Oilskin cloak

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

An oilskin cloak is a type of cloak that appears in NetHack. It is made of cloth, and appears as a slippery cloak when unidentified.


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


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.

Buying or selling an oilskin cloak in a shop will auto-identify its item type.


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



In SLASH'EM, the oilskin cloak has an MC of 3.


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


In FIQHack, oilskin cloaks protect against inventory water damage.