|Motto||With a song for our friends, and a blow to the skull for our enemies.|
It is said that members of this class will share a song from deep in their hearts to all in their Realm, while those from other Realms get a lute to the head! Minstrels use the power of song to aid fellow Arthurians in their travels, making the miles fall away faster and stiffening their spines during battle. The earliest Minstrels were known to wander the Realm, recording the hardships and triumphs, successes and failures, of all. Their songs spread stories of heroism among their fellow survivors, as well as stories of King Arthur himself.
|Light Harp (Instrument)
Greatly increases the power of song abilities, and reduces the effect of Fading Melody.
|Melody of Malady (Song)
Provides an aura that damages nearby enemies and reduces their resistance to poison and disease effects.
|Harder and Faster (Technique)
Increases song ability radius and initial power, but increases the effect of Fading Melody.
Aria of Area
The user’s current song spreads across a massive range by consuming the user’s remaining blood over a moderate duration.
Refrain of Retention
A giant lute will appear near the dying user’s head and their current song will persist beyond their death for a long duration. The lute gains additional power based on the number of wounds on members of the user’s group.
Banes and Boons
- Main Article: Banes and Boons
|Fading Melody||The power of song abilities is reduced over time with use, and takes time to recover full effectiveness.|
|Master of None||Weapon abilities used while maintaining a song deal greatly reduced damage.|
|Harmonic Intensity||Song abilities gain bonus power when combined from multiple users of the same song within a group.|
|Empowering Audience||Song abilities which affect enemy targets have their power increased based on the number of targets affected.|
- 15th century Minstrels were actually required to be in a guild to practice their craft.
- The term Minstrel was eventually used to designate a performer that both sang and played music.
- November 13th, 2015 - Minstrels were revealed during the 7th week of the Fall Class reveals.
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