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Old January 18, 2016, 20:23   #1
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Does a Dreadlord even lift?

"The Dreadlord tries to pick up a Tulwar (2d4), but fails."

Hahaha! What causes this? Butterfingers?
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Old January 18, 2016, 20:34   #2
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The tulwar's probably a randart.
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Old January 18, 2016, 20:40   #3
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The tulwar's probably a randart.
It turned out to be *slay evil*. Would that do it? I don't think I have randarts turned on.
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Old January 18, 2016, 20:50   #4
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It turned out to be *slay evil*. Would that do it? I don't think I have randarts turned on.
Yes - monsters can't pick up artifacts or things that slay them.
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Old January 18, 2016, 20:51   #5
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Yes - monsters can't pick up artifacts or things that slay them.
Very nice touch! I've never seen that before.
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Yes - monsters can't pick up artifacts or things that slay them.
They can crush them, so if you see a message that something fails to crush something, then that's artifact.
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Old January 19, 2016, 09:36   #7
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But can monsters drop weapons that slay them?
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Old January 19, 2016, 09:43   #8
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But can monsters drop weapons that slay them?
Oddly, yes, but OTOH that's something we don't want to "fix".

Otherwise something like Dracolich would almost always drop utter crap.
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Old January 19, 2016, 14:40   #9
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Oddly, yes, but OTOH that's something we don't want to "fix".

Otherwise something like Dracolich would almost always drop utter crap.
This sounds to me like a.... lichy abstraction.
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I'm trying to resist jokes about Dreadlords going to the gym, I guess I failed.
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