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Sniper's Mantle
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Good item
# Feb 15 2006 at 8:54 PM Rating: Excellent
Everyone who says this sucks, your wrong. its an item with a specific purpose. its for RNG's pretty much only who have good gear. Rangers have VERY LITTLE RATT gear, and since no stats boost RATT for crossbows the only solution for more damage is RATT gear. If you got Hawkers knife/pea charm/sniper or caprice rings then sacrificing the Racc from a Nomads +1 is definatly worth it. the simple fact is there is no better cape for rng 1-50 IF you got good gear

Edited, Wed Feb 15 19:54:33 2006
How to obtain
# Apr 15 2005 at 2:24 AM Rating: Decent
BCNM 50 (Comet Orb)

Horlais Peak
Eye of the Tiger

Now go get it!
POS!!!!UGH barfs
# Jan 08 2005 at 9:33 AM Rating: Default
looking at this and thinking wtf this is a 5k item if that youd have to pay me gil to take it 2 atk 1 rng atk thats so low youd never notice a diff on anything there are many better mantles out there for every job amemit +1 [Yes Please]
RE: POS!!!!UGH barfs
# Jan 19 2006 at 4:39 AM Rating: Decent
144 posts
It's cheap, your not getting a better attack bonus on your back at lvl 50 for such a low price...
I have one.... : /
# Dec 27 2004 at 8:44 AM Rating: Decent
I got all excited when I saw this on a guys bazaar in upper jeuno. So I whipped out my credit card and paid 300k + 30k (tax) O_o !!

Well, after the initial elation wore off I started thinking about what this thing was actually worth. I liked the Ranged Attack, but the regular Attack is useless to me. Considering I would be swaping it out for a Nomads +1 this is what I would be doing: I gain +1 Ranged Attack and I lose +1 Ranged Accuracy and +3 Evasion. Hmmmm.... probably should stick with the Nomads +1.

Anyway, there are none ever sold on our server AH. So I listed it for 400k just for fun. It got returned to me. I think this mantle would sell for about 100k at the AH, but instead of losing over 200k I think ill just keep it and use it on mobs that are easy to hit.

Edited, Mon Dec 27 08:45:26 2004
RE: I have one.... : /
# Dec 30 2004 at 1:37 PM Rating: Decent
ok i think its definitly a Synth Item, because on the fenrir server there are 2 sold, and they were both sold yesterday (or within the last week im not sure). They were sold by the same person, so that leads me to believe that it is definitly a new synthable item, probably leathercraft in my opinion because of the word Mantle, its probably made out of some kind of skin. Anyway hope that helps, go start talkin to all the guild people and see if they give you the recipe :-)
not a rare/ex item
# Dec 20 2004 at 7:23 AM Rating: Decent
198 posts
It's definately not a rare/ex item, there's been one sold in jeuno for 111k on gilgamesh. No idea how to get it though :/ I'll submit a picture tomorrow
BCNM, perhaps?
# Nov 30 2004 at 11:07 AM Rating: Default
3,038 posts
I'm going to take a shot in the dark (hehe pun intended) and say this might be a drop from one of the new BCNMs that will be introduced in the Dec. 9 patch.
If so, I wouldn't mind getting it for my Sam/rng
is it fake?
# Nov 27 2004 at 2:58 AM Rating: Decent
this isn't on the ah and it doesn't appear to be rare/ex, does this really exist or is this a fake item? If it is indeed real how does one go about obtaining one?
RE: is it fake?
# Nov 28 2004 at 1:09 PM Rating: Decent
144 posts
It isnt a fake item. It was found by the auto-collection thing during recent updates, the collecter finds new item-files added to the game.
How to get this, well noone know yet =P
where is it??
# Nov 12 2004 at 1:15 PM Rating: Decent
ok, i want to buy this for when im not tanking but its not on the AH. so, how do i get one? there is no quest link so what do i do? is it CP item or what? /think
# Nov 07 2004 at 9:13 PM Rating: Decent
379 posts
this is a cool piece of armor, and decent alt. to nomads mantle for rangers. although most would argue that nomads would still be better, because of the agi+

but i would buy this just to have it. and ill be looking for it on the Ah in case its cheap and before inflation gets to it.

# Oct 27 2004 at 12:11 PM Rating: Decent
OK Nice mantle...... but how do i get my hands on it without goin through the screwed up economy???
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