Bronze helm

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Stat item Armour
Bronze helm
Stat item information
Con Dex Int Str Wis
-3 +3 +2
Bronze helm
Armour information
Precise dimensions 1 x 9/12
Material bronze
Weight 5
Thaums/sec 8 stable / 10 talisman / 16 max
Covers hair head
Layer(s) helm
To hit 6.7 %
Base AC
Vs sharp 19 - 22 average
Vs pierce 16 - 18 ok
Vs blunt 12 - 15 poor
AC enchanted up to 50% (8 thaums/sec)
Vs sharp 37 - 41 average
Vs blunt 26 - 31 poor
Vs pierce 32 - 35 ok
AC enchanted up to 65% (10 thaums/sec)
Vs sharp 41 - 46 average
Vs blunt 30 - 34 poor
Vs pierce 36 - 39 ok
AC enchanted to max (16 thaums/sec)
Vs sharp 54 - 60 average
Vs blunt 40 - 46 poor
Vs pierce 48 - 52 ok

A bronze helm is a Stat Item which boosts intelligence and wisdom at the expense of constitution.

Long Description

This is an impressive-looking helm, skillfully made from bronze and polished so well that you can see your face in it. Well, you would be able to if the surface weren't curved so that you appeared all distorted and upside-down. Anyway, it's got a good shine to it and looks very resistant to rusting.

Appraises As

The bronze helm is about a foot long and about nine inches wide. It is made of bronze and could be worn as armour.

Price

The bronze helm costs &&&&&&&&&&+48800 A$122 or equivalent in other currencies in the T-shop.

Stat effects

Other effects

Health

At varying intervals of average 100 seconds, the bronze helm will inflict an increasingly severe headache on the wearer. This translates into hitpoint damage which, if ignored for long enough, can eventually kill the wearer. These damage messages are approximately a minute to a minute and a half apart.

The bronze helm's hitpoint damage follows a geometric progression[1]: it initially deals 1hp damage, then 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, and so on. The damage is almost unnoticable at first, but eventually becomes impossible to overcome.

The damage effect is stopped immediately on removing the bronze helm; when worn again it resets to its 1hp damage setting.

On average, for a player with 4 hp regen, the first fifteen minutes of bronze helm damage will be entirely cancelled out by natural hp regen, it takes 1200 hp to survive 20 minutes wearing the helm, 3000 hp to survive 21 minutes 40 seconds, and 7000 hp to survive 23 minutes 20 seconds.

Light sensitivity

The bronze helm increases the wearer's light sensitivity, allowing them to see in dimly lit rooms while blinding them in brightly lit rooms.

Availability

Bronze helms may be purchased from the T-shop and are often available in player shops.

References

  1. Wikipedia - Geometric Progression