Staff of dexterity ( ( )
Item Type Melee weapon
Artifact? No
Weight 20s
Danger Level 2
Material Mithril

Staff of dexterity is a melee weapon and one of the Magic staves. It increases Dexterity while wielded, and temporarily boosts Dexterity when zapped.

The staff has typical stats of (+2, 2d5) [+3, +0] {Dx+3}. As with all of the magic staves, it can be generated with prefixes and suffixes.

Blessed Uncursed Cursed
Base recharge time
812 3250 7500


Four blessed staves of dexterity are sufficient to maintain Dexterity at a very high boosted level. As single items, they are not very useful.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

They can be found in the same ways as any generic loot.

Greater Identify information[]

------------- uncursed staff of dexterity (+2, 2d5) [+3, +0] {Dx+3}------------

When wielded it modifies DV by +3 and PV by +0.
When used in melee combat it grants a +2 bonus to hit and causes 2d5 points of damage.
When used in ranged combat it grants a +4 bonus to hit and causes 1d6 points of damage.

It modifies your dexterity attribute by +3.
It on average recharges in 406-3250 turns (depending on other factors).