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Phat Loot Phriday: Arrowflick Gauntlets


When last we left our heroes, Miranda and Throgg split the party to find Abercrombie. The Gilnean and Lolegolas stayed to fight skeletons. The Dungeon Master gnashed his teeth and pulled his hair, but the party remained in separate locations. The DM considered sending a gelatinous cube to kill them all.

"So, that's him," Throgg said. He sprawled beneath some bushes above Darkshire. Even the normally unsubtle orc couldn't believe Abercrombie couldn't see the hiding spot. After all, orcs wielding immense axes and rippling thews aren't know for their stealth. "Abercrombie. The man raining destruction down on Darkshire. And we're going to kill his valkyr."

"Thanks, Exposition Lad," Miranda muttered. She looked much more comfortable under the bush, her chin resting on her forearms. "The thing should be back around shortly. Can't miss her. Big wings, impressive stature inspiring inappropriate thoughts, tendency to raise the dead."

"You're talking fast and using big words to confuse me," Throgg replied.

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"Uh," Miranda muttered, "sure. If that's what you think. What's the plan here, big guy?"

Throgg blinked. "Wait, when did I become the plan guy? Lolegolas is the plan guy. I'm the big axe and massive arms guy. Throgg smash."

"I guess we need to stick with our core strengths here," Miranda sighed. "OK. Let's think this through."

The girl was interrupted by a bright, white glow and the unmistakable feeling of being tapped on the shoulder by a sword. Miranda sighed and rolled over, looking up at the floating valkyr behind them.

"How does this happen? How does a glowing woman sneak up in the complete dark? It makes no sense," Miranda complained. "You know, this isn't going to go well for you."

The valkyr didn't respond. Instead, her lips peeled back in a pleased grimace. The creature's teeth shone sharp, pointed like a cat's. Just as it looked as if she was going to speak, an arrowhead erupted from her chest. The valkyr stumbled forward as more shafts flew through the night. The creature fell to the ground.

Lolegolas stalked toward Throgg, vibrating with anger. The orc stood quickly, lifting his hands as he prepared an explanation. Throgg didn't get a word out before the blood elf slipped off his Arrowflick Gauntlets and decked Throgg in the jaw.

Arrowflick Gauntlets

  • Type Mail hands
  • Armor 1,739
  • Agility 341
  • Stamina 542
  • Sockets 1 red
  • Socket bonus 10 agility
  • Item level 397
  • Equip Increases your critical strike rating by 239
  • Equip Increases your mastery rating by 221
How to get it You can buy these sweet babies with 1,650 valor points. How cool is that?
How to get rid of it You can sell them for 11 gold, 28 silver, and 89 copper. They'll presumably disenchant into a Maelstrom Crystal, but if you bought them in the first place, you're not likely to do that.

Phat Loot Phriday brings you the scoop on some of the most ... interesting ... loot in the World of Warcraft, often viewed through the eyes of the stalwart Throgg and indelible Lolegolas. Suggest items you think we should feature by emailing

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