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Giant Slayer
"An unwieldy spear made to fight defensive foes."
―Description, Epic Battle Fantasy 5

The Giant Slayer is a non-elemental weapon available for Matt in Epic Battle Fantasy 5.

Description

The Giant Slayer is a long spear with a massive blade head at the tip of the handle. The handle is brown, and has a smaller blade head act as the pommel.

It grants the second highest Attack bonus among Matt's swords (only being bested by the Soul Eater), however, this comes at the expense of a large Accuracy penalty, and a smaller one on Evade. As such, the weapon is very powerful offensively, but makes it harder for Matt to hit his targets; its generally a good idea to use the Giant Slayer along with Accuracy buffing equipment (like the Spelunking Hat or the Target Badge), this will help nullify its penalties to make full use of its high Attack. The Giant Slayer has more than just obscene Attack though, as it not only ignores defensive buffs with Weapon-elemental attacks, but also counters with its Normal Attack (which, of course, will ignore defensive buffs). As such, the Giant Slayer will not only dish out heavy damage with day-to-day attacking, but also retaliate against foes with a mighty blow regardless of their defenses.

The Giant Slayer is considered one of Matt's best weapons, its main competitor being the Soul Eater, which provides even higher Attack at the cost of large defensive penalties. Overall the Giant Slayer can be considered the safer choice between the two, while the Soul Eater grants both higher risk and higher reward. The non-elemental Giant Slayer does have a small edge over the Dark-elemental Soul Eater in the endgame areas, which have plenty of Dark-resistant foes.

The Giant Slayer resists Wind, Light, Heavy, Confuse and Stagger. All except for the Wind resistance become immunities at level 5.

Epic Battle Fantasy 5

It can be bought in any equipment shop for 60000 gold, e.g. in Hope Harbor, Greenwood Village or Redpine Town.

EBF5 WepIcon Giant Slayer Giant Slayer
An unwieldy spear made to fight defensive foes.
  • Ignores the targets' defensive buffs.
  • Level 3: Makes enemies more likely to surrender and flee.
  • Level 5: Counter-attacks with Normal Attack.
Statistics
Stat Bonus Resistance
LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5 LV1 LV2 LV3 LV4 LV5
Stat HP - - - - - - - - - - - EBF5 Element Wind 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
Stat Attack 50% 70% 90% 115% 140% Stat Defence - - - - - EBF5 Status Heavy+Light 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Stat Magic - - - - - Stat Mdef - - - - - EBF5 Status Stagger+Confuse 20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
Stat Accuracy -30% -30% -30% -30% -30% Stat Evade -10% -10% -10% -10% -10% Element ----
Spells & Statuses
Power Chance Modifier Attack Status
Auto Skill -- -- - - - - - -
Bonus Skill -- -- - - - - -
Auto Status -- -- - - - - - -
Defend Status -- -- - - - - -
Forging Information
Lvl Requirements Lvl Requirements
2 EBF5 Item Iron Plate
x 2
-- -- 3 EBF5 Item Iron Plate
x 2
EBF5 Item Copper Pipe
x 4
--
4 EBF5 Item Steel Plate
x 25
EBF5 Item Copper Pipe
x 5
-- 5 EBF5 Item Titanium
x 1
EBF5 Item Steel Plate
x 15
EBF5 Item Iron Plate
x 10

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