Mummy (monster)

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This page is about the various mummy monsters. For the player race, see mummy. For other monstrous mummies, see list of mummies.

mummy MMummy (monster).png
HP 16-23
HD 3
XP 18
Speed 6
AC 3
EV 6
MR 20
Attack1 20 (hit: plain)

Type of Meat None
Resistances rC+, rPois+++,
rN+++, rTorm,
rRot+++, rDrown,
Vulnerabilities Fire, Holy,
Holy wrath
Habitat Land
Intelligence Human
Uses Open doors
Holiness Undead
Size Medium
Type mummy, mummy
Flags Evil
An undead figure covered in bandages and embalming fluids, compelled to walk by an ancient curse. It radiates a malign aura.

Useful Info

Mummies are the preserved corpses of the dead, raised by Necromancy for various reasons. They have a decent attack which low-level characters should watch out for, but they move slowly and have meager durability. They can be found in the Ossuary, the Tomb, and certain undead-themed vaults.

Tips & Tricks

  • Mummies are vulnerable to fire and holy wrath weapons.
  • Mummies are slow enough that you can walk them upstairs and outrun them, leaving them on a cleared level.


  • Prior to 0.17, basic mummies had a death curse that could randomly curse one item in the player's inventory when killed.
  • Prior to 0.15, allowing allied or enslaved creatures to kill mummies would spare you from the death curse.