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The Accursed Swordbearer is a unique variant of the Swordbearer that appears only in the Pit of Heresy alongside Zulmak, Instrument of Torment. They are special lieutenants of the Hive champion who are also vital in being able to vanquish the Instrument of Torment.
Accursed Swordbearers will spawn periodically throughout the Zulmak boss encounter at the latter's command, with a sole purpose of overwhelming the Young Wolf. The player must defeat these Swordbearers to use the Cleavers they drop in order to destroy the various entities around the arena: the Might of the Broken Blade, the Omen of the Broken Blade, and the Oracle of the Broken Blade. The player must melee, snipe, or reflect according to each of the mini-bosses respectively.
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