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{{DISPLAYTITLE:Torches (''Soul Reaver 2'')}}
 
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|caption=Torches in ''Soul Reaver 2''.
 
|caption=Torches in ''Soul Reaver 2''.
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'''Torches''' were a weapon that could be used by [[Raziel]] in ''[[Soul Reaver 2]]''.
 
'''Torches''' were a weapon that could be used by [[Raziel]] in ''[[Soul Reaver 2]]''.
   
 
==Profile==
 
==Profile==
Torches were one of the most basic and widely available weapons in ''[[Soul Reaver 2]]'', they could be found throughout [[Nosgoth]] in all three eras, usually adorning walls in darkened areas.{{Ref|SR2}}{{Ref|SR2-Prima}}
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Torches were one of the most basic and widely available weapons in ''[[Soul Reaver 2]]'', they could be found throughout [[Nosgoth]] in all three eras, usually adorning walls in darkened areas.{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2}}{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2 strategy guide (Prima)}}
   
Torches were a one-handed weapon variant. They were slower and more powerful compared to [[Raziel's claws|claws]]; but were faster and less powerful compared to [[Long swords (SR2)|sword]], [[Tridents|trident]]/[[Halberds|halberd]] and [[Axes (SR2)|axe]] variant weapons.{{Ref|SR2}}{{Ref|SR2-Manual}}{{Ref|SR2-Prima}}<ref name="SR2Online-Weapons">'''Weapons:''' GameFAQs. [http://www.gamefaqs.com/pc/529590-legacy-of-kain-soul-reaver-2/faqs/15521 Soul Reaver 2 FAQ/Walkthrough]/[http://soulreaver-2.tripod.com/weapons.html Soul Reaver 2|Online] (by Celtic Wolf).</ref> Torches had a unique [[Combat (SR2)|finishing move]] - igniting the enemy and setting them aflame. This move could only be used once however, as it extinguished the torch;{{Ref|SR2}}{{Ref|SR2-Prima}} unlike ''[[Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver]]''{{Ref|SR1}}, torches could not be re-lit and disappeared upon enemy ignition.{{Ref|SR2}}
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Torches were a one-handed weapon variant. They were slower and more powerful compared to [[claws]]; but were faster and less powerful compared to [[Long swords (Soul Reaver 2)|sword]], [[Tridents|trident]]/[[Halberds|halberd]] and [[Axes (Soul Reaver 2)|axe]] variant weapons.{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2}}{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2 manual}}{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2 strategy guide (Prima)}}<ref name="SR2Online-Weapons">'''Weapons:''' GameFAQs. [http://www.gamefaqs.com/pc/529590-legacy-of-kain-soul-reaver-2/faqs/15521 Soul Reaver 2 FAQ/Walkthrough]/[http://soulreaver-2.tripod.com/weapons.html Soul Reaver 2|Online] (by Celtic Wolf).</ref> Torches had a unique [[Combat (Soul Reaver 2)|finishing move]] - igniting the enemy and setting them aflame. This move could only be used once however, as it extinguished the torch;{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2}}{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2 strategy guide (Prima)}} unlike ''[[Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver]]''{{Ref|Soul Reaver}}, torches could not be re-lit and disappeared upon enemy ignition.{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2}}
   
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
*Torches in ''Soul Reaver 2'' were presumably based on the [["hndtrch"|Torches]] seen in ''[[Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver]]'', with a similar appearance and similar moves, animations and attributes to their ''Soul Reaver'' predecessors.{{Ref|SR1}} Notably the ''Soul Reaver 2'' torches are unable to be re-used or reignited which lessens their overal usefulness.
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*Torches in ''Soul Reaver 2'' were presumably based on the [["hndtrch"|Torches]] seen in ''[[Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver]]'', with a similar appearance and similar moves, animations and attributes to their ''Soul Reaver'' predecessors.{{Ref|Soul Reaver}} Notably the ''Soul Reaver 2'' torches are unable to be re-used or reignited which lessens their overal usefulness.
*Like many of the weapons in ''Soul Reaver 2'', Torches are not explicitly named in-game. In many guides and sources, weapons are divided by generally into one- or two-handed weapons,{{Ref|SR2-Manual}} or into general weapon families{{Ref|SR2-Prima}}<ref name="SR2Online-Weapons">'''Weapons:''' GameFAQs. [http://www.gamefaqs.com/pc/529590-legacy-of-kain-soul-reaver-2/faqs/15521 Soul Reaver 2 FAQ/Walkthrough]/[http://soulreaver-2.tripod.com/weapons.htmll Soul Reaver 2|Online] (by Celtic Wolf).</ref>(with the torches given their own unique one-handed variant class).
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*Like many of the weapons in ''Soul Reaver 2'', Torches are not explicitly named in-game. In many guides and sources, weapons are divided by generally into one- or two-handed weapons,{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2 manual}} or into general weapon families{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2 strategy guide (Prima)}}<ref name="SR2Online-Weapons">'''Weapons:''' GameFAQs. [http://www.gamefaqs.com/pc/529590-legacy-of-kain-soul-reaver-2/faqs/15521 Soul Reaver 2 FAQ/Walkthrough]/[http://soulreaver-2.tripod.com/weapons.htmll Soul Reaver 2|Online] (by Celtic Wolf).</ref>(with the torches given their own unique one-handed variant class).
*Torches are labelled as ''"hndtrch"'' in game files.{{Ref|SR2}} The game manual and [[Prima's Official Strategy Guide - Soul Reaver 2|Prima guide]] both refer to them as ''"torches"''.{{Ref|SR2-Manual}}{{Ref|SR2-Prima}}
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*Torches are labelled as ''"hndtrch"'' in game files.{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2}} The game manual and [[Soul Reaver 2: Prima's Official Strategy Guide|Prima guide]] both refer to them as ''"torches"''.{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2 manual}}{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2 strategy guide (Prima)}}
 
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SR2-FireForge-Torch-Rack.png|Fire Forge torches
 
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*A Unique Torch design is seen in the [[Fire Forge (Soul Reaver 2)|Fire Forge]] which somewhat resembles the [["gong"|Gong Stick]] seen in ''[[Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver]]''. With no enemies present in the fire forge, these torches were used more as an [[:Category:Items/Soul Reaver 2|item]] than a weapon - allowing Raziel to [[Fire|ignite]] different cauldrons as he progressed through the Forge.{{Ref|SR2-C8}}{{Ref|SR1}}
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*A Unique Torch design is seen in the [[Fire Forge (Soul Reaver 2)|Fire Forge]] which somewhat resembles the [["gong"|Gong Stick]] seen in ''[[Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver]]''. With no enemies present in the fire forge, these torches were used more as an [[:Category:Items/Soul Reaver 2|item]] than a weapon - allowing Raziel to [[Fire|ignite]] different cauldrons as he progressed through the Forge.{{Ref|Soul Reaver 2/8}}{{Ref|Soul Reaver}}
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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{{about|the torch weapons used by Raziel in Soul Reaver 2|the torch weapons used by Raziel in Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver|"hndtrch"}}
 
{{about|the torch weapons used by Raziel in Soul Reaver 2|the torch weapons used by Raziel in Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver|"hndtrch"}}
   

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Torches were a weapon that could be used by Raziel in Soul Reaver 2.

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Torches were one of the most basic and widely available weapons in Soul Reaver 2, they could be found throughout Nosgoth in all three eras, usually adorning walls in darkened areas.[Soul Reaver 2][Soul Reaver 2 strategy guide (Prima)]

Torches were a one-handed weapon variant. They were slower and more powerful compared to claws; but were faster and less powerful compared to sword, trident/halberd and axe variant weapons.[Soul Reaver 2][Soul Reaver 2 manual][Soul Reaver 2 strategy guide (Prima)][1] Torches had a unique finishing move - igniting the enemy and setting them aflame. This move could only be used once however, as it extinguished the torch;[Soul Reaver 2][Soul Reaver 2 strategy guide (Prima)] unlike Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver[Soul Reaver], torches could not be re-lit and disappeared upon enemy ignition.[Soul Reaver 2]

Notes

  • Fire Forge torches

Appearances

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Weapons: GameFAQs. Soul Reaver 2 FAQ/Walkthrough/Soul Reaver 2|Online (by Celtic Wolf).

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