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Friday, 17th May 2019, 11:38

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2823

Views: 375976

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Erf... Vamp + *Drain that really sucks, you won't be able to swap wepons a lot... :roll: On a GrBe, why would you ever want to swap that wepon though? Or was it a joke? That was MAINLY ironical :p this weapon is indeed the one you'll use until end of game ! (unless you find the very same holy one i...

Friday, 17th May 2019, 09:46

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2823

Views: 375976

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

Erf... Vamp + *Drain that really sucks, you won't be able to swap wepons a lot... :roll:

Friday, 17th May 2019, 09:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: So, uh, FeBe?

Replies: 33

Views: 2113

Re: So, uh, FeBe?

I'd go straight UC (focused) and Stealth till Lair (maybe add a little Fighting ?)

You'll stab most monsters and you berserk will let you kill the other part. Then I'd work a little on Dodging + Evocations (hopefully Orc shops will give you nice misc items)

Wednesday, 15th May 2019, 15:11

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Blowguns, a tribute

Replies: 5

Views: 675

Re: Blowguns, a tribute

Love that tribute ! I'll miss blowguns a lot, most of my recent characters trained 20+ throwing and got +9 blowgun just to abuse the Pan Lords stabs :twisted:

Wednesday, 15th May 2019, 15:07

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : GnBe, I've been a bad gnoll, puny me

Replies: 2

Views: 382

Re: YAVP : GnBe, I've been a bad gnoll, puny me

Airwolf wrote:Grinding Invocations titles is great!
FTFY :)

Sunday, 12th May 2019, 18:53

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: GrEE^Zin, first win!

Replies: 2

Views: 291

Re: YAVP: GrEE^Zin, first win!

Congrats on your first win, those always have a special taste ;)

I don't know why you went for Ely in the first place ? First god met ?

Sunday, 12th May 2019, 18:51

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : GnBe, I've been a bad gnoll, puny me

Replies: 2

Views: 382

YAVP : GnBe, I've been a bad gnoll, puny me

Hey crawlers, I just wanted to post this win because I got a really nice char overall (great lucky mutation set, nice stuff and so on). Gnolls are great for grinding Invocation titles, enjoy the dump ! Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.23.2-1-ga50397a (webtiles) character file. Game seed: 686517715...

Saturday, 11th May 2019, 15:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : GnAE^Veh, the Warlock

Replies: 4

Views: 416

Re: CiP : GnAE^Veh, weapon optimisation

That's why the topic title says optimization !

Saturday, 11th May 2019, 14:25

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP DgCj

Replies: 8

Views: 532

Re: CiP DgCj

Also use [code] tags for your dump next time, it's much more readable ;)

Saturday, 11th May 2019, 14:22

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : GnAE^Veh, the Warlock

Replies: 4

Views: 416

Now YAVP : GnAE^Veh, the Warlock

One recent topic about Gnolls being strong all game made me want to try another one with a caster background. They're actually pretty op indeed. I really want to use this nice CPA The +11 crystal plate armour of Foolhardiness {MP+9 Str-3 Int+4 SInv} Most game long I fought in corridors, using Freezi...

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 16:59

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Throwing Brand Removals thread

Replies: 74

Views: 7532

Re: Throwing Brand Removals thread

Needle stab was my 90% of the time tech for late uniques, especially pan and hell lords (with drowning Cerebov being the funniest of all)... RIP

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 14:06

Forum: Game Design Discussion

Topic: Throwing Brand Removals thread

Replies: 74

Views: 7532

Re: Throwing Brand Removals thread

petercordia wrote:Is this a nerf the end for needle-stabbers?
FTFY

Thursday, 9th May 2019, 06:10

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Short Newperson Questions

Replies: 178

Views: 8149

Re: Short Newperson Questions

I'd just add to this very complete answer something about spells slots : you gain 1 slot per level (xp) and 2 per spellcasting (skill) level.

Wednesday, 8th May 2019, 15:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 468

Views: 83419

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:10 (give +4 ice dragon scales) I was able to pay this by end of Lair, so went for it asap... a - ([) a +2 buckler of protection b - ([) a +2 buckler of protection c - ([) the +2 buckler of Demons {-Cast +Blink rPois rC+++} d - ([) a chain mail e - ([) the +5 chain mail of Analysis {rF+} f ...

Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 17:40

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SpBe

Replies: 15

Views: 1261

Re: SpBe

I like axes for Qazlal formicids, but with your digging ability, you're often able to fight in kill holes. That's why I favor polearms or M&F more.
You can also go with staves and use massive extra xp for defenses and ranged (throwing or xbows imho)

Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 16:08

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: SpBe

Replies: 15

Views: 1261

Re: SpBe

It seems that you made it out with your SpBe, but for other ones that might try this, I suggest an abusive use of throwing and blowgun.
Trog should gift nice needles (confuse and para). It allows you to destroy extended and laugh at every unique so easily...

Tuesday, 7th May 2019, 14:28

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: gnolls are the best wizards

Replies: 20

Views: 2147

Re: gnolls are the best wizards

I'm surprised to see that some consider that gnolls slow down late game. IMHO they're rather weak mid game : Jack of all trades, master of none... I feel like the Lair runes are the hardest to get, when you lack both level-5 spells, good min delay weapon or reliable stab... Then you're just good at ...

Saturday, 13th April 2019, 13:24

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP: FeBe

Replies: 4

Views: 556

Re: YAVP: FeBe

Indeed evokable teleport is an old stuff... Crawl also had a cTele spell, both of them combined was fun :) That is a nice TRJ tech. In older version you can polymorph it, but it now spawns all blobs, so it's not as fun... In 95% of my games, I kill him in the middle of the Slime:5 vault using ?immol...

Saturday, 13th April 2019, 10:12

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Best/Worst Artifacts

Replies: 2823

Views: 375976

Re: Best/Worst Artifacts

  Code:
the +9 lajatang of Infection {holy, rF++ Str+10 Int+4 Stlth-}
Of course, I'm a Ds...

Friday, 29th March 2019, 16:21

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 468

Views: 83419

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:10 (give 2 scrolls of acquirement) a - (") the amulet "Dutedaci" {Regen+ Slay+4} b - (") the amulet "Wikujuza" {Regen+ Int+3} c - (") the amulet of Juocho {+Rage rElec} d - (") an amulet of faith {!P} e - (") an amulet of faith {!P} f - (")...

Monday, 25th March 2019, 16:43

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 468

Views: 83419

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: Elf:2 (show slimy rune of Zot) So you mean it cost one !mutation right ;) a - (") the amulet "Vesyat" {Spirit rPois Dex+6 Stlth-} b - (") an uncursed amulet of guardian spirit c - (") an uncursed amulet of magic regeneration d - (") an amulet of magic regenerati...

Tuesday, 19th March 2019, 22:06

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 468

Views: 83419

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:12 (give +8 demon trident) I found a +5 dtrident in Shoals, made it easier ! a - ($) 194 gold pieces b - ($) 467 gold pieces c - ([) a cursed +1 hat of intelligence d - ()) an uncursed lajatang of protection e - (() 2 needles of sleeping f - ([) the cursed pair of boots of Quniduts {+Fly r...

Sunday, 17th February 2019, 17:19

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Faith and Vehumet

Replies: 26

Views: 1894

Re: Faith and Vehumet

I think this situation is pretty clear. If you are worshipping Vehumet, then it is one of the few times IMO that faith amulet is actually worthwhile. The reason is that it will help you achieve maximum piety sooner, thus granting you the final gift sooner. Since Vehumet doesn't do much for you at h...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 14:55

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 468

Views: 83419

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: D:10 (give +7 demon trident) I'm playing a BaCj, so that's basically free (especially when you find a +5 one in Depths:1...) a - (") the amulet "Numam" {Gourm +Fly rC+ MP+9 Int-4} b - ()) a glowing bardiche c - ()) a glowing bardiche d - ($) 150 gold pieces e - ($) 169 gold pi...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 10:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : BaCj^Veh doing some shopping

Replies: 2

Views: 309

CiP : BaCj^Veh doing some shopping

I have a good BaCj going on, and Orc shops are teasing me with some nice stuff. Here's my shopping list : 3 items, total 3758 gold [a-z] travel|examine|delete [?/!] change action a - [Orc:2] 510 gold an uncursed amulet of magic regeneration (unknown) b - [Orc:2] 748 gold the amulet of Jaxitwe {Regen...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 10:07

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Gnolls and gods

Replies: 26

Views: 3628

Re: Gnolls and gods

Ashenzari: boosts your skills once you are bound, but how how much? invisible and Clarity are always nice to have but Transfer Knowledge seems the most useful ability since gnolls have no control on skill development. This ability isn't available for Gnolls ;) or at least it wasn't with my last Gn^...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 10:02

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Replies: 6

Views: 528

Re: Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Regular orc priests are trivial at this point unless there are 3+ in LOS at once. (Use fog or teleport or both.) Orc high priests are more of a problem: I think their smites do more damage, but more importantly, they summon demons that can totally change fights. Orc sorcerers summon demons, too. Or...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 10:00

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Tricky early-game weapon choice

Replies: 6

Views: 671

Re: Tricky early-game weapon choice

Another vote for lajatang, you can immediately read your 4?EW and use it until the end of the game...

Needing only 14 skill for mindelay will let you plenty of options for defenses, Evocations or whatever...

Thursday, 14th February 2019, 09:58

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Faith and Vehumet

Replies: 26

Views: 1894

Faith and Vehumet

I always wonder if it's a good idea... I usually like to have one early to get the spell boosts, but I feel like the last piety levels are useless besides the gifts. Moreover, dropping faith for something else will reduce your piety, delyaing the 3 last spells (but anyway you can't use them early) a...

Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 13:04

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : MfGl^Oka, how good is Finisher ?

Replies: 2

Views: 339

Re: CiP : MfGl^Oka, how good is Finisher ?

OK, Finisher is very fun, but definitely not worth neither a vamp bardiche for normal game, nor a HW one for extended... Went for 15 runes after grabbing 6 before Depths, which is pretty scary :twisted: I never say it enough, but para needles rules this game (or confusion ones... drowning Cerebov is...

Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 12:27

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YASD: Dispersal traps?!

Replies: 1

Views: 294

Re: YASD: Dispersal traps?!

I experienced same trouble in Tomb:3 with a MfGl, moreover trying to get 6 runes before Dephts... I found out that quaffing Lignification was somehow a good idea. Then you're not blinked away every turn, especially when death scarabs are a lot and many of them step on traps every turn. On my first t...

Monday, 11th February 2019, 14:14

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: Now YAVP : MfGl^Oka, how good is Finisher ?

Replies: 2

Views: 339

Now YAVP : MfGl^Oka, how good is Finisher ?

I've been blessed with the Finisher scythe since D:7, the new eviscerate is a lot of fun. I thought I was going to run with it until the end, but Oka throwed be a vamp bardiche... I've stick with Finisher as I'm currently doing Swamp and need to swap often for hydras, what would you do after Swamp, ...

Monday, 11th February 2019, 11:39

Forum: Technical Support

Topic: Akrasiac and 0.22 scores

Replies: 9

Views: 1196

Re: Akrasiac and 0.22 scores

I think it's down again...

Monday, 3rd December 2018, 07:50

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP! 15 Rune Vine Stalker with Shortblades and Slings+1Zig

Replies: 1

Views: 383

Re: YAVP! 15 Rune Vine Stalker with Shortblades and Slings+1

This is a nice run, now join us online :) FYI, if you're having troubles with bad mutations and now way to get rid of them, Zin can do the job for you. Swapping from TSO keeps you most piety, and Zin piety is "free" due to this gold offering thing. Then you're back to TSO and continue your...

Monday, 3rd December 2018, 07:44

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Reflection optimisation

Replies: 11

Views: 1284

Reflection optimisation

Suppose you have a big shield, let's imagine large one , maybe TSO bonus, and an amulet of reflection, making you reflect a bunch of projectiles (40+ SH). You also have the ability to Rmsl or even Dmsl yourself. How does those interact with reflection ? Which triggers first ? Could it be a good idea...

Monday, 3rd December 2018, 07:38

Forum: Dungeon Crawling Advice

Topic: Unarmed in treeform

Replies: 8

Views: 1021

Re: Unarmed in treeform

Treeform use ?
Go In Slime:5 middle vault, treeform, read 2 or 3 ?torment, immolation, quaff cancellation, hit once, enjoy the show :)

Monday, 3rd December 2018, 07:36

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : TrHu^Oka, rich man problems

Replies: 1

Views: 358

CiP : TrHu^Oka, rich man problems

Hey tavern, I have a currently well going TrHu, gifted with stuff and having rich man issues ! I'm sitting on 4?acq and don't know what to ask for. I feel like I can replace my cloak / hat because I have enough MR, I have a Rmsl scarf somewhere. I could ask for jewelry and replace this "Plog&qu...

Wednesday, 21st November 2018, 16:42

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : GnBe, stab boots

Replies: 2

Views: 410

CiP : GnBe, stab boots

Hey crawlers ! Here's a nice character I started today and feel very good with him. Classic GnBe starting with Long Blades. I'm already sitting on a HW triple blade in case I go for a long game. Elf granted me with my favourite Assassin boots. I don't know if they work with ranged. Can one tell me ?...

Monday, 8th October 2018, 17:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: CiP : DsEn^Dith, armours

Replies: 1

Views: 389

CiP : DsEn^Dith, armours

I'm going for DsEn, not happy with muts right now (guardian...) but found a pretty good randart ringmail. I guess that Dith Stealth bonus allows me to wear this pretty easily, right ? Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.23-a0-303-gfcac5de (webtiles) character file. mopl the Jinx (Demonspawn Enchanter...

Sunday, 7th October 2018, 19:01

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: VAYP: TrBe - Yippeee

Replies: 16

Views: 1280

Re: CIP: TrBe - Yippeee, I got mutated and found stuff

I'd swap any of your rings for the +5 slaying one... Go for the win

Saturday, 6th October 2018, 13:36

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: I don't love it when...

Replies: 709

Views: 115000

Re: I don't love it when...

Welcome, mopl the Demonspawn Fighter. Will you be the one to retrieve the fabulous Orb of Zot from the depths? Press ? for a list of commands and other information. Found a runed helmet, a pair of boots, a spear and 13 gold pieces. _Found a staircase leading out of the dungeon. You see here a runed...

Saturday, 6th October 2018, 12:09

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : BaTm^Chei, 15 runers, Epochal !

Replies: 28

Views: 1967

Re: CiP : BaTm^Chei, 15 runers, chose title !

So Epochal it is ! See you later for next title, current progress is here for those who are interested Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.23-a0-299-g9a66eeb (webtiles) character file. 17927895 mopl the Epochal (level 27, 242/242 HPs) Began as a Barachi Transmuter on Sept 26, 2018. Was an Elder of Ch...

Friday, 5th October 2018, 18:35

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : BaTm^Chei, 15 runers, Epochal !

Replies: 28

Views: 1967

Re: CiP : BaTm^Chei, 15 runers, chose title !

Airwolf wrote:Congrats!

I vote for Le Petite Mort next!

Done

Friday, 5th October 2018, 10:57

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: VAYP: TrBe - Yippeee

Replies: 16

Views: 1280

Re: CIP: TrBe - First rune with Troll / Where to go?

I can't get why a troll is using a weapon, but anyway if you do, you should definitely aim for a bigger one :) Any GC/GSC somewhere ? A dire flail ? Or an eveningstar if you really *want* to stay with a 1-hander. I'ld personnaly skip shield for a 2-hander Don't bother too much about having no defens...

Friday, 5th October 2018, 07:12

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : BaTm^Chei, 15 runers, Epochal !

Replies: 28

Views: 1967

Re: CiP : BaTm^Chei, 9 runes under my belt and more to go

And here we go for the win ! Just need to press escape. Feel free to vote for next title ! :D Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.23-a0-296-ga3b1b28 (webtiles) character file. mopl the Barachian Aeon (Barachi Transmuter) Turns: 85911, Time: 07:07:42 Health: 242/242 AC: 47 Str: 40 XL: 27 Magic: 50/50 ...

Thursday, 4th October 2018, 15:32

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : BaTm^Chei, 15 runers, Epochal !

Replies: 28

Views: 1967

Re: CiP : BaTm^Chei, 4 or more runes ?

I quaffed the remaining !mutations laying around and got rid of berserkitis... Went for Hell runes and now have Pan and Tomb to go. I might try to get Tornado online for the fun, all XP is now spare... Maybe I'll use some Necromut in Pan too to avoid further mutations, no more !mut in all dungeon......

Wednesday, 3rd October 2018, 17:10

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : BaTm^Chei, 15 runers, Epochal !

Replies: 28

Views: 1967

Re: CiP : BaTm^Chei, has Harm amulet ever be worth ?

Quick update, now wondering if I go for more runes or if I'm ok with 4... Do you know how berserkitis works with Chei ? That may help me decide if I try and exit now ;) Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.23-a0-290-g290e36d (webtiles) character file. mopl the Wrestler (Barachi Transmuter) Turns: 6564...

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018, 13:08

Forum: Crazy Yiuf's Corner

Topic: Trove reporting

Replies: 468

Views: 83419

Re: Trove reporting

Trove: Elf:1 (give +4 ice dragon scales) Since I have the +15 ice dragon scales of Enihabbi (worn) {rElec rF- rC++ Dex+5} I can use freely the 4 ?EA... a - [Trove] a papyrus book b - [Trove] a scroll of identify c - [Trove] a colourful book d - [Trove] a scroll of fog e - [Trove] a hardcover book f...

Thursday, 27th September 2018, 07:59

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : BaTm^Chei, 15 runers, Epochal !

Replies: 28

Views: 1967

Re: CiP : BaTm^Chei, has Harm amulet ever be worth ?

New dump Transmutations Book available in Lair, I really like every spell in it (Hydra Form, Statue Form, Irradiate, Dragon Form), even if most of them are maybe less powerful than Chei-BH... I kept running the Harm amulet. Other options are now Regen and Faith, the latter probably being the best on...

Thursday, 27th September 2018, 06:30

Forum: YASD! YAVP! and characters in progress too

Topic: YAVP : BaTm^Chei, 15 runers, Epochal !

Replies: 28

Views: 1967

Re: CiP : BaTm^Chei, has Harm amulet ever be worth ?

The fact that you're with Chei (WHY) does complicate things a bit though. Sure. 8129 | Bailey | Found the +8 mithril axe "Arga" {speed, MR+} Oh right, that sucks ! But Chei is one of my favourite gods, Ba are slow anyway, and since there are no god whose name starts with "An" (t...
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