Talk:Magic lamp

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I think a cursed magic lamp will still "flicker and die" when applied. --Davek (talk) 02:31, 4 July 2019 (UTC)

Yeah, they do. Also, they seem to be the only tool that can be generated with a BUC other than uncursed. If you find a cursed or blessed lamp, it's definitely a magic lamp. --Jundavr (talk) 01:46, 13 August 2019 (UTC)
A quick source dive suggests magic lamps have a 50% chance of being uncursed, 25% blessed or cursed. Oil lamps are 80% uncursed, 10% blessed/cursed. I'm not too familiar with the blessorcurse function (and I'm rusty at reading the src so I could be misinterpreting the rn2), but I'm certain that oil lamps can be blessed or cursed. -- Qazmlpok (talk) 23:57, 13 August 2019 (UTC)
Items that are always generate uncursed are "non-tin food; gems other than loadstones; tools other than light sources, grease, crystal balls and figurines; armour and weapons with positive enchantments (may be blessed); statues and boulders". Pinkbeast (talk) 01:01, 14 August 2019 (UTC)
My mistake then. Thanks for all the info.--Jundavr (talk) 01:29, 14 August 2019 (UTC)

Rethinking the Ban on Magic Lamps

This is my official request that magic lamps be allowed for wishing. Magic lamps are the only unaligned permanent light source. They were originally banned to prevent infinite wishes, but that is no longer a problem: there's only an 80% chance of a wish from a magic lamp. In the worst abuse case, you would only end up with an extra handfull of oil lamps—hardly a game-breaker.--Thidwick (talk) 23:49, 20 June 2021 (UTC)