|Pick Axe ( ( )|
|Item Type||Melee weapon|
Pick axes are one of the basic types of weapon in ADOM. They have default stats of (+0, 1d6+1), though these do vary from time to time. They can be used to mine walls.
Since v. 1.2.0 pre7 , pick axes act as slaying weapons (hence always scoring critical hits) against stone grues, stone statues, stone golems, stone snakes, wall beasts, living walls, and the Ancient Stone Beast. Strangely, pick axes don't 'slay' (greater) earth elementals or stone oozes.
Since they are considered to be non-metallic (wood), they are not repairable through Smithing. If the player plans to mine a lot, he/she might consider corroding a pick axe by attacking some ochre jellies or gray oozes with it; Glod can repair a well corroded pickaxe for 1500, while he would charge 4500 for a normal one.
They are very useful due to their ability to mine.
A guaranteed pickaxe can be found in the Pyramid.
They can also be obtained in the same manner as all generic loot.
Greater Identify informationEdit
-------------------------- blessed pick axe (+0, 1d6+1)------------------------ When used in melee combat it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d6+1 points of damage. When used as a missile it grants a +0 bonus to hit and causes 1d6-1 points of damage.