In-game description "Your skin is covered by tough scales."
Message when acquired "Suddenly your skin is transformed into tough scales!"
Message when removed "Your scales transform into natural skin!"
Attribute changes -6 Dexterity, -4 Appearance, +8 PV
Other effects None.

Scales is one of the 35 possible corruptions that can be inflicted on the PC. It provides a very nice PV increase, but significantly decreases Dexterity.


Most likely keepable, especially if you can cover the Dexterity loss with moss of mareilon. In the late game, some characters that depend on high Dexterity (e.g. using a lot of missiles or whips) might want to remove it. Early on, 8 PV significantly improves early game survival, making scales one of the better corruptions for a Chaos Knight to start with.

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