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NEWS A Little Light Exploration

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Petra Fyde, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. Petra Fyde

    Petra Fyde Peerless Chatterbox
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    Staying abreast of latest developments Stratics would like to show you our latest addition:
    Castle Blackthorn Dungeon A Guided Tour

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    We hope you will find our tour guide amenable and the tour helpful.
    In addition we have updated our Veteran Rewards Page to show the forthcoming new items
     
  2. CovenantX

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    Very informative, However there's a section that talks about the 720 skill-cap in the Veteran Rewards Page.

    That information, I believe, is now incorrect as all accounts (regardless of age) have the 720.0 skill-cap.
     
  3. startle

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    Excellent beginning guide to the new dungeon and it's inhabitants! Thanks to whoever took the time to do this for us ! ;)
     
  4. Frarc

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    Excelent work on the new Dungeon! :)
     
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    Thanks for the write up and maps Petra Fyde

    PS...Happy Birthday!!!
     
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  6. Petra Fyde

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    Thank you for pointing that out, I'd forgotten it was on that page. I'll fix it STAT. If anyone finds anything else I've forgotten to update please let me know, I'll fix any errors as quickly as I can.
    heheh thanks! :)
     
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  7. Frarc

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    For who wonders, If you should the decorative Shard Shield. You Can change it in to anything you like whenever you want.

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    How many years do ya have to be to get that menu?
     
  9. Frarc

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    You get that for 10 Crests from Blackthorns Artifacts. :)
     
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    Here a few of them (Its all from just 1 deed) hanging on my wall.

    Drachenfels:

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    Izumo:

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    Napa Valley:

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    Sonoma:

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    Oceania: (Very Pretty)

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  11. startle

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    Great post pics... Made me re-evaluate what I might do with some of whatever Blackthorn loot I may get.
    What do you mean by "Crests" from Minax artifacts?
     
  12. Frarc

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    Thats how the Items are named you get in Blackthorn dungeon that drop in your backpack : (Item name) Bearing the Crest of Minax. :)
     
  13. startle

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    Ok, thanks for the clarification.... That's what I thought you meant, but wasn't sure from the way I read it, that's all....
     
  14. ZidjiN

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    Thank you for the guide.
    I jsut come back to UO a couple of days ago and this guide and the Shame Dungeon one has really helped me! GOd was u surprised when stratics actually was updated :)

    One question though. Are you sure that really all monsters can drop the Crest of minax artifacts?
    Ive been killing executioners for hours but still havnt seen a single artifact- They do however have the improved shame loot!
     
  15. Petra Fyde

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    yes, but executioners are rather a low level mob, so it will take a great many of the before you get a drop.
    I have had good results from killing the evil mages or the lich.
    I think it's a question of finding something with high enough fame and low enough life. Greater dragons give lots of fame, but take a long time to kill, executioners die quite quickly, but don't give much fame.
     
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    Allright thank you Petra. I keep trying my luck on the executioners then :)

    Are the Liches tough? I only have my tamer geared since i returned. Can a GD handle em?
     
  17. Frarc

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    Liches are easy just be fast on reaction cause when you kill them they instantly respawn. Balron is the same. Balron can be done nicely too but the problem usualy there is the evil mages wandering to the room. :)

    Room with Rotte, corpses works ok too. The Brigands are more annyoing then a problem but the more you kill the more chances for a Crest.
     
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    I really would like to get 100 Crests beofre the event ends so i can get one of those Luck shrouds!
    Ive been grinding for a week and still is only half way there hehe.

    Do you guy think its better to go after the Captains or just farm lowend mobs?
     
  19. Petra Fyde

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    The dungeon, and it's inhabitants, are permanent content, complete with their drops. It's not going to end, you don't need to knock yourself out getting them.
     
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    Oh wow. Guess that means prices is gonna drop fast then.
    Might be better off selling my pieces while they are still valuable then :)

    Thank you for all the info.
     
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    Do a bit of both like I do. When there several players at the Invasion. Join them. If you are alone , find you a nice spot and whack at the monsters. Killing a monsters will give you (Hidden) points to get the next Minax Artifact. Eventualy they will drop. The Stronger the monster the faster it go of course. :)
     
  22. SlobberKnocker

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    I had no luck killing the golden ele's this weekend. killed for an hour in fel with nothing and than moved to tram for an hour and nothing. am I doing anything wrong? do I need to sign the char up somewhere first? sorry but im johnny come lately to this event. thanks.
     
  23. Petra Fyde

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    nope, no sign up, just wade in. Not sure how much fame is on gold eles to be truthful. How fast do they go down?
     
  24. SlobberKnocker

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    thanks petey. pretty quick. ill try liches they are right behind them.
     
  25. startle

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    The gold elems DO drop them, but the rate of drop is very, very low...