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Blacksmith is an NPC and also one of the 31 Playable Characters in the game, Castle Crashers Remastered. His magical attacks are Non-Elemental and Fire. His starting weapon is the Hammer.

Blacksmith's specialties include combo locking, basic juggling, and basic knockback crowd control.

InformationEdit

OverviewEdit

The Blacksmith is a DLC character contained in the Legend of the Blacksmith Pack, he is currently available on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC (through Steam). He is a default character in the remastered version of the game. His Splash Attack, while good for initiating juggles, has far less hits on bosses, for instance, and is very glitchy. His Magic Projectile, has fire properties, so the DoT on enemies weak or resistant to it, still applies, but it isn't usually used in favor of the Splash Attack. His Air Projectile, being nearly the same as his Splash Attack, has no kickback to it, making it weaker when using combos. His Elemental Infusion is pretty standard and has its uses, being high damaging and is good with the Drill Spin combo. Overall, Blacksmith is easily one of the worst characters in the game, due to his lacking Splash Attack that leaves him vulnerable and reliant on arrow spamming on the tougher parts of the game.

BackgroundEdit

The NPC Blacksmith appears in the game as an NPC in the Blacksmith level and in the Barracks, without a mask and striking a red-hot weapon on an anvil. Finally, the Blacksmith reappears smiling in the Barracks after the Final Battle level has been completed with Weapons Frog by his side.

DescriptionEdit

The Blacksmith dons a unique purple helm equipped with antlers and tunic with brown belt-like straps around his stomach and waist. In regular gameplay, shown in the Blacksmith level, as any other character, reveals that the Blacksmith has black hair, styled the same way as Civilian's, and has dark skin; also, the Blacksmith owns his pet, Weapons Frog, which has its tongue tied up to the Blacksmith's anvil, where its main purpose is that the player(s) can go inside of its mouth to change and compare weapons, as well as gain additional information about each weapon.

InvolvementEdit

The Blacksmith was once one of the most powerful and capable knights in the King's court. Because of his extreme battle prowess, the Blacksmith was allowed to wear the color purple, a color usually exclusive to the King due to the high price of purple dye. The Blacksmith was also permitted to wear atop his helmet a pair of antlers, fashioned after the antlers of the Weapons Frog, his spirit animal. Alas, over time, the Blacksmith grew weak and weary of the battlefield. Before he was totally defeated, the King decided to allow him to retire and put his expertise in battle to a new use as the royal blacksmith. But legend tells of the day that the Blacksmith will return to the battlefield...

MagicEdit

Splash Attack

"Frogglet Li-ceration"

Element: Non-Elemental

Max Hits: dependent on length and range of tongue (max 3 hits)

Damage/Hit: Base Magic Damage X 0.5

When used, a frogglet will appear behind the player and stick its tongue out to damage any foes it hits. It's unique (in a bad way, unfortunately) in the number of max hits it deals, which is three; the normal max for any other character is seven. The only real function of it is for crowd control.

Magic Projectile

"Flaming Hammer"

Element: Fire

Damage: Base Magic Damage + Fire Damage over Time (DoT) (Base Magic Damage x 0.3)

When used, the player shoots a dark flaming hammer. If an enemy is successfully hit by the hammer, said enemy continues to take fire damage for one second.


Air Projectile

"Frogglet Li-ceration"

Element: Non-Elemental

Damage: Base Magic Damage X 0.5

Hits: {{{Hits}}}

When used, a frogglet will appear below the player and stick its tongue out to damage any foes it hits from the ground in a set position when the player initially casted the spell at. It's unique (in a bad way, unfortunately) in the number of max hits it deals, which is three; the normal max for any other character is seven. The only real function of it is for crowd control.

Elemental Infusion

"Armor Pierce"

Element: Non-Elemental

Damage: Base Magic Damage^2 + Base Melee Damage^2

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Magic Jump

"Springboard"

Element: Non-Elemental

Damage: Base Magic Damage

When used, a dark spring-like device appears below the character, who is then launched into the air as the device breaks beneath. The device will also do damage to anyone close to its launch.

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The Blacksmith is the only character to be wearing a set of knight's armor that isn't called a "Knight".
  • He is the only knight allowed to wear purple: the royal color.
  • His Splash Attack has the second smallest number of hits out of any Splash Attack, next to the Alien, who only gets one hit per splash cast.
  • The Blacksmith shoots a different type of arrow from the other Knights. It is completely white and has a different design, appearing to be made entirely of metal.
  • He is a default character on the remastered version, as opposed to DLC on the original version.
  • On Castle Crashers Remastered, when the player goes to the Blacksmith level as him, the Blacksmith hitting the anvil will not be there. This is proof that the Blacksmith NPC is the same person as the Blacksmith character.
  • In the fight against the Evil Wizard in the second phase, when hitting his blue shield with the Magic Splash, the result is reversed: the player takes damage instead of the Evil Wizard. This may presumably mean that his Magic Splash and Air Projectile are considered to be melee-related attacks
  • Blacksmith has a usable skin in one of the skin packs for Minecraft.
  • Blacksmith, although technically not coming with a pet of his own in his DLC, like Hatty Hattington and the Golden Whale, Blacksmith still fits very well with the Frogglet pet, a smaller version of the weapons frog, who many people believe to be his respective pet anyways.
  • The Blacksmith is the only knight out of the main six who can be seen as an NPC in the game.
  • The Blacksmith is one of the few characters in the game with an actual story behind him.
  • The Blacksmith is the only knight out of the main six who has a different styled helmet, having a different faceguard and antlers.

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