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Ebisu Fishing Rod +1

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Ebisu fishing rod +1RareExclusive
(Fishing Tackle) All Races
A legendary fishing rod that appears
in Far Eastern mythology.
When obtained, it come inscribed with the Server Name and the number of rods obtained on that server so far.
  • Outside of appearance and bragging rights, this rod is functionally identical to Ebisu Fishing Rod.

Other Uses

Resale Price: Cannot be sold to NPCs.

How to Obtain

Cannot be auctioned, traded, or bazaared, but can be delivered to a character on the same account.

Quests

Historical Background

In Japanese mythology, Ebisu is one of the seven Gods of Fortune, said to be the god of fishermen, workingmen, and good luck. He is also the guardian of the health of children. According to legend he was born with no bones (or no arms and legs) and was cast into the sea before the age of three. When he eventually washed ashore he was cared for by Ainu Ebisu Saburo. By three years of age he had regrown his skeleton (or limbs) and become the god Ebisu. He remained deaf and slightly crippled, but extremely jovial and is thus depicted laughing (so titled "The Laughing God"). He is frequently paired with the god Daikokuten, the god of wealth; both are occasionally grouped with Fukurokuju and coined "The Three Gods of Good Fortune".

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