The Taskmaster

The Taskmaster.png
The Taskmaster
Weight: 9 Stones
Artifact Rarity 10
Hit Poison Area 100%
Dexterity Bonus 5
Hit Chance Increase 15%
Damage Increase 50%
Poison Damage 100%
Weapon Damage 12 - 13
Weapon Speed 2.5s
Strength Requirement 45
One-Handed Weapon
Skill Required: Fencing
Durability: 255 / 255

The The Taskmaster is a War Fork that can be acquired in dungeon Doom.

A long-standing bug caused two versions of the item to exist. One does more damage, but the Disarm special move does not work. The other is "normal."

It is one of many Doom Artifacts that can be acquired by defeating creatures of the following types:

The base chance of achieving an artifact is about one in a thousand (or one in a hundred from Dark Fathers). These odds improve as you make more and more kills until such time as you receive an item, at which point the counter resets.

They are not looted, but instead placed directly in your backpack (or Bank Box, should you be overweight) with the following system message:

"For your valor in combating the fallen creature, a special artifact has been bestowed upon you."

Cursed versions were given as loot from:

Special Moves
Primary BleedAttack.jpg Bleed Attack
Secondary Disarm.jpg Disarm