Lab coat

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Appearance white coat
Slot cloak
AC 1
Base price 60 zm
Weight 10
Material cloth

A lab coat is a type of cloak that appears in SLASH'EM and SlashTHEM. It is made of cloth, and appears as a white coat when unidentified.


In addition to random generation, Doctor Frankenstein is guaranteed to generate with one.


When worn, a lab coat provides acid resistance, poison resistance and MC3.[1]


The lab coat is a strict upgrade from the alchemy smock, providing the same extrinsics with better magic cancellation. Like the alchemy smock, it is a great aid in obtaining intrinsic poison resistance without suffering any stat loss; once you become poison-resistant (or start as a poison-resistant race or role), you may prefer a cloak of protection or a cloak of magic resistance.

The lab coat becomes becomes one of the best choices for a cloak in the late game, due to the presence of very powerful acidic monsters such as the giant shoggoth. Characters that have another source of magic resistance should strongly consider a lab coat for their cloak slot and grease it if they desire - the oilskin cloak is largely superseded by the ring of free action in SLASH'EM and its variants for protection against drowning attacks.