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Pixel Dungeon (2012) is a roguelike game for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS, and Linux, written and developed by Watabou. Initially released as a beta, Pixel Dungeon was officially released on December 2, 2013 with the version 1.6 update. Use this tag for questions about Pixel Dungeon, regardless of platform.

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How do enemies respawn in Shattered Pixel Dungeon?

In Pixel Dungeon, one enemy would respawn every 50 turns (25 turns at night). But many changes were made to Shattered PD. to prevent farming, and I think someone told me respawning is diferent in ...
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Pixel Dungeon Yog-Dzewa taking no damage

I'm on Yog-Dzewa, the final boss of pixel dungeon. I was dealing damage to Yog-Dzewa (the eyeball) just fine, but now I am not. I know that the fists each contribute a damage divisor of 2 so I ...
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What changes during the night-time?

I loaded up Pixel Dungeon at 12:31 AM today, and was surprised by the orange text "Be cautious, since the dungeon is even more dangerous at night!" That got me wondering. What all changes when the ...
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How do I make sure I do not die?

In the game, Pixel Dungeon, your goal is to get to the bottom floor and grab an amulet, and bring it back to the top. But, when ever I try, I tend to die at around floor 10-15 due to inadaqute ...
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Can a weapon have a negative Strength requirement through upgrades?

Through the use of Upgrade Scrolls, is it possible to reach a negative strength requirement? Assuming there are enough Upgrade Scrolls in the game and you don't die due to your lack of quality armour ...
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Do ring bonuses stack if wearing the same ring twice?

While playing as a Freerunner, I acquired a second Ring of Shadows +1. Naturally, having an open slot, I equipped it. Now, does Pixel Dungeon only read the highest of the two rings or does it add the ...
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Most effective hero?

I have heard that the Warrior is the easiest by far for new players due to easily blasting through lower levels; however, after level 15 the Warrior's performance is significantly hindered and ...
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What's a good tactic to defeat Giant Piranhas?

Often, I encounter a flooded room with around 3 Giant Piranhas inside. Normally, when overwhelmed, I would retreat behind the door, so only one enemy is able to attack me at a time. In this case, that'...
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What can I do if I'm starving and I have no food?

I'm not sure how am I supposed to handle food in Pixel Dungeon: apparently you find it at random, and if you don't happen to find it, you'll just starve to death. Is that normal behaviour, or I'm ...
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What's the deal with the rat king?

I've found a "rat king" monster on floor 5 in a treasure room behind a secret door. I can't seem to attack it, and it just wonders the floor aimlessly. What's the point with that monster? Is there any ...
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What is the detriment to using too-heavy weapons and armor and does it scale?

According to the Pixel Dungeon Wiki, using weapons that are too heavy makes them slower to swing and less likely to hit, and using armor that is too heavy makes you slower to move and less likely to ...
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How is the health restored by the Dew Vial determined?

The Dew Vial is definitely a good idea, but I'm wondering how it works. When you drink the dew (or when it is automatically drank at low health), how is the amount of health calculated? Is it amount ...
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What are the possible types and odds of mystery meats?

The question arises because to me it seems not worth eating. It is worth eating when it comes to the chance of negative effects?
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How does the Troll Blacksmith's "reforging" work?

The Troll Blacksmith offers to "reforge 2 items and turn them into one of better quality". Before I permanently do stuff to my items I want to better understand how it works, and specifically: I am ...
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How do you farm health potions?

I've read in a few comments on the Pixel Dungeon facebook page that the game is 'easy' if you farm health potions. I know that Flies and Bats drop health potions, but when I stick around on those ...
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Do the effects of rings stack?

For example, if I equip two rings of mending, do their effects on my health regeneration stack? I'm guessing it will be easiest to check this with two rings of detection, but I haven't had the chance ...
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Is there anything to eat besides basic rations?

In other roguelikes, I've been able to carve up corpses of fallen foes to eat when I'm hungry. In Pixel Dungeon, so far it looks like the only way to eat is to find a ration. It does take quite a long ...
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How do I defeat the goo?

So I got to level 5 of Pixel Dungeon on my Android, equipped with a +3 dagger and a +4 leather armor, and was swiftly defeated by a goo, which kept "pumping itself up" and filling my wounds with acid. ...
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