Staff of undead
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Item Type Melee weapon
Artifact? No
Weight 40s
Danger Level 1
Material Wood

Staff of undead slaying is a melee weapon and one of the Magic staves. When zapped, it deals double damage to undead for around 100/50/25 turns, depending on B/U/C status. It is also an undead slaying weapon.

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

Blessed Uncursed Cursed
Base recharge time
625 2500 5000


Staves of undead slaying are incredibly damaging to undead enemies. Unfortunately, they cannot be used with a shield, making the PC more vulnerable to nasty undead melee attacks.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

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

Greater Identify information[]

------------------ uncursed staff of undead slaying (+0, 1d10)----------------

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 is an undead slayer.
It on average recharges in 312-2500 turns (depending on other factors).