Wand of Grond ( \ )
Item Type Wand
Artifact? No
Weight 3s
Danger Level 1
Material Wood

When zapped, wands of Grond display a message that depends on the number of insects on the current level.

Number of insects Message
0 The wand reaffirms you with a soothing hum.
1-2 You feel calm... mostly.
3-5 You feel some concern.
6-9 You sense trouble brewing.
10+ You feel as if you are in deep kimmshee!


Wands of Grond could be used to detect whether spawning bugs have gotten out of control, or whether a vault is likely to be mixed; mostly useless.

Guaranteed/Common sources[]

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

Greater Identify information[]

----------------------- uncursed wand of Grond (4 charges)---------------------

When used in melee combat it grants a +0 bonus to hit and deals 1d2 points of damage.
When used as a missile it grants a +0 bonus to hit and deals 1d2 points of damage.


The wand is named after a forum poster (and bug reporter) on the forums. This mysterious and rather knowledgeable being is said to watch over this wiki to this very day, albeit under a different alias.