a festering rat  

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Uploaded February 8th, 2008 by Gnostica
Updated February 11th, 2008

Self buffs with Spirit of Wolf

Category: EverQuest
This page last modified 2014-12-06 11:24:37.

Minimum Level: 40
Maximum Level: 46
Expansion: Planes of Power
Effects Used:Spirit of Wolf
NPC Added: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
NPC Last Updated: 2019-01-12 23:49:06

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Rat Aggro
# Apr 26 2007 at 12:16 PM Rating: Decent
Scholar
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There were two of us in PoJ - a 65 mage and a 52 mage - both Highelves. The rats conned indifferent to us. However, when i sat down briefly to med the nearest rat attacked. Then a second, who came within aggro range of the battle added.

A second instance of aggression occured when the 65 mage decided to kill one of the roaming guards. I sent my pet in, and then cast a very small nuke - shock of spikes. The moment the nuke landed two rats in the vicinity of the guard turned upon me. They were NOT at that time fighting either of the pets.

Thought this might be informative to some. Draw your own conclusions.
Rat Aggro
# Jun 24 2007 at 6:11 AM Rating: Decent
have never known them to attack sitting travlers. These mobs are indiff to all, and have no faction. They WILL help each other, and the PoJ "guards" that roam around. If you are planning to hunt these, find a room, or a palce where they dont roam. Low argo range (10-20 feet i would guess).
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pestilence rat???
# Mar 14 2006 at 7:52 PM Rating: Decent
5 posts
any info on the mob? it's found down near basemet area? was wondering if mabee IT would be better for DC
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What does he do, nubble your bum?
# Jul 26 2004 at 2:35 PM Rating: Decent
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Just a random thought -- the developers should really change these guys to rabbits. At least that way, I can laugh and reminisce about Monty Python while I'm getting my *** handed to me by a rodent.

Revenge will be mine. Oh, yes.

Edit: Typo, was supposed to say "nibble." God, I'm pathetic. Heh.

Edited, Mon Jul 26 15:36:18 2004
At Least Some DB To 46
# Apr 30 2004 at 11:09 AM Rating: Decent
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My group was killing stuff near the PoT zone-out this morning, & we saw several of these rats. All were dark blue to a 46 mage. None aggro'd unless we were sitting down. They seemed a bit tougher than the other mobs, tho.
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# Apr 11 2004 at 9:54 PM Rating: Default
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I was in a PoJ group helping a friend (not for exp. *shiver*). They conned dark blue (at lvl 54) I was talking about how easy these guys were compared to PoN Lzo camp and PoD and the clerics like "Ya, suuuure, you could never solo a darkblue, so be quiet and stop bragging". I was kinda upset by this since any half smart person knows that warrior usually can't solo anything. So, just to make him shut his mouth I said "ok, 100pp says I can solo one". He ofcourse took my bet, and told me I wasn't allowed to use any discs. I thought that was fair. I pulled, brought it back right next to him so he could see us fighting. Well, put simply...I owned the rat. I ended the fight with 30% hp. Keep in mind I only had temperance, and my gear isn't "super uber". Anyways, bottom line-these guys are very easy at 54+ =D
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agro
# Aug 14 2003 at 12:36 PM Rating: Decent
1 post
Does anyone know if they aggro you if you are just walking around?


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RE: agro
# Sep 01 2003 at 1:13 AM Rating: Decent
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They will sometimes aggro on you when you're sitting. I don't remember one ever attacking me when I was running around though.
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rat stats
# Aug 02 2003 at 5:13 AM Rating: Decent
49 posts
These rats hit for about 130 as their max damage , they proc scourge and cast sow, even though they have no mana(Theft of thought shows up as "Target has no mana to affect".

Low HP's. Can be dire charmed by enchanters and druids. I'd say about 6k HP tops. They patrol the first floor of PoJ along with sentries.
still gettin exp
# Mar 26 2003 at 1:58 PM Rating: Decent
Well was duoing with a 55 Enc today (i'm a 55 Bst) in PoJ and killing these still gave me exp, and they should seeing as they were hitting for low-mid 100's
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Pestilence rats
# Feb 19 2003 at 1:28 PM Rating: Decent
25 posts
Although not listed here as of 2/19/03. They are higher level (over all) than the festering rats, but are still all dark blue to a 58th char.

Starwin Trueshot
58th ranger
RE: Pestilence rats
# Feb 22 2003 at 3:09 PM Rating: Decent
I was there last night 2/21/03 in the first cell block area and all the rats were light blue. I asked the 56 cleric in our group and he also confirmed they were the same to him. So that seems a bit odd to me.
Level range of rats
# Feb 19 2003 at 1:25 PM Rating: Decent
25 posts
Level range of 35 to 35 is wrong. In the 1st area, most of the festering rats are blue to a 58th toon, but all the festering rats in the '2nd area' (behind the door, but not down any stairs) are blue to 58th.
If there is a 15 level difference for something to be dark blue to someone, that would make the festering rats up to 43rd level.


Starwin Trueshot
58th ranger
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