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'''Quicksilver Bolt''' is a monster-only spell which fires a blast of irresistible, magic-dispelling energy. Any target struck by it will take significant damage and have the duration of their magical enhancements drastically reduced.
 
'''Quicksilver Bolt''' is a monster-only spell which fires a blast of irresistible, magic-dispelling energy. Any target struck by it will take significant damage and have the duration of their magical enhancements drastically reduced.
  
Despite its name, and unlike the similar ability that purple [[draconian]]s possess, this is not a [[bolt spell]]; it cannot affect multiple targets, and can be blocked with a [[shields|shield]]. Conversely, the spell can occasionally be cast by the player through the use of a [[Random Bolt]] spell, as evoked through a [[rod of destruction]].
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Despite its name, and unlike the similar ability that purple [[draconian]]s possess, this is not a [[bolt spell]]; it cannot affect multiple targets, and can be blocked with a [[shields|shield]].
  
The following enemies can cast Quicksilver Bolt:
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*{{monsterlink|Serpent of Hell (Dis)}}
 
  
The following enemies may be able to cast Quicksilver Bolt, depending on their spell set:
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==History==
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Prior to [[0.18]], the spell could occasionally be cast by the player through the use of a [[Random Bolt]] spell, as evoked through a [[rod of destruction]].
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:21, 9 October 2019

Version 0.23: This article is up to date for the latest stable release of Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup.
Breathes a bolt of dispelling energy at a targeted creature, possibly removing some of its enchantments.

Quicksilver Bolt is a monster-only spell which fires a blast of irresistible, magic-dispelling energy. Any target struck by it will take significant damage and have the duration of their magical enhancements drastically reduced.

Despite its name, and unlike the similar ability that purple draconians possess, this is not a bolt spell; it cannot affect multiple targets, and can be blocked with a shield.

The following enemies cast Quicksilver Bolt:

The following enemies may be able to cast Quicksilver Bolt, depending on their spell set:

History

Prior to 0.18, the spell could occasionally be cast by the player through the use of a Random Bolt spell, as evoked through a rod of destruction.