Ring of invisibility

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Name invisibility
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%

Wearing a ring of invisibility makes you invisible.


Nazgul will always leave a cursed ring of invisibility.


This can be useful in the early game, as most monsters don't have see invisible, but eventually loses its usefulness as more monsters have this intrinsic. Zapping yourself with a wand of make invisible is a useful way to permanently make yourself invisible without taking a ring slot.

It can occasionally be useful if you want to kill shopkeepers to steal: take it off to enter, put it on to line up for ranged attacks, and repeat with the next shop.

Encyclopedia entry

"When time came for the shepherds to hold their customary
assembly in order to prepare their monthly report to the king
about the state of the flocks, he came too, wearing this ring.
While he was sitting with the others, it chanced that he moved
the collet of the ring around toward himself into the inside of
his hand; having done this, he disappeared from the sight of
those who were sitting beside him, and they discussed of him as
of someone who had left. And he wondered and once again feeling
for the ring, he turned the collet outwards and, by turning it,
reappeared. Reflecting upon this, he put the ring to the test
to see if it indeed had such power, and he came to this
conclusion that, by turning the collet inwards, he became
invisible, outwards, visible. Having perceived this, he at
once managed for himself to become one of the envoys to the
king; upon arrival, having seduced his wife, with her help,
he laid a hand on the king, murdered him and took hold of the

[ The Republic, by Plato, translated by James Adam ]

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