Jimlok's Friend (Clockwork Talisman #1)  

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Time:Days
Level:46
Maximum Level:85
Monster Mission:No
Repeatable:Yes
Can Be Shrouded?:No
Quest Type:Quest
Quest Goal:
  • Advancement
  • Loot
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Era:Planes of Power
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Group Size:Solo
Min. # of Players:1
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Entered: Wed Oct 23 11:35:06 2002
Modified: Thu Jan 7 11:29:28 2010
You say, 'Hail, Jimlok Keylifter'

Jimlok Keylifter says 'Well met, traveler. Can I be of assistance to you? Can't say as I got much to do at the moment. I'm just attending to a little fishing while I wait on my friend to get back to me. Hopefully he doesn't keep me waiting for too much longer. I can only stand so much of this place.'

You say, 'What friend?'

Jimlok Keylifter says 'This is the situation. My friend Gilor Swiftfoot and I were going to try our hand at breaking into the Plane of Justice. Yeah, yeah, I'm sure you're thinking that's silly and all, but how many people do you know of that can say they've broken out of the Eternal Prison, let alone in? 'None', right? So, we were all ready to go in when I got word that something else needed re-appropriating all quick like. I told Gilor to wait until I got back, but no. He had to run off, eager as always and as patient as a gust of wind. Now, I think he's in trouble.'

You say, 'What trouble?'

Jimlok Keylifter says 'People here seem to think that he tried to make the prison break by himself. They've found another way in, so maybe he took that route. I'd like to check on him, but if he isn't in there, I'm liable to get myself in trouble. I think I'd be much better off staying here and waiting for him. If you want to go look for him, I'd be quite grateful. I doubt you have the skills to get far in there. You don't look like the burglarizing type, but I'd even be willing to give you the document that I picked up on my last job if you look for him.'

You say, 'What document?'

Jimlok Keylifter says 'Don't you worry about that unless you bring me some word of Gilor's condition. Trust me, it's a strange and mysterious document. Just the sort of thing you adventuring types love. Find Gilor and it's all yours, I give you my word.'

You say, 'I will look for him.'

Jimlok Keylifter says 'Alright, friend, you need to be on the lookout for a gnome about my height, with one bad leg. He's got a bit of a limp, but he's still a hard one to chase down. If you can't find him, be on the lookout for anything that resembles a small bottle. He's got a way with rodents; so if you see some little pest carrying a bottle of some sort, grab him! It will most likely be a message for me. Bring it back immediately. It won't be of any use to you anyway, since you can't read our code. Be quick and good luck!'

Kill A Festering Rat in the Plane of Justice to obtain a Tiny Bottle with Note. Give this to Jimlok Keylifter.

Jimlok Keylifter sighs deeply as he hands you an intricate schematic of some device. The notation on the document is written in a strange language that is completely foreign to you. 'This doesn't bode well for Gilor. He says he's found a secret tunnel and he's going to go in deeper. I guess I'll go in and find him if he doesn't return soon. Well, a deal is a deal. Here is the document that I mentioned.'

Jimlok Keylifter says 'The person that I was supposed to lift it for was a jeweler of sorts, but he mainly dealt in mechanical devices. I wasn't able to track him down to get my coin, so I don't know what you'll do with it. Maybe my cousin Tabben will give you something for it. He's got himself a little tinker's shop in the Jeral section of New Tanaan. Show him the map thingy and see what he says.'

You receive a Strange Jeweler's Schematic. Go to Tabben Bromal in the Plane of Knowledge.

You say, 'Hail, Tabben Bromal'


Tabben Bromal says 'What is it? What do you wan. . . Oh bloody underfoot, do forgive me, traveler. I'm not used to all this bickering and flittering about -- you know, the bustle of the 'living' city. The racket, the noise, and the wails of the children. Bah! I came here to escape it, not to relive it. But if I survived it once, I sure as Brell's holy bottom will do it again! In hopes of getting you all out of here as soon as possible and the peace and quiet being resurrected out of your blessed absence, I've agreed to lend some of my knowledge of the more inferior levels of tinkering to those who have an interest in this art. If you don't intend on purchasing any materials, then be off with you and leave me in peace. However, if you have coin in your pocket and you plan on spending, then do so quickly. I have more pressing things to do with my time than wait while you leisurely browse my wares.'

Give him the schematic.

Tabben Bromal takes the document from you and looks at it for a moment. 'Well, this is a beautiful looking schematic. I wonder what they are trying to make with it? Where did you get this? No wait; don't tell me. I'd rather not know. I can make some of this writing out but just barely. What I can read leads me to believe that I'd be better off not knowing.'

Tabben Bromal falls victim to his curiosity and grabs a small kit from the table behind him. 'Take this kit and look for the following parts,' he says as he scrunches his nose at the schematic again. 'We'll need a Tri-coated Metal Casing, one Size C spring, some Creeping silk strands -- whatever those are -- and some Congealed Bile-based Ooze. I'm not sure if this thing is wanting us to make a device or some sort of nasty cocktail, but that's what it's asking for... ewww!'

You receive a Small Parts Kit.

Tabben Bromal says 'Seal those things up in the container that I just gave you and bring it straight back to me. I'll wait here for you and see if I can decipher anymore of this schematic.'

Tri-Coated Metal Casing - random from spiders in PoI,
Size C Spring - random from models in PoI,
Creeping Silk Strands - from a virulent arachnid in PoN
Congealed Bile-Based Ooze - from a pile of bile in PoD
[The loot tables for the bile and arachnids used to be switched, but should now be fixed.]

Combine the four parts in the Small Parts Kit to craft a Sealed Parts Box. Give this to Tabben.


Tabben Bromal says 'Oh, you've returned! Very good, ______! Saria and I have made some real progress on the document that you brought us. Watch this and you'll see what I mean!'

Tabben Bromal quickly opens the small case and removes the parts. He takes a tiny spanner, several small bolts, and a long wire and quickly pieces together what appears to be a small clockwork talisman. He pulls a leather string through the top of it and offers it to you.

You receive a Small Clockwork Talisman.

Tabben Bromal says 'That should work for you, but from what we gathered, there's another layer of mechanics that works to shield and envelope the existing talisman. It's going to require more parts. So take this container and let me know when you're ready to write down the names of the next set of parts.'
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Creeping Silk Strands
# Mar 01 2014 at 11:55 AM Rating: Decent
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The virulent hatchling's also drop the Creeping Silk Strands in PoN. That's what I looted mine off of today.
Pile of Bile
# Jan 26 2014 at 6:18 PM Rating: Decent
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I just killed everything that came through the center of the zone for about 2 hours. It dropped from the Pile of Bile. As a matter of fact I pulled 3 Pile of Bile's at once and it dropped on all 3 of them. That kind of ****** you off when you spent so much time there.
level 48
# May 19 2013 at 12:46 PM Rating: Decent
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Was able to complete this for my level 48 SK. so the level min req of 46 is possible - need 46 just to zone into potranq.
Completed
# Jul 01 2011 at 5:53 AM Rating: Decent
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Completed on the day of this post
Talisman #1 Complete
# Apr 02 2009 at 1:48 AM Rating: Decent
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Finished this quest today, April 1, 09 (no not a fools joke)

A great spot for spiders in PoN is on the other side of the waterfall by the zone in.
Spiders & robots in PoI are a cakewalk. Clear the entrance, both ways, repeat.
A pile of bile in PoD is "in the middle of the slight narrowing leading to the northern quadrant" (thnx Sukrasisx)


Edited, Apr 2nd 2009 5:52am by Sothwick
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Some facts regarding this quest
# Jan 28 2009 at 12:10 PM Rating: Decent
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Just got my talisman last night.

Creeping Silk Strands dropped for me on 27 Jan 09 from "a virulent arachnid" or "a virulent hatchling" in Plane of Nightmare. I am sorry, but I do not remember which it was that I actually looted for the item. My group decimated a good sized area around the building near the graveyard. Actually, I'm pretty sure we just killed everything that moved in the whole zone, since you pretty much can't avoid everything in the zone coming at you no matter WHAT you do. After about 30 minutes of carnage, the item was mine.

Congealed Bile Based Ooze dropped for me on 27 Jan 09 from "a pile of bile" in Plane of Disease. We killed everything near the ridge in similar fashion as with Plane of Nightmare. After about 30 minutes, the item was mine.

I started this quest years ago, and had a lengthy hiatus, so I can't testify as to the earlier parts of the quest. I've forgotten them. I HAVE seen Tri-coated Metal Casings on graveyard mobs in Plane of Innovation as recently as last week (today is 28 Jan 09).

I combined the items in the Small Parts Kit successfully. Do not be worried about the fact that the box has six slots and the recipe only calls for four items. I handed the Sealed Parts Box to Tabben in Plane of Knowledge, and recieved the talisman and a Small Parts Container. Questers need to bear in mind that you need an open inventory slot for the container. Mine are usually filled with Deluxe Toolboxes, so I left one in my bank for the hand-in.

Any questions? Ask them now before I forget the details :-)
Creeping Silk Strands
# Sep 14 2007 at 2:23 PM Rating: Decent
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Creeping Silk Strands also drops from "a virulent hatchling"
Spiders
# Jun 03 2006 at 5:11 PM Rating: Decent
Don't know about the biles, but looted a Creeping Silk Strand from a spider in PoN today. I'll check out the bile in PoD once I talk my guild into heading there.
Spiders
# Dec 25 2006 at 8:24 PM Rating: Decent
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aye, they have those 2 backwards.
Spiders
# Mar 03 2007 at 11:48 AM Rating: Good
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For years the drop tables were backwards, the oozes dropped from spiders and the silk dropped from the biles. Someone at Sony finally got around to fixing it, and it made the old info obsolete. It appears to have been updated correctly now thou.
Rechargable?
# Mar 10 2006 at 11:11 AM Rating: Decent
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Some people say that the 1st and 2nd talisman are rechargable with the item Quintessence of Knowledge - can anyone confirm if this is true please I would like to know for certain the truth to this matter - If so can you please give a step by step guide on how to do so ( conatiner - Item(s) - etc ) Thanks .
RE: Rechargable?
# May 15 2006 at 4:17 PM Rating: Decent
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All three neck pieces use the Quintessence of Knowledge as a reagent. In other words, you must have the Quintessence of Knowledge in order to use the neck. Once used, you will lose a charge on the neck and the Quintessence (cost ~103pp each to make and do stack.)
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# Jun 19 2005 at 4:35 PM Rating: Decent
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just a warning.

When you give the combined box to Tabben in PoK, he'll give you your gate talisman AND a "Small Parts Container".

You need to KEEP THIS for the next set of combines to make the 2nd gate talisman!

It isnt the same one that you combine the first set of ingredients in (tricky tricky). So make room and save a slot for it in your inventory or bank slot if you dont feel like carrying it around forever. If you happen to destroy it, you'll have to refarm the ingredients.
just completed
# Jun 01 2005 at 9:50 PM Rating: Excellent
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Just finished this quest tonight and thought i'd but in myeperience for those interested in it.

All the components are uncommon and can test your patience.

Tiny Bottle and Note : I spent maybe 1.5 to 2.5 hours waiting for one of these things to drop in PoJ. seems like when i xp hunted there near the zone out every other rat dropped one of these things but it did take me a while.

Size C Spring : I currently box a lvl 67 warrior and a 53 shaman and killed the shaman a few times trying to slow mobs in PoI and getting aggro. I wound up camping warrior and joing group at zone in hoping a size c spring would drop. Took maybe little over 2 hours and i dinged in there too =)

Tri-coated metal casing : I got very luck with this drop as a guildmate of mine was trying to lvl one of his toons in there and casing dropped from a spider. he asked in /gu if anyone needed and.... i went runnin :) On a side note...the same guy had another drop from another spider maybe 30 mintes later. Not sure if it was just pure luck or if they've actually increased the drop rate but i did see 2 drop in a short time. BTW he was just after the zone in to the left past the door to the factory.

Congealed Bile-based Ooze : I went to PoN with a couple friends to look for this drop from the virulent arachnids... within 20 minutes we had 2 drop, one for me and the other for a guildmate.

Creeping Silk Strands : After PoN we headed to PoD and was joined by a few more guildies just looking for something to do. we camped out along the bone wall facing, i think it was North where the river forks. Was basically about 8 people split int two groups all lvl 67+ with chanter for CC and druid tracking. pulled trains of 6+ mobs to camp along with the Pile of Bile that drops the silk strands. Took us a while... maybe 1.5 hours, seems longer than it was because we pulled sooo many mobs... was definately the toughest piece to get to drop.

I can confirm though that the size C Spring drops from Models in PoI

Tri-Coated Metal casing drops from spiders in PoI

Creeping Silk strands drop from Pile of Bile in PoD.

Congealed Bile-Based ooze drops from virulent Spiders in PoN.

Hope this helps anyone wanting to start this quest.

-Good luck!!
RE: just completed
# Sep 27 2005 at 6:13 AM Rating: Decent
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Good info! Thanks! =)
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Easy !
# Dec 09 2004 at 8:54 PM Rating: Decent
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just made mine in drinal server.. took me 2 hours and 52 min from start to end to make it... :-)

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Finally got all my pieces.
# Jul 22 2004 at 7:29 PM Rating: Decent
After three weeks I finally got all the pieces (I haven't put that much effort into this quest, kind of a "loot while I'm exping" thing) for the first necklace.

The PoI drops I got while doing normal experience through my early 50s. Tri-coated Metal Casing was definitely the most uncommon of the two PoI drops. I saw Size C Spring about a dozen times through 5 levels whereas Tri-coated Metal Casing I only saw three or four times. (And luckily won the roll on one of them).

Zoned into PoN and saw a rotting spider, looted Congealed Bile-based Ooze (lucky?).

PoD was the biggest pain in the ***. No one goes there anyway, so you're forced to organize your own group (and since people hate PoD you have to ask guildies pretty much). I didn't bother with this and soloed the pile of biles at 61. I got the Creeping Silk Strand after three kills. I got this before the Bile-based ooze and pulled a bonehead move and stored it in a No Rent bag. So I needed another one. :(

My second round was not nearly as lucky as I soloed about 20-25 of these and none of them dropped. Two of my guildies came as they were trying to get it for one of them as well. First pile of bile we killed a strand dropped. Guildie let me have it (thank god). Helped him kill some more to get his as well. Had to kill only about 5 more and it dropped.

The real problem is getting multiple mobs. Everything aggros regardless of what mob you pull, so if you pull a pile of bile any rats, other gooey mobs, and larvae will also aggro. I died once and my guildie died once. Very difficult without a mezzer.

Tiny Bottle with Note was very easy by the way, drop rate is around 25% in PoJ.
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PoI
# Jul 09 2004 at 6:48 PM Rating: Default
to get to the necessary mobs in PoI do you need the factory flag?
RE: PoI
# Jul 12 2004 at 8:25 PM Rating: Decent
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No you dont
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# May 01 2004 at 8:36 PM Rating: Default
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Love the tally, saved me several times when i got lost lol
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Just wondering
# Apr 05 2004 at 8:35 AM Rating: Decent
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Is this item rechargeable
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RE: Just wondering
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There is no known way to recharge this item, other than destroying it and questing a new one, or continuing with the quest and getting the upgraded model.
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RE: Just wondering
# May 08 2004 at 3:10 PM Rating: Decent
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What I am wondering is... can you use all 5 charges and THEN turn the depleted talisman in for Talisman #2? Or does it HAVE to have at least one charge left for the turn-in to work?
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RE: Just wondering
# May 08 2004 at 6:09 PM Rating: Decent
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number of charges doesn't matter for the turn in.

(as an aside, can't think of any quest where the number of charges of an item matters. Doubt the quest engine even supports such a check).
repared
# Mar 10 2004 at 2:45 PM Rating: Decent
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This item also now has +25 endurance ) with the bug fix.
Repaired
# Mar 10 2004 at 12:49 PM Rating: Decent
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The Quest has been fixed....you can now combine the container to make the sealed parts kit.

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All Fixed
# Mar 10 2004 at 11:32 AM Rating: Decent
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Combine is now fixed as of patch on 3/10/04. Just got my neck piece.

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Still...
# Mar 08 2004 at 11:46 AM Rating: Decent
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.. not fixed!
Combine
# Mar 07 2004 at 9:13 AM Rating: Decent
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Edited, Sun Mar 7 20:01:22 2004
2 Weeks, still cannot combine
# Mar 03 2004 at 11:39 PM Rating: Decent
Yup .. first mentioned on Feb 19th, it is March 4th, and I still cannot combine this item. Glad to see Sony is on the ball.
cant combine
# Feb 23 2004 at 12:52 PM Rating: Decent
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Have all four no drop items but they wont combine in box. Ooze still dropping in pon as of 23-2-2004
Problems with the Kit
# Feb 19 2004 at 9:38 PM Rating: Decent
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Bromal gave me the Kit, but when I try to combine the items in it nothing happens, not even the red error message indicating I use the wrong items.
- Congealed bile-based ooze from PoD
- Creeping Silk Strands from PoD
- Size C Spring from PoI
- Tri-coated Metal Casing from PoI

Note that when I remove one of the item or put any other item in it, I do get the error message.

So it seems I am using the good items but the container "trigger" is broken.

I /bugged the issue.
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RE: Problems with the Kit
# Feb 19 2004 at 10:19 PM Rating: Excellent
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This is a known bug as of today; people have been reporting similar problems with other special/quest containers. Expect this to be fixed in the near future, but hang onto those items for now.
#Yevun, Posted: Feb 21 2004 at 8:26 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) wtf, i hate when stuff like this happens, i've been camping all the 1st teir ones b/c from raiding i've gotten all the parts for the 2nd necklace, so i get all the pieces, i'm all giddy over the combined...nothing..*click *click *click /spam click /scream wtf /scream /pulls hair. /sighs. /alt + enter /alt+shift+r come here...read this post, sigh once again../more anger...guess what, hopefully they don't take their sweet a55 time an fix this stuff ASAP!!!!
RE: Problems with the Kit
# Mar 06 2004 at 11:33 AM Rating: Decent
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just like to say i'm another person with this prob
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Problem with Bromal
# Feb 02 2004 at 11:31 PM Rating: Decent
I am a 63rd lvl Ranger and I have been trying to complete this part of the Talisman series for almost 7 months now.

I can get the schematic easlily however every time I give it to Bromal he tells me that he is giving me the kit but does not do so.

Yes I have an open inventory slot for a container. I have posted numerous bug reports on this and gotten no where. There for I am assuming that I am doing something wrong and probably stupid can anyone tell me what it is?

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RE: Problem with Bromal
# Feb 07 2004 at 2:19 AM Rating: Default
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I HIGHLY doubt this will work but try haveing your top left inventory slot open, may work but like i said I doubt it.
RE: Problem with Bromal
# Feb 12 2004 at 5:35 AM Rating: Decent
You were right it didnt work... But thanks for the idea it was worth a shot,

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loot table still fuxxored
# Jan 22 2004 at 12:45 AM Rating: Decent
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Spiders in PoN still drop the ooze so the loot tables are still backwards, despite the claim at the top of the page that they are fixed. I confirmed this by killing lots of spiders in PoN and all they had was ooze.
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RE: loot table still fuxxored
# Jan 22 2004 at 4:25 AM Rating: Decent
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/agree.

finished this quest tonight, by getting the ooze to drop in PoN from a spider. 4 oozes dropped in about 20min period, so my friends and i were happy to see a nice drop rate, but yes...ooze still drops from spiders.
CORRECTION
# Jan 19 2004 at 3:38 AM Rating: Default
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:)

Edited, Mon Jan 19 15:08:25 2004
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Snareable
# Jan 06 2004 at 10:31 AM Rating: Decent
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The spiders are snareable I just got an archaic model in with my pull which was unsnareable but I have been killing in POI for the last 2 weeks and still no tri metal casing.Good luck getting it I am about to give up I hate having to use all day waiting for the drop.
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Snareable
# Jan 06 2004 at 10:31 AM Rating: Decent
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The spiders are snareable I just got an archaic model in with my pull which was unsnareable but I have been killing in POI for the last 2 weeks and still no tri metal casing.Good luck getting it I am about to give up I hate having to use all day waiting for the drop.
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# Dec 20 2003 at 10:53 AM Rating: Decent
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Tried augging the item before the turn in for the next upgrade. The aug does disappear once you do the upgrade, just FYI.
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POI sucks
# Dec 12 2003 at 8:30 AM Rating: Decent
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I have quad kited all the models to get to the spiders and i got my size c spring from quading just to get to the spiders.When I got there i tried to pull the spider with snare and found out they r unsnareable and where they spawn there ia no room to move so I had to gate because it beat the snot out of me.
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Quest & Item Notes
# Nov 21 2003 at 9:17 AM Rating: Excellent
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Many EQ'rs refer to the Small Clockwork Talisman (granted by this quest), the Powered Clockwork Talisman (granted by the next quest), and The Binden Concerrentia (from the final quest in this chain) as "gate necks"... an inaccurate nickname as the items all actually cast a port to Plane of Knowledge.

The talismans from the first two quests have limited port charges, while the Binden Concerrentia does not.

In addition to using a charge, each cast of this port also requires a Quintessence of Knowledge. Each costs about 105pp minimum to make, trivials at alchemy 21, is stackable, and currently sells for 150pp each in The Bazaar on my server, so get a shaman buddy.

In my experience the most painful drops for this quest are far and away the Tri-coated Metal Casing in PoI and the Creeping Silk Strands in PoD. The rest come quickly by comparison. If you value inventory space get the Tiny Bottle and Note last... it's the easiest to get and will only take up space if you get it early. This quest can take many days or even weeks to complete if you dont get lucky on the harder drops.

On a brighter note... levels 2 and 3 in this chain of quests are very easy to complete by comparison, as the drops for each of them are nearly common. Note that you'll need drops from all four elemental planes before you finish the third quest, so it's not for everyone. The Binden has very decent saves on it, so even if you are a port class the quests are worth looking into.

If you need the port and have the luxury of planning for such things, then take note that at level 62 mages with the spell Talisman of Return can summon a 'norent' neck item that will cast the same port (also requires the same, pricey reagent).

If you have more time than money and can potter okay, this quest can earn you a 1-shot item that peforms a similar function into Thurgadin which many consider useful.

Enjoy.
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RE: Quest & Item Notes
# Apr 16 2004 at 9:43 AM Rating: Decent
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When did the Quintessence of knowledge thing become required? I have used 2 charges of my necklace and had no such component. It has been quite a while though.
No Recharge
# Aug 30 2003 at 10:44 PM Rating: Decent
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Concerning recharge - theres no known way to recharge these short of redoing the quest. Ive combined Neck with quintessence in both toolbox and in small parts kit with no success. Some pally in my group last night got upset when i told him there was no way to recharge it. He swore his friend had done it but all his friend could do was tell him to use quintessence. Um - no. Neither Class 5 nor Class 6 batteries work either. Good Luck! If you find a way then post it.
PoI Drops
# Aug 06 2003 at 12:29 AM Rating: Default
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How Hard Ar The Springs And Tr-coated Metal's To Find? I Still Have not Found Any Afyrt 3 Days
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RE: PoI Drops
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Tri-Metal coatings are a ***** to get while grouped, best thing to do is just get a PoI dragon raid and ask if one drops if you could loot, chances are they will say yes. There will prolly be 2-4 that drop during the whole push forward to the dragon. Good luck hope you get one its how i got mine.
Rare
# Jul 01 2003 at 1:47 PM Rating: Default
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Nice quest but i think the items are Semi-rare...
MQ??
# Jun 10 2003 at 10:23 AM Rating: Default
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Are this quest MQable?
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RE: MQ??
# Jul 01 2003 at 5:48 AM Rating: Decent
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Nope, not at all.
note in bottle = note (NO DROP)
note = box(NO DROP)
combined box = talisman + box2 (NO DROP), do not destroy box2!
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Sealed Parts Kit
# May 28 2003 at 12:10 AM Rating: Default
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Turned in schematic and the next day tried to combine all drops in parts kit...i have no talisman...all i have is a sealed parts kit that i cant open...whats the deal?
RE: Sealed Parts Kit
# Jun 05 2003 at 2:07 PM Rating: Default
return it to the good NPC
Gettin yer talisman
# May 13 2003 at 4:39 PM Rating: Good
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What you need.
1) Tri-Coated Metal Casing (spiders in PoI)
2) Tiny Bottle and Note(first 4 rats in PoJ)
3) Size C Spring (erratic, obsolete etc models PoI)
4) Congealed Bile-based Ooze (PoN Virulent Arachnids)
5) Creeping silk strands (PoD goo mobs)

Hand the Tiny Bottle and Note to Jimlok Keylifter in Plane of Tranquility and he will give you a note to give to tabban in Plane of Knowledge. Tabban is in the room above the forges.

Make room for a container, you will have it till you finish the 2nd talisman. Hand tabban the note. Combine Size-C Spring, Congealed Bile-Based Ooze, Creeping Silk Strands, and Tri-Coated Metal Casing in the container. Will combine to a sealed box. Hand that back to tabban and you get your small clockwork talisman and another container.

That's it, bank yer new container.
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Combine?
# May 03 2003 at 5:32 PM Rating: Decent
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got my creeping strands last night, and I only need the tri coted casing. when i get all of the parts do i hit the combine button and then hand it in? or do i hand it in without combining? dont want to ***** it up :)
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RE: Combine?
# Jul 17 2003 at 11:15 AM Rating: Decent
If a quest container has a combine button, you ALWAYS combine it before handing it in.

All quest containers have combine buttons.

You ALWAYS combine before handing them in.
#RobertoJP, Posted: May 08 2003 at 6:03 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Well Doh, every quest that gives you a box to fill requires you to hit combine before turning it in. Guess what this is going to be?
Here is the next part of the quest
# Apr 24 2003 at 11:58 AM Rating: Decent
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Powered Clockwork Talisman
LORE ITEM MAGIC ITEM NO DROP
Str: +10 Sta: +10 Wis: +10 Int: +10 Magic Resist: +10 Fire Resist: +10 Cold Resist: +10 Poison Resist: +10 Disease Resist: +10 HP: +50 Mana: +50
Weight: 0.8
Classes: All Classes
Races: All Races
Inventory Slot: Neck
Required: Yes
Can be stored in Small and larger containers
Last updated: Sat Feb 15 19:20:03 2003

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Effect: Talisman Gate
1: Teleport to 725,411,-158 in poknowledge facing North

Type: Triggered
Charges: 15


http://everquest.allakhazam.com/db/item.html?item=17785
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Got it today
# Apr 22 2003 at 4:20 PM Rating: Default
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I got my last item today, the silk strands, some kind soul called me to POD near the castle entrance and let me loot it. It seems the bile near the castle drop it more often, I have been farming on the ridge for days, no luck.
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# Apr 21 2003 at 11:26 AM Rating: Decent
Finished this up last night. The bile drop in POD was the toughest for me (didn't help that some folks were /ooc'ing 4k plat for loot rights), but at 60 was getting good AA exp so no real loss.

Quest Items:
Congealed Bile-Based Ooze - Spiders in PON (pulled near ugly tree not too far from graveyard)
Creeping Silk Strands - Bile in POD (camped in front of Castle and pulled along the river)
Size C Spring - POI (sorry do not recall the name of MOB, was killed on way to factory one day and this dropped)
Tiny Bottle and Note - POJ (seems like a common drop off rats)
Tri-Coated Metal Casing - POI (spiders near entrance, saw a couple in a four hour session)

The first turn in Jimlok, is standing on the stairs which you go by to get to PON entrance. The second turn in Tabben, was in POK, second floor of building, negative 390, 575.

After you do the turn in you are left with the toolbox for combine. IF you intend to go on to number 2 do not destroy this container, it will be needed from what I read.

Good luck.

Edited, Mon Apr 21 11:50:42 2003
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Tri-Coated Metal Casing
# Apr 20 2003 at 2:16 PM Rating: Default
9 posts
This drops off the spider type dealies in the PoI. I think it ONLY drops off of them. I hear it is uncommon but we killed 2 spiders lastnight and one dropped the casing. That was on Cazic Thule so it doesnt appear to be so bad of a rare drop.
RE: Tri-Coated Metal Casing
# May 16 2003 at 2:29 PM Rating: Default
16 posts
It drops off more than just the spiders, I got mine off one of the other mobs....it was rooting too. Silly people
Jimlok's location
# Apr 06 2003 at 4:34 PM Rating: Decent
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It is always fun to run around a zone looking for npc's and if you can't track well it can take some time. Jimlok is fishing at loc neg 530 neg 1390 up the stairs on the way to the tinker vendor

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Charges...
# Mar 18 2003 at 3:17 PM Rating: Default
27 posts
Ok, from what I've read here, I'm getting the impression that the charges can ONLY be used IF you have the reagent. Then, once the charges are gone, regardless of a reagent, then it cannot be recharged?
RE: Charges...
# Mar 18 2003 at 3:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Ok, from what I've read here, I'm getting the impression that the charges can ONLY be used IF you have the reagent. Then, once the charges are gone, regardless of a reagent, then it cannot be recharged?

You are correct. However, the final talisman has unlimited charges.
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ooze
# Mar 16 2003 at 11:04 AM Rating: Default
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the ooze drops off of one of the oozes (festering or the other one), Its just off of the trash mobs, watched it drop twice in a row thou. In PoD btw
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Congealed-Bile Based Ooze
# Mar 13 2003 at 11:44 AM Rating: Default
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The "Congealed-Bile Based Ooze" is supposed to drop from Virulent Arachnids, however we killed these for 2 1/2 hours south of the graveyard in PoN and it didn't drop. Is this now a RARE drop?
RE: Congealed-Bile Based Ooze
# Apr 16 2003 at 1:59 AM Rating: Default
25 posts
It seems to drop normally now.
strands
# Mar 10 2003 at 6:04 PM Rating: Default
18 posts
strands only drop from "Pile of Bile" ooses in PoD fyi



Edited, Mon Mar 10 17:31:30 2003
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Charges
# Feb 21 2003 at 4:00 PM Rating: Decent
When you get the 1st Talisman it says its got 5 charges but you still require the component to use it , Cost about 100pp per component (Quintessence of knowledge)
Funny story bout the drop rates
# Feb 07 2003 at 4:31 PM Rating: Default
Last week before the feb 4th patch the congealed bile based oozes were common in PoN no this week i need one and took me 3 days to get one and i got my strand on the 4th ooze
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