Ancient temple guardian
|Ancient temple guardian|
|Locations||The Jungles of Ancient Loathing: Ancient Temple (unlocked) before creating a supervirus|
|Monster Parts||head, arm, leg, torso|
You step into the temple, holding up the glowing crystal you found in the wumpus's lair. It emits a bright blue light that illuminates the darkened corridors, revealing elaborate bas-relief engravings on the walls. They depict a lot of things you can't quite decipher, but which are probably depictions of ancient rituals, or creation myths, or warnings not to buy a second-hand goat from a particular merchant because the engraver's cousin Rhazim totally got burned on a deal there this one time.
Turning a corner, Krakrox came face to face with a stone statue, which he recognized as a sibling of the ones he'd encountered out in the jungle. This one, however, looked practically new, uneroded by the wind and rain over the eons that had passed. The barbarian drew his sword as the statue's eyes flared blue and it raised a heavy stone fist to attack.
With unexpected speed, the ancient guardian threw a punch at Krakrox's stomach. Caught off guard, the barbarian grunted in pain from the force of the blow. Ow! Argh!
The guardian delivers a straight-on punch to your face. You think you can feel the entire front of your skull shattering. Eek! Ow!
CRUNCH. Oh man, was that the sound of every single one of your ribs breaking? I think it might have been. Argh! Ooh!
The temple guardian swung its fist at Krakrox, but he ducked amidst a shower of broken masonry fragments.
Krakrox leapt to the side as the ancient stone guardian's fist thudded into the wall with cannon-like force.
The guardian throws a punch at your head, but you dodge to the side and some of the engraved heiroglyphics are rather forcefully edited.
You run around behind the temple guardian, and it slowly turns to face you again. (FUMBLE!)
|You acquire an item: ancient stone fist (?% chance)*|
|You acquire an item: ancient stone head (?% chance)*|
|You gain 20 <substat>.|
Occurs as result of a choice in the Ancient Temple.