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The '''Staves''' skill denotes how proficient your character is wielding all manner of staves. Most of these weapons can deal moderate damage when wielded with two hands, and are easy enough to use that even [[spriggan]]s can wield them. Casters may find this skill especially appealing as it improves the usefulness of their magical staves. It [[crosstrain]]s with the [[Polearms]] skill and the [[Maces & Flails]] skill.
  
The '''Staves''' skill denotes how proficient your character is wielding all manner of staves. Most of these weapons can deal moderate damage when wielded with two hands, and are easy enough to use that even [[spriggan]]s can wield them. Casters may find this skill especially appealing as it improves the usefulness of their magical staves. It [[crosstrain]]s with the [[Polearms]] skill and the [[Maces & Flails]] skill.  
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Note that [[magical staves]] fight like +0 [[staff|staves]], though some offer extra damage or other effects.
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Note that [[magical staves]] fight like +0, +0 staves, though some offer extra damage or other effects.
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==List of Staves==
 
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! Name || Dam || Hit || Speed || Mass || Str weight || Skill || Hands || Size || Missile || Throw || Dam Type || Prob
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! Name || Dam || Hit || Speed || Hands || Size || Dam Type || Prob
 
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| [[Magical staff]] || 5 + Special || 5 || 12 || 130 || 60% || Staves || One || Large || None || No || Crushing || 10
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| [[Magical staff]] || 5 + Special || 5 || 12 || One || Large || Crushing || 10
 
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| [[Quarterstaff]] || 10 || 3 || 13 || 180 || 70% || Staves || Two || Large || None || No || Crushing || 10  
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| [[Quarterstaff]] || 10 || 3 || 13 || Two || Large || Crushing || 10  
 
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| [[Lajatang]] || 16 || -3 || 14 || 200 || 30% || Staves || Two || Large || None || No || Slicing || 2
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| [[Lajatang]] || 16 || -3 || 14 || Two || Large || Slicing || 2
 
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Latest revision as of 21:35, 10 June 2020

Version 0.24: This article may not be up to date for the latest stable release of Crawl.

The Staves skill denotes how proficient your character is wielding all manner of staves. Most of these weapons can deal moderate damage when wielded with two hands, and are easy enough to use that even spriggans can wield them. Casters may find this skill especially appealing as it improves the usefulness of their magical staves. It crosstrains with the Polearms skill and the Maces & Flails skill.

Note that magical staves fight like +0 staves, though some offer extra damage or other effects.

Aptitudes

Ba Ce DD DE Dg Ds Dr Fe Fo Gr Gh Gn Ha HO Hu Ko Mf Mi Mu Na Op Og Pa Sp Te Tr Vp VS
1 -1 -1 0 -1 -1 0 N/A 0 0 -1 8 -2 -1 0 -1 -2 2 -2 0 0 0 0 -3 1 -2 -2 -1

The average aptitude of all species, excluding coloured draconian, is -0.333.

List of Staves

Name Dam Hit Speed Hands Size Dam Type Prob
Magical staff 5 + Special 5 12 One Large Crushing 10
Quarterstaff 10 3 13 Two Large Crushing 10
Lajatang 16 -3 14 Two Large Slicing 2

See Also

Skills
Melee Short BladesLong BladesAxesMaces & FlailsPolearmsStavesUnarmed Combat
Ranged BowsCrossbowsThrowingSlings
Physical FightingArmourDodgingStealthShields
Magical SpellcastingInvocationsEvocations
Spell Schools AirCharmsConjurationsEarthFireHexesIceNecromancyPoisonSummoningTranslocationsTransmutations