Enraged giant Hogswatch tree
There is a giant Hogswatch tree in the centre of the Royal Market, Sto Lat.
In their quest for civic festivities, the citizens of Sto Lat accidentally imported a sapient pine tree from the Forest of Skund. Don't worry! It will be completely safe unless anyone does anything stupid like poke it repeatedly.
When spawned, it looks like this:
Thirty feet tall and fifteen feet wide at its lowest branches, this imported Skund pine is perhaps the purest distilled expression of a municipal Hogswatch the Sto Plains have ever seen. Decked with tinsel and magical lights and hams and packet upon packet of sausages, it's sure to bring a fond tear to the eye of anyone prone to recalling the Hogswatches of their youth through rosy hindsight. At the base, a plaster diorama of the Hogfather, his sleigh, and his adorable pink pigs guards a huge pile of gaily coloured presents.
Be sure that neither you nor anyone else pokes it! That would be most unsafe.
Syntax : poke [the] [Hogswatch] tree with <weapon>
You poke the giant Hogswatch tree. The giant Hogswatch tree tries to ignore it. You poke the giant Hogswatch tree. The giant Hogswatch tree tries to ignore it. You poke the giant Hogswatch tree. The giant Hogswatch tree tries to ignore it. You poke the giant Hogswatch tree. The giant Hogswatch tree finally cracks and bellows in fury, uprooting itself from its pot and thrashing around in festive seasonal rage. The enraged giant Hogswatch tree moves aggressively towards you!
Please note that when enraged, the Hogswatch tree can attack players in the room, it seems even those that poked it in the past and not just recently.
- Idling in the centre of the Royal Market it not recommended unless you want to fight while idle!
There's some saplings that spawn when fighting, you can try to find in which room they are with
l around (when the weather / light is good).
- The saplings all die off when the giant Hogswatch tree is defeated.
- Killing the saplings doesn't seem to do anything.
The enraged giant Hogswatch tree raises its branches to the sky in a silent call for aid. The ground begins to rumble! To the east, with a spray of dislodged cobblestones, an enraged Hogswatch sapling bursts out of the ground. To the west, with a spray of dislodged cobblestones, an enraged Hogswatch sapling bursts out of the ground
The enraged Hogswatch tree has been defeated! One of the huge presents that hung on the tree falls to the ground! There's sure to be something nice in there for you.
Presents that have been uncovered:
Costumes don't fit humans or giant fruitbats.
You cannot put on the cute Hogfather costume as you are too big to wear something designed for pets.
- A pink Snouter costume
- Wearable pets
Warning: existing pets might object to having or wearing a new pet. A scorpion wearable pet killed a confused squirrel when trying to wear it.
- A (weighs about 20 lb)
- A (sheathes up to four tools or wands, weighs about a pound)