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==Useful Info==
 
==Useful Info==
'''Nergalle the Soulbinder''' is a [[unique]] [[orc]] [[necromancer]]. Although capable of inflicting [[negative energy]] damage and [[draining]] you, her biggest threat lies in the [[spectral orc]]s she constantly summons and [[haste]]s. On top of that, when near death she can activate a temporary invulnerability.
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'''Nergalle the Soulbinder''' is a [[unique]] [[orc]] [[necromancer]]. Although capable of inflicting [[negative energy]] damage and [[draining]] you, her biggest threat lies in the [[spectral orc]]s she constantly summons and [[haste]]s.
  
 
If you are a worshiper of [[Beogh]], it is possible to convert Nergalle to your cause.
 
If you are a worshiper of [[Beogh]], it is possible to convert Nergalle to your cause.
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==Tips & Tricks==
 
==Tips & Tricks==
*Because she only casts Death's Door in an emergency, try to finish her off quickly once you have her heavily wounded.
 
*If she does get Death's Door off, do something productive while you wait for it to wear off (re-cast buffs, attack other creatures, etc.). If you don't have anything better to do, pillar-dancing will at least keep her from pelting you with more spells. [[Teleport]]ing away works well, as the time spent returning to her should un-summon her orcs and end her Death's Door, but won't give her too much time to heal.
 
 
*The threat level of her spectral orcs varies tremendously based on what gets summoned; a spectral [[orc warrior]] may not be too threatening, but a spectral [[orc warlord]] can be devastating. It may be a hassle, but examine her summons to know just how afraid you should be.
 
*The threat level of her spectral orcs varies tremendously based on what gets summoned; a spectral [[orc warrior]] may not be too threatening, but a spectral [[orc warlord]] can be devastating. It may be a hassle, but examine her summons to know just how afraid you should be.
*Nergalle is actually one of the better orc allies you can acquire through Beogh. She has a decent direct damage spell, regularly surrounds enemies with powerful summoned allies, hastes your other allies, and can become invincible when near death, turning her from a soon-to-be casualty into an amazing tank. Give her the best armour you can spare and try not to let her die.
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*Nergalle is actually one of the better orc allies you can acquire through Beogh. She has a decent direct damage spell, regularly surrounds enemies with powerful summoned allies, and hastes your other allies. Try not to let her die.
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Prior to [[0.13]], Nergalle could not appear in [[the Lair]].
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*Prior to [[0.19]], Nergalle could cast [[Death's Door]], rendering her incapable of dying for several turns.
 
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*Prior to [[0.13]], Nergalle could not appear in [[the Lair]].
Prior to [[0.8]], she could not summon spectral orcs and simply pelted you with spells.
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*Prior to [[0.8]], she could not summon spectral orcs and simply pelted you with spells.
  
 
[[Category:Orc]]
 
[[Category:Orc]]

Latest revision as of 08:20, 25 May 2018

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Nergalle oNergalle.png
HP 39-80
HD 10
XP 803
Speed 10
AC 11
EV 11
MR 60
Attack1 6 (hit: plain)


Type of Meat Clean
Resistances None
Vulnerabilities Holy
Habitat Land
Intelligence Human
Uses Weapons & armour
Starting equipment
Open doors
Holiness Natural
Size Medium
Type orc, orc
Flags Evil
See invisible
Speaks
Warm-blooded
Unique
Female
A withered sorceress, exceptionally cruel even by orc standards. The living fear her; the dead obey her every command. She has a soft spot for the latter.

Useful Info

Nergalle the Soulbinder is a unique orc necromancer. Although capable of inflicting negative energy damage and draining you, her biggest threat lies in the spectral orcs she constantly summons and hastes.

If you are a worshiper of Beogh, it is possible to convert Nergalle to your cause.

Location

Spells

Spell set I
Slot1 Bolt of Draining (3d18) Wizard flag
Slot2 Summon Spectral Orcs Wizard flag
Slot3 Haste Other Wizard flag

Tips & Tricks

  • The threat level of her spectral orcs varies tremendously based on what gets summoned; a spectral orc warrior may not be too threatening, but a spectral orc warlord can be devastating. It may be a hassle, but examine her summons to know just how afraid you should be.
  • Nergalle is actually one of the better orc allies you can acquire through Beogh. She has a decent direct damage spell, regularly surrounds enemies with powerful summoned allies, and hastes your other allies. Try not to let her die.

History

  • Prior to 0.19, Nergalle could cast Death's Door, rendering her incapable of dying for several turns.
  • Prior to 0.13, Nergalle could not appear in the Lair.
  • Prior to 0.8, she could not summon spectral orcs and simply pelted you with spells.