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Hateful Virago
Hateful Virago
Enemy Class Human
Size Average
Actions per round Turnticker Auto-Action: "From Death Comes Life" is used at the end of a round if there is a corpse
Stats
HP 55
HP (Stygian/Bloodmoon) 66
Dodge 46.25%
Protection 7%
Speed 10
Tray stealth Stealth No
Resistances
Poptext stun Stun 240%
Poptext poison Blight 140%
Poptext bleed Bleed 80%
Poptext debuff Debuff 110%
Poptext move Move 70%


They are known as the Daughters of the Hag, wicked servants of the Hidden Moon. The Virago move unseen through the twisted fungi of the Weald, flitting from shadow to shadow. Reborn from the Hag’s Cauldron, they aid in maintaining and extending the perverted miasma that has twisted the natural order of the Weald. Rot and stagnation breed wherever they step, smothering growth and blighting the righteous. Woe to any that should stumble upon a Virago, for they are marked with her ruinous hex, an arcane beacon that calls to the crawling, stumbling horrors of the Weald!
~ Radiant Update Teasers

The Hateful Virago is an enemy that only appears in Champion-difficulty expeditions in the Weald. The Virago, like other marking enemies in the game, can direct their allies' attacks with their ruinous hexes. Most dangerously, they can manipulate the fungal infections in the Weald, transforming their fallen allies into fungi that interfere with any healing skills.

Behavior[ | ]

The Hateful Virago is one of the most dangerous enemies to plague the Weald, alongside the Unclean Giant. She utilises a powerful blight attack and a damaging hex that also marks those it strikes, making them more vulnerable to the attack of any Fungal Scratchers she has with her.

The Hateful Virago will use "From Death Comes Life" at the end of any round where there is an available corpse. This attack creates a Necrotic Fungus, which occupies the same spot and blocks healing effects entirely for as long as it's on the battlefield. Between this, the Virago's ability to buff her associates, and her own powerful attacks, the Virago can quickly make combat astonishingly lethal for an unprepared player. The player must destroy the corpse — either by killing the enemy with a critical hit, with Bleed or Blight, or by using skills that clear corpses — or killing the Virago first, to prevent her from raising these growths.

Because of this, killing the Virago herself is often an immediate priority for the player. Failing to do so can quickly result in the heroes being unable to heal; the odds of losing one who reaches Death's Door via a critical hit being too high to ignore. However, one must also be wary of any additional enemies that accompany her. Focusing on her immediately can often open the party to excess and potentially lethal damage, worsened by being unable to heal.

Spawning[ | ]

The Hateful Virago will only spawn in Champion level dungeons in the Weald.

Abilities[ | ]

Champion Level
Skill Name Range Rank Target Accuracy Crit
Chance
Damage Effect
(Target)
Effect
(Self)
Notes
Ruinous Hex Melee 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3, 4, 75% +1 Target. 97.5% 9% 4-7 Poptext debuff 140% Debuff: -10 ACC, -20 DODGE
Poptext tagged Mark
No Effect
Putrefying Breath Ranged 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3. 97.5% 14% 6-13 Poptext poison 120% Blight 3
Poptext move 150% Knockback 1
No Effect
From Death Comes Life* Support 1, 2, 3, 4. 1, 2, 3, 4 (allies). New game plus save icon Consumes a corpse and creates a Necrotic Fungus** No Effect


* "From Death Comes Life" is an Auto-Action used at the end of every round there is a corpse.

** While active, Necrotic Fungus prevents healing, which can lead to you quickly losing heroes, as they won't be able to get off of Death's Door.

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