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{{flavour|One of the eight rings once worn by the Octopus King and now scattered across the land. Each has its own unique enchantment.<hr>
the land. Each has its own unique enchantment.<hr>
 
  
 
"A mermaid who fancied to sing,<br>
 
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+1 [[Intelligence]]<br>
 
+1 [[Intelligence]]<br>
 
+1 [[Dexterity]]<br>
 
+1 [[Dexterity]]<br>
One of the following: [[stealth|Stealth+]], [[ring of wizardry|Wizardry]], [[ring of life protection|rN+]], [[ring of protection from fire|rF+]], [[ring of protection from cold|rC+]], [[ring of sustain abilities|Sustain Abilities]], [[ring of magical power|MP +9]], or [[ring of regeneration|Regeneration]].
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One of the following properties: [[ring of protection from fire|rF+]], [[ring of protection from cold|rC+]], [[ring of positive energy|rN+]], [[ring of resist corrosion|rCorr]], [[ring of magical power|MP +9]], [[ring of wizardry|Wizardry]], [[ring of see invisible|SInv]], or [[ring of flight|Fly]]<ref>{{source ref|0.28.0|artefact.cc|1786}}</ref>.
  
Each ring also adds a +1 enchantment to your [[trident of the Octopus King]].
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Each ring worn also adds a +2 enchantment to the [[trident of the Octopus King]].
  
 
==Desirability==
 
==Desirability==
There are technically eight different '''rings of the Octopus King'''. It is possible to find more than one in a single game, but finding all eight is extraordinarily unlikely. These rings are obviously more desirable than their mundane counterparts, but the additional effects these rings offer are very minor. It's not uncommon to find superior [[randart]] rings.
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There are technically eight different '''rings of the Octopus King'''<ref>{{source ref|0.28.0|art-data.txt|1237}}</ref>. It is possible to find more than one in a single game, but finding all eight, without doing a copious amount of [[Ziggurat]]s, is extraordinarily unlikely. These rings are obviously more desirable than their mundane counterparts, but the additional effects these rings offer are very minor; it's not uncommon to find superior [[randart]] rings.
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Only an [[Octopode]] (with their ability to wear eight rings at once) can take full advantage of the rings' synergy with the Trident, and they will still need lots of luck to complete the set.
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
*In [[0.19]], the enchantment per ring has been increased to +2.
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*Prior to [[0.27]], rings generated with [[ring of stealth|Stealth]] instead of Flight.
*Prior to [[0.15]], rings generated with [[ring of sustenance|Hunger-]] instead of Stealth+. Also, each ring did not increase the enchantment level of your trident of the Octopus King.
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*Prior to [[0.19]], the rings' bonus to the trident of the Octopus King was +1 each. Also, one ring granted [[sustain attributes]] instead of [[corrosion resistance]].
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*Prior to [[0.16]], rings generated with [[ring of regeneration|Regen]] instead of SInv.
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*Prior to [[0.15]], rings generated with [[ring of sustenance|Hunger-]] instead of Stealth+. Also, the rings did not increase the enchantment level of the trident of the Octopus King.
 
*The rings of the Octopus King were added in [[0.10]].
 
*The rings of the Octopus King were added in [[0.10]].
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==References==
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<references/>
  
 
[[Category:Unrands]]
 
[[Category:Unrands]]
 
[[Category:Ring]]
 
[[Category:Ring]]
[[Category:Crystal Ball Articles]]
 

Latest revision as of 22:43, 8 April 2022

Version 0.28: This article is up to date for the latest stable release of Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup.
One of the eight rings once worn by the Octopus King and now scattered across the land. Each has its own unique enchantment.

"A mermaid who fancied to sing,
Roused lust in the Octopus King.
Her squiggly suitor,
Tried hard to woo her,
But she couldn't wear all his rings."

Ring of the octopus king.png a ring of the Octopus King
+1 AC
+1 EV
+1 Strength
+1 Intelligence
+1 Dexterity
One of the following properties: rF+, rC+, rN+, rCorr, MP +9, Wizardry, SInv, or Fly[1].

Each ring worn also adds a +2 enchantment to the trident of the Octopus King.

Desirability

There are technically eight different rings of the Octopus King[2]. It is possible to find more than one in a single game, but finding all eight, without doing a copious amount of Ziggurats, is extraordinarily unlikely. These rings are obviously more desirable than their mundane counterparts, but the additional effects these rings offer are very minor; it's not uncommon to find superior randart rings.

Only an Octopode (with their ability to wear eight rings at once) can take full advantage of the rings' synergy with the Trident, and they will still need lots of luck to complete the set.

History

  • Prior to 0.27, rings generated with Stealth instead of Flight.
  • Prior to 0.19, the rings' bonus to the trident of the Octopus King was +1 each. Also, one ring granted sustain attributes instead of corrosion resistance.
  • Prior to 0.16, rings generated with Regen instead of SInv.
  • Prior to 0.15, rings generated with Hunger- instead of Stealth+. Also, the rings did not increase the enchantment level of the trident of the Octopus King.
  • The rings of the Octopus King were added in 0.10.

References