Necrotic Fungus

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Necrotic Fungus
Necrotic Fungus.png
Enemy Class Eldritch
Size Small
Actions per round None
HP 33
HP (Stygian/Bloodmoon) 40
Dodge 0%
Protection 0%
Speed 3
Tray stealth.png Stealth No
Poptext stun.png Stun 245%
Poptext poison.png Blight 85%
Poptext bleed.png Bleed 85%
Poptext debuff.png Debuff 145%
Poptext move.png Move 120%

The Fungal Infection that’s consuming the Weald stands revealed! A disgusting growth designed to nourish the Weald's blight and spread corruption, they are the fruits of the Hag's twisted and vile research. These malignant mushrooms are cared for by the Daughters of the Hag, who plant them in the remains of the fallen. Once grown, the fungus steadily releases spores to accelerate putrefaction; wounds fester, death flourishes, and all life in the surrounding land turns to rot.

However, the most frightening aspect of these parasitic spores is their ability to cause hideous mutations within their hosts and give life to the rot. Many men and beasts have fallen to this sickness, with several becoming grotesque and almost otherworldly nightmare creatures, or slaves to the Hag’s Coven of Witches. With an almost supernatural ability to corrupt its victims, one has to wonder if this parasitic fungal menace is the true source of Weald’s corruption... or the signs and symptoms of some greater disease infecting and consuming the world.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

The Necrotic Fungus is spawned from an enemy's corpse by a Hateful Virago's "From Death Comes Life" ability. She will use this automatically at the end of any round if there is an available corpse, consuming that corpse and replacing it one of these wicked weeds.

On its own, the Necrotic Fungus does absolutely nothing except take up space. It has no attacks, it does not move, and its only defense is a decent HP stat. However, despite this, it's a monumental threat to the party - so long as a Necrotic Fungus is on the field, its corrupting spores completely block healing effects, shown by all heroes having a special debuff icon on them. Passive debuff.png Because the Virago herself is quite a potent combatant, and often brings along friends she can buff to impressive levels, the presence of a Necrotic Fungus can result in a deadly cycle where heroes are unable to get off Death's Door, making it much more likely that you'll lose a party member. Take them out immediately, or you may not live to regret it!

Related Enemies[edit | edit source]

Weald[edit | edit source]

Bosses[edit | edit source]