Blog Post AN ONYX CURSE

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  1. Marc Daggerhound

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    I entered the captain’s study, dust dancing in the sunbeam coming in through the window across from the door. Outside, the hustle and bustle of our hidden haven, and our mighty vessel lying at anchor in the quiet cove. The Captain was aboard her I knew, directing the unloading of our latest haul.

    He had asked me to ready a bottle of rum for his return to this sunny, dusty refuge from the grim reality of pirate life. The room is neat, but full; artifacts from the Captain’s adventures, as well as books and tomes filling the shelves that line the walls. Beside the paper-choked desk lies a locked sea chest, atop which sits a folded jolly roger.

    Beside a bag of gold coins I place the rum, noticing a stack of letters sitting in the only clear space on the desk, the space just in front of the chair. Curiosity overtakes me, overriding my better judgement. I am an unusual pirate, I can read and do so at every opportunity. I pick up the first yellowed page and read the incredibly faded lettering:
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    To my dearest love,

    I feel it again. The Curse is upon me. Though it is the thought of you and our reunion that keeps me grounded and my eyes on the end goal of this quest. I already have one of the blades I was sent for; its emerald blade gleams and reflects at me the gaunt face of a man I have never before seen.

    And now, I have found it! At last, the next blade is mine! A blade of deepest black, to match the darkness inside.

    This blade was held by a native warrior of great renown. I joined a small army of Spanish Conquistadors who intended to end this threat to their occupation of these islands. The warrior I was looking for was a giant of a man, over six feet tall and built like a mountain. Every swing cleaved trees in half, and sent men flying backward in twos and threes; no blow could so much as turn him from his slaughter, he felt nothing. I managed to corner him and fought him man to man.

    His swings were mighty, and his defenses strong, but I did overcome him, escaping from the natives and Spanish alike with my prize. The most wonderous sword of the set, this weapon has a blade of onyx as black as the deepest circle of hell, and a curse as powerful to match.

    I will write to you again soon when I find the next sword in the set.

    Yours forever and always,
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    The signature is faded to the point of oblivion. Intrigued, I set down the letter and pick up the next one…
     
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  2. Tyler Beatty

    Tyler Beatty Honorable Pirate

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  3. Cyclone

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    I actually like it not only because of the design and the name but also cause of the buffs c:
     
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  4. Christopher Cannonskull

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    Wow this thing needs some serious buffs. The krakenslayer has some pretty decent stats to be a legendary cursed weapon, but this thing feels like it should just be famed not LC. The blade itself looks really cool though
     
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  5. Charles Warmonk

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    I think everyone knows that... just not many people wanting to critic the staff's hard work.
     
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  6. PirateHunter

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    Coolest looking blade of all time, weakest stats of all time.
     
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  7. Tyler Beatty

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    buff this trash
     
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  8. TheGleamings

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    This blade looks pretty cool, even though not powerful I think it would be fun to wield and the Hurricane Slash great in invasions.
     
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  9. Jason X The Pirate

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    Spinecrest sword&The Onyx Curse.jpg
    I feel like it a better version of Spinecrest Sword. Except It a sabre
     
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  10. Shadow

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    Why is everyone surprised this blade isn't as powerful as other legendaries? Of all the new bosses, Crash is the easiest one to kill. Makes sense to me.
     
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  11. Marc Swordbreaker

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    The fact that you can ONLY attain this by killing a boss means ALL the new legendaries should be good. This blade is about as good has a famed cursed imo.
     
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  12. Varunastra

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    Buff it by making parry boost 5 and it will be stable.
     
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  13. Charles Warmonk

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    I disagree, it needs a lot more that just making it 'comparable'.... It needs to be different... :/

    Maybe I'll make a post about it later.
     
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  14. Mood Rock

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    I know that feeling.
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    I know it well.
     
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  15. Varunastra

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    Yup Charles Warmonk master of inventory master of looting, his opinion is always better lol
     
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  16. PirateHunter

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    How about some special effect like
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    Except instead of Venom Strike its a rank 5 Murky Strike (new effect) which is basically a stronger version of poison and has a black effect instead of green, that would make it cool, unique, and different. And would match its dark blade
     
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  17. Christopher Cannonskull

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    Dont get me wrong, I very much appreciate all of the effort and hard work thats gone into this update. The staff is doing a great job but this is still beta, if we dont give feedback then things wont get changed. That being said alot of the ways people go about it is just rude and unneeded
     
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  18. Charles Warmonk

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    100% Agreed.
     
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  19. OurGangsDarkOath

    OurGangsDarkOath Notorious Pirate

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    So I guess the hardest boss to kill drops the best sword out of the 6, hopefully it also has a cool design maybe like the shadow cutlass design.
     
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  20. Eric Sailcutter

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    I think what people are missing here is that it is a sabre and as such is very powerful.
     
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