Herbal Avenger is a clear-directing scanner which entered KOTH.org's 94nop hill on 12th November 2002 and survived 276 challenges before being pushed off on 10th February 2003. Herbal Avenger also reached age 237 on the KOTH.org 94 hill and claimed 3rd place in round 4 of the Spring / Summer 2002 Corewar Tournament.

;redcode-94nop
;name Herbal Avenger
;author Michal Janeczek
;strategy scanner
;assert CORESIZE == 8000

      org   decoy

cptr  mov   bomb  , }2669
gate  mov   bomb  , >cptr
scan  seq   2454  , 2448
      mov.b scan  , cptr
      add   inc   , scan
      jmn   gate  , @gate
inc   spl   #2446 , 2446
      mov   wipe  , >gate
      djn.f -1    , >gate
wipe  dat   <2667 , 2-gate

      for   5
      dat   0     , 0
      rof

bomb  spl   #1    , 1

      for   MAXLENGTH-CURLINE-6
      dat   0     , 0
      rof

d     equ   (cptr+7315)

decoy nop   >d    , }d+2
      mov   {d+3  , {d+7
      mov   <d+1  , <d+5
      djn.f gate  , {d+9