Bronlar's Phalanx is a Shield in Pillars of Eternity 2.
Long before the founding of the Aedyr Empire, the tribal lords of the Aedyr Kingdom pledged their service to the fercönyg, the "first king." One such king, Bronlar, also served as a theater general. He led an elite detachment of pikemen known as the Thorned Wall. Unlike the fercönyg's personal guard unit, the Tall Grass, Bronlar's soldiers had little use for the trappings of the ceremony. They needed only their shields and spears.
When conflict with the Kulklin bloomed into war, Bronlar received word of enemies marching on the strategically vital bridge at Skerbaen. With no time for dispatches, he marched with his single phalanx to hold the crossing. There his force was met by a horde of hostile warriors on the opposite bank. Outnumbered at least five-to-one, Bronlar issued a single imperative.
"None shall cross."
The Thorned Wall never gave an inch even as they began to fall. Casualties mounting, Bronlar knew his shield wall could not hold forever, so he ordered his men to withdraw and burn the bridge. The warrior king was last seen holding off the advancing enemy force singlehandedly, even as the flames enveloped him. His shield, blackened but unbroken, was later recovered. It now serves as a symbol of Aedyran courage and commitment to duty.
Bronlar's Phalanx Location/Acquisition
- Dropped by Urnox Breinth on an island near the center of the Magran's Teeth island chain, during Bounty - Urnox the Rathun.
The Weyc's Oracular Focus Quality
Players can only upgrade a Unique Shield's Quality to a higher tier level. Upgrading the Quality only affects its Deflection by 2 points.
The Weyc's Oracular Focus Unique Enchantment Upgrades
Enchantments play a vital role in a player's equipment, these Enchantments provide different special effects that can be used as an advantage in battle. Some Unique Shields carry multiple Enchantments that players may equip and some Unique Shields only has one Enchantment. These Enchantments can only be found in Unique Items and can be upgraded if needed.
Players can unlock all of the upgrades listed for a Unique Shield's Enchantment, however, some upgrades replace the current enchantment, and some can be stacked as bonus effects. By doing this, players must have the required ingredients and sufficient Copper Pands (CP) to be able to craft their preferred upgrade.
Possible Upgrades below. You can choose only one.
|Replaces: Stand Guard
Removes the immobility effect.
|Adds Stand Firm to the Stand Guard Effect: +1 Armor Rating and +3 Health every 6.0s while under 25% Health.|
Ingredients needed: Garnet x1, Living Iron x1, Gaensvef Berries x1, Binding Copper x1
Ingredients needed: Pyrite x1, River Reed x1,
|Engaging an enemy for the first time in combat Confuses them for 30.0 sec||Engaging an enemy for the first time in combat Interrupts them.|
Ingredients needed: Pyrite x2, Vithrack Brain x1, River Reed x1
Ingredients needed: Pyrite x1, Vithrack Brain x1, River Reed x2
The Weyc's Oracular Focus Notes/Tips
- Price: 3,007