Black dragon scale mail ( [ )
Item Type Body armor
Artifact? No
Weight 200s
Danger Level 15
Material Adamantium

Black dragon scale mail is a somewhat rare type of body armor in ADOM. It has typical stats of (-2, -4) [-2, +11], though slight variations may sometimes occur. It also grants acid immunity whilst worn, meaning that the PC cannot be injured by acidic attacks (though this does not cover his/her inventory).

Dragon scale mails do not seem to receive magical prefixes or suffixes.

Desirability[edit source]

Black dragon scale mail is very decent armor, boasting very high PV on par with adamantium plate mail, and immunity to a highly-damaging element for which no guaranteed item grants resistance.

Guaranteed/Common sources[edit source]

Black dragon scale mail can be generated in the same ways as other generic loot. Like many other armors, it may be found in a room in Darkforge.

Greater Identify information[edit source]

----------------- blessed black dragon scale mail (-2, -4) [-2, +11]----------------

When worn it modifies DV by -2 and PV by +11.
When used in melee combat it grants a -1 bonus to hit and causes 1d6+1 points
of damage. When used as a missile it grants a -4 bonus to hit and causes 1d6+2
points of damage.

It grants immunity to acid.

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

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