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[[Simulacrum]] is a level 6 [[Ice Magic|Ice]]/[[Necromancy]] spell which creates [[Simulacrum (monster)|simulacra]] from a [[corpse]].
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*[[Book of Ice]]
 
*[[Book of Unlife]]
 
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''For the monster, see [[Simulacrum (monster)]]''
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==Effect==
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Casting Simulacrum converts a single corpse laying at your feet into undead beings made of ice. The number of simulacra created is randomized, but increases based on spell power and the size of the corpse. Maximum amount is 8.<ref>{{source ref|0.24.0|spl-summoning.cc|1983}}</ref>
  
{{Flavour|Creates an icy replica from the corpse of the original being. This magic is unstable so eventually the replica will sublimate into a freezing cloud. Simulacra are incapable of leaving the level they were created on.}}
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The kind of simulacrum created is based on the type of the original monster slain. These creatures will do additional ice damage on top of the normal damage for their kind, so the damage output of creatures with multiple attacks is greatly increased. When killed, simulacra leave behind only a short-lived freezing [[cloud]].
 
 
[[Simulacrum]] is a powerful [[Necromancy]]/[[Ice Magic]] spell which converts a single corpse on the ground into undead beings made of ice. The number of simulacra created is a random number between 1 and (1+the maximum number of [[chunks]]) the corpse could have given if butchered. The kind of simulacrum created is based on the type of the corpse. These creatures will do additional ice damage on top of the normal damage for their kind, so the damage output of creatures with multiple attacks is greatly increased. When killed, simulacra leave behind only a short-lived freezing [[cloud]].
 
  
 
==Tips & Tricks==
 
==Tips & Tricks==
*Followers of [[Kikubaaqudgha]], having a reliable source of corpses, can use this spell to great effect. Eight [[titan]] simulacra can bring down even the Hell lords, and combining it with liberal use of [[Sublimation of Blood]] lets you create an endless hordes of snowmen while you stand safely behind them. Haste them for double the fun!
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*Followers of [[Kikubaaqudgha]], having a reliable source of corpses, can use this spell to great effect. Eight [[titan]] simulacra can bring down even the Hell lords, and combining it with liberal use of [[Sublimation of Blood]] lets you create an endless hordes of snowmen while you stand safely behind them.
 
*Corpses of [[Shapeshifter]]s and [[Glowing shapeshifter]]s are unaffected by [[Animate Dead]], but it's possible to create simulacra with them.
 
*Corpses of [[Shapeshifter]]s and [[Glowing shapeshifter]]s are unaffected by [[Animate Dead]], but it's possible to create simulacra with them.
*[[The Shining One]] frowns upon the use of this spell.
 
 
==Monster Version==
 
*The monster version of Simulacrum functions somewhat differently. First, they spend a turn to "[[Apportation|apport]]" a corpse in sight to their inventory and butcher it (This may leave a hide on the corpse's initial tile if it belonged to an applicable monster). In subsequent turns, the monster can now cast Simulacrum as normal, creating several simulacra from the produced [[chunk]]s. The exact [[aut]] needed is unknown, but the process is much faster than if a player were attempting it.
 
 
The following enemies may be able to cast Simulacrum, depending on their spell set:
 
*{{monsterlink|Draconian knight}}
 
*{{monsterlink|Necromancer (monster)}}
 
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*[[Derived undead]]
 
*[[Derived undead]]
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*[[Bind Souls]]
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Before [[0.17]] the spell would turn all corpses in line of sight into Simulacra.
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*Prior to [[0.19]], simulacra's duration was significantly longer.
 
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*Prior to [[0.17]], the spell would turn all corpses in line of sight into Simulacra. Some monsters were also able to cast the spell.
Before [[0.16]] you needed to wield a [[chunk]] of meat to cast Simulacrum.
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*Prior to [[0.16]], you needed to wield a [[chunk]] of meat to cast Simulacrum.
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*Between versions [[0.11]] and [[0.14]], Simulacrum could be cast on wielded carnivorous food items.
  
Between versions [[0.11]] and [[0.14]], Simulacrum could be cast on wielded carnivorous food items.
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==References==
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Latest revision as of 23:53, 12 February 2020

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This article is about the spell. For the monster, see Simulacrum (monster)
Simulacrum.png Simulacrum
Level 6
School1 Ice
School2 Necromancy
Source(s) Book of Ice
Book of Unlife
Casting noise 5
Spell noise 0
Power Cap 200
Hated By Elyvilon
The Shining One
Zin
Creates an icy replica from the corpse of the original being. This magic is unstable, so eventually the replica will sublimate into a freezing cloud. Simulacra cannot leave the level they were created on.

Simulacrum is a level 6 Ice/Necromancy spell which creates simulacra from a corpse.

Effect

Casting Simulacrum converts a single corpse laying at your feet into undead beings made of ice. The number of simulacra created is randomized, but increases based on spell power and the size of the corpse. Maximum amount is 8.[1]

The kind of simulacrum created is based on the type of the original monster slain. These creatures will do additional ice damage on top of the normal damage for their kind, so the damage output of creatures with multiple attacks is greatly increased. When killed, simulacra leave behind only a short-lived freezing cloud.

Tips & Tricks

  • Followers of Kikubaaqudgha, having a reliable source of corpses, can use this spell to great effect. Eight titan simulacra can bring down even the Hell lords, and combining it with liberal use of Sublimation of Blood lets you create an endless hordes of snowmen while you stand safely behind them.
  • Corpses of Shapeshifters and Glowing shapeshifters are unaffected by Animate Dead, but it's possible to create simulacra with them.

See Also

History

  • Prior to 0.19, simulacra's duration was significantly longer.
  • Prior to 0.17, the spell would turn all corpses in line of sight into Simulacra. Some monsters were also able to cast the spell.
  • Prior to 0.16, you needed to wield a chunk of meat to cast Simulacrum.
  • Between versions 0.11 and 0.14, Simulacrum could be cast on wielded carnivorous food items.

References