Research:Heezlewurst's Elemental Buffer

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Gas trap test

I found a gas trap, so I decided to do some testing.

No protection

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-873 HP}

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-909 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-698 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-732 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-505 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-799 HP} 

Mean: 752.6 damage.

The first casting result

Casting HEB with all methods maxed and with one yellow crystal:

A small yellow crystal and the octogram seem to twist and merge into ribbons of yellow energy, which rise and surround you.

My look output:

He is surrounded by sparkling yellow energy.

And finally, the shields output:

 * You are protected by an elemental shield against:  
 * Gas (about an hour).

First shield test

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-419 HP}

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-585 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-450 HP}

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-626 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-209 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-529 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-579 HP}

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-413 HP} 

Mean: 480 damage. There seems to be a reduction of damage, but not blocking entirely like TPA.


The second casting result

Cast the spell on 1 more crystal while already having the first shield active. Nothing changed, same messages. Casting was a bit slower.

The second shield test

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-245 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-432 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-215 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-507 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-669 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-555 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-324 HP}

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-236 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-207 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-298 HP} 

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-502 HP} 

Mean: 380.9 damage. Another slight reduction it seems.

The third casting result

Tried casting on two more additional crystals while having the previous two-crystal shield active. Worked as normal, same messages, nothing changed in shields output.

The third shield test

There is a loud hissing noise.  You choke on poison gas.
{-325 HP} 


Conclusion

So far, inconclusive on whether the shield actually gets stronger or if the trap gives very random damage. It may be that HEB has a cap on two crystals per element as well.

Also it doesn't seem like the timer for the elemental shield goes down if it takes damage.


Further research still needed!

Dyne - 2021-05-28