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Mercenary Captain's Scythe
(Scythe) All Races
DMG:51 DLY:528
Lv.30 DRK

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Nation: Windurst
Rank Required to Purchase: 3

Nation Cost: 4000 Conquest Points
Other Nation Cost: 8000 Conquest Points
Rank Needed to be Sold: 3


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LOVE IT
# Sep 06 2007 at 4:26 PM Rating: Decent
this scythe is by far the best scythe has a high delay good tp gain and i hardly miss ^^ I LOVE IT just slap on some acc gear and go to town on mobs
GREAT SCYTHE
# May 31 2006 at 6:13 PM Rating: Decent
i just got this scythe as my DRK30 and i love it already. im used to th delay o it because i used scythe from 18-27 and didnt mind much on delay then. In my opinion though this weapon should have acc+5 or something because otherwise its hard to hit with.. hoever because of my low Elvaan DEX i try to get that up as much as posible.
i have the following equiped:
Spike neckalce: STR+3 DEX+3 MND-6
2 Balance rings: DEX+4
Pickeled Hearing DEX+3 MND-3
Centorions gloves: DEX+1
Centorions Visor: DEX+1

total stat boost STR+3 DEX+12 MND-9
since im DRK i dont realy need MND but with this my DEX is just as good as my STR. i was wondering is Vision ring would help more then 1 of the Balance rings however
GREAT SCYTHE
# Dec 06 2006 at 4:57 PM Rating: Default
***** the cent. gloves go w/ royal squares gloves... +2 acc.

2 dex = 1 acc
RE: GREAT SCYTHE
# Jun 27 2006 at 5:04 PM Rating: Decent
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2 DEX [Balance Ring] = 1 Accuracy.
Vision Rings = 2 Accuracy.
Two Vision Rings = 5 Accuracy.
528 delay
# Jul 28 2005 at 1:28 PM Rating: Decent
27 posts
I'm lvl 43 now and I really miss this Scythe >.< The delay is huge, but it will always be on DRK, and this has a HUGE advantage; 528 seems to be exactly 12.5% tp gain. That means that even if you take no hits at all (PLD or excellent NIN tank) you'll get EXACTLY 100 tp in eight hits. When I got my Mutilator at 40 I wanted to scream, it consistently stuck me at 97-99 tp just to annoy me ~.~

Fingerspitz: {Dark Knight} {Scythe} @97%
SCPartner: 102% {Ready to start skillchain!}
Fingerspitz uses Last Resort
Fingerspitz misses.
Fingerspitz misses.
SCPartner: 153% {Ready to start skillchain!}
Fingerspitz's Last Resort effect wears off.
Fingerspitz: son of a *****!

I <3 528 delay. Enjoy this while you can (I actually used for 10 levels ^^; the damage bonus from using any other scythe really wasnt worth it until the acc bonus on Mutilator).
:(
# May 06 2005 at 7:51 AM Rating: Decent
im currently a warrior lvl 30 also lvling drk 8 atm im using frostreaper and for warrior the DMG i deal is incredible i can hit IT's for 50-70 dmg without critical scythe skill is 87 and im currently looking for a scythe belt on the pandemonium server THE APOCOLYPSE WILL BE MINE XD
Using it now
# Jun 25 2004 at 4:04 PM Rating: Excellent
Im currenlty using this scythe right now and it is great,dont see why people think its a long delay, guess they dont cast between hits. if u have a good dex u'll land the hit, and yea,if u use soul eater and last resort u will be hitting 100+ and with a meatkabob even more.. though i prefer using zerk instead of last resort.. lasts longer. If you are a dark knight between lvl 30-40 get this scythe if u dont have it already. If you dont have a good weapon say good bye to pt invites, ur a dmg dealer...weapons come 1st^^
RE: Using it now
# Sep 09 2004 at 9:43 PM Rating: Decent
Casting spells in between hits will have an effect on the delay on the weapon. When you start to cast, your delay is 'paused' and when the casting is over, the delay starts again.
RE: Using it now
# Jun 16 2005 at 2:48 PM Rating: Decent
More than once I've begun casting a spell, only to attack while charging or casting. The attack animation doesn't occur, but the sound of the hit does as well as the damage. I know this is my attack, too, because I filter out everyone else's attacks. So, I don't know if spell casting really affects weapon delay.
RE: Using it now
# Jun 16 2005 at 2:48 PM Rating: Decent
Sorry, double post...

Edited, Thu Jun 16 15:53:24 2005
drk
# Jun 18 2004 at 10:31 PM Rating: Decent
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Delay is a must for a drk, if you hit 50 dmg every 5 second, you will be dead or close to be lol
I use it currently
# Jun 18 2004 at 12:21 AM Rating: Excellent
i use this weapon currently
it is awesome
i rarely miss
and wen i use souleater andlast resort i can hit IT mobs for over 100 dmg!!!
it is a must for DRKs take my advice and go for it
Where?!
# May 04 2004 at 12:37 PM Rating: Default
Where can you get this item?!
RE: Where?!
# Jun 16 2004 at 3:22 PM Rating: Decent
I am a lvl 28 DRK, and yes, this is a good scythe, I will definitely be using it when I hit lvl 30, as nearly all other DRK's around lvl 30 do. Every scythe has bad delay, thats why I have my GS up to date so I can switch between the two depending on various mobs' AGI/EVA stats.
RE: Where?!
# May 21 2004 at 2:01 PM Rating: Excellent
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This is a level 3 Windurst Conquest Points item.
frostreaper
# Apr 12 2004 at 9:48 PM Rating: Decent
Is this weapon better than frostreaper? if so, how much?
delay
# Feb 24 2004 at 10:05 AM Rating: Good
With a delay like this..u need high DEX....
PLayer misses <t>
*waits several seconds*
Player misses <t>
*waits several seconds*
Player misses <t>
*waits several seconds*
Player hits <t> for 89 points of damage
*waits several seconds*
Player misses <t>.

nice damage + low acc= a quick boot from your party
RE: delay
# Jul 27 2004 at 4:51 AM Rating: Decent
You don't need high DEX to hit more than 1 out of 5 times. And you make it seem like you only need DEX items if you have this weapon.. you need DEX items no matter what two handed weapon you're using.
RE: delay
# Apr 21 2004 at 5:48 PM Rating: Excellent
the delay won't be much more than the average delay you see on scythe's. most of them are around 480, a few 470, the lowest at 466. It'll be around a 10% increase in time to wait, BIG DEAL! It's worth it for the damage.

%increase in wait time from 480 delay: 9.1%
%increase in wait time from 470 delay: 11.0%

so if it takes you 10 seconds to swing with a weapon that has a 480 delay, it'll take you 11 seconds to swing now...wow, i'll take my chances
RE: delay
# Feb 23 2007 at 6:55 AM Rating: Good
lol...this was my first post ever on alla, now my post count's over FIVE THOUSAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAND!!


and i don't mind being a noob, because zeph's a dork.

Edited, Feb 23rd 2007 8:57am by Cooterbrown
RE: delay
# Feb 07 2006 at 7:25 PM Rating: Good
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Cooterbrown is a noob!!! lol jk jk
RE: delay
# Jul 01 2004 at 7:57 PM Rating: Decent
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I'm using this scythe right now. I don't notice the delay between 480 and 520 at all. A half second maybe. Not bad. Besides, doing 100dmg to IT is great, and lights up the eyes of people ^_^
So delay is not a factor (though as mentioned this is only true if you have good dex. Better get some dex+ stuff.)
delay
# Jan 16 2004 at 8:19 PM Rating: Default
i think if you maxxed out your dex best you chould it will hit quicker than you think :)
RE: delay
# Feb 27 2004 at 2:14 AM Rating: Default
Lol Delay,
I am a mithra, with a 48 dex, i hite 80% of the time in the Citadel at level 33. :P
RE: delay
# Feb 11 2004 at 1:34 PM Rating: Default
also this weapon have high damage. very useful when fighting enemy with strong defense. While everyone hit the enemy for 0 damage. U can make them look like rat by whacking for 50+ damage.
RE: delay
# Feb 11 2004 at 1:30 PM Rating: Default
no dex does not increase attack speed. Dex determine where u land a hit and also determine if u land a critical. This is useful if you have two handed weapon that have long delay because 1 hit will kill the enemy. (providing u have enought attack and strength) TIP: eat mithkabob or other powerful food items to incrase attack and strength.
#Anonymous, Posted: Nov 09 2003 at 6:56 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) uhm, i dont quite get it with the dly...this would take sooooooo long to reattack!
RE: delay
# Feb 23 2004 at 1:16 AM Rating: Default
well hopefully you've been keeping your magic skills up. you can cast during the long delays.
#Anonymous, Posted: Nov 07 2003 at 9:54 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Wot is da best weapon in the game, and is being a dark knight/samuari a gd combo
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