Among the images in the game's files, there exist icons of a whip grouped in the section of Creature Spells. The images look identical to that of Must Obey. This suggests that at some point there was a Creature Spell planned, but no other information has been found.

Multiple ideas exist of what this Creature Spell could do, for example:

  • A weapon for the Dark Mistress.
  • A weapon/skill for the Dark Mistress to use in the Torture Chamber. (Probably behaving similarly to how Spiders freeze prisoners, but possibly having the ability to speed up conversion or make it more efficient.)
  • Working similarly to the Must Obey spell, can be used on friendly Creatures to speed them up or make them work more efficiently. (Possibly a way for your creatures to take over slapping duty!)
  • Also tying in with the Must Obey Spell, possibly a way of hypnotising the enemy.

There is also the possibility that the graphics were just added later than the other spells, as Chicken, Destroy Walls, Disease and Armageddon were added later than the other spells, and so Must Obey was simply added after that, either with or directly after the graphics for the Creature Spell icons.

Creature Spells
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Protectmonster icon tinyArmour / Arrow icon tinyArrow / Dig icon tinyDig / Drain icon tinyDrain / Fart icon tinyFart / Fireball icon tinyFireball / Flamebreath icon tinyFlame Breath / Flight icon tinyFlight / Freeze icon tinyFreeze / Grenade icon tinyGrenade / Hailstorm icon tinyHailstorm / Handtohand icon tinyHand to Hand / Heal icon tinyHeal / Concealmonster icon tinyInvisibility / Lightningstrike icon tinyLightning / Meteor icon tinyMeteor / Missile icon tinyMissile / Navigatingmissile icon tinyNavigating Missile / Poisongastrap icon tinyPoison Cloud / Rebound icon tinyRebound / Sightofevil icon tinySight / Slow icon tinySlow / Speedmonster icon tinySpeed / Teleport icon tinyTeleport / Wind icon tinyWind / Wordofpowertrap icon tinyWord of Power
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Armour icon tinyArmour / Arrow tinyArrow / Disruption icon tinyDisruption / Drain icon tiny dk2Drain / Fireball icon tiny dk2Fireball / Firebomb icon tinyFirebomb / Freeze icon tiny dk2Freeze / Gascloud icon tinyGas Cloud / Gasmissile icon tinyGas Missile / Grenade icon tiny dk2Grenade / Guidedbolt icon tinyGuided Bolt / Hailstorm icon tiny dk2Hail Storm / Hastecreature icon tinyHaste Creature / Hastecreature icon tinyHaste Self / Heal icon tiny dk2Heal Creature / Invisible icon tinyInvisible / Knives icon tinyKnives / Lightning icon tinyLightning / Raisedead icon tinyRaise Dead / Skeletonarmy icon tinySkeleton Army / Slow icon tiny dk2Slow / Spit icon tinySpit / Teleport icon tiny dk2Teleport / Whirlwind tinyWhirlwind
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Chicken icon tinyChicken / Arrow tinyChicken Arrow / Disease icon tinyDisease / FeartinyFear / Invulnerable icon tinyInvulnerable / Light icon tinyLight / Mustobey icon tinyWhip