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Im confused with the Invasion?? Help!!

Discussion in 'UHall' started by THP, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. THP

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    Okies i get the fact the felluca faction guys/gals are stealing the sigils etc the good guys trying to protect and the bad guys trying to cause an invasion...

    But hell when the tram town does get invaded by red townsfolk- what the hell are u supposed to do with them??? kill the townsfolk becuae theve been corrupted>> if not leave them alive and then what?? no signs of any crimson dragon either?????? europa i speak of
     
  2. Deb

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    If there is no dragon but you have corrupted NPCs, look for one with
    a yellow tag. He/She is blocking the spawn from advancing. We have
    3 towns like that on Napa now. And no word yet from an official on
    when this will be fixed.
     
  3. Tina Small

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    I believe the invasion forces are/were triggered both (1) by the developers, and (2) by SL or Minax corrupting a Fel faction town's sigil.

    Once an invasion is triggered, the townspeople on the Trammel side will become corrupted either by Hatred, Fear, or Falsehood. If your character is in factions and kills corrupted townsfolk, the faction character receives silver in his/her backpack for each kill (usually 5-6 silver, although I think larger amounts are possible on a random basis). Some townsfolk also drop gold as loot, but it isn't much. Most drop nothing but clothing and other odds and ends. Killing them causes a loss of karma. The Falsehood-infected townsfolk also steal uninsured items, e.g., bandages. You can get the item back by killing the thief and/or when the invasion is completely stopped.

    Various monsters also spawn in each Trammel town when the invasion starts in that town: [Note: On Siege and Mugen, the invasion happens in the town in Fel.]

    • Britain - Dragons
    • Magincia - Undead
    • Minoc - Plague
    • Moonglow - Void (e.g., ethereal warriors)
    • Skara Brae - Elementals
    • Trinsic - Orcs
    • Vesper - Ophidians
    • Yew - Demons

    The invasion of a town is supposed to stop when either (1) the invasion forces (i.e., the monsters) are all defeated; or (2) when either the COM or TB faction is able to seize, corrupt, and return the town's sigil back to town on the Fel side.

    I believe that the invasions started out with low-level forces first. As the towns were re-invaded, or forces were not defeated (i.e., the invasion moved onto its next stage), higher-ranking forces started to appear. If the invasion of a town is able to proceed to its final stage, a crimson dragon appears. If the crimson dragon is defeated, then the town will return to normal. [After seeing so many reports of towns with corrupted townsfolk and no crimson dragon, I think that what has happened is that these towns have never had a final stage invasion. Perhaps if TB or COM can control those towns once more and then SL or Minax can take control again, they will see a stronger invasion on the next go-round.]

    Only three towns at a time can have an active invasion. If more than three towns are under the control of SL or Minax, the additional towns will be queued up for invasion after another town's invasion has ended.

    At some point, we expect to see platinum dragons appear. All we know about them at this point is that they are enemies of the crimson dragons, and like the crimson dragons, their presence will cause tamed dragons to go wild.

    As far as loot goes, killing invasion monsters or army forces with a faction character is rewarded with silver that pops in your character's backpack. If your faction character is killed by an invasion monster, army member, or a corrupted town NPC, your faction character will go into skill loss for 20 minutes. Faction characters earn no silver from killing the crimson dragon, but also don't suffer skill loss if they are killed by one. Nonfaction characters earn no silver and do not have to be concerned about the possibility of skill loss if they choose to participate in fighting invasion forces.

    If you kill an army member of the invasion forces, there is a chance that a spellbook in an unusual color or a weapon will pop into your character's backpack. The properties of these items depend on the rank of the army member killed, with better properties on the items that come from killing higher-ranking army members.

    More info here: http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=454 .
     
  4. THP

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    Thanks Tina ... i guess the invasions aint working yet then... just towns full of red folk.... nothing to do nothing to see???
     
  5. Tina Small

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    Go help TB and COM get control of the towns on the Fel side. Then hope that SL and Minax respond in kind. Then I think you just might see more stuff happen.
     
  6. That is the perfect time to farm silver. Run to Fel and join any faction (True Britanians are the easiest because they are right in Brit) then recall back to Tram. Go to a town full of reds and find a building that has like 4 or 5 NPC's in it. Open the door and cast a couple ev's inside, then stand inside and keep casting ev's. The NPC's re-spawn very fast, and you can just sit back and collect tons of silver.

    I have seen people selling 100 silver for 100k+ on Pacific, so it is well worth it to farm the silver. Just stay in Tram and it's no big deal that you are in factions. After the event go back to Brit Fel and leave the faction.

    :thumbup1:
     
  7. Tina Small

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    *Shakes head and walks away in disgust.*
     
  8. GalenKnighthawke

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    Corrupted townsfolk: In theory, they are still "innocents" and when you kill them you will get a system message to that effect. If you're going with the fiction of this event, don't kill them.

    If there are corrupted NPCs, with no spawn, it means 1 of 2 things.

    1. Someplace in or near that city, a Crimson Dragon has spawned. Find it and kill it. Once you do, the NPCs will return to normal. In Felucca, the Sigil will become stealable once again.

    Or, sadly, it could also mean:

    2. That this city is one of the occasionally bugged ones. On LS, Skara Brae was so bugged until this very day.


    When an invasion is fully active, there will be monsters in addition to corrupted NPCs. The Crimson Dragon is basically the "champ" of this stage of the invasion. It spawns after you've killed everything else.

    If you want the best loot so far, the Crimson Dragons spawn Peerless loot, including the occasional Crimson Cincture; and the Generals (the Shadowlords' human allies have military ranks) spawn in your packs good weapons and good spellbooks. Like, really good. As in 50SSI, 30 Hit Lightning, 50 DI bows on occasion. (Dryad Bow? What's what?)

    If you want gold, every invasion monster has double the normal gold.

    If you want to work the event in RP good guy fashion? Kill everything, but leave the townspeople alone as much as possible.

    Sometimes, though, as in RL wars, civilians will die. In other words, on occasion you're either going to have to kill an NPC (a Hatred one is about to kill you and it's him or you, a Falsehood one stole your bandages and you really need them back NOW!!!), or kill one by accident (area effect or something).

    -Galen's player
     
  9. Alvinho

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    Silver is earned in Felucca, If it is being dropped by Trammel mobs it is a bug and I would not want to be caught abuseing a bug *hint hint*

    And if 100 silver is selling for 100k on greatlakes, i have atleast 60k to sell
     
  10. Littleblue

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    I doubt that silver dropping from the invasion monsters is a bug. This is part of the event's design. The invasion monsters are only in Trammel, while Felucca is the battlegrounds for triggering the town invasions via Factions participation.

    At least that's the way I understand it so far. I am not a Factioner, so I have no first-hand experience with the silver from these invasions.
     
  11. Tina Small

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    It's deliberate. Read the publish notes where it says:

    "All invasion monsters and army members drop faction silver
    1 to 5 normally, up to 25 for special mobs like the Shadow Knight
    Silver is multiplied by rank within the army
    Rare bonuses possible"

    http://www.uoherald.com/news/news.php?newsid=454.
     
  12. THP

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    So if a town as red npcs that are corrupted or whatever.. there will be a crimson dragon and a few generals somewere in town or maybe just outta of town...[unless its bugged]....

    So seek the crimson- kill it and return the townfolk to normal, yes ..okies then why the hell have i yet to see a crimson and the generals...Dang!!
     
  13. SixUnder

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    whats the point?

    invasion is over in 2 days, 17 th the event ends. all of stuff on pac was bugged never seen monsters in any town really. and its over sunday. so ya for ea.
     
  14. Petra Fyde

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    no, only the Halloween content ends on Monday, the Magincia and faction content end date is not yet announced.
     
  15. jelinidas

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    I think only the Halloween stuff ends the 17th. Invasion continues (I could be wrong!)

    The invasions are not really on going, they have to be triggered. Go help em out! .... or bank sit and whine. :popcorn:
     
  16. Tina Small

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    The invasions happen in stages. You won't see the higher level army members and then a crimson dragon unless the invasion in the town was able to reach its highest level before being defeated.