Cigotuvi's Dreadful Rot

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Cigotuvi's dreadful rot.png Cigotuvi's Dreadful Rot
Level 2
School1 Air
School2 Alchemy
School3 Necromancy
Source(s) Book of Decay
Trismegistus Codex
Casting noise 2
Spell noise 0
Power Cap 100
Hated By Elyvilon
The Shining One
Flags Unclean
Rots away a part of the caster's flesh to produce a cloud of miasma around them. The miasma slows and powerfully poisons any living creature that lingers within - including the caster, if they tarry after casting. Most living creatures are terrified of miasma and will not willingly enter it.

Cigotuvi's Dreadful Rot is a level 2 Necromancy/Air Magic/Poison Magic spell which creates a cloud of miasma on your tile.

Hedge Wizards start with this spell in their libraries.

Useful Info

Creates a cloud of miasma on the user's tile. This slows, heavily poisons, and damages most creatures that step inside. Undead and nonliving monsters are unaffected, as are those with miasma resistance. You are immune to this cloud while you cast this spell, however you must immediately move out of the cloud to avoid suffering its effects.

Each cast drains about 9% of the player's max HP, which can be restored by earning XP.[1]


Most monsters in the early game won't willingly walk through the miasma cloud. In a hallway, you can create a cloud, then attack behind it for a few turns. It can also be used to escape foes, if used in a hallway.

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