The monster looks as sick as possible!


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Post Thursday, 17th November 2016, 19:19

The monster looks as sick as possible!

FR: limit the amount of poison that can be stacked onto a player.

OR

FR: allow players to stack poison onto monsters without limit.

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Post Thursday, 17th November 2016, 20:10

Re: The monster looks as sick as possible!

Number 2 please. I don't understand why this isn't the case. It would make poison magic actually maybe not terrible too!

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Post Friday, 18th November 2016, 07:54

Re: The monster looks as sick as possible!

dowan wrote:Number 2 please. I don't understand why this isn't the case. It would make poison magic actually maybe not terrible too!

I think poison magic is unique in that it's the school that eventually drops off significantly earlier than any other school.

Crawl isn't a game about consistency, the effects of debuffs and buffs on monsters are vastly different from how they treat us as players. As much as I'd love for there to be a limit on player poison, it would reduce the potency of early game adders, which would be bad because the devs want us to die early, and die often.
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Post Friday, 18th November 2016, 13:43

Re: The monster looks as sick as possible!

It is unique in that aspect, but I don't think that's actually a very worthwhile distinction.

Weapons of venom might become absurdly good if poison stacked without limits though...

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Post Friday, 18th November 2016, 18:21

Re: The monster looks as sick as possible!

In my opinion, weapon of venom is already absurdly good if your opponent isn't faster than you.
duvessa wrote:teleportitis is annoying but i dont think you could ever convince me it is dangerous, let alone crippling


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Post Friday, 18th November 2016, 19:06

Re: The monster looks as sick as possible!

Elitist wrote:In my opinion, weapon of venom is already absurdly good if your opponent isn't faster than you.


Or you have a reliable and reusable method of blinking.
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Post Friday, 18th November 2016, 22:51

Re: The monster looks as sick as possible!

I just think venom weapon's poison amount should be reduced, and perhaps the poison applied per hit should be a percentage of the damage done.
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Post Monday, 21st November 2016, 14:12

Re: The monster looks as sick as possible!

Siegurt wrote:I just think venom weapon's poison amount should be reduced, and perhaps the poison applied per hit should be a percentage of the damage done.

Well that's a sensible idea. But I want my super easy early games when I find a dagger of venom! :P

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