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Lair Larrikin

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Joined: Monday, 27th July 2015, 18:58

Post Monday, 9th May 2016, 19:18

Super-fragile MfIE

So I'm definitely getting better at MfIE, but still nowhere close to good enough. I never really used my spells: they just didn't seem to do that much. A lucky trident helped a lot for a while, but after clearing Lair and Orc I found myself to be super-squishy on Shoals and Spider, where I eventually died (Orc and Lair weren't too challenging, though). What am I doing wrong with this character?

Supplemental question: should I have used the mottled dragon armor I found? (I never found a single enchant armor scroll.)

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Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.18.1-5-g4a78601 (webtiles) character file.

109986 Phaedo the Spry (level 16, -8/127 HPs)
Began as a Merfolk Ice Elementalist on May 7, 2016.
Was a High Priest of Vehumet.
Mangled by a ghost moth (9 damage)
... on level 2 of the Spider Nest on May 9, 2016.
The game lasted 03:58:43 (39847 turns).

Phaedo the Spry (Merfolk Ice Elementalist) Turns: 39847, Time: 03:58:46

Health: -8/127 AC: 13 Str: 12 (13) XL: 16 Next: 53%
Magic: 0/22 EV: 20 Int: 20 (22) God: Vehumet [*****.]
Gold: 459 SH: 2 Dex: 13 (16) Spells: 7 memorised, 1 level left

rFire + . . SeeInvis . a - +6 trident of the Realm of Zot {drain, Str+4 Int+3}
rCold . . . Gourm . K - +0 leather armour
rNeg . . . Faith . (no shield)
rPois + Spirit . S - +2 helmet
rElec . Dismiss . V - +2 cloak
rCorr . Reflect . p - +1 pair of gloves
SustAt . Harm . (no boots)
MR +.... j - amulet of magic regeneration
Stlth ++........ O - ring of protection from fire
e - ring of poison resistance

@: somewhat resistant to hostile enchantments, unstealthy
A: change form in water, swift swim, large bone plates 1
a: Renounce Religion


You were on level 2 of the Spider Nest.
You worshipped Vehumet.
Vehumet was extremely pleased with you.
You were not hungry.

You visited 6 branches of the dungeon, and saw 28 of its levels.
You also visited: Labyrinth and Sewer.

You collected 1980 gold pieces.
You spent 1521 gold pieces at shops.

Inventory:

Hand Weapons
a - the +6 trident of the Realm of Zot (weapon) {drain, Str+4 Int+3}
(You found it on level 11 of the Dungeon)

A truly terrible weapon, it drains the life of those it strikes.

It affects your strength (+4).
It affects your intelligence (+3).
b - a +1 arbalest of flaming
g - a +1 hunting sling of freezing
i - a +2 whip of electrocution
s - the +9 hand axe of Pas Xiss {chop, MR++ SInv}
(You found it on level 5 of the Dungeon)

It inflicts extra damage upon your enemies.

It affects your resistance to hostile enchantments.
It lets you see invisible.
Z - a +0 blowgun
Missiles
d - 659 arrows
l - 69 sling bullets
q - 692 stones
D - 107 poisoned needles
E - 6 throwing nets
I - 31 tomahawks (quivered)
Q - 8 needles of frenzy
Y - 147 bolts
Armour
p - a +1 pair of gloves (worn)
K - a +0 leather armour (worn)
S - a +2 helmet (worn)
V - a +2 cloak (worn)
Jewellery
e - a ring of poison resistance (left hand)
j - an amulet of magic regeneration (around neck)
G - a cursed ring of teleportation {unknown}
O - a ring of protection from fire (right hand)
U - an uncursed ring of protection from cold
W - an uncursed ring of wizardry {unknown}
Wands
c - a wand of lightning (9/15)
f - a wand of digging (4/24)
w - a wand of lightning (2/15)
C - a wand of iceblast (2/15)
Scrolls
m - 11 scrolls of remove curse
r - a scroll of fear
A - 2 scrolls of identify
H - a scroll of recharging
L - 4 scrolls of fog
P - 10 scrolls of teleportation
R - a scroll of enchant weapon
Potions
h - 2 potions of magic
t - 2 potions of cancellation
u - a potion of resistance
v - 2 potions of berserk rage
x - a potion of curing
z - 2 potions of haste
M - 2 potions of ambrosia
X - 2 potions of might
Books
y - a book of Clouds

Spells Type Level
a - Mephitic Cloud Conjuration/Poison/Air 3
b - Conjure Flame Conjuration/Fire 3
c - Poisonous Cloud Conjuration/Poison/Air 6
d - Freezing Cloud Conjuration/Ice/Air 6
e - Ring of Flames Charms/Fire 7
B - a book of Flames

Spells Type Level
a - Flame Tongue Conjuration/Fire 1
b - Throw Flame Conjuration/Fire 2
c - Conjure Flame Conjuration/Fire 3
d - Inner Flame Hexes/Fire 3
e - Sticky Flame Conjuration/Fire 4
f - Fireball Conjuration/Fire 5
Comestibles
k - 2 slices of pizza
n - a royal jelly
o - 10 meat rations
F - 16 fruits
J - 3 chunks of flesh
N - 17 bread rations


Skills:
- Level 12.0 Fighting
- Level 14.0 Polearms
+ Level 15.4 Dodging
- Level 2.1 Stealth
- Level 4.3 Spellcasting
- Level 11.4 Conjurations
- Level 10.1 Charms
- Level 3.0 Summonings
- Level 2.5 Translocations
- Level 15.0 Ice Magic


You had one spell level left.
You knew the following spells:

Your Spells Type Power Failure Level Hunger
a - Freeze Ice #### 1% 1 None
b - Ozocubu's Armour Chrm/Ice ######.. 1% 3 ###....
c - Throw Icicle Conj/Ice ######.. 1% 4 ####...
d - Apportation Tloc ##........ 8% 1 None
e - Summon Butterflies Summ ###..... 6% 1 None
f - Bolt of Cold Conj/Ice ######.... 3% 6 #######
g - Freezing Cloud Conj/Ice/Air #####..... 30% 6 #######


Dungeon Overview and Level Annotations

Branches:
Dungeon (13/15) Temple (1/1) D:7 Lair (8/8) D:9
Shoals (2/4) Lair:3 Spider (2/4) Lair:3 Slime (0/6) Lair:8
Orc (2/2) D:11 Elf (0/3) Orc:2
Vaults: D:13-14

Altars:
Ashenzari
Cheibriados
Elyvilon
Gozag
Kikubaaqudgha
Makhleb
Nemelex Xobeh
Okawaru
Pakellas
Qazlal
Ru
Sif Muna
Trog
Vehumet
Yredelemnul
Zin
The Shining One
Jiyva

Shops:
D:5 [ D:13 : Orc:1 * Orc:2 (=!(? Shoals:1 (

Annotations:
D:3 Sigmund
D:13 Rupert
Orc:2 FocusNinja's ghost, journeyman TrMo


Innate Abilities, Weirdness & Mutations

You revert to your normal form in water.
You are very nimble and swift while swimming.
You are partially covered in large bone plates (AC +2, SH +2).


Message History

* * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * *
Something hits you but does no damage. Something stings you.
* * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * *
You closely miss something.
You feel you are being watched by something.
You feel your power leaking away.
Something hits you but does no damage. Something hits you.
* * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * *
You feel dopey.
Something stings you but does no damage.
Casting: Freeze
Confirm with . or Enter, or press ? or * to list all spells.
You don't have enough magic to cast that spell.
You hit something but do no damage. Something hits you.
* * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * *
Something hits you.
* * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * *
You feel dopey.
Something stings you!
You die...

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You could see 2 tarantellas.

Vanquished Creatures
Maud (D:12)
2 orc warlords
Nessos (Lair:8)
A dire elephant (Lair:8)
A minotaur (Lab)
2 ogre magi (Orc:2)
6 hydras
Harold (D:12)
A centaur warrior (D:13)
Erica (Lair:1)
A catoblepas (Lair:8)
A merfolk avatar (Shoals:2)
2 merfolk aquamancers
A deep troll shaman (Lair:8)
20 death yaks
An orc high priest (Orc:1)
5 sea snakes (Shoals:1)
An unseen horror (D:10)
2 deep trolls (Orc:2)
5 hill giants
Pikel (D:4)
A necromancer (Spider:1)
3 wolf spiders
An orb spider (Lair:3)
A lindwurm (Orc:1)
3 griffons
4 harpies
6 manticores
4 cyclopes
2 orc knights
An orc sorcerer (Orc:2)
3 wolf spider zombies
Maurice (D:8)
3 black mambas
A water nymph (Shoals:2)
11 elephants
3 sirens
A gargoyle (D:13)
11 spiny frogs
A kobold demonologist (D:11)
10 redback zombies
14 komodo dragons
3 demonic crawlers
2 rime drakes
14 trolls
A minotaur zombie (Lab)
A polar bear (Lair:5)
7 two-headed ogres
A wind drake (Shoals:1)
13 merfolk
A snapping turtle (Shoals:2)
6 slime creatures (D:12)
13 tarantella zombies (Spider:1)
13 blink frogs
7 water elementals
A spriggan (Lair:5)
A boulder beetle (Lair:7)
4 tarantellas
3 redbacks
A shadow (D:12)
42 yaks
Eustachio (D:5)
5 basilisks
3 fire bats (Lair:5)
A wyvern (D:8)
A hungry ghost (Shoals:1)
7 hippogriffs
A steam dragon (D:12)
Menkaure (D:6)
3 wargs
A soldier ant (D:12)
17 water moccasins
8 porcupines
A slave (D:4)
21 orc warriors
7 iguanas
3 phantoms (D:8)
An eye of draining (D:7)
4 black bears
6 ice beasts
25 ogres
A sky beast (D:8)
34 wolves
13 centaurs
11 crocodiles
3 big kobolds
20 giant frogs
A gnoll sergeant (D:8)
A wyvern zombie (D:10)
A water moccasin zombie (D:7)
7 killer bees
3 scorpions
3 howler monkeys
9 wights
3 electric eels (D:9)
8 crimson imps
A centaur zombie (D:6)
2 giant frog zombies (D:11)
2 quasits
13 hounds
15 orc priests
3 jellies
28 orc wizards
2 centaur skeletons
2 giant frog skeletons
4 worker ants
16 sheep
A hound skeleton (D:5)
A howler monkey zombie (D:8)
2 worker ant zombies (D:5)
17 gnolls
55 river rats
13 adders
2 shadow imps
An adder skeleton (D:8)
2 dart slugs (D:2)
3 giant geckos
96 orcs
6 giant cockroaches
7 hobgoblins
10 jackals
7 quokkas
9 ball pythons
8 bats
A giant cockroach zombie (D:6)
A giant gecko skeleton (D:5)
A giant gecko zombie (D:5)
10 giant newts
5 goblins
A jackal skeleton (D:6)
30 kobolds
10 rats
898 creatures vanquished.

Vanquished Creatures (others)
2 slaves (D:5)
A worker ant (D:5)
An orc (D:5)
A bush (D:5)
13 fungi
4 plants
22 creatures vanquished.

Grand Total: 920 creatures vanquished

Notes
Turn | Place | Note
--------------------------------------------------------------
0 | D:1 | Phaedo the Merfolk Ice Elementalist began the quest for the Orb.
0 | D:1 | Reached XP level 1. HP: 13/13 MP: 3/3
246 | D:1 | Reached XP level 2. HP: 18/19 MP: 5/5
1051 | D:2 | Reached XP level 3. HP: 21/24 MP: 3/6
1056 | D:2 | Learned a level 3 spell: Ozocubu's Armour
1319 | D:2 | Reached skill level 5 in Ice Magic
1487 | D:2 | Reached XP level 4. HP: 20/30 MP: 4/7
1824 | D:3 | Reached skill level 1 in Charms
1890 | D:3 | Reached XP level 5. HP: 35/35 MP: 5/8
1898 | D:3 | Found a glowing drain.
1911 | Sewer | Entered a sewer
2301 | D:3 | Noticed Sigmund
2469 | D:3 | Reached XP level 6. HP: 36/41 MP: 5/9
2769 | D:3 | Found a deep blue altar of Sif Muna.
3243 | D:4 | Found a snail-covered altar of Cheibriados.
3780 | D:4 | Found an oddly glowing altar of Pakellas.
3812 | D:4 | Reached XP level 7. HP: 16/46 MP: 7/10
4056 | D:4 | Upgraded the game from 0.18.1-1-g2f07953 to 0.18.1-2-ga659475
4100 | D:5 | Entered Level 5 of the Dungeon
4100 | D:5 | Noticed Pikel
4609 | D:5 | Noticed Eustachio
4663 | D:5 | Killed Eustachio
4663 | D:5 | Reached skill level 5 in Charms
4855 | D:5 | Reached XP level 8. HP: 36/52 MP: 7/11
5847 | D:4 | Killed Pikel
5847 | D:4 | Reached XP level 9. HP: 39/57 MP: 9/12
6056 | D:5 | Found Meosaocw's Antique Armour Boutique.
6152 | D:5 | Got a steaming hand axe
6153 | D:5 | Identified the +9 hand axe of Pas Xiss {chop, MR++ SInv} (You found it on level 5 of the Dungeon)
6267 | D:6 | Reached skill level 10 in Ice Magic
7276 | D:6 | Found a sparkling altar of Nemelex Xobeh.
8131 | D:7 | Found a shattered altar of Ashenzari.
8257 | D:7 | Found a sacrificial altar of Ru.
8343 | D:7 | Found a staircase to the Ecumenical Temple.
8363 | D:7 | Reached skill level 10 in Charms
8396 | Temple | Entered the Ecumenical Temple
8413 | Temple | Became a worshipper of Vehumet
8555 | D:7 | Noticed Menkaure
8660 | D:6 | Reached XP level 10. HP: 40/63 MP: 10/13
8786 | D:6 | Reached skill level 1 in Polearms
8950 | D:6 | HP: 1/64 [Menkaure (15)]
8954 | D:6 | Killed Menkaure
8954 | D:6 | Reached skill level 1 in Fighting
9458 | D:7 | Found a burning altar of Makhleb.
9610 | D:8 | Reached * piety under Vehumet
9610 | D:8 | Offered knowledge of Shock by Vehumet.
9977 | D:8 | Found an iron altar of Okawaru.
10047 | D:8 | HP: 3/68 [orc warrior/halberd (13)]
10453 | D:8 | Reached skill level 5 in Dodging
10467 | D:8 | Reached skill level 5 in Polearms
10915 | D:8 | Noticed Maurice
10928 | D:8 | Killed Maurice
11116 | D:5 | Bought an embroidered cloak for 144 gold pieces
11500 | D:9 | Reached ** piety under Vehumet
11500 | D:9 | Offered knowledge of Flame Tongue by Vehumet.
11500 | D:9 | Reached skill level 5 in Fighting
11834 | D:9 | Learned a level 4 spell: Throw Icicle
11854 | D:9 | Reached XP level 11. HP: 54/80 MP: 11/14
12397 | D:9 | Reached skill level 1 in Conjurations
12420 | D:9 | Found a staircase to the Lair.
13058 | D:9 | You fall through a shaft for 3 floors!
13370 | D:11 | Noticed Maud
13827 | D:12 | Noticed Harold
13865 | D:12 | Killed Harold
13890 | D:12 | Offered knowledge of Dazzling Spray by Vehumet.
14151 | D:12 | HP: 3/83 [wolf spider zombie (10)]
14360 | D:12 | Noticed a manticore
14723 | D:13 | Reached *** piety under Vehumet
15581 | D:11 | Got a scorched trident
15698 | D:11 | Found a staircase to the Orcish Mines.
15708 | Orc:1 | Entered Level 1 of the Orcish Mines
15708 | Orc:1 | Found Oziuxa's General Store.
15720 | Orc:1 | Offered knowledge of Airstrike by Vehumet.
15752 | Orc:1 | Bought a scroll of identify for 32 gold pieces
15752 | Orc:1 | Bought a +2 hunting sling of flaming for 235 gold pieces
15752 | Orc:1 | Bought a potion of heal wounds for 80 gold pieces
15761 | Orc:1 | Identified the +6 trident of the Realm of Zot {drain, Str+4 Int+3} (You found it on level 11 of the Dungeon)
15806 | Orc:1 | You fall through a shaft!
15806 | Orc:2 | Entered Level 2 of the Orcish Mines
15938 | Orc:2 | Noticed a cyclops
15953 | Orc:2 | Reached skill level 10 in Dodging
15961 | Orc:2 | Killed a cyclops
15961 | Orc:2 | Reached **** piety under Vehumet
15961 | Orc:2 | Reached XP level 12. HP: 33/93 MP: 15/15
15978 | Orc:2 | Offered knowledge of Stone Arrow by Vehumet.
16165 | Orc:2 | Found Hamirgh's Magic Scroll Shoppe.
16166 | Orc:2 | Found Peavvasu's Weapon Emporium.
17221 | D:11 | Reached skill level 10 in Polearms
17300 | D:10 | Entered Level 10 of the Dungeon
18228 | D:10 | Reached ***** piety under Vehumet
18290 | D:10 | Offered knowledge of Bolt of Fire by Vehumet.
18651 | Lair:1 | Entered Level 1 of the Lair of Beasts
18863 | Lair:1 | Noticed a five-headed hydra
18879 | Lair:1 | Killed a five-headed hydra
18925 | Lair:1 | Noticed Erica
18946 | Lair:1 | Killed Erica
19653 | Lair:1 | Reached XP level 13. HP: 98/98 MP: 16/16
20127 | Lair:2 | Reached skill level 5 in Conjurations
20762 | Lair:3 | Offered knowledge of Poison Arrow by Vehumet.
21341 | Lair:3 | Found a staircase to the Shoals.
21424 | Lair:3 | Found a hole to the Spider Nest.
22094 | Lair:4 | Found a bloodstained altar of Trog.
22248 | Lair:4 | Reached skill level 10 in Fighting
23481 | Lair:5 | Offered knowledge of Venom Bolt by Vehumet.
23966 | Lair:5 | Reached XP level 14. HP: 101/111 MP: 17/17
25796 | Lair:6 | Found a labyrinth entrance.
25807 | Lab | Entered a labyrinth
25887 | Lab | Learned a level 1 spell: Apportation
25889 | Lab | Learned a level 1 spell: Summon Butterflies
25927 | Lair:6 | Identified a +5 rod of inaccuracy (12/12) (You found it in a labyrinth)
25961 | Lair:6 | Gained mutation: You are partially covered in large bone plates (AC +2, SH +2). [potion of beneficial mutation]
26992 | Lair:7 | Offered knowledge of Poisonous Cloud by Vehumet.
27628 | Lair:6 | Reached skill level 1 in Summonings
27662 | Lair:7 | Reached skill level 1 in Translocations
28533 | Lair:8 | Entered Level 8 of the Lair of Beasts
28575 | Lair:8 | Noticed Nessos
28595 | Lair:8 | Killed Nessos
28958 | Lair:8 | Found a viscous altar of Jiyva.
28958 | Lair:8 | Found a staircase to the Slime Pits.
29081 | Lair:8 | Reached XP level 15. HP: 120/120 MP: 18/18
30309 | Lair:8 | Offered knowledge of Iron Shot by Vehumet.
31105 | Orc:2 | Noticed an orc warlord
31346 | Orc:2 | Found Gerer's Antique Weapon Emporium.
31411 | Orc:1 | Killed an orc warlord
31411 | Orc:1 | Reached skill level 10 in Conjurations
31813 | Orc:2 | Noticed FocusNinja's ghost (journeyman TrMo)
32422 | Orc:2 | Noticed an orc warlord
33167 | Orc:2 | Killed an orc warlord
33320 | Orc:1 | Offered knowledge of Bolt of Cold by Vehumet.
33329 | Orc:1 | Learned a level 6 spell: Bolt of Cold
33829 | Orc:2 | Found Mor Cionwu's Distillery.
33835 | Orc:2 | Found a staircase to the Elven Halls.
33843 | Orc:2 | Found Ziluem's Jewellery Shoppe.
33846 | Orc:2 | Bought a potion of heal wounds for 50 gold pieces
33846 | Orc:2 | Bought a potion of heal wounds for 50 gold pieces
33846 | Orc:2 | Bought a potion of heal wounds for 50 gold pieces
33846 | Orc:2 | Bought 2 potions of cancellation for 160 gold pieces
34729 | D:12 | Killed Maud
34941 | D:13 | Noticed Rupert
34968 | D:13 | Found Umifamirph's Book Emporium.
34989 | D:13 | Bought a book of Clouds for 720 gold pieces
35378 | Shoals:1 | Entered Level 1 of the Shoals
35395 | Shoals:1 | Found Idghui's Antique Weapon Boutique.
36130 | Shoals:2 | Reached XP level 16. HP: 102/127 MP: 20/20
37511 | Shoals:2 | Upgraded the game from 0.18.1-2-ga659475 to 0.18.1-5-g4a78601
37922 | Shoals:1 | HP: 4/127 [water elemental (4)]
38378 | Shoals:2 | Reached skill level 15 in Ice Magic
38650 | Shoals:1 | Learned a level 6 spell: Freezing Cloud
38714 | Spider:1 | Entered Level 1 of the Spider Nest
39393 | Spider:1 | Reached skill level 15 in Dodging
39847 | Spider:2 | HP: 4/127 [something (5)]
39847 | Spider:2 | HP: 1/127 [something (3)]
39847 | Spider:2 | Mangled by a ghost moth

Skill XL: | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 |
---------------+-------------------------------------------------+-----
Ice Magic | 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 14 15 | 15.0
Charms | 1 2 4 5 7 10 | 10.1
Polearms | 7 8 13 14 | 14.0
Dodging | 7 10 12 13 14 15 | 15.4
Fighting | 5 8 10 12 | 12.0
Conjurations | 4 7 9 11 | 11.4
Summonings | 3 | 3.0
Translocations | 2 | 2.5
Spellcasting | 4 | 4.3
Stealth | | 2.1

Action | 1- 3 | 4- 6 | 7- 9 | 10-12 | 13-15 | 16-18 || total
-------------------------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------++-------
Melee: Whip | 34 | 116 | 81 | 17 | | || 248
Tailslap | | 2 | | | 12 | 40 || 54
Spear | | | 111 | | | || 111
Hand axe | | | 161 | 513 | 8 | 23 || 705
Trident | | | | 471 | 2073 | 686 || 3230
Fire: Shortbow | | | 6 | | | || 6
Blowgun | | | | 52 | 5 | || 57
Arbalest | | | | | 13 | || 13
Hand crossbow | | | | | 3 | || 3
Hunting sling | | | | | 10 | || 10
Throw: Tomahawk | 47 | 29 | 9 | 24 | 21 | 7 || 137
Stone | 1 | 3 | 12 | | 5 | || 21
Cast: Freeze | 20 | 31 | 45 | 75 | 94 | 22 || 287
Ozocubu's Armour | | 10 | 33 | 70 | 114 | 24 || 251
Bolt of Cold | | | | | 3 | || 3
Throw Icicle | | | | | 3 | || 3
Evoke: Wand | | | | 6 | 5 | 2 || 13
Use: Scroll | 2 | 2 | 12 | 9 | 8 | 4 || 37
Potion | | | 3 | 8 | 11 | 5 || 27
Stab: Sleeping | 5 | 2 | 2 | 4 | 11 | 2 || 26
Distracted | 1 | | 2 | | | || 3
Eat: Chunk | 2 | 9 | 22 | 42 | 64 | 8 || 147
Fruit | | | 1 | | 1 | || 2
Beef jerky | | | | 1 | 1 | || 2
Royal jelly | | | | 1 | | || 1
Pizza | | | | | 2 | 1 || 3
Meat ration | | | | | | 1 || 1
Armor: Robe | 5 | | | | | || 5
Leather armour | | 40 | 154 | 353 | 420 | 170 || 1137
Skin | | | 5 | 48 | | || 53
Mottled dragon ar | | | | 3 | | || 3
Dodge: Dodged | 43 | 100 | 251 | 865 | 1364 | 563 || 3186
Block: Other | | | | | 55 | 45 || 100

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Post Monday, 9th May 2016, 21:07

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

Phaedo wrote:I never really used my spells

Phaedo wrote:
  Code:
Skills:
- Level 12.0 Fighting
- Level 14.0 Polearms
+ Level 15.4 Dodging
- Level 2.1 Stealth
- Level 4.3 Spellcasting
- Level 11.4 Conjurations
- Level 10.1 Charms
- Level 3.0 Summonings
- Level 2.5 Translocations
- Level 15.0 Ice Magic

Your Spells              Type           Power        Failure   Level  Hunger
a - Freeze                Ice            ####         1%          1    None
b - Ozocubu's Armour      Chrm/Ice       ######..     1%          3    ###....
c - Throw Icicle          Conj/Ice       ######..     1%          4    ####...
d - Apportation           Tloc           ##........   8%          1    None
e - Summon Butterflies    Summ           ###.....     6%          1    None
f - Bolt of Cold          Conj/Ice       ######....   3%          6    #######
g - Freezing Cloud        Conj/Ice/Air   #####.....   30%         6    #######

Either use your spells, or put the XP elsewhere. But use your spells. Learn Ice Beast. Don't go for Level 6 spells until much later, if at all.
Wins (Does not include my GrEE^Veh 15-runer...stupid experimental branch)

Slime Squisher

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Post Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 00:06

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

Phaedo wrote: should I have used the mottled dragon armor I found?

You can't use ozocubu's armour in it, so probably not. I'm surprised you couldn't find anything better than a +0 leather armour...

You definitely should have learned Ice Beasts. That spell will make lair/branches so much easier.

I don't think your skilling was bad at all, honestly (less charms, maybe train a better melee weapon). If you were planning to use conjurations as your main means of killing enemies, you skilled appropriately, IMO. The problem is that you spent all that xp and hardly used throw icicle/boc.

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P - 10 scrolls of teleportation

Use these/fear/haste before you get killed by ghost moths!And if you need to fight them w/o see-invis, dig a tunnel so that you can know where they are/take them 1v1.
Edit. you are a magic user. Don't fight ghost moths!

Swamp Slogger

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Post Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 12:16

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

I've tried me some mfIe myself, and find it hard. I see that they're good on paper, and lots of good players say it's at strong combo. Still i struggle. Could be habits from playing enhchanters og wizards too much. Had most success with Yred and Oka, what are your takes on gods for this?
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Tomb Titivator

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Post Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 13:49

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

I did one with oka once I think. Treated it like a fighter more than a caster. Used spells more for support or to soften things up before they got speared.

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Slime Squisher

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Post Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 14:42

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

MfIE in general makes a poor conjurer. Don't train conjurations, because Mf's int is low, aptitudes mediocre and therefore making ice spells your main killdudes will be a chore*. Instead, I propose a following training scheme:
- Get Ice to the level where casting Ozo and summon Ice Beast is comfortable. Together with freeze they are all you need from starting spellbook. Something like 5-15% miscast for Ice Beast is reasonable. To get there, supplement Ice Magic with a bit of summonings/spellcasting and a tiny bit of charms (for Ozo). Do not skimp on several points in fighting.
- Continue training your character as if you were playing a melee character. Focus on polearms/dodging/fighting.

Ice Beasts is your response to everything. Use Ice Beasts to kill early threats. Use ice beasts to disengage and flee from dangerous situations. Use Ice Beasts as a support to finish enemies faster. Use Ice Beasts.

Two additional notes:
- Take Fedhas, Oka or any decent god that appears early enough. Sif Muna / Vehumet are poor choices.
- Aim towards bigger polearms. The trident you had wasn't bad, but it wasn't great either. Glaives deal significantly more damage and you won't have problems with reaching mindelay.

*it is possible, but really, don't bother

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Post Wednesday, 11th May 2016, 20:34

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

OK, I took your advice and did considerably better, I mostly died from not recognizing how dangerous my last encounter was. Went with the Shining One, which worked pretty well (should have used the invokes more). Weird branch order: nasty unique at the entrance to Lair, so did Orc first. Got a bardiche, so a little better than the previous weapon. Went all in on melee. Did Shoals and D:15, still no poison resistance so tried Vaults. And then YASD on a very promising run.

Questions:
    Should I be pumping Str, Int or Dex?
    Is my skill investment correct?
    Is there any better armour I should be getting?
    Am I just going to end up with a slightly nerfed MiFi?

Thanks

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Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.18.1-5-g4a78601 (webtiles) character file.

191348 Phaedo the Phalangite (level 18, -5/223 HPs)
Began as a Merfolk Ice Elementalist on May 9, 2016.
Was the Champion of the Shining One.
Slain by a deep troll earth mage (21 damage)
... led by an ironheart preserver
... on level 1 of the Vaults on May 11, 2016.
The game lasted 04:29:19 (41360 turns).

Phaedo the Phalangite (Merfolk Ice Elementalist) Turns: 41360, Time: 04:29:19

Health: -5/223 AC: 36 Str: 11 XL: 18 Next: 20%
Magic: 10/25 EV: 2 Int: 19 God: the Shining One [******]
Gold: 1803 SH: 10 Dex: 15 Spells: 5 memorised, 6 levels left

rFire . . . SeeInvis . K - +5 bardiche (flame)
rCold . . . Gourm + (armour currently unavailable)
rNeg + + + Faith . (shield currently unavailable)
rPois + Spirit . (helmet currently unavailable)
rElec . Dismiss . (cloak currently unavailable)
rCorr . Reflect . (gloves currently unavailable)
SustAt . Harm . (boots currently unavailable)
MR ++... NoTele + F - amulet "Doipsebb" {Gourm Slay+5}
Stlth +......... y - ring of protection from magic
k - +4 ring of evasion

@: icy armour, divine shield, tree-form, glowing, slow, very resistant to
hostile enchantments, very unstealthy
A: (change form in water), (swift swim)
a: Divine Shield, Cleansing Flame, Summon Divine Warrior, Brand Weapon With Holy
Wrath, Renounce Religion
}: 1/15 runes: barnacled


You were on level 1 of the Vaults.
You worshipped the Shining One.
The Shining One was exalted by your worship.
You were very full.

You were a tree.

You visited 5 branches of the dungeon, and saw 30 of its levels.
You also visited: Labyrinth and Ice Cave.

You collected 3101 gold pieces.
You spent 1298 gold pieces at shops.

Inventory:

Hand Weapons
a - a +2 spear of piercing
b - a +0 arbalest
g - the +0 shortbow "Hapax" {speed, rElec rF+ MR- Dex+10, unknown}
(You took it off a merfolk on level 4 of the Shoals)

Attacks with this weapon are significantly faster.

It affects your dexterity (+10).
It protects you from fire.
It insulates you from electricity.
It affects your resistance to hostile enchantments.
j - a +2 greatsling of flaming
K - a +5 bardiche of flaming (weapon)
Missiles
d - 818 stones (quivered)
n - 258 sling bullets
Armour
i - a +1 pair of boots (melded)
p - a +0 cloak of invisibility (melded)
v - a +0 pair of gloves (melded)
C - the +2 leather armour of Lugonu's Hope (melded) {Str-2 Int-4 Dex+9 SInv}
(You found it on level 8 of the Dungeon)

It affects your strength (-2).
It affects your intelligence (-4).
It affects your dexterity (+9).
It lets you see invisible.
Q - a +0 helmet (melded)
Jewellery
k - a +4 ring of evasion (left branch)
u - an uncursed ring of resist corrosion
w - an uncursed ring of ice
y - a ring of protection from magic (right branch)
D - an uncursed amulet of regeneration
F - the amulet "Doipsebb" (around neck) {Gourm Slay+5}
(You bought it in a shop on level 3 of the Shoals)

[amulet of the gourmand]

It allows you to eat raw meat even when not hungry.
It affects your accuracy and damage with ranged weapons and melee attacks
(+5).
X - an uncursed ring of sustain attributes
Wands
e - a wand of heal wounds (3/9)
x - a wand of digging (13/24)
N - a wand of lightning (0/15)
U - a wand of teleportation (4/9)
Z - a wand of hasting (7/9)
Scrolls
f - a scroll of blinking
q - 2 scrolls of recharging
r - a scroll of holy word
t - 9 scrolls of teleportation
A - 3 scrolls of fog
B - a scroll of enchant armour
L - 10 scrolls of identify
O - a scroll of magic mapping
P - a scroll of acquirement
S - 14 scrolls of remove curse
Potions
h - 4 potions of berserk rage
l - 7 potions of flight
m - a potion of cure mutation
s - 2 potions of might
G - a potion of resistance
H - a potion of agility
M - 2 potions of lignification
T - 2 potions of magic
V - 3 potions of curing
Y - 7 potions of brilliance
Miscellaneous
I - a phial of floods
Comestibles
c - 14 bread rations
o - 17 meat rations
z - 8 chunks of flesh
E - 31 fruits
J - 5 beef jerkies
R - a slice of pizza
W - 7 royal jellies


Skills:
+ Level 15.3 Fighting
+ Level 21.8 Polearms
+ Level 18.9 Dodging
- Level 2.1 Stealth
- Level 2.0 Spellcasting
Level 0.7 Conjurations
+ Level 8.5 Charms
- Level 7.6 Summonings
- Level 12.9 Ice Magic
- Level 10.0 Invocations


You had 6 spell levels left.
You knew the following spells:

Your Spells Type Power Failure Level Hunger
a - Freeze Ice #### 1% 1 #......
b - Ozocubu's Armour Chrm/Ice #####... 1% 3 ###....
c - Summon Ice Beast Ice/Summ #####... 2% 4 #####..
d - Apportation Tloc #......... 17% 1 #......
e - Haste Chrm ####.... 78% 6 #######


Dungeon Overview and Level Annotations

Branches:
Dungeon (15/15) Temple (0/1) D:6 Lair (8/8) D:9
Shoals (4/4) Lair:3 Spider (0/4) Lair:5 Slime (0/6) Lair:7
Orc (2/2) D:11 Elf (0/3) Orc:2 Vaults (1/5) D:14
Depths (0/5) D:15

Altars:
Ashenzari
Dithmenos
Gozag
Kikubaaqudgha
Nemelex Xobeh
Okawaru
Pakellas
Xom
Yredelemnul
The Shining One

Shops:
D:7 (*( Orc:2 *:=% Shoals:3 [:*=?

Message History

You turn into a tree.
Your +0 cloak of invisibility melds into your body.
Your +0 helmet melds into your body.
Your +0 pair of gloves melds into your body.
Your +1 pair of boots melds into your body.
The +2 leather armour of Lugonu's Hope {Str-2 Int-4 Dex+9 SInv} melds into your body.
Your roots penetrate the ground. The deep troll bites you!
* * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * *
The deep troll claws you but does no damage.
You block the deep troll's attack. The deep troll shaman bites you!
* * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * *
The deep troll shaman barely misses you.
The deep troll shaman claws you!
* * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * *
The ironheart preserver hits you but does no damage.
The deep troll earth mage bites you.
* * * LOW HITPOINT WARNING * * *
The deep troll earth mage claws you but does no damage.
The deep troll earth mage claws you!!
You die...

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You could see an ironheart preserver, a deep troll, a vault sentinel, a deep
troll earth mage and a deep troll shaman.

Vanquished Creatures
Frances (Shoals:1)
A sphinx (D:15)
2 krakens
Louise (D:14)
An ironheart preserver (Vaults:1)
A stone giant (Orc:1)
A very ugly thing (Vaults:1)
Nessos (D:13)
Azrael (D:14)
6 dire elephants
3 merfolk javelineers
2 vault guards (Vaults:1)
Josephine (Lair:5)
8 merfolk impalers
A minotaur (Lab)
An ettin (D:15)
2 ogre magi (D:15)
The ghost of rauk2000 the Cleaver, a journeyman MiBe of Trog (Lair:1)
An ice dragon (Lair:7)
A yaktaur captain (Vaults:1)
7 hydras
2 rakshasas (Vaults:1)
A fire dragon (Vaults:1)
Erica (D:11)
3 merfolk avatars
A merfolk aquamancer (Shoals:4)
3 centaur warriors
3 satyrs
An anaconda (Lair:8)
13 death yaks
A queen ant (Lair:8)
An orc high priest (Orc:2)
Nergalle (Lair:3)
A shadow wraith (D:14)
4 unseen horrors
A flayed ghost (Vaults:1)
9 sea snakes
3 hill giants
2 deep elf archers
6 orc knights
2 ironbrand convokers (Vaults:1)
14 harpies
A wolf spider zombie (D:12)
7 orc sorcerers (Orc:2)
A wolf spider (D:15)
A cyclops (shapeshifter) (D:14)
2 oklob plants
A deep elf mage (Vaults:1)
A lindwurm (D:14)
A salamander (D:15)
11 cyclopes
15 manticores
11 griffons
11 fauns
9 ugly things
2 centaur zombies (D:12)
11 elephants
10 black mambas
2 water nymphs (Shoals:2)
2 vault sentinels (Vaults:1)
5 sirens
An ice statue (IceCv)
A spiny frog (shapeshifter) (Vaults:1)
A gargoyle (D:11)
7 spiny frogs
9 komodo dragons
2 rime drakes (Lair:3)
2 kobold demonologists (D:14)
2 yaktaurs
4 trolls
25 merfolk
8 two-headed ogres
9 blink frogs
Grinder (D:4)
2 boulder beetles
5 polar bears
10 slime creatures
10 snapping turtles
2 wind drakes (Shoals:2)
A harpy skeleton (D:11)
Sigmund (D:4)
5 water elementals
A redback (D:15)
5 wraiths
4 wyverns
A shadow (D:11)
53 yaks
3 basilisks
4 fire elementals (D:14)
10 hippogriffs
3 vampire mosquitoes
3 hungry ghosts
3 wargs
8 soldier ants
3 mottled dragons
A hell hound (D:14)
13 water moccasins
15 porcupines
7 ice beasts
4 sky beasts
2 eyes of draining
3 black bears
25 orc warriors
8 necrophages
3 wolves
14 ogres
4 boggarts (D:15)
11 crocodiles
16 centaurs
3 big kobolds
20 giant frogs
A gnoll sergeant (D:6)
A scorpion (D:9)
A water moccasin skeleton (D:9)
14 killer bees
15 wights
8 howler monkeys
2 electric eels (Lair:3)
A troll skeleton (D:11)
3 crimson imps
A spriggan skeleton (D:11)
2 quasits
2 giant frog zombies
A jelly (D:14)
19 orc priests
5 hounds
13 centaur skeletons
2 giant frog skeletons
16 orc wizards
11 iguanas
31 worker ants
29 sheep
9 gnolls
12 adders
105 river rats
10 shadow imps
2 oozes
An adder skeleton (D:6)
2 worms
2 dart slugs
2 giant geckos
73 orcs
5 giant cockroaches
13 goblins
16 hobgoblins
16 jackals
6 quokkas
2 ball pythons
20 bats
A giant cockroach zombie (D:6)
5 giant newts
20 kobolds
17 rats
A butterfly (D:8)
A fungus (D:9)
4 plants (Lair:8)
10 tentacles
1112 creatures vanquished.

Vanquished Creatures (collateral kills)
A kraken (Shoals:4)
Ilsuiw (Shoals:4)
Maud (Orc:1)
A vault warden (Vaults:1)
A dire elephant (Lair:8)
A merfolk javelineer (Shoals:4)
Snorg (Orc:2)
2 hydras
A merfolk aquamancer (Shoals:4)
2 death yaks
2 orc high priests (Orc:2)
A sea snake (Shoals:4)
A hill giant (D:9)
2 harpies
A cyclops (D:14)
2 elephants
2 ice statues (IceCv)
A water nymph (Shoals:4)
A siren (Shoals:2)
A blink frog (Lair:7)
A hippogriff (Shoals:1)
A soldier ant (Lair:8)
2 orc warriors
A wasp (D:12)
2 wolves (Lair:6)
A crocodile (D:15)
An orc wizard (Orc:2)
2 sheep (Shoals:2)
3 orcs (Orc:1)
2 tentacles (Shoals:4)
42 creatures vanquished.

Vanquished Creatures (others)
A tengu reaver (D:15)
A polar bear (Lair:7)
A river rat (Lair:3)
9 bushes (Lair:8)
49 fungi
33 plants
32 tentacles
1205 tentacle segments
1331 creatures vanquished.

Grand Total: 2485 creatures vanquished

Notes
Turn | Place | Note
--------------------------------------------------------------
0 | D:1 | Phaedo the Merfolk Ice Elementalist began the quest for the Orb.
0 | D:1 | Reached XP level 1. HP: 13/13 MP: 3/3
307 | D:1 | Reached XP level 2. HP: 19/19 MP: 1/5
845 | D:2 | Found a faded altar to an unknown god.
922 | D:2 | Reached XP level 3. HP: 24/24 MP: 2/6
939 | D:2 | Learned a level 3 spell: Ozocubu's Armour
1130 | D:2 | Reached skill level 1 in Charms
1233 | D:2 | Reached skill level 5 in Ice Magic
1233 | D:2 | Reached XP level 4. HP: 30/30 MP: 4/7
2154 | D:3 | Found a glowing golden altar of the Shining One.
2162 | D:3 | Became a worshipper of the Shining One
2473 | D:4 | Reached XP level 5. HP: 12/35 MP: 0/8
2790 | D:4 | Noticed Sigmund
2801 | D:4 | Noticed Grinder
3128 | D:4 | Noticed an ogre
3139 | D:4 | Killed an ogre
3139 | D:4 | Reached XP level 6. HP: 2/41 MP: 0/9
3552 | D:5 | Entered Level 5 of the Dungeon
3562 | D:5 | Noticed a sky beast
3573 | D:5 | Killed a sky beast
3678 | D:5 | Reached XP level 7. HP: 20/46 MP: 7/10
3788 | D:5 | Reached skill level 5 in Charms
4674 | D:5 | Reached skill level 1 in Polearms
4813 | D:4 | Killed Grinder
4813 | D:4 | Reached skill level 3 in Polearms
4813 | D:4 | Reached XP level 8. HP: 23/52 MP: 9/11
5013 | D:4 | Reached skill level 4 in Polearms
5108 | D:4 | Reached skill level 5 in Dodging
5203 | D:4 | Killed Sigmund
5203 | D:4 | Reached skill level 5 in Polearms
5777 | D:6 | Reached skill level 6 in Polearms
5789 | D:6 | Reached * piety under the Shining One
6013 | D:6 | Reached skill level 7 in Polearms
6054 | D:6 | Reached XP level 9. HP: 55/57 MP: 8/12
6087 | D:6 | Reached skill level 8 in Polearms
6222 | D:6 | Found a staircase to the Ecumenical Temple.
6518 | D:7 | Reached ** piety under the Shining One
6917 | D:7 | Reached skill level 9 in Polearms
6994 | D:7 | Found Wilab's Antique Weapon Emporium.
6997 | D:7 | Found Pajoewaa's Assorted Antiques.
7073 | D:7 | Reached skill level 1 in Fighting
7163 | D:7 | Reached skill level 10 in Polearms
7286 | D:7 | Reached skill level 10 in Dodging
7313 | D:7 | Found Deriq's Jewellery Boutique.
7343 | D:7 | Reached XP level 10. HP: 70/70 MP: 7/13
7415 | D:7 | Learned a level 4 spell: Summon Ice Beast
7603 | D:7 | Found Mem Mima's Weapon Boutique.
7693 | D:8 | Found a basalt altar of Yredelemnul.
7693 | D:8 | Found a sparkling altar of Nemelex Xobeh.
7693 | D:8 | Found a shattered altar of Ashenzari.
7717 | D:8 | Reached skill level 11 in Polearms
7728 | D:8 | Found a shadowy altar of Dithmenos.
7728 | D:8 | Found an iron altar of Okawaru.
7781 | D:8 | Found a shimmering altar of Xom.
7851 | D:8 | Got a garnet-studded leather armour
7862 | D:8 | Identified the +2 leather armour of Lugonu's Hope {Str-2 Int-4 Dex+9 SInv} (You found it on level 8 of the Dungeon)
7965 | D:8 | Reached *** piety under the Shining One
8111 | D:8 | Found an opulent altar of Gozag.
8229 | D:8 | Reached skill level 5 in Fighting
8600 | D:9 | Found an oddly glowing altar of Pakellas.
8784 | D:9 | Reached skill level 12 in Polearms
9211 | D:9 | Found an ancient bone altar of Kikubaaqudgha.
9287 | D:9 | Reached skill level 1 in Summonings
9317 | D:9 | Reached XP level 11. HP: 63/83 MP: 12/14
9350 | D:9 | Found a staircase to the Lair.
9477 | D:9 | Noticed a four-headed hydra
9499 | D:9 | Killed a four-headed hydra
9668 | D:9 | Reached **** piety under the Shining One
9854 | D:10 | Entered Level 10 of the Dungeon
10716 | D:11 | Noticed a manticore
10771 | D:11 | Killed a manticore
11063 | D:11 | Noticed a hill giant
11110 | Lair:1 | Entered Level 1 of the Lair of Beasts
11304 | Lair:1 | Noticed rauk2000's ghost (journeyman MiBe)
11656 | D:11 | Noticed a purple ugly thing
11691 | D:9 | Reached skill level 5 in Summonings
11891 | D:11 | Noticed a cyclops
11920 | D:11 | Killed a cyclops
11962 | D:11 | Noticed Erica
11978 | D:11 | Killed Erica
12019 | D:11 | Noticed a hill giant
12054 | D:11 | Killed a hill giant
12054 | D:11 | Reached skill level 10 in Ice Magic
12054 | D:11 | Reached XP level 12. HP: 43/95 MP: 15/15
13535 | D:11 | Found a staircase to the Orcish Mines.
13838 | D:11 | Reached ***** piety under the Shining One
13868 | D:11 | Identified a scroll of acquirement
13882 | Orc:1 | Entered Level 1 of the Orcish Mines
13889 | Orc:1 | Noticed Maud
13940 | Orc:1 | Killed Maud
13940 | Orc:1 | Reached skill level 1 in Invocations
14209 | Orc:2 | Entered Level 2 of the Orcish Mines
14209 | Orc:2 | Noticed Snorg
14385 | Orc:2 | HP: 4/144 [Snorg (6)]
14386 | Orc:2 | Killed Snorg
15014 | Orc:2 | Found a staircase to the Elven Halls.
15117 | Orc:2 | Reached skill level 13 in Polearms
15129 | Orc:2 | Reached skill level 10 in Fighting
15508 | Orc:1 | Noticed a stone giant
15589 | Orc:1 | Killed a stone giant
16412 | Orc:2 | Noticed an orc high priest
16774 | Orc:2 | Killed an orc high priest
16774 | Orc:2 | Reached XP level 13. HP: 64/104 MP: 9/16
17031 | Orc:2 | Reached skill level 5 in Invocations
17035 | Orc:2 | Reached skill level 14 in Polearms
17718 | Orc:2 | HP: 5/104 [orc knight/battleaxe (12)]
18204 | Orc:2 | The Shining One protects you from harm!
18206 | Orc:2 | The Shining One protects you from harm!
18551 | Orc:2 | Found Perch's Food Emporium.
18557 | Orc:2 | Found Mut Vuam's Book Shop.
18563 | Orc:2 | Found Uryzxoh's General Store.
18565 | Orc:2 | Found Abrekk's Jewellery Emporium.
19205 | D:11 | Reached skill level 15 in Polearms
19368 | Lair:1 | Killed rauk2000's ghost
19870 | Lair:2 | Found a labyrinth entrance.
19878 | Lab | Entered a labyrinth
20025 | Lab | Noticed a minotaur
20038 | Lab | Killed a minotaur
20653 | Lair:2 | Found a shimmering altar of Xom.
21120 | Lair:3 | Noticed Nergalle
21147 | Lair:3 | Killed Nergalle
21162 | Lair:3 | Found a staircase to the Shoals.
21330 | Lair:3 | Reached skill level 16 in Polearms
21987 | Lair:4 | Got an ichor-stained scale mail
22010 | Lair:4 | Reached XP level 14. HP: 107/110 MP: 18/21
23283 | Lair:5 | Noticed Josephine
23289 | Lair:5 | Killed Josephine
23289 | Lair:5 | Reached skill level 10 in Invocations
23433 | Lair:5 | Found a hole to the Spider Nest.
23495 | Lair:5 | Reached skill level 17 in Polearms
24935 | Lair:7 | Found a frozen archway.
24969 | Lair:7 | The Shining One protects you from harm!
25129 | IceCv | Entered an ice cave
25856 | Lair:7 | Found a staircase to the Slime Pits.
26265 | Lair:7 | You fall through a shaft!
26265 | Lair:8 | Entered Level 8 of the Lair of Beasts
26310 | Lair:8 | Reached XP level 15. HP: 43/119 MP: 19/22
26877 | Lair:8 | Reached skill level 18 in Polearms
27010 | Lair:8 | Reached skill level 15 in Dodging
28978 | Shoals:1 | Entered Level 1 of the Shoals
29463 | Shoals:1 | Noticed Frances
29483 | Shoals:1 | Killed Frances
29483 | Shoals:1 | Reached skill level 19 in Polearms
30060 | Shoals:2 | Reached XP level 16. HP: 105/129 MP: 20/23
30667 | Shoals:2 | Noticed a kraken
30690 | Shoals:2 | HP: 1/129 [kraken (28)]
30705 | Shoals:2 | Killed a kraken
31240 | Shoals:3 | Found Xeexzol's Book Shoppe.
31350 | Shoals:3 | Noticed a kraken
31774 | Shoals:3 | Found Woyn's Magic Scroll Shoppe.
31783 | Shoals:3 | Bought a scroll of fear for 70 gold pieces
31791 | Shoals:3 | Found Ralugu Qaqe's Jewellery Boutique.
31802 | Shoals:3 | Bought the amulet "Doipsebb" {Gourm Slay+5} for 1102 gold pieces
31890 | Shoals:3 | Killed a kraken
32361 | Shoals:4 | Entered Level 4 of the Shoals
32515 | Shoals:4 | HP: 3/131 [merfolk/trident of piercing (20)]
32515 | Shoals:4 | The Shining One protects you from harm!
33560 | Shoals:3 | Found Xiroc's General Store.
33688 | Shoals:3 | Found Yconigeo's Antique Armour Emporium.
33696 | Shoals:3 | Bought a glowing cloak for 126 gold pieces
33751 | Shoals:4 | Noticed a kraken
34122 | Shoals:4 | Reached skill level 20 in Polearms
34233 | Shoals:4 | Noticed Ilsuiw
34265 | Shoals:4 | Killed Ilsuiw
34600 | Shoals:4 | Found a shimmering altar of Xom.
34826 | Shoals:4 | Learned a level 1 spell: Apportation
35129 | Shoals:4 | Got an ancient shortbow
35160 | Shoals:4 | Reached XP level 17. HP: 136/139 MP: 21/24
35505 | Shoals:4 | Killed a kraken
35516 | Shoals:4 | Got a barnacled rune of Zot
36717 | D:12 | Found a shimmering altar of Xom.
36820 | D:12 | Identified the Collected Works on Burning Black Magic
37120 | D:13 | Noticed Nessos
37138 | D:13 | Killed Nessos
37716 | D:13 | You fall through a shaft!
37971 | D:14 | Reached ****** piety under the Shining One
38121 | D:14 | Reached skill level 21 in Polearms
38178 | D:14 | Found a gate to the Vaults.
38218 | D:14 | Noticed Louise
38227 | D:14 | Killed Louise
38295 | D:14 | Noticed Azrael
38313 | D:14 | Killed Azrael
38827 | D:15 | Entered Level 15 of the Dungeon
39286 | D:15 | Found a staircase to the Depths.
39353 | D:15 | Found a runed door.
39387 | D:15 | Noticed a sphinx
39387 | D:15 | Paralysed by a sphinx for 3 turns
39397 | D:15 | Killed a sphinx
39838 | D:15 | Reached skill level 15 in Fighting
40204 | Lair:7 | Learned a level 6 spell: Haste
40474 | Vaults:1 | Entered Level 1 of the Vaults
40660 | Vaults:1 | Reached XP level 18. HP: 99/149 MP: 25/25
41358 | Vaults:1 | The Shining One protects you from harm!
41360 | Vaults:1 | Slain by a deep troll earth mage

Skill XL: | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 |
---------------+----------------------------------------------------+-----
Ice Magic | 4 5 6 7 10 11 12 | 12.9
Charms | 1 2 3 4 5 8 | 8.5
Polearms | 3 7 10 12 13 16 17 19 20 21 | 21.8
Dodging | 4 7 10 11 13 14 16 17 18 | 18.9
Fighting | 3 6 9 10 11 12 14 15 | 15.3
Summonings | 1 5 6 7 | 7.6
Invocations | 4 9 10 | 10.0
Stealth | | 2.1
Spellcasting | | 2.0
Conjurations | | 0.7

Action | 1- 3 | 4- 6 | 7- 9 | 10-12 | 13-15 | 16-18 || total
-------------------------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------++-------
Melee: Spear | | 64 | 488 | 1620 | 137 | || 2309
Short sword | | 32 | 4 | | | || 36
Broad axe | | | 37 | | | || 37
Bardiche | | | | | 1434 | 954 || 2388
Tailslap | | | | | 17 | 28 || 45
Throw: Stone | 79 | 37 | 6 | 7 | 1 | || 130
Cast: Freeze | 48 | 57 | 26 | 116 | 91 | 3 || 341
Ozocubu's Armour | | 9 | 26 | 56 | 92 | 81 || 264
Summon Ice Beast | | | | 27 | 40 | 30 || 97
Invok: Divine Shield | | | | | 3 | 4 || 7
Summon Divine War | | | | | 1 | 5 || 6
Cleansing Flame | | | | | | 1 || 1
Evoke: Wand | | | | 2 | 3 | 20 || 25
Use: Scroll | 6 | 6 | 6 | 5 | 20 | 11 || 54
Potion | | | 1 | 5 | 8 | 8 || 22
Stab: Distracted | | | | 1 | 2 | 3 || 6
Sleeping | | | | | 1 | 1 || 2
Eat: Chunk | 2 | 8 | 18 | 43 | 64 | 57 || 192
Pizza | | | 1 | 1 | 1 | 1 || 4
Beef jerky | | | | 2 | 3 | || 5
Bread ration | | | | | | 1 || 1
Armor: Robe | 22 | 50 | 47 | | | || 119
Leather armour | | | 64 | 166 | 248 | 109 || 587
Skin | | | | 39 | 39 | 3 || 81
Dodge: Dodged | 25 | 84 | 305 | 998 | 2375 | 1426 || 5213
Block: Other | | | | | 19 | 33 || 52

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Post Wednesday, 11th May 2016, 21:18

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

With merfolks' aptitudes, I think that anything not going for two-handed polearms and Spectral Weapon is a bit of a waste. It's Crawl easy mode.
Spellcasting penalties, Armour skill, and strength
15 runes: 2x HuSk, Op(Mo,Tm,Wn,Fi,Wr,EE,AM,Wz,Ne), VSTm, DsTm, Dg(Sk,Tm), MuGl, GhMo, Fe(En,EE,Ar,Wn,IE)
3 runes: FoFi, OgSk, KoHu, SpCj, 2x DgGl, MiBe, Fe(Fi,Tm,Mo,Su)

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Post Thursday, 12th May 2016, 19:37

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

Nowhere near as easy as MiFi, though. I somehow doubt I'm ever going to start 15-runing Octopodes :lol:

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Post Friday, 13th May 2016, 08:07

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

I have on MfIe running now, and despite poor skilling he's doing okay. Spamming ice beasts really is the key here. Yred allies are really strong btw. just found elec bardiche in elf2!

The biggest problem i have With this build is the playstyle it requires. Kind if like following beogh. Taking care of stupid allies, casting buffs and hitting dudes With polearms, sounds ok on paper but... Guess i'm just fed up With summons and allies.
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Post Friday, 13th May 2016, 11:08

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

Finally got the skill to use the elec bardiche. Enchanted it to +9. Then i found scroll of branding. Should i use it? Is it Worth the risk?
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Post Friday, 13th May 2016, 11:26

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

I don't think so, at least not on the elec bardiche. What exactly are you hoping to get that's better? You will very likely get vorpal, or flaming, or something else that's unimpressive.
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Post Friday, 13th May 2016, 11:31

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

Disto or freeze. Is it possible to get speed? I'll let it pass, elec is godd brand, even on a bardiche
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Post Friday, 13th May 2016, 11:41

Re: Super-fragile MfIE

@Phaedo:
Please use [ code] for character dumps instead of [ spoiler].
On MfIE I would increase both Dex and Str, keeping Dex somewhat higher, but do not raise Dex above 25 (declining gains).
Skill investment seems ok.
As a rule of thumb consider changing armour if the new one gives you higher AC+EV than your current one including Ozo. Something like +7 swamp dragon armour would be cool, but you're not very likely to find it. Also steam armour and troll leather have a bit better stats, but you need several enchant armour scrolls to make them better, which might be a waste.
I think that MfIE shall also turn out different than Minotaur. You have much easier time to reach mindelay on bardiche and you get very good charms easily (Ozo, Spectral Weapon, Regeneration, maybe Song of Slaying, Haste and Deflect Missiles).

@Malevolent: vorpal is irresistible. Flaming adds on average more damage than elec against non-resistant enemies with heavy weapons because flaming gives you a % value and elec gives a flat one. Nevertheless rebranding isn't worth the risk of getting chaos or venom.

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