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spellweaving scrolls

Discussion in 'UHall' started by LadyKeroOfAtl, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. LadyKeroOfAtl

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    An alliance mate of mine was looking for certain ones, so I decided I'd go hunt for awhile to try to get them.
    In 3 hours, I received not a single scroll, since then I've hunted a few more hours without a single scroll.

    I'm aware they spawn on ML added monsters. I use to get a ton of them off Swoops and Troglodytes, Not a single one recently.
    Were the drops severely scaled back ?
    My main question is is this a bug, or on purpose.

    I've tried Swoops, Trogs, Bedlam, Miasma.
     
  2. I got 7 yesterday in 2 hours of hunting. You probably just ran into a bad streak with the RNG.
     
  3. Maplestone

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    The mini-boss creatures have a much, much higher chance of dropping them. It's more effectively to farm Lurg than his minions (although "farming" Lurg seems a little wrong somehow, I find he's a nice yardstick of the agility/power/durability of a character)
     
  4. sablestorm

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    It would be nice if a spellweaver/scribe combo could craft spellweaving scrolls.
     
  5. Maplestone

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    I agree, but at the same time, the scrolls are one of the nice little "yeah, I got something!" rewards in the ML dungeons, so it should be harder to get ingredients for than magery scrolls - perhaps inks as a rare reward for New Haven quests? (except there aren't any scribe-oriented quests in Heartwood ... hmm)
     
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    Out of curiosity, can you obtain spellweaving scrolls from any creature in ML dungeons or only creatures that were introduced with ML? For instance, if I were to go hunt at Sanctuary, could I obtain spellweaving scrolls off of the ratmen, cyclopses, and titans?
     
  7. Maplestone

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    I don't know - other than the trog cave, I don't venture into the ML areas very often - they are rather claustraphobic for me.
     
  8. Lady Arwen

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    Ive been trying to get some too lately and having a very hard time. I was hunting for about 3 hours and got like 2 =/
     
  9. PsychoKinetic

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    It has to be a specifically named creature in the ML dungeons, Jennifyr, Red Death, Lurg, Rend, Szavetra, Putrifier, etc.

    And yes, I got several yesterday as well. Just some temporay bad luck for you i suppose.
     
  10. sablestorm

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    I know I used to get spellweaving scrolls of Troglodytes. Did they change it to only named creatures?
     
  11. Frarc

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    Its all new monsters in ML dungeon that gives scrolls.
     
  12. I do a nice little side business selling complete sets of the SW scrolls. Regular drops of minotaurs and miasma keep me stocked.

    I am against allowing players to make these or selling them on NPC's, not because I can make a profit from them, but because once you have them in a spell book, there really is no further use for them. If somehow they were consumable (e.g., spellbooks getting tattered and worn) then yeah, it would make sense.
     
  13. Maplestone

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    Couldn't the same be said of necromancy scrolls? (and you can get a full book of those in New Haven). Personally, I like the idea of having GM-crafted spellbooks of all types.
     
  14. hawkeye_pike

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    I think obtaining spellweaving scrolls is quite easy. Over 6 months of playing, I collected at least 10 of each scroll type, without specifically hunting for them.