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Shortblade of Lightning  

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Skill: 1H Slashing Atk Delay: 19
DMG: 13 Dmg Bonus: 33
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
STR: +10 STA: +5 HP: +60 ENDUR: +45
Recommended level of 56.
WT: 1.2 Size: MEDIUM
Class: WAR
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 4 (Weapon: General)
Slot 2, Type 20 (Ornamentation)

Item Type:1H Slashing
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2021-12-30 13:44:45
Page Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008

Expansion: Planes of Power Planes of Power

Average Price: 11,850pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Rare
Level to Attain: 60

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This item is found on creatures.

Torden, the Bastion of Thunder
NPC Name
Oreen Wavecrasher

Zone(s) Found In:

Zone Name
Torden, the Bastion of Thunder

Uploaded November 27th, 2008
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nice weap
# Aug 14 2004 at 1:11 AM Rating: Decent
Got +45 endurance on this baby it's worth the 14k. my 49 war soloes with this and an ornate stone battlehammer now that i can bind wound up to 70%. L33T
bought one
# Jul 14 2004 at 12:05 PM Rating: Decent
Got one on Zeb for 3k from someone who didnt know much about the weapon and wanted to get rid of it.
Thanks dude.
# Feb 14 2004 at 10:06 PM Rating: Decent
I just wanted to thank the guy in the baz who sold this to me on the Luclin Server for 7500p. Thanks dude. I love you man.


Son of a soldier,
Brother of a Ahmann,
and the father of a legend.
Looks terriable
# Sep 08 2003 at 1:28 PM Rating: Decent
Just have to say such an awesome weapon should have an awesome graphic. Nope just looks like a shiny rapier to me. Wish it had more of a Tae Ew look and maybe the lightning on the blade liek the Ranger swords do. ah well.
RE: Looks terriable
# Sep 27 2004 at 7:22 PM Rating: Decent
lol the ranger sword that has lightning has that graphic cause its the ranger EPIC. as far as i know, only the epics have particle effects, but i could be wrong.
War only and no proc?
# Jul 18 2003 at 10:14 AM Rating: Decent
I've also killed Oreen a few dozen times and have yet to see him drop this blade which I would really love. Great ratio and stats but it has no proc. Would be nice to see a stun or dot proc on it since its such a rare drop.
# Jun 28 2003 at 12:54 PM Rating: Default
This drop is common???
I ve killed Oreen 12983018 times and never dropped that...OMG that rogue pickpocketing again!! :p
RE: Rarity
# Aug 06 2003 at 2:25 AM Rating: Decent
1. This drop is not common.

2. Rogues can not pickpocket a mob that is level 65. Oreen is level 65.

3. Rogues can not pickpocket weapons.

4. Rogues can not pickpocket magical items.

5. Oreen has a spawn time of 6 hours +/- 10 minutes if not exactly 6 hours. This is not including server and/or zone repops. He has not spawned on any server a total of 12983018 times (mathematically), let alone been killed by any one person that number of times.
RE: Rarity
# Dec 03 2003 at 8:34 AM Rating: Excellent
he was obviously joking about the pickpocketing....
RE: Rarity
# Sep 24 2004 at 10:23 PM Rating: Default
HEHE i found his post funny :)
RE: Rarity
# Dec 03 2003 at 9:17 AM Rating: Good
3,128 posts
Rogues can pickpocket weapons, thats why jade reaver was changed to magical, becuase rouges can't pickpocket magical. Rogues can't of course pickpocket no drop items. Rogues can't pickpocket from mobs red to them successfully. I believe a 65 rogue can pickpocket a 65 mob, but the chances are smaller than against a lesser level mob.
RE: Rarity
# Feb 09 2004 at 12:19 AM Rating: Decent
Rogues can pickpocket from creatures that are either:
A: Level 45 or below.
B: 5 levels below the level of the rogue.
Whichever is greater. Also, only certain creature types can be pickpocketed from. A great many undead cannot be pickpocketed, as well as a few other types.
# Jun 28 2003 at 12:54 PM Rating: Default
This drop is common???
I ve killed Oreen 12983018 times and never dropped that...OMG that rogue pickpocketing again!! :p
Drops off of
# Feb 02 2003 at 4:19 PM Rating: Decent
dropped off of Oreem Wavecrasher, the wing boss of the east for my group.

it was an upgrade for the groups warrior (over HoH), so it was given to him.
# Dec 12 2002 at 5:41 AM Rating: Default
Great sword this, purchased for 16k on morrel Thule. Whats funny is the Zek still goes for 40k

common price on MT is 16-22k on this beast
RE: common
# Aug 15 2003 at 2:35 PM Rating: Decent
That's because the Zek (Swiftblade of Zek) can be used by someone of any level... both stats and dam/dly are wonderful for lowbies.
RE: common
# Mar 22 2004 at 6:17 AM Rating: Default
Yeah and the SBoZ has +100 to hp, as well as being useable by Pal, Rng, SHD, BRD
# Dec 05 2002 at 2:12 AM Rating: Decent
This item Drops in Bastion of Thunder, not sure what mobs yet it was late. Excellent upgrade to my SoZ
# Dec 03 2002 at 12:14 AM Rating: Default
personaly this is a hard choice for some between a fleshgrinder and this as this has a better ratio ( not by to much) and some better stats but no proc .

so to compare look at fleshgrinder ..

im not sure i would give up the proc for the 1 damage and a little extra hp .

RE: ..
# Dec 03 2002 at 4:12 PM Rating: Default
497 posts
Also keep in mind in a raid situation, if you're not the MA and you have to position a mob, etc, you want non-proccing weapons. Less aggro, less pushing of the mob towards the MA as you attack from behind.
RE: ..
# Dec 03 2002 at 2:39 PM Rating: Decent
When looking at the proc on a weapon a couple things really need to be considered. The first is what type of proc is it and how easily is it resisted? How easy a proc is resisted depends on the mobs that you fight. If you are fighting some of the bigger mobs in the game versus exp'ing then procs can become alot less of a factor in choosing a weapon since alot of procs will be resisted.
RE: ..
# Dec 03 2002 at 5:03 PM Rating: Good
300 posts
Resisted procs aren't a problem. Even one that is resisted still creates taunt. For example, Earthcaller (Ranger mainhand epic). Even when resisted the proc still draws tremendous aggro.
RE: ..
# Dec 03 2003 at 8:36 AM Rating: Default
Read closer, he was talking about in a raid situation procs make no difference since they will probably be resisted, as he was talking about not being the position of MA, so it would be better he was saying to have a better ratio weapon in this situation rather than a resisted proc.
Hmmm... /daydream ON
# Dec 02 2002 at 11:52 PM Rating: Decent
308 posts
First off, I'm just daydreaming here, so there's really no need to flame a fantasy! Smiley: smile

Wouldn't it be nice if this thing had a direct damage proc? Something like Careless Lightning, or Shock of Lightning. Those spells would only do about 83-99ish damage (unless the warrior had the AA ability to get criticals on item procs!), and if it didn't proc until level 56, that wouldn't be too terribly overpowering. Also, since it's a warrior-only weapon, a high taunt factor would probably be sought after instead of discouraged.

I would assume that this sword drops somewhere in the Plane of Storms, judging by the name of the item... but with some of Verant's past items, there's no way to be sure. However, with a name like "Shortblade of Lightning", the name implies that it comes from lightning (i.e.: drops in Plane of Storms), is made of lightning, or produces lightning. Maybe it has a shiny graphic or something, I guess we'll see.

Man, this thing would rock if it had a lightning proc... oh well. I'll wake up from my dream now.
# Dec 02 2002 at 11:32 PM Rating: Default
Maybe it drops in the Plane of Storms... makes sense to me.... of course thats just a guess...
NO Drop???
# Dec 02 2002 at 5:52 PM Rating: Default
A little info such as where it drops would be nice. Pretty good stats on it.

Edited, Mon Dec 2 17:30:51 2002
Not no-drop
# Dec 02 2002 at 5:40 PM Rating: Default
Pretty good stats for a weapon thats not no drop.
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