Reluctant Gladiator  

a rare creature

Level: 63
Expansion: Gates of Discord
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Reluctant Gladiator
# Aug 11 2021 at 10:21 PM Rating: Good
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Spawned in the southeastern room of the coliseum loop, right where the red dot shows in the pictures. Started pathing west, towards the arena itself. Did not kill any of the hynids or yunjo as I was doing laps, though they may also be a placeholder.

Edited, Aug 11th 2021 11:22pm by Andhrimnir
Place-holders
# Sep 07 2004 at 3:09 PM Rating: Decent
Read all these posts some say killed PHers....What are the PHers? roamers?
RE: Place-holders
# Sep 08 2004 at 2:42 PM Rating: Decent
There are roamers that enter the coliseum from each of the side tunnels. They come to kill a few slaves, then they exit and despawn. They can be named or a PH. There are other static PHs, but the Reluntant Gladiator is one of these.

It used to be that the named didn't summon and were easily soloable by any kiting class. But they changed that a few patches ago. None of the normal mobs summon here, but all of the named do.
summoning
# Jul 17 2004 at 4:52 PM Rating: Default
maybe he didn't summon before, but he sure as heck does now...just got p'owned by him summoning and smakin me for 972 a couple times in a row...well better get to my cr.
Loot frequency
# Jun 19 2004 at 11:06 PM Rating: Default
In five kills Ive had

2 back slots
1 hand slot
2 arm slots.

So, are the armguards his uncommon or his rare?

In any case, this mob is totally soloable by a necro. Just snare and aggro kite him around the rubble. Probably also quite root-rotable.

Edit: this guy buffs the golem guards when he comes in, and if you FD after engaging him hell heal himself little by little. Maybe hes a paladin?

Edited, Sun Jun 20 00:10:58 2004
RE: Loot frequency
# Jun 24 2004 at 1:34 PM Rating: Default
Killed him 8-9 times dropped Gloves twice, 6 flowing argil and arms once. Of course bad luck is always a factor but I'd guess arms are high rare or I'm just mad unlucky

I've used him as WTD pet and he appears to cast some stuff, but then again every mob in zone has some sort of power except the nocs.

I recommend for killing him waiting till he engages a slave, then rooting then snare. Snare seems to get resisted alot here, root not as much. Snare tends to **** them off enough to run at you, while it generally takes 2-3 root resists for them to notice me if they are busy killing a slave.

Edited, Sat Jun 26 13:06:36 2004
not soloable
# Apr 21 2004 at 5:06 AM Rating: Good
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Regular PHs don't summon, I haven't had the luck to get a named to spawn yet so I can't tell you if they summon or not.

Edited, Fri Apr 23 05:32:40 2004
RE: not soloable
# Jun 01 2004 at 1:11 PM Rating: Decent
The Reluctant Gladiator is soloable. He's snarable and does not summon though he does have decent resists so it's risky. You have some room in the arena to kite him around the fallen pillars in the center. He could probably be root rotted too if you don't get too many resists.

Sivas
RE: not soloable
# Sep 23 2004 at 10:26 PM Rating: Decent
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well i just tried him 5 minutes ago and i got summoned.
solo
# Apr 18 2004 at 9:43 AM Rating: Decent
65 bard soloable?
New drop
# Apr 11 2004 at 10:41 AM Rating: Decent
Speckled Clay Handwraps
Magic/Lore
AC 12
Dex 7 Sta 6 Wis 7 Agi 7 HP 65 Mana 55 Endurance 55
SvF 6 SvD 6 SvC 3 SvP 5
Regen 2
Required level 55
Weight 1.5 Size Medium Class: Dru Mnk Bst Race: All
Slot 1, type 7

Also dropped Tome of Rage Axe (Ber 50)
level correction
# Mar 29 2004 at 1:18 AM Rating: Default
spawned 3 times tonight. all were even to level 63. pretty safe to say he is not level 64
max hit
# Mar 28 2004 at 7:14 AM Rating: Default
He hit me for 1302.

- Jaya
Another drop
# Mar 12 2004 at 9:13 PM Rating: Decent

Flowing Argil
MAGIC ITEM LORE ITEM
Slot: BACK
AC: 11
DEX: +7 STA: +7 AGI: +7 HP: +70 ENDUR: +45
SV COLD: +6 SV MAGIC: +6 SV POISON: +6
Required level of 55.
WT: 2.3 Size: MEDIUM
Class: WAR MNK ROG BER
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 7

info
# Feb 14 2004 at 2:44 AM Rating: Decent
He wanders up into the arena to beat up on the prisoners, so if you wait for him to go up there its easy to single. Seeing as prisoners shouldnt be kos.

Max hits in the 900's from what I saw, but i tanked him no problem as a 65 beastlord. Slow landed for full btw.
Mis-leveled
# Feb 12 2004 at 7:16 PM Rating: Good
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Fought this mob last night, it's not 67. Was blue at 65.
RE: Mis-leveled
# Feb 13 2004 at 1:42 PM Rating: Decent
I also can verify this. We tried to pull this guy several times but he kept disappearing and we were having a hard time getting him single. I can confirm however that this guy isn't lvl 67. He was blue to me at 63 as well. Hope this clears up some of the confusion.

Rowel
63 Druid
-Sacred Fury-
Cazic-Thule
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