- This ring is a continuation of the numerical fishing ring joke that includes and .
- The flavor text is a reference to the joke: "Why is six afraid of seven?" "Because seven eight nine."
- Wowhead has the drop rate of the The 5 Ring at 3% from , and the TTL itself at 0.2% from the . This suggests you have a 0.006% chance of getting The 5 Ring on any particular day. You would have to do 11552 daily fishing quests to have a 50% chance of getting the ring. That's over 31 years.
- Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Added.
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