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Old August 3, 2012, 15:21   #46
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Originally Posted by Timo Pietilš View Post
[EDIT] I think temporary effects do not need to follow rule one, permanent effect items do (rings of resist lightning ignore lightning, but items making temporary effect like resistance spells in spellbook don't make book itself resistant to elements)
There's a vast difference between "this item is made of a material that intrinsically grants resistance to cold" and "this item contains knowledge that you can use to give yourself resistance to cold", much greater than the distinction between temporary and permanent effects - would you say that a book that teaches you how to build a brick wall is itself a good building material?
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