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|ID||Category||Severity||Reproducibility||Date Submitted||Last Update|
|0011706||[DCSS] Bug Report||minor||always||2018-10-11 11:32||2019-01-27 08:25|
|Status||closed||Product Branch||0.22 ancient branch|
|Summary||0011706: Little-known and misleading behaviour with polymorph on ugly things, shapeshifters, undead|
Using a wand of polymorph on a (very) ugly thing will force it to change colour, without an MR check. However the game still displays a chance of success message before firing the wand.
Similarly using polymorph on a shapeshifter will always force it to shapeshift, but again the MR check is listed, even if the monster is known to be a shapeshifter.
Both of these interactions are cool and flavourful, but it appears not many people know about them, possibly because this information is not written anywhere in the game itself. I suggest adding at least some info both on the description of the wand, and of the monsters.
Polymorph also fails on most (or all?) undead, but again a chance of success is listed. Related to 0010659.
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|That would be https://crawl.develz.org/mantis/view.php?id=10659 [^] for the related issue.|
|Done in 0.23-a0-847-g3ad9d5ab6f|
|2018-10-11 11:32||kitchen_ace||New Issue|
|2018-10-11 11:34||kitchen_ace||Note Added: 0032683|
|2019-01-24 01:59||ebering||Relationship added||related to 0010659|
|2019-01-26 18:29||ebering||Note Added: 0033005|
|2019-01-26 18:29||ebering||Status||new => resolved|
|2019-01-26 18:29||ebering||Resolution||open => done|
|2019-01-26 18:29||ebering||Assigned To||=> ebering|
|2019-01-27 08:25||kitchen_ace||Status||resolved => closed|
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