Eschelstadt II, High Priest of the Stilt

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Eschelstadt II, High Priest of the Stilt
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High Priest Eschelstadt


Mechanimists (Loved100 Reputation)





Corpse Dropped

human corpse (90%)

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750 XP

XP Tier




Extra info:
  • This creature is unique
  • Can perform the Water Ritual, and teaches their main faction's skill
  • Weighs 201 lbs
  • +6 on saves vs. Bleeding

Limbs* (Humanoid): * Excludes limbs granted via mutations
Eschelstadt II, High Priest of the Stilt

Swaddled in ornamental regalia stands His Holiness Eschelstadt II, high priest of the Stilt and voice of Shekhinah. His arms gust over the splendor of the cathedral, the majesty of the Argent Fathers, and the spirit of reverence put into every work of art in their name. Eschelstadt roars a sermon unto the nave, heaving the wind from the rafters down into the Sacred Well. Pilgrims tremble beneath the weight of his voice and the cerulean silhouette of Shekhinah behind him.


Eschelstadt II, High Priest of the Stilt is the main priest of the Six Day Stilt, and overlooks the sacred well. He can be Water Ritualed with, and teaches Proselytize for 300 reputation. Like other Mechanimist preachers, he will shout sermons, although he has a unique one.


[ High Sermon ]

Welcome, children! Welcome to the Cathedral of Shekhinah, Our Argent Father!

Have you heard the Word of Shekhinah?

Do you bear his tidings in your heart?

Come, share this peaceful space.

Unburden yourself from the weight of your chrome guilt.

I am His voice, and I shall speak His word to you.

Here, here are our Argent Fathers!

They are the Great Sculptors. They wrought our metallic homes.

We are forever in their debt.

Repay that debt, lightseeker! Offer your chrome to Shekhinah!

Cleanse it of your guilt, your burdens. Throw it down the Sacred Well.

Let your possessions be reclaimed by the plasmatic core, and make a joyful noise unto Shekhinah.

He is your Argent Father! They are your Argent Fathers!

They have borne the weight of this Earth and a thousand others.

Theirs are the shoulders of titans! Theirs are the hearts of krakens!

And O! Their hearts are full!

'Twas not always so. Nay, in the waking dawn of days they roamed the universe with inert hearts.

As a dust urchin roams the winding canyons.

As you roam the caves of Qud, burdened by guilt and complexity!

Pay homage, lightseeker! Make an offering at the Well!

Fill your heart with the love of the Kasaphescence, as our Fathers once did!

In the name of Nisroch, honor thy Well!

In the name of Bel, rain your alloys down to the heart of the Stilt!

In the name of Dagon, speak chrome's prayer and empty your barrels, unholster your guns!

In the name of Carthax, vault your artifacts into the sacred portal!

In the name of Resheph, cleanse them of your flesh!

In the name of Shekhinah, free them, and free yourself!

May the ground shake but the Six Day Stilt never tumble!

Come. Be with friends.

Share your life in simple peace.


This section is opinion-based. Your mileage may vary.
  • Eschelstadt II, High Priest of the Stilt and Phinae Hoshaiah, High Priest of the Rock both are equipped with a chrome mantle, a high tier back item. Because Mechanimist rep is very easy to get, it's possible to recruit them and force them into a difficult fight to kill them for their mantle. They can also be dominated and forced to drop it as a nonviolent alternative.
  • If Eschelstadt II is being used as a companion, consider going into the interaction menu with him and turning off force bubble to prevent walls from being pushed into each other as well as blocking yourself off from enemies.