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Old March 2, 2020, 19:52   #1
Estie
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Weapon choices

So I have two good weapons and cant decide which one to use. What would you pick ? a) halberd b) quarterstaff c) both and carry as swap. None of the defensive properties are relevant.

the Halberd of Silost (5d5) (+14,+22) <+3>
Dropped by Uvatha the Horseman at 2800 feet (level 56)

+3 dexterity.
Slays demons (powerfully), undead, dragons, animals.
Branded with weak lightning, acid.
Provides resistance to acid, lightning, fire, nexus.
Provides protection from fear.
Cannot be harmed by acid, fire.
Prevents paralysis. Blessed by the gods.

Combat info:
5.0 blows/round.
Average damage/round: 354.5 vs. creatures not resistant to
lightning, 438 vs. creatures not resistant to acid, 604.5 vs.
demons, 438 vs. undead, 438 vs. dragons, 354.5 vs. animals, and
271.5 vs. others.

the Quarterstaff of Artar (5d9) (+8,+16)
Found lying on the floor in a vault at 4850 feet (level 97)

Slays undead (powerfully), dragons (powerfully), demons
(powerfully), trolls.
Provides resistance to cold.
Cannot be harmed by acid, fire.
Grants the ability to see invisible things. Sustains your life
force.

When activated, it creates a frost ball with damage 50.
Takes 208 to 230 turns to recharge at your current speed.
Your chance of success is 96.2%

Combat info:
5.0 blows/round.
Average damage/round: 834 vs. undead, 834 vs. dragons, 834 vs.
demons, 561.5 vs. trolls, and 289 vs. others.

Edit: I am a HE paladin.

Last edited by Estie; March 2, 2020 at 20:02.
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