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Old April 27, 2014, 07:12   #1
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Forced Descent's nasty surprise

So, I was playing a forced descent game, mostly clearing levels, but around about dl80 I decided I'd got enough gear and consumables at home to go take on the bosses. I'd just found a stack of ?Deep Descent so I read them one after the other thinking I'd plummet to dl99 and then recall to town to pick up my consumables stored for the big fight. Then I learned to my chagrin that once on dl99 there's no going back until Sauron is dead. All those lovely !Healing, !*Healing*, !Life, !Speed, ?Banishment, ?Mass Banishment, ?Destruction, all sitting uselessly on the shelf at home. Needless to say, the fight didn't last long ---> Tombstone.... Damn!
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Old April 27, 2014, 16:51   #2
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Yeah, you do have to plan ahead a bit! Think about it, though -- if it worked the way you expected it to then you'd be able to grind level 99 endlessly by repeatedly teleporting Sauron away, which breaks the point of forced-descent.

Sorry for your loss though.
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Old April 27, 2014, 21:29   #3
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So, I was playing a forced descent game, mostly clearing levels, but around about dl80 I decided I'd got enough gear and consumables at home to go take on the bosses. I'd just found a stack of ?Deep Descent so I read them one after the other thinking I'd plummet to dl99 and then recall to town to pick up my consumables stored for the big fight. Then I learned to my chagrin that once on dl99 there's no going back until Sauron is dead. All those lovely !Healing, !*Healing*, !Life, !Speed, ?Banishment, ?Mass Banishment, ?Destruction, all sitting uselessly on the shelf at home. Needless to say, the fight didn't last long ---> Tombstone.... Damn!
The game will warn you before you enter dlevel 99, provided you do it normally. If you enter via teleport level or trap door, well, you may be screwed.
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What happens if u cast destruction on Sauron or Morgoth in forced descent?
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What happens if u cast destruction on Sauron or Morgoth in forced descent?
Then you'll have to wait for them to respawn. Or if you have staves of summoning/scrolls of recharging, you can try to summon them, it would work too.
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So, I was playing a forced descent game, mostly clearing levels, but around about dl80 I decided I'd got enough gear and consumables at home to go take on the bosses. I'd just found a stack of ?Deep Descent so I read them one after the other thinking I'd plummet to dl99 and then recall to town to pick up my consumables stored for the big fight. Then I learned to my chagrin that once on dl99 there's no going back until Sauron is dead. All those lovely !Healing, !*Healing*, !Life, !Speed, ?Banishment, ?Mass Banishment, ?Destruction, all sitting uselessly on the shelf at home. Needless to say, the fight didn't last long ---> Tombstone.... Damn!
For Sauron, you should be able to kill him without any supplies if your speed is high enough (I've done it with +29 base/+39 hasted).
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