Minstrel

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This article refers to the 3rd Class Minstrel. For the Transcendent Class Minstrel, please see Clown.

Minstrel
Character Minstrel.jpg
Minstrel concept art for RO.
Info
Job Tier 3rd Class
Job Base Bard, Clown
RO Job Bonuses
STR AGI VIT INT DEX LUK
+7 +5 +7 +9 +8 +1
RO2 Job Bonuses
STR AGI VIT INT WIS
none none none none none

Minstrels sing songs beyond the level of simple songs because of the magic in the chorus giving a magical effect. Minstrels have the ability to perform songs or chorus immediately, unlike Bard/Dancers or Clown/Gypsies that have been played so far. You either had to stop and wait for another performer or do nothing at all. Also, if you learn the skill "Lesson", you can use songs and chorus while playing, giving the ability to play two different effects at the same time. In addition, the chorus skills has enabled the more powerful Wanderers/Minstrels to be more powerful if they belong to the same party. The various effects of numerous songs and choruses will be more effective in hunting as well as in siege and masterpieces.[1]

NOTE: On iRO, the Minstrel is localized as Maestro due to having already localized Clowns as Minstrels.

Background[edit | edit source]

Many tales about how Minstrels came about have surfaced over the years, but none have ever really been confirmed as the truth. The most popularly accepted story goes like this:

Once upon a time, a particular Bard composed many songs during his travels. His charming songs touched the hearts of almost everyone in the world and were widely known as the Minstrel Songs.

These Minstrel Songs also moved many other Bards and they grew popular amongst them. People called the Bards that sung his songs Minstrels. These Minstrels travelled the world and dedicated their voices to performing these Minstrel Songs. Their listeners loved their songs and were swayed by their mystique, especially since the original composer of the songs remains a mystery.

Someone calling himself "Minstrel Song" has recently appeared to teach his songs to Bards and Clowns. Perhaps there may be a little bit of credibility to this charming legend.[2]

Job Change Quest[edit | edit source]

See Minstrel Job Change

Notable Minstrels[edit | edit source]

Races[edit | edit source]

Only Normans are inclined to become Minstrels.

Armor[edit | edit source]

jRO redesign of Minstrel.

Minstrels can equip gear designated as:

  • Minstrel Classes Only
  • 3rd Class Only
  • All Classes

Weapons[edit | edit source]

Minstrels can utlize the following weapons:

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Solo Skills Chorus Skills
RO Lesson.png Lesson RO LaeradrsDew.png Laeradr's Dew
RO GloomyDay.png Gloomy Day RO SongOfMana.png Song of Mana
RO WindmillRushAttack.png Windmill Rush Attack RO DanceWithWarg.png Dance With Warg
RO EchoSong.png Echo Song RO UnlimitedHummingVoice.png Unlimited Humming Voice
RO Harmonize.png Harmonize RO GreatEcho.png Great Echo
RO ValleyOfDeath.png Valley of Death RO SoundOfDestruction.png Sound of Destruction
RO CircleOfNaturesSound.png Circle of Nature's Sound RO MelodyOfSink.png Melody of Sink
RO Reverberation.png Reverberation RO SaturdayNightFever.png Saturday Night Fever
RO MetallicSound.png Metallic Sound RO WarcryOfBeyond.png Warcry of Beyond
RO SevereRainstorm.png Severe Rainstorm
RO DominionImpulse.png Dominion Impulse
RO ImprovisedSong.png Improvised Song
RO PoemOfTheNetherworld.png Poem of the Netherworld
RO VoiceOfSiren.png Voice of Siren
RO DeepSleepLullaby.png Deep Sleep Lullaby
RO FriggsSong.png Frigg's Song
RO FullThrottle.png Full Throttle

Advanced Jobs[edit | edit source]

Minstrels are of the highest job tier and cannot advance any farther.

1st Class 2nd Class 3rd Class Transcendant
Archer Bard Minstrel Clown

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A minstrel was a medieval European bard who performed songs whose lyrics told stories of distant places or of existing or imaginary historical events. Although minstrels created their own tales, often they would memorize and embellish the works of others.[3]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Official kRO Website 2019 Apr. 04
  2. iRO Website 2010 Oct. 07
  3. Minstrel 2013 Mar.

Patches[edit | edit source]