Orange crystal statue

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orange crystal statue 8Orange crystal statue.png
HP 70
HD 10
XP 412
Speed 10
AC 12
EV 1
Will Immune

Type of Meat None
Resistances rF++, rC++,
rElec++, rPois++,
rN+++, rTorm,
rRot+++, rDrown,
Vulnerabilities Holy
Habitat Land
Intelligence High
Uses Uses nothing
Holiness Non-living
Size Large
Type statue, orange crystal statue
Flags Artificial
An intricately carved idol of some nameless godling, hewn of translucent orange crystal. Its lifeless eyes seem to glitter uncannily with a wicked intelligence. It is capable of unleashing a powerful psychic assault upon the minds of any who approach it.

Useful Info

Every turn you are in the line of sight of an orange crystal statue, there is a 66.6% chance that it will inflict a random Divinations miscast effect on you. If your current intelligence is less than 8, you are at risk of instantly being reduced to 0 intelligence if you have no quick means of recovering from having 0 intelligence. Other effects include confusion or draining your MP. They can be found in various vaults almost anywhere after the early Dungeon.


Spell set
Slot1 Brain Feed Natural flag
Slot2 Draining Gaze Natural flag
Slot3 Mass Confusion Natural flag

Tips & Tricks

Variant Orange Crystal Statue

Wucad mu statue.png A Statue of Wucad Mu guards the inner treasure chambers of Wucad Mu's Monastery. Destroying it has the added bonus of wiping out any shadowy monks that are still running around.

This statue, made from a fine glassy orange crystal, depicts a mystic known as Wucad Mu, who mastered the matters of the mind. Beware of the statue's powers, as you have no chance in mental combat against it.


Prior to 0.15, orange crystal statues could be immediately destroyed with a zap from a wand of disintegration.

Orange crystal statues used to also make you forget spells and maps.