This item drops from Admiral Ripsnarl in the Deadmines.
"Smite" refers to Mr. Smite, one of the original bosses of the Deadmines prior to its revamp in Cataclysm.
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Stats squished. Hit and Expertise replaced with Critical Strike and Haste respectively.
- Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Item level reduced from 22 to 20. Now drops from Admiral Ripsnarl instead of Mr. Smite. Heroic version added.
- Patch 2.3.0 (2007-11-13): Upgraded from Uncommon to Rare. Spirit replaced with Hit.