Phantasmal warrior

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phantasmal warrior WPhantasmal warrior.png
HP 32-66
HD 9
XP 642
Speed 10
AC 12
EV 10
MR 80
Attack1 39 (hit: MR vuln)


Max Chunks 0
Type of Meat None
Resistances rC+
rPois+++
rDrown
rRot+++
rN+++
rTorm
rSticky
Vulnerabilities Holy
Habitat Land
Intelligence Human
Uses Open doors
Holiness Undead
Size Medium
Type wraith, phantasmal warrior
Flags Fighter
Evil
See invisible
Flying
Unbreathing
Insubstantial
A hideous translucent green spirit of a warrior fallen in battle but recalled to this plane by unholy magic. The blade it wields is ethereal, rendering those it strikes more susceptible to magic.

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Useful Info

Phantasmal warriors are aggressive incorporeal undead with magic resistance-debuffing melee attacks. They often blink closer to you to engage in melee as rapidly as possible. They are occasionally found in the Depths, the Vaults, and the Crypt.

Spells

Spell set I
Slot1 Blink Close Magical flag

Tips & Tricks

  • They hit hard, OTOH in the depths to encounter them you should easily vanquish anything with as low hitpoints.
  • Be especially careful facing them around anything that casts spells which are affected by your magic resistance!
  • You can summon your own phantasmal warriors with the Haunt spell.

History

  • Prior to 0.17, phantasmal warriors' attacks "pierced" through shields and armour, ignoring SH and only being subject to half of your AC.
  • Prior to 0.13, phantasmal warriors were fairly ordinary melee opponents with draining-branded attacks.
  • Prior to 0.9, they were called spectral warriors.