Item GlossaryEverQuest icon

Fishbone Earring  

Lore Item
Slot: EAR
DEX: +3
Effect: Enduring Breath (Worn, Casting Time: Instant)
WT: 0.1 Size: TINY
Class: ALL
Race: ALL
Slot 1, Type 7 (General: Group)

Item Type:Armor
Merchant Value:3 pp 6 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Submitted By:Doriath
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:Gidono
IC Last Updated:2022-01-12 04:24:07
Page Updated:Thu Oct 9th, 2008

Average Price: 1,400pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Very Rare
Level to Attain: 28

[Drops | Comments ]


This item is found on creatures.

Qeynos Hills
NPC Name

Zone(s) Found In:

Zone Name
Qeynos Hills

Killing Hadden causes a serious faction hit.

Uploaded January 12th, 2023 by iventheassassin
Send a correction
« Previous 1 2 3 4
Post Comment
Easter Egg item
# Jul 03 2023 at 6:34 PM Rating: Decent
Cat's earrings in Red Dwarf. There should be 2 versions since Cat gave the one he didn't like to Kryten.
# Sep 23 2006 at 10:09 PM Rating: Decent
I killed him 2x's second time got my earring.
# Jul 01 2005 at 5:15 PM Rating: Default
Any time i'm in the zone and hes up I always kill him just incase he has the earring on him I probably have killed him about 10 times in the past year on and off, was in the zone with my level 49 rogue and saw that he was up so I killed him and he had it :).
Fishbone Earring
# Jun 25 2005 at 11:49 AM Rating: Decent
Well I just killed him at 9:45AM Pacific time. Earring did not drop. Maybe next time
# Apr 21 2005 at 3:22 PM Rating: Good
56 posts
5 Hour real time or 5 hour eq time? for the spawn
# Apr 21 2005 at 5:24 PM Rating: Decent
642 posts
5 hours real time Lio. Good Luck and it may it drop on your first try. =D
# Dec 12 2004 at 2:25 AM Rating: Decent
I have camped this guy many times, killing Rephas and Axe alot of times to get him to spawn. In the times he actually did spawn ,no earring.
Just so happens i was in QH one night looking for Sir Motte...went running around ,saw Hadden. I had to kill Rephas ,Axe ,& Hadden just once and the earring dropped:)
# Dec 22 2004 at 3:16 AM Rating: Decent
44 posts
Do not waste your time killing Axe and Rephas they have absolutely nothing to do with hadden's spawn. Hadden spawns every 5 and a half hours give or take a few minutes. All killing the others on the pond will do is occupy your time. Oh and Rephas drops bait if you run out and don't want to lose the camp.

I have killed Hadden over 60 times and loot 25 earrings. I do know this spawn. OBTW around kill number 50 the faction hit finally added up to the point most merchants in Qeynos would not speak to me.
Voidrakr Smartinoff
Paladin of Marr
# Oct 19 2004 at 11:15 AM Rating: Decent
Okay I killed Hadden at 3:30 in the morning last night with my buddy, and sure enough... he dropped the "elusive" Fishbone Earring.

I had to kill him 4 times before i could get the earring! I hope the merchants in Qeynos still sell to me, and I hope the guards don't attack me when I try and go into qeynos lol.
# Oct 14 2004 at 10:20 AM Rating: Decent
Someone mentioned that axe broadsmith doesn't get involved... LIES!!!

I camped hadden for almost five hours, then he spawned, I killed him with the help of a high level druid that must have had him timed because she showed up less than a minute after he spawned... she asked if i was there for hadden i said yes, she asked if i needed help, i said yes.

I hit him with a dot and his buddies Axe broadsmith, and the other relphas and his pet, or something like that came to his aide. Good thing she stayed to help me!

We killed him, no earring! blah!
# Apr 14 2016 at 12:25 AM Rating: Decent
1,050 posts
You neglected to mention your race and class. You may be experiencing race/class hate from the others. I tried approaching Rephas with a Shadowknight once, big mistake. Necro/SK is apparently bad mojo with Rephas and may be with other NPC's around the zone as well.
If you were me and I were you, would we still be friends?
# Dec 21 2004 at 7:50 PM Rating: Default
May depend on your level(which you don't mention). Maybe the ones who don't get the adds are higher level than you,so the adds are more scared of them LOL
Personally,I've never killed him...never knew about the earring until recently :-)
May update what I learn if I do farm there.
#REDACTED, Posted: May 05 2004 at 8:23 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) aight here goes my 2cp worth ive killed em hundreds of times and not once has he dropepd earring and its starting to really tick me off
RE: cheap on lewt
# May 21 2004 at 5:42 AM Rating: Decent
Killed him 6 times in a row now and still no FBE, was in raid so it cant triv..... Getting some reall bad faction hits with this not dropping =(
RE: cheap on lewt
# May 23 2004 at 11:52 AM Rating: Decent
make that 8 times now!!!! grrrrrrrr
over priceing
# Apr 30 2004 at 5:25 PM Rating: Default
be aware now since peeps sell plat on line prices are inflated in the hopes youll respend the plat on an over priced item.
Insane Price
# Feb 18 2004 at 2:30 PM Rating: Decent
Has anyone else noticed that the price for these in the Bazaar has jumped dramatically since GoD came out? They used to sell for 300pp to 500pp and now the cheapest they are selling for is 5k. This seems a bit outrageous... just exactly how many tribute points do you get for them?
RE: Insane Price
# May 01 2004 at 10:35 PM Rating: Decent
The reason is because GoD introduced a spot where you could fish for 2000+ plat an hour, with no danger. They nerfed it about a month and a half after release, but the damage was done.
RE: Insane Price
# Aug 07 2004 at 12:12 AM Rating: Default
210 posts
how was it nerfed?
RE: Insane Price
# Jun 03 2005 at 8:23 PM Rating: Decent
The price of the items received through fishing ( 1 - 15lb. fish) was ~11 plat per. Fish a few stacks, and, well.. It adds up.
Faction hits
# Dec 29 2003 at 9:11 AM Rating: Decent
258 posts
Here are the faction hits for those who are too lazy to look up the Hadden link. :)

Gets worse
Merchants of Qeynos
Antonius Bayle
Coalition of Tradefolk
Guards of Qeynos
RE: Faction hits
# Apr 22 2004 at 4:48 AM Rating: Default
Make friends with an ikky or dark elf ;)
Got real lucky!
# Dec 22 2003 at 11:35 AM Rating: Default
Killed him the other day at around 2:25pm. Got the earring. That same day there was a 45 min server only patch. I camed at the Hadded camp and when the patch was over I was on fairly fast and he was up again. Second Earring! Now my alts have their EB item)
Not sure why you think this is hard to get...
# Dec 12 2003 at 12:23 PM Rating: Default
Got up one day and the wife is playing yer young ranger alt and tells me that Hadden is up but noone in the zone is old enough to kill him. He had been up for a while and she even sent a tell to a 50+ druid that was in the zone eventually and druid had no interest in it.

So I logged on, jumped down to North Qeynos and ran there and killed him. He dropped the earring.

See, it REALLY isn't that hard:-)
# Nov 19 2003 at 2:56 PM Rating: Decent
Hadden Spawns at loc 3801, 991
right in front of Axe Broadsmith's hut
He is a 5hr to 5.5 hr spawn

I have killed him 37 times.. the earring has dropped 5 times.. not good odds.. Soon all my characters will have one =)

also you have to waste the whole 5 hours waiting becasue if you show up only an hour early he will be camped already.. lots of people know when he died last.. set their timers... log out on top of him.. and log in every 5 hours to see if he is camped.

Edited, Wed Nov 19 15:02:38 2003
Not Bad!
# Nov 11 2003 at 6:37 PM Rating: Decent
I was heading to WK to farm the Ogres abit.. and decided what the hell.. Ran over to see if Hadden was up and for once not camped... and he was!

This was my first time killing him and it was very easy.. root.. send it pet.. dot dot.. nuke...sit.. watch the show.. and I got the fishbone earring! Not bad for a first try.. no waiting and the prized drop!

Revenent Ater'Spiritus ~ LVL 42 Necro (Torv.)
Spawn time/drop rate
# Oct 17 2003 at 1:49 PM Rating: Default
28 posts
i soloed hadden for a full cay every four hours. the earring drops 1 of of 10 time. and yes he has a BIG FACTION hit with the Qenyous cleric temple , i believe. the earring went for about 3kpp last time i check. i still have mine for now
My exp with Hadden
# Aug 29 2003 at 7:40 AM Rating: Decent
166 posts
I killed Hadden last night. Solo'd him as a 42nd level necromancer. I sat across the lake from the shed with my pet parked in the water between me and the shed.

He popped right outside of the fishing shed, on the edge of the water. I pulled him with a DoT and had my pet engage him in the lake itself. He never left the water. When he died, no earring.

So, put the rumor to rest that engaging Hadden in the water will guarantee an earring.

Further details: In the Shed was a con green guy named "Broadaxe", north of the shed on the same side was con light blue "Rephas" and "Rephas pet". To the south, on my side, was a Qeynos Guard. At the very south tip of the lake was "Erudite Traveler" and "Erudite Traveler pet". Absolutely nobody came to Hadden's aid.

Wayfarer of Veeshan

Edited, Fri Aug 29 08:41:36 2003
Never seen
# Jun 08 2003 at 5:30 PM Rating: Decent
Is this guy really exist?
I never see this at all.
can anyone tell me the loc of him?
RE: Never seen
# Jul 21 2003 at 3:05 AM Rating: Default
hes on a 4 hour spawn i think..he is very easy and near the lake to the opposite side of the undead circle,also near JP.. the lake ( creek/stream) has 2 chanters, an erudite traveler and rephas, he pops next to axe broadsmith who stands in the shed, near the erudite traveler is a currupt guard
RE: Never seen
# Jun 08 2003 at 6:07 PM Rating: Decent
I've managed to pop in on Hadden four times now, at random times.
Easy kill, just rooted and DoT'd, watched him die, no one assisted him.
He dropped the earring on the first and fourth kills.
I rooted him where he stood, so he was not in the water.
Very much a random drop, but I feel good about my 50% success far.
guess I could have a string of no-drops that would ruin that.
RE: Never seen
# Jun 08 2003 at 6:07 PM Rating: Decent
Make that 6 times.
5th time= nada
6th time= drop

Once again, rooted and killed where he was standing.

Edited, Thu Jun 19 21:13:19 2003
# Jun 06 2003 at 12:41 AM Rating: Decent
What negative faction hits to you get camping this guy, ?? Is it first time you are KOS or you can camp him awhile?
My 2 Cents worth....Spawn and loot *Same as post under Hadde
# May 11 2003 at 5:58 AM Rating: Good
Ok here is the date times and what happened.....

I had a toon parked at spawn site....

All times are PST, Times are of his death

9 May 2003 at 0825AM former camp holder dropped him with No drop

1410hrs No Drop
1748hrs No Drop
10 may
0135hrs No Drop
0715hrs Drop
1246hrs KSed by some sneaky a$$ Witch ....
1826hrs No Drop
0004hrs No Drop
0545hrs No Drop - let someone else hold camp but i still had toon sitting there
1113hrs No Drop
1633hrs Drop - person leaves camp .. I take backover
2212 No Drop
11 MAy 03
0339hrs Drop


Not Much to it ... I parked toon at camp...after a kill.. I come back at 5hours and 20 min ... 10-25 minutes later he pops

hope this helps....
just wanted to post since all of the patches.. and all sorts of stuff has been changing in the game.

Happy Trails and Be Safe 8)

Choppin Interruptus
61 Warrior of Drinal
White Wind Death Dealer

"Death to all who oppose me!"

Crowd Roxosmg
55 Enchanter of Drinal
White Wind Master of Illusion

"Illusion is but a veil on the mind"

Marley Rastamon

52 Wanderer of Drinal
Vox Raider Extreme
"Vox will die till I get
more eyepatches and cloaks"

Ssfinkt Torr
52 Beastlord of Drinal
White Wind Primalist Extraordinaire
"Keep you enemies close
and your friends closer"

Something Fishy About Hadden
# May 08 2003 at 1:06 AM Rating: Decent
41 posts
Ok, so I was slapping Chief Goonda around with my 51 bard in WK and get bored and decide to go to QH to see if perchance Hadden is up. To my amazement he was, and to my further amazement, nobody was camping him. Pulled him south through the water, killed him, looted the fishing pole and (WOOT!) the Fishbone Earring. I took note of the time, passed the FB Earring to my 34 warrior.
I come back 5 hours later, nobody is camping him, so I wait. He pops again approximately 5 hrs 20 minutes after the first kill, he has the fishing pole on him. I repeat the process, pulling him south through the water, kill him, bend down to loot and... this is where it gets weird, as soon as I right click his corpse to loot, his fishing pole vanishes from his corpse. The only thing he had on him was some change and words of uselessness. I'm not sure, but I thought I detected a flash in the loot window as it appeared also.

I still had the fishing pole on me from the last time, I don't know if that had any effect, or maybe Verant figured out a way to list the people who have looted him and nerf the loot to them. When he has the fishing pole, he usually drops the fishing pole, but this is the first time I have ever seen visible in-hand loot vanish off a corpse as I attempted to loot it.

I wish I'd burned that fishing pole, or maybe I should try it with another toon. If I find out anymore, I'll let you know.

Boson, 38 Mage
Syreen, 51 Bard, Xegony

Edited, Thu May 8 01:30:31 2003
RE: Something Fishy About Hadden
# Sep 06 2003 at 11:12 AM Rating: Decent
1,050 posts
What happened was, the fishing pole is probably a lore item. If you attempt to loot a lore item that you already have, even if it is in the bank and not on you, it will disappear and you will see a message sayiong that you already have one of this item. That's my guess as to what happened.
If you were me and I were you, would we still be friends?
No loot
# May 01 2003 at 1:39 PM Rating: Decent
just killed him, no loot whatsoever. Bah!

Rephas helped him and charmed me for a while! Had to root rephas and train hadden out into the hills where i could take him out safely.

Just a note, he doesnt have a big faction hit. I am STILL ally to guards, merchants, antonius bayle.
« Previous 1 2 3 4
Post Comment

Free account required to post

You must log in or create an account to post messages.