Acid Mage

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The Acid Mage is a role specific to Slash'EM Extended. They are a spellcaster class, and can be any race or alignment.

An Acid Mage starts the game with equipment and abilities related to acid magic, including acid resistance. Their starting pet is an acid hound pup.

The Acid Mage quest sees you fighting the Lightningrod for the Slow Blade.

Starting Equipment

Techniques

Acid mages gain techniques at these experience levels:

Intrinsics

To use your polymorph ability, you must use the extended command #youpoly.

Skills

Acid Mage Skills
Max Skills
Expert


Gods

Main article: Religion
  • Lawful: The Lord of the Pit
  • Neutral: Goldblight of the Flame
  • Chaotic: Warpfire Hellspawn

Acid Mage rank titles

The status line shows you to be one of the following ranks when you reach the specified experience level:

  • XL 1-2: Oozer
  • XL 3-5: Slimer
  • XL 6-9: Sludge Mage
  • XL 10-13: Spiller
  • XL 14-17: Corroder
  • XL 18-21: Acidsplasher
  • XL 22-25: Hazardous Materials Specialist
  • XL 26-29: Laboratory Science PhD
  • XL 30: Acid-Master

Strategy

The Acid Mage is a battlemage similar to the flame/ice/electric mage, with the main difference being that they specialize in acid magic. Their starting pet is also acid resistant, making it much safer to use acid spells/wands. Upon leveling up enough, the acid hound pup will grow into an adult acid hound which is very strong and capable of taking down lots of enemies. Compared to the other elemental mages, acid mages are at an advantage intrinsic-wise since acid resistance is otherwise very hard to obtain, however their starting wand cannot burn permanent Elbereths.

The Acid Mage quest mainly spawns drow matrons and titans, and there are lots of pre-placed spellcasters as well making it one of the harder quests in the game. Beating the Lightningrod quest nemesis quickly is recommended since the quest goal level has obnoxious arch-titans hiding behind non-diggable walls, and they can freely summon monsters and cast other spells while the player is running around. However, the Lightningrod also moves very slowly and starts out surrounded by sessile monsters that are hard to take out.

Origin

The Acid Mage is an acid-based pendant to SLASH'EM's flame and ice mages as well as Slash'EM Extended's electric mage.