Scorched spear ( ( )
Item Type Melee weapon
Artifact? Yes
Weight 50s
Danger Level 1
Material Iron

The scorched spear is a random artifact. It has stats of (+2, 3d8+1) [+2, +0], is a plant slayer and grants immunity to cold.


It is nowhere near overwhelming in damage, and the immunity to cold, while situationally useful, is provided as well by the ancient mummy wrapping. Furthermore, only four enemies in the game are plants; none of these are particularly dangerous anyway.

Still, it can be useful to spear-centric melee fighters finding it early in the game, and it is a one-handed polearm - using a polearm and shield is considered one of the best options for obtaining great defense. It can be used in the animated forest to quickly receive weapon marks for polearms which potentially may be helpful to achieve Grand Mastery.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

It can be obtained in the same manner as all random artifacts, including precrowning, surges of power and loot.

Greater Identify information[]

------------------ blessed scorched spear (+2, 3d8+1) [+2, +0]-----------------

It is an artifact.

When wielded it modifies DV by +2 and PV by +0.
When used in melee combat it grants a +2 bonus to hit and causes 3d8+1 points
of damage. When used as a missile it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 2d4
points of damage.

It is a plant slayer.
It grants immunity to cold attacks.