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RealFear

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The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« on: July 09, 2014, 10:03:14 pm »

I was thinking about how combat changed with the new update... Specifically how you can destroy a body part by simply hitting it enough, and did some testing:

As a grand master swordsman human, a giant sponge took 4 hits with a steel sword to take down, I also tested it against a bronze colossus and it killed it with a punch and a single bash with a platinum maul. Humans (and probably dwarves with them) don't seem to be able to hurt them with blunts yet though.

Oh, I also should mention that they don't seem to attack anymore, like at all. Yeah...  that's pretty important.

Basically what i'm trying to say is that 40.01 brought a much needed leveling to the combat playing field, so go kill a ogre or something, people.
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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2014, 10:10:44 pm »

*Brag about my past violent acts*

I killed a forgotten beasts with a copper dagger.

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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2014, 10:14:17 pm »

I-I think we need to have a moment of silence for the funeral of the King of Beasts.

**Arcvasti doffs his hat/hood for a minute**

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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2014, 10:16:05 pm »

Now the question becomes What is the new King of Beasts?

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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2014, 10:17:32 pm »

*Brag about my past violent acts*

I killed a forgotten beasts with a copper dagger.

I don't know if I should say
"That sounds like overkill"
or
"lolwut"
So i guess its safe to say
"It was inevitable"

Now the question becomes What is the new King of Beasts?

I was gonna say dragons because of their dragon-fire, but then I realized they can easily be killed by giant sperm whales.
I was gonna say giant sperm whales because they could instantly pulp a dragon body-part with a tail-whip, but then I realized they can easily be killed by bronze colossus.
I was gonna say bronze colossus because they could glance a giant sperm whale, but then I realized they can easily be killed by dragons.
« Last Edit: July 09, 2014, 10:23:44 pm by RealFear »
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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2014, 10:27:04 pm »

Trees. They keep making birds explode and have the ability to sometimes kill anything that manages to chop them down.
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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2014, 10:29:12 pm »

Trees. They keep making birds explode and have the ability to sometimes kill anything that manages to chop them down.

YES. THIS. Plus they're larger then even the largest dragon and COVER the map in huge swarms.
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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2014, 10:33:18 pm »

Let this be a lesson to us all: Immortality is only temporary. That's why its called immortality.
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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2014, 10:35:19 pm »

Trees. They keep making birds explode and have the ability to sometimes kill anything that manages to chop them down.
Thiiiiiiis.
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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2014, 10:43:10 pm »

Goddamn elves.

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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2014, 10:50:19 pm »

Curse all friends of nature!
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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2014, 11:29:41 pm »

Let this be a lesson to us all: Immortality is only temporary. That's why its called immortality.
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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2014, 11:43:14 pm »

Let this be a lesson to us all: Immortality is only temporary. That's why its called immortality.
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Re: The reign of the giant sponge is over!
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2014, 05:27:29 am »

Relevant: THA' TREES BE ATTACKIN! RUN FER YER LIVES!

I was going to post this one.

"If a tree kills alone in a forest does it make a sound?"