Skull In The Flames

Opponent

Image Skullfire.jpg
Combat Name The skull
HP 40
Stats Perception: 5
Reflexes: 5
Strength: 0
Will: 15
Power Melee:
Ranged:
Fire: 0
Etheric: 0
Stealth:
Evasion:
Unopposed: 5
Defense Melee: 5
Ranged: 5
Fire: > 20
Etheric: > 64
Stealth: 5
Reactive: 15
Traits Flying, Made of Fire, No Organs, Etheric-flagged
Awards You found: ectoplasmic sample (sometimes) (with Myers sampling kit equipped)
You found: sulfur (sometimes) (with Myers sampling kit equipped)
5 XP

Encountered

The Charnel House (reopened) during The Missing Artist quest, after destroying at least one black stone wall in the Dry Riverbed choice encounter.

On Winning

Gives this message when using a Myers sampling kit:

It's challenging, but you manage to catch some samples from the flames' dying embers.

Defeating this opponent with a tome of binding equipped:

You say a few words over the dying embers, binding them to yourself. The tome in your hand quivers, serving not as a trap, but as a conduit as the flames burrow into your mind.

You learned a new Technique: Pyrophobia

Defeating this opponent with an unscathed sketchbook equipped:

You feel strangely compelled to draw the flame as its last embers vanish. You do a strangely good job with it and end up feeling a bit better about yourself.

You learned a new Technique: Pyrophobia

Defeating it otherwise gives this message:

The flames slowly fade to embers then vanish. You're relieved, but it's a little sad somehow.

Technique Chain Power Type Notes
Blazing Jaws 2 5-6 Fire
Overlap Bodies 3 15 Etheric
Breathe Fire 4 6 Fire
Wall of Flame 4 Atk: 5
Def: 10
Fire (M, E,?) Gives 1 turn of Wreathed in Flames
Damage is applied after Fire Defense reduction
Pyromancy 5 10 Fire (following Pyrophobia)
If your Etheric Defense > Fire Defense
'' 10 Etheric (following Pyrophobia)
If your Etheric Defense ≤ Fire Defense
Pyrophobia 6 10 Fire If your Etheric Defense > Fire Defense
'' 10 Etheric If your Etheric Defense ≤ Fire Defense
This opponent has +5 Power to all techniques when Unopposed.

Notes

Catching this opponent with Mirror Gazing gives:

You see the echo of a skull in the mists, whispering secrets of fear and fire.

You learned a new Technique: Pyrophobia

Eating this opponent with Ghoultouched gives:

You devour the burning mists, feeling x Energy surge through your veins. The world around you cracks like a mirror as the mists begin eating back into you.

You've gained <same amount> energy of Broken World.

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