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Might is a status effect that adds +5 to strength and +1d10 to melee damage for its duration. There are two sources of might:

Note that extending might through any means will cause you to glow.


This effect is usually far stronger for monsters: it multiplies their damage output by 1.5, instead of simply adding 1d10. For this reason, one should exercise extreme caution around monsters such as moths of wrath, deep troll shamans, Rupert, and Wiglaf.

Tips & Tricks

Might is useful for dealing with monsters that are troublesome, but for which berserk or Haste would be overkill and/or unsafe - compared to those, might has no drawbacks unless you extend it, so it's safe to use. Unfortunately, as it is only available through a potion or by going berserk, you may find yourself with a very limited number of uses per game.

Short Blades-users should be sure be bring along might before engaging in combat with extremely powerful foes. The 1d10 extra damage adds up quick when you're attacking with a quick blade.

Be careful with picking stuff up during might. You do not want to become Overloaded or Encumbered when the duration runs out.