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Coldain Velium Short Sword  

Skill: 1H Slashing Atk Delay: 23
DMG: 5 Dmg Bonus: 31
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
Effect: Velium Shards (Combat, Casting Time: Instant)
WT: 4.0 Size: MEDIUM
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 4 (Weapon: General)
Slot 2, Type 20 (Ornamentation)

Item Type:1H Slashing
Merchant Value:35 pp 0 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Lucy Entry By:kaiytlyn
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2021-09-03 03:49:19
Page Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008

Expansion: Scars of Velious Scars of Velious

Average Price: No Data Pricing Data...
Rarity: Common
Level to Attain: 1

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This item is the result of a quest.
Expansion List - Premium only.
Quest Name
Giant Helmets


This item is found on creatures.

Eastern Wastes
NPC Name
a blacksmith of Ry`Gorr


Vendor listing - Premium only

Zone(s) Found In:

Zone Name
Icewell Keep

Uploaded November 27th, 2008
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# Mar 05 2002 at 7:05 PM Rating: Decent
Great pet weapon...hehe
# Dec 01 2001 at 6:52 AM Rating: Decent
where can u buy this_
RE: Fun if yer a lowbie
# Nov 30 2001 at 11:15 AM Rating: Decent
I have one still; it has helped me skill up in 1HS without spending a weeks pay. Excellent slasher for newbies or anyone looking for extra damage from nothing!

At our levels, what's an extra 70 or so plat? Chicken feed.

Lola 50 Ranger

What a bunch of whiners!
# Nov 29 2001 at 5:55 PM Rating: Decent
13 posts
I am sorry bu this is a decent, if not good weapon, for the time/price and/or effort to get. Since a Wurmslayer seems to be becoming standard equipment for most starting warriors, yes this is not good in comparison. But you know what? A Wurmslayer is made for high level characters, requires a high level character to get, or requires some cash flow to get. For starting players, or people who don't have level 50+ farming characters to get the cash or get a Wurmy(or anything of that caliber of weapon), this is an awesome weapon. For 70ish plat, it is cheap, easy to get item. It is entirely concieveable to generate that much extra plat by level 8(go to the warrens, fight kobolds, tuen in molars and sell the ringmail stuff). For all those who are bashing these items and those like them. Enough! Think back to when you started(if you weren't uber twinked by your friends). Hell, when a true newbie got ringmail armor at level 5 if they could, they were happy as they could get! So before you continue to say "why do they print such a crappy weapon!". Think back to when a fine steel item that replaced your rusty weapon was considered a huge upgrade in gear...
RE: What a bunch of whiners!
# Nov 29 2001 at 9:19 PM Rating: Decent
Making the Weapon list longer
# Nov 28 2001 at 12:35 AM Rating: Default
Well gratz to the uber guild who bought this :) j/k
I suppose no weapons list would be complete without ALL the weapons, good and bad. This being one of the... better than bad, but no where near a decent weapon. Personally I wouldnt even twink my characters with this :)
RE: Making the Weapon list longer
# Nov 28 2001 at 9:04 AM Rating: Decent
These are the perfect twink weapon. It only costs about 70ish pp from the vendor, has 1 better damage than the regular dropped velium, and proc a 12point DD at lvl 1. there really arnt that many better weapons for a char from lvl 1 to 12 without spending a fortune on a weapon with a proc they cant use, and a ratio above the damage cap (remember the below lvl 20 dmg cap).

Now, the shortsword isnt the best of this line of weapons, but the longsword or twohanded sword are great.
#REDACTED, Posted: Nov 28 2001 at 12:27 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) No, it doesn't proc until level 25.
RE: Making the Weapon list longer
# Nov 28 2001 at 4:39 PM Rating: Good
Yes it does proc at level 1, regular velium weapons proc at 25 or so but since this one is a Coldain Velium Short Sword it procs at level 1, makes plenty of sense since the coldain are masters at crafting things from velium so their weapons should have a lower proc level

# Nov 27 2001 at 9:30 PM Rating: Decent
The proc is a 12 point DD.
#REDACTED, Posted: Nov 27 2001 at 9:23 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) this weapon is so un-uber...i mean it procs at lvl 1...pretty...but then again theres Venomous Axe of the Velium Broods which has 10 ac 1 more delay and 8 more dmg with the proc of 85 dd and knockback at lvl, this weapon all in all is SuXoR not worth the 70p just to buy it when you can loot a normal one, 12 dmg is NOT going to save a life most likely, if you are down on hp there is a reason to be down either you suck or your trying to kill something you cant.
# Nov 30 2001 at 4:16 AM Rating: Default
Haha isn't that axe an uber-rare drop that costs well over 10k. Thats a high-end item, this is meant for those who choose or can't afford weapons over 1k. The 12 dd will kill most thingies you fight at level 1 so that alone (paired with a regen tunic if you spent all your money on that) can turn a newbie into a very effective leveling machine. This is not for level 45+ characters. This is not for uber people. Do us all a favor and keep your uber-talk to yourself because you really don't help the other proper players by giving tips and telling us how to play when you don't know a damn thing about proper (I.E not uber-twinking)methods of play.
# Nov 27 2001 at 10:47 PM Rating: Good
Yes I agree that there is much better equipment, but the thing is that to a level 1 a 12 dd proc is big stuff, unless you are a twink, which is happening a lot now. Another thought: the venomous axe of the velium brood does have a better proc but is also MUCH more expensive. So if you're poor, like me, this can be an ok item to twink with, since it also procs at level 1.
# Nov 27 2001 at 7:30 PM Rating: Decent
Whats the proc dmg for the velium shards?
Fun if yer a lowbie
# Nov 27 2001 at 7:16 PM Rating: Default
I use Coldain Velium weapons sometimes w/ my lower lvl chars, pretty nice considering the lvl 1 proc. Btw, I've only seen these at merchants. Any clue what mobs drop em?
RE: Fun if yer a lowbie
# Nov 28 2001 at 10:16 AM Rating: Decent
yeah, my warrior has 2 ;)
RE: Fun if yer a lowbie
# Nov 28 2001 at 10:08 AM Rating: Decent
3,705 posts
Never heard of a mob that drops these. They are regular purchases at vendors, kind of like combine weapons on Antonica. Slightly better than non-magic weapons, but cheap enough for the po' folks.

Really, if you think about it, these are great for warriors in the teens. Dual these, and you've got 23 delay weapons, which is good taunt, and 2 proccing weaps, which is even better. Maybe not the most damage, but good taunt.
Oops, forgot to say...
# Nov 27 2001 at 6:03 PM Rating: Decent
Oops, forgot to mention. The weapon shown up there, along with every other coldain velium weapon I have ever seen is sold by vendors in Thurgadin. Specifically, the weapon merchants. (Of course!)
This was just put up? =)
# Nov 27 2001 at 5:59 PM Rating: Decent
Well, one more dmg point than a normal velium short sword. Also, it procs at an earlier level, which is level 1. Is it worth spending the 70pp? {I have good faction, so shoot me :)} Maybe. I am surprised that no one happened to post this item up before now. I would have if I had thought of it. (And if the item was given in a email, and not read till now, forget what I just wrote.) With the 5/23 it isn't that bad, for a newbie to not so newbie. With high dexterity, it really is nice becuase of the proccage. (Procage? Whatever, spelling isn't my game) Not too shabby though, all in all.
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