Ambush the Parabolan Quarry at close range

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From: Embattled with the (Parabolan Quarry)

Target just the right portion of its anatomy.

Game Instructions: This will reduce the ferocity of the (prey name), making it easier to capture or kill. This option is possible because you have ambushed it in its lair.

Unlocked with Encounter Setting exactly 20

Locked with Parabolan Quarry 1000, Parabolan Quarry: Amenable to Capture

Wiki note: The text and title of this option change depending on your prey.

Challenge information

Narrow, Monstrous Anatomy 3 (50% base)

  • 0 - high-risk (20%)
  • 1 - high-risk (30%)
  • 2 - tough (40%)
  • 3 - very chancy (50%)
  • 4 - chancy (60%)
  • 5 - modest (70%)
  • 6 - very modest (80%)
  • 7 - low-risk (90%)
  • 8 and above - straightforward (100%)

The tentative equation is 1 + ( Parabolan Ferocity/3, rounded to nearest integer).
For example, the Pinewood Shark has a rating of 7 at Parabolan Ferocity 18, 6 at 14, 4 at 10 and 3 at 6.


A wounding attack

You wound the [Parabolan Quarry] [in its weak spot], making it much slower to move and slower to attack.

Description summary:
The location of the weak spot varies based on the type of Parabolan Quarry.

Parabolan QuarryWeak Spot
10 - Focused Albatrossin the wing
20 - Seven-Throated Warblerin the breast
30 - Storm-birdin the chest
100 - Honey-Mazed Bearin the flank
200 - Pinewood Sharkjust behind the gill
400 - Ushabti-Vessela deep gouge in the stone

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Redirects to: Embattled with the (Parabolan Quarry)

Rare Success

A blinding blow

You strike! Your aim is true, a cut and the [Parabolan Quarry] is unable to see you clearly. The advantage is yours for now.

Redirects to: Embattled with the (Parabolan Quarry)


You strike

And it strikes back. The [Parabolan Quarry] seems to know where to inflict damage on you, as much as you on it.
  • Monstrousanatomy sidebarsmall.png Your knowledge of Monstrous Anatomy has increased. Or your Anatomy has become more Monstrous. One of those. (Increases Monstrous Anatomy by +1 CP, up to level 5 + Monstrous Studies)
  • Sidebarwoundssmall.png Wounds is increasing… (+2 CP)

Redirects to: Embattled with the (Parabolan Quarry)