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From: Play chess with the Boatman

"Wonderful work against Marfellow in the end-game," he remarks creakily as he sets up the board. What? Is Death a fan of yours?

Game Instructions: Careful! Losing may take you further and further from the shores of day.

Unlocked with The Boatman's Opponent 15 to 24

Challenge information

Broad, Watchful 150

  • 103 - very chancy (41%)
  • 128 - chancy (51%)
  • 153 - modest (61%)
  • 178 - very modest (71%)
  • 203 - low-risk (81%)
  • 228 - straightforward (91%)
  • 250 - straightforward (100%)


A moment of pettiness

The Boatman hisses as he topples his king with a bony knuckle. 'Enjoy it while it lasts,' he growls. 'You're all of you mine in the end.'


The wisdom of ages

You bring a lifetime of mortal ingenuity to the fight. He brings a thousand thousand years of cunning. You contend against him for what seems years: but in the end, there can only be one result.