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Drop of Mercury  

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WT: 0.1 Size: TINY
Class: ALL
Race: ALL

Item Type:Combinable
Merchant Value:0 pp 5 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:Gidono
IC Last Updated:2021-10-17 02:19:55
Page Updated:Fri Jun 26th, 2020

Expansion: Original Original

Average Price: 10pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Common
Level to Attain: 10

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Crafted: This item is crafted by players.


This item is found on creatures.


This item is used in quests.
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Quest Name
Gnome Cultural Armor (DoN)

East Freeport
Quest Name
Human Cultural Armor (DoN)

North Qeynos
Quest Name
Human Cultural Armor (DoN)

Steamfont Mountains (Removed)
Quest Name
VOA Pre-Launch: Blimp Frame - Copper Plating

Used in 20 recipes.
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Uploaded November 27th, 2008
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The Hole
# Oct 14 2011 at 1:08 PM Rating: Good
18 posts
Dropped off "a spirit of the ruins"
The Hole
# Sep 18 2006 at 11:00 PM Rating: Decent
Also found on the an elemental crusader in The Ruins of old Paineel.
The Hole
# May 05 2009 at 8:41 AM Rating: Decent
167 posts
Also drops from various mobs in Katta Castrum. I picked up four so far and each from a different mob.
# Jul 10 2006 at 9:43 AM Rating: Decent
This used in the quest to get the Expert Halfling armor. What i have so far:
1) Kill 50 Elemental Warriors in The Hole
2) Collect 10 Drops of Mercury
3) Return to Bill Whistletop and give him four Drops of Mercury
4) Kill five Elemental Monstrosities
5) Collect one Drop of Mercury
6) Return to Bill Whistletop and give him the Mercury

Can do all of these kills just at the entrance when you zone into the hole.
Also Drops Off...
# Dec 18 2005 at 7:59 AM Rating: Decent
24 posts
an elemental monstrosity in The Hole
# Jul 03 2005 at 9:32 AM Rating: Decent
94 posts
For DoN cultural progression, these MUST come from The Hole or it will not flag you for progression.
drop rate
# Mar 01 2005 at 5:05 PM Rating: Decent
contrary to all that other madness you hear a lot, these are not common they are quite uncommon actually im on number 76 right now, and still only looted 7, 3 to go until i got first half of task completed for Experts...
'nother drop sight
# Feb 19 2005 at 12:32 AM Rating: Decent
Dropped in Twilight Sea from Earth Elementals too

Rammell Excollis, 38, Innoruuk
Vendor Info
# Jul 29 2004 at 9:11 AM Rating: Decent
As of 7/28/04, with a Cha of 75, vendor paid 3g, 5s, 9c for this.

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Earthen Temper
# Jan 26 2004 at 9:24 PM Rating: Decent
54 posts
Also used to make Earthen Temper, which is used in dwarven cultural smithing.
# Oct 14 2003 at 7:01 AM Rating: Decent
101 posts
one Combine Yields Two Drop of Mercury. Ore is not Stackable
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# Aug 21 2003 at 10:43 AM Rating: Good
57 posts
According to recipes, a Drop of Mercury can be also be made by Rogues (Make Poison skill 200). The recipe calls for 1 Gnomish Spirits and 1 Mercuric Ore combined in a Mortar and Pestle.

However, not just any Rogue can make it. A Rogue must already have a skill of 200 to even attempt a combine.

Drop of Mercury is used as a component in at least 11 advanced poison recipes including:

Bite Of The Shissar (>250)
Dreams Of Drusella (>250)
Mangled Tendon(>250)
Mayong’s Bane (>250)
Mental Implosion (>250)
Oozing Irritation (>250)
Rage of Incapacitation (>250)
Scoriae Bite (>250)
Scratching Madness (>250)
Spine Rend (>250)
Wasted Flesh (>250)

Edited, Thu Aug 21 12:58:33 2003
Issues with item
# Jun 16 2003 at 5:11 PM Rating: Decent
I was combining these with Comfrey this morning in my medicine bag. Seems they no longer combine to make the tamed mercury. I reported the bug, and he said that someone would look into it. I have combined these before to make my haste potion, just messing around. My alchemy was about 50 then when I tried. It is now 80, so it is still a task. I was farming elementals in the hole to get these. Of course with a friend, it is ruff down there alone for a 48 lvl shaman. I would say that this more of uncommon drop. They sell in bazaar from 15pp to 40pp. Luckily I only bought 15 comfrey at 23pp a pop. I would have really been upset if I did not farm the mercury. I can just save it though so no biggie.
RE: Issues with item
# Jan 05 2004 at 10:19 PM Rating: Default
# Mar 27 2003 at 9:50 PM Rating: Default
damn avrig price 1 and a half k bs i aint payen tyhat
# Feb 11 2003 at 5:01 PM Rating: Excellent
I would not say they are a common drop in Twilight Sea. They were easier and more common in Najena in my opinion. I hunted both places and resulted in only 5 in Twilight and 20 plus in Najena in about the same time.
# Dec 09 2002 at 8:44 PM Rating: Default
How long would it take to collect 40 of these in Nejena?
Easy pickings in Twilight Sea
# Oct 16 2002 at 3:09 PM Rating: Good
They are very common on Earth Elementals in the Twilight Sea zone. Mostly green and light blue to a 35:th lvl
# Sep 04 2002 at 8:15 AM Rating: Default
387 posts
# Sep 13 2002 at 2:12 PM Rating: Good
63 posts
It is not used to make a drink; it's for a smithing temper.
# Aug 29 2002 at 2:36 PM Rating: Excellent
303 posts
I collected quite a few of these off the elementals in Najena (not to be confused with the magicians' pets).

Edited, Thu Aug 29 15:23:27 2002
Found in Steamfont also
# Jan 31 2002 at 9:43 PM Rating: Excellent
I've gotten this off of Earth Elementals in Steamfont, although it is a rare drop off of them.
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