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Skill: 2H Blunt Atk Delay: 29
DMG: 29 Dmg Bonus: 99 AC: 5
Magic DMG: 2
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
WIS: +8 AGI: +8 HP: +50
Recommended level of 50.
WT: 3.5 Size: LARGE
Class: MNK BST
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 4 (Weapon: General)
Slot 2, Type 20 (Ornamentation)
Item Type:2H Blunt
Lucy Entry By:Yrys
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2020-11-24 06:17:15
Page Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008
Planes of Power Item

Average Price: 39,000pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Common
Level to Attain: 60

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Plane of Nightmare

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Uploaded November 27th, 2008
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# Apr 27 2003 at 10:16 AM Rating: Default
You mention that the Tranquil Staff proc is UNRESISTABLE.

This is true, but depending on the type of mobs that you are engaging in, the stun factor has no effect.

If you want the extra damage from the proc, be my guest. If you choose the stats of the Screamstaff over the extra damage of the Tranquil Staff, super. Its your choice.

Personally, I have both just for giggles.

# Dec 11 2002 at 6:08 PM Rating: Decent
I as a BST find it pointless to use 2hb when we can't double attack till PoP AA ability way later on so i tend to like to use my high dual weild skill instead. I tend not to sit on my fat ogre *** too much and let my pet have all the fun. This item is purely monk hell i would even give it to a monk for nothing. The +8 wis is good but 2 weapons with stats for a bst is better than one.
RE: dumb
# Feb 03 2003 at 2:19 PM Rating: Decent
PoV/PoS MoBs hit for over 500. Fast dual wield weapons are awesome, for dealing damage, but you don't wanna be whackin with a coupl 20 delay weapons and chanter haste, when them babies enrage.

2 HB is good for PoP groups. You'll see most tanks switch to 2 HS for the same reason. Tank using slower weapon + you still using dual wield = you pulling aggro too often to make your cleric happy.

My 2 CP

Nazil Ironchef
62 Savage Lord
Knights of Zek
RE: dumb
# Feb 03 2003 at 2:26 PM Rating: Decent
The ripostes are enough to kill you. :)
RE: dumb
# Mar 07 2003 at 3:30 PM Rating: Decent
lol, then don't stand in front of them. Of course that makes it much more important that you don't get aggro, but by that lvl you should know how to not get aggro.
RE: dumb
# Jul 23 2003 at 12:24 AM Rating: Decent
you'd think that but i was in PoD with a 6 man group , a 55bard a 57shm a 56 bst (58war)me and a 57cleirc a 56rog and wow the bard was up front hitting the mob catching repostes an same for the bst...

its sad many still got no idea how to play their charecters....
RE: dumb
# Feb 02 2004 at 9:45 AM Rating: Decent
108 posts

I have been a caster for WAY too long. DIdn't even occur to me to stay away from the front of mobs as a bst. hehe thanks for the <smack>!

Reality check complete ... who knows, I might be a good bst after all.

Zephlin 65 Mage - Retired
Tyrannicalh Necro - Retired
Arihdol 63 Wizard - Retired
Dylaan 59 Chanter - Main
Yousawh 45 Beastlord

RE: dumb
# Feb 19 2004 at 10:11 PM Rating: Decent
I actually find that most High end Beastlords use 2hb for the most part
TS vs Screamstaff
# Nov 09 2002 at 10:40 AM Rating: Good
46 posts
Although a matter of opinion, I think I speak for most high-level monks when I say that I would never give up my tranquil staff for this.

Mind you, 29/29 5ac 50hp is great, but still 29/30 with the 120dd unresistable proc / stun beats the lower weight and added stats of this staff.

I guess if you're truely worried about the proc taunt factor, this would be superior, but I've never had a prob with taunt and my TS.
RE: TS vs Screamstaff
# Nov 24 2002 at 8:50 AM Rating: Good
Ok,first off,if you can afford a tstaff,good for you,or if you can solo the WL and spend weeks in kc looking for one all the better,this staff is accsessible to the general masses of monks,deyid is pretty frickin easy,i've done him several times.yes,i did get a screamstaff,and still happily use it over epic fists,would i give it up for a tstaff? probably not,because i'd lose a ton of ac,as i'm 1 below weight limit atm,just my 2 cp.

Nran Shao
RE: TS vs Screamstaff
# Oct 31 2003 at 12:09 PM Rating: Default
2 magic damage makes it a 31/29 when not resistant to magic too.
#REDACTED, Posted: Nov 12 2002 at 8:39 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I do AGREE. Nothing can stop 100 blows! none-resist 120dd + 1-6sec stun means you have chance do Free damage and take no damage from the target you are poking during his spin time, and it could surely interrupt the casting if the target is trying do so. For my experience, the mount of TS proc really effect by DEX (so I make it near 200w/o buff) and I can sure everytime I face a decent mob with or without group , TS always give me/us a nice chance to interrupt mobs casting/escaping. And surely it gives a nice damage/dly b4 some CT/PoP things. Dont compare some Uber no-drop 2hb with it , TS is awesome, and no sucking " recommand level " tag on it. So pure , so Awesome.
RE: TS vs Screamstaff
# Nov 15 2002 at 4:40 PM Rating: Decent
actually...its 1-12 second stun =)
RE: TS vs Screamstaff
# Dec 22 2002 at 1:28 AM Rating: Decent
and screamstaff isn't no drop
#REDACTED, Posted: Jul 26 2003 at 4:33 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) neither is tstaff you idiot
RE: TS vs Screamstaff
# Nov 12 2002 at 12:52 AM Rating: Decent
i have to disagre, i think this staff is better becuse not onl is it better ration but also i consider the magic damge. so to me it's 31/29, witch is very nice, alltho the stun on the tstaff is nice, i never relly relay on wep proc for damge, too much of a random timer on those things
RE: TS vs Screamstaff
# Jan 23 2003 at 2:31 AM Rating: Good
118 posts
This weapon puts out roughly the same and sometimes more DPS than the Tranquil Staff.

It weighs less.

It has stats on it.

It does NOT draw unwanted aggro through a stun proc.

And considering that by the time you're killing Deyid you're starting to kill mobs that won't be stunned often anyways ...

Well, I'd take the Screamstaff over the Tranquil Staff.

Just my preference is all.

Your mileage can and will vary.

Luckily they're BOTH tradable so you can choose whichever one you like best.

#REDACTED, Posted: Apr 19 2003 at 3:33 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Your retarded. "kill mobs that won't be stunned often anyways..." Tstaff's proc is unresistable. That's right. UNRESISTABLE.
RE: TS vs Screamstaff
# May 31 2003 at 9:59 PM Rating: Excellent
Maybe you should think before you call people retarded. The proc may be unresistable but most high end mobs cannot be stunned by any means so that doesn't matter. Go try to stun a Kael Giant sometime. You can't. The proc won't get resisted, but you'll get a message that says the Mob is immune to a portion of the spell.

Thats right! UNSTUNNABLE.

RE: TS vs Screamstaff
# May 04 2003 at 9:27 AM Rating: Decent
46 posts
Actually, from my experience, the STUN factor on higher-end mobs seems little to none. It might be directly related to the mob's level, or it might not, I'm not sure. Interrupt casters it always will do, but stun is sometimes too short to be considered.

However, despite that, I would still use TS over screamstaff, but as I've already mentioned, and so many other have as well, it's a matter of opinion. I personally like the unpredictability of procs, I think they add a little bit of spice to the usually boring swing / miss routine of a fight. Also keep in mind that unresistable procs of this type are almost unheard of.

#REDACTED, Posted: Nov 06 2002 at 4:51 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Almost all of "Cats In Hats" on Drinal are 65...
# Oct 28 2002 at 10:23 PM Rating: Default
already 10 lvl 65's on karana. mostly druids. quad kiting planes in nice xp.
# Oct 27 2002 at 1:43 PM Rating: Decent
Just curious anyone have a SS of how this looks equipted?
Recommended level = no twink!
# Oct 25 2002 at 3:10 AM Rating: Default
This is quite a ways off into the future for my level 12 VAH BST... but I can dream can't I?

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Kaftan <<surname pending>>
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#REDACTED, Posted: Oct 24 2002 at 11:17 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Man i wish i had one of these for my monk i would do sooo good hehe check me out
# Oct 26 2002 at 12:34 PM Rating: Default

Have a nice day~ =p

Edited, Sat Oct 26 13:15:27 2002
# Oct 26 2002 at 7:04 PM Rating: Decent
all i can say is, if you're gonna dream, why not do it right... some cool looking stuff
# Oct 26 2002 at 4:14 PM Rating: Decent

Anyone can go into magelo, pick out the best stuff on their (in their opinion) and post it on here. Doesn't mean you ACTUALLY Have all of that.... =P and lvl 65... Sure. Uber guilds on my server are just now breaking into 63... So, GL and next time try not to exagerate so much...

# May 02 2003 at 4:03 AM Rating: Decent
There are several level 65 players on A. Ro...perhaps you should look before you leap???
# Oct 27 2002 at 11:40 PM Rating: Default
Maybe you shouldn't say that the people aren't 65 because I play on luclin server and as of yesterday there were at least two level 65 people. There was a 65 shaman and a 65 rogue, so it is possible that there are some already.
# Oct 29 2002 at 12:25 PM Rating: Decent
Log on ab, and /who all 65.

have a nice day. =p
# Oct 30 2002 at 4:12 PM Rating: Default
I would beleive it except... every single AA ability is maxed, and frankly, I just don't buy it.

# Nov 06 2002 at 6:44 PM Rating: Decent
as of november 6th, most uber guilds already have a population consisting of mostly 65.

as for the magelo account, while such characters are rare, they aren't impossible.
furor planedefiler (warrior):
denron (monk):
and probably most notable, Naos (wizard):
# Oct 23 2002 at 8:08 PM Rating: Decent
This droped last night on a Dark Defiant Warrior raid I thought this wep is bad *** somethin I wouldn't mind having

47 monk
<Trao`Lech>-Vallon Zek
# Oct 23 2002 at 1:40 AM Rating: Decent
nice weapon, but i am confused
there is no damage bonus on it, did something change?
RE: observation
# Oct 23 2002 at 1:58 AM Rating: Excellent
55 posts
No the person who took the screenshot wasnt a melee char. Dmg Bonus is something the wielder of the weapon has not the weapon itself and casters/priests dont get any.
# Oct 22 2002 at 5:01 PM Rating: Excellent
This dropped for us last night in plane of nightmare. We talked to NPC near zone in who spawned a level 64+ named tree that we all TP'd too when group leaders finished text with NPC.

My 61 war tanked and the mob hit for 745 on 1st blow then opened disc. 61 ench and 61 shaman got it slowed and 8 people killed it rather fast. It's attack rate was slow but halfway through fight, several more of the Treant/Tree mobs joined fight. I lost count after 6-7 adds, some mezzable, some not.

We had a partial CR but our corpses popped at zone in graveyard so it was npnp. I'm sure it will be nerfed if it already hasn't been.

Roiujl - Fist of Fate Warrior on the Nameless
RE: Screamstaff
# Oct 23 2002 at 9:39 AM Rating: Default
Why on earth do you think this would be nerfed? compare it to a Tranquil staff (29/30 procs unresistable stun, can be solo'd) and the fact that you said this hit for 745 you honestly think the staff the 7 of you got that were all 60 or 61 got couldn't be this good? It would be arguable whether or not to use this over that Tstaff that people can solo to get. I hardly see this as an overpowred easy to get item.
RE: Screamstaff
# Oct 31 2002 at 5:57 AM Rating: Decent
Stun can be resisted i think the DD can't
RE: Screamstaff
# Feb 16 2004 at 2:09 AM Rating: Default
No, mobs higher than level 58 are immune to the stun
RE: Screamstaff
# Dec 09 2002 at 2:05 PM Rating: Decent
Both the DD and Stun on the T Staff is un-resistible. It's just the stun is a spell, so on high lvl mobs is wears off right as it hits.
RE: Screamstaff
# Oct 23 2002 at 10:48 AM Rating: Default
I have an idea....try actually reading the mans post before makeing yours, its hard enough trying to decipher half the garbage peeps toss on here without reading some morons post in hopes that they have something new to add....only to find out that they didnt even understand the original damn post to begin with...../rant off
RE: Screamstaff
# Oct 23 2002 at 5:14 PM Rating: Decent
Check the dates/times. I was the 1st poster that said anything about this item thanks.

#REDACTED, Posted: Oct 23 2002 at 10:33 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) someone removed the post of the moron that i replied it looks like im replying to the original post..../shrug aint that fun
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