Lich king
Location Random
Monster type Undead
Alignment Chaotic
Unique? No
Sees invisible? Yes
Sees in the dark? Yes
Magic resistance High
Picks up items? Yes
1.1.1 KPL Unknown

Lich king is a monster in ADOM. They are powerful undead creatures that can appear in areas of relatively high danger level. If a players finds a greater vault of undead, he/she should expect to find 9 or more lich kings. It is possible to generate one from treasure graves.

Lich kings possess a variety of ranged attacks which include glowing balls, a potent confusion attack, and the ability to summon random monsters. In melee range lich kings can drain stats, curse items and equipment, and their successful hits have a chance to paralyze the PC. They are also capable of fully restoring their HP with a spell.

Sources of confusion resistance and/or high values of Willpower are recommended to cope with confusion (which lich kings will often use to close on PC and drain stats); weapons and ammo of undead slaying are the preferred way to dispatch lich kings.

Special abilities[]

Common stats[]

Level: 1, DV: 45, PV: 25, Hits: 305, Attacks: 2, Speed: 100.

Corpse effects[]

Liches don't leave corpses.

Monster memory[]

Even among the undead powers, some are so adept at drawing away the life force of others that the can command other undead to their bidding. The lich kings drain life from others so they can support their own un-lifely powers and attract and feed a following of liches and other undead, supported by the life forces drawn by the arcane powers of the lich king.