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Bronze Knuckles  

Skill: Hand to Hand Atk Delay: 22
DMG: 3 Dmg Bonus: 33
This item is placeable in yards, guild yards, houses and guild halls.
WT: 3.0 Size: SMALL
Class: MNK BST
Slot 1, Type 4 (Weapon: General)
Slot 2, Type 20 (Ornamentation)

Item Type:Martial
Merchant Value:0 pp 2 gp 8 sp 0 cp
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:Gidono
IC Last Updated:2022-01-09 03:55:03
Page Updated:Sun Jul 3rd, 2022

Expansion: Original Original

Average Price: No Data Pricing Data...
Rarity: Common
Level to Attain: 10

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This item is found on creatures.

NPC Name
an elf skeleton

Blightfire Moors
NPC Name
a watchtower guardian

Castle Mistmoore
NPC Name
a glyphed familiar
a pledge familiar
an initiate familiar

NPC Name
a Dervish Thug
orc legionnaire

NPC Name
Emperor Crush
Lord Darish
orc legionnaire
orc warlord

Dagnor's Cauldron
NPC Name
an undertow skeleton
aqua goblin tidal lord

Erud's Crossing
NPC Name
a zombie sailor

Estate of Unrest
NPC Name
a ghoul
a jack o lantern
dark boned skeleton
tormented dead

Everfrost Peaks
NPC Name
an orcish mountaineer

Firiona Vie
NPC Name
a drolvarg growler

Greater Faydark
NPC Name
a faerie courtier

Lake Rathetear
NPC Name
a deepwater goblin

Lesser Faydark
NPC Name
a faerie
a faerie courtier
a faerie guard
orc chief

NPC Name
a greater skeleton
an ogre guard

Ocean of Tears
NPC Name
an aviak quetzel

South Karana
NPC Name
centaur courser

Stone Hive
NPC Name
a skeletal suitor

Upper Guk
NPC Name
a fungus drone

West Karana
NPC Name
a bandit


Uploaded November 27th, 2008
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# Jul 18 2006 at 8:16 AM Rating: Decent
I got one of these off a Goblin at the entrance to Permafrost.
# Dec 23 2001 at 3:41 PM Rating: Decent
I've been curious. How do they figure the ratio and how does the delay work? Also, how do you find out what the attack delay is on just bare hand to hand fighting?
RE: ratio?
# Mar 08 2002 at 3:00 PM Rating: Decent
The ratio is the delay divided by the damage. It is a rough measure of the effectiveness of a weapon. Lower ratios are better.

The delay of a weapon is how long it takes to swing it. For instance, if you have a weapon with 22 delay, after you swing it, it will be 22 tenths of a second (or 2.2 seconds) before you can swing it again.

Look on for a dam/dly table for fists.
Hand to Hand
# Dec 23 2001 at 12:30 PM Rating: Default

Here is a table of Human and Iksar Hand to Hand values. These knuckles are faster then level 60, non epic fists... Pretty interesting. The ratio really is horrible, but as said, for practice value these would be great to keep in the bank to help you max out H2H during long hell levels :)
RE: Hand to Hand
# Dec 25 2001 at 9:06 AM Rating: Default
Hmm thats very interesting, and I was thinking, wouldn't the damage bonus on a lvl 60monk be HUGE? Meaning that in actual fact this (seemingly) crap item becomes better than normal fists??? Just my 2cp.

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Edited, Tue Dec 25 09:07:17 2001
RE: Hand to Hand
# Dec 27 2001 at 11:05 AM Rating: Good
As far as I know, the "primary fist" still gets the damage bonus. I'll test this with my monk and do a little log parsing.

EDIT: I tested this, and the primary fist does indeed get the damage bonus.

Edited, Wed Jan 2 11:32:47 2002
RE: Hand to Hand
# Dec 24 2001 at 9:45 PM Rating: Default
Yeah, faster, but a much crappier ratio.
Knuckle Rusters
# Dec 22 2001 at 11:26 AM Rating: Decent
Looted this off of an aviak harrier in SK. Promptly sold to a vendor for all of 2gp =/
Where it drops
# Dec 21 2001 at 6:53 PM Rating: Default
It drops off a gnoll at the spiles in SK..*sigh* but who cares..
RE: Where it drops
# Dec 22 2001 at 7:26 AM Rating: Excellent
308 posts
Who cares?

Beastlords and monks who may be trying to raise their hand to hand skill, that's who. Even though the damage on these knuckles isn't very good, they are much much faster than the regular punching speed of a lower level character. I believe at level 1, the delay for unarmed fist on a monk and beastlord is 30 delay. Fast weapons are excellent for raising a melee skill, so a player may choose to carry these just to raise the skill quickly, to keep it up to snuff, while they use other equipment for real combat.
RE: Where it drops
# Jan 02 2002 at 11:38 AM Rating: Good
I quite agree.

There's now a fair few low to pre-epic monks looking for fast H2H weapons -- in a funny way, this is like when many monks started practicing 1HB/2HB when Kunark came out with its' plethora of monk-usable weapons....
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