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|Damage vs. large||1d6|
The wooden stake is a starting item for the Undead Slayer in SLASH'EM. The Stake of Van Helsing is an artifact wooden stake. When it is wielded against a vampire or vampire bat, there is a 10% chance to instantly kill the creature with the message "You plunge the stake into the heart of the vampire/vampire bat!"