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{{monster
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{{version|027}}
|name=vampire knight
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''For a list of all vampires, see [[list of vampires]].''
|glyph={{Cyan|V}}
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{{monster info}}
|flags={{Fighter  flag}}<br>{{Spellcaster flag}}<br>{{See invisible flag}}<br>{{Evil flag}}<br>{{Speaks flag}}<br>{{Blood scent flag}}
 
|resistances={{Poison resistance}}, {{Cold resistance}}, {{Rot resistance}}, {{Negative energy resistance}}, {{Torment resistance}}
 
|vulnerabilities={{Holy vulnerability}}
 
|max_chunks=0
 
|meat={{No corpse}}
 
|xp=1438
 
|holiness={{Undead}}
 
|magic_resistance=88
 
|hp_range=51 - 98
 
|avg_hp=75
 
|armour_class=10
 
|evasion=10
 
|habitat=land
 
|speed=10
 
|size={{Medium}}
 
|item_use={{Weapons armour}}
 
|attack1=33 ({{Hit type}}: {{Plain flavour}})
 
|attack2=15 ({{Bite type}}: {{Vampiric flavour}})
 
|attack3=
 
|attack4=
 
|hit_dice=11
 
|base_hp=3
 
|extra_hp=7
 
|fixed_hp=0
 
|intelligence={{High intelligence}}
 
|genus=vampire
 
|species=vampire
 
}}
 
{{Flavour|A powerful warrior, with skills undiminished by undeath.}}
 
 
 
 
==Useful Info==
 
==Useful Info==
'''Vampire knights''' are a tougher form of [[vampire (monster)|vampire]], with a much more powerful melee attack and a more dangerous spell list. If they manage to find a heavy weapon they can deal impressive amounts of damage, but in general they aren't too threatening. They can be found in [[the Crypt]].
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'''Vampire knights''' are a tougher form of [[vampire (monster)|vampire]], with a much more powerful melee attack and a more dangerous spell list. If they manage to find a heavy weapon, they can deal impressive amounts of damage. They can be found in [[the Crypt]] and [[the Depths]], usually with a couple of [[phantasmal warrior]]s. Also, you can sometimes find a couple of them guarding the rune in the [[Swamp]].
  
Spells: [[Paralyse]], [[Haste]], [[Invisibility]], [[Minor Healing (monster spell)|Minor Healing]], [[Vampire Summon]]
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{{monster spells}}
  
 
==Tips & Tricks==
 
==Tips & Tricks==
*The biggest danger in fighting vampire knights is if you actually get paralyzed by their Paralyze spell. Even decent [[magic resistance]] will make this unlikely though.
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*The biggest danger in fighting vampire knights is if they manage to [[paralyze]] you, though decent [[willpower]] will make this unlikely.
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*An [[invisible]] vampire knight can deal gruesome amounts of damage quickly, particularly for [[ev]]asion-based characters or lightly-armoured casters. Don't neglect [[see invisible]] when you think one is near.
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==History==
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*Prior to [[0.26]], all vampires could [[blood scent|smell blood]].

Latest revision as of 01:28, 7 August 2021

Version 0.27: This article may not be up to date for the latest stable release of Crawl.

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

vampire knight VVampire knight.png
HP 47-96
HD 11
XP 1350
Speed 10
AC 19
EV 7
Will 80
Attack1 33 (hit: plain)
Attack2 15 (bite: vampiric)


Resistances rC+
rPois+++
rDrown
rMiasma
rN+++
rTorm
Vulnerabilities Holy
Habitat Land
Intelligence Human
Uses Weapons & armour
Starting equipment
Open doors
Holiness Undead
Size Medium
Type vampire, vampire
Flags Fighter
Evil
See invisible
Unbreathing
Speaks
Warm-blooded
A powerful vampire noble who complements its combat prowess with dark magic.

Useful Info

Vampire knights are a tougher form of vampire, with a much more powerful melee attack and a more dangerous spell list. If they manage to find a heavy weapon, they can deal impressive amounts of damage. They can be found in the Crypt and the Depths, usually with a couple of phantasmal warriors. Also, you can sometimes find a couple of them guarding the rune in the Swamp.

Spells

Spell set I
Slot1 Blink Close Wizard flag
Slot2 Paralyse Wizard flag
Slot3 Haste Wizard flag
Slot4 Invisibility Wizard flag
Slot5 Vampiric Draining (4-30) Wizard flag

Tips & Tricks

  • The biggest danger in fighting vampire knights is if they manage to paralyze you, though decent willpower will make this unlikely.
  • An invisible vampire knight can deal gruesome amounts of damage quickly, particularly for evasion-based characters or lightly-armoured casters. Don't neglect see invisible when you think one is near.

History