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Old April 26, 2011, 21:10   #2
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STR: carrying capacity (how much equipment and inventory you can carry without being slowed down); number of melee blows/round; damage bonus; minimum weapon weight (usually not relevant).
DEX: number of melee blows/round; accuracy bonus; AC bonus; theftproofness
CON: hitpoints
INT: spellcasting stat for arcane casters; magic device use rate
WIS: spellcasting stat for holy casters; saving throw
CHA: Buy/sell values in stores

"Spellcasting stat" means that it determines your mana, how many spells you can learn, and your failure rate.

Many of these are also modified by your race and class, e.g. half-trolls have terrible magic device use regardless of their INT scores, while mages have good magic device use.
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