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Staff of Undead Legions  
 

MAGIC ITEM PLACEABLE
Slot: PRIMARY
Skill: 2H Blunt Atk Delay: 47
DMG: 20 Dmg Bonus: 135
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
Effect: Banish Undead (Combat, Casting Time: Instant) at Level 46
WT: 6.5 Size: LARGE
Class: NEC
Race: HUM ERU DEF GNM IKS FRG DRK
Slot 1, Type 4 (Weapon: General)
Slot 2, Type 20 (Ornamentation)
Item Type:2H Blunt
Stackable:No
Merchant Value:43 pp 0 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Tribute:600
Proc Rate:143%
Submitted By:Doriath
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
Source:Live
IC Last Updated:2021-03-10 02:37:07
Page Updated:Tue May 2nd, 2017
Classic Item


Average Price: 2,250pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Uncommon
Level to Attain: 46

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Proc Rate Adjusted
# Apr 20 2005 at 1:36 PM Rating: Decent
From the devs at SoE
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Dawnfire Morning Star of Light, & Staff of the Undead Legions

The proc rate on both of these weapons was increased to compensate for the lower damage.

Rashere
Price?
# Jun 27 2003 at 7:07 PM Rating: Decent
How much will one of these run nowadays? I saw one on the Zeb server (great market for buying, pisspoor for selling -- everything is cheap) for 400pp. I realize some of these posts are a year or two old, so of course the price has dropped, but has it dropped this much? Or should I have bought it and turned around to sell it for 1500pp profit?
if u got one ...?
# Feb 04 2002 at 2:52 PM Rating: Decent
could u please tell me how close you need to be to target for the undead DD to work ? i mean can i be a safe distance away from target and it still protect , or do i need to be in melee position ?


Artimas
38 necro
RE: if u got one ...?
# Jun 21 2005 at 5:08 PM Rating: Default
well, i dont know about this wepon in general but with a lot of caster wepons especially, you can stand far away and it will still proc if u have auto attack on. It will not proc as often and you will get the annoying target is to far message, but like with sarnak summoners dagger it might proc from afar.


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RE: if u got one ...?
# Oct 22 2003 at 9:18 AM Rating: Decent
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Judging from previous posts, this is a PROC, not a click effect. The type is listed as Combat (which is usually how procs are listed) and not as Triggered (as a click-effect is normally listed) So I would say you have to be close enough to swing the staff at the mob to use the effect.
Effect
# Nov 28 2001 at 11:41 PM Rating: Default
Banish Undead
Decrease Hit Points (HP) by 585 (L44)


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Classes: Clr (L44), Nec (L49)

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Skill: Evocation
Allowable Targets: Undead

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Range to Target: 200 feet

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Resistance Check: Magic + 5

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Mana Required: 225
Spell Duration: Instant
Casting Time: 5.50 seconds
Spell Recovery: 2.50 seconds

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Spell cast on someone: Soandso staggers.
I love my staff!
# Nov 08 2001 at 2:57 PM Rating: Decent
I just won this staff in Fear off of Fright, and my god is it a valuable solo'ing weapon for us necro's. Especially for me, only being a level 47 necro.

For example,
I darkness, fear, send pet, throw on a dot or 2, and chase with my new staff! 585dd instantly and uninterruptible! I've already had it proc 2-3 times per kill (and I have 100dex).

Anyhow, any necro that thinks this is junk, doesn't know what thy are talking about. And no it isn't right clickable..that would be insane.
Necro Tanking
# Sep 10 2001 at 5:22 PM Rating: Decent
Personally, I'd love an item like this while taking on a nasty undead Mob with a group/raid. Most often, if you manage your aggro well, you should be in close w/i melee range while casting for best chance of sticking your spells. Why the heck not have a weapon going at the same time so during those spots where your not actually firing off a spell you may have a chance of proccing? It's about getting the most for your money :) As far as the risk of acquiring aggro? Hey that's what harmshield is for.
Hrm...
# Sep 04 2001 at 9:26 AM Rating: Default
A friend of mine gave me one of those last nite. At first I didn't think it was good, but I looked up the DD and 585points of damage is awesome. I dunno how much this baby is worth and I would like to know. If anyone can help, lemme know.

RE: Hrm...
# Sep 27 2001 at 6:26 AM Rating: Decent
According to eqprices.com, it's worth 22k
#REDACTED, Posted: Jul 10 2001 at 3:35 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I'd rather purchase a COCW and Brawl stick as a caster, for melee!
Junk
# May 19 2001 at 12:29 PM Rating: Default
How often do you see a Necro meleeing after 50? Never. How often do you see a Necro meleeing after 15? Once every 32 of the month.

That's the junkiest junk of all junks, considering the difficulty of the MOB (takes at least 3 55+ groups). I would'nt even put that on a twink, since it must have a lower level, and it doesn't even have stats.
RE: Junk
# Nov 28 2001 at 5:16 PM Rating: Decent
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I am level 54 necro. I melee often. I use a procing weapon, vamp embrace, jumpy robe, dex buff, haste buff. I can do an extra 3-400 points in a fight while healing myself. I have no need to med like conventional casters.
RE: Junk
# Sep 27 2001 at 6:37 AM Rating: Decent
I'm a 26th Iksar Necro and I melee all the time. I can take on mobs that are even or one level higher, solo and only die if I'm VERY stupid. Here's the routine:

1. Cast pet
2. Cast shield
3. Cast banshee aura (key point!)
4. Find mob white or yellow, and cast leech
5. Run back to pet, and let pet start attacking
6. Cast HF, SV, SoP
7. Mob usually attacks me at this point.
8. Melee while renewing Leech and spiking to taste

Since the mob is taking damage from pet, HF, leech, banshee, my pitiful weapon (but no banshee if I don't melee) and occasional spike, it goes down FAST.

I need to rest about 30 sec to a minute between fights, and I gain about a yellow an hour (just under).
RE: Junk
# Apr 24 2002 at 7:55 PM Rating: Decent
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Ok, not to make you feel inadequate or anything, but as an erudite necro, lvl 24, I was soloing forest giants in Warsliks Woods, blue mobs? bah, too easy, white mobs? they a little tuffer, yellow mobs? they were my prime target, red mobs? i lived for those, heres my strategy.

Have pet up, max health, pull using darken, of course, DoT on the way in to pet, sic pet, let pet take aggro, proced to nuke the giant, pull aggro offa pet, kite giant around a bit, pet catches aggro, repeat, generally, red mobs, pet would die, I would have to FD, let dots wear off, then stand up and cast a last tap, and that was usually the end of the giant and my mana bar, and would put me to about half health, was doing all this unbuffed, which if I wasnt a stupid necro then, id of known better, altho i have learned quite a bit in 25 levels, as far as this weap that everyone forgets to mention in their posts, After level 50 which I am now, i am currently using a gnoll hide tome and stien of moggok. Yes i know, there is better, and this is a newbie look, but thats 20 int in my hands, along with other stats, and you can make up for the str loss from tome quite easily, I personally would not use this weapon, just my opinion.
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RE: Junk
# May 14 2002 at 9:57 AM Rating: Decent
Red mobs are too much resists and downtime. Its always best to take blues/evens if you have can keep pulling. Unless your ubertwinked its best to get more exp over time, then per kill. Seeing those big jumps in exp is great... but then having to rest for a few minutes afterwards sucks.
RE: Junk
# Jul 06 2002 at 9:58 PM Rating: Default
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Yes, they do resist alot, but the camp I had, was a 3 spawn, by the time i was medded up to about half and had a buffed pet up, the other 2 spawns would be back. It all worked out nicely. And being able to take the occasional red was a little boost for the confidence, which is a major plus when playing a necro. I for one have had points of no confidence and high confidence, no confi, cant solo lght blues, high confidence, well, taking all 3 IG camps in everfrost without a break, one pops, and bam, i got him, /shrug tis just a phase i got thru that others may as well.
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RE: Junk
# May 25 2001 at 8:53 PM Rating: Decent
This staff is not useless it is awsome!!

I admit it isnt going to be useful against Cazic Thule, or Trackanon, but i use this staff all the time when farming.

Equip your tola's robe and farming in guk becomes a breeze =) Put Vampiric curse on and you hardle loose any life =)

great in Tower of Frozen Shadow, on those long spawn times, you can spring in their with your club and start dishing out the damage,

a 585 proc is a force to be reconed with!
RE: Junk
# Jan 21 2002 at 11:55 AM Rating: Decent
Well, I just got one of these on sale cheap. I don't know why the fellow was so anxious to sell, but I figured I'de better buy it and I could find out if I could proc it later. I didn't think the proc would be at SOO high a level. I'm only 30th and have a life, so it sounds like I have a long wait ahead. Perhaps I'll put it on the market for 6 or 8kpp (Fennin Ro). If it didn't take up both hands, I would just use it, but w/o proc, it isn't worth putting down my SoM.

I melee all the time with my Staff of Writhing and a 97 Dex -- your a necromancer, not a pixie! And when you throw Word of kill-anything-within-10-feet in a room, you are gonna' to be in melee anyway! When the healer is sweating it, I grab up some health and often aquire the agro intentionally for a few seconds.

I love it when I out proc tanks... often twice in a melee! I want more DEX! :-)

--Saaron Shadowraaith
more info
# Apr 30 2001 at 1:27 AM Rating: Default
It's worth a *whole* lot more than 1k. /chuckle. If you find someone selling at that price, I'll buy 10. Hrmmm... better make it 20.

The proc is a 585 undead DD - very nice, because this staff seems to have a really high proc rate... generally 1 out of every 6 or 8 blows will proc on average, from the tests I've done (haven't used it that much so far). And my 2h blunt skill stinks...

It is being dropped by the Golems in Fear now that Draco and CT have been buffed. Fright, at least, definitely has this item in his loot table.
#Anonymous, Posted: Mar 20 2001 at 2:49 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) could someone on the povar server get this for me i will pay 1000pp my name is kentel
RE: kentel
# May 25 2001 at 9:11 PM Rating: Decent
Im not sure if you will get one for that price. Ive been to quite a few fear raids and only seen one drop. On top of that ive never ever seen one of these for sale.

Good luck though =D
Proc?
# Dec 24 2000 at 3:37 AM Rating: Default
Is the effect a proc or a right-clickable effect?
RE: Proc?
# Jan 21 2001 at 3:37 AM Rating: Excellent
If you look up where it says Type:Random, it means its a proc. If it had said Type:Triggered it would mean that it is right-clickable.
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