Sycophant

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Sycophant

Sycophant.png

Sycophant Monster.png

Enemy Type Bloodsucker
Size Small
Actions per round Turnticker.png
Stats
Variation Sycophant Sycophant Sycophant
HP 12 17 23
HP (Stygian/Bloodmoon) 15 21 28
Dodge 10 18.75 31.25
Protection 0 0 0
Speed 10 11 12
Tray stealth.png Stealth None None None
Resistances
Poptext stun.png Stun 15% 35% 55%
Poptext poison.png Blight 80% 100% 120%
Poptext bleed.png Bleed 15% 35% 55%
Poptext debuff.png Debuff 40% 60% 80%
Poptext move.png Move 5% 25% 45%


The Sycophant is a Bloodsucker type enemy that can be found in any area, usually with Supplicants. They are not very tough or damaging, but are very fast and evasive, and can inflict your party with large amounts of Stress and the Crimson Curse.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Sycophants, like many other Bloodsuckers, have two forms, typically referred to as "Thirsty" and "Bloodlust." A Sycophant will always begin in Thirsty form, but if it lands The Thirst on a target, it will change to Bloodlust.

In Thirsty form, Sycophants can use Maddening Whine, prioritizing already-stressed targets (3x higher chance), and The Thirst to change to Bloodlust form and heal itself. If a Sycophant's health falls below 40%, it will almost certainly use The Thirst to heal.

Sycophants in Bloodlust form are much more dangerous, with higher stress damage from The Thirst, and access to new moves: a bleed skill called Bombing Run, and Deafening Whine, a more powerful form of Maddening Whine with a low chance to stun.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

The Sycophant's extremely high speed means that it often acts first, potentially infecting heroes with the Crimson Curse and giving some stress. However, they are otherwise weak, with little health and very low resistances except for blight. Because of this, it is recommended to keep them stunned or, if you can guarantee it, simply killed, while focusing on more dangerous foes.

If a Sycophant manages to land The Thirst, their new Bombing Run and Deafening Whine abilities are more dangerous and are not to be underestimated. While still not as important as other Bloodsucker enemies, they should be at least stunned (especially with their minimal resistances) to prevent bleeds and stuns at inopportune moments.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Thirsty Form[edit | edit source]

Apprentice Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Maddening Whine Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 82.5% 4% 2 Tray afflicted.png Stress +9 Poptext move.png Back 4
The Thirst Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 92.5% 2% 2-4 Vampire passive.png 31% Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +8
Poptext move.png Forward 4
On Hit:
Poptext buff.png Buff: +20% Stun Skill Chance (6 rds)
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 4
Poptext poison.png Receive Target Blight
Panel monster newmove.png Change form to Bloodlust

Veteran Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Maddening Whine Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 88.75% 8% 3 Tray afflicted.png Stress +11 Poptext move.png Back 4
The Thirst Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 98.75% 6% 3-5 Vampire passive.png 31% Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +8
Poptext move.png Forward 4
On Hit:
Poptext buff.png Buff: +25% Stun Skill Chance (6 rds)
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 4
Poptext poison.png Receive Target Blight
Panel monster newmove.png Change form to Bloodlust

Champion Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Maddening Whine Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4. 102.5% 11% 4 Tray afflicted.png Stress +13 Poptext move.png Back 4
The Thirst Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 112.5% 9% 4-7 Vampire passive.png 31% Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +8
Poptext move.png Forward 4
On Hit:
Poptext buff.png Buff: +30% Stun Skill Chance (4 rds)
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 4
Poptext poison.png Receive Target Blight
Panel monster newmove.png Change form to Bloodlust

Bloodlust Form[edit | edit source]

Apprentice Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Deafening Whine Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 82.5% 4% 1-2 Poptext stun.png 90% Stun
Tray afflicted.png Stress +4
Poptext move.png Back 4
Bombing Run Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4
25% +1 target
77.5% 0% 3-4 Poptext bleed.png 100% Bleed 2 Poptext move.png Forward 4
The Thirst Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 92.5% 6% 4-6 Vampire passive.png 31% Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +12
Poptext move.png Forward 4
On Hit:
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 4
Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -20 ACC, -4 SPD
Poptext poison.png Receive Target Blight

Veteran Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Deafening Whine Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 88.75% 10% 2 Poptext stun.png 100% Stun
Tray afflicted.png Stress +5
Poptext move.png Back 4
Bombing Run Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4
25% +1 target
83.75% 6% 4-5 Poptext bleed.png 120% Bleed 3 Poptext move.png Forward 4
The Thirst Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 98.75% 12% 6-8 Vampire passive.png 31% Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +12
Poptext move.png Forward 4
On Hit:
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 6
Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -18 ACC, -3 SPD
Poptext poison.png Receive Target Blight

Champion Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Deafening Whine Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 102.5% 12% 2-4 Poptext stun.png 110% Stun
Tray afflicted.png Stress +6
Poptext move.png Back 4
Bombing Run Ranged 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4
25% +1 target
97.5% 8% 5-8 Poptext bleed.png 140% Bleed 3 Poptext move.png Forward 4
The Thirst Melee 1,2,3,4 1,2,3,4 112.5% 14% 8-11 Vampire passive.png 31% Crimson Curse
Tray afflicted.png 85% Stress +12
Poptext move.png Forward 4
On Hit:
Skill attribute heal.png Heal 9
Poptext debuff.png Debuff: -15 ACC, -2 SPD
Poptext poison.png Receive Target Blight

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