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This article refers to Lynx in Shadow Fight 2. For other uses, see Lynx (disambiguation).


I'm the leader of the Assassin's Order; you are not worthy of fighting me! At least your "battle" with Shin was entertaining.
–Lynx belittling Shadow.

Lynx is a demon boss in Shadow Fight 2. He is the first demon to be encountered In the game. Lynx has five bodyguards, which need to be defeated before the player can fight him. Lynx is the founder and the leader of an assassin organization known as "The Order". His bodyguards are members of the organization. He is the only enemy who has the Time Bomb enchantment on a weapon.

Appearance

Lynx looks much like the stereotypical Ninja, clad in gilded black Armor and a mask which leaves only his eyes and the upper portion of his nose exposed. He bears the Demons' symbol on his shoulder, headband, and belt.

In the Old Wounds timeline, Lynx does not wear the headpiece that he wears in Shadow's timeline and only has a piece of black cloth covering his nose and mouth. He wears a sleeveless dark-grey jacket with bright gold highlights and light-grey patches. He is also shown to have black hair which he wears in a bun. He also wears shiny light-silver armor on his forearms and has black cloth covering his biceps and elbows. He has pupils whereas in Shadow's timeline he does not have any. The symbol he has on his armor has similar appearance to the symbol in Hermit's Armor.

Storyline

Sensei's Story Part 1: The Witness

Lynx, along with his bodyguards Spark and Cleric, chases after the Prince before Sensei bumps into them and Prince asks for his help, saying that they're trying to murder him. Lynx tries to deceive Sensei by stating that the Prince is out of his mind and they were tasked with bringing the Prince back home. After seeing that Sensei is not believing it, Lynx decides to eliminate Sensei in order to remove witness. Sensei, however, manages to defeat Lynx and his bodyguards, saving the Prince's life. It is later revealed that Lynx was hired by Hermit in order to eliminate the Prince.

Act I: Hero Reborn

Lynx first appears at the tutorial, when Sensei tells Shadow that he thinks that he is ready to defeat Lynx, noting that he is still in shape. Lynx does not acknowledge Shadow's appearance, calling him a "lowly worm" and saying that Shadow is not worthy of fighting him. Lynx believes he is too superior to bother wasting his time fighting Shadow, and introduces Shin, the weakest member of his organization. He demands that Shin be defeated before he can have a chance of battling him.

When Shin is defeated, Lynx steps forward and introduces himself. He explains that he is the leader of the Assassin's Order. He states that Shadow is not worthy of the honor of battling him, but comments that the "battle" with Shin was entertaining, despite mocking him as well, stating that their battle was hardly a battle.

Lynx disappears for a time, until all of his bodyguards are defeated in combat and he has no choice but to face Shadow. When he is defeated, he is in denial. He becomes worried, because his entire organization is at stake. But when he learns that Shadow is only interested in his Seal, he hands over the seal with no complaints, calling the Seal a mere trinket. He tells Shadow to be gone from his sight, and warns him that he will not forget what Shadow has done.

Gates of Shadows

Lynx appears once more at the Gates of Shadows, where he attempts to stop Shadow from using the demon seals to lock him and the other demons away. At the Gates of Shadows, Lynx must be fought once again but this time he is fought in the company of his fellow demons. Before the fight, he greets Shadow.

Interlude

After the Gates of Shadows, Lynx must be fought once again. This time, Lynx is fighting for a good cause, as he does not want Shadow to re-open the Gates of Shadows in order to save May, who was captured by Titan. He states that Titan is all-powerful and will wreak havoc upon their realm if Shadow were to open the Gates.

Equipment and Abilities

Lynx uses three-bladed claws as his primary weapon. He is the first enemy encountered to use ranged weapons (Shurikens and Throwing Daggers). Both his claws and ranged weapons are enchanted with Time Bomb and Poisoning. The chance to get inflicted is very high, regardless of the player's level and Armor power. His special demon ability allows him to disappear in a puff of smoke and turn invisible.

He uses Modified Light Helm as his helmet. ( It is not available in the store but it is similar to the Light Helm unlocked at Level 2 during Act 1 ). He will start using ranged weapons and invisibility after the player defeats him once. Upon reaching the Gates of Shadows and during the Interlude, he uses Force Wave as his Magic.

Personality

Lynx is an arrogant character, believing very strongly in his abilities and viewing those who serve him as insignificant. He will not entertain any challengers until they have proven "worthy" of the honor of fighting him, a sign of his arrogance and belief of his own superiority over others.

Lynx, despite being arrogant and viewing most other people other than himself as pawns, he does value his organization the Assassin's Order highly. He is terrified at the prospect of losing his authority over the organization after he is defeated by Shadow, and is relieved to learn that Shadow is only after the seal he bears.

Lynx is extremely aggressive and quick-footed in combat, and his assassins respect and fear him immensely. He is also known to be deceitful and cunning, as he managed to trick Ghost, a skilled assassin, into serving him.

Lynx does admit when an opponent is stronger than him, however - even if it is extremely rare. This is shown when Lynx opens up about his extreme fear of Titan, and does everything in his power to prevent Titan from being freed. Lynx acknowledges Titan's strength. Lynx's inferiority to Titan is shown when Lynx is rendered incapable of movement from just hearing the voice of Titan ringing in his head.

Quotes

  • Who is this lowly worm before me? I'll not waste my time fighting the likes of you. - Lynx's first words.
  • Here's Shin, the weakest apprentice in my Order. First, defeat him... if you can. Perhaps then will you have the honor of fighting me.
  • You think defeating my guards proves your strength? They were weaklings, pawns, easily forgotten and replaced. - After all bodyguards beaten
  • But the Order has need of one with your skill, your drive. You must choose: join us or suffer. - Challenging the player
  • Ha! You can't beat me, Shadow. Why do you even try? - Lynx won
  • No! It cannot be... All the glory of the Order within your grasp, but you only seek the Seal?
  • Fine! You have won your precious trinket. Be gone from my sight, but be warned: I will not forget what you have done! - After defeating him
  • Long time no see, Shadow. You didn't think we would just disappear, did you? - Gates of Shadows, before fight

Interlude

  • So, you're back. You expect me to just sit here while you open the Gates? No, I can't let you do that! Not again! -  before fight
  • Ah! The voice! I still hear Titan's voice inside my head! You don't understand the power you're dealing with. You've doomed us all! - Lynx defeated

Old Wounds

  • Don’t listen to Prince, old man, he just went mad. We’re taking His Highness home before he hurts himself.  Your help is not required. -Upon meeting Sensei.
  • Do what you want. They don't pay me for talking. Two heads means more money. Get them, boys!
  • I can’t just leave. I’ve already been paid for Prince’s life. Nothing personal here, old man. - Before fighting him.

Bodyguards

Lynx's bodyguards are members of his secret organization, 'The Assassin's Order'. All of them are shown to be loyal to Lynx.

  • Shin: Bodyguard armed with Kunais.

These Kunais are not obtainable as melee weapons. But the player can obtain kunai as a ranged weapon.

Perks and Enchantments

  • Invisibility IconInvisibility Blue.png

Lynx can become invisible after throwing a smoke bomb to the ground and stays the same until the player damages him heavily, the player deals a critical hit, or the round ends. While invisible, Lynx will not use ranged weapons. Lynx uses this perk after being defeated once.

  • Time BombTime Bomb

Lynx's Claws and ranged weapon are enchanted with Time Bomb, giving him a chance to set a delayed explosive on Shadow, which will detonate after 2 seconds.

  • PoisoningPoisoning

Lynx's claws and ranged weapons are enchanted with Poisoning, giving a chance that Shadow will start losing 3% health per second over 5 seconds after being hit. This enchantment appears after he is defeated twice. It is immediately active in Gates of Shadows and Interlude. However, Lynx's claws will only contain the Time Bomb enchantment when obtained by the player.

Rewards

Eclipse Mode reward

Player can obtain Lynx's Claws by defeating him once more in Eclipse mode. It can be obtained at any level, as early as level 7 to level 52. The claws are enchanted with Time Bomb. The formula for the power of the Time Bomb enchantment is as follows:

Achievements

  • Ninja Hunter Boss lynx ach.png

Awarded for defeating Lynx.

  • Master of Hunt LynxRematch.png

Awarded for winning a fight with Lynx once more in Eclipse mode.

Soundtrack

During the battle with Lynx and his bodyguards, the track “Black Warrior” plays.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Lynx is the only demon who does not have any enchantments on his armor and helm.
  • Lynx is the only demon who has two enchantments on his weapons, being Poisoning and Time Bomb.
  • After you obtain Lynx's weapon, you only get the time bomb enchantment but not poisoning.
  • Lynx is the only demon, apart from Titan, who does not use more than one magic.
  • Lynx is a member of the cat family, from which Lynx got his name due to his use of claw weapons. His bodyguards also use weapons that match their name.
  • Lynx’s claws are the same weapon wielded by Tenebris.
  • As with other demons, what happened to Lynx remains unknown after the defeat of Titan at Shadow's hands. However, it's highly unlikely that they died, but more likely turned back into a normal human just like Shadow.
  • Lynx had made his return in Shadow Fight Arena as an epic character that can be unlocked. His appearance is also more humanlike
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