Trident ( ( )
Item Type Melee weapon
Artifact? No
Weight 70s
Danger Level 8
Material Iron

Tridents are a rare type of two-handed melee weapons in ADOM. They belong to the Polearms weapon group, and benefit from and train the corresponding weapon skill.

Desirability[edit source]

Tridents are roughly comparable with the three common types of two-handed polearms (halberds, scythes and long spears) boosting the highest ranged damage among them (unfortunately, this feature is usually of no consequence to a typical character).

Guaranteed/Common sources[edit source]

They can be obtained in the same manner as all generic loot.

A barbed trident of hunting can be found in the Bug Temple.

Greater Identify information[edit source]

-------------------------- uncursed trident (+2, 3d5+1)------------------------

When used in melee combat it grants a +2 bonus to hit and causes 3d5+1 points
of damage. When used as a missile it grants a -2 bonus to hit and causes 3d3+2
points of damage.

Some item DLs and/or stat modifier distribution taken from Anilatx's research.

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