EEraids/ LE raids, week 3

I posted for LE shroud just after 9pm Swedish time on Saturday, and was quickly joined by a few ppl, including Nurmaso and Lubash. Then we waited. I asked ppl to join in EEraids channel, in titan channel, sent a few tells… It took about 1.5h before we had a full party and when we did, I realised we didn’t have a hurler.. that is a warlock with “Hurl through hell”. We could have gone without one, but seeing as this is a tough raid, having to do the reds in p2 more than once isn’t really ideal. So, I decided to run Darth’s warlock instead of Thazara. Since I already had 2 completions of this raid, and we also had another cleric in the party, I felt we would benefit more from the warlock than from Thaz.

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It would seem that Reaper difficulty is coming

During the week several of us noticed that the quest difficulty windows had gotten a space to the right for a new difficulty, which we assume is the expected reaper difficulty. I believe someone had even tried this difficulty on Lamannia. The new space worked fine for quests, not so well for wildernesses. Check out the picture below.

That’s all for this post.
Thank you for stopping by.

By ddomicki Posted in Random

Farming Hayweird Foundry

So, I’ve run all the quests in The Night Revels, I did them last year, and this year as well (including the two new ones for this year), and found that for the most amount of mats for the least effort, Hayweird Foundry is the quest to run. And at exactly 5 levels above your own level. Each run would give me 9 almonds, 9 cinnamons, 9 caramels, 9 apples.. and chocolates I didn’t really pay attention to as I was making them while farming keys anyway. A solo run for me would take 5-6 minutes. Scroll down for the video.

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EEraids/ LEraids Saturday

I’ve been trying to resurrect my EEraids channel, and with some added advertising, it’s actually been going really well. I think we had a good number over 20 people in the channel on Saturday when I logged on. Still, if it wasn’t for the Germans, I don’t think my LE Shrouds would be going anywhere. They’re giving me the dps and raid knowledge I need to succeed. My previous attempt was a failure, but every failure should be a learning experience.

This week I posted for LE Shroud at 9pm GMT+2 (3pm EST) and after my initial joiners we were struggling to get a full party. I started checking The Who panel for names I recognized and started asking people if they’d like to come join. I got a few joiners that way. After about an hour we were ready to start. I again took the role of healer and raiser, while keeping an eye out for trash spawns. Those nasty kobolds that smack you for over 1k. We struggled a bit, but nothing like my previous try, and it didn’t feel hopeless, and no near failure situations, except maybe a moment in p5. All in all a good run.

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Lord Stephelare

I spent my Sunday farming keys for The Night Revels and running Hayweird Foundry over and over, trying to get as many runs done in an as short time as possible. I was running it at level 35 on Thazara who is lvl 30, so didn’t care about xp, I just wanted mats. One of the runes that have to be activated require that you kill a Vampire named Lord Stephelare. I must have done around 20 runs of this quest, and in all except one of the runs, I encountered him in his vampire form.

But then, suddenly in one run, he looked like an old man with a white beard.

🙂 I have no idea if this is was because the quest glitched, or if he’s supposed to look like that once in a while.

That’s all.
Cheers.

How to flag for the Titan raid

This is a raid that is not run a lot anymore, but I figured I would do a video of the flagging process anyway. First head over to the Restless Isles. If you do not have a high level navigator on your guild ship, you must first complete the Hiding in Plain Sight quest to be able to travel to The Foothold.

In the Foothold, talk to Karn Cold-Trail twice to pick up the raid/ preraid. You are able to pick it up before running the quests/ acquiring the sigil, but you will not be able to enter until have repaired the sigil. Then head down into the underwater-passage to make your way to the quest givers.  I used this map to navigate.

Following the map I linked, this is how I made my way to Mul-Tong:
1. Under ground passage A -> B
2. Over ground, pick up key at B then B -> C
3. Under ground C -> E, pick up key at E over ground
4. Back down from E, as E doesn’t have a bridge
5. Under ground E -> F
6. Over ground F -> G
7. Under ground G -> H
8. Pick up quest at H over ground
To find the quest from the quest giver at H:
1. Back down at H
2. Under ground H -> G
3. Over ground G -> F

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By ddomicki Posted in Advice

Favor: 5585

I finally did it. It only took me a bit over 5 years, but I finally have a complete set of elite runs of all the non solo quests in ddo. Legendary Shroud and The Mark of Death were my final two.

Total Favor: 5585

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LE Shroud, finally

Last night when I logged on, some ppl had an lfm up for LE Shroud, and I was invited to join. I still intend to do my own this Saturday afternoon after 3pm EST, but I figured getting some experience would not be a bad idea, especially since I do intend to post my own. If I run the same character, I will need to buy a legendary timer bypass for later.

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