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Crystalline Blackrock not dropping on Elementals?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Obsidian, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. Obsidian

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    I've been training up a new warrior recently. My normal practice is to train from 70-100 weapon skill in the Yomatsu Mines on the single Earth Elemental and the single Dull Copper Elemental spawn. The side benefit has been that I usually found about 15-20 pieces of Crystalline Blackrock during the process. During my current training cycle, however, I slaughtered hundreds of DC Elementals, but I found 0 Crystalline Blackrock. Did something change with the DC Elemental spawn? This is all on Atlantic.

    Thanks! I'm looking for others to confirm the change or my really bad luck. I think I spent enough time there to get at least one piece. The lack of any concerns me. I hope this wasn't a "bug" that got fixed.

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  2. Frarc

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    Its bad luck. Lower color Elemental drop Crystaline less then others. You will be better of digging up with Verite and Valorite elementals.
     
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    By chance, have you received any at this spot since Pub 70?
     
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    I never go back to Tokuno mines for Crystalline blackrock since i discovered that you get them a lot faster with digging up and killing high end ore elementals.

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    It's a lot more fun, too - especially in Ilshenar.... :drool:
     
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    Ok, maybe it is just bad luck. Usually I get 15-20 pieces. Doing my normal routine. Getting zero is what concerned me.
     
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    I just came here myself wondering the same thing. I just got one after 30 kills though. If it wasn't for the gems, it wouldn't be worth the kills.