Wooden hand

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Wooden hand

Wooden hand

An installed wooden hand.

Base Stats

Type
Medical ItemsBody Parts
Class
Medieval
Market Value
1.2 Silver

Creation

Work To Make
ticks (0 secs)
Resources to make
Wood 1
Technical
techHediffsTags
Poor
tradeTags
TechHediff


A wooden hand is an artificial body part that acts as a replacement for a pawn's natural hand. A medieval prosthetic, wooden hands have a part efficiency of 60%, therefore one wooden hand on an otherwise healthy pawn provides 80% manipulation, while having two wooden hands provides 60% manipulation.

Acquisition

Unlike most other prostheses, wooden hands don't have a separate item form and the materials require no previous work to turn into a prosthesis before installation. Instead, when ordering a surgical operation on a pawn, Wood 1 Wood is consumed and the wooden hand is added to the pawn. Notably, when removed the wooden hand turns back into a wooden log.

Summary

Wooden hands replace the user's organic hand, including all fingers. They are universal and can be installed on either the left or right. The wooden hand has a part efficiency of 60%. This partially replaces the functionality of a normal hand - when coupled with the hand body part having a Manipulation importance of 50%, it results in restoring 30% manipulation per missing hand replaced, or a loss of 20% when replacing a healthy arm. Manipulation, in turn, affects a great many stats. For a full list of affected stats, see Manipulation.

Installation

Installing the part requires 1,500 ticks (25 secs) of work, ?x medicine of ?? quality or better, and a Medical skill of 3.

Removing the part requires ? of work, ?x medicine of ?? quality or better, and a Medical skill of ?.

If the operation fails, the log has a chance[What chance?] to be destroyed.

Analysis

Terrible but better than no hand. If only the hand is missing, it better to use this than a full prosthetic arm. Due to the way manipulation penalties can stack, losing enough fingers can also make a wooden hand viable, even if the hand part is healthy.

Manipulation Right arm
No arm Prosthetic arm Wooden hand Organic arm Bionic arm Archotech arm
Left arm
No arm 0% 25% 30% 50% 62.5% 75%
Prosthetic arm 25% 50% 55% 75% 87.5% 100%
Wooden hand 30% 55% 60% 80% 92.5% 105%
Organic arm 50% 75% 80% 100% 112.5% 125%
Bionic arm 62.5% 87.5% 92.5% 112.5% 125% 137.5%
Archotech arm 75% 100% 105% 125% 137.5% 150%

Version history

1.1.0 - Added.