Dungeons of Dredmor is a game about Diggles, Loot and Lutefisk. As it is indeed a roguelike game, it is a game where you die, often, and that steals your sleep.

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Open level up window

I clicked away my level up screen to check on some crafting recipes. Now I cannot get back to the level up window. Is there a hotkey or button for this?
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How to kill Lord Dredmor?

Finally I reached 15th floor and met Lord Dredmor for the first time (Dwarven Moderation + Permadeath). I tried to fight against him but some of his magical attacks do an insane amount of damage (more ...
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How can my gas canister become hostile to me in Dredmor? Caused Instadeath!

I can't quite work out how this happened in Dungeons of Dredmor so I would be curious if anyone else understands what happened. On level 8 (my first time that low) I was slaughtering a monster zoo ...
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How to destroy an artifact?

On level 1 Inconsequentia gave me a request to defeat a regiment, claim an artifact and destroy it at the monolith. I defeated the regiment, got the artifact and now am standing next to a monolith on ...
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Useful steam from Baromatic Vortex Upgrade?

When using the "Baromatic Vortex Upgrade" skill of the rogue scientist, you get a buff of heat exhaust and are surrounded by steam for several turns as you move around. Is there a beneficial use of ...
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Where is the amount of Zorkmids I own displayed?

I just started playing Dungeons of Dreadmore. I guess I own some Zorkmids, but I can't find them in the inventory. How do I know how much money I have?
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What's the point of Undead Aethernauts?

I found monsters called Undead Aethernaut and Iv'e been wondering what's the point of having them in the game because they don't attack you unless you attack first. When you mouse over them it says: ...
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How can I escape a room with no doors?

I've never been past level 4 and now I'm on level 13... then something teleported me and now here I am stuck. There is lava on one side and walls on the other 3. The wall to the left is only 1 block ...
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What is 'Crushed Bones'?

While playing with a mace based character, I've noticed the proc "Crushed Bones" when hitting a monster with mace skill at level 3. On the wiki for mace skill there is no mention of this proc. While ...
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How can I gather enough steel for smithing?

In Dungeons of Dredmor copious amounts of steel ingots are needed to create a decent set of armor. However steel doesn't seem that common. How can I get enough?
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Can I share Items between characteers?

As in most dungeon games a character in Dungeons of Dredmor finds many many items that are useless to them. Full plate to the mage, staves to the rogue, etc, etc. Is there a way in Dungeons of ...
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What's this attribute represented by a purple skull?

I was shopping when I noticed this ring has an icon that isn't in character's primary statistics. What's that icon mean?
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Why am I getting a thaumite's infestation?

In one of my late runs something really weird happened: nearly half of the monsters I slayed became infested with thaumites as soon as they died. I was running a skill setup without Golemancy, so I ...
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What are the negative effects of using a weapon type that you don't have a skill in?

I've found weapons that I'm not specced into that seem to be significant upgrades to what I have. What kind of negative effects are associated with wielding a weapon you aren't skilled with?
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What does this new icon mean that Conquest of the Wizardlands added?

So the new expansion to Dungeons of Dredmor added a new "Encrusting" system. This system has added at least one new stat, or mechanic, or pulley/lever/other spinning thing to the game. Problem is, ...
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How do I survive as a spellcaster long enough to become powerful?

So, I've had quite a few successful runs with warrior type builds in Dungeons of Dredmor. (usually along the lines of Swords, Berserker Rage, Shield Bearer, Master of Arms along with other skills that ...
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Why do I have negative righteous resistance in Dungeons of Dredmor?

My current player seems to have -7 righteous resistance. There does not appear to be any indication that I am suffering from an effect that causes this. Could it be a display bug? Here's a ...
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What does the Bonzai Bomb do?

What is a Bonzai Bomb in Dungeons of Dredmor? It's one of the default alchemy crafting recipes, and I think it was added in the "Realm of the Diggle Gods" expansion, but I'm not sure.
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Permanent Shroud of Darkness debuff

I'm playing on elvishly easy with permadeath. At least since the 3th or 4th floor, almost every time I encounter an enemy I get debuffed with the Shroud of Darkness. I'm at level 7 now and the ...
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Zombyfycation dispels my zombies!

Zombyfycation lets me summon a lot of zombies, but from time to time casting it kills most of them. It's quite frustrating to have that happen when I'm at eight zombies and trying to raise three more ...
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Tomes: how can I use them?

"Duh, you just read them." I certainly suppose so, but how? where? Right clicking on them does nothing. The DoD wiki does have an article on them, but it merely lists the possible tomes, without ...
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How can I save myself from an island in lava?

I defeated a Muscly Diggle at level 10 and right after that the Blink Curse teleported me onto a small island in the middle of lava. It was in its last turn, so I have no chance of using it to jump ...
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How to get the “The Sea is a cruel mistress” achievement?

The achievement "The Sea is a cruel mistress" is simply described as "Drown". I guess I have to get into water, but I don't see how. I can't walk into it, I can't be moved by a monster, and ...
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Do antimagic fields work on Dredmor?

I have a Warrior/Rogue-heavy character that has gotten down to the bottom floor once now. When I got there, Dredmor used a spell that killed me after one or two rounds. I'm considering adding ...
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Selecting difficulty on Dungeons of Dredmor

For some reason, no matter what button I press on the difficulty screen on Dungeons of Dredmor, it automatically selects Dwarvish Moderation and Permadeath. Doesn't matter where I click, or whether I ...
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How does the Realm of Diggle Gods DLC affect the original game?

How does the DLC affect existing save games? Do I have start over in order to access DLC material? What I understood from the description is that there are new levels and items, but what I didn't ...
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Can I use a Dungeons of Dredmor expansion purchased through Steam in Desura?

I bought the Dungeons of Dredmor expansion, Realm of the Diggle Gods, on Steam. However, I prefer to play DoD on Linux, through Desura. Is there any way I can move the expansion to the Desura install, ...
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Why are my weapons randomly lowering their stats?

Is there a sort of weapon decay in dungeons of dredmor? Or is some enemy doing this? If so, is there a way to raise the stat back up?
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Is there a faster way to get Potions of Steeling?

I am already at level 5 and so far I have encountered only one. I obviously don't have the Alchemist tree so I won't be able to craft one to save my life. Right now I have like 20 each of Iron and ...
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Omnipotent Pork Sword or Katana

In Dungeons of Dredmor, I am havign a hard time to pick between these two. Katana adds 10 slashing, 5 piercing, and 5 enemy dodge reduction. Omnipotent adds 2 slashing, 2 piercing, 10 necromantic, ...
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What are these strange red and blue squares?

At floor 7 of Dungeons of Dredmor I found these strange red and blue squares. How can I interacet with them and what should I expect?
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What are constructs vulnerable to?

My dual wielding swordman-thief-pyromaniac character is having a LOT of trouble with constructs, given that his usual approach is turning out to be useless against them. I'm playing this one without ...
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At what level should I start praying to Inconsequentia?

Inconsequentia, the Goddest of Sidequests, can grant quests leading to random artifacts. I've tried her twice on two fresh characters; both times, the quest was about killing a horribly out of depth ...
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What are the names of all of the monster taxa? I'm planning to convert some into booze

Vegetable, Demon, Undead, Animal, etc. - does anyone know what ALL of the monster taxa are? I'm working on a Chef skill for brewing and frying chunks of live monsters in combat, damaging them and ...
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Should trading artifacts for experience always yield an experience gain?

I'm using the It belongs in a museum! skill from the Archaeologist skill set to exchange artifacts for experience. I read somewhere that the EXP gain is equal to the item's (selling) value. A few ...
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Is a build relying only on fire damage viable?

I'm currently running a build relying almost only on fire damage (through the Promethean Magic skill) for defeating enemies. Currently when I encounter fire-resistant monsters I either whack them with ...
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Can monsters open doors or teleport via glyphs?

One of my current strategies in Dungeons of Dredmor is to close myself in a room in order to heal. Sometimes also I'll escape via the Satanic Displacement Glyph system. Thus far, I've not found any ...
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Is there a way to autosave in Dungeons of Dredmor?

Dredmor is a fun game, but it occasionally crashes on my computer. Therefore, I end up saving often to avoid losing progress. Going into the menu to save means that first I have to close all of my ...
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Are all Inconsequentia quests solvable?

Is it 100% possible to complete every quest received from Statue of Inconsequentia? I just played the game for few days so far and I am now in level 4, but already had around 2-3 quests that I found ...
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How can I have Fun with the Lutefisk Cube?

I recently attempted to convert a spare Horadric Lutefisk Cube I found into lutefisk. Instead of lutefisk, the cubes produced a fiery death. (I survived the initial explosion, but the fire got me the ...
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What good is ground meat?

The ingot grinder can ground up cheese to make grated cheese (which can then be used for making an omelet). The grinder can also make ground meat which appears to just reduce the quality of the meat. ...
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What is the Harmless Red Cube?

I keep finding this cube in the dungeon. But I can never interact with it. Is there a purpose to it, or is it just some Easter Egg?
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The wishing lever - what are the blue drops on ground?

I found a magic penny. then pull the lever and a 3x3 of blue drops appears on the ground - walking over them pops them like bubbles, but I notice no other effect. What is this about?
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Can I abandon a quest and get it back in Dungeons of dredmor?

I have spent hours on 2 empty floor(s). On occasion I find items I did not have room to pickup. But no sign of my quest item or monsters. Can I abandon the quest and reacquire it to reset the quest or ...
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When is it safe to use the Anvil of Krong?

Is there a way to know whether an item will be enchanted or cursed by an anvil of Krong? At first it happened to me when I used the same item on three different anvils. Recently it has also happened ...
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How does dual-wielding affect weapon skill special attacks and stat bonuses?

Do the stat bonuses and passive special attack chances from weapon skills double when dual-wielding two weapons of the same type? Do they stack when dual-wielding with two different weapon types (i.e. ...
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What is “A Tome of Fire Or Ice”?

Has anyone figured out how the room for "A Tome of Fire Or Ice" works, by chance? I'm only on the third floor, so I figure it's not that difficult, but unless my Google-fu was just being weak, I ...
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How does Five-Finger Discount work?

The ability description reads: You can 'purchase' items from the store for as cheap as free. Don't let Brax catch you at it though, or he'll send his Dread Collectors after you. The wiki agrees: ...
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How do I use ranged weapons?

I feel like an idiot. I have the starting crossbow equipped, but my character, instead of using ranged attack, runs up to the enemy to melee them instead with her boots. How exactly should I get her ...
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How do I open the UberChest(TM)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I open some nice looking UberChests? Straight forward question. These chests are always locked for me, and having Lockpicks in the inventory doesn't seem to do ...