Greaver

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Damage Resistances
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Greavers are a type of monster found in the Clockworks.

Traits

Greavers resemble large bats crossed with moths, like their smaller cousins, the Wings. Unlike Wings, however, Greavers are not passive healers. They will follow a knight and swoop in when preparing to attack, hugging their target's behind closely for a few moments before hitting.

As adventurers progress down later tiers, Greavers will also gain the ability to shoot bullets and leave a status-inflicting haze after attacking.

Types

Greaver

Greaver
All Tiers
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Abilities
  • Dive Attack shadow icon.png Icon status stun.png
  • Bullets Attack shadow icon.png
  • Haze Icon status stun.png
Location Drops
Description

When they will have the chance, they will seize the opportunity to use their razor sharp claws to chop a knight's head off.

  • Tier 1: Normal dive attack.
  • Tier 2: Creates a haze after successfully executing a dive attack. Any knight that steps in this haze might be inflicted with stun.
  • Tier 3: Hazes now last longer and affect a larger area, and have a higher chance of inflicting stun. Will also shoot four bullets after successfully executing a dive attack.


Ruby Greaver

Ruby Greaver
All Tiers
Monster-Ruby Greaver.png


Abilities
  • Dive Attack shadow icon.png Icon status fire.png
  • Bullets Attack shadow icon.png Icon status fire.png
  • Haze Icon status fire.png
Location Drops
Description

Its claws are imbued with flames!

  • Tier 1: Normal dive attack.
  • Tier 2: Creates a haze after successfully executing a dive attack. Any knight that steps in this haze might be inflicted with fire.
  • Tier 3: Hazes now last longer and affect a larger area, and have a higher chance of inflicting fire. Will also shoot four bullets after successfully executing a dive attack.


Pearl Greaver

Pearl Greaver
All Tiers
Monster-Pearl Greaver.png


Abilities
  • Dive Attack shadow icon.png Icon status freeze.png
  • Bullets Attack shadow icon.png Icon status freeze.png
  • Haze Icon status freeze.png
Location Drops
Description

This cold-hearted fiend originated from the heart of Amu-Sol, what is now a deserted city.

  • Tier 1: Normal dive attack.
  • Tier 2: Creates a haze after successfully executing a dive attack. Any knight that steps in this haze might be inflicted with freeze.
  • Tier 3: Hazes now last longer and affect a larger area, and have a higher chance of inflicting freeze. Will also shoot four bullets after successfully executing a dive attack.


Jade Greaver

Jade Greaver
All Tiers
Monster-Jade Greaver.png


Abilities
  • Dive Attack shadow icon.png Icon status poison.png
  • Bullets Attack shadow icon.png Icon status poison.png
  • Haze Icon status poison.png
Location Drops
Description

You can feel the nausea coming off them...

  • Tier 1: Normal dive attack.
  • Tier 2: Creates a haze after successfully executing a dive attack. Any knight that steps in this haze might be inflicted with poison.
  • Tier 3: Hazes now last longer and affect a larger area, and have a higher chance of inflicting poison. Will also shoot four bullets after successfully executing a dive attack.


Beryl Greaver

Beryl Greaver
All Tiers
Monster-Beryl Greaver.png


Abilities
  • Dive Attack shadow icon.png Icon status shock.png
  • Bullets Attack shadow icon.png Icon status shock.png
  • Haze Icon status shock.png
Location Drops
Description

It is said that a group of these cause thunderstorms like never before!

  • Tier 1: Normal dive attack.
  • Tier 2: Creates a haze after successfully executing a dive attack. Any knight that steps in this haze might be inflicted with shock.
  • Tier 3: Hazes now last longer and affect a larger area, and have a higher chance of inflicting shock. Will also shoot four bullets after successfully executing a dive attack.


Notable Greavers

Humbug

Humbug
All Tiers
Monster-Humbug.png


Abilities
  • Dive Attack shadow icon.png Icon status stun.png
  • Haze Icon status stun.png
Location Drops
  • None
Description

A Greaver (which more resembles a Silkwing) with an Unclean Aura that appears during the Winterfest events. It seemingly has a higher chance of inflicting Stun than Standard Greavers.


Strategy

Greavers move fairly quickly when preparing to strike, so a knight charging his own attack is unlikely to outrun them. They stick to their targets long enough before attacking for you to cancel your charge or move out of range. Push them away with your shield or dodge their hits before counterattacking. Try not to stay in one place or move towards the Greaver after shielding from its attack in later tiers, as the haze can affect you through your shield.

Greavers can be easily disrupted by most attacks, so you can avoid being hit by one or two Greavers by hitting them then retreating a short distance. One could even utilize Shield Cancelling to Shield Bump a Greaver back then prepare a Charge Attack. A group of them are particularly vulnerable to the wide swing of some Swords, like the Troika/Sealed Sword lines or any piercing sword such as the Flourish line. They could also be countered by any offensive Bomb like the Blast Bomb or Spine Cone lines.

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