|For a list of all damage bonuses, see Damage Values and Enemy Health.|
A 33-51% damage increase is incredibly powerful, as it can be used to one-shot many enemies from safe ranges, or to deal more Spell damage to bosses.
Shaman Stone is incredibly useful for speedrunning, not only because of the damage boost it gives to spells, but also because of how fast and easy it is to acquire compared to other damage sources like Fragile Strength, Quick Slash, or Pale Ore.
How to Acquire
Since using this charm is for spell-casting-focused builds, it can be useful in combination with Joni's Blessing in battles where healing is difficult or impossible.
Useful to use in combination with Spell Twister since it reduces the SOUL cost of spells.
Soul Eater works extremely well in combination with Shaman Stone as they allow for more frequent casting of spells.
Soul Catcher works well in combination with Shaman Stone as they allow for more frequent casting of spells.
Shaman Stone increases the damage to 5 (from 4), resulting in a total damage of 45 with Vengeful Spirit and 80 with Shade Soul. Fluke projectiles are also bigger. Shaman Stone only affects the Defender's Crest + Flukenest combo by increasing the frequency of the ticks, allowing for 29 ticks (from 23).