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Old May 29, 2012, 13:53   #236
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Originally Posted by tg122 View Post
At one time, FAngband Paladins did have the pointy pentalty. However, after going back and checking, I now realize that the last version that had the pointy penalty for Paladins was 1.03. Despite the fact that the penalty is not applied, they still do have the "blessed fighter" ability in the abilities screen, which says that they are not comfortable with edged weapons unless the weapon is blessed.
The current specialty text for Blessed Fighter is:
You fight better with blessed weapons (Paladin). You are not comfortable with edged melee weapons, unless they have been Blessed (Priest).
So Paladins get a bonus for blessed weapons, Priests get the pointy penalty. It was one of Lost Templar's ideas that I pulled in.

Really splitting into two separate specialties would be neater.
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