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Medusa Key Gathering

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by Deception, May 17, 2010.

  1. Deception

    Deception Sage
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Oct 25, 2004
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    So I went down to collect keys to do a Medusa for the first time ever... and after 30-45 minutes of running around activating every snake pit until it disappeared, I came up with zero eggs. Looked all over ground and nothing.

    Am I missing something here?

    The way I understand it is that by doing this, the eggs will appear on the ground near the pit. Am I supposed to use a snake charming flute? I kinda assumed that I can't without music.

    Thanks in advance
  2. You don't need music to use a snake charming flute, but you do need a flute if you want the eggs.
  3. Farsight

    Farsight Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran

    May 12, 2008
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    And it helps a lot if you use a mage or stealther to collect the keys. There's something odd with the snakes targetting and losing their direction when charmed. Or you could accidentally kill the snake you're trying to charm. So not being seen by the snakes saves time and effort as well.

    It usually takes me 10-15 minutes for a full set of eggs using my mages (I have no stealther).
  4. NuSair

    NuSair Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran

    May 21, 2008
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    Stealther w/ninjitsu.
  5. The Music skill apparently gives some bonus but isn't necessary.
  6. Kellgory

    Kellgory Certifiable
    Stratics Veteran

    May 14, 2008
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    If you don't have a Mage or stealther, you can always use invis pots. Using the flute is much faster than running around sticking your hand in the holes.
  7. BeefSupreme

    BeefSupreme Guest

    And gather the eggs with a character you're not gonna
    fight with again til after server down. Damn flutes still
    bug your characters attack. Or after gathering eggs you run through
    and kill every snake you charmed. Can't believe this hasn't
    been fixed yet.