Talk:Ochre jelly

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IS the passive attack really 3d6? I remember something about 1d(<level>+1), where level is the victim's level. --Tjr 23:44, 19 September 2011 (UTC)

nhtohtml is giving me 'Engulfing 3d6 acid, Passive 3d6 acid'. Other passive attacks are level-based, although I always assumed it was the creature's level, not the victim's. -- Qazmlpok 00:14, 20 September 2011 (UTC)
You're right twice. Monst.c confirms 3d6. In those cases of 0d<number> damage in monst.c, the 0 is replaced with the jelly's level+1, mhitm.c, line 1292 and Uhitm.c, line 2150. --Tjr 00:34, 20 September 2011 (UTC)


I'm removing the attribution for two reasons:

1) It's based on this page, which contains nothing that isn't just a rephrasing of the source code and the makedefs array. We could regenerate the page with the bot we used to make SLASH'EM monster articles and get the exact same result; in that sense, the attribution isn't needed because the monster stats and attributes are "common knowledge."

2) The other information in the wiki article, so far as I can tell, is original. Moreover, having attribution for relatively generic articles is weird and confusing. IMO we shouldn't be using templates for that to begin with; it's ugly and implies that the article is an exact copy of the original site (and might I add that if the wiki page *is*, it should be rewritten). Upgrading objects is an example of how we should be attributing sources: integrate the attribution into the article text, while writing an article that's based on the source, not a copy of it.

Anyway, if no one objects, over the next few days I'm going to do this to a few other articles that have similar unnecessary tags. -Ion frigate 04:44, 1 February 2012 (UTC)

Agreed. --Tjr 13:06, 1 February 2012 (UTC)

engulfing attack in SLASH'EM

I got engulfed, and my alignment key got corroded, sniff sniff :'(

"You are covered in slime! It burns! Your Key of Neutrality corrodes! [4 pts.]" -- 08:12, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

Are some jellies included among Amoeboids?

The amoeboids page claims that they are only blobs, puddings, and oozes:

Ochre jelly is called an amoeboid on the current page, which might make sense, but is the notion of amoeboid part of the code base too?