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Duvessa eDuvessa.png
HP 35
HD 4
XP 103
Speed 10
AC 2
EV 9
MR 32
Attack1 10 (hit: plain)


Type of Meat Contaminated
Resistances None
Vulnerabilities None
Habitat Land
Intelligence High
Uses Weapons & armour
Starting equipment
Open doors
Holiness Natural
Size Medium
Type elf, elf
Flags Fighter
Speaks
Unique
Warm-blooded
A plain-looking elven fighter who is technically brilliant in many forms of combat, but over-confident because of it. She is complemented by the magical skills of her twin brother, Dowan.

“Twin children: the Girl, she was plain;
The Brother was handsome & vain;
‘Let him brag of his looks,’
Father said; ‘mind your books!
The best beauty is bred in the brain.’”
-Aesop & Walter Crane, _The Baby’s Own Aesop_, 36: "Brother & Sister". 1887


Useful Info

Duvessa and Dowan are a pair of twin elf uniques that hunt through the Dungeon as a team and are always encountered together. Duvessa has the stats and gear of a deep elf fighter, while her brother is a somewhat competent magician; however, when either one is struck down, their sibling becomes significantly more dangerous. In Duvessa's case, this means going berserk the moment she sees you.

Location

Tips & Tricks

  • Neither Duvessa nor Dowan will follow you up or down stairs unless their sibling is adjacent to you too (in which case they both will) or their sibling is dead.
  • The berserk effect only triggers the first time Duvessa sees you after killing Dowan. If you can escape up a flight of stairs or teleport away, she'll no longer have that advantage.
  • Dowan's upgraded spell list is much more dangerous than Duvessa's berserk. Kill Dowan first.