You're fighting a plaque of locusts
This is a big plaque, embossed with pictures of notable locusts throughout history. It's surprisingly animated for a plaque, and looks pretty angry.
Critical Hit Message:
It hovers in front of you, forcing you to read about locust history. You fall asleep and hit your head on a rock. Ugh! Ugh! Ouch! Ugh!
It beats you with one of its sharp edges. If you were sharp, you would've dodged that. Ugh! Argh! Ow! Ow!
It falls over and crushes you beneath it, turning your fingers to dust. Ooh! Argh! Eek! Argh!
It typos you square in the <bung>. Oof! Ow! Oof! Ugh!
The many locusts embossed on the plaque come to life and swarm you, nibbling away your flesh like so many stalks of fleshy wheat. Argh! Ugh! Argh! Eek!
It tries to bore you with locust history, but you tune it out.
It tries to crush you, but you don't wanna be crushed (or buried in fear).
It tries to beat you with its sharp edges, but you sharply edge away from it.
It tries to typo you in the <bung>, but you dodge.
The many locusts embossed on the plaque suddenly come to life! They swarm into the air, but are distracted by a nearby field of wheat.
(X of found)
|You acquire a bounty item: dusty wing|
Occurs at The Arid, Extra-Dry Desert.
- "Plaque" is a common misspelling of "plague", as confirmed by the "It typos you in the <bung>" attack messages.
- The eighth Plague of Egypt in the Bible is a plague of locusts.
- "It tries to crush you, but you don't wanna be crushed (or buried in fear)" may be a reference to "Rappers We Crush" by MC Frontalot featuring KOMPRESSOR, where part of the lyrics go "I don't wanna be crushed, buried in fear, or left for töt".