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I've met a circumstance that is very disturbing. Upon entering the Shoals I encountered a kraken. I prefered to retreat immediately, lost half my HP on that one move. Later I came back. Nearly everywhere else the monsters are gone or sleeping after a decent time. Not so the kraken. He is always waiting awake at the entrance, blocking the Shoals. As all those tentacles fight on their own to slap you down it was no easy escape lately. The question remains: why a kraken doesn't go away after a long time as all the other monsters do? A feature, a bug, a hazard? -- Bwijn 16:16, 23 February 2013 (CET)

Monsters don't always wander away in my experience, and it is quite possible that krakens never will, since they're hard-coded in a number of ways. That being said, krakens can't go on or cross land. Either just walk inland, or enter the Shoals flying, and fly away from it; it should be blocked by whatever patch of land the up staircase is on. If you can't take a few hits from a kraken, you probably shouldn't be in Shoals: it's not a particularly easy branch. -Ion frigate 22:23, 23 February 2013 (CET)

Bolts vs. Tentacles

If a bolt spell hits more than one segment of a single tentacle, does it deal damage multiple times to that tentacle? --spudwalt 07:58, 15 March 2013 (CET)

Regarding tentacles

I've been wondering, should we maybe make an article on tentacles themselves (i.e. how attacks interact with them, which monsters have/create them, strategies for dealing with them, etc.)? --spudwalt 17:55, 2 July 2013 (CEST)

Just to clarify, by "tentacle" I'm referring to a monster's appendage that reaches out towards you across multiple tiles (as in kraken or tentacled starspawn), and not just monsters that happen to have tentacles in general (octopode or tentacled monstrosity). --spudwalt 18:03, 2 July 2013 (CEST)
I think that that might be a good idea. We've already got pages for the snaplasher vines; I don't see why pages for the two different tentacle types would hurt. They've got artwork, stats, and flavour text; that sounds like enough for me. --MoogleDan 18:08, 2 July 2013 (CEST)
Hmm, my original idea had been for an article covering tentacles in general, but your idea would also work. We could still have a general article, but we may as well make it another of the "list of" articles. --spudwalt 18:54, 2 July 2013 (CEST)
Yeah, that'd be fine. We could let the snaplashers hang out in both List of articles, as they'd qualify for both. I just think that it's irritating looking at a monster page and seeing a second monster information bar dumped in the middle of it, and I doubt that method would get along well with CommanderC's automated tool. --MoogleDan 18:57, 2 July 2013 (CEST)