Shining Blade Ally

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Shining Blade Ally
Shining Blade warrior.jpgShining Blade ranger.jpgShining Blade caster.jpg
Affiliation Summoned creatures
Type Human
Professions Warrior Warrior
Ranger Ranger
Monk Monk
Elementalist Elementalist
Level(s) 1...20
Campaign Prophecies

The Shining Blade War Horn randomly summons three Shining Blade allies from the list of possible professions below; they can be all of the same profession or cover two or three different ones.

Warrior Warrior[edit]

15 Tactics at level 20.

Ranger Ranger[edit]

15 Marksmanship, 15 Wilderness Survival at level 20.

Monk Monk[edit]

15 Divine Favor, 15 Healing Prayers at level 20.

Elementalist Elementalist[edit]

15 Energy Storage, 15 Fire Magic at level 20

Evaluation[edit]

These apply to all incarnations:

Pros
  • Randomly summons three
Cons
  • Has only 4 skills.
  • Lacks an elite skill.

Warrior[edit]

Pros
  • Has an unblockable attack.
  • Has a defensive skill.
  • Has a self-healing skill.
Cons
  • Energy heavy build.
  • No adrenaline skills.
  • Lacks a shout for the conditional effect of Soldier's Strike.

Ranger[edit]

Pros
  • Has 2 unblockable attacks.
  • Has an armor ignoring attack.
  • Has a self-healing skill.
Cons
  • Lacks a defensive skill.
  • Lacks a preparation.

Monk[edit]

Pros
  • Can heal allies.
  • Has an energy management skill.
Cons
  • Cannot remove conditions or hexes.
  • Heal Party does not affect the party because summoned creatures are not part of the party.

Elementalist[edit]

Pros
  • Can inflict burning.
  • Has a self-healing skill.

Notes[edit]

  • The chance that all of the summons are the same profession is only 6.25%, two professions will be summoned 56.25% of the time, and three different professions will appear 37.5% of the time.
  • The level of the summoned creature will be the same as the summoner's actual level (it will not be increased by Journey to the North or Sunspear Battle Call).

Allies from summoning stones
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AssassinWhite Rabbit Dervish Avatar of BalthazarBlack Beast of AaaaarrrrrrggghhhGolem

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Mesmer Celestial Rooster Elementalist Celestial Dragon Assassin Celestial RabbitOni AssassinRanger Celestial Snake Ritualist Gaki Paragon Celestial Monkey Dervish Celestial Sheep

Eye of the North Warrior Kveldulf Ranger Devourer Elementalist Ooze Assassin Raptor Monk Snowman Necromancer Grentch
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