Granite gargoyle

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Granite Gargoyle
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Creature Levels:
    Overall 21
    Natural Attack 20
    Weapon Attack 0
    Defense 22
    Player Estimated 19
Potential overall skill: 84
Skill Cap 95 to 125
Skinnable Yes
Has Coins Yes
Has Gems Yes
Has Boxes Yes
Alignment No
Corporeal Yes
Construct Yes
Casts Spells No
Attack Range Melee
Stealthy No
Special Attacks Yes
Special Defenses Yes
Body Type biped
Body Type (Alt) unknown
Body Size unknown
Located:,
Skinning Details
Skin Name stone grey hide
Skin Weight 7
Ranks Required 60
Max Value 154 Dokoras
213.415 Kronars
170.732 Lirums
0.213 LTBpoints
0.213 Tickets
0.213 Scrips
Max Arranged 169 Dokoras
234.202 Kronars
187.361 Lirums
0.234 LTBpoints
0.234 Tickets
0.234 Scrips
 
Locksmithing Details
Skill Required Careful: 60
Blind:150
Teaching Cap >300
 



Description

Composed of rock, the gargoyle is a statue come to life at the hand of an ambitious mage. Mostly irate at the world and grumbling to itself about anything from the state of the Elven nation to the weather, the gargoyle does not look so much inclined to fight as it is to curl up in a corner and look frightening. Still, it knows its task as a protector of its creator's domain, and will do its best to keep invaders from treading on its turf.

In Depth

General Advice: Pick the Monastery fields granite gargoyles outside The Crossing over the Dragon Spine Mountains gargoyles near Shard. The granite gargoyle hunting area near Shard is also filled with snowbeasts, which are lower level.

Combat Skill Caps

  • Weapons: Still training well at 120.
  • Defenses: skills around 95 are sufficient to handle 2, but not 3 or 4. Parry, shield, and evasion training very slowly at 128. Armor, dabbling at 128; stops training at 132.
  • TM & Debilitation: Won't move past dabbling at 133.

Support Skill Caps

  • Stealth: starts to slow down around 157, and hard caps at 182 ranks.
  • Tactics: Hard cap at 162 with no soft cap - (34/34) at 161; (0/34) at 162.
  • Locksmithing: Required skill to DISARM / PICK CAREFUL 60, based on the following reports.
  • I am able to open boxes carefully with 60 ranks in lockpick and disarm. Agility: 20. Perception: 165 (Syllanthis).
  • Picking boxes relatively easily with 66 locksmithing, 30 agility, using Machinist's Touch.
  • Struggling to find traps with 80 disarm & perception, but able to disarm and pick once lucky enough to discover the trap.
Using mainly QUICK at 133 (Nov. 2014). Locking with full backpack (17 Boxes) using ANALYZE and HARVEST for every trap at 145 locksmithing with 27 agility (Ramiyah). Required skill to DISARM / PICK BLIND 150, based on "you could do it blindfolded!" DISARM / PICK IDENTIFY result at same skill. Mindlocks at 190 using QUICK & BLIND (05/18/2017). Exclusively using BLIND at 300, learning continues, reaching a (15/34) learning rate after 8 boxes (05/04/2021). See Equipment/Loot section below for further details.
  • Skinning: Still locking at 197 ranks with a full ARRANGE, take roughly 30 minutes to fill my backpack with boxes and I lock during this time. Skinning (full arrange) still locking at 200 sterling pelt (not arranged) at 105

Special Attacks

  • Gargoyles have a charge attack. If they miss, they will rush themselves out of combat. (see discussion)
  • Additionally, should you die while hunting them, they will always immediately stomp your head into a pulpy mess. Just something to keep in mind! (see discussion)

Special Defenses

  • APPRAISE CAREFUL info: The gargoyle appears immune to cold and fire.

Granite gargoyles ARE immune to Ice Patch.
Although they appear immune to fire, granite gargoyles are NOT immune to Mark of Arhat, Fire Shard or Fire Ball.

Attributes

Equipment/Loot

  • it is wearing nothing.
  • it is carrying nothing.

DISARM / PICK IDENTIFY difficulty ranges:

Locksmithing Perception Agility Min Max
140 179 20 (3) trivially constructed (5) should not take long
150 190 20 (2) laughable matter (4) simple matter
160-200 220-305 20-30 (2) laughable matter (3) trivially constructed
300 405 40 (1) grandmother could defeat (2) laughable matter

Body Parts

  • ARRANGE INFO: The gargoyle can be arranged to produce a skin

Messaging

  • Spawn: A loud stomping sound fills the air as a granite gargoyle comes clomping in.
  • Entrance: Muttering fills the air as a granite gargoyle stomps in.
  • Exit: A granite gargoyle stomps <direction>, muttering to itself.
  • Death1: A granite gargoyle grumbles and falls over with a *THUD*.
  • Death2: A granite gargoyle grumbles and goes still.
  • Decay: A granite gargoyle's statuesque form turns to dust and fades away.

Recall Knowledge

Reflecting on the granite gargoyle, you recall that you once heard that creatures are the product of magical experiments to create non-living servants.
They are not known to cast any recognized spells.
They are known to carry loot in locked boxes.