Crusher

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Crusher is a Goblin Novice of the Absolute who is located in the Goblin Camp on the stage near the Ancient Rune Circle in the east side of the camp. He is currently boasting to a small crowd about how their kind will be superior to all others now they have the power of the Absolute. He will try to humiliate most who approach him, wanting them to kiss his foot in submission.

Involvement[edit | edit source]

Act One[edit | edit source]

Talking to Crusher while he is on stage results in him insulting you and demanding to kiss his foot, though he won't attempt to bully you if you are a Drow. You can handle him through a variety of ways:

  • Dark Urge. Ponder how it would taste to bite his toe clean off. (This will lead to biting off his toe, starting a fight and sparing him in humiliation.)
  • DC 15 Intimidation check. "How about you kiss my foot instead?
  • Illithid Persuasion DC 2 Wisdom check. "I'm your superior. You'd better show some respect."
  • Chose to insult him until you get the option to "Apologize and drop to your knees."
    • Kiss his foot and get it over with.
      • "It wasn't too bad. Do you use perfume?" This will anger him and start a fight.
      • "Was that enough reverence for you?" Ends the interaction peaceful, if forever shaming you.
      • Grab his foot and lick it. This will anger him and start a fight.
      • Attack the goblin. This will make the whole camp hostile.
    • Give the foot a long lick. This will anger him and start a fight.
    • DC 10 Sleight of Hand check. Kiss his foot - and try to slide the ring off his toe. Steals Crusher's Ring and rewards 15 Experience. Triggers Inspiration for the Charlatan - Anything for Profit.
  • Attack the goblin. This will make the whole camp hostile.
  • Continue to insult him, leading to a fight with him and his crowd.

If Crusher starts a fight, he will surrender when at a fourth of his Hit Points and reward 15 experience.

  • "I think my point's been made. Come on, I'll help you up."
  • "Now. You should kiss my feet."
    • Leave him groveling on the ground.
    • Laugh at his eagerness and finish him off. This will make the whole camp hostile.
  • Ignore his pleading and prepare for the finishing blow. This will make the whole camp hostile.

After completing the interaction without turning the whole camp against you, Crusher walks from his stage to the bridge and relieves himself. This makes it a perfect spot to Shove him off into the river or discretely kill him if you didn't get his ring.

Combat[edit | edit source]

Attacks and abilities[edit | edit source]

Main Hand Attack.webp

Main Hand Attack Main Hand Attack

The goblin swings its Goblin Scimitar

Action

Attack roll: +3
D6 Slashing.png 1d6 + 1 (2~7) Damage Types Slashing damage
Generic Damage Icon.png

Throw Stone
Action

Attack roll: +3
D4 Bludgeoning.png 1d4 (1~4) Damage Types Bludgeoning damage
Range: 18 m / 60 ft
Reckless Warcry Condition Icon.webp

Reckless Warcry
Bonus action

Increase Strength by 3, at the cost of decreasing your Armour Class by 1. Affects yourself and all allies within radius.

Range: 15 m / 49 ft Radius

Recharge: Short rest

Notable loot[edit | edit source]

Speak with Dead[edit | edit source]

Crusher can be spoken to with Speak with Dead.

Player: Who are you?

  • Crusher: Strongest... of our tribe. (Leads into the next question below)

Player: Are you really the strongest? Does that mean you are the boss?

Player: Do you have anything of value?

  • Crusher: Toe ring... magic...

Player: Who killed you?

  • Crusher: They'll pay... Absolute... will make them pay...

Player: Did you see a druid named Halsin?

  • Crusher: If I had... would've killed 'im...

Player: So do you have a thing for feet, or...?

  • Crusher: Of...course not. That's... disgusting...

(If you made Crusher kiss your feet.) Player: Will you kiss my feet again?

  • Crusher: No...not kissing you... anywhere...

Player: Have you learned you lesson, now that you're dead?

  • Crusher: Absolute... is forever. She'll punish... (Leads into the next question below)

Player: The Absolute? Who is that?

  • Crusher: Absolute... blesses. Gives power. Makes... The True Souls...

Companion approval[edit | edit source]

  • Insult Crusher until he starts a fight - I said I'd spit in your face. Was that unclear, or do you need a demonstration?
    • Gale approves +1 Laezel approves +1
  • Kiss Crusher's foot
    • Gale disapproves -1 Karlach disapproves -1 Laezel disapproves -1 Wyll disapproves -1 Shadowheart approves +1
  • Lick Crusher's foot after kissing it
    • Laezel disapproves -5 Gale disapproves -1 Wyll disapproves -1 Karlach approves +1 Shadowheart approves +1 Astarion approves +5
  • Kiss Crusher's foot, but only to steal his ring
    • Astarion approves +1 Karlach approves +1 Shadowheart approves +1
  • Intimidate Crusher into kissing your feet
    • Gale approves +1 Karlach approves +1 Laezel approves +1 Wyll approves +1 Shadowheart approves +1 for the initial threat, and another Gale approves +1 Astarion approves +1 Laezel approves +1 Wyll approves +1 Shadowheart approves +1 to make him follow through.
  • Show Crusher mercy after defeating him
    • Laezel disapproves -1 Wyll disapproves -1 Shadowheart disapproves -1 Karlach approves +1
  • Spare Crusher after defeating him, but make him kiss your feet
    • Laezel approves +1 Wyll approves +1 Shadowheart approves +1 Karlach approves +1
  • Kill Crusher after defeating him
    • Laezel approves +1 Wyll approves +1 Karlach disapproves -1

Gallery[edit | edit source]