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Fishbone Earring  
 

MAGIC ITEM LORE ITEM
Slot: EAR
DEX: +3
Effect: Enduring Breath (Worn, Casting Time: Instant)
WT: 0.1 Size: TINY
Class: ALL
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 7 (General: Group)
Item Type:Armor
Stackable:No
Merchant Value:3 pp 6 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Tribute:125
Submitted By:Doriath
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Updated By:jtstorm
Source:Live
Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008


Average Price: 1,400pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Very Rare
Level to Attain: 28

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Qeynos Hills


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Killing Hadden causes a serious faction hit.
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No Kill on Hadden
# Oct 22 2006 at 9:10 AM Rating: Decent
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Hadden popped, no one around, hit attack and nothing happened... cannot attack him. Figures, earring is over 2k in the bazaar and now we can't kill the mob that dropped it. Thanks Sony
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No Kill on Hadden
# Jul 02 2008 at 5:44 AM Rating: Decent
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hadden killed 3X this week, still is killable.
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No Kill on Hadden
# Mar 28 2007 at 6:37 PM Rating: Decent
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Killed him with no problem. I got the earring on the first try.

Are you sure you didn't have a fishing pole equipped or something? Lots of newbies do that. You have to have a WEAPON equipped. For example, my mage wouldn't be able to attack him with his black tome with silver runes equipped, now would he?
2x's
# Sep 23 2006 at 10:09 PM Rating: Decent
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I killed him 2x's second time got my earring.
fishscales needed now
# Oct 14 2005 at 5:16 PM Rating: Decent
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now also requires fish scales for effect like turtle bone ring grrrrr
Not Required
# Nov 21 2005 at 4:20 PM Rating: Decent
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Not sure what made you think this, but I was just sitting in Guk waiting for the MM lockout to time out when I read this... so I jumped into some conveniently nearby water (bar shows up)... and then equipped the earring (bar disappeared). No fish scales on my body, so this claim is debunked, this item still works as worn EB.
RE: fishscales needed now
# Oct 14 2005 at 5:55 PM Rating: Decent
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eh? it's gone from worn to triggered?
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RE: fishscales needed now
# May 28 2006 at 2:33 PM Rating: Decent
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NO! Fishbones are NOT needed.
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Rare
# Jul 01 2005 at 5:15 PM Rating: Default
Any time i'm in the zone and hes up I always kill him just incase he has the earring on him I probably have killed him about 10 times in the past year on and off, was in the zone with my level 49 rogue and saw that he was up so I killed him and he had it :).
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Fishbone Earring
# Jun 25 2005 at 11:49 AM Rating: Decent
Well I just killed him at 9:45AM Pacific time. Earring did not drop. Maybe next time
SPAWN?
# Apr 21 2005 at 3:22 PM Rating: Good
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5 Hour real time or 5 hour eq time? for the spawn
RE: SPAWN?
# Apr 21 2005 at 5:24 PM Rating: Decent
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5 hours real time Lio. Good Luck and it may it drop on your first try. =D
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WIERD
# Dec 12 2004 at 2:25 AM Rating: Decent
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I have camped this guy many times, killing Rephas and Axe alot of times to get him to spawn. In the times he actually did spawn ,no earring.
Just so happens i was in QH one night looking for Sir Motte...went running around ,saw Hadden. I had to kill Rephas ,Axe ,& Hadden just once and the earring dropped:)
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RE: WIERD
# Dec 22 2004 at 3:16 AM Rating: Decent
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Do not waste your time killing Axe and Rephas they have absolutely nothing to do with hadden's spawn. Hadden spawns every 5 and a half hours give or take a few minutes. All killing the others on the pond will do is occupy your time. Oh and Rephas drops bait if you run out and don't want to lose the camp.

I have killed Hadden over 60 times and loot 25 earrings. I do know this spawn. OBTW around kill number 50 the faction hit finally added up to the point most merchants in Qeynos would not speak to me.
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RE: WIERD
# Dec 22 2004 at 3:16 AM Rating: Default
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Edited, Wed Dec 22 03:23:25 2004
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Finally
# Oct 19 2004 at 11:15 AM Rating: Decent
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Okay I killed Hadden at 3:30 in the morning last night with my buddy, and sure enough... he dropped the "elusive" Fishbone Earring.

I had to kill him 4 times before i could get the earring! I hope the merchants in Qeynos still sell to me, and I hope the guards don't attack me when I try and go into qeynos lol.
FYI
# Oct 14 2004 at 10:20 AM Rating: Decent
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Someone mentioned that axe broadsmith doesn't get involved... LIES!!!

I camped hadden for almost five hours, then he spawned, I killed him with the help of a high level druid that must have had him timed because she showed up less than a minute after he spawned... she asked if i was there for hadden i said yes, she asked if i needed help, i said yes.

I hit him with a dot and his buddies Axe broadsmith, and the other relphas and his pet, or something like that came to his aide. Good thing she stayed to help me!

We killed him, no earring! blah!
RE: FYI
# Dec 21 2004 at 7:50 PM Rating: Default
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May depend on your level(which you don't mention). Maybe the ones who don't get the adds are higher level than you,so the adds are more scared of them LOL
Personally,I've never killed him...never knew about the earring until recently :-)
May update what I learn if I do farm there.
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#Dadelian, Posted: May 05 2004 at 8:23 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) aight here goes my 2cp worth ive killed em hundreds of times and not once has he dropepd earring and its starting to really tick me off
RE: cheap on lewt
# May 21 2004 at 5:42 AM Rating: Decent
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Killed him 6 times in a row now and still no FBE, was in raid so it cant triv..... Getting some reall bad faction hits with this not dropping =(
RE: cheap on lewt
# May 23 2004 at 11:52 AM Rating: Decent
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make that 8 times now!!!! grrrrrrrr
over priceing
# Apr 30 2004 at 5:25 PM Rating: Default
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be aware now since peeps sell plat on line prices are inflated in the hopes youll respend the plat on an over priced item.
Insane Price
# Feb 18 2004 at 2:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Has anyone else noticed that the price for these in the Bazaar has jumped dramatically since GoD came out? They used to sell for 300pp to 500pp and now the cheapest they are selling for is 5k. This seems a bit outrageous... just exactly how many tribute points do you get for them?
RE: Insane Price
# May 01 2004 at 10:35 PM Rating: Decent
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The reason is because GoD introduced a spot where you could fish for 2000+ plat an hour, with no danger. They nerfed it about a month and a half after release, but the damage was done.
RE: Insane Price
# Aug 07 2004 at 12:12 AM Rating: Default
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how was it nerfed?
RE: Insane Price
# Jun 03 2005 at 8:23 PM Rating: Decent
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The price of the items received through fishing ( 1 - 15lb. fish) was ~11 plat per. Fish a few stacks, and, well.. It adds up.
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Faction hits
# Dec 29 2003 at 9:11 AM Rating: Decent
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Here are the faction hits for those who are too lazy to look up the Hadden link. :)

Gets worse
Merchants of Qeynos
Antonius Bayle
Coalition of Tradefolk
Guards of Qeynos
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RE: Faction hits
# Apr 22 2004 at 4:48 AM Rating: Default
Make friends with an ikky or dark elf ;)
Got real lucky!
# Dec 22 2003 at 11:35 AM Rating: Default
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Killed him the other day at around 2:25pm. Got the earring. That same day there was a 45 min server only patch. I camed at the Hadded camp and when the patch was over I was on fairly fast and he was up again. Second Earring! Now my alts have their EB item)
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Not sure why you think this is hard to get...
# Dec 12 2003 at 12:23 PM Rating: Default
Got up one day and the wife is playing yer young ranger alt and tells me that Hadden is up but noone in the zone is old enough to kill him. He had been up for a while and she even sent a tell to a 50+ druid that was in the zone eventually and druid had no interest in it.

So I logged on, jumped down to North Qeynos and ran there and killed him. He dropped the earring.

See, it REALLY isn't that hard:-)
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Hadden
# Nov 19 2003 at 2:56 PM Rating: Decent
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Hadden Spawns at loc 3801, 991
right in front of Axe Broadsmith's hut
He is a 5hr to 5.5 hr spawn

I have killed him 37 times.. the earring has dropped 5 times.. not good odds.. Soon all my characters will have one =)

also you have to waste the whole 5 hours waiting becasue if you show up only an hour early he will be camped already.. lots of people know when he died last.. set their timers... log out on top of him.. and log in every 5 hours to see if he is camped.

Edited, Wed Nov 19 15:02:38 2003
Not Bad!
# Nov 11 2003 at 6:37 PM Rating: Decent
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I was heading to WK to farm the Ogres abit.. and decided what the ****.. Ran over to see if Hadden was up and for once not camped... and he was!

This was my first time killing him and it was very easy.. root.. send it pet.. dot dot.. nuke...sit.. watch the show.. and I got the fishbone earring! Not bad for a first try.. no waiting and the prized drop!

Revenent Ater'Spiritus ~ LVL 42 Necro (Torv.)
Spawn time/drop rate
# Oct 17 2003 at 1:49 PM Rating: Default
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i soloed hadden for a full cay every four hours. the earring drops 1 of of 10 time. and yes he has a BIG FACTION hit with the Qenyous cleric temple , i believe. the earring went for about 3kpp last time i check. i still have mine for now
My exp with Hadden
# Aug 29 2003 at 7:40 AM Rating: Decent
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I killed Hadden last night. Solo'd him as a 42nd level necromancer. I sat across the lake from the shed with my pet parked in the water between me and the shed.

He popped right outside of the fishing shed, on the edge of the water. I pulled him with a DoT and had my pet engage him in the lake itself. He never left the water. When he died, no earring.

So, put the rumor to rest that engaging Hadden in the water will guarantee an earring.

Further details: In the Shed was a con green guy named "Broadaxe", north of the shed on the same side was con light blue "Rephas" and "Rephas pet". To the south, on my side, was a Qeynos Guard. At the very south tip of the lake was "Erudite Traveler" and "Erudite Traveler pet". Absolutely nobody came to Hadden's aid.

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Edited, Fri Aug 29 08:41:36 2003
Never seen
# Jun 08 2003 at 5:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Is this guy really exist?
I never see this at all.
can anyone tell me the loc of him?
RE: Never seen
# Jul 21 2003 at 3:05 AM Rating: Default
hes on a 4 hour spawn i think..he is very easy and near the lake to the opposite side of the undead circle,also near JP.. the lake ( creek/stream) has 2 chanters, an erudite traveler and rephas, he pops next to axe broadsmith who stands in the shed, near the erudite traveler is a currupt guard
RE: Never seen
# Jun 08 2003 at 6:07 PM Rating: Decent
I've managed to pop in on Hadden four times now, at random times.
Easy kill, just rooted and DoT'd, watched him die, no one assisted him.
He dropped the earring on the first and fourth kills.
I rooted him where he stood, so he was not in the water.
Very much a random drop, but I feel good about my 50% success rate..........so far.
guess I could have a string of no-drops that would ruin that.
RE: Never seen
# Jun 08 2003 at 6:07 PM Rating: Decent
Make that 6 times.
5th time= nada
6th time= drop

Once again, rooted and killed where he was standing.

Edited, Thu Jun 19 21:13:19 2003
Faction?
# Jun 06 2003 at 12:41 AM Rating: Decent
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What negative faction hits to you get camping this guy, ?? Is it first time you are KOS or you can camp him awhile?
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# May 11 2003 at 5:58 AM Rating: Good
Ok here is the date times and what happened.....

I had a toon parked at spawn site....

All times are PST, Times are of his death

9 May 2003 at 0825AM former camp holder dropped him with No drop

1410hrs No Drop
1748hrs No Drop
10 may
0135hrs No Drop
0715hrs Drop
1246hrs KSed by some sneaky a$$ Witch ....
1826hrs No Drop
0004hrs No Drop
0545hrs No Drop - let someone else hold camp but i still had toon sitting there
1113hrs No Drop
1633hrs Drop - person leaves camp .. I take backover
2212 No Drop
11 MAy 03
0339hrs Drop

Strategy:

Not Much to it ... I parked toon at camp...after a kill.. I come back at 5hours and 20 min ... 10-25 minutes later he pops

hope this helps....
just wanted to post since all of the patches.. and all sorts of stuff has been changing in the game.

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Something Fishy About Hadden
# May 08 2003 at 1:06 AM Rating: Decent
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Ok, so I was slapping Chief Goonda around with my 51 bard in WK and get bored and decide to go to QH to see if perchance Hadden is up. To my amazement he was, and to my further amazement, nobody was camping him. Pulled him south through the water, killed him, looted the fishing pole and (WOOT!) the Fishbone Earring. I took note of the time, passed the FB Earring to my 34 warrior.
I come back 5 hours later, nobody is camping him, so I wait. He pops again approximately 5 hrs 20 minutes after the first kill, he has the fishing pole on him. I repeat the process, pulling him south through the water, kill him, bend down to loot and... this is where it gets weird, as soon as I right click his corpse to loot, his fishing pole vanishes from his corpse. The only thing he had on him was some change and words of uselessness. I'm not sure, but I thought I detected a flash in the loot window as it appeared also.


I still had the fishing pole on me from the last time, I don't know if that had any effect, or maybe Verant figured out a way to list the people who have looted him and nerf the loot to them. When he has the fishing pole, he usually drops the fishing pole, but this is the first time I have ever seen visible in-hand loot vanish off a corpse as I attempted to loot it.

I wish I'd burned that fishing pole, or maybe I should try it with another toon. If I find out anymore, I'll let you know.

Boson, 38 Mage
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Edited, Thu May 8 01:30:31 2003
RE: Something Fishy About Hadden
# Sep 06 2003 at 11:12 AM Rating: Decent
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What happened was, the fishing pole is probably a lore item. If you attempt to loot a lore item that you already have, even if it is in the bank and not on you, it will disappear and you will see a message sayiong that you already have one of this item. That's my guess as to what happened.
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No loot
# May 01 2003 at 1:39 PM Rating: Decent
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just killed him, no loot whatsoever. Bah!

Rephas helped him and charmed me for a while! Had to root rephas and train hadden out into the hills where i could take him out safely.

Just a note, he doesnt have a big faction hit. I am STILL ally to guards, merchants, antonius bayle.
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#kingsizeing, Posted: Mar 30 2003 at 1:40 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) will i was there camping Hadden for about 5 hours and then Kivhan comes in and KS him will if i ever see that SOAB i will Kill the MF will just wanted to let you all know to look out for this FDSB
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# Mar 24 2003 at 10:31 AM Rating: Default
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WAt is so good about this item?
RE: item
# Aug 26 2003 at 6:47 AM Rating: Decent
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the EB effect on it?
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RE: item
# May 02 2003 at 10:35 AM Rating: Decent
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Well i did not exactly kill this guy as my level is to low .. 22 SK..

But my brother somewhere in the 35 did kill hadden for it.. and gave me the earring..

I must say this is a very nifty one .. its fun to explore underwater and fight whatever and not worry about breathing because you breath water instead of air :-)

Only question i have is .. how the **** do i regain stamina when i am under water..
i do absolutely nothing and still use stamina

i can go sit and camp underwater .. somehow.. i still use stamina not swimming at all..

any ideas ?

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RE: item
# Mar 26 2003 at 4:22 PM Rating: Decent
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Eh? youre kidding. You dont have to worry about drowning, at all. and for those of us who arent mages or classes who can cast eb, it lets us go places we couldnt normally go
RE: item
# Nov 17 2003 at 1:42 PM Rating: Decent
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Another zone this is a must is Kedge Keep. Seems a multitude of classes has an epic step that involves Kedge. Nothing worse than worrying about that flashing Enduring Breath buff icon while Phinny is whacking your ****. Also, mobs can't dispell this item in the middle of underwater combat.
RE: item
# Oct 17 2003 at 10:38 AM Rating: Decent
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And there are a fair few of underwater zones at the higher lvls and EB is a must.

Sirens Grotto is one that comes to mind. And a lvl 65 who wants to solo there needs an EB item (if they wanna kill the mobs in the water anyway) and 1-2k for the earing is not much;)
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Pulling him into the water...
# Mar 14 2003 at 6:57 PM Rating: Decent
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Well, I got this today, sat around waiting for him like an hour, talking to guildies. All of a sudden a caster pops up from nowhere, he must have been expecting him to be up because he logged before I could send a tell. I figured he must be popping soon so I cast all my good buffs, waited like 10 minutes, then Haddan popped, conned light blue. I cast Harmony of Nature on Rephas(conned light blue) and Axe Broadsmith(conned dark blue), just in case. Remembering the debate of whether pulling him into the water increases your chances of getting the earring, I snared him and went to town, making sure to pull him in the water, but not deep enough that we were swimming. After he died, lo and behold, a fishbone earring. Count this as another testament that he does seem to drop it more often when in the water, but it's by no means solid proof. Some of my guildies are going to camp him, I told them about pulling him into the water, so hopefully we'll get confirmation one way or the other.

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Edited, Fri Mar 14 18:24:44 2003
FishingPoles
# Jan 29 2003 at 11:13 AM Rating: Decent
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Been checking this camp now often to hopefully get a couple of these for our guild members, but always someone was parked waiting for him to spawn. Yesterday I lucked out. Not a soul around. So I waited,not knowing his spawn time. EQ repopped their zones while everyone remained in game , and after pop instantly Haddan was standing there. So I killed him . Took one nuke of "wildfire" and he was dead. My lucky loot was "a fishing pole" and 7 silver!!. SO I checked times. It was approx 4:20 when he popped. Around 7pm I check the camp again, again no one around. So I waited, and waited, Meantime out of boredom I would send a nuke to Rephaas (name?) who stands over across the water by a firepit. Did this quite a few times. He would drop fishing poles, bait, fishscales, fresh fish, grilled rat ears (lore) Axe Broadsmith who stands in the little building was amiable so I left him alone. I had brought bait and with them all dropping Fishing poles I fished too. (Skill now 195) Finally at 9:19 Haddan popped again. One nuke he's dead.. My loot .......Another darn fishing pole !!!! 7 gold and some silver this time. So now I have like 8 fishing poles, some broke or I'd have more. Still no earring. Going to go check him again here in a few. He has to drop this sooner or later (I would hope)


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getting earing
# Jan 13 2003 at 3:36 PM Rating: Default
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I was wondering if while waiting can't you kill the mage, and then the axe guy. He he pops you kill him too?
I'm a lvl 47th SK. You think this would be troublesome for me? I got backup. a lvl 44th cle that can come along with me on this deal.
How quick do the mage and axe guy respawn?
I need to go to Kedge Keep soon so I might as well take some time to get this. Aha, and the PoK Qeynos Stone leads where? Don't want to pop inside qeynos itself and die from guards.
RE: getting earing
# May 25 2003 at 1:18 PM Rating: Decent
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u can easily do this im a 39th season magician and i can take this camp no problem
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# Jan 12 2003 at 10:18 PM Rating: Decent
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I do not know if this is true, but it is quite convincing to me. After camping hadden several varying times, and killing him with a buddy, although being able to solo him, i got no earring. After the 6th time, I almost gave up, and idea came to me, why not pull him into the water? So next pull i get a wizzy to take out chanter, so i cant safely pull Hadden into the lake, to the point where he is swimming, and kill him. TADAAAAH, a great sense of accomplishment and new great item. I dont know if this will work every time, but i got earring on 7th try when i killed him IN the water. Good luck to getting this item, and NO im not selling it unless this is verified that pulling him into the water guarentees getting the earring.

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# Feb 18 2003 at 10:21 AM Rating: Decent
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My forth try, somebody told me to do this. Was using my ogre to kill him before, no adds. my druid, is lvl 39, so i figured, kill him. trade to the ogre. snare, swim, root dot dot, wait. (eb leaves) i run out of breath before this guy dies, i go catch my breath. (only 1 fishscale before my fishing pole broke) roots break, he chases me out of the water, and back. i guess he got his breath, long story to short. killed him under water, and no earing. still camping when i can get him.

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He hit my caster now i gotta kill 'im
Breath
# Jan 08 2003 at 9:45 PM Rating: Default
so this item makes you not breath in water?
#Jizin the Charming, Posted: Apr 21 2003 at 9:36 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) yes
yay =)
# Dec 03 2002 at 10:31 AM Rating: Decent
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Camped him for about 4 hours last night. the best part was.. I took a 45 minute break where I logged off and went for a drive, then I came back, and noone was there! 10 minutes later, he's dead, and I have my EB item..

Gonna try my luck at Bergurgle and soloing in the Grey now, hope that goes well.

Kekkou
52 Cleric on Terris

EDIT: forgot to mention.. I got my begging to 13, because there was nothing better to do. You can either beg from the Axe guy or... 'a boat'

just something to do while you are sitting there, I guess

Edited, Tue Dec 3 10:18:01 2002
got lucky
# Nov 10 2002 at 5:39 AM Rating: Default
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I'll tell ya how lucky I was! Upon returning from Jaggedpine thru Qeynos Hills, I decided to see if he was up. Lo and behold he was! Conned cyan to me (TLC on FV server), so I decided to give it a shot. Sorry to do that to a fellow Northman, but that ear ring is goin ta waste on him! He went down, I got the ear ring! No campping, no Trivial Loot Code! That's luck!!!
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Misleading...
# Jun 20 2003 at 1:20 AM Rating: Excellent
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I assume you are calling the "Cyan" color what I am used to hearing referred to as "light blue." That means that you still get xp from the kill, just not as much from a dark blue con. The TLC does not effect creatures that you get xp from. Soooo, if he conned green to you, the TLC would take hold. Hadden is 28 or 29, which means that you could be up to your 44th season before it would TLC. Your post shows you were 56th season, but if he was light blue to you, you must have been in your (approx.) 44th season when you killed him.

Take heed, my fellow Norrathians...if you walk the realm of Firiona Vie, you must be wary of this thing still. I have a 54th season character and he just TLC'ed Hadden a short while ago. I was told by a friend that Hadden did not TLC because they read the post above me...I didn't believe it, but I wasn't careful enough with my pet this time and--at the very least--was able to justify this response due to my ill fortune.

---edit---

After reading the above post two more times, I think what he meant to say that SINCE Hadden conned light blue to him, he would "give it a shot." Everything I listed above still holds true, however. I just wanted to clarify what he said so nobody else tells a friend there is no TLC on this item. LOL

Edited, Fri Jun 20 01:53:32 2003
RE: Misleading...
# Jun 20 2003 at 1:24 AM Rating: Decent
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I concur with the above statement made by "ArchaicLord." Hadden will, in fact, TLC if you are over your 44th season on FV.
Enduring Breath?
# Oct 30 2002 at 9:27 PM Rating: Default
18 posts
Obtain earring in GM event on Legends. Smiley: yippee
Does anyone know what level enduring breath procs at?
thanks for input Smiley: wink2

Edited, Wed Oct 30 21:08:21 2002
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RE: Enduring Breath?
# Feb 18 2003 at 10:27 AM Rating: Decent
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If it is like my "Runnin shoes" i got from the gnome in rathe area...it is a click effect (any lvl can proc it) is my thinkin. but I need to get mine to tell ya tru.

good luck, and good hunting
Ahma
btw on saryn server
RE: Enduring Breath?
# Mar 25 2004 at 3:24 PM Rating: Decent
30 posts
Also not sure how things work on legends, but when worn, the EB effect is automatic, i.e permanent.
RE: Enduring Breath?
# Nov 10 2002 at 5:41 AM Rating: Decent
43 posts
should be an automatic effect, no proc involved as it is not a weapon (although being on Legends it may be different, I dont know.) Try swimming under water to see if your breath meter comes up.
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this mofo
# Oct 17 2002 at 4:20 AM Rating: Default
LOL. I too omw to jaggedpine again from everfrost. Chk tracked didnt know the fools name but saw someone i didnt recognize near axe (great rangers cant sort by distance). At 52 green as ****, sent tell to my friend that has camped him "is this EB earing guy named hadden?" answer "yes" ALLY to me hmmm. /smack smack. Goes down quick, no FRIGGING earing not even a copper. BAHHHH. glad as **** i didnt sit for 6 hrs waiting for him to pop, got lucky on mob, but no earing.......think ill stick to fishscales and give rebreathers to my alts


this dude blows.
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Great...
# Oct 08 2002 at 4:48 PM Rating: Decent
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This is probably by far the easiest, tradeable, monk wearable, permanent effect EB you can get (there are only 4 others; the rebreather, shissar eye earring, sleeves of the kelpmaidens, and the ornately runed shell necklace). Of course this is THEORETICALLY easy to get, you still have to find him and have him drop the ring... but he's pretty easy to defeat by anybody mid 30's or higher, assuming you can find the guy. Compare that to things that drop in The Grey or Siren's Grotto... or finding a skilled tinker and shelling out 2k or more (and the rebreather weighs 10 stones, not exactly something a monk would want!). I'd like to try to get one! I already got my purple headband, and that's all I care about Qeynos faction for anyway.
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got my earring...
# Aug 29 2002 at 12:29 AM Rating: Decent
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Well I had to kill him 5 times to get it. Spawn time is not exactly 5 hours 20 minutes, but seems to vary to anything up to 6 hours.

The first 4 kills I just rooted him and burned him where he stood. The fifth time, I tried something different - I dragged him out into the deeper water and killed him there and he had the earring!

Yes, it may be coincindence, but who knows, killing him in the water may improve your chance of him dropping the earring. I thought I'd mention it for future campers to try out.

Oh, and for those who are faction conscious, head over to Blackburrow and whack puppies to get that faction back in line. Heck, its kinda fun running through there at 48th and smacking out some revenge on those puppies from my low-level days.

Edited, Thu Aug 29 01:31:23 2002
Spawn Time
# Aug 16 2002 at 3:31 PM Rating: Default
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5 hour and 20 minute spawn if anyone wants to know
first time
# Aug 05 2002 at 7:38 PM Rating: Decent
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I am super lucky. I was running to Jaggedpine to buy some cheese this morning before work. As is my habit, I checked track as I ran through Q hills. I was totally shocked to see him on track and light blue to my 39 ranger. I did a quick who, thinking someone had been camping him. There where only 3 players in the zone and the other 2 were level 10's. WOOT!
So I tracked him down and hacked him down. He had the earring. No camping for hours on end. Very lucky!
the earring
# Jul 30 2002 at 8:58 AM Rating: Decent
35 posts
This earing is a nessesity if your going to fight in KK without it your will drown cuse it will wear off and the chanter is gonna be oom and yoru gonna die id pay 3kfor it
KEWL!
# Jul 26 2002 at 9:06 PM Rating: Decent
sat for about 3 hours and went LD. Came back to find he had popped during mY LD. lucky a druid was there that i am friends with and didnt know about loot ) hehe. and this is my first hadden kill and WOOHOO!!!! dropped earring. i traded for 1k and golden chitin bracer. which has kinda ripped me off but ah well! ) i can always try for another one tomorrow
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no earring yet
# Jul 10 2002 at 4:11 AM Rating: Decent
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I must have the WORST luck with this guy. I have camped him on and off for 3 weeks and have killed him 11 times. NO earring. I have at least 9 fishing poles though, lol. Anyways after spending this much time camping him, I am not going to quit. I will eventually end up with the earring. (cross my fingers)

1st time some of you say, consider yourselves lucky. :)

Kettra 39 druid
antonius bayle
RE: no earring yet
# Oct 15 2003 at 10:00 PM Rating: Default
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Not easier if your a necro. Getting KC faction is tough. Tried soloing in SS and keep getting waylaid by level 60 guards
Too Rare
# Jun 11 2002 at 4:08 PM Rating: Decent
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Get a druid friend to cast enduring breath on you and go to the grey. Convince one of the soloers there to let you loot the snake organs and get the quest necklace instead. MUCH easier then spending the time camping this dude.
RE: Too Rare
# Jun 13 2002 at 9:49 AM Rating: Decent
What is the name of the quest necklace??
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RE: Too Rare
# Jun 21 2002 at 1:59 PM Rating: Decent
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Amulet of the Grey Waste
#Metto, Posted: Jun 10 2002 at 2:27 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) will someone camp him i need one plz send tell if you get one to Stridem.
RE: i need one
# Jun 25 2002 at 9:05 PM Rating: Default
get one your self. everyone else has to fight there way up the ladder of skill and levels.
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The Worst Camp Ever
# Jun 04 2002 at 8:44 PM Rating: Excellent
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I don't mean to be so negative, but this is the worst camp I've ever done since I started playing EQ. Not only does it take ALL DAY (or all night!), you constantly have people fighting with you for it. Someone always ends up walking by during the last 45 minutes before the random spawn time, when you've been there over FIVE HOURS already holding your camp, and begins to hound you with questions on the last time he died. High level people who have it on timers, log in, and try to out damage you. (If this happens to you, turn on your logs and load a level 1 nuke if you can to get first damage.)

Regardless, bad things happen at this camp. The evil in people comes out in all it's horrible glory, and it's just wrong.

I may always be a little bit sad that the jerks, and yah I mean jerks, who would take the Hadden kill from a server crash (before the delayed random spawn patch) that knocked me off my camp or bullied me off the camp always seemed to get the drop, laugh at me, and gate. I would have been very proud to have gotten the earring myself since I was capable of it, but it was not to be.

If you can buy this earring, do it. Just buy it. Save yourself the time, the frustration, the negative faction hits, and the disappointment of watching your fellow players turn into school yard tyrants.

I stood through this camp about 6 times. I was finally put in contact with a very nice fellow who was selling his earring. I paid at bit over 2k, and in the end, was glad to do so. I have used it innumerable times since then.

Edited, Tue Jun 4 21:36:08 2002
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What the...!
# May 26 2002 at 2:38 PM Rating: Default
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Fishbone Earring has a stat of +3 Dex and permanent charges of Enduring Breath. Big Deal! And people are willing to pay 3k for this? Come on, people! There has got to be a better way to spend your time than camping this ******* for an earring!
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RE: What the...!
# Nov 22 2002 at 10:44 PM Rating: Default
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Ever here of going LD and drowning to death HUH HUH?
#manchine, Posted: Sep 26 2002 at 10:52 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) What an idiot. You can't even spell Kedge Keep can you?
RE: What the...!
# May 27 2002 at 6:15 PM Rating: Decent
44 posts
When you're fighting underwater or in The Grey or swimming through Cazic Thule, you will be very happy that you don't need to worry about REcasting enduring breath in the heat of battle, or while running/swimming. You don't want to be the guy screaming for a recast while taking hits because you can't breathe. And even if you're the caster, it could be impossible if not at least inconvenient to have to refresh yourself.

I have to admit 1.5-3k is a lot in this poor ranger's opinion, and camping it is a total pain, but it's at least worth the camp for those situations - however rare - when you really need it.

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Chionia <Grievous>
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There are actualy some nice people :)
# May 20 2002 at 6:35 PM Rating: Decent
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Hiya,

I just logged in this morning for a 30 minutes wakeup game before work.
As I was parked in QHills, I decided to have a look for this "Hadden-guy" that so many people talk about.

When I came to the lake, Hadden was not there - I got a tell from a Guild mate, so I stood there chatting.

Well... what should I say. POP. There he was.
As I am only level 35 and this Caster Friend of Hadden had Charmed me a few minutes before (when I killed the guy in the Fisherman's hut), I sent a call in the Guild Channel for assistance.

Hahaha stupid me. Within 30 Seconds another player was at the site and asked me to engage. I explained to him my situation.

Well.... He said "OK I kill him and I dont loot."
Said that he cast ONE spell and Hadden dropped like an old bag. He realy did NOT loot Hadden.
Within another 10 seconds a second guy came running. Looking for Hadden. He also left the loot to me.

So after I could finaly open the loot window, there it was. A Fishing pole, some rune, and THE FISHBONE EARING.

Thanks so much to those guys who realy do FAIRPLAY and do not KS.

(Jongmun, 35 Monk, Antonius Bayle)

P.S.: It looks like it also saved me some realy unwanted faction hits - Thanks a lot

Edited, Mon May 20 19:30:16 2002
WTb
# Apr 07 2002 at 2:46 PM Rating: Default
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wanna buy this on drinal server gimmie an e-mail at Shua824@aol.com if ya got one for sale

Edited, Sun Apr 7 18:01:45 2002
I got one!
# Apr 07 2002 at 1:58 AM Rating: Decent
33 posts
I was camping him tonight, and spent about 3 hours sitting on the ground just looking at the hut. Then I got the urge and hopped in a canoe and spent about a minute turning it around, when I jumped out I landed on top of Hadden. I dropped him with 2 nukes and to my surprise, had an earring.

Lots of people coveted my camp, at least 4 people ran by, so you might have to watch out for KSers.

I won't be welcomed in quite a few places from now on hehe.
EB Amulet??
# Mar 21 2002 at 7:29 PM Rating: Default
ok, what is this amulet people keep talking about? i dont get up to laglin much cause i dont have a P4 2.2gig, 2gig ram, GeForce4, ect... machine, but would gladly make the trip despite the lag if i could get my grubby lil hands on an EB item. anyone w/ info on this quest please post. is it a tough quest? any stats (aside from the EB), is it permanent EB or triggered? please, need the info. thanks.

Jaredd Silverwolf
55 druid
Clan X
The Rathe
RE: EB Amulet??
# Apr 15 2002 at 4:01 PM Rating: Decent
8 posts
Not that high level, I was lvl 54 (druid) when I started soloing the shissar stalkers in The Grey. I saw groups of lvl 45's killing them in droves while I was there. You have a much better chance of getting the organs off of the shissar revenants, though, as they are much more common off of them. You will need a group to handle them and any adds you may get wandering by.
RE: EB Amulet??
# Mar 30 2002 at 11:07 AM Rating: Decent
22 posts
Amulet of the Gray Wastes, click on the Hadden link above and scroll down, there is a link posted there for the quest. FYI it is a high level quest, though
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