Wispy Hospital Pants


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Description It's hard to focus on these pants for more than a moment. You just get glimpses, details floating in and out of your mind like half-remembered dreams.

They are dusty. The cuffs are tattered and scorched. They fade into mist. The blood stains are ancient and brown. They smell of antiseptic and old-fashioned perfume. The pockets are filled with expired medicine and faded prescriptions.
Type Pants
Effects +2 Etheric Defense
+2 Eclipse Duration


Zack's House of Coins, Season 46 for 2 unearthly coins.


When equipped, while Etheric, you will get the following choice encounters every few(?) turns:

See Dusty Encounters for a full list of encounters, or see spoilers below:

Spoilers/summary below

Note: all progress "flags" reset daily for the pants - for example the dragon needs to be unlocked every day. Items/techniques gained from the pants are retained and can help with progress on further days.


Various NPCs can be interacted with but six characters seem to be specifically Capitalized in their naming, and they all seem to have unique non-tradable rewards; and on obtaining that reward concludes the wispy hospital pants encounters for the day and advances on to the orbital watch encounters. (There is additionally the dusty beggar, and the bedridden king himself, which do not seem to be part of that set). The NPCs are:

After obtaining all 6 no-trade items above, you unlock the Dusty Adult Avatar.

The set of encounters available is determined by if you are inside or outside the castle. You start outside the castle each day but can enter it via the Shining Castle encounter. Walking away from most encounters inside the castle will take you back outside.

Outside castle

Inside castle

The Dusty Throne Room and Bedridden King are the two main encounters, where most of the Important NPCs reside.


Item Type Effects Source
dragon blood Usable Learn Dragonblood Gather from Dead Dragon's Pit with gloves and Myers sampling kit
draught of immortality Usable Give to King or Queen Trade from Sorceress or Alchemist for flower of the dragon
dusty coin Usable Give to Beggar or Sorceress Steal from Dragon's Pit/Dead Dragon's Pit
or Bedridden King: "Show her his potion" (see that page for details)
cellar documents Misc (Quest) Search the abandoned cellar with ancient candle
ancient candle Offhand +2 Fire Power Search the bedridden King's room (1/day)
ancient love potion Medicine ? At the Bedridden King: ask the alchemist about his patient after learning Spell of Stars today
flower of the dragon Gadget (Quest) +6 Strength
+6 Will
Pluck from Dragon's Pit/Dead Dragon's Pit if your Etheric Power ≥ 6 (1/day)
tome of flowers Offhand +3 Evasion Power
-6 Reflexes
Take from the fantasy library (1/day)
tome of spells Offhand +3 Etheric Power
-6 Will
Take from the fantasy library (1/day)
tome of stars Offhand +3 Fire Power
-6 Perception
Take from the fantasy library (1/day)
cap of fools Hat (No Trade) +2 Evasion Power
+6 Perception
-2 Stealth Power
Show cellar documents to the Fool*
charmed shirt Shirt (No Trade) +3 Etheric Defense
+3 Ranged Defense with Eclipse
Best the Fool; talk to the Sorceress about the Fool; talk to the Queen about the Sorceress with consort crown equipped; talk to the Sorceress again*
consort crown Hat (No Trade) +2 Stealth Defense
+6 Will
Give the Queen a draught of immortality*
philosopher stone Offhand (No Trade) +4 Etheric Power
+4 Strength
Slip the Princess the Alchemist's ancient love potion
princely sword Weapon (No Trade) +5 Melee Power
+2 Melee Defense
Talk about the throne with the Prince, after poisoning the Queen and giving him cellar documents*
princess bloom Offhand (No Trade) +1 Morale
+3 Etheric Defense
Ask the Princess to go for a walk after giving her or the king a draught of immortality*

* Ends hospital pants encounters for the day, with the "perhaps a little less alone than you thought" message.


Effect Effects Source
Boon of Generosity +4 Evasion Power
+4 Etheric Defense
give the Beggar a dusty coin (50)
Boon of Protection +4 Etheric Defense
+2 Reactive Defense
give the Beggar some old coins (50)
Boon Of Commerce +4 Etheric Power
+4 Ranged Defense
give the Sorceress a dusty coin (50)
Bent Knee +4 Etheric Defense
-4 Etheric Power
bow to the Queen (30)
Peace of Blossoms -4 Melee Power
-4 Power when your target doesn't have a Technique
Blossoming Peace technique (1) - Applies to all participants in combat?


Getting all six endings that grant a No Trade item unlocks the Dusty Adult avatar.



Technique Chain Type Attribute Source
Princely Form princelyform.jpg Melee Reflexes Spar with the Prince with princely sword and Swordplay
Light in the Shadow lightintheshadow.jpg Fire Will Search the depths of the abandoned cellar with ancient candle
Lesson of Flowers lessonofflowers.jpg Evasion Will Chat with the Princess with tome of flowers
Charmed Defense charmeddefense.jpg Etheric Will Storm the Shining Castle with charmed shirt
Lesson of Stars lessonofstars.jpg Fire Reflexes Chat with the Alchemist with tome of stars
Breath of Dust breathofdust.jpg None (Fire) Will Meditate in the Dead Dragon's Pit
Dragonblood dragonblood.jpg Stealth Reflexes Use dragon blood
Lesson of Spells lessonofspells.jpg Etheric Perception Chat with the Sorceresss about magic with tome of spells
Crack the Stone crackthestone.jpg None Perception Crack the philosopher stone† with aqua regia or dragon blood
Blossoming Peace blossomingpeace.jpg None Will Distract the Princess with princess bloom
Royal Decree royaldecree.jpg Etheric Will Bow to the Queen with consort crown

† is consumed on learning technique.

Check Your Pockets gives a unique message with the wispy hospital pants equipped.

Hammer25.jpg This item is not a component for any kind of crafting.
toolbox.jpg This item cannot be salvaged.
GoldCoins.jpg This item cannot be added to a gang stash.
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