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# Apr 22 2017 at 7:16 PM Rating: Decent
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3 spawn cycles of all beetle spawns before it popped in most SE beetle room.
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3rd spawn rule false
# Dec 23 2016 at 11:36 AM Rating: Decent
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I've been here for 2 hours and he has not spawned. Just FYI, you may be here a while for your staff piece!
the epic peice
# Dec 18 2014 at 9:13 AM Rating: Decent
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i just did it today .. either i was lucky or its was the 3rd spawn cycle ...since i started ..he also did spawn in the farthest tunnel on the map ... the coords where from a different post i used and he was there on the third pop ... hope this helps... -1300, -850..... most bugs dont see invis but the worms do ... and some of the rock monsters... .. if u run to the right u wont have to deal with the rock monsters ... once u hit them u pasted the tunnel off shoot ..u need ... since the tunnel is a circle ...
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# Nov 20 2013 at 1:31 PM Rating: Decent
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I just went to PoJ to find this scarab, and the other info all helped. It does spawn in the south east cave/tunnel at the aforementioned /loc. I don't know if the spawn is more common than it used to be, but all I did was kill all the beetles and scarabs in the tunnel, and then next time they popped, it was there! So, in and out in about 20 minutes. This made me quite happy :)
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# Nov 10 2011 at 7:31 PM Rating: Decent
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Took my lvl 83 Chanter, her lv 81 pet, and tank merc to the Plane of Justice, to /loc: -1323, -880, -24, and after clearing this part of the cave system (most SouthEastern one btw) once, went around to kill other stuff, mostly for the plat and gold they dropped - all Grey cons to me. Went back to the "3=bug cave" (apt name btw) and The Yerdan Scarab spawned. I know, I know, I'm a lucky S***. It was a grey con also, and took us only about 30 seconds to take down to zero. Looted the 2nd piece of the staff, and it also dropped the Resplendant Scalemail Boots and an Ethereal Parchment. All in all an easy fight. Good Luck to all you chanters out there =)
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He's still there!
# Aug 09 2009 at 10:39 AM Rating: Decent
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Yes, spawned him today, he dropped the 2nd piece staff, Rigid Beetle Carapace, a Ethereal parchment and a glowing chitin. He is in the three bug room in the south east most room of the caves in POJ. Took four room kills to get him to pop, Good Luck!

Edited, Aug 9th 2009 2:40pm by LordDunsany
Re:Still spawn?
# Jan 26 2009 at 3:58 PM Rating: Decent
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Took my 62 ranger here to xp while waiting for this guy to spawn for my enchanter. Cleared 3 rounds with no scarab. On the 4th clear he spawned, logged my enchanter, looted, gated. When i logged my ranger on later he was up again. Location is correct still spawns.
Still spawn?
# Jan 25 2009 at 12:27 AM Rating: Decent
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I've cleared the entire southern tunnel system for 3 days now. Around 20-30 times. Doe's this thing spawn here still?? Last post on him is 2006.
Spawn time
# Dec 22 2006 at 1:08 PM Rating: Decent
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I completed three rounds and got it to spawn. Of course I cleared most of the tunnels in between spawns to kill the boredome. Don't know if that had anything to do with it
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# Dec 04 2006 at 1:15 PM Rating: Decent
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He's up on server reset. Handy for those of us who play on test =).

Got a good haul -- bp, EP, and my staff piece, someone lucky gets EP spell.
Beetle not too hard
# May 27 2006 at 12:01 PM Rating: Decent
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Yrendan scarab is in the far far south cave of the PoJ caves, just look on the map and thats it.

Today I solod my way to him taking out see invis on the way, what i did was rune up (etheral and rune of salik). Got pet up, hasted him. Pulled with slow then nuke nuke nuke while the rune takes the damage. Root the beetle at 25% because they run.

Yrendan doesn't run though, he summons though. Hes surrounded by 2 other beetles, just pacify them and pull yren with slow, thats how i did it. Make sure you're full mana when taking on Yren.

Good luck.
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# May 02 2006 at 5:58 PM Rating: Decent
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This thing does not spawn every 3 times. You guys have just been lucky. We are currently on our 9 spawn on Povar. OMG this thing is terrible to wait for.

Edited, Tue May 2 17:52:20 2006
location
# Apr 21 2006 at 2:33 AM Rating: Decent
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LOC: -1300 -850
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# Feb 17 2006 at 12:40 AM Rating: Default
i HATE THIS BEEEEEEEETLE
Spawn since patch?
# Dec 11 2005 at 3:00 AM Rating: Decent
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I have been here 2 nights in a row. Been through 5-6 cycles and still no spawn. Has anyone seen him since the patch?
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RE: Spawn since patch?
# Jan 15 2006 at 10:38 PM Rating: Default
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Its up right now on Fennin Ro :)
Set for 3 cycles of mobs?
# Aug 18 2005 at 1:27 AM Rating: Decent
Seems the 3 cycles thing works like a charm. Arrived there with 3 mobs in the cave. Went through 3 rounds of them and the last one to pop was the named scarab. Dropped the epic piece, boots, and ethereal parchment.

All in all, it was about 2 hours to clear the way and clear the room to spawn the scarab.

Did this with a 70 enc and summoned pet and 65 dru for healing/buffs. No deaths and was really easy.
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RE: Set for 3 cycles of mobs?
# Mar 03 2006 at 5:32 PM Rating: Decent
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Also popped on third spawn set, last one to pop just the same as Soldat. Scarab dropped the staff piece, boots and parchment, just as Soldat as well.
Yren the runaway scarab
# Aug 06 2005 at 10:02 PM Rating: Decent
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He heals himself, mez's , slows, roots, and tashs. I (69 enc) charmed a mob and had him do all the damage, when Yren was at low health he took off as if he had sow. So keep him rooted or bring a snarer.

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Edited, Wed Aug 10 23:34:55 2005
Easily Done
# Jul 18 2005 at 7:38 PM Rating: Decent
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68 Chanter and 70 Mage cleared the area easily. We decided to fight in. Yrendan spawned after the third cycle and went down easily. All told, it took about 90 minutes.

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the scarab
# Jun 28 2005 at 12:28 AM Rating: Decent
i took a group and a half from BoT keys to do this tonight. We we'rent sure where to go but we cleared down to where we thought he would be. Kept the area clear.

Everyone started to get ready to pack it up and head out when *BOOM* he shows up. Killed him, and now I'm one happy enchanter. The druid was just about to port everyone out too.

Edited, Tue Jun 28 01:29:34 2005
Punch and Pie
# Jun 06 2005 at 10:29 AM Rating: Decent
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I did this fight night before last...I dc's a sentry from up top and went down....I had a lvl 70 cle with me...we killed everything otw down there....get to the room and low and behold...he isnt up....so we kill the room first respawn was him....pet tanking him i nuked cle heald....end of story....was a rahter easy fight imo.
the kill
# Apr 28 2005 at 6:14 PM Rating: Decent
Went in today with a 67 magician friend of mine just to see if he was up, and wonders of all wonders he was! pacify pulled around him, and then buffed up. self buffs, runes stacked..pets hasted, lol. slowed him pets went to town, crippled, got him with strangle and arcane noose. He ran at about 15% and mage nuked him down... Very happy enchantress on CT and Thanks must go to Sunnova of Praxium

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new drop after OOW ?
# Mar 05 2005 at 1:00 AM Rating: Decent
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if i wanna get the "2nd Piece of the Staff", i must have OOW ?
RE: new drop after OOW ?
# May 11 2005 at 5:24 PM Rating: Decent
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No, just PoP.
You can gather items from any zones which you already have access.

The whole quest needs everything from Kunark to OoW,
but much can be done until you need GoD or OoW.
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# Feb 21 2005 at 8:28 PM Rating: Decent
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Easy kill with group of 6, 51 enchanter, 55 ber, 65 ranger/druid/shaman/bst (was overkill)...dropped BP and piece for chanter 2.0. Enraged at 10% health, surprised nobody else noted that. Was fun kill though. :)
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new drop?
# Dec 18 2004 at 11:59 PM Rating: Default
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Edited, Sun Dec 19 12:37:12 2004
Soloing this as a chanter
# Oct 21 2004 at 12:39 PM Rating: Decent
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At lvl 69 (with few OoW spells yet) this was pretty easy. The only tricky thing was getting there and breaking the 3 room spawn but even that was no big deal. I charmed one of the scarabs outside of the room with Command of Druzzil and then just mezzed and killed the 3 in the room. As soon as the initial 3 mobs were down it was np with ft15 bla bla to have mana going. Spawn time is about 22 mins or so. Got the Yrendan Scarab at 3rd pop cycle. Was easy with charmed hasted pet. On to Vxed for the 3rd piece :)
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