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The Bathers are created from genetic patterns of the most virile martial artists of a bygone Cabal era. According to Calus, they are actually born through ritual baths aboard the Leviathan, the royal pools, and are but seconds into their lives when they confront Guardians in the raid.
They wear no armor, adorning only helmets and a loincloth, their bodies are painted a prestigious gold with the lower portions of them being painted black. They are armed with uniquely shaped Cleavers similar to the Cabal Severus the Gladiators use.
The Bathers are to be respected as only 2 hits can bring any Guardian to the brink of Death. During The Royal Pools encounter in The Leviathan raid, they will rise periodically from the chains in front of your respective plate. It is highly recommended to use weapons like Shotguns, Grenades or any high damage weapons to kill them as fast as possible.
Known Ceremonial Bathers
List of appearances