Monster attacking itself?

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Michael Meyer

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Nov 4, 2021, 2:33:37 PM11/4/21
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I'm curious about some hitmm code in the current release that ensures
messages about a silver-hating monster attacking itself with a silver
weapon will make grammatical sense ("John's silver saber sears his own
flesh!" instead of "himself's flesh!") -- is this just futureproofing,
or is there a way that this is could happen in-game?

paxed noted that a confused long worm can attack its own tail segment,
but it seems like the silver-hater stuff wouldn't apply in that case...
well, at least not until wereworms with silver teeth are added :). Are
there any other circumstances under which a monster can attack itself?

- Michael
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