Ring of protection

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Name protection
Appearance random
Base price 100 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%

A ring of protection improves your AC by its enchantment; for example, a +1 ring of protection improves AC by 1. Conversely, it increases your AC by its enchantment if it's negative. The enchantment can be altered by charging. It self-identifies when worn for the first time, unless it is +0.

A ring of protection also increases your magic cancellation by 1, to a maximum of 3. Only one such ring can provide this benefit.

Eating a ring of protection with non-zero enchantment has a chance of conferring intrinsic protection.

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