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Gatorscale Sleeves  

Slot: ARMS
AC: 6
INT: +4 HP: +15
Focus: Enhancement Haste I
WT: 0.3 Size: SMALL
Class: ALL
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 7 (General: Group)
Slot 2, Type 21 (Special Ornamentation)

Item Type:Armor
Color (RGB):0, 0, 0
Merchant Value:1 pp 6 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2021-08-03 10:01:19
Page Updated:Mon Apr 10th, 2017

Expansion: Original Original

Average Price: No Data Pricing Data...
Rarity: Uncommon
Level to Attain: 30

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This item is found on creatures.

Upper Guk
NPC Name
an ancient croc

Zone(s) Found In:

Zone Name
Upper Guk

Uploaded July 6th, 2019 by Drewinette
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Easy for a Wizzy?
# Jan 29 2003 at 9:30 PM Rating: Decent
are these worth getting or are they very rare and pointless?

Edited, Wed Jan 29 21:01:44 2003
RE: Easy for a Wizzy?
# Feb 16 2003 at 4:04 AM Rating: Decent
180 posts
I camped the AC solo as a level 32 wizard. I found the saltwater crocs, which are the placeholders for the Ancient Croc, to be very susceptible to root and nuke tactics. The other crocs would not add unless you ran close to them while fighting. The experience was excellent, and with a total camping time of about 5 hours spread out over 3 sessions, I came away with 2 pairs of legs and 1 pair of sleeves. I wore the sleeves until level 53 or so. So yes, they are doable for a wizard in the low 30s.
rofl cheated
# Jun 18 2011 at 7:00 PM Rating: Decent
343 posts
u got 3 pops in 5 hours? thats 3 pops in 20 spawn chances
i have had 0 in 112, yes that ZERO in 112 pops,
total time waste dby this cheating game which hates me and i hate it of

including 8a.m til 2a.m and still awake being forced to sit here until the AC pops as CHEATINg by the game blatant cheating cannot be allowed to win
# Nov 27 2002 at 9:29 AM Rating: Decent
The spawn time on these are 16 mins and some change.I use a digital timer so this is a fact not an estimate.In 11 kills with an Int based class ive gotten 10 arms and one legs.Also Over the 112 spawns he's popped 11 times so about a 1 in 10 chance.Ive never waited over 4 hours for the pop and have had him pop back to back(once).Items are not lore so u can get as many as you can stand.Bring a book or have a tv handy :).
# Jun 15 2002 at 1:08 PM Rating: Decent
I havent played the game in a while, but i noticed the other day when i signed on that these arms have a haste on them. What does the haste do, and why does it come up when i cast buffs on myself and on my pet?
RE: HAste
# Dec 06 2002 at 10:45 AM Rating: Decent
Hmm. This makes sense. The AC is level 31 so you prolly need to be around 24 in a group to hunt this mob unless your just xp siphoning. If your with a partner you will be closer to 28, so the effect is basically useless. By the time you get your 24 and 29 level buffs, you won't be casting too many level 20 buffs, therefore, this item is for twinks. This is another item that implies the VI wants you to twink.
RE: HAste
# Jan 10 2003 at 2:28 PM Rating: Default
The Cougar Claw Earrings are the same they have a lvl 20 or below focus but you have to be lvl 30ish to get them looks to me like VI is encouraging twinking, why else would you have a lvl 20 affect on a lvl 30 item?
RE: HAste
# Jun 25 2002 at 4:55 PM Rating: Decent
I am afraid the VI folks kind of mis-labeled this effect. These are the focus effects. This particular one decreases the cast time on "enhancements." Buffs, that is. And since it is a "level I" focus effect it only decreases the cast time on spells for level 20 and under. Hope this helps clear that up.
Some info
# Jun 14 2002 at 1:10 AM Rating: Decent
Just got done hanging out at AC room for about 24 hrs (had to leave for a few to goto store and such), but the crocs are now on an 18 min spawn cycle. The AC is truely a random spawn, I saw him at 10pm when I took over the camp from previous duo (they got legs), and didn't see him until 9pm the next day when I got the sleeves, then just as I was about to gate out about 10:30pm he spawned again & I got the legs!! Woot! I had no problem pulling single salties and got exp for all until I dinged 40, then there were a few that were aqua but most green after that. Hope this helps some potential campers.

Aalaria Xe'Losiba
40 necro, Terrew Marr
What is the effect do
# Jun 13 2002 at 3:55 PM Rating: Decent
Just wanted to know what the effect was
coulden't find out wany where if you have info plz post.
Focus update
# Jun 07 2002 at 6:49 PM Rating: Decent
These sleves now have an Enhancement Haste 1 effect on them. This will probably be changed thou
#REDACTED, Posted: Nov 26 2001 at 6:37 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I'm looking to buy some Gatorscale Sleeves on Lanys TVL server. If you have them and are looking to sell E-Mail me at
I was lucky
# Nov 17 2001 at 6:31 AM Rating: Decent
I must have been really lucky. I'm a level 30 human necro and I've never really been to Guk apart from to get the sceptre needed for the shadowbound gloves, but as a human I thought the INT on this item would be useful.

So I found my way to the correct part of Guk. And there was the ancient crocodile already spawned. Conned white to me. But with a pet and full mana I killed it easily with no problems and first time it dropped the sleeves. So I got them and gated out. Lucky or what?
RE: I was lucky
# Jul 17 2003 at 12:36 AM Rating: Decent
204 posts
Same happened when my druid was young... got all geared up for a long boring camp, grabbed a book, came down, saw the ac.. killed him... got legs =) Great when a camp works out that way.

Of course right now i've been camping it again for my magician, and have yet to see him in 4 hours =P
#REDACTED, Posted: Jan 20 2002 at 3:21 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Hehe i have hunted there lots of time and got the danged sleeve all the time!
lore items?
# Nov 15 2001 at 7:59 PM Rating: Decent
are the gator legs and arms lore items?
# Nov 01 2001 at 3:09 PM Rating: Default
Is buying stuff here consited cheating? Will you get Kicked out if you do it?
RE: Stupidity
# Jan 07 2002 at 2:47 PM Rating: Excellent
98 posts
On the other hand, the forums are not the place to put buy/sell requests. That's what the classifieds are for.
RE: Stupidity
# Nov 08 2001 at 4:32 PM Rating: Excellent
No, as long as you're not trading real-world money for something in-game. You can make deals on in-game trades, etc online.
# Sep 01 2001 at 3:49 AM Rating: Decent
i just want to know which is the rare drop the sleeves or legs, i have gotten nothin but sleeves, while others get nothin but legs. happy to know any info on this.
RE: drops
# Jul 05 2002 at 10:53 AM Rating: Decent
Hee hee Hee, I have camped the AC for about 9 levels now =) 29-38. Me be a cleric, I have seen more sleeves then legs, in my experience, there really is no set pattern of how they drop, as with the AC himself, it's totally random.
RE: drops
# Jun 11 2002 at 5:46 PM Rating: Default
204 posts
i'd be interested to know whether you're an int or wis caster... now i can't really give verant too much credit, but i've hunted the croc MANY times and i've gotten about 12 pairs of legs and no sleeves.. and i'm a druid. Wondering if drop might be related to class?? never heard of that happening before, but it sounds like that might be the case.. (see post from lvl 30 necro saying got sleeves on first drop)
RE: drops
# Jun 13 2002 at 2:49 PM Rating: Decent
I'm a lvl 37 pally and have camped the crocs for several levels. Great exp, only the odd rune or two to loot. When the Ancient eventually spawns, in my experience he drops sleeves 3 times , then drops the legs. I got really lucky the other day and he spawned twice in a row. I felt so lucky I almost sent in a bug report.
# Jul 14 2001 at 8:44 AM Rating: Default
i was just wondering if u take faction hits from this bad boy croc
#REDACTED, Posted: Aug 23 2001 at 8:19 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) See, what you do is click on the creature's name and it takes you to all the information on it, including, ta-da, that it has no faction.
only legs
# Jun 08 2001 at 1:59 AM Rating: Default
WE had 3 AC 's with only the leggs droppin last night...
# May 19 2001 at 7:50 PM Rating: Excellent
Been camping this guy for under 4 hours now:

Spawn has looked like this (number = quantity of salties):

2 salties, 1, 4, 1, 5, 3, AC (with arms), 1, 3, AC (with arms).

One week ago spawn was this:

2, 3, 3, AC (arms), AC (arms), 5 salties

Still waiting for legs to drop...
Appearance is everything
# May 16 2001 at 6:24 AM Rating: Default
I'm trying to get together an all leather look for my wizard (currently brown leather), and before I'm going to save up lots of cash for this item I'd like to know:

Do the gatorscale sleeves show up as brown leather sleeves on a high-elf?

And: does anyone know which items I should look for when it comes to the hands & feet slots? I've already gathered the items for body and legs...
RE: Appearance is everything
# May 18 2001 at 3:06 PM Rating: Decent
Gatorscale's graphics ARE the leather-look. For feet try kobold-hide boots, not sure about hands... but I know there's some items out there.
RE: Appearance is everything
# Nov 08 2001 at 4:38 PM Rating: Decent
Woo, good advice. It's sort-of silly, but since it's a game, I care what my characters look like almost more than what their stats are. My 46 cleric still wears the golden 30's quest armor, although has gotten his wis up to 198 on non-visible items. I've just started a dark elf wizard, and I very much want the same thing. She's a dark elf, and I want her to be able to avoid the robe look, which pretty much means leather, so I've got a Crystal Covered Shroud (? I think ?), for the chest leather look, mammoth hide leggings, and hopefully soon Gatorscale sleeves. I'll probably trade a lot of other items out, avoiding a high int robe as much as I can, although she's got 160-something int at level 4.
RE: Appearance is everything
# Jun 08 2001 at 5:06 AM Rating: Default
Thanks very much indeed; I better start either saving cash or levelling to get them ;-)
level? LOL
# May 04 2001 at 4:03 AM Rating: Default
am I the only one who noticed that the sleeves say level to obtain 30 while the legs say 31?
RE: level? LOL
# May 10 2001 at 9:01 PM Rating: Decent
maybe hes a little bit tougher when hes gonna drop the legs, you never really know.
#Anonymous, Posted: Apr 26 2001 at 6:56 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I must be real lucky I camped it 5 min and got my gatorscale sleeves
luck camp
# Apr 01 2001 at 6:44 PM Rating: Decent
Day 1: camped 11 hours
no ancient croc

Day 2: camped 6 hrs
1 pop, sleeves

Day 3: camped 30min
pop sleeves

needless to say i was mad that only my short camps were successful. To put it plainly, you simply have to get lucky to get this spawn.
set a day aside
# Feb 21 2001 at 11:53 AM Rating: Decent
Me and my buddy spent 11 hours camping this guy and he only popped one time , he dropped the sleeves. We also had at least half a dozen people try to move in on our camp, if you want to get anything from this bad boy you'd better set aside your day.
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