This item can be found in pirate chests such as the Captain's Chest in Lost Rigger Cove in Tanaris, [Cuergo's Hidden Treasure] (the reward from  Cuergo's Gold, and a [Pirate's Footlocker] which can be found on Southsea Pirates.
This item is a reference to Wirt, a character in Blizzard's Diablo series.
- In Diablo I, Wirt is a peg-legged boy who sells rare items in the town of Tristram. He lost his leg in a demon attack.
- In Diablo II, an item called "Wirt's Leg" can be taken from his body. This item can be used to open the Secret Cow Level.
- In Warcraft III, there is a boss in the final alliance level called The Butcher. He drops an item called [Wirt's Other Leg].