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Old August 27, 2014, 06:49   #1
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Mining Weapons

Does anyone ever use any of the better picks, mattocks, etc. for combat? I even found the Pick (?) of Erebor in my current run, and while it was pretty impressive, wasn't enough for me to use it.
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Old August 27, 2014, 06:55   #2
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Does anyone ever use any of the better picks, mattocks, etc. for combat? I even found the Pick (?) of Erebor in my current run, and while it was pretty impressive, wasn't enough for me to use it.
I have sometimes used Erebor as a swap when its acid damage outweighed my principal weapon's damage against a specific foe and also for digging into vaults.
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Old August 27, 2014, 08:27   #3
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Randarts can sometimes roll a superior mining weapon. I once had one which was better than any normal weapon: http://angband.oook.cz/ladder-show.php?id=13602

http://angband.oook.cz/ladder-show.php?id=16632 here is another example (might get invalid if updated).
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Can't let this thread go by without mentioning Ditchdigger again.
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Old August 27, 2014, 12:21   #5
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But sometimes generated such things

Code:
 the Mattock of Fuinir (6d8) (-11,-11) <-3>
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 Heavily cursed.
 -3 tunneling.
 Slays demons.
 Branded with acid.
 Cannot be harmed by acid, electricity, fire, cold.
 Drains experience.  Induces random teleportation
 

Min Level 24, Max Level 77, Generation chance 5, Power 97, 25.0 lbs
Based on Camlost.
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Old August 27, 2014, 12:56   #6
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But sometimes generated such things

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 the Mattock of Fuinir (6d8) (-11,-11) <-3>
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 Heavily cursed.
 -3 tunneling.
 Slays demons.
 Branded with acid.
 Cannot be harmed by acid, electricity, fire, cold.
 Drains experience.  Induces random teleportation
 

Min Level 24, Max Level 77, Generation chance 5, Power 97, 25.0 lbs
Based on Camlost.
That one might be worth enchanting up.
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Old August 27, 2014, 18:15   #7
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Love the idea of a mattock with -3 tunnelling. It actually makes you WORSE at digging! Trying to role play that in my head...
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http://angband.oook.cz/ladder-show.php?id=16632 here is another example (might get invalid if updated).
Sadly that won't be an issue.
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Old August 28, 2014, 02:56   #9
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I have a priest winner that used the Pick of Erebor because he never found anything better. Very satisfying!

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Love the idea of a mattock with -3 tunnelling. It actually makes you WORSE at digging! Trying to role play that in my head...
Once I found a randart weapon with -3 to attack speed. Funny to wander around with 0 bpr...
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