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    Artifacts Guide by Rocket Trekkie Evoli

    Version: 1.6 | Updated: 02/09/03 | Printable Version | Search This Guide

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    Golden Sun Artifacts Guide
    Version 1.6
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    2002 Rocket Trekkie Evoli
    eeveegin@yahoo.com
    
    Contents
    --------
    1. Introduction
     -Notes on Artifacts
    2. Weapon Artifacts
    3. Armor Artifacts
    4. Item Artifacts
    5. Version History
    6. Credits
    
    
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    [1] INTRODUCTION
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    This is a guide to the many magical artifacts and items available in the Game
    Boy Advance game Golden Sun. I wrote this guide assuming that you, the reader,
    have this game and already know how to play it, unless you're like me and you
    like to read strategy guides even if you don't have the game.
    
    Unlike the other items available from stores, Artifacts can be bought back from
    a store if they are dropped or sold, and have magical properties. As you
    progress through the game, artifacts appear on the shops' Artifact Lists. Once
    an artifact appears in a shop's Artifact List, it will stay there on all of
    those shops' Artifact Lists until it is bought, unlike regular items which
    differ depending on what town you're in. If you find an artifact and sell it to
    a shop, it will show up in the Artifact List. Artifacts also show up in the
    List if you drop them from your item inventory. Artifacts appear in a Weapon,
    Armor, or Item Shop's artifact list, depending on the artifact.
    Artifacts are divided into three classes: Weapon, Armor, and Item. Artifacts
    are a good deal more expensive than normal weapons and armor, but they are
    usually worth the investment.
    
    Notes on Artifacts
    ==================
    Price: Items can be sold to a shop for 75% of the shop price. You can sell any
    items at any shop, and the artifact will go to its Artifact List.
    
    Quantity: Most artifacts are unique and you can only get one of each. However,
    you can get multiples of some artifacts, like Item Drops and Tolbi Springs
    items. The Artifact list keeps track of how many of each item you've put on the
    List.
    
    Obtaining Artifacts: Artifacts appear in the List as you progress through the
    game and visit more towns. Artifacts can also be obtained by receiving them
    from people or treasure chests, the Lucky Wheels slot game in Tolbi, by using a
    Lucky Medal in Tolbi Springs, or (rarely) from monsters after winning a battle.
    Artifacts obtained after defeating a monster are known as Rare Item Drops,
    since they are harder to obtain than other item drops such as Antidotes, Nuts,
    and Vials.
    
    Curse: Some items are cursed, meaning that once you equip it, you can't remove
    it unless you visit a Sanctum and have the Healer remove the curse. If you have
    a cursed item equipped, there is a chance of you being "bound and unable it
    move" for one turn in battle. The Cleric's Ring protects you from this effect
    of curses, but you'll still need to visit a Sanctum to remove the cursed item.
    
    Break: Rings and some Weapon and Armor artifacts can be used to heal or change
    stats during battle. Some artifacts say that "it may break if used in battle,"
    meaning that there is a chance of the item breaking after you use it. (How a
    dress or hat can "break" is beyond me.) If an item is broken, it will still
    affect your statistics in battle, but you won't be able to use its special
    powers again until you get it repaired at a shop. Items used for healing can be
    used outside of battle, and may still break. Armor and weapon artifacts in your
    inventory but not equipped can be used in battle, but only if you can equip it.
    
    Unique Artifacts: The only artifacts that don't show up in the Artifact List
    when you drop them or sell them are the Fur Coat and the Psynergy Armor. Once
    you get rid of them, they're gone for good. They're not exactly the best armor
    in the game, however, so it doesn't really matter.
    
    
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    [2] WEAPON ARTIFACTS
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    Weapon Artifacts
    ================
    
    Weapons are divided into five classes: Long Sword, Light Blade, Axe, Mace, and
    Staff. Isaac and Garet can equip Long Swords, Light Blades, Axes, and Maces;
    Ivan can equip Light Blades and Staffs; and Mia can equip Maces and Staffs. For
    you sharkers, Jenna can equip Light Blades and Staffs. Weapons affect the
    user's Attack status.
    Most weapon artifacts have unleashes, hidden magic attacks that may be released
    when the weapon is used. Unleashes are based on one of four elements: Earth,
    Fire, Wind, and Water. Unleashes may have secondary effects on the monster they
    are used on, such as a status change or lowering statistics. Normally, weapon
    attacks without an unleash are neutral attacks, but a few weapons are aligned
    with one of the four Elements, and attacks take the opponent's elemental
    resistances and weaknesses into account.
    There are three weapons (Kusanagi, Masamune, Sol Blade) that are in the game's
    code but cannot be obtained through normal gameplay; you must use a hacking
    device to get them.
    
    Weapon Artifact entry:
    
    Name of weapon
    --------------
    Where this weapon can be obtained (Town, if from Artifact List)
    Price of weapon in shop
    Element of weapon, if any
    Effects on user's statistics
    Name of unleash (Element of unleash)
    Secondary effects of unleash, if any
    Other notes on weapon
    
    
    Long Swords
    ===========
    Equippable by Isaac and Garet
    
    Shamshir
    --------
    Artifacts list (Lunpa)
    10000 coins
    Attack +99
    Acid Bath (Fire)
    May drop opponent's Attack
    
    Silver Blade
    ------------
    Artifacts list (Lalivero)
    12000 coins
    Attack +108
    Aqua Sock (Water)
    
    Arctic Blade
    ------------
    Fuchin Falls Cave
    2600 coins
    Attack +55
    Blizzard (Water)
    May drop opponent's Attack
    
    Gaia Blade
    ----------
    Upper floors of Venus Lighthouse
    17000 coins
    Element: Earth
    Attack +135
    Earth Power +20, Earth Resistance +20
    Titan Blade (Earth)
    
    Muramasa
    --------
    Ninth floor of Crossbone Isle Cave
    13600 coins
    Attack +126
    Demon Fire (Fire)
    May draw evil spirits to opponent
    Cursed
    
    Masamune
    --------
    Only available if you use a Gameshark or other hacking device
    Attack +115
    Sells for 10050 coins
    No unleash
    
    Sol Blade
    ---------
    Only available if you use a Gameshark or other hacking device
    Attack +138
    Sells for 14250 coins
    No unleash
    
    
    Light Blades
    ============
    Equippable by Isaac, Garet, and Ivan
    
    Ninja Blade
    -----------
    Artifacts list (Lunpa)
    8800 coins
    Attack +94
    Cyclone Attack (Wind)
    May drop opponent's Resistance
    
    Swift Sword
    -----------
    Artifacts list (Lalivero)
    9400 coins
    Attack +104
    Wind Power +10
    Sonic Smash (Wind)
    May hit multiple times
    
    Elven Rapier
    ------------
    Bilibin Cave
    2200 coins
    Element: Wind
    Attack +44
    Vorpal Slash (Wind)
    
    Assassin Blade
    --------------
    Tolbi Springs
    7800 coins
    Attack +90
    Mortal Danger (Earth)
    May drain opponent's spirit, one-hit kill
    
    Mystery Blade
    -------------
    Second floor of Crossbone Isle Cave
    6400 coins
    Attack +84
    Life Nourish (Earth)
    May recover some of user's HP
    
    Kikuichimonji
    -------------
    Rare Item Drop
    Dropped by Fenrirs in upper Venus Lighthouse
    13400 coins
    Attack +128
    Asura (Wind)
    
    Bandit's Sword
    --------------
    Dropped by Thieves in Vault
    700 coins
    Attack +12
    Rapid Smash (Wind)
    May hit multiple times
    
    Kusanagi
    --------
    Only available if you use a Gameshark or other hacking device
    Sells for 14250 coins
    Attack +135
    No unleash
    
    
    Axes
    ====
    Equippable by Isaac and Garet
    
    Dragon Axe
    ----------
    Artifacts list (Lunpa)
    10300 coins
    Attack +100
    Heat Mirage (Fire)
    May delude opponent
    
    Giant Axe
    ---------
    Rare Item Drop
    Dropped by Earth Golems in Suhalla Pass and lower Venus Lighthouse
    14000 coins
    Attack +114
    Meltdown (Fire)
    May drop opponent's Defense
    
    Vulcan Axe
    ----------
    Lamakan Desert
    4600 coins
    Element: Fire
    Attack +76
    Barrage (Fire)
    May stun opponent
    
    Burning Axe
    -----------
    Tolbi Springs
    7500 coins
    Element: Fire
    Attack +84
    Broil (Fire)
    
    Demon Axe
    ---------
    Sixth floor of Crossbone Isle Cave
    1600 coins
    Attack +132
    Poison Cloud (Earth)
    May poison opponent
    Cursed
    
    
    Maces
    =====
    Equippable by Isaac, Garet, and Mia
    
    Righteous Mace
    --------------
    Artifacts list (Lalivero)
    8400 coins
    Attack +112
    HP recovery +3
    Blinding Smog (Wind)
    May delude opponent
    
    Grievous Mace
    -------------
    Tolbi Springs
    7000 coins
    Element: Earth
    Attack +88
    Terra Strike (Earth)
    
    Blessed Mace
    ------------
    Rare Item Drop
    Dropped by Thunder Lizards in upper Venus Lighthouse
    14500 coins
    Attack +126
    HP recovery +2
    No unleash
    Use to replenish 200 HP, may break if used
    
    Wicked Mace
    -----------
    Seventh floor of Crossbone Isle Cave
    13800 coins
    Attack +130
    Poison Death (Earth)
    May strike opponent with deadly venom
    Cursed
    
    
    Staffs
    ======
    Equippable by Ivan and Mia
    
    Magic Rod
    ---------
    Artifacts list
    380 coins
    Attack +16
    Murk (Wind)
    May put opponent to sleep
    
    Witch's Wand
    ------------
    Artifacts list (Bilibin); Mia
    860 coins
    Attack +32
    Stun Voltage (Wind)
    May stun opponent
    
    Blessed Ankh
    ------------
    Artifacts list (Imil)
    1600 coins
    Attack +46
    Psyphon Seal (Wind)
    May seal opponent's Psynergy
    
    Psynergy Rod
    ------------
    Artifacts list (Altin)
    3800 coins
    Attack +64
    Psynergy Leech (Water)
    May recover some of user's PP
    
    Frost Wand
    ----------
    Artifacts list (Kalay)
    5400 coins
    Element: Water
    Attack +76
    Frost Bite (Water)
    May stun opponent
    
    Angelic Ankh
    ------------
    Artifacts list (Tolbi)
    6400 coins
    Attack +83
    Life Leech (Water)
    May recover some of user's HP
    
    Demonic Staff
    -------------
    Artifacts list (Lunpa)
    10000 coins
    Attack +92
    Bad Omen (Earth)
    May draw evil spirits to opponent
    Cursed
    
    Crystal Rod
    -----------
    Artifacts list (Lalivero)
    13400 coins
    Attack +106
    Drown (Water)
    May suffocate opponent, one-hit kill
    
    Zodiac Wand
    -----------
    Rare Item Drop
    Dropped by Grand Golems in upper Venus Lighthouse
    11400 coins
    Attack +102
    Shining Star (Wind)
    May delude opponent
    
    Shaman's Rod
    ------------
    Recovered from thieves in Vault
    Can't be dropped or sold
    Attack +10
    The Shaman's Rod is included in this guide because even though it isn't quite
    an artifact, it's certainly not a regular item, so I put it in here.
    
    
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    [3] ARMOR ARTIFACTS
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    Armor Artifacts
    ===============
    Armor is used to protect the body from attacks. Armor can protect four areas of
    the body: head, body, arms, and feet. Normally, only one piece of armor can be
    worn on an area at a time, but the three Shirts obtained from the Lucky Wheels
    slot game in Tolbi can be worn under other body armor.
    Head: Helm, Crown, Hat, Circlet
    Body: Armor, Clothing, Robe, Shirt
    Arms: Shield, Gloves, Bracelet
    Feet: Boots
    
    Armor can be equipped by: Isaac and Garet
    Clothing: All
    Robe: Ivan and Mia
    Shield: Isaac and Garet
    Gloves: All
    Bracelet: Ivan and Mia
    Helm: Isaac and Garet
    Crown: All
    Hat: All
    Circlet: Ivan and Mia
    Shirt: All
    Boots: All
    The China Dress, Cocktail Dress, Oracle's Robe, Glittering Tiara, and Silk
    Shirt are only equippable on Mia.
    
    Sample Armor Artifact entry:
    
    Name of armor
    -------------
    Where this armor can be obtained (Town, if from Artifact List)
    Price of armor in shop
    Effects on user's statistics
    Other notes on armor
    
    
    Armor
    =====
    Equippable by Isaac and Garet
    
    Spirit Armor
    ------------
    Tolbi Springs
    4000 coins
    Defense +32
    Earth, Fire, Wind, and Water Resistance +15
    
    Dragon Scales
    -------------
    Upper floors of Venus Lighthouse
    17000 coins
    Defense +44
    Water and Fire Resistance +30
    
    Demon Mail
    ----------
    Chest revealed after you defeat Deadbeard in Crossbone Isle Cave
    17000 coins
    Defense +50
    Wind Resistance -10
    Cursed
    
    Asura's Armor
    -------------
    Tunnel Ruins (right path, hidden in statue)
    15000 coins
    Defense +42
    Attack +5
    HP recovery +8
    
    Spiked Armor
    ------------
    Rare Item Drop
    Dropped by Chimera Mages in Babi Lighthouse, Tunnel Ruins, upper Venus
    Lighthouse
    14000 coins
    Defense +34
    Attack +10
    Critical Hits increase
    
    Psynergy Armor
    --------------
    Mercury Lighthouse
    Doesn't show up in Artifact List, sells for 750 coins
    Defense +21
    Maximum PP +20
    If you sell this item, you can't buy it back from the Armor Shop.
    
    Clothing
    ========
    Equippable by everyone
    
    Elven Shirt
    -----------
    Mogall Forest
    1700 coins
    Defense +22
    Agility x1.5
    
    Water Jacket
    ------------
    Hammet Palace
    3000 coins
    Defense +30
    Water Resistance +30, Fire Resistance +20
    
    Storm Gear
    ----------
    Fourth floor of Crossbone Isle Cave
    9800 coins
    Defense +42
    Water, Fire, and Wind Resistance +30
    
    Kimono
    ------
    Tolbi Springs
    2800 coins
    Defense +25
    Fire Resistance +10
    Agility +10
    
    Ninja Garb
    ----------
    Fifth floor of Crossbone Isle Cave
    6900 coins
    Defense +36
    Agility +30
    Wind Resistance +10
    
    Fur Coat
    --------
    Kolima Forest
    Doesn't show up in Artifact List, sells for 300 coins
    Defense +16
    Water Resistance +20
    If you sell this item, you can't buy it back from the Armor Shop.
    
    Robes
    =====
    Equippable by Ivan and Mia
    
    China Dress
    -----------
    Artifacts list (Xian)
    1600 coins
    Defense +19
    Drops enemy Attack, may break if used
    Only Mia can equip this
    
    Cocktail Dress
    --------------
    Tolbi Springs
    4000 coins
    Defense +29
    Maximum PP +15
    Only Mia can equip this
    
    Blessed Robe
    ------------
    Artifacts list (Lunpa)
    7000 coins
    Defense +36
    HP recovery +5
    
    Magical Cassock
    ---------------
    Artifacts list (Lalivero)
    9000 coins
    Defense +39
    PP recovery +2
    
    Feathered Robe
    --------------
    Rare Item Drop
    Dropped by Wild Gryphons in Babi Lighthouse, Tunnel Ruins, upper Venus
    Lighthouse
    14000 coins
    Defense +45
    Wind Power +20, Wind Resistance +30
    Agility +30
    
    Oracle's Robe
    -------------
    Tunnel Ruins (left path, hidden in statue)
    13500 coins
    Defense +43
    Water Resistance +40
    HP recovery +10
    Only Mia can equip this
    
    Shields
    =======
    Equippable by Isaac and Garet
    
    Mirrored Shield
    ---------------
    Artifacts list (Lalivero)
    5200 coins
    Defense +39
    Deludes enemies, may break if used
    
    Dragon Shield
    -------------
    Altin Peak
    2400 coins
    Defense +26
    Fire Resistance +30
    
    Earth Shield
    ------------
    Tolbi Springs
    4100 coins
    Defense +31
    Earth Resistance +20
    Use to restore 150 HP, may break if used
    
    Gloves
    ======
    Equippable by everyone
    
    Vambrace
    --------
    Vault Cave
    1800 coins
    Defense +27
    Attack +5
    
    War Gloves
    ----------
    Artifacts list (Lunpa)
    4000 coins
    Defense +32
    Attack +10
    
    Spirit Gloves
    -------------
    Kalay Tunnel
    5200 coins
    Defense +34
    Earth, Fire, Wind, and Water Power +5
    
    Battle Gloves
    -------------
    Tolbi Springs
    2100 coins
    Defense +26
    Attack +8
    
    Aura Gloves
    -----------
    Rare Item Drop
    Dropped by Magicores in the Suhalla Desert
    6500 coins
    Defense +36
    Use to boost Resistance, may break if used
    
    Bracelets
    =========
    Equippable by Ivan and Mia
    
    Spirit Armlet
    -------------
    Artifacts list (Lalivero)
    9000 coins
    Defense +38
    Earth and Water Power +10
    Use to cure ailments, may break if used
    
    Virtuous Armlet
    ---------------
    Suhalla Desert
    7000 coins
    Defense +35
    Fire and Wind Power +10
    Use to restore 100 HP, may break if used
    
    Guardian Armlet
    ---------------
    Tolbi Springs
    2600 coins
    Defense +27
    Use to boost Defense, may break if used
    
    Helms
    =====
    Equippable by Isaac and Garet
    
    Warrior's Helm
    --------------
    Lalivero
    10000 coins
    Defense +35
    Earth Power +10
    Critical Hits increase
    
    Adept's Helm
    ------------
    Tolbi Springs
    3700 coins
    Defense +29
    Maximum PP x1.2
    
    Crowns
    ======
    Equippable by everyone
    
    Jeweled Crown
    -------------
    Artifacts list (Lalivero)
    4000 coins
    Defense +35
    Luck +5
    
    Lucky Cap
    ---------
    Lower floors of Venus Lighthouse
    5200 coins
    Defense +33
    Critical Hits increase
    PP recovery +2
    
    Thunder Crown
    -------------
    Upper floors of Venus Lighthouse
    7500 coins
    Defense +40
    PP recovery +4
    Cursed
    
    Hats
    ====
    Equippable by everyone
    
    Ninja Hood
    ----------
    Tolbi Springs
    2800 coins
    Defense +28
    Agility +20
    
    Prophet's Hat
    -------------
    Rare Item Drop
    Dropped by Dread Hounds in Altmiller Cave
    4600 coins
    Defense +30
    Use to put a curse on opponent, may break if used
    
    Lure Cap
    --------
    Receive from Babi if you win all three Colosso battles
    3000 coins
    Defense +20
    Monster encounters increase
    
    Circlets
    ========
    Equippable by Ivan and Mia
    
    Mythril Circlet
    ---------------
    Lunpa Fortress
    7000 coins
    Defense +34
    PP recovery +3
    
    Glittering Tiara
    ----------------
    Tolbi Springs
    3600 coins
    Defense +27
    Prevents delusions
    Use to delude enemies, may break if used
    
    Shirts
    ======
    Can wear under other body armor, equippable by everyone
    
    Mythril Shirt
    -------------
    Lucky Wheels
    2900 coins
    Defense +10
    Maximum HP +5
    
    Silk Shirt
    ----------
    Lucky Wheels
    1800 coins
    Defense +6
    Luck +1
    
    Running Shirt
    -------------
    Lucky Wheels
    400 coins
    Defense +1
    Agility +15
    
    Boots
    =====
    Equippable by everyone
    
    Hyper Boots
    -----------
    Lucky Wheels
    2400 coins
    Defense +4
    Critical Hits increase
    
    Quick Boots
    -----------
    Lucky Wheels
    2100 coins
    Defense +3
    Agility +20
    
    Fur Boots
    ---------
    Lucky Wheels
    1200 coins
    Defense +2
    Water Resistance +15
    
    Turtle Boots
    ------------
    World Map
    600 coins
    Defense +3
    Agility x0.5
    Walk west from Kolima. You should walk onto a peninsula. Near the end of the
    peninsula is a clump of forest. Walk into the trees and press A. You should
    find the Turtle Boots. As far as I know, this is the only item found on the
    World Map.
    
    
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    [4] ITEM ARTIFACTS
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    Item Artifacts
    ==============
    There are many types of Item Artifacts. I have divided them into three classes:
    Healing, Miscellaneous, and Ring. Rings can be equipped, but they can be used
    in or out of battle (depending on their use) even if they are unequipped. The
    exception to this is the Cleric's Ring, which automatically takes effect on the
    wearer when equipped and can't be "used."
    
    Sample Item Artifact Entry:
    
    Name of item
    ------------
    Where this item can be obtained (Town, if from Artifact List)
    Price of item in shop
    Uses of item
    Other notes on item
    
    
    Healing
    =======
    
    Potion
    ------
    Rare Item Drop
    Chests, Tolbi Springs, Lucky Wheels, Artifact list (Suhalla), Item Drop,
    dropped by Ice Gargoyles in Babi Lighthouse, Tunnel Ruins, and upper Venus
    Lighthouse
    1000 coins
    Replenishes all HP
    Some boss monsters drop Potions
    
    Hermes' Water
    -------------
    Mercury Lighthouse (use Empty Bottle on the fountain)
    2000 coins
    Replenishes all HP
    Works like a Potion, but with free refills.
    
    Psy Crystal
    -----------
    Rare Item Drop
    Chests, Tolbi Springs, Lucky Wheels, Artifact List (Suhalla), dropped by
    Manticore Kings in Babi Lighthouse, Tunnel Ruins, upper Venus Lighthouse
    1500 coins
    Replenishes all PP
    Some bosses drop Psy Crystals
    
    Water of Life
    -------------
    Rare Item Drop
    Chests, Tolbi Springs, Lucky Wheels, Artifact List (Tolbi), dropped by Boulder
    Beasts in upper Venus Lighthouse
    3000 coins
    Revives Downed characters
    Some bosses and Mimics drop Water of Life
    
    Miscellaneous
    =============
    
    Empty Bottle
    ------------
    House in Imil
    1000 coins
    Extracts water from a magic spring
    
    Game Ticket
    -----------
    Receive when you purchase an item, dropped by some Mimics
    50 coins
    A special ticket from Tolbi
    Used to play Lucky Wheels
    
    Lucky Medal
    -----------
    Rare Item Drop
    Chests, hidden in barrels & jars, dropped by Orc Lords in Babi Lighthouse and
    Tunnel Ruins, dropped by some Mimics
    100 coins
    A special medal from Tolbi
    Used at Tolbi Springs
    
    Cell Key
    --------
    Lunpa Fortress (use Catch)
    30 coins
    The key to the cells in Lunpa Fortress
    
    Ring
    ====
    
    Adept Ring
    ----------
    Lucky Wheels
    3100 coins
    Use to restore 7 PP
    May break if used
    
    War Ring
    --------
    Lucky Wheels
    2600 coins
    Use to boost Attack
    May break if used
    
    Sleep Ring
    ----------
    Lucky Wheels
    1400 coins
    Use to lull enemies to sleep
    May break if used
    
    Healing Ring
    ------------
    Rare Item Drop
    Tret Tree, dropped by Nightmares in Suhalla Pass and lower Venus Lighthouse
    800 coins
    Use to restore 70 HP
    May break if used
    
    Unicorn Ring
    ------------
    Rare Item Drop
    Fuchin Temple (hidden in jar), dropped by Recluses in upper Venus Lighthouse
    1100 coins
    Use to remove poison
    May break if used
    
    Fairy Ring
    ----------
    Third floor of Crossbone Isle
    2900 coins
    Acts like an Elixir in battle
    May break if used
    
    Cleric's Ring
    -------------
    Eighth floor of Crossbone Isle
    6400 coins
    Removes a curse's effects
    May break if used
    
    
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    [5] VERSION HISTORY
    *******************
    7/23/02 v1.0 Started this Artifact Guide. Began Introduction and Weapons
    sections.
    7/24/02 v1.1 Weapons section finished. Added more to Introduction. Began Armor
    section.
    7/24/02 v1.2 Introduction finished. Armor section finished.
    7/25/02 v1.3 Edited Introduction. Started and finished Item section.
    7/25/02 v1.4 Changed layout, moving some parts of the Introduction into the
    main guide. Added Credits and copyright information.
    8/26/02 v1.5 Added the towns where some artifacts appear in the list.
    2/09/03 v1.6 Added information about the Masamune, Sol Blade, and Kusanagi
    (stats, not the codes to get them). Updated credits.
    
    
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    [6] CREDITS
    ***********
    
    ikillkenny: THE best Golden Sun text walkthrough I've found yet. Helped me get
    through a couple of sticky parts, which in turn made this Artifact Guide
    possible.
    BlackMarauder: Author of an Item List guide, from which I got many item
    locations.
    Both ikillkenny's FAQ/Walkthrough and BlackMarauder's Item List can be found on
    the Golden Sun page at GameFaqs.com:
    http://www.gamefaqs.com/portable/gbadvance/game/30328.html
    Camelot: For making Golden Sun, one of the best video games I've played.
    GameFaqs: For hosting this Artifact Guide
    The people at the GameFaqs Golden Sun message board: Thanks, y'all!
    Kurt Reonis: I got the information about the Gameshark-only weapons from his
    item listing. His website is http://www.reonis.d2g.com/GS/index.htm
    
    You may print out this document or any of its parts for personal use only- keep
    it with your strategy guides, crumple it up and let your cat play with it,
    whatever. I am not letting any Web site but Gamefaqs.com (and my webpage,
    should I ever make one) host this Artifact Guide. Use of this document on any
    other website or for commercial use is prohibited.
    
    Golden Sun copyright 2001 Camelot and Nintendo
    This document copyright 2002 Rocket Trekkie Evoli
    Contact me at eeveegin@yahoo.com
    
    "We did it because...we're us!"
    -Ivan