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Tormented Flute  
 

MAGIC ITEM LORE ITEM NO TRADE PLACEABLE
Slot: PRIMARY SECONDARY
AC: 10
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
STR: +8 DEX: +8 CHA: +12 INT: +8 AGI: +8 HP: +65 MANA: +65
SV FIRE: +5 SV DISEASE: +5 SV COLD: +5 SV MAGIC: +5 SV POISON: +5
Recommended level of 53.
Focus: Wind Resonance 18
WT: 0.7 Size: SMALL
Class: BRD
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 7 (General: Group)

Item Type:Wind Instrument
Stackable:No
Submitted By:Fleven
Lucy Entry By:Gya
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
Source:Live
IC Last Updated:2021-10-19 09:58:32
Page Updated:Sat Sep 7th, 2019

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


Rarity: Common
Level to Attain: 1

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Drops

This item is found on creatures.

Plane of Torment
NPC Name
Salczek the Fleshgrinder



Zone(s) Found In:


Zone Name
Plane of Torment
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Uploaded November 27th, 2008
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Tormented Flute
# Dec 10 2004 at 1:19 PM Rating: Decent
This item drops off of Salczek the Fleshgrinder, the first mini boss that's a necessary kill on your way up Saryrn's Tower. He's a pretty easy fight. Your biggest problem getting this flute is that it's incredibly rare from what I've seen. My advice would be getting yourself a Saryn Tower key personally. That way you get yourself a rapier of curses with the singing mod (assuming that's still an upgrade) and you'll be in demand for doing Saryrn raids. It's an annoying quest but being proactive is the best way to get those rare drops.
Can be Useful
# Apr 13 2004 at 4:53 PM Rating: Good
As a rule, wind instruments aren't the most valuable of bard instruments and the multiplier on one isn't super critical -- I mean, it can't make you MORE invisible with the level 19 Invis song. But the real value of this item is with the LOY songs that remove poison and disease counters and also the one the removes curse counters. They are wind based and this flute with a 2.8 modifier blows away a lot of counters every 3 seconds. Comes in quite handy.
RE: Can be Useful
# Dec 10 2004 at 1:11 PM Rating: Decent
It never fails to surprise me how little people know of their bard character class. Yes it works on 19 invis, yes it's nice for curse and poison/disease cure....you ever take into account that wind has a very important role for us....say maybe MEZ! How about charm? Or maybe you were just one of those bards that never charm kited, swarmed or just ******* cuz you got resists too much. How about your lull line of songs....WIND. Naw that's right bards make bad pullers what with our NON Line of sight pacifications and fading memories aa....How about your faction song? Maybe that useless song that reduces your place on the hate list of a target? Here's another completely useless wind song, Kazumi's Note of Preservation, yeah invulnerability suxx ***. Oh wait I got a great useless song that would never benefit from having a mod so it will get resisted more. Song of Highsun. Yeah...who would ever want to GATE a mob back to it's spawn point? I mean, COME ON! What use could that possibly have roflmao. You're like those wizards out there that wonder why they need to get Spell: Concussion or the countless clerics I've met that think Spell: Remove Greater Curse is a waste of money....a source of endless comedy for real players. Thanks for the laughs =D
RE: Can be Useful
# Jul 24 2005 at 5:37 PM Rating: Default
Wind mod does not affect charm or mez. But it DOES affect the number of counters removed with the LoY quest songs. This is critical at endgame.
RE: Can be Useful
# Dec 15 2005 at 4:27 PM Rating: Decent
Actually, you're both correct. The most useful purpose for it in end game is for our Arias. Lull at level 8 is stringed, level 61 it is singing. As for mez, mezes from level 28 to....maybe the 57 one I think have a built in MR debuff, making it easier to land the mez. Wind DOES affect this debuff, so a flute makes it easier to land mezes on these songs. The higher level mezes do not have any MR debuff built it, and so for end game mezes, wind does not affect mez at all.
RE: Can be Useful
# Dec 15 2005 at 4:36 PM Rating: Decent
oh, and forgot about charm, level 27 and 39 charms also have a built in MR debuff as well, allowing it to land more reliably and possibly last longer, and this is of course affected with a flute. the 64 and 70 charms have no debuff component. I guess the point is that by the time you get this flute, it's usefulness for charm and mez are outdated.
Wrong picture??
# Feb 02 2004 at 2:02 PM Rating: Decent
How can the picture be wrong? Isn't the picture just a portion of a screen shot from the game ???
RE: Wrong picture??
# Feb 08 2004 at 4:27 AM Rating: Decent
Item info is sometimes updated after a screenshot is taken by someone -- stats changed, damage, delay and in this case a slot was added that's all.
Worth the Effort
# Nov 04 2003 at 10:32 AM Rating: Decent
23 posts
Great flute. Got mine last night on way up to Saryn. The info is correct, but the picture is wrong. The flute definately is Primary/Secondary and can be wielded with a weapon.

Peace,

-Arch
Humm
# Sep 23 2003 at 10:09 AM Rating: Default
H & R puff and stuff anyone remember that dam talking flute?


Chad
drops in torment
# Jun 24 2003 at 1:17 PM Rating: Decent
Drops off of "Salczek the Fleshgrinder", in plane of torment.
how you get
# Jun 16 2003 at 7:19 AM Rating: Decent
It doesnt say how to get it.... cry.... I want it!
poor thing
# Jun 13 2003 at 3:08 PM Rating: Decent
Who would torment a poor flute..


Bad bard Bad bard....


RE: poor thing
# Aug 15 2003 at 8:47 PM Rating: Excellent
I can't help but wonder what Saryn did to this loot to "torment" it...

This one time, at bandit camp....
RE: poor thing
# Sep 09 2003 at 9:26 AM Rating: Decent
rofl
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