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Crystalline blackrock

Discussion in 'UHall' started by jaraxlebaenrae, Mar 1, 2010.

  1. jaraxlebaenrae

    jaraxlebaenrae Journeyman
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    does anyone know how well it spawns? It says you can get it by using a garg's pickaxe..Is this in all lands or just Ter-Mur?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Dermott of LS

    Dermott of LS UOEC Modder
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    3 ways to get Crystalline Blackrock:

    1. Cavern of the Discarded off of the ratmen (NOT the scorpions, wolves or rats)
    2. Mining in Ter Mur as a rare mining drop
    3. As loot on an Ore elemental (any facet as long as the account is SA upgraded)
     
  3. jaraxlebaenrae

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  4. King Durango

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    My experience is that the drop rate is over 50% when it drops as loot from Ore Elementals when mining in Felucca. However I usually target Agapite, Verite or Valorite and I don't know if monster difficulty is a factor. I would also estimate a decent 5%+ drop rate from Dull Copper Elementals found in Shame Level 2 Trammel.
     
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    Elem difficulty doesn't seem to be an issue. I get as many off of Shadow elems as I do Gold or higher (also in Fel).
     
  6. Warpig Inc

    Warpig Inc Babbling Loonie
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    I know the shame Dulls have CBR. Yet to pull up a rare ore in the area and get CBR. Checked the Yomatsu Mines Dulls and got nothing. Couldn't get the priest to stop spawning in the shadow's area to check them. Same person said the mines had CBR also claimed the dulls in the dungeon near Valor champ had then. Yet to check that.

    I run the prospector and gargoyle and really can't say shadows have a high spawn rate when more hits are an iron to shadow local. One thing I will say after many mining sessions is that almost every val has a CBR
     
  7. sirion

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    btw, you dont need garg's pickaxe to dig them up. Any normal shovel will do in Ter Mur. Spawn rate isn't too bad actually.
     
  8. Petra Fyde

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    I don't have a mining char who's capable of also taking on an ore elemental. Straightforward mining for them in Ter Mur I'd say the drop rate is heavily affected by RNG. In the same time period, resulting in roughly the same total number of ingots mined, on one day I got 5 CBR and on the following day I got 1.
     
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    Sounds about the same as my experience mining in Ter Mur.
     
  10. G.v.P

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    to prevent confusion, poster means to dig up the crystalline blackrock, all you have to do is mine normally in Ter Mur (with any kind of shovel/items pop into bag like gems, ore, etc) ... if you want to dig up an elemental, still need special gargoyle's pickaxe :)
     
  11. OxAO

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    What does "RNG" mean?
     
  12. Yen Sid

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    Hehe...

    Your best friend...

    Your worst enemy...

    The "Random Number Generator"

    Essentially it's like rolling a die with lots and lots of faces, billions, trillions, who knows. Anyway, what you want appears on a ceratin amount of "faces" and the "die is rolled," if it lands on a "face" with what your looking for, great, the RNG is in your favor :), if not, better luck with the next "roll." ;)
     
  13. OxAO

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    thank you
     
  14. Lythos-

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    So as long as the account is upgraded the CB drops on dungeon spawn ore elementals with no mining involved?
     
  15. bjornef

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    personaly i dont need black rock then again maby i do:grouphug:
     
  16. Warpig Inc

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    There is Black Rock and there is Crystaline Black Rock CBR. CBR has many uses in imbuing and can be made into Abyssal Cloth by a tailor.

    Mining garg lands with combat miner. I average 20+CBR per 25 gargoyle picks. Had 3 val eli spawned at one location last run. Pulled a CBR mining and one off each of the val corpses. 17 swings 4 CBR. If not mined in a while, the game takes time to warm up. Burn 5 goyl picks before seeing the first CBR not off a rare ore eli.

    For those still on the outdated miner mage for the ability to mark runespots. It's all randomize and the crafter template really has no room for gather. Stone your mining to a weapon template and get out that uber earth eli slayer. Mining wont be boring and if think thats fun try earning your first paragon rare ore eli chest mining in Ilsh. Honor gate is perfect mining loop without going into the jungle. The gypsie camp out compassion puts you in a better city area mining then cove or delucia. Just need CBR to spawn in Ilsh while mining. Garg city was there first.
     
  17. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    Careful sosarians...

    one day back then I held the black gem...

    of course my reign was brief and unsignificant but I learned some things...

    They do shield the body from etheric waves, but they also have a straining effect on the immediate soul contained within.

    It does protect against man made travesty in many ways ; but the trade off is that it also shields you from natures etheric energy, which is to say that you are indeed cut off, from karma as well.

    Since the story is really incomplete and unknown by most, I'd warn again it's not a good bid to keep those around. 'Tis not a good time !

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