Deep elf high priest

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For a list of all deep elves, see list of deep elves.

deep elf high priest eDeep elf high priest.png
HP 32-66
HD 11
XP 1038
Speed 10
AC 4
EV 12
MR 80
Attack1 14 (hit: plain)


Type of Meat Clean
Resistances None
Vulnerabilities Holy
Silver
Habitat Land
Intelligence Human
Uses Weapons & armour
Starting equipment
Open doors
Holiness Natural
Size Medium
Type elf, elf
Flags Evil

See invisible
Speaks
Warm-blooded
An exalted servant of the ancient dark god of the deep elves, basking in hellish death magic.

Useful Info

Deep elf high priests are elven clergy that generally serve a supporting role to other deep elven mages. Along with the usual priestly smiting, expect to be blasted with damnation and possibly swarmed by abominations. They can most often be found in the Elven Halls (especially the bottom level) and the Vaults.

Spells

Spell set I
Slot1 Aura of Brilliance Priest flag
Slot2 Call Down Damnation (3d15) Priest flag
Slot3 Malign Offering (2d17) Priest flag
Slot4 Smiting (7-17) Priest flag
Slot5 Twisted Resurrection Priest flag

Tips & Tricks

  • Having a deep elf high priest around makes other deep elves significantly more dangerous. Not only can they heal their allies while damaging you, but Aura of Brilliance makes deep elven spellcasters even more dangerous than they already are.
  • If you can fight deep elf high priests on their own, they become significantly less threatening. This is especially true once you close to melee range, which generally discourages them from blasting you with damnation.
  • Silence is always useful, especially since it shuts down any other dangerous casters in the vicinity.

History