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[[File:Sword_of_cerebov.png]] '''''A great serpentine sword'''''<br>
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{{flavour|A twisted blade, covered in eerie flames. Its demonic power burns away some of the fire resistance of those it strikes.}}
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[[File:Sword_of_cerebov.png]] '''''A great serpentine sword'''''
  
+6, +6 [[great sword]]
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+6 flamberge (16 damage, -2 accuracy, 170% speed, two-handed)
  
 
[[Flaming]] brand<br>
 
[[Flaming]] brand<br>
Cursed<br>
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Inflicts rF- on hit<br>
Pierces 1 rank of fire resistance<br>
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[[Evil]]
Evil
 
  
The [[fixedart]] great sword wielded by the [[unique]] [[Pandemonium lord]] [[Cerebov]]. The damage from its flame brand is calculated against the victim's [[fire resistance]] minus one, meaning it can even burn fire immune enemies. This effect does not reduce the enemy's fire resistance against fire damage from any other source.
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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==
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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.
  
It will do more fire damage to creatures than any other weapon, but at high skill levels, a well-branded and enchanted [[triple sword]] will outperform it.  More often carried as a prize than actually used, as most characters who can defeat Cerebov already have their endgame weapons.
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==References==
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==History==
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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.
  
 
[[Category:Unrands]]
 
[[Category:Unrands]]
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[[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.