Either that, or closer to the surface Brax gets some really good stuff that fell off of trucks. Serpentine platemails? Orbs of nothing? (two at that!) Sir Albrecht's Helms ?? It seems to me that first floor stores have a tendency to offer some top-tier gear Is it a bug, it's just that Xom is Braxes provider, or it's intended for player's to backtrack to the first floor? Or is it confirmation bias?