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Old October 18, 2014, 22:43   #1
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artefact generation

out of curiosity i scraped the winning logs for mpa-sil (which dump artefact generation data, since debo wrote it). so, relatively low number of samples and whichever other caveats you want to throw in, but:

67/67: The Massive Iron Crown of Morgoth
57/67: The Wolf-Hame of Draugluin
49/67: The Bat-Fell of Thuringwethil
46/67: The Dagger 'Angrist'
45/67: The Mighty Hammer 'Grond'
44/67: The Shortsword of Amrod
40/67: The Shortsword 'Dagmor'
39/67: The Cloak of Maglor
35/67: The Arrow 'Dailir'
35/67: The Dagger of Azaghal
34/67: The Longsword 'Orcrist'
34/67: The Pair of Boots of Finrod
32/67: The Longsword 'Glamdring'
31/67: The Kite Shield of Hador
30/67: The Deathblade 'Delmereth'
30/67: The Pair of Greaves of Orodreth
30/67: The Galvorn Armour of Maeglin
29/67: The Longbow 'Belthronding'
28/67: The Mail Corslet of Fingon
28/67: The Greatsword 'Calris'
27/67: The Mail Corslet of Gundor
26/67: The Battle Axe 'Dramborleg'
26/67: The Dagger of Nargil
26/67: The Greatsword of Saithnar
26/67: The Shortbow of Celegorm
26/67: The Pair of Boots of Irime
25/67: The Kite Shield of the Swan
24/67: The Pair of Greaves of the Helcaraxe
23/67: The Kite Shield of Fingolfin
23/67: The Hauberk of Maedhros
23/67: The Pair of Boots of Taur-nu-Fuin
23/67: The Great Axe of Nogrod
22/67: The Shortsword of Galadriel
21/67: The Serpentine Ring of Barahir
21/67: The Spear of Boldog
21/67: The Battle Axe of Hurin
19/67: The Set of Gloves of Celebrimbor
19/67: The Spear 'Aeglos'
18/67: The Mail Corslet of Durin
18/67: The Set of Gauntlets of Gamil Zirak
17/67: The Helm of Curufin
17/67: The Pearl 'Nimphelos'
17/67: The Bastard Sword 'Anglachel'
17/67: The Longsword 'Narsil'
16/67: The Jewel 'Elessar'
16/67: The Set of Gloves of Rumil
15/67: The Bastard Sword 'Anguirel'
15/67: The Hauberk of Nevrast
15/67: The Round Shield of Angrod
15/67: The Greatsword 'Glend'
15/67: The Shortbow 'Death's Sting'
14/67: The Crown of Dark Secrets
14/67: The Shadow Cloak of Luthien
13/67: The Set of Gloves of Brethil
13/67: The Robe of Aredhel
13/67: The Amulet of Tinfang Gelion
13/67: The Glaive of the Sirion
12/67: The Ring of Melian
12/67: The Necklace of the Dwarves
12/67: The Hauberk of Amon Rudh
11/67: The Round Shield of Glorfindel
11/67: The Leather Armour of Gorlim
10/67: The Glaive 'Celebrist'
10/67: The Great Spear of Melkor
10/67: The Great Spear of Ogbar
 9/67: The Longbow 'Wyrm's End'
 9/67: The Crown of Daeron
 9/67: The Robe of Idril Celebrindal
 8/67: The Dwarf Mask of the Dwarrowdelf
 8/67: The Jewelled Crown of Feanor
 8/67: The Cloak of Thingol
 7/67: The Leather Armour of Caranthir
 6/67: The War Hammer of Telchar
 6/67: The Glaive of Gaurin
 6/67: The Filthy Rag of Dungalef
 5/67: The Studded Leather of Beor
 5/67: The Longsword 'Aranruth'
 5/67: The Broken Sword of Amras
 5/67: The Dragon-horn Bow of Avernien
 4/67: The Sceptre of Thu
 4/67: The Studded Leather of Aegnor
 3/67: The Mithril Longsword 'Celeg Aithorn'
 3/67: The Set of Mithril Gauntlets 'Silverhand'
 3/67: The Mithril Helm of Ecthelion
 3/67: The Great Helm of Dor-Lomin
 3/67: The Mattock 'Burkfelek'
 3/67: The Great Helm of Utumno
 3/67: The Quarterstaff of Halmir
 3/67: The Dragon-horn Longbow of Avernien
 2/67: The Mithril Shield of Valinor
 1/67: The Mithril Longsword 'Ringil'
 1/67: The Leather Armour 'Catskin'
 1/67: The Lesser Jewel of Finwe
i'm fine with some items being rare (e.g. ringil or celeg aithorn).
it's a bit weird though that fun, not-ridiculously-over-the-top artefacts like catskin or finwe are seemingly just as rare; what happens in practice is that you find the same ones over and over. do you think this could be tweaked?
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