Buff !cancellation


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Post Friday, 8th July 2016, 01:03

Buff !cancellation

I think potion of cancellation should remove all contaminating glow, not some chunk of it.
Reasoning: one of possible hell effects gives player severe yellow contamination (not even red!), that can take up to 4(!) potions to reduce it to gray levels. (This is what happened in one of my last trunk games, and I had only 3 of them - and that was my first usage of cancellation in the game. And no, I didn't dive through dungeon, I manually explored more than 90% of each pre-extended floor except Zot.) To eat all this contamination is quite bad option since rMut amulet was removed. And there is also petrifying effect in Dis branch, that could require this potion too. So having hell effect that could eat your entire stack of cancellation potions is wrong in my opinion.

People who usually do extended without lichform will really appreciate this change!
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Post Friday, 8th July 2016, 01:21

Re: Buff !cancellation

It is also rather unclear what other effects that !cancel will get rid of. Although most of these make sense, it seems logical that it would get rid of a bad polymorph form and it does not. Removing *Contam gear can also eat up two or three potions.

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Post Friday, 8th July 2016, 02:22

Re: Buff !cancellation

prozacelf wrote:It is also rather unclear what other effects that !cancel will get rid of. Although most of these make sense, it seems logical that it would get rid of a bad polymorph form and it does not.

actually, it does. if it doesn't, that's a bug (but it worked correctly when i tested right now)

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Post Friday, 8th July 2016, 14:10

Re: Buff !cancellation

It does, but it still takes a turn or two to wear off. edit: or at least it did before the emergency flight changes -- I don't know if that's still true.
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Post Tuesday, 22nd November 2016, 17:27

Re: Buff !cancellation

If you could cancel draining, corrosion, and transient mutations with it, I think I'd value them eons more than I do now.
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