Read this Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (RotN) guide on how to get the Shovel Knight costume, known in-game as Ex Shovel Knight armor. Includes how to unlock & get it fast, from which enemy this is obtained, & more!
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How To Get Shovel Knight Armor
Maximize Your Luck Stat
In order to induce drop of the Ex Shovel Armor, you'll need to boost up your luck stat by equipping items with high luck, and further boosting it with the Augment Luck stat.Check Out Best Armor, Accessories & Scarves Here!
Head To Forbidden Underground Waterway
Simply head on over to the Forbidden Underground Waterway and defeat a Shovel Armor enemy. It has a 3% chance to drop the EX Shovel Armor. The fastest way is from the Entrance fast travel point, but requires a door to be unlocked from the waterway.Check Out The Full Map Guide Here!
Enter, Defeat Shovel Armor, Exit and Repeat
This method requires you to kill a Shovel Armor enemy repeatedly until it drops. The room has the Shovel Armor enemy just standing by the entrance of the room so this is a relatively easy way to acquire the item.Check Out Shovel Armor - Spawn Location & Item / Shard Drops
What Is EX Shovel Armor?
Changes Your Appearance & Moveset
When The Ex Shovel Armor is equipped, you will take the form of the Shovel Armor, and all your moves and attacks will be the same as the Shovel Armor.
Has Low Stats & Offers No Gameplay Advantage
The Ex Shovel Armor has very little DEF at 14 and 2 points of CON. Plus, given the limited moveset and mobility, your gameplay will be a lot more challenging.
Who Is Shovel Knight?
Shovel Armor is Based From Shovel Knight
The Shovel Armor enemy is based on the protagonist of another 2D side-scrolling game titled Shovel Knight from Yacht Club games. You play as the titular Shovel Knight, who is on a quest to save his lost beloved from an evil Enchantress.
Yuji Natsume's Fan Art of Shovel Knight
The design used in Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a fan art drawn up by the game's character designer Yuji Natsume. In 2015, Inte Creates and Yacht Club games came to an agreement to include this re-imagining to the game!
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