Animalistic Spirit Shield

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Animalistic Spirit Shields were released at Duskruin Arena in August 2020 at the Untamed Spirit shop by GameMaster Avaluka. These shields are sold OTS at +20 enchants and contain offensive Category D script flares called Animalistic Fury which are grapple criticals by default. See more information about options for spirit types and allowed nouns at Animalistic Spirit.

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---- Animalistic Spirit Shields ----
-General Script Information-
This is a shield with the spirit of an animal trapped within it.
The spirit is wild and must be tamed by unleashing it against like-level foes, or successfully blocking against them during combat.
If not fully tame, the spirit within can backlash upon the owner.
Allegiance can be changed, but the new owner must work off the trust gained by the previous owner.
When striking, there is a chance the spirit will unleash Animalistic Fury flares.
-Alteration Guidelines-
* Alterations to the 15/15/15, long and show of this shield are fine.
* Some merchants can change the spirit color, spirit call or how the spirit looks.
NOTE: You cannot change the general type of animal, such as changing a large feline to be a canine, except using certificates.
As well, each spirit type only has certain pre-approved nouns allowed.
-Features-
* Animalistic Fury Flares (Tier 1 of 4)
The spirit within lashes out with a stampede. (Damage Type: Grapple)
Flares are currently: ON [RUB to toggle]
* Revenge Flares = Locked
On a successful block, there is a chance to unleash Animalistic Fury flares. You must be in a forward or greater stance and be an active combatant in combat for the spirit to react.
NOTE: Power of this ability is tied to the Flare tier.
* Wild Backlash = Locked
When Animalistic Fury flares hit, the spirit within lashes out with its untamed anger, causing a momentary reduction in the target's DS and TD.
NOTE: Power of this ability is tied to the Flare tier.
* Savage Power = Locked
Once an hour, draw on the power of the spirit within your weapon for an increase in AS, CS and critical padding by CLENCHing the aegis.
* Flavor Actions (Tier 1 of 3)
At this tier, this shield captures the following:WEAR, REMOVE, RUB (Flares On/Off), WHISTLE.
* Tameness/Affinity
Tame the spirit to prevent it enacting its rage upon you.
Only one person can have allegiance to this shield's spirit at a time.
The feeling of this spirit toward no one is wild (Level 0 of 12).
NOTE: To start taming this shield, damage a like-level foe with it or block a like-level foe's incoming attack while in combat.
-Current Settings-
* Spirit: bear (Type: Ursine)
Available nouns for this type are: bear, grizzly bear, polar bear, black bear, brown bear, cave bear, red bear.
* Spirit Descriptor: burly
* Spirit Color: misty green
* Spirit Call: growl

Unlockable Abilities

Flavor Actions, Tier 1

Verb First Third
REMOVE First Person View Third Person View
RUB First Person View Third Person View
WEAR First Person View Third Person View
WHISTLE First Person View Third Person View

Flavor Actions, Tier 2

Verb First Third
Verb First Person View Third Person View

Flavor Actions, Tier 3

Verb First Third
Verb First Person View Third Person View

Additional Information

Animalistic Fury Flare Messaging

When the Animalistic Fury flare activates on either an Animalistic Spirit Weapon or an Animalistic Spirit Shield, the following message will be seen.

Riotous (spirit color) energy races along the surface of the (item noun), slender tendrils rising up to coalesce into the ethereal form of a/an (spirit descriptor) (spirit animal noun).
** (Beginning of Animal Fury flare messaging) (end of Animal Fury flare messaging) **
(Crit table damage messaging)

Please see the below tables for the expanded flare messaging which includes both the highly customized first half and then the damage type customization. Spirit animal noun, spirit descriptor, spirit color, spirit call, and spirit group can all also be customized. See the Animalistic Spirit Defaults and Allowed Nouns table for more information.

Beginning of Animal Fury Flare Messaging
Spirit Type Flare Messaging Example
Aquatic mammal (with flippers) Flicking its tail sharply, a (spirit descriptor) ghostly (spirit animal noun) swims forward through the air with an angry (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Arachnid This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Armored Scaled back arched aggressively, a (spirit descriptor) ethereal (spirit animal noun) rushes forward with a fierce (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Avian (aquatic) This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Avian (predatory) Talons extended and wings flared, an (spirit descriptor) ghostly (spirit animal noun) dives down with an ear-piercing (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Bat This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Canine Hackles raised and teeth bared, a (spirit descriptor) ghostly (spirit animal noun) rushes forward with a deafening (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Corvid This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Equine Tossing its maned head angrily, a (spirit descriptor) ghostly (spirit animal noun) gallops forward with a wild (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Feline (small) This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Feline (large) Baring its sharp teeth in a snarl, a (spirit descriptor) ghostly (spirit animal noun) charges forward with a deafening (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Horned and hooved mammal Pawing angrily at the air, a (spirit descriptor) ghostly (spirit animal noun) charges forward with its horned head lowered This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Mustelid This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Primate (small) Body hunched forward and sharp canine teeth bared, a (spirit descriptor) ethereal (spirit animal noun) suddenly barrels forward with an angry (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Porcine This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Rabbit/hare Flicking its long ears and baring sharp teeth, a (spirit descriptor) ghostly (spirit animal noun) hops forward with a fierce (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Rodent (small) Baring its curved front teeth, a (spirit descriptor) ghostly (spirit animal noun) scurries forward with a piercing (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Semi-aquatic This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Semi-arboreal Body tense and bushy tail held stiff, a (spirit descriptor) ethereal (spirit animal noun) charges forward with a fierce (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Snake Undulating in a sinuous motion, a (spirit descriptor) ghostly (spirit animal noun) slithers forward with an angry (spirit call) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
Ursine Lifting its lip to expose sharp teeth in a growl, a (spirit descriptor) ghostly (spirit animal noun) lumbers forward with a deafening (spirit growl) as a (spirit group) of (see damage type messaging)
End of Animal Fury Flare Messaging Based on Damage Type
Flare Voucher Level Damage Type Flare Messaging
Default Grapple wispy (spirit color) (spirit plural) roil forth in an angry torrent!
Common Cold This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Electricity This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Heat fiery (spirit plural) made out of (spirit color) flames burst forth in a sudden blaze!
Impact This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Vacuum This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Uncommon Acid This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Disintegration This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Disruption This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Plasma radiant (spirit plural) made of brilliant (spirit color) energy burst forth!
Steam This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!
Unbalance This section has not been added yet; please add to it now!

See Also

Animalistic Spirit Shield Information
Type Mechanical
Item Classification Shield
Item(s) Applied to Shields
Alterable Yes
Light/Deep
Customizable Yes
Custom Spirit Type
Spirit Description
Spirit Color
Spirit Call
Original Release Venue Duskruin Arena
Tiered Yes
How to Unlock Certificate
Affinity Needed Yes
Restrictions Cannot change type of animal unless have certificate.
Animal nouns must be on the approved list.
Item Verbs