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ID Category Severity Reproducibility Date Submitted Last Update
0008091 [DCSS] Bug Report minor always 2014-02-02 20:22 2014-02-24 14:05
Reporter minmay View Status public  
Assigned To MarvinPA
Priority normal Resolution done  
Status resolved   Product Branch 0.14 ancient branch
Summary 0008091: Monsters can polymorph into nonbase demonspawn
Description Whether they should polymorph into race monsters at all is questionable, but it is clearly a bug that they can polymorph into e.g. infernal demonspawn when they cannot polymorph into purple draconians.
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(0025178)
neil (administrator)
2014-02-02 20:44

Things can polymorph into purple draconians, but outside of Zot it has a 90% chance of failing (which usually means falling back to something else).

The intent behind that check is "// [ds] Non-base draconians are much more trouble than their HD suggests". Is that likewise the case for non-base (but classless) demonspawn?

Could do something similar, allowing non-base DS polymorphs in Pan but not elsewhere, maybe or maybe not with a 1/10 chance of overriding. Or could change the special-casing for draconians.
(0025398)
MarvinPA (developer)
2014-02-24 14:05

Removed that weird Zot check, maybe coloured draconians should just be M_NO_POLY_TO though?

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2014-02-02 20:22 minmay New Issue
2014-02-02 20:44 neil Note Added: 0025178
2014-02-24 14:05 MarvinPA Note Added: 0025398
2014-02-24 14:05 MarvinPA Status new => resolved
2014-02-24 14:05 MarvinPA Fixed in Branch => 0.14 development branch
2014-02-24 14:05 MarvinPA Resolution open => done
2014-02-24 14:05 MarvinPA Assigned To => MarvinPA


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