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[A swordsman who mastered the power of Rune and Magic.]
Incorporates the use of Runes to further develop his ability to fight in close or long ranged battles.
While traveling, Elsword decides to practice his magic skills so that he can become stronger. He goes to Vanessa in Velder for help, and she explains to him that he can start using runes instead of fireballs to increase his power. Soon Elsword starts to use the runes he got from training, and this allowed him to become a stronger magic knight, thus giving him the name, Rune Slayer.
Second Class Advancement
Upon reaching Lv. 35, Magic Knight can advance into Rune Slayer. To receive the 2nd job quest, click on the job change notification located below the map select.
Rune Slayer can also be obtained by using the Item Mall item: Rune Slayer Mark .
- Speak with Adel in Altera.
- Collect 5 Memory Alloys from any Nasod monsters in the Altera region.
- Go to Feita then defeat Durahan in Shrine of Dedication Entrance 2 times.
- Collect drops from monsters throughout the Feita region:
- 5 Purified Magic Crystals from Glitter Necromancers.
- 5 Footprint Rock Fragments from any Golems.
- 5 Purified Power Crystals from any Glitter Soldiers (except Necromancers).
- Go to Feita.
You can Transcend at Lv 70.
- 2nd Job Skill Traits unlocked at Level 70.
- 2nd Job Final Enhanced Skill unlocked upon Transcending.
- Transcendence Skill Traits unlocked at Level 99.
- Transcendence Final Enhanced Skill unlocked upon advancing to 3rd job class.
All fireballs used in combos are replaced with runes.
Changes the fireball in Magic Knight's to a rune. The rune has a heavier hitstun and doesn't launch enemies as high. If fully charged, the rune will not launch grounded opponents.
Changes the fireball in Magic Knight's combo to a rune. The rune will remain in place until an additional is pressed, firing it down at a 45° angle, covering a moderate distance. The rune can be absorbed but not reflected and can pierce twice.
Modifies Elsword's , engulfing the last two slashes in flames. The flames do magical damage and the final no longer knocks down, now doing hitstun.
After launching with , explode a rune beneath the enemy to launch them up once more. The rune can be delayed for a short time by holding down . If fully charged, the rune will not launch grounded opponents.
Upon reaching Lv70, you will be able to Transcend. To receive the Transcendence quest, click on the job change notification located below the map select.
Transcendence can also be obtained by using the Cash Shop item: Book of Transcendence: God's Will .
- Clear 3 dungeons within level range (excluding Ruben/Henir/Add's Energy Fusion Theory/Ereda/Sinister Intent/Gate of Darkness/Event Dungeon/Guild Expedition/Twisted Time and Space - Fahrmann's Peak).
- Collect 3 Symbols of Resolve from any Sander/Lanox/Elysion dungeon.
- Collect 3 Symbols of Determination from any Sander/Lanox/Elysion dungeon.
- Collect 1 Symbol of Purpose from any Secret Dungeon.
- Clear 5 Secret Dungeons.
You can advance into 3rd Job at Level 99.
- Full Gallery: Elsword/Gallery
Rune Slayer's Teaser poster shown alongside Lord Knight.
Tips and Details
- Strangely, Rune Slayer's >>ZZX combo does not have increased damage on an enemy affected by his Magic Chain passive, despite the former being a magical attack.
- Unlike most other magical projectiles, Rune Slayer's Runes cannot be reflected completely. The runes will still go past enemies but will not deal damage if reflected.
- Allies behind will receive damage from 'reflected' rune.
- In his concept art, his initial design was rejected as it had too many similarities to Magic Knight. They then completely redesign his outfit and personality to be more rugged and laid-back rather than knightly and serious like Lord Knight.
- On Rune Slayer's runes, text reading "The Time Is Now" can be seen under the main symbol in small text.
- Despite Sword Fire being moved to Magic Knight and Lodestar taking its place, it is still listed as one of Rune Slayer's Primary Skills.
|South Korea||룬 슬레이어||Rune Slayer|
|Taiwan (Traditional Chinese)||符文殺手||Rune Slayer|
|China (Simplified Chinese)||符文杀手||Rune Slayer|
|Spain||Caballero Runico||Rune Knight|
|France||Chevalier runique||Rune Knight|
|Italy||Cavaliere delle Rune||Rune Knight|
|Poland||Rycerz Runiczny||Rune Knight|
|United Kingdom||Rune Knight|
|Brazil||Cavaleiro Rúnico||Rune Knight|