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gauntlets of dexterity
Gauntlets of dexterity, often abbreviated to GoD, are common ascension kit gloves. Each point of positive enchantment on the gloves increases the wearer's dexterity. Similarly, each point of negative enchantment decreases the wearer's dexterity.
Putting on gauntlets of dexterity auto-identifies the gloves unless they're +0. Price identification can help you differentiate between these and leather gloves; wearing the gloves can help you differentiate between these and gauntlets of power and gauntlets of fumbling.
Strategy[edit | edit source]
Dexterity's main effect is on your chance to hit, but by the time you can find and enchant a pair of GoD, you usually have enough experience and weapon skill to hit most of the time anyway. They may be most useful to spellcasters using attack spells such as magic missile and finger of death, which often miss monsters with good AC.
SLASH'EM adds The Gauntlets of Defense, a pair of artifact gauntlets of dexterity that provide half physical damage and can be invoked for toggleable invisibility. SLASH'EM additionally modifies dexterity to improve your AC when at high values. This AC bonus makes gauntlets of dexterity much more attractive in SLASH'EM.