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{{BigQuote|Legends claim you can bury a botchling under the family's threshold, perform a ritual and turn it into a lubberkin. That's a sort of, uhh... hob, a guardian spirit that could lead me to your family. |Geralt to Bloody Baron}}
 
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|Name = Lubberkin
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|Image = Lubberkin.png
'''Lubberkins''' are friendly spirits that comes from a transformed botchling. Through an elven naming ritual, a [[botchling]] is transformed into a lubberkin.
 
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|Class = [[Cursed one]]
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|Variations = [[Botchling]] (initial form)}}
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{{Quote|text = Legends claim you can bury a botchling under the family's threshold, perform a ritual and turn it into a lubberkin. That's a sort of, uhh... hob, a guardian spirit that could lead me to your family.|citation = Geralt to Phillip Strenger, {{Tw3}}}}A '''lubberkin''' (Polish: ''kłobuk'') is a friendly household guardian spirit created from a [[botchling]] through Aymm Rhoin, an [[Elf|elven]] naming ritual, during which it is given a proper name and a burial under the hearth of the family estate. A lubberkin looks very similar to a botchling, though the main difference being its [[ghost]]-like, glowing, white aura and relatively passive behavior.
   
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== Notes ==
== ''[[The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt]]'' ==
 
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*Depending on one's actions in [[Family Matters]], one can turn the botchling into a lubberkin that Phillip will name [[Dea]].
In the quest, Family Matters, Geralt can choose to lift the curse on the botchling that was created from the miscarriage of [[Philip Strenger]]'s and [[Anna Strenger]]'s child. If the ritual is completed, the lubberkin will help Geralt with his quest.
 
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*The game is relatively faithful in portraying this old belief, as in Polish folklore the [[Botchling|''poroniec'']] also turned into the friendly ''kłobuk'' (read: "kwo'book") spirit when a stillborn is buried properly under the threshold of the house.
   
=== Associated quests ===
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== Gallery ==
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<gallery>
* [[Family Matters]]
 
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Gwent cardart northern lubberkin.jpg|Gwent card art
 
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=== Known lubberkins ===
 
* [[Dea]]
 
   
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
 
*{{Gwent|Lubberkin}}
 
*{{Gwent|Lubberkin}}
   
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{{Tw3 bestiary}}
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[[pl:Kłobuk]]
 
[[pt-br:Protego]]
 
[[pt-br:Protego]]
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[[Category:The Witcher 3 bestiary]]

Revision as of 23:36, 27 December 2019

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Legends claim you can bury a botchling under the family's threshold, perform a ritual and turn it into a lubberkin. That's a sort of, uhh... hob, a guardian spirit that could lead me to your family.
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- Geralt to Phillip Strenger, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

A lubberkin (Polish: kłobuk) is a friendly household guardian spirit created from a botchling through Aymm Rhoin, an elven naming ritual, during which it is given a proper name and a burial under the hearth of the family estate. A lubberkin looks very similar to a botchling, though the main difference being its ghost-like, glowing, white aura and relatively passive behavior.

Notes

  • Depending on one's actions in Family Matters, one can turn the botchling into a lubberkin that Phillip will name Dea.
  • The game is relatively faithful in portraying this old belief, as in Polish folklore the poroniec also turned into the friendly kłobuk (read: "kwo'book") spirit when a stillborn is buried properly under the threshold of the house.

Gallery

External links

  • Gwent icon.png See the GWENT standalone game version card: Lubberkin
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