The Angband Ladder: Hugo$oul 1036, Possessor Monster by HugoTheGreat2011

Posted on 26.3.2014 05:13
Last updated on 12.5.2014 05:55

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On 26.3.2014 05:13 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 15
Body: Swordsman
Location: Angwil
Play time: 0:37
Game day 4 - Game time: 5:49

Mean-looking mercenary (clvl 1 - 3)
-> Novice warrior (clvl 3)
-> Red naga (clvl 3 - 10)
-> Swordsman (clvl 10 - now)

0:37 mark
Currently at clvl 15 possessing a Swordsman doing 122 Normal damage with a Trident (1d8) (+0,+0) with AC 56 and zero Base Speed.

Me receiving a Ring of Combat (+0,+8) as the Wargs quest reward certainly boosted the Normal damage into Hugo caliber!

It won't be long before I have to give up the Swordsman...

Well, here goes the 1036th Hugo$oul, destined to find Locke as a wanted monster. Actually, one of his ancestors (Hugo$oul 1033, I think) was destined to find Wahha-Man. But, because I changed goals, I would rather want Locke as a major end-game body to use. Indeed, Locke is guaranteed to drop a corpse for Hugo$oul 1036. Come to think of it, Hugo$oul 1036 has many ancestors (between Hugo$oul 931 and Hugo$oul 1032) who were "guaranteed" to get a corpse from Locke. Maybe someday, I'll have these ancestors march forward like soldiers to search, kill, and possess Locke. Anyways, for Hugo$oul 1036's purposes, Locke it is...targeted, unless I find something better, be it Combat-Echizen, GCWADL, or even a re-consideration of Wahha-Man.

Key finds:
1) a Ring of Combat (+0,+8) -- this, obviously!

On 29.3.2014 05:37 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 20
Body: Fire troll
Location: Morivant
Play time: 1:00
Game day: 5 - Game time: 2:11

-> Swordsman (clvl 10 - 17)
-> Earth hound (clvl 17 - 19)
-> Fire troll (clvl 19 - now)

1 hour mark:
Currently at clvl 20 possessing a Fire troll doing 213 + 39 (or 50) = 252 Combined "Normal" damage (or 263 "Fire" damage) with a non-ego Trident (1d8) (+5,+5) with AC 95 with +1 Base Speed. That 252 / 263 Melee damage is pretty damn good for clvl 20!!

Continued on with the Labyrinth. Nearly got killed by some invisible monster that wouldn't leave me alone. Combination of the Short Bow of Robin Hood + a Barbarian Talisman (+2) {St[M} + timely STR stat gains + a !Augmentation + access to a Fire troll = HUGO MODE *ACTIVATED*!

Should be done with Labyrinth soon. Would consider doing some Angband / town quests. I need to be very careful with the lack of Free Action!!

Key finds:
1) The Short Bow of Robin Hood (x3) (+15,+17) (+2) {Di, Labyrinth 17, Robin Hood}
-Very glad this has Resist Disenchantment

2) a Barbarian Talisman (+2) {St[M}
-Good STR + Anti-magic is great in the early game

3) The Hard Leather Cap of Sam (+1,+1) [2,+7] (+1) {Labyrinth 17, Robin Hood}
-Can't complain with the extra +1 Speed bonus

On 30.3.2014 04:53 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 28
Body: Deep one
Location: Morivant
Play time: 2:00
Game day: 6 - Game time: 8:30

-> Fire troll (clvl 19 - 25)
-> Deep one (clvl 25 - now)

2 hour mark:
Currently at clvl 28 possessing a Deep one doing 280 Combined normal damage / 312 Combined "Cold" damage with AC 93 and +11 Base Speed.

Finished off the Labyrinth. Took the opportunity to possess a Deep one. Completed several usual town quests back to back, including the Sting quest. The Sting quest was close to going downhill because I triggered a hidden "armageddon" trap that also had a group of Gravity hounds. As soon as I realized what happened, I immediately teleported away, recovered, and picked off the Gravity hounds and the other monsters coming from that nasty trap. Anyways, I finished the Sting quest just in time for the 2 hour mark.

Where to, next?

Key finds:
1) The Small Sword 'Sting' (1d6) (+7,+8) (+3)
-This is weaker than what I remember from my pre-3.1.0 days
-Still need to *ID*

2) Law Dragon Scale Mail (-2) [40,+19] {Mimic quest}
-Really nice!!

3) Double Ring Mail of the Olog-hai (-2,+2) [15,+13] (+1)
-Need to *ID*

4) The Set of Gauntlets 'Paurnimmen' [2,+7] {Mimic quest}
-Add big Cold damage to melee attacks

5) The Pair of Soft Leather Boots of Cleanness [2,+19] (+3) {Ch;Po(Ch, Tengu swords quest, Gelatinous cube}
-Adds Poison resistance

6) Double Ring Mail of Elvenkind (-2) [15,+10] (+1 to stealth) {-In;-Li;Po}
-Has Poison resistance on top of usual basic four elements

7) a Tetsubo of Westernesse (3d7) (+5,+10) (+1)

8) a Pair of Dragon Wings [4,+7] {ElSh, Wilderness NE of Angwil, Lizard king}

9) The Leather Scale Mail 'Thalkettoth' (-1) [11,+25] (+3) {Nx}
-Big DEX bonus + has Nexus resistance as well

10) 2) a Ring of Protection [+1] {Fa, Tengu quest reward}
-Was reliable source of Free Action; probably don't need it anymore since I have Sting

On 30.3.2014 05:12 debo wrote:
First three angband quests seem like easy meat.

On 30.3.2014 05:21 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Easy meat especially when you combine 285 normal melee / 312 "Cold" melee with +11 Base speed. :)

I'm thinking of taking on the Orc cave / Icky cave / Camelot / Anti-magic cave as well. I'll check on Shelob once I get Darkness resistance.

On 30.3.2014 19:47 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 31
Body: Deep one
Location: Telmora
Play time: 2:50
Game day: 7 - Game time: 15:45

-> Deep one (clvl 25 - now)

Currently at clvl 31 possessing a Deep one doing 272 Combined normal damage / 305 Combined "Cold" damage with Sting with AC 110 and +10 Base Speed

Took a trip to the Anti-magic cave and it was worth it. Collected some artifacts as well as a Staff of Speed. Had a close call with Morgenstern and Ashram. These guys sure hits *really* hard! The "Treader of the Dust" dude was very annoying and forced me to use up most of my Potions of Healing. Judge Fire made a unwelcome presence as well. Fortunately, I was quick enough to put these monsters in their place...and kill them off.

Now that I'm at clvl 31, time is running short before I have to switch to another body...Deep ones last until clvl 33. I'll consider getting a Rock giant or even a Lesser titan. I really need Confusion resistance to safely take down the Lesser titan.

Looking at my equipment, I am using that Ring of Protection {Nt(St} at nearly all times because I don't want surprise attacks from Judge Mortis.

I guess I'm off to Camelot / Orc cave / Forest / Angband quests

I'll have to remember to get the Fur Cloak of Shadows [3,+12] (+2 to stealth) {Angwil '7'} from home before taking on Shelob.

Key finds:
1) The Hard Leather Cap of Thranduil [2,+10] (+2) [+10%] {Ca, Anti-magic cave 42, ground}
-Resist Blidnesss + Chaos is nice!

2) The Large Leather Shield of Celegorm [6,+20] {Ca, Anti-magic cave, ?Acquirement}
-Definitely worth the trip to the Anti-magic cave + use of ?Acquirement

3) The Metal Cap of Thengel [3,+12] (+3) [+15%]

4) a Staff of Speed (8 charges) {Anti-magic cave 42, ?monster}

5) The Phial of Galadriel (+1 to searching) {Ant-magic cave 42, ground}

6) a Fur Cloak of Shadows [3,+12] (+2 to stealth) {Angwil '7'}

Of note, I found this sometime before the 2 hour mark:
*) a Staff of Healing (3 charges) {Telmora '7'}

On 31.3.2014 02:23 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 31
Body: Sir Galahad
Location: Camelot 35
Play time: 4:11
Game day: 9 - Game time: 4:20

-> Deep one (clvl 25 - 31)
-> Sir Galahad (clvl 31 - now)

Currently at clvl 31 possessing Sir Galahad doing 230 normal damage / 263 "Cold" damage with Sting with AC 124 and +4 Base Speed

Decided to take on the Camelot knights and possess whatever bodies while the fun, I'm Sir Galahad! Sir Galahad's body is nice...Basic four resistances + resist Poison + Reflection + some Speed + Healing spell.

Hopefully, I get to score corpses from Sir Lancelot or Arthur Pendragon.

Key finds:
1) a Staff of Speed (6 charges) {Morivant '7'} - Scored another one and my failure rate dropped to ~18% since possession of Sir Galahad
2) The Small Sword 'Excalibur Jr.' (2d6) (+3,+5) (+3)
3) Law Dragon Scale Mail (-2) [40,+10] {Camelot 22, ground} - Yep, another one
4) The Chain Mail 'Phantom' (-2) [14,+15] (+3) {Wi;AcPoBlNtDi, Camelot 22, Wutugu} -Nifty set of resistances
5) Pseudo Dragon Scale Mail (-2) [40,+16] - currently my only source of Darkness resistance; will come in handy for Shelob
6) a Set of Gauntlets of the Berserker (-25,+12) [2,-17] (+1) {-Wi, Camelot} -Yep, big damage boost; too bad the armour cannot be enchanted
7) a Dragon Helm [8,+10] {FiCoSoNtFe} -includes Nether resistance

Time to finish off the Camelot!

On 31.3.2014 07:17 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 32
Body: Sir Lancelot
Location: Anti-magic cave 40
Play time: 5:00
Game day: 10 - Game time: 4:16

-> Sir Galahad (clvl 31)
-> Sir Lancelot (clvl 31 - now)

5 hour mark:
Currently at clvl 32 possessing Sir Lancelot doing 217 normal damage / 250 "Cold" damage with Sting with AC 119 and +5 Base Speed.

Got the Sir Lancelot body I was looking for. But now, my damage is lacking...217 won't cut it when facing any Rock giant or Lesser titan. Currently wondering in the Anti-magic cave. Going to take on Orc cave / Forest / Icky cave / Angband quests soon.

I have until clvl 35 to make use of Sir Lancelot's body. What body to use at clvl 35? Based on what I have - Botei-Building vs. Ancient gold dragon vs. Kokuo vs. Eldrak? The deep one is out...max level is 33!

Finished the Camelot with loads of good stuff as usual:
1) a Zweihander of *Slay* Dragon (4d6) (+5,+9) (+1) {AcCo}
2) a Ring of Combat (+0,+7)
3) a Dragon Helm [8,+17] {PoBlNtDi, Camelot 35}
4) The Sabre 'Careth Asdriag' (1d7) (+6,+8) (+3)
5) a Mirror Shield [10,+13] -Reflection!
6) a Bastard Sword (Pattern) (3d4) (+13,+8) (+2) {Camelot} -need to *ID*
7) a Naginata of Gondolin (2d6) (+12,+19) -has Darkness resistance
8) The Light Crossbow of Wilhelm Tell (x4) (+40,+13) (+4) - Although this Light Xbow is clearly better than the Short Bow of Robin Hood, the Light Xbow has no disenchantment resistance.
9) a Katana of *Slay* Human (4d4) (+5,+6) (+2)

On 31.3.2014 09:51 Arjen wrote:
I would go for Gold, his stun breath can help killing stronger foes. But check if you can do enough damage/have enough resistances covered.

On 1.4.2014 06:28 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 33
Body: Sir Lancelot
Location: Morivant
Play time: 6:00
Game day: 11 - Game time: 20:31

-> Sir Lancelot (clvl 31 - now)

6 hour mark:
Currently at clvl 33 possessing Sir Lancelot doing 263 normal damage with Sting with AC 117 and +10 Base Speed.

Slowly getting somewhere. Completed the Orc cave and Forest. Found the Stone of Lore and a Ring of Speed (+5) in the Orc cave...nice! It won't be long before I hit clvl 35. Once I hit clvl 35, I might go for the Ancient Gold Dragon, with the Eldrak/Botei-Building as backup. Next stop - Icky cave and then dive into Angband.

Key finds:
1) The Stone of Lore {Orc cave, !?Snotling?!} - I could have sworn that a ?Snotling drop this at Orc cave 23(?)!!!
2) a Ring of Speed (+5) {Orc cave 23} - Decent enough
3) a Set of Leather Gloves of Slaying (+1,+7) [1,+6] {Wilderness encounter NW of Telmora, Small wooden chest} - enough damage bonus to boost my melee
4) The Fur Cloak of Mook [3,+20] {Camelot 35, Morgana Le Fey} - Dropped by Camelot 35 and made quick work of Morgana Le Fey before she could do anything
5) a Staff of Speed (8 charges) {Telmora '7'} - My 3rd Staff of Speed already!!!
6) Blue Dragon Scale Mail (-2) [40,+12] {Forest 32, Shelob} - Another Dragon Scale Mail!
7) The Set of Gauntlets 'Paurnen' [2,+7] - Acid Brand!
8) The Rhino Hide Armour 'Dasai' (-1) [8,+64] (-10) - Although the AC bonus speaks volumes...I don't like aggravation or that huge CHR penalty!

On 2.4.2014 07:15 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 33
Body: Sir Lancelot
Location: Morivant
Play time: 6:00
Game day: 11 - Game time: 20:31

-> Sir Lancelot (clvl 31 - now)

7 hour mark:
Currently at clvl 33 possessing Sir Lancelot doing 343 normal damage with Sting with AC 140 and +14 Base Speed...Still at clvl 33...

As you can see, my melee damage got upgraded once I found the Troll headgear and footwear of Shiva's Avatar.

Completed the Icky cave and the first 3 Angband quests. I'm going after the 4th Angband quest at dlvl 38 soon. Then, I'll consider taking on the Chameleon King for another CON stat gain before taking on Utgard-Loke or maybe just get Lesser titan and Rock giant corpses and RUN(!!!) and bring them home. With double Confusion resistance and > 500 HP I think I can take down Lesser titans. Triple resistance might be just enough for me withstand Utgard-Loke even with <600 HP. We'll see...

TWO key finds:
1) The Pair of Soft Leather Boots of Shiva's Avatar (+5,+5) [4,+16] (+4 to speed) {Icky cave 35}
2) a Metal Cap of the Troll (+0,+6) [3,+9] (+1) {Outpost '7'}

On 2.4.2014 07:49 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
*Triple COLD resistance might be just enough for me to withstand Utgard-Loke...if I swap on the Double Ring Mail of Elvenkind...

On 3.4.2014 02:01 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
FYI: At the 2.4.2014 07:15 posting, I was at the 7 (seventh) hour mark, NOT 6 (six) hour mark!

On 3.4.2014 02:16 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 34
Body: Sir Lancelot
Location: Morivant
Play time: 8:00
Game day: 14 - Game time: 6:07

-> Sir Lancelot (clvl 31 - now)

8 (eight) hour mark:
Currently at clvl 34 possessing Sir Lancelot doing 399 normal damage with Sting with AC 144 and +14 Base Speed.

Took on the 4th Angband quest...Judge Mortis and *STOMPED* him DEAD very quickly before he even had a chance! I took the precaution of carrying two sources of Nether resistance. And when Judge Mortis, I knew that I did the right thing. After that, I dove a bit more until Angband 40. I completed the Barrow Downs quest. Now that I'm at clvl 34, time is running out before I have to switch out of Sir Lancelot's body. With > 600 HP it's time to take on Utgard-Loke now or at least get a Rock giant/Lesser titan before clvl hits 35!

I'm leaving Thranduil at home for now. Maybe, I'll consider bringing it with me.

Lots of key finds this time:
1) The Set of Leather Gloves 'Cambeleg' (+8,+8) [1,+15] (+2) {Angband 40, Dwar}
-Sure glad I found this. I needed that CON bonus

2) Bar Chain Mail of the Uruk-hai (+2,+3) [18,+9] (+2) {So}
-Nice melee improvement + basic elemental resistances + Sound resistance

3) The Pair of Metal Shod Boots 'Stomper' [6,+21] (+3) {Angband 38, quest monster}
-Great CON bonus + resistances to Confusion/Shards/Nexus

4) Green Dragon Scale Mail (-2) [40,+10] {Angband 38, Gnome mage}
-Another Dragon Scale Mail

5) The Hard Leather Armour of Himring [6,+15]
-Will come in handy later

6) The Cloak of Merry (+1,+1) [1,+7] (+1)
-Backup source of Confusion resistance

7) The Cloak 'Guardian' [1,+15] (+2) {St;ElLi(St}
-Merry's replacement and it's crap

8) a Set of Cesti of the Thief (+2,-1) [5,+7] (+5)
-Great DEX bonus

9) The Lochaber Axe of the Dwarves (3d8) (+12,+17) (+10 to searching) {Angband 38, quest monster}
-nice, but not my current build is not well suited for this weapon (I currently rely on good one-handed damage)

10) The Set of Leather Gloves 'Cammithrim' [1,+10] {Angband 34, ground}
-Has Light resistance + free action

11) The Set of Leather Gloves of Pippin (+1,+1) [1,+7] (+1) {Angband 34, ground}

On 3.4.2014 02:17 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
*And when Judge Mortis showed up

Fixed typo

On 3.4.2014 10:54 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 35
Body: Rock giant
Location: Giant's Hall
Play time: 9:18
Game day: 15 - Game time: 2:09

-> Sir Lancelot (clvl 31 - 35)
-> Biclops (clvl 35)
-> Botei-Building (clvl 35)
-> Rock giant (clvl 35 - now)

9:18 mark:
Currently at clvl 35 possessing a Rock giant doing 347 normal damage with Sting with AC 179 and +10 Base Speed.

Went ahead and took out Utgard-Loke in the Giant's Hall. He wasn't that hard and had no chance to summon before he was dead. After that, I tried to find a Rock giant, which took a while, of course. To make use of time, I tried out different bodies: Sir Lancelot > Biclops > Botei-Building > Rock giant.

Biclops has:
Acid and Poison resistances
Throws rocks

Botei-Building has:
No resistances apparently (?)
Extra melee attack

Rock giant:
*hard-hitting* shatter attack, which can STUN
Throws rocks
AC greater than Botei-Building

I actually played as Botei-Building for a while and tried out the Arena. After a few close calls, I realized it got too hectic, so I had to leave. I went back to the Giant's Hall. I encountered a Vault Lesser titan who summoned two Rock giants. I got one lured away and killed it off and finally got a Rock giant corpse. Of course, I didn't hesitate to switch to the Rock giant corpse. In some ways, Botei-Building is better. But in the end, I chose the Rock giant because of its shatter move and I rely on this *A LOT*.

Now that I'm the Rock giant, it's time to put down that Small Sword and fight with SHATTERING fists!!!

Key finds:
1) The Steel Helm of Hammerhand (+3,+4) [6,+20] (+3) {Arena 53, ?Garm}
-Just what Hugo needs

2) The Cord Armour of Malachite [6,+15] (+2 to stealth) {Sl;FiPoDkShCfNt;Hl, Giant's Hall}
-Nice set of resistances

3) Gold Dragon Scale Mail (-2) [40,+15] {Giant's Hall 40}
-Another one!

4) The Pair of Metal Shod Boots 'Tetsu-geta of Flame' (-5,+10) [6,+20] (-1 to speed) {Arena}
-Big damage bonus, but speed penalty

5) The Incandescent Light of Edison (+3 to infravision) {Giant's Hall 40, Utgard-Loke}

On 3.4.2014 11:03 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
At the 9:18 mark, I'm in the midst of clearing out this "Very bad feeling" vault in Giant's Hall 40, which had that Lesser titan (as mentioned before). Once I'm done with the vault and lever itself, I'm moving on to different possibilities:
Angband vs. Anti-magic cave vs. Castle vs. Arena. Maybe Cloning Pits?

On 4.4.2014 06:34 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 40
Body: Rock giant
Location: Arena 62
Play time: 11:09
Game day: 16 - Game time: 14:20

11:09 mark:
Currently at clvl 40 possessing a Hru doing 589 barehanded SHATTER damage with AC 195 and +13 Base Speed.

Now, we're talking!

After cleaning out that vault at Giant's Hall 40, I went to the Arena to fight off whatever I could handle, and I did fairly well. I basically stayed in the Arena this whole time until Arena dlvl 62, where I had found AND possessed a HRU! It took me forever to find a Hru. Now that I'm a Hru doing nearly ~600, I'm in for some REAL fun!

If you notice, I already scored Nidhogg's corpse. I might use it later. If I happen to get Kenshirou's, I'll switch anyday. When Locke drops his [guaranteed] corpse, I'll save it for later.

I collected so many egos and artifacts that I can barely keep track.

Key finds that I can remember:
1) The Set of Leather Gloves of Helldiver (+10,+10) [1,+21] {ElBl;FaSiHlLvLu, Arena 53, Greater Balrog}
-Nice substitute for Cambeleg!

2) The Cloak of Jack of Shadows [1,+19] (+7 to stealth) {Arena 57, ?Dark elven warlock?}
-Although this has Telepathy, this is not actively worn because the resistances are just too important

3) a Ring of Combat (+0,+19) (+1) {Cn, Arena 56, Nidhogg}
-Awesome Ring of Combat

4) a Ring of Speed (+6) {Arena 56, Nidhogg}
-A notch better than the Ring of Speed (+5)

5) a Pair of Dragon Wings [4,+10] {ElDkShBlSoCaFe, Arena}
-Really nice set of resistances

6) Full Plate Armour of the Uruk-hai (+2,+2) [25,+13] (+3) {Po, Arena}
-Resistances to basic 4 elements + Poison resistance

7) The Metal Lamellar Armour of The Padre (+5,+5) [23,+17] (+2) {Arena 59, Knight templar}
-Has Reflection + resistances to Fire and Chaos

8) The Robe of Eternity [0,+42] (+3)
-Includes resistances to Time, Light, Dark, and other stuff I can't remember!!

Time for more HUGO-HRU MADNESS!!!

I think I'll just either finish up Arena 62 or leave right away and work on the next few Angband quests.

On 4.4.2014 06:45 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
939 HP at only clvl 40 is really nice! I guess I won't need Potions of New Life for a while...

On 4.4.2014 07:57 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
I posted at 4.4.14 06:34:
>Body: Rock giant

I was a Hru at that point. I don't know why I wrote Rock giant...maybe, I was tired.

On 4.4.2014 08:04 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 41
Body: Hru
Location: Morivant
Play time: 12:00
Game day: 17 - Game time: 3:44

12 hour mark:
Currently at clvl 41 possessing a Hru doing 536 barehanded SHATTER damage with AC 176 and +12 Base Speed.

Trucking along in Angband. I encountered this vault in Angband 43 that had several artifacts. So many artifacts that I had to destroy a Staff of Speed, my food, and the Scrolls of Teleportation to make room. I'll mention the key ones here.

Key finds:
1) The Jewel Encrusted Crown 'Monolith' [0,+20] (+2 to searching) {Sr;CfSoNxCaDi;FaSiHlLvTe, Angband 43, vault}
2) The Set of Cesti of Fingolfin (+10,+10) [5,+20] (+4) {Hl, Angband 43, vault}
3) The Spear of Hagen (1d6) (+11,+13) (+3 to speed)

I can't remember the other stuff I found in that Angband 43 vault.

Moving on to Angband as well as the Arena.

On 5.4.2014 15:31 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 44
Body: Nidhogg the Hel-Drake
Location: Morivant
Play time: 15:00
Game day: 19 - Game time: 13:12

Keeping track of body possessions:
-> Rock giant (clvl 35 - 40)
-> Hru (clvl 40 - 41)
-> Nidhogg the Hel-Drake (clvl 41 - now)

15 hour mark:
Currently at clvl 44 possessing Nidhogg the Hel-Drake doing 540 bite/claw damage with AC 176 and +21 Base Speed.

Best breath weapon:
Acid - 539 damage!!!

Current fame - 118

So far, so good. Spend most of my time leveling up in the Arena and Numenor, but fished for uniques in the Arena. I scored a handful of bodies, egos, and artifacts for display (see below). Numenor seemed to be one of the easier dungeons for the mid-late game. Nidhogg's body is pretty good with his Vampiric attacks and Acid breath. Pretty soon, I'm going to start running into more monsters that resist Acid and life-draining. The Angband 44 quest was a little tough with the King in Yellow as the quest monster...who resisted life-draining and summoned his minions, of course. Fortunately, my Acid breath was potent enough to wipe out him and his crew. Time to advance through Angband.

Top 10 Key finds:
1) a Pair of Hard Leather Boots of Feanor [3,+9] (+10) {Arena 64, ?Dracolich}
2) a Ring (Defender) [+3] {AcElFiCoPo;FaSiLv(Dx, Arena 63, Bloodthirster}
3) The Harness of the Hell (+15,+15) [-5] (-2) {Arena 62, Narse}
4) The Metal Brigandine Armour of the Rohirrim [19,+15] (+2) {Ca, Numoner 67, ?monster}
4) an Elemental Ring [+14] {Sh[Sh}
5) a Ring of Combat (+14,+0) (+3) {DxCn;Fe}
6) The Wizardstaff of Kaschei (3d2) (-6,-5) (+4) <+30%> {cursed} - Yes, this is a standard artifact
7) a Ring of Combat (+23,+0) {Cloning Pits}
8) an Amulet of Trickery (+1) {DxSlSr;Po, Cloning Pits...Unbarring Ways?} - Activates for Unbarring ways...I have no clue what this means
9) The Pair of Soft Leather Boots of Flora [2,+15] (+5) {Cloning Pits reward}
10) The Set of Gauntlets of Thanos (-11,-12) [2,+0] (+2) {cursed, Arena 63, Saruman}

I feel proud of my 15 hour mark unique kill list:
< Unique monsters top 20 >
Hypnos, Lord of Sleep (level 67)
The Yamata-no-Orochi (level 63)
Bast, Goddess of Cats (level 62)
Raou the Conqueror (level 62)
Saruman of Many Colours (level 60)
Narse the Black Dragon (level 60)
Eibra the Water Dragon (level 60)
Druaga (level 59)
The Defiler (level 58)
Daoloth, the Render of the Veils (level 58)
Ahtu, Avatar of Nyarlathotep (level 56)
Nidhogg the Hel-Drake (level 55)
Walken (level 55)
Petshop (level 54)
The Phoenix (level 54)
Shudde M'ell (level 54)
The King in Yellow (level 53)
Hoarmurath of Dir (level 52)
Bull Gates (level 52)
Baphomet the Minotaur Lord (level 51)

Did anyone notice that I now have:
1) 10 Potions of Healing
2) 4 Rods of Escaping
3) Acid breath with 539 damage
4) some interesting corpses at home
5) a Pair of Hard Leather Boots of Feanor [3,+9] (+10) {Arena 64, ?Dracolich}

Key corpses obtained:
1) The Corpse of Raou the Conqueror {Arena 64}
2) a Greater kraken Corpse {Numenor 67?}
3) The Corpse of The Yamata-no-Orochi

Any suggestions about these corpses vs. Nidhogg?

My probable next moves:
1) I might switch to Raou because he has access to footwear slot. This way, I can use the ego Pair of Hard Leather Boots of Feanor -OR-

2) Maybe stick with Nidhogg for now, if I don't switch. I have to beware of Habu the Champion of Chaos! This dude resists life-draining AND Acid, Cold, Poison, and Nether, and remains one of the worst. For emphasis, I may need a stronger melee body later on.

3) Reforge *something*...any ideas??

4) Awaiting Indra, Vilya, or some form of Lightning immunity before attempting to fight the Shambler in Telmora's Arena.

On 5.4.2014 15:50 Arjen wrote:
Why not try out the body of Yamata? 2x 10d10 1x5d10 1x 5d12 attacks, some nice resses and breath attacks. Not sure about his equipmentslots. No idea what a Hydra5_body can wield. Raou is nice to with 3x 15d15 and a 30d1 terrify punch. (I love my aura of fear with my GWoP atm, monsters don't melee you that much.)

But your damage isn't that bad with almost 550.

And for reforging, sell all that junk in your home, get 2m and reforge that dragongear you are wielding. Don't tryto reforge jewelry, it's a waste.

On 5.4.2014 16:24 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
For example, if I reforge my Pair of Dragon Wings [4,+10] {ElDkShBlSoCaFe, Arena}, what happens to these resistance?

I don't want to lose these resistances. >:(

On 5.4.2014 16:49 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Another thing:
WHY is my To-Hit "capped" at 37-38?! This is not getting any better regardless of high-level kills.

On 5.5.2014 03:20 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 45
Body: Yamata-no-Orochi
Location: Morivant
Play time: 15:28
Game day: 19 - Game time: 16:47

Upgraded from 3.1.0 to 3.2.0 without problems.

-> Nidhogg the Hel-Drake (clvl 41 - 44?)
-> Yamata-no-Orochi (clvl 44? - now)

Currently at clvl 45 possessing Yamata-no-Orochi doing 444 combined melee damage with AC 214 and +15 Base Speed.

Decided to get back this one (Hugo$oul 1036, descendent of Hugo$oul 934) while I figure out what to do with Hugo$oul 934's GCWADL. And NO, Hugo$oul 934 is NOT dead. As for Hugo$oul 1036, I decided to give Yamata-no-Orochi a try. Yamata has great damaging breath attacks with these slots: 5 Heads, 5 Amulets, 1 Light source, and 1 Cloak, but no slots for footwear or Rings, leaving me with a slower Base Speed than expected. :( I went to Arena 64 to see what I can pull off. Lo and behold I saw Kenshirou. But, this Keeper of Secrets was causing trouble at the same time. I used the Staff of Speed to get myself a little faster. Using a mix of breath attacks and melee, I killed off the Keeper of Secrets. After that, I singled out Kenshirou, stayed hasted, and killed him off with the Chaos breath. And *YES*, Kenshirou dropped a body. To those who don't know, Kenshirou is actually much stronger than Raou, even though they are similar. Kenshirou has more STR, but less DEX than Raou. I'll post some screenshots on the comparison between the two. In fact, I might even switch to Kenshirou or Raou soon.

Key finds for Hugo$oul 1036 since last time:
1) The Palantir of Westernesse (+3)
2) The Large Leather Shield of Crystal [6,+10] (+3 to stealth) {InSlSr;NxCa}
3) The Corpse of Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star {Arena 64}

On 5.5.2014 09:31 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 50
Body: Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star
Location: Telmora
Play time: 20:21
Game day: 21 - Game time: 9:06

Current fame: 142

-> Yamata-no-Orochi (clvl 44? - 45?)
-> Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star (clvl 45? - now)

Currently at clvl 50 possessing Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star doing ~774 barehanded melee damage or 737 combined weapon + kick damage with this uber-strong Avenging Angel randart with AC 154 and +21 Base Speed.

Yep, I went for the Kenshirou possession and *MAN* I had a *HUGE* amount of fun with this. I'm literally pummelling tons of monsters and most monsters were not even able to catch a break!!! Has anyone tried Kenshirou's 'Double move' power? This 'Double move' power is s-o A-W-E-S-O-M-E that A-W-E-S-O-M-E cannot even describe it. I wonder if there are any other monsters that have it. I didn't check with Raou, because I donated his body to the Museum and Kenshirou was way stronger anyways.

Another A-W-E-S-O-M-E thing is my current weapon, The Bo Staff 'Avenging Angel' (4d12) (+20,+15) [+9] (+2 to stealth) {CnSl;Co;Te/XU/*pT(Cn, Arena, ?monster?,.}. This Bo Staff is S-I-C-K!!! Look at how much it do against Demons. If you combine this weapon with the kick, Damage against Demons = 1237!!!!! That's Wahha-Man caliber. Unbelievable.

Looks like I'll get far with this one. Even though I have Locke's body, I'm delaying its usage until later when I find myself unable to take down Olympians.

Key finds:
1) The Bo Staff 'Avenging Angel' (4d12) (+20,+15) [+9] (+2 to stealth) {CnSl;Co;Te/XU/*pT(Cn, Arena, ?monster?,.}
2) The Small Metal Shield 'White Snow' [5,+20] {FiLiDk[M}
3) The Gun 'Crimson' (+4 to speed) {Di;Sd}
4) The Ring of Tulkas (+4) {Arena 79}
5) The Golden Crown of Amber [0,+15] (+3) {Dk;Sd, Arena 77, Khamul}
6) The Jingasa 'Meganoid' (+12,+6) [4,+14] (+1) {CnCh;AcFiDiFe;RfSiLu, Arena}
7) The Light Crossbow of Brand (x4) (+10,+12) (+5 to speed) {Nt, Arena 65, Great Venom Wyrm}
8) 4 Scrolls of Vengeance
9) a Potion of Giant Strength {!k}
10) The Stone of War (+6,+6)

Because of the rapid progress and me killing monsters so fast, I was not able to label exactly where I found all these. I want to point out that I found 'Avenging Angel' in the Arena dungeon.

On 6.5.2014 02:59 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 50
Body: Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star
Location: Angwil
Play time: 22:45
Game day: 22 - Game time: 15:22

Current fame: 148

-> Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star (clvl 45? - now)

Currently at clvl 50 possessing Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star doing ~805 barehanded damage or 775 combined weapon + kick damage with the the 'Avenging Angel' randart with AC 172 and +27 Base Speed.

Fought monsters in the Arena, R'lyeh, and at Mt Olympus dungeons in hope of getting high level corpses and artifacts...and lo and behold I procured Combat-Echizen's body and The Pair of Hard Leather Boots of Feanor from a Cyberdemon, both at Arena 79. Now, I have Combat-Echizen's and Locke's bodies to spare. But, I'm not yet ready to switch. I just CANNOT get enough of Kenshirou's ability to STUN REALLY, REALLY HARD. I did attempt to take on the Master Tonberry, but he's a bit too tough with the Tonberry summoning. I had a close call with The Norsa at Mt Olympus because I kept pummeling with the Double Attack even at low HP, like < 600 HP...I have to remember to bail out when stuff like that happens.

Key finds:
1) The Pair of Hard Leather Boots of Feanor [3,+20] (+15 to speed) {Arena 79, Cyberdemon}
2) The Full Plate Armour of Isildur [25,+25] (+2) {Fe, Arena 79, Dark elven shade}
3) The Mirror 'Yata-no-Kagami' [0,+18] (+3) {Arena 79}
4) a Hell Harness (+5,+16) [-5] {cursed, Arena 79}

Any suggestions on what to reforge now that I have a fame of 148? Are the results better if I use Dragongear with more resistances or less resistances?

On 6.5.2014 07:10 krazyhades wrote:
The fewer resists it has, the more power will be added by the reforge, because it looks at the final item's total power. Of course, if the one(s) with more resists have really good resists, it might be worth it.

On 6.5.2014 10:11 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 50
Body: Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star
Location: Mt Olympus 99
Play time: 26:25
Game day: 24 - Game time: 0:25

Current fame: 160-something

-> Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star (clvl 45? - now)

Currently at clvl 50 possessing Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star doing ~781 barehanded damage with AC 154 and +27 Base Speed.

Had *A LOT* of fun taking out Olympians, 6 of them including Zeus, at Mt Olympus, singlehandedly with Kenshirou!! The crazy part was that I managed to take out Zeus without Electricity Immunity!

Olympians killed (in this order):
#1 Artemis
#2 Poseidon
#3 Demeter
#4 Aphrodite
#5 Zeus
#6 Hephaestus

I accumulated so many new egos/artifacts that I lost track. :(

On 8.5.2014 10:59 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 50
Body: Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star
Location: Mt Olympus 97
Play time: 26:40
Game day: 24 - Game time: 4:04

-> Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star (clvl 45? - now)

26:40 mark
Currently at clvl 50 possessing Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star doing ~777 barehanded damage with AC 153 and +26 Base Speed.

This one (Hugo$oul 1036) is also still alive as well. I explored Mt Olympus 99 a bit more because it was a special level. But, it got out of hand because of Athena's Ulimate Magi. The Ultimate Magi are downright ruthless. Then, I bumped into Ares who Mortally wounded a few times. Ares, of course, summoned Hera to make matters worse. I used a Scroll of Teleport Level to escape to Mt Olympus 97. I'll probably have to Recall out of Mt Olympus soon since I'm running low on Teleportation scrolls. I might have to consider switching out Kenshirou soon. I might test out the other bodies first before jumping to Combat-Echizen.

On 8.5.2014 11:46 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 50
Body: Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star
Location: Morivant
Play time: 27:03
Game day: 24 - Game time: 6:39

-> Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star (clvl 45? - now)

Current fame: 170-something

27:03 mark:
Currently at clvl 50 possessing Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star doing 271 combined melee damage (includes ZERO damage from the Rune Sword!!) with AC 103 and +30 Base Speed.

Some events since last time for Hugo$oul 1036. Took a beating from The Destroyer who met its maker. I used up all charges of 6 fully charged Staves of Healing and one !*Healing* on this dude alone...Wow! After that, I left that Mt Olympus level and then almost got killed by a Nycadeamon's Nether breath on a different level. Struggling again, I used a Scroll of Teleport Level to quickly escape. After noticing that I was down to only 1 !*Healing* and only 1 Scroll of Teleport Level, it was time to stay away from Mt. Olympus to get more supplies. With Mt Olympus no longer a feasible option, having access to Scrolls of Mundanity, and me wanting to stick with Kenshirou's body, I decided to give the Rune Sword a try. Time to explore other dungeons. We'll see what goes...

Key finds:
1) The Metal Cap 'Living Wall' [3,+18] (+4) {Cn;DkNt;Fa~TeleNolv~pDoTPLZ}

On 8.5.2014 12:06 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 50
Body: Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star
Location: Arena 79
Play time: 27:10
Game day: 24 - Game time: 10:13

-> Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star (clvl 45? - now)

27:10 mark:
Currently at clvl 50 possessing Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star doing 270 combined melee damage (includes ZERO damage from the Rune Sword!!) with AC 103 and +29 Base Speed.

Found a big problem. My Rune Sword DOES NOT WORK AT ALL!!!! I'm in Arena 79 and I have to rely on kick attacks to kill anything in sight If I'm Hell knights (level 52 monsters), my Rune Sword should at least gain something. Is Kenshirou one of body types that is always [Unskilled[! at Rune Swords? Rune Swords are 15lb. That's not too light. I'm ready to use my Scroll of Mundanity to blow up this Rune Sword any minute. >:(

On 8.5.2014 12:31 chris wrote:
Attempting to use the Rune Sword for this character is probably a bad idea. For one thing, they take a long time to build to power. For another, they only grow when they land a killing blow, and your innate kick attack is going to annoyingly steal most kills from you, I fear.

To use the Rune Sword, you need to get it started, which means overcoming the -50 innate damage. Use whatever equip you have to pull this off even if it means exposing resistance holes. Then beat on weaker monsters until the sword grows a bit. Stay shallow until the sword does enough damage to be playable and then switch back to your normal kit. But to grow the sword to power will take thousands of kills, so this takes time, at least 10 hours of play. I don't recommend attempting this with a late game character who has already killed so many uniques.

I think Rune Swords are a bit of an oddity, but surely someday someone will use them. Better to find them early with an intentional build to take advantage (e.g. Craft caster).

On 9.5.2014 04:31 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:

Clvl: 50
Body: Combat-Echizen "Because it's time"
Location: Morivant
Play time: 28:58
Game day: 25 - Game time: 4:32

-> Kenshirou the Fist of the North Star (clvl 50)
-> Habu the Champion of Chaos (clvl 50)
-> Clone of Locke the Superman (clvl 50)
-> Invisble Pink Unicorn (clvl 50)
-> Lems the Cyborg (clvl 50)
-> Greater kraken (clvl 50)
-> Ancient black dragon (in Numenor 67, capped at clvl 44)
-> Huan, the Hound of Valinor (clvl 50)
-> Combat-Echizen "Because it's time" (clvl 50 - now)

Currently at clvl 50 possessing Combat-Echizen 'Because it's time" doing 957 Normal damage with the Trident of Poseidon with AC 333 and +44 Base Speed (AND ONLY 794 HP!!!)

Tried out different bodies and finally settled on Combat-Echizen. I actually did not use the real Locke's body, thinking Combat-Echizen was the better option. Combat-Echizen has great speed and can do decent melee damage, but the RNG went two-faced and gave me a Life-raing of 86/100 on my last Potion of New Life...terrible!!!

On 12.5.2014 05:08 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 50
Body: Combat-Echizen "Because it's time"
Location: Mt Olympus
Play time: 31:15
Game day: 25 - Game time: 23:15

-> Combat-Echizen "Because it's time" (clvl 50 - now)

Currently at clvl 50 possessing Combat-Echizen 'Because it's time" doing 906 Normal damage with the Trident of Poseidon with AC 309, +46 Base Speed, 826 Max HP, and 359 Max Mana.

Found a way to re-arrange my equipment to improve my CON (and thus my HP) a notch and to integrate even more Olympian artifacts...The Wooden Torch of Demeter and The Harp of Apollo. With my current equipment, I now have double resistance on just about everything, including Time, which is what you don't see very often!

As you probably realized, two more Olympians down:
#7 - Apollo
#8 - Hera

I had numerous close calls here and there...Black reavers, Apollo's Fenghuangs, you name it. Fighting off the Fenghuang so that I could get Apollo's harp was definitely worth it!

On 12.5.2014 05:10 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
At the 31:15 mark, I'm at Mt Olympus 99, looking for more !New Life, which I have yet to my HP doesn't have to be this low...826HP!?

On 12.5.2014 05:28 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Clvl: 50
Body: Combat-Echizen "Because it's time"
Location: Mt Olympus 99
Play time: 31:18
Game day: 25 - Game time: 23:18

-> Combat-Echizen "Because it's time" (clvl 50 - now)

Currently at clvl 50 possessing Combat-Echizen 'Because it's time" doing 906 Normal damage with the Trident of Poseidon with AC 309, +46 Base Speed (+56 HASTED Speed), 826 Max HP, and 359 Max Mana.

Posting to note that I just killed Nodens...which is a *HUGE* FIRST for me! ...All done within 3 minutes!!

On 12.5.2014 05:55 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:

Killed Ares (Olympian #9) and Hermes (Olympian #10) but lost focus and couldn't get away from the Unicorn of Order. Note to self - NEVER fight Olympians with Unicorn of Order on the same level.

If I had to do this again, I would most definitely go for Combat-Echizen's body...because the extra speed and Healing made Olympian fighting a lot easier.

On 12.5.2014 06:00 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
Oh yeah, I FORGOT to use the Rods of Teleport to get the Unicorn of Order away from me..................................

On 12.5.2014 07:41 UglySquirrell wrote:
Ah, sorry they got you, the Unicorn is really brutal. I don't think i would rely on Teleport other with him either. In the Royal Crypt quest have you tried Scrolls of stone prison (i think that's the name) Iv'e only completed that quest a few times, but those help out a ton with the druj.

On 12.5.2014 07:51 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
For the Royal Crypt, Scrolls of Forest Creation are good for the druj rooms and maybe for other punks-who-blast-you-once-they-see-you.

On 12.5.2014 07:52 HugoTheGreat2011 wrote:
imo, Scrolls of Forest Creation are as reliable as the Scrolls of Wall of Stone (or is it Scrolls of Stone Prison). :)

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