Warrior (role)

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The Warrior is a role specific to Slash'EM Extended. They are a pure fighting-class similar to the knight, and can be any race or alignment.

A Warrior will gain Speed at level 7, but doesn't learn techniques by leveling up (unless their race grants them).

The Warrior quest sees you fighting Archnemesis for The Magic Mirror of Jason.

The Warrior's starting pet is a green nightmare that starts out with a saddle. However, unlike the Knight, a Warrior's riding skill starts out Unskilled, preventing the player from picking up items while riding unless the skill is advanced to Basic.

Starting Equipment

And one of the following (5% chance each):

  • plate mail
  • plasteel armor
  • crystal plate mail
  • bronze plate mail
  • splint mail
  • banded mail
  • chain mail
  • scale mail
  • ring mail
  • yellow dragon scales
  • red dragon scales
  • blue dragon scales
  • green dragon scales
  • white dragon scales
  • shimmering dragon scales
  • deep dragon scales
  • black dragon scales
  • orange dragon scales
  • silver dragon scales
  • gray dragon scales

Intrinsics

Warriors gain intrinsics at these experience levels:

Skills

Warrior Skills
Max Skills
Expert


Gods

Main article: Religion
  • Lawful: Talos
  • Neutral: Meridia
  • Chaotic: Clavicus Vile

Warrior rank titles

The status line shows you to be one of the following ranks when you reach the specified experience level:

  • XL 1-2: Swordsman
  • XL 3-5: Longswordsman
  • XL 6-9: Two-Handed Swordsman
  • XL 10-13: Legionnaire
  • XL 14-17: Crusader
  • XL 18-21: Baron/ess
  • XL 22-25: Count/ess
  • XL 26-29: Duke/Duchess
  • XL 30: Patriarch/Matriarch

Strategy

The Warrior is a combat-oriented role. His high physical stats allow him to fight in melee most of the time while also allowing him to use a variety of ranged weapons. However, the complete lack of any spellcasting skills means the Warrior will have difficulty casting higher-level spells. They also don't get a lot of useful intrinsics or techniques by leveling up.

The Warrior's quest artifact, The Magic Mirror of Jason, is extremely hard to obtain thanks to the quest nemesis' difficulty; basically, the quest forces the Warrior to fight a beefed-up version of Master Kaen.

Being a drow can aid in the Warrior's melee fighting abilities, and a vampire Warrior can deal extra damage by feeding on enemies.

Origin

The Warrior is based on the Gauntlet role with the same name. If the Warrior is weak from hunger, the game will display "Warrior needs food, badly!", which is a reference to Gauntlet's low health warning.