Heavy hammer

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Name heavy hammer
Appearance heavy hammer
Damage vs. small 1d6
Damage vs. large 1d6
To-hit bonus +0
Weapon skill hammer
Size one-handed
Base price 500 zm
Weight 60
Material metal

A heavy hammer is a melee weapon introduced in SLASH'EM. It is similar to a war hammer, using the same skill, but does slightly more damage. It is not randomly generated, but instead serves as a base item for Mjollnir, instead of the weaker war hammer. Unfortunately, it is not much stronger, and Mjollnir remains a very weak weapon indeed against shock resistant monsters. Note that heavy hammers are made of the intrinsically erodeproof material "metal"; as such, a fully identified Mjollnir will not be the rustproof +7 Mjollnir, but merely the +7 Mjollnir. Don't waste scrolls of enchant weapon trying to rustproof it.

It is possible to wish for a plain heavy hammer, similar to a runesword or a tsurugi, but there is no reason to do so.