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Tserrina's Whip  

Skill: 1H Slashing Atk Delay: 22
DMG: 7 Dmg Bonus: 28
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
STR: +5 DEX: +8 AGI: +4
Effect: Muscle Lock I (Combat, Casting Time: Instant) at Level 35
WT: 3.0 Size: MEDIUM
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 4 (Weapon: General)
Slot 2, Type 20 (Ornamentation)
Item Lore:Venom drips from its tip
Item Type:1H Slashing
Lucy Entry By:Mool D'Mojo
Item Updated By:Irrarr
IC Last Updated:2019-05-22 14:54:29
Page Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008
Scars of Velious Item

Rarity: Uncommon
Level to Attain: 51

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Drops: This item is found on creatures.

Tower of Frozen Shadow

Zone(s) Found In:
Dropped by Tserrina

Uploaded November 27th, 2008
Updated November 28th, 2008
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# Jan 30 2008 at 2:15 PM Rating: Decent
402 posts
In case anyone like me who was camping her was wondering, she doesn't visibly equip it when she has the whip.
Clearify Some Things
# Jun 27 2004 at 5:12 PM Rating: Default
1,154 posts
From all I can tell this is a weak snare, and not a slow.

The duration of this is indeed greater than 3 minutes, but the duration gets heavily mitigated with resistant mobs. However, being a 65 Paladin, I used this to snare on 2 Hard Adventures.

The effect is weak, extrememly weak, compaired to most snares. I'm not sure what the problem is but the effect doesn't seem to be 40%, or even 30. In fact the only thing this is good for is stopping mobs from running. At 20% mobs that try to run do so extremely slowly (even with SoW or some innate running enhancement) and at 10% stop moving. Don't plan to use this to fear kite or anything like that, however.

As a 65 Paladin I can suggest this weapon, however, because it is basically the only snare weapon a Pally can wield. It is easily attainable Solo, and may result in some other neat toys (Bandaid Summon Dagger for one). Except for the library level its all quite entertaining, as well.
Warning - Attempting to patch together any coherent message from my posts may result in chronic headaches and/or intense vomiting.
RE: Clearify Some Things
# Jan 15 2005 at 11:43 AM Rating: Decent
16 posts
Anklesmasher from Chardok is another paladin useable snare weapon.
Procs lvl
# May 21 2004 at 1:57 AM Rating: Decent
188 posts
Didn't see this mentioned, it procs at 35.
Banned 65 Human Warrior
# Oct 07 2002 at 2:55 PM Rating: Decent
6 posts
what does is identify as?
RE: identify
# Feb 17 2003 at 10:06 PM Rating: Decent
16 posts
Identifies as: Venom drips from it's tip.

Not all that much of a 'clue' to the tower...
"I'm a weird kid."
RE: identify
# Dec 14 2006 at 12:28 PM Rating: Decent
84 posts
I know this was posted a long time ago, but for the record, it's called Tserrina's Whip...Tserrina is the big boss in ToFS
I am a dark elf and proud! I enjoy the hours I spend looking for a merchant who won't kill me on sight! I treasure the times when I am attacked by everything in the zone while I am trying to med! I love the weight of all of the money I have, because there are no bankers who will trade with me! I am a dark elf and proud!

My faction with Beta Neutral is so good, The Keeper of Lost Things gives me my corpse for free.
#monolil, Posted: Oct 07 2002 at 2:55 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) what does is identify as?
Deceptive, but excellent
# Aug 07 2002 at 12:10 AM Rating: Decent
129 posts
Don't be put off by the poor ratio on this weapon... The proc has an incredible taunt on it and poisons/snares the target. The taunt is what makes this item useful for a tank: if you need it pissed at you, this is the item to use.
Slow AND Snare
# Jul 15 2002 at 11:15 AM Rating: Default
7 posts
After using poisons with my rogue, and muscle lock being one of my favorites, I can tell you, this is both a snare and a slow. Muscle lock 1 has a duration of 40 sec.

From the safehouse, discussing this poison directly:

Malaclypse, Redeemed 49 Rogue of Tarew Marr, Officer of <Signum Fidei>
# Jun 25 2002 at 11:58 AM Rating: Default
I got one for my paly the other day, noone wanted it I was with. I hardly use it because for a char that cant duel wield it isn't quite as effective, but its very fun. Get any form of haste and you swing constantly......only use it when I am not the main tank...

43 Paladin
Eleazar Corinthia
Holy Knight of Marr
*Mystic Legacy*
Proc Effect
# Jan 25 2002 at 11:04 AM Rating: Decent
56 posts
it is not a slow - it is a snare... here's the info:

Muscle Lock I
Adding 2 Poison counters
Decrease Movement between 31% (L1) to 40% (L10)

Classes: None

Skill: Instantaneous
Allowable Targets: All

Range to Target: 50 feet

Resistance Check: Poison

Spell Duration: Unknown
Duration Formula: 2

Spell cast on you: Your legs spasm as poisons seeps into your veins.
Spell cast on someone: Soandso has been poisoned.
Spell fades: The poison has run its course.

#TraversePrexus, Posted: Sep 29 2001 at 12:53 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) almost POSITIVE this is also a haste debuff. I think I read that it snares and decreses the haste of the mob by like 70%
snare effect
# Jul 02 2001 at 10:06 PM Rating: Decent
15 posts
The effect is a snare type, it slows down movement like snare. I found out with a friend when we duel'd. It decreased my movement when i tried to run around, but not as much as snare would. And when he did cast snare it overwrote the proc effect.
# May 28 2001 at 6:38 AM Rating: Decent
Muscle Lock I -Movement from 31% (L1) to 40% (L10); 1 tick/level


lvl 48 Halfing Rogue and proud of it
my previous post
# May 12 2001 at 9:32 PM Rating: Default
lol im an idiot its no drop *smacks himself on the head* thanks anyway keep the forests safe
#Anonymous, Posted: May 12 2001 at 9:29 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) hiya im considering this weapon for my ranger twink can someone tell me what level it procs?? thanks for you help
#Severon, Posted: Jan 29 2002 at 7:01 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Let me know when you can twink this whip then i will sell it to you. It is No drop bud, you need to read before making dumb comments, and if you can get into a group who is killing Tserrina you can proc this babe.
RE: proc level ?????
# Mar 30 2002 at 10:15 AM Rating: Default
569 posts
Some people need to stop and use what little brain they have before making rude comments.
# May 10 2001 at 5:02 AM Rating: Default
I my self just got the whip and it is a great wep too put in hand tell it procs then go to work with main weps. makes solo'n stuff lot easier i would have too say.
# May 03 2001 at 12:17 AM Rating: Default
would it stack with dooming darkness?

if so tell me
RE: wondering
# Jun 14 2001 at 12:28 AM Rating: Good
Nope it won't stack
Slow movement or slow attack?
# Apr 03 2001 at 12:29 AM Rating: Default
Is this proc a negative haste, or a negative movement. In other words, does it slow down how fast they attack or how fast they move?
For rogues?
# Mar 26 2001 at 10:44 PM Rating: Default
if it is truely Primary hand only... rogues would never use it... they would have to give up 300+ point backstabbs... no way!
RE: For rogues?
# Apr 14 2001 at 7:40 PM Rating: Decent
8 posts
Have you ever thought of switching to piercing just for BSing? a buddy of mine did it for 44 lvls, he's got epic now and doesnt need to, but hey do what ya gotta do.
RE: For rogues?
# Aug 30 2001 at 3:06 PM Rating: Default
115 posts
Much like my little halfling warrior can duel wield and still use a shield (heck, with a couple extra clicks, I can use a shield while 2handing, but I digress).

Keep your piercer or shield in an open inventory slot. Left-click and hold until that slot pops off onto your cursor. Place that slot onto one of your hotkey thingies. Do the same with your weapon slot (primary for a rogue that wants to switch out for a piercer, secondary for the small duel wielder that wants to bash, BOTH for the 2hander that wants to bach.) These slots work in hotkeys exactly as they would in their normal positions. Simply pick up one by left clicking it, and swap out. Easy. For 2handers, pick up the 2hander from the primary, swap it with the shield in inventory, place the shield in the secondary slot, hit the bash button, pick up the shield, drop it where the 2hander is, put the 2hander back in primary. Easy.

Not sure whether Verant would consider this an exploit, but I've never seen anyone get pegged for it. Now if I could only find a way to keep a halfling from getting stunned from the front, I'll be set.
--Wolfran Funkenstein
# Jan 29 2001 at 12:05 PM Rating: Good
From what i've seen it procs fairly often..very nice though cause it stacks well with my slow (51st bard chain).but other then that it seems to last about 6 min.

Lasia Lifeseeker
52nd Bard
The Rathe
The Proc
# Dec 27 2000 at 2:26 PM Rating: Default
I gained this whip roughly a week ago from Tserrina when my guildmates and I slayed her. However, the proc has been said to be a snare from a line of rogue poisons. But at this time the proc is broken, and the GMs on at least Fennin Ro have been made aware of the situation. Basically it'll be another item fixed in a patch, and anyone who has it will have to trade it in for a fixed one.
Primary Hand Only
# Dec 26 2000 at 1:49 AM Rating: Default
This weapon is primary hand only. I picked it up last night. I WISH it was secondary equippable though :)
How rare?
# Dec 23 2000 at 9:06 PM Rating: Decent
138 posts
How rare of a drop is this? and can any rogues tell us about how long the snare effect lasts? :)
Akon <Vis Maior>
60th monk
Tenon <Vis Maior>
retired 56th warrior
RE: How rare?
# Apr 09 2001 at 5:41 PM Rating: Decent
104 posts
I've kiled her 10 times. Seen 6 symbols, 2 staves, 1 robe, 1 whip.

I kinda think the whip is rather on the rare side.

Kipp - 60 Tauren Warrior
Server: Archimond
RE: How rare?
# Dec 26 2000 at 1:48 AM Rating: Default
It's not a snare effect :) It's a slowdown.. reduces their attack speed by 40% :P It's not that rare. We got two in about 5 hours of being in Frozen Shadow.
hmm are you sure?
# May 06 2001 at 2:26 AM Rating: Decent
138 posts
hmm are you certain?
the spell data file has it listed as "Decrese Movement" same as snare and darkness type spells
also, the message given is "Your legs spasm as poison spreads through your veins" sure sounds like a snare effect to me.. people I know who own a whip also tell me it snares.. hmm
Akon <Vis Maior>
60th monk
Tenon <Vis Maior>
retired 56th warrior
RE: hmm are you sure?
# Jun 20 2001 at 11:38 AM Rating: Default
282 posts
I'm quite certain it doesn't have a snare effect. I used this thing for about ten levels, & all it does is slow the mob's attack rate.
PsychoX / Troubadour / Tunare
RE: hmm are you sure?
# Jun 21 2001 at 2:48 PM Rating: Decent
9 posts
Aye, but I also have noticed that any mobs under Muscle Lock that would normally run away do not.
Half-bred Warrior of Lanys.
RE: How rare?
# Jan 22 2001 at 4:52 AM Rating: Default
We've been hunting Tserrina for 3 days now, we've killed her 7 times, we haven't seen a single whip.
RE: How rare?
# Sep 29 2002 at 11:55 AM Rating: Decent
4 posts
Fought her friday night and got whip on second drop. My guild has taken her down 4 times total and 1 whip, so it's rare, but not ultra-rare. Seems it doesn't proc til 51, can anyone confirm this?

Zandelar >>>--->
45th lvl Ranger of Tunare
Veeshan Server
RE: How rare?
# Jan 29 2001 at 3:01 AM Rating: Default
I've been gouped and killed Tserrina around 20
times now about 90% of the time she has the
taliasman or the staff. I've seen 2 robes drop
and not one whip.

Manolas Autumnleaf
Druid of 56 seasons, Cazic Thule
Proud officer of Second Age
RE: How rare?
# Sep 03 2002 at 6:59 AM Rating: Decent
11 posts
Killed her two times and had whip and soulgem drop every time...
# Dec 22 2000 at 3:24 PM Rating: Excellent
26 posts
Although me have seen better damage/delay whips, me tinkin' dat dis one be perfect for dem rogues. It got pertty decent proc. 40% slow is quite nice. Plus da stat modifiers be very impressive, coupled wit decent dmg/dly dis be a real nice weapon. Da +8 dex must help wit da proc'ing me tink. Well, me hope ta see dis whip in action soon. If anyone gots info on how it does in battle please post, me would like ta hears it.
Mordreth Nonetoobright
first and only troll bard
RE: Impressive
# Jun 12 2001 at 6:10 AM Rating: Decent
282 posts
Unfortunately, that isn't the case. I have one on my bard, & it's primary hand only, so not too many rogues would use it, not being able to backstab & all.

It's not a bad proc @ all, it hits fast, & adds nice stats, but it still isn't too great of a dmg/dly ratio. As soon as i find the money, or a lucky loot, i plan to retire this whip to my bank.
PsychoX / Troubadour / Tunare
#Anonymous, Posted: Dec 26 2000 at 1:46 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) It doesn't proc yet as of 12/24/00. Verant hasn't fixed it yet. Every time it tries to proc it says "This Item is Out of Charges"
#Anonymous, Posted: Dec 21 2000 at 6:57 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post)
RE: Proc? Str Debuff?
# Dec 21 2000 at 9:46 PM Rating: Default
Its a snare-type poison
#Demtri, Posted: Dec 21 2000 at 7:38 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I'm thinking more along the lines of a Strength debuff and stun. Or either or. Guess we'll have to see. :)~
RE: Proc? Str Debuff?
# Dec 21 2000 at 7:42 PM Rating: Excellent
muscle lock is a slow-down type poison.
RE: Proc? Str Debuff?
# Dec 21 2000 at 10:03 PM Rating: Excellent
13 posts
It reduces movement speed by 40%.
Renesh, Level 51 Magician <Evermore> Bristlebane
RE: Proc? Str Debuff?
# Dec 26 2000 at 1:45 AM Rating: Default
Yupo.. it's actually a 31-40% slow depending on level. Naturally higher level will cap it at the 40%
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