Frost giant berserker
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Location FGJC
Random
Monster type Giant
Alignment Chaotic
Unique? No
Sees invisible? No
Sees in the dark? No
Magic resistance None
1.1.1 KPL Unknown

Frost giant berserker is a type of monster in ADOM. They are strong monsters that can unleash multiple attacks in one turn. They can smash doors and attack from afar by firing rocks, and often drop the slings they use when killed.

Like most creatures of ice they are immune to cold attacks, but highly vulnerable to fire — something certainly worth bearing in mind for physically weak spellcasters trying to survive against them.

Frost giant berserkers appear somewhat often in the Frost Giant Jarl Caves, with a few of them guaranteed to appear in the lesser vault on the last level of the cave.

Special abilities[edit source]

Common stats[edit source]

Level: 1, DV: 15, PV: 22, Hits: 142, Attacks: 4, Damage: 11-47. Speed: 100.

Corpse effects[edit source]

Chance to increase Strength by 1. The increase is less likely the higher Strength is, with less than a 10% chance of working once Strength is 25 or higher. No effect if Strength is at potential, and cannot increase Strength higher than 35. Also has a chance to grant intrinsic cold resistance.

Monster memory[edit source]

Sometimes among the giants of the cold there are challenges of strength for positions of power; when one who has long held power loses a challenge, they have been known to fly into rages of destruction that force their communities to expel them into the outer world. These berserkers seek only to destroy, refusing to acknowledge their loss of power by exerting it on all they encounter.

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