|This article is about the item. For the quest of the same name, see The Grey Sleeper (quest).|
Unlike the other soulbound weapons, it can be used by any class but the bond is permanent: once bound to a character, it cannot be severed. Upgrading is done by completing stages of the Grey Sleeper quest that starts once the weapon is obtained.
As with other soulbound weapons, the in-game description of The Grey Sleeper is only gradually revealed. The description starts with two verses and a new one is added each time the weapon is upgraded.
This estoc has a smooth, sturdy blade that tapers to a needle-sharp point. The groans of a dozen tortured souls ring from the metal, binding the weapon to the hand of its wielder for so long as the curse persists.
A few verses are etched along the blade:
"'Tis a traitor's fate to sleep and never rest
A new verse appeared when the blade was drawn from its pedestal. It reads:
"Seek the whirling agent made of copper, adra, stone
New verses blaze from the metal. They read:
"Find the sun-kissed hillocks where the dead folk sleep.
The final part of the poem shines along the blade:
"Fingers of the world, adra strong and whole
Two final lines appear along the blade of the estoc:
"A penance now complete, a burden now a gift;
Note that the character who pulls it from the stone is the only one who can ever use the weapon. They will not be able to unequip it until the curse, is lifted via the quest The Grey Sleeper.