| A relaxed peace-in-death cultist with a healthy tan and a soothing voice. He doesn't really care if it is you or he who dies — “both” would probably be the best option.
“Death and death alone gives meaning to life and this meaning is entirely negative.”
Norris the Nihilist is a dangerous unique spellcaster. While he generally arrives unarmoured and has no resistances, he tends to open combat by debilitating you with spells before sweeping in with powerful two-handed weapon attacks.
Tips & Tricks
- He has high HP, but little staying power. While you can protect against some of his spells with see invisible, clarity, stasis, or high magic resistance, hitting him with a fast overwhelming offense gives him little time for trickery. Just be aware that he hits hard in melee; flimsy characters in particular may find it worth enduring some smites and intelligence damage to keep him at range.
- Norris also appears in Dungeon Sprint: Red Sonja.
- In 0.19, Norris himself finally bit the dust.
- In ancient versions of Crawl, Norris' tile showed him carrying a surfboard.