Ring of gain strength

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Name gain strength
Appearance random
Base price 150 zm
Weight 3
Probability out of rings 3.57%
Probability out of items in:
containers Rogue level Gehennom Elsewhere
0.179% 0.179% 0.286% 0.107%

A ring of gain strength increases your strength by its enchantment, which can be altered by charging.

Dropping a ring of gain strength down a sink produces the message "The water flow seems stronger now." If the ring's enchantment is negative, "The water flow seems weaker now."[1]

Strategy

This ring is generally not considered useful, but it can be used to slightly increase carrying capacity or give a small boost to melee damage and accuracy. Characters with low strength such as an early healer or wizard should consider using one.

Note that the boost in strength will exceed racial caps. In practice, this is only useful for elves, who otherwise cannot exceed 18 strength without gauntlets of power.

References

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