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Geerlok Planing Tool  

This item can be used in tradeskills.
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
Skill Mod: Fletching +5% (15 Max)
WT: 2.0 Size: SMALL
Class: ALL
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 7 (General: Group)

Item Type:Misc
Merchant Value:6 pp 9 gp 5 sp 0 cp
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2022-01-02 10:34:17
Page Updated:Sat Sep 7th, 2019

Average Price: 72pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Common
Level to Attain: 1

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Crafted: This item is crafted by players.


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Plane of Knowledge
Quest Name
Coldain Shawl 3.0 #6: Highway Archery

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Gaining skill levels with Geerlok
# Mar 25 2004 at 7:02 PM Rating: Decent
I picked up a geerlok, 40p Xgoeny, to help with my training and after I don't know how may attempts and a probably 20kp I didn't go up one level with the geerlok! I had more success but not more skill levels. So I put it away, saved up more plat and went up 3 levels in less than 5kp. I am either the most unlucky halfling around or you can't increase skill levels with it.

Feeddwin Kornfeet
40th season Ranger
RE: Gaining skill levels with Geerlok
# Mar 25 2004 at 7:20 PM Rating: Default
Yes you skillup with it, even upto 250 when it sets you at 252 for awhile. Just bad rolls you got.
# Mar 13 2004 at 11:22 AM Rating: Decent
bought one last night on bazaar for 25pp the others were in the 100pp+ range.

got one today
# Feb 09 2003 at 1:04 PM Rating: Excellent
i bought one today on the nameless for 75p. with a skill of 145(doing bone vanes to raise up to 162) i had 34 straight combines with out failure. i went from failing 4-5times/20 combines, to now about 1-3. much better ratio. i went from spending 45p/20combines and getting back 30ish, to getting back 42p
Any other +% Fletching items?
# May 08 2002 at 11:31 PM Rating: Default
Anyone know if there are other +% Fletching items out there? I've seen +% to tailoring, smithing, baking (aside from the Geerlok tools), but as of yet, this is the only +% fletching item I've seen.

Edited, Thu May 9 00:24:30 2002
RE: Any other +% Fletching items?
# Jan 07 2003 at 8:45 PM Rating: Good
72 posts
Yes, there is. PoP added another +5% skill mod item which can be held in a few slots (ie you can hold it AND a geerlock). They are no-drop, and are trivial somewhere over 250 skill, but has some nice stat mods for any trade skill (+10 STR/WIS/INT and +50 CHA). Just imagine... 2x that +25 cha stein and this for an extra 100 cha, and switch in a geerlock for the actual fletching... plus, you can get a 10 slot 1.2 wt 100% wt reduction bag as an added bonus!

Anyway, here's the link to EQTrader's list of Grandmaster item recipes:

Fixed the link.

Edited, Tue Jan 7 20:22:03 2003
RE: Any other +% Fletching items?
# Feb 20 2003 at 11:21 PM Rating: Default
The skill MOD does not stack with the trophy. So if ya get the trophy, sell or give away your geerlok device.
It's pretty cool
# Feb 22 2002 at 11:01 PM Rating: Default
Didn't see much of a change in my skill, had about the same amount of failures i normally do, 3 or 4 a stack, but i did have the accasional 0-2. BTW i have 3 of these for sale on cazic, send a tell to atwight if you're interested. Oh and it looks like a dagger when equipped, if anyone cares.
# Feb 12 2002 at 5:47 PM Rating: Default
702 posts
I love these items to help tradeskills. They are starting to get cheap enough to purchase with the Bazaar open now. Its cheaper to buy one of these and then buy INT or WIS items as I can afford them.
Good luck

Edited, Thu Sep 26 00:00:11 2002
# Sep 30 2002 at 6:57 PM Rating: Decent
28 posts
Wis or Int have nothing to do with the success or a combine. your skill lvl is the only thing that will determine the successful anf failed combines....while Wisor Int will only affect your skill raise.
# Feb 20 2003 at 8:50 AM Rating: Decent
Never mind......

Edited, Thu Feb 20 08:19:57 2003
It's a 5% raise
# Dec 20 2001 at 8:27 AM Rating: Decent
I have a ranger and a gnome, and I made him a fletching tool (after a bunch of tries).

The tool goes in the primary melee slot

It raises by 5% (meaning 100 becomes 105 and 200 becomes 210). I didn;t actauly see my skill change, but I had a fair number of successes (though it could have been luck) at a non-trivail arrow set compared to un-equipt.

I sell these for about 500 plat. They are hard to make, but by the supply to demand laws of economics, these won;t be in too much demand. Sure, people fletch out there, but their market is gone for selling THEIR items, except for perhaps a dual camed shaped shadowood bow...which still isn't better then many bows dropped by MOBS, but has a rnage range and dmg/dly.

There you go, hope that helps.
Gnomes will be rich.
# Dec 12 2001 at 4:53 PM Rating: Default
Having seen only a few of the new tinkered items, I think there will be many rich Gnomes running around in the future.

I am assuming one will need a new Geerlok Planing Tool after each successful combination. I am anxious to see the results from using this item.
RE: Gnomes will be rich.
# Dec 12 2001 at 6:06 PM Rating: Decent
Actually (and I'm not sure so don't hold me to this), the tool will never disappear. This tool goes in the primary melee slot, regular planing tools go in the fletching kit with the other components. Now, what this could mean is that the price of these items will be relatively high, as you need only purchase one per fletching character.

Just a thought
RE: Gnomes will be rich.
# Dec 12 2001 at 7:06 PM Rating: Default
That would be great! I hope it is true. Thank you for the information.
RE: Gnomes will be rich.
# Aug 28 2002 at 10:46 AM Rating: Good
You only need to purchase one of these per fletching character. Excellent device, subjectively, the 5% increase in skill seems to lower the number of failures on combines I get, and I still seem to get regular skill-ups.
# Dec 11 2001 at 6:43 PM Rating: Default
Could one also use it in place of a plane? or is it only used in the pri slot for the bonus, while fletching?
RE: Use?
# Dec 11 2001 at 7:00 PM Rating: Decent
312 posts
This item gives you a 5% boost to your current fletching skill. If your skill is 200, and you're working on an Arrow that trivs at 202, you'll be combining them with a modified skill of 210. You'll still get skill-ups however, just like your skill ws still 200.
You sure?
# Dec 12 2001 at 8:26 AM Rating: Decent
16 posts
I was under the impression that the + % skill items give the number as a bonus not as a percentage of your current skill. ie +5% adds 5 to your skill regardless of what it is. 10 skill goes to 15, 200 skill goes to 205.
RE: You sure?
# Dec 12 2001 at 1:20 PM Rating: Decent
the way it seems to me is in that u are right it gives a bonus to your current skill level but it says plus 5% not plus 5. A percentage isnt a set number so if your skill is 10 it would add whatever 5 % of 10 is. However that just the way i see it.
RE: You sure?
# Dec 12 2001 at 11:25 AM Rating: Decent
3,705 posts
I had assumed that the 5% bonus was to success. If you have, say a non-trivial item where you would normally only expect to succeed 20% of the time, this would improve it to 25%. Hope I'm right! This is speculation, as I have yet to botain one of these tradeskill enhancers. REEEAALY want the smithing one though!
RE: Use?
# Dec 11 2001 at 8:13 PM Rating: Default
Cool gnomes make this I assume, anyone have the recipe?
# Dec 12 2001 at 4:22 AM Rating: Decent
The recipe for the planing tool is as follows copied directly from

planing tool, gears, sprocket, gnomish bolt, belt of leathery fungus flesh
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