Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?


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Post Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 20:55

Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Hi,

This is the first time I have a solid demonspawn run going. Having fun with the combination of the blood igniting mutation and Okawaru's invocations. Most combat encounters at this point are very easy despite few close calls caused by overextending. After getting 2 runes ( Snake, Swamp ) I'm now feeling clueless on where to go next and am interested in what the more veteran players would do in this situation. Normally I would go through Orc but the thought of encountering large packs of priests with their merciless undodgeable smiting scares me. If someone also wants to give tips on what skills to train from now on and what kind of items to look out for that would be appreciated. I'm not afraid of spoilers in this game since it is hard enough with them.

One thing is for sure, I need to find cure mutation somewhere. It was a terrible idea to wear-id body armor when I had that unique plate with contamination effect on. I even had dozen scrolls of identify but somehow still decided against using one of them. :oops:

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Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup version 0.23.0 (webtiles) character file.

Jabberih the Bludgeoner (Demonspawn Gladiator)     Turns: 28020, Time: 02:00:07

Health: 131/131    AC: 22    Str: 23    XL:     17   Next: 91%
Magic:  32/32      EV: 12    Int: 10    God:    Okawaru [*****.]
Gold:   2079       SH:  0    Dex: 18    Spells: 16/16 levels left

rFire    + . .     SeeInvis +   a - +6 great mace (protect)
rCold    . . .     Gourm    .   (shield currently unavailable)
rNeg     . . .     Faith    +   U - +1 plate armour of Jabberih's True Grit {*Contam Regen+ MP+9 Dex+2}
rPois    +         Spirit   +   G - +1 helmet {SInv}
rElec    .         Reflect  .   P - +1 cloak
rCorr    .         Harm     .   A - +2 pair of gloves {Str+3}
MR       ++...                  (boots unavailable)
Stlth    ..........             D - amulet of Poehotix {Faith MR+}
HPRegen  0.71/turn              c - +5 ring of slaying
MPRegen  0.46/turn              x - ring of poison resistance

@: no status effects
A: talons 3, iridescent scales 2, deformed body, fire resistance 1, ignite
blood, magic shield, magic regeneration, flame cloud immunity
}: 2/15 runes: decaying, serpentine
a: Heroism, Finesse, Renounce Religion


You are on level 4 of the Lair of Beasts.
You worship Okawaru.
Okawaru is extremely pleased with you.
You are not hungry.

You have visited 5 branches of the dungeon, and seen 25 of its levels.
You have also visited: Gauntlet and Ice Cave.

You have collected 2199 gold pieces.
You have spent 120 gold pieces at shops.

Inventory:

Hand Weapons
 a - a +6 great mace of protection (weapon)
 b - the +5 triple crossbow of Fear {venom, rC+ Int+9}
   (Okawaru gifted it to you on level 3 of the Snake Pit)   
   
   It poisons the ammo it fires.
   
   It affects your intelligence (+9).
   It protects you from cold.
 l - a +0 arbalest of freezing
 M - a +1 dire flail of draining
Missiles
 d - 7 throwing nets (quivered)
 g - 396 bolts
Armour
 A - a +2 pair of gloves of strength (worn)
 G - a +1 helmet of see invisible (worn)
 P - a +1 cloak (worn)
 U - the +1 plate armour of Jabberih's True Grit (worn) {*Contam Regen+ MP+9 Dex+2}
   (Okawaru gifted it to you on level 5 of the Lair of Beasts)   
   
   It affects your dexterity (+2).
   It affects your magic capacity (+9).
   It causes magical contamination when unequipped.
   It increases your rate of regeneration.
Jewellery
 c - a +5 ring of slaying (left hand)
 u - an uncursed ring of positive energy
 x - a ring of poison resistance (right hand)
 D - the amulet of Poehotix (around neck) {Faith MR+}
   (You found it on level 7 of the Dungeon)   
   
   [amulet of faith]
   
   It allows you to gain divine favour quickly.
   It affects your resistance to hostile enchantments.
 O - an uncursed ring of positive energy
 Q - an uncursed ring of protection from fire
 R - the ring "Gegiosk" {+Fly Str+3}
   (You acquired it on level 6 of the Lair of Beasts)   
   
   [ring of strength]
   
   It affects your strength (+3).
   It lets you fly.
 S - the ring "Ixzoishe" {Wiz Int+6 SInv}
   (You took it off a minotaur in a Gauntlet)   
   
   [ring of wizardry]
   
   It improves your spell success rate.
   It affects your intelligence (+6).
   It lets you see invisible.
 T - an uncursed ring of ice
 V - an uncursed ring of resist corrosion
Wands
 e - a wand of acid (24)
 o - a wand of polymorph (17)
 r - a wand of digging (14)
 y - a wand of random effects (23)
 z - a wand of flame (13)
 C - a wand of iceblast (31)
 F - a wand of paralysis (21)
 H - a wand of scattershot (12)
Scrolls
 i - 12 scrolls of identify
 j - 13 scrolls of teleportation
 k - 7 scrolls of remove curse
 m - 2 scrolls of fear
 n - 6 scrolls of enchant weapon
 q - a scroll of silence
 E - 5 scrolls of amnesia
 J - 2 scrolls of enchant armour
Potions
 h - 3 potions of heal wounds
 p - 6 potions of ambrosia
 s - a potion of resistance
 t - 4 potions of brilliance
 v - 9 potions of curing
 w - a potion of flight
 I - a potion of might
 N - a potion of agility
 X - a potion of berserk rage
Miscellaneous
 B - a lamp of fire
 W - a fan of gales
Comestibles
 f - 30 rations


   Skills:
 + Level 11.3 Fighting
 - Level 20.0 Maces & Flails
 * Level 14.0 Crossbows
 - Level 1.7 Throwing
 + Level 9.6 Armour
 + Level 7.8 Dodging
 - Level 8.4 Invocations


You have 16 spell levels left.
You don't know any spells.
Your spell library contains the following spells:

 Spells                   Type           Power        Failure   Level  Hunger
 Confusing Touch          Hex            #.....       99%         1    ##.....
 Summon Small Mammal      Summ           #...         99%         1    ##.....
 Call Imp                 Summ           #.......     100%        2    ###....
 Call Canine Familiar     Summ           #.......     100%        3    ####...
 Confuse                  Hex            #.......     100%        3    ####...
 Gell's Gravitas          Tloc           #.........   100%        3    ####...
 Summon Guardian Golem    Hex/Summ       #.......     100%        3    ####...
 Ice Form                 Ice/Tmut       #.......     100%        4    #####..
 Petrify                  Tmut/Erth      #.......     100%        4    #####..
 Summon Ice Beast         Ice/Summ       #.......     100%        4    #####..
 Summon Lightning Spire   Summ/Air       #.......     100%        4    #####..
 Metabolic Englaciation   Hex/Ice        #.........   100%        5    ######.
 Silence                  Hex/Air        #.........   100%        5    ######.
 Yara's Violent Unravell  Hex/Tmut       #.........   100%        5    ######.
 Bolt of Cold             Conj/Ice       #.........   100%        6    #######
 Conjure Ball Lightning   Conj/Air       #.........   100%        6    #######
 Deflect Missiles         Chrm/Air       #.........   100%        6    #######
 Freezing Cloud           Conj/Ice/Air   #.........   100%        6    #######
 Ozocubu's Refrigeration  Ice            #.........   100%        6    #######
 Simulacrum               Ice/Necr       #.........   100%        6    #######
 Tornado                  Air            #.........   100%        9    #######


Dungeon Overview and Level Annotations

Branches:
Dungeon (10/15)            Temple (1/1) D:5            Lair (6/6) D:10
  Swamp (4/4) Lair:4        Snake (4/4) Lair:2        Slime (0/5) Lair:6
    Orc (0/2) D:9         

Altars:
Ashenzari
Cheibriados
Dithmenos
Elyvilon
Fedhas
Gozag
Hepliaklqana
Kikubaaqudgha
Makhleb
Nemelex Xobeh
Okawaru
Qazlal
Ru
Sif Muna
Uskayaw
Vehumet
Wu Jian
Xom
Yredelemnul
Zin
The Shining One
Jiyva

Shops:
D:10 [(}!}   Snake:2 *

Annotations:
Lair:3 2 transporters, Deesahac's ghost, journeyman BaFi
Lair:5 3 runed translucent doors, exclusion: 2 oklob plants, Ruewk's ghost, journeyman CeAM
Snake:2 3 runed translucent doors, exclusion: obsidian statue, vinnietd's ghost, adept HaFi


Innate Abilities, Weirdness & Mutations

You have claws for feet.
You are mostly covered in iridescent scales. (AC +4)
Your flesh is heat resistant. (rF+)
Your demonic aura causes spilled blood to erupt in flames.
When hurt, damage is shared between your health and your magic reserves.
You regenerate magic rapidly.
You are immune to clouds of flame.
Armour fits poorly on your strangely shaped body.


Message History

You climb upwards.
There is a stone staircase leading down here.
You enter the shallow water.
Moving in this stuff is going to be slow.
You enter the shallow water.
Moving in this stuff is going to be slow.
You enter the shallow water.
Moving in this stuff is going to be slow.
You see here a curare-tipped needle.
There is a stone staircase leading up here.
You climb upwards.
There is a stone staircase leading down here.
There is a staircase back to the Lair here.
You climb upwards. Welcome back to the Lair of Beasts!
There is a staircase to the Swamp here.
There is a fountain of clear blue water here.
There is a stone staircase leading up here.
You see here 5 stones.
Done exploring.
Done exploring.

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There are no monsters in sight!

Vanquished Creatures
  Frances (Snake:1)
  Kirke (Snake:4)
  Agnes (Snake:4)
  5 thorn hunters
  11 nagarajas
  A frost giant (IceCv)
  Louise (Snake:1)
  Aizul (Snake:3)
  A minotaur (Gauntlet)
  Snorg (Lair:3)
  Josephine (Lair:4)
  15 naga warriors
  3 ghost crabs
  11 anacondas
  17 hydras
  9 alligators
  A death yak (D:10)
  3 two-headed ogres
  19 naga sharpshooters
  Sonja (Lair:5)
  8 shock serpents
  4 salamander mystics
  A spriggan druid (Swamp:3)
  9 swamp dragons
  An unseen horror (D:10)
  8 naga ritualists
  5 mana vipers
  13 salamanders
  An ice statue (IceCv)
  29 black mambas
  28 naga magi
  14 elephants
  A moth of wrath (Gauntlet)
  7 guardian serpents
  30 spiny frogs
  A gargoyle (D:10)
  4 rime drakes
  8 komodo dragons
  21 polar bears
  8 hornets
  9 tyrant leeches
  Prince Ribbit (D:8)
  4 hippogriffs
  35 blink frogs
  17 bog bodies
  11 dream sheep (Lair:6)
  7 slime creatures
  Sigmund (D:3)
  2 shadows
  8 spriggans
  4 wraiths (Lair:4)
  31 yaks
  4 redbacks (Gauntlet)
  3 basilisks
  6 wyverns
  2 hogs (Snake:4)
  2 hungry ghosts (D:10)
  3 chaos spawn (Gauntlet)
  A neqoxec (Gauntlet)
  19 vampire mosquitoes
  53 nagas
  20 swamp worms
  18 insubstantial wisps
  An acid dragon (Gauntlet)
  2 porcupines (Lair:3)
  10 water moccasins
  10 swamp drakes
  3 orc warriors
  5 sky beasts
  4 ice beasts
  A necrophage (D:6)
  6 ogres
  3 phantoms
  4 centaurs
  28 wolves
  14 crocodiles
  2 big kobolds
  Blork the orc (D:4)
  20 bullfrogs
  A wyvern skeleton (D:6)
  A scorpion (D:6)
  6 killer bees (D:9)
  A howler monkey (D:5)
  4 electric eels
  5 crimson imps
  A bullfrog zombie (D:6)
  7 hounds
  A quasit (D:10)
  A jelly (D:7)
  6 orc priests
  A centaur skeleton (D:6)
  9 orc wizards
  Ijyb (D:3)
  2 iguanas
  Natasha (D:2)
  6 worker ants
  A killer bee zombie (D:7)
  A hound skeleton (D:6)
  Robin (D:3)
  9 adders
  2 shadow imps
  An adder skeleton (D:4)
  2 adder zombies (D:5)
  A worm (D:2)
  4 dart slugs
  6 leopard geckos
  33 orcs
  15 bats
  8 giant cockroaches
  12 hobgoblins
  13 jackals
  13 kobolds
  3 quokkas
  4 frilled lizards
  12 goblins
  A quokka zombie (D:8)
  7 rats
  3 fungi
  5 plants
891 creatures vanquished.

Vanquished Creatures (others)
  A komodo dragon (Swamp:3)
  A polar bear (IceCv)
  2 blink frogs (Swamp:3)
  A human (Snake:4)
  A naga (Snake:2)
  4 wolves (IceCv)
  2 briar patches (Swamp:2)
  6 fungi
  44 plants
62 creatures vanquished.

Grand Total: 953 creatures vanquished

Notes
Turn   | Place    | Note
-------+----------+-------------------------------------------
     0 | D:1      | Jabberih the Demonspawn Gladiator began the quest for the
                  | Orb.
     0 | D:1      | Reached XP level 1. HP: 16/16 MP: 1/1
   111 | D:1      | Reached skill level 3 in Maces & Flails
   136 | D:1      | Gained mutation: Your flesh is heat resistant. (rF+)
                  | [demonic ancestry]
   136 | D:1      | Reached XP level 2. HP: 17/22 MP: 2/2
   671 | D:1      | Gained mutation: When hurt, damage is shared between your
                  | health and your magic reserves. [demonic ancestry]
   671 | D:1      | Reached XP level 3. HP: 27/27 MP: 3/3
  1301 | D:2      | Reached skill level 4 in Maces & Flails
  1344 | D:2      | Gained mutation: You have sharp toenails. [demonic
                  | ancestry]
  1344 | D:2      | Reached XP level 4. HP: 26/33 MP: 4/4
  1879 | D:3      | Noticed Natasha
  2001 | D:2      | Killed Natasha
  2266 | D:3      | Noticed Sigmund
  2399 | D:3      | Noticed a sky beast
  2412 | D:3      | Killed a sky beast
  2412 | D:3      | Reached skill level 5 in Maces & Flails
  2412 | D:3      | Reached XP level 5. HP: 30/38 MP: 3/5
  2555 | D:3      | Noticed Ijyb
  2573 | D:3      | Killed Ijyb
  2573 | D:3      | Gained mutation: You are partially covered in iridescent
                  | scales. (AC +2) [demonic ancestry]
  2573 | D:3      | Reached XP level 6. HP: 43/44 MP: 4/6
  2662 | D:3      | Noticed Robin
  2774 | D:3      | Killed Robin
  2839 | D:3      | Killed Sigmund
  2839 | D:3      | Reached skill level 6 in Maces & Flails
  3303 | D:3      | Found a basalt altar of Yredelemnul.
  3305 | D:3      | Found a snail-covered altar of Cheibriados.
  3483 | D:4      | You fall through a shaft!
  3483 | D:5      | Entered Level 5 of the Dungeon
  3483 | D:5      | Found a staircase to the Ecumenical Temple.
  3503 | Temple   | Entered the Ecumenical Temple
  3518 | Temple   | Gained mutation: You have razor-sharp toenails. [demonic
                  | ancestry]
  3518 | Temple   | Reached XP level 7. HP: 23/50 MP: 5/7
  3772 | Temple   | Became a worshipper of Warmaster Okawaru
  3833 | D:5      | Reached skill level 7 in Maces & Flails
  3890 | D:6      | HP: 2/50 [orc/+0 trident (4)]
  4290 | D:5      | Reached skill level 8 in Maces & Flails
  4459 | D:5      | Reached * piety under Okawaru
  4459 | D:5      | Reached XP level 8. HP: 47/56 MP: 8/8
  4549 | D:5      | Reached skill level 9 in Maces & Flails
  5055 | D:4      | Noticed Blork the orc
  5071 | D:4      | Killed Blork the orc
  5169 | D:4      | Found an opulent altar of Gozag.
  5797 | D:6      | Reached skill level 10 in Maces & Flails
  5805 | D:6      | Found a white marble altar of Elyvilon.
  5828 | D:6      | Reached ** piety under Okawaru
  6060 | D:6      | Gained mutation: You are immune to clouds of flame.
                  | [demonic ancestry]
  6060 | D:6      | Reached XP level 9. HP: 60/60 MP: 9/9
  6477 | D:7      | Got a shimmering war axe
  6648 | D:7      | Reached skill level 11 in Maces & Flails
  6844 | D:7      | Got a scorched garnet amulet
  7132 | D:8      | Identified the amulet of Poehotix {Faith MR+} (You found it
                  | on level 7 of the Dungeon)
  7180 | D:8      | Noticed a two-headed ogre
  7180 | D:8      | Noticed Prince Ribbit
  7188 | D:8      | Killed Prince Ribbit
  7188 | D:8      | Reached skill level 12 in Maces & Flails
  7196 | D:8      | Reached *** piety under Okawaru
  7209 | D:8      | Killed a two-headed ogre
  7209 | D:8      | Reached **** piety under Okawaru
  7209 | D:8      | Gained mutation: Your demonic aura causes spilled blood to
                  | erupt in flames. [demonic ancestry]
  7209 | D:8      | Reached XP level 10. HP: 31/66 MP: 1/10
  7938 | D:8      | Reached skill level 13 in Maces & Flails
  8791 | D:10     | Entered Level 10 of the Dungeon
  8827 | D:10     | Noticed a two-headed ogre
  9216 | D:9      | Found a staircase to the Orcish Mines.
  9396 | D:10     | Noticed a two-headed ogre
  9397 | D:10     | Found a staircase to the Lair.
  9397 | D:10     | Noticed a death yak
  9407 | D:10     | Killed a two-headed ogre
  9407 | D:10     | Reached skill level 14 in Maces & Flails
  9415 | D:10     | Reached ***** piety under Okawaru
  9418 | D:10     | Killed a death yak
  9803 | D:10     | Found Imalacsi's Distillery.
  9811 | D:10     | Bought a potion of heal wounds for 60 gold pieces
  9811 | D:10     | Bought a potion of heal wounds for 60 gold pieces
  9878 | D:10     | Killed a two-headed ogre
  9878 | D:10     | Received a gift from Okawaru
  9878 | D:10     | Reached XP level 11. HP: 50/72 MP: 6/11
  9893 | D:10     | Killed an unseen horror
  9893 | D:10     | Received a gift from Okawaru
  9893 | D:10     | Reached skill level 15 in Maces & Flails
 10235 | D:10     | Reached skill level 1 in Armour
 10291 | D:10     | Found Haeng's Armour Emporium.
 10305 | D:10     | Found Ussumeud's Weapon Shoppe.
 10438 | D:10     | Found Ugrag's Gadget Shop.
 10459 | D:10     | Found Raonuc's Gadget Boutique.
 10843 | Lair:1   | Entered Level 1 of the Lair of Beasts
 11021 | Lair:1   | Reached skill level 5 in Armour
 11039 | Lair:1   | You fall through a shaft!
 11160 | Lair:2   | Found a staircase to the Snake Pit.
 11163 | Lair:2   | Identified a scroll of acquirement
 11734 | Lair:2   | Noticed a five-headed hydra
 11745 | Lair:2   | Killed a five-headed hydra
 12115 | Lair:3   | Noticed a seven-headed hydra
 12123 | Lair:3   | Killed a seven-headed hydra
 12123 | Lair:3   | Received a gift from Okawaru
 12235 | Lair:3   | Noticed an eight-headed hydra
 12243 | Lair:3   | Reached XP level 12. HP: 74/80 MP: 8/12
 12250 | Lair:3   | Killed an eight-headed hydra
 12250 | Lair:3   | Reached ****** piety under Okawaru
 12314 | Lair:3   | Noticed Snorg
 12322 | Lair:3   | Killed Snorg
 12322 | Lair:3   | Received a gift from Okawaru
 12365 | Lair:3   | Found a transporter.
 12366 | Lair:3   | Found a transporter.
 12367 | Lair:3   | Noticed Deesahac's ghost (journeyman BaFi)
 12642 | Lair:3   | Reached skill level 5 in Dodging
 13577 | Lair:4   | Noticed Josephine
 13583 | Lair:4   | Killed Josephine
 13583 | Lair:4   | Received a gift from Okawaru
 13646 | Lair:4   | Reached skill level 5 in Fighting
 13724 | Lair:4   | Reached skill level 1 in Crossbows
 13761 | Lair:4   | Reached skill level 16 in Maces & Flails
 14381 | Lair:4   | Found a staircase to the Swamp.
 14461 | Lair:5   | Found a runed translucent gate.
 14623 | Lair:5   | Found a runed translucent gate.
 14624 | Lair:5   | Noticed Ruewk's ghost (journeyman CeAM)
 14626 | Lair:5   | Noticed an eight-headed hydra
 14627 | Lair:5   | Found a runed translucent gate.
 14634 | Lair:5   | Found a gate leading to a gauntlet.
 14669 | Gauntlet | Entered a Gauntlet
 14669 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14669 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14757 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14757 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14774 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14817 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14831 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14834 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14834 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14836 | Gauntlet | Gained mutation: You regenerate magic rapidly. [demonic
                  | ancestry]
 14836 | Gauntlet | Reached XP level 13. HP: 65/94 MP: 8/13
 14867 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14871 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14871 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14875 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14875 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14875 | Gauntlet | Found a runed translucent gate.
 14875 | Gauntlet | Found a runed translucent door.
 14875 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14875 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14882 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14883 | Gauntlet | Found a runed translucent door.
 14884 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14884 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14884 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14884 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14885 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14885 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14886 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14886 | Gauntlet | Found a large runed translucent door.
 14890 | Gauntlet | Found a runed translucent gate.
 14890 | Gauntlet | Found a runed translucent gate.
 14891 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14908 | Gauntlet | Found a transporter.
 14919 | Gauntlet | Got a pair of smoking boots
 14925 | Gauntlet | Identified the cursed +0 pair of boots "Tanos" {Dex+4} (You
                  | found it in a Gauntlet)
 14957 | Gauntlet | Identified the ring "Ixzoishe" {Wiz Int+6 SInv}
 14957 | Gauntlet | Noticed a minotaur
 14968 | Gauntlet | Killed a minotaur
 15472 | Lair:5   | Noticed Sonja
 15699 | Lair:5   | Killed Sonja
 15699 | Lair:5   | Received a gift from Okawaru
 15699 | Lair:5   | Reached skill level 5 in Crossbows
 15709 | Lair:5   | Got a translucent plate armour {god gift}
 15720 | Lair:5   | Identified the +1 plate armour of Jabberih's True Grit
                  | {*Contam Regen+ MP+9 Dex+2} (Okawaru gifted it to you on
                  | level 5 of the Lair of Beasts)
 15762 | Lair:6   | Entered Level 6 of the Lair of Beasts
 16254 | Lair:6   | Received a gift from Okawaru
 16301 | Lair:6   | Found a frozen archway.
 16310 | IceCv    | Entered an ice cave
 16346 | IceCv    | Reached skill level 10 in Fighting
 16549 | IceCv    | Received a gift from Okawaru
 16549 | IceCv    | Gained mutation: You are mostly covered in iridescent
                  | scales. (AC +4) [demonic ancestry]
 16549 | IceCv    | Reached XP level 14. HP: 110/110 MP: 14/14
 16799 | IceCv    | Noticed a frost giant
 16831 | IceCv    | Killed a frost giant
 17052 | Lair:6   | Reached skill level 1 in Invocations
 17368 | Lair:6   | Received a gift from Okawaru
 17436 | Lair:6   | Found a staircase to the Slime Pits.
 17438 | Lair:6   | Found a viscous altar of Jiyva.
 17528 | Lair:6   | Got a vibrating steel ring
 17530 | Lair:6   | Identified the ring "Gegiosk" {+Fly Str+3} (You acquired it
                  | on level 6 of the Lair of Beasts)
 17931 | Snake:1  | Entered Level 1 of the Snake Pit
 17931 | Snake:1  | Noticed Frances
 17943 | Snake:1  | Killed Frances
 17943 | Snake:1  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 17943 | Snake:1  | Reached skill level 17 in Maces & Flails
 18012 | Snake:1  | Reached skill level 5 in Invocations
 18221 | Snake:1  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 18366 | Snake:1  | Noticed Louise
 18381 | Snake:1  | Killed Louise
 19325 | Snake:2  | Noticed a nagaraja
 19333 | Snake:2  | Reached XP level 15. HP: 44/115 MP: 13/20
 19478 | Snake:2  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 19591 | Snake:2  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 19726 | Snake:2  | Reached skill level 18 in Maces & Flails
 20043 | Snake:2  | Found a runed translucent gate.
 20044 | Snake:2  | Found a runed translucent gate.
 20045 | Snake:2  | Found a runed translucent gate.
 20046 | Snake:2  | Found an opulent altar of Gozag.
 20047 | Snake:2  | Found Unwyorr's Assorted Antiques.
 20047 | Snake:2  | Noticed vinnietd's ghost (adept HaFi)
 20069 | Snake:2  | Killed a nagaraja
 20277 | Snake:2  | Noticed a nagaraja
 20288 | Snake:2  | Killed a nagaraja
 20546 | Snake:3  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 20549 | Snake:3  | Got a shimmering triple crossbow {god gift}
 20550 | Snake:3  | Identified the +5 triple crossbow of Fear {venom, rC+
                  | Int+9} (Okawaru gifted it to you on level 3 of the Snake
                  | Pit)
 20837 | Snake:3  | Noticed a nagaraja
 20841 | Snake:3  | Killed a nagaraja
 21014 | Snake:3  | Noticed Aizul
 21015 | Snake:3  | Noticed a nagaraja
 21015 | Snake:3  | Noticed a nagaraja
 21023 | Snake:3  | Killed Aizul
 21024 | Snake:3  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 21029 | Snake:3  | Killed a nagaraja
 21029 | Snake:3  | Reached skill level 19 in Maces & Flails
 21034 | Snake:3  | Noticed a nagaraja
 21040 | Snake:3  | Noticed a nagaraja
 21046 | Snake:3  | Reached skill level 10 in Crossbows
 21412 | Snake:3  | Killed a nagaraja
 21477 | Snake:3  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 21721 | Snake:3  | Gained mutation: You have claws for feet. [demonic
                  | ancestry]
 21721 | Snake:3  | Reached XP level 16. HP: 122/122 MP: 22/22
 22185 | Snake:4  | Entered Level 4 of the Snake Pit
 22185 | Snake:4  | Noticed Agnes
 22191 | Snake:4  | Killed Agnes
 22608 | Snake:4  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 22839 | Snake:4  | Reached skill level 20 in Maces & Flails
 23171 | Snake:4  | Noticed Kirke
 23174 | Snake:4  | Killed Kirke
 23209 | Snake:4  | Found a shimmering altar of Xom.
 23231 | Snake:4  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 23632 | Snake:4  | Got a serpentine rune of Zot
 24291 | Swamp:1  | Entered Level 1 of the Swamp
 24304 | Swamp:1  | Reached XP level 17. HP: 116/128 MP: 23/23
 24447 | Swamp:1  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 24821 | Swamp:1  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 25115 | Swamp:2  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 25240 | Swamp:2  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 25603 | Swamp:2  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 26223 | Swamp:3  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 26671 | Swamp:4  | Entered Level 4 of the Swamp
 27441 | Swamp:4  | Received a gift from Okawaru
 27560 | Swamp:4  | Gained mutation: Armour fits poorly on your strangely
                  | shaped body. [mutagenic glow]
 27574 | Swamp:4  | Got a decaying rune of Zot

Skill      XL: |  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 |
---------------+----------------------------------------------------+-----
Maces & Flails |  3     4  5     6  8 10 12 14 15 16    17 19 20    | 20.0
Dodging        |     3     4                       5              7 |  7.8
Armour         |                                8                 9 |  9.6
Fighting       |                                   6 10          11 | 11.3
Crossbows      |                                   3  8    10 13 14 | 14.0
Invocations    |                                         7  8       |  8.4
Throwing       |                                                    |  1.7

Action                   |  1- 3 |  4- 6 |  7- 9 | 10-12 | 13-15 | 16-18 || total
-------------------------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------+-------++-------
Melee: Flail             |   133 |   204 |    53 |       |       |       ||   390
       Kick              |       |    60 |    82 |   151 |     5 |   219 ||   517
       Morningstar       |       |       |   239 |   212 |       |       ||   451
       Punch             |       |       |       |     1 |       |       ||     1
       Great mace        |       |       |       |   282 |   829 |   526 ||  1637
 Fire: Arbalest          |       |       |       |       |    56 |   186 ||   242
       Triple crossbow   |       |       |       |       |       |    36 ||    36
Invok: Heroism           |       |       |     8 |    40 |    40 |    24 ||   112
       Finesse           |       |       |       |     1 |     6 |     5 ||    12
Evoke: Wand              |       |       |       |     5 |       |       ||     5
  Use: Scroll            |     1 |     7 |    11 |     4 |    16 |     5 ||    44
       Potion            |       |       |     2 |     4 |     4 |     3 ||    13
 Stab: Distracted        |       |       |       |       |       |     1 ||     1
  Eat: Chunk             |     1 |     8 |    12 |    27 |    17 |     7 ||    72
       Ration            |       |       |       |       |     2 |     4 ||     6
Armor: Leather armour    |    56 |    18 |       |       |       |       ||    74
       Scale mail        |       |    58 |   116 |     9 |       |       ||   183
       Plate armour      |       |       |       |   297 |   615 |   520 ||  1432
Dodge: Dodged            |   124 |   152 |   158 |   196 |   491 |   375 ||  1496

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Post Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 22:09

Re: Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Orc is a lot easier than Snake and Swamp.

Your target at this point of the game would generally be Vaults, not going deeper than V:4 until you're prepared to win.

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Post Tuesday, 12th February 2019, 22:22

Re: Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Potions of cure mutation do not exist in versions 0.20+. Now, potions of mutation serve that role - they remove some of your mutations, then add some random, then add one good. Obviously random and good mutations are better-on-average than bad ones, so if you have a bad mutation set you are very likely to come out ahead.

The easiest place to go now is D. In fact, it's recommended to explore all of D (well, as much as you can - skirt around anything that could potentially kill you) before going into any rune branches. Orc is also a good place to be.

I haven't seen you play, but since you mention overextending, a good general tip is to do more of walking away from enemies and using stairs. Remember, if an enemy is normal speed, every time it does a non-movement action (such as smite) it'll fall a step behind, and then once it's on the edge of LOS it won't be able to act anymore (it'll have to move just to get in your LOS every turn). So assuming a few of its actions won't kill you, you can disable any normal speed enemy for free by doing this. Once you're on the move, you either want to 1. Get to a good position (far away from other enemies, maybe some terrain to block vision so it'll have to get close without acting) and kill it, or 2. Go upstairs, rest to heal, then go down (if there were a lot of enemies, you'll want to go down a different staircase so you can split them up) and fight on your own terms (full health, no other enemies, buffs on, etc).

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Post Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 14:17

Re: Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Thanks for the tips. I got incredibly lucky with potion of mutation. As expected I lost the deformed body mutation but also got cold resistance and ability to blink. Now going to explore rest of D and then Orc.

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Post Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 17:28

Re: Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Regular orc priests are trivial at this point unless there are 3+ in LOS at once. (Use fog or teleport or both.) Orc high priests are more of a problem: I think their smites do more damage, but more importantly, they summon demons that can totally change fights. Orc sorcerers summon demons, too. Orc high priests and sorcerers are fairly rare but you'll usually see a few in Orcish Mines. Isolate them and kill them fast. Hide behind corners to reduce LOS when you see them. Etc.
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Post Thursday, 14th February 2019, 08:07

Re: Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Airwolf wrote:Orc high priests are more of a problem: I think their smites do more damage

According to the knowledge bots, it's the same (7 - 17) damage for orc priests, high priests and even Saint Roka. Saint Roka has only two spells so he smites more often though.
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Post Thursday, 14th February 2019, 10:02

Re: Ds of Oka with 2 runes - where to next?

Airwolf wrote:Regular orc priests are trivial at this point unless there are 3+ in LOS at once. (Use fog or teleport or both.) Orc high priests are more of a problem: I think their smites do more damage, but more importantly, they summon demons that can totally change fights. Orc sorcerers summon demons, too. Orc high priests and sorcerers are fairly rare but you'll usually see a few in Orcish Mines. Isolate them and kill them fast. Hide behind corners to reduce LOS when you see them. Etc.
Just be aware that Orc sorcerers can paralyze too and that's a big issue with low MR... (check their spell success rate with x-v)
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