Thrumbo horn

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Thrumbo horn

Thrumbo horn

"A thrumbo's horn. It's razor-sharp, rock-hard, and priceless in most markets. This is a true trophy, as well as a deadly melee weapon."


Type
EquipmentWeapons
Market Value
800 Silver.png
Mass
3 kg
Mode
Melee
Dmg Type
Sharp
Attack 1
handle
9 dmg (poke)
2 seconds cooldown
13% armor penetration
Attack 2 
point
28 dmg (stab)
2.6 seconds cooldown
42% armor penetration
Attack 3 
blade
28 dmg (cut)
2.6 seconds cooldown
42% armor penetration
Melee Average DPS
10.53
Melee Average AP
41%


Dropped by thrumbos after butchering, the thrumbo horn is a fairly powerful melee weapon which can be sold for a hefty amount of silver to Exotic Goods Traders.

Combat analysis

As a body part from a sacred thrumbo and its exceptional carbon properties, the thrumbo horn has a fairly good damage output and an exceptional market value. It is one of the best melee weapons available at low technology levels. The DPS of a thrumbo horn is about the same as a Poor quality plasteel longsword, or an Excellent quality steel longsword. Another animal body part that can be used as a melee weapon is the elephant tusk.


Thrumbo Horn vs. Comparable Weapons

This section goes over how well the thrumbo horn fares against comparable weapons (similar value, tech level or similar characteristics) in 1 vs. 1 combat.

Methodology

  • All testing is semi-automated which allows for large sample sizes to be gathered per set of results with ease
  • All pawns have a skill level of 8 in melee
  • No pawns have any traits that affect combat performance
  • All pawns are of 18 years of age and completely healthy


Results in the table below are the percentages of battles that thrumbo horns either won or tied against the weapon listed in the first column of said table, with a sample size of 2,000 battles per result. Higher percentages are better.


The following armor categories are:


Thrumbo horn vs. Unarmored Flak Marine
Elephant tusk 70.85% 75.95% 79.55%
Steel longsword 62.05% 64.65% 64.00%
Plasteel longsword 46.50% 46.25% 49.60%

Images

Thrumbo horn butchered.png