Try to determine where it will strike next - and lay out poisoned bait there

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From: Track down a rat of exceptional size and cunning


Perhaps its attacks have a pattern. Perhaps you'll be wasting your time. Only one way to find out.


Challenge information

Broad, Owl.png Watchful 12

  • 9 - very chancy (45%)
  • 11 - chancy (55%)
  • 13 - modest (65%)
  • 15 - very modest (75%)
  • 17 - low-risk (85%)
  • 19 - straightforward (95%)
  • 20 - straightforward (100%)

Success

You've worked out a relationship between its attacks and the tides

You leave a beefsteak laced with strychnine, and the next day it's gone. The thing ate it and lived! But it must be suffering. A few more doses will finish it off. As long as you can afford a beefsteak.


Failure

Its attacks seem random...

Is it devilishly cunning? Or is it just, you know, random? Either way, your strychnine-laced beefsteaks attract nothing but ordinary rats.