Twisted Hound


Image RabidWolf.jpg
Combat Name The hound
HP 20
Stats Perception: 7
Reflexes: 4
Strength: 3
Will: 1
Power Melee: 0
Defense Melee: 4
Ranged: 2
Fire: -2
Etheric: 2
Stealth: 2
Hidden Flags Hound
Awards 3 XP
You found: hound dust (100%)
You found: hound crystal (sometimes) (with Myers sampling kit equipped, see below)
You found: crystal spike (sometimes) (with Myers sampling kit equipped, see below)
You learned a new Technique: Release the Hounds (see below)


Waterfront: Mushroom Cavern
Metroplex U: Boiler Room
Metroplex U: The Quad During Protest
Metroplex U: The Quad
Metroplex U: Hall of Paintings
The Slags: Midgard Warehouse
The Slags: Midgard Bioresearch
The Slags: 1st Floor
The Slags: 2nd Floor
The Slags: 4th Floor (note: shows up even when non-Etheric)
The Slags: Ghost Ship
Oldtown: Records Office
Oldtown: Records Vault
Under Downtown: The Cellar Door
Under Downtown: Maintenance Storage

Halloween 2009: Metroplex U: Halloween Setup 2009
Halloween 2010: Metroplex U: Basement Ballroom 2010
Halloween 2013: Metroplex U: Hollow Dorms

Technique Chain Power Dam Type Notes
Dig In With Claws 0 8 8-11 Melee (closer only)
Ghoul Bite 1 5 5-10 Melee
Rake Claws 1 3 3-6 Melee
Brutality 2 4 4-7 Melee (normal)
'' 8 8-11 Melee (unopposed)


The following message is displayed when you defeat a hound:

The hound collapses into a pile of dust in moments.

If you defeat one (or more) hound(s) with a Myers sampling kit equipped you will collect samples with the following message:

The hound(s) collapse(s) into (a) pile(s) of dust in moments. You're only able to save one large chunk with the sampler.

You've found: hound crystal or crystal spike

Defeating a a hound with a binding tome equipped this message:

The hound collapses into a pile of dust in moments. You call out with ancient words from the tome you carry and gather <the/one> hound's energies.

You trap a spectral echo of the hound within the pages of the tome, feeling exhausted afterward.

You've learned a new technique: Release the Hounds

If you have both Myers sampling kit and a binding tome equipped, the sampling kit takes priority.

If you fight several hounds at once in the same combat, you can only gain one large chunk total.

Secrets and speculation at Historia Aetherium - Twisted Hounds


You try to eat the hound, but just get a mouthful of crystalline dust. It absorbs before you can cough it out, causing a strange prickling all over your skin.

You've gained 5 duration of Bone Spikes (no hunger loss)

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