Disrupter

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)   Disrupter   Mace.png
Base item mace
Damage vs. small 1d6+1 +30
Damage vs. large 1d6 +30
To-hit bonus +5
Bonus versus undead
Weapon skill mace
Size one-handed
Affiliation
When carried

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When wielded

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When invoked

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Base price 500 zm
Weight 30
Material iron

Disrupter is an artifact mace that appears in SLASH'EM and SlashTHEM. It is neutral and acts as the first sacrifice gift for Priests. Disrupter has +5 to-hit and +30 damage bonuses versus undead.

Strategy

The weapon is well worth keeping for any character not restricted in maces. Similar to Sunsword, the bonus covers a somewhat-limited range of monsters - but as with Sunsword, that range includes many high-level threats. In addition to the returning liches and vampires, there are various new undead spellcasters such as the ghoul mage, vampire mage and ghoul queen that can ruin unprepared players.

While the flat damage is enough to secure kills against undead normally, it is still worth using enchant weapon scrolls on Disruptor to improve its hit rate and ensure that it can handle enchantment-resistant monsters.