Choongmyoung's diary of VGT runs

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Re: Choongmyoung's diary of VGT runs

Postby choongmyoung on Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:42 am

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Why!

Anyway, I'm trying Human Assassin of Dracul, scumming for WONAFYT, fueled by blood curse. The advantage is that I can "start" the fight with 33% resists. If I find Taurog and Ritual Scroll in first 3 towers, I can pull it up to 57% (+ Patches). I'm not sure about blood hunger, it's a net piety gain, but do I really need it? Disadvantage is, obviously, -5 base damage and -10 health. And I need to find additional EXP source to actually leave popcorns for curse wipe. Maybe I should try Gob Assassin.
EDIT: Gob Ass of Dracul+PM start doesn't work. Gave up on tower 7. However, Dracul+PM will work in some way because I can carefully manage the body pact activation by selective and timed blood pool drinking.
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Re: Choongmyoung's diary of VGT runs

Postby choongmyoung on Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:29 pm

Long time no see, guys! The Tinker class now joins my Purist group. The piety and bloodpool management was the key in this run. JJ can give you enough piety to fuel the body pact and to convert out if and only if BYSSEPS is in my hands.
Granted, the success in desecrating JJ's altar saved the run.
God chain : PM (consensus+body pact)→ JJ (petition only) → Dracul

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PURIST
Orc Monk
Human Palain of GG : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26pX1nse_68
Human Wizard : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01hTyEvr0Bg
Human Rogue : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVE9adhUgfE
Human Sorcerer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4PX8hCwvAI
Vampire : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ox2U2LFWqMo
Dwarf Rogue : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSTnM_sUam0
Human Crusader : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6TzXRdhwgg
Human Paladin of Dracul : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szrcNyfrHDA
Human Tinker : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egVJwIPJpsM << NEW!


VICIOUS TOKEN
Vampire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzlckQ0cecU
Dwarf Transmuter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ1qehEXlLk
Orc Monk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2Y8UiTfX5g
Gorgon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVJeyiwkNQY
Human Paladin of GG: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fp6Zz01tiDk
Human Rogue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pI2MyPqj29E
Orc Crusader: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImcOxEM91jQ
Orc Sorcerer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uS3nU1WAo8A
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Re: Choongmyoung's diary of VGT runs

Postby choongmyoung on Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:40 pm

Working on two things: VT Assassin and Purist Gorgon.

VT Assassin: Assassinating up to tower 2, then starting the game in tower 3. Unfortunately, I have to leave some popcorns to mop the curse stacks so I need bonus EXP very much.

- Requirements -
Church - TT / Extra Altar
Race - Human / Goblin
Guild - Amulet of Yendor / Dragon Shield
Glyph - WONAFYT

- Lucks -
1st tower Cracked Amulet
1st-2nd tower Dancing Blade / Golden Statue / Bridge Troll / Dragon Elite / Illusion / Grim Malus
1st tower PM (only if TT is not prepped)

- Instant Restart -
2nd tower No EXP (This is kinda game-ending for every difficult runs anyway)
Didn't find WONAFYT
Didn't fight TT
Unable to see what's inside of 1st tower

Purist Gorgon: Gorgon has innate physical resists. That's pretty much all about it. The singlemost important thing is to max up the resists asap. Blood hunger seriously, I mean, seriously, ruins the run. After some runs, I found that Binlor, Dracul, PM approach all works in some degree but in different ways. It's not easy to sum this up. It depends when you meet the specific deity, whether you found HALPMEH or BYSSEPS, and what item you've found. I believe it's possible when the situation comes perfect. For example, Gloves of Midas + Stone Sigil + Platemail + Vampiric Blade + 1st tower PM + 2nd tower Binlor + 3-5th tower Dracul + BYSSEPS should do the trick.

- Requirements -
1st tower PM / Binlor / Dracul

- Luck -
Early Stone Sigil + 1st tower PM
Found Platemail and/or Vampiric Blade (Use bloodcows! It's extremely rewarding.)
Found BYSSEPS / HALPMEH
1st tower PM + 2nd tower Dracul

- Difficulties -
Golden Statue and Illusion (since you're only accessible one Fortitude Tonic and no Burn Salve).
Magic enemies, especially Warlocks (super high damage) and Wraiths (mana burn and poison immune). When there is like three Wraiths and a Warlock in a tower and you have under 20% magic resists, it's probably a game over.

- Playing Tips -
HALPMEH really should be used with caution, because you need to worship Dracul at some point, and you eventually need to convert out to use HALPMEH unless you found BYSSEPS. Try to use the bloodpools if possible when poisoned so that you do not need to use HALPMEH, when you are close to level-up.
The huge amount of statues you've created should eventually be destroyed to use sanguine. It doesn't matter if you worship Binlor→Dracul or Dracul→Binlor, but one thing is sure. You need both gods.
For Binlor, use Stone Skin to help level up and farm magic resists. You don't really need Stone Form if you found BYSSEPS, walls may be more important. I'm not sure.
Be aware that there is a bug in the prediction box when you lifesteal versus Dancing Blade. It will damage you 10 points more than what it shows you.
BYSSEPS can be used as a damaging glyph during the run. It's better to use with BURNDAYRAZ but it's not a requirement. You can use your spare mana to break a statue and gain stone skin. However, it does not help the poison.
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Re: Choongmyoung's diary of VGT runs

Postby The Tapir on Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:51 pm

Cool to see you're still at work bringing VGT to heel. Do you think it's possible that every non-monster class could beat VGT Purist? If not, who are the remaining contenders who have yet to see a win?
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Re: Choongmyoung's diary of VGT runs

Postby choongmyoung on Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:54 pm

Well, I don't think every non-monster classes can beat VGT Purist, but I"m not quite sure what classes can do that... Generally, classes that are good for VT are also good for Purist. The hardest aspect of a Purist run is that you can't stack resists from the start unless you're a Crusader. Warlord, Gorgon, Berserker, or Bloodmage comes in my mind.
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Re: Choongmyoung's diary of VGT runs

Postby choongmyoung on Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:26 pm

WTF, Paladin is too strong. The run was just for fun and somehow it just went so nicely! The fast-resists Paladin was so powerful that she didn't even need any spiking boon, potions, sanguine, or anti-resists something. The leftover blackspaces were enough. (Discovering the enemies in the Binlor floor fast and not getting a blinking enemy is really, really, really important if you don't find BYSSEPS nor Piercing Wand.)

The funny and important thing is, Taurog gives 4 piety *after* you kill something, which can be *immediately* used to gain resists with body pact when beginning a fight with the other enemy, and you can *freely* use HALPMEH during the fight. It's perfect, you effectively do not get any piety panelty with the glyph. To do this, you don't use HALPMEH after the first fight (unless you're poisoned or you just killed magic foe).

I might retry and record this someday. It's fun, really.

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PURIST
Orc Monk
Human Paladin of GG : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26pX1nse_68
Human Wizard : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01hTyEvr0Bg
Human Rogue : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVE9adhUgfE
Human Sorcerer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4PX8hCwvAI
Vampire : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ox2U2LFWqMo
Dwarf Rogue : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSTnM_sUam0
Human Crusader : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6TzXRdhwgg
Human Paladin of Dracul : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szrcNyfrHDA
Human Tinker : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egVJwIPJpsM
Human Paladin of Taurog << NEW!

EDIT: I've done two more Human Paladin of Taurog runs. Vids there: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAS567t4vsE (Original build), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ44VU6pIco (Totally different but with lucky items)


VICIOUS TOKEN
Vampire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzlckQ0cecU
Dwarf Transmuter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ1qehEXlLk
Orc Monk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2Y8UiTfX5g
Gorgon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVJeyiwkNQY
Human Paladin of GG: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fp6Zz01tiDk
Human Rogue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pI2MyPqj29E
Orc Crusader: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImcOxEM91jQ
Orc Sorcerer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uS3nU1WAo8A
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