STO file format

Applies to:

General Description
These files contain a description of the types of items and services available for sale in a given store, inn, tavern, or temple.

Detailed Description

Offset Size (data type) Description
0x0000 4 (char array) Signature ('STOR')
0x0004 4 (char array) Version ('V1.1')
0x0008 4 (dword) Type (0=Store, 1=Tavern, 2=Inn, 3=Temple)
0x000c 4 (strref) Name
0x0010 4 (dword) Flags:
  • bit 0: User allowed to buy
  • bit 1: User allowed to sell
  • bit 2: User allowed to identify items
  • bit 3: User allowed to steal
  • bit 4: User allowed to donate money
  • bit 5: User allowed to purchase cures
  • bit 6: User allowed to purchase drinks
  • bit 7: Unknown
  • bit 8: Unknown
  • bit 9: Unknown
  • bit 10: Unknown (Recharge items?)
  • bit 11: Unknown
  • bit 12: Buy Fenced Goods
  • 0x0014 4 (dword) Store "sell price markup" (percentage of base price store charges for items)
    0x0018 4 (dword) Store "buy price markup" (percentage of base price store is willing to pay)
    0x001c 4 (dword) Depreciation rate
    0x0020 2 (word) % chance of steal failure
    0x0022 2 (dword) Capacity
    0x0024 8 (bytes)
    0x002c 4 (dword) Offset to items purchased section
    0x0030 4 (dword) Count of items in items purchased section
    0x0034 4 (dword) Offset to items for sale section
    0x0038 4 (dword) Count of items for sale
    0x003c 4 (dword) Lore
    0x0040 4 (dword) ID Price
    0x0044 8 (resref) Rumours (Tavern)
    0x004c 4 (dword) Offset to drinks section
    0x0050 4 (dword) Count of drinks
    0x0054 8 (resref) Rumours (Temple)
    0x005c 4 (dword) Room flags
    • bit 0: Peasant
    • bit 1: Merchant
    • bit 2: Noble
    • bit 3: Royal
    0x0060 4 (dword) Price of a peasant room
    0x0064 4 (dword) Price of a merchant room
    0x0068 4 (dword) Price of a noble room
    0x006c 4 (dword) Price of a royal room
    0x0070 4 (dword) Offset to cures section
    0x0074 4 (dword) Count of cures
    0x0078 36 (bytes)

    Offset Size (data type) Description
    0x0000 8 (resref) Filename of ITM
    0x0008 2 (word) Item expiration time (replace with drained item)
    0x000a 2 (word) Quantity/Charges 1
    0x000c 2 (word) Quantity/Charges 2
    0x000e 2 (word) Quantity/Charges 3
    0x0010 4 (dword) Flags
    • bit 0: Identified
    • bit 1: Unstealable
    • bit 2: Stolen
    • bit 3: Undroppable
    0x0014 4 (dword) Amount of this item in stock
    0x0018 4 (dword) Infinite supply flag (0=limited stock, 1=infinite stock)
    0x001c 4 (dword) Strref for trigger
    0x0020 56 (char array) Unknown

    Offset Size (data type) Description
    0x0000 8 (resref) Rumour resource
    0x0008 4 (strref) Drink name strref
    0x000c 4 (dword) Drink price
    0x0010 4 (dword) Alcoholic strength

    Offset Size (data type) Description
    0x0000 8 (resref) Filename of SPL
    0x0008 4 (dword) SPL price

    This is an array of dwords. These dwords indicate item categories the store is willing to purchase. The category code can also be found inside the ITM file for an itm.

    These codes are used in store files to indicate which types of items they will buy. They are also be used to determine which inventory slots the item is allowed to go into on the inventory screen and the sound the item makes when moved in the inventory.

    Code Item type
    0x0000 Books/misc
    0x0001 Amulets and necklaces
    0x0002 Armor
    0x0003 Belts and girdles
    0x0004 Boots
    0x0005 Arrows
    0x0006 Bracers and gauntlets
    0x0007 Helms, hats, and other head-wear
    0x0008 Keys (not in Icewind Dale?)
    0x0009 Potions
    0x000a Rings
    0x000b Scrolls
    0x000c Shields (not in IWD)
    0x000d Food
    0x000e Bullets (for a sling)
    0x000f Bows
    0x0010 Daggers
    0x0011 Maces (in BG, this includes clubs)
    0x0012 Slings
    0x0013 Short swords
    0x0014 Long swords (in BG, this includes 2-handed and bastard swords)
    0x0015 Hammers
    0x0016 Morning stars
    0x0017 Flails
    0x0018 Darts
    0x0019 Axes (specifically, 1-handed axes -- halberds and 2-handed polearms not included)
    0x001a Quarterstaff
    0x001b Crossbow
    0x001c Hand-to-hand weapons (fist, fist irons, punch daggers, etc)
    0x001d Spears
    0x001e Halberds (2-handed polearms)
    0x001f Crossbow bolts
    0x0020 Cloaks and robes
    0x0021 Gold pieces (not an inventory item, but can appear as "monster dropped" treasure)
    0x0022 Gems
    0x0023 Wands
    0x0024 Bag/eye/broken armor
    0x0025 Broken shield/bracelet
    0x0026 Broken sword/earring
    0x0027 Tattoos (PST)
    0x0028 Lenses(PST)
    0x0029 Buckler/teeth
    0x002a Candle
    0x002c Clubs(IWD)
    0x002f Large Shield(IWD)
    0x0031 Medium Shield(IWD)
    0x0032 Notes
    0x0035 Small Shield(IWD)
    0x0037 Telescope(IWD)
    0x0038 Drink(IWD)
    0x0039 Great Sword(IWD)
    0x003a Container
    0x003b Fur/pelt
    0x003c Leather Armor
    0x003d Studded Leather Armor
    0x003e Chain Mail
    0x003f Splint Mail
    0x0040 Half Plate
    0x0041 Full Plate
    0x0042 Hide Armor
    0x0043 Robe
    0x0045 Bastard Sword
    0x0046 Scarf
    0x0047 Food(IWD2)
    0x0048 Hat
    0x0049 Gauntlet