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Royal Guard

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Royal Guard
Royal Guard.png
High Peak Castle
Initiative (10%)

Royal Guards are enemies found in High Peak Castle. They are very dangerous guards of the King, infected by the Malaise. They wear a huge, heavy gauntlet on one of their hands, which they violently slam on to the ground.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

  • Will do either of 2 attacks upon detecting the Beheaded when nearby:
    • Projects a shield and charges at the player dealing contact damage and pushes them until the end of the attack (much like The Hand of the King does)
    • Jumps at the Beheaded and punches the ground, creating a shockwave, again, similarly to The Hand of the King. this will damage the Beheaded if they are touching the ground.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • The Shielded charge attack can either be rolled through or parried to avoid being damaged.
  • The ground slam attack must be jumped over or avoided entirely, as it cannot be parried or dodged by rolling.
  • It is advised that you simply attempt to kill it before it can do anything due to the danger of engaging it in close combat.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Royal Guards were added with the v1.4 update, aka Who's the Boss Update in August 2019 as an enemy deriving from The Hand of the King.
  • Its jumps can reach the player through walls.