Lancer

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Lancers are common enemies who are found in High Peak Castle.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

Lancers may attack in 4 directions, directly upwards or downwards, and to the left or right. They can right above and below themselves even with floor obstruction, and attack with a single stab. If Lancers are attacking horizontally, they attack with three stabs.

Moveset[edit | edit source]

Triple stab

  • Description: Stabs at the player three times.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.
  • This attack can hit through walls.
  • While performing this attack, the Lancer can turn to face the player if they get to the opposite side of the Lancer at the beginning of the combo.

LancerTripleStabTutorial.gif

LancerTripleStabTutorial.gif

Upward stab

  • Description: Stabs upwards. Can hit through semi-platforms.
  • Can be blocked, parried, or dodge rolled.

LancerUpwardStabTutorial.gif

LancerUpwardStabTutorial.gif

Downward stab

  • Description: Stabs downwards. Can hit through semi-platforms.
  • Can be blocked, parried, or dodge rolled.

LancerDownwardStabTutorial.gif

LancerDownwardStabTutorial.gif

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • All of the Lancer's attacks can be avoided by dodging. However, the 3-stab combo may hit the player if they are still in the combo when the roll finishes.
    • Only horizontal attacks can be parried, while vertical ones will simply be unaffected if an attempt is made to parry them, so it's better to dodge them instead.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The War Spear used to have a similar appearance, but still retains an attack pattern that is similar to the Lancer’s weapon. However, it is not dropped by the Lancer but rather by the Hammer.
    • The Flawless still visually resembles the Lancers weapon.
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