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Shining Metallic Robes  
 

MAGIC ITEM
Slot: CHEST
AC: 10
INT: +9
SV FIRE: +8 SV COLD: +8
Focus: Spell Haste II
WT: 3.5 Size: MEDIUM
Class: NEC WIZ MAG ENC
Race: HUM ERU HIE DEF GNM IKS FRG DRK
Slot 1, Type 7 (General: Group)
Slot 2, Type 21 (Special Ornamentation)
Item Type:Armor
Appearance:Shining Metallic Robes
Tint:
 
Color (RGB):0, 0, 0
Stackable:No
Merchant Value:3 pp 5 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Tribute:6755
Submitted By:Doriath
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Updated By:jtstorm
Source:Live
Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008


Average Price: No Data Pricing Data...
Rarity: Uncommon
Level to Attain: 45

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Drops: This item is found on creatures.

Lower GukSteamfont Mountains

Quests: This item is used in quests.
ErudinHighpass HoldRuins of Old Paineel (The Hole)


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Lucky me
# May 26 2009 at 8:25 AM Rating: Default
Be sure to check Bazaar first, i was lucky and got it for 1500pp , but i had to goto LGuk anyway for the scribe part, si i bought the robe anyway and went to LGuk. Another lucky streak as the scribe was up, charmed him and got that part done. Thinking this was a lucky day i made a quick jump over to arch magus and he was up too , killed it and low and behold another robe, not lore great. Sold the second one in bazaar for 25k lol . Some of those lucky days make Eq so much fun for me =)
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Forget Arch Magus - Go Yendar
# Feb 01 2009 at 2:21 AM Rating: Decent
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I gotta believe finding Yendar in Steamfont has to be a ton easier than going to LGuk so I did it that way. Had my druid track him after talkin to his bro in the mage guild Ak'anon, then logged in the toons to kill him with.
High resists? Pshaw, let's say UNGODLY resists.
Melee is MANDATORY here, you gotta beat him down. Tried first with 73 sham and 66 cleric. Nothing would stick spellwise / nukewise and we couldnt generate enuff melee to take him out. Got him down under 20% and then he ran us all over the zone. Couldnt root him and then they were both OOM. He was light blue to the 73 sham.
Went back with my 66 war and shaman, just kept casting Spirit of Puma. Only had to heal the warrior twice. Cake.
got my SMR!
# Feb 09 2007 at 6:33 PM Rating: Decent
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Got one today off of the first Arch Magus I ever encountered after maybe 4 or 5 place holders. Needed help to do it with my 48 chanter. Thanks to the friendly High Elf cleric who helped me out!

-Alda of the Nameless
Drop
# Jan 19 2007 at 1:56 PM Rating: Decent
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pain in the butt if you've never been to lower guk lol. took my 69 mage out to get the robe. after getting lost w/ the ingame map not being much of help, I finally found the Arch Magus's room. killed the wizard twice, and Magus twice, and the spawn time wasnt that far apart...maybe 20mins to 30mins.
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Price on Erolisi marr
# Nov 02 2006 at 7:36 AM Rating: Decent
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I saw the smr in bazaar for 38k and it has been the only one there. I don't care how long it takes to camp. There is no way i am going to pay that much for it. Ive camped it for 11 hrs now and all ph's.
If you want the SMR....
# Jun 15 2006 at 3:25 PM Rating: Decent
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If you want the SMR just go take out Yendar Starpyre. He is wearing it and drops it when you kill him. I went and slayed the gnome for my baby chanter after hearing how many peeps have had probs trying to get this from LGuk. He drops this robe every time. He is very resistant but not to bad of a fight.
The Post below me is gonna kill me!
# Apr 15 2006 at 4:40 AM Rating: Default
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Your not gonna believe this but on Tunare i was farming the Fabled Executioner's Axe on my berserker. (4 and 1/2 hours!!!!!) I then headed out that direction trying to find a way to the floor up. I ran into this guy just randomly buffing and rebuffing himself, so i moved around and dropped him easy. (this was on my paladin of course)
Guide to Camping the SMR
# Nov 18 2005 at 8:17 PM Rating: Decent
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I thought I would share all the things you need to successfully obtain the SMR.

1.) 29 hours of free time
2.) 12 pots of coffee
3.) 4 packs of smokes (Roughly, one per Silversilk Leggings drop)
4.) Solitaire on your PC or Mac
5.) A friend to take over camp for a few, while you regain your sanity
6.) A good CD to rock back and forth in your chair to
7.) A soft, foamy covering for your mouse, when you bang your head on the desk

A detatchment with reality helps, but isn't required.


All of this is what got me through to the end. Now, onto the rest of my ENC's epic.
Any New Info
# Nov 11 2005 at 12:57 PM Rating: Decent
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Ok - I've been camping the Arch Ghoul Magus for a week now, at least 5 hours a day. I have had the Magus pop numerous times. Most of the time he has popped 3 or 4 times in a row. I've have killed the Magus about 2 dozen times now, and have yet to see the glitter of a shining metallic robe... Only the crappy leggings.

I would petition the GM to find out if there is a problem, however, I haven't seen a GM on Druzzil Ro in well over 6 months.

I would buy the robe, But I don't have the 7k for which it is currently selling for right now.

I've read several posts that state the Magus is a rare spawn and getting him to spawn is what takes the time - Well, maybe they fixed his spawn rate, because I can usually get him to spawn serval times a day, and several times in a row.

If they did fix his spawn rate, they certainly have not fixed the drop rate on the robe :(
Yendar Starpyre
# Jul 12 2005 at 9:20 PM Rating: Decent
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This robe is also dropped by Yendar Starpyre, a gnome in Steamfont. He roams around. He has really high resists and is some kind of intelligence caster. Took him down with me (52 rogue), 70 cleric, 65 bard, 62 SK, and 65 Ranger. This is a lot easier than camping the Ghoul Arch Magus in Guk for X amount of days. So far, I have killed him once and he dropped it once. Now i am missing just one piece for rogue epic (dang kedge robe). Hope this is a help.

Dromo,52 Rogue
Saryrn Server
Yendar Starpyre
# Jan 24 2007 at 5:29 PM Rating: Decent
To save yourself a trip to kedge and hours of camping phinny just move on to the part where you have to kill the general, the coercer that is with him drops the robe of kedge. hope this helps =)
Nerfed?
# Nov 17 2004 at 1:19 PM Rating: Decent
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I am on the Firiona Vie server and recently have been helping a guildie camp the ghoul arch magus for this drop. 4 days and still no robes! I remember when I had to get these for my epic and they dropped the first time that I killed him. Did they nerf this drop or what?



Nelinye Velrayne
Enchantress of the 65th Season
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Edited, Wed Nov 17 13:23:22 2004
RE: Nerfed?
# Jan 18 2005 at 7:53 AM Rating: Default
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Edit: Removing all my posts and stopping payment on premium because of karma trolls, and poor administration.

Edited, Tue May 10 12:28:22 2005
RE: Nerfed?
# Jul 03 2005 at 4:38 PM Rating: Default
how is allakhazam poor administratoin?
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RE: Nerfed?
# Jul 20 2005 at 4:07 PM Rating: Default
Probably because they said they wouldn't fix his karma or something like that.
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Graphics?
# Oct 03 2004 at 1:54 AM Rating: Decent
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OK, this may seem like a silly question and I don't know where else to post it. I have noticed that some items that have a pic on allakhazam have a transparent portion (like the SMR DE fem pic) on DE, HE, and Erudite females. I don't see this in game. The robe doesn't have a transparent portion. Then I got to thinking, I have never seen any armor like this. So my question is; is there some graphics setting I'm overlooking or is this something that has been changed in the game or what. I have all the Luclin graphics turned on, /dopropertinting on, texture quality maxed. Is there anything I'm overlooking?
Prices?
# Feb 29 2004 at 3:35 PM Rating: Decent
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I don't know if it is just the Prexus server, but I looked these up in the bazaar a couple days ago and then have more than tripled in price. I had bought one two months ago for 1800 pp and now people are asking almost 10K pp.
Is this just happening on Prexus or is this global?
RE: Prices?
# Oct 02 2004 at 9:33 AM Rating: Decent
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Probably global... on Tunare Server in Bazaar 20K only 1 available in there
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#Rinoxel, Posted: Jan 07 2004 at 9:37 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) GET THIS MY BROTHER DECIDE LAST NIGHT TO GO DOWN TO LOWER GUK AND FACTION MUCH TO HIS DISMAY SOME 65 WARRIOR WAS DOWN THERE CLEANING UP THE WHOLE ZONE SO HE JUST DECIDED TO CHECK OUT THE MAGUS
rogue epic aslo
# Apr 26 2003 at 6:46 PM Rating: Decent
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hehe just droppin in to say that rogues may need this for their epic too :P it is used for a side quest to obtain the cazic quill which is a very rare drop off of mobs in Hate and the general in Kithicor.... 4 robes are needed robe of the oracle/ robe of the ishva/ robe if the kedge/ and the SMR.... just lettin peeps know us rogues aint just doin it for the money
got it quick
# Mar 20 2003 at 7:27 AM Rating: Default
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OK. I'm only a 41 Enchanter so I know that i'm not supposed to be able to take this guy....but i did some how. I dont know how but i did.......i only wanted to do it for fun and see the guy that everyone complains about never poping. I got there and he was up already and no one was around, so i attacked him. I killed him after about 20min of duking it out. But when i looted him i got my SMR. so in the end i only took about 40 min out of my day trying to get it. How great is that!!!

Christatoc Helbringer
Chanter of the 41st season
#Grigner, Posted: Jul 11 2004 at 2:36 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Liar. He's level 45. Thats red to you theres no way you soloed him. Even with a summoned or charmed pet. and I doubt you did it with a charmed pet.
me
# Feb 02 2003 at 9:28 PM Rating: Decent
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nice robe almost got it...but i just kept my crystalline robe...looks good with everything i got...and the rest of ym gear makes up for lost stats
SMR FARMING
# Dec 03 2002 at 5:11 PM Rating: Decent
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please dont do this, its bad dont ya know,
many enchanters want said robe for the epic only to go to l guk and some lvl 64 or 65 monk is farming them to sell in the bazaar...

I say bah
5k-6k robe
# Sep 23 2002 at 1:56 PM Rating: Default
This is selling for 5k-6k on Torvonnilous server. I sold one for 4999k last night. won it on a roll.
RE: 5k-6k robe
# Oct 08 2002 at 4:49 PM Rating: Default
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Someone tell me I'm not losing my mind here. Last time I've checked, the SMR was selling for 3k to 4k max on the Innoruuk server. But the other night in the bazaar, I've actually saw the SMR sell for 10K.

Did VI nerfed the drop rate on it to hike up the prices?
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RE: 5k-6k robe
# Oct 11 2002 at 10:31 AM Rating: Decent
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The increase in price is because of increased competition since Verant put Spell Haste II on this (thus increasing the speed of spells like Gate, Feign Death, Darkness, Root, and other low-to-mid level life-savers that INT casters need to get off fast).

I'm thinking of getting one myself, but it will have to wait. My BCR will do for now, and I *need* a horse for soloing. I think with the mana benefit of a horse my 42 necro will never need to med-break while soloing!
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#Nimra, Posted: Mar 25 2003 at 11:24 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) not realy moonstone ring do spell hast 2 and they goes for 100pp at top max.
RE: 5k-6k robe
# Aug 25 2003 at 3:55 PM Rating: Default
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quote: "and if U pay over 3k for a robe with only 8int and spell hast II ur a dumb. "

I know that if I bought it it would be because it is part of my epic, not for the 9 int.

Edited, Mon Aug 25 16:44:41 2003
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RE: 5k-6k robe
# Mar 25 2003 at 11:25 PM Rating: Default
dop sry the robe got 9int wooo
RE: 5k-6k robe
# Apr 16 2003 at 9:02 PM Rating: Decent
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Moonstone rings extend range not spell haste..
SMR!! 975 Roll!
# Sep 19 2002 at 7:00 AM Rating: Default
Well good story to tell:

I was down in L Guk to get my mask of deception, hooked up with a group and we went to the Store Room. Killed a little, the ranger in our group tracked Arch Mage, so what the heck, we thru on our invis vis undead and went down there and killed him, he dropped it the first time! well at the time I had no idea what he dropped, so we rolled. ( I have never rolled hi on random 1000, never ) I rolled 975!!1 WOoot!!! Well now i have this on the Torv server and will be in bazaar selling this weekend. So if anyones interested. its going to 9k on our server, so Ive been told, but who knows the way prices are being driven down, due to people now knowing what they got.
What ta do?
# Sep 14 2002 at 9:07 AM Rating: Default
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Going to begin MQing the droppable parts of Enc epic. My guildies often wander in to LGuk, and no doubt we can take him downtown, but there is 1 slight problem....

Since he's a rare spawn, should I...
a) Buy the robe on Xev for 9 FRICKIN K!!!???
or
b) Stay up a couple of nights to get him to spawn and get the robe.

What ta do?
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RE: What ta do?
# Oct 09 2002 at 11:44 AM Rating: Default
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I recently finished this part and have some info you may find handy.

Save your money unless you have nothing better to do with it.

The Arch Magus is indeed a rare spawn...I believe somewhere in the area of a 15% chance, with the SMR being his rare drop. (This has been discussed before).

I spent 2 nights camping for this with several members of my guild and other friends. Overall we had a great time. If you camp in the AM room and pull from Lord and Hand (and frenzy if you're lucky enough to have a nearly empty zone) a group of 50-55 (the makeup of my groups) will get decent loot and exp...and be relitively safe.

Patience is the key here, just get a good group together and have fun without worrying about the drop. Of course, you may have to wait a little bit and gain some strength before you go...

As far as MQing...I believe (I'd have to look at my notes again) that this is the only droppable part of the epic :( and since all our turn-ins are combines first, there is no nodrop MQs that can occur. (with the exception of the Copy of Notes portion...not sure on the MQability there).



Edited, Thu Jan 30 01:01:56 2003
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Camping not worth it
# Sep 10 2002 at 10:43 AM Rating: Decent
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My take on camping these things: Don't do it. Waiting 3 hours for a rare spawn and then waiting another three hours because he didn't drop the item you wanted is just not worth it. With the bazaar you can now get 3 times the ammount of pp you'd need to buy this item in the time it takes to drop.

And the people who do camp these things? All the time spent down here in the cellars makes em go insane. :P

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RE: Camping not worth it
# Apr 11 2004 at 2:17 PM Rating: Decent
the problem for me is that i DON'T have 5k to buy this friggin robe. thank god there was the fabled mob party going on down there today. it is amazing how there is never a rogue in lguk when i am there. anyhow, i worked this zone for 6 hours and we WERE killing placeholders and the bastard NEVER spawned, let alone drop this friggin robe. i did however manage to snag a Fabled Serrated Bone Dirk. i think the raid felt bad for me. oh well. i guess i do it again next week. i still have to get the damned kedge robe too. /sigh. now i see why people don't do epics anymore. with all the great weps out there, maybe it really isn't worth it anymore. and just a note, can SoE PLEASE update the graphics on the epic wep's? why do they look like such crap? hello, a 15/25 blade with mad stats and 40 haste should not look like something jack dumbass made in shop class.
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RE: Camping not worth it
# Feb 10 2003 at 3:01 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm guessing that you happen to have one for sale on your server, no?
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#Kanvarwen, Posted: Aug 20 2002 at 3:51 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) want to trade for/buy this robe on Ayonae Ro, please send Garll a tell, would also like to arrange a raid into Lguk to pickup some stuff, FBSS, SMR, and other stuff
yes
# Aug 07 2002 at 5:06 AM Rating: Default
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They still drop it
Very lucky guy
# Aug 02 2002 at 2:57 PM Rating: Default
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HEHE I just read the last post and I'm very sorry dude. I was in lguk ent and all of a sudden some trains a lighty bard. Well needless to say the arch mage was in the train and very low on life may I add well me and another monk stared to kill it and he FD and I finsihed him off I didn't know it till 5 mins later what a tresure I came across.

Xotron Nitewing
45th Monk <Trao`Lech>
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SMR
# Jul 21 2002 at 5:38 PM Rating: Default
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this is annoyingly hard to get, selling for 3k on my server now and the magus never drops... and of course the one time I see it dropped I roll a what? a 5, camped for at least 7 hours dropped once lost the roll need for my epic, it's the only thing I don't have(/don't wanna buy kedge robe too hard to get so gotta MQ)
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Is this thing dropping?
# Jul 20 2002 at 8:03 AM Rating: Default
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I sat and camped this puppy for several hours yesterday. He popped, but only had leggings. If the AM is not dropping the SMR, then I don't think any of us wants to waste our time staring at froggies. Anyone know what is up with this?
Drop rate changed?
# Jul 15 2002 at 6:20 PM Rating: Default
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Either i'm having terrible luck, or the drop rate has been changed on this. Back about 4 months ago, i got this robe in about 6 or 7 hours of camping magus. Recently, i've spent almost 10 nights (not in a row) camping him for Shiny underfoot robe quest and all i get are those stupid leggings. Everyone i've seen who has either left before me, or camped the magus after me, also said it is not dropping for them either. Gm says it still drops (on Brell Serillis). What gives?
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#AnitalynnWyndRyder, Posted: Jul 16 2002 at 8:39 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) After 8 hours of camping, no magus :( but then right as I was leaving, he shows, drops leggings. I stay for one more repop, he shows, drops robe. Cant complain about that I suppose. This was on rodcet nife also.
drops still on nameless
# Jun 30 2002 at 10:17 AM Rating: Default
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Last weekend it dropped for our group
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# Jun 15 2002 at 12:32 PM Rating: Default
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Anyone looking to sell this on Quellious server? I want this robe soo bad! It's pretty and I'll need it for my epic later on in the game. Also, once I hit 29 + Clarity is there ANY possibility I could camp the dude who drops this with a group? Also, anyone have a average price on Quellious? Thanks in advance! =)

Calaya Clearmind
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Edited, Sat Jul 13 16:25:24 2002
Not dropping
# Jun 12 2002 at 9:07 AM Rating: Default
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Just FYI. after camping the AM for about 20 hours off and on last weekend. he poped numerous times never droped the robe. I petitioned a GM to see if there was a problem. GM got back to me saying that the SMR was not dropping since the last patch :(
Hopefully the patch today will fix that problem
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RE: Not dropping
# Jun 12 2002 at 5:10 PM Rating: Default
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Oh thats just great, now that I have been camping it for a week straight :( Just thought I was having bad luck and then I hear this! Bah Verant at least could have told us so I wouldn't have wasted so much of my time.
bah
# Apr 03 2002 at 8:34 AM Rating: Decent
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this a long spawntime?
rogue starting epic
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RE: bah
# May 01 2002 at 3:58 PM Rating: Decent
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Me and 3 other people lvls 47-54 camped LHM last night and spawn time on all of the mobs were 29 minutes. reall easy to keep it clear. PH or the mob themselves 1 every 9 minutes keeps things well balanced for mana reproduction.
lucky!
# Mar 13 2002 at 2:16 AM Rating: Decent
When I have reached camp spot, there was PH.
I killed him, and after about 30minutes, Magus popped and dropped SMR. I couldn't believe ;)

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#Willdude the Quick, Posted: Feb 24 2002 at 7:34 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Heheh They should sell the SMR for 20k just like they do the Jade Rever for Ranger, Druid Epics...
RE: even
# Mar 28 2002 at 6:32 PM Rating: Default
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The main reason this is no where near the price of the jade reaver is because the AM is solo-able by several classes and does not require 1+ groups to kill the countless reavers for its rare drop.
RE: even
# Mar 28 2002 at 10:24 AM Rating: Default
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hehe, then they should sell the jade reaver for 3k instead of pushing this item up to 20K, sounds like a better plan :p
no SMR for me
# Feb 11 2002 at 11:13 AM Rating: Default
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Camped the magus a total of 4 nights, average 3 hours per night. He popped 4 or 5 times and dropped the legs every time. I am camping this for my enchanter's epic, and I wish I were as lucky as some of you have been.

Karli, 53 enchanter, Veeshan
/auction WTB SMR
Which is Better?
# Jan 27 2002 at 5:01 AM Rating: Default
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I happened to get really lucky last night and bought one for 500p from a 52nd Enchanter on the Innoruuk server - no lie. I guess that the SMR has gone down in value a lot since the expannsions came out.

So now, which is better? Should I replace my Crystalline Robes (Wt 2.00. +10 AC, +2 Agi, +6 Int, +5 vsMg, +10 vsCold, +10 Mana) for the SMR?

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RE: Which is Better?
# Jan 31 2002 at 5:35 AM Rating: Default
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SMR is needed for both rogue and enchanter epics. You got extremely lucky with that price, I would think you can still get 2k or more for it.

I would suggest selling it to someone needing it for quest, and keeping your other robe.
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RE: Which is Better?
# Jun 07 2002 at 7:53 AM Rating: Default
Because its for an epic its worth 2k.... NO... By the time a rogue is doing his epic he can solo the Arch magi, and unless hes lazy and desperate you wont get 2k off this by anyone. Course i suppose your price would really depend on how screwed up yer server econamy is.
RE: Which is Better?
# Jan 31 2002 at 6:20 PM Rating: Default
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Well, I am wearing the SMR right now; the graphics looks MUCH better than the green Crystalline Robe since the new patch.

I guess I'll hold on to it until I can get a better upgrade - like the Blighted Robe. After that, I'll probably sell it as you suggested. In the meantime, I'll just use the Crystaline
Robe if I need resist gear.
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RE: Which is Better?
# Jan 31 2002 at 2:18 AM Rating: Default
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I'm kind of in the same position. I have crystalline robes and was thinking about getting a SMR. I don't know if the extra 3 INT and +8 SV fire of the SMR is worth losing the other stats of the CR (+2 AGI, +10 SV cold, less weight, +10 mana, +5 SV magic).

Edited, Thu Jan 31 01:19:41 2002
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I gotta try it
# Jan 24 2002 at 8:05 PM Rating: Default
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since you can't really start the epic until lvl 51 b/c non of the masters will talk to you, i haven't really thought about it until now. im 52 and i still haven't hunted in guk to be honest..one guild grp but that was all exp and no loot...i really need to get this robe b/c me of all people should never spend over 1k for something that i could easily go and loot.
RE: I gotta try it
# Sep 23 2002 at 2:01 PM Rating: Decent
You can easily go and kill this mob if you are mid 50's however thats the easy part try killing it for 3 wks and it never dropping. Thats why its so hi priced. It runs 5-6 k on my server Torv.. I just sold mine for 5k. Sometimes you will get lucky and it will drop the first time. I hope you will be lucky. I would hate to see you waste 2-3 wks camping him.
SMR
# Jan 22 2002 at 2:49 PM Rating: Default
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Got to brag on this one..
was down in lord hall soloing fairly new to zone.. i had never attempted the lord or arch magnus..matter of fact, I had never seen arch magnus till last night. Well, some peeps were looking for group so i got a nice one going..so nice we decided to kill the lord. Did that twice and I was about to leave for a phiny raid and the shaman in the group hear AM casting so i said sure i can stay and kill him. Sure enough he dropped the robe, i rolled a 984 and i'm off with my loot!

Zegeroth 52 Cavalier of Torv.
Intrinsic Sense
Finally got the robe
# Jan 02 2002 at 1:23 PM Rating: Default
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Camped the Magi off and on for long periods of time for 3 weeks with my cleric friend, and I must have looted two dozen pants. Finally, yesterday the cleric suggested he be the one to loot the magi just in case there was something in the code that lowered the chances of a drop for those of us concentrating on int. First time he did the looting, the SMR was there.

Coincidence? We'll never know.
RE: Finally got the robe
# May 14 2002 at 3:11 AM Rating: Default
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I personally think it was a coincidence, then again you never know I hunted AM with a Cleric, enchanter, druid, warrior and myself being a monk. We camped Hand, lord, magus and the hall at the same time and get killer xp :) and we got the Robe 2 times in a row one night :) Gave one to the enchanter (looted by Cleric) and I won the other one (looted by me)

So perhaps there is something about this... coincidence.

Then again we properbly just got lucky.

Shazzam 53 Disciple of the Zeb server (WTS SMR)
RE: Finally got the robe
# Jun 03 2002 at 2:26 PM Rating: Decent
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If you stop and think about it, you will realize that drops are determined upon Spawn, not upon death. Many items that can be seen (The Orc Trainer In CB and the Shiny Metal Shield, Various Weapons, etc) are visible when you fight the creature. The item(s) MUST be determined at Spawn, although I will allow that maybe some other factors may effect whether the 'intended' drops actually do wind up dropping.

So I agree that it is coincidence.
RE: Finally got the robe
# Jan 02 2002 at 2:11 PM Rating: Default
Camped the arch magus for this item two days in a row on the Xev server. Killed the arch magus ten times and got ten sets of legs. Oh well got some nice exp from the camp so not all was lost.
Iksar?
# Oct 30 2001 at 1:23 PM Rating: Default
The top says iksar wearable, is the screenshot just old or wha?
RE: Iksar?
# Nov 17 2001 at 6:15 PM Rating: Decent
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it is Iksar wearable, the pic is probably very old...pre-kunark i believe
RE: Iksar?
# Jun 18 2002 at 11:01 PM Rating: Default
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If it was pre-kunark it would not be ikasr wearable since the iksars did not exist...duh.
price
# Sep 30 2001 at 2:15 PM Rating: Default
what price is this robe please
RE: price
# Oct 09 2001 at 3:12 AM Rating: Default
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current prices on 7th hammer server are 4k
RE: price
# Nov 14 2001 at 1:45 PM Rating: Default
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4k on Drinal also
RE: price
# Feb 22 2003 at 9:45 PM Rating: Default
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3-6k on Inny, last I checked. :)
Easy Camp
# Aug 02 2001 at 1:27 PM Rating: Default
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Me (46 druid ag the time) a 49 necro, and a 45 warrior took this room easy, Since we were just camping magus.
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#Fantabulous, Posted: Aug 16 2001 at 8:28 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I cry Bulls**t. You're actually dancing and singing 'cause you and your twink buddies killed one mob. Sounds like the Dogs of War can only handle the **** Mobs of Guk.
DAMNIT!
# Jun 25 2001 at 12:44 PM Rating: Default
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i was camping the magi/lord with a couple others .. high 40's low 50's and he popped twice. along with the lord popping 3 times.. the first time the magus had the DAMN legs.. which i took because i can sell to a newb for like 10p.. then after magus popped the lord popped about 5 min later.. so we killed him and he dropped the SSB (yay) then the lord again and i got a yak and then the magus finally popped again like 2 hrs later.. he had the robe and i lost by 4.. REALLY pissed me off.. its ok tho cuz im still sexy =D

mijit bigtow
42nd warrior
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#Fantabulous, Posted: Aug 16 2001 at 8:29 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) You're the sexiest moron I've ever seen!
Ess Emm Arr
# Jun 08 2001 at 5:00 PM Rating: Decent
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Now that it's required for the Enchanter Epic (and the Rogue epic too, I think), Verant has upped the drop nearly 3fold. Expect to see these prices dropping soon.
Rilgor Plegnog, in the Mines of Malfunction in Ak'Anon
# Mar 13 2001 at 1:46 AM Rating: Decent
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You: 'What do you know about a mechanical pen?'
Rilgor Plegnog says 'Why do you want one of those contraptions. You will spend more time repairing it then you will writing with it. But if you insist on getting one, you are going to have to do a small favor.'
Rilgor Plegnog tugs at your robe and grins evilly. Mighty nice outfit you have there. Sure beats these drab robes us three are wearing. Hmm...my favorite color is purple, in fact a shiny metallic purple would do nicely. How bad did you want that pen?'

You give Rilgor Plegnog a Shiny Metallic Robe.
Rilgor Plegnog says 'Very nice!! It is perfect! Here take this pen. Have fun with it.'
You gain experience!!
You recieve A Mechanical Pen.
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RE: Rilgor Plegnog, in the Mines of Malfunction in Ak'Anon
# Mar 16 2001 at 9:17 PM Rating: Default
whats a mechanical pen do?
RE: Rilgor Plegnog, in the Mines of Malfunction in Ak'Anon
# Mar 17 2001 at 2:41 AM Rating: Default
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No idea what it does. I just know it's part of the Copy of Notes quest.
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RE: Rilgor Plegnog, in the Mines of Malfunction in Ak'Anon
# Mar 24 2001 at 5:44 PM Rating: Default
And it is all part of the enchanter epic weapon quest
#Fantabulous, Posted: Aug 16 2001 at 8:31 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) you have to give the mechanical pen to Serroot Neeble on the 3rd floor of the place of hate. He's at loc Neg 1300, Pos 1600.
RE: Rilgor Plegnog, in the Mines of Malfunction in Ak'Anon
# Nov 12 2001 at 11:02 AM Rating: Decent
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I have no idea who Serroot Neeble is but if you are doing the enchanter epic the pen along with the white paper and ink of the dark go to Stofo Olan.

Stofo Olan - Erudin, 2nd floor of the Vasty Deep Inn across from Library - (Location -1105, -63) Top of the steps take the hall all the way to the end, door on the right.

Spawn & Drop
# Feb 26 2001 at 2:11 PM Rating: Decent
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I played last night, in 12 hours the ghoul arch magus popped 5 times and dropped the robe 4 of them. My group was so nice and let me have it for my epic after a reroll in which the first time I did not win.

But either we got really lucky or this is common. The magus' PH is in the corner by the bookshelf and hidden wall. He is 45 and if you are camping in the room you can catch him without a pet. He nukes for not a whole lot, but need to have a cleric or 2 sub par healers. He has a lot of HP, around 3k or so. The froggie village was empty that day so our group pulled the hand and lord also. Everything down there except maybe the hand is on a 28 minute spawn, so have someone keep track. You can easily get a lot of loot and exp with a smart and well rounded group and a good puller. We only had one death and that was at the start when the cleric got killed from those new healing hate changes, but otherwise we were fine.

Lord is a nasty git, maybe around 7k hp and a harm touch to boot. he dropped the SSB both times we got him so I can't give any advice on how hard he is with a yak, but I would guess a lot harder.

Good luck.
RE: Spawn & Drop
# Apr 02 2001 at 9:59 PM Rating: Default
After about 3 hours in this camping the Lord, I got this Robe and an SSOY. Magus spawned once with robe, lucky me I was the only caster there. We had a 51 dru 52 monk 51 war 46 pal and me(38th Enchanter) holding Lord Magus Hand. Was not too difficult, everyone walked away with a crap load of serpentine bracers and an ssoy. Nice robe too, replaced my Advisor really nice. ;)
#Anonymous, Posted: Feb 25 2001 at 11:17 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post)
#Anonymous, Posted: Feb 13 2001 at 6:44 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) selling for 3kpp on Fennin Ro now
He is Lv 45
# Feb 11 2001 at 10:10 PM Rating: Default
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He is level 45 not 35 so gives the loot a little more retribution.
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How Ofen Does The SMR Spawn For Loot?
# Feb 05 2001 at 11:35 PM Rating: Default
If u have ever killed the Ghoul Archmage.What are oddes of when SMR drop?What lv in group is it and how many groups u need?If u know plz tell me




Yizum 16th Wizard
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RE: How Ofen Does The SMR Spawn For Loot?
# Feb 10 2001 at 12:44 PM Rating: Default
Well i camped the Magus for 6hours last night =D spawned 4times got to kill it 3 times only had the robe 2 times and silver legs the other 1 time and the last spawn i dunno i was dead from nukes =( i lost the SMR 159 me 160 wizard =( and the PH spawned the last 4times of the camp =(
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