Gauntlets of protection

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gauntlets of protection
Appearance random
Slot gloves
AC 2
Base price 60 zm
Weight 10
Material cloth

Gauntlets of protection are a type of magical gloves that appear in EvilHack and Hack'EM. Their base object material is cloth, and they have a randomized appearance; the default one associated with them is a pair of boxing gloves.


Giant Infidels start the game with cursed fireproof +0 gauntlets of protection, roughly equivalent to the role's standard cloak of protection.

The Sokoban prize armor has a 12 chance of being a pair of gauntlets of protection.

Giant aligned priests have a 221 chance of generating with gauntlets of protection in place of the standard cloak of protection. Giant Infidel player monsters will generate with gauntlets of protection, and other player monsters created at level 20 or higher, including giants, may generate with gauntlets of protection.


When worn, gauntlets of protection grant a +2 AC bonus and MC3 in addition to their material's AC adjustment;


One primary use of the gauntlets of protection is to provide a reliable source of MC3 for giants and tortles, whose bodies are too large to wear a cloak of protection. Non-illithid players using a source of reflection besdies Dragonbane and/or forgoing gauntlets of power can use these gloves to maximize protection and keep the cloak slot open, e.g. for a robe or cloak of magic resistance.