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Swirling Mist  

This item can be used in tradeskills.
WT: 0.1 Size: TINY
Class: ALL
Race: ALL

Item Type:Combinable
Merchant Value:0 pp 2 gp 0 sp 0 cp
Lucy Entry By:Kerasota
Item Updated By:SwiftyMUSE
IC Last Updated:2022-01-18 20:51:35
Page Updated:Sun Jul 8th, 2012

Average Price: 75pp Pricing Data...
Rarity: Common
Level to Attain: 5

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This item is found on creatures.

Crystallos, Lair of the Awakened
NPC Name
a trapped elemental

Katta Castrum
NPC Name
a vortex of the deep
an essence of the deep

Lower Guk
NPC Name
a huge water elemental

NPC Name
a mist elemental

Plane of Sky
NPC Name
a crystalline cloud
a gust of wind

Relic, the Artifact City
NPC Name
a courtyard water spout
a cresting wave
a supply runner - Water Elemental

Silyssar, New Chelsith
NPC Name
a brackwater elemental

Silyssar: Slay the Serpent
NPC Name
a brackwater elemental

Silyssar: Where There's a Will
NPC Name
a brackwater elemental

Steamfont Mountains
NPC Name
a steam elemental

Sunderock Springs
NPC Name
a geyser elemental
a hotsprings scaldling

Twilight Sea
NPC Name
a berserk water elemental
A Gigantic Water Elemental
A Greater Water Elemental
a swift water elemental
a water elemental


This item is used in quests.
Expansion List - Premium only.

Quest Name
Shadowwalkers Chainmail Tunic

Used in 2 recipes.
Recipe list - Premium only.


Uploaded November 27th, 2008
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# Feb 01 2015 at 3:49 PM Rating: Decent
It also dropps in Plane of Sky... dunno remember mob. Think Spiroc Isle.
# Mar 08 2007 at 5:42 PM Rating: Decent
these drop in sunderock also
drops in Arcstone
# Jul 23 2006 at 8:04 AM Rating: Decent
These drop like candy of the mistwalkers in Arcstone
Swirling mist
# Feb 25 2006 at 5:20 PM Rating: Decent
80 posts
It's a fairly common drop from me off of steam elementals in Steamfont as well.

46 Ranger, Becoerne
# Dec 31 2005 at 10:38 AM Rating: Decent
679 posts
Swirling Mist sells for 0 plat 1 gold 9 silver 0 copper to Sateal Deirosap vendor in the bazaar offered by level 2 human monk with 143 cha... Current bazaar price unavailable... UPDATE Current bazaar prices range from 1 to 2000 plat on Bertox server...

Edited, Feb 5th 2007 3:13pm by smithgib
May your life journeys in Norrath, Azeroth and on Earth be smooth.... be safe... be happy... be well...
got it in lower guk
# Apr 14 2005 at 7:50 AM Rating: Decent
got it from a huge water elemental near the kings room in lower guk today
#REDACTED, Posted: Dec 16 2003 at 8:12 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) How does Sony/Verant expect someone who is completely or mostly new to the game (target of the newbie armor quests) to know about this stuff and have the 25-100pp to spend on it? That's just insane!
# Sep 17 2003 at 5:23 PM Rating: Decent
19 posts
Looted in Plane of Sky
For sale
# Jul 20 2003 at 3:26 AM Rating: Default
If you are on Tunare and looking for this stuff, see Degen. He always has it for sale at fair prices!
RE: For sale
# Jul 30 2003 at 12:16 AM Rating: Default
what do you consider fare?
wrong armor recipie
# May 08 2003 at 10:46 AM Rating: Decent
29 posts
Note that the recipies for the armor on eqtraders is kind of wrong -- looking at "blessed full mithril" armor, the recipie calls for "enchanted mithril jointing", which does not exist on the recipie page. Hopefully the den mother means "Enchanted mithril CHAIN jointing." otherwise, i'm gonne be out a lotta pps...
Usage and pricing info
# Apr 14 2003 at 8:43 AM Rating: Decent
The prices on Firiona Vie for these fluctuate from 20 to 100 Each. Most people that I know that are using them are farming their own - occassionaly I will buy them when I see them for 20 or lower...

As stated before - these are used in High Elf Cultural smithing. You combine (1) Swirling Mist - (1) Morning Dew - (2) Essence of Moonlight to make (1) Moonlight Temper (Trivial 136 Brewing).

Items that these are used to make all:

Elven Chainmail (Caster Wearable)
Enchanted Elven Chain (Caster Wearable)
Enchanted Imbued Elven Chain (Caster Wearable)
Koada'Dal Mithril Plate Armor
Enchanted Koada'Dal Mithril Plate Armor
Enchanted Imbued Koada'Dal Mithril Plate Armor
Artkeeper's Mithril Chain(Caster Wearable)
Blessed Artkeeper's Mithril Chain (Caster Wearable)
Full Mithril Plate Armor
Blessed Full Mithril Plate Armor

All recipes for these can be found at:

I hope this helps :)

Edited, Mon Apr 14 09:06:12 2003
Drop and Price info
# Oct 08 2002 at 3:00 AM Rating: Excellent
On Xegony, these sell in the bazzar for anywhere from 35-100pp each. Luckily I have never paid for one yet. They are a rare drop off of a semi-rare spawn in Steamfont - Steam Elmentals. Not worth hunting ther efor them. Nagena is OK, if you have the time. I go in there occationally and offer buffs for them, but this place is not often camped on my server. The Giant Water Elemental in L-Guk drops these about halfthe time. On a 30 minute spawn, that makes one an hour. The Plane of air offeres a few mobs that drop them much more commonly as well as Twilight. My smithing is still below 200 so I haven't been needing enough to camp either place yet.

If you are a High Elf smith and plan on making that sweet armor, start looking for the stuff you need at early levels and get your brewing up. At 190, I have only failed twice in over two hundred temper and essence combines. Making and selling tempers to other racial smiths is a good source of income and more items for making tempers.
RE: Drop and Price info
# Dec 02 2002 at 10:03 AM Rating: Decent
142 posts
This was a good lesson in researching loot before hunting.

I spent 2 hours grinding down elementals in the Twilight Sea for XP. Filled two sets of 5 8-slot backpacks and 2 dimensional pockets full of spiny weapons, lava rocks, pearls, jade shards, and swirling mists. Must of had 10 of them, and was fairly disappointed that they only brought a couple gold at the castle merchant.

Now I see that instead of the few gold, they go for 28-100pp. That was 280-1000pp that just went *poof*.

Moral of the story: If you are looking for these mists, ask the stupid mage at the base of the castle in the Twilight Sea. He/she may have 10 or more that they might be dumb enough to just give to you. They were a fairly common drop.
Najena drops
# Jul 04 2002 at 7:42 PM Rating: Default
50 posts
These drop like crazy off of the Mist Elementals in Najena. I would say it drops of of 80-90% of the mobs. Most mobs in Najena respawn every 17 mins as do these guys.


Kaelum Yodi
57 mage
# Aug 24 2001 at 12:04 AM Rating: Default
I have sold multiple vials from 10pp to 50pp each. There is a player on my server who offers 100pp a vial if only you have any at the time! Usually find a buyer immediatly after sending out auction. People who need these are likely to have the plat. to afford at least 35pp. Great way to make some money.
# Jun 05 2001 at 7:48 PM Rating: Default
It is used for making elven armour...
I really need some of it...if you are on Tholux paells then please send siera a tell
# May 23 2001 at 11:51 AM Rating: Default
one swirling mist, one essence of moonlight one morning dew to make the temper for smithing Elven racial armor. worthless to you unless you have a very high Brewing skill. then a very high smithing skill. They can be sold to vendors for a couple plat like the message above I wouldn't even consider buying them for more than a few plat just on principle smithing is already too expensive. I can have my teen level chars camp the steam elementals to get them as they level. Gemmer Goldbar enchanter Karana server

RE: recipe
# Jan 30 2002 at 8:49 AM Rating: Decent
98 posts
Actually, it's 1 swirling mist, 1 morning dew and 2 essence of moonlight. Trivials at 135 brewing like most other tempers.

To date, I've seen 1 in the several hours I've camped for them, but refuse to pay the 40pp price on Tunare. It's okay with me though as it keeps the value of elven cultural high.
swirling mist
# May 20 2001 at 10:58 AM Rating: Default
I was killing steam elementals in Steamfont Mountains and received 3 of these in about 30 kills while gaining 3 lvls there. I would consider this a rare drop. I sold one to a npc got nothing for it and sold one to a player and got 50pp he said he uses it for armor that is worth 8000pp Thats all i know. I thought he said dye but dont remember. You can get them in steamfront and only off the steam elementals which you need magical weapons to hit.
Rare as heck
# May 10 2001 at 1:13 AM Rating: Default
I am a fledgling smith (175) and a High Elf Chanter. I spent 8 hours in najena and got one of these; other temper components are foraged or much more common drop - but 30 plat for one is obscene. Every attempt at a piece requires a temper and the cost of smithing is already ridiculous because the trivials are so hi. They need to up the drops on this item.
#Anonymous, Posted: May 10 2001 at 1:07 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post)
High Elf Cultural Forging
# May 07 2001 at 5:52 PM Rating: Default
The swirling mist is used to make the temper for the koada'dal (high elf) smithing. It perportedly drops off any misty elemental of any sort (mostly associated with Najena and Steamfont Mountains). As far as price? No clue. As there are still relatively few cultural smiths on the servers, finding a buyer can be difficult. HOWEVER, they are a rare drop and therefore probably worth a bit to a buyer should your find one. Speaking for myself, personally, I would pay 20 to 30 plat for one.

The need for these things is fairly new, so I expect that price was eventually stabilize at some point...but what that is now on 5/7/2001 I have no clue.
got this
# May 04 2001 at 6:10 PM Rating: Default
I got this off a mist elemental in Najena and someone told me it is used for elf chain mail, it is a temper. I'm not sure how accurate this is. I just was wonder what it is worth. If you want it I'm on MT server.

19th season Pally
Diamonds Bane
Swirling Mist
# Apr 30 2001 at 11:10 PM Rating: Default
Used in racial armor of some kind.
# Apr 20 2001 at 11:57 PM Rating: Default
Got one of these off a mist elemental not sure is use. If anyone knows Plz post
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