Sharur

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Base item ornate mace
Damage vs. small 1d6 + 1 +1d5
Damage vs. large 1d6 +1d5
To-hit bonus +1d5
Bonus versus (any)
Weapon skill mace
Size one-handed
Affiliation
When carried

(none)

When wielded
When invoked
Base price 4000 zm
Weight 30
Material gold

Sharur is the dragonmaster quest artifact. When used or applied, it gives the player advice via a random rumor.

Invoking

Invoking Sharur produces the following message:

  • "Sharur transforms into a glorious winged lion!"

Sharur is removed from the player's inventory, and a tame lamassu appears next to them.

Strategy

Invoking Sharur is a good option for players who already have a powerful quest artifact, since lamassus are relatively powerful pets (particularly in SpliceHack, where they will employ their spellcasting abilities), and make excellent steeds. Dragonmasters may consider keeping it in weapon form, however, since by the time they reach the quest they likely will have already tamed several powerful pets.

Wishing for Sharur is usually a bad idea. Sharur is not particularly powerful, as far as quest artifacts go, and numerous better options exist if the player wants to wish for an artifact. Some players may choose to wish for Sharur for the purposes of a guaranteed pet, but wishing for a figurine of an archon is usually a better option.

Encyclopedia entry

An enchanted mace of prodigious power, originating from Mesopotamian mythology. It can fly, talk to and protect
its wielder, and take the form of a magnificent winged lion.