Return to Black Swan Castle/prize list

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Return to Black Swan Castle is a pay quest. This is a list of prizes available for both successful and unsuccessful attempts.

Prize Tent

[Distorted Campaign Tent]
Cobblestone pavers lead up to a ripple of light spanning the center of the room.  Within the light, you can see somewhere near upper trollfang and a sink hole.  You also see a LARGE sign and a long table.
Obvious paths: east

Prizes for Tier 2 (Successful) as of August 2020

Tier 2 (Successful) Prizes
Item Attuned Purpose
a dark crimson kelyn dagger with a black leather-wrapped hilt No Fully unlocked five-times enchanted Siolan dagger; Enhances Ambush and Combat Maneuver Bonuses
a white ora spiked mace on a narrow gold-embellished handle Unk Unlocked Iasha white ora weapon with five enchants
a heavy white ora maul with dual spread wing-shaped heads Unk Unlocked Iasha white ora weapon with five enchants
a greyish green troll-arm scabbard terminating in withered fingers No Squishy troll-arm scabbard that can hold one weapon; Enhances Health Recovery
a blackened troll-leg backsheath dangling purple decaying toes No Squishy troll-leg backsheath that can hold two weapons; Enhances Health Recovery
a thick leather blackjack bound with vultite No Four-times enchanted vultite-bound blackjack with knockout flares
a sapphire-eyed golden skull ring No Skull Ring that attunes to a container to open and shut it; Enhances Perception
a silver-streaked carved onyx feather brooch No Gold ring holder with feather messaging; Enhances Max Mana and Mana Recovery
a speckled white and red drakar short sword with a flame-shaped crossguard No Fully unlocked Thousand Cuts short sword; enchanted six times with fire flares
a bone-encased vultite longsword No Four-times enchanted expander weapon -- switch between a dagger, a short sword, and a longsword!
a fuzzy orange yarn mugwump No Custom Floating Disk transformer with 500 charges; results in oil-coated disk
a string of alternating black and white marble prayerbeads No Unattuned prayer beads; Enhances Spiritual Lore, Religion
a pouch-lined harness with contrasting black and white crossed straps No An unlocked Cidholfus bandolier (12 verbs) with increased capacity
a heavy black linen harness embroidered with swans in flight No Katana sash with special Black Swan Castle loresong; Enhances Edged Weapons Bonus
a shaggy dark grey wolf fur satchel No Fully unlocked Cidholfus pelt bag; Enhances First Aid and Survival Bonuses
a gnarled blackened orase quarterstaff No Six-times enchanted quarterstaff with a hidden four-times enchanted katana inside
an open-backed white satin gown patterned with contrasting black feathers No Nalea gown with Black Swan Castle loresong
a lacquered black ruic longbow with polished eahnor nocks No Four-times enchanted somewhat-sighted longbow; Enhances Perception, Ranged Weapons, Dexterity, and Ambush Bonuses
a pair of multi-colored gloves of overlapping myklian scales No Five-times enchanted unarmed combat gloves with unbalance flares
a grey-green carved wooden troll with an oversized head No Figurine that allows you to speak (but not understand) Trollspeak
a marbled black and white two-toned stone bead No Fully unlocked hair bauble; includes braid and ponytail options
a twisted troll spine No Drop into your existing non-enhancive armor to add Health and Stamina Recoveries
some loose white robes with a plush polar bear fur collar No Five-times enchanted robes with fire flares and fur lining
a purple-veined black leather backpack No Reduces encumbrance once per day (20 minutes of the blue feather-shaped charm buff); max light and deep (6/140); a couple of verb trap scripts; cannot be altered except the color or being turned into a pack/knapsack
a glass-encased troll flesh pin No Infuses health once per day; Enhances health recovery
a carved wooden troll magus fetish No Infuses mana once per day; Enhances mana recovery

Prizes for Tier 1 (Unsuccessful) as of November 2016

Tier 1 (Unsuccessful) Prizes
Item Attuned Purpose
a pearly vaalin filigree ring supporting an oval-cut bloodjewel Yes Enhances Harness Power, Mana Recovery, and Spiritual, Mental, and Elemental Mana Controls Bonuses (*)
a withered chicken foot on a frayed piece of twine Yes +25 Stalking and Hiding Bonus; +25 Ambush Bonus, Attuned, Not rechargeable (*)
a withered troll finger pendant suspended from knotted twine Yes +20 Dodging Bonus, +10 Agility Bonus, +10 Intuition Bonus, Attuned, Not rechargeable (*)
a pair of long feather-buttoned white leather gloves Yes +25 Spell Aiming Bonus; +5 Air Lore Ranks, Attuned, Not rechargeable (*)
an ebon opal and pewter wire black swan charm Yes +15 Mana Recovery, Attuned, Not rechargeable (*)
a glimmering diamond and pearly vaalin wire white swan charm Yes Enhances Max Spirit and Spirit Recovery (*)
a platinum wire and blue sapphire horned pegasus charm Yes +20 Stamina Recovery, +10 [Constitution]] Bonus, Attuned, Not rechargeable (*)
a lush brown wolverine fur scarf with a white stripe Yes +20 Stamina Recovery, +30 Survival Bonus, Attuned, Not rechargeable (*)
a long dark green alligator bag with topaz eyes No Self-closing large capacity belt-worn container
a fuzzy calico kitten-shaped satchel mottled with brown and tan No Self-closing large capacity belt-worn container
a crude troll hide bag stitched with sinew No Large capacity belt-worn container; Enhances health regeneration
a silvery imflass close helmet plumed with a white swan feather Yes Heavy critical padded helm with locking faceplate; Enhances Multi-Opponent Combat Ranks, Combat Maneuver Bonus, and Strength Bonuses, Attuned, Not rechargeable, can be sold to pawnshop (*)
a black felt hat with a rolled brim Yes Enhances Dexterity and Perception Bonuses (*)
a rough mottled brown orc hide hip-satchel No Large capacity belt-worn container; has a skull clasp
a pair of black leather gloves with dark grey palms Yes Trick gloves; Enhances Disarming Traps, Picking Locks, and Pickpocketing Bonuses (*)
a pair of dark brown silk gloves patterned with copper sigils Yes Ensigiled gloves; +20 Spell Aiming Bonus, +15 Mana Recovery, Attuned, Not rechargeable (*)
a feather-motif silvery imflass lance Yes Five-enchant weapon that telescopes between a cudgel and a lance; Enhances Multi-Opponent Combat Ranks & [[Strength] and Agility Bonus (*)
a chain-link gold and ruby cabochon bracelet No +3 Logic Bonus
a low-cut pearly cloth-of-vaalin gown with narrow off-shoulder sleeves No Fully unlocked Metallic gown

Prizes marked with (*) on the sign will attune to the winner and have enhancives that will burn out quickly.

Changes in Prizes

Several changes have been made to prize offerings over the course of the Return to Black Swan Castle Quest. The quest was originally graded in tiers up to six, with prizes according to level. This was later modified to only two tiers: a "success" or "not success." The first prize list released included masterfully crit padded armor, but this was downgraded to heavily crit padded before the quest went live. Several highly valued prizes, including the padded armor, were removed when the grading changed to two tiers in June 2013.

Retired Prizes
Item Attuned Purpose
a black-shadowed milky quartz feather No Forehead gem with a special Black Swan Castle loresong, not alterable

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