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    Gauntlet Dark Legacy
    Version 1.8
    Item FAQ
    Created by GameFreak903/Craig S.
    Gamefreak903@yahoo.com
     
    This FAQ is copyright Gamefreak903/Craig S. No permission to copy unless 
    consent of the creator is given. E-mail me and request for permission.
    
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    Version History
    
    Version 1.0 (April 2,2002) - FAQ created
    
    Version 1.2 (April 9,2002) - A few errors corrected, and a breakdown of the 
    Runestones added. Also Health Vampire was added and another Special Thanks.
    
    Version 1.3 (April 11,2002) - I added the Skorne's Items section. A few 
    errors corrected.
    
    Version 1.4 (April 17,2002) - FAQ looked over and a few items corrected. 
    Another Special Thanks!
    
    Version 1.5 (July 24,2002) - Frequently asked questions added.
    
    Version 1.6 (November 3,2002) - A couple of mistakes made corrected, thanks 
    to all who corrected me.
    
    Version 1.7 (January 30, 2003) - New FAQ answered and an "item" added
    
    Version 1.8 (March 3, 2004) - After a SLEW of e-mails with the same question, 
    I've added more to the FAQ sections, so be sure to check it out before 
    sending me a question.
    
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    Table of Contents
    
    1) Introductory
    2) Special Items
    3) Crystals
    4) Food
    5) Legendary Weapons
    6) Coins
    7) Golden Icons
    8) Shards
    9) Treasure
    10) Runestones
    11) Potions
    12) Keys and Scrolls
    13) Skorne's Items
    14) FAQ
    15) Special Thanks
    
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    1) Introductory
    
    This is an FAQ created to cover the many items you can collect in Gauntlet: 
    Dark Legacy for the Gamecube. There are so many items in this game that you 
    can get confused on what certain ones do. That's what this FAQ is here for. 
    I'll explain special items, food items, and even the items used for bosses. 
    
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    2) Special Items
    
    --3-Way Shot and 5-Way Shot--  Buy: 550
    This pickup is very useful against bosses. It spreads your shot so you can 
    shoot more than one foe at a time. If you have a 3 way, it will shoot out a 
    spread shot of 3 weapons, if you have a 5 way, than there's a spread shot of 
    5 weapons! 
    
    --Fire, Lightning, and Acid Breath--  Buy: 350
    This item allows you to spit out fire, lightning, or acidic breath toward 
    your enemy. This can take out pretty much anyone in front of you. Use this if 
    there's a line of enemies in front of you.
    
    --Thunder Hammer--  Buy: 500
    This item is a great way to clear out a room. With one fatal blow, this baby 
    can rock the ground sending a shockwave that instantly destroys any enemies 
    near it. It's very useful if you're solo.
    
    --Invulnerability--  Buy: 600
    It does exactly what it says. For a limited amount of time you're 
    invulnerable to enemy attacks. This is very useful against pretty much any 
    enemy you come across. There are two colors of this, gray and gold. Gold will 
    allow you to gain 1 hit point every time you get hit!
    
    --Invisibility--  Buy: 600
    Once again this item allows you to become exactly what it says. Temporarily 
    you become invisible to the enemy. This comes in handy to take out archers 
    and other big enemies. However, I don't think it works on bosses.
    
    --Phoenix--  Buy: 450 
    The phoenix familiar helps you as you attack. It replaces your familiar. When 
    you throw a weapon it assists you by firing a fireball at your target. Only 
    temporary.
    
    --Turbo--  Buy: N/A
    This can help a lot. Once this item is used, your turbo is fully restored to 
    flashing red. This will be very helpful in boss battles and gargoyle battles 
    as well.
    
    --Gas Mask--  Buy: 650
    You should use this a lot in the first few worlds. This will protect you from 
    any green poison gas. This way you won't be drained of your health for a 
    slight miscalculation of aiming.
    
    --Fire, Light, Acid, and Lightning Amulet--  Buy: 350
    All of these amulets are great help for boss battles. Each one powers your 
    weapon with whatever element you have. You shots will do way more damage than 
    before too. 
    
    --Lightning and Fire Shield--  Buy: 425
    These items are very useful to take out a line of enemies. Each one crates a 
    barrier in front of you. If anyone touches it they instantly disintegrate 
    into oblivion.
    
    --Pojo--  Buy: N/A
    This is possibly the funniest item in the game. This instantly turns you into 
    the legendary chicken, Pojo! Now you're special is fire breath and you 
    "cluck" while firing. It's fun to use.
    
    --Levitation--  Buy: 150
    This of course is the item that makes you levitate. It should keep you safe 
    from those evil ankle biters and make traps unable to hit you!
    
    --Growth--  Buy: 300
    With this you can grow almost as big as a boss! When you're bigger, you're 
    strength increases a lot and you also get the privilege of laughing at how 
    big you've gotten.
    
    --Time Stopper--  Buy: N/A
    Just like in the last game, this can stop time. Doing so stops all traps, 
    enemies, and other things that run around. Quite useful if a big group is 
    around. 
    
    --Shrink Enemy--  Buy: N/A
    Who wouldn't enjoy making a giant gargoyle turn smaller than you? This item 
    will turn the every enemy on the screen tiny for a small amount of time. This 
    will weaken their defense.
    
    --X-Ray--  Buy: 650
    One of the great items that can help you not waste keys. This can easily see 
    through secret walls, treasure chests, and much more to find out what's 
    inside and if it's worth wasting something for it.
    
    --Mikey Decoy--  Buy: 1000
    This is one of the fun items. Place a mikey decoy anywhere and instantly 
    enemies are attracted to it. This way you can take enemies generators out 
    first. It's quite useful.
    
    --Hand of Death--  Buy: 1000
    This is pretty cool to use. When an enemy hits you, it hurts them as well, 
    however it is during the melee attacks only. Use this on a line of enemies.
    
    --Health Vampire--  Buy: 1000
    Pretty much, his is exactly like the Hand of Death, however, you gain health 
    instead of them being hurt.
    
    --Super Shot--  Buy: 400
    Possibly this can be one of the greatest items in the game. It's very good 
    against bosses. Simply fire non-stop until nothing else stands. It can sweep 
    through enemies quickly and take their generator out too.
    
    --Speed--  Buy: N/A
    These boots will increase your speed stat greatly for a limited amount of 
    time. It also gives you somewhat of a rapid fire to use. This is yet again 
    another great items for a boss.
    
    --Reflective Armor--  Buy: 400
    This item is quite useful against archers. It reflects any shots fired at you 
    right back toward whoever shot it. Archers and bombers can be easily avoided 
    with this handy item. 
    
    --Reflective Shot--  Buy: N/A
    This item is pretty good for solo play. All you do is fire once and it will 
    reflect off the walls into other enemies. Quite useful.
    
    --Rapid Fire--  Buy: 450
    This item can rapidly increase the speed of your fire. Hold down the fire 
    button and you fire away without a care. This too can be quite useful on boss 
    battles.
    
    --Anti Death--  Buy:750
    One of the greatest items you can get. Anti-Death will prevent Death from 
    sucking your health and experience, and instead give you health and 
    experience. Keep this handy.
    
    --The Magic Carpet-  Buy: N/A
    Ok, Ok, so it's not really a "inventory" item, but it counts for something I 
    guess. All you do is use it in the Tower for transportation, that's about it.
    
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    3) Crystals
    
    During your quest you encounter many crystals that you can collect. Well, 
    each crystal opens a world once you collect enough. Below is provided 
    information for how many are needed, what realm it is, and what colors open 
    it.
    
    Color---Orange
    Amount needed: 15
    Opens: Sacred Province
    
    Color---Red
    Amount Needed: 100
    Opens: Death Mountain
    
    Color---Purple
    Amount Needed: 125
    Opens: Castle 
    
    Color---Blue
    Amount Needed: 150
    Opens: Sky Ship
    
    Color---Green
    Amount Needed: 175
    Opens: Forest Swamp
    
    Color---Yellow
    Amount Needed: 200
    Opens: Desert 
    
    Color---White
    Amount Needed: 225
    Opens: Ice Cavern
    
    Color---Black
    Amount Needed: 250
    Opens: Dream World
    
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    4) Food
    
    There are two types of food: Fruit and Meat. Of course, meat will provide a 
    lot more health than fruit. Beware of poison food unless you're a level 25 
    Sorceress/Wizard. Below will provide how much health will be recovered when 
    you eat it.
    
    FRUIT
    
    Cherry = 10
    Apple = 25
    Banana = 50
    Pineapple = 75
    Watermelon = 75
    
    MEAT
    
    Drumstick = 100
    Steak = 125
    Ribs = 150
    Ham = 200
    Meal = 500
    
    POISON FOOD
    
    Poisoned Apple = -50
    Poisoned Health = -100
    
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    5) Legendary Weapons
    
    There are some legendary weapons that can be picked up in the game that can 
    assist you when fighting a boss. You can tell what stage it's in by watching 
    the quick cinema.  Below is a list of the hidden items, what stage they're 
    in, and who it works on.
    
    --Ice Axe-- 
    Found In: Castle Realm
    Used On: Dragon
    
    --Scimitar of Decapitation--
    Found In: Forest Realm
    Used On: Chimera
    
    --Javelin of Blinding--
    Found In: Mountain Realm
    Used On: Plague Fiend
    
    --Toxic Bellows--
    Found In: Desert Realm
    Used On: Spider Queen
    
    --Lamp of Dark Obstruction--
    Found In: Desert Realm
    Used On:  Genie
    
    --Good Book--
    Found In: Sky Realm
    Used On: Lich
    
    --Parchment of Fire--
    Found In: Province Realm
    Used On: Yeti
    
    --Lantern of Revelation--
    Found In: Dream Realm
    Used On: Shadow Wraith
    
    --Soul Savior--
    Found In: Cathedral
    Used On: Skorne (First Fight)
    
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    6) Coins
    
    In each Realm there is one secret trap door. Once you step on it you are 
    taken to a place where you collect a certain amount of coins in a given time. 
    If you succeed then you get a new character. Below is a key to how many you 
    must collect depending on how many people are playing with you. Remember, 
    they only provide just enough coins for all the players. So that means if 
    there's 25, there's only going to be 25 coins available in the stage. The 
    more people, the harder it is to collect the coins.
    
    --1 Player--
    Coins Needed: 25
    
    --2 Players--
    Coins Needed: 50
    
    --3 Players--
    Coins Needed: 75
    
    --4 Players--
    Coins Needed: 100
    
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    7) Golden Icons
    
    In some stages, you are able to collect certain golden icons by hitting a 
    switch, or defeating a gargoyle. These unlock different places. Below are the 
    key to how many, what type, and what the golden icon unlocks and what 
    gargoyle drops what.
    
    --Golden Fangs--
    Fangs Needed: 12
    Opens: West Wing
    Gargoyle Head Found From: Snake
    
    --Golden Feathers--
    Feathers Needed: 20
    Opens: East Wing
    Gargoyle Head Found From: Eagle
    
    --Golden Claws-
    Claws Needed: 28
    Opens: The Underworld
    Gargoyle Head Found From: Lion
    
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    8) Shards
    
    After a boss is defeated, he leaves behind a shard. Each one is used to open 
    up the path to the desecrated temple. Collect 8 of these in order to complete 
    the pathway. Below is a list of the bosses you get them from.
    
    --Dragon--
    Realm: Mountain
    
    --Chimera--
    Realm: Castle
    
    --Genie--
    Realm: Desert
    
    --Spider Queen--
    Realm: Forest
    
    --Lich--
    Realm: Province
    
    --Plague Fiend--
    Realm: Sky
    
    --Yeti--
    Realm: Ice
    
    --Shadow Wraith--
    Realm: Dream
    
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    9) Treasure
    
    Through the game, you collect treasure to spend in the shop. Many of them are 
    worth more than the others. Below is a list of their worth. Also, when Junk 
    is found, the Dwarf/Warrior can change it into silver or gold depending on 
    his level. Coins are gained after defeating a boss.
    
    COIN (BRONZE) = 500
    COIN (SILVER) = 1000
    COIN (GOLD) = 5000
    JUNK = 10
    SILVER (ON GROUND) = 100
    GOLD (ON GROUND) = 150
    SILVER (CHEST) = 200
    GOLD (CHEST) = 250
    RUPIES (CHEST) = 300
    GOLD (BARREL) = 500
    
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    10) Runestones
    
    In certain stages in the game, Runestones are provided. You need to collect 
    13 of these and one or two can be found in each realm. They are mostly found 
    in secret walls or after a number of switches have been hit. Search high and 
    low and use scrolls to help you out. Here's a breakdown of how many are in 
    each world.
    
    --Breakdown--
    FORSAKEN PROVINCE = 2 Runestone
    MOUNTAIN KINGDOM = 1 Runestone
    CASTLE KEEP = 1 Runestone
    SKY REALM = 2 Runestone
    FOREST REALM = 1 Runestones
    DESERT REALM = 1 Runestone
    ICE REALM = 2 Runestones
    DREAM WORLD = 2 Runestone
    BATTLEFIELD REALM = 1 Runestone
    
    
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    11) Potions
    
    In the game, potions can be used to defeat or change items. It's a great and 
    handy thing to have in case Death decides to come after you. Below is some 
    information on them. You can hold up to 9.
    
    --Colors--
    RED = Fire
    GREEN = Acid
    BLUE = Lightning
    YELLOW = Light
    
    --Abilities--
    LEVEL 25
    
    Sorceress/Wizard = Alter Poison Fruit 
    Dwarf/Warrior = Turn Junk into Silver
    Archer/Jester = Show Secret Walls
    Valkyrie/Knight = Stop Traps
    
    LEVEL 50
    
    Sorceress/Wizard = Alter Poison Meat 
    Dwarf/Warrior = Turn Junk into Gold
    Archer/Jester = Destroy Secret Walls
    Valkyrie/Knight = Destroy Traps
    
    --Uses--
    
    SHIELD = Tap Use Potion Button Twice
    USE = Tap Use Potion Button Once
    THROW = Hold Use Potion Button
    
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    12) Keys and Scrolls
    
    In the game you can pick up keys and scrolls. Keys unlock stuff and scrolls 
    provide hints to find items or secrets. Below is some information on them.
    
    KEYS
    
    You can hold up to 9 of these keys. Each one unlocks treasure chests and 
    doors. You find either a single key or a key ring that can give you up to 3 
    keys. Make sure you have a great supply of these. 
    
    SCROLLS
    
    Scrolls are found in barrels or out in the open. Each one provides a hint to 
    find items, secret walls, or Runestones. They also help you not miss anything 
    before you leave. Pick one up when you see one!
    
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    13) Skorne's Items
    
    After defeating Skorne in the Desecrated Temple, you can receive 4 items of 
    his. Below is their description.
    
    --Skorne's Mask--
    Wow, when you put it on, you look like his mini me. Anyway, this item will 
    allow you to breath a long stream of Fire. It's somewhat like the Firebreath 
    item, except stronger.
    
    --Skorne's Left Gauntlet--
    These gauntlets are incredibly strong. His Left Gauntlet, fires an electric 
    bolt instead of normal fire. It's actually pretty cool.
    
    --Skrone's Right Gauntlet--
    This is the best gauntlet in my opinion. It lets you have rapid fire and your 
    familiar will fire and acid blast. 
    
    --Skorne's Horns--
    This acts exactly like the Mask. You fire, once again, a long stream of Fire. 
    Except now, you look more like a deer than Skorne...
    
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    14) FAQ
    
    PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE E-MAILING ME! I have received numerous letters that 
    ask for information already in this FAQ. Please consult this and your 
    instruction guide before e-mailing please.
    
    Q: I can't find Runestone # ...
    A: Keep looking. I listed how many there are in each world, but keep looking 
    for breakable walls and switches. Use those specials.
    
    Q: Hey! Where are my items at?
    A: Well for some reason, there's a glitch where you must activate all your 
    items right from the start to make them appear from then on. 
    
    Q: Wait a minute, I KNOW I got this item and it won't let me sell it, why?
    A: For some reason, Items gained from chest can only be used, not sold. Items 
    found in the open can be sold whenever you want.
    
    Q: HOW DO I TURN THESE ITEMS ON/OFF!!!
    A: Ok, simmer down. I've gotten a TON of e-mails like this. Firstly, check 
    with that blasted instruction manual for controls. If it's not in there, then 
    it's time to play with the buttons till you figure it out. It can be 
    different on all the consoles, so be sure to look in instructions.
    
    Q: You forgot to mention...
    A: E-mail me and I'll put it on my FAQ.
    
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    15) Special Thanks
    
    Here's a thanks to the people that made this FAQ possible. 
    
    --CJayC-- For making such a great interactive gaming site and taking the time 
    to read this FAQ.
    
    --My Bro-- For helping me with my layout.
    
    --M Dub -- For providing the information on the Hand of Death, Mikey Decoy, 
    and Reflective Shot.
    
    --Yoshi-- For helping me correct a few mistakes and provide a little more 
    information.
    
    --Carcano-- For pointing out something I forgot to mention
    
    --Adam Berkenbush-- For correcting my mistakes
    
    --Mark-- For mentioning the magic carpet
    
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