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For his character biography, see Edwin VanCleef.
Edwin VanCleef
Image of Edwin VanCleef
Title <Defias Kingpin>
Gender Male
Race Human (Humanoid)
Level 17- 20 Elite
Health 3,088 - 3,906
Affiliation Defias Brotherhood
Occupation Leader of the Defias Brotherhood
Location Ironclad Cove, The Deadmines
Status Deceased
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Edwin VanCleef is a level 20 elite human boss found in the Deadmines instance.



Note: VanCleef is stunnable.

Before engaging VanCleef, be sure to defeat Captain Greenskin who patrols the area where VanCleef is standing. VanCleef initially has two level 19 - 20 Defias Blackguards. When VanCleef's health drops below 50%, two additional level 19 - 20 blackguards will spawn. Some people say that ignoring the adds and just attacking VanCleef is the best tactic to kill him. Another method that works is, standing on the cannon to the left, just before you step into the area Captain Greenskin patrols. Get a mage on the cannon, and get a tank to draw VC and his adds out after killing Greenskin. Draw them to the cannon, and get the mage to use some ranged attacks (a wand preferably) to distract the adds. The adds will *evade* the ranged attacks, but remain incapacitated until you stop doing them. After killing VC, move onto the other mobs, one at a time.


Q u o t e:


Edwin VanCleef Yells: "None may challenge the Brotherhood!"

At 75%

Edwin VanCleef Yells: "Lapdogs, all of you!"

At 50%

Edwin VanCleef Yells: "Fools! Our cause is righteous!"

At 25%

Edwin VanCleef Yells: "The Brotherhood shall prevail!"

Killing a player

Edwin VanCleef Yells: "And stay down!"


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  • Interestingly, he seems to be wearing the Madcap's Outfit.

Patch changes

Patch 1.11.1 (patch date:2006-06-28): Added. 

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