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[1.2d|N!|Te|YASD] Explored a little too far
« on: March 11, 2022, 22:53 »

So I wanted to get the CRI and Jovisec Diamond badges for winning on Nightmare difficulty masterless as an explorer, and I decided to try playing as a technician, since I have the fewest victories with that class.  Ultimately, I failed, I'd say mostly due to trying to complete the Dante Inferno special level, even though (as I found out from Kornel after the fact) it wasn't actually necessary to do so.  (Oops!)

The run was carried by finding "Vengeance," a unique hunter rifle with a significant damage boost, plus incremental critical chance boosts from consecutive shots without reloading, which was later helped by armour with "loading feed," so I didn't have to manually reload it, so it permanently kept the critical bonus maxed out, consistently doing quadruple+ damage with each shot.  (I was slightly disappointed to discover that there's a cap on how high the critical bonus can go;  I half expected it to keep climbing into the thousands of percent, until I could one-shot anything;  oh well...)  :P

I recorded the whole run, which you can watch at the following links.

Part 1 - Callisto

Part 2 - Europa

Part 3 - Io

Part 4 - Dante

The recordings mostly speak for themselves, so I can't think what else to comment on.  The only other really notable decision I made along the way was getting rid of the Ravager's Heart relic at the end of Io.  I have no idea whether or not that was the right decision, but considering that I ran out of health items at the end, maybe it was a mistake?  Who knows?

Tormuse, level 16 Technician,
killed on Dante Inferno by a toxic reaver.

He survived for 11555 turns.
The run time was 5h 40m 50s.
World seed was 6449.
He scored 6626 points.
He opposed the NIGHTMARE!

Death log
 * your action, you're at 5 health
 * your action, you're at 5 health
 * toxic reaver deals 8 damage to you
 * health down to -3, you die

CALLISTO L2 - Volatile Storage
Callisto Hub -> Valhalla Terminal L1
Valhalla Terminal L2 - Low Power
Valhalla Terminal L2 -> Valhalla Command
Valhalla Command - found Vengeance
Valhalla Command - Cleared!
EUROPA L3 -> Europa Dig Zone L1
Europa Dig Zone L3 - Low Power
Europa Dig Zone L3 -> Tyre Outpost
IO L3 - Volatile Storage
Io Nexus -> Io Black Site L1
Io Black Site L1 - The Hunt
Io Black Site L2 -> Black Site Vaults
Dante Station L2 - The Hunt

Awards
  CRI Star (bronze cluster) (+50)
   * 25+ kills without taking damage
  Explorer Ribbon (+100)
   * Visited all encountered special levels

He killed 863 out of 1033 enemies.

 34 former grunts           3  toxic fiends
 1  former CRI grunt        14 CalSec sentries
 1  former grenadier        12 security sentries
 1  corrupted grenadier     2  military sentries
 6  former CRI  grenadiers  16 CalSec bots
 19 former soldiers         8  security bots
 24 corrupted soldiers      2  guardian bots
 15 hellish soldiers        16 reavers
 1  former CRI soldier      26 cryoreavers
 12 former sergeants        22 toxic reavers
 1  corrupted sergeant      24 archreavers
 1  hellish sergeant        9  cyberi
 2  former CRI sergeants    9  cryoberi
 18 former guards           9  toxiberi
 6  former commandoes       16 medusae
 17 corrupted commandoes    11 archmedusae
 16 hellish commandoes      19 ravagers
 7  former CRI commandoes   24 armored ravagers
 3  former heavies          4  siege ravagers
 2  corrupted heavies       17 plasma ravagers
 3  hellish heavies         22 CRI marines
 2  security drones         10 CRI bots
 2  combat drones           13 guardians
 52 fiends                  9  sentinels
 26 fire fiends             3  warlocks
 15 ice fiends              5  archwarlocks

Traits
  Whizkid L3
  Cover Master L3
  Son of a Gun L3
  Hoarder L2
  Headshot L2
  Scavenger L1
  Grenadier L1

Trait order
  SoG->SoG->SoG->Cov->Cov->Hor->Hsh->Whk->
  Whk->Whk->Gre->Scv->Hor->Cov->Hsh

Equipment
  Slot #1 : Vengeance
   * Scope

  Slot #2 : AV2 9mm SMG +B2
   * Barbed 1
   * Critical 40
   * Auto-calibrated
   * Speed-loader
   * Frenzy 3

  Slot #3 : AV2 12ga auto-shotgun +BA
   * Autoloader
   * Specialist
   * Calibrated 1
   * Auto-calibrating 74%
   * Critical 40

  Slot #4 : CRI BFT9K B
   * Swap Harness
   * BFT

  Body : AV2 basic armor PB2
   * Loading feed
   * Durable
   * Carrier
   * Compartments
   * Padded

  Head : AV2 tactical visor PB
   * Crit Enhancer 25
   * Health Monitor
   * Durable
   * Aim assist

  Utility : AV2 utility AMP
   * Metabolic boost
   * Auto-med 10

  Relic :  - NONE -

Permanents
  Relic Corruption

Inventory
  energy cell (x100)
  energy cell (x57)
  12ga shell (x50)
  12ga shell (x16)
  .44 ammo (x50)
  .44 ammo (x50)
  .44 ammo (x2)
  9mm ammo (x16)
  gas grenade (x2)
  EMP grenade (x1)
  smoke grenade (x2)
  multitool (x2)
Logged
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