So I’m in the underdark at the moment, everything has been a breeze so far aside from a few tough encounters, I’m having fun. I come across secret rooms every third dungeon and the only complaint is the drops and challenge rating don’t seem to be worth my time…
That was until after I beat the minotaur boss. He wasn’t much of a challenge, I immobilized him and gave him a good alpha strike. The next dungeon made me thank Ao that I had. I come across a hidden room and entered… My party immediately exploded before I got a chance to move. I was left thinking: “what the hell just happened?” I try again, I get one character to go first before the two minotaurs, same result.
So it turns out Minotaurs get a free trample attack every time they advance. They did about 2.2k each advance. I ran this room over and over until RNG blessed me with a first turn immobilize (later, I found advancing a redshirt melee character forward to take a fatal beating also worked).
So Here’s my question: is this good gameplay? I’m not going to complain about a hard fight but I wonder if 3 minotaur groups might be a little unfair given that they can blitz you with little difficulty. One thing a I will say, if the dev’s designed minotaurs to be terrifying, they ace’ed it. 10/10