Orcish knife ( ( )
Item Type Melee weapon
Artifact? No
Weight 10s
Danger Level 1
Material Iron

Orcish knives are one of the basic types of Weapon in ADOM. They have default stats of (+0, 1d3+2), though these do vary from time to time.


They are useful until a better weapon is found, and superior to regular daggers. Due to how easily you can get them they are favorites of thrown daggers users, such as an early game Assassin, who will gather stacking knives to equip in the missile slot.

Guaranteed/Common sourcesEdit

They can be obtained in the same manner as all generic loot. Orcs will throw one at you if you wait long enough, and only sometimes can be looted for their knives after death. To ensure you get as many of these as possible (if you want them), wait until each orc has thrown his or her knife at you.

Greater Identify informationEdit

------------------------ blessed orcish knife (+0, 1d3+2)----------------------

When used in melee combat it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d3+2 points
of damage. When used as a missile it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d3+2
points of damage.

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