A Bow Of Summer Wind (Hue 0)

A Bow Of Summer Wind

Rare Item
Type Prepatch Item
Dates January 16, 2002 – February 5,  2003
Shards Arirang
Great Lakes
Lake Austin
Lake Superior
Napa Valley
Siege Perilous
Currently Spawning No
Japanese localized name unknown
Extended Information
Graphic 5042
Hue 0
Height 1
Dyable unknown
Edible unknown
Stackable No
Turnable unknown
Wearable No
Wieldable One-handed weapon
Works as a container No
Works as a runebook No
Works as a spellbook No
Animated No
Double-click Effect unknown
Ethereal No
Sound unknown
Translucent No
Walk-over Effect unknown
Special Item Flags
Newbiefied unknown
Legal to Own Yes
Image of A Bow Of Summer Wind
6 stones
Range 10
Snow Elemental Slayer
Physical Damage 100%
Weapon Damage 17  - 21
Weapon Speed 4.25 s
Strength Requirement 30
Two-Handed Weapon
Skill Required: Archery
Durability #  / #
UO-Item-7715-0.png Other items with this same name are listed at A Bow Of Summer Wind.

From the Xanadu Museum and information library, Chesapeake:

First found in the 2002 scenario 3 publish, each Juka Lord carries a special brown bow which when modified has Slayer properties. There are 1275 different Juka Bows possible.

Juka Bows from before the Age of Shadows have distinct names, such as "A Blood Drinking Bow" or "Bow of Arachnid Doom". There were 24 slayer types originally but after AOS it became possible to also find "undead" slayers.

When first found, Juka Bows are usable only after being modified by a GM fletcher.

Some of the earliest Juka Bows retain another of the old Virtue Weapon traits, being labeled "a magic bow" prior to being identified. Jukas are the only remaining items from the Virtue era to not have lost the original enhanced name labels- for example, all other Demon Slaying weapons that once were labeled "of Exorcism" changed to "demon slaying". When AOS arrived jukas stopped spawning with the old names, or any names at all, thus you now have to modify the bow just to see what type it is. Although the Virtue names for new bows were lost after AOS, there is a side effect whereby if you modify pre-aos jukas they become a black juka with a second slayer property- a true Double Slayer. The second slaying ability can be any of the 25 types except it cannot be the same as the first.

There also exist modified no-name juka bows with no slayer ability at all. Zero Slayers- which when double clicked will say "that has been modified already", but possess no visible slaying ability at all.

These varieties exist:

  • 24 named unmodified brown
  • 24 named modified black
  • 48 "a magic bow"
  • 25 modern age modified black
  • 576 named double slayers
  • 576 "a magic" double slayer
  • 1 unmodified new brown
  • 1 zero slayer

The 25 typles of slaying abilities possible are/were: REPOND, oge, orc, troll, UNDEAD, ELEMENTAL, air elemental, blood elemental, earth elemental, fire elemental, poison elemental, snow elemental, water elemental, DEMON, daemon, gargoyle, ARACHNID, scorpion, spider, terathian, REPTILE, dragon, lizardman, ophidian, and snake.

At one point demon superslayers were removed from the slayer list and all existing examples were converted to daemon slaying- except for pre-AOS Juka.

Pre-Patch Bow types:

A Bow Of Elemental Ban Superslayer Brown Black
A Bow Of Blood Drinking Blood Elemental Brown Black
A Bow Of Earth Shatter Earth Elemental Brown Black
A Bow Of Elemental Health Poison Elemental Brown Black
A Bow Of Flame Dousing Flame Elemental Brown Black
A Bow Of Summer Wind Snow Elemental Brown Black
A Bow Of Vacuum Air Elemental Brown Black
A Bow Of Water Dissipation Water Elemental Brown Black
A Repond Bow Superslayer Brown Black
A Bow Of Ogre Thrashing Ogre Brown Black
A Bow Of Orc Slaying Orc Brown Black
A Bow Of Troll Slaughter Troll Brown Black
A Bow Of Reptillian Death Superslayer Brown Black
A Bow Of Dragon Slaying Dragon Brown Black
A Bow Of Lizardman Slaughter Lizardman Brown Black
A Bow Of Ophidian Slaying Ophidian Brown Black
A Bow Of Snake's Bane Snake Brown Black
A Bow Of Exorcism Superslayer Brown Black
A Bow Of Daemon Dismissal Demon Brown Black
A Bow Of Gargoyle's Foe Gargoyle Brown Black
A Bow Of Arachnid Doom Superslayer Brown Black
A Bow Of Scorpion's Bane Scorpion Brown Black
A Bow Of Spider's Death Spider Brown Black
A Bow Of Terathan Slaying Terathan Brown Black

Note: An Orcish Bow has identical hue to a modified Juka bows, but is not a Juka bow.