Batter barriers

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Batter barriers is a Warrior Guild skill that allows warriors to open locked doors or boxes from the treasure system.

Battering

When battering things, the amount of damage is affected by both your training in batter and the weight of your weapon. Damage weighting will also add more damage to your successful strikes.

Some especially effective weapons are glaes clubs, or any of granite weapons in the Warrior Guild shop. The granite mattocks weigh on the order of 90 lbs, so inflict damage quite well. They cost 7500 silver.

Tasks Assigned

Each of these tasks requires you to go to an area and find things to batter. You will be assigned a location and thing to batter. Each time you do an amount of damage specified by the taskmaster you get a rep.

Break branches

Klidel assays you with a critical eye and says, "Let's find you something to do to earn a rank in Batter Barriers." Klidel rubs her chin thoughtfully, then continues, "We've got a need for some kindlin'. Funny, but you need something tougher than those rotten boards. Head out to the wood shed and break some branches down for kindlin. You will need to do 50 hit points of damage for each repetition." Klidel also adds, "Repeat this 6 times."
Location
wood shed
This task is worth 10 points.

Break up crates

Klidel assays you with a critical eye and says, "Let's find you something to do to earn a rank in Batter Barriers." Klidel rubs her chin thoughtfully, then continues, "You need to work on yer swing some more, and we could use a little more coins in our coffers. Find where they're hirin' for breakin' up old crates and tell 'em I sent ya. You and the guild will get 5 silvers for each crate you break. You will need to do 100 hit points of damage for each repetition." Klidel also adds, "Repeat this 5 times."
Location
docks
This task is worth 8 points.

Break sheet metal

Klidel assays you with a critical eye and says, "Let's find you something to do to earn a rank in Batter Barriers." Klidel rubs her chin thoughtfully, then continues, "'Bout time for you to work on breakin' up metal stuff. Go find where they're hirin' for breakin' sheet metal, and tell them I sentcha. You and the guild will make 10 silver for each piece you break. You will need to do 100 hit points of damage for each repetition." Klidel also adds, "Repeat this 6 times."
Location
Varies by town. Usually the blacksmith's forge or weapon shop
Ta'Illistim -- [Fiwen's Heatsources - 4023]
Ta'Vaalor -- [The Ta'Vaalor Weaponry - 10367]
This task is worth 10 points.

Break ice

Klidel assays you with a critical eye and says, "Let's find you something to do to earn a rank in Batter Barriers." Klidel rubs her chin thoughtfully, then continues, "You need to work on yer upper body strength. Go to the cold storage room and bust up some ice for the ice tubs. You will need to do 50 hit points of damage for each repetition." Klidel also adds, "Repeat this 7 times."
The Training Administrator told you to break up some slabs of ice.
Location
ice tubs
This task is worth 8 points.

Break wood

Klidel assays you with a critical eye and says, "Let's find you something to do to earn a rank in Batter Barriers." Klidel rubs her chin thoughtfully, then continues, "Yer gonna need to start easy. Go out to the wood shed and bust up some old boards into tinder for the fires. You will need to do 50 hit points of damage for each repetition." Klidel also adds, "Repeat this 2 times."
The Training Administrator told you to break up some old boards from the wood shed.
Location
woodshed
This task is worth 10 points.

NOTE: If you do not GET BOARD, you will not be able to BATTER BOARD.

Batter boxes

The task of battering boxes is different in that you need to supply your own fodder. One interesting thing about this task is that if you find a strong box, such as mithril or silver, and batter it enough to get a rep without breaking it, then put it aside for some amount of time, the box will regenerate. Later, you can retrieve that box again and get another rep off of it without it breaking it. This method allows you to get all the box battering tasks done with minimal danger and effort.
Location
varies
This task is worth x points.

Open doors

Doors can be assigned on wooden or metal doors, and with or without a weapon. All a warrior needs to do is find his or her way to the appropriate door, and pound away. An apprentice will re-lock the door if it is busted open.
Thondor assays you with a critical eye and says, "Let's find you something to do to earn a rank in Batter Barriers." Thondor rubs his chin thoughtfully, then continues, "Doors! You need to practice with doors now. We've got a wooden stage door you can practice on out in the trainin' grounds, head out there and start poundin' away! You will need to do 170 hit points of damage for each repetition." Thondor also adds, "Repeat this 4 times."
Thondor assays you with a critical eye and says, "Let's find you something to do to earn a rank in Batter Barriers." Thondor rubs his chin thoughtfully, then continues, "Hmmm...yep, it's time. Go to the wooden stage door and practice batterin' it without a weapon. You will need to do 170 hit points of damage for each repetition." Thondor also adds, "Repeat this 2 times."
Location
doors in the guild
This task is worth 12 points.

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