Talk:Potion of polymorph

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Will you be petrified even if you're wearing gloves? Yidda 18:22, 16 December 2008 (UTC)
-- Not iirc, though I might be wrong. Danirijeka 18:29, 16 December 2008 (UTC)

‎telling levitation, enlightenment and polymorph apart for polyless illiterates seems untrivial to me)

How about throwing it at some monsters that aren't carrying anything? Of course it can bring about something really nasty, but wouldn't that be conduct safe? --Kynde (talk) 18:06, 3 April 2013 (UTC)

It is "conduct-safe" but neither safe nor resourceful.
Fortunately, there is an easier solution. Dip a wand of polymorph into the potion. This does not break any conduct and does not use up the potion, but the resulting message identifies polymorph.
Levitation and enlightenment are hard to tell apart without wasting anything. Note levitation is valuable to alchemize gain level from plain water, and doubly valuable for pacifists who lack death drops. --Tjr (talk) 18:17, 3 April 2013 (UTC)