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From: Needle-wrestling for a prize of rostygold

Wrestle a professional.

Challenge information

Broad, Bear Dangerous 16

  • 11 - very chancy (41%)
  • 14 - chancy (51%)
  • 17 - modest (61%)
  • 19 - very modest (71%)
  • 22 - low-risk (81%)
  • 25 - straightforward (91%)
  • 27 - straightforward (100%)



You won a needle-wrestling match, and a substantial prize of rostygold!

Rare Success

Winning friends and impaling people

[...] the cheers and complaints seem abnormally intense. [...] It turns out that you've defeated the champion of a local gang, and their rivals spend the rest of the night buying you drinks. You don't even need to break into your winnings.

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A black haze clouds your eyes as the poisons in the needles overcome you. Your opponent's chuckles are the last thing you hear. You wake an hour later with a filthy headache, face down in a pool of spilt beer.