Item I can't drop or use/ identify

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Kane Tombs
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Item I can't drop or use/ identify

Post by Kane Tombs » Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:16 pm

Hey, in a dungeon i picked up a magic white tower shield that i can't use/drop or identify, i assume it's related to a quest but i didn't get any quest and i don't have the WGT to just carry it forever. Would love any help.

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Interkarma
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Re: Item I can't drop or use/ identify

Post by Interkarma » Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:50 pm

Did you recently do the "giant killing" quest where you have to kill a giant and his friends come along to the join the party? This one has a known issue with making that item permanent.

Kane Tombs
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Re: Item I can't drop or use/ identify

Post by Kane Tombs » Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:53 pm

Yes, just got done with it. Any way to fix or sell this thing off? My char can't use it anyway.

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Interkarma
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Re: Item I can't drop or use/ identify

Post by Interkarma » Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:01 am

It's an annoying bug, I'm sorry for inconvenience. At this time you can only edit quest flag to false in SaveData.txt. Information on finding saves is here.

What you need to do is open SaveData.txt and search for the below:

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"isQuestItem": true,
Make sure this is part of a tower shield item (look for the "shortName" value above where you found "isQuestItem") then change the value to false like below, preserving all the formatting.

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"isQuestItem": false,
Save the file and next time you load the quest status should be toggled off. I'll try to get this fixed in next builds. I could have sworn this was fixed already, but sounds like I need to take another look at it.

Kane Tombs
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Re: Item I can't drop or use/ identify

Post by Kane Tombs » Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:17 am

I used the workaround and i'm able to get rid of it again, thank you so much for the help.

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Interkarma
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Re: Item I can't drop or use/ identify

Post by Interkarma » Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:20 am

Great! Happy that helped. :)

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Re: Item I can't drop or use/ identify

Post by Ommamar » Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:05 am

This will also seem to randomly fix itself not sure if it is a time issue but often if I save the reload the item seems to be gone.

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