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Hamsa
Maximally reinforced Hamsa

Strokes to draw

10 each. However, after the first pair of Hamsas has been drawn, subsequent pairs are drawn together. The final numbers of strokes are therefore:

  • 10
  • 10
  • 20
  • 20

Warded monsters

floating eyes, beholders, autons

Maximum reinforcement

6 fold

Secondary effects

  • Protects against all gaze attacks, both reflexive like the floating eye's and offensive like the Pyrolisk's.
  • A maximally reinforced Hamsa ('six-handed Hamsa') blocks regular gazes as well, rendering the player invisible.

How to learn

  • Found in 5th, 6th, and 7th level spellbooks.
  • Knowledge of Hamsa may be gifted by your god as a result of praying on an altar.
  • Found on 1/24 magic rings with a useful engraving.