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The Arcanite Ripper is an epic two-handed axe with a very special on-use effect.
The item originally dropped from Tenris Mirkblood in Karazhan during the Zombie Infestation pre-WotLK event. It was removed from Tenris's loot table 2 weeks after the start, after which it was unavailable until the introduction of the Black Market Auction House with patch 5.0.4.
Notes and trivia
- Upon equipping this weapon, it can be right-clicked to trigger the Arcanite Ripper effect, transforming the bearer into Bergrisst. This effect lasts 12 seconds and has a 1-minute cooldown.
- The item is, quite obviously, a reference to the .
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Stats reduced.
- Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Now available once again via the Black Market Auction House.
- Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): Model updated.
- Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.