The Cruel Barb is a one-handed sword that drops from in the Deadmines.
- This item is not marked as unique and has a bonus to both hit and crit. As such it is an exceptional weapon to dual-wield making it desirable for Fury Warriors, Rogues (especially dual-sword combat-spec'd ones), and Hunters.
- This is the offhand weapon of choice for Rogue twinks.
- This item used to drop from Edwin VanCleef in the original Deadmines.
- Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Attack power removed, replaced with hit and crit