Rankle  

Monster

Minimum Level: 54
Maximum Level: 56
Expansion: Planes of Power
NPC Added: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
NPC Last Updated: 2019-09-08 19:33:21

Known Habitats:
  Plane of Disease

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Dropped nothing
# Jan 22 2008 at 6:58 AM Rating: Decent
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Killed today and dropped nothing.
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Do I Have Too?
Etheral parchments
# Jul 07 2003 at 1:55 AM Rating: Decent
29 posts
This slime and the other 2 (semi) named slimes ('a putrid pile of flesh' and 'a pile of swamp bile') in PoDisease have a chance to drop Etheral Parchments.

From my countless hours of being in PoDisease and killing these off when they are up, I'd say the order of Eth Parch drop rate is:
'a pile of swamp bile': common, almost all the time.
'a putrid pile of flesh': uncommon, maybe 1 out of 3 kills.
'Rankle': rare, perhaps 1 out of 5 kills

Edited, Mon Jul 7 15:54:00 2003
RE: Etheral parchments
# Jun 29 2004 at 9:34 PM Rating: Decent
You must be very lucky then because I've killed quite a few of these and never once seen an Etheral Parchment drop.

In fact the entire zone is patheticly bad for loot. Especially considering the difficulty of the mobs.

I have not seen this "Rankle" though.

Edited, Tue Jun 29 22:36:23 2004
RE: Etheral parchments
# Aug 27 2004 at 5:56 PM Rating: Decent
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The drop rate may have been nerfed since his post. Its been nearly a dang year inbetween your post and his.
killed 5-17-03
# May 18 2003 at 10:30 PM Rating: Decent
I killed this fella in a rather tricky solo fight. Saw him up and I think "Oh, a named! And he's dark blue (I was 55)." So I decide as a druid that my best shot to take him is to charm the rat next to him and have my pet wear him down as I dot. Unfortunately, it was a pestilent rat that was too high for my Call of Karana spell, and I ended up with aggro from both of them. I tried root-rotting for a bit, but even with KEI that was going to leave me OOM before the fight was over. Then I noticed another little rat hanging around. . . I had enough mana to charm him and send him against Rankle while I focused on keeping everything rooted and NOT killing me. The buffed rat took out the weakened Rankle and I was rewarded with an empty loot window.
I was really hoping for my first parchment, but I'll settle for the satisfaction having taken my first named solo in the planes.
RE: killed 5-17-03
# Jun 05 2003 at 5:41 PM Rating: Decent
I just had round 2 with Rankle. This time I was level 56 and so was he. I was much better prepared for this fight and the only tricky thing was pulling him from a mass of other goos and rats, but somehow I weaved through with no adds.
I charmed a feeble rat to wear him down to 33%, then root-rotted him the rest of the way down.

Again, the stingy so-and-so didn't drop anything.

Oh well.
Aranflyn 2, Rankle 0.
Level wrong
# Apr 27 2003 at 11:57 AM Rating: Decent
Conned DB to a 55 druid. Easy kill with charmed rat. Dropped some sort of bile.
PoopMob
# Apr 12 2003 at 1:57 AM Rating: Default
Heh, there's no use in looking for this guy. I've seen regular orange goos that have like 25% more hps than the rest and every time I kill one it drops a parchment. I don't even see why they put him in the game unless he drops a quest item or at least some kind of good equipment, he's rare enough to be dropping something at least.

Liveye (lvl 60 Wizard)
dropped parchment
# Mar 28 2003 at 1:46 AM Rating: Decent
He popped near the bone wall, I solo'd him by hate kiting with scoriae and a charmed rat. After a sunder every scoriae hit for full 688, dropping him about 4% each time so you can estimate his hp's. Enraged and almost ate my poor rat :(
drops
# Mar 25 2003 at 10:29 PM Rating: Decent
dropped him today - nadda

Pen
Level off
# Jan 29 2003 at 6:05 PM Rating: Decent
40 posts
Saw him today, yellow to me at 55. Assumed 56. Did enrage, didn't summon. Took him down with a buffed/charmed diseased rat. Dropped parch.
etheral parchment
# Jan 13 2003 at 8:37 PM Rating: Decent
Biggest gimp I've ever seen. Dropped Etheral Parchment.

I can't see them making a parchment dropping mob *this* easy...the level has gotta be off or something, as its HP is rediculously low!
RE: etheral parchment
# Jan 24 2003 at 2:23 AM Rating: Decent
A bunch of easy mobs around 54 and such drop etheral parchments such as the wraiths in PoN and I think I've gotten them off gyrating goos and rats in PoD before.
Drops?
# Jan 05 2003 at 1:42 AM Rating: Decent
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Killed him 3 time Dropped Nuthin.....
drop
# Dec 24 2002 at 2:34 PM Rating: Decent
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dropped parchment on 12/23/02 i won the roll 8)
didnt drop anything
# Dec 07 2002 at 6:21 PM Rating: Decent
Bleh, just killed this guy and he didn't have anything on him. Was hoping for a parchment.

55 bard, took him solo chant kiting, just took a while

Clannad, 55 Bard
Bristlebane server
RE: didnt drop anything
# Jun 05 2003 at 8:23 PM Rating: Decent
Hmm. . . Clannad? Named after the Irish band?

Good music, too bad more people don't know about 'em.
hmm
# Nov 19 2002 at 2:41 PM Rating: Decent
he popped in spider caves looked like a bubonian. Hit for 400 or so, when killed says, rythar, why didnt you help?
RE: hmm
# Feb 08 2003 at 3:10 PM Rating: Default
You are thinking about Relak not this guy, this guy doesn't pop in caves. And the guy he was talking about, probably Rythrak, another named rat in cave.
Rankle
# Nov 07 2002 at 4:41 PM Rating: Decent
I saw him 1st day PoP came out dropped an etheral parchment and a 2nd time nothing If he has anything at all it sounds rare... :P i got the parchment to and i got a lvl 61 lull song :\
Drops?
# Nov 05 2002 at 9:20 PM Rating: Default
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I killed him, has same hps as other blobs, didn't summon, didn't enrage, level 55...didn't drop anything for me.
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