- Battered Hilt
- This Item Begins a Quest
- Requires Level 80
- "This scratched and dented hilt once belonged to an ancient sword."
Battered Hilt starts the epic quest chain The Return of Quel'Delar.
Since it yields by far the best weapons available outside of raids, this will commonly sell for large amounts of gold at the auction house.
Patches and hotfixes
- Hotfix (2009-12-15): "The drop rate for the Battered Hilt has been increased. However, the in the sPit of Saron has had the ability to drop the Battered Hilt and other random drop epics removed."
- Hotfix (2009-12-09): "The chance for epic items to drop off trash mobs in the Frozen Halls 5 player dungeons has been reduced."
- Patch 3.3.0 (08-Dec-2009): Added