Talk:Guard

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Guard Farming

I don't know if anyone has tried this before, but here is a fun way you can farm without any puddings. To do this, enter a vault, wait for a guard to get in, wait until he turns hostile, then kill him. Guards can carry some nice wands and scrolls, but be careful, killing a guard while they are still peaceful carries an alignment penalty which and mess up your record pretty bad.

--Gneek 03:10, 15 July 2008 (UTC)

Wouldn't vault guards go extinct if you stayed there indefinitely? Also what tunnel, if any does the guard generate behind him on appearance?- this is handy information to know if you are going to use your wands--PeterGFin 17:23, February 18, 2010 (UTC)

Vault.c, line 226 and Source:Makemon.c#makemon look much like guard creation increments the born counter, but does not respect extinction. -Tjr 17:51, February 18, 2010 (UTC)
The extinctionist spoiler confirms this. -Tjr 17:55, February 18, 2010 (UTC)

Merge with Vault?

Currently this page has rather a lot of overlap with vault. Given that guards never appear outside of vaults, perhaps this page would be better as a section of that page, with redundant information eliminated? -Ion frigate 09:17, 13 February 2011 (UTC)