Shei Vinitras  

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Spawns four adds which respawn if killed. Death touches every two minutes.

Event area has 2 AEs regardless if Shei is up or not:

  • Single-Target Rampages: Yes
  • Perma-rooted: Yes

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Shei respawn timer
# Feb 03 2014 at 7:30 AM Rating: Decent
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Shei Vinitras
So, this mob is basically worthless now. Except for the Shadowed Storm Sphere clicky. People still hunt this for the shears though, which is what I did. However, you get the same bump in tailoring with a maxed tailoring trophy, so the usefulness of the shears in today's game is greatly reduced. Having said that, I still sat there in Akheva Ruins for 3 months.

I did not keep track of the drops I was not interested in. During these 3 months (Starting in October and lasting till Febuary) I managed to get a total of 2 Frizznik's Robe of Tinkering (For tinkers) and 4 Akhevan Shadow Shears. That is 31 kills at 3 drops per kill. To put it in perspective: That is a 4.3% drop rate for the Shears and a dismal 2.15% chance for the Tinkerer's Robe. Talk about really bad drop rates. On two back to back kills I had shears drop (1 each). I never saw a duplicate shear drop or a duplicate robe drop. Everything else on the spawn table I had multiples of at one point or another. Hypothetically multiple drops of shears and robe are possible, but drop percentages wereprobably too low for me to see that with only 31 kills.

Respawn details: Shei does not spawn on server up. But, this was announced in a patch message 7 years ago. Earliest respawn I saw (in 31 kills) was 3 days 4 hours and 30 minutes. Longest was 3 days 14 hours. I did have an instance of 3 days and 17 hours, but I think that was a patch day.

Here are my times (On the left is date of kill with time, on right is time since last kill). I don't claim the respawn times to be wholly accurate. It is included so I had an approximate idea when it would spawn, generally, it was around 3 days 9 hours since last kill. But it was not uncommon to be much later than that time either.
Sunday 10/20 at 1200 Initial Kill
Wed 10/23 at 9pm 3 Days 9 hours
Sun 10/27 615am 3 days 9 hours 15 min
Wed 10/30 735pm 3 days 13 hours 10 min
Sat 11/02 1108pm 3 days 4 hours 30 min
Wed 11/06 110pm 3 days 14 hours (possible patch day)
Sun 11/10 1203am 3 days 11 hours
Wed 11/13 520am 3 days 5 hours
Sat 11/16 215pm 3 days 9 hours
Tues 11/19 11pm 3 days 9 hours
Sat 11/23 830am 3 days 9 hours 30 min
tue 11/26 510pm 3 days 8 hours 40 min
Sat 11/30 430am 3 days 11 hours 20 min
Tue 12/03 1pm 3 days 8 hours 30 min
Fri 12/06 9pm 3 days 8 hours
Tue 12/10 637am 3 days 9 hours 37 min
Mon 12/16 1140pm 3 days 17 hours (patch day? Server down?)
Fri 12/20 1040am 3 days 11 hours
Mon 12/23 627pm 3 days 8 hours
Fri 12/27 502am 3 days 10 hours
Monday 12/30 3pm 3 days 10 hours
Thur 1/02 1016pm 3 days 7 hours 16 min
Mon 1/06 1011am 3 days 12 hours
Thurs 1/09 810pm 3 days 10 hours
Monday 1/13 9:15am 3 days 13 hours 5 min
Thurs 1/16 1033pm 3 days 13 hours 15 min
Mon 1/20 704am 3 days 8 hours 30 min
Thurs 1/23 200pm 3 days 6 hours
Sun 1/26 942pm 3 days 7 hours 42 min
Thurs 1/30 733am 3 days 9 hours 49 min
Sunday 2/2 246pm 3 Days 7 hours 15 min

Shears Drop Chance: 4.3%
Robe Drop Chance: 2.15%

Hope this helps you all on your quest to get Shei!
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spawn time
# Dec 09 2013 at 10:04 PM Rating: Good
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Friend wanted shears, so I added this mob to my cycle of old world farm mobs. looked like it was standard 3 days + some hours. today it was scheduled to spawn so I checked, checked again and again and again and again - every 1 -2 hours. then it got to be 3 days 13 hours 25 minutes so I gave up. and went raiding. after raids I said why not? and it was up. so it can be a long spawn

Edit: killed shei on 1/13 at 4 am on povar. servers went down on 1/14. I checked for shei over the next 28 hours and ever saw it. came back today and waited and shei popped at 10:15 am. that's 3 days 6 hours 15 minutes after last kill. its 1 day 16 hours 40 minutes after server came up ( /uptime) so shei does not follow server outages as far as spawn timer goes.

Edited, Jan 16th 2014 10:30am by Shuraz
Even easier
# Jun 19 2012 at 6:01 PM Rating: Decent
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Even easier now that it's 95
Even easier
# Jan 31 2013 at 12:27 AM Rating: Default
Even easier now that it's 100.
Even easier
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Even easier now that it's 90.
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Easy duo
# Nov 13 2008 at 11:33 PM Rating: Decent
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Easy duo with my 80 bard and cleric team, even easier now that cap is 85's.
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# Sep 15 2008 at 9:49 AM Rating: Excellent
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RAMPAGES

Perma Rooted

Deathtouch every 2 minutes

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What's respawn?
# Jul 29 2007 at 1:41 PM Rating: Decent
We wiped on him last night while he was at 4% and he despawned. 24 hours later he's still down.

Anyone know if this is a bug or what's his respawn?
new event info
# May 13 2007 at 12:25 PM Rating: Decent
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5/13/2007

Seems SOE beefed up this event a little bit:

Shei Vinetras now PROCS (not cast) Chromatic Disruption, a point-blank AE that lowers resists and does 50 damage/tick.

Also, Shei will now continually respawn 4 adds to attack the raid for the duration of the fight. If you kill them they just respawn.

Thats about it...

7 kills and no Shadowsong Cloak...






hp
# Nov 24 2006 at 11:17 PM Rating: Default
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I posted below that he parsed about 530khp... peculiar because tonight he parsed 648k... didnt have dotting classes either time.

gonna try solo real one with cleric
# Oct 27 2006 at 4:35 PM Rating: Decent
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DT is currently hitting 15600 with spellshields
If I pop geomantra, takes DT down to 15100
I'm 16300 buffed. if I could take care adds before poping real one would be soloable no problem. melee damage from him is ridicilous.

well keep u updated hehe
gonna try solo real one with cleric
# Nov 24 2006 at 11:19 PM Rating: Default
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He recasts the 20k nuke ever 2 minutes. Hope your solo plan accounts for that lol.

HP
# Sep 13 2006 at 4:56 PM Rating: Default
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530,000 HP.... parsed almost to the HP.

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# Jun 22 2006 at 2:59 AM Rating: Decent
i just soloed this mob tonight but like corpse poped on me as it died...dunno wtf happened><
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# Jul 03 2006 at 4:09 AM Rating: Decent
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There are 2 versions of Shei. One is a vendor who auto poofs on kill and that is what you probably killed.
Mage pet groupable?
# Dec 07 2005 at 10:39 AM Rating: Decent
For those who have tried this, with pally stuns or similar, how do you think a mage group would fair on this encounter?
I have been on some in WOS and its easy killing with no need to heal at all. If we have 6 air pets constantly stunning, think we could take it?
This will probably be the only way I can do this, unless I try open raiding it (seeing as my guild doesn't raid often).
Any help would be appreciated. With the new Tinkering trivials 400+, the extra 5% over and above the Geerlok would make all the difference!
Mage pet groupable?
# Apr 10 2010 at 10:28 AM Rating: Decent
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Very, very late reply, but if what I am told about mobs using death touch is accurate, they will not DT your pet. They'll ignore your pet and blast you instead. Five mages and a very, very busy cleric might work.

These days, since it seems that this is one of a very few DT effects of yesteryear that has not been upgraded to a 100k or 200k blast, it's easy to cap out your HP high enough that you can mostly shrug off the effect, and with a merc healer you'll be back to full well before the next DT.
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Shei Vinitras
# Apr 20 2005 at 6:42 AM Rating: Decent
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killed with 12 last night (anguish geared). still way too many adds i think to try this with 6 people. afaik, he was not stunnable for us and the fight ended with roughly 30+ adds. dropped sphere, sword, and mask. before we killed him got at least 6 rounds of DT so 12mins fight. also not all of these adds/mobs are mezzable and nothing was charmable. g'luck. wtb shears/robe
#palletzar, Posted: Apr 16 2005 at 11:16 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) btw WHO ever flamed froggerx, his guild did take her down that fast, his guold is leet, and even though im on a different server, i visit their website frequently cause they got bad *** music and there guild is awesome. So hey , **** off you idiot, magelos mean SH**. I got lvl 70's chars, and Im too lazy to make a magelo, now what B****.
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# Feb 26 2005 at 6:50 PM Rating: Good
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Can one group with a lvl 70 10kHP / all defensive AAs SK do this event now? Have cleric with 6k mana and druid with 4k mana to heal, just wondering if anyone has tried it yet.
Hits?
# Feb 21 2005 at 3:35 AM Rating: Default
How much does this dude hit for and how fast is he slowable etc. General strategies?
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male?
# Feb 14 2005 at 3:08 AM Rating: Default
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From the picture doesn not look male to me :)

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male?
# May 21 2007 at 7:44 PM Rating: Default
Nope. DA Don't block.
# Nov 30 2004 at 3:58 AM Rating: Decent
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Nah she'll burn thru you DA no problem. Can't use DA to survive touch of vinitras.


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Edited, Tue Nov 30 03:59:27 2004
RE: Nope. DA Don't block.
# Jun 17 2005 at 8:40 AM Rating: Decent
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FYI... DA does block Touch of the Venitras. You're thinking of Cazic Touch which will burn through DA. Also, if you have a very good tank with DI and kept at good health near the time of the TotV then there's a possibility of him surviving it. Good possibility too. But he needs to have around 17k-18k hp and spell shielding.
#The One and Only CheesySnax, Posted: Jan 03 2005 at 1:34 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Shei is male. The Akhevans with 4 arms are male. The Robe/Shade Akhevans are female. Once again, Shei is MALE.
mem blur ???
# Oct 11 2004 at 9:56 AM Rating: Decent
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Can this dude be mem blurred after the pally stuns? And why do so many posters feel they must be rude and nasty? Do they think this makes them look older, wiser instead of just immature?
Hps
# Aug 16 2004 at 5:53 PM Rating: Decent
How much Hps does this mob have?
Where
# Aug 09 2004 at 7:53 PM Rating: Default
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Where is this mob located in the zone?
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# Jul 03 2004 at 2:21 PM Rating: Good
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You can do him without DT's and make the encounter trivial with paladins who have Divine Stun aa.
Level 65
# Jun 13 2004 at 4:39 PM Rating: Default
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It's even con to level 65.
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RE: Level 65
# Jun 20 2004 at 9:36 PM Rating: Decent
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The vendor version is lvl 65... the real Shei is blue to 65.


Edited, Sun Jun 20 22:40:02 2004
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# May 04 2004 at 2:17 AM Rating: Decent
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You can kill him without any DT's going off if you have enough paladins for a divine stun (aa skill) chain.

Edited, Sat Jul 3 15:23:52 2004
ebay
# Jun 03 2004 at 10:50 PM Rating: Decent
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Your Magelo says you have not even passed SoRo, yet your charm says its Time enabled. Your adventurs stone says its max LDoN yet you are not on the leaderboards... try making an honest Magelo next time and I'll believe your guild killed Shei in under 2 minutes.
RE: ebay
# Jun 04 2004 at 8:47 PM Rating: Default
Hahahahahaha. Good job Moritam, I love you. :P

It's just one of these retarded guild plugs you see so much. You know, the guilds full of power gaming retards who ruin a lot of the fun for so many others need to come onto Allakhazam and boast about what they did...

"LOL OUR GUILD "KEEPERS OF DEATH AND DESTRUCTION ROFL ZERG WITH 20 CLERICS AND 25 WARRIORS ONLINE AT ONCE" KILLED Y MONSTER IN 5 SECONDS WITH NO DEATHS AND HE DROPPED Z ITEM AND WE ARE THE BEST LOL YOU SHOULD WORSHIP US WE'RE ON Q SERVER DID I MENTION RECRUITMENT IS OPEN?"

I'm tired of everyone posting their inane accomplishments on the bestiary forums. It's as if they believe SOMEONE cares. Hey "Froggerx" or whatever you said your name was... NOBODY CARES. I don't care, Moritam doesn't care... nobody cares. If we wanted to read all about what your worthless guild did we'd go to the poorly designed guild webpage.

It's pretty easy to tell that nobody wants to read what the **** your crappy guild did. So, I'd like to know... why do so many fools like you keep making those posts?

Edited, Fri Jun 4 21:53:36 2004
#Yevun, Posted: Aug 01 2004 at 10:41 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Honestly, you do because you posted a reply. But good job numnuts.
#flutterbye, Posted: Jun 26 2004 at 5:14 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Your both ****** idiot loosers, if you dont fix your magelo it automaticly goes to full stats you ****** moron, i can believe you logged on his server and checked the leader boards, get a life... and cheesysnax your a ****** nutcase, calm the **** down and get a friend dude...you made a big *** post so say that you dont like guilds that lie... you probably dont have a guild, your friends list is probably your alts. Shut the **** up you douche. 25 warriors and 2o clerics couldnt kill this guy yuo ****, warrior dps sucks **** and clerics cant slow so, grow up a little, get a char over lvl 10 and then come back with your opinion and try to talk **** you idiotic **** sucker mother ****** **** *** *****.
Level??
# Apr 25 2004 at 4:10 PM Rating: Decent
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Listed as level 66? Dont think it is, just dropped this mob on VS and was a dark blue conn to level 65.
Gender
# Apr 16 2004 at 8:54 PM Rating: Good
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Shei is a he, most if not all of the four arms, are male, but the robed things that run through Maiden's eye are female, there is a way you can tell the male shades from the female. The Male ones, have a crown, red flowing eyes, and and a skull belt, the female ones, are plain black robes, that sort of, just drift about. And now I have completed my complete useless piece of information, I take my bow /bow.
Tactics
# Mar 30 2004 at 9:45 AM Rating: Excellent
Kill all trash.
Kill fake Shei.
Get casters on the stairs behind the carpet
Send in ritual <insert druid, ranger> sacrifice for deathtouch.
Warrior with enraging blow burns offensive disc on Shei to hold aggro, then switches to defensive.
Huge DPS from the steps. Lifeburn from the get go if you have necros with it. Flat out nukes from everyone except the clerics. Wake the dead, send your pets, burn your mana.
There is no second DT if you are fast enough :o)

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RE: Tactics
# Apr 28 2004 at 7:41 AM Rating: Default
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Send in necro sacrifice...they have best mana regen so death mean little to em...
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RE: Tactics
# Jul 29 2004 at 11:41 AM Rating: Default
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Nah... wizard sacrifice... can MB before they die =P

That's what wizzies is good for =)
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RE: Tactics
# May 13 2004 at 5:26 PM Rating: Decent
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As a Ranger, I would die. Get Res, get buffed, stand up and fire arrows. We don't need Mana to do very nice Damage ;)

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RE: Tactics
# Oct 04 2004 at 10:26 AM Rating: Decent
I am curious - I am not sure if this would work, but...

What about a bard using Kazumi's Note of Preservation (Group DA)? Or any member of a bard's group? Would that do anything?
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RE: Tactics
# Nov 30 2004 at 3:59 AM Rating: Decent
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Nah, She'll burn thru your DA no problem. It doesn't block Vinitras Touch.

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Bad Business
# Mar 23 2004 at 6:19 AM Rating: Decent
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I am a 59 Cleric on The Nameless.Went on a Raid against this thing(first time). Well we went with 40+ people average level was 63. We killed the Merchant Shei with no prob. When we started on Shei he Death Touched main tank causing add to pop. Well the raid wasn't organized so at this point people where assisting the wrong people...FYI the adds will summon you. All the casters where on the Stairs behind Shei and we started to get summoned. Shei is a monster if raid isn't organized and planned.Mana taps you,summons,DTs,and pops add when someone dies.This all equals to a fun experience or a summon your corpse experience..we did the summon one.
#The One and Only ultramegamegaman, Posted: Feb 22 2004 at 12:52 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) any idea on what he sells?
RE: merchant
# May 06 2004 at 4:43 PM Rating: Decent
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General supplies :-)
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Manadrain trap
# Feb 13 2004 at 10:06 AM Rating: Good
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The Insanity Crawler trap at Shei apparently uses Thought Vortex:

Thought Vortex
1: Decrease Mana by 350

Spell Type: Detrimental
Skill: Innate
Mana: 0
Target Type: PB AE
Casting Time: Instant
Duration: Instant
Recast Time: 8
Resist: Unresistable (0)
Fizzle Time: 0.00
Range to target: 0
AE Radius: 100
Interruptable: Yes
Any Time of Day: Any
Reflectable: Yes
DT rate...?
# Jan 21 2004 at 6:11 PM Rating: Default
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Ok, I've heard that he DTs anywhere from 45 seconds to 2 minutes. I haven't seen a single post yet that agrees with any other one. Anyone know REALLY how often he DTs?
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RE: DT rate...?
# Jan 28 2004 at 6:31 AM Rating: Excellent
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120 seconds; 2 minutes.

100% certain.

http://lucy.allakhazam.com/spell.html?id=2859&source=Live

Observe "recast time"


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RE: DT rate...?
# Dec 21 2004 at 2:53 AM Rating: Default
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correct me if i am wrng but "I think" all DT are 2min duration.
#tvarn, Posted: Jan 24 2004 at 1:42 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) usable every half second....and has a 10,000 feet area of effect.
Shei Changed?
# Jan 12 2004 at 10:28 PM Rating: Decent
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We tried Shei tonight with standard tactics. Pulled all trash out of the room. Aggroed Shei and the 4 named popped. We bring out the 4 named and tank each to 15 percent. We then bring the merchant Shei out and kill. Real Shei pops down below so we kill the 4 named. We send someone in to take the DT and all 4 named pop again. The 4 named had been dead about 45 seconds. So we pull out the 4 named again and kill them. Guess what: the named pop again almost instantly. This is either bugged or has been changed on purpose. Have done Shei many times and never seen this behaviour. Anyone else try Shei recently and seen this behaviour?

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RE: Shei Changed?
# Mar 11 2004 at 2:16 AM Rating: Decent
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You gotta keep them mezzed or charmed or tank CC'ed the entire fight (different for each mob I think).
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spawn time
# Oct 31 2003 at 1:02 PM Rating: Decent
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7 day spawn is not up after server reset !
2 ways to kill ... it !
1: mass dps on shei and off tank adds (dangerous cause u need healers for the off tanks and if u dont kill shei fast enough u gonna have to many adds)
2: kill adds a fast as possible then every1 back on shei till next DT / adds. (safer imo but takes a while and u need the dps to kill adds before next adds spawn)
i know there are holes in this and that is intentional ... learn by trying !!!
Numbers?
# Oct 30 2003 at 12:26 PM Rating: Default
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Can anybody give me a definitive answer as to how many is required to kill this fuck?

Thank you.
RE: Numbers?
# Dec 18 2003 at 10:51 AM Rating: Default
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Several more than your IQ, I'd wager.
RE: Numbers?
# Jan 24 2004 at 1:48 PM Rating: Good
you saying we could take this guy with 4 toons!?
Spawn time
# Oct 28 2003 at 10:00 AM Rating: Default
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Can anyone comment on the spawn time of the merchant Shei?

Thanks.
Mitigation of Slow?
# Aug 22 2003 at 6:06 PM Rating: Default
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A) is the non-vendor form of Shei slowable and

B) if so, to what extent does it mitigate slow?
RE: Mitigation of Slow?
# Mar 11 2004 at 2:15 AM Rating: Decent
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Both versions are fully magic slowable (unmitigated).
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Factions
# Aug 06 2003 at 3:01 PM Rating: Decent
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Factions upon death:
Your faction standing with Shei Vinitras got worse.
Your faction standing with Whisperling got better.
Your faction standing with Shak Dratha got worse.


edit: also Procs Chromatic Disruption

Edited, Wed Aug 13 21:57:11 2003
#tvarn, Posted: Jan 24 2004 at 1:50 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Edited, Sat Jan 24 13:52:05 2004
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Anyone know her spawn time?
RE: .
# Mar 07 2004 at 5:13 AM Rating: Decent
Shei is male.
Effect
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Touch of Vinitras is the DT he uses, not that it makes much difference. Other than its 2mins recast rather then random of above.

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Gender
# May 21 2003 at 1:19 PM Rating: Decent
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I think the male/female returns on the %s and %o are sometimes goofy. The other 4-armers also seem to report as male, but they've got ******* and just look female. . . I tend to think it's not much more than a typo. Or these things are more kinky than I care to know. ;-)
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RE: Gender
# Mar 07 2004 at 5:14 AM Rating: Default
The %s and %o work perfectly. These are aliens, they're supposed to be weird.
Pssst She is a He
# Apr 03 2003 at 9:26 AM Rating: Default
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Shei isnt a she =P....If ya con Shei you get He scowls at you ready to attack. The robes con as She ( The Irtear Vius does con as a he though ). Also you go conning 4 arms all over Luclin you notice that they con as He and 99% of the robes con as she
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#tvarn, Posted: Jan 24 2004 at 1:55 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) it's a freakin' digital representation you ******* girlfriendless ******!!!!
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Charm the adds?
# Mar 19 2003 at 2:42 PM Rating: Default
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Ok he spawns a lvl 60 mob everytime he DTs someone or everytime someone dies period?

And the mob he spawns, can it be charmed via the new Command of Druzzil spell that enchanters get. Cause that would be a nice way to get higher DPS, every time one tank dies....swtich tanks and get another DPS pet.
RE: Charm the adds?
# Apr 30 2003 at 9:03 AM Rating: Decent
A mob spawns anytime anything at all dies in that room during the event. That includes players, mobs, even pets (charmed or summoned). AFAIK, the robes that spawn are extremely MR, and, if not completely non-charmable, charms would be highly resisted. Basically, pets during this fight are a serious no-no. Get some pallies or SKs on the adds, with orders not to kill the robes until Shei is dead. Have everyone else on Shei. Sac someone for the initial DT, get your MT in, and kill him fast. Have at least one second tank ready to go. 2-3 extra tanks ready to MT is a good idea.
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RE: Charm the adds?
# Aug 26 2003 at 10:08 AM Rating: Default
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A new level 60 mob spawns ONLY when a Player Controlled entity dies (PC, pet, or charmed NPC). We typically clear the 4 adds that spawn with Shei before engaging it. Though we kill them up on the platform, it's been debated that killing NPCs on the carpet that Shei is on WILL result in an add, though we've never tested that. Once the first 4 are dead, we just off-tank the other 2 or three that spawn due to Death Touch.

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RE: Charm the adds?
# May 16 2003 at 7:48 PM Rating: Default
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Hmm I read that Shei's DT is "resetable" by our stuns (most likely our PoP lvl 62 or lvl 64 stun, even more so our AA Divine Stun).
Someone said just stun every 20 seconds to reset the DT timer.
Of course the stunners would get aggro, so perhaps a lvl 65 PoP AA'd paladin can be tank?

#Ironking, Posted: Feb 18 2003 at 1:42 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) lots of adds- lots of hit points ..and sucks your mana away ...evil boss mob
Shei Vinitras is male.
# Feb 17 2003 at 11:58 PM Rating: Default
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...looks like HE would wipe the floor with you!
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Shei's not that hard but you need a strat
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I'm not gonna post exactly how to kill Shei, because very few guilds on my server can kill him and I'd like to keep it that way. However I will give you some info about the fight.

~Shei initially cons dubious to all. When you aggro him he will come after you along with 4 or so robes that are kos.
~When you kill Shei a kos version of Shei will spawn in the middle of his room. He is rooted. He hits in the 700's. He can be slowed. He has a lot of hps. He death touches every 2 mins. Whenever someone dies a level 60 add will spawn.
~There's a mana drain trap in Shei's room.

As for the strat to beat Shei. It takes a while to figure it out, but once you figure it out he's a punk, and no I don't mean any sort of sploits. I will tell you this- figure out a way to split merchant Shei from his robed friends. It's possible. Also there is a way to avoid the mana drain trap if you patient and try some different things...
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Xebantiz
Transcendent Swifttail
The Tribunal
RE: Shei's not that hard but you need a strat
# Jan 07 2003 at 3:19 AM Rating: Default
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Edited, Sat Mar 1 20:23:28 2003
BAH
# Nov 04 2002 at 2:57 PM Rating: Default
44 posts
Uber guilds do share stats. Things that make guilds UBER is NOT witholding info, its their ability to get formed up in an instant and be well organized. When a mob pops and someone says lets GO kill it!!, its not "Hang on Im in a grp or Im almost done.: ITs Drop EVERYthing an GO now! port there BE there in 1 minute or less take 1 minute to form and BAM! engage all while organized and working as a team. It makes me SICK to my stomch to hear **** falling out of your mouths. People that think like that are just ignorant greedy bastids !!!!! lol
GET SOME!!! muhahahaha
I love blowing off steam on these boards lol
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KALAGULUS KILKANON 65 Paladin of NiHiL
can't be too hard
# Nov 02 2002 at 6:24 AM Rating: Default
43 posts
This encounter cant be THAT hard if organized.
Gather 54 of your guildies, assign 2 groups to each of the mobs that spawns after DT (4 groups total) and send the other 30 at Shei herself.

Considering Shei isn't one of the 2 auto-quad mobs in the game, and having the tanking always defensive (due to being DTed every 2 min), Shei's DPS isn't going to be that good.

Have 4 groups CC the adds and 6 tanks to be perm-defensive tanking, 5 clerics in chain, 1 cleric battle rezzing, and 3 DPS groups on Shei. AE taunt is also a plus on your tank cycle. Pretty much sums it up.
RE: can't be too hard
# Oct 29 2003 at 10:29 AM Rating: Decent
46 posts
No idea why you need that many split tanks ;p
#dieharder, Posted: Nov 06 2002 at 10:44 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) u dont think to hard? the mobs that pop do to DT have about 100k hps yeah dont hit hard but by the time u kill them u have 2 more adds do to DT and shei herself i have a 50 dam 44 delay 2 hander average hit on her is about 60 or 70 with 1350 attack powa so without bane weapons u can imagine how long this fight is and how DT deaths add up casue shei has about 400k hps so NOOOO its not a tuff fight GL on her my guild figured out how to fown her fun fight to hehe
Facts on Shei
# Sep 09 2002 at 5:38 PM Rating: Good
Old Continent on Xev (myself among them) went after Shei on Sunday: here is how it went down. We had already killed Itraer Vius with relative ease and decide to try Shei: As soon as you provoke, Shei will deathtouch and spawn 4-5 Giant Robe creatures that are all level 60-61. These resist slow and hit (generally) from 145-270 per hit (they don't hit remarkably fast but they have a truckload of HP). If you manage to kill the vendor Shei, Shei will reappear in the middle of the carpet in front of the platform and hit like a freight train (and death touch about every 2 minutes). The problem with this fight is that the area in front of Shei's podium is a trap called 'an insanity worm' and eats away your mana 2 bubbles at a time (so you're fresh out fast..not good for the hybrid melees such as Pallies, SK's, Rangers and Beasties). The good news is that the trap does not affect the platform around Shei ..and since Shei's a vendor, was dubious or indifferent to everyone (noone was threatening). Needless to say, OC got wiped in the end...about 25 dead and maybe 10 camped out safely or fd'd (or ran). Very very tough fight.
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Dread Prince of Xev
RE: Facts on Shei
# Sep 09 2002 at 5:45 PM Rating: Good
Just an additional note on this: the trap is actually the 'insanity crawler' which is a high level worm that mana drains (the trap gives off waves which drain mana). Read the board on the Insanity crawler as to strategy and how to provoke. Thanks!
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Dread Prince of Xev
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