Boots of the
slow shuffle
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Item Type Boots
Artifact? No
Weight 20s
Danger Level 9
Material Leather

Boots of the slow shuffle are autocursing boots, which lower DV value by 6 points and speed by 40.

They appear as greased boots, leather boots, soft boots, or worn boots when unidentified, with the most common appearance being greased boots.


Under normal conditions, both DV and speed loss is undesirable; however, speed penalty can be used to gain more experience.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

Generic loot.

Greater Identify information[]

---------------------------- boots of the slow shuffle [-6, 0] (-40 spd)--------------------------

When worn they modify DV by -6 and PV by +0.
When used in melee combat it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d3 points of damage.
When used as a missile it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d2 points of damage.

They are a permanently cursed item.
They modify your speed by -40.