Amulet of change

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Name amulet of change
Appearance random
Base price 150 zm
Weight 20

Effects[edit]

When put on, the amulet of change changes the gender of the wearer and self destructs. The effect is the same regardless of beatitude.

If you are polymorphed into a single-sex monster, your base gender will be altered but not your current one, with the exception that an incubus will change into a succubus and vice versa.

Putting on this amulet preserves polyselfless conduct.

Generation[edit]

Amulets comprise 1% of all randomly-generated items in the main dungeon, 1% in containers, and 4% in Gehennom. There is a 13% chance that a randomly-generated amulet will be an amulet of change. This amulet is generated cursed 90.5% of the time, uncursed 9% of the time, and blessed .5% of the time.

Identification[edit]

This amulet auto-identifies when worn.

Messages[edit]

Message Reason
"You are suddenly very feminine/masculine!" You put on the amulet
"You don't feel like yourself." You are polymorphed into a single-sex monster, and your character's base sex has changed.
"The amulet disintegrates!" The amulet is destroyed after use

Strategy[edit]

This amulet can be used to intentionally create and ascend male Valkyries, an otherwise improbable role/gender combination (polymorph can also change a Valkyrie to a man).

By changing gender, a male character can become female to use incubi and vice-versa. Only female characters can lay eggs when polymorphed into egg-laying creatures.

Changing gender has a very limited impact on gameplay, so this should not be considered a dangerous amulet to try on.

Ideal item for polypiling.

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