Staff of Cairn

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Staff of Cairn
WPN STF IR Earthshaker Staff Cairn L.png
TypeMagic staff (Control Stone)
Ranged damage19-20 Crush vs. Dodge
Recovery penalty+2.5s
ValueBronze rings. One bronze ring equals 100 copper rings and 1/100 of an iron ring. 36 Copper rings. One copper ring equals 1/100 of a bronze ring. 24
Additional characteristics
ModifiersDepends on which piece of Cairn was used:
Cairn's Grace: +2 Finesse
Cairn's Potency: +2 Might
Cairn's Haste: +2 Quickness
Cairn's Tenacity: +2 Resolve
Cairn's Form: +2 Vitality
Cairn's Brilliance: +2 Wits
Evocation of Cairn: Enemies in the target area take Crush damage and are Petrified, while allies in the area receive a buff to Might, Vitality, and Resolve, as well as enhanced Armor versus Crush damage. Effects scale.
IDWPN_ART_2H_IR_STF_StaffOfCairnFinesse Superior
WPN_ART_2H_IR_STF_StaffOfCairnMight Superior
WPN_ART_2H_IR_STF_StaffOfCairnQuickness Superior
WPN_ART_2H_IR_STF_StaffOfCairnResolve Superior
WPN_ART_2H_IR_STF_StaffOfCairnVitality Superior
WPN_ART_2H_IR_STF_StaffOfCairnWits Superior

Staff of Cairn is an artifact in Tyranny.

Background[edit | edit source]

This staff resembles the arcane tools wielded by Earthshakers. What separates it from its peers is a fragment of the Archon of Stone fused with Azurelith gathered in the Stone Sea. As an expression of Cairn's magic incorporating his body as a component, it is safe to regard the Staff of Cairn as possessing the raw potential of an Earthshaker apprentice in a dormant state.

Though Cairn is remembered for his unpredictability and uprising against Kyros, the powers of this staff have achieved a dormant, controlled state. The gem at the head occasionally flickers with violent awareness, but goes still with time.

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Notes[edit | edit source]

For staffs created in game (as opposed to imported through New Game+), the stat bonus increases with reputation, up to +7 for Wits and +6 for Quickness (haven't tried the others).