a plains dragon  

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Uploaded December 1st, 2010 by asusazazel
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  • Summons: Yes

Categories: Templatized | EverQuest
This page last modified 2008-09-22 12:11:53.

Level: 68
Expansion: Original
Effects Used:Thunder Breath
NPC Added: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
NPC Last Updated: 2019-05-04 22:14:20

Known Habitats:
  North Karana

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Dire Griffon killed - no dragon spawned
# Nov 21 2017 at 6:27 PM Rating: Good
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Killed the Dire Griffon but it seems there is a chance that the Dragon does not spawn... bah..
Headshot? ooo yesss!
# May 07 2012 at 12:38 AM Rating: Decent
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I decided to kill some time when waiting on a friend to show for up for an MQ turn in at Xanuusus for his Earthcaller. So I decided to kill the dire griffon/ plains dragon..Popped aimshot disc..hit him about 8 times for between 2.1k and 5.8k, then 2 fatal bow shots for 203k+ each..one dead dragon..took all of about 20 seconds to deal about 460k dmg on him..seems range weps are the wtg..even though he summons. I do have rk12 HS, so I'm guessing he's classed as an animal. Dropped Plains Dragon Crystal. Later on I tried the same thing with 'a mountain dragon"..which spawned from a dire panda, and yielded SAME results...2 hits for 203k+...8-9 hits totalling about 36k..one more dead dragon...Note to bards out there getting their 1.5's: recruit a ranger with headshot rank 12 or better and save yourself a major headache ...and time lol.
soloed
# Aug 13 2010 at 5:43 AM Rating: Decent
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soloed him easy (well - with healer merc) 2010 as a 85 wizzy
resisted all his spell efforts
he resisted some of mine so lures a good idea
yes he summons - but was hitting me for about 1000 at a time - easy for merc to heal me

why did i kill him? <shrug> because he was there! (and noone else in zone - im guessin someone had a go at the dire griff and spawned him and thought oops!)
Not such a beast anymore
# Nov 29 2008 at 12:36 AM Rating: Decent
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Duo'd this morning (or tonight, depending on what you consider 12:30am) by an 82 bard and paladin for an alt bard.

Bard almost solo'd it, paladin showed up at 50%.

Bard - level 82, Defensives maxed through Secrets of Feydwer, All song and instrument aa's, 2.0 in hand. Anguish Gear or Equiv in all slots. approx 3300ac.

Paladin - level 82, dressed and AA'd in a similar sense. Once she got agro only one heal was needed for the rest of the fight. approx 3700ac.

Edited, Nov 29th 2008 3:37am by omegamagni
Summons
# Sep 21 2008 at 3:16 AM Rating: Excellent


Yes, this mob summons.
Silly Question
# Dec 03 2006 at 2:27 PM Rating: Default
Summons ? yes or no.
why????
# Jan 09 2006 at 11:41 AM Rating: Default
this says its a raid encounter so why when i was soloing my lvl 16 druid in north karna the other night was this mob up??? anyone know if hes no longer a raid encounter??
RE: why????
# Feb 05 2006 at 4:06 PM Rating: Decent
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just because something is a raid mob doesnt mean its triggered.

raid mobs do spawn.

and if it is a triggered raid encounter, then it was probably still up because the people that attempted it died.

although he is probably 1 groupable like most(not all) epic 1.5 mobs.

Edited, Sun Feb 5 16:08:15 2006
casters info
# May 28 2005 at 8:34 PM Rating: Decent
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26 heads

5 healers (1 cleric, 4 druids)
1 MA (warrior)
1 SA (sk)

Coming from a healers pov (druid), keep ALL casters far far away from this guy. Have 10 junk buffs lined up then the good stuff. MA and SA need to have at least 2 clickie buffs on them for the dispell which is unresistable. The 1.5k DD is resistable however.

Druids dot'd and kept up the MA and the only cleric we had. No one died :)
1 group
# May 09 2005 at 7:23 PM Rating: Default
Did with 1 group today =)
Slowable?
# Apr 01 2005 at 3:53 PM Rating: Decent
Anyone know if he's slowable? I hear he's very Magic resistant so if that wouldnt work would Disease based shammy slow work better?
RE: Slowable?
# Apr 04 2005 at 9:03 PM Rating: Decent
Yes,use disease based slow. He is so very highly MR that he resists lifetaps.

The spell info says the AE is targetted with a range of 200. We had casters OoR from behind the dragon who were still in range of the AE. So that part doesn't seem right.
RE: Slowable?
# Jun 06 2005 at 12:07 PM Rating: Decent
The targetted means its range is calculated using the spells target. In this case, 200' centered around your tank.

Directional AEs have a different listing.
Tank w/out buffs
# Mar 06 2005 at 9:37 PM Rating: Decent
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Get a tank that can tank it w/out buffs 'cause he dispells too fast to reliably clicky =p
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a dragon in the karanas??
# Dec 05 2004 at 12:25 AM Rating: Decent
Ran into him today - quite a surprise to see him here. White to a 68, cons indifferent. Located just NW of the druid ring in NK: -2441.54, -731.17.

Don't worry, you can't miss him.
Not lvl 70
# Nov 17 2004 at 12:00 AM Rating: Decent
Dragon conned yellow to me at 66
it's lvl 68 cause we had a lvl 67 that conned and was yellow and a lvl 69 con and it was blue
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dead in a few seconds
# Oct 20 2004 at 9:06 AM Rating: Decent
was running around North Karana looking for highland lions for HQ pelts when this guy popped up on track. decided to go check it out cause I had never seen a dragon in the game yet being only a lvl 34 Dru (which is my highest toon). Conned red (no surprise) and indiferently (which did surprise me). asked my guild if they had any info on it and no one seemed to know anything so I decided to attack it and see if I could do ANY damage at all, not surprisingly I died in a matter of about 3 seconds. went like this

you begin to cast ensnaring roots
Your target is immune to run speed changes
Your target resisted your ensnaring roots
Thunder echoes in your ears, you are engulfed in lightning. You take 1500 points of damage.
you have been slain by a plains dragon
returning to home point
LOADING PLEASE WAIT...

ouch!!! oh well at least I can say I tried LOL
What did he drop?
# Sep 30 2004 at 6:16 PM Rating: Default
Could someone tell me what he drops that is worth this fight. So i know if i should ask for a raid on him
RE: What did he drop?
# Oct 19 2004 at 12:05 PM Rating: Decent
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He drops a crystal needed for the Bard Epic 1.5. If you're a bard and you want your Prismatic Dragon Blade, then you should ask for a raid on him.
Just did him
# Sep 26 2004 at 11:20 AM Rating: Decent
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Hi,

we just killed him with a small raidforce of about 20 VT / GOD equipped players.
He will proc a 1500 DD or so, and dispell 2 buffslots. Very nasty. Using 2 clickies helps a bit.
Good healers can keep a decent tank alive quite well, but someone else needs to keep
the healers alive, or you will wipe. (We did the first time, got him on second try.)


Edited, Sun Sep 26 12:23:23 2004
Info
# Sep 25 2004 at 1:20 PM Rating: Decent
Actual Name is "A Plains Dragon"
Level 68
No Rampage, or Flurry
Enrages,
Very MR resistant
AE: Thunder breath
He is for Bard Epic 1.5
Max hit 1900


Edited, Sat Sep 25 14:21:08 2004
Ouch
# Sep 21 2004 at 8:07 AM Rating: Decent
This guy Has an AE that hit me for 1500 and Doubles for 1260. Anyone ever killed it?
RE: Ouch
# Sep 21 2004 at 8:08 AM Rating: Decent
Oh and immune to snare or root.
a plains dragon
# Sep 16 2004 at 12:51 AM Rating: Decent
CAN AND WILL hit for 1900, possible quads or doubles, if not hes a bloody fast lil guy, hit me 9 times in about a second.

AE can be spell runed against cuz it hit me for 1200.

can be slowed by a 65 bst

will only agro you if you attack it

dont know about how much hp it has as i didnt last very long against it solo

AE is front only

looks like a floating human but is apparently a dragon.
a plains dragon
# Feb 24 2008 at 10:28 PM Rating: Decent
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AE hits from behind too, both at melee and casting ranges.
RE: a plains dragon
# Sep 16 2004 at 1:04 AM Rating: Decent
id say, after taking a group to take him out that his attack is quite low as he only hits about 4 out of 9 times
triggered
# Sep 15 2004 at 4:05 PM Rating: Decent
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Spawns when Dire Griffin hits 80% health. Cons indifferent.
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