A Tomb Guardian surrounded by his minions.
are a new type of Undead monster seen in Diablo III. The Summoners are larger than regular skeletons, and have glowing purplish-pink orbs around their upper bodies. During battle the Summoners stay to the rear of their foot soldiers, where they keep busy summoning fresh Skeletons
, or hurling Arcane Orbs at any players who stray into range.
Their summoning animation is interesting; in the WWI 2008 gameplay video, they were seen shooting a purple laser beam from each eye. The beams traveled some distance, then converged and dove into the ground, causing a new skeleton to rise up a second later. The animation now is rendered as a wispy purple trail.
- Ranged attack
- Summons Skeletons
- Flees when approached