Lunge allows them to deal high damage, especially when coupled with Shadow Fade, for increased damage and CRIT chance. Furthermore, the increased Deathblow chance makes it a good "assassin" attack. Front-line Grave Robbers still keep it in their roster as a way to compensate for being shuffled. If you're combining Shadow Fade with Lunge, equip the Cloak and Dagger to increase Lunge's damage and Deathblow chance, on top of bypassing enemy Guards.

Thrown Dagger is effective against Marked targets, due to its increased damage. However, not being able to strike rank 1 means its best used along side the Houndmaster, Arbalest, or Musketeer, since they also deal extra damage to Marked targets.

Pick to the Face is effective against high PROT builds, but its lack of target choice compared to the Grave Robber's other attacks make it slightly situational. However, it's the only attack skill that can be used from rank 1, so it can be used when the Grave Robber is stuck on position one, or used as a follow up to Lunge.

Flashing Daggers deals very high damage for a multi-targeted attack, making it a useful skill. It is effective for hitting targets on Death's Door, as even if it fails to Deathblow, it still damages multiple targets. Also, by reducing bleed resist on targets, it opens them up for bleed attacks- particularly the Houndmaster's Hound's Harry and the Jester's Harvest, which are multi-target attacks that apply Bleed.

Alternatively, Panic Darts deals high stress. This synergizes well with the attack and the Grave Robber's high CRIT chance, creating a 1/5 chance of dealing around 40 stress attacks. Coupled with its potential to strike any rank, this makes it effective for stressing out targets. Its Blight damage and mediocre damage are not to be underestimated - if it reduces a hero to deaths door, the stress can cause a heart attack. If you're using her as part of a Stress build, equip the Satchel of Dirty Tricks to crank up the Stress output - paired with the Carnival Masque and it will deal a massive 39 damage before accounting for crits.

Toxin Trickery is invaluable, as it lasts all battle- meaning the Grave Robber goes from having good dodge to very good dodge- coupled with the Man-at-Arm's Bolster and/or the Antiquarian's Invigorating Vapours can easily make them a very difficult foe to strike. The Hellion's Terrifying YAWP! or the Plague Doctor's Blinding Gas synergise with the Grave Robber's elevated dodge, allowing the class to be more evasive than the Jester.

Fighting a Grave Robber[edit | edit source]

Pay attention to the team setup and her equipment to deduce the Grave Robber's role. If she's equipped with Stress-increasing trinkets or is part of a Stress team in general you can expect her to spam Panic Darts throughout the entire battle. If the team has Markers you can expect her to be doing a lot of damage with Thrown Dagger. Shuffling her does little to disable her skills due to her high mobility - a knockback will induce a Lunge counterattack, and a pull will just have her vanish into hiding with Shadow Fade.

Her biggest weakness, though, is her paltry Stun resistance. At a 5% resistance, any Stun skill is almost guaranteed to land. If you're using units with Stun-increasing trinkets, you can even chain-Stun her despite the 50% bonus Stun resistance after recovery. For instance, a Vestal with the Tome of Fury still has a 75% chance of Stunning a Grave Robber with the Stun recovery buff. A stun-focused team can essentially prevent the Grave Robber from acting for most of the battle as long as their attacks hit.

DLC Exclusive Trinkets[edit | edit source]

Trinket Image Trinket Name Rarity Class
Restriction
Prestige Level Unlocked Effect Additional Notes
Inv trinket well balanced stiletto.png
Well Balanced Stiletto Ringmaster Grave Robber Prestige Level 16
  • +10% DMG
  • On Melee Attack Hit: Self Buff: +20% DMG Ranged Skills
  • On Melee Attack Hit: Self Buff: +6% CRIT Ranged Skills
  • On Ranged Attack Hit: Self Buff: +15 ACC Melee Skills
  • On Ranged Attack Hit: Self Buff: +20% Death Blow Dealt Chance Melee Skills


Inv trinket cloak and dagger.png
Cloak and Dagger Ringmaster Grave Robber Prestige Level 32
  • +15% DMG Melee Skills
  • +10% Death Blow Dealt Chance Melee Skills
  • +20 DODGE while Stealthed
  • Bypass Guard while Stealthed


Inv trinket leather bandolier.png
Leather Bandolier Ringmaster Grave Robber Prestige Level 53
  • +10% DMG Ranged Skills
  • +8 DODGE
  • +5% CRIT


Inv trinket satchel of dirty tricks.png
Satchel of Dirty Tricks Ringmaster Grave Robber Prestige Level 58
  • +10 DODGE
  • +4 ACC
  • +20% Blight Skill Chance
  • +10% Stress Dealt



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Info Butcher's Circus
Heroes Abomination MiniScrollpip.png Antiquarian MiniScrollpip.png Arbalest MiniScrollpip.png Bounty Hunter MiniScrollpip.png Crusader MiniScrollpip.png FlagellantThe Crimson Court DLC MiniScrollpip.png Grave Robber MiniScrollpip.png Hellion MiniScrollpip.png Highwayman MiniScrollpip.png Houndmaster MiniScrollpip.png Jester MiniScrollpip.png Leper MiniScrollpip.png Man-at-Arms MiniScrollpip.png Musketeer Exclusive to The Musketeer DLC MiniScrollpip.png Occultist MiniScrollpip.png Plague Doctor MiniScrollpip.png ShieldbreakerExclusive to The Shieldbreaker DLC MiniScrollpip.png Vestal