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Raw Fine Hide  
 

MAGIC ITEM
This item can be used in tradeskills.
Recommended level of 24. Required level of 20.
WT: 0.5 Size: SMALL
Class: NEC WIZ MAG ENC
Race: ALL
Item Lore:Raw Fine Hide good for spell research
Item Type:Combinable
Stackable:50
Merchant Value:0 pp 0 gp 1 sp 0 cp
Lucy Entry By:Fluss Snoozer
Updated By:Beriberi
Source:Live
Updated:Fri Feb 21st, 2014
Serpent's Spine Required: Yes


Average Price: 50pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Global
Level to Attain: 20

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Blight Fire Moors
# Feb 16 2012 at 6:09 PM Rating: Decent
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I spent 3.5 hours, killing the Mucktail gnolls, Miners, and Guard Dogs. with my level 30 Mage.

Also killed three different people trying to PVP me. During the time Zek server.

I did get 10 Raw fine hides of Rock Breakers only....zero from the dogs and zero from the miners.

I could not count how many mobs it took, but lets just say I started killing them at level 24 Dark Blue Mobs and in 3.5 hours got to level 30 off of them by level 30 most of the mobs were grey now......I did use the LOD though. Out of those 10 I only was able to produce 6 Prepared fine hides, but got lucky in spell making it took me 3 of 6 to make my two spells. for level 22 spell Ever Fount, and Summoning Water. Little did I know I need smooth fine hide for level 23 Summon Fire, and Wuggans Appraisel....DOH ! I will need to farm Raw Fine Hides again. So I now can safely assume I need Pristine Fine Hide's for level 24 Summon Air, Wuggans Discombobulation, Wuggans Extrication and which means even more I need. And A Fine Hide for Focus Makeshift Spellcaster's essence...

So I have come to the conclusion so as not to waste ingredients, I will make the hides I need using my level 71 Necro with a 368 Research Ability, and farm Blight with Her which will 1. Kill Mobs faster, and 2. Not worry bout losing failed combos on just making the righ type of hide. If I am going to fail at least be on the spell....not on actually preparing the hide. Yes I could make the spells on my Necro but I do want to get my research up on my Mage. So I will keep a couple of spares on my Necro of each type, jusrt in case and use her as a last resort.
Or at least put these on a vendor
# Feb 15 2012 at 12:39 PM Rating: Decent
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I could see if we were level 75 trying to get a spell but not for low 20's for christs sake. This is the part of Everquest I hate the most, hours of farming for nothing. NOT one fcking drop in 50 mob kills? Not only that I tired Mistmoore as well and killed over half the zone , not one dropped on them either....Please if any SOE game masters read these increase the drop rate for fcks sake.
Drop rate is sad
# Nov 20 2011 at 1:02 PM Rating: Decent
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How on earth are we supposed to skill up or make spells with the terrible drop rate? spent the last 2 hours farming Mucktails in Blightfire and I got a grand total of 3...no wonder people skip doing research, you make the components waaaay too hard to farm =/

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27 necromancer desperately seeking Raw Fine Hides
Drop rate is sad
# Feb 15 2012 at 12:35 PM Rating: Decent
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I killed every Mucktail in BLightfire, Miners, Rock Crushers and not one dropped. Fricken BS DROP rate, now I know why I quit the game for months. For a level 21 spell they really need to increase the drop rate of these. There is no reason to make them with a low drop rate its not like a level 75 spell or something fricken SOE Douchebags.
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# Oct 20 2011 at 2:07 PM Rating: Decent
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Best to just farm Mucktail Gnolls in Blightfire. about 1 in 5 drops at least 1....had a couple drop 2.
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# Oct 29 2011 at 9:58 PM Rating: Decent
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Farmed the gnolls there at the mines for a great length of time and never saw a Spell hide drop. The only spell hide I scored in my time there was a Raw Supple Hide off a Witchlamp..
froglok shin shaman as well
# Oct 14 2011 at 6:00 AM Rating: Good
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see subject
froglok shin shaman in upper guk as well for this.
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Sarnak Adherent
# Sep 14 2011 at 2:36 PM Rating: Decent
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Drops about 1 in 20 Sarnak Adherents in Lake of Ill Omen, on the Vulak (progression) server. Also dropped from a Sarnak Revealer.

Edited, Sep 14th 2011 10:07pm by Trellium
Najena zone
# Jul 16 2011 at 11:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Also dropped for me off the "a magician" in with Najena.
Marus Seru
# Jul 03 2011 at 9:49 AM Rating: Decent
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think i got one in Marus Seru from a mob might check my drops

doesn't seem as common their
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Blightfire Mucktails drop well...
# Jun 23 2011 at 9:10 PM Rating: Decent
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I spent just about 15-20 minutes in Blighfire killing all the Mucktails that were around, and I got four of them rather quickly. They are a bit more concentrated, and saves running all over the hills looking for one mob at a time.
rare
# Jun 06 2011 at 6:01 PM Rating: Decent
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Just gained 2 levels on my monk killing snakes and rats in blightfire including 4 Plaguebringer kills and not a single
drop, sucks for sure :(
addition droppers
# Dec 04 2010 at 6:34 PM Rating: Good
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a solusek goblin priest and sage in lavastorm drop them that I paid attention to.I just killed gobbies around the lava lake by the wayfarer camp.They had a better drop rate than mobs in blightfire moors

Edited, Dec 4th 2010 8:33pm by redwudfm
Where are the raw fine hides?
# Feb 03 2010 at 4:27 PM Rating: Decent
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These are hard to find. I have cleared out the goblin soothsayer in Lake of Ill Omens and all other goblins 3 times before moving on. Killed about 50 to 60 Mucktail minors and even the foreman about 6 times and no drops yet. So I move on to kill Cinder goblin wizards, priest, sages and all other goblins for about 2 to 3 hours in Lavastorm and still no luck with raw fine hides. I have tried looking in bazaar but no one sells these low hides. Dumpster diving in POK, CR, BFM, GL and GH gave me no luck either. I am out of ideas and would like to see any recent results of finding these hides to make my 20 to 24 spells. BTW I am now 36 Enchanter and have been looking since level 20.
Where are the raw fine hides?
# Feb 12 2010 at 11:27 PM Rating: Decent
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Found raw fine hides off the gnolls in the moors, 2 sweeps of the mines I have 4, found none the first run at all, then 3 in a row 2nd run. But I had no luck anywhere else besides here, killed the moor rats for 3 hours and got not one.
Raw Hide
# Dec 22 2009 at 1:17 AM Rating: Decent
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I have been camping the Shadowhand Thieves in Freeport Sewers for hours only to find out they drop Raw Hide not Raw Fine Hide.

Edited, Dec 22nd 2009 2:24am by sgaeth
My experience in BFM today...
# Jun 29 2009 at 5:12 PM Rating: Decent
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With my level 59 Magician, I cleared out all the Dire Rats and Greenscale Vipers I could find for 30 minutes - got 2 Raw Fine Hides to drop. I went into the Mucktail mines and cleared out all the miners - twice; got 1 more Raw Fine Hide to drop. After that, for the heck of it, I cleared out all the Rock Breakers outside the mines - once; picked up 4 more Raw Fine hides from that.


Your mileage may vary...
Drops in LOIO
# Jun 09 2009 at 1:52 PM Rating: Good
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Confirmed just got raw fine hide from "a goblin soothsayer" in Lake of Ill Omen while doing Rotts' Pages quest for lvl 23 necro pet haste spell.
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# Mar 11 2009 at 9:56 AM Rating: Decent
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I have killed ten of these trees and have not picked up one raw fine hide. What is up with that???

Edit: Just killed 20 trees...not one yet

Edited, Mar 11th 2009 2:19pm by Ademaro

Edit: Just killed 30 trees...not any hide yet. Bazzar dont have it either. =(

Edited, Mar 11th 2009 2:38pm by Ademaro

Edit: Just killed 36 trees. I called it a day and will try to forget my failure by setting up a barter.

Edited, Mar 11th 2009 2:55pm by Ademaro
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Your Face is Raw Fine Hide
# Aug 24 2008 at 7:42 PM Rating: Decent
I got a few 'Raw Fine Hides' from parking myself between the two Treants in South Karana (NE corner of the zone LOC:+1500, -3700). I got three fine hides and four supple hides in about an hour. Other places are certainly faster, but this is certainly the most brainless. The treants will automatically attack anyone of any level if you have bad faction with them (which would be any evil race), and they have a fairly short spawn time (3 minutes). You can watch a movie, do your taxes, eat panini sandwiches, etc. to your hearts content and just let the hides just roll in.

I would suggest that only evil races try this, since there are some faction hits:

-Jaggedpine Treefolk
-Protectors of Pine
-QRG Protected Animals
-Guards of Qeynos

+Unkempt Druids






Edited, Sep 30th 2008 2:47am by Ebelch
Lake of Ill Omen
# Aug 20 2008 at 9:48 PM Rating: Decent
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The sarnaks in the sarnak fort drop raw fine hides. with my 55 druid aoeing in there, I was able to get 3 hides in 1/2 hour. Hope this helps for those of you that can't find this hide.
Lake of Ill Omen
# Aug 23 2008 at 10:49 PM Rating: Excellent
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Just confirming on this. They do in fact drop off sarnaks in the fort. Still not common by any means, but I have had more luck here then anywhere else so far. Cleared the fort twice and got 3...... After killing for awhile I realized I wasn't paying any attention to what was dropping the Raw fine hides. So the last 3 I needed I paid attention. All 3 came off of Sarnak Adherants, so perhaps these are the only ones that drop them.

Also, be aware that if you are farming specifically for these, pay attention to what you are looting, they also drop Raw Supple Hides.

Edited, Aug 24th 2008 3:17am by Rhykar
Lake of Ill Omen
# Jan 15 2009 at 2:04 PM Rating: Decent
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I smote the Sarnak tunnels with my 73 druid a couple of times and came up with 3 raw fine hides (for use in making the 24 necro pet spell) all off of Sarnak Adherents. Took maybe 20 minutes.
Drops in Lavastorm Off a Cinder Goblin Wizard
# Jul 07 2008 at 9:04 AM Rating: Good
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Dropped off a cinder goblin wizard yesterday, dark blue to my 21 chanter - in a nice camp of gobbies near the entrance to Naggy's Lair. Two untwinked chars (21 chanter, 23 mage) broke it easily.

The theory I have seen put forth elsewhere on the forums about the hides dropping off caster types near your level, in camps or dungeons, seems to be proving correct. So far I've gotten the lower level spell hide drops off dark blue caster mobs in camps.

Edited, Jul 8th 2008 10:30am by Shiqra
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Drops in Lavastorm Off a Cinder Goblin Wizard
# Aug 15 2010 at 3:29 AM Rating: Good
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Quote:
The theory I have seen put forth elsewhere on the forums about the hides dropping off caster types near your level, in camps or dungeons, seems to be proving correct.


It definitely is. However, "near your level" being "the mob's level". Look at the hide or parchment/scroll, there is a level indicated on them. A given caster mob that falls in the range, will commonly drop that hide, uncommonly the lower and rare the higher. Also, goblins drop more research, gnolls and orcs more smithing components.

By far your best bet of obtaining these at the levels you need them is LDoNs, since they have a bunch of casters, are around your level and in a dungeon. Everfrost - if you get the goblin variety - is the best bet, however not every Everfrost version has goblins.

Best resource outside LDoNs for these, seems to be globlin evokers in Permafrost. I will update their drop lists.

Edited, Aug 19th 2010 1:19am by GinsengDotRoot
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# Jun 29 2008 at 9:58 AM Rating: Decent
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Common drop, my aunt fanny...I killed every mucktail I could find (hundreds) for several hours for 5 of these lousy hides...
Raw Fine Hides
# May 29 2008 at 5:06 PM Rating: Decent
it comenly drops in BFM the Mucktails are you best bet and more of the hides seem to drop off of the rock breakers with no hammer and the casters
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# Mar 30 2008 at 2:36 PM Rating: Decent
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a necromancer in Najena drops this as well.
Raw Fine Hide
# Mar 22 2008 at 10:41 PM Rating: Decent
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Out of everything listed in BFM the only Mucctails I got to drop them were the rocc breakers. The miners/guard dogs never dropped any out 2 full wipes of the camp. I killed every dire rat and greenscale viper I could find and didnt get one to drop from them.
also drops
# Feb 17 2008 at 1:11 AM Rating: Good
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Mob: solusek goblin priest
Zone : Lavastorm

quellious server
necromancer class
raw fine hide
# Feb 06 2008 at 7:10 PM Rating: Decent
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i was farming these gnolls like the postings said to and i have to say after 5 lvls on 2 toons each soloing , so killin all the gnolls on the first hill right from the cresent reach zone line, i got 2 hides off misc. and i got 10 hides off the one that spawned at ( neg 1612, pos 2910 ) , i know it sounds silly but i got about 1 in 4 kills on that loc. gl .
raw fine hide
# Sep 09 2008 at 10:39 AM Rating: Decent
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Thanks for the info

Edited, Sep 9th 2008 6:32pm by Amievil
raw fine hide
# Feb 27 2008 at 9:15 PM Rating: Decent
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I have found as Kaenen suggested to be fact. About 8 out of 10 times I killed the gnolls that dropped this hide, they were in fact casters. Unfortunately outside of the Miners, it takes a while to sit there and wait for a mob to see if they cast.

They ususally cast buffs on themselves right after they spawn. However, since you cannot determine when the caster will spawn, you would do just as well to: "wipe them out....all of them..." in the hopes of getting more than one caster to spawn.

They also occassionally and rarely drop off of the other non caster types. Just my observations after farming them for hours on end. They do not drop nearly enough though in any case. They have made this new research stuff harder and costlier than the previous system I think. The old page system dropped so much it ended up being Vendor garbage in a lot of cases. Much easier to obtain components in my opinion.
raw fine hide
# May 06 2008 at 4:59 PM Rating: Decent
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While the general rule of thumb is Caster mobs of appropriate level to the spell created, Ngreth has mentioned that the lower level hides do have a chance of dropping off any mob of the appropriate level.

I do believe these may be included in that group, but I don't think hides for higher level spells drop off regular mobs.
Drop Table wrong
# Jan 27 2008 at 2:57 PM Rating: Decent
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It should be noted on all these hides that they drop of appropriate level caster mobs, and not necessarily off any of the mobs listed.

This makes level 19 and 20 spells, so level 20ish caster mobs would be the ones you would want to hunt to get this to drop.
Old World drop for this hide
# Dec 23 2007 at 2:00 PM Rating: Decent
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Dropped off Old World Off Lord Sviir in Gorge of King Xorbb, just oif east karana.
Uhhm.. Progression Server.
# Nov 28 2007 at 9:42 AM Rating: Decent
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Petitioned SoE about the fact that this item is a required piece in subcombines for many lower level spells ( Example.. tepid deeds lvl 24 enc spell ). Also pointed it out to their attention that TSS is not availble on the progression server yet.. and wont be for a long time apparently ... How the heck am I supposed to research my lvl 24 chanter spell for my chanter.. when the zone that drops this material isn't available on the server. Got the standard BS reply from SoE ... basicly sayin "wit till the expansion opens" ...

Can these idiots at SoE care any less for our troubles and grief when THEY cause it ?

Anyway .. enuf of my ranting at Soe ( dirty sob's ) .. someone mentioned that it also drops from other zones.. broodlands and similar lvl 35 zones.. ( kinda retarded a lvl 24 spell componant drops in a zone 10 levels higher ). Can anyone confirm ANY other zone that this drops in .. cause i don't feel like waiting a year till the TSS expansion is unlocked on the combine server in order to get my enchanter's crucial slow spell.
Drops Dropped????
# Nov 20 2007 at 8:13 AM Rating: Decent
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I've been killing these mobs for 3 days now and not a single drop. Did they nerf the drop with the new expansion? They dropped before the expansion but sine the expansion I have not seen even one. Just seeing all this other stuff sioled, mangled, tacky etc and non sellable. They have recipies to make these new items into patterns but no recipies how to create something from the patterns. Hopefully this patch today will fix this.
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Dropped off Plaguebringer in Blightfire Moors
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