Captain Osaftars  


Uploaded July 24th, 2007
Updated July 25th, 2007

Captain of the Stormwave.

Category: EverQuest
This page last modified 2008-01-02 15:08:08.

Level: 43
Expansion: Legacy of Ykesha
NPC Added: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
NPC Last Updated: 2020-03-14 07:02:32

Known Habitats:
  Dulak's Harbor
Factions Decreased:
  Nadox Initiate -5

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Faction hits
# Mar 09 2020 at 5:56 PM Rating: Excellent
190 posts
Your faction standing with Nadox Initiate has been adjusted by -5.

Level incorrect
# Apr 22 2008 at 10:21 PM Rating: Decent
25 posts
Don't know if he ranges in levels but killed him 3 times tonight and was dark blue to me each time at level 44 and 45.
charm and staff
# Oct 28 2004 at 5:57 PM Rating: Decent
1 post
Zoned in, he was on track, took him down. He dropped charm. The next day I zoned in he was up killed him again. He dropped the staff!! YAY
I love Dulak
57th Druid
My Experience
# Jun 07 2004 at 6:25 AM Rating: Decent
11 posts
I had all day Sunday to camp this guy for the Charm. I started at 10am and left the camp at 10pm. I knew exactly where he spawned but killed everything anyway. In the end, I was there for 28 cycles and the list of items dropped as I waited for this guy included...

Total Kills 252 (8/boat and 1 engineer X 28)
Platinum Pieces 758 (about 3 per kill)
Star Rubies 8
Sapphires 1
Diamonds 3
Blue Diamonds 3
Platinum Medallions 10
Gold Medallions 10
Silver Medallions 3
Stormwave Insignias 13
Deepwater Emblems 8
Missing Tombs 8

By the 252nd MOB and 28 cycle completed, knowing the Charm was rare, I figured there was only a cycle or two I could do before hitting a wall.

At the beginning of the 29th cycle, staring at his spawn point, expecting another Ogre pop (and my heart to sink AGAIN, he Popped!

I kill him easily enough and he drops only a missing tomb, and the charm. The charm is a rare drop off a rare MOB, so the time spent paid off!

So, if you come here for the charm, you could be in for a long haul, unless you get lucky.

Now off to get the Rust Encrusted Tunic off the Dandolek Boat, Captain Rockbelly...Ugh!

# Mar 12 2004 at 12:52 AM Rating: Decent
324 posts
Dropped Trunk of Missing Tomes
# Mar 08 2004 at 12:36 AM Rating: Decent
3 posts
Ack! The subject should read.

Have been camping the stormwave for 2 weeks. Well over 150 hours. Captain popped only 17 times. Almost definately a random spawn. No order of killing seemed to make any difference.

He won't spawn for 12 straight hours, then will spawn 3 times in a row with no variation in killing order or method. Also will definately spawn even when only PH killed.

17 kills...and STILL no charm drop. My suggestion is to camp the nearby boat scrubbers aswell. Vurag spawns more often and has dropped the haste tooth 3 times while waiting for the charm drop.

Edited, Mon Mar 8 00:48:41 2004
# Mar 08 2004 at 12:36 AM Rating: Decent
3 posts
Finally got the charm 15 hours of camping him on the 21st kill. So at least I can confirm that he does still drop the charm. HATE this camp, worst i have ever done.

Started camping him at level 54, got to 55 and 98% when switched to AAs.

Ended with 8 1/2 AAs before this finally dropped.

Edited, Wed Mar 10 19:17:00 2004
# Feb 15 2004 at 5:11 AM Rating: Decent
127 posts
Just killed him, was up when i got there. when up ramp and he on far side on left. dropped Charm:))
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Capt spawn
# Feb 14 2004 at 12:57 AM Rating: Decent
7 posts
First post yay!

K does anyone know the spawn timer or how to make him spawn? I have hunted him for days followed everyones info still can't get him. Man do i want that charm! Any insight would be greatly appreciated!
thanks in advance

Jasparjazz of Tunare
# Jan 27 2004 at 5:47 PM Rating: Default
Saw him on track and decided to kill, went down easy and dropped charm.Im torn between it and my purple tiped orchid =/.
57 Druid
2 pops
# Dec 22 2003 at 3:09 AM Rating: Decent
160 posts
2 pops in like 20 hours of total camping and legs both times =/
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Level 42
# Nov 01 2003 at 7:08 PM Rating: Good
261 posts
Even to the lowest person in my group who was level 42.

A man said to the universe: "Sir, I exist!"
"However," replied the universe, "That fact
has not created in me A sense of obligation."
-- Stephen Crane
kill suggestion...
# Oct 28 2003 at 8:24 AM Rating: Decent
11 posts
After playin around in this zone a bit, I see someone shout ooc Storm was open. I have never camped it so asked if I should kill in any particular order.
I killed guy near mast...then guy on catapult..then guy next to catapult..then closest of two near tip of boat...then other at tip. None from upper deck
Mast guy repoped, then bingo ..Capt popped. Dropped charm and a nodrop box. Any idea what box is for?
Maybe this sequnce will bring the ol Capt... happy huntin all.
# Aug 28 2003 at 11:16 PM Rating: Decent
9 posts
just killed him , dropped staff, poped near the catapult on the oposite side of boat ramp. took around 6hrs for 1 pop.
RE: pop
# Sep 21 2003 at 7:28 PM Rating: Good
17 posts
Camped him for 8 Hours yesterday no pop.
Was killing everything on the ship, and clearing off the pier from time to time out of boredom.
# Aug 05 2003 at 6:07 PM Rating: Decent
9 posts
I camped Stormwave only once for about 4 hours, the captain popped twice, had the charm both times...was pretty lucky I guess. The captain pops on the bottom deck right accross from the gangplank you go up to get on the boat, he is the leftside mob spawn.

Don't give up, it's just a question of timing, I camped the Dando for over 15 hours, got the captain twice and he dropped the lame Barnacle Axe both times, the next time I went the boat was open, got on and the captain was already there, this time he dropped the leggings, hopefully next time it will be the BP...:)

By the way I did both ships two boxing a Pally and Druid, both lvl 56, very easy to do.

Be safe

Hendrel - 56 Paladin
Drudrel - 56 Druid
Luclin Server
Clearing boat does not help
# Jul 31 2003 at 4:19 AM Rating: Decent
29 posts
I was camping Stormwave only for exp, as I had already seen Captain twice and had gotten my crystal, and a pair of pink leggings. I wasn't keeping the boat clear, soemtimes the lower deck would be clear but not always. He popped twice for me within 2 hours, I was there for about 6 horus total. First time another crystal, which I gave away, and second time another pair of leggings.
the mystery of the spawn
# Jul 18 2003 at 7:24 AM Rating: Decent
29 posts
Just something to think about:

I see peeps including myself. Camp any of these boats for hours upon hours and never get a Capt. to spawn. ok - now :

I see these boats go with out anyone camping them for a few cycles. Three or more and as soon as someone comes along....after some down time for the boat...behold a Capt. Spawns.....This includes myself.

On the Stormwave: 1st time going to camp the boat. It had been uncamped for sometime and within 2 cycles had a Capt Spawn. ok. Now since then I've spent 12+ hours camping the boat and never get the Capt. to spawn.

On the Lady Di: 1st time camping the boat and behold same thing happened. Except the Capt. Spawn Twice in a row. Dropped the mace 1st and then the ring. Since then I've spent 8+ hours and no Capt.. has spawned.

Don't really think there is anything to this however maybe there is, just maybe ??? Besides it is a little hard to just sit there on the boat and do nothing when there are all those pretty MOB's begging for you to kill them and have their gems if any.

Just a thought about the mystery of the spawn.
62nd Ranger
Cote En Noir of E'ci
RE: the mystery of the spawn
# Oct 08 2003 at 12:05 PM Rating: Default
I have noticed the same thing. I've been hunting in Dulak with 3 different chars. Everu time I let the boat sit for awhile, either because I'm in guild chat trying to plan a raid, or just chatting, and let the boat spawn and just sit for a bit, I get a captain. Something to think about, definitely
All that is lost, is not Forsaken
# Jul 11 2003 at 9:03 AM Rating: Default
26 posts
I kicked his *** !
Pulled with Slow, rooted, sic my dog on him. 2 DoTs later....DEAD ! Didn't get the charm but, got the leggings.
Tauren Druid
Thunder Bluff Pimp
Word to the wise
# Jun 27 2003 at 3:20 AM Rating: Decent
16 posts
Was camping drunken pirates last night and someone was camping this boat. Well, they left a spawn too early and guess who pop's up on tracking? Dropped the charm and some quest item. Word to the wise... If you're camping a named spawn, wait for PH to repop before you leave. So that you don't see posts like this of someone just walking up and seeing the named and get the results of your hours of killing PH waiting on him.
Savadia Bruj'jo
WOW - Uldaman/Alliance
# May 28 2003 at 2:22 AM Rating: Default
man, you can all hate me i guess....walked in to this guys camp(i'm on a pvp server folks....not to mention the fact he didn't even know who the captain was...nor did i at the time)and killed the charm. with 200 spec conj, stats are 9m 9hp 9vsm 4 int 4 wis. not bad for a 30 second camp~
Wreakinn Havocc
Arch Convoker
Spawn Rate Changed?
# May 20 2003 at 8:57 AM Rating: Decent
55 posts
I am not sure what everyone else's experience has been, but today I had the Captain spawn on me twice in 2 hours... still no charm (of course - and if I see one more set of those leggings I will scream! heh) He spawned at 8:30am EST, then again at 9:45am EST - so maybe he's been randomized on his spawning instead of a timer. I am not sure, just lucky I guess - oh he did do something really cruel this last time, he dropped a peridot which of course looks like the charm, only is stackable - I wanted to cry! lol

Anyway, good luck and I hope it helps :)

Faellaseth Pillywiggins
Halfling Druid, Saryrn
Gads! Finally...
# May 19 2003 at 12:31 AM Rating: Excellent
21 posts
Well, this was definitely one of the nastiest camps that I have ever been on to say the least. I did want add/supplement some of the comments that people have left. One of the biggest things that I look for when I look up a mob is where they spawn and what their spawn timer is.

The Captain or his PH spawns at: -1140, n6. Right on top of the catapult. I submitted a picture, so hopefully that will post in a day or so.

His spawn timer is different and shorter than the rest of the spawns on the boat. If you are like me, you typically spread the kills out a little bit. Well, I'm **** and like to give my mana pool some breathing room for whoopsies.

At any rate, his spawn timer seems to be 18 minutes, and 35 seconds. If you have things evenly spaced, by 2min he will cycle across all of your other spawns, since his is less than theirs. The rest of the spawns seem to be more towards 20 minutes.

Just like everyone else, I too saw so many pairs of legs I could have thrown up. Luckily, I brought my alt along (dual-boxin), and took him from 48 to 52 while camping this little boat. And, I can't really complain a whole lot, there was nice cash involved. I also parked my Alt on the dock to the West of Stormwave where there are 3 mobs (2 boat scrubbers [Ogre or Troll] and 1 boat engineer [Gnome]). I then placed myself grouped with my Alt and on the West side of the boat where it begins to angle up towards the bow, but out of aggro range of the mast mob and the west bow mob, and would assist cast/kill the things on the deck. The two boat scrubbers will sometimes spawn Vurag [Ogre], who will rarely drop the Worn Golden Tooth (Neck, AC5, STR2, STA2, Haste [21%]).

Good thing about this camp is it was easy to to even without KEI. I just had to keep having my cousin (Thanks Timmry!) come take away all of the pp and gp from my characters.

Anyway, have fun. It's definitely a nice little cash spot, and here I thought trying to get that charm would drive me crazy...almost did.

Best of Luck!

Tylendol Moredhel
65th Wizzy

Edited, Mon May 19 15:07:54 2003
RE: Gads! Finally...
# May 11 2005 at 1:42 PM Rating: Decent
43 posts
w00t tylendol
70 Monk
Level is off
# May 07 2003 at 10:09 AM Rating: Default
Captain Osaftars was blue to a lvl49 shaman, wasn't much harder to solo then the rest of the crew.

Dropped the staff, the one items I could care less about I get - just my luck.
Durdaen Darkpoint
Lvl85 Dark Elf Assassin
Got it!
# May 07 2003 at 2:16 AM Rating: Decent
24 posts
Finally dropped it after 5 days on and off killing the lower deck solo.

9 Spawns over the 5 days

7 sets of legs (I took ALL my alts there and sat them on the ship , so they are all holding them now)

1 Staff , which my 36 enchanter is using.

And 1 charm for my very happy mage.

Day 1. 4 hours 1 pop - legs
Day 2. 3 Hours 3 pops - legs - legs - legs
Day 3. 8 Hours 1 pop - legs
Day 4. 4 Hours 3 pops - Legs - staff - legs
Day 5. 30 minutes 1 Pop - charm

Diamonds and blue diamonds all the way through , generally no less then 2 BD's and 3-8 Diamonds per camp depending on the time spent there.
Spawn Time
# May 04 2003 at 2:27 PM Rating: Decent
8 posts
I've camp the first three boats and gotten all the loot atleast once, usually seem to be 9 hour spawn time...
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