Green Pixie

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Green Pixie

Pictsie.gif
Fighting, dancing sprite
Dinnae try tae cross his path
Ye'll get yer heid broke.

Increases item drops, attacks enemies, and unlocks spooky new content


Ability: Acts as a Fairy, attacks and drops up to five tiny bottles of absinthe a day.

Throne/Bjorn: Maximum HP/MP +10, sometimes drops a bottle of tequila

Hatchling: Bottledpixie.gif bottled green pixie

Familiar-Specific Equipment: Spog.gif green pixie spog

Arena.gif Ultimate Cage Match Scavenger Hunt Obstacle Course Hide and Seek
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Mumming Trunk Abilities:

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+30% Meat Drop 6-10 MP +3 Muscle statgain +25% Item Drop +4 Mysticality statgain 8-10 HP +2 Moxie statgain
Hardcorex.gif Deals Hot damage* Hardcorex.gif Bleeding damage* Hardcorex.gif Hardcorex.gif Hardcorex.gif
*Hover for details
Dasboot.gifCannot breathe underwater
Combat Messages
  • Regular Messages:
    • During combat:
      <name> shouts "Dinnae fash yersel' about this schemie, I can handle it!" and headbutts your opponent for X damage.
      <name> shouts "Oh, waily waily waily! You'll ne'er win this fight wi'oot me helpin' ye!" and pummels your enemy for X damage.
      <name> shouts "Oi, ye bunch o' jobbies! How's aboot a face full of heid, ye scunner!" and headbutts your enemy for X damage.
    • After combat:
      <name> does a high-stepping highland dance. You avert your eyes as his kilt comes dangerously close to his waist level.
      <name> throws his arms over his head and does a little tip-toe ballet. You'd laugh, but you like having all your bones intact.
      <name> does some combination of a jig and a reel. He looks mainly like a guy in an invisible mosh pit.
      <name> looks at you, horrified. "Crivens, mate!" he says. "You're no' tryin' to battle completely sober, are ye? Have a heidfull o' this!" He tosses you a bottle of absinthe.
      Tinybottle.gifYou acquire an item: tiny bottle of absinthe
  • Enthroned in the Crown of Thrones:
    <name> shouts, "oi, bigjob! Get yer heid in the game!" and tosses you a bottle.
    Bottle.gifYou acquire an item: bottle of tequila
  • Bjornified in the Buddy Bjorn:
    <name> shouts, "Oi! Get this down yer neck, mate!" and tosses you a bottle of something.
    Bottle.gifYou acquire an item: bottle of tequila
  • With lucky Tam O'Shanter equipped:
    <name> winks at you from under the Tam O'Shanter, pleased that it's the same tartan as his kilt.
  • With miniature gravy-covered maypole equipped:
    <name> does a little riverdance around the maypole, periodically head-butting it for good measure.
  • With wax lips equipped:
    <name> says "Crivens! I can barely breathe wi' these thingies on!" from under the wax lips.

Arena Messages

  • When entered in an Obstacle Course:
    The general green pixie approach to an obstacle is to headbutt it until it ceases to become an obstacle, which isn't an optimal strategy here.

Notes

  • The bottles of absinthe drop a maximum of five times a day.
  • The Green Pixie doesn't drop absinthe if you're already under the Absinthe-Minded effect.
tiny bottle of absinthe Drop Rates
Absinthe # 1 2 3 4 5
Drop Rate 20% + 5%*N 15% + 5%*N 10% + 5%*N 5% + 5%*N 5% + 5%*N
Expected combats from last drop
(while not under the Absinthe-Minded effect)
3.42 3.91 4.52 5.29 5.29
  • This familiar will attack 1/3 of the time, regardless of the weight. It does int(X/2) to X in damage (regardless of the message seen) where X is the familiar's weight. The three attack messages are equally likely.

References

  • The familiar, including its image filename (pictsie.gif), is a reference to the Nac Mac Feegle, a type of fairy found in the Discworld series by Terry Pratchett.
  • The name of the familiar and the absinthe ability are references to another name for absinthe, La Fée Verte, French for "The Green Fairy".
  • The haiku and the familiar's speech reflect a heavy highland Scottish brogue or accent, which is consistent with Pratchett's Nac Mac Feegle. Dinnae = do not, Heid = head, Fash = worry, etc.
  • Jigs and reels are both popular Scottish and Irish folk dances.
  • A tartan is a pattern of plaid, historically used especially in Scotland and other Celtic countries to indicate clan and family.
  • Riverdance, noted for helping to popularize Irish culture especially in the mid-'90s, is a theatrical show composed largely of rapid-movement Irish step dances.
  • "Crivens" is a mild Scottish oath popularized by Oor Wullie, a comic book character central to Scottish culture since 1937.
  • The "schemie" referred to in the first quote is an insult prevalent in the Edinburgh area to denote those of a lower class or intellectual level, who usually live in a Council Housing Scheme, known for being poor or rough areas.
  • The attack message about averting your eyes as the pixie's kilt gets higher refers to the legend that Scottish warriors wouldn't wear any underwear, apparently to terrify their opponents (if they could cope with cold wind blowing up their kilt then they could cope with pain in battle).