Dark elven dagger (EvilHack)

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For the weapon in dNetHack and notdNetHack, see droven dagger.
For the weapon in SLASH'EM, SpliceHack and SlashTHEM, see dark elven dagger (SLASH'EM).
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Name dark elven dagger
Appearance etched dagger
Damage vs. small 1d5
Damage vs. large 1d3
To-hit bonus +2
Weapon skill dagger
Size one-handed
Base price 10 zm
Weight 8
Material adamantine

A dark elven dagger is a type of weapon that appears in EvilHack. It is a stackable one-handed weapon that can be used in melee and thrown, and uses the dagger skill. It is made of adamantine, and appears as an etched dagger when unidentified.


Drow characters start the game with knowledge of the dark elven dagger, and any drow character in a role that starts the game with one or more daggers will receive the same amount of dark elven daggers.

Drow soldiers and watchmen have a 13 chance of generating with a dark elven dagger paired with a dark elven hand crossbow and dark elven crossbow bolts, and non-undead drow have a 12 chance of generating with a dark elven dagger, with the exception of drow clerics.

A dark elven dagger can be created at a forge by combining 2 dark elven arrows and 2 dark elven crossbow bolts while the forge square is darkened.


A dark elven dagger can be used at a forge to create several of items:

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