Difference between revisions of "Cigotuvi's Fleshworks"

From CrawlWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(updating advice on mutagenic fog)
 
(17 intermediate revisions by 10 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{version011}}
+
{{version023}}
 
{{flavour|This slick floor seems to pulse to an unknown beat}}
 
{{flavour|This slick floor seems to pulse to an unknown beat}}
  
 
Cigotuvi has mastered the art of manipulating flesh, and his lab is a living testament to this fact, seeming like the interior of some vast, ghastly beast. The walls and floor are slick and membranous, pulsing to an unheard heartbeat and oozing thick, green ichor from every inch.
 
Cigotuvi has mastered the art of manipulating flesh, and his lab is a living testament to this fact, seeming like the interior of some vast, ghastly beast. The walls and floor are slick and membranous, pulsing to an unheard heartbeat and oozing thick, green ichor from every inch.
  
The bulk of Cigotuvi's Fleshworks is devoted to cells that house test subjects in various stages of degeneration. Most are sickly humanoids; the others are ugly things, pulsating lumps and abominations. While the walls of the Fleshworks are as hard as stone, the fleshy membranes that allow you to see into the cells are merely as tough as rock and can easily be dug through.
+
The bulk of Cigotuvi's Fleshworks is devoted to cells that house test subjects in various stages of degeneration. Several are mutated humanoids; most are ugly things, shapeshifters, and abominations. While the walls of the Fleshworks are as hard as stone, the fleshy membranes that allow you to see into the cells are merely as tough as rock and can easily be dug through.
  
The central, circular chamber houses Cigotuvi's flesh golem. The eastern half of his lab is dominated by a snaking passageway filled with pulsating lumps and the occasional ugly thing. The western half of his lab is full of abominations, including the terrible "Cigotuvi's Monster", a 250 HP [[tentacled monstrosity]] whose glyph changes color over time.
+
The entrance hall consists of several short rooms with cells on either side containing abominations, deformed humanoids and some ugly things. After that lies a central, circular chamber that houses Cigotuvi's flesh golem.
  
Beware: A few rooms contain mutagenic fog, which will give you [[mutation]]s if you stand in it; this combined with the pulsating lumps you'll find means an [[amulet of resist mutation]] is highly recommended. One amulet will always be contained in the lab itself (with a bias towards being a good item, meaning it has a decent chance to be an [[artefact]]), but it will always be behind mutagenic fog.
+
One side of the lab is dominated by a snaking passageway filled with shapeshifters in various guises. Several of them are likely to start off in the forms of various varieties of [[list of eyeballs|eyeball]]. There are also a few true [[floating eye]]s interspersed among the shapeshifters that are particularly hazardous. The final room on that side holds a pack of ugly/very ugly things that guard a portion of the lab's treasure.
 +
 
 +
The other side of the lab contains more cells holding test subjects as well as some abominations. There are three rooms of note on this side: one holds four [[large abomination]]s, one holds more treasure, and the last contains yet more treasure guarded by several more large abominations and the terrible "Cigotuvi's Monster", a 250 HP [[mutant beast]] whose glyph changes color over time.
 +
 
 +
Beware: several rooms contain mutagenic fog, which will gradually [[magic contamination|contaminate]] you if you stand in it; you have a good chance of being [[Magic_contamination#Dissipation|mutated]] if you aren't careful about where you stand.  Wearing a [[scarf of cloud immunity]] will allow you to avoid the effects of mutagenic fog. Alternatively, it might be wise to bring a couple [[potion of mutation|potions of mutation]] to clear out particularly deleterious mutations before the boss fight. [[potion of cancellation|Potions of cancellation]] also work if used to reduce your contamination level, but they are relatively rare and it's a waste to use them unless you already have some [[good mutations]] you don't want to lose.
 +
 
 +
Successfully looting Cigotuvi's Fleshworks will net you some gold, an [[artefact]] [[ring]], some [[spell book]]s on [[Transmutations]], a [[staff of death]], some [[scrolls of summoning]], and a whole bunch of [[potion of mutation|potions of mutation]]. If you aren't confident in your ability to take on a variety of powerful monsters while avoiding heavy mutations, feel free to skip this area. If you want to play mutation roulette, Cigotuvi's Fleshworks is one of the best places to acquire the supplies to do so.
  
 
==Monsters==
 
==Monsters==
 
{{flavour|This poor creature looks hideously deformed.}}
 
{{flavour|This poor creature looks hideously deformed.}}
*[[File:Deformed human.png]] [[File:Deformed elf.png]] [[File:Deformed orc.png]] Deformed/febrile/sickly [[human (monster)|humans]], [[elf|elves]], and [[orc]]s - These unfortunate beings are almost harmless. You need to [[dig]] them out of their cells to face them, and even then they aren't any more dangerous than their base types.
+
 
*[[Pulsating lump]] - Due to their mutation-inducing melee attacks, kill them at range.
+
{{LightGrey|@}}[[File:Deformed human.png]] {{Red|e}}[[File:Deformed elf.png]] {{LightRed|o}}[[File:Deformed orc.png]] '''Deformed [[human (monster)|humans]], [[elf|elves]], and [[orc]]s''' - These unfortunate beings are almost harmless. You need to [[dig]] them out of their cells to face them, and even then they aren't any more dangerous than their base types.
*[[Ugly thing]]s and [[very ugly thing]]s - Pack melee monsters with randomly determined elemental attacks.
+
 
*[[Giant eyeball]] - Found only in the second to last chamber on the right side of the lab, this little guy will [[paralyze]] you in the middle of mutagenic fog. Kill it ASAP.
+
{{monsterlink|Ugly thing}}and {{monsterlink|Very ugly thing}}- Pack melee monsters with randomly determined elemental attacks and resistances.
 +
 
 +
{{monsterlink|Shapeshifter}} and {{monsterlink|Glowing shapeshifter}} - Found in the corridors on either side of the lab. They rarely appear in their base forms and will shift unpredictably between various types of monsters.
 +
 
 +
{{monsterlink|Floating eye}}- Found among the horde of shapeshifters in the winding corridor, they can [[paralyze]] you as long as they can see you. Duck around a corner or use smite-targeted attacks to kill them quickly.
 +
 
 +
{{monsterlink|Small abomination}}and {{monsterlink|Large abomination}}- [[Demonic]] [[undead]] with slightly randomized stats. The big ones hit much harder, but tend to move slower.
  
 
===Miniboss: Flesh Golem===
 
===Miniboss: Flesh Golem===
{{flavour|An animated mound of misshapen flesh.}}
+
{{flavour|An animated mound of misshapen flesh, sculpted over an iron skeleton.}}
[[Image:Flesh golem.png]] You will encounter a '''flesh golem''' in the large circular chamber once you pass the prison cells. This is nothing more than a renamed [[clay golem]] with a new image. Stick to the edges of the chamber while fighting him to avoid mutagenic clouds.
+
{{Red|8}} [[Image:Flesh golem.png]] You will encounter a '''flesh golem''' in the large circular chamber once you pass the prison cells. This is nothing more than a reskinned [[iron golem]]; it's strong and durable (not to mention immune to virtually all forms of magical attack), but it's slow enough to kite easily.
  
 
===Boss: Cigotuvi's Monster===
 
===Boss: Cigotuvi's Monster===
{{flavour|This terrifying creation looks to have been constructed from the body parts of every monstrous creature imaginable.}}
+
{{flavour|This terrifying creation looks to have been constructed from the body parts of every monstrous creature imaginable, and sprouts some writhing tentacles.}}
[[Image:Cigotuvis monster.png]] The last chamber on the left side of the Fleshworks will contain several [[large abomination]]s and '''Cigotuvi's Monster''', a [[tentacled monstrosity]] with increased durability.
+
{{Magenta|X}} [[Image:Cigotuvis monster.png]] The last chamber on the left side of the Fleshworks will contain several [[large abomination]]s and '''Cigotuvi's Monster''', a primal [[mutant beast]] with increased durability and an extra trait. It has four attacks; one deals 40 damage without additional effect, but it also has the ability to [[constrict]] for 25 damage, [[reach]] for 25 damage and [[poison]], and [[trample]] for 25 damage.
  
 
'''[[HP]]''': 250<br>
 
'''[[HP]]''': 250<br>
 
'''[[HD]]''': 23<br>
 
'''[[HD]]''': 23<br>
'''Recommendations''': Fast movement speed and a source of ranged damage will make [[kiting]] it fairly easy. It has resistances to almost everything, so using non-elemental [[Conjurations]] will help. Hit it hard to make sure you don't run out of room to safely retreat, and avoid melee unless you're playing a brute tank. Weapons of [[holy wrath]] work very well in that case.
+
'''Recommendations''': Fast movement speed and a source of ranged damage will make [[kiting]] it fairly easy. It has resistances to almost everything, so using non-elemental [[Conjurations]] will help. Hit it hard to make sure you don't run out of room to safely retreat, and avoid melee unless you're playing a brute tank. If you have a source of [[silver]] damage, it can be very effective.
  
 
<pre>
 
<pre>
 
MAP
 
MAP
 
ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc
 
ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc
ccLLLcccc.cccccccccccAccccccccccccWWWW.U:cccc
+
ccjjjcccc|cccccccccccAccccccccccccWWWW~5hcccc
c.....c.....ccc...ccc+cccccccccccW.....uU^ccc
+
c|...|c....|ccc...ccc+cccccccccccWh~~~.45hccc
c.X.........cc.u...m...m..ccccccW.......uU:cc
+
c|8........|cc.4...m...m..ccccccW~......45hcc
c.M........cc...b..m.x.m.a.cccccW..........cc
+
c.&........cc...2..m.7.m.1.cccccW~........hcc
c.X........cc...d..m...m.u..ccccW.........Wcc
+
c.8........cc...3..m...m.4..ccccW~.......~Wcc
c..........cc.cccccm...mc...ccccc........Wccc
+
c|.........cc.cccccm...mc...ccccc.......~Wccc
c.....ccc+ccccc..cccc+cccccccccccc......Wcccc
+
c|...|ccc+ccccc..cccc+cccccccccccc.....hWcccc
ccLLLccc..ccccuuu.cm...m..d..ccccc+cccccccccc
+
ccjjjccc..cccc444.cm...m..3..ccccc+cccccccccc
cccccccc..ccc..!...m.x.m.a..cccccc""ccccccccc
+
cccccccc..ccc..!...m.7.m.1..cccccc""ccccccccc
cc$$cccc..ccc.uuu..m...m...ccccccc""cc**%**cc
+
cceecccc..ccc.444..m...m...ccccccc""cc$$g$$cc
c$$$$cc...cccc....cm...m.cccWccccc""c...cee.c
+
ceddecc...cccc....cm...m.cccWccccc""c...c...c
c$$$$+...cccccc..cccc+cccc...Wcccc""c...c...c
+
cedde+...cccccc..cccc+cccc...Wcccc""c...c...c
c$$$$c...ccccccccc.m...m.xx...Wccc""cmm+c+mmc
+
ceddec...ccccccccc.m...m.77...Wccc""ccc+c+ccc
cc$ccccc+cccccccc..m.x.m...u..Wccc""c.......c
+
cceccccc+cccccccc..m.7.m...4..Wccc""c...9...c
ccccccc...cccc...a.m...m....x.cc.c""c.......c
+
ccccccc...cccc...1.m...m....7.ccgc""c...6...c
cccc.........c..b..m...mc....cc..c""c...!...c
+
cccc.........c..2..m...mc....cc$$c""c..6669.c
c.xJ...ccc...cc..cccc+cccc..cc...c""c......cc
+
c.67...ccc...cc..cccc+cccc..ccc+cc""c..66..cc
c...ccccccc+cccccc.m.....ccccJJJJc""+.....ccc
+
c...ccccccc+cccccc.m.....cccc.666c""+.....ccc
cc...ccccc'''cccc..m.....uccJJJJJc""ccccccccc
+
cc...ccccc'''cccc..m.....4cc9.666c""ccccccccc
cc...ccc''''''cc.!.m.....<uc.....+"""""""""cc
+
cc...ccc''''''cc.!.m.....<4c9....+"""""""""cc
c..cccc''''''''cc.......cuccc....cc"""""""""c
+
c..cccc''''''''cc.......c4ccc....cc"""""""""c
 
c..ccc'''''''''cccccc+cccccccccccccccccccc""c
 
c..ccc'''''''''cccccc+cccccccccccccccccccc""c
 
c..cc''''''''''ccccc...ccccccc""""""""""""""c
 
c..cc''''''''''ccccc...ccccccc""""""""""""""c
Line 58: Line 70:
 
c..c'''''''''''cc.........ccc""cccccccccccccc
 
c..c'''''''''''cc.........ccc""cccccccccccccc
 
c..c+c+c+c+c+ccc...........cc""""""""""""""cc
 
c..c+c+c+c+c+ccc...........cc""""""""""""""cc
c..cXcXcXcXcXccc...........ccc""""""""""""""c
+
c..c8c8c8c8c8ccc...........ccc""""""""""""""c
 
c..cccccccccccc.....c.c.....cccccccccccccc""c
 
c..cccccccccccc.....c.c.....cccccccccccccc""c
c...xJ........+......?......+"""""ccc"""""""c
+
c...76........+......?......+"""""ccc"""""""c
c...xJ........c.....c.c.....c""""""c"""""""cc
+
c...76........c.....c.c.....c""""""c"""""""cc
 
ccmmmccccmmmcccc...........cccccc""c""ccccccc
 
ccmmmccccmmmcccc...........cccccc""c""ccccccc
 
c.....cc.....cccWW.......WWcc""""""c""""""ccc
 
c.....cc.....cccWW.......WWcc""""""c""""""ccc
cc.JJccccuuucccccWW..8..WWcc""""""ccc""""""cc
+
cc.66cccc444cccccWW..0..WWcc""""""ccc""""""cc
ccJJ.cccc.a.ccccccWWWWWWWccc""ccccccccccc""cc
+
cc66.cccc.1.ccccccWWWWWWWccc""ccccccccccc""cc
cc.dccccccuuccccccccWWWccccc"""""""""""""""cc
+
cc.3cccccc44ccccccccWWWccccc"""""""""""""""cc
 
ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc"""""""""""""ccc
 
ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc"""""""""""""ccc
 
ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc
 
ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc

Latest revision as of 19:52, 8 May 2019

Version 0.23: This article is up to date for the latest stable release of Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup.
This slick floor seems to pulse to an unknown beat

Cigotuvi has mastered the art of manipulating flesh, and his lab is a living testament to this fact, seeming like the interior of some vast, ghastly beast. The walls and floor are slick and membranous, pulsing to an unheard heartbeat and oozing thick, green ichor from every inch.

The bulk of Cigotuvi's Fleshworks is devoted to cells that house test subjects in various stages of degeneration. Several are mutated humanoids; most are ugly things, shapeshifters, and abominations. While the walls of the Fleshworks are as hard as stone, the fleshy membranes that allow you to see into the cells are merely as tough as rock and can easily be dug through.

The entrance hall consists of several short rooms with cells on either side containing abominations, deformed humanoids and some ugly things. After that lies a central, circular chamber that houses Cigotuvi's flesh golem.

One side of the lab is dominated by a snaking passageway filled with shapeshifters in various guises. Several of them are likely to start off in the forms of various varieties of eyeball. There are also a few true floating eyes interspersed among the shapeshifters that are particularly hazardous. The final room on that side holds a pack of ugly/very ugly things that guard a portion of the lab's treasure.

The other side of the lab contains more cells holding test subjects as well as some abominations. There are three rooms of note on this side: one holds four large abominations, one holds more treasure, and the last contains yet more treasure guarded by several more large abominations and the terrible "Cigotuvi's Monster", a 250 HP mutant beast whose glyph changes color over time.

Beware: several rooms contain mutagenic fog, which will gradually contaminate you if you stand in it; you have a good chance of being mutated if you aren't careful about where you stand. Wearing a scarf of cloud immunity will allow you to avoid the effects of mutagenic fog. Alternatively, it might be wise to bring a couple potions of mutation to clear out particularly deleterious mutations before the boss fight. Potions of cancellation also work if used to reduce your contamination level, but they are relatively rare and it's a waste to use them unless you already have some good mutations you don't want to lose.

Successfully looting Cigotuvi's Fleshworks will net you some gold, an artefact ring, some spell books on Transmutations, a staff of death, some scrolls of summoning, and a whole bunch of potions of mutation. If you aren't confident in your ability to take on a variety of powerful monsters while avoiding heavy mutations, feel free to skip this area. If you want to play mutation roulette, Cigotuvi's Fleshworks is one of the best places to acquire the supplies to do so.

Monsters

This poor creature looks hideously deformed.

@Deformed human.png eDeformed elf.png oDeformed orc.png Deformed humans, elves, and orcs - These unfortunate beings are almost harmless. You need to dig them out of their cells to face them, and even then they aren't any more dangerous than their base types.

u Ugly thing.png Ugly thingand u Very ugly thing.png Very ugly thing- Pack melee monsters with randomly determined elemental attacks and resistances.

p Shapeshifter.png Shapeshifter and p Glowing shapeshifter.png Glowing shapeshifter - Found in the corridors on either side of the lab. They rarely appear in their base forms and will shift unpredictably between various types of monsters.

G Floating eye.png Floating eye- Found among the horde of shapeshifters in the winding corridor, they can paralyze you as long as they can see you. Duck around a corner or use smite-targeted attacks to kill them quickly.

x Small abomination.png Small abominationand X Large abomination.png Large abomination- Demonic undead with slightly randomized stats. The big ones hit much harder, but tend to move slower.

Miniboss: Flesh Golem

An animated mound of misshapen flesh, sculpted over an iron skeleton.

8 Flesh golem.png You will encounter a flesh golem in the large circular chamber once you pass the prison cells. This is nothing more than a reskinned iron golem; it's strong and durable (not to mention immune to virtually all forms of magical attack), but it's slow enough to kite easily.

Boss: Cigotuvi's Monster

This terrifying creation looks to have been constructed from the body parts of every monstrous creature imaginable, and sprouts some writhing tentacles.

X Cigotuvis monster.png The last chamber on the left side of the Fleshworks will contain several large abominations and Cigotuvi's Monster, a primal mutant beast with increased durability and an extra trait. It has four attacks; one deals 40 damage without additional effect, but it also has the ability to constrict for 25 damage, reach for 25 damage and poison, and trample for 25 damage.

HP: 250
HD: 23
Recommendations: Fast movement speed and a source of ranged damage will make kiting it fairly easy. It has resistances to almost everything, so using non-elemental Conjurations will help. Hit it hard to make sure you don't run out of room to safely retreat, and avoid melee unless you're playing a brute tank. If you have a source of silver damage, it can be very effective.

MAP
ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc
ccjjjcccc|cccccccccccAccccccccccccWWWW~5hcccc
c|...|c....|ccc...ccc+cccccccccccWh~~~.45hccc
c|8........|cc.4...m...m..ccccccW~......45hcc
c.&........cc...2..m.7.m.1.cccccW~........hcc
c.8........cc...3..m...m.4..ccccW~.......~Wcc
c|.........cc.cccccm...mc...ccccc.......~Wccc
c|...|ccc+ccccc..cccc+cccccccccccc.....hWcccc
ccjjjccc..cccc444.cm...m..3..ccccc+cccccccccc
cccccccc..ccc..!...m.7.m.1..cccccc""ccccccccc
cceecccc..ccc.444..m...m...ccccccc""cc$$g$$cc
ceddecc...cccc....cm...m.cccWccccc""c...c...c
cedde+...cccccc..cccc+cccc...Wcccc""c...c...c
ceddec...ccccccccc.m...m.77...Wccc""ccc+c+ccc
cceccccc+cccccccc..m.7.m...4..Wccc""c...9...c
ccccccc...cccc...1.m...m....7.ccgc""c...6...c
cccc.........c..2..m...mc....cc$$c""c..6669.c
c.67...ccc...cc..cccc+cccc..ccc+cc""c..66..cc
c...ccccccc+cccccc.m.....cccc.666c""+.....ccc
cc...ccccc'''cccc..m.....4cc9.666c""ccccccccc
cc...ccc''''''cc.!.m.....<4c9....+"""""""""cc
c..cccc''''''''cc.......c4ccc....cc"""""""""c
c..ccc'''''''''cccccc+cccccccccccccccccccc""c
c..cc''''''''''ccccc...ccccccc""""""""""""""c
c..cc''''''''''ccc.......cccc""""""""""""""cc
c..c'''''''''''cc.........ccc""cccccccccccccc
c..c+c+c+c+c+ccc...........cc""""""""""""""cc
c..c8c8c8c8c8ccc...........ccc""""""""""""""c
c..cccccccccccc.....c.c.....cccccccccccccc""c
c...76........+......?......+"""""ccc"""""""c
c...76........c.....c.c.....c""""""c"""""""cc
ccmmmccccmmmcccc...........cccccc""c""ccccccc
c.....cc.....cccWW.......WWcc""""""c""""""ccc
cc.66cccc444cccccWW..0..WWcc""""""ccc""""""cc
cc66.cccc.1.ccccccWWWWWWWccc""ccccccccccc""cc
cc.3cccccc44ccccccccWWWccccc"""""""""""""""cc
ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc"""""""""""""ccc
ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc
ENDMAP