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==Long Description==
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<onlyinclude>{{Infobox instrument
A short necked lute, triangular in shape that is designed to be played while held upright at a slight angle.  It has five frets and four strings which are played with a [[bachi]].
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  | type = String
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  | tuneable = Yes
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  | mallet = Yes - [[Bachi]]
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  | position = Held
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  | size = 2 6/12 x 6/12
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  | weight = 3 8/9
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  | material = Wood
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  | other = None
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}}</onlyinclude>
  
==Appraises As==
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==Description==
The biwa is about two and a half feet long and about six inches wide.  It is made of wood and appears to be a musical instrument from the stringed family.
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A short necked lute, triangular in shape that is designed to be played while held
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upright at a slight angle.  It has five frets and four strings which are played with a bachi.
  
==Measured weight and size==
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==Where Found==
The biwa weighs 3 8/9 lb.
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''Public Area''
The biwa is 2 feet 6 inches long and 6 inches wide.
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*[[Hong]] Estate
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''NPC''
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*None
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''Store''
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*{{Itemdbshop|635|A craft room}} (BP Assassins Guild - Assassins only!)
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*{{Itemdbshop|152|A dimly-lit shop}} (Bes Pelargic)
  
==Acquisition==
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==Messages==
{{Itemdb|1409}}
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===Strum===
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{|class="wikitable sortable"
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|-
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! Bonus Range !! Message
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|-
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| 202 || A horrible noise, akin to a small animal being tortured, comes from your biwa as you strum it.
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|-
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| 198-202 || You carelessly play a few clashing notes on your biwa.
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|-
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| 240-262 || You strum the same chord over and over on your biwa.
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|-
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| 240-260 || You strum the same chord monotonously on your biwa.
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|-
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| 240-260 || You strum a few chords on your biwa.
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|-
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| 240-262 || You quickly strum a sequence of chords on your biwa.
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|-
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|}
  
==Musical properties==
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===Play===
The biwa is a string instrument, requiring the [[crafts.music.instruments.stringed]] skill to play. A bonus of approximately ? in this skill is required to play with average ability.
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{|class="wikitable sortable"
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|-
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! Bonus Range !! Message
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|-
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| 146-240 || You create a horrible racket on your biwa.
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|-
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| 146 || You play a discordant jumble of notes on your biwa.
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|-
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| 237-249 || You pluck a few clashing notes on your biwa.
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|-
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| 237-282 || You play an annoying tune on your biwa.
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|-
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| 237-262 || You play a few simple notes on your biwa.
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|-
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| 237-282 || An eerie melody comes from your biwa as you deftly play it.
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|-
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| 253-282 || You expertly play an interesting and upbeat tune on your biwa. ''Best message''
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|}
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===Serenade===
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{|class="wikitable sortable"
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|-
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! Bonus Range !! Message
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|-
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| 240 || You serenade <target> with a few clashing notes on your biwa. He/She does not look impressed.
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|-
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| 195-240 || You serenade <target> with an awful melody on your biwa.
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|-
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| 240 || You serenade <target> with an uninteresting tune on your biwa.
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|-
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|}
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===Perform===
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{|class="wikitable sortable"
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|-
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! Bonus Range !! Message
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|-
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| 241 || You create a noise akin to that made when a raven finds an eyeball as you perform a solo on your biwa.
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|-
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| 198-241 || You perform an irritating solo on your biwa.
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|-
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|}
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==Other Information==
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*No other information is available.
  
 
[[Category:Musical instruments]]
 
[[Category:Musical instruments]]

Revision as of 10:40, 29 December 2019

Biwa
Musical instruments Information
Type String
Tuneable Yes
Mallet Yes - Bachi
To play, must be... Held
Size 2 6/12 x 6/12
Weight 3 8/9 lb
Material Wood
Other None

Description

A short necked lute, triangular in shape that is designed to be played while held upright at a slight angle. It has five frets and four strings which are played with a bachi.

Where Found

Public Area

NPC

  • None

Store

Messages

Strum

Bonus Range Message
202 A horrible noise, akin to a small animal being tortured, comes from your biwa as you strum it.
198-202 You carelessly play a few clashing notes on your biwa.
240-262 You strum the same chord over and over on your biwa.
240-260 You strum the same chord monotonously on your biwa.
240-260 You strum a few chords on your biwa.
240-262 You quickly strum a sequence of chords on your biwa.

Play

Bonus Range Message
146-240 You create a horrible racket on your biwa.
146 You play a discordant jumble of notes on your biwa.
237-249 You pluck a few clashing notes on your biwa.
237-282 You play an annoying tune on your biwa.
237-262 You play a few simple notes on your biwa.
237-282 An eerie melody comes from your biwa as you deftly play it.
253-282 You expertly play an interesting and upbeat tune on your biwa. Best message

Serenade

Bonus Range Message
240 You serenade <target> with a few clashing notes on your biwa. He/She does not look impressed.
195-240 You serenade <target> with an awful melody on your biwa.
240 You serenade <target> with an uninteresting tune on your biwa.

Perform

Bonus Range Message
241 You create a noise akin to that made when a raven finds an eyeball as you perform a solo on your biwa.
198-241 You perform an irritating solo on your biwa.

Other Information

  • No other information is available.