Shrike

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Shrike
Shrike Illustrated Full Icon.png
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Shrike is one of the Behemoths in the world of Dauntless.

Journal Entry

"Shrikes might be some of the most common Behemoths in the Shattered lsles, but just because they're familiar doesn't mean they're not deadly."

The Shrike is one of the most terrifying of the common Behemoth species found in and around the Ram formation. Built like a powerful, bear-like biped, the mighty beast is covered in feathers like a bird of prey and uses a razor-sharp beak and piercing talons to tear enemies to shreds. While not capable of true flight due to the density of its skeleton and the bonds of gravity, it can soar short distances low over the ground—usually as a means of charging a foe or fleeing a lopsided battle.

The Shrike is among the most frequently encountered Behemoths near Ramsgate, and indeed their range seems to infringe upon all known human city-states. From Ostia to St. Avellaine Shrikes menace everyone in the Shattered Isles.

Kat’s Hunting Tips:

—A Shrike will take to the air when enraged, but can be interrupted while it's gliding.

—Shrikes can summon punishing aetheric cyclones with the beating of their wings.

—At long range, Shrikes will whip their wings at hypersonic speeds to hurl kinetic, aether-charged blasts of air.

Shirke

A winged terror known as the Shrike generates localized vortexes and uses its massive wings to dive towards its prey from above with crushing force. Despite a commonly held belief among rookie Slayers, it does not hoot.

Drop Table

Name Obtained From
Torn Shrikefeather Icon 001.png Torn Shrikefeather Slay
Razor Beak Icon 001.png Razor Beak Break Head
Shrike Bladefeather Icon 001.png Shrike Bladefeather Break Wing
Shrikedown Icon 001.png Shrikedown Break Leg
Shrike Tailfeather Icon 001.png Shrike Tailfeather Sever Tail

Hint

Description
Shrike glide icon 001.png Damage Shrike with a heavy attack while it is gliding to knock it out of the air.

Moonreaver Shrike

Moonreaver Shrike
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Summary

Preferring to stalk its island home by the light of the night sky, the Moonreaver possesses all the ferocity and flying abilities of its smaller cousins, the Shrike and the Skraev, but amplified by age and raw aether to a terrifying degree.

Drop Table

Name Obtained From
Torn Shrikefeather Icon 001.png Torn Shrikefeather Slay
Pristine Moonfeather Icon 001.png Pristine Moonfeather
Windsoul Shard Icon 001.png Windsoul Shard
Razor Beak Icon 001.png Razor Beak Break Head
Shrike Bladefeather Icon 001.png Shrike Bladefeather Break Wing
Shrikedown Icon 001.png Shrikedown Break Leg
Shrike Tailfeather Icon 001.png Shrike Tailfeather Sever Tail

Exotic Reagents

Name Obtained From
Neutral Skullgem Icon 001.png Neutral Skullgem Break Head quickly (Within 2 minutes after attacking the Behemoth)
Neutral Clawgem Icon 001.png Neutral Clawgem Break Limbs quickly (Within 2 minutes after attacking the Behemoth)
Neutral Tailgem Icon 001.png Neutral Tailgem Break Tail quickly (Within 2 minutes after attacking the Behemoth)
Neutral Furytooth Icon 001.png Neutral Furytooth Break Head (when Enraged)
Neutral Furyplate Icon 001.png Neutral Furyplate Break Limbs (when Enraged)
Neutral Furytail Icon 001.png Neutral Furytail Break Tail (when Enraged)

Rumours

Breaking the head of a raging Moonreaver Shrike will begin the rumour to unlock the Plume dye.

Hunt Modifiers

Modifiers Description
Heroic Icon 001.png Heroic Behemoths are tougher and deal more damage.
Momentum Icon 001.png Momentum Unstable attacks increase Behemoth damage if they are not interrupted. Interrupting unstable reduces increased damage.

Hint

Description
Shrike glide icon 001.png Damage Shrike with a heavy attack while it is gliding to knock it out of the air.

Islands

Shrike can be found on the following Islands:

Icon Island Stars Level Guaranteed Behemoth Available Behemoths
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Aulric's Peak ⭐⭐
6 - 9
Shrike Illustrated Full Icon.png Shrike Shrike Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shrike Drask Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Drask Boreus Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Boreus Ragetail Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Ragetail Gnasher Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Gnasher
Island Icon 006.png
Thunderwatch ⭐⭐
8 - 11
Nayzaga Illustrated Full Icon.png Nayzaga Nayzaga Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Nayzaga Firebrand Charrogg Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Firebrand Charrogg Flameborn Gnasher Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Flameborn Gnasher Shrike Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shrike Drask Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Drask
Island Icon 005.png
Fortune's Folly ⭐⭐⭐
9 - 12
Kharabak Illustrated Full Icon.png Kharabak Kharabak Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Kharabak Sporestruck Charrogg Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Sporestruck Charrogg Frostback Pangar Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Frostback Pangar Moonreaver Shrike Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Moonreaver Shrike Deadeye Quillshot Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deadeye Quillshot
Island Icon 006.png
Cape Fury ⭐⭐⭐
14 - 17
Stormclaw Illustrated Full Icon.png Stormclaw Stormclaw Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Stormclaw Riftstalker Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Riftstalker (Heroic) Shadowtouched Koshai Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Shadowtouched Koshai Dreadfrost Boreus Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Dreadfrost Boreus (Heroic) Moonreaver Shrike Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Moonreaver Shrike (Heroic) Deepfrost Skarn Illustrated Trimmed Icon.png Deepfrost Skarn

Gear

Weapons

Icon Name Power Elemental Perk Cell Slots Unique Effect
Fists of the Shrike Icon.png Fists of the Shrike 40 Neutral Icon.png Neutral +1 Mobility Perk Black Icon.png Conditioning Technique Cell Technique
Mobility Cell Mobility
After dodging, your next attack deals +50 bonus damage and part damage
Song of the Shrike Icon.png Song of the Shrike 40 Neutral Icon.png Neutral +1 Mobility Perk Black Icon.png Conditioning Power Cell Power
Mobility Cell Mobility
After dodging, your next attack deals +50 bonus damage and part damage
Flight of the Shrike Icon.png Flight of the Shrike 40 Neutral Icon.png Neutral +1 Mobility Perk Black Icon.png Conditioning Technique Cell Technique
Mobility Cell Mobility
After dodging, your next attack deals +50 bonus damage and part damage
Fall of the Shrike Icon.png Fall of the Shrike 40 Neutral Icon.png Neutral +1 Mobility Perk Black Icon.png Conditioning Power Cell Power
Mobility Cell Mobility
After dodging, your next attack deals +50 bonus damage and part damage
Cry of the Shrike Icon.png Cry of the Shrike 40 Neutral Icon.png Neutral +1 Mobility Perk Black Icon.png Conditioning Mobility Cell Mobility
Mobility Cell Mobility
After dodging, your next attack deals +50 bonus damage and part damage
Scream of the Shrike Icon.png Scream of the Shrike 40 Neutral Icon.png Neutral +1 Mobility Perk Black Icon.png Conditioning Technique Cell Technique
Mobility Cell Mobility
After dodging, your next attack deals +50 bonus damage and part damage

Armour

Icon Name Resistance Element Perk Cell Slot
Shrike Helm Icon 001.png Shrikedown Helm 20 Neutral Icon.png Neutral +2 Mobility Perk Black Icon.png Evasion Technique Cell Technique
Shrike Plate Icon 001.png Shrikedown Plate 20 Neutral Icon.png Neutral +2 Mobility Perk Black Icon.png Evasion Mobility Cell Mobility
Shrike Gauntlets Icon 001.png Shrikedown Gloves 20 Neutral Icon.png Neutral +2 Technique Perk Black Icon.png Weighted Strikes Mobility Cell Mobility
Shrike Greaves Icon 001.png Shrikedown Greaves 20 Neutral Icon.png Neutral +2 Mobility Perk Black Icon.png Grace Mobility Cell Mobility

Lantern

Icon Name Instant Ability Hold Ability Cell Slot
Shrike's Zeal Icon 001.png
Shrike's Zeal Move 40% faster for 6 seconds. Creates an aura that grants nearby Slayers 15% increased move speed and attack speed for 15 seconds. Utility Cell Utility Cell

Mastery

Objective Levels
Hunt Shrike
Hunt Shrike wearing Shrike Armour [10] times
Craft all Shrike Armour
Upgrade all Shrike Armour +6
Upgrade all Shrike Armour +10
Deal [5,000,000] damage to Shrike
Hunt Moonreaver Shrike while taking less than 100 damage
Hunt Moonreaver Shrike in under 3 minutes
Interrupt Shrike [x] times
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
10
40
100
Stagger Shrike [x] times
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
10
40
100
Wound Shrike [x] times
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
10
40
100
Break [x] Shrike parts
Level 1 Level 2
25
75
Experience
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
300
900
3,240
8,100
14,460

Lore

Death by Dawn

The small team of rookies dropped onto the mossy ground with Veran taking the forward position. The Shrike was a good-sized specimen, judging from the Behemoth sign he spotted on the tree trunks and the rocks surrounding their drop zone. A shockingly clear screech pierced the dawn and silenced the birdsong that had moments ago filled the air. The beast was close.

Veran smiled to himself at the thought of bringing it down without help from the captain, who had remained onboard the airship. This hunt belonged to the rookies alone. The team moved forward silently, hands on weapon hilts, and senses alert for trouble.

On Wings of Fear

They didn’t have to wait long for trouble to find them and when the Shrike emerged from the trees and into the lush meadowland, the confident crew of trained recruits knew precisely what to do.

The Shrike immediately became aware of them and raised itself up with its mighty wings, creating a sudden aetheric vortex that whirled straight at the center of the party. Then the fun really began.

Tylin landed the first hit, a strike from his axe driven by a full aether charge. The blast from Kiva’s hammer launched her next into the fray, raining blows onto the Shrike’s head as she descended. Veran took advantage of the distraction to come at the Behemoth from its blind spot. He must have hit the creature a dozen times before it turned on him but he easily rolled out of the path of the Shrike’s brutal backhand. By the time Inez lashed into it from the other side with blazing chain blades, it was already moving to retreat.

Veran allowed himself a laugh. If they gave pursuit now, this party had the real chance to set a record or two.

That was when the second Shrike emerged from the wooded copse and blasted him in the back with a sonic shock wave of aetheric power.

Beak and Claw

“TWO SHRIKES!” Inez called unnecessarily, giving the new contender an opening to strike at the rookie before she could bring her chain blades to bear. Veran blinked blood from his eyes and was relieved to see Tylin and Kiva move to aid Inez as she dropped to the ground.

Hunting two Behemoths at once wasn’t something a Slayer did every day. They had a difficult choice to make: focus on taking down one Shrike at a time, hoping they could avoid the other long enough to finish off the first? Or split up and rely on their skill as Slayers to take the Behemoths simultaneously?

The former choice was the safe one, if anything could be described as safe in this situation. Unfortunately, it relied on them being able to isolate one of the Shrikes from the other and these Behemoths were not cooperating. Veran’s choice was no choice at all.

“Ty! Kiva!” the hunt leader shouted. “Take our old friend aside and don’t let up. Inez, you’re with me.”

Veran marveled at Inez’s precisely timed movements as she cheered his efficient swordwork. Although he could only see them out of the corner of his eye, Veran saw Tylin and Kiva staggering the first Shrike with brutal hammer blows and charged axe strikes. And when his friends brought down their quarry for good, he let out a shout of triumph.

With renewed confidence, the reunited party closed on their second quarry of the day. This, Veran mused, was the day they stopped being rookies. Today they were Slayers.

Notes

Interrupting

The Shrike can be interrupted during its gliding attack where it first creates some distance by charging, then flies towards its prey, attempting to maim it with its talons. It will do the flying portion of this attack up to 4 times while enraged. It can also be interrupted while its focusing its energy.

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External Links

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