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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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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 threshold 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 ==
 
== Notes ==
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== External Links ==
 
*{{Gwent|Lubberkin}}
 
*{{Gwent|Lubberkin}}
   

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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 threshold 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 Edit

  • 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.

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External Links Edit

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