Helms of Seeing

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Shank
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Helms of Seeing

Post by Shank » Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:36 am

I have found one before with telepathy. I have recently heard people saying this is no longer possible. I have also heard people saying it is still possible. So is it possible or not?

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the_sandman
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Re: Helms of Seeing

Post by the_sandman » Thu Jan 28, 2010 6:28 pm

It is still possible.




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The chance is lowered from 1.4% to 0.4%. You basically need to roll the highest number when you encounter an R_ESP flag.

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N:30:of Seeing
...
R:10      <--- 10% chance for...
F:R_ESP   <--- random ESP power!
...
#R:1        <-- taken out: 1% chance for 
#F:ESP_ALL  <-- ESP_ALL
By comparison, a torch of presentiment...

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R:100
F:R_ESP
F:IGNORE_ACID | IGNORE_ELEC | IGNORE_FIRE | IGNORE_COLD | IGNORE_WATER
R:20
F:R_ESP
R:20
F:R_ESP
... will have (1/25 + 0.2*1/25 + 0.2*1/25) = 5.6% chance of ESP_ALL. I think they're all independent events (i.e., you could still get the third clause even if you didn't get the second R_ESP in your item). I could be wrong; so let's say presentiment torches have *up to* 5.6% chance of esp_all.

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