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0007117Dwarf FortressCombat -- Generalpublic2014-07-11 23:342014-08-23 13:52
Toady One 
0007117: Hydra is "Attacking you with quickheavywildprecise bite"
When fighting a hydra in the arena in 0.40.02, noticed that the enemy hydra was able to stack multiple attack styles, at least in the description of the incoming attacks.

Sometimes seen as:
quick bite
quickprecise bite
quickwildprecise bite
quickheavywildprecise bite

Any hydra that I controlled in the arena was only able to select a single attack style for each bite - quick, precise, wild, and heavy were all mutually exclusive.
1. Create two hydras in the arena.
2. Control one, let the other attack you and watch the feedback messages.

Was only observed with Hydra. Attempted to reproduce with other creatures with no success.
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Issue History
2014-07-11 23:34UristDaVinciNew Issue
2014-08-09 16:06UristDaVinciNote Added: 0028680
2014-08-09 16:46FootkerchiefSummaryObserver skill says the enemy is "Attacking you with quickheavywildprecise bite" => Hydra is "Attacking you with quickheavywildprecise bite"
2014-08-09 16:46FootkerchiefAssigned To => Footkerchief
2014-08-09 16:46FootkerchiefStatusnew => confirmed
2014-08-23 13:52Toady OneStatusconfirmed => resolved
2014-08-23 13:52Toady OneFixed in Version => Next Version
2014-08-23 13:52Toady OneResolutionopen => fixed
2014-08-23 13:52Toady OneAssigned ToFootkerchief => Toady One

2014-08-09 16:06   
Some arena testing in 0.40.06 by adding the [ATTACK_FLAG_INDEPENDENT_MULTIATTACK] tag to attacks on other creatures, such as human punch attacks, shows that this token allows the AI to cheat by adding mutually exclusive attack styles, even with body part attacks that do not possess that token (i.e. the human bite in my test case).