Abyss of Demons

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Abyss of Demons
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The Abyss of Demons is a medium-level dungeon that is a staple source of Potions of Vitality and the Demon Blade for many players.

The normal enemies in the dungeon attack in groups, have low health, inflict no status effects, but deal high damage. In addition, much of the dungeon is covered with lava, meaning high defense and/or HP is recommended for surviving the dungeon..

Entrances to the Abyss of Demons are commonly dropped from White Demons and last 30 seconds.

Key:

Abyss of Demons Key The Abyss of Demons Key is available in the Nexus for 50 Realm Gold.

Guide:

See the Abyss of Demons Guide for a complete walk-through on the dungeon and all its enemies.

Here are some amazing guides on how to solo an abyss on unpotted characters with mediocre equipment - Thanks to Bluenoser:
Knight Solo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlQ1kngzgao
Wizard Solo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRMNd3fwC54

Notes:

  • As of Build 123.3 there are secret treasure rooms. These rooms contain a “Mini-Boss”, the Abyss Idol.

Contents


Layout:

Abyss Layout

An Example Layout of a Abyss With 5 Treasure Rooms.




Screenshot

Screenshot of the Boss Room


Enemies

    Imp of the Abyss Brute Warrior of the Abyss Brute of the Abyss Demon Mage of the Abyss Demon Warrior of the Abyss Demon of the Abyss White Demon of the Abyss

The White Demons only appear in the final chamber with the Archdemon Malphas. This room usually contains alternating wide strips of lava and safe floor tiles.

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Dungeon Boss


Archdemon Malphas

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Tips and Strategies

Survival tips

Be prepared, and know what may come: You have the chance of stepping in lava, which could slow your movement and become vulnerable to other incoming enemies’ attacks as well as taking some serious damage from the lava.
Demons of the abyss are DANGEROUS: Treat them with more caution than you treat gods.
Lava only hurts your feet: Simply rotate your point of view so that your feet stay on the lava bridges and you will avoid lava damage.

WHY ENTER THE ABYSS?

Despite the chance of obtaining a Vitality and Defense potions (only vit is guaranteed), the difficulty of this dungeon deters many players who prefer Sprite Worlds and the like. However, the reward is worth the time spent, because after a few rounds of practice, players will be able to complete the Abyss quickly and safely, making it a viable and worthwhile way to amass wealth in RotMG.

Even if you do not fancy repeatedly running Abysses to farm Vitality and Defense potions, it is extremely beneficial to complete Abysses (especially solo) simply because of how effectively and efficiently it improves your dodging and navigation skills. Your third run will already be a marked improvement from your first. The Abyss teaches you how to navigate tight spaces, which will help you in all other areas of RotMG.

GUIDE/TIPS AND TRICKS

You should be playing with your screen off-center, and be familiar with screen rotation.

You do not need to be 8/8, but high stats will significantly speed up your dungeon runs. Use your own discretion. High speed (around 50 SPD is enough, higher is better) is especially important. Maxed defense is EXTREMELY important here, as rushing demons can end any ranged character within seconds. You have been warned.

You do not need to use a melee character; any class is fine. The class used does not matter so much as your skill level. Melee classes or priest are safer at first, but eventually, regardless of class, you should barely be getting hit at all. Melee classes do not complete Abysses significantly faster than other classes. They might complete Abysses slightly faster than other classes, but only because of their generally higher DPS.

Be prepared to go back the way you came. There are almost always 19 rooms between the start and boss room. While you are still sometimes able to circle the room evading bullets, simply running back the way you came will be your main method of dodging bullets, and your most effective, especially if the entire room is filled with lava. This often involves quickly running across lava bridges, but this eventually becomes a straightforward task. Positioning your camera facing one of the cardinal directions (0 degrees, 90 degrees, 180 degrees, 270 degrees) makes it a lot easier to avoid falling into lava. Also, proficiency comes with practice.

Once you master the above, you will be able to rush Abysses safely. Run into a room, fire, run out before bullets or enemies reach you. It is the fastest way to complete Abysses (other than using a Rogue to cloak through everything). You will not take damage unless you make a mistake, and it is a lot easier than many people make it out to be.

The Treasure Room



Treasure Room Boss

Abyss Idol
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Tips and Strategies:

It turns a lot of the floor around it into lava when activated. The monster shoots paralyze bullets, so if you’re hit while in the lava, you’re toast. Its drops are identical to Archdemon Malphas’ drops. Sometimes there are 2 (or more) Treasure Rooms in the Abyss of Demons and there is an easy way to know it. When you kill the Idol, the path should come back to normal (lava disappear), if it doesn’t, there is probably another Treasure Room somewhere in the Abyss of Demon. You must swim in lava to exit the room (or teleport if you can). HOWEVER, if the lava disappears as usual, there still might be an additional treasure room. IF YOU DO NOT THINK YOU CAN KILL THE TREASURE IDOL BY YOURSELF: 1. Do Malphas first so if you nexus, the time spent in the Abyss was not wasted completely 2. Follow the step listed below. Trying won’t hurt. And for the treasure room and the Abyss in general: DO NOT BE AFRAID TO NEXUS, because the abyss is dropped VERY frequently. How to kill Step One: Clear the room of the smaller demons before shooting the Idol. If you do accidently shoot it, be ready for a difficult fight. Step Two: Once the room is clear, begin using your weapon on the idol. If you are using a Wizard, Knight or any ability that deals massive damage, use it. For knights, use an Ogmur and a Colossus Shield on it quickly. BEWARE!: Do not let the big shot hit you with paralysis. IF you do and he throws lava in your zone, just nexus Step 3: Various spots of the room should be getting filled with lava and going back to normal. Just move to safe spots without getting caught in the lava. Keep attacking when you get the chance until it dies and the lava disappears. Get the Vit and hopefully a T10 Weapon/T5 Ability Tip: Sometimes, if you stand very close to the idol and find the right spot (it will be one of the cardinal directions), you can stand next to the idol and only get hit by its small shotgun. It will not throw lava at you, and can be killed laughably easily. Tip: When you are fighting only brutes you can run in circles and shoot behind you, because the brutes shoot forward and they follow the player, walking straight into your shots, while you easily dodge theirs. Tip: The Abyss is a great place to build up base fame. When soloing you can get about 35 to 50 fame per Abyss Back to top

*As of build 27.7.X6, Abyss of Demons will no longer drop a guaranteed Potion of Defense. Instead, the [Toxic Sewers](/wiki/toxic-sewers) is the main source of Potions of Defense.

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