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==Historical Background==
 
==Historical Background==
This item, Pollux's Ring, is named after the character, Pollux Troy in the John Woo movie, Face/Off. It's counterpart, [[Castor's Ring]] is named after his older brother, Castor Troy.
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Castor and Pollux (or Polydeuces) were the twin sons of Leda and Zeus and the brothers of Helen of Troy. Because Zeus came to Leda in the form of a swan, they are sometimes presented as having been born from an egg. Pollux was a formidable boxer, and Castor was a great horseman. Together, they were the "Heavenly Twins," often associated with the constellation Gemini.
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Pollux persuaded Zeus to share his gift with Castor. As such, the two spend alternate days as gods on Olympus and as deceased mortals in Hades.

Revision as of 19:28, January 27, 2007


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Statistics

Pollux's Ring RareExclusive
(Rings) All Races
Lv. 1 All Jobs

Note: The Rare and Exclusive flags on this ring can be removed by synthesizing it with a Wind Crystal; it can be signed by using a Cyclone Crystal.

Other Uses

Used in Quests: None

NPC Sell Price: Not Sellable

Synthesis Recipes

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Used in Recipes

  • None

Desynthesis Recipe

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Obtained From Desynthesis

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How to Obtain

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Historical Background

Castor and Pollux (or Polydeuces) were the twin sons of Leda and Zeus and the brothers of Helen of Troy. Because Zeus came to Leda in the form of a swan, they are sometimes presented as having been born from an egg. Pollux was a formidable boxer, and Castor was a great horseman. Together, they were the "Heavenly Twins," often associated with the constellation Gemini.

Pollux persuaded Zeus to share his gift with Castor. As such, the two spend alternate days as gods on Olympus and as deceased mortals in Hades.

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