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Centi Longsword  

Skill: 1H Slashing Atk Delay: 27
DMG: 14 Dmg Bonus: 30
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
STR: +8 STA: +8
WT: 6.5 Size: MEDIUM
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 4 (Weapon: General)
Slot 2, Type 20 (Ornamentation)
Item Type:1H Slashing
Merchant Value:6 pp 0 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2020-11-24 07:16:55
Page Updated:Sat Mar 7th, 2020
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Average Price: 50,000pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Very Rare
Level to Attain: 45

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what combo?
# Nov 27 2003 at 8:52 AM Rating: Decent
I just made a lvl 1 ranger and purchased a Green Jade Broadsword which I love with all my heart. (It got me to lvl 6 in just 35min) I have a Centi SS in the bank but was wondering if I should replace it with a Centi Londsword once I am able to dual wield?
wanna get
# Sep 08 2003 at 7:08 AM Rating: Default
is this thing about 1 K usally?well im makin ranger he is 15 or sottin and he will duel weild a centi longsword in primary and wurm slayer in secondery.
RE: wanna get
# Dec 09 2003 at 4:20 PM Rating: Decent
wurmys primary only.
RE: wanna get
# Nov 20 2003 at 11:19 PM Rating: Default
this is a real nice sword, i have it on my ranger in offhand.. btw wurmy sucks for ranger... primary its too slow and secondary (if it went in secondary) its WAY too slow. the best duel wield option is probably the centi LS in main hand and shan'tok in offhand.. lowest delay should be in offhand or so iv been told could be wrong though
RE: wanna get
# Nov 21 2003 at 10:16 AM Rating: Good
3,705 posts
could be wrong though

Got that part right. Everything else is wrong.

In secondary, you want the BEST RATIO. The only class that needs to worry about speed of their secondary weapon is warrior, since more hits means more aggro.

For a ranger, you want max damage, and as little aggro as possible.

Up to about level 50 or so, Wurmslayer is very good for this. At that point, most of the fast weapons begin to outdamage it, due to damage bonus.

The reason some people THINK you want a fast weapon in secondary, is they mistakenly believe that secondary delay is linked to primary, and you won't swing each round, if secondary has higher delay. Thats not true. PRIMARY and SCONDARY delay ARE NOT LINKED. You could have Wurmslayer in primary, and a 20 delay in secondary, and the secondary would still do a dual wield check every two seconds, even though the primary is not ready to swing yet.

An INCREDIBLE combo for a lower level ranger, is the Wurmslayer primary, and the scimitar of the emerald dawn in secondary. The scimitar is kind of pricy, so a platinum plated re`stek would work well too, if you're over level 35 or so.

At higher levels, there are very few purchasable primary weapons that come close to the stained axe of the scions as far as overall effectiveness for the price.

At level 56+ Stained Axe/Defender's Lightblade is VERY nice, when not using bow.

RE: wanna get
# Nov 07 2003 at 8:48 AM Rating: Default
I got a Cento Longsword as offhand and a Razor- Edged Shan'tok. These weapons are of the hook.
RE: wanna get
# Oct 08 2003 at 3:31 PM Rating: Decent
my ranger has a centi in secondary and wurmmy in primary. Don't get these weapons. Rangers should go for stats and effects. Wurrmy has a high delay. I would not recommend these weapons to a ranger. I am currently trying to upgrade.
RE: wanna get
# Sep 08 2003 at 12:14 PM Rating: Excellent
3,705 posts
Wurmslayer is primary only.
centi LS, centi SS
# Aug 21 2003 at 9:07 PM Rating: Decent
im thinking of getting a centi long sword to go with my short sword, but which one should i keep in my primary, and which in secondary, the stats of a SS are 12 damage 25 delay, LS stats are 14 damage, 27 delay. thanks
RE: centi LS, centi SS
# Sep 01 2003 at 12:35 PM Rating: Decent
You should usually put the highest damage in second hand and the fastest one in primary.. so Centi SS goes in first, and Centi LS in second.
#REDACTED, Posted: Aug 26 2003 at 9:34 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Keep LS in primary definetly
Offhand Daggers
# Aug 07 2003 at 3:36 PM Rating: Default
Yes, this would be a decent offhand weapon for a Rogue for the damage bonus and stats, but considering a rogues skills, it would be better to use a dagger of the same quality (If possible) in the secondary slot
what if
# Jul 30 2003 at 6:27 PM Rating: Default
what if you have goten better than it for cheaper

kidmedec tunare server
# Jun 26 2003 at 6:42 PM Rating: Decent
is this a good offhand for a rogue??
RE: rogue
# Jun 27 2003 at 8:08 AM Rating: Excellent
3,128 posts
yes this is very good offhand for a rogue, it has a great ratio and Str and STa bonus which rouges need.
It also it is high dmg/high delay which means you have the same DPS as a weapon with lower damage/lower delay and same ratio with lesss hits and therefore less aggro.
I recommmend it for all mid level rogues or a Jagged Blade of Morning if you have higher sta/str than dex and want dex up.

Edited, Fri Jun 27 08:27:35 2003
Oh, crud.
# May 12 2003 at 2:37 AM Rating: Default

Edited, Wed May 14 03:06:48 2003
RE: Oh, crud.
# May 12 2003 at 10:36 AM Rating: Decent
3,705 posts
You sure you didn't get a centi SHORTsword?

Those prices seem awfully low.
#REDACTED, Posted: May 11 2003 at 9:37 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I got one for free earlier today.. A friend gave it to me! I am weilding a Lamentation in primary and this is secondary. I went and fear kited a Large Zelniak in DawnShroud Peaks as soon as I got it.. (Large Zelniaks are still DB at 45) And I saw some its in the 50's! Mostly stayed in the 35-45 range.. Got 1 hit on him for 62! I deal some nice damage.. I have a Silvery Belt of Contention as my haste item.. 41% I believe. And let me tell you.. Nice combo! So sad that I will be dropping it in a couple of lvls.. when I finish epic!
RE: Nice weapon...
# Jul 07 2003 at 3:31 PM Rating: Decent
Hehe, my story is not so unlike yours! I too got it from a friend, and right after i went out and soloed a zelniak, make an awesome difference from my old piece of crap, that zelniak was running in no time!
RE: Nice weapon...
# May 19 2003 at 9:37 AM Rating: Decent
3,705 posts
Silvery belt of Contention is 21% haste, not 41%
Upgrade to Centi LS
# May 08 2003 at 11:36 AM Rating: Decent
Hello all,
I have been wielding a Centi LS on my paladin since level 25 and I want to upgrade but is seems the only options are planes raids.
Any recommendations for something I could pick up in the bazaar?
RE: Upgrade to Centi LS
# Jun 02 2003 at 5:04 PM Rating: Decent
Might want to look into this for a 1hs
Nice for soloing and boring the hell outa your healer.
RE: Upgrade to Centi LS
# May 16 2003 at 11:38 AM Rating: Decent
There are several options for a Paladin at this level if you want to continue to focus on 1hs. Sword of the Morning is a good choice but in my opinion the best "affordable" sword at that level is Vengeful Diamond Blade, drop sin PoJ and can be purchased for usually under 5k.
RE: Upgrade to Centi LS
# May 16 2003 at 4:56 PM Rating: Decent
upgrade at 25?? god man im trying to GET ONE of these at 33!
RE: Upgrade to Centi LS
# May 19 2003 at 8:56 AM Rating: Decent
I think you may have mis-read i have had once since lvl 25 and i want to upgrade now that i am lvl 49
RE: Upgrade to Centi LS
# May 19 2003 at 9:40 AM Rating: Decent
3,705 posts
Massive Dragonbone Shard 28dmg/30dly.

Or switch to 1hb and get a mace of the fallen crusader, then have great ratio, and are DIRT cheap.
# Apr 30 2003 at 12:31 AM Rating: Decent
264 posts
Well, funny thing happened. After I posted, I went in-game and was in BAzaar...LO and BEHOLD..someone was auctioning off a centi-longsword for 1500pp. I of course bought the thing without a second thought.

Found it bazaar that I would find it in bazaar after asking about the thing.
90th Beastlord " Predator Holr Warder the Awakened "
Proud Officer and Guru of < Circle of Prophets >
Fennin Ro/Cazic Thule
He who lives by the sword, shall die by the sword; bringing oceans of tears in laughter.

Do they?
# Apr 29 2003 at 12:53 AM Rating: Decent
264 posts
I read somewhere, maybe on this sight..not sure anymore...that the Centi- LS's were no longer being dropped in game and for those who had them they became NO DROP.

Is this true or no? I want to get one for my Barb Warrior for his dual wield...actually two. A friend said armed with two of the LS's...warrior would be unstoppable.
90th Beastlord " Predator Holr Warder the Awakened "
Proud Officer and Guru of < Circle of Prophets >
Fennin Ro/Cazic Thule
He who lives by the sword, shall die by the sword; bringing oceans of tears in laughter.

RE: Do they?
# Apr 29 2003 at 12:31 PM Rating: Decent
3,705 posts
They still drop, they are NOT no drop.

However, they are not very good weapons for a warrior to dual wield. If you really want one, put it in secondary, and get a lammy for primary.

Your sig doesn't give your level, or I could give you advice as to what weapons you REALLY should want. Centi LS is an ok offhand for ranger or rogue, but really is too slow for a warrior.
RE: Do they?
# Jul 14 2003 at 4:42 PM Rating: Default
well i would rather get a defiance rather than a lammy same ratio but has 5 ac
# Apr 22 2003 at 2:13 PM Rating: Default
I haven't seen any of these for sale on the Kane Bayle server, if nyone sees one send me a tell, I am Slvors, member of AoA
Goo wep
# Apr 19 2003 at 2:13 PM Rating: Default
This is a good lookin wep - not that bright thou - i got better. Might bring it to weddings and stuff - ill just leave it the bank for weddings and stuff.

It comes out to be with a SCHW or FBSS to about 21 delay and 14 damage with a Bracers of Earthen Energy its really nice about 15.03 delay and 14 damage.
RE: Goo wep
# Apr 25 2003 at 12:09 PM Rating: Default

Wow ppl have haste sooo screwed up, the weapon doesnt lower (ratio wise) having a 5/10 with 50% haste does not give u a 5/5 ... that would be just to ungodly, if you did the math an took the actual %'s you were stating you would relize how much delay you would lose from hast, no weapon would suck since everything would be so hard hitting an fast, check a wurmy for instance, if you had 41% haste + bard song an chanter haste a wurmy would be weapon of choice for main hand you would dish out the most insane ammount of dmg since that weapons delay is so damn low but get real its not how it works, when they say you have 22% haste it means you will deal 22% MORE DMG per fight. So if i deal 100 dmg break that into 1/5 so 20 dmg and about 2 dmg i will deal about 22dmg to my total Damage per second (or DPS) its a simple concept but ppl try to think up insane ideas to explain haste with all these insanely ubah math calcs and its just not needed, so if your total dps is 1000dmg per tick then you would dish out a total of 1250DPS its that simple.

/rant off
RE: Goo wep
# Jun 26 2003 at 12:17 PM Rating: Default
Yevun -- do you have a SINGLE correct/and or useful post on allas? Haste does not increase the speed of a swing? So it makes you hit harder? There are only two ways to increase dps, hit faster, or hit harder. Total damage per second is 1000 damage per period of six seconds? You dont play the same game we do -- you dont even live in the same world we do.
RE: Goo wep
# Dec 13 2003 at 4:09 AM Rating: Decent
Actually, he's right. Though his wording could throw people off. Haste does not increase your damage by X%, nor does it reduce your haste by X%. It makes you swing X% more often. This is usually misinterpreted as a damage increase.

And yes, there is a difference between delay reduction and more swings. Let's use a 100dly item, with 21% haste.

Wrong: OldDelay - (Haste * OldDelay) = NewDelay
100 - (0.21 * 100) = 79 Delay

Right: OldDelay * (1 / (1 + Haste))
100 * (1 / 1.21) = 82.64 Delay

At least I think that's the right math. It's 4am, I may be mistaken :P

That is, unless you think a 14/20 weapon, 36% worn haste and 63% spell haste is going to end up with a 14/0.2 weapon. I notice everyone jumped on your flame bandwagon and rated his post poorly, too. Get your facts straight before you flame people. Thanks.

Edited, Sat Dec 13 04:18:12 2003
RE: Goo wep
# Apr 09 2004 at 10:39 PM Rating: Decent
204 posts
Very good clarification, that is the exact formula i've seen posted on many sites, and is the formula that most haste parcers use. Now that haste is no longer a guessing game, we can see that the parcers were pretty close most of the time, so we can also assume that the "Delay * (1/(1+Haste))" formula is the correct one.
RE: Goo wep
# Aug 24 2003 at 6:03 PM Rating: Decent
Ouch such violence, the haste does lower the delay but not increase the dmg, or at least that is what I have read.
# Apr 17 2003 at 10:26 AM Rating: Excellent
37 posts
The reason this weapon costs so much is that it is a great off hand weapon for duel-wield damage dealing classes that need to keep their agro low i.e. ranger, bard and rogue. These classes want a weapon that has the best ratio and not too much speed and this weapon fits that. I'm not sure why people keep posting that it's overpriced for a warrior...since it's price is based on it's value to the classes that DON'T want agro...If you can find my ranger an off-hand weapon that has a better ratio, has no agro causing proc, is not too fast and costs less...well sell it too me cause I'm buying.

Edited, Thu Apr 17 10:55:36 2003
# Apr 01 2003 at 11:00 PM Rating: Default
When does this weapon start to get a damage bonus? It seriously needs it to counteract its 1.9 ratio.

Pally and warrior of the nameless
# Apr 19 2003 at 8:41 AM Rating: Decent
37 posts
1 hand damage bonus is based on the user's level, not the weapon. As to 1.9 being a bad ratio... well it's not bad at all. Maybe it is for a Pally or an SK who both get specialized 1 hand weapons because they don't get duel-weild, but for the rest 1.9 is great without spending uber cash.
he l l noooooo
# Apr 01 2003 at 3:43 PM Rating: Default
i would want one at lvl like 20 to lvl 46 not get it at 46 and it costs so much at bazaar it is really only s good beginning wep. Not like wooooo kick a s s peeps [:dissapointed:]
# Mar 14 2003 at 5:19 PM Rating: Decent
this weapon is very interesting to me. I recently traded my sword of skyfire for it and soon asked for a PC in WC. People kept trying to trick me to get it from me. I wonder why people want it so much. I mean its good but not that good.

20th warrior of the nameless

RE: interesting
# Mar 26 2003 at 6:50 PM Rating: Good
23 posts
They want the sword because of the appearance mostly from what my experance is. there are alot better weapons out there for same price if not less.
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RE: interesting
# Mar 14 2003 at 6:50 PM Rating: Default
It is my opinion that for whatever reason, melee's who use 1hs primarily (warriors, rangers, bards) think that they need one of these until they can get "better". I agree that its not really that good... sure, its good... 14/27, +8 str and sta is nothing to sneeze at.

I still stand by my statement that this is a good low-taunt off-hand weapon for rangers and bards, but a very mediocre main hand weapon, especially at the level that you would theoretically need to be to get 2k to spend on the weapon, or be able to get it for yourself. For the 2k+ these run nowadays, a warrior would be much better off getting a Lammy, or some other low delay weapon.
RE: interesting
# Apr 13 2003 at 11:39 AM Rating: Decent
This weapon looks far better on a large race. On an elf 'bard' or 'ranger' it looks almost laughable. Dual weilding? Lol even worse. Maybe those little races with these huge awkward swords can challenge the big boobed female barbarians to see who can tip over first.

I have one for my troll warrior and I wouldn't pay over 1k for it. Got a second one free for helping a player (who was multi-killed by Faydedar at the fire pots) summon 8 of his corpses with my necromancer.

Edited, Sun Apr 13 12:22:35 2003
I Don't Understand
# Mar 07 2003 at 11:59 AM Rating: Default
Why is this weapon so expensive? It can't possibly be rare enough to warrant an inflated price on that accord, and if you were to tell me it was rare, I wouldn't believe you. I see this weapon more than I see the Shammy epic, and thats saying quite a bit.

The ratio is *barely* under 2. Sure its got a nice STR and STA bonus... but I hardly think that warrants a 2k price tag. I could see paying 1.5k... but no more, especially with the new PoP weapons and what not. I mean cripes you can get a Lammy for 1.5k. This isn't much better than a Lammy at all.

Anyway my bard is borrowing one from a friend until I gather up enough money to buy something decent for him. Its a nice weapon and everything... I just dont understand why it is so expensive.
RE: I Don't Understand
# Mar 08 2003 at 4:42 PM Rating: Decent
Take into account bonus damage and it just keeps getting better. It really is a good weapon. And it goes into secondary if you have a faster weapon for primary.

Rathan Kaiser
RE: I Don't Understand
# Mar 13 2003 at 1:36 PM Rating: Default
Um, damage bonus is primary hand only. Primary hand requires low delay. This doesn't fit the bill.
RE: I Don't Understand
# Mar 13 2003 at 11:59 AM Rating: Default
When comparing it to other weapons you can't compare the damage bonus. Since every melee has a damage bonus of X at the appropriate level, it cancels itself out.

Damage bonus or not, its still not worth 2k. Its a decent, low-taunt offhand weapon for rangers and bards... seems to me that since you can get a Lammy for 1.5k, and some other, higher taunt weapons for the same or less price (Venomous Axe of the Velium Brood, anyone? Sells for 500-700pp on E'Ci.) warriors should pass over this weapon.
RE: I Don't Understand
# Apr 17 2003 at 10:48 AM Rating: Good
37 posts
Although 1 hand damage bonus is the same for all melee at the same level, it isn't "cancelled out".
Faster weapons benefit more than slower ones...for example if you have a 1 hand 10/20 weapon and a 1 hand 20/40 weapon they both have a ratio of 2. Yet the 1st weapon will swing twice in the time it takes the second weapon to swing once, and the damage bonus would be applied twice for the first weapon and only once for the second.
this sword is ridiculous!
# Feb 27 2003 at 10:23 AM Rating: Decent
This sword looks ridiculous! I mean it's so huge for a 1hs. Anyways I need to get one for the +8 sta that it offers. Are there any other 1hs weapons suitable for a ranger with +sta?
RE: this sword is ridiculous!
# Feb 28 2003 at 11:33 PM Rating: Default
36 posts
The centi shortsword also has a +5sta bonus.
# Feb 15 2003 at 8:55 PM Rating: Default
867 posts
does anyone have an idea the value of items that i would need to trade with a centi short for this?would i find anyone that would be willing to do a trade of that sort?

Edited, Sat Mar 15 21:42:19 2003
nerfed...once apon a time
# Feb 12 2003 at 11:07 PM Rating: Decent
When I first started playing EQ back in Feb of 2002....Centi LS were not LORE...then for some reason they became lore....then for some reason they aren't lore there ya go :)

52 SK
Crimson Dragons

29 Shaman
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Centi longsword on for 12k
# Feb 06 2003 at 12:19 PM Rating: Decent
opps sorry bout the double post
12k for a centi long sword?
# Feb 06 2003 at 12:16 PM Rating: Default
On Xev the other day I had a visit to the bazaar and someone was selling one for 12k when they are normaly 2-3k.
12k for a centi long sword?
# Feb 06 2003 at 12:16 PM Rating: Default
On Xev the other day I had a visit to the bazaar and someone was selling one for 12k when they are normaly 2-3k.
#REDACTED, Posted: Dec 30 2002 at 4:11 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) i am wanting to buy a centi long sword for about 1.2k or 1.1k doesnt matter as long as your in that price range...
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