Staff of
unearthing secrets
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Item Type Melee weapon
Artifact? No
Weight 39s
Danger Level 2
Material Wood

Staff of unearthing secrets is a melee weapon and one of the Magic staves. It slightly increases Perception, improves the chance to find traps with Detect traps, and grants the PC knowledge of some of the secret doors on the current level when zapped. The secret doors will not be revealed on the map until the PC comes in sight of them.

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

Blessed Uncursed Cursed
Base recharge time
1250 5000 10000


Staves of unearthing secrets are helpful in areas which you do not want to fully explore, such as the Dwarven Halls; somewhat useful.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

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

Greater Identify information[]

------------- uncursed staff of unearthing secrets (+0, 1d10) {Pe+1}----------

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 improves your searching capabilities.
It modifies your perception attribute by +1.
It on average recharges in 625-5000 turns (depending on other factors).