Peerless is a character in Torment: Tides of Numenera.
Background[edit | edit source]
The Peerless is an artificial intelligence, a construct activated by the murden within the Anechoic Lazaret. It considers itself to be mechanical perfection and absolutely despises fleshy beings.
It cannot move, but it's connected itself to the surrounding machinery, and thereby to the machine entities in the dome, so it will need to be destroyed in order to end the Peerless infestation and complete the quest.
The murdens were scavenging in the Reef when they came upon a 'helpful' but damaged drone that referred to itself as Peerless. It said that it could get them inside the gilded structure, where there was plenty of valuable loot! But they'd have to carry it there because it was too damaged to move.
The greedy murdens agreed. They waited until Salimeri was gone and then stole over to the entrance. Peerless interfaced with the door, and the structure opened. The murdens were thrilled, and they began exploring the interior, leaving the drone on the floor, unattended.
It immediately jacked into the machine interfaces in the lazaret (which was built by a machine civilization) and began converting the dormant machines inside into more drones of Peerless. In very little time, more (undamaged) drones were floating around the habitat And soon it will rule Sagus!
Interactions[edit | edit source]
|This character is involved in quests.|
Quests[edit | edit source]
- The Anechoic Lazaret: Peerless is a physical manifestation of the rogue AI that is currently consuming the Lazaret Intelligence. There are two kinds, one 7 HP and another 23 HP with a powerful long range attack, that will interfere with your quest down in the Lazaret. Hiding is a powerful mechanic. You can find the source of the infestation just south of the entrance, in a locked room, and use Intellect (Persuasion) to learn how it got there, Speed (Lore: Machinery, Quick Fingers) to disable it, or Might (Smashing) to destroy it.