Runner

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Runner
Runner.png
Details
Location(s)
Promenade of the Condemned

Observatory (summoned by the boss)

Reward
Spartan Sandals (100%)

Cleaver (1.7%)

Phaser (0.4%)

Runners are enemies found in the Promenade of the Condemned. Their only method of attack is a melee range slash, but they can teleport after the player if they are too far.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Once a Runner detects the player, it will run up to them and attack once they get to melee range. If the player moves far away or to a different platform, it will teleport there. They can't teleport if they are rooted.

Elites can teleport and attack much faster than normal, but do not gain new attacks. Most usually, elites of this enemy drop an amulet rather than weapons.

Moveset[edit | edit source]

Slash
  • Description: Melee slash attack.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.
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Strategy[edit | edit source]

Runners are simple but tenacious enemies. Dealing with one is also simple; roll behind them as soon as they start to attack. In lower difficulties, if there are too many enemies to deal with at once, you can lure out just a Runner by running away.

If attacking them from a range, attacking them from the same platform you're on will give you more time to react than attacking from another platform and have them teleport to you instead.

The Runner's attack comes out relatively fast, so it can be difficult to interrupt them before they do so. Their attack also hits hard, so be careful.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This enemy was previously named Phazer, which was, most likely, the inspiration and namesake for the Phaser skill.
  • Before its current look the runner was a recolored Zombie that would swipe at you with its claw.