Amulet of the cold heart ( ' )
Item Type Amulet
Artifact? No
Weight 3s
Danger Level 5
Material Iron

Amulets of the cold heart grant resistance to cold, at the cost of around 12 Charisma points. See the Common Stats section below for details on typical stat losses from this amulet.


Cold resistance is very useful early in the game, especially if ogre magi are found. It also helps against Li-Hon-Kay in the Arena.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

They can be found in the same manner as all loot.

Greater Identify information[]

------------------- uncursed amulet of the cold heart {Ch-12}------------------

When used in melee combat it grants a -4 bonus to hit and causes 1d3 points of
damage. When used as a missile it grants a -4 bonus to hit and causes 1d3
points of damage.

It modifies your charisma attribute by -12.
It grants resistance to cold.

Common Stats[]

Ascyron tested by wishing 1000 times for amulets of the cold heart in a danger level five environment, with the following results:

Charisma loss # of amulets % Chance
CH-15 29 1.0%
CH-14 28 1.0%
CH-13 33 1.0%
CH-12 2583 85.9%
CH-11 119 3.9%
CH-10 104 3.5%
CH-9 111 3.7%

Some item DLs and/or stat modifier distribution taken from Anilatx's research.