Raid Expedition: The Legacy of Bayle  

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Where:
Who:
Rating:
*****
Information:
Level:100
Maximum Level:110
Monster Mission:No
Repeatable:Yes
Can Be Shrouded?:No
Quest Type:Task
Quest Goal:
  • Advancement
  • Loot
Related Zones:
Related Creatures:
Related Quests:
Era:Call of the Forsaken
Recommended:
Group Size:Raid
Min. # of Players:6
Max. # of Players:54
Appropriate Classes:
  • All
Appropriate Races:
  • All
Entered: Tue Jan 21 22:36:28 2014
Modified: Tue Dec 30 19:41:26 2014


Call of the Forsaken Info & Guides: Overview | Progression & Task List | Raiding | Visible Armor



This raid expedition begins with Adana Baxter (click for map image) in the Dead Hills. She's found outside Skulk's tent (western side) at about -1310, -525, 3.

Pre-Requisites for Requesting:
- Level 95
- Completed "For the Sake of the Forsaken"
- Completed "The Doomscale Horde" (raid event)
- Completed "Xulous Prime" (raid event)

Pre-Requisites for Participating:
- Completed "The Doomscale Horde" (raid event)
- Completed "Xulous Prime" (raid event)

You say, 'Hail, Adana Baxter'

Adana Baxter says 'Hey, can't you see I'm busy? Wait a minute. Aren't you _____? Oh, I've heard of you. Listen, I could use a [hand]. I'm working for the Qeynos government.'

You say, 'A hand?'

Adana Baxter says 'Right. You see this Ethernere business? Well, it looks like it's affecting the Tower of Rot. Yes, that Tower. And it appears that the long lost should-be-dead Kyle Bayle is finally emerging from that decaying, festering eyesore. Things are moving quickly here, and if we don't stop him, who knows what would happen next? I was just trying to figure out a way to do it, and then a hero walks right up to me. Convenient, that. So, what do you think? You'll help stop that old Bayle, right? Did you want to bring a small [group] to take care of him quickly or a larger [raid] force to meet those monsters head on?'

You say, 'I have a raid'

Adana Baxter says 'A little risky, but you're still alive so far so I guess you know what you're doing. Are you [ready]?'

You say, 'Ready!'

Adana Baxter says 'This way.'

LOADING, PLEASE WAIT...
You have entered The Dead Hills.



Summary

- Clear undead mobs from the area (a handful of "a royal _____" in the area - relatively simple mobs).

- Say "work" to Kyle Bayle to trigger the event, making the Captain + 3 Sergeants auto-aggro.

- Kill Sergeant Grady, Sergeant Brenn, Sergeant Larenzo, and Captain Kanteer to complete the event.
--- Sergeant Grady casts an AE root + melee slow.
--- Sergeant Brenn procs a nuke for 75,000 dmg on his target.
--- Sergeant Larenzo mitigates incoming melee damage by 50% and is extremely spell-resistant.
--- Captain Kanteer spawns 3 adds every 10% health and every 2 minutes; casts Brenn's nuke; and uses Larenzo's buff.



Triggering the Event

On the other side of the tower, you find Kyle Bayle, his Captain, and three Sergeants. Say "work" to Kyle Bayle to make them all aggro.

You say, 'Hail, Kyle Bayle'

Kyle Bayle speaks with determination, 'Look around you, _____. The [Tower] lives and breathes, built with the will of my army and the people of Qeynos.'

You say, 'What about this tower?'

Kyle Bayle says 'We labor and toil, our work never finished. Yet here you stand before me, wasting precious time with your idle chatter.' If you aren't here to [work], then we'll use your bones the build the tower!'

You say, 'Your work will stop!'

Kyle Bayle says 'The delusional ghost of Kyle Bayle calls out to his sergeants, 'Larenzo! Grady! Brenn! We have a visitor who has offered up their blood and bones to help build our tower!''

At this time, the Captain and all three Sergeants attack. Kyle Bayle remains non-aggro.



Event Mechanics

- Event mobs can be pulled anywhere in the event area; they have no leash range.
- There are no balance requirements.
- The Sergeants can be killed in any order.
- The Captain cannot be killed until all three Sergeants have been killed.
- None of the mobs summon until damaged below 98%.
- The Sergeants and Captain are immune to all forms of crowd control (but are kiteable).
- The royal guard adds are immune to stuns and roots. Soldiers are mezzable; others are not.
- All of the royal guard adds are charmable.




The Three Sergeants

Sergeant Grady hits for a max ~65,000 and casts "Arrows of Rot" every 20 seconds:

Arrows of Rot: Area PC 100', Disease (-900)
1: Decrease Hitpoints by 9000 per tick
2: Root
3: Inhibit Melee Attacks by 15%

Sergeant Brenn hits for a max ~65,000 and casts "Guardsman's Fury" every 60 seconds:

Guardsman's Fury: Single Target, Corruption (-200)
1: Decrease Hitpoints by 75000
2: Stun (0.01 sec)

Sergeant Larenzo hits for a max ~65,000 and buffs himself with "Protection of Bayle" every 20 seconds (buff lasts 36 seconds, so will remain on him indefinitely):

Protection of Bayle: Self 0', Unresistable (0)
1: Mitigate Melee Damage by 50%
2: Increase All Resists by 1750
3: Increase Corruption Resist by 1750
4: Increase Corruption counter by 99
5: Increase AC by 60



Captain Kanteer

Captain Kanteer hits for a max ~95,000 and spawns a wave of 3x "a royal _____" undead adds every 2 minutes and every 10% health. Adds hit for a max ~15,500.

Every 60 seconds, he buffs himself with "Protection of Bayle":

Protection of Bayle: Self 0', Unresistable (0)
1: Mitigate Melee Damage by 50%
2: Increase All Resists by 1750
3: Increase Corruption Resist by 1750
4: Increase Corruption counter by 99
5: Increase AC by 60

He casts "Hidden Misericorde" on random targets (3-tick debuff):

Hidden Misericorde: Single Target, (-200)
1: Decrease HP when cast by 28000
2: Decrease Hitpoints by 2500 per tick
3: Inhibit Melee Attacks by (90%)
4: Decrease Movement by 5%
5: Decrease STR by 500
6: Decrease DEX by 500
7: Decrease AGI by 500
8: Decrease STA by 500
9: Decrease INT by 500
10: Decrease WIS by 500

Every 20 seconds, he casts "Guardsman's Fury" on his target:

Guardsman's Fury: Single Target, Corruption (-200)
1: Decrease Hitpoints by 75000
2: Stun (0.01 sec)

If he is below 75% health and any of the Sergeants are still alive, he casts "Motivate the Troops":

Motivate the Troops: Self 0', Unresistable (0)
1: Increase Hitpoints by 1000000

If any Sergeants are still alive, Captain Kanteer remains health-locked at 50% health. He is otherwise killable.



Failure & Reset

If the Captain or any of the Sergeants are left idle for a short period of time, the event does a full reset:

Kyle Bayle's troops have had time to regroup. You have failed.



Event Completion

Kill the three Sergeants and Captain Kanteer to complete the event. Note that the royal undead adds do NOT despawn upon the event's completion.

Captain Kanteer has been slain by _____!

If you stand against me, you stand against Qeynos. Progress cannot be stopped, my friend. This Tower will be completed, and neither you nor the others will stop us.

Kyle Bayle disappears into the tower, and a chest appears at Adana Baxter's location near the zone-in.



Loot

NOTE: In addition to chest loot, everyone in the zone receives 20x "Medal of Heroism" (used as an alternative way obtain raid drops, from Requisitioner Sheon (map image), the Tier 1 raid vendor in the northwestern Qeynos camp of the Ethernere Tainted West Karana).

Chest loot consists of 2 armor pieces (first list) + 2-3 items (second list) + 1-2 weapons (third list) + 4 "Captured Essence of Ethernere" (spell rune):

Armguards of Suppressed Ether

Band of Unquenched Bloodlust
Brilliant Ring of Empty Oaths
Buckler of the Roaring Lion
Dirt Stained Band of Twisted Roots
Emblem of Lost Vows
Emerald Loop of Salvation
Fallen Corporal's Engagement Band
Gaudy Ruby Encrusted Band
Loop of Nature's Call
Sycophant's Carved Loop
Tarnished Captain's Wedding Ring

Lance of the Icestorm
Lieutenant's Ornamental Blade
Wand of Wanton Disease
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