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13.2 Preparation for combat
One of the most important parts of combat is being properly prepared for it. Without some certain basic equipment, you have no hope of succeeding against any competent opponent. This document will only cover equipment and defences that is not class-specific. Further, though a few offensive aspects of combat will be covered, generally-speaking, your primary offensive abilities are class-specific and are covered in the help files for the skills associated with that class. A short list of basic equipment that you'll need follows. It isn't complete, but it is a start. an elixir of health : heals your health an elixir of mana : heals your mana healing plants : see HELP HEALINGYOURSELF a shield tattoo : protects you against many physical attacks a hammer tattoo : destroys an opponent's shield a cloak tattoo : protects yourself from summoning by a brazier tattoo immunity elixir : cures the deadly cyanide toxin starburst tattoo : resurrects you immediately upon death speed elixir : increases your ability to avoid some physical attacks fenugreek berries : creates a waxy coating which prevents Saboteurs from breaking your skin linseed : a plant that, when smoked, creates an anti-weapon field armour : what kind to get will depend on your class. a weapon : useful for injecting toxins on people, if you have the envenom ability in the Weaponry skill, and, of course, for dealing out damage. boar tattoo : regenerates health moon tattoo : regenerates mana