Royal Guard

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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 onto the ground.

Behavior[edit | edit source]

  • Depending on proximity to the player, Royal Guards will perform one of two attacks:
    • When at longer range, the Royal Guard will project a shield and charge at the player dealing contact damage and pushing them until the end of the attack (much like The Hand of the King does)
    • When at closer range, the Royal Guard will jump at the Beheaded and punch the ground, creating a shockwave, again, similarly to The Hand of the King. This will damage the Beheaded if they are touching the ground.

Moveset[edit | edit source]

Shield dash
  • Description: Projects a shield and charges at the player, pushing the player and damaging them on contact.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

RoyalGuardDashTutorial.gif

RoyalGuardDashTutorial.gif
Telluric leap
  • Description: Performs a jump then causes a shockwave on the ground upon landing.
  • Cannot be blocked, parried, or dodge rolled.

RoyalGuardLeapTutorial.gif

RoyalGuardLeapTutorial.gif

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]

  • Its jumps can reach the player through walls.

Trivia[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.
  • Their internal name is Kingsfinger, because they are the minions of the Hand of the King.
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