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"I am at your service."

Thane is an agility-based ranger of the Lightbearer faction who is exceptional at dealing sustained damage to his enemies. He focuses his skills on crit ratings, which allows Thane to deal more damage through critical strikes. Successfully dealing critical strikes also contributes to his skill called Execution, which takes away a chunk amount of health away even from tank heroes.

Thane's ultimate ability "Eviscerate" temporarily grants him invincibility, allowing him to strike enemies at random numerous times.

Personality

Previously: Highly competitive and desperate to prove himself, absolutely confident in his swordsmanship.

Currently: Broody, contemplative, and introspective; yet thoughtfully deep. Has extremely self-destructive tendencies, and serious survivor's guilt. Due to his guilt over Baden, Thane unconsciously wishes to die for the Raynes, and for Baden, so that he can clear is conscience (which is why he willingly offers his own life in exchange for an end to Baden's tormented resentment).[1]

Background

Thane is an exemplary swordsman. His knowledge of the blade is unmatched. When he was a younger man, and still had both of his arms, he would stride about the sparring grounds with an imperious look, head held high and a constantly bemused expression. He possessed a preternatural ability to detect and identify weaknesses the moment he looked at a man holding a weapon. He was the best. The only problem was, he knew it. Thane succumbed to the age-old enemy of the greats. Hubris. He began placing himself in more and more danger when out fighting. He began to believe that there didn't exist an opponent who could best him.

It was Mauler, a high-ranking one, that did it. Thane found the thing's weaknesses but it moved too fast for him to exploit them. Its hammer caught him on his off arm, pulverizing the bone beneath the crumpled armor, and nearly tearing it from his body with intense downward force. He went down, and had it not been for the timely intervention of Sir Baden Rayne, the head of the house, he would have certainly been killed. Rayne fought bravely but he too proved no match for the vortex of violence that was the mauler. He was killed almost instantly with a crushing blow to his breastplate. Caught up in battle, the Mauler never bothered finishing off the wounded Thane, and after the battle he was carried back to the encampment. The arm was removed, there being too much damage for any of those present to hope to help.

He knew that had it not been for Lord Rayne, he would have never survived. He made a vow to himself then. He would continue to serve their house, to the best of his ability, until his debt was repaid. He became castellan for castle Rayne, training up men-at-arms, constantly reviewing and instructing the combat readiness of the soldiers that served under their banner, commissioning castle defenses… He had adapted surprisingly fast to life with only one arm.

When the remaining Rayne men died off in one tragic battle, he began to see a determined look on the youngest child, an energetic young girl who somehow resembled her father in manner and expression, and had his eyes. When she approached Thane about training for knighthood, he smiled. House Rayne may yet have a chance, and if the path of House Rayne someday leads Thane back to the beast that took his arm, all the better.

“Duty isn't an arm or a leg. You can't lose it in battle.”

Skills

Unlock Level (Hero) Name Icon Description
1 Eviscerate S451.png Thane attacks his enemies at random 7 times, dealing 80% damage per attack. Thane cannot receive damage while using this ability.
11 Lunge S452.png Thane bounds towards an enemy with a surprise attack, dealing 120% damage to them. Thane's Crit Rating is also raised by 20% for a duration of 5 seconds.
21 Lunge S452.png Uses a defensive shield which can offset up to 70% damage after the ability is used.
41 Execution S453.png Activated after Thane uses 4 critical strikes. Thane targets a single enemy with a multi-stage attack with the final attack dealing 80% damage. The final attack also deals an additional damage which is equal to 15% of the target's max HP.
61 Focus S454.png Thane raises his own Crit Rating by 14%.
81 Eviscerate S451.png Number of attacks are increased once for every critical strike landed until the amount of attacks reach a total of 8 attacks.
101 Lunge S452.png Damage is increased to 130%
121 Execution S453.png Final attack damage increased to 90% damage.
141 Focus S454.png For each successful critical strike, Thane recovers 6% of the HP that has already been lost and also regains 25 energy points.
161 Eviscerate S451.png Quantity of attacks dealt by Ultimate ability increased to 9 times.
181 Lunge S452.png Damage is increased to 140%.
201 Execution S453.png Additional damage dealt equals 18% of the target's max HP.
221 Focus S454.png Thane raises his own Crit Rating by 17%.

Engraving Abilities

Unlock Level (Eternal Engravings) Name Icon Description
30 Execution
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Enhance the ability Execution, Additional damage dealt equals 21% of target's max HP.


Reach 2 Star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDA +5

Reach 3 star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDA +5

60 Focus
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Enhance the ability Focus, Each Critical Strike Thane deals raises his Attack Rating by 8% for 5 seconds. Effect can be stacked up to 10 times.


Reach 4 Star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDA +5

Reach 5 Star Ascended with this hero to gain: CDA +5

80 Endeavor
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Arena of Heroes, Legend's Challenger Tournament, Legends' Championship, Heroes of Esperia: ACC +55.56 ATK +10%


Signature Item

Item: The Lotus Blade

Zx9KLLs-1-.pngSwift, light, and sharp. Always seems to find the right spot.

Skill: Focused Finesse

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Thane’s damage is increased by 20% if he does not receive damage for 3 seconds.

  • [+10 Unlocks] Damage increased to 30% when requirements are met.
  • [+20 Unlocks] Damage increased to 40% when requirements are met.
  • [+30 Unlocks] If Thane’s target enemy does not inflict damage upon Thane for 3 seconds, then Thane’s damage will be increased.

Furniture Set Bonuses 

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Swift Death

  • [3/9 Mythic Pieces] Thane's ability "Eviscerate" has a 100% chance to hit an enemy the first time it is used against them, and deals additional damage to the target equal to 18% of their max health. The additional damage dealt by this ability cannot exceed 360% of Thane's own Attack Rating.
  • [9/9 Mythic Pieces] The default number of attacks for the ability "Eviscerate" is raised by 6 attacks.


Voice Lines

  • "I am at your service."
  • "This is sacrilege!"
  • "Dark have been my dreams of late..."
  • "Your time is at an end!"
  • "You shall pay for your actions."
  • "When will this madness end?"
  • "Failure is not an option."

Official Art

Icons

In-Game Designs

Dolly's Corner Profile

AFK Arena Anime Opening

Trivia

  • Thane lost his arm in a battle with Brutus, though in the English translation this is changed to "a high-ranking Mauler".
  • He shares the same intro quote as fellow Lightbearers Rosaline and Oscar.
  • Dolly's Corner #4 reveals that Brutus greatly respects him despite their rivalry and past history, referring to him as "Shattered Tooth Gamtooth" - "Gamtooth" being a title reserved for the noblest Mauler warriors.[1]
  • Thane loves to cook, with her favorite food being beef stew and rye beer.[1]
  • Thane harbors self-destructive tendencies and survivor's guilt over Baden. This has led to him having a subconscious desire to die.[1]
  • While collecting a gift from Thane in The Oak Inn, he will say the following: "Brave Adventurer: The warmth of this place is pleasant, but it's no good for honing swordplay. In such an environment, one becomes soft, neglecting to sharpen their skills."

References


Heroes

Lightbearers

Maulers

Graveborns

Wilders

Celestials

Hypogeans

Dimensionals

Lightbearers

Ascended

Legendary

Common

Enemies

Other

AmandaAncelotAngelo's DaughterBaron RayneDollyEarl of OyeFortune DuckGuardsHarryJarle GilderLord of KuilinReginald GilderWalker's Partner
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