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(5.17a) Digging  exact calculation  Your digging power is calculated as follows: An equipped item that provides (+X) to digging will add 20*X. If you have a digging tool equipped, its weight is added (eg 25.0 lb > +25). If the digging tool is enchanted to hit or to damage, those values are added. The power value so far is now multiplied by a value between 1 and 2, depending on your 'Digging' skill (see (7.2)). If the skill is 0, the multiplier is 1, if it's 50, the multiplier is 2. Otherwise the value is linearly inbetween. After that, a bonus is added depending on your strength: Ranging from +0 at 3 over +10 at 18/10, +50 at 18/110 up to +100 at 18/***. If you don't have a digging tool equipped, your total digging power is halved. If your resulting final digging power is zero, then it is set to 1, so you always have at least a tiny chance of digging through the weaker materials that have a +0 difficulty (see table below). To successfully dig through certain features, your digging power must be greater than the result of a random number roll "random(0..x1) + y":  Spider web 100 + 0 Rubble 200 + 0 Bush 300 + 0 Dead tree 300 + 0 Tree 400 + 0 Sandwall 300 + 0 Magma intrusion 400 + 10 Quartz vein 800 + 20 Granite wall 1600 + 40 Tunneling any other wall types, such as ice walls, and also unknown secret doors (as long as they're not embedded in permanent wall types) has the same difficulty as granite walls. The +y is a fixed value that gets added to the random roll of (0..x1), the sum of this is what you have to overcome with your digging power value. For example you cannot successfully tunnel through quartz if you don't have at least 21 digging power, since you have to overcome the +20. Example: If you have 21 digging power and try to dig into quartz you'll have to be very lucky and hope for the random(0..799) roll for quartz to actually be a 0 so that the result will be 0+20 which is 20 and therefore smaller than your digging power of 21. So on each turn of tunnelling your chance to succeed would be 1 in 800 in that case.
