Oilskin cloak

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Appearance slippery cloak
Slot cloak
AC 1
Special
Base price 50 zm
Weight 10
Material cloth

The oilskin cloak is an item that appears in NetHack. It can readily be identified by its unique appearance, a slippery cloak, or the message given when you wear it (though this does not auto-identify it).

Generation

Oilskin cloaks have a 0.8% chance of being randomly generated.

Description

When wearing a non-cursed oilskin cloak, it functions as a permanently greased cloak. granting immunity to the drowning attack of eels; a non-cursed oilskin cloak will also protect metal body armor worn under it if you step into a moat.[1] It provides MC2.

Messages

The slippery cloak fits very tightly.
You put on an unidentified oilskin cloak.

Variants

SLASH'EM

In SLASH'EM, it has an MC of 3.

dNethack

In dNethack, oilskin cloaks can protect the entire inventory from water damage, as opposed to just worn body armor.

FIQHack

In FIQHack, oilskin cloaks protect against inventory water damage as well.

Reference