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Old November 16, 2020, 22:07   #21
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No idea. I just decided to play the straight guy.
But I do like the idea of trapped items being related to the drop depth...
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Old November 17, 2020, 00:02   #22
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how would you summon Feagwath to town, though? 1-in-a-million scroll of Summoning?
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Old November 17, 2020, 01:01   #23
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how would you summon Feagwath to town, though? 1-in-a-million scroll of Summoning?
OK, I'll bite.

This is probably not impossible, but it would take some work. The two most effective means of getting the deepest possible monster in town are:
  1. Read a scroll of Trap Creation, get a "rune of summon foe", walk into the trap or
  2. Polymorph a town monster.
These will both aim to get a monster from level 5, with a potential depth boost of 2 - so max level 7. At first glance, we fail, because the shallowest monster that can summon is at level 10. Luckily (I guess), we can continue polymorphing, and the polymorph level is now 5 + (monster level) / 2, with the potential boost of 2, so second time round our deepest possible monster is 5 + 7/2 (=3 because rounded down) + 2 = 10. Continue in this way until you have a deep enough monster to summon Feagwath (note that polymorph doesn't produce uniques).

I would be interested to hear from anyone who achieved this, or failed to in an interesting manner
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Now we know how Morgoth created dragons.

Kidnapped orphans and repeatedly zapped them with wands of polymorph
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