Teachings of the Fist
This is some of the wisdom of the ancient masters of the Way of the Surprising Fist, in convenient, portable scroll form.
(In-game plural: Teachings of the Fists)
(NOTE: All of these special adventures will occur on your 12th overall adventure in each zone.)
- The Haiku Dungeon
- Five Deadly Syllables
- The Poker Room
- Kung-Fu Hustler
- A Barroom Brawl
- Drunken Bastard
- The Haunted Conservatory
- Dance of the Spooky Mantis
- The "Fun" House
- The Prodigal Clown
- Menagerie Level 2
- Moose in the Eagle's Shadow
- Pandamonium Slums
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Demon
- Orcish Frat House
- 37 Chambers
- The Road to the White Citadel
- Fist of the White Citadel
- Lair of the Ninja Snowmen
- Enter the Snowman
- First scroll:
- A fire burns inside you. Must've been something you ate. You concentrate until the fire moves from your gullet into your hands.
- You acquire a skill: Flying Fire Fist
- Second scroll:
- In your mind's eye, a salamander dances in and out of a fire. The camera pans back and reveal that the fire is at a disco. Cool, salamander.
- You acquire a skill: Salamander Kata
- Third scroll:
- You journey back in time to your infancy, and the time your parents reluctantly let your drunk uncle babysit you. Repressed memories flood into you like gin into a baby's mouth.
- You acquire a skill: Drunken Baby Style
- Fourth scroll:
- You now know the smell of one hand clapping.
- You acquire a skill: Stinkpalm
- Fifth scroll:
- You ask the earth what it desires. It answers that you should mind your own business and also that you are ugly. You decide that the next time you get a chance, you're going to punch that earth jerk.
- You acquire a skill: Worldpunch
- Sixth scroll:
- You're kinda hungry, but you stuff that hunger deep inside yourself, and compress it into a ball of rage.
- You acquire a skill: Knuckle Sandwich
- Seventh scroll:
- You concentrate on each of the fingers on your right hand, one by one, until you are at peace with all seven of them. Wait.
- You acquire a skill: Seven-Finger Strike
- Eighth scroll:
- A fly buzzes lazily past, and you reach out and deftly catch it with your fingers. Then you wipe your fingers, off, because gross.
- You acquire a skill: Miyagi Massage
- Ninth scroll:
- Your mind is a snake. And when you cut the snake open, it contains hundreds of smaller snakes. And when you cut those open, each of them contains your mind.
- You acquire a skill: Chilled Monkey Brain Technique
- Tenth scroll:
- You leave your body momentarily, and end up behind yourself. While you're there, you decide to play a really awesome joke on yourself.
- You acquire a skill: Zendo Kobushi Kancho
- Eleventh scroll:
- You sense that your training is complete. Your mind is a fist. Your soul is a fist. Your body is a fist. Especially the fist part of your body.
- You acquire a skill: Master of the Surprising Fist
- Even if you have Master of the Surprising Fist permed, the message for the eleventh scroll will not change.
|Surprising Fist Techniques|
|1||Flying Fire Fist||Combat||0||Deals Hot Damage. Can be boosted by turns of Salamanderenity|
|2||Salamander Kata||Noncombat||5|| (3X) turns of Salamanderenity|
regenerate 3-4 MP per turn
|3||Drunken Baby Style||Combat||0||Deals damage based on inebriety level.|
|4||Stinkpalm||Combat||0||Deals Stench Damage.|
|5||Worldpunch||Noncombat||11|| (X) turns of Earthen Fist|
+10 damage to Fist techniques.
Allows you to mine.
|6||Knuckle Sandwich||Combat||0||Deals damage and reduces monster attack by 3X.|
|7||Seven-Finger Strike||Combat||0||Deals X damage and hits 7 times in a round.|
|8||Miyagi Massage||Noncombat||5|| (3X) turns of Retrograde Relaxation|
regenerate 8-10 HP per turn
|9||Chilled Monkey Brain Technique||Combat||0||Deals Cold Damage and stuns your opponent.|
|10||Zendo Kobushi Kancho||Combat||0||Deals Sleaze Damage and reduces monster defense by 3X.|
|11||Master of the Surprising Fist||Passive||0||Allows you to attack with your Surprising Fist|
|X is # of Teachings of the Fist used.|