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0001179Dwarf FortressAdventure Mode -- Inventorypublic2010-04-14 20:072018-04-01 10:45
IBM-compatibleWin XPSP2
0001179: Artifacts picked up in Adventure Mode get duplicated and disappear when leaving site
I went into my abandoned fortress for an artifact platinum axe. Wouldn't you? It was still in the forge. When I take it out, there is one in my hand... and one in the workshop. I cannot get another one (still printing the text for picking it up, just no duplicate axe). When I came back to the site later, I was able to take out the axe again.

The above behavior I noticed in the previous version as well with an artifact high boot. The below, I don't remember _noticing_ before, though since the other example was armor, hard to be sure.

The REAL problem, though, is that whenever, however I try to take it offsite, it disappears. Just... gone. I was able to kick significant tail while on the site (I had broken into a cavern), but when I fast travel away... gone. When I come back, pick the axe back up, and WALK away... gone. One step, I'm armed with pure choppy death; the next, oh, my bronze shield is my primary weapon, and soon enough my "misc. object user" skill is on the rise. Not cool.
hope for an artifact weapon to be created, abandon fortress, come back as adventurer
http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=10551 [^] (0.40.24)
No tags attached.
has duplicate 0008788resolved lethosor Artifact can be both moved and stay in bin 
has duplicate 0010497resolved Loci Artifacts Placed on Pedestal Duplicate on Pick Up, Disappear on Site Exit, Lead to Crash 
related to 0001237resolved lethosor Artifacts are forbidden even though it does not have the { and } encapsulating it + unable to get artifact out of its bin 
related to 0005113resolved Toady One Readable materials (books, slabs) duplicating in inventory 
related to 0005363new  Artifact Cage Exists in Two Places After Reclaim 
related to 0005469new  Found a castle where books duplicate themselves 
related to 0007589resolved Footkerchief Moody dwarf grabbed another artifact as an ingredient 
related to 0005357new  Took the necromancy teaching slab from the tower, now game crashes on travel/wait/sleep/save/starvation/retirement. 
related to 0007900assigned Footkerchief Books cannot be destroyed 
related to 0010457confirmed Detros Adventurer inventory items found duplicated as loot in lairs, caves, etc. 
related to 0010373resolved Toady One Artifacts in pedestals are duplicated when a fortress is retired 
Issue History
2010-04-14 20:07zombiejusticeNew Issue
2010-04-14 20:35FootkerchiefNote Added: 0003607
2010-04-14 20:35FootkerchiefSummarylegendary weapon disappears on leaving fortress site in adv. mode => artifact weapon disappears on leaving fortress site in adv. mode
2010-04-14 20:36FootkerchiefSummaryartifact weapon disappears on leaving fortress site in adv. mode => Artifacts picked up in Adv. Mode get duplicated and disappear when leaving site
2010-04-16 09:10FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0001237
2012-02-15 05:54Knight OtuRelationship addedrelated to 0005113
2012-07-02 14:56QuietustNote Added: 0023142
2012-11-05 16:15caldfirNote Added: 0023706
2014-07-15 15:08FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0005363
2014-07-15 15:09FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0005469
2014-07-23 12:17FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0007589
2014-07-24 16:58SivartyNote Added: 0027460
2014-08-07 20:44FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0005357
2014-08-07 20:46FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0007900
2015-02-05 15:38lethosorRelationship addedhas duplicate 0008788
2015-02-05 15:40lethosorNote Added: 0032159
2015-02-05 15:40lethosorAssigned To => lethosor
2015-02-05 15:40lethosorStatusnew => acknowledged
2015-02-05 15:40lethosorSummaryArtifacts picked up in Adv. Mode get duplicated and disappear when leaving site => Artifacts picked up in Adventure Mode get duplicated and disappear when leaving site
2015-02-05 15:40lethosorAdditional Information Updatedbug_revision_view_page.php?rev_id=12895#r12895
2015-02-05 23:13DetrosIssue Monitored: Detros
2015-02-06 14:14DetrosNote Added: 0032165
2017-06-30 03:12Knight OtuTag Attached: Fixed in 0.43.06?
2017-06-30 03:14Knight OtuNote Added: 0036644
2017-08-03 05:38park66665Issue Monitored: park66665
2017-12-17 10:26DetrosRelationship addedrelated to 0010457
2017-12-27 08:55lethosorRelationship addedrelated to 0010373
2018-01-03 05:28LociRelationship addedhas duplicate 0010497
2018-01-03 09:20lethosorNote Added: 0037485
2018-01-03 09:20lethosorTag Detached: Fixed in 0.43.06?
2018-01-03 10:12HuntthetrollIssue Monitored: Huntthetroll
2018-02-22 20:01chaosvoltNote Added: 0037821
2018-02-22 20:01chaosvoltIssue Monitored: chaosvolt
2018-03-27 09:33AngelicosPhosphorosNote Added: 0038044
2018-04-01 10:45chaosvoltNote Added: 0038110

2010-04-14 20:35   
Yeah, as you noted, this is an old bug. Here's a collection of reports in older versions: http://www.bay12games.com/forum/index.php?topic=40629.msg715042#msg715042 [^]

It doesn't sound like the symptoms have changed much, but it's good that it's in the tracker now.
2012-07-02 14:56   
I've just examined this a bit more closely with an abandoned test fortress, and I've observed several significant problems.

The artifact I've chosen is one of 2 artifacts stored inside a bin. For some reason, the artifact has not been "classified" (into the specialized item vectors used for job item selection), and while the bin has two "contains_item" general references (one for each artifact), the artifacts themselves do not have "contained_in_item" references pointing back to the bin in which they are stored.
2012-11-05 16:15   
I've noticed that in the latest version the artifacts don't disappear from your inventory on travel. They still do several strange things, but I am able to travel the world with them now (so long as I don't try taking them off or dropping them or anything).
2014-07-24 16:58   
Still is happening in 0.40.04, Slept on sight, and artifact helm and amulet disapeared. Artifacts where taken from workshops.
2015-02-05 15:40   
Detros posted a save at 0008788: http://dffd.bay12games.com/file.php?id=10551 [^]
2015-02-06 14:13   
I have left the site and I do still have those artifacts with me. Something got changed it seems.
Knight Otu   
2017-06-30 03:14   
Per the 06/29/2017 devlog, this may be fully fixed in the next version.
2018-01-03 09:20   
Doesn't appear to be fixed, from 0010497
2018-02-22 20:01   
Still a problem as of 44.05, and to add to this: this also applies to items you name in adventure mode.
2018-03-27 09:33   
Still in 44.07: 0010672
2018-04-01 10:45   
Question: what aspects of this are still present if the general "vanishing artifacts" bit is fixed? I'm guessing duplicate artifacts still randomly appear?