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Mines Malingerer

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Joined: Friday, 28th January 2011, 03:24

Post Monday, 5th March 2012, 02:45

[CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

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 Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.10.0 character file.

Kempe the Fencer (Minotaur Gladiator)              Turns: 20142, Time: 01:28:16

HP 129/132       AC 19     Str 23      XL: 15   Next: 47%
MP  26/26        EV 18     Int  5      God: Makhleb [******]
Gold 436         SH 13     Dex 19      Spells:  0 memorised, 14 levels left

Res.Fire  : . . .   See Invis. : +    a - +5,+6 double sword (freeze)
Res.Cold  : + . .   Warding    : . .  T - +1 chain mail of Summer {Acc+4}
Life Prot.: . . .   Conserve   : +    A - +0 buckler (curse)
Res.Acid. : . . .   Res.Corr.  : .    d - +0 cap
Res.Poison: +       Clarity    : .    P - +2 cloak
Res.Elec. : .       Spirit.Shd : .    k - +2 pair of gloves of Hecam {rC+ MR SInv}
Sust.Abil.: . .     Stasis     : .    L - +0 pair of boots
Res.Mut.  : .       Ctrl.Telep.: .    Y - amulet of conservation
Res.Rott. : .       Levitation : .    E - cursed ring of poison resistance
Saprovore : . . .   Ctrl.Flight: .    m - +4 ring of strength

@: very resistant to hostile enchantments, extremely unstealthy
A: retaliatory headbutt, horns 2, carnivore 1, mutation resistance 1, Dex +1
a: Minor Destruction, Lesser Servant of Makhleb, Major Destruction, Greater
Servant of Makhleb, Renounce Religion


You are on level 2 of the Vaults.
You worship Makhleb.
Makhleb is exalted by your worship.
You are not hungry.

You have visited 4 branches of the dungeon, and seen 25 of its levels.
You have visited 1 portal chamber: sewer.

You have collected 1406 gold pieces.
You have spent 990 gold pieces at shops.

Inventory:

Hand weapons
 a - a +5,+6 double sword of freezing (weapon)
 b - an uncursed glowing blowgun
 c - a +0,+2 scimitar of flaming
Missiles
 e - 6 curare-tipped needles
 o - 8 curare-tipped needles
 u - 103 poisoned needles
 v - 3 +0 throwing nets (quivered)
Armour
 d - a +0 cap (worn)
 k - the +2 pair of gloves of Hecam (worn) {rC+ MR SInv}
   (You found it on level 3 of the Lair of Beasts)   
   
   It protects you from cold.
   It increases your resistance to enchantments.
   It enhances your eyesight.
 A - a cursed +0 buckler (worn)
 L - a +0 pair of boots (worn)
 P - a +2 cloak (worn)
 T - the +1 chain mail of Summer (worn) {Acc+4}
   (You found it on level 7 of the Dungeon)   
   
   It affects your accuracy (+4).
Magical devices
 g - a wand of disintegration (9)
 p - a wand of enslavement
 t - a wand of cold (4)
 C - a wand of magic darts {zapped: 2}
 H - a wand of polymorph other (11)
 K - a wand of fire {zapped: 4}
 M - a wand of digging (9)
 S - a wand of hasting (4)
 U - a wand of teleportation (10)
 X - a wand of digging (14)
 Z - a wand of random effects
Comestibles
 f - 11 bread rations
 j - 4 chunks of yak flesh
 B - 4 honeycombs
 O - a royal jelly
 Q - 5 meat rations
Scrolls
 q - 3 scrolls of detect curse
 r - a scroll of enchant armour
 s - a scroll of fog
 y - a scroll of fear
 D - 4 scrolls of teleportation
 I - 11 scrolls of remove curse
 R - 6 scrolls of identify
Jewellery
 m - a +4 ring of strength (left hand)
 E - a cursed ring of poison resistance (right hand)
 Y - an amulet of conservation (around neck)
Potions
 h - a potion of brilliance
 i - 2 potions of berserk rage
 l - a potion of heal wounds
 n - 7 potions of curing
 x - 4 potions of restore abilities
 F - 2 potions of might
 G - a potion of levitation
 J - a potion of resistance
 V - a potion of speed
 W - a potion of magic
Books
 z - a book of the Tempests   
   
   Spells                             Type                      Level
   Static Discharge                   Conjuration/Air              3
   Lightning Bolt                     Conjuration/Air              5
   Fireball                           Conjuration/Fire             5
   Tornado                            Air                          9
   Shatter                            Earth                        9
Magical staves
 w - a +6 rod of destruction [lightning,fireball,iron] (13/13)
   (You found it on level 8 of the Lair of Beasts)
 N - a +3 rod of smiting (11/11)
   (You found it on level 8 of the Lair of Beasts)


   Skills:
 + Level 14.1 Fighting
 + Level 19.6 Long Blades
 - Level 2.0 Throwing
 - Level 10.7 Armour
 + Level 15.1 Dodging
 + Level 7.3 Shields
 - Level 2.1 Unarmed Combat
 + Level 12.2 Invocations
 - Level 1.0 Evocations


You have 14 spell levels left.
You don't know any spells.

Dungeon Overview and Level Annotations

Branches:
Dungeon (14/27)            Temple (1/1) D:4             Orc (0/4) D:10
   Lair (8/8) D:10          Swamp (0/5) Lair:4       Shoals (0/5) Lair:6
  Slime (0/6) Lair:8        Vault (2/8) D:14       
 Crypt: Vault:2-4   

Altars:
Ashenzari
Cheibriados
Elyvilon
Fedhas
Kikubaaqudgha
Makhleb
Nemelex Xobeh
Okawaru
Sif Muna
The Shining One
Trog
Vehumet
Xom
Yredelemnul
Zin
Jiyva

Shops:
D:10: [  D:12: (  D:13: [  Vault:1: /

Portals:
Trove: D:11 (give +4,+6 demon blade)

Annotations
D:5 exclusion: oklob plant


                    Innate Abilities, Weirdness & Mutations

You reflexively headbutt those who attack you in melee.
You have a pair of horns on your head.
You are agile (Dex +1).
Your digestive system is specialised to digest meat.
You are somewhat resistant to further mutation.


Message History

You slice the slime creature!! You freeze the slime creature.
The slime creature is severely wounded.
You slash the slime creature! You freeze the slime creature. You headbutt the slime creature.
The slime creature is almost dead.
Use which ability? (? or * to list)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f - slime creature
Aim: a slime creature (almost dead, retreating)
The zap hits the slime creature.
The slime creature is almost dead.
You feel slightly more hungry.
Use which ability? (? or * to list)
Press: ? - help, Shift-Dir - straight line, f/p - slime creature
Aim: a slime creature (almost dead, retreating)
The puff of flame hits the slime creature.
You kill the slime creature!
Makhleb accepts your kill.
You feel a little better. You feel slightly more hungry.
Welcome back, Kempe the Minotaur Gladiator.
Blood and souls for Makhleb!
Press ? for a list of commands and other information.

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There are no monsters in sight!

Vanquished Creatures
  Rupert (Lair:4)
  Azrael (Vault:1)
  8 vault guards (D:14)
  Harold (D:11)
  3 hydras
  An ogre mage (Vault:1)
  6 centaur warriors
  A catoblepas (Lair:7)
  4 skeletal warriors
  3 hill giants
  The ghost of Patrick the Ducker, an experienced DgSk (D:7)
  A hydra skeleton (Vault:2)
  2 elephant slugs
  4 feature mimics
  6 black mambas
  20 slime creatures
  An orange demon (D:10)
  A wolf spider (D:13)
  3 trapdoor spiders
  8 elephants
  A rock troll (Vault:1)
  20 spiny frogs
  4 ugly things (Vault:2)
  An efreet (Lair:8)
  Sonja (D:12)
  2 komodo dragons
  2 trolls
  A spriggan skeleton (D:9)
  A grizzly bear (Lair:5)
  A snapping turtle (Lair:6)
  A two-headed ogre (Vault:1)
  12 blink frogs
  A wraith (D:12)
  A wyvern (D:12)
  Eustachio (D:6)
  3 fire elementals (Vault:1)
  6 hippogriffs
  An item mimic (D:10)
  The ghost of Gavrill the Changer, an average DgTm (D:5)
  2 manticores
  42 yaks
  A neqoxec (Lair:6)
  16 vampire mosquitoes
  A hungry ghost (D:9)
  Edmund (D:4)
  8 war dogs
  A soldier ant (Vault:2)
  6 hell hounds
  2 mottled dragons (Vault:1)
  2 orc warriors
  A necrophage (D:7)
  A sky beast (D:7)
  18 centaurs
  A phantom (D:14)
  2 black bears
  12 ice beasts
  A yellow wasp (D:12)
  A boring beetle (Lair:8)
  10 ogres
  11 giant goldfish
  4 wargs (Lair:8)
  5 wolves (Lair:8)
  9 big kobolds
  5 crocodiles
  22 giant frogs
  7 giant slugs
  A yellow wasp zombie (Vault:1)
  6 water moccasins
  A giant leech (Lair:8)
  A gnoll sergeant (D:10)
  A boulder beetle (Lair:5)
  Blork the orc (D:6)
  3 agate snails
  A soldier ant zombie (Vault:1)
  2 basilisk skeletons (D:13)
  A centaur skeleton (D:9)
  9 jellyfish
  A rock worm simulacrum (Vault:2)
  15 killer bees
  An eye of draining (D:13)
  8 wights
  7 crimson imps
  7 electric eels
  16 hounds
  4 orc priests
  9 big fish
  6 iguanas
  Crazy Yiuf (D:6)
  4 scorpions
  9 orc wizards
  8 porcupines
  7 worker ants
  4 jellies
  24 sheep
  11 gnolls
  30 green rats
  12 adders
  A giant centipede zombie (D:14)
  A shadow imp (D:9)
  5 giant centipedes
  A human (D:9)
  6 worms
  2 giant mites
  4 grey rats
  A bat zombie (D:5)
  A giant eyeball (D:5)
  7 giant geckos
  3 oozes (Port)
  40 orcs
  16 goblins
  20 hobgoblins
  43 jackals
  26 kobolds
  6 ball pythons
  23 bats
  12 giant cockroaches
  10 giant newts
  A giant spore (D:11)
  A jackal zombie (D:9)
  2 orc skeletons
  An orc zombie (D:5)
  9 quokkas
  27 rats
  A ballistomycete (D:11)
  3 fungi
  14 plants
  8 toadstools
835 creatures vanquished.

Vanquished Creatures (collateral kills)
  The ghost of Candyman the Bludgeoner, a powerful MiFi of Okawaru (Lair:8)
  4 hydras
  An orc knight (D:10)
  3 skeletal warriors (Vault:1)
  A black mamba (Lair:4)
  An elephant (Lair:6)
  8 spiny frogs
  A komodo dragon (Lair:5)
  5 blink frogs
  A basilisk (Lair:8)
  A vampire mosquito (Lair:8)
  3 yaks (D:10)
  A rock worm (Vault:1)
  3 war dogs
  2 orc warriors (D:9)
  A crocodile (Lair:5)
  A giant frog (Lair:4)
  A giant slug (Lair:4)
  A giant leech (Lair:8)
  3 killer bees (D:10)
  A mottled dragon zombie (Vault:1)
  A crimson imp (D:8)
  A hound (Lair:8)
  2 orc wizards
  6 big fish
  2 porcupines (D:10)
  8 green rats
  A giant centipede (Lair:4)
  4 orcs
  5 jackals
  A quokka (Lair:4)
  2 rats
  A fungus (Lair:4)
  2 plants
80 creatures vanquished.

Vanquished Creatures (others)
  4 orange demons
  A hellwing (D:14)
  14 slime creatures
  A smoke demon (Lair:5)
  A spiny frog zombie (Lair:8)
  An orc zombie (D:10)
  A ynoxinul (Lair:5)
  A neqoxec (Lair:7)
  3 giant frog zombies (Lair:8)
  A giant frog (Lair:8)
  A quasit (Lair:8)
  An iron imp (D:9)
  A big fish zombie (Lair:8)
  2 midges
  2 lemures
  A white imp (D:9)
  A shadow imp (Lair:8)
  12 ufetubi
  A goblin (D:9)
  A hobgoblin (D:5)
  A kobold (D:9)
  8 fungi (Lair:8)
  8 plants
  14 toadstools
82 creatures vanquished.

Grand Total: 997 creatures vanquished

Notes
Turn   | Place    | Note
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     0 | D:1      | Kempe, the Minotaur Gladiator, began the quest for the Orb.
     0 | D:1      | Reached XP level 1. HP: 18/18 MP: 0/0
   283 | D:1      | Reached XP level 2. HP: 16/25 MP: 0/0
   326 | D:1      | Reached skill level 4 in Long Blades
   326 | D:1      | Reached skill level 1 in Armour
   809 | D:2      | Reached XP level 3. HP: 19/31 MP: 1/1
  1530 | D:2      | Reached skill level 5 in Long Blades
  1535 | D:2      | Reached XP level 4. HP: 30/38 MP: 1/1
  1576 | D:2      | Found a radiant altar of Vehumet.
  2164 | D:3      | Found a glowing drain.
  2170 | sewer    | Entered the sewers
  2270 | sewer    | Reached XP level 5. HP: 45/45 MP: 1/1
  2445 | sewer    | Reached XP level 6. HP: 47/52 MP: 2/2
  2658 | sewer    | Reached skill level 6 in Long Blades
  2747 | sewer    | Reached XP level 7. HP: 36/58 MP: 2/2
  3486 | D:3      | Reached skill level 5 in Dodging
  3564 | D:4      | Noticed Edmund
  3581 | D:4      | Killed Edmund
  3581 | D:4      | Reached skill level 5 in Shields
  3736 | D:4      | Found a staircase to the Ecumenical Temple.
  3747 | Temple   | Entered the Ecumenical Temple
  3874 | Temple   | Became a worshipper of Makhleb the Destroyer
  4266 | D:4      | Reached XP level 8. HP: 60/66 MP: 2/2
  4394 | D:5      | Entered Level 5 of the Dungeon
  4417 | D:5      | Noticed Gavrill's ghost (average DgTm)
  4447 | D:5      | Killed Gavrill's ghost
  4469 | D:4      | Acquired Makhleb's first power
  4564 | D:4      | Reached skill level 7 in Long Blades
  4693 | D:5      | Found a blossoming altar of Fedhas.
  4710 | D:5      | Noticed an oklob plant
  4980 | D:6      | Noticed Blork the orc
  5002 | D:6      | Killed Blork the orc
  5002 | D:6      | Acquired Makhleb's second power
  5057 | D:6      | Found a glowing silver altar of Zin.
  5069 | D:6      | Noticed Eustachio
  5077 | D:6      | Killed Eustachio
  5132 | D:6      | Reached skill level 5 in Fighting
  5225 | D:6      | Reached skill level 1 in Invocations
  5225 | D:6      | Reached XP level 9. HP: 72/72 MP: 2/4
  5272 | D:6      | Reached skill level 5 in Armour
  5385 | D:6      | Noticed Crazy Yiuf
  5393 | D:6      | Killed Crazy Yiuf
  5440 | D:7      | Noticed Patrick's ghost (experienced DgSk)
  5451 | D:7      | Killed Patrick's ghost
  5451 | D:7      | Reached skill level 8 in Long Blades
  5695 | D:7      | Acquired Makhleb's third power
  5715 | D:7      | Got a jewelled chain mail
  5741 | D:7      | Identified the +1 chain mail of Summer (You found it on level 7 of the Dungeon)
  5878 | D:7      | Found a bloodstained altar of Trog.
  6071 | D:7      | Found a shattered altar of Ashenzari.
  6180 | D:7      | Reached skill level 1 in Evocations
  6340 | D:8      | Found an iron altar of Okawaru.
  6383 | D:8      | Reached skill level 9 in Long Blades
  6493 | D:8      | Found a deep blue altar of Sif Muna.
  6568 | D:9      | Reached XP level 10. HP: 81/81 MP: 9/9
  6631 | D:9      | Reached XP level 9. HP: 67/73 MP: 8/8
  6641 | D:9      | Acquired Makhleb's fourth power
  6683 | D:9      | Found a snail-covered altar of Cheibriados.
  7022 | D:9      | Reached XP level 10. HP: 65/81 MP: 9/9
  7240 | D:9      | Found a basalt altar of Yredelemnul.
  7587 | D:9      | Noticed a centaur skeleton
  7595 | D:9      | Killed a centaur skeleton
  7615 | D:9      | Reached skill level 10 in Long Blades
  7816 | D:10     | Entered Level 10 of the Dungeon
  7824 | D:10     | Noticed an orc knight
  8090 | D:10     | Found Plateuma's Armour Shop.
  8092 | D:10     | Found a staircase to the Orcish Mines.
  8108 | D:10     | Killed an orc knight
  8108 | D:10     | Reached skill level 5 in Invocations
  8182 | D:10     | Found a labyrinth entrance.
  8189 | D:10     | Noticed an agate snail
  8194 | D:10     | Noticed a giant slug
  8215 | D:10     | Reached skill level 10 in Dodging
  8489 | D:10     | Got a fine falchion
  8490 | D:10     | Identified the +4,+1 falchion of the World (You found it on level 10 of the Dungeon)
  8493 | D:10     | Found a staircase to the Lair.
  8544 | D:10     | Acquired Makhleb's fifth power
  8544 | D:10     | Reached skill level 11 in Long Blades
  8552 | D:10     | Reached XP level 11. HP: 82/89 MP: 15/15
  8579 | D:10     | Killed a giant slug
  8647 | D:10     | Killed an agate snail
  8859 | D:10     | Gained mutation: Your digestive system is specialised to digest meat.
  8859 | D:10     | Gained mutation: You are somewhat resistant to further mutation.
  8859 | D:10     | Gained mutation: You are agile (Dex +1).
  9137 | D:11     | Found a frozen archway.
  9178 | D:11     | Reached skill level 12 in Long Blades
  9238 | D:11     | Noticed Harold
  9527 | Lair:1   | Entered Level 1 of the Lair of Beasts
 10646 | Lair:3   | Got a pair of polished gloves
 10647 | Lair:3   | Identified the +2 pair of gloves of Hecam (You found it on level 3 of the Lair of Beasts)
 10769 | Lair:3   | Reached XP level 12. HP: 99/99 MP: 18/20
 10952 | Lair:3   | Reached skill level 13 in Long Blades
 11505 | Lair:4   | Found a staircase to the Swamp.
 11701 | Lair:4   | Noticed Rupert
 11713 | Lair:4   | Killed Rupert
 11715 | Lair:4   | Reached skill level 10 in Invocations
 11845 | Lair:4   | Reached skill level 14 in Long Blades
 12935 | Lair:5   | Reached skill level 10 in Fighting
 13600 | Lair:6   | Found a staircase to the Shoals.
 13876 | Lair:6   | Reached XP level 13. HP: 85/110 MP: 23/23
 13881 | Lair:6   | Reached skill level 15 in Long Blades
 14518 | Lair:7   | Reached skill level 10 in Armour
 14828 | Lair:8   | Entered Level 8 of the Lair of Beasts
 14900 | Lair:8   | Reached skill level 16 in Long Blades
 15422 | Lair:8   | Identified a +6 rod of destruction [lightning,fireball,iron] (13/13) (You found it on level 8 of the Lair of Beasts)
 15639 | Lair:8   | Noticed Candyman's ghost (powerful MiFi)
 15652 | Lair:8   | Killed Candyman's ghost
 15761 | Lair:8   | Found a viscous altar of Jiyva.
 15761 | Lair:8   | Found a staircase to the Slime Pits.
 15805 | Lair:8   | Identified a +3 rod of smiting (11/11) (You found it on level 8 of the Lair of Beasts)
 15888 | Lair:8   | Reached skill level 17 in Long Blades
 16383 | D:11     | Reached XP level 14. HP: 110/121 MP: 24/24
 16595 | D:11     | Killed Harold
 16706 | D:11     | Found a portal to a secret trove of treasure.
 16915 | D:12     | Noticed Sonja
 16929 | D:12     | Killed Sonja
 17163 | D:12     | Found Sharchekh's Antique Weapon Emporium.
 17675 | D:13     | Found Waleir's Antique Armour Boutique.
 18013 | D:14     | Entered Level 14 of the Dungeon
 18181 | D:14     | Found a staircase to the Vaults.
 18205 | D:14     | Reached skill level 18 in Long Blades
 18706 | Vault:1  | Entered Level 1 of the Vaults
 18921 | Vault:1  | Noticed a fire elemental
 18929 | Vault:1  | Killed a fire elemental
 18952 | Vault:1  | Noticed a fire elemental
 18956 | Vault:1  | Killed a fire elemental
 18979 | Vault:1  | Noticed Azrael
 18991 | Vault:1  | Noticed a fire elemental
 18991 | Vault:1  | Killed Azrael
 19002 | Vault:1  | Killed a fire elemental
 19028 | Vault:1  | Reached XP level 15. HP: 130/130 MP: 26/26
 19105 | Vault:1  | Reached skill level 19 in Long Blades
 19594 | Vault:1  | Found Sheyxka's Magical Wand Shoppe.
 19605 | Vault:1  | Bought a wand of hasting (4) for 528 gold pieces
 19605 | Vault:1  | Bought a wand of teleportation (10) for 462 gold pieces
 19811 | Vault:2  | Identified a scroll of acquirement
 19875 | Vault:2  | Reached skill level 15 in Dodging


so i wanted to stop playing demigod casters and give another shot at my fav melee guy MiGl.
also never gave a try to makhleb and couldn't find any alters for okawaru so i said why not :)
so far im enjoying the experience, but worried for a hostile greater servant in the wrong time.
also have some questions:
1. how much invocations skill do i need for my greater servant to be reliable?
2. i might go for a 15 rune win if im successful, and minotaurs have a -3 aptitude for spellcasting... should i train spellcasting nonetheless for utility spells?

Mines Malingerer

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Post Monday, 5th March 2012, 04:31

Re: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

From the bots: The summon will be hostile if 1d(20+3*Invocations) <= 4, so some breakpoints are, 0 inv = 1/5 chance, 8 inv = 1/11 chance, 16 inv = 1/17 chance, 24 inv = 1/23 chance, 27 inv = just better than 1/25 chance.

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Post Monday, 5th March 2012, 04:59

Re: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

Minotaurs and spellcasting... ugh. I'm not going to tell you it's impossible, but I've noticed you're persuing a heavy-armor build. That, combined with your 5 int, is going to make casting even the low level stuff pretty damn hard.

When I play Makhleb, I'm comfortable with 10+ Invocations for greater servants... not that it's impossible for things to go wrong at that level, but it's rare enough that I don't worry about it. (And by the time Invocations rises to that level, I might have more panic buttons online if a hostile greater demon does show up.) So you're not in a bad place now.

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Post Monday, 5th March 2012, 17:19

Re: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

Yeah, on invocations, you rapidly reach a point of diminishing returns around 8-15 skill. At 10, it's 8% chance IIRC. By then you can also always either run or summon more to deal with the hostile summons.
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Post Monday, 5th March 2012, 19:13

Re: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

Even 1/5 isn't bad at all.

One thing to remember: the RNG knows if you're using Greater Servant as a panic button, and absolutely will summon a hostile executioner when Rupert's coming for you. You'll have fewer "anal pucker moments" if you summon your nasties in a safe place and then use them offensively than summoning when something's breathing down your neck.
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Post Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 01:44

Re: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

are you saying that tension is part of the invocation/summon demon formula?
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Post Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 03:39

Re: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

njvack wrote:Even 1/5 isn't bad at all.

One thing to remember: the RNG knows if you're using Greater Servant as a panic button, and absolutely will summon a hostile executioner when Rupert's coming for you. You'll have fewer "anal pucker moments" if you summon your nasties in a safe place and then use them offensively than summoning when something's breathing down your neck.

if this is true, that explains why a hostile executioner popped up and killed me when I was down to 30 hp in front of a skelletal warrior. lol

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Post Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 04:17

Re: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

Night2o1 wrote:are you saying that tension is part of the invocation/summon demon formula?


Tension is not part of the formula. The underlying point is that Makhelb's demons are better used offensively (to kill moderately tough opponents) than defensively (when trying to escape). The Executioner you summoned will kill you if you're already at half health and in the heat of a battle but it won't if you're out of LOS of bad guys and prepared with consumables.

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Post Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 13:38

Re: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

In more general terms, it's easier to deal with one problem at a time than two or three.

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Post Tuesday, 6th March 2012, 16:07

Re: [CiP] Blood and soul for Makhleb!

BlackSheep wrote:In more general terms, it's easier to deal with one problem at a time than two or three.

I got 99 problems but a hostile executioner ain't one.

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