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[[File:Sword_of_cerebov.png]] '''''A great serpentine sword'''''
 
[[File:Sword_of_cerebov.png]] '''''A great serpentine sword'''''
  
+6, +6 modified [[great sword]] (17 damage, -2 accuracy, 160% speed)
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+6 flamberge (16 damage, -2 accuracy, 170% speed, two-handed)
  
 
[[Flaming]] brand<br>
 
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The '''sword of Cerebov''' is the [[fixedart]] great sword wielded by the [[unique]] [[Pandemonium lord]] [[Cerebov]]. Foes struck by the sword temporarily have their [[fire resistance]] reduced by one, which can make even fire-immune enemies vulnerable.
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The '''sword of Cerebov'''<ref>{{source ref|0.24.1|art-data.txt|287}}</ref> is the [[fixedart]] sword wielded by the [[unique]] [[Pandemonium lord]] [[Cerebov]]. Foes struck by the sword temporarily have their [[fire resistance]] reduced by one, which can make even fire-immune enemies vulnerable.
  
 
==Desirability==
 
==Desirability==
As compared to a [[triple sword]] of [[freezing]], at high skills this sword will have slightly lower raw damage. However, a larger portion of its damage will be due to the [[AC]]-bypassing [[flaming]] brand, meaning that this sword's performance will be comparable or even slightly better on average. Still, in general, this sword is more often carried as a prize than actually used, since most characters who can defeat Cerebov already have their endgame weapons.
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In general, this sword is more often carried as a prize than actually used, since most characters who can defeat Cerebov already have their endgame weapons.
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==References==
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==History==
 
==History==
In [[0.13]], the rF- mechanic was added; before the sword only reduced fire immunity on its own hits. It was also a plain great sword instead of a slightly enhanced one (+1 damage and accuracy).
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The sword of Cerebov was upgraded significantly in [[0.13]]. Its base type was originally a [[great sword]] (which had one less base accuracy and damage), and its special effect only ignored fire resistance when calculating the sword's own damage.
  
 
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[[Category:Unrands]]
 
[[Category:Long blades]]
 
[[Category:Long blades]]

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A twisted blade, covered in eerie flames. Its demonic power burns away some of the fire resistance of those it strikes.

Sword of cerebov.png A great serpentine sword

+6 flamberge (16 damage, -2 accuracy, 170% speed, two-handed)

Flaming brand
Inflicts rF- on hit
Evil

The sword of Cerebov[1] is the fixedart sword wielded by the unique Pandemonium lord Cerebov. Foes struck by the sword temporarily have their fire resistance reduced by one, which can make even fire-immune enemies vulnerable.

Desirability

In general, this sword is more often carried as a prize than actually used, since most characters who can defeat Cerebov already have their endgame weapons.

References

History

The sword of Cerebov was upgraded significantly in 0.13. Its base type was originally a great sword (which had one less base accuracy and damage), and its special effect only ignored fire resistance when calculating the sword's own damage.