Noble Politician

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Noble Politician
Type Island Boss
Location The Island
Level (Tier) 20 (9)
HP 79,002
XP 20,617
Element None
Misc Notes
Immune to Confuse Effect
+25% Camera View within 24 units


Portrait Politician.png

"One day, I will earn your vote."

Noble Politician is a T9 island boss located in Imperial City.

The Battle

Noble Politician is a boss that spawns Noble Assassins as minions and follows the nearest player at a steady rate. For several invulnerability phases, it will require the Noble Assassins to be killed. Noble Politician's arena is noticeably more different than the other set-bosses' arenas. The arena has several walls that are scattered in several places. The outer walls are in the shape of a square but rotated 45 degrees. The inner walls are similar, but some of the walls are caved in, and closer or farther from the middle of the arena.

Vulnerability Routine

Every time the Noble Politician is hurt for an eighth of its total health (excluding when Noble Politician has 1/2th health left since it can be damaged for 1/4th), the Noble Politician will immediately put up its invulnerability and spawn a specific amount of Noble Assassins according to Noble Politician's current health. The Noble Assassins will not respawn and are required to be killed to damage the Noble Politician.

7/8th Health Remaining

Upon entering, Noble Politician will be vulnerable and following the nearest player, it will alternate between 2 shot patterns that it can do. The first shot pattern has 3 streams of low damaging bullets in the shape of stars. Each stream is fired from every 120 degrees of its body, starting from where it's facing. The second shot pattern has Noble Politician spinning clockwise in place, firing pumps of 3 streams of medium-sized bullets that do a moderate amount of damage. Noble Politician will continue doing these shot patterns until damaged to an eighth of its remaining health.

When it enters its invulnerability phase, Noble Politician will spawn 6 Noble Assassins around the Noble Politician. For a few seconds, they will be invulnerable to damage, after those few seconds, the Noble Assassins will start moving around the arena erratically. It will have several large and very high damaging stars directly below it. They will also occasionally fire a large and fast-moving star that deals a moderate amount of damage.

3/4th Health Remaining

There are no noticeable changes when Noble Politician is damaged for 1/4th or 2/8th of its total health.

5/8th Health Remaining

Noble Politician's invulnerability phase is still the same but after the Noble Assassins are killed and Noble Politician is in its vulnerability phase, it will spawn 6 quick moving unnamed minions on one side of the Noble Politician's body. These minions will semi-follow the nearest player, they have an extremely large bullet directly below them that does a moderate amount of damage. They are not required to be killed to progress the battle, they also respawn after a while. The Noble Politician will also introduce a new shot pattern. It will spin in place clockwise and fire several long streams of large high-damaging bullets. Noble Politician cycles through the shot patterns.

1/2th Health Remaining

When Noble Politician is damaged to half of its remaining health, it will spawn 9 Noble Assassins instead of 6. Shot pattern 1 has also been changed. It will fire 5 streams of stars instead of 3. Each one is 72 degrees apart, starting from the front of Noble Politician. Shot pattern 2 will be removed entirely, so Noble Politician will now only alternate between shot patterns 1 and 3. After the Noble Assassins die, Noble Politician can be damaged to 1/4th of his remaining hp instead of 1/8th.

1/4th Health Remaining

Noble Politician will replace shot pattern 3 with a new pattern in this phase. While spinning in the middle of the arena clockwise, Noble Politician will fire several equally spaced medium size moderate damaging bullets outwards, these walls of bullets fill the entire arena because some walls move faster than others. Shot pattern 1 will have 6 streams of bullets instead of 5, each stream 60 degrees apart starting from the front of Noble Politician. Noble Politician will only be damaged to 1/8th of its total health instead of 1/4th.

1/8th Health Remaining

When Noble Policitian is damaged to 1/8th of its total health, it will spawn a ring of 12 Noble Assassins instead of 9. Noble Politician will still remain the same. Once all the Noble Assassins are killed, the Noble Politician can finally be defeated.

Strategy

A good strategy is to lure the Noble Politician around walls since the walls will block some of the bullets from hitting anyone. Then, other people can take care of the Noble Assassins. In this battle, it is very important to not be over any minions. After sitting on a Noble Assassin or an unnamed minion, it can reduce your health and can very quickly kill you. The same goes for Noble Politician. In shot patterns 3 and 4 it is important to hide since, during those phases, you could easily die if you get hit a few times without healing. Sometimes during the fight, Noble Politician will let down its invulnerability before all the Noble Assassins are killed, so it's important to always keep watch of the Noble Politician, so you could potentially skip one of its phases.

The Loot

Noble Politician, like any other world or event boss, has a 1% unscaled damage of the boss's HP requirement to earn loot. Possible loot drops include Heat Reflector (Always), Tier 8 equipment (Sometimes), Tier 9 equipment (Rare), and Pulse Wave (Ultra-Rare). It may also drop the dungeon Crypt of Cathulhu upon death.

Drop Table
Name Drop Count Type Guaranteed?
Heat Reflector 1-2 Upgrade Yes
Tier 8 Equipment 1 Tiered No
Tier 9 Equipment 1 Tiered No
Pulse Wave 1 SPEC No