Metal Splinters

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Fires a directed stream of sharp metal splinters. Its damage is strongly reduced by armour.

Metal Splinters is a monster-only spell which blasts you with a cloud of shrapnel, dealing heavy ranged physical damage (reduced by AC thrice). Unlike many other types of breaths, it is not a bolt spell - it can only hit 1 target.

The following enemies cast Metal Splinters:

The following enemies may be able to cast Metal Splinters, depending on their spell set:


  • In very early, pre-DCSS versions of Crawl, this was a player-castable level 8 pure Conjurations spell (though the name was then Throw Splinters). Notably, it was a penetrating bolt, dealt pure physical damage, and bypassed enemy evasion. It was replaced in Crawl 2.7 with Lehudib's Crystal Spear.