Talk:Wraith

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I tried to tin the wraith corpse but it didnt work.. or did I make something false ?

Tinned wraith doesn't exist. Also, try making an account. --Someone Else 21:50, 27 November 2006 (UTC)
You can put them in an ice box and eat them later.
By the way , it is said somewhere not to try to lure wraithes from the Sanctum of Moloch to the castle level, because they don't leave a corpse in most cases on the castle level.

That's right, i lured about 15 up there and only one dropped, but, when you could get them one level higher the odds seem to be better. So, make friend with those wraithes (charm), go up with them, leave them in a locked room up there and get back about a 100 or 200 turns later. Chances are high that their tame status is over then and you can savely attack and kill them. [Jin Tsu]

You get the best odds of a wraith corpse on an ordinary maze level or a room level that does not have any crypts. When luring wraiths from the Valley of the Dead, it's usually easiest do lure them down, provided the next level isn't the lair of Asmodeus. If you have to lure them up, lure them past the Castle, and if that level is the lair of Medusa, lure them past that, too.
You can sign your comments with ~~~~. -- Ray Chason 23:29, 27 January 2007 (UTC)

blessed and rotten

"Eating a rotten wraith that has been dipped in holy water is a safe way to gain the experience boost."

why? I think I have eaten blessed rotten food. And the source says somewhere corpses can be older and still not make you sick if they are blessed. But blessing wraith doesn't preclude rotten corpses. Tjr 09:40, 27 April 2009 (UTC)

Perhaps the author of the above citation was claiming you never chock on blessed wraith corpses. A quick wizard mode test proves that wrong. Tjr 10:24, 27 April 2009 (UTC)

As far as I can tell, being blessed doesn't affect the chance of a comestible being rotten, except that blessed non-corpse food is immune to being rotten for 50 turns after generation instead of 30. -- Killian 11:49, 29 April 2009 (UTC)

Blessed wraith corpses

I noticed that blessing a wraith corpse and eating it has the same effect as drinking a blessed potion of gain level- you not only gain a level but get xp half the way to the next. Does anyone know whether this is normal for unblessed wraiths as well? I don't think so, but I'd like to hear it from someone before adding it to the wiki, because if true it should be in there.

--Moxoxo (talk) 22:04, 22 January 2014 (UTC)

The extra experience on a blessed potion of gain level is handled by the potion code. Wraiths do not have anything of the sort, so blessing them won't make any difference. potion.c, line 780 calls pluslvl, then the next line handles the bonus exp. Wraith corpses just call pluslvl and nothing else. -- Qazmlpok (talk) 01:20, 23 January 2014 (UTC)