A Tearable Fear  

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Level:80
Maximum Level:105
Monster Mission:No
Repeatable:Yes
Can Be Shrouded?:No
Quest Type:Task
Quest Goal:
  • Faction
  • Loot
  • Money
Time Limit:06:00:00
Success Lockout Timer: 06:00:00
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Era:House of Thule
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Group Size:Group
Min. # of Players:3
Max. # of Players:6
Appropriate Classes:
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Entered: Mon Oct 25 15:47:53 2010
Modified: Tue Jun 3 01:23:59 2014
This is a non-progression group task that begins with Rupkerr (click for map image) is found in the safe area in the north-central part of Feerrott, the Dream at approximate location 1175, 1340.

There are no pre-requisites (other than level) for requesting this task.

You say, 'Hail, Rupkerr'

Rupkerr says 'It's such a relief to come across a friendly traveler. I was sent here to determine the whereabouts of a missing [expedition crew], and found myself quite lost in this jungle, exposed to all its dangers. My own search has been halted, due to [rumors] of wandering undead.'

You say, 'What rumors?'

Rupkerr says 'Oh, the rumors have been coming in from all over, as far north as the waterfall, to the southern border of Innothule Swamp. The Feerrott has its fair share of undead, but these recent [sightings] have been far more fearful.'

You say, 'Sightings?'

Rupkerr says 'Normally the undead tend to linger not far from the portal to the Plane of Fear, leaving the rest of the jungle relatively free of skeletons and specters. The recent reports I've heard detail a myriad of fearful [creatures], unlike anything that's ever been seen before in the Feerrott.'

You say, 'What creatures?'

Rupkerr says 'Indescribable creatures, looking as if they crawled straight through the Fear portal itself! Of course, there simply cannot be any truth to these rumors, as it is common knowledge the portal to Fear is a one-way trip. Nonetheless, someone should [investigate] these sightings.'

You say, 'I'll investigate for you'

Rupkerr says 'Very well, _____. You're far braver than the adventures that passed this way before you. I'll take extra care to scribe the sighting locations in your journal exactly as they were reported to me. Let me know when you are ready to [begin] your investigation.'

You have been assigned the task 'A Tearable Fear'.

You say, 'I am ready to begin.'

You are teleported into an instanced version of Feerrott, the Dream.



Investigate the rumors of undead near Innothule Swamp 0/1 (The Feerrott)

Vanquish the undead from the area 0/4 (The Feerrott)

Investigate the rumors of undead near the Temple of Cazic Thule Swamp 0/1 (The Feerrott)

Vanquish the undead from the area 0/4 (The Feerrott)

Investigate the rumors of undead west of the waterfall 0/1 (The Feerrott)

Vanquish the undead from the area 0/4 (The Feerrott)

Speak to Rupkerr 0/1 (The Feerrott)

Speak to Cyndreela 0/1 (The Feerrott)

Collect fear essences from creatures in the area 0/8 (The Feerrott)

The item you're looking for is "an essence of fear".

Give the fear essences to Cyndreela 0/8 (The Feerrott)

Speak to Rupkerr 0/1 (The Feerrott)

Defeat the portal guardians near Innothule 0/3 (The Feerrott)

When you run past one of the portals, you instantly aggro the first portal guardian. The aggro range is pretty far, so be ready for a fight.

The second and third guardian spawns are on a timer. They're each mezzable and snareable.

Destroy the Portal 0/1 (The Feerrott)

Blackbones spawns and rushes you after you kill the last guardian. He casts a large knockback.

Defeat the portal guardians near the Temple of Cazic Thule 0/3 (The Feerrott)

Destroy the Portal 0/1 (The Feerrott)

Terror Unleashed spawns and attacks after you kill the last guardian here.

Defeat the portal guardians west of the waterfall 0/3 (The Feerrott)

Destroy the Portal 0/1 (The Feerrott)

The Fearful Spectre spawns and attacks after you kill the last of this portal's guardians. It has two AEs:

Dread Pulse: PB AE 100', Magic (-650)
1: Decrease HP when cast by 23000
2: Decrease Movement by 50%
3: Stun (2.00 sec)

Touch of Fear: Single Target, Magic (-650)
1: Fear up to level 0

Defeat Cyndreela 0/1 (The Feerrott)

Cyndreela doesn't see invis and won't aggro until you pull her. She has an AE Soul Devour (hits everyone in range for 5,000 and heals herself for that amount).

Soul Devour: PB AE 40', Unresistable (0)
1: Decrease Hitpoints by 5000

The task locks.

Claim your reward from ornate chest 0/1 (The Feerrott)




Task Rewards (note: to get experience, you have to be near the chest when opened):

Experience (about 3% regular exp at Level 86 or 7 AAs worth)
315 platinum
20 Dream Motes
Faction with Dream Delvers

Known chest rewards (1 item + 1 spell per task):

Clurg's Prized Stein
Dagger of Rotting Flesh
Deadman's Battleaxe
Eye of Rot
Feartouched Fang of Ferociousness
Gem of Unwavering Tenacity
Intricate Scarlet Rod
Krupp's Drape of Exploration
Shield of Rituals
Terror Infused Battleskirt

Minor Nebulous Dream Fragment
Lesser Nebulous Dream Fragment
Median Nebulous Dream Fragment
Greater Nebulous Dream Fragment
Glowing Nebulous Dream Fragment
Rewards:
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For the Record
# Mar 17 2014 at 11:47 PM Rating: Good
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It's missing from the quest info above, but someone does say it further down the chain. This is in an instanced zone version and you have to say "begin" to Rupkerr to zone in.

Credit to Lovemy Solder but thought I would at least get it closer to the top of the post.
reward
# Dec 05 2012 at 12:40 AM Rating: Good
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XP was no longer in the reward window on my win 12/04/12
Dropped...
# Sep 23 2012 at 5:14 AM Rating: Decent
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Did this today and got http://everquest.allakhazam.com/db/item.html?item=91905 from it.
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Task Stuck at 'Destroy the portal'
# Sep 09 2012 at 3:55 AM Rating: Good
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Had an issue just now where I couldn't finish this due to task not wanting to update. Killed all the portal guardians, but the portal west of the waterfall remained up/active and wouldn't update task objective 'Destroy the portal'.
Solo
# Apr 01 2012 at 5:35 PM Rating: Excellent
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Soloed today as a 90 SK, plus Journeyman T5 cleric merc. Wasn't too tough, but did take me just over 2 hours.

Portal guardians have about 500K hps
Each mini named has about 650K hps
Cyndreela has about 870K hps

Hardest one was Blackbones because of the insane knockback he has, rest were straight up tank and spank.

Essences of fear dropped of gorrillas, spiders and lizardmen. drop rate was about 4 in 5, so pretty common overall.
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# Apr 01 2012 at 4:41 PM Rating: Excellent
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Did this today, chest had 'Dagger of Rotting Flesh' and a 87 spell fragment in it.
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Task Lock
# Sep 24 2011 at 10:31 AM Rating: Good
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Task locks after killing Cyndreela.

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MISSING INFO
# Aug 12 2011 at 8:04 PM Rating: Decent
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You have to say begin to the frog to start this....WTH hasn't anyone posted this?? It is an instanced zone....maybe I missed it somewhere..but I didn't see it in the quest info or anyones post
Quest Observations
# Feb 08 2011 at 12:50 PM Rating: Decent
Several observations having recently completed this quest:

- For the first steps of vanquishing the undead from the three areas, there are 6-7 update mobs clustered near each portal. You need to kill 4 to update the task, but clear all the mobs. If you leave a couple they may add when you come back to kill the Portal Guardians.

- Fear Essences drop randomly from any mob in the zone, and they are a common drop. I got all mine from gorillas in the NW area.

- The next step involves killing Portal Guardians. Three spawn, one after the next. Subsequent Guardians DO NOT spawn when the previous one hits 60%. They are on timers. My group killed Guardians before the next one spawned. In one case we picked up a couple adds (see point above) which slowed us down on the first Guardian, so the second spawned at around 40%. In any event, they are mezzable.

- The named "Portal" spawns and rushes you when the third Guardian is killed. The worst among them is Blackbones, the skeleton near Innohule zone. He doesn't hit hard but throws everyone in the group a long distance away in different directions (sucks if boxing) but follows the MT. He does this a few times during the fight, so burn him FAST. He ended up throwing a couple group members into nearby lizard camps and aggroing that whole nest.

- Cyndreela does not see invis and won't aggro until you pull her. She does cast a PBAE as described earlier, but it is gimp. The best strategy is to overwhelm her with DPS. That will render her PBAE useless. We had the casters parked a bit away (near the tree by the entrance) while 3 melee engaged. She is a much easier fight than the three Portals.

Good luck!
Info on Cyndreela
# Feb 04 2011 at 6:59 PM Rating: Good
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Not much info on Cyndreela here but here is what i found out.

She casts a PBAE spell called Soul Devour, which is an AE lifetap. So she hurts everyone within the range for around 5k and heals herself for that much and it's a proc so she can recover 20k hitpoints just as fast as you can take her hitpoints down. Had problems initially since i was pulling her into my group. as soon as we figured out it was an PBAE, just had one single melee tank her down and all the casters just sit in the back and either nuke or heal away. she would probably be easier with a wizard around.
level 85 not required
# Dec 02 2010 at 7:43 PM Rating: Good
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Got the mission at level 82, grouped with level 81.
Turn ins to Cyndreela
# Nov 29 2010 at 10:41 PM Rating: Decent
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When you turn the fear essences in to Cyndreela, she casts a blinding spell on you but don't panic like I did! When she does, it boots you back to Rupkerr. No damage done!
Portal Guardians
# Nov 29 2010 at 2:08 AM Rating: Decent
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Once you've spoken to Rupkerr the 2nd time and run past one of the portals, you instantly aggro the 1st portal guardian. The aggro range is pretty far, so be ready for a fight! The 1st portal guardian for us was dark blue to a level 86. When it reaches 60% health, a 2nd portal guardian (dark blue or white) will pop and begin to assist. Same happens when #2 is killed, only the 3rd guardian is yellow. The guardians ARE mezzable and snarable.

Something else we noticed: when you get close to a portal, your buffs will randomly drop.
Quest is not Broken
# Nov 24 2010 at 1:05 PM Rating: Default
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Decided to try this quest even though I feared it was possibly bugged. Quest states to "collect essences from creatures in the area." After killing the undead and one of them not dropping an essence, I was beginning to think I was going to have the same result. However after killing a few lizards from the near by camp, I managed to collect all of the essences and continue on with the quest. So just keep killing mobs until you get what you need. Hope this helps.
It's broken
# Nov 13 2010 at 6:20 PM Rating: Decent
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we tried it twice today. the first time we got 6/8 of the fear essence, then there was nothing on track, though we killed all the undead and several live mobs. When we regot the task we only got to 5/8. Killed everything in the SW area and no drops.......Hope they fix it, or somebody tell me what we did wrong?
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Re: It's broken
# Nov 17 2010 at 9:28 AM Rating: Good
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Kill more mobs until you get more essences.....
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It's broken
# Nov 16 2010 at 6:47 PM Rating: Excellent
Killed all the undead and got 5/8.... then pulled the brown lizards that are out a bit... got the essences to drop off those
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new drop
# Nov 10 2010 at 1:24 AM Rating: Good
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It dropped Deadman's Battleaxe
Eye Of Rot again
# Oct 31 2010 at 2:34 PM Rating: Decent
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dropped Eye Of Rot again this afternoon
This drop not listed...
# Oct 31 2010 at 2:55 AM Rating: Good
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Dropped Krupp's Drape of Exploration on 10/31/10
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Also Gem of Unwavering Tenacity
# Oct 29 2010 at 2:49 AM Rating: Good
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Dropped Gem of Unwavering Tenacity - 29 Oct 2010
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# Oct 28 2010 at 7:18 AM Rating: Decent
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Blackbones on 10/27/2010 in 85sec

Total
--- DMG: 585990 (100%) @ 6894 dps (6894 sdps)
--- DMG to PC: 227235 @2951dps
Produced by GamParse v1.0.3

Terror Unleashed on 10/27/2010 in 66sec

Total
--- DMG: 601933 (100%) @ 9120 dps (9120 sdps)
--- DMG to PC: 198506 @3102dps
Produced by GamParse v1.0.3

Fearful Specter on 10/27/2010 in 76sec

Total
--- DMG: 608886 (100%) @ 8012 dps (8012 sdps)
--- DMG to PC: 215636 @3081dps
Produced by GamParse v1.0.3

Cyndreela on 10/27/2010 in 38sec

Total
--- DMG: 642783 (100%) @ 16915 dps (16915 sdps)
--- DMG to PC: 40716 @1234dps
Produced by GamParse v1.0.3


Edited, Oct 28th 2010 8:20am by rbeam

Edited, Oct 28th 2010 8:22am by rbeam
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# Oct 28 2010 at 6:13 AM Rating: Good
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Investigate the rumors of undead near Innothule Swamp 0/1 (The Feerrott)
Updates -946, -2498, +5, bottom right corner of zone.

Investigate the rumors of undead near the Temple of Cazic Thule Swamp 0/1 (The Feerrott)
Updates base of temple, -1016, +64, +1, bottom middle of zone,

Investigate the rumors of undead west of the waterfall 0/1 (The Feerrott)
Updates +1197, +2675, + 31, top left corner of map - basically, zone in and hang a left from the iz, you're there in 5 seconds.
Trash mobs have about 450 - 475K. They don't summon.


Most mobs here don't see invis, even the undead trash. If you try and run straight from the temple to Innothule swamp, there is a camp in between there with 3 lizardman brutes who see invis. If you run with auto run on, say if you are boxing, becareful. They will eat you.

loc, Cyndreela, feerot: a tearable fear
-1571, +2770,


Edited, Oct 28th 2010 8:32am by Bonesmasher

Edited, Oct 28th 2010 8:51am by Bonesmasher
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Also Drops Eye of Rot
# Oct 28 2010 at 4:49 AM Rating: Good
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