Grinchling

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Grinchling
Ghosts-Grinchling.jpg
Secret special event ghost
 Ghost photos scarefactor.png     Scare factor: Grinchy 
 Ghost photos rarity.png     Rarity: Festive 
 Rhombus red light     Visible in rhombus red light only
Icon mystic power resistance medium.png    Mystic-resistant


 Frozen     This ghost is often frozen
 Pound icon.png / XP: click here 

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Description


He's a work in progress, you can see it in his eyes, or hear it in his screams, either way he's a menace, watch out for him!

No theft risk

There is no risk that the grinchling will steal GTP (£££), XP, bait, or ghost plasma if you fail to catch it.

Additional information


Souvenirs required

You must have completed and displayed the Advent collection of souvenirs before you can attract the grinchling.

Location

The grinchling can be captured only during Celebration week special events in region 1, Dumfries and Galloway, in the Winter wonderland.

Light

The grinchling can only be seen in rhombus red light. Stack your setup, including your camera, with lenses and other equipment with rr light if you are trying to take a picture of the grinchling.

Mystic resistance

The grinchling is resistant to mystic power.

Mystic-resistant ghosts have three primary types:

  • Ghosts that can be caught with a strong raw-power setup
  • Ghosts that can only be caught with a combination of willpower (to overcome their mystic resistance) and high mystic power
  • Ghosts that require brute force in your setup to activate before they can be caught

Use a high mystic power, high willpower setup when you are trying to catch the Grinchling.

Brute force may also strengthen your setup when you are trying to catch the Grinchling.

The grinchling can be caught with a high raw power setup. Your setup does not require high willpower (force of will), although those things do not hurt your setup!

To capture the grinchling, you should stack your setup with willpower and high mystic power.

Thawing

The grinchling may be frozen when you attract it.

The best way to catch a frozen grinchling is to have the thawing stat in your setup, and for that thawing chance to be activated.

You can also catch a frozen grinchling with brute force in your setup if that brute force stat activates.

There is no way to catch a frozen grinchling with just a high raw power setup (and no thawing or brute force) or with just a high mystic power setup (and no thawing or brute force).

Drops

The grinchling has been known to occasionally drop the following types of ghost loot:

Mockery loot

If you have the mockery stat in your setup (through the talent tree bonus or because of an accessory, companion or contract with the stat} you may occasionally have between 2 and 10 mocktails added to other loot drops from the grinchling. Because these mockery drops are so dependent on a player's individual setup and cannot be relied upon, none of the mocktails are included in the loot list above. The entire list of possible mocktails that may be dropped is on the mocktails page.

Mockery stat drops can be distinguished from a normal loot drop as follows:

A standard loot drop of a mocktail     5x Cherry bomb
A mockery stat caused] loot drop of a mocktail     5 Devil driver
Snowflake loot

If you have the snowfall stat in your setup (because of an accessory, companion or contract with the stat on it), the grinchling may occasionally and randomly drop you a snowflake as loot. Because these snowfall-driven drops are so dependent on a player's individual setup and cannot be relied upon, snowflake loot drops are not specifically included in the list above.

Vintage connoisseur loot

If you have the vintage connoisseur stat in your setup (through an accessory, companion or contract with the stat} you may occasionally have between 2 and 10 bottles of a non-Nessy's loot potion or of Shadetouch blue or Shadetouch purple added to other loot drops from the grinchling. Because these connoisseur drops are so dependent on a player's individual setup and cannot be relied upon, none of the non-Nessy's loot potions involved are included in the loot list above. The entire list of possible bottles that can be dropped is found on the non-Nessy's loot potions page.

Both normal drops of a particular non-Nessy's loot potion and connoisseur drops of a particular loot potion show the same way in your journal:

16 x Shadetouch purple (10 bonus loot)

Counterparts

The grinchling is part of the grinch family collection. The complete grinch family includes:

Bait

Baits that might help attract the grinchling (because these baits will add rr light to your setup) include:

History


  • 14 December 2015: The grinchling was first seen in Virtual Scotland'.

See also


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