Living Sludge

For narrative speculation on this opponent, see Historia Aetherium: Living Sludge.

Opponent

Image SludgeDude.jpg
Combat Name The sludge
HP 40
Stats Perception: 2
Reflexes: 2
Strength: 4
Will: 2
Power Melee: 0
Ranged: 0
Fire: —
Etheric: —
Stealth: —
Evasion: —
Unopposed:
Defense Melee: 6
Ranged: 6
Fire: -2
Etheric: 2
Stealth: 6
Reactive: 0
Traits No Organs
Awards 4 XP
You found: (sometimes)
  1-2 of:
     - damp seaweed (1/2)
     - partially digested fish (1/2)
You found: sludge heart (100%, if you've talked to Boris)
You found: 1-2 samples of petrol sludge (sometimes) (with Myers sampling kit)
You found: 3-5? lake squid (with fishing pole - needs confirmation!)

Encountered

Tainted Shoreline
Using shivering cell culture (fight 2-4)

Attacks

Technique Chain Pow Dam Def Type Notes
Toxic Sludge 2 or 4 - - - (first time) Prevents running away
'' Atk: 10
Def: ???
10 ? None/Evasion (R) (further times) Gain 5 turns of Slags Poisoning
'' - - - (vs. Evasion or Fire)
'' - - - (with containment suit) See below
Crushing Punch 3 5 5-9 - Melee
Acid Spit 4 8 8-10 - Ranged
'' 20 20-22 Ranged (vs. Writhing Flesh)

Notes

When fighting it in the Tainted Shoreline and wearing Containment suit it can turn your containment suit pants into unsealed pants, or containment suit top into an unsealed top, only when you have all three pieces equipped.
Note: This also applies to wearing the infested containment top, infested containment pants and infested containment helmet. You'll only get the same unsealed parts as a result, though, so be careful.

The sludge squeezes tight around your legs. You hear an ominous hiss as the bottom of your containment suit loses its seal.

The sludge lunges at you and bears you to the ground. You hear an ominous hiss as the top of your containment suit loses its seal.

nomnom25.jpg You slurp down some of the slime. It's surprisingly filling, restoring x Energy, but probably not very good for you.

You've gained x duration of Slags Poisoning.
evil
HandMirror25.jpg 1 XP
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