Zugzwang's First Move

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Zugzwang's First Move is a Tactical type weapon. It is an upgraded version of Zugzwang's Last Move.

Zugzwang's First Move
Power Type: Tactical
Weapon Statistics Weapon Info
Power: 3,660 Title Required: Lord
Power Bonus: 15% Cost: 1,030,000
Attraction Bonus: 0% Limited Edition: No
Luck: 17 Crafted: Yes
Cheese Effect: Very Fresh Smashable: No
Larry's Loot Lexicon: MouseHunt Info Page Image: External Link
The chess pieces of Zugzwang's Last Move have been reborn with the help of a magic feather, becoming a powerful knight who will defend your cheese to the death. Using strategy gleaned from his origins as a chess set, and a stubbornness that can only come from being made of stone, he will fight off any rodent attacker in the name of his King or Queen.

Obtained Via

Zugzwang's First Move is not sold by any Trapsmith. It can only be crafted given the proper ingredients.


Formula: Zugzwang's First Move
Recipe can be unlocked by: Capture a Dragon Mouse
Item Qty Cost (Each) Source
Zugzwang's First Move Blueprints 1 615,000
Chess Pieces 1 415,000
Magic Feather 1 N/A
Total 1,030,000 gold
Recipe costs represent Shoppe prices only. The cost of items obtained through other sources will affect the total cost of crafting.

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History and Trivia

  • 17 August 2010: The Zugzwang's First Move was introduced with the release of the Seasonal Garden.
  • The name of Zugzwang's First Move comes from the term zugzwang which, in the game of chess, is when a player must move into a disadvantageous position.