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Thursday, 10th September 2015, 18:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I am become... surround sound

Replies: 4

Views: 738

Re: I am become... surround sound

Sprucery wrote:I wonder if a hydra sings harmonies?


with 19 voices it's an entire choir

Thursday, 10th September 2015, 08:32

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I am become... surround sound

Replies: 4

Views: 738

I am become... surround sound

You are alive. You are exhausted. You are a 19-headed hydra. Expiring: Your melee attacks are strengthened by your song. You'd think that Hydra Form + Song of Slaying + Haste + Regeneration would be enough for Vaults:5, but it is not. Managed to escape up the stairs after throwing an Apocalypse at ...

Thursday, 10th September 2015, 05:48

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Pro Tip: How to get poison resistance

Replies: 4

Views: 675

Re: Pro Tip: How to get poison resistance

greedo wrote:And then you get teleportitis and don't have a cure mut to get rid of it and die xD

(but yeah if you cleared V4 you don't need rPois :P. Is nice though)


Pfff, I won two games right before my last ghoul run while having teleportitis. :p

Thursday, 10th September 2015, 05:02

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Pro Tip: How to get poison resistance

Replies: 4

Views: 675

Pro Tip: How to get poison resistance

You know, when you're a troll, and this is all you found after clearing the Dungeon, the Lair, Shoals, Orc, and Elf. rFire + . . SeeInvis + - Unarmed rCold + . . Clarity + H - +2 robe {rC+ rF+} rNeg + . . SustAb . (shield unavailable) rPois + Gourm + M - +1 hat rElec . Spirit . z - +2 cloak {MR+} rC...

Thursday, 3rd September 2015, 21:34

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Any way to check 'exact' monster stat in-game (or out-game)?

Replies: 125

Views: 11621

Re: Any way to check 'exact' monster stat in-game (or out-ga

Sar: The lesson that it is often better to not fight a monster is better learned by dying to Sigmund or ogres, in my opinion, rather than a warning. Early dungeon is fair game... when players complain about instadeaths, they mean late ones. (Not saying that there's anything wrong with such instadea...

Tuesday, 1st September 2015, 21:21

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Why are DE considered bad?

Replies: 61

Views: 6584

Re: Why are DE considered bad?

Speaking of trunk, am I hallucinating or is the racial MP bonus completely flat now? Being a DE is like wearing 2/9th of a ring of magical power!

Tuesday, 1st September 2015, 20:38

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Why are DE considered bad?

Replies: 61

Views: 6584

Re: Why are DE considered bad?

Sandman25 wrote:
megawidget wrote:DE gets more MP in theory, but due to MP past 50 getting halved that 8% increase won't feel like much.


MP cap is removed in trunk.


Yes, sorry, I'm talking specifically about 0.16.

Tuesday, 1st September 2015, 20:36

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Why are DE considered bad?

Replies: 61

Views: 6584

Re: Why are DE considered bad?

They're bad because High Elves exist. Which are arguably also bad, but still better than Deep Elves. Deep Elves have starting stats of STR 5 INT 12 DEX 10 and an Int increase every 4 levels. Total 33 points at level 27 before background modifiers. High Elves have starting stats of STR 7 INT 11 DEX 1...

Tuesday, 1st September 2015, 04:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YAVP: DsSk^Oka

Replies: 7

Views: 721

Re: CIP -> YAVP: DsSk^Oka

Well, I ascended with 6 runes. I didn't want to attempt extended with the outstandingly garbage gear that I found/was gifted by Oka. This was my pathetic Zot:5 kit, but I guess all you need is Tornado. Yes, even with that stupid demonic guardian that is instantly rendered hostile. 2932999 Dssk the C...

Sunday, 30th August 2015, 21:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YAVP: DsSk^Oka

Replies: 7

Views: 721

Re: CIP: DsSk^Oka

So I ended up sticking with Oka for the Lair branch and Vault runes, then ditched him for Ash for the Abyssal rune -- Oka only gifted me garbage, and Oka + demonic guardian is terribad. At the moment I have everything but Hell, Pan, Crypt, and Zot:5 cleared... so I decided to attempt Crypt next. Pro...

Saturday, 29th August 2015, 01:00

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YAVP: DsSk^Oka

Replies: 7

Views: 721

Re: CIP: DsSk^Oka

mps wrote:You went UC and conjurations on a skald? smdh


Claws +3, man!

Saturday, 29th August 2015, 00:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YAVP: DsSk^Oka

Replies: 7

Views: 721

Re: CIP: DsSk^Oka

OK, I fsim'd a troll monk with 21 dex vs 31 dex. I get +1.5 points of damage against a titan, which is rather underwhelming. With lower armour and a net stealth of -20 I am probably better off with troll leather, unless I'm missing something. :?

Saturday, 29th August 2015, 00:49

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YAVP: DsSk^Oka

Replies: 7

Views: 721

Re: CIP: DsSk^Oka

Can you just try that leather and see how much it increases your EV? I suspect TLA is better, it allows to use Ozo Armour too but adds +5 AC comparing to that leather. I wouldn't bother with abandoning Oka, its wrath can kill even more powerful characters like those in CPA. +4 EV. Note that I'm def...

Friday, 28th August 2015, 21:56

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP -> YAVP: DsSk^Oka

Replies: 7

Views: 721

CIP -> YAVP: DsSk^Oka

I'm in Vaults 2 now with the following getup: Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.16.1 (console) character file. Dssk the Martial Artist (Demonspawn Skald) Turns: 50887, Time: 06:33:12 Health: 144/144 AC: 24 Str: 16 XL: 19 Next: 4% Magic: 27/36 EV: 22 Int: 23 God: Okawaru [******] Gold: 3260 SH: 0 De...

Thursday, 18th June 2015, 21:09

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Slammuu, the Lord of Doors

Replies: 24

Views: 2975

Re: Slammuu, the Lord of Doors

using doors to build up piety seems a little overpowered :?

i feel there needs to be an active ability to turn regular doors into runed doors somewhere

Friday, 12th June 2015, 02:53

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: An example of the danger of trees

Replies: 8

Views: 1236

Re: An example of the danger of trees

I, for one, always took these tier-7 demons seriously. They're
  • immune to all non-fire and non-lighting damage and
  • themselves deal massive damage with their branches
  • which they have more of than even the main Dungeon!

Sunday, 7th June 2015, 22:51

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Felid wearables

Replies: 9

Views: 1562

Felid wearables

Felids should be able to wear any artifacts that are "distressingly furry".

Sunday, 7th June 2015, 22:39

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: FeEn skill training and god choice

Replies: 12

Views: 1387

Re: CIP: FeEn skill training and god choice

Trying Xom now. _You are now Xom's teddy bear. _An adder comes into view. Xom's generous nature manifests itself. _Something appears before you! _You see here a slice of pizza. Certainly no worse than Nemelex so far.

Sunday, 7th June 2015, 22:13

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: FeEn skill training and god choice

Replies: 12

Views: 1387

Re: CIP: FeEn skill training and god choice

Aaaand died to an orc smiting.

I still don't know why I keep playing Felids when they suck so hard.

Sunday, 7th June 2015, 20:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: FeEn skill training and god choice

Replies: 12

Views: 1387

Re: CIP: FeEn skill training and god choice

You draw a card... It is the Storm. The vortex of raging winds lifts you up. _You fly up into the air. A tornado forms. You float gracefully downwards. The vortex of raging winds lifts you up. You fly up into the air. Ouch! That really hurt! Your air elemental hits the twister. Your air elemental m...

Sunday, 7th June 2015, 19:09

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP: FeEn skill training and god choice

Replies: 12

Views: 1387

CIP: FeEn skill training and god choice

I realized a long time ago that I really suck at starting out hybrid characters -- transmuters, enchanters, etc. -- and I'm not sure if that's because they're simply terrible at the beginning or because I'm skilling them wrong. Skill Level Train Apt Skill Level Train Apt a + Fighting 1.2 10% 0 d + S...

Saturday, 6th June 2015, 20:41

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: +9 giant spiked club of chaos

Replies: 7

Views: 1342

Re: +9 giant spiked club of chaos

By now, converted to TSO and blessed it.

That club is seeing a lot of use!

Saturday, 6th June 2015, 18:13

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: +9 giant spiked club of chaos

Replies: 7

Views: 1342

Re: +9 giant spiked club of chaos

  Code:
 As you read the scroll of brand weapon, it crumbles to dust.                   
 Your +9 giant spiked club of chaos thirsts for the lives of mortals!           
_t - a +9 vampiric giant spiked club (weapon)


Well, OK then!

Saturday, 6th June 2015, 17:58

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: +9 giant spiked club of chaos

Replies: 7

Views: 1342

+9 giant spiked club of chaos

Read which item? (? for menu, Esc to quit) Brand which weapon? (? for menu, Esc to quit) As you read the scroll of brand weapon, it crumbles to dust. Your +9 antimagic giant spiked club erupts in a glittering mayhem of colour. _t - a +9 giant spiked club of chaos Is this better than a d - the +9 gi...

Thursday, 4th June 2015, 22:06

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What bad advice would you give to people you don't like?

Replies: 177

Views: 39181

Re: What bad advice would you give to people you don't like?

Sandman25 wrote:Regeneration is not a big deal, just some convenience. I had Freezing Cloud castable without wizardry/Vehumet on 3 rune MiWz.


This is generally true but I feel it is much more important in hell.

Thursday, 4th June 2015, 21:06

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What bad advice would you give to people you don't like?

Replies: 177

Views: 39181

Re: What bad advice would you give to people you don't like?

Well, you can compare top score SpBe to FeBe and HOBe to MiBe, pay attention to AC/EV/weapon/resistances. The latter are more similar IMHO. http://underhound.eu:81/crawl/morgue/Yermak/morgue-Yermak-20140830-042126.txt http://underhound.eu:81/crawl/morgue/Yermak/morgue-Yermak-20140306-063538.txt htt...

Thursday, 4th June 2015, 20:55

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What bad advice would you give to people you don't like?

Replies: 177

Views: 39181

Re: What bad advice would you give to people you don't like?

but...felid is the only race in the game that makes it literally impossible to die in one hit... I assume you're being intentionally disingenuous. A FiBe with maxed fighting has 149HP. Lehudib's can deal up to 144HP. So *if* you max your fighting and are always at full health you might guarantee no...

Thursday, 4th June 2015, 20:38

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What bad advice would you give to people you don't like?

Replies: 177

Views: 39181

Re: What bad advice would you give to people you don't like?

Sp and Fe are more different from each other than, say, Mi and Ho are. You must be joking. Spriggans vs Felids * Completely identical stats and progression. * -30%HP, +30%MP, +7MR/lvl vs -40%HP, +20%MP, +6MR/lvl * Dodging, Stealth: 4, 5 vs 3, 4 * Charms, Hexes, Trloc, Trans, Evo: 2, 4, 4, 3, 4 vs 4...

Thursday, 4th June 2015, 18:04

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: What bad advice would you give to people you don't like?

Replies: 177

Views: 39181

Re: What bad advice would you give to people you don't like?

If you really know what your doing, felids are easy, but if you aren’t playing very carefully felids are hard. I feel it's the opposite. If you're playing very carefully getting one-shotted as a Felid is still an eventuality given that they have -40% HP. On the other hand if you're playing stupidly...

Thursday, 4th June 2015, 17:43

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Shield of the gong.

Replies: 4

Views: 1044

Re: Shield of the gong.

Sandman25 wrote:Interesting. So if I am VS of Ru with quickblade and Silence spell who sacrificed words, I can use it almost for free, nice.


Yes, and it also works with the Screaming mutation, which I did get in my Ru playthrough. Too bad I also sacrificed Hexes in that game. :roll:

Thursday, 4th June 2015, 17:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: MiGl^Ru

Replies: 5

Views: 797

Re: YAVP: MiGl^Ru

Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.16.1 (console) character file. 10983105 Darius the Conqueror (level 27, 273/273 HPs) Began as a Minotaur Gladiator on May 30, 2015. Was the Champion of Ru. Escaped with the Orb ... and 15 runes on June 3, 2015! The game lasted 18:27:59 (152794 turns). Darius the C...

Thursday, 4th June 2015, 02:09

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Shield of the gong.

Replies: 4

Views: 1044

Shield of the gong.

Shield of the gong is extremely loud, like setting off an alarm trap.

But did you know that it doesn't ring when you're silenced? :D

Thursday, 4th June 2015, 02:00

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: MiGl^Ru

Replies: 5

Views: 797

Re: CIP: MiGl^Ru

Now, j - a +5 shield of reflection H - the +18 shield of the gong (worn) {rElec rN+ MR+ EV-5} which? Armour/Dodging/Shields are all maxed out at this point, so this is for Zot:5 and the hells. Also, if you had f - a +2 eveningstar of holy wrath F - the +8 mithril axe "Arga" (weapon) {speed...

Wednesday, 3rd June 2015, 20:29

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Merge CK and Wn backgrounds, or give CK a starter book

Replies: 8

Views: 1307

Re: [Serious!] Merge CK and Wn backgrounds

How about a mood meter bonus for wanderers when they first convert? ^_^

Tuesday, 2nd June 2015, 19:55

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: MiGl^Ru

Replies: 5

Views: 797

YAVP: MiGl^Ru

Spellless Zig diving! Probably can't clear one though. ^_^ Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.16.1 (console) character file. Darius the Conqueror (Minotaur Gladiator) Turns: 114567, Time: 11:58:10 Health: 273/273 AC: 48 Str: 28 XL: 27 Magic: 28/28 EV: 35 Int: 1 God: Ru [******] Gold: 9788 SH: 26 Dex...

Saturday, 30th May 2015, 18:33

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Just had my quickest game of crawl.

Replies: 8

Views: 1311

Just had my quickest game of crawl.

0 Zinja the Vexing (level 1, 0/7 HPs) Began as a Felid Enchanter on May 30, 2015. Hit by a stone thrown by a hobgoblin (3 damage) ... on level 1 of the Dungeon. The game lasted 00:00:19 (6 turns).

Thursday, 28th May 2015, 21:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Suggestion: DgCK as a legal combo

Replies: 13

Views: 1807

Re: Suggestion: DgCK as a legal combo

punishment: damnation, torment, wrath, wraith, xom, famine, curse, swine oddities: focus, helix, wrath, xom, feast, famine, curse they certainly are very similar in effect (you don't want to draw from either one, and the majority of the time nothing of consequence happens other than wasting a turn)...

Thursday, 28th May 2015, 18:23

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Suggestion: DgCK as a legal combo

Replies: 13

Views: 1807

Re: Suggestion: DgCK as a legal combo

actually, Xom is much better than no god. maybe not if you are starting with him, but he is actually useful. I would like to hear more about this. My limited experience with him suggests that he mostly randomly gets you killed, sooner or later. Of course I feel that way about some other gods like N...

Wednesday, 27th May 2015, 18:23

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Gloves vs Claws

Replies: 39

Views: 7052

Re: Gloves vs Claws

If you do a bad test and get bad results, the solution would be to do a better test, not to completely abandon testing at all. Sure, accounting for all the factors is difficult, but the more you test changing each factor, the more you'll understand about combat mechanics. Honestly I'm surprised the...

Wednesday, 27th May 2015, 16:29

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Gloves vs Claws

Replies: 39

Views: 7052

Re: Gloves vs Claws

To clarify, at 27 UC + Fighting, gloves of strength do the same damage, roughly, to a titan as ghoul claws. This has been tested with a level 27 GhGl who has only been pumping dex.
At 24.9 UC + 21.1 Fighting I lose 1-1.5 points of damage.

My randart +5 Str gloves are definitely worth it. :D

Wednesday, 27th May 2015, 05:43

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Gloves vs Claws

Replies: 39

Views: 7052

Re: Gloves vs Claws

For anyone who still cares about this thread, fsim confirms this -- +5 Str gauntlets result in the same damage as ghoul claws at UC27, so there's no reason not to wear them. My UC is at 23, so I'm only losing maybe one point of damage, which is easily compensated for just by AC.

Wednesday, 27th May 2015, 01:00

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Suggestion: DgCK as a legal combo

Replies: 13

Views: 1807

Suggestion: DgCK as a legal combo

Why can't Demigods worship Xom? It makes no sense!

Also, fingerless gloves for ghouls.

Tuesday, 26th May 2015, 18:27

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Gloves vs Claws

Replies: 39

Views: 7052

Re: Gloves vs Claws

I fsim'd to establish that I lose about 1.5 damage as a result. I'm guessing that +4 net AC is worth it, so I'm wearing them, but I don't actually know what I'm doing. :p

Tuesday, 26th May 2015, 18:03

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Gloves vs Claws

Replies: 39

Views: 7052

Gloves vs Claws

Would you wear randart +3 gloves {Str+5 Int+2} as an unarmed ghoul?
On a related note, how much value would you give slaying bonuses over AC?

Friday, 22nd May 2015, 17:56

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

Replies: 16

Views: 1756

Re: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

Sigh, RNG hates me, and I quit. Innate Abilities, Weirdness & Mutations ((You can breathe bolts of energy.)) ((You can dispel enchantments when you breathe energy.)) Your rich purple scales are hard (AC +12). Your body does not fit into most forms of armour. Your cold-blooded metabolism reacts p...

Thursday, 21st May 2015, 23:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

Replies: 16

Views: 1756

Re: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

I think stat loss is one of the ways negative muts manifest in undead. The other way is rotting, yeah. I had no idea evolution rotted liches though. I would imagine it just gets suppressed. This mutation is, peculiarly, not suppressed. Code diving indicates that the function 'mutate' takes a 'no_ro...

Thursday, 21st May 2015, 23:47

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

Replies: 16

Views: 1756

Re: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

Yeah those are some seriously mediocre rings, have you been to elf yet? I have a bad habit of clearing depths early, like way before I'd ever be capable of casting necromutation and I sometimes do okay. Just don't cast lich form until you start getting tormented. Or you could quaff a cure mut if yo...

Thursday, 21st May 2015, 23:03

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

Replies: 16

Views: 1756

Re: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

Sar wrote:
megawidget wrote:Well, I'm going for a pure blaster type.

Your Fighting is non-zero and you have some Dodging trained, a weapon skill even. I'd say you've failed at that already!


Pffft. I'm talking about stat distribution here! :roll:

Thursday, 21st May 2015, 22:52

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

Replies: 16

Views: 1756

Re: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

Well, I'm going for a pure blaster type. Yes, I know this is suboptimal and hybrids are better, but I'm dumb like that. :p Thus, my AC/EV are unlikely to change much. It's probably not worth training Ice Magic just for Ozocubu's though I should probably swap Flight for Regeneration if I'm going to b...

Thursday, 21st May 2015, 22:12

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

Replies: 16

Views: 1756

Re: CIP DrWz^Sif: The Evolving Lich

You probably have a lot of rations, you can just eat those. Food should not be a concern. I rarely use channeling though - usually I melee weaker things. Your char doesn't have a weapon but you can separate packs with your superior mobility and regen mana just by resting. Actually I see you have so...
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