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Old July 28, 2021, 23:00   #11
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Am I the only person who hates staffs/scrolls/spells of *destruction*? I feel like it.
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Old July 28, 2021, 23:07   #12
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Am I the only person who hates staffs/scrolls/spells of *destruction*? I feel like it.
I don't like how they mess up the dungeon, but I do like how they stop me dying
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Old July 29, 2021, 00:43   #13
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Am I the only person who hates staffs/scrolls/spells of *destruction*? I feel like it.
*Destruction* is my favorite effect. A very powerful effect at a (potentially) steep cost, and the mess it makes of the dungeon gives lots of opportunities to keep nasties out of line of sight.

Really nice when fighting summoners as a Rogue or Ranger and want to stay out of melee (and thus doesnt want to be in an anti-summoning corridor).
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Old July 29, 2021, 00:46   #14
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i never cary staves, unless it's really early on.

1. Rod(s) of TO - THE most important gear for a warrior.
2. scrolls of teleport
3. rods of detection more for treasures than anything else - ESP covers mob detection
4. Rod of Mapping, altough tunnelling is just fine.
5. scrolls of *Destr*, not staves. Staves can be drained. Scrolls can be burned but *Fire is a must at lower depths.
Tbh i practically never carry *Destr*, i would rather not put myself into that situation. However, as a priest, or occasionally as a mage, i use word of destruction to kite undeads (or BIG uniques, like Ancalong) out of their pits to wipe them out and get to the loot.

not really in the list but both rods of Speed and Restoration are really nice to have.
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Old July 30, 2021, 04:19   #15
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Am I the only person who hates staffs/scrolls/spells of *destruction*? I feel like it.
I rarely use them on the descent, but do save them for the final battle with Morgoth.
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I try my hardest not to use them.
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