New Unit Idea: Flaming Berserk Bat

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New Unit Idea: Flaming Berserk Bat

Post by Glowing Fish »

Added the Unit name to the subject line --Irrevenant

Actually, it is not a new idea, but I finally, using my limited amount of Gimp-Fu,did the art for it. Put this in your custom campaigns and eras where you want!

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[unit]
	id=Flaming Berserk Bat
	name= _ "Flaming Berserk Bat"
	race=undead
	image="units/undead/berserkbat.png"
	ellipse="misc/ellipse-nozoc"
	hitpoints=12
	movement_type=undeadfly
	movement=8
	experience=14
	level=0
	alignment=chaotic
	advanceto=
	cost=15
	usage=scout
        [attack]
              name=slam
              icon=
              type=fire
              damage=3
              number=3
              [specials]
                       {WEAPON_SPECIAL_BERSERK}
               [/specials]
         [/attack]
[/unit]
That is what I have worked out so far.[/code]
Last edited by Glowing Fish on January 10th, 2008, 8:51 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Post by IB »

I second this idea.

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Post by Velensk »

Why don't you give it the absorb essence ability someone proposed a short while back, so not olny is it a bererker fire bat, but it is an essence sucking berzerker fire bat.
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Post by Simons Mith »

Velensk wrote:Why don't you give it the absorb essence ability someone proposed a short while back, so not olny is it a bererker fire bat, but it is an essence sucking berzerker fire bat.
But that would be unbalanced.

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Imp would be a better name.

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3-3 berserk fire...that's really nasty, you know? Practically instant death to almost any melee unit.
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CarpeGuitarrem wrote:3-3 berserk fire...that's really nasty, you know? Practically instant death to almost any melee unit.
It only has 12 hit points, so not only would it have a small chance of killing any melee unit, it wouldn't even have a good chance against most ranged units. Besides, of course, the skeleton archer.
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But if it's a berserk ranged attack, isn't that up to 90 attacks done against a melee unit? And at 3 damage each, that's pretty bad.
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I think it's underpowered.

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CarpeGuitarrem wrote:But if it's a berserk ranged attack, isn't that up to 90 attacks done against a melee unit? And at 3 damage each, that's pretty bad.
Oh, its attack is supposed to be Melee. Did I forget to put that in the unit WML? I think maybe I did. Anyway, it is a melee unit.
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anakayub wrote:I think it's underpowered.

It's a joke, if you couldn't tell.
I actually couldn't tell, and was about to start arguing in defense of the honor of my flaming berserk bat.

Although, if we really were to get into a flame war, this would be the unit we would want on our side.
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Post by anakayub »

Glowing Fish wrote:
anakayub wrote:I think it's underpowered.

It's a joke, if you couldn't tell.
I actually couldn't tell, and was about to start arguing in defense of the honor of my flaming berserk bat.

Although, if we really were to get into a flame war, this would be the unit we would want on our side.
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Post by deoxy »

WarHighlander wrote:Imp would be a better name.
Second this.
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Post by CarpeGuitarrem »

Glowing Fish wrote:
CarpeGuitarrem wrote:But if it's a berserk ranged attack, isn't that up to 90 attacks done against a melee unit? And at 3 damage each, that's pretty bad.
Oh, its attack is supposed to be Melee. Did I forget to put that in the unit WML? I think maybe I did. Anyway, it is a melee unit.
Oh...that makes sense. Okay, yeah. If it's melee, that's an entirely different story. I dunno. I just kinda saw "fire", and I thought "fireball", and that made me think "ranged". Silly me, I didn't see the attack's actual name.
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Post by irrevenant »

deoxy wrote:
WarHighlander wrote:Imp would be a better name.
Second this.
Disagree. Imps are a type of demon. This is not a demon, it's a bat.

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