Astral shredder

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astral shredder

You are fighting an astral shredder.

It's hard to describe this creature, but it has a notable prevalence of claws, teeth, and other sharp protuberances.
Your opponent attacks ...

Hit messages:

  • It slashes you with crackling claws that have developed a ridiculous amount of static electricity between them. Must be the dry air. damage+ (electric) damage
  • Like a whirling dervish (popular conception; not the actual order), it slashes, rips, tears, rends, and about fifteen other synonyms you.
  • It calls in its buddy which is a giant dude with a brain in his stomach. He proceeds to punch you right in the kisser.

He hits you for X damage.

Critical hit message:

Your opponent has a critical hit! He hits you for X damage.

Miss messages:

  • It slashes at you, but you block with a Leyden jar.
  • It spins and slashes you, but you're far enough away that it looks more like a graceful pirouette.
  • It tries calling for help, but a bunch of turtles completely distract him. This dimension is weird.

Fumble messages:

Your foe fumbles! He takes X damage.

Victory! You beat up your foe and win the combat!

You gain 103 experience.

You got an item: astral spline Spline.gif (13 ± 2.5%)
You got an item: cosmic crystals Crystal.gif (26.5 ± 3.2%)
You got an item: telekinetic katana Katana.gif (31 ± 3.4%)

Known resistances/weaknesses

50% resistant to electric damage.
50% weak to acid damage.



  • A Leyden jar, mentioned in the first miss message, is a device which stores an electric charge.
  • The second hit message refers to members of the Mevlevi Order who perform a spinning dance as a form of religious observance. They are also known as "Whirling Dervishes".
  • The third hit and miss messages refer to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and their nemeses Shredder and Krang.