Preserver ( ' )
Item Type Amulet
Artifact? Yes
Weight 3s
Danger Level 5
Material Nonmetallic

Preserver is an artifact amulet in ADOM. It gives a +4 bonus to DV and PV, regenerates one HP per turn, grants resistance to poison and paralyzation, and grants Lucky intrinsic.


This is one of the most coveted artifacts in the game. Regeneration and paralysis resistance alone make it worthwhile, and the rest of its bonuses only make it better.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

It can be granted as a precrowning gift or a reward for making use of a potion of uselessness, generated in a greater vault, or generated as random loot (albeit very rarely).

It is a possible crowning gift for Beastfighters, Healers and Necromancers.

Greater Identify information[]

------------------------ sapphire amulet "Preserver" [+4, +4] {Wi+7} ------------------------

When worn it modifies DV by +4 and PV by +4.

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 causes your wounds to regenerate.
It modifies your willpower attribute by +7.
It grants resistance to poison.
It grants luck.
It grants resistance to paralyzation.