Take the 2-minute tour ×
Arqade is a question and answer site for passionate videogamers on all platforms. It's 100% free, no registration required.

http://nethackwiki.com/wiki/Spellcasting

This chance of failure is affected by intelligence (or wisdom), experience level, skill level, innate magical ability of the role, armour: especially metal but also shields and robes, whether it is an emergency spell or your special spell.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 7 down vote accepted

A special spell has a higher rate of successful casting. Each role has one special spell. These are listed in this table.

share|improve this answer
    
Thank you! How does one figure this out though? I've never seen it mentioned on the wiki. –  I take Drukqs Jun 30 '11 at 18:54
    
@I take, Seems it got lost in the transition from the old wikia to the new wiki. nethack.wikia.com/wiki/… –  Arkive Jun 30 '11 at 21:53

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.