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The Putrid Fish  

Skill: 1H Piercing Atk Delay: 19
DMG: 12 Dmg Bonus: 31 AC: 5
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
DEX: +5 INT: +5 HP: +40 MANA: +35
Recommended level of 53.
WT: 2.5 Size: SMALL
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 4 (Weapon: General)
Slot 2, Type 20 (Ornamentation)

Item Lore:The hilt of this blade is a rotting fish
Item Type:1H Piercing
Lucy Entry By:Hob
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2022-01-11 05:31:01
Page Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008

Expansion: Planes of Power Planes of Power

Average Price: 3,350pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Common
Level to Attain: 60

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This item is found on creatures.

Ruins of Lxanvom [Crypt of Decay] - [PoP]
NPC Name
Elite Necromancer of Decay

Zone(s) Found In:

Zone Name
Ruins of Lxanvom [Crypt of Decay] - [PoP]

Uploaded November 27th, 2008
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Bazaar Item
# Jul 13 2004 at 8:53 PM Rating: Decent
This particular weapon would go straight to my trader alt; I would not even think of using it. For one thing, from my standards it's nowhere near as good as the Ancient Tome of Necromantic Magik currently in my Primary slot; for another, it's a weapon, & I do my utmost to stay as far out of melee range as possible.

I'm a Magician, not a Warrior.

RE: Bazaar Item
# Oct 29 2005 at 3:54 PM Rating: Excellent
57 posts
I have it for the name... Mmmmm the putrid fish, so tasty! Just needs a little pickle relish.
RE: Bazaar Item
# Dec 12 2004 at 5:04 AM Rating: Decent
truthfully i'd like this for the graphics. This is one of the rare and "exotic" graphics in terms of weaps.
Still Using the Fish
# Mar 27 2004 at 9:17 PM Rating: Decent
Was given this as a gift when i first started playing,Necro btw, and at lvl 52 am still using it. Love it.
Where is the FISH?
# Jun 25 2003 at 7:27 PM Rating: Good
These nifty items drop when you're clearing minis before Bertox.
the putrid fish
# May 12 2003 at 10:13 PM Rating: Default
by the by yes it does still have damage on it...seen 1 tonight in pok guy was selling it. same stats as above
RE: the putrid fish
# Sep 22 2003 at 1:57 PM Rating: Decent
I just bought one of these last night in Bazaar, and I can confirm that this item does NOT display any DMG Bonus when equipped by me as a lvl 61 Enchanter.
RE: the putrid fish
# Nov 07 2003 at 10:37 AM Rating: Default
dmg bonus only applies to melee type, IE: if you link this to a warrior they will see a dmg bonus, but if you are an enc it wont show any to you.
# Apr 13 2003 at 11:02 PM Rating: Decent
68 posts
I have hunted ALOT in COD and I have yet to see this drop. Someone who got it PLEASE post who drops it.

#REDACTED, Posted: Mar 03 2003 at 5:21 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) got this recently. musta been nerfed, cuz it has no damage bonus anymore.
RE: damage bonus
# Mar 03 2003 at 5:40 PM Rating: Decent
3,705 posts
There are no damage bonuses for intelligence casters. The person who took the screenshot is a melee class. Even though he cannot equip this item, it will still show the damage bonus for that type of weapon. The damage bonus is based on level, and is melee class only.
# Feb 28 2003 at 10:20 PM Rating: Default
Actually, I think that's a pretty decent item.
# Feb 06 2003 at 8:28 PM Rating: Default
Im flagged for this zone and would like one just for looks, is there any certain race of mobs that drops this or totally random of any mob in zone?
Dmg Bonus???
# Jan 25 2003 at 4:13 PM Rating: Default
Anyone know what exactly a damage bonus is and how it works?

This is what i have heard. A Dmg Bonus 8 adds 8pts of damage to every blow. But Dmg Bonuses only work once you have reached level 30. and only pure melee types get the effects of the damage bonus.

Im sure all of that is mis information since the putrid fish is purely a caster weapon. So please, someone set the record str8.
RE: Dmg Bonus???
# Nov 07 2003 at 10:40 AM Rating: Default
hybrids also get dmg bonus, just no priest or INT cater, so only ones that DO NOT get dmg bonus is wiz, enc, nec, mag, clr, dru, shm. every other class gets dmg bonus. and yes it works like that, lets say you have a 15/20 weap and it has 10 dmg bonus, it will add 10 dmg to hits, not make it a 25/20 weap. also a melee class must have taken this pic and sent it in. it wont show any dmg bonus to casters

Edited, Fri Nov 7 10:42:02 2003
RE: Dmg Bonus???
# Jun 06 2004 at 8:40 PM Rating: Default
Um shamans Druids and cleric are NOT int based they are wise based thnx
RE: Dmg Bonus???
# Jul 05 2004 at 1:55 PM Rating: Decent
30 posts
hybrids also get dmg bonus, just no priest or INT cater,

please read before replying

and yup im bored
# Dec 05 2002 at 7:56 PM Rating: Decent
And with my smelly fish, I stab at thee!!
#REDACTED, Posted: Nov 27 2002 at 10:47 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) lol the only thing i see in this items future is on some mule for looks =P
RE: Looks
# Dec 13 2002 at 7:37 PM Rating: Decent
Funny. If you check out my profile (at the moment I am the only character listed under "Premium Characters with this Item") I am using it. As a matter of fact I know several pure casters (the only classes than can equip this item) who use "A mind worm fang" for the +5 Int. Now... compare those stats to this things stats... no comparison. I have a feeling this will be my weapon for a long time. The only negative I see in this item is the name (should proc some disease-based spell with description such as Putrid)... and most characters don't see the name of the item before they see the graphic itself.
On another note. Other than the fact that you can dual-wield. I looked at your Magelo profile... the weapon in your primary (Slarghilug Spear) isn't any better than this thing! At least, not by my standards. :p
Hehe, no one takes credit for this
# Nov 27 2002 at 2:12 PM Rating: Default
Please note no guild claimed getting this item ;)

Its almost shameful lol.
# Nov 27 2002 at 12:52 PM Rating: Default
so whats next? Flying fish shuriken like from the muppet show?
RE: ranged
# Nov 27 2002 at 1:49 PM Rating: Decent
Perfect! Now we can do the Fish Slapping Dance!

Edited, Wed Nov 27 13:28:02 2002
Should Be
# Nov 27 2002 at 10:06 AM Rating: Default
Would be a lot funnier of this was a blunt weapon. I can just imagine someone grabbing a fish by the tail and just clubbing someone with it :)
RE: Should Be
# Dec 27 2002 at 4:40 AM Rating: Decent
And then... You shall chop down the largest tree in the forest... with...

A halibut!
RE: Should Be
# Mar 26 2003 at 11:41 AM Rating: Default
it was a herring, how could you possibly not know that?
RE: Should Be
# Jul 19 2003 at 4:08 PM Rating: Decent
You must bring us...<drawn out, dramatic silence>...A SHRUBBERY!

Ni ni ni ni!
RE: Should Be
# Apr 04 2003 at 2:26 PM Rating: Default
a herring? it is a wide mouth bass. a herring used to cut down a tree? geeez, must be a noob! lol!
RE: Should Be
# Feb 06 2006 at 10:52 PM Rating: Decent
it was a herring so any noobs couldnt do the task

see i got that logic going on
THE Putrid Fish
# Nov 26 2002 at 5:52 PM Rating: Decent
I could just see a scrawny caster in a flowing, exravegant robe stabbing you with a stinky fish.
RE: THE Putrid Fish
# Nov 27 2002 at 12:21 PM Rating: Default
actually if you look closly the qep looks really kool. The blade is comin outta the fish's mouth
#REDACTED, Posted: Nov 26 2002 at 8:49 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Must be a herring.
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