Deep elf priest

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For a list of all deep elves, see list of deep elves.

deep elf priest eDeep elf priest.png
HP 24-40
HD 7
XP 322
Speed 10
AC 0
EV 13
MR 56
Attack1 9 (hit: plain)


Type of Meat Contaminated
Resistances None
Vulnerabilities Holy, Silver
Habitat Land
Intelligence High
Uses Weapons & armour
Starting equipment
Open doors
Holiness Natural
Size Medium
Type elf, elf
Flags Evil
Priest
Speaks
Warm-blooded
This deep elf is a servant of the ancient dark god of the deep elves, and has been granted command of torturous energies by its enigmatic lord.

Useful Info

Deep elf priests are fragile deep elf worshipers of a god of death. When they aren't pelting you with Necromancy or raising the dead, they can also heal their allies. They are found in packs of deep elves in the Elven Halls and some baileys.

Spells

Spell set
Slot1 Pain (d11)
Slot2 Malign Offering (2d13)
Slot3 none
Slot4 Smiting (7-17)
Slot5 Twisted Resurrection
Slot6 none

Tips & Tricks

While smiting is painful, the other deep elf casters are usually much more dangerous. Just be sure to quickly destroy any crawling corpses they may create before they can fuse and become dangerous. Negative energy resistance can be helpful to resist Malign Offering; however, since that spell requires line of sight, it is usually pretty easy to kill them if they can cast it. Be sure to prioritize them somewhat if they do get in sight, though: you don't want to be giving your HP away to all the angry elves surrounding you.

History

Prior to 0.13, they had Minor Healing but lacked Malign Offering. Prior to the introduction of monster Twisted Resurrection, they simply had Animate Dead.