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    SPARTACUS LEGENDS                                               GUIDE/MOVE LIST
    
    PLAYSTATION 3                                                          XBOX 360
    
    UPDATED: 07/15/13                                                  VERSION: Kev
    
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    Spartacus Legends is the new freely downloadable game from Ubisoft that was 
    released on the PS Store and Xbox Marketplace in June of 2013.  The game is 
    based off the fantastic Starz TV show of the same name.  While the game is not 
    exactly the best game I have ever played, it is quite fun because of the 
    leveling, equipment gathering and the ability to play and fight characters from 
    the TV series.
    
    If you're not a Resident Evil fan then you probably don't know me at all.  I'm 
    a VERY hardcore Resident Evil fan that rarely leaves the boundaries of an RE 
    game or Capcom action game when writing.  To put it simply, I have very little 
    experience with writing for a fighting game so let me know if I can improve in 
    any areas.  The only other fighting game guides I have written is a Chris 
    Redfield guide for Marvel vs Capcom 3 and a full guide for Injustice: Gods 
    Among Us.
    
    This guide contains a list of all moves for each gladiator type and some tips 
    to help you beat the CPU gladiators.  I'll include more sections as the days go 
    by and improve upon existing sections.  As always, you can email me at my email 
    address berserker_kev(@)yahoo(dot)com if you have any questions, suggestions or 
    comments.
    
    - Berserker (BK)
    
    IMPORTANT NOTES ABOUT SPARTACUS LEGENDS
    
    --> Spartacus: Legends is an online free game, so you must be online at ALL 
        times in order to play it.  If you go offline while playing, a message will 
        appear and tell you that you can't play while offline.  A router reset or 
        connection problems can screw up a match for you this way.  Keep this in 
        mind.
    
    --> If you are playing the PS3 version and you can't buy gladiators from the 
        gladiator select screen, you most likely downloaded the game when it was 
        first available.  If that is the case, delete your game then go back to the 
        PS Store and download the game again.  An updated version is now up on the 
        PS Store.  Your save file will keep all of your data for you for when you 
        load up the game again.  Sony should have also sent you a code for 50 gold 
        coins if you were one of the players that downloaded the game on the first 
        day - it's a way to say sorry for that game-breaking bug.
    
    --> Spartacus: Legends can freeze randomly at times.  If it freezes during the 
        middle of a fight, you could lose your gladiator from the game thinking you 
        are leaving the match during the fight.  With the PS3 version, don't ever 
        exit back to the main menu and back to the title screen then try to start 
        the game again since the game will freeze.  Back out of the game (to the 
        XMB) then restart it completely.
    
    --> You cannot invite your friends to an online game or host a local match in 
        the game.  Fighting against random opponents is your only option at this 
        time. While playing online, if the game is terminated for ANY reason 
        (random freeze, rage quitting on either side, loss of internet connection, 
        a spilt cup of coffee on your PS3) you run the chance of losing your 
        gladiator.  DO NOT USE LEGENDARY GLADIATORS ONLINE BECAUSE OF STUFF LIKE 
        THIS!
    
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    ==> BASIC CONTROLS PER CONSOLE ------------------------------------------------
    
    --> Playstation 3 (PS3)                 --> Xbox 360 (X360)
    
    []           - Light Attack (L)         X            - Light Attack (L)
    /\           - Strong Attack (S)        Y            - Strong Attack (S)
    X            - Pankration (P)           A            - Pankration (P)
    O            - Grab (GR)                B            - Grab (GR)
    R2           - N/A                      RT           - N/A
    L2           - N/A                      LT           - N/A
    R1           - Dodge/Roll               RB           - Dodge/Roll
    L1           - Block                    LB           - Block
    L3           - N/A                      LS           - N/A
    R3           - N/A                      RS           - N/A
    Start        - Pause Menu               Start        - Pause Menu
    Select       - N/A                      Back         - N/A
    L thumbstick - Move/Run                 L thumbstick - Move/Run
    R thumbstick - Roll                     R thumbstick - Roll
    D-pad        - Taunt                    D-pad        - Taunt
    
    ==> D-PAD/JOYSTICK DIRECTION TERMS --------------------------------------------
    
    This is a diagram showing off the inputs for directions in a Mortal Kombat 
    style.  In this guide all inputs are shown using the notations in the diagram 
    below.  All diagrams assume that a player is on the first player (left) side.
    
    ub u uf
     b n f
    db d df
    
    
       ub      u     uf
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           \   |   /
            \  |  /
        b --   n   -- f
            /  |  \
           /   |   \
          /    |    \
       db      d     df
    
    
    ub - Up and Back
    u  - Up
    uf - Up and Forward
    b  - Back
    n  - Neutral
    f  - Forward
    db - Down and Back
    d  - Down
    df - Down and Forward
    
    ==> BUTTON TERMS --------------------------------------------------------------
    
    The following is a list of attack buttons for Spartacus Legends along with the 
    notations that I use to describe each input in this guide.
    
    L  - Light Attack
    S  - Strong Attack
    P  - Pankration
    GR - Grab
    BL - Block
    D  - Dodge
    
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    ==> BASIC MOVEMENT ------------------------------------------------------------
    
      Moving - Use the left thumbstick to move your gladiator in a direction.
    
      Stepping - Tap the left thumbstick in any direction quickly 
      (up/down/left/right) to perform a quick step in that direction.  This can be 
      useful for avoiding some attacks or gaining distance on your opponent.
    
      Running - Double tap the left thumbstick toward your opponent and hold down 
      on the direction to run towards your opponent
    
      Rolling - Tap the right thumbstick or hold the Block button and tap the left 
      thumbstick in a direction to make your gladiator roll in that direction.  
      Rolls can be used to avoid attacks, but they decrease your defense meter per 
      roll, so do not abuse them.
    
      Juking - Dual Swords, Dual Daggers and 2-Handed Sword classes can interrupt 
      certain combo attacks with a quick dodge to the side known as a "juke".  This 
      move can confuse the opponent and be used in pressuring your opponent.
    
    ==> BASIC ATTACKS -------------------------------------------------------------
    
      Light (L) Attack - Light attacks are often the quickest type of normal attack 
      that each gladiator has.  Light attacks do very little damage.
    
      Strong (S) Attack - Strong attacks are often the slowest attack that each 
      gladiator possesses but they are the most damaging and many strong attacks 
      have the potential to land a critical hit.
    
      Pankration (P) Attack - Pankration attacks are hits that are mainly used to 
      break through an opponent's guard.  These attacks will decrease an opponent's 
      defense meter faster than other attacks.  Pankration attacks can be both slow 
      or fast depending on the type of Pankration attack used.
    
      Grab (GR) - Grabs are throw moves that will break through an opponent's 
      guard.  The animation cannot be interrupted once it has fully started.  As an 
      opponent grabs your gladiator, you can break out of the grab by pressing the 
      grab button however.
    
    ==> ADVANCED COMBAT -----------------------------------------------------------
    
      Running and Rolling Attacks - Tap the Strong attack button while running or 
      rolling in order to perform a unique strong attack.
    
      Charge Attacks - All two-handed weapon classes (two-handed sword, spear, 
      hammer) can perform a unique charge attack by pressing and holding the Light 
      and Pankration attack buttons together to charge the attack.  The charge for 
      the move can be cancelled by pressing the block button during the charge.  
      This move hits hard and it has a good chance for a critical hit.
    
    ==> BASIC DEFENSE -------------------------------------------------------------
    
      Blocking - Hold the Block button to guard incoming attacks.  The only attack 
      that cannot be blocked against is a Grab.  Blocking an attack will reduce 
      your defense meter.  Holding down on the block button will cause your defense 
      meter to regenerate at a lower rate when compared to not guarding.
    
      Defense Meter - Below each gladiator's health meter is a defense meter.  This 
      will diminish as a gladiator blocks each attack.  Some moves take off more 
      defense meter than others.  Attacks such as the Pankration attack are 
      designed to eat away at an opponent's defense meter.  The defense meter will 
      replenish over time.  If the defense meter is completely drained, your 
      gladiator will be unable to block attacks for a short time and your 
      gladiator's rolls will be slower than usual.  Do not rely fully on guarding 
      an opponent's attacks - dodge or roll to the side instead.
    
    ==> ADVANCED DEFENSE ----------------------------------------------------------
    
      Dodging - Tap the Dodge button with proper timing to dodge an incoming attack 
      before it makes contact with your gladiator.  Performing a successful dodge 
      will cause your opponent's attacks to be interrupted, allowing your gladiator 
      a chance to counter attack or retreat.  The choice of leg armor used will 
      affect your gladiator's ability to dodge.
    
      Parrying - When your opponent attack's if you press the same attack button as 
      your opponent during the attack, your gladiator will parry the incoming 
      attack. This is good for turning the tides of an assault and fighting back on 
      aggressive opponents.
    
    ==> APPEALING TO THE CROWD ----------------------------------------------------
    
    The crowd meter is to the left of your gladiator's health and defense bar.  
    Performing successful attacks without getting hit and taunting (d-pad 
    up/down/left/right) will raise the crowd meter.  Raising the crowd meter will 
    allow your gladiator to kill off your opponent after the gauge is completely 
    full once the final hit has been delivered.
    
    ==> ARENA RULES ---------------------------------------------------------------
    
      Defeated - Fully drain your opponent's health bar to defeat their gladiator. 
      Defeated gladiators will live to fight again.
    
      Executed and Slaughtered - Finish off a gladiator will full crowd favor and 
      your gladiator will have a chance to kill off that gladiator.  Basic attacks 
      will cut off arms and heads at that time and give you credit for a slaughter. 
      Special executions can be bought from the equipment menus as "boosts" that 
      cost extra coin.  Executed gladiators will require a certain amount of coin 
      in order to revive - the first revival is free.
    
    NOTE: Once a gladiator has been defeated when the opponent has a full crowd 
    meter, that gladiator will die no matter if the opponent performs an execution 
    or not.
    
    ==> EXECUTIONS ---------------------------------------------------------------- 
    
    Executions are unique to each weapon type.  Buy executions from the "Boost" 
    menu while equipping your gladiator.  They can only be a certain number of 
    times before they have to be purchased again.  Once you have achieve a max 
    crowd meter and defeated your opponent, press any of the attack buttons while 
    the opponent is dazed in order to perform the Execution finisher.  The button 
    that is pressed will change the viewpoints of the finishing move.
    
    ==> REWARDS -------------------------------------------------------------------
    
      Silver Coins - At the end of each fight, you will be awarded with coins based 
      on your crowd meter and the level of your opponent during the fight.  Silver 
      coins are awarded for your efforts after each fight.  Get your crowd meter to 
      maximum level and fight stronger opponents to increase the amount of coin 
      gained from each battle.
    
      Gold Coins -The only way to gain gold coins is through leveling.  After 
      leveling up, a certain amount of gold coins will be given based on your 
      current level.
    
      Fame - Fame is given over per battles and it is your experience points for 
      leveling up.  Achieving a high crowd meter will help to give you extra fame 
      at the end of each battle.
    
    ==> RATING --------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    A gladiator's rating reflects his value.  The higher your rating, the greater 
    the reward for your victories.  Outfit your gladiator with high stat equipment 
    in order to boost his rating.  Perks, armor and weapons can all boost a 
    gladiator's rating.
    
    Gladiator's also come with a rating based on the color of their names when 
    looking over them in the gladiator select screen.  Always choose the higher-
    level gladiators with a higher rating to get the gladiator with the best stats 
    pre-equipping him.  From least to greatest, the colors are white, green, blue 
    and purple.  The same type of colored grading scale is used for equipment and 
    weapons as well.
    
    ==> PERKS ---------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Perks are gained after battles and they can be equipped in order to boost your 
    gladiator's statistics in a certain area depending on the perk.  Each gladiator 
    can only equip a certain amount of perks as displayed by the slots that they 
    have while choosing one.  A player must pay 2 gold coins in order to delete a 
    perk from a gladiator once it has been equipped, so choose your perks wisely.
    
    Perks are sometimes gained just from defeating an opponent, but some require 
    that your gladiator executes your opponent.  Some perks are rare and can only 
    be gained through specific fights.  Some of the perks in the game are one-time 
    only.  Once your gladiator falls from execution and is not revived, his perks 
    are taken away along with that gladiator.
    
    ==> LUDUS MENU ----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Your Ludus is your training area for gladiators.  Press the Light attack button 
    on the main map to pull your Ludus or you will automatically go to it before a 
    fight.  Your Ludus will show you the current gladiators under your house.
    
      Slots - Slots are the amount of available slots that can be used to hold a 
      gladiator.  Extra slots can be purchased with coin and extra slots afterwards 
      will increase as more slots are bought.
    
      Equip a Gladiator - After highlighting a gladiator on the Ludus menu, press 
      the Pankration button in order to be taken to the equipment menu to give him 
      extra armor and weapons.  Most armor and weapons must be bought, but 
      gladiators often come equipped with basic armor and weapons when purchased.
    
    ==> RECRUITING A GLADIATOR ----------------------------------------------------
    
    From your Ludus screen, highlight an empty slot and choose to recruit a 
    gladiator to be taken to a selection screen filled with gladiators.  Each 
    gladiator cost a certain amount of coin.
    
      Weapon - The weapon icon on the top right of each gladiator card shows the 
      type of weapon that they use.  Each weapon type is exclusive to that 
      particular gladiator meaning that they can't equip another weapon.
    
      Color of Name - Each gladiator's name is highlighted with a certain color 
      representing increased stats.  The colors are as follows from least to 
      greatest stats: White, Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow.  Gladiators with higher 
      stats will cost more coin than others.  All of the higher level gladiators 
      will cost gold coins when your fame is low, so wait for it to rise.  At level 
      21, you can spend silver coins to buy purple-named gladiators.  Be sure to 
      keep this in mind.
    
      Recruiting a Legend - Each boss fight stage requires a player to fight 
      against a Legendary gladiator from the Spartacus TV show.  These gladiators 
      can be added to the recruit gladiator menu once they are defeated.  They will 
      always cost gold coins to recruit.  Legendary gladiators will appear on the 
      selection menu RANDOMLY, so they will not always appear once defeated.
    
      Deleting a Gladiator - Go to the equipment screen from the Ludus menu and 
      press the shoulder buttons to choose the "Modify Gladiator" option to be 
      given the option to delete a gladiator and free up a slot in order to choose 
      another gladiator.  The deleted gladiator will be sent back to the mines 
      to... eat shit?  I send my gladiator back to my room to proofread my guides 
      as punishment - it's really hell, I tell you.
    
      Refreshing the Gladiator List - A gladiator list refresh will happen once 
      every 30 minutes as shown by the timer on the bottom right hand portion of 
      the screen.  The list can be automatically refreshed for 5 gold pieces.
    
    ==> WORLD MAP BATTLES ---------------------------------------------------------
    
    As you fight and level up your house, new areas will be unlocked.  Many areas 
    will be locked out from the starting until you reach a required level as shows 
    by the number displayed on the lock icon.  Stats and any perks that gladiator 
    might carry are shows on the icon for each event type.  Gladiatorial events are 
    shown in each district as follows:
    
      Arena Battles - These are your basic fights with a randomly chosen gladiator.
      The weapon that the gladiator uses is usually shows below the stats for the 
      gladiator.  These events can have battles with mystery opponents of a 
      randomly chosen weapon type.
    
      Primus Battle - Primus battles are basically the events that must be 
      completed in order to gain access to the boss battle for each district.  
      Primus battles will place your chosen gladiator up against a certain type of 
      opponent. Some Primus battles require that your gladiator be equipped with a 
      certain weapon.  If the condition is not met, you cannot enter the event.
    
      Boss Battles - Boss battles are battles against legendary gladiator of a very 
      high rating.  These gladiators are equipped with several perks and their own 
      exclusive armor.  A boss battle is always the final event after completing 
      all the primus battles for each district.
    
      Online Match - These are events where your gladiator can fight against 
      another player-controlled online gladiator.  Each district has one of these.
    
    After entering each district from the world map, press the grab button to exit 
    from the district and choose another.  Each district has its own difficulty 
    (lethalty) as shown by the statistic screen for each district.  Each event in a 
    district has its own level of difficulty, silver coin that is awarded and fame 
    level that can be reached during the event.  All of the event information is 
    shown on the information for each event.
    
    
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    This section lists all the moves for each gladiator type in the game.  All 
    gladiators fall under one certain weapon category and their moves are the same 
    per weapon category.  Later on, I'll go through and make another section with 
    more detailed info for all moves.  This is more of a printable list for those 
    that don't want to constantly pull up the pause menu screen.
    
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                                 D U A L  D A G G E R S
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    LIGHT COMBOS                               PANKRATION COMBOS
    ------------                               -----------------
    
    L, ~L~, ~L~, S                             P
    d + L, ~L~, [L]                            d + P, L, L, *S*
    d + L, ~L~, *S*                            u + [P]
    u + L, ~L~, [L]                            b + *P*
    b + L, L                                   f + *P*
    b + L, *P*
    f + L, ~L~, L, ~L~                         SPECIAL
    f + L, ~L~, L, *P*                         -------
    
    STRONG COMBOS                              f, f (dash) + S
    -------------                              u/f/d + S (during roll)
    
    ~S~, ~S~, ~S~
    ~S~, *P*
    d + S, L, ~L~, *S*
    d + S, *S*
    u + ~S~, *S*
    b + ~S~
    f + S, S, *S*
    
    (input) = low critical chance
    *input* = high critical chance
    ~input~ = juke possibility
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                                  D U A L  S W O R D S
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    
    LIGHT COMBOS                               PANKRATION COMBOS
    ------------                               -----------------
    
    L, ~L~, ~L~, *S*                           P
    L, ~L~, *S*                                d + P
    L, ~L~, *P*                                u + P, [S}, *S*
    L, *S*                                     b + P, L, *S*
    d + L, ~L~, [L]                            f + [P]
    d + L, *S*
    d + L, *P*                                 SPECIAL
    u + L, ~L~, ~L~, *S*                       -------
    u + L, *P*
    b + ~L~, *S*                               f, f (dash) + S
    f + L, ~L~, *S*                            u/f/d + S (during roll)
    
    STRONG COMBOS
    -------------
    
    [S}
    d + *S*
    u + [S]
    b + [S]
    f + *S*
    
    (input) = low critical chance
    *input* = high critical chance
    ~input~ = juke possibility
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                             S P E A R  A N D  S H I E L D
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    
    LIGHT COMBOS                               PANKRATION COMBOS
    ------------                               -----------------
    
    L, L, [S]                                  P
    L, L, *P*                                  d + P, [P]
    L, *S*                                     u + P, *L*
    L, [P]                                     b + [P], [S]
    d + L, L, *S*                              f + [P]
    d + L, P
    u + L, L, L, [S]                           SPECIAL
    b + L                                      -------
    f + L, L, S
                                               f, f (dash) + S
    STRONG COMBOS                              u/f/d + S (during roll)
    -------------                              BL + L
                                               BL + S
    S, S
    d + S, [S]
    d + S, *P*
    u + *S*
    b + S, L
    f + [S]
    
    (input) = low critical chance
    *input* = high critical chance
    ~input~ = juke possibility
    _______________________________________________________________________________
                             S W O R D  A N D  S H I E L D
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    LIGHT COMBOS                               PANKRATION COMBOS
    ------------                               -----------------
    
    L, L, [L]                                  P
    L, L, P, *S*                               d + P, [P]
    d + L, L, [L]                              u + *P*
    d + L, L, P, *S*                           b + P, *S*
    d + L, *S*                                 f + *P*
    d + L, *P*
    u + L, [L]                                 SPECIAL
    b + L, *S*                                 -------
    f + L, L, *S*
                                               f, f (dash) + S
    STRONG COMBOS                              u/f/d + S (during roll)
    -------------                              BL + L
                                               BL + S
    S, *S*
    d + S, [S]
    d + S, *P*
    u + *S*
    b + S, S, *S*
    f + S, [P]
    
    (input) = low critical chance
    *input* = high critical chance
    ~input~ = juke possibility
    _______________________________________________________________________________
                           T W O - H A N D E D  H A M M E R
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    LIGHT COMBOS                               PANKRATION COMBOS
    ------------                               -----------------
    
    L, L, L                                    P
    L, *S*                                     d + P
    d + L, L, *P*                              u + [P]
    d + L, [S]                                 b + *P*
    u + L, L                                   f + *P*
    u + L, *S*
    b + L, P, *S*                              SPECIAL
    b + L, *S*                                 -------
    f + L, [L]
    f + L, P                                   f, f (dash) + S
                                               u/f/d + S (during roll)
    STRONG COMBOS                              L + P
    -------------
    
    *S*
    d + *S*
    u + [S], [S], *S*
    b + [S], *S*
    f + [S], *S*
    
    (input) = low critical chance
    *input* = high critical chance
    ~input~ = juke possibility
    _______________________________________________________________________________
                            T W O - H A N D E D  S W O R D
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    LIGHT COMBOS                               PANKRATION COMBOS
    ------------                               -----------------
    
    L, ~L~, [S]                                P
    L, [S]                                     d + P
    L, [P]                                     u + P, P, *P*
    d + L, S, *S*                              u + P, P, [S]
    d + L, [P]                                 b + P, *S*
    u + L, L, ~L~                              f + [P]
    u + L, L, *P*
    b + L, S                                   SPECIAL
    f + ~L~, ~L~, [P]                          -------
    f + ~L~, ~L~, *S*
                                               f, f (dash) + S
    STRONG COMBOS                              u/f/d + S (during roll)
    -------------                              L + P
    
    S, [S]
    d + ~S~, P
    u + *S*, S
    b + *S*, P, [P]
    f + ~S~
    
    (input) = low critical chance
    *input* = high critical chance
    ~input~ = juke possibility
    _______________________________________________________________________________
                           T W O - H A N D E D  T R I D E N T
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    LIGHT COMBOS                               PANKRATION COMBOS
    ------------                               -----------------
    
    L, L, *L*                                  P
    L, *S*                                     d + *P*
    d + L, P, [L]                              u + [P], P, [P]
    d + L, *S*                                 u + *P*, P, *S*
    u + L, L, [S]                              b + P
    u + L, *S*                                 f + [P]
    b + L, L
    b + L, [S]                                 SPECIAL
    f + L, L, *S*                              -------
    f + L, L, *P*
                                               f, f (dash) + S
    STRONG COMBOS                              u/f/d + S (during roll)
    -------------                              L + P
    
    S, *S*
    S, [P]
    d + {S}, *P*
    u + S, *P*
    b + *S*
    f + *S*
    
    (input) = low critical chance
    *input* = high critical chance
    ~input~ = juke possibility
    _______________________________________________________________________________
                                     U N A R M E D
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    * Unequip any gladiator's current weapon to make him unarmed.  Every gladiator 
      can use this style.
    
    LIGHT COMBOS                               PANKRATION COMBOS
    ------------                               -----------------
    
    L, L, L, L, *S*                            P
    L, L, L, L, *P*                            d + P
    d + L, L, [P]                              u + *P*
    u + L, L, *S*                              b + *P*
    b + L, [S]                                 f + *P*
    f + L, L, L, L, *S*
                                               SPECIAL
    STRONG COMBOS                              -------
    -------------
                                               f, f (dash) + S
    S, L, *L*                                  u/f/d + S (during roll)
    d + S, L, *L*
    u + *S*
    f + *S*
    f + S, L, *L*
    
    (input) = low critical chance
    *input* = high critical chance
    ~input~ = juke possibility
    
    ===============================================================================
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                                   D I S T R I C T S
    ===============================================================================
    
    The following is a list of the major districts of Capua along with the Primus 
    events, Boss battle events and normal events found in each district.  All 
    Primus events and Boss battle events require a certain level to be reached in 
    order to access them - this number is shown in the icon that will be over the 
    event circle until you have reached a certain level to unlock it.  The 
    following lists offer no tips - if you want tips, then go to the tips section 
    since it's all pretty basic for each weapon type overall.
    
    The opening tutorial of the game will have the player in control of Spartacus. 
    Perform the moves and other requirements listed there to complete the tutorial 
    and be taken to the map of districts for Capua.  From the beginning, all 
    districts are locked except for the Extremus District.  You will only have the 
    choice of the "Sword and Shield Practice" event at that time, so get started 
    there and build up your level to unlock Primus events.  Complete the Primus 
    events to unlock the Boss battle for the district.
    
    Once the game is completed one time - all opponents in Primus events and Boss 
    battles have been defeated - the Primus events will return onto the district 
    maps and they will have higher level opponents in them and more of those events 
    will have restrictions.  Many of the main events on the second playthrough 
    require a specific weapon.  Normal gladiators battles in the highest level 
    district will go up to 450+ in rank, so yeah, it's much harder on the second 
    time through.
                                                                             [DS01]
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                                    E X T R E M U S
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    .--------------------------.
    | REWARD RATINGS PER EVENT |
    |==========================|
    | Silver | *               |
    | Fame   | *               |
    '--------------------------'
    
    ARENA BATTLES -----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Sword and Shield Practice
    Dual Dagger Challenger
    Sword and Shield Challenger
    Mystery Challenger
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ---------------------------------------- CLOELIUS THE TORTOISE --
    
    Opponent Type: Sword and Shield
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Dual Daggers (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Slippery Grasp - Block all Grab attempts for 8 seconds when your Defense is 
    broken.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------------- NERVUS THE SPASTIC --
    
    Opponent Type: Dual Swords
    Gladiator Required: Sword and Shield (first playthrough)
                        Spear and Shield (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Unshakable - Block all Grab attempts for 5 seconds after being Parried.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE --------------------------------------- ALBUS THE GARDEN VIPER --
    
    Opponent Type: Dual Daggers
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Any Style (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Agile Sentinel - Fully regain your Defense after a successful dodge.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE -------------------------------------- CALIX OF THE IRON WINDS --
    
    Opponent Type: Dual Swords
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Dual Swords (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Beneath Your Feet - You will getup quickly after being knocked to the ground by 
    a strike.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------------- SANDULF THE INSANE --
    
    Opponent Type: Unarmed
    Gladiator Required: Dual Daggers (first playthrough)
                        Any Style (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Shield Breaker - Grain +15# Damage, +5% Move Speed, +7% Damage Reduction, and 
    +10% Defense Recovery when facing Shield wielding foes.
    
    BOSS BATTLE ----------------------------------------------- LEGEND: OENOMAUS --
    
    Opponent Type: Sword and Shield
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Sword and Shield (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Tragic Blessing - Regenerate 8% Health after your Defense is broken.
    (^ offered on second playthrough only)
    
    Character Unlocked:
    
    Oenomaus will randomly appear in the gladiator barracks for purchase after 
    defeating him.  He will cost 7 gold coins.
                                                                             [DS02]
    _______________________________________________________________________________
                                    M E R C A T U S
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    .--------------------------.
    | REWARD RATINGS PER EVENT |
    |==========================|
    | Silver | **              |
    | Fame   | **              |
    '--------------------------'
    
    ARENA BATTLES -----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Dual Dagger Challenger
    Dual Sword Challenger
    Mystery Challenger
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------------ GALLUS THE STUBBORN --
    
    Opponent Type: Sword and Shield
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Sword (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Human Fortress - Fully regain your Defense after a successful parry.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ----------------------------------------- GRACILIUS THE GUTTER --
    
    Opponent Type: Dual Daggers
    Gladiator Required: Dual Daggers (first playthrough)
                        Dual Daggers (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Gambler's Profit - Regenerate 4% Health after a successful parry.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE -------------------------------------------- FULVIUS THE QUICK --
    
    Opponent Type: Dual Daggers
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Dual Swords (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Headstrong - Resist damage to Health by 25% when Health is low.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ----------------------------------------- ACTEON THE AGGRESSOR --
    
    Opponent Type: Dual Swords
    Gladiator Required: Dual Swords (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Sword (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Fury - Gain +20% Damage and +4% Attack Speed when Health is low.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE --------------------------------------------- MERBAL THE ANVIL --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Hammer
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Any Style (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Blade Hunter - Gain +15% Damage, +5% Move Speed, +7% Damage Reduction, and +10% 
    Defense Recovery when facing Sword wielding foes.
    
    BOSS BATTLE ----------------------------------------------- LEGEND: ACOLYTUS --
    
    Opponent Type: Dual Daggers
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Dual Swords (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Good Fortune - Your gladiator's chance of being struck by a Critical Hit is 
    reduced by 50%. (second playthrough)
    
    Character Unlocked:
    
    Acolytus will randomly appear in the gladiator barracks for purchase after 
    defeating him.  He will cost 8 gold coins.
                                                                             [DS03]
    _______________________________________________________________________________
                               D O M U S  N O B I L U M
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    .--------------------------.
    | REWARD RATINGS PER EVENT |
    |==========================|
    | Silver | ***             |
    | Fame   | ***             |
    '--------------------------'
    
    ARENA BATTLES -----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Heavy Hammer Challenger
    Two-Handed Sword Challenger
    Mystery Challenger
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------------- TIBERIUS LONGSWORD --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Sword
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Dual Daggers (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Callous - Gain +15% Damage Resistance when your opponent's Health is low.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ----------------------------------------- HAMILMAX THE SMASHER --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Hammer
    Gladiator Required: Two-Handed Sword (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Sword (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Slimy Maggot - Temporarily block all Grab attempts when Defense is low.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE --------------------------------------------- PETRUS BLOODTIDE --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Trident
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Hammer (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Devourer - Dodging your opponent will cause crowd favor to shift in your favor.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ----------------------------------------- VELERIAN SWIFTHAMMER --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Hammer
    Gladiator Required: Sword and Shield (first playthrough)
                        Dual Daggers (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Frenzy of the Crowd - Gain 10% Damage, +2% Attack Speed, and +5% Move Speed 
    when you earn high favor with the crowd.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ----------------------------------------- PROSPEROUS GOLDENROD --
    
    Opponent Type: Spear and Shield
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Any Style (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Neptune's Assassin - Gain +15% Damage, +5% Move Speed, +7% Damage Reduction, 
    and +10% Defense Recovery when facing Spear wielding foes
    
    BOSS BATTLE ----------------------------------------------- LEGEND: MASONIUS --
    
    Opponent Type: Spear and Shield
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Sword (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Merciless - Defense will become unlimited when your opponent's health is low. 
    (second playthrough)
    
    Character Unlocked:
    
    Masonius will randomly appear in the gladiator barracks for purchase after 
    defeating him.  He will cost 9 gold coins.
                                                                             [DS04]
    _______________________________________________________________________________
                                     I N S U L A E
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    .--------------------------.
    | REWARD RATINGS PER EVENT |
    |==========================|
    | Silver | *****           |
    | Fame   | *               |
    '--------------------------'
    
    ARENA BATTLES -----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Heavy Hammer Challenger
    Dual Sword Challenger
    Mystery Challenger
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ---------------------------------------------- OTHO THE SAVAGE --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Hammer
    Gladiator Required: Two-Handed Hammer (first playthrough)
                        Dual Swords (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Enraged - When your Defense is broken, gain +25% Damage for 8 seconds.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ---------------------------------------------- IDUMA TWIN-FANG --
    
    Opponent Type: Dual Daggers
    Gladiator Required: Any (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Sword (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Dog's Fortune - Gain +40% Critical Hit chance, +40% Critical Hit damage when 
    Defense is low.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------ FEROX THE SKULL COLLECTOR --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Sword
    Gladiator Required: Dual Swords (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Trident (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Swift and Hearty - Regenerate 2% Health after a successful dodge.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------------ LOTHAR OF THE HILLS --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Hammer
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Trident (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Ignore Pain - When your Gladiator is struck, you will have a 15% chance to 
    knockback your opponent.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------------- RONAN THE BARBARIC --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Sword
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Any Style (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Torturer - Regenerate +5% health per second when your opponent's health is low.
    
    BOSS BATTLE -------------------------------------------------- LEGEND: IXION --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Hammer
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Dual Daggers (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Enraged - When your Defense is broken, gain +25% Damage for 8 seconds. (second 
    playthrough)
    
    Character Unlocked:
    
    Ixion will randomly appear in the gladiator barracks for purchase after 
    defeating him.  He will cost 10 gold coins.
                                                                             [DS05]
    _______________________________________________________________________________
                                 O S C A N  C A P U A
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    .--------------------------.
    | REWARD RATINGS PER EVENT |
    |==========================|
    | Silver | ***             |
    | Fame   | ****            |
    '--------------------------'
    
    ARENA BATTLES -----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Two Handed Trident Challenger
    Two-Handed Sword Challenger
    Mystery Challenger
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE -------------------------------------------- WILHELM THE PROUD --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Sword
    Gladiator Required: Two-Handed Sword (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Hammer (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Pandora's Box - Parrying your opponent will cause crowd favor to shift in your 
    favor.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE --------------------------------------- SEIGHART THE HEARTLESS --
    
    Opponent Type: Two Handed-Sword (first playthrough)
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Dual Daggers (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Swift Sandals - +5% Movement Speed. (first playthrough)
    
    Toughened - When Health is low, Defense becomes unlimited for 10 seconds.  
    Activates only once per fight. (second playthrough)
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------------- TACITUS THE SILENT --
    
    Opponent Type: Spear and Shield
    Gladiator Required: Two-Handed Hammer (first playthrough)
                        Dual Swords (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Defense of the Crowd - Defense will become unlimited for 12 seconds when you 
    earn high favor with the crowd.  Can only be used once per fight.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------------- PRISCUS FIVE FANGS --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Trident
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Trident (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Warrior's Insurance - Gain +25% Damage Resistance for 4 seconds when your 
    Defense is broken. (first playthrough)
    
    Unfazed - Recover 25% faster after being hit by an attack. (second playthrough)
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE -------------------------------------------- VITALIS THE LEECH --
    
    Opponent Type: Spear and Shield
    Gladiator Required: Two-Handed Trident (first playthrough)
                        Spear and Shield (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Bite of Cerberus - Critical Hits will cause the opponent to bleed 5% health 
    over 5 seconds. (first playthrough)
    
    Hammer Killer - Gain +15% Damage, +5% Move Speed, +7% Damage Reduction, and 
    +10% Defense Recovery when facing Hammer wielding foes. (second playthrough)
    
    BOSS BATTLE ------------------------------------------------- LEGEND: CRIXUS --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Sword
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Hammer (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    No Missio - Recover quickly after being knocked to the ground. (second 
    playthrough)
    
    Character Unlocked:
    
    Crixus will randomly appear in the gladiator barracks for purchase after 
    defeating him.  He will cost 11 gold coins.
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                                 S P E C T A C U L A
    ŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻŻ
    .--------------------------.
    | REWARD RATINGS PER EVENT |
    |==========================|
    | Silver | ****            |
    | Fame   | *****           |
    '--------------------------'
    
    ARENA BATTLES -----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Two Handed Trident Challenger
    Spear and Shield Challenger
    Mystery Challenger
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------- HROWULF THE INPENETRABLE --
    
    Opponent Type: Spear and Shield
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Hammer (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Forced Entry - Gain 10% Damage for 4 seconds after a successful parry.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE --------------------------------------------- REMUS WOLF CHILD --
    
    Opponent Type: Dual Daggers
    Gladiator Required: Spear and Shield (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Trident (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Rabid Dog - Gain +50% Critical Hit chance and +50% Critical Hit damage when 
    Health is low.
    
    NOTE: This battle can be a real ass on your first time through since you have 
    one of the worst weapon type versus a high level of the best weapon type.  d + 
    S, S can work quite well for this battle, but you HAVE to dodge when Remus 
    starts to attack.  Prepare to spam the dodge button while he attacks in order 
    to dodge him then hit him with a quick d + S, S or b + L.  b + L works great 
    for a retreating attack.  This battle is one of the hardest in the game on the 
    first time through because of the restriction of Spear and Shield.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ---------------------------------------- HANNIBAL THE CANNIBAL --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Trident
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Spear and Shield (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Curse of Janus - Throwing your opponent will cause crowd favor to shift in your 
    favor.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE ------------------------------------------ SERVERUS THE HUNTER --
    
    Opponent Type: Spear and Shield
    Gladiator Required: Two-Handed Trident (first playthrough)
                        Dual Swords (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Hurried Butcher - +4% Attack Speed.
    
    PRIMUS BATTLE --------------------------------------------------------- BAAL --
    
    Opponent Type: Two-Handed Trident
    Gladiator Required: Two-Handed Hammer (first playthrough)
                        Two-Handed Trident (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Doctore's Focus - Critical Hit Chance +15%, Critical Hit Damage +30%.
    
    NOTE: This fight can be a bit hard during the first playthrough if you're 
    unfamiliar with the Two-Handed Hammer gameplay of a gladiator.  The best way to 
    finish off this opponent is to stay away from him and hit him with L + P 
    attacks.  Once one of these attacks connects, hit him on the ground with a d + 
    S attack.  This will take off quite a bit of damage.  You need patience to beat 
    Baal and DO NOT allow him to get too close and stay there.  His close range 
    attacks are his worst attacks really.  Try to always stay at a distance and 
    either hit him or break his guard with L + P attacks.
    
    BOSS BATTLE ---------------------------------------------- LEGEND: SPARTACUS --
    
    Opponent Type: Dual Swords
    Gladiator Required: Any Style (first playthrough)
                        Sword and Shield (second playthrough)
    
    Perk Received:
    
    Protection of the Crowd - Gain +15% Damage Resistance and +10% Defense Recovery 
    when you earn high favor with the crowd. (second playthrough)
    
    Character Unlocked:
    
    Spartacus will randomly appear in the gladiator barracks for purchase after 
    defeating him.  He will cost 12 gold coins.
    
    
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                                      P E R K S
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    ==> WHAT IS A PERK? -----------------------------------------------------------
    
    A perk is a bonus enhancement that can be equipped to a gladiator.  Like 
    gladiators, perk types come in different colors to show the effectiveness of 
    each perk.  They are color-coded from white-green-blue from order of weakest to 
    best.  The colors for each perk may only be viewed on the Ludus menu while 
    equipped to your gladiator.
    
    ==> GAINING A PERK ------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Perks can be earned at the end of each Primus event and they can be gained 
    through normal battles by slaughtering or executing your gladiator opponent 
    when the foe is defeated.
    
    ==> EQUIPPING A PERK ----------------------------------------------------------
    
    Perks can only be assigned to the winning gladiator after a battle in which it 
    is earned.  Each gladiator has a certain number of slots that can be filled 
    with perks based on the color of their name.  A price of 2 gold must be paid in 
    order to unequip a perk and reequip another in its place.  Long story short, 
    unless you want to spend 2 gold to replace a perk, choose them VERY wisely.
    
    ==> HOW MANY PERKS CAN BE EQUIPPED? -------------------------------------------
    
    The number of Perks that can be assigned to each gladiator depend on the color-
    coded type of gladiator.  As far as I know, only one of each type of perk can 
    be equipped at a time.
    
    .-------------------------.
    | COLOR TYPE | PERK SLOTS |
    |=========================|
    | White      | 1          |
    | Green      | 2          |
    | Blue       | 3          |
    | Purple     | 4          |
    | Yellow     | 5          |
    '-------------------------'
    
    ==> LOSING A PERK -------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Whenever a gladiator with equipped perks has been killed off, if he is not 
    revived, his perks will be lost along with him.  Perks CANNOT be transferred 
    between gladiators.
    
    ==> PERKS LIST ----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    The following is a list of ALL perks in the Spartacus Legends.  The majority of 
    these perks can be received by defeating a gladiator with a slaughter 
    (appendage chop) or execution (bought finisher).  I really believe that all of 
    these can be received through normal gladiator events without the need to play 
    a Primus event.  The perks received will always be random no matter which 
    gladiator, you fight.  The only definite perks are the "Thick Skull" perk 
    received after defeating the gladiator in the training event and the perks 
    received for the Primus events that I have listed in the Districts section of 
    this guide.
    
    .-----------------------------------------------------------------------------.
    | PERK NAME            | DESCRIPTION                                          |
    |=============================================================================|
    | Agile Sentinel       | Fully regain your Defense after a successful dodge.  |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Amateur's Affliction | Regenerate .5% Health per second when opponent has   |
    |                      | earned little crowd favor.                           |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Apollo's Blessing    | Regenerate .25% health every second.                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Armor of the Crowd   | Become invulnerable for 8 seconds when in high favor |
    |                      | with the crowd.                                      |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Balanced Mind        | +10% damage to Defense when Health is high.          |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Beneath Your Feet    | You will getup quickly after being knocked to the    |
    |                      | ground by a strike.                                  |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Bite of Cerberus     | Critical Hits will cause the opponent to bleed 5%    |
    |                      | health over 5 seconds.                               |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Blade Hunter         | Gain +15% Damage, +5% Move Speed, +7% Damage         |
    |                      | Reduction, and +10% Defense Recovery when facing     |
    |                      | Sword wielding foes.                                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Callous              | Gain +15% Damage Resistance when your opponent's     |
    |                      | Health is low.                                       |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Coward's Burden      | Gain +30% Critical Hit chance and +30% Critical Hit  |
    |                      | damage when opponent has earned little crowd favor.  |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Crowd's Embrace      | Block all grab attempts when you earn high favor     |
    |                      | with the crowd.                                      |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Curse of Janus       | Throwing your opponent will cause crowd favor to     |
    |                      | shift in your favor.                                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Defense of the Crowd | Defense will become unlimited for 12 seconds when    |
    |                      | you earn high favor with the crowd.  Can only be     |
    |                      | used once per fight.                                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Devourer             | Dodging your opponent will cause crowd favor to      |
    |                      | shift in your favor.                                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Doctore's Focus      | Critical Hit Chance +15%, Critical Hit Damage +30%.  |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Dog's Fortune        | Gain +40% Critical Hit chance, +40% Critical Hit     |
    |                      | damage when Defense is low.                          |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Dull Edge            | Gain +10% Damage, +5% Move Speed, +7% Damage         |
    |                      | Reduction, and +10% Defense Recovery when facing     |
    |                      | Sword and Dagger wielding foes.                      |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Enraged              | When your Defense is broken, gain +25% Damage for 8  |
    |                      | seconds.                                             |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Fearless Fists       | Your gladiator's stats will be increased when        |
    |                      | fighting unarmed.                                    |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Forced Entry         | Gain +10% Damage for 4 seconds after a successful    |
    |                      | parry.                                               |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Fortification        | Defense will regenerate 20% faster.                  |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Fortune of the Crowd | Gain +30% Critical Hit chance and +30% Critical Hit  |
    |                      | damage when you earn high favor with the crowd.      |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Frenzy of the Crowd  | Gain +10% Damage, +2% Attack Speed, and +5% Move     |
    |                      | Speed when you earn high favor with the crowd.       |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Fury                 | Gain +20% Damage and +4% Attack Speed when Health is |
    |                      | low.                                                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Gambler's Profit     | Regenerate 4% health after a successful parry.       |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Gladiator's Panacea  | 15% of all damage dealt will be returned as health.  |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Good Fortune         | Your gladiator's chance of being struck by a         |
    |                      | Critical Hit is reduced by 50%.                      |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Hammer Killer        | Gain +15% Damage, +5% Move Speed, +7% Damage         |
    |                      | Reduction, and +10% Defense Recovery when facing     |
    |                      | Hammer wielding foes.                                |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Hardened Flesh       | Resist damage by 5%.                                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Headstrong           | Resist damage to Health by 25% when Health is low.   |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Heart of Carna       | +10 health.                                          |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Human Fortress       | Fully regain your Defense after a successful parry.  |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Hurried Butcher      | +4% Attack Speed.                                    |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Ignore Pain          | When your Gladiator is struck, you will have a 15%   |
    |                      | chance to knockback your opponent.                   |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Impatient            | Recover 25% faster after blocking an attack.         |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Jupiter's Luck       | The wrath of the Gods knows no end. (+40% to overall |
    |                      | stats, extra damage after parrying, and damage taken |
    |                      | during Second Wind reduced.)                         |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Jupiter's Might      | +10% Damage.                                         |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Keen Eye             | +10% damage when opponent's Defense is low.          |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Life on the Edge     | Regenerate .75% health per second while Defense is   |
    |                      | low.                                                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Merciless            | Defense will become unlimited when your opponent's   |
    |                      | health is low.                                       |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Merits of Pride      | +10% damage when Health is high.                     |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Neptune's Assassin   | Gain +15% Damage, +5% Move Speed, +7% Damage         |
    |                      | Reduction, and +10% Defense Recovery when facing     |
    |                      | Spear wielding foes.                                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | No Missio            | Recover quickly after being knocked to the ground.   |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Pandora's Box        | Parrying your opponent will cause crowd favor to     |
    |                      | shift in your favor.                                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Pluto's Protection   | When Health is low, you will become invulnerable for |
    |                      | 7 seconds.  Activates only once per fight.           |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Protection of the    | Gain +15% Damage Resistance and +10% Defense         |
    | Crowd                | Recovery when you earn high favor with the crowd.    |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Rabid Dog            | Gain +50% Critical Hit chance and +50% Critical Hit  |
    |                      | damage when Health is low.                           |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Resurrection         | Gain more health from your second wind.              |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Roar of the Crowd    | Regenerate .5% health every second when Crowd Favor  |
    |                      | is full.                                             |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Shield Breaker       | Gain +15% Damage, +5% Move Speed, +7% Damage         | 
    |                      | Reduction, and +10% Defense Recovery when facing     |
    |                      | Shield wielding foes.                                |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Showboat             | Gain an extra +20% crowd favor for successful        |
    |                      | strikes.                                             |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Slave's Confidence   | Defense will become unlimited when Health is high.   |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Slave's Punishment   | +10% damage when your opponent has earned little     |
    |                      | crowd favor.                                         |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Slimy Maggot         | Temporarily block all Grab attempts when Defense is  |
    |                      | low.                                                 |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Slippery Grasp       | Block all Grab attempts for 8 seconds when your      |
    |                      | Defense is broken.                                   |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Swift and Hearty     | Regenerate 2% Health after a successful dodge.       |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Swift Sandals        | +5% Movement Speed.                                  |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Thick Skull          | +10% Defense.                                        |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Torturer             | Regenerate .5% health per second when your           |
    |                      | opponent's health is low.                            |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Toughened            | When Health is low, Defense becomes unlimited for 10 |
    |                      | seconds.  Activates only once per fight.             |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Tragic Blessing      | Regenerate 8% health after your defense is broken.   |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Unfazed              | Recover 25% faster after being hit by an attack.     |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Unshakable           | Block all Grab attempts for 5 seconds after being    |
    |                      | Parried.                                             |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Violent Retort       | Gain +15% Damage for 5 seconds after a successful    |
    |                      | dodge.                                               |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Warrior's Insurance  | Gain +25% Damage Resistance for 4 seconds when your  |
    |                      | Defense is broken.                                   |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Wily Beast           | Block all Grab attempts for 5 seconds after being    |
    |                      | Dodged.                                              |
    |-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    | Wrath of the Brute   | Gain +10% Damage, +2% Attack Speed, and +5% Move     |
    |                      | Speed when Defense is low.                           |
    '-----------------------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    
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                               T I P S  &  T R I C K S
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    ------------------------------------------------------------------- BATTLE TIPS
    o If a gladiator is ever close to your gladiator and pressuring a bunch, tap 
      the dodge button for a good chance to dodge him to cancel his attack allowing 
      time to perform your own.  The harder the difficulty of the CPU, the more 
      this is needed.  Once you make it to the Spectacula district, this is nearly 
      required.
    
    o All L + P attacks with double-handed weapons have frame of invincibility 
      where your gladiator cannot be hit while performing the actual attack.  This 
      helps out tremendously for each double-handed weapon type when fighting the 
      CPU gladiators.
    
    o It's far better to use the dodge button to dodge an attack or simply back up 
      when your CPU opponent attacks rather than guard.  The higher-level CPU will 
      break your guard in second putting you open to their barrage of attacks.
    
    o Kill your opponent with an execution (boost finisher) when crowd favor is 
      high for a high chance at gaining a new perk.  This is the way to basically 
      guarantee a perk at the end of a battle.
    
    o If your gladiator is lost due to you not reviving him, his perks will be lost 
      along with him.  Some perks are much more rare than others, but no perk is 
      forever lost - you can always get it back by participating in events and 
      performing executions until you get a certain one back.
    
    o Most perks can be found through the normal events in each district once the 
      Primus events have all been completed.  The Primus event can be finished to 
      unlock the Perk and if you don't equip it after the event, it can be later 
      gained through the surrounding events in the same district by killing the 
      gladiators with an execution.  If you're looking for a certain perk, keep 
      checking out the events around each district.
    
    o Equipment is not lost when your gladiator is killed.  Equipment carries over 
      to all gladiators and ANY gladiator in your list can be equipped with any 
      type of matching equipment even if another has it.  So basically, you can 
      have two gladiators with the same weapon.
    
    o Legendary gladiators are added to the list of gladiators that can be bought 
      after they are defeated.  Once they are first defeated is the best time to 
      get them.  When the list resets, they will randomly appear from then on.  Try 
      not to let your legendary gladiators die since they can be lost.  Even if 
      they are lost, they will randomly appear on the list again, but you'll have 
      to offer up gold coins to buy them once again.
    
    o Never pause the game and choose to exit your game during any kind of fight. 
      Nothing will happen the first time.  The second time, you will receive a 
      message warning you that if it is done again you're gladiator will be 
      deleted. After that, your gladiators will start getting deleted if you choose 
      to exit during a fight.  The BAD part about this is that if your router or 
      modem resets and you get kicked offline, that will count as quitting.
    
    o Purchase as many slots for extra gladiators as possible.  This will help you 
      have a wide variety of gladiators to choose from for weapon specific Primus 
      events.  They do eventually start to cost gold coins.  The one for 17 gold 
      coins is worth buying, but the others are really too expensive, so I don't 
      recommend buying more than that unless you buy gold through the menu option.
    
    o Finishers can be unequipped through the Boost menu of the gladiator equipment 
      menu.  Once you switch over to a new gladiator, highlight the finisher and 
      try to buy it to equip it again if you still had any left on the other 
      gladiator.  Finishers can be stocked up so you don't have to constantly buy 
      them.
    
    ----------------------------------------------------- MONEY SAVING/GAINING TIPS
    o Buy cheap gladiators and fight in the Insulae district (the Pits) to receive 
      a high amount of coins per victory.  You'll get around 5000 silver coins per 
      victory against high-rated opponents.
    
    o Gold coins are handed over once for each level that is gained.  They are very 
      rare, so use them wisely.  The only other way to gain gold coins if by buying 
      them from the PS Store or MS Marketplace.
    
    o Don't spend gold coins for equipment.  Each piece of equipment has a number 
      by it that represents the level that you must earn before it will be 
      available for silver coins.  Basically, if you wait, each set of equipment 
      will be available for silver coins instead of having to use your gold coins.
    
    o Don't spend gold coins for ANYTHING.  Try your best to find some way around 
      it.  Legendary gladiators should be the only purchase where you'll want to 
      actually spend gold coins on.  Just about every other gold coin purchase can 
      be avoided.
    
    o Blue and Purple gladiators will be available for silver coins as your fame 
      level rises.  At level 21, you can purchase Purple gladiators for silver 
      coins.
    
    o On PS3, be sure to sign up for U-play and complete the challenges on it to 
      gain points and unlock some of the equipment on there.  It has a very high-
      level helmet, dual swords and sword that will help out a BUNCH for starting 
      out.  The U-play Rewards menu on the bottom of the title screen menu will get 
      you to the U-play unlockables.  U-play rewards are not available for the Xbox 
      360 version.
    
    ---------------------------------- CHEAP ATTACKS FOR BEATING THE CPU GLADIATORS
    The following are some of the best moves for fighting high-level CPU opponents 
    and those annoying legendary boss fight gladiators. Some of these moves can be 
    spammed and give the AI gladiators very little free time to do anything else to 
    counter.  Some of the moves must be carefully performed from a distance in 
    order to catch the AI gladiators off guard.  Experiment with the following 
    moves and you might have an easier time battling high-level opponents.
    
    o Dual Daggers
    
      f + S, S, S (spam this)
      S, S, S (spam this)
      b + P (good at interrupting aggressive opponents, this can be spammed)
    
    NOTE: Really high-level opponents can be VERY tough with Dual Daggers.  The 
    best way to exploit the AI gladiators that I have found is to spam them with f 
    + S, S, S, until their defense is nearly broken then hit them with b + P to 
    break their defense.  With some gladiators such as two-handed sword, they can 
    easily interrupt the S spam combo, so you'll need to block if they block.  Hit 
    them with b + P after guarding and that will usually hit them.
    
    o Dual Swords
    
      d + L, L, L (can be spammed)
      f + L, L, S (can be spammed)
      f + S (good poke from long range)
      d + S (can be spammed at times)
      u + S (good for getting into a distant opponent)
      f, f (dash), S*
    
    * roll/back away or perform follow-up attacks while using this.
    
    o Spear and Shield
    
      d + S, S (can be spammed)
      d + P, P (can be spammed - doesn't take much damage though)
      f + S (good poke from long range)
      b + L (good retreating poke)
      f + L, L, S
      d + L, L, S
    
    NOTE: Spear and Shield gladiators require a lot of patience to play.  You can't 
    just go charging into a CPU opponent and expect to beat them.  The best way 
    that I have found to beat the CPU gladiators is to poke at them with f + L, L, 
    S and then roll back.  Constantly perform the poking combo and then roll back 
    the entire match even if it hits them or not.  Add in a f + S and a d + S, S 
    every now and then for extra hits but you want to mainly rely on f + L, L, S 
    and backward rolls.
    
    o Sword and Shield
    
      f, f (dash), S*
      f + S, P (good poke from long range)
      S, S (can be spammed sometimes)
      B + S, S, S (can be spammed sometimes)
    
    * roll/back away or perform follow-up attacks while using this.
    
    o Two-Handed Hammer
    
      L + P (can be spammed)
      u + S, S, S (can be spammed)
      d + S (good ground hit to follow up the L + P attack)
    
    o Two-Handed Sword
    
      L + P (can be spammed)
      S, S (good combo when close)
      f, f (dash), S
    
    o Two-Handed Trident
    
      L + P (can be spammed*)
      d + S (great range and good ground attack)
      S, S (first hit has good range)
      f + L, L, L (good combo when close)
    
    * hit opponent with L + P then perform another L + P while opponent is stunned 
    from the first hit then attack the grounded foe with d + S.  This can make 
    mincemeat out of Legends, even Crixus and Spartacus!  This combination takes 
    off TONS of damage and gladiators will very rarely block it if you perform the 
    second stab quick enough.
    
    o Unarmed
    
    u + S (good counter)
    L, L, L, L, L (good spam attack)
    L, L, L, L, P (good spam attack)
    
    Along with the moves listed above, you'll need to add your own follow-up 
    attacks to some of them and dodge appropriately.  It's best to back away or 
    roll away from your opponent and wait for the opponent to move forward and 
    attack.  One major flaw that the CPU has is that they will often not stop an 
    attack once they start even from long range.  DO NOT get stuck in a corner and 
    be careful about sticking to close to an opponent when they get stuck in a 
    corner since your attacks might miss from them dodging to the side - which 
    might just place you in the corner.
    
    
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    |_| An Educated Lanista
    
    Gamerpoints: 20
    Trophy Type: Bronze
    Requirement: Complete the tutorial
    
    Extra Info: The tutorial must be played the first time the game is started. You 
    will control Spartacus during the tutorial.
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    |_| Beat Strong, Bloody Heart
    
    Gamerpoints: 40
    Trophy Type: Silver
    Requirement: Win 5 consecutive fights in the Insulae district
    
    Extra Info: The daggers are great for beating many opponents.  Hold forward and 
    keep tapping Strong attack to beat many opponents.  See the Tips and Tricks 
    sections for ways to defeat the CPU gladiators with other weapons.  The two-
    handed spear is another REALLY good weapon for battling the AI gladiators.
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    |_| Hardened for Battle
    
    Gamerpoints: 20
    Trophy Type: Bronze
    Requirement: Defeat an Opponent of Threat 100 or higher
    
    Extra Info: Beat a gladiator that is over 100 in rank.
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    |_| Legendary Victory
    
    Gamerpoints: 30
    Trophy Type: Bronze
    Requirement: Defeat a legendary gladiator
    
    Extra Info: The daggers are great for beating many opponents.  Hold forward and 
    keep tapping Strong attack to beat many opponents.  This works the best against 
    the first legend in the first district.  See the Tips and Tricks sections for 
    ways to defeat the CPU gladiators with other weapons.  The two-handed spear is 
    another REALLY good weapon for battling the AI gladiators.
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    |_| Opened Gates, Bloodied Sands
    
    Gamerpoints: 20
    Trophy Type: Bronze
    Requirement: Unlock all arenas and fight in all arenas at least once in Legends 
                 Mode.
    
    Extra Info: Unlock all districts and complete at least one battle in each one.
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    |_| Rejected by Hell
    
    Gamerpoints: 20
    Trophy Type: Bronze
    Requirement: Revive a dead Gladiator for the first time.
    
    Extra Info: Get your gladiator beaten and killed in battle then choose to 
    revive him after prompted once the fight is over.  The opponent must reach 
    maximum fame level before the final hit in order to finish off your gladiator.
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     _
    |_| Rich and Famous
    
    Gamerpoints: 80
    Trophy Type: Gold
    Requirement: Reach Level 50 Fame
    
    Extra Info: Yeah, this one takes time.  Get your gladiator fame up to level 50 
    through arena victories.  Spectacula is the best place to level up.  Each win 
    will gain your gladiator 500 fame with crowd bonus if you don't perform an 
    execution.  Yeah, that's right, you can gain more for not killing most of the 
    time.
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     _
    |_| The Champion of Capua
    
    Gamerpoints: 50
    Trophy Type: Silver
    Requirement: Conquer all districts
    
    Extra Info: Complete all Primus events and beat the boss of each district.
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     _
    |_| The First of Many Conquests
    
    Gamerpoints: 20
    Trophy Type: Bronze
    Requirement: Conquer your first district
    
    Extra Info: Complete all Primus events and beat the boss of one district.
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     _
    |_| Vidi, Vici, Veni
    
    Gamerpoints: 20
    Trophy Type: Bronze
    Requirement: Drive the crowd into a frenzy and win a fight by executing your 
                 opponent with a finishing move.
    
    Extra Info: Achieve maximum fame level during an event then finish off your 
    opponent with an actual finisher.  Finishers are bought from the "Boost" menu 
    while equipping your gladiator.  There is one that only cost silver coins so 
    buy that one.
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     _
    |_| Well-Versed in Weaponry
    
    Gamerpoints: 20
    Trophy Type: Bronze
    Requirement: Win at least 1 match with each fighting style (including unarmed)
    
    Extra Info:  The eight fighting styles in the game are:
    
                 - Sword and Shield
                 - Dual Swords
                 - Spear and Shield
                 - Two-Handed Trident
                 - Dual Daggers
                 - Two-Handed Sword
                 - Two-Handed Hammer
                 - Unarmed
    
    Beat some poor gladiator with each of these fighting styles/weapons to gain the 
    accomplishment.  The full battle MUST be finished.
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     _
    |_| Without Mercy
    
    Gamerpoints: 60
    Trophy Type: Silver
    Requirement: Perform 25 executions or slaughters
    
    Extra Info: Gain maximum fame level during an event and then defeat your 
    opponent.  Perform either a slaughter (slice his head or arm off) or perform a 
    finisher that you have from your bought boost ability from the equipment menu 
    on the gladiator.  Do this a total of 25 times.
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                             E V E R Y T H I N G  E L S E
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                                   VERSION HISTORY
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    -- July 1, 2013
    
    First version of guide is up.  The majority of this was done in a single day.  
    I'll add more information to this guide this week.  I plan to add an event list 
    with all opponents and perks per opponent.
    
    -- July 4, 2013
    
    Happy Independence Day!  Added a District List to the guide.  This lists out 
    all the opponents per event in each district.  I listed the perks along with 
    the opponent's weapons and your required weapon.  I also listed out more cheap 
    tricks to beat the CPU gladiators per weapon in the Tips and Tricks section. I 
    added a mention of the glitched version of the game on the PS3 version along 
    with a few other bits of information at the beginning of the guide.
    
    -- July 9, 2013
    
    All of the Perks in the game have now been added to the guide.  The District 
    List was updated a bit.  There are some battles that I'm having problems with 
    on my second playthrough - damn Spear and Shield gladiators!  I hate them!!!  I 
    also added some tips to the tips section I believe - can't remember which ones 
    though.  Haha.
    
    I still have more updates coming!
    
    -- July 15, 2013
    
    Filled out the rest of the Districts section information for the second time 
    through.  I'm up to Spartacus and am still trying to beat him with a Sword and 
    Shield gladiator at the moment.  I found out a nice little strategy for the 
    Spear and Shield gladiator that I added to the tips section.  I actually kind 
    of favor that style now that I know how to use him better.
    
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                                     CONTACT INFO
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    I can be reached at my email address, which is berserker_kev(at)yahoo.com, so 
    please contact me if you have any questions, comments, etc.  Replace the (at) 
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    Messenger though; I use Yahoo Messenger only for close friends.
    
    You can contact me through Xbox or PSN.  I'm online nearly all the time.  Don't 
    send a friend request though.
    
    Xbox LIVE Gamertag: Berserker Kev
    PSN:                Berserker_Kev
    
    I do have a few guidelines however:
    
    1) Give me a subject in the email, preferably one including the name of the 
       game.  An actual subject looks damn sexy in my inbox compared to an 
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    2) Read the guide over and make sure that your question is not already 
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    3) Please speak in English and attempt to use some correct grammar.  This is in
       no way meant to offend those that cannot speak English well.  I have spoken 
       with some readers that claim they cannot speak English when, in fact, they 
       speak better English then some Americans.  So basically if you "try" to talk
       to me then that is good enough. :)
    
    And last, but not least, if you found this walkthrough helpful, an email would 
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    just that little email that lets me know that I have helped someone always 
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    If you have a youtube account, you could also give me a subscription on 
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    www.youtube.com/BerserkerSTARS
    
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                                       ABOUT ME
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    My name is Kevin Hall.  I'm 33 years old and live in the US, in a small town in 
    Mississippi.  Ever since I was really young, I have been a huge fan of video 
    games since I was first introduced to them via the Atari 2600 and NES 8-bit.  
    My favorite gaming series is the Resident Evil series followed closely by the 
    Castlevania series.  I'm a complete horror gaming junkie - survival horrors are 
    my main cup of tea.  Capcom is my favorite video game company.  They hardly 
    ever let me down when it comes to games with plenty of replay value.
    
                        "Want intense detail?  Go Berserk(er)!"
    
    I try my best to put as much detail as I can in all my guides.  I have had 
    remarks that I get ridiculously detailed or come across as long-winded, but 
    that's just the way I write.  When I write, I type out what I would want if I 
    was looking for an online strategy guide or FAQ/Walkthrough - I would want a 
    guide that gave all the details for a game.  I would want an encyclopedia... or 
    a wiki in my guide!
    
    My known aliases are Berserker or Berserker Kev.  Many people call me "Kev" and 
    I've also gained the nickname "Kevo" from the RE Mercs community.
    
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    My own site with game reviews, discussions of my guides (some), and random 
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                                      COPYRIGHT
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    This document Copyright 2013 Kevin Hall (Berserker)
    
    Spartacus Legends Copyright 2013 Ubisoft
    
    This document is for private and personal use only.  Do not try to sell this 
    document for profit.  This is a free document and should remain free.  Do not 
    try to reproduce this document in any way, shape, or form.  Do not alter this 
    FAQ in any way.  Use of this guide on any other web site, besides the sites 
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    If you want to use this FAQ on your site, then contact me for permission first. 
    This FAQ can only be found on a few sites as of now and I am keeping a list of 
    those sites.  Contact me if you want to use it.
    
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                                   SPECIAL THANKS
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    - My parents.
    
    - All of the friends that I've gained from the RE5 Mercs community.  Truly too 
      many to list!
    
    - God for helping me get through the past several months of stress problems.
    
    - http://network-science.de/ascii/ for the ASCII art.
    
    - Blackquiver, thespartan21 and Spartacus wiki page for some of the perks
      (http://spartacus.wikia.com/wiki/Spartacus_Wiki).
    
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