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Assistant Researcher's Symbol  
 

MAGIC ITEM LORE ITEM NO TRADE
Slot: NECK WAIST
AC: 42
Skill Mod: Dodge +8% (36 Max)
STR: +15 DEX: +25 STA: +15 CHA: +15 WIS: +25 INT: +25 AGI: +25 HP: +285 MANA: +285 ENDUR: +285
SV FIRE: +15 SV DISEASE: +15 SV COLD: +25 SV MAGIC: +25 SV POISON: +25
Combat Effects: +3 Spell Shield: +3% Accuracy: +3 Stun Resist: +3% Strikethrough: +3% DoT Shielding: +3% Attack: +20 HP Regen +2 Mana Regeneration: +2
Focus: Alacrity of the Aneuk
WT: 0.9 Size: TINY
Class: ALL
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 8 (General: Raid)
Item Lore:Worn by those who excel in research for the Brotherhood
Item Type:Armor
Stackable:No
Lucy Entry By:Demorgoth (Dark Horizon - Zeb)
Updated By:Qwestmode - Realm of Insanity
Source:Live
Updated:Thu Mar 15th, 2012
*This item is the result of a raid event.
Gates of Discord Required: Yes


Rarity: Rare
Level to Attain: 65

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This item is the result of a quest.

Quests: This item is used in quests.

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Item Lore: Worn by those who excel in research for the Brotherhood
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Uploaded November 27th, 2008
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Useable at 1
# Jul 27 2009 at 3:26 AM Rating: Decent
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On FV this is tradeable and it appears to be useable at level 1. Given its stats and its all/all status, this is one of the ultimate twink items on FV! Saw one in Bazaar for 750kpp so it's not a cheap twink item, tho...
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Sippin 100 DRU *** Max AA *** Firionia Vie
Master Artisan (300) * Baker * Brewer * Fletcher * Jeweler * Potter * Researcher * Smith * Tailor
My crew: 100 WAR ENC CLE MAG WIZ SHD BER RNG SHM Master Alchemist 96 PAL *** 70 ROG Master Tinkerer & Poison-Maker
Irreplaceable
# Nov 05 2007 at 9:28 AM Rating: Decent
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241 posts
Unlikely to ever replace this until a true definite upgrade is found. The 42ac and the 8% dodge mod alone guarantees that.
Irreplaceable
# Nov 08 2007 at 5:25 PM Rating: Good
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Dodge mods:
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PoP: +8%
Exquisite Phoenix Feather Mantle
Bidilis' Hauberk of the Elusive
Galladan's Stormwrath Tunic
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GoD: +8%
Tome of New Beginnings
Assistant Researcher's Symbol
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DoD: +10%
Shimmering Illsalin Jewelcrafter Stone

Separated by era.

Edited, Nov 8th 2007 5:48pm by Aegishopi
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Aegishopi the Royal Jester, Paladin of Stromm

"Should not the measure of one's self-discipline also be the measure of one's self-worth?"
Irreplaceable
# Nov 29 2007 at 8:48 AM Rating: Decent
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241 posts
[quote=Aegishopi]Dodge mods:
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PoP: +8%
Exquisite Phoenix Feather Mantle
Bidilis' Hauberk of the Elusive
Galladan's Stormwrath Tunic

(not feasible altenatives; these items either are way too low on ac and hp for a tank to wear, or can't even be worn by tanks at all)
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GoD: +8%
Tome of New Beginnings
(an okay alternative, but the ac is really lacking on this item for tanks)

Assistant Researcher's Symbol
(perfect balance of ac, hp, and mods).

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DoD: +10%
Shimmering Illsalin Jewelcrafter Stone
(assuming it would take quite a few missions to even get this to drop, no thanks)
Not that hard
# Sep 12 2006 at 7:15 PM Rating: Decent
My rogue solo'd all tongues except Ixt, Zun, Tunat.......not exactly a hard quest, just requires patience like all other GoD quests, cept Tome of New Beginnings.
TURN IN NPC
# Aug 29 2006 at 1:30 AM Rating: Decent
alexas whyte is in the room u port into from natimbi... didnt see him at first and went to bank to get my stuff for turn in and couldnt find him, and group was waiting on me.. so went back later and there he is... i hate the aby sea.. find npc is great if there is no wall of different deck levels


make sure u have open bag slot... just combine salt and a tongue and give them back to him



Canudie
NSL
Finally got mine.
# Aug 11 2006 at 6:22 PM Rating: Decent
13 posts
Well, just got mine today on my monk.
After 6months or so of camping the Ikaav Tongue, finally had it drop off a Binder in KT.

I'm really happy to finally have this item.
Although it'll probably be upgraded soon. Ah well, such is EQ.
No reason to argue over the length
# Mar 09 2006 at 8:30 PM Rating: Decent
Despite what anyone says, If you're in tacvi guild, you can duo or trio all of the tongues, loot them on raids, or otherwise. This isn't really a quest you're supposed to do all at once. It's 'research' and you do it slowly as you get tongues, while you explore GoD /shrug. If you have most of the tongues anyhow, then getting tunat tongue gives you a good reason to push for the other tongues.
lol
# Dec 18 2005 at 2:42 PM Rating: Decent
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Not even 1% shielding. =)
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Antonius Bayle
RE: Focus Effect
# Aug 16 2005 at 1:48 PM Rating: Decent
6 posts
I have that neck item and would switch it out for this item anyday.

Sanoara Tunaschild
Prelate of Fenin Ro
Dream
# Mar 20 2005 at 4:34 AM Rating: Default
I can acquire and almost have all the simple tongues, as do several of my guildies in Grey Hawke on Karana, for those of you on other servers that have this, or are capable of getting it...do ya think its worth the trouble? are the drops from Zun and Tunat definately necessary?
RE: Dream
# Apr 26 2005 at 12:36 PM Rating: Decent
11 posts
The Zun'Muram and Tunat'Muram Tongues are DEFINITELY needed to finish the quest. The Tunat tongue only drops from Tunat'Muram. The Zun'Muram tongues can drop from any Zun in Tacvi now.
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RE: Dream
# Jul 04 2005 at 7:51 PM Rating: Decent
26 posts
Think Zun in txevu also dropped tongue for us. (then one you kill for tacvi shortcut key)
Revamp
# Feb 15 2005 at 10:11 AM Rating: Decent
Per today's patch for DoN this is now 285/285 and has its effect revamped to quickening of the aneuk also added 2hp/mana regen and some attack as well as a few other bells and whistles.
RE: Revamp
# Feb 15 2005 at 12:13 PM Rating: Good
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Exact wording in the patch message been :
Quote:
- Assistant Researcherís Symbol now has the focus Quickening of the Anuek. The Hit Points, mana and end have been adjusted to 285. Added +20 attack, 2 hit point regeneration, 2 mana regeneration. Added +3 to combat effects, strikethrough, and accuracy.


Just to state the "bells and whistles" more precisely =)

Edited, Fri Feb 18 06:21:19 2005
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Plainswalker for Darkwind - Antonius Bayle
Focus Effect...
# Feb 06 2005 at 3:17 AM Rating: Default
19 posts
Given what all must be done in order to complete this quest... the Spell Haste IV is the perfect finishing touch.

Makes me really want to finish this quest and "upgrade" either of those slots.

</sarcasm>
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Cestus Dei
RE: Focus Effect...
# Feb 07 2005 at 8:51 AM Rating: Default
19 posts
More than likely, this item was skipped by Sony during the Tkarish/Tacvi item overhaul. Seeing as this quest has been solved now, and the blatant oversight on this item is visible to all, I'd wager that it sees a revamp in an upcoming patch (hopefully with a more worthwhile focus).

I'll wait and see, I haven't destroyed my tongues... yet...
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Cestus Dei
RE: Focus Effect...
# Feb 07 2005 at 6:26 AM Rating: Decent
33 posts
I would agree this quest is practically an epic quest, but so is the reward. Just look at the stats on this thin and the additiional modifiers I would love to be sporting this around on my neck. For a neck item or waist I have yet to see its equal, I'm not saying it dosen't exist I'm just saying I've never seen it.


Variat 59th necro
Brell
RE: Focus Effect...
# Feb 07 2005 at 8:55 AM Rating: Default
19 posts
http://lucy.allakhazam.com/item.html?id=69097 <--- Very nice, and far easier to obtain neck item.

http://lucy.allakhazam.com/item.html?id=47281 <--- Very nice, and far easier to obtain waist item.
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Cestus Dei
RE: Focus Effect...
# Jul 31 2005 at 10:59 AM Rating: Decent
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178 posts
OK - so you post some other nice items here, but they aren't comparable. At this level of play, the intelligent non-tank player is looking at only 3 things: Effects, foci, and resist balance. Everything else is just gravy, and exists on most items. It's all a big balancing act - "Shall I drop swap bracers and lose focus X to get an improvement on Focus Y that I have on my boots? If I go back to old gauntlets to regain Focus X, is the net difference worth the change?" Your two links have different foci and effects. This is still a nice "catchall" item that has a broad spectrum of effects and Foci (BTW that the spell haste is not SH4 but Alacrity of Aneuk - the picture is out of date, I imagine).
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Lupic, confused BST
Valkraril, Dead, FD; same diff.
Maldezz, permanently FD
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The Seventh Hammer
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RE: Focus Effect...
# May 03 2005 at 9:28 PM Rating: Decent
7 posts
That belt comes from Anguish and it's far easier to get? Riiiight.

I can understand on the neck item, since it's from Txevu and you need to kill a mob in Txevu for this quest anyway.
RE: Focus Effect...
# Jul 15 2005 at 3:48 PM Rating: Default
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115 posts
The belt came from Ture, he is the easiest mob in Anguish other than the Trash mobs. but I disagree with Txevu mini drop for a few reasons 1. they have a big loot table but only drop like 1 item, and 2. clearing Txevu trash is harder than clearing Anguish due to the tight spots and turns
RE: Focus Effect...
# Mar 03 2006 at 10:39 PM Rating: Decent
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356 posts
maybe so, but guilds still hitting Tacvi hard are prob still gearing up for entry to CoA, and therefore it certainly is not easier to obtain.

Edited, Fri Mar 3 21:36:55 2006
RE: Focus Effect...
# Feb 06 2005 at 4:37 AM Rating: Default
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187 posts
LoL I read your post then looked at the mobs that need to be killed for this and came back and was gonna say what are you talking about then I saw the </sarcasm> hehe now I get it much like the reward for this quest your post was also a joke.
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