Maareq the Prophet  

Raid Encounter

Uploaded October 20th, 2016 by Cylius
Updated September 11th, 2019

Many a minion of Maareq will spawn during the fight with him.

  • Respawn Timer: 3 day +/- 12 hours.

Categories: Templatized | EverQuest
This page last modified 2019-09-16 06:52:33.

Minimum Level: 68
Maximum Level: 70
Expansion: Planes of Power
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Partially slowable
# Jan 23 2022 at 2:18 PM Rating: Decent
46 posts
He's only partially slowable, and max hit I saw was 1464 on a Paladin tank. Easily 1-groupable with good gear and 2 healers.
Spawn Time?
# Jul 19 2010 at 9:47 AM Rating: Decent
18 posts
Anyone know spawn time on this guy?
Spawn Time?
# Jul 30 2016 at 9:19 PM Rating: Decent
21 posts
Typical 3 day +/- 12 hours.
Spawn Time?
# Sep 10 2019 at 6:01 PM Rating: Decent
18 posts
saryn flag
# Oct 11 2005 at 11:46 PM Rating: Decent
Did this npc as well as KoS and went on to kill saryn. now, i get a " You attempt to recall your defeat of Saryn, but whenever you try to focus, you feel a searing pain on your arm from seer. I went through all the flag ( pre and post) and it seems to come to this. Was there something i had to hail or what?I have all TT phrasing correct from seer, and bertox as well. Do i have to do this part of Sayrn agian? This is all that is keeping me from EP flag.. any help?
RE: saryn flag
# Oct 21 2005 at 4:41 PM Rating: Decent
66 posts
Did you hail Tylis after KoS? One raid we had several people tell Tylis "I wish to return" without hailing him. He doesn't give you your flag unless you actually hail him before you say "I wish to return".
Max Hit
# Aug 15 2005 at 1:42 PM Rating: Decent
Useful info: Mareeq the Prophet had a max hit of 1359 last night. That was around 10% after he had already transformed into a big bug.
# Jun 08 2005 at 7:26 AM Rating: Decent
66 posts
Mareeq is tethered and cannot be pacified. The bugs that he spawns heal him and cannot be stunned or mezzed (you get the message "your spell would not have taken hold") so the trick is just to ignore them and max DPS Mareeq to get him dead.

Bugs despawn when he dies.
# Feb 22 2004 at 11:32 AM Rating: Decent
377 posts
Killed him today, dropped a miserable Ethereal Parchment for us.

He switched forms at around 50 % HP and turned into a big "twisted crawler".

Edited, Mon Feb 23 04:57:34 2004
RE: Drops
# Jul 24 2004 at 10:38 AM Rating: Default
Thats odd usually you would get the parchments + a drop or 2
RE: Drops
# May 20 2004 at 3:30 AM Rating: Decent
70 posts
Beforehand our RL laid out a scheme where we got all the casters to make a wall on the stairs so the little crab guys couldnt get through but that didnt slow them down a bit. During the fight Maareq moved around right down into the left stairs which is where half of the raids casters were standing. Imagine our surprise when he poofs and is replaced by a huge crawler that AoE ramps and kills practically every caster on the steps and most of the melees! I had the common sense to back off so I did not die but still lost about 4k HP's while everyone else in my group got wasted. The change happened at around 15-30% for us. Maybe it happens sooner or later depending on how many of the little crawlies get though or perhaps not at all if you kill him fast enough but that is a warning to you all who attempt to kill Maareq.

Edited, Fri May 28 16:04:20 2004
little diffrent
# Dec 04 2003 at 11:17 PM Rating: Decent
Did him today.. used a diffrent tactic, just let the little buggers get to him and bring more sword swingers and rogues for DPS.. worked fine.
# Dec 03 2003 at 9:56 PM Rating: Decent
Very simple stuns dont work
# Dec 02 2003 at 10:49 AM Rating: Decent
Did him NR on Drinal server about 1:40am EST. Key is to have Chanters AE Stun his little ons so they dont get near him. other than that...crazy DPS...Keep tank alive. He hits me for almost 1800 without rampage. Just have the MT turn him and beat him down in corner..

Zironn Tigerwarder
Feral Lord
# Nov 27 2003 at 11:33 PM Rating: Good
The minions could not be stunned, and they are absorbed into Maareq, healing him.
# Nov 01 2003 at 7:52 PM Rating: Decent
Also can drop a Spectral Parchment which i looted off him minutes ago. (only drop)
Bug / Nerf?
# Oct 16 2003 at 4:46 PM Rating: Default
Not sure which happened, but this encounter is either bugged or ninja-nerfed. We're just trying it for the third time now.

The Minions are unstunnable.

Not immune, not resistant. The stun just doesn't effect them, much like they're not even there. They also cannot be mezzed, and according to our melees, couldn't be meleed either. They acted almost like they were charmed (which they were not, at least by anyone there)

So a steady flow of Minions came in to Maareq. Kinda makes the encounter a smidge more difficult.
# Sep 10 2003 at 5:33 PM Rating: Default
Does anybody have any specifics on him? Appox mx hit.. Effects ETC ETC. Also the Mini him's.. can they be done with a terris like move with AoE stuns+ nukes?

~IndywizzY~ 55th level evoker
# Apr 05 2003 at 3:22 PM Rating: Default
human guy up on platform we rushed him both sides.. Have LOTS of capable chanters for this chain stunning. he spawns mobs as he goes down in health and last time I saw the spam of the chanters chain stun\mezzing them it was around 30 or so by the time he was dead. they despawn on his death.
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