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MAngband Monster Information

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The Lernaean Hydra
Depth: 2850ft Rarity: 2 Speed: +10 Hitpoints: 45d100 AC: 140 Exp: 20000
A massive legendary hydra. It has twelve powerful heads. Its many eyes stare at you as clouds of smoke and poisonous vapour rise from its seething form. And it grows new heads as fast as you chop them off. This creature is normally found at a depth of 2850ft and moves quickly. It may breathe fire or poison. It is magical, casting spells intelligently which terrify, produce fire bolts, produce plasma bolts, produce fire balls, produce poison balls, summon hydras or summon similar monsters; 1 time in 3. It can open doors, bash down doors and destroy weaker monsters. It regenerates quickly. It is immune to fire and poison. It cannot be confused or slept. It takes a while to see intruders, which it may notice from 200 feet. It may carry up to 14 treasures. It can bite to poison with damage 8d6, bite to poison with damage 8d6, bite to burn with damage 12d6 and bite to burn with damage 12d6.

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Heros slain by this creature

  • BNK the level 40 Dwarf Priest (29 Mar 16)
  • Roguest the level 40 High-Elf Rogue (5 Apr 14)
  • BNK the level 39 Dwarf Priest (7 May 13)
  • Greyshoe the level 29 Dwarf Rogue (20 Apr 13)
  • BNK the level 34 Dwarf Priest (11 Apr 13)
  • Greyshoe the level 35 Dwarf Rogue (10 Apr 13)
  • WeBuyIndyHouses the level 40 Half-Troll Priest (21 Dec 11)
  • Meh the level 34 Half-Orc Warrior (11 Dec 11)