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New Masks Odds

Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Guardian KX, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. Guardian KX

    Guardian KX Lore Keeper

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    Just killed my 100th Killer Pumpkin. I was going to use the necro method but don't have necro sooooo... I went with mage summon method.

    100 Wrapped Candys
    264 fertile dirt
    100 misc gems
    1 jewel item kept (ring 1FC/2FCR blank)
    13 Deamon masks
    20 Evil Clown masks
    9 Plague masks

    odds are .42 in 1 for recieving a mask using throwing/tact/anatomy method

    2 ways used for getting pumpkins;

    1st and fastest way was to take over one farm area (I used the one in far NE Moonglow)- cast summon creature, kill said creature, drop pumpkins in corpses till all gone, then wait for respawn. I kept 4 corpses on the screen about every 3 mins apart. Then I tossed fresh pumpkins on the corpse that was gonna decay the soonest. Depending on the area its hard to keep up with the running around, so learn to place your corpses in 4 corners. This gave me an average of 4 Evil Pumpkins every 15 mins.

    After 50 Evil Pumpkins killed I then switched ways of gathering;

    2nd more slower way was to make a runebook (already made from last year) of every farm and pumpkin spawn area I knew. Then I gated and ran around all the areas looking for random spawning pumpkins. Keeping in mind im competing with everyone else on the shard, I was averaging 1 Evil Pumpkin every 10 mins.

    Server up (6 am my time) was absolutely awesome. Every one of my rune locations had 1-5 Evil Pumpkins at it. I did not add the server up time into my gating to areas method time averages.

    This was conducted on the shard Siege Perilous. I ran into 7 other people while doing the gating method with no issues. I had 5 other people visit the farm I was farming and only issue was someone coming in and taking a evil pumpkin from me while I was dealing with one already spawned.

    Hope my data is helpful.
     
  2. TheDrAJ

    TheDrAJ Slightly Crazed
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    Very nice write up!
     
  3. Tjalle

    Tjalle Grand Inquisitor
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    Thanks.

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  4. Czarina

    Czarina Slightly Crazed
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    I killed 8 evil pumpkins. with 2 EVs took me 1 hour 5 minutes I got 2 of each style of mask and callled it quits.

    My method was to take over the norther western farm in yew. Where there is a server line a screen away to the south just over the road. I picked up every pumpkin on the field and dropped them over the server line. i then ran back killed the evil pumpkin by luring it outta guard zone which was about 10 tiles north of the server line. Dropped 2 EVs and looted just the masks. (that was all i was after)
     
  5. Uvtha

    Uvtha Grand Poobah
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    A hoard minion is the best option IMO but you need the necro.

    I did it long enough to get 2 plauge masks, but the whole pumpkin field tending bores me to tears. I did it far too long last year trying to get the named jack o's.

    If you put the clown and demon up on a vendor id buy um! Save me the tedium. :p
     
  6. Guardian KX

    Guardian KX Lore Keeper

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    I suggest you get all you can for free. Day they turn them off they go to 500k apiece.