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Lore Item No Trade Placeable
Skill: 2H Blunt Atk Delay: 38
DMG: 68 Dmg Bonus: 129 AC: 50
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
STR: +20 STA: +15 CHA: +15 WIS: +10+4 INT: +10+4 AGI: +15 HP: +240 MANA: +240 ENDUR: +240
Required level of 65.
Effect: Flame of Light (Combat, Casting Time: Instant)
WT: 2.7 Size: MEDIUM
Class: ALL
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 8 (General: Raid)
Slot 2, Type 20 (Ornamentation)

Item Lore:Its light acts as a beacon of hope
Item Type:2H Blunt
Light:Large Lantern
Submitted By:Novae Guild of Karana
Lucy Entry By:Nazgulo[Mortalis]
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2022-01-15 18:42:57
Page Updated:Sun Oct 9th, 2022

*This item is the result of a raid event.
Expansion: Gates of Discord Gates of Discord

Rarity: Ultra Rare
Level to Attain: 65

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This item is the result of a quest.
Expansion List - Premium only.
Quest Name
Cragbeast Queen: Lodestar

Crafted: This item is crafted by players.
  • Lodestar (Non-Tradeskill)
  • Class: ALL
    Expansion: Gates of Discord Gates of Discord
    Yield: 1 x Lodestar

Zone(s) Found In:

Zone Name
Natimbi, the Broken Shores

Uploaded October 9th, 2022 by Durge
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# May 21 2008 at 11:00 PM Rating: Default
Does this work with Hail of Arrows?
# Jun 06 2008 at 7:00 PM Rating: Default
Nm, doesn't seem to matter what I put in ranger slot. Armor piercer, war javalin, and shattering hammer all do 763 damage with my 68 ranger.
# Apr 05 2007 at 1:43 PM Rating: Decent
Does the Proc work in the range slot or must it be in primary?
# Apr 05 2007 at 6:33 PM Rating: Decent
1,352 posts
you can't attack with it when it's in the range, so no it won't proc.
#REDACTED, Posted: Jun 16 2004 at 2:41 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) It would be absolutely silly if a caster tries to get this because most people who kill CB queen are obviously must be Time geared or have high quality GoD loot. A caster is better off with a shield and a primary anyway and gets more stats from it. Also the Great Staff of Power (a 2hb off RZ in Time) has even better stats and more hp/mana than this weapon. Really silly and a waste of work if a caster/priest goes for it. It's much better suited on a tank. This is one of the least impressive rewards really from this tedious quest. The earring and belts are alot better even though there are much better and easier-to-aquire items out there for that kind of a raid force needed to take her down.
RE: heh
# Jun 27 2004 at 7:21 PM Rating: Good
i'm a wizard ( and i just picked up the beacon.

Fact is, the beacon drops 9 times out of 10, so anyone who wants it can have it really. The belt and earring are certainly better... and certainly more rare.

The ranged stats are unbeatable, especially for a tank. 50ac and 240hps blows everything else out of the water in that regard.

Guess what tho...

It's a damn nice range for a caster too~
RE: heh
# Jun 16 2004 at 7:14 PM Rating: Decent
150 posts
Thats alot of nice stats to stick in range slot for anyone.
#REDACTED, Posted: Jun 01 2004 at 5:17 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) lol wait till some caster gets this, you see them soloing and meleeing on raids lol.
RE: Max melee
# Jul 07 2004 at 4:58 PM Rating: Decent
89 posts
Right now the Unlit Beacon is pretty much an FFA loot in my guild. Had 2 drop last Uqua we did. The bile is decided on by officers, but I know that many casters and melee are trying to get this item.


Because you simply can not beat the stats on it, period. At the level of play you have to be to be doing Qvic and beyond everyone pretty much has more then max FT and just about every focus effect they want. It is the stats and especially resists that you are looking to beef up.

I know 3 people in guild that have this at the moment. NONE of them use it for anything but a range slot stat boost unless they are just playing around and beating on a Moss Snake or something.

Edited, Wed Jul 7 18:01:19 2004
#REDACTED, Posted: Jun 14 2004 at 11:34 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) would suck incredibly bad for a caster, they have a max skill cap of 75, they probly have an attack of around 500, not to mention they have no dubble attack or any other skills that help them in meele, no aa's. they would , and thats IF they could even hit the mob, hit for around 100 damage with this because of all the mobs mitigation and ac by the time u get this, u can hardly hit them as a ranger.even on a decaying skele u would still only hit for around 130, casters also have no damage bonus. you would do maby 1/40 of the damage a meele would do with this, because unlike a caster, they can hit the mob. lol not saying i even believe that you truely ment that.....if you did...may god bless you...
RE: Max melee
# Jun 19 2004 at 11:14 PM Rating: Default
I'm pretty sure max melee skill cap for casters is 110

Edited, Sun Jun 20 00:16:59 2004
# Dec 19 2005 at 3:17 PM Rating: Decent
My Druid currently has 200 in 1 Hand Blunt, and 189 in Offense, 37 in 2 Hand Blunt (yeah yeah, I know, I only have Staff of the Earthcrafter to work with), and 145 in 1 Hand Slashing. This would replace my Festive Doll, but I doubt I'd get this unless some guild didn't even want the drops.
RE: Max melee
# Jun 08 2004 at 10:49 AM Rating: Decent
Got it, only hits 170ish and proc's are
not common :P use it on range anyway.

Edited, Wed Jun 9 22:30:10 2004
RE: Max melee
# Jun 02 2004 at 11:50 PM Rating: Decent
Or even worse, when a caster gets it and gives it to thier pet!!
RE: Max melee
# Jun 03 2004 at 5:07 AM Rating: Good
385 posts
Nah, it's no-drop. Any time you hand a no-drop item to a pet or NPC, it's immediately destroyed. (With the obvious exception of quest items handed to a quest NPC; the quest item is processed and THEN destroyed. :) )
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#REDACTED, Posted: Jun 03 2004 at 2:00 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) mmm...... thats gonna be a sweet pet item heheh jebeker is gonna love it j/k
# May 26 2004 at 2:20 PM Rating: Default
Ok yes its an uber weapon but did you see that?

RANGE SLOT! just make sure you dont toss it. I recall the jokes about tossing the dagger that dropped out of crushbone can you imagin accidentaly tossing this?

# Jun 02 2004 at 9:26 AM Rating: Default
its more like a bow that maybe a shuriken or throwing axe. You can use it as a range but you will never throw it away. Besides its no drop. In the lord of the rings did you ever see gimlee throw away his uba axe?.... no
nice rogue range item lol
# May 18 2004 at 9:05 AM Rating: Decent
my guild killed the cragbeast queen 3 nights ago and nobody knew how to complete the quest for the lodestar so i was the only one who sent tell for the bile.

got my lodestar 2 nights ago lol.

it's a sweet rogue range item np...
RE: nice rogue range item lol
# Jun 11 2004 at 8:32 PM Rating: Default
Its not as nice as the Muramite Gemstone of Fortitude tho.
RE: nice rogue range item lol
# Jun 11 2004 at 7:35 PM Rating: Default
die worc
RE: nice rogue range item lol
# May 18 2004 at 9:06 AM Rating: Decent

Edited, Tue May 18 14:19:36 2004
The quest
# May 17 2004 at 5:00 PM Rating: Good
98 posts
There is a mob you kill in Uqua who drops the Unlit Beacon, which is a container. You get the Phosphorescent Bile (spelling bah) from the Cragbeast Queen, put in the container and hit combine, ta-da, yer the proud owner of a Lodestar. :)

Looks like this:

Edited, Tue May 18 03:56:39 2004
RE: The quest
# May 19 2004 at 12:13 PM Rating: Good
68 posts
That's the same graphic as the Beacon of Loathing that drops off Inny in Hate. Sweet graphic!
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