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'''Exploding''' is an [[ammunition]] [[brand]] found mainly on [[darts]]. Throwing an exploding dart at a target creates an unavoidable explosion that deals 2d5 physical damage to the target and everything adjacent to it. Explosive ammo always [[mulch]]es when thrown.
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{{flavour|It will explode into fragments upon hitting a target, hitting an obstruction, or reaching its maximum range.}}
  
Although their damage output is fairly low, exploding darts can often be found early on, providing useful guaranteed firepower for low-level characters (or a dangerous surprise from first floor [[Kobold (monster)|kobolds]]!). They are useful for taking out evasive, fragile opponents such as [[giant spore]]s and [[rakshasa]] illusions, but be aware that the explosions they produce are loud enough to attract a lot of attention.
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'''Exploding''' is an [[ammunition]] [[brand]] found solely on [[tomahawk]]s. Throwing an exploding item at a target creates an unavoidable 3x3 explosion that deals 2d5 physical damage to the target and everything adjacent to it. Explosive ammo always [[mulch]]es when thrown.
  
While normally generated unbranded, [[large rock]]s might be sold with this brand in a [[shop|branded ammunition shop]].
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==Strategy==
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Exploding tomahawks are useful for taking out evasive, fragile opponents and enemy summoners hiding behind their summons. However, be aware that the explosions they produce are loud enough to attract a lot of attention. They are also quite rare outside of the [[Orcish Mines]].
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==History==
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*Prior to [[0.24]], this ammunition brand could be found on [[tomahawk]]s. Also, there was a rare ammunition shop that had exploding [[large rock]]s and [[javelin]]s.
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*Prior to [[0.18]], exploding could generate on [[sling bullet]]s.
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*In [[0.17]], exploding tomahawks were added.
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*Prior to [[0.15]], exploding [[dart]]s were common.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:08, 25 February 2020

Obsolete: This article refers to an aspect of the game which has been removed. It is retained for historical reference only.


It will explode into fragments upon hitting a target, hitting an obstruction, or reaching its maximum range.

Exploding is an ammunition brand found solely on tomahawks. Throwing an exploding item at a target creates an unavoidable 3x3 explosion that deals 2d5 physical damage to the target and everything adjacent to it. Explosive ammo always mulches when thrown.

Strategy

Exploding tomahawks are useful for taking out evasive, fragile opponents and enemy summoners hiding behind their summons. However, be aware that the explosions they produce are loud enough to attract a lot of attention. They are also quite rare outside of the Orcish Mines.

History

Brands
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