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Wiglaf gWiglaf.png
HP 89-181
HD 17
XP 1824
Speed 10
AC 11
EV 6
MR 120
Attack1 30 (hit: plain)

Type of Meat Clean
Resistances None
Vulnerabilities None
Habitat Land
Intelligence Human
Uses Weapons & armour
Starting equipment
Open doors
Holiness Natural
Size Medium
Type dwarf, dwarf
Flags Speaks
A fat dwarf wearing a stupid-looking hat. He reeks of alcohol.

Useful Info

Wiglaf the dwarf is a unique mountain dwarf fighter who worships Okawaru, and will attempt to invoke Haste and Might before engaging you in melee. He comes with decent equipment, and once buffed, can deal gruesome damage in melee.



Spell set
Slot1 Might Priest flag
Slot2 Haste Priest flag

Tips & Tricks

Wiglaf may be strong, but he has numerous vulnerabilities. Firstly, one can soften him up from a distance. He has no ranged abilities unless he happens to find a weapon and ammunition lying around, but his ability to haste himself means he may be able to get close to you before you can take him out. Haste yourself to maintain the gap, and hit him with your most powerful conjurations. If you're a melee fighter, you might simply try hasting yourself and drinking a potion of might before engaging him in melee; generally, you will have superior damage output. If you yourself worship Okawaru, you can use his Finesse ability, which is superior to Wiglaf's Haste. Lastly, one can attempt to close to melee range before he can cast Haste or Might - once in melee, he'll rarely cast them.


Wiglaf is a character in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf.


  • In 0.19, Wiglaf was no more; he bit the dust with the rest of the mountain dwarves.
  • In 0.15 his glyph was changed from 'q' to 'g'.
  • Prior to 0.8, he was known as Wayne.
  • Prior to 0.7, he was not an Okawaru worshiper and lacked his special abilities.