: yes, that trick is useful with the grenade launcher, especially on who else
: wants some.
: my strategy is to guzzle a bubbling red potion to deal with the ghasts - the
: extra time makes all the difference. I also use a bubbling red for the
: greater nightmares. I use a pale violet potion for the venomous skitters -
: I find that the 'invincibility shield' is strong enough to get me through
: that wave without the trouble of being poisoned (it's important to drink
: it the moment you appear in the room, before their shots hit you). if you
: collected all the potions from the Hole, you should have enough to go
Heh, I've been eating the Easter Egg immediately after leaving Warning: Earthquake Zone -- trying to complete the game as fast as possible. If you collect all the potions available on the higher levels you have enough for a reasonably safe gauntlet. I've been using the Pale Violet Potion on the Electric Sphere wave just because it's very difficult to avoid taking damage, but using it for the Venomous Skitters is an interesting idea.