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Monk
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Alternate Names Infighter
Korean: 인파이터
Japanese: インファイター (Infaitā, lit. Infighter)
Chinese: 蓝拳圣使 (lit. Blue Gloves Saint Messenger)
Base Job Male Priest
Job NPC Grandis
Specialized Weapon Totem
Specialized Armor Light Armor
Class Information Skill Type: Physical
Damage Type: Percent
Subclass Difficulty: Difficulty Star.PNG Difficulty Star.PNG Difficulty Star.PNG
Inflict Element? None
Inflict Status Effect? None
Awakening
Templar
Alternate Names Godhand
Korean: 갓핸드
Japanese: ゴッドハンド (Goddohando, lit. Godhand)
Chinese: 神之手 (lit. God Hand)
Second Awakening
Justice
Alternate Names Justice
Korean: 저스티스
Japanese: ジャスティス
Chinese: 正义仲裁者 (lit. Justice Arbiter)
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Neo: Awakening
Neo: Monk
Alternate Names Neo: Infighter
Korean: 진(眞) 인파이터
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All evils of this world must be destroyed without hesitation… even if the evil has taken control of those once pure and dear to your hearts.

The Priest who's trained to eliminate Imposters. The Monks specialize in the Holy Fist technique1 that was created by Michael and improved by Wolfgand Beonarr. They attack, counterattack, and evade from their enemies with speed and practiced ease, often leaving them too stunned to realize what just happened. Also, unlike other Priests who physically swing their Giant Weapons, the Monks keep them thrust into the ground and tap into their hidden power. Teida Beonarr, one of the Four Archpriests known for his extraordinary punches, is the most famous of all Monks.


The Monk is a Priest whose talents lie in hand-to-hand pummeling. As he smashes his weapons into the ground, he creates a holy ring, within which his stats increase. The Monk is also highly trained in evasive techniques such as ducking and swaying, striking his floundering enemies with blessed force.


  • At level 50, the Monk awakens as the Templar. At level 75, the Templar awakens as the Justice.
  • His subclass cosmetic feature is glowing blue gloves.
  • His 2nd Awakening cosmetic effect is placing two fingers to his forehead for a brief moment before pointing them forward with blue energy coursing through his arm.
  • His Neo Awakening cosmetic effect is him summoning his judgement arm and then punching the ground

Becoming a Monk

The Priest must first reach level 15.


Awakening as a Templar

The belief in God being a wise and merciful savior brings rest to most people... yet to those who thrive in darkness, it brings fear and dismay.

The world remains embroiled in conflict, as the Imposters spread their cursed infection throughout it. While many Imposters wear masks to hide their maniacal faces, they are not nearly thick enough to shield them from the Light of Divinity. As a result to encountering this holy light, many of the Imposters are left with their masks melded like wax upon their faces, hardened and fused to their skin.

The scriptures of God foretold the birth of a warrior who would suppress the Imposters, and bestow a blessing to the accursed. The suppression of such corrupted souls requires an iron will and indomitable spirit, enabling one to face evil while ignoring their own fear of failure.

As the order of the Monks refrained from becoming arrogant despite their growing power, God saw that they deserved a righteous blessing and guidance. And so it was foretold that their day would come, where they would spread like light throughout darkness.

Templar of God, with the power of the Holy Spirit at your disposal, you will bring punishment on the Imposters and become the protector of light to the weak.


The Monk must first reach level 50.

Alternatively, if the player skips Epic Quest Icon.png Unending Foreboding:
The Monk must first reach level 50.

  1. Talk to Grandis in Lemidia Basilica.
  2. Collect 1000 White Cube Fragment.png White Cube Fragments, 1000 Red Cube Fragment.png Red Cube Fragments, 100 Superior Hardener.png Superior Hardeners, and 100 Superior Iron.png Superior Irons.
  3. Defeat Agram the Witch in the Abandoned Mine on Master or harder mode.
  4. Collect 1 Formidable Essence.png Formidable Essence from the Abandoned Mine on Master or harder mode.
  5. Collect 10 Seal of Emperor Helm.png Seals of Emperor Helm.

Awakening as Justice

'Templars' are god's advocates who have devoted their lives to punishing all imposters. Purposely putting themselves in rigorous training to become stronger, and to serve god's will. But as the number of imposters who died in their hands increased, their grudge and sadness seeped deep into their souls.

"They were once a being just like us... is annihilation really the only answer? How can we say we are different if we just kill endlessly?"

They started to question the very thought they had never a single doubt about, the thought that these people must be exterminated. They become confused and left on a journey to find answers to keep their mind at peace.

As the time passes...

some Templars became more focused on killing the imposters, some became even more enraged, some went through endless meditation and training, and some went out on a pilgrimage to understand the truth of everything.

After a long time, some 'Templars' returned with answers. It is not known what they saw or what path they had gone through. However, this was what said by them.

"We have finally understood god's will, and it has become our justice." The Templars who had returned knowing 'God's Intentions,' were determined and had a clear sense of duty, and they killed without hesitation.

They were truly beings that were willing to do anything for justice. Thus, people started refer to them as 'Justice.' They shall not only be known as god's advocates but people who understand and carry out god's true intentions.


The Templar must first reach level 75.

  1. Talk to Siran in the City of Shonan.
  2. Collect 25 Seal of Empress Skardi.png Seal of Empress Skardi.
  3. Clear EX: Gold Dragon Tournament.
  4. Collect 40 Seal of Emperor Helm.png Seal of Emperor Helm.
  5. Clear EX: Silver Dragon Tournament.
  6. Clear Tainted Time Gate.

Awakening as a Neo: Monk

Even in Lemidia Basilica there's a secret location open to few select high priests.
As visitors were few, there was not even a small light, but on the plain altar there was an object radiating golden light.

""This you see here is the Lemidios Constellation. Have you heard of it?""
""The Lemodios Constellation...""

The priest next to Magar Rosenbach repeated what he said and nodded.

""A halidom containing the divinity of Lemidios. It is said to be first used by Wolfgand Beonarr, one of the holy five.

When Magar was speaking the Lemidios Constellation seemed like a swarm of light, but it had suddenly taken another form.
Having noticed that, Magar asked.

""How does it look now?""
""... Like a wedge.""
""A wedge. A fitting shape for someone like you, piercing the evil with your own two hands.""

When he said that, golden light began flowing out of the Lemidios Constellation.
The overflowing light approached the priest in front of the altar and engulfed him.
It was merciful and warm, yet powerful enough to defeat any evil,

""Only a few recognized high priests are allowed to use it with god's permission. But...""

The divinity of Lemidios shining in golden light began gathering on one of priest's hands.

""You are already worthy, no?""
""This is...""

And on his fist lay the Lemidios constellation.
The gauntlet in the shape of a wedge fit like it was part of his body.
As he asked himself what he should do with it, the gauntlet began shining again and returned to where it was.
And as the confused priest looked at his empty fist and the altar, Magar spoke to him.

""Do not be disappointed. You've been granted his permission just now.""
""But how...""
""If you follow his will and serve his justice... Then anywhere and anywhen, his grace will protect you.""

Magar spoke, then turned around and began walking out.
The priest looked at the warm light that seemed to look back into him, then chased after Magar on his way out.


The Justice must first reach level 100.

  • Complete the True Awakening 1 Quest line and obtain Ability Intensification.

Obtaining Ability Intensification

Upon completing Awakening Quest Icon.png Scroll of Enlightenment the following skills have decreased SP cost:

With Scroll of Enlightenment.png Scroll of Enlightenment learns the skill Clues to Awakening.png Clues to Awakening and can reinforce either Big Bang Punch.png Big Bang Punch or Wrath of God.png Wrath of God.

Learns new skills:


  • Complete the True Awakening 2 Quest line.

New Skills

Monk Skills

Active Skills

Passive Skills

Monk TP Skills

Monk Awakening Skills

Monk 2nd Awakening Skills

Monk Neo: Awakening Skills


Original Class Skills

Male Priest Skills


Active Skills

Male Priest TP Skills

General Skills

Active Skills

Passive Skills

General TP Skills

General Neo: Awakening Skills

General Togglable Skills


Media Content

Monk

Justice

Neo: Monk

Trivia

Inspiration

  • The Monk's theme and motif are heavily borrowed from Western Boxing which is a combat sport that dates back to Ancient Greece, with popular media examples such as Hajime no Ippo, or the Street Fighter & Tekken franchises which features Boxing-specific characters.
  • Much like the Exorcist & Shaman, Monks are also capable of performing Exorcism.
  • In his First Awakening artwork, the Monk is seen carrying a pair of Boxing Gloves around his waist, suggesting that those were originally going to be his main weapon, until he's given a Totem which does befit his religious background.
  • If the Monk uses Will Driver.png Will Driver equipped with his Awakened Ones the Second Weapon Avatar, a statue of Lady Justice materializes.

Titles

  • A Infighter is someone who does fighting or boxing at close quarters.
  • A Monk is a person who practices religious asceticism by monastic living, either alone or with any number of other monks.
  • The overseas Godhand, is also the title of the 2006 Playstation 2 beat 'em up game in which the protagonist also fights with fast hitting punches.
  • Templars are a knight of a religious military order established in the early 12th century in Jerusalem for the protection of pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher.
  • Justice originates from one of four cardinal virtues.

Skills

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Playable Classes

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Male Slayer

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Female Slayer

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Female Fighter

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Male Fighter

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Male Gunner

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Female Gunner

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Demonic Lancer

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Agent

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Female Mage

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Male Mage

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Male Priest

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Female Priest

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Thief

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Knight

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Dark Knight

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