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Oh, I want to, believe me. But every single time I pluck up the courage, my dear old brother's tortured screams echo in my mind. And that's when I remember that perhaps a lack of sunlight and the odd back-pain grumble from Crumblejon isn't such a bad thing after all. Not compared to my fate that lurks in the fogs... I mean sure, its easy to throw out suggestions, captain obvious, but talking about it is much easier than doing it..

–Shryke, on asking why she doesn't leave

Shryke is a Unique Recruit. She is a treasure hunter stranded in Mongrel. She seems to have had a brother who didn't make it into Mongrel. She has a scar on her hand that she may have gotten getting into the fog town, or from an older expedition.

She will leave with the player for free, but is more hesitant when there are less than 3 members in the player squad (she will join you regardless).

They wear [Shoddy] armour (5% chance of [Standard]). She has a Smart Personality and after recruited has the "Player TOUGH Merc" dialogue package. She also has 5 unique dialogue lines, 3 of which are exclusive to her.

Statistics

Attributes Level
Strength 5
Toughness 1
Dexterity 5
Perception 1

Combat Skills Level
Melee Attack 5
Melee Defence 5
Dodge 1
Martial Arts 1

Weapon Skills Level
Katanas 5
Sabres 5
Hackers 5
Heavy Weapons 5
Blunt 5
Polearms 5

Ranged Skills Level
Turrets 1
Crossbows 1
Precision Shooting 1

Thievery Skills Level
Stealth 1
Lockpicking 1
Thievery 1
Assassination 1

Athletic Skills Level
Athletics 10
Swimming 1

Science Skills Level
Field Medic 5
Engineer 5
Robotics 1
Science 0

Trade Skills Level
Weapon Smith 1
Armour Smith 1
Crossbow Smith 1
Labouring 5
Farming 1
Cooking 1

Stats randomize by 3


The Statistics here are taken from FCS. Players should be aware that non-player characters also level up while fighting.
Wouldn't mind getting my hands on that small fortune...

Pretty sure the Tech Hunters cleared the island out long ago though, last I heard.

Fishman Island entry dialogue

... Great. Vain.

I wouldn't buy a loaf of bread from a bug merchant if I was starving to death. Scamming bastards. ... Scamming adorable bastards.

Vain entry dialogue

Trivia[]

  • Although most Scorchlanders have white hair, Shryke appears to have red-pink hair. (natural or dyed)
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