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| A cowardly little demon with a long, viciously pointed tail. Its sharp claws are coated with a venom that stiffens muscles.
“You’ll have to pay double reckoning; ’tis only fair you should pay for your dexterity.”
Quasits are fast and annoying tier-5 demons whose attacks drain your dexterity. They've got high evasion and a wide variety of resistances, making it difficult for low-level characters to defeat them without taking some stat damage. They are one of the few demons you can encounter naturally in the upper floors of the Dungeon.
Tips & Tricks
- While their Dexterity-draining attacks can be annoying, they are very rarely dangerous. You'll just be a little worse at dodging and stealth for a while.
- Searing Ray and Iskenderun's Mystic Blast ignore resistances, so they're perfect for the quasit, and even Magic Dart is an option if you don't mind taking a while killing them. Earth Magic like Stone Arrow or Sandblast can also work. If you only have fire or cold damage at your disposal, use the biggest spells you've got; their resistances aren't insurmountable.
- Quasits have low willpower, which makes them good targets for Hexes or wands of paralysis and disintegration.