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{{monster
 
|name=necrophage
 
|glyph={{LightGrey|n}}
 
|tile=[[File:Necrophage.png]]
 
|flags={{Eats corpses}}<br>{{Evil flag}}<br>{{No zombie flag}}
 
|resistances={{Cold resistance}}, {{Poison resistance 3}}, <br>{{Negative energy resistance 3}}, {{Torment resistance}}, <br>{{Rot resistance}}, {{Drown resistance}}, <br>{{Water resistance}}
 
|vulnerabilities={{Holy vulnerability 2}}, {{Holy wrath vulnerability}}
 
|max_chunks=3
 
|meat={{Rot-inducing corpse}}
 
|xp=122
 
|holiness={{Undead}}
 
|magic_resistance=40
 
|hp_range=16-38
 
|avg_hp=27
 
|armour_class=2
 
|evasion=10
 
|habitat=Land
 
|speed= 10
 
|size={{Medium}}
 
|item_use={{Open doors}}
 
|attack1=8 ({{Hit type}}: {{Rot flavour}})
 
|attack2=
 
|attack3=
 
|attack4=
 
|hit_dice=5
 
|base_hp=3
 
|extra_hp=5
 
|fixed_hp=0
 
|intelligence={{Normal intelligence}}
 
|genus=ghoul
 
|species=necrophage
 
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{{Flavour|A vile undead creation of the most unholy necromancy, this creature is made from the decaying corpses of humanoid creatures. It exists to spread disease and decay, and gains power from the decaying corpses of other beings.}}
 
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==Useful Info==
 
==Useful Info==
'''Necrophages''' are grotesque undead that seek out [[corpse]]s to devour. Their ghastly diet makes their touch extremely unhealthy, with a chance of [[rot]]ting your max HP with every hit. When they do get a chance to consume the dead, they are fully healed.
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'''Necrophages''' are grotesque undead. Their melee attacks have a chance of [[rot]]ting your max HP with every hit.
  
 
==Tips & Tricks==
 
==Tips & Tricks==
*They're fragile enough that almost anyone can defeat them from a distance with ranged attacks, but if you have to face them in melee, a [[potion of curing]] can help take care of the rot condition, and a [[potion of heal wounds]] can fix up some rotted HP after the fight.
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*They're fragile enough that almost anyone can defeat them from a distance with ranged attacks.
 
*Followers of [[Fedhas Madash]] can simply [[pray]] to instantly destroy them.  Be aware that doing this gives no XP, though it does grant you [[piety]].
 
*Followers of [[Fedhas Madash]] can simply [[pray]] to instantly destroy them.  Be aware that doing this gives no XP, though it does grant you [[piety]].
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==History==
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*Prior to [[0.16]], necrophages could eat corpses to heal.

Revision as of 17:01, 28 January 2016

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necrophage nNecrophage.png
HP 18-37
HD 5
XP 122
Speed 10
AC 2
EV 10
MR 40
Attack1 8 (hit: rot)


Type of Meat Inedible
Resistances rC+
rPois+++
rDrown
rRot
rN+++
rTorm
Vulnerabilities Holy
Habitat Land
Intelligence Human
Uses Open doors
Holiness Undead
Size Medium
Type ghoul, necrophage
Flags Evil
Unbreathing
No zombie
A vile undead creation of the most unholy necromancy, made from the decaying corpses of humanoid creatures. It exists to spread disease and decay.

Useful Info

Necrophages are grotesque undead. Their melee attacks have a chance of rotting your max HP with every hit.

Tips & Tricks

  • They're fragile enough that almost anyone can defeat them from a distance with ranged attacks.
  • Followers of Fedhas Madash can simply pray to instantly destroy them. Be aware that doing this gives no XP, though it does grant you piety.

History

  • Prior to 0.16, necrophages could eat corpses to heal.