Potion of Cancellation


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Ziggurat Zagger

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Post Saturday, 12th July 2014, 17:04

Potion of Cancellation

... cancels magical effects, but seems to do nothing for contamination. Is that by design, or is the description misleading?
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Post Saturday, 12th July 2014, 18:56

Re: Potion of Cancellation

XuaXua wrote:... cancels magical effects, but seems to do nothing for contamination. Is that by design, or is the description misleading?

Exactly like the old scroll of vulnerability, it reduces contamination by 1000-5000 points. Yellow glow is between 5001 and 15000 points of contamination, so it could take anywhere from one to ten potions of cancellation to get you from yellow to grey contam - again, just as with the old scroll of vulnerability.

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Post Monday, 14th July 2014, 17:28

Re: Potion of Cancellation

Split other posts off.

If you want to make a thread about renaming stuff in GDD, you'll have to post a whole new thread. If you don't want it deleted or Yiufed, be sure to address in the OP

1.) why the current name is problematic in terms of game play; e.g., it has a propensity to mislead (see the hellfire thread in GDD for a legit example); and
2.) why your proposed name is better, in terms of the same. Please also keep in mind
3.) claiming something "sounds better" is not, in itself, a sufficient reason.


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Post Monday, 14th July 2014, 17:58

Re: Potion of Cancellation

PleasingFungus wrote:
XuaXua wrote:... cancels magical effects, but seems to do nothing for contamination. Is that by design, or is the description misleading?

Exactly like the old scroll of vulnerability, it reduces contamination by 1000-5000 points. Yellow glow is between 5001 and 15000 points of contamination, so it could take anywhere from one to ten potions of cancellation to get you from yellow to grey contam - again, just as with the old scroll of vulnerability.


Thanks. I was still Yellow Glow after the quaff, so it must have been a large value.
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