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Max req 7/8 weapons

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So I was browsing the screenshots on Guru and there is a thread where people post their weapons. I've seen countless people post pictures of their max, req. 8 or sometimes even req. 7 gold items that can be upgraded and inscribed. How in the world do they get these things? I've never seen one drop, nor do I personally know anyone who owns one of them. Seriously, how in the world do they get those? Are they just that lucky? Do they buy them? How?!
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  1. Kahlan's Avatar
    Then you weren't playing like...3 or 4 years ago, because that's when they dropped. OK, sure, you can still ONCE IN A WHILE get a max r8 item, but they are rare. Req 7 max don't drop anymore.
  2. Tender Wolf's Avatar
    Ah, yeah I started playing 4 years ago this September but I never saw one drop. lol
  3. Kalidri's Avatar
    Fissure of Woe is one of those places where the r8s drop - crystalline swords used to be the big deal before Factions started etc. I've racked up an impressive amount of play hours and I have NEVER seen a max r8 drop even though I happily put survivors through FoW because I know it so well.
  4. Noa Brightington's Avatar
    The thing about low req max damage weapons, they tend to occur only in upper mid level areas, usually from level 18-20 mobs. And mostly in proph and factions, and any 'old skool' area like FOW and UW.
    As far as them being inscribable...Best I've ever seen on that is an 8req. I actually have an 8req death offhand I kept and put on a Master somewhere.

    On personal note, why are you even bothering looking at stuff on guru? I thought you got banned from there.
    I suppose it's the same issue I have, you can't help it, looking at that which infuriates you to death. go go MPB runs.
  5. Jono Mozza's Avatar
    I've had a req8 shield insc that I later sold for a nice sum. Its really all just luck.
  6. Kahlan's Avatar
    Ah, so you were around, you just weren't lucky enough to get a drop ;)
  7. bellissima's Avatar
    They were more common before inscriptions. You probably did see req 8s drop, but discarded them because they didn't have max mods. After I saw this entry I dug back through some old mules and found these guys. Worthless because non-inscribable and non-perfect. :-(

  8. Tender Wolf's Avatar
    hehe Oh my. I don't remember having any drop, but I bet they weren't max damage if they did so I most likely merched them. Yeah they are very rare, which is why I was so surprised to see so many on the Guru post; some people have at least 50 of them it seems.