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If you look at a weapon with the ritual on it, it will say something like "It is glowing with bright vermillion holy light, flowing across it slowly."  The last part of the description indicates how close the ritual is to expiring; the faster the light, the less time remaining, and when it has almost run out it the light will be in rapid waves.
 
If you look at a weapon with the ritual on it, it will say something like "It is glowing with bright vermillion holy light, flowing across it slowly."  The last part of the description indicates how close the ritual is to expiring; the faster the light, the less time remaining, and when it has almost run out it the light will be in rapid waves.
  
Whilst under the effect of the ritual, not all attacks will be holy, there will be a number of standard attacks as well. The proportion is rumoured to be related to the performers fa.ri.sp bonus. This has been confirmed to me to be incorrect, the proportion is innate depending on what weapon is used.  I am unsure exactly what special does for holy weapon.
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Whilst under the effect of the ritual, not all attacks will be holy, there will be a number of standard attacks as well. The proportion is rumoured to be related to the performers fa.ri.sp bonus.
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With recent changes to fix weapon speed bug, the proportion is now or again skill-based.
  
 
The holy light will disappear if the weapon leaves the performer's inventory.
 
The holy light will disappear if the weapon leaves the performer's inventory.

Revision as of 01:27, 21 October 2010

Holy Weapon
GP Cost 90
Learnt At 70 in faith.rituals.offensive.target
Skills Used faith.rituals.offensive.target and faith.rituals.special
Requirements Symbol
Granted By Fish and Sek
Best Baton(s)

Coral, Serrated

Best Cane

Orange


Infuses a weapon with holy radiance.

Description

The targeted weapon is temporarily filled with the power of your God, and does extra damage to those it is used against. The holy radiance of the item fries and scorches those it hits. Ignores magical impact shields and the stone skin spell, and can help remove Witch's bug shields. It also appears to ignore armour.

There are varying intensities of holy radiance, with brighter light being much harder on lightweight weapons. Known intensities in order of increasing power are Faint, Pale, Steady, Flickering and Bright holy light, followed by Intense then Incandescent holy flames. Preliminary research suggests only fi.ri.of.ta effects radiance intensity.

Damage done is shown in a system identical to normal combat with the following powers; Touch, Gently Scorch, Scorch, Sear, Crisp, Fry, Char, Roast, Burn, Painful Burn, Cremate, Incinerate, Vaporise (in roughly this order - to be confirmed).

Each deity has different shades of holy radiance.

  • Pishe: Lilac, Violet, Lavender
  • Gufnork: Jade, Chartreuse, Emerald
  • Gapp: ???
  • Sandelfon: Silver, Ash Grey
  • Fish: Azure, Cerulean, Sapphire
  • Hat: Tangerine, Orange
  • Sek: Crimson, Ruby, Vermillion

If you look at a weapon with the ritual on it, it will say something like "It is glowing with bright vermillion holy light, flowing across it slowly." The last part of the description indicates how close the ritual is to expiring; the faster the light, the less time remaining, and when it has almost run out it the light will be in rapid waves.

Whilst under the effect of the ritual, not all attacks will be holy, there will be a number of standard attacks as well. The proportion is rumoured to be related to the performers fa.ri.sp bonus. With recent changes to fix weapon speed bug, the proportion is now or again skill-based.

The holy light will disappear if the weapon leaves the performer's inventory.

The ritual is mostly ineffective against stone based life forms; at high bonuses a small amount of damage may be done.

Help File

Holy Weapon fills your weapon with holy might. This allows you to better smite your enemies for a period of time, as the weapon burns and scorches them. A holy symbol consecrated to your deity is required in order to perform this ritual.

It is easier to perform Holy Weapon on heavy weapons. After all, your god's flaming sacred weapon should be ostentatious and enormous.

Example

> perform holy weapon on baton
You sing Fish's battle psalm.
You call upon Fish to fill your weapon with holy might.
The dull grey baton glows with a holy radiance.

Granted By

Fish and Sek

Learnt At

faith.rituals.offensive.target level 70

Skills Used

Base GP Cost

90 GP

Requirements

Holy symbol

Meditate

Type Offensive
Step Count2
TargetObjects
ComponentsHoly symbol
Required PowersSpeech
Will Attempt to Resist N/A
Will Be Angered No/Unknown