Early scroll of acquirement?


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Post Friday, 27th May 2016, 17:51

Early scroll of acquirement?

I found a scroll of acquirement, what should I wish for? I am a GrEE, with a +1 leather armor, +3 dagger of electrocution, and only my starting book.
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Post Friday, 27th May 2016, 18:01

Re: Early scroll of acquirement?

armour? wand? possibly staff?

I'd probably do armour and hope for a decent piece of aux gear. Wands will be more dicey as you probably haven't identified many types yet. Elec dagger is very good. If you're gonna be killing stuff with earth conjurations, a staff of earth would give you more killdudesness.
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Post Friday, 27th May 2016, 18:11

Re: Early scroll of acquirement?

I'm assuming you're on like D:1 - D:3
In which case, Armor imo, you might like out and get a sweet randart cloak/boots/gloves
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Post Friday, 27th May 2016, 18:14

Re: Early scroll of acquirement?

I am on dl7. Also, I have a ring of wizardry and a +4 ring of increase intelligence, and am worshipping vehumet.

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Post Friday, 27th May 2016, 18:28

Re: Early scroll of acquirement?

wand is a far better option than armour, which will just give you 1 AC

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Post Friday, 27th May 2016, 18:34

Re: Early scroll of acquirement?

How good would weapon be? I need a good mace/flail type, as gargoyles are good at those, and my best weapon now is a dagger. I have already put several levels in maces and flails. Also, I have a wand of lightning.
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Post Friday, 27th May 2016, 18:43

Re: Early scroll of acquirement?

duvessa wrote:wand is a far better option than armour, which will just give you 1 AC


I always used to doubt this, but once I started entertaining this idea I realized how right it actually is.

Think of it this way, getting a wand of heal wound or a wand of hasting essentially turns EACH scroll of charging into 2-6(?) potions of heal wounds or hasting respectively, in fact I think its actually better depending on your evocations. Considering how common charge scrolls are, this is a huge boost to your power, far better than virtually any randart or unrandart armor you could get(except maybe CPA or something) from armor acquirement.

Even if you don't get heal wounds or hasting, you are still going to get something useful(except maybe a few wands). Its just overall the best choice for acquirement in the majority of situations.

TL;DR: Its the option that is most likely to give you something decent/useful(i.e. not useless) and has arguably the best "perfect result" you could ever ask for outside of an insanely lucky randart pull from a weapon or piece of armor.
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Post Friday, 27th May 2016, 18:44

Re: Early scroll of acquirement?

I got a wand of heal wounds.

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Post Friday, 27th May 2016, 18:50

Re: Early scroll of acquirement?

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