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Basalt Plated Pauldrons  

AC: 20
STR: +12 DEX: +10 STA: +15 WIS: +9 INT: +9 HP: +115 MANA: +100
SV COLD: +20 SV MAGIC: +20
Required level of 56.
Focus: Speed of Mithaniel
WT: 1.0 Size: MEDIUM
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 7 (General: Group)

Item Type:Armor
Lucy Entry By:lowkey
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2021-12-30 13:52:45
Page Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008

*This item is the result of a raid event.
Expansion: Planes of Power Planes of Power

Rarity: Common
Level to Attain: 65

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Solusek Ro's Tower
NPC Name
The Fabled Rizlona

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Solusek Ro's Tower

Uploaded November 27th, 2008
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wtf is wrong with you ALL
# Jul 19 2004 at 5:38 PM Rating: Decent
step back from the focus effect for a min you dorks look at the ITEM its pretty good and would help them all ya i agree the focus effect is kinda useless for bards but the rest of it would help alot my pally could use it the focus effect would help when he does stuff solo or runnin around with a druid monk enc grp for his ac sybol buffs but the focus effect on the item is secondary and someone said sk's would binifit the most becouse of pet well.... thats only becouse your pet would die in 1-4 hits and you wouuld have to summon it again ... i dont know any sk's that actualy use the pet 99% of the time
bst/pal only? hardly :)
# Apr 12 2003 at 11:18 AM Rating: Default
This focus is great for hitting 10+ groups with Spirit of the Predator and Str of Tunare. Then single target buffing the tanks (and anyone who asks) with Call of the Rathe. Hitting pullers with SoE ... as much as focus message goes off on a daily basis for me, I guarantee it's not "useless" on a ranger :)

# Dec 18 2002 at 10:42 PM Rating: Default
Why not just make this a Paladin/Bst only item?

Bards, Rangers and Shadowknights wouldn't get anything out of the focus effect. I mean...yes Rangers and Shadowknights....we heal sooo much...and buff casting time speed is all soo important.

The beneficial non heal/buff spells that we do have, well they cast in below 3 seconds.

Bards...songs dont cast that long, unless the bard is using their Kunark armor, which is very unlikely they would be doing at this tier of the game.

Other than that its still a good shoulder piece, but I think BST and PAL get the best bang for the buck out of it. BST especially as oftentimes they have to keep their pets healed trough AE onslaughts.
RE: Heh.
# Mar 22 2003 at 8:05 PM Rating: Default
Speed of Mithaniel
1: Increase Spell Haste by 25%
2: Limit: Max Level(65)
3: Limit: Spell(Complete Healing excluded)
4: Limit: Min Casting Time(3.0 sec)
5: Limit: Spell Type(Beneficial only)
6: Limit: Effect(Percentage Heal excluded)

This is a focus effect

Details: Raw spell data
Spell Type: Beneficial Skill: Conjuration
Mana: 0 Target Type: Self
Casting Time: Instant Duration: 3.0 mins @L1 to 3 hour(s) 15.0 mins @L65
Recast Time: 0 Resist: Unresistable (0)
Fizzle Time: 0.00 Range to target: 100
AE Radius: 0 Interruptable: Yes
Location: Any Time of Day: Any


Correct me if i'm wrong please, but where does it say anything about being limited to heals? All buffs are beneficial, and therefore all are affected by this item. This would make this item ideal for most of the classes who can use it (not sure about SK buffs =\ )
RE: Heh.
# Mar 16 2003 at 9:18 PM Rating: Default
you have never played a SK, bard, or Ranger before have you?
Bards Twist songs, and now bards have Cast times, and the faster the cast time the better they can twist, and maybe more the More the can twist)
ShadowKnights DO have DD's that cast farely Quick, but our Lifetaps are in a sesnse DD's that heal us as well, and they are Normaly Slow. Plus Sk's are pullers at high lvls, and the les cast time the faster we can split mobs with FD
Rangers (sorry guys never played yall before so dont know much about it)

RE: Heh.
# Jan 30 2004 at 1:29 AM Rating: Default
Considering that a SKs DDs aren't affected and a Bard can not have any of his songs affected you just sound like an idiot.
RE: Heh.
# Feb 13 2004 at 8:58 AM Rating: Default
I must have been pritty damn loaded on this stand corrected about the bards and the taps...But I never said anything about it effecting SK's DD's

Still should help SK's self buffs?

RE: Heh.
# May 11 2004 at 10:15 PM Rating: Default
SKs get the most use of it because it shortens the casting time of our pet spell.
RE: Heh.
# Jul 03 2004 at 5:57 AM Rating: Decent
generally uselss for paladins as the only thing worth the effect is our wave heal.

Prexus / Marr are 3 sec casts.

All our other spells mostly used are under this restriction.

Buffs I dont care if they take 3 or 4sec to cast such as BSS.
RE: Heh.
# Jul 29 2003 at 5:27 AM Rating: Default
I think what he is saying is the best use of it would be for a paly or BL, it is obviously usefull to any class listed, however the effect would be alot more usefull on certain classes. (SK-as far as I know (and i could be wrong here) lifetap is a detrimental spell meaning it wouldnt be effected by this focus as it effects the mob and you) Paly-thier heals and BSS pretty much covers thier buffs (self buffing is irrelevent anyways were talking things that take large amounts of time such as buffing others) BL-this class (and yes I am one :/)would benifit from the effect the most in that we are the heavest buff classes of those listed (though rangers would be second I don't know why someone said rangers wouldnt benifit much) Chlroblast-LOL dont make me laugh at level 65 in raid situations 95% of the time we wouldnt have it memed much less use it whats 400+ heal gonna do to a 9k tank getting hit for 1-2k damage/hit. It's mainly useful for the buff effect milage IMO. (group buffs BL use on raids BTW are SD (remember this is on 10-12 groups and most guilds have very few BL as opposed to other classes) and SV. Single buffs we use on raids IoS certain classes don't like focus /wave cleric, and on deaths for rebuffs alot of time stamina buff is gotten from us, Dex buff, those are the most common used in raid situations.
RE: Heh.
# Jun 26 2003 at 1:57 AM Rating: Good
Bards are not affected by focus effects
RE: Heh.
# Dec 19 2002 at 1:04 AM Rating: Decent
300 posts
The effect is actually quite useful for all the classes listed. It's much faster to buff a raid if it takes you 25% less time to cast each spell. Chloroblast also has a 3 second cast time. That would bring it down to a ~2.25 second spell. The utility to a 2 1/4 second heal spell is pretty obvious. Sure, PAL/BST might get more use out of the effect, but that's not to say that it's anyway near useless for Rangers and Shadowknights.

P.S. AFAIK, focus effects do nothing for the cast time on triggered items.
RE: Heh.
# Dec 19 2002 at 3:55 AM Rating: Good
Just a bit of info, no focus effects work for bards. Still great stats, but the effect has no value for them, unfortunately.
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