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Collector's Fire Hornet Wing  

WT: 0.2 Size: TINY
Class: NONE
Race: NONE
Item Lore:Not quite a wing of flame
Item Type:Misc
Lucy Entry By:Retron (Wandering Wolves)
Item Updated By:unknown
IC Last Updated:2018-01-16 22:57:24
Page Updated:Sat Feb 21st, 2009
*This item is Fabled.
Ruins of Kunark Item

Rarity: Fabled
Level to Attain: 30

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Drops: This item is found on creatures.

Quests: This item is used in quests.
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Item Lore: Not quite a wing of flame.
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best place to get them
# Mar 20 2010 at 4:06 AM Rating: Decent
68 posts
in my opinion is the hornet hive lower left hand corner on the map
Scavenger hunt info
# Mar 17 2010 at 6:57 PM Rating: Decent
66 posts
Just about any hornet can drop it. I found a good concentration of them around the center of the zone, but there are lots of roamers so be careful if you are a lower level. Drop rate is greater than 75%.
Got off ash hornet
# Mar 29 2008 at 6:45 PM Rating: Decent
9 posts
Drop on second kill
killed ash hornet near this loc pos 773, neg 3312, neg 377
First kill
# Apr 15 2007 at 10:19 AM Rating: Decent
8 posts
Got on my first kill after reading how rare it was lol spent 5 mins and finnished
First kill
# Mar 17 2010 at 1:09 PM Rating: Decent
66 posts
Same. Got on first kill, near middle of zone from a cinder hornet.
# Apr 12 2005 at 3:26 AM Rating: Decent
definetly can get off of any hornet, i got one from an "emerald hornet"
Drop rate SUCKS!
# Apr 05 2005 at 5:45 AM Rating: Decent
178 posts
58 necro soloing area between bw zone and nest area for 12 hrs in three 4 hr plus stints... still no drop though hundreds of wasps killed and dozens of fire hornet wings (no collectors tho) dropped... even many doubles of regular wings but no collectors).

I figure that the 10 doses of double exp for 30 mins will now not even make up the lost time camping this damn thing!

Why did they make it so rare a drop?

I got ALL NINE other pieces in under an hour, now 12 hrs without a drop.

Frustration thy name is Sony!


Karana Server

Edited, Tue Apr 5 06:47:31 2005
Silver Hand:

Volnec 80 Human Warlock
Darkbayne 80 Draenei Paladin
Arkaniya 71 Draenei Mage
Yspileti 65 Night Elf Hunter
Nightchilde 60 Night Elf Rogue
Canopwnage 59 Gnome DK
Nymphette 50 Night Elf Priest
Sylverstorm 35 Night Elf Druid

Spiritlord 64 Troll Shaman
Stabbyr 40 Undead Rogue

Kirin Tor:

Daemonlord 71 Blood Elf Warlock
Stabbyr 46 Undead Rogue
Chryssaia 29 Orc Hunter
Truestryke 19 BE Paladin
Sylverstorm 10 BE Mage
Seismic 6 Tauren Warrior
Titsania 6 BE Priest
# Apr 05 2005 at 2:39 AM Rating: Decent
1 post
today i got mine off "A scoriae hornet" at corner near chardok... killed 2more scoriae always at this corner, 2 other collector items....(just before had spent 2h to the nest camp)

Montoliot Warrior 70
karana server

Edited, Tue Apr 5 03:41:33 2005
Broken forum?
# Apr 02 2005 at 7:21 PM Rating: Decent
62 posts
Well I had hit Post Message once on my last post here, but 20 minutes later I still don't see it. Forgive me if it double posts. =P

I'd kept hearing how this was the hardest piece to get, but I took my druid through BW a few nights ago, via SF and then heading east and slightly south, and got it on my first hornet kill.

Then last night, hunting with my warrior down by the DL zone, and not a one dropped in 3 hours. In fact, even the regular ones weren't dropping much.

I'll be trying back around my druid's hunting area tonight.
Not just Cinder Hornets
# Mar 28 2005 at 1:57 PM Rating: Decent
60 posts
The mob list for this item really needs to be updated. The wing can drop off of ANY hornet in the zone.
Ultra Rare
# Mar 28 2005 at 6:09 AM Rating: Decent
Just spent 3 hours there, chain pulling and pulling groups of 3-6 hornets of all kinds at the Hornet nest.... didn't get one....

To those that got it in under 2 hours, feel blessed....

Maxium Duelblade
"Strength and Honor"
# Mar 27 2005 at 3:53 PM Rating: Decent
11 posts
I got mine off of the first hornet I saw near the nest...It did not take me more than 5 minutes in zone tops...
ash hornet
# Mar 26 2005 at 1:59 AM Rating: Decent
71 posts
Got it off the first ash hornet I killed.
Nerf or Bug
# Mar 25 2005 at 6:47 AM Rating: Decent
1 post
On the Karana server three nights, four hours a night, over 2000 hornets killed and not a single drop. Five nights ago we got two to drop in three mobs killed. Either hit by the Sony nerf bat or a bug, we are not the only ones experiencing this problem either.
Wing Found
# Mar 22 2005 at 9:46 PM Rating: Decent
I found one at 457 -2596, no where near the nest. It was the first one i killed away from the nest and it dropped. Go figure.
Greetings Programs!
# Mar 22 2005 at 12:06 PM Rating: Decent
18 posts
This was by far the longest camp for the quest. I spent easily over 2 hours killing hornets by myself. The wing can drop from any of the hornets as mentioned before, so no need to focus on one specific type. If you're below level 50, consider bringing friends along for this one. As a level 67 warrior I was able to solo the entire quest but the ember and scor. hornets seemed to do the most damage. Good Luck!
# Mar 22 2005 at 6:19 AM Rating: Decent
346 posts
Maybe I got unlucky with this piece. Took me best part of an hour before one dropped. On FV server my character bought the components. The Elixir is for sale there between 50-300k
'The only thing I cannot resist is temptation.', Oscar Wilde.
Any Hornet
# Mar 21 2005 at 2:51 PM Rating: Decent
34 posts
I got 5 of them in about 2 hours yesterday with a group. We were up ontop of the hill just East of the Nest. There are plenty of spawns around there. They dropped of Ash, Ember, Cinder, and Scoriae Hornets.
This is the longest camp of the Scavenger Hunt so just hang in there, they do drop!
Gladden Server
Of all ten items,
# Mar 21 2005 at 11:00 AM Rating: Default
this was the longest camp at about 30 minutes and I looted 2 CLR spells as well (one lvl 51 and the other lvl 54. Not a bad trade off, two items for the bazaar trader and a quest piece in 30 minutes at the hornet's 'nest'.

-Cool Quote Here-
A Scoriae Hornet
# Mar 20 2005 at 8:19 AM Rating: Decent
22 posts
Got mine off A Scoriae Hornet. I'm a 51 Druid and i was group with two friends aprox level 68 1 Ranger, 1 Beastlord. This dropped from the 3rd mob 'we' attacked. I was on autofollow and had no idea where i was in the zone and didnít even get a chance to cast a spell before my group took it down. My friends logged for a raid straight after getting me this. There were a lot for Hornets around. Rooted 3 before deciding discretion is the better part of valour and scarpered!! (I already lost my level in DL ...Killed by the Dragoons getting the War Braid) I was not gonna hang around in a zone new to me.
AmkCarl - Druid
Of the 60th season
# Mar 17 2005 at 4:32 PM Rating: Decent
26 posts
I spent a good hour in the "hornet corner" killing tons and tons of them. As soon as I ran up and started killing in the zone up by Skyfire zone and Chardok zone.. it dropped off the first one I killed. It was dropping for others there as well.
# Mar 17 2005 at 12:46 PM Rating: Decent
10 posts
Got mine off of an Ash Hornet.
RE: Item
# Mar 22 2005 at 9:27 AM Rating: Excellent
3,128 posts
I got it from an ash hornet. Helped others get it as well, ash hornet seemed to be the one that dropped it more often.
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -Henry Louis Mencken

"Ha! I laugh at danger and drop ice cubes down the vest of fear." - Blackadder
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