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Shroud, The Dark God

Shroud, The Dark God



Shroud, The Dark God
"You are to become one of the Followers of the Dark. I have great need of you. You and my minions will vanquish the Light. I seek those whose mind is evil in intent, ruthless in application, and strong enough to withstand the brightness of the Light. Should your devotion be great, I will give you many powers. From being able to drink foul water to casting great spells of Death. Join me now! I so command!" To do this, issue the FOLLOW DARK order: FD. It must be done at a square having a Shroud Obelisk.
Follower of the Dark
"I have made YOU superior. Now you will urge others to Follow the Dark. Should you come upon Temple Ruins, gather Followers of the Dark and rebuild the Temple. Then Sanctify it in my name. Should you suffer sever injury, Kowtow at an Obelisk of mine and I will restore some of your Health. I grant you the ability to recognise fellow members of the Dark. You are instructed to always stop at each Obelisk of mine you come to. Continued loyalty will earn you the rank of Acolyte. Now go forth and spread your Darkness upon the Light." To automatically Kowtow for 4 Action Pts whenever you come upon a Shroud Obelisk, issue the KOWTOW KOWTOW order: KK.
Acolyte of Shroud
"From this moment on, you're my Acolyte. Upon meeting another you will be able to tell if they follow the Light. Although unlikely, as acolytes of the dark are very hard to kill, should you die, travel (as a ghost) to one of my Temples and Kowtow there. I will restore you to life so that you can continue the purge of the light. The ability to cast spells will be yours upon becoming one of my disciples. To become a disciple you'll have to kill a Follower of the Light and then visit one of my Temples for further instruction. Always watch out for the light. Crush them whenever you can!" To automatically attack followers of the Light issue the Dispatch Light order : DL. Issue it again to cancel (perhaps if severely injured).
Disciple of Shroud
Shroud has granted you the ability to learn and cast magic spells. To learn new spells, kowtow at a Shroud temple for 81 Action Pts. Shroud will give you permanent knowledge of up to seven new spells. To learn more spells, travel to another Shroud temple and Kowtow again for 81 Action Pts. This only works once at each temple - meaning you have to visit more temples to learn a lots of spells. You're also to lead the rebuilding of Temple Ruins. Shroud will Sanctify rebuilt Temple that are located at least 25 squares from an existing temple of his.
Shroud Temple
Stout, muscle-bound Followers of Shroud took the Temple Ruins previously on this site and, with lots of hard work, reconstructed the temple. In a ceremony of sanctification, Shroud seized this Temple, making it his. Composed of stone and bamboo, this solid structure is marked on all sides with the Symbol of Shroud. Followers of Shroud will enter the Temple by Kowtowing here. There's only one door and it will only open to Followers of Shroud. An Acolyte of Shroud who has killed a Follower of the Light, and wants to perform the Disciple rite, should Kowtow here for 61 Action pts.
Shroud's Quest for Priesthood
To be elevated to the exalted rank of Dark Priest, a Shroud Disciple must gain spells from six Shroud Temples, bestow eight talismans of Dark to Shroud Temple Treasure Rooms, kill Seven Acolytes of Light, and kill two Disciples of the Light. Upon accomplishing this, arrive at a Shroud Temple equipped with a Dark Weapon, and Kowtow for 101 Action Points. You shall advance Dark One.
Sacrificing to Shroud
Shroud wants you to progress to the rank of Disciple. He recognises the problem of getting a Follower of Kabuki to stay in one place long enough to kill him. Therefore, as an alternate to killing a follower of Kabuki, Shroud informs you that by sacrificing three different creatures inside the Inner Sanctum of a temple of his, you can participate in the Disciple rite. A Creature sacrifice at a temple is accomplished by bringing the captured creature to the square having the temple and issuing the TEMPLE SACRIFICE order: TS. It takes 8 Action Pts.

Items

VerNoNameCarrySellFrom/MakeTreasureTypeClassUsedNotes
 59Dark Lance1  PoleClass 9  Shroud Not in Use
 97Dark Throwing Star6  Missile  Shroud No blurb
 319Dark Sword1Tower
P:14,28,42,-,71,85,100

Great CaveUnderwater GrottoVoodoo WorkshopEdgedClass 4  Shroud TalismanFuvahShroud(x2 against Kabukites)
 320Wooden Shroud Statue1Tower
P:14,28,42,-,71,85,100

Great CaveVoodoo Workshop Statue Shroud TalismanFuvahShroud
 369Mantle of the Dark1  BodyClass 6  Shroud TalismanFuvahShroud
 382Great Dark Sword1Tower
P:14,28,42,-,71,85,100

Great CaveEdgedClass 5  Shroud TalismanFuvahShroud
 478Executioner's Blade1  EdgedClass 7  Shroud TalismanFuvahShroud

Creatures

VerNoNameHabitatClassHealthDamageWeaponItemCapture
 133Flesh Eater Other14-33 (39)(1-2)Shroud Capture No
 188WolfcurLow HillsAnimal63-136 (49)(4-7)Shroud2-4 Food (#99)Capture No
 314Slathering Wolfdun Animal62-114 (13)(3-5)Shroud2-4 Food (#99) 

Spells

VerNoSpellFormatSpell PtsAction PtsUsed
 933Lightning 140Shroud


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