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{{flavour|Weapon: Ammo fired by it will pass through the targets it hits, potentially hitting all targets in its path until it reaches maximum range.<br>Ammo: It will pass through any targets it hits, potentially hitting all targets in its path until it reaches its maximum range.}}
  
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'''Penetration''' is a [[brand]] which causes your ranged attacks to act like [[bolt spell]]s, hitting all monsters along the path of your shot. To make the best use of this, save it for large clusters of enemies or when luring enemies into long hallways.
  
'''Penetration''' is a [[brand]] which causes your ranged attacks to act like bolt spells, hitting all monsters along the path of your shot. To make the best use of this, save it for large clusters of enemies or when luring enemies into long hallways. It can be found on the following:
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It can be found on the following:
 
*[[Javelin]]s
 
*[[Javelin]]s
 
*[[Crossbow]]s
 
*[[Crossbow]]s
*[[Bolt]]s
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*[[Piercer]]
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
Prior to [[0.14]], penetrating projectiles could be blocked by shields.
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*In [[0.24]], [[javelin]]s will inherently have the penetration attribute.
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*[[Bolt]]s of penetration were removed in [[0.18]].
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*Prior to [[0.14]], penetrating projectiles could be blocked by shields.
  
 
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[[Category:Crystal Ball Articles]]

Latest revision as of 06:26, 14 September 2019

Version 0.23: This article is up to date for the latest stable release of Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup.
Weapon: Ammo fired by it will pass through the targets it hits, potentially hitting all targets in its path until it reaches maximum range.
Ammo: It will pass through any targets it hits, potentially hitting all targets in its path until it reaches its maximum range.

Penetration is a brand which causes your ranged attacks to act like bolt spells, hitting all monsters along the path of your shot. To make the best use of this, save it for large clusters of enemies or when luring enemies into long hallways.

It can be found on the following:

History

  • In 0.24, javelins will inherently have the penetration attribute.
  • Bolts of penetration were removed in 0.18.
  • Prior to 0.14, penetrating projectiles could be blocked by shields.
Brands
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Throwing weapons ConfusionCurareDispersalExplodingFrenzyParalysisPenetrationPoisonedReturningSilverSleepSteel