a poacher  

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Uploaded November 12th, 2008 by Thucidyes
Updated November 14th, 2008

  • Despawn Time: 2 hours Game Time
  • Trackable: Yes

Categories: Templatized | EverQuest
This page last modified 2018-01-15 17:39:54.

Minimum Level: 73
Maximum Level: 75
Expansion: Seeds of Destruction
NPC Added: 2008-10-25 00:02:37
NPC Last Updated: 2019-08-04 05:31:22
Known Loot:
icon Alkalai Loam
icon Blue Diamond
icon Chronal Resonance Dust
icon Cobalt Ore
icon Consigned Bite of the Shissar XIII
icon Curzon
icon Diamond
icon Elaborate Defiant Chain Boots
icon Elaborate Defiant Chain Wristguard
icon Elaborate Defiant Silk Gloves
icon Elegant Defiant Chain Gauntlets
icon Elegant Defiant Leather Cap
icon Elegant Defiant Silk Wristband
icon Fine Steel Dagger
icon Fine Steel Great Staff
icon Fine Steel Jutte
icon Fine Steel Katana
icon Fine Steel Kusarigama
icon Fine Steel Long Sword
icon Fine Steel Morning Star
icon Fine Steel Naginata
icon Fine Steel Rapier
icon Fine Steel Scimitar
icon Fine Steel Short Sword
icon Fine Steel Spear
icon Fine Steel Tachi
icon Fine Steel Tanto
icon Fine Steel Tonfa
icon Fine Steel Two Handed Sword
icon Fine Steel Wakizashi
icon Fine Steel Warhammer
icon Fine Steel Yari
icon Flawless Animal Pelt
icon Flawless Silk
icon Flawless Spinneret Fluid
icon Gem Encrusted Gold Nugget
icon Gold Nugget
icon Harmonagate
icon Human Blood
icon Human Parts
icon Prestidigitase
icon Purified Grade B Choresine Sample
icon Purified Grade B Gormar Venom
icon Purified Grade B Mamba Venom
icon Purified Grade B Nigriventer Venom
icon Purified Grade B Taipan Venom
icon Quality Caladium
icon Quality Delphinium
icon Quality Laburnum
icon Quality Larkspur
icon Quality Muscimol
icon Quality Oleander
icon Quality Privit
icon Raw Amber Nihilite
icon Raw Crimson Nihilite
icon Raw Indigo Nihilite
icon Raw Shimmering Nihilite
icon Soluble Loam
icon Song: Silence of the Void Rk.II
icon Spell: Aegis of Calrena Rk. II
icon Spell: Aweshake Rk. II
icon Spell: Beetle Swarm Rk. II
icon Spell: Blessing of Loyalty Rk. II
icon Spell: Dannal's Mending Rk. II
icon Spell: Devout Remedy Rk. II
icon Spell: Empyrean Guardian Rk. II
icon Spell: Expiation Rk. II
icon Spell: Fragmented Consciousness Rk. II
icon Spell: Gallantry Rk. II
icon Spell: Lesson of Compunction Rk. II
icon Spell: Mark of the Crusader Rk. II
icon Spell: Nature's Peace Rk. II
icon Spell: Nethermist Guard Rk. II
icon Spell: Plague of the Karanas Rk. II
icon Spell: Reprehend Rk. II
icon Spell: Ribbon Lightning Rk. II
icon Spell: Salve of Reshan Rk. II
icon Spell: Seduction Rk. II
icon Spell: Serene Harvest Rk. II
icon Spell: Shield of Dryspines Rk. II
icon Spell: Shield of the Void Rk. II
icon Spell: Squall of the Stormborn Rk. II
icon Spell: Strength of the Tracker Rk. II
icon Spell: Symbol of Darianna Rk. II
icon Spell: Terror of Jelvalak Rk. II
icon Spell: Voidwhisper Manacles Rk. II
icon Spell: Ward of the Devout Rk. II
icon Spell: Withering Venin Rk. II
icon Staurolite
icon Sunshard Powder
icon Superb Animal Pelt
icon Superb Silk
icon Taaffeite
icon Tantalum Ore
icon Titanium Ore
icon Tome of Ambush Rk. II
icon Tome of Distressing Scream Rk. II
icon Uncut Alexandrite
icon Uncut Amethyst
icon Uncut Black Sapphire
icon Uncut Combine Star
icon Uncut Demantoid
icon Uncut Goshenite
icon Uncut Jacinth
icon Uncut Morganite
icon Uncut Rubellite

Known Habitats:
  Oceangreen Hills

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another loc
# Oct 01 2013 at 4:33 AM Rating: Good
West of Blackburrow: 3418, -612
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Found 4 up
# Jul 04 2011 at 5:40 PM Rating: Decent
Zoned in. Requested the task. Ran out to the opening just south west Poacher (1) on the hill. Slightly south of that poacher (2) was another. Continued south another (3) on the hill. 4th poacher I found midway between the lake just NE of hut by the water. Total time 30 min from first to last kill.

Hope this helps
found
# Jun 30 2010 at 1:12 PM Rating: Decent
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After reading all this, I was worried about another complex and rare spawn trigger. I took a different approach:

I brought my druid and tracked. Two poachers were up and on track they were right next to each other (on my time sort). This means they spawned basically one right after the other or together. These two were standing withing eyesight of each other and very near to the BB entrance. This was at 4AM gametime - they were already up.

I killed them and ran around the zone. I tracked everywhere. I watched game time. There was no gametime trigger. These mobs did not respawn at 7PM or at night or at any other time.

I went back the next RL day and repeated this. They were not up. Two poachers spawned in the Southern part of the zone. Again, these were near each other and at the same spawn-track-time order meaning they spawned together, definitely. Again this was not at 7PM gametime nor at night or anything. I remember that distinctly, but I don't remember the exact gametime this time (I think it was 9PM gametime).

Now, here are a couple thoughts from my observations:

-They always spawn in pairs
-Being two, there is unlikely one PH
-Their spawn is not linked to a specific game-hour

Remember Hadden (old-timers will)? The fishbone earring was a hot item back in the day. Mastering Hadden's spawn cycle led to EQ riches. I did that. Rounding up the number for illustration: Hadden spawned every 200 to 230 minutes. It was RANDOM but always between that minutes. So once he died, start a timer and he will respawn randomly between 200 and 230 minutes later.

My point is this : the spawn timers can truly vary so the clock thing may be mis-leading.

I foudn the best bet was to just check track and if he isn't up come back later.

Good luck



Location..
# Jun 24 2010 at 6:41 PM Rating: Decent
5 posts
7PM Game Time, Southern portion of the zone.. Location +364, -430. Right next to a cpl of trees.. killing a skeleton ph that roamed from this point. These guys are uber rare.
regular spawn point
# May 27 2010 at 8:30 PM Rating: Default
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One pops southwest of Karana zoneout. Seems to be a regular spawn there every half hour or so.

Edit* Now he not popping and been an hour so maybe just luck? But I got 3 of them fairly quick.



Edited, May 27th 2010 10:34pm by Boomsticker
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Horribly rare
# May 13 2009 at 9:50 PM Rating: Decent
15 posts
Been looking for these guys for a couple days now. Guess I will start the wholesale slaughter. Spawn time of 7pm mentioned on the quest page for "Poach the Poachers" is inaccurate (at least on the Bertoxx server).
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Possible Spawners
# Feb 19 2009 at 3:14 PM Rating: Decent
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Bard friend/guildie and I did this last night, on the south end of zone, Bard pulled anything with two legs (Skellies and Zombies). Once repops started, we had 3 in a row pop, back to back to back. Much better than the two random kills i happened to get before, searching the zone for hours.
Other locations
# Nov 24 2008 at 8:25 PM Rating: Decent
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I've found them most frequently on the south side of the zone, between the wall and the base of the first sizable hills. Some do have placeholders, and seem to spawn from just about anything. Even an infected animal corpse.
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Location
# Nov 02 2008 at 6:46 AM Rating: Decent
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Although they can spawn anywhere in the zone All the ones i tracked while doing the Poach the Poacher's quest were up and down the western edge of the zone. Spawn time was a bit slow. One popped on track about every 15-40 minutes. They can spawn in pairs and generaly take the same path. Oh, and they do not have PH's.

Edited, Nov 2nd 2008 9:47am by GoHawks

Edited, Nov 2nd 2008 10:01am by GoHawks
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