Unlike their brothers above the surface, most monks in the mine have become mutated from exposure to link fluid, their limbs becoming strangely proportioned. Valor meets the mutated monks upon entering Mechanical Mine, whereupon the slinger monks spin around the area and swing their long arms at Valor, while the Mortars remain stationary and throw large rocks from a distance, retreating inside a protective armor only vunerable to Stardust when Valor gets close.
Bhikshu Boggs: We all must overcome avidya. Learn to suffer. We tried to show her the way. Labor, fasting, rites of submission. She was stubborn, so I broke her rupa.
Further stages of mutations for the monks were prototyped during development, but were ultimately scrapped.