Chalice of the Mountain Kings

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  • Chalice of the Mountain Kings
  • Binds when picked up
  • Toy
  • Use: Adds this toy to your Toy Box.

    Witness a historic sword dance. (10 Min Cooldown)
Chalice of the Mountain Kings.

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Chalice of the Mountain Kings is a rare archaeology artifact that requires 150 skill to find and 100 Dwarf Archaeology Fragments to solve. Up to three  [Dwarf Rune Stone] keystones may be used to complete it.

Description

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Using this item causes four sword-bearing female dwarves to appear. They dance in formation for a few seconds, ending with a clap and a bow.

History

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Unsolved

You can tell right away that this drinking cup holds far more significance than mere drinking (not that dwarves have any problem with mere drinking). The bit of runes you can make out suggest a ceremonial purpose.

Solved

In addition to the many jewels adorning it, this chalice is virtually covered with runes celebrating an old ascension ceremony for dwarven kings. Drinking from this chalice was certainly a part of it, but the runes go on to describe a 'sword dance' done by female dwarven warriors. This performance, part ritual and part mock battle, apparently evolved from bloody duels fought during less sophisticated times in dwarven history.

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