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==Useful Info==
 
==Useful Info==
The '''Serpent of Hell''' is a [[unique]] dragon whose elemental affinity varies based on which branch of [[Hell]] you encounter it in. When faced in [[Cocytus]], the Serpent is capable of breathing bitter [[cold]] at you. It is also especially resilient to cold damage itself.
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The '''Serpent of Hell''' is a [[unique]] dragon whose elemental affinity varies based on which branch of [[Hell]] you encounter it in. When faced in [[Cocytus]], the Serpent is capable of breathing bitter [[cold]] at you. It is also entirely immune to cold damage itself.
 
 
==Tips & tricks==
 
*Characters that learnt [[Ring of Flames]] have some defensive and offensive advantage.  
 
  
 
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==Tips & Tricks==
 
==Tips & Tricks==
 
*If you brought enough [[cold]] resistance to endure the other threats in Cocytus, the Serpent of Hell here should pose you little threat. All of its special abilities are largely negated by rC++ or higher, and it isn't especially durable otherwise.
 
*If you brought enough [[cold]] resistance to endure the other threats in Cocytus, the Serpent of Hell here should pose you little threat. All of its special abilities are largely negated by rC++ or higher, and it isn't especially durable otherwise.
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*Characters that have learnt [[Ring of Flames]] have some defensive and offensive advantages, but be aware that it seriously reduces your cold resistance while in effect.
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
*In [[0.16]], it got the third breath attack, [[Freezing Cloud]].
 
*In [[0.16]], it got the third breath attack, [[Freezing Cloud]].
 
*Prior to [[0.11]], this Serpent of Hell had [[Freezing Cloud]] instead of [[Ozocubu's Refrigeration]].
 
*Prior to [[0.11]], this Serpent of Hell had [[Freezing Cloud]] instead of [[Ozocubu's Refrigeration]].

Latest revision as of 04:55, 10 October 2019

Version 0.23: This article is up to date for the latest stable release of Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup.

For a list of all dragons, see list of dragons.

Serpent of Hell (Cocytus) DSerpent of Hell (Cocytus).png
HP 185-374
HD 17
XP 11318
Speed 14
AC 20
EV 12
MR 180
Attack1 35 (bite: cold)
Attack2 15 (claw: plain)
Attack3 15 (trample: trample)
Type of Meat None
Resistances rC+++
rPois+
rDrown
rRot
rN+++
rTorm
Vulnerabilities Holy
Habitat Land
Intelligence Human
Uses Uses nothing
Holiness Demonic
Size Giant
Type dragon, the Serpent of Hell
Flags Destroys doors

See invisible
Flying
Unique
A massive white three-headed dragon, covered with shards of gleaming ice, wholly possessed by the nightmarish cold of Cocytus.

Useful Info

The Serpent of Hell is a unique dragon whose elemental affinity varies based on which branch of Hell you encounter it in. When faced in Cocytus, the Serpent is capable of breathing bitter cold at you. It is also entirely immune to cold damage itself.

Spells

Spell set I
Slot1 Cold Breath (3d34) Natural flag,
Breath flag
Slot2 Freezing Cloud (2d27) Natural flag,
Breath flag
Slot3 Flash Freeze (3d24) Natural flag,
Breath flag
Slot4 Summon Dragon Magical flag

Tips & Tricks

  • If you brought enough cold resistance to endure the other threats in Cocytus, the Serpent of Hell here should pose you little threat. All of its special abilities are largely negated by rC++ or higher, and it isn't especially durable otherwise.
  • Characters that have learnt Ring of Flames have some defensive and offensive advantages, but be aware that it seriously reduces your cold resistance while in effect.

History