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Dark Wisps?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Ludes, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. Ludes

    Ludes Babbling Loonie
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    So I'm "kinda" new to Siege and I must say my biggest woe has not been PK'rs, It has not been the "No Insurance" rules.. It has not been the inflated prices.. All these I take in stride cause I welcomed the challenge of a "harder" shard.

    I must wonder though.. the Dark Wisps.. They don't seem to have a place in Ultima Lore..

    I know where the Wisps came from. I am familiar with all the lore behind the Wisps and how they came to Sosaria. I even have a fairly well put together translator of Wisp language and can converse with them in a limited manner. So I must ask..

    Where did Dark Wisps come from? Is this something they just made up to throw on Siege to add to the challenge? If you know where the "Wisps" came from then you also know they could care less about anything that goes on in our world and only care about finding a way back.
    There are no "Good" Wisps or "Bad" Wisps. There are only "trapped" Wisps.

    I'm just saying.. please make some small attempt to follow the Ultima story...
    too many of these small discrepancies start to take us away from the real story behind this game.

    And if we aren't playing "Ultima" the game, then we might as well be playing something else... like WoW, or LoTRO... not that there is anything wrong with those games.. but it is a different game with a different storyline. Isn't it?


    Yeah and sorry this doesn't fit in with most of the posts here about what everyone did or didn't get lately.. But I think we should get back to talking about the game and stuff in the game by now.

    Some might say this should only be on the Siege forum.. but all the shards seem to be straying from the original storyline.. slightly.. but I worry that this may turn into a "In for a penny in for a pound" thing.
     
  2. Xalan Dementia

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    They are on all shards, in different places. If i remember right they first kinda showed up around the Lycaem in moonglow when they were trying to find the real Book Of Truth. They then appeared in the Void version of Moonglow in the Mad Mage event (blackrock detector) Not sure if they ever did any real fiction on what created the dark wisps though.
     
  3. Raptor85

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    The only difference with the dark wisps on siege is that they roam the countryside, darks wisps were added in third dawn, they can be found on every shard in L2 of the wisp dungeon in ilish. There's also a "new" version of them now, same name but they're different, the new ones are down in the abyss and have a psychic barrier you need blackrock to destroy. As to the story behind them, your guess is as good as mine, I haven't really been able to follow much of UO's story since they started adding landmasses (with the exception of T2A, that was well explained, the others just used the cop out that it's another shard of sorsaria)
     
  4. Ludes

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    Your memory serves you well Xalan.. they were originally called into Sosaria at the Lyceum... they have been trapped ever since.. There are no "Dark" or "Evil" wisps though in Ultima history. They are totally indifferent to the conflicts of our world according to lore.
     
  5. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    Umm sorry to interrupt your friendly get together... but dark wisps were around during the FoA storyline and are tied intimately to the lore and my story, they just wont tell you how cause its too freaky and not PG-13.

    But I think with a little bit of searching you can find an answer.

    noone really wants to hear the truth about the wisps "indifference" and how they were "formated" to fit the new "UO"...

    you wouldn't even beleive me if I told you...

    ah there we go... found it :

    Hi... *waves*

    I'm Berem... Beren... Bal-Lem... I actually was, in 1999... I was but a kid...
     
  6. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    Hey here is some interesting parts...

    here come get them... closer...

    closer..

    WAAAAHHH I BITE !! Don't come so close !

     
  7. QueenZen

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    :)

    Welcome to Siege Perilous ! lol

    My first several deaths upon Siege were not due to pks either, nay it was those speed haxxoring vile DARK WISPS which originally I thought were just the cute cuddly harmless, 'shadow' wisps...WRONG ! OoooOOOOoooOO


    I really do not know the story line/s behind their existance.

    I do remember back in the day when they made Siege,
    there actually was some peculiar bleed thru, a buncha of silver steeds symbols of GOOD,
    which at the time I guess were only supposed to appear on Siege back then, also showed up on Chesapeake and other shards too.

    The 'silver' steeds probably some precritter horses only animal,
    appeared before the newer unicorn,
    soon vanished with some patch or something,
    vanished every where perma like, including Siege.

    The advent of those silver steeds came along about the same UO time frame, as their counterparts, the symbol of evil the dark wisps, of Siege.
    But those vile evil dark wisps remained on Siege !

    It was 1999ish, pre trammel I think, but memory fails.

    At any rate, they are VILE EVIL speedhaxxoring, critters
    whom apparently target everyone & detest everyone, on Siege !

    They also love to hang out in forests, Ocllo and Jhelom junglie areas etc. too.

    In fact there was a player on Siege once thought the dark wisps had vanished off of Ocllo after one publish.

    I volunteered to go DIE ...
    said [if they're still are on Ocllo] they will FIND ME !

    I went just a tad west of town, and got insta ganked by 5 of em !

    Thus they were STILL THERE, he had just been lucky NOT to find them.
    The dark wisps, hate my chrs. so if ever anyone can't find em,
    all I have to do is go for a walk
    & the dark wisps always, find ME and attack ! lol
     
  8. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    The anorlor may hate you, but I love you QZ :heart:
     
  9. Sevin0oo0

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    the ones in ilsh have had that 'energy globe thing' for a long time. Really odd is you can also have Both dark And regular on that level - had paragon of each, at the same time, just today (yeah, dirt nap time). And on LS, you can still get the Guardians (no chest loot, but these always spawn in pairs)
     
  10. Ludes

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    You did clear up some of my questions.. I had missed some of this lore.

    Thanks Ahuaeyjnkxs.
     
  11. Ahuaeyjnkxs

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    hope you can connect the dots here...

    there was a very good reason why I was imprisoned and we lack more answers... they did not want the true story of this world to be exposed to daylight... they know I love it so much that I can't help but tell the tale.

    I am much less dangerous than they let on !
     
  12. Sevin0oo0

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    great lore, thanks
    just something not reassuring about someone who keeps saying i'm a nice guy - and probably right up to the moment you're eaten alive