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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. a potion of health : heals your health a potion of mana : heals your mana a potion of bromide : heals your ego healing plants : see HELP HEALINGYOURSELF Some of these of the basic things are only available depending on what choices you make in your skills: Pentagram (HighMagic) : protects you against many physical attacks Circle (LowMagic) : protects you against many physical attacks Nullify (LowMagic) : destroys an opponent's pentagram Malkuth (HighMagic) : protects you from summoning to some extent potion of antidote : cures the deadly crotamine potion of vitae : resurrects you immediately upon death Hexagram (HighMagic) : will drag people out of the sky quicksilver elixir : increases your ability to avoid some physical attacks faeleaf : a plant that, when smoked, creates an anti-weapon field armour : what kind to get will depend on your class. a weapon : useful for inflicting venoms on people, if you have the envenom ability in the combat skillset, and, of course, for dealing out damage. When fighting warriors, it is important to be aware of the general combat skill and take a stance when engaging one of these dangerous fighters. Stances will help protect individual or groups of bodyparts depending on which stance you take.