Veteran Skeleton

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Veteran Skeletons are Halloween creatures from the Mad King's Realm that can be encountered in Kryta during Halloween when a Haunted Door is opened. As of the Blood and Madness release, they serve Bloody Prince Thorn and attack Mad King Thorn's forces on sight. In combat, they either wield greatswords or longbows.


The Mists

Event involvement[edit]

Event star (tango icon).png Defeat the strange foes coming through the haunted door (8, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30)
Event boss (tango icon).png Defeat the strange foe that came through the haunted door (18, 20, 22, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 80)

Combat abilities[edit]


  • Greatsword auto-attack chain.
    • Greatsword Swing Greatsword Swing - Melee attack that cleaves.
      • Greatsword Slice Greatsword Slice - Melee attack that cleaves.
        • Brutal Strike Brutal Strike - Melee attack that inflicts Vulnerability.png Vulnerability for 10 seconds.
  • Rush End - Charges at target foe and strikes them with a melee attack upon collision.
  • Slash - The skeleton channels an attack similar to Whirling Axe, charging in target direction and dealing point-blank area of effect damage as it travels.


  • Knocks Back
  • Cripples
  • Bow Shot - Projectile auto-attack.
  • Charged Shot Charged Shot - Projectile attack that Knockback.png knocks back the first enemy it hits; 1 second cast time.
  • Kick Kick - Melee attack that Launch.png Launches target foe. This skill is only used if an enemy is within melee range.
  • Barrage Barrage - Creates an area of effect field at target location for 2 seconds that hits up to 5 times, Crippled.png crippling enemies for 2 seconds with each hit. 2 second cast time.
Stolen skills


Name Type Rarity Quantity Creature level
Limited-Use Mad King Finisher.png Limited-Use Mad King Finisher Consumable Basic 1 Varies
Limited-Use Scarecrow Finisher.png Limited-Use Scarecrow Finisher Consumable Basic 1 Varies
Trick-or-Treat Bag.png Trick-or-Treat Bag Container Basic 1-2 Varies
Chattering Skull.png Chattering Skull Crafting material Masterwork 1 Varies
Piece of Candy Corn.png Piece of Candy Corn Consumable, Crafting material Basic 1 Varies
Ancient Bone.png Ancient Bone Crafting material Rare 1 80
Large Bone.png Large Bone Crafting material Fine 1 80
Heavy Bone.png Heavy Bone Crafting material Fine 1 Varies
Bone.png Bone Crafting material Fine 1 Varies
Bone Shard.png Bone Shard Crafting material Fine 1 Varies
Bone Chip.png Bone Chip Crafting material Fine 1 Varies
Porous Bone.png Porous Bone Trophy Junk 1-2 80
Crumbling Bone.png Crumbling Bone Trophy Junk 1-2 Varies
Brittle Bone.png Brittle Bone Trophy Junk 1-2 Varies


Veteran Skeletons use male human sounds if they're hit by projectiles or killed with Fire or Lightning Damage.