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'''Exploding''' is an [[ammunition]] [[brand]] found mainly on [[sling bullet]]s and [[tomahawk]]s, but which may also be found on [[large rock]]s sold in [[shop|branded ammunition shops]]. Slinging or throwing an exploding item 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.}}
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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.
  
 
==Strategy==
 
==Strategy==
Although their damage output is fairly low, exploding sling bullets can often be found early on, providing useful guaranteed firepower for low-level characters. Although they deal more damage when launched from a [[slings|sling]], throwing them works fine as well. They are useful for taking out evasive, fragile opponents, but be aware that the explosions they produce are loud enough to attract a lot of attention.
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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]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
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Prior to [[0.18]], exploding could generate on [[sling bullet]]s. It could also generate on [[large rock]]s, but only on those sold in [[shop|branded ammunition shops]].
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[[0.17]] added exploding tomahawks.
 
[[0.17]] added exploding tomahawks.
  

Revision as of 03:23, 28 June 2018

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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

Prior to 0.18, exploding could generate on sling bullets. It could also generate on large rocks, but only on those sold in branded ammunition shops.

0.17 added exploding tomahawks.

Prior to 0.15, exploding darts were common.

Brands
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Throwing weapons AtropaCurareDaturaDispersalPenetrationPoisonedReturningSilver