Barbed quill

From Discworld MUD Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Barbed quill
Weapon information
Precise dimensions 1 x 2/12
Material bone
Weight 3/9
Thaums/sec 2 stable / 3 talisman / 5 max
Hands 1
Commands stab
Melee type Misc weapon
Judge data
Speed 10 Extremely fast 10
Maximum damage 2 Very low 2
Average damage 1 Extremely low 1
Str Overall Attack ease Parry ease
16 10 good
10
13 extremely easy
13
13 extremely easy
13
17 10 good
10
13 extremely easy
13
13 extremely easy
13
18 10 good
10
13 extremely easy
13
13 extremely easy
13
19 10 good
10
13 extremely easy
13
13 extremely easy
13
20 10 good
10
13 extremely easy
13
13 extremely easy
13
21 10 good
10
14 incredibly easy
14
13 extremely easy
13

Long Description

Wicked-looking barbs jut from the shaft of this long quill, placed just right to pierce the user's hand. The nib is wickedly sharp, and the three inches of feather remaining at the top are a bright, bloody scarlet.

Appraises As

The barbed quill is about a foot long and a couple of inches wide. It is made of bone and could be used as a weapon of type misc.

Acquisition

Kefka's item database

Notes

Holding the quill takes a faith.items.scroll skillcheck (bonus 158 is sufficient to hold it, bonus 190 seems to be the upper bound), and draws blood (whether or not you succeed in holding it), doing a small amount of damage (around 100-150 hp). Anything written with the quill will then be written in blood.

The damage reduces shields that protect against piercing damage: bug shield, probably TPA, and the CCC variants that protect against pierce (not metal).

  • This means it can help you reduce bug shield a bit if it's too small to cast twice (above small swarm, might vary with different skills).