The War  

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Rating:
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Information:
Level:55
Maximum Level:85
Monster Mission:No
Repeatable:Yes
Can Be Shrouded?:No
Quest Type:Quest
Quest Goal:
  • Loot
  • Lore
Factions Raised:
Factions Lowered:
Quest Items:
Related Zones:
Related Creatures:
Related Quests:
Era:Omens of War
Recommended:
Group Size:Solo
Min. # of Players:1
Max. # of Players:1
Appropriate Classes:
  • All
Appropriate Races:
  • All
Entered: Tue Feb 1 15:33:52 2005
Modified: Thu Jan 7 11:29:28 2010
Phase One [brewing of the war (10-12 days)]
Phase Two [Firiona Vie outpost overtaken (4.5 hours)]
Phase Three [yet to be played out?]

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PHASE ONE
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A war is brewing in the Dreadlands between so-called "good" and "evil."

There are two sides to the war:
Lanys T`Vyl and Al`Kabor

Lanys T`Vyl

Lanys T`Vyl and army can be found near the tunnel leading to the portal valley. She and her cohorts are on Venril Sathir faction.

There are a number of quests and turn-ins you can do to gather various items.

Faction hits for these quests are what?

This is the starting text for the Exquisite Defiler's Ring. You need amiable faction standing or better.

You say, 'Hail, Lanys T`Vyl'

Lanys T`Vyl says 'I sense hate welling up within you. Harness it and use it to fuel the strength you need to destroy our [enemies].'

You say, 'What enemies?'

Lanys T`Vyl says 'In the valley before us, the pawns of Firiona wait to be slaughtered. Bring me a pair of their severed heads and you will be rewarded for your loyalty.'

More information, dialogues needed.

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Al`Kabor

Amiable faction with Firiona Vie is required to do these turn-ins.

Firiona Vie, having escaped from the Tower of Frozen Shadow, is now in her self-titled city outpost.

You say, 'Hail, Firiona Vie'

Firiona Vie says 'Hail and well met, friend. It appears that you have arrived during dire times. Lanys T`Vyl, daughter of Innoruuk himself, has gotten wind of my escape from the Tower of Frozen Shadow and has come looking for a fight. My wounds have kept me from answering her call, but fortunately, Al`Kabor has assumed command of the armies of Firiona Vie to ensure the safety of the city. I encourage you to seek him out for he has need of every able bodied soldier he can find. May Tunare's blessing be upon you.'

Al`Kabor and company can be found outside the tunnel leading to Firiona Vie. He and his army are on Firiona Vie faction.

Upon talking to Al`Kabor in the Dreadlands:

You say, 'Hail, Al`Kabor'

Al`Kabor glares at you for a moment before speaking. 'I'm hoping those dents in your helm haven't dulled your wit too much. Well, at least you've seen battle. This lot's fought nothing but Drolvarg for years and I'm afraid they're not up for the kind of fight [Lanys] has in mind.'

You say, 'Who is Lanys?'

Al`Kabor says 'That witch caught the scent of Firiona, I'm sure of it, and means to finish what she started in Kithicor. Firiona is recovering in the city and is safe for the moment, but Lanys has arraigned the armies of Overthere against us and her [patrols] are canvassing the Dreadlands as we speak.'

You say, 'What patrols?'

Al`Kabor says 'That's where you come in. Put that brawn to use and bring me any scouting reports you find. I need to know how much they know about our defenses.'

Give Al'Kabor both halfs of a report:

Al`Kabor says 'I need the other half of this report for it to be useful.'
Al`Kabor says 'These accuracy of these reports is disturbing. Take these trinkets and leave me. I must study them.'
Your faction standing with Firiona Vie got better.
Your faction standing with Emerald Warriors got better.
Your faction standing with Storm Guard got better.
Your faction standing with Legion of Cabilis got worse.
Your faction standing with Pirates of Gunthak got worse.

Handing in the top and bottom halves of the Sebilisian Scout's Reports rewards you with the Simple Guardian's Earrng. Handing in the top and bottom halves of the Sebilisian Patrol's Report rewards you with the Ornate Guardian's Earring. Handing in the top and bottom halves of the Sebilisian Commander's Report rewards you with the Exquisite Guardian's Earring.

There are a number of other quests and turn-ins you can do to gather various items.

List of items which resulted from Phase One:

Dark Plated Scout's Armguards
Exquisite Defiler's Ring
Great Helm of Cunning
Mask of Defiant Rage
Necklace of Purest Vision
Ornate Guardian's Earring
Pauldrons of the Defiler
Simple Guardian's Earring


More information, dialogues needed.

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PHASE TWO
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On 02 February 2005, war broke out. Fighting went on for about four and a half hours (real time):

00:00 Lanys T'Vyl shouts, 'Dark Riders, step out from the nightmares of the world and show these pathetic worms true pain!'

00:00 The sky darkens as a pall falls over the land. Something evil has entered the world.

00:00 Al'Kabor shouts, 'Stalt, Aphasia, you have a task at hand. Lanys calls upon her darker minions and our armies cannot stand against their might alone. Get out there and put those beasts to rest before they tear our troops apart!'

The war is on..

00:44 Lanys T'Vyl shouts, 'My pet, you have waited in the wings long enough. The time has come for you to feast upon the fear of mortals once more. Step into this world and rend it apart!'

00:44 An unnatural roar echoes through the valley as the air around you grows thick with the scent of decay.

Several named mobs appear in the Dreadlands.. sides are chosen.. Some significant items are among the drops..

01:45 Al`Kabor shouts, 'Enough with your games, Lanys! It is time to finish this charade!'

01:45 Lanys T`Vyl shouts, 'Hasten to your death, fool. Your magic won't protect you any longer.'

01:52 Al`Kabor shouts, 'This day is not yet done, Lanys! You have grown strong in your exile, but even your might is not enough to breach the gates of Firiona Vie!'

01:52 Lanys T`Vyl shouts, 'Commanders, the time is upon us. That meddling fool has fled like the coward he is. Rally your forces and take the city!'

The Firiona Vie outpost is overtaken by evil forces.

04:38 Firiona Vie shouts, 'Fair citizens of Firiona Vie, be strong in this dire time. The city may be lost but we must preserve what we have left. We will regroup, gather our strength, and one day we will reclaim our fair city!'

04:38 Al`Kabor shouts, 'Fool! The only thing you are going to accomplish is getting your own skull split! Your duty is to Firiona. Don't let your pride get in the way of that. We've done what we can for these people, but now we must depart this doomed city before we are doomed ourselves.'

04:38 Lanys T`Vyl shouts, 'Don't think you can escape my wrath so easily, Firiona. You can not hide from me. No matter where you go, I am not far behind and on the day you fall, it will be me looking down upon you as you take your final breath! Soldiers, tear the city apart. I want nothing left alive.'

05:08 Sebilisian Commander says 'Come and feel the blade of the Dark Bargainers.'

The Firiona Vie outpost is no longer a safe haven for good-aligned forces. It has been overtaken by Lanys T`Vyl and her dark elven army of golems and evil forces.

Rumour has it that Firiona Vie and company are planning an attempt to regain control of their outpost..

List of items which resulted from Phase Two:

Battleworn Steel Shield
Bone-Hilted Claymore
Breastplate of the Battlelord
Cape of the Commander
Emerald of Precision
Flamekissed Scepter of War
Girdle of Conflict
Golden Bracelet of Visions
Hate-Fused Ringmail Bracer
Ironwood Battle Staff
Leggings of Spiritual Insight
Leggings of Spun Silver
Moonspun Cape
Night-Forged Stiletto
Preserved Dragon Hide Bracer
Rage-Infused Chestguard
Raw Gem of Health
Sapphire of Inner Reflection
Spiked Commander's Truncheon
Wand of Turmoil
Artifact - Ruby Ring of Nature's Beckoning
Artifact - Shell of the Cliffwalker
Artifact - Soulshearer, Blade of the Savage
Artifact - The Eye of Despair


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PHASE THREE
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Are there any quests out of the overtaken Firiona Vie outpost now that Lanys T`Vyl resides there? Whether or not further fighting will occur is not known.
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Days gone by
# Jul 14 2013 at 11:02 PM Rating: Decent
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A toast to fallen warriors and forgotten friends. We are left with sweet memories of the summers breeze kissing our cheeks in the Commonlands.
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Old and forgotten
# Mar 26 2012 at 9:30 AM Rating: Decent
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I know this is old and forgotten but I think it would be cool for Sony to have added some significant tasks and what not and made this area like Hollowshade Moor and the war there...where by doing tasks/quests/kills a faction could flip the evil and good guys locations. Would put a cool wrinkle in the meta-gamers stuff too.

Edited, Jan 14th 2014 11:44am by Slipschade
Racial EXP peanalty
# Feb 12 2006 at 5:55 PM Rating: Default
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As of the double exp weekend i noted both my troll shaman and my iksar monk were taking a 66% exp peanalty for each high hold pass mission.

Yes I said 66 percent, to put it simply, either one of those characters have to do 3 missions to all other races 1 to get roughly 1 aa.

Yup i bugged it, yup I petitioned it, nope soe has done nothing to correct this and finally yup both are retired and both accounts closed.

Raceism even in a game is unacceptable. Especially when you have to do 3 times the work of others in the same group doing the same mission.

Soe has done nothing to address this issue so i have neglected to pay on either of those accounts. Money talks and well you know the rest.

So yes the racial peanalty is still in effect and no a 66% peanalty is not deserved.
Racial EXP peanalty
# Jan 16 2008 at 6:31 AM Rating: Decent
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Quote:
As of the double exp weekend i noted both my troll shaman and my iksar monk were taking a 66% exp peanalty for each high hold pass mission.

Yes I said 66 percent, to put it simply, either one of those characters have to do 3 missions to all other races 1 to get roughly 1 aa.

Yup i bugged it, yup I petitioned it, nope soe has done nothing to correct this and finally yup both are retired and both accounts closed.

Raceism even in a game is unacceptable. Especially when you have to do 3 times the work of others in the same group doing the same mission.

Soe has done nothing to address this issue so i have neglected to pay on either of those accounts. Money talks and well you know the rest.

So yes the racial peanalty is still in effect and no a 66% peanalty is not deserved.



no one ever said you have to play this race or that race.

so....

DON'T COMPLAIN ABOUT STUFF YOU CHOSE YOUR SELF!
Racial EXP peanalty
# Nov 26 2007 at 12:54 PM Rating: Decent
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I know no one will probably see this post, as this was over long ago... However...

Don't come back to Everquest... Before there were cities that were neutral to all races, before there was the plane of knowledge, Everquest was great, why? Racism.

Racism is real, racism happens, Norrath isn't modern day earth, racism shouldn't be seen as wrong, especially when you take into account it is separate species. Hey, look back a couple hundred years on earth... Racism was very tolerated then, and we had guns! Once they put in stealth bombers we can talk about removing racism... I would like to add that I am against racism... But only in real life.

Now race doesn't effect anything, the gear is so good that stats don't matter, Iksar get more AC, Ogres get immunity from stun from in front, Drakkin get breath weapons... Theres not anything else that makes the races significantly different. As for experience penalties, yeah, they're gone now...

Personally I would like to see many more racist NPCs, not just not talking to you, or disliking you because of race, but going into inappropriate comments based on your race, racial slurs and so on. I'm sure theres not any trolls out there playing EQ that are going to be offended by a halfling making a racial comment, I mean come on... Racism, done tastefully in games, as to not insult REAL people or cultures, adds depth.

If you think racism is wrong, why not complain about classes? Why cant a human be a berserker? Why can't a dwarf learn the arts of wizardry? Honestly, there is no reason that any race should be restricted in classes, why are they? To make the game interesting.

If you're going to complain about no racial equality... Complain about the right things.

Lets see... Ah, racial superiority! Why didn't you mention anything about that? What if I think its racist that Erudites are weak and uncharismatic? Isn't it racist to say that one race is inferior to another, especially intellectually? Or perhaps you would like to fight for elemental rights, put all magicians away for good! That'll teach them to send slaves to their deaths.

[poll]
[question]Is video game racism wrong?[/question]
[choice]Yes [/choice]
[choice]No [/choice]
[/poll]
Racial EXP peanalty
# Dec 26 2007 at 3:36 PM Rating: Decent
DUDE

Did you have a bad Turkey day or WHAT????????????????
still going?
# Feb 12 2006 at 12:37 PM Rating: Decent
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is this quest still going?
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# Sep 15 2005 at 10:10 AM Rating: Default
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/sighs at the days spent killing stuff in Kaesora
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Evil Races - xp penalty
# Sep 15 2005 at 5:18 AM Rating: Decent
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Ogres also have an experience penalty. Their big happy skill to compensate for is not being stunnable from the front for most mobs.
#Connyan, Posted: Feb 10 2005 at 7:44 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) It is sad enough that Sony has to over arm and cheat by giving those evil pigs better weapons and power and HP than players or good Npc' these developers probaly are sad that all of New York was not destroyed on 9/11,Slavery is wrong and Custer didnt get to slaughter all the Indian's. How anyone could even in a game to promote evil by wanting Felwith and other places would probaly have dinner Ben laddin and think he is great
RE: Yall Just Evil
# Feb 12 2005 at 1:03 AM Rating: Default
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You're joking . . . right?
RE: Yall Just Evil
# Feb 10 2005 at 5:03 PM Rating: Default
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you mean how almost every evil race has a stupid xp penalty-iksar newbie areas are filled with kos mobs-before pop iksar had to either get a port or jump the boat before it docked-stupid quest like orc belts from cb can get you to level 8-on sullon the DE newbie area isnt even a newbie area because of how low level the guards are the;the list goes on,and at least we dont live under the thumb of "the vision" anymore..stupid evil hating tards they were.
RE: Yall Just Evil
# Feb 16 2005 at 12:32 PM Rating: Default
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No races have an exp penalty except for Trolls and Iksar, because of their regeneration ability. And it is rightfully deserved. In newbie times they have a very easy time regenerating from battle. And as for having to turn in belts, you must just have been lazy yourself back then. I have started all classes from cabilis except for shadowknight and each time it has been easier than the last to level up as fast as anywhere. My god when you get to lvl 10 you have kurns as a dungeon which is like 75 second walk from cabilis. Even back when kunark began all dungeons had the bonus and the mass of skeletons made it an ideal place to level and now it has the below level 30 dungeon bonus as well. As for the dark elf newbie area, it does suck but there are pleanty of non aggro mobs there, and when you get up to lvl 5+ there is the undead yard that is very good with a zone line very near. Evil races have it good most of the time, but I'd never pick any besides troll or iksar because why bother without the regen ability?...

Liveye (lvl 65 Wizard)
RE: Yall Just Evil
# Feb 16 2005 at 2:13 PM Rating: Default
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Yah, but once you get past those early levels, that XP penalty really hits hard.

Being an Iksar ShadowKnight, I was lucky enough to have missed the hybrid penalty we also received, but still feel the effects.

it really does cheese me off that for every 10 AAXP's my groupmates achieve, I've only gotten 8-9... at the level when mob experience is hitting the hundreds of thousands... the percentage of regen you have (especially considering the new regen table) does not make up for the loss of experience.

This game is far too evolved to keep this ancient piece of coding for "the vision"... Please take our exp penalty away!
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RE: Yall Just Evil
# Mar 04 2005 at 7:34 PM Rating: Default
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"it really does cheese me off that for every 10 AAXP's my groupmates achieve, I've only gotten 8-9."

There is no penalty for AAXP
RE: Yall Just Evil
# Sep 14 2005 at 10:34 AM Rating: Default
Unless he/she/it is running partial xp.
Then AA xp is a percentage no matter how minute of what he/she/it would have recieved as regular xp.

So if your running AA xp and have an xp penalty go all or nothing.

Has worked for my Iksar SK.
WTF???
# Feb 08 2005 at 12:29 PM Rating: Default
what about FV, is there another location for the NPC's that used to be there?

I need them for my chanter epic and my Illusion: Iksar quest which I got the last piece for DURRING THE WAR, i went to turn them in the next day and found my turn in npc GONE!!!!! WTF????
RE: WTF???
# Feb 08 2005 at 6:29 PM Rating: Decent
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FV NPC's that used to reside in the City of FV have now moved to that little outpost in the East side of the zone where the drolvargs used to hang.
RE: WTF???
# Feb 08 2005 at 3:12 PM Rating: Default
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Read the thread, the info is in there.
just a bad way
# Feb 08 2005 at 4:15 AM Rating: Decent
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i would just like to say, that after alot of people killed the hatesfury ,a rogue around lvl 50 ninja looted all of the items including the artifact, sad ,its just so sad ,no rolls ,splits or shares ,such a terrible waste:(
Cape of the Commander
# Feb 07 2005 at 8:31 PM Rating: Decent
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This item was also dropped, but only by the good named during Phase One. I was able to farm several of these for alts and guild mates. Just had them sit by zone and come loot when one would drop.

[url=lucy.allakhazam.com/item.html?id=71725] Cape of the Commander[/url]
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New quests
# Feb 07 2005 at 8:16 AM Rating: Decent
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I searched all through out the outpost hailing all npc's I could find. At this time I could not find any new quests or even an NPC that would respond to hails. Will try again in different languages (just thought of that) Dark Speech, Teir'Dal, Elder Teir'Dal etc. The rogue I was trying this with a a DE that is amiamble to all the NPCs in the outpost. <edit> There are still a few remaining NPCs loyal to Firona around the city. I found Scout Bowfist, the named dog, and one other that despawned just as I was getting in range in the tunnel from the city to the far side of the water. The dragoons and golems in the city will not attack these NPCs even when ya bring them out into the open and fight right in front of them.<edit>

Any word on where Firona may be hiding? That could be the next phase, or it could be that she is going to attempt to retake the city. Heh I wouldn't mind seeing the Armies of Lanys T'Vyl storming the gates of Felwithe. Now that could make for an interesting war lol. <edit Or perhaps since the armies are amassed ,Lanys T'Vyl can finish what was started so long ago in Kithicor. Teir'Dal unite and let us lay claim to Highpass!

Edited, Mon Feb 7 08:41:46 2005
No More Drops???
# Feb 06 2005 at 10:16 PM Rating: Decent
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since the war is over, do the mobs that dropped the goodies still spawn?

Ergo, the items no longer drop? unless bazaar'able of course...

Edited, Sun Feb 6 22:22:05 2005
RE: No More Drops???
# Feb 07 2005 at 8:21 AM Rating: Decent
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Mobs and drops are gone, unless they reappear in the 3rd phase that is mentioned above. Or there is a chance that they may reappear after the release of the new expansion. My guess is though that they have gone the way of the fabled mobs. Of course some items were attunable and ya may be able to find one in bazaar. My trader on Terris Thule has both an Exquisite Earring and Exquisite Ring for sell. ;)
RE: No More Drops???
# Feb 07 2005 at 9:54 AM Rating: Decent
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I expect the third phase to be a counter attack to retake the city for Firiona Vie.
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Lanys T'vyl Server
# Feb 05 2005 at 1:34 AM Rating: Good
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I have to say I'm sad about hearing people talking about no order on their servers for good or evil. On the Lanys T'vyl server, the goods put up an excellent fight, doing all their own pulling and excellent crowd control and general all around slaughtering of the evils. The evil side of the raid never even took off, and in the events of the war, I didn't notice if anyone else posted this but about halfway through the war, the good side made it to KC witha reasonable force and pretty much just backhanded any evil forces until I left just as some horse guy was being spotted. I feel bad that after waiting so long to be a part of this, since I knew something like ti was going to happen, I missed the conclusion, seeing as the good raid even died down into the previously mentioned bloodbath, with a 3rd side appearing int eh PC's: a raid full of people KoS to everything... then all hell broke loose and I got myself out of there. Congrats to Verant for such a an Actually real good idea!
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Drops
# Feb 04 2005 at 4:37 PM Rating: Decent
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Hate-Fused Ringmail Bracer
Leggings of Spun Silver

Won both of these during the event on CT. Shaman currently 67. Time to level up!

Our raid had two of the Hate-Fuse Ringmail Bracer drop and 2 different legging drop. I sent in a picture of the caster legging that dropped. Hopefully it get posted today. All four drop from "Dark Rider" npc same model as Horsemen from PoNB.
WAR!!1!
# Feb 04 2005 at 4:34 PM Rating: Default
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This was a deffinte step in the right direction and was a ALOT of fun to be apart of. Can't wait to see what phase 3 brings!
RE: WAR!!1!
# Feb 04 2005 at 8:07 PM Rating: Decent
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I agree--they really put some time into this one--was fun as hell just running around DL for hours!
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Thoughts about the event so far.
# Feb 04 2005 at 1:22 PM Rating: Decent
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My own feeling about the war part of the event is that it broke the mold on how the exp grind and single pulls only that EQ has become. Sure, the FV zoneline was a trainwreck but this was a war. On the other hand, the BW zoneline was clear and peaceful as well as the tunnel out of the druid/wizzy port area.
What was really enjoyable was pulling the evil forces into the good, having them kill the mobs for ya and looting. Another strategy I used whilst soloing the event was wait for an engagement of the armies, then to do a low agro pull out of the mess, if I caught agro from more than 1 mob, I would kite them back into the army to switch agro over to them, then pick the same mob and usually would have a single on the 2nd attempt.
From what I saw, this event was geared towards both groups, raids, and soloist a like. Sure a group or a soloist is not going to be able to take down a raid level mob, but there were many other opportunities for great loot. The timing was of the DL event was also good, prime time for the US players. If your guild was on a raid and is complaining about the time of the war, you could have always abandoned your static raid target for the evening and done the event. The FV part of the event was pretty late in the evening for most US players but it fell into the dynamic events storyline and the progression of the overthrow. I hope to see more progression like this in the future, it has become dishearting to see the lack of progression in gameplay that EQ has become and this a step in the right direction.
#jdkcool, Posted: Feb 04 2005 at 12:57 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) they shud make it a trigerd event but only the ones that triger it can kill the mobs and will get atacked maby make it on a smaller scail tho it wood be nice to get sume of thos drops agen or need a sorta key need an item to pertisapate so guilds can orginis a rade ther or just sume group can go and kill if they like i priferd the war to the eguler zone maby just make it a perminent theng but so others cant be trained from a bad pull so the lonly littel guy in ther has a chans
War on Bertox
# Feb 04 2005 at 12:27 PM Rating: Decent
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I headed to Karnor's Castle on the night of the war not knowing what I was getting into. I got to the FV-DL ZL to find about 10 people there either rcovering or trying to wait for a rez. I tried zoning into Dl and after about 3 minutes got into the zone. There were close to 100 people in the zone and the lag was some of the worst I have seen since starting EQ.
Anyway I SoWed myself and invisd and looked around at the entrance of the cave to find people from both sides training both armies on each other. Yes people were intentionally pulling groups of 5-15 of the evil side onto the players of the good side and the good army. I am sure this was happening on the other side as well but did not see it.
I took off and headed for KC and made it safely to KC. People were getting rezzes like crazy at the entrance to Karnor's so I zoned in to KC to see what was going on in there. Found abotu 10 people in there resting b4 joining the fight.
Still invisd I went back outside to watch the fight knowing that it would probably take at least a lvl 65 to do any damage to any of the evil guys that were starting to be trained onto the people at KC ZL. Found I was wrong. I conned a couple of the baddies and found that at lvl 52 some where dk blue and yellow to me, but when you are looking at 8-10 mobs standing there getting ready to pund on you, they might as well be red. Lousy time for my invis to wear off when looking at 10 baddies but do to lag I only saw that I was hit once b4 I realized I was dead.
Thanks to the Cleric that rezzed me and as I was looting my body I heard that sound that everyone hears at times like this, the sound of a freight train as it runs over you. Yep, dead again. Another rez, not as much lag this time, get body looted and make a hasty exit out of zone through FM and a different hunting ground for the night.
Only thing I can say about this event is that no one on either side tried to organize a group to fight or try to turn it into a raid type of deal, it was every man and woman for themselves. And it was one huge railyard with trains pulling in every 2-3 minutes.
Go Evil
# Feb 04 2005 at 7:19 AM Rating: Decent
Im on VS faction and for was one of the only people on my server to assist to evil invasion on the evil side. Its about dam time evil did something to repay the dam frogs who sacked Grobb, now if they only give FV outpost to the trolls...

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well
# Feb 04 2005 at 7:10 AM Rating: Decent
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to begin with i thought it was a great event, alot of fun...didnt get any cool loots but it was something different to do for an evening.

as far as the timing goes, well, quite simply, ya cant please everyone and the attitude of the guild ppl here complaining that they were raiding during it and scolding the timing of this event is just too funny. most of the new expansion content is targetted at the high end guilds so quit your sniveling and be on your way.
there are others not even in guilds that deserve content directed toward them to have fun with.

/gasp, someone got loots besides the high enders?.....yay
RE: well
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Well they got good reason to be unhappy. The bosses of this event (not the horseman or dragon those are mini-bosses) were probably pretty hard i know i got hit by lany's HT for over 2k on a CR as she walked into the FV tunnel zoning killing a good number of other people. Looking at the artifact drops i guessing only high ender would be able to take down a 250+ hp item drop so starting the event after they were in the middle of a GoD raid is kinda like wasting it.

As for the the fact that you didn't have to do anything to get loot has its good and bad points. Sucked for people who really wanted to try and kill the mobz for loots i know me and a few others were trained and killed many times while trying to kill a mob ourself and not using other NPCs to help.

For the drops it was pretty nice VT level gear droped like crazy and was pretty good for my ranger twink although I never got him the cloak which was the only upgrade he really needed from the event.

Over all i think it was a pretty good event would have liked to see a little better order to make it easier to get to ur corpse and stuff but for the most part enjoyable and wish they would do more stuff like this.
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RE: well
# Feb 06 2005 at 12:32 AM Rating: Decent
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You have to remember too that not all the trains were player created. The two factions were at war with each and the evil side would commonly charge the offensive forces killing everything in there path.

--Unrelated section to other post--
From a war strategy posisition, I can recognize the formations and tactics they used but where were the range attacks & cavalry? Plus, from the evil side, why did the skellies advance? Wonder also how the dynamics of the event would have changed if took place in an open ended zone like WK that doesn't have a bottleneck zoneline on the east. Anyway, if they would have modified the social agro list a bit to be a little more forgiving and prevented mob stacking, I think the war would have benifited and looked more realistic.
Timings of these events
# Feb 04 2005 at 3:35 AM Rating: Decent
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War or not, I for one would like to see an event like this start at a decent central time hour, like 7 or 8pm. That gives west and east coast ample time to join in also. And with the dwindling amount of people on the servers, more precise Terris Thule, we couldn't get enough people mustered to take down any of the named. The fall of the city was like around 2-3am and we only had less than a dozen people left to watch that. If the war had started 2-3 hours earlier, we surely would have had more participation. Good one Sony for having an activity that almost everyone slept through.
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RE: Timings of these events
# Feb 04 2005 at 5:44 AM Rating: Default
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Ya, big applauds for this event, since it started in the middle of the week and not all who play EQ are unemployed. the population on European servers are little to none at 2 AM.

One would think that someone would react at dev department and think that MAYBE such big events should be held at a WEEKENDS and a tad bit earlier, but that is too ask to much i guess.

Events like these are useless at this time, take heed morons!!!
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RE: Timings of these events
# Feb 04 2005 at 12:20 PM Rating: Default
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I agree by the time big stuff started happening not many people were still around (and able to get their corpse) to do much. One of the lower guilds on our server took down one of the horse guys and i got a small 20-30 person pickup raid to take down the 2nd one. We were going after the dragon next but he was underground although we pulled him and he poped up after wiping us from underground i was helping someone try to get a corpse in FV and zoned in to an instant death even with 9k+ buffed hp and being 3am EST i just logged and everyone else didn't bother going after the dragon.
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Timings of these events
# Feb 04 2005 at 3:33 AM Rating: Decent
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double post

Edited, Fri Feb 4 03:36:15 2005
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where is Al'Kabor?
# Feb 04 2005 at 2:18 AM Rating: Decent
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where is Al'Kabor RIGHT NOW? I been lookin for him for weeks and always seem to miss him. I have several turn in items for the TOFS event, and while i know its unlikely that i will be able to actually gain anything from it, i do wish to try. but i cant find him. he was in FV, but it fell, then someone said he was in Dreadlands. i was there an hour ago, and hes not there either.

where is he??

elstohn
artifacts
# Feb 03 2005 at 11:51 PM Rating: Default
god damn it, i always miss the good stuff....all i want is to get 1 artifact, and then i will never delete that character, is that so much to ask for, god i wish i knew when these events happen so that i can at least have a chance at 1...after all, whats better then having an item that only you will posess on that server, without anyone else ever having a chance, unless someone transfers with it or something.
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I got the Ironwood Battlestaff
# Feb 03 2005 at 9:54 PM Rating: Default
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I got this item and as far as i know im the only person on Xegony with it and im a proud bearer of this item. i wont be using when i get my time gear but will keep it as it is ultra rare and will now drop again unless SoE create somesort of event that it will drop from again...
RE: I got the Ironwood Battlestaff
# Feb 04 2005 at 12:58 PM Rating: Decent
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ok i have found out theres a possible 4 on xegony but still a rare gift:)
RE: I got the Ironwood Battlestaff
# Feb 03 2005 at 11:44 PM Rating: Decent
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I've got one on Lanys. There could be more, but I've only heard of one other person that got it so far.
Outpost
# Feb 03 2005 at 9:07 PM Rating: Decent
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Here is a list of the relevent grumblings from the guards and such about the next war:

You say, 'Hail, Guard Lithomin'
Guard Lithomin says 'This outpost plays host to the survivors of Lanys' attack on Firiona Vie. Here we gather our strength, waiting for the day when we retake our fair city.'

You say, 'Hail, Guard Meyana'
Guard Meyana says 'I long to drive my sword deep into the heart of the Dragoon occupying Firiona Vie!'

You say, 'Hail, Guard Legolin'
Guard Legolin says 'Beware of venturing too close to the city. Since the fall, the place is crawling with Dragoon and cliff golems.'


I hailed all the NPC's currently at the outpost and the only one that was not listed in the bestiary was:
You say, 'Hail, Vorla Diensk'
Voria Diensk doesn't appear to want to speak with you.
She conned indifferent and is lvl 55. Location is -442, -3312
Great event + poor judgement = ok event
# Feb 03 2005 at 4:16 PM Rating: Decent
Sadly this occurred when most guilds on Sol Ro server were raiding. I have been working on this all week and was in Uqua when it began grrrr kinda screwy timing considering some of the mobs levels. After Uqua we hauled butt to DL and killed a couple horsemen but someone trained us on one and we had to zone to KC. We zoned back just in time to catch some stupid Bard looting the chain bracer and tunic (both nodrop and non bard useable) so we lost them. Also the dracholich was pathing underground so we were unable to aggro him for pull thereby keeping him from being killed :{.There has also been a lot of people sneaking around ninja looting everything attuneable they can. SoE really dropped the ball on not making it all nodrop they created a ninjafest for plat farmers! All in all A GREAT event too bad the lack of foresight caused a lot of ill will and petitions :\
RE: Great event + poor judgement = ok event
# Feb 03 2005 at 4:37 PM Rating: Default
I so agree .. super bad timing on SoE on this. It could have been a super event with guilds joining one side or the other but they kicked it off when most guilds where on raids. Major Ball drop on their part.
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RE: Great event + poor judgement = ok event
# Feb 03 2005 at 8:08 PM Rating: Decent
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This, of course, is of the assumption that guilds should be the target audience of this. My characters aren't guilded and the overall lack of high-end chars demolishing everything made it a lot better for those who did show up. A lot of cooperation made it a good event, especially the sheer multitude of rezzes the clerics were performing. It was a good time and my shammy got some nice drops.

P.S. On Lanys.
RE: Great event + poor judgement = ok event
# Feb 04 2005 at 2:51 AM Rating: Default
So you're saying a level 75 Dracholiche was not targeted at raiding guilds? HaHaHaHaHaHa The high level mobs were most definately targeted for them there was something for everyone so it indeed was bad timing period. The fact that it was pathing underground really sucked too considering noone had a chance to get the artifact items on our server. I do like the suggestion above that guilds could have joined the armies and made it a major war that would have been killer. I might also add that guilded people are by far the majority it is part of the makeup of eq. I am sorry you are not guilded I did 60 to 65 unguilded and got myself ep flagged through pickup raids I know how hard it can be but please don't insinuate that this event was targeted for a very small minority of the players that is to suggest everyone st SoE is a complete idiot with no sense of business.

Edited, Fri Feb 4 02:59:50 2005
RE: Great event + poor judgement = ok event
# Feb 04 2005 at 7:20 PM Rating: Good
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I didn't mean to insinuate that guilded people shouldn't have been able to join in the fun, but to go as far as scheduling it ahead of time and making sure all the uber guilds had ample warning so they could dominate the event is just plain stupid. Like someone else said, if the guilds that were raiding became interested in the event after they already began, why not just shift the raid away from the regularly scheduled program and head to DL? Hell, you would already have the raid setup, which would've put you several steps ahead of the chaotic masses, myself included. :) Obviously, the dragon and the horsemen were targeted towards high levels, but people were doing pickup raids on Lanys, and had a good time of killing the horses. Not sure if they got the dragon or not.
RE: Great event + poor judgement = ok event
# Feb 07 2005 at 8:18 AM Rating: Decent
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Yeah, while I think the chaotic masses on Tunare could have used a bit more organization especially after the horsemen showed up, it was still a blast. Truthfully though, considering the horses and increased charges of the evils were supposed to, and did, mark the beginning of the evil routing the goods out of DL, it was fun and made sense considering most armies are a jumbled mess when they are being routed. Though after being dead when the fall back to FV order came made getting my 3 corpes on one character and 2 on another that were in DL kind of interesting. A group from one of the top end guilds happened to be doing a CR for a friend of theirs and I got all my rezes barely hehe. Then stayed to take out one of the horsemen. We tried the dracoliche but even as uber as they were he was too much for just our one group. 2 of us were dead before the slower even had a chance to think of casting the spell. It was fun, after that I hooked up with the remaining good's guarding FV, hoping for one of the items to drop that I'd missed earlier but alas 90% of the drops were the int caster 1hb.

As for the timing and the whiney raiders complaining about it. I think it's just stupid for them to use that they were raiding when it happened as an excuse. There were multiple broadcasts by Brenlo stating that something was going to happen in DL HOURS (read 4-5 hours before it started) ahead of the priliminary start of the event. If they and their guild could have went to the event and raided stuff later or the next day, but they CHOSE to raid their previously planned and static raid targets instead of participating. And like others have said just because their was a few mobs that were targeted more towards the higher end game guilds than the general populace doesn't make the whole event just targeted at the high end guilds. I know the high end group I took down that dark horseman with was kind of disappointed in the drops.
Some items
# Feb 03 2005 at 11:02 AM Rating: Decent
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Here are the links to magelo for some of the items that dropped during the war as well, none of these were off of named, most came from soldiers but the weapons came from the captains:

Here are some of the drops from war:

Flamekissed Scepter of War

Sapphire of Inner Reflection

Bone-Hilted Claymore

Battleworn Steel Shield

Wand of Turmoil

Emerald of Precision
log
# Feb 03 2005 at 10:59 AM Rating: Excellent
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Here is a log of some of the system wide messages last captured by a guildie:

[Wed Feb 02 20:52:43 2005] <SYSTEMWIDE_MESSAGE>: Brenlo : The air swells with silence as colossal forces are drawn inexorably towards each other in the Dreadlands. An age has passed since a battle of such magnitude has been waged upon Norrath. The TIme Of War Is Upon Us!

[Wed Feb 02 22:20:02 2005] Lanys T'Vyl shouts, 'Dark Riders, step out from the nightmares of the world and show these pathetic worms true pain!'
[Wed Feb 02 22:20:02 2005] The sky darkens as a pall falls over the land. Something evil has entered the world.
[Wed Feb 02 22:20:02 2005] Al'Kabor shouts, 'Stalt, Aphasia, you have a task at hand. Lanys calls upon her darker minions and our armies cannot stand against their might alone. Get out there and put those beasts to rest before they tear our troops apart!'

[Wed Feb 02 23:04:02 2005] Lanys T'Vyl shouts, 'My pet, you have waited in the wings long enough. The time has come for you to feast upon the fear of mortals once more. Step into this world and rend it apart!'
[Wed Feb 02 23:04:02 2005] An unnatural roar echoes through the valley as the air around you grows thick with the scent of decay.

[Thu Feb 03 00:05:02 2005] Al`Kabor shouts, 'Enough with your games, Lanys! It is time to finish this charade!'
[Thu Feb 03 00:05:02 2005] Lanys T`Vyl shouts, 'Hasten to your death, fool. Your magic won't protect you any longer.'

[Thu Feb 03 00:12:24 2005] Al`Kabor shouts, 'This day is not yet done, Lanys! You have grown strong in your exile, but even your might is not enough to breach the gates of Firiona Vie!'
[Thu Feb 03 00:12:24 2005] Lanys T`Vyl shouts, 'Commanders, the time is upon us. That meddling fool has fled like the coward he is. Rally your forces and take the city!'

[Thu Feb 03 02:58:17 2005] Firiona Vie shouts, 'Fair citizens of Firiona Vie, be strong in this dire time. The city may be lost but we must preserve what we have left. We will regroup, gather our strength, and one day we will reclaim our fair city!'
[Thu Feb 03 02:58:17 2005] Al`Kabor shouts, 'Fool! The only thing you are going to accomplish is getting your own skull split! Your duty is to Firiona. Don't let your pride get in the way of that. We've done what we can for these people, but now we must depart this doomed city before we are doomed ourselves.'
[Thu Feb 03 02:58:17 2005] Lanys T`Vyl shouts, 'Don't think you can escape my wrath so easily, Firiona. You can not hide from me. No matter where you go, I am not far behind and on the day you fall, it will be me looking down upon you as you take your final breath! Soldiers, tear the city apart. I want nothing left alive.'
The War-the outcome
# Feb 03 2005 at 10:02 AM Rating: Decent
Currently, evil forces hold Firiona Vie (the outpost).

A large number of named Dragoons (blue to 53) and I think 5 'a cliff golem' (red to 53) have taken over... the merchants seemed to have either evacuated, or been killed. The countryside is the same as it was, only the outpost is affected. I did see one guard fighting a cliff golem... it may be that they reappear and are immediately set upon.

I have not found the missing merchants... they are not in the Lake of Ill Omen, nor the Dreadlands.

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RE: The War-the outcome
# Feb 03 2005 at 10:41 AM Rating: Decent
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Merchants were killed last night when the golems thrashed the city.
RE: The War-the outcome
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Merchants are now located on the eastern outpost of FV. Talk from the gaurds about taking back the city as well.

Edited, Thu Feb 3 15:04:18 2005
Hatesfury Dracolich
# Feb 03 2005 at 5:49 AM Rating: Decent
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Just killed a Hatesfury Dracolich on Tholluxe and it dropped:

The Eye of Despair - Range item, Magic Item, Lore, Artifact, No Drop, 25 AC, Focus Effect: Avariciousness of the Ikaav, 14 Dex, 15 Sta, 15 Cha, 17 Wis, 17 Int, 190 Hp, 190 Mana, 190 End, 20 Attack, 2 Mana Regen, 10 Avoidance, 5% Stun Resist, Required Level 70, Weight 1.0, Size Medium, All/All, Slot 7

{edit - it dropped 3 other items as well nice plate BP, chain legs and one mean looking 2hs)

Marmax

Edited, Thu Feb 3 07:42:23 2005
faction
# Feb 03 2005 at 5:23 AM Rating: Decent
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oh and for Allahkazam the faction for killing the evil was Venril Sathir
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The War
# Feb 03 2005 at 5:20 AM Rating: Decent
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Ok well Feb 2nd "The War" started for those who missed it you missed a crazy war. Now I loged before the end of it but it started off with a server wide message saying that things were stirring in DL and war has started. Thus me and my friends headed over there to see what was up. Losts more warriors were on both the evil and good side of the stage. After about 2 hours of the same text being said over and over again Lanys summoned a huge dragon called Hatesfury Dracolich (spelling?) who was red to lvl 70 and also some Death Riders or Death Nights somthing along those lines, as well as alot more for her army. Then all of that evil side started marching forward. Did not take long after that for the good side and Al'Kabor and his men to fall. After that Lanys and Hatesfury as well as Lanys's army ZONED!! yes they zoned into FV then wave by wave they rushed at the city of FV where Lanys went to kill FV herself (pretty sure on that) Massive armys from the good side were perma rooted at the bridge of FV and from what I saw the waves never got through. Lanys stood on a hill north of FV just waiting and Hatesfury roamed around the DL zoneline in the caves for a bit. Well being a troll whos agonostic and KOS on both sides there was not much I could do so after that I left. If somone wants to pick up from there that would be great.
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RE: The War
# Feb 03 2005 at 5:24 AM Rating: Decent
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Also Wednesdays are not raid days for my guild but we tried to stop Lanys with the 20 or so who were on then somone trained us with about 30 evil guard types so could not tell you how hard she was
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a thought
# Feb 02 2005 at 2:29 PM Rating: Decent
one thing i just thought of, some mobs in OoW are KoS, yet do not attack. does lanys and her army attack people? or would it be possible to salvage my VS faction by farming Tunarian Scouts? heh.
RE: a thought
# Feb 02 2005 at 2:31 PM Rating: Decent
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she, nor the two dark elves near her, are non-aggro. the platoons behind her are
ranged item
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Does anyone have information on the ranged item that is dropping in association with "The War" event?

I know it has stats and is +4 regen/+4 DS

I need item name, mob that drops and location of mob please.

Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you!
RE: ranged item
# Feb 02 2005 at 2:49 PM Rating: Decent
The range item, Bright Orb of Authority, drops off random trash army mobs (evil). Magic/Lore/no drop STA +14 CHA +11 WIS/INT +12 AGI +13 120hp/mana/endurance 10svF 12svD 15svP Req lvl 60
Regeneration:+4 Damage Shield: +4 wt 1.0 MEDIUM
All/All Very common had 5 drop in 5 hours this morning.

Named evil mob dropped this: Cape of the Commander
Back slot Magic/Lore/nodrop AC +12 STR +11 STA +14 WIS/INT +13 AGI +12 120hp/mana/end 15svD 12svC
10svM Req lvl 60 Attack +20 Mana regen +2 wt 1.3
SMALL All/All Dropped off eveil named mob, had 3 although we dropped that mob 7-8 times and other times nothing dropped.

Wand of Turmoil: Primary 1hb Macig/lore/attuneable
15/20 dmg/delay AC +5 STA +9 CHA +10 WIS/INT +11 AGI +8 75hp 80mana 10svF/D/M Req lvl 55
CLE/DRU/SHM/NEC/WIZ/MAG/ENC /All Procs Rend (combat, 404-784!) Forgot the wt and size sorry. This is rare and dropped once off a named dorf, although I saw one in PoK before I started typing this.

Raw Gem of Health: augmentation type 7,8 works on all slots +45hp Req lvl 60 all/all very common, had 4 drop. Magic/lore/nodrop (not equippable in charm slot)

Diamond Shard of Unity: not an augment atm!!! Magic/lore/nodrop Equippable in all slots minus charm +45mana/endurance. Also common army trash. ATM this is not an augment. I tried to augment it hoping there was a typo but to no avail. It can be equipped, however. Hopefully that changes 'cos a 45mana/endurance item is worthless at lvl 60 to solely occupy any slot. Perhaps it will be an augment or maybe a quest item.
There were many more drops but I've not the time to list all of them, only what my necro looted. These items were looted BEFORE the war commenced this evening. AS I type, Lanys and her minions ALREADY have penetrated Al 'kabor's defense and were marching in FV, yes FV! Lotta deaths but this has been one heckuva fun event. Gotta get back to the battle, good luck and happy hunting!

Edited, Thu Feb 3 00:32:51 2005
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faction
# Feb 02 2005 at 5:24 AM Rating: Decent
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i can confirm lanys and her army is on VS faction.

leutentants, captains and tunerian scouts are droping heads that needs to be turned to lanys for small VS faction increase and some rings.
3 heads need to be turned in, or you will get some message saying you dont have all required items
(i got minor defiler ring and major defiler ring - attunable,lore, req lvl 50, has 50 hp/mana, and some stats and resists, all/all)

will post details later (text and loot i got during war)

Edited, Wed Feb 2 05:33:54 2005
Faction
# Feb 02 2005 at 1:26 AM Rating: Decent
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Oh, the Lanys group are on VS faction. My 61 Necro is KOS to both FV and VS, and was KOS to both parties. Ended up logging onto a 49 berserker.

Interesting notes here. You can run from one to another, pulling a bunch to the other side. As long as you get a hit in, you will get the exp for the pull(one fella was getting about 4 pct per pull, took some work), but the other army does the work for you.

Also, if you kill the scouts and turn in pieces(a similar quest for each side), you will get a decent item, similar to the dropped stuff. Talk to the named at each Army camp.

Jeydax Stonebinder
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RE: Faction
# Feb 02 2005 at 5:40 AM Rating: Decent
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That won't last for long once someone from SOE trolls this thread. By their definitions, it's an exploit, and they'll find some way to get rid of it unless they end the event and remove the NPC's first. The same sort of thing used to be possible in the original Plane of Mischief, in the theater where the play happens- there was an NPC you could "set up" in a position so that it would hammer everything in the room and you wound up getting the XP. But, with the release of DoN so close, they may very well terminate the special NPC's in Dreadlands shortly anyway rather than coding a fix.
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Lanys
# Feb 02 2005 at 12:07 AM Rating: Decent
My dark elf necromancer is KoS to VS, and Lanys is KoS as well. So I'm pretty sure the evil army is on VS faction.
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