Staff of sensing traps ( ( )
Item Type Melee weapon
Artifact? No
Weight 39s
Danger Level 1
Material Wood

Staff of sensing traps is a melee weapon and one of the Magic staves. When zapped, it grants the PC knowledge of the location of some of the traps on the current level. The traps will not be revealed on the map until the PC comes in sight of them.

The staff has typical stats of (+0, 1d10) [+1, +0]. As with all of the magic staves, it can be generated with prefixes and suffixes.

Blessed Uncursed Cursed
Base recharge time
375 1500 3000


Staff of sensing traps is very useful for avoiding traps. When blessed, it will usually recharge quickly enough to be used on every new level.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

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

Greater Identify information[]

------------- uncursed staff of sensing traps (+0, 1d10) [+1, +0]------------

When wielded it modifies DV by +1 and PV by +0.
When used in melee combat it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d10 points of damage.
When used in ranged combat it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d4 points of damage.

It on average recharges in 187-1500 turns (depending on other factors).