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Kumawakamaru, Ancient of Shadows

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A darkness radiates from the monument, causing many things to become difficult to see. You catch a brief glimpse of movement nearby... Was that Abaddon? Upgrading this ancient will allow you to sneak past monsters when exploring.

Effect

Kumawakamaru reduces monsters required to kill per non-boss zone. The integer part of its effect shows the reduced monster per normal zone, while the decimal part is the chance to get one monster fewer.

For example, the effect of -2.33 means number of monsters per normal zone is 8 at most, with a 33% chance to have only 7 monsters per zone. The minimum number of monsters required to kill to complete a zone is 2.

Leveling Kumawakamaru

Kumawakamaru's summon cost is the player's current summon cost.

Kumawakamaru's cost per level is 2n, with n being equal to the next level.

All costs except the summon cost can be reduced by Outsider chor.png .

The monster reduction follows the formula:

number of monster reduction = -8×(1-e-.025n)×Effect of  Outsider borb.png 
Lvl Cost Effect Lvl Cost Effect Lvl Cost Effect
1 Summon cost -0.19752 10 210 -1.76959 100 2100 -7.34332
2 4 -0.39016 20 220 -3.14775 200 2200 -7.94610
3 8 -0.57805 30 230 -4.22107 300 2300 -7.99558
4 16 -0.76130 40 240 -5.05696 400 2400 -7.99964
5 32 -0.94002 50 250 -5.70796 500 2500 -7.99999
6 64 -1.11434 60 260 -6.21496 600 2600 -7.99999
7 128 -1.28434 70 270 -6.60981 700 2700 -7.99999
8 256 -1.45015 80 280 -6.91732 800 2800 -7.99999
9 512 -1.61187 90 290 -7.15681 900 2900 -7.99999

Trivia

  • Kumawakamaru is likely a reference to Hino Kumawaka, née Kumawaka-maru, who was most known for avenging his father by killing a lay monk while the monk was sleeping.
  • Kumawakamaru effectively maxes out at level 1498.
  • Kumawakamaru and Hecatoncheir.png both have 12 letters, the longest of any Ancient.
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