John the Butcher
Gender Male
Height 5'5
Weight 152 lb
Skin Color Light
Race Human
Level 40
Armour 86
Max Dmg 44
HP 110
Strength 6
Agility 3
Attack 1
Defence 3
Vitality 3
Charisma 2
Stamina 5
Magicka 1
Helmet Hat of the Pig (25)
Breastplate None (16)
Shoulderguards None (8)
Gauntlets None (5)
Greaves Peasant (6)
Shinguards Brigand (24)
Boots None (2)
Shield None (0)
Item 1 Medium Stamina Vial
Item 2
Item 3
Item 5
Item 6
Melee Hatchet (8-32)
Enchantment Poison (11)

John the Butcher is the 1st Champion in Swords and Sandals II: Emperor's Reign and obviously the 1st Champion in Swords and Sandals 2 Redux.

He is the final threat of the tournament: Woolridge’s Meat Emporium Cup.

Story Edit

The song "Every Time You Go Away, You Take a Piece of Meat With You" was a huge hit for John the Butcher several decades ago.

Appearance Edit

John is a bearded, red-haired man who is slightly equipped. He wears a butcher hat and wields a poisonous hatchet. He also appears in Swords and Sandals IV. In Swords and Sandals II Redux he wears the entire Cutpurse set armour with the exception of hat, replaced with the Hat of Ham. His Victory Position is him being happily angry and taking off a piece of his ham.

In-Battle Edit

Advantages Edit

  • Good Strength
  • Medium statistics
  • Getting potion with no Magicka

Disadvantages Edit

  • No Attack
  • No Magicka
  • Low Defence

Trivia Edit

  • He has armor points everywhere on his body, even in places where he doesn't wear armour.
    • Son of Stylonius has armor points on his breastplate area while it is not equipped.
  • Just like The Great Beast, he has an item though he doesn't have Magicka.
  • He controls one of the AI players in Swords and Sandals IV: Tavern Quests.
  • He was inspired by the first employer of Oliver Joyce when he did his internship in a butchery.