Best item found near the start of the game?

Feb 9, 2011, 5:38 pm
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Wow. TWO scrolls of charging, 1 SOCM, 1 wand of mirroring, 1 thunder hammer, a horn of bravery, and a dragon hide cloak of fire resistance. All in UT 2.

And a meteoric steel chain mail, boots of agility, gauntlets of strength (neither pair was broken), and a pre-enchanted nymph hair whip +2

To top it all off, in UT3 I ran into a Bones file. Not the best items, but there was another scroll of charging.
Feb 9, 2011, 6:47 pm
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Start playing loteries or go to casino Capri, just hurry up while it still works
Feb 9, 2011, 9:48 pm
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Noooooo!!! The same character was up to 35 Dex without any training, had dual whips of thievery +12, still had 2 scrolls of charging and a wand of cloning with 3 charges. Was kicking ass but only had 54 HP and died instantly from a hattifattener's lightning bolt And he's in UT2, there's no way I'll ever come across his bones.
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Did he, in fact, leave a bones?
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UT1 is the no-bones zone, not UT2. I've had a fair number of UT2 bones levels in my game, so have no fear about not getting access to the stuff again!
Feb 10, 2011, 11:34 am
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Well, if I ever did come across his Bones, there's no way I'd be powerful enough that early in the game to kill his ghost.
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Wands of lightning, perhaps? Or wands of striking/polymorph (on you, not the ghost).
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I can't remember where the worst item list is, but this fella was carrying a very unfortunate weapon:

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It's the crazy finds thread. It was originally meant to be for both the best and worst, but perhaps I should just rename it since we have this for best items and nobody can find the other one.
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So where do I find the severed groin of a mistress whip champion?

Oct 28, 2011, 6:28 am
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=D I think only zombies can drop groins, unfortunately.
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Yes I believe so. Something to do with their body parts rotting if memory serves.
Oct 28, 2011, 9:57 am
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Nice find. I've been trying to make that happen for years.
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I've found ommel bone plate mail and two-handed scimitar.
Aug 4, 2015, 8:09 am
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Be careful with that ommel bone plate mail though. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is..

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in this case because the bone will eventually rot, probably at an inconvenient time
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also it will boost the danger level of the enemies you encounter, which combined with your totally innacurate weapon will probably speed your demise. find a friend who likes to eat bones and give the armor to them.
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Casually entering UT4 while polymorphed into an orc, when I find this:

(Note: I had a wand of cloning and needless to say, cloned this beauty.)
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While generating characters to see if bones ghosts look okay, found an arcanite chain mail and a pair of broken mithril boots of kicking in UT2.
Jun 17, 2016, 4:21 pm
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Scroll of wishing in a room with Atavus's altar in UT2

I may have squandered it on a whip of thievery. Also found an oil lamp on UT3 but didn't get a chance to try it

Unfortunately Genetrix broke my whip of thievery. That was the only weapon in my inventory. I was then surrounded by the blue carnivorous plants with nothing to fight with (and no Loricatus to pray to). I was able to pull a scroll of teleportation out of my inventory and read it, but then took the wrong path back to the UT2 staircase. I turned around to take the correct path but got surrounded again and killed
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I found an Atavus altar with a scroll of wishing in UT2 (or maybe 3) today, too! I'm saving it for later. Will probably use it for a socm or wand of cloning, but I have mirroring already.
Jan 31, 1:21 pm
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Uhhh holy crap. I'll be so mad if this character dies. All in UT1!!

Mjolak
scroll of charging
scroll of wishing
wand of cloning
holy handgrenade
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Damn, that's some luck! Now all you have to do is not blow it. Careful with that grenade.
Jan 31, 8:53 pm
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Went really well at first. I also found a can of ommel cerumen and a bottle of ommel urine and after cloning got up to ~25 arm and leg strength, 30 int. I challenged Richel Decos and stupidly didn't have a wand of teleportation out... could've beat him too And at that point I had another wand of cloning, scroll of charging, multiple socm.. ouch.
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Wait what? You're telling me you lost that awesome starting char to Richel Decos?
Jan 31, 9:14 pm
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Yeah this one hurts. I had:

- permanent telecontrol
- amulet of magic breath
- helmet of brilliance, telepathy
- belt of levitation
- ring of invisibility
- ring of magic resistance
- cloak of fire resistance
- lyre of charm, horn of fear, magic whistle
- Mjolak
- Astr & LStr 25+
- Int 30
- Charisma 25
- Perception 28
- low agility but leg strength was so high, I was not burdened and was planning to train it
- 1 wand of cloning, 1 scroll of charging, 3 socm, 4 sohm, several wand of polymorph
- can of floating eye flesh - planned to clone

I had been playing much more patiently for once and avoided some narrow misses. There was an early kobold with dwarven steel plate armor and he nearly killed me because I couldn't hurt him (at that point Mjolak wasn't repaired yet), fortunately a wand of striking took him out.

And I could've so easily beaten Richel Decos, but I got greedy. The other issue was I never found any good boots, and one of them was destroyed by dark frog blood so I challenged him with an unprotected leg
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