|“Took a Level in Sauceror”|
|Order of the Stick comic|
Kobold's make great weapons.
|Date published||22 August 2011|
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- Vaarsuvius ◀ ▶
- Zz'dtri ◀ ▶
- Yukyuk (dominated) ◀ ▶
- Ranch Dressing Elemental ▶
- Five Soldiers of the Empire of Blood
- Panel 1
Zz'dtri hits the ground with a "WHONK!".
- Panel 2
Zz'dtri is now weak, covered in scratches, and sitting on the floor.
Vaarsuvius: Oh, heavens! I cannot believe I violated the detailed rules and regulations we agreed upon before beginning this contest!
Vaarsuvius: We must consult the referee for an appropriate penalty regarding my heinous transgression!
- Panel 3
Zz'dtri: Kobold beat me.
Zz'dtri: Not you.
- Panel 4
Vaarsuvius glares angrily and starts to prepare to cast a spell.
- Panel 5
Beat. Vaarsuvius stops and changes their expression to normal.
- Panel 6
Vaarsuvius: Believe what you wish for the last few seconds of your life.
"click. click." is heard from Yukyuk's crossbows.
- Panel 7
Zz'dtri jumps up at Vaarsuvius.
Zz'dtri: Plane Shift!
A portal opens up behind Vaarsuivius, which Vaarsuvius falls into along with Yukyuk.
- Panel 8
Zz'dtri falls to the floor with a "WHUMP!".
- Panel 9
Zz'dtri remains on the floor with his eyes closed.
- Panel 10
A group of guards come and arrest Zz'dtri.
- Panel 11
Meanwhile, Vaarsuvius and Yukyuk fall in some white land with the sounds of "GLOOP! GLOOP!" coming up when they land.
Creature: Hello, solid ones! What brings you to the Semi-Elemental Plane of Ranch Dressing?
- Panel 12
Vaarsuvius is now standing up.
Vaarsuvius: I was simply wondering if you could undercut the dignity of my legimate victory for me.
Creature: Does that involve dipping broccoli in anything?
Vaarsuvius: Today? Yes.
D&D Context Edit
- Plane Shift is a 7th level spell which allows the caster to move up to eight willing creatures to another plane of existence. Or one unwilling creature that fails a Will check.
- The title of the comic, "Took a Level in Sauceror" is a reference to the Sauceror character class in the surreal MMORPG Kingdom of Loathing.
- This is the first appearance of the Ranch Dressing Elemental.