a murkglider stinger  


Uploaded July 24th, 2007

Max hit 656; has ~35,000 hitpoints

Is snareable/rootable; does not summon; rarely sees invisibility.

Some of these do not cast at all. Most casters cast "Gloom Toxin" while others rarely "Shade Mantle".

Category: EverQuest
This page last modified 2007-09-18 09:26:43.

Minimum Level: 64
Maximum Level: 65
Expansion: Omens of War
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not listed items
# Dec 24 2006 at 6:58 PM Rating: Decent
59 posts
Murkglider Sinew
Blue Diamond
Black Pearl
Black Sapphire
Another item not listed
# Apr 30 2006 at 10:30 PM Rating: Good
1,136 posts
Just dropped a Howlite for me!
item not listed
# Apr 26 2006 at 11:34 AM Rating: Good
1,136 posts
Just dropped a Bloodroot for me, says its a tradeskill item.
# Mar 20 2006 at 5:41 PM Rating: Decent
A stinger dropped a celestine the other day.

It once dropped slugworms but neither appear common.

Edited, Tue Mar 21 23:16:06 2006
Other drops
# Aug 19 2005 at 8:14 AM Rating: Decent
54 posts
Dropped Black Bees on 2005 August 18th.
loot not on loot table
# Jan 18 2005 at 7:17 PM Rating: Decent
Dropped a Shadowflow Stone for me today.

Type 7, 8
SV poison +4 aug
Resist check
# Jan 12 2005 at 3:47 AM Rating: Default
Having killed a few hundred of these for about 20aa xp now, I really don't think the resist check is only -100. Buffed, my resists are close to 200 and I don't recall ever resisting their spells.
RE: Resist check
# Aug 27 2005 at 10:48 AM Rating: Decent
My Resist Poison and Resist Disease is over 300 yet I still sometimes get tagged with their dots. I also have the +3 resist Dot aug too.
Dust of Discord
# Jan 06 2005 at 9:16 PM Rating: Decent
23 posts
this mob just dropped a Dust of Discord for me and have dropped Trean Flies aswell

Edited, Fri Jan 7 11:25:18 2005
Adding some info...
# Oct 20 2004 at 11:48 AM Rating: Excellent
Had one drop a Foresight Sash last night.
Some Info
# Oct 06 2004 at 10:17 PM Rating: Good
25 posts
Here's some info on these, will edit as I find more:

Level 64-65
Triples for 656 MAX
~35,000 HPs

CAN be snared/rooted
Do NOT Summon
Rarely they may see invis
Some do not cast at all
Most casters cast "Gloom Toxin"
A rare caster may cast "Shade Mantle"

From what I have seen there is no way to identify which will cast or what it may cast.

Drops I've seen in 37 kills
Murkglider Plasma x9
Murkglider Stomach x6
Murkglider Claw x3
Damaged Murkglider Skin x1
Emerald x2
Sapphire x1
Peridot x1

All this info was collected in Nobles' Causeway. I cannot vouch for it's veracity in other zones.

Edited, Sun Oct 17 23:15:03 2004
RE: Some Info
# Nov 17 2004 at 6:48 PM Rating: Default
I was in Nobles today and fought a half a dozen of these. They were Dark Blue to me at 63. Dropped claws and a stomach. Also various gems (Emeralds and Sapphires). I am a 63 warrior with AC around 1380's and AA 5% damage mitigation. Hardest hit I took was 488. I got hit by the odd spell for damage, but did not get any effects.
RE: Some Info
# Jan 06 2005 at 12:47 PM Rating: Decent
What you are describing are the zonein "Murkgliders" not the Murkglider Stingers. These are higher level, 64-65. They are never below 64. They hit harder and faster. They are also in a niche in the far East side of the zone, so you wouldn't find them unless you were camping them.

Stingers seem to drop almost no loot. At least 4 out of 5 corpses are empty. I haven't seen any zone rares drop from them yet, but I've only killed about 200 so far, so I might just be unlucky.

BTW, I learned the hard way that the dog near the Akeva can spawn a mini-named who sees invis. Be sure to con everything on your way in or you might be in for a difficult CR.

RE: Some Info
# Jan 12 2005 at 3:14 AM Rating: Decent
Got a Drakeskale Shield today, so zone rares do drop from them. Also, some of the warp issues seem to have been resolved during the Jan 11 zone reset.
RE: Some Info
# Jan 23 2005 at 5:51 PM Rating: Decent
Update: After killing about 1000 of these now, there are still some warp issues, but most were addressed, so this camp is somewhat safer than before. The XP is good, but the loot generally is horrible. Mostly just the Murkglider Plasma, gems are uncommon. Discordant Scoria has never dropped at this camp, although Dust of Discord and Trean flies have. Random augs are about 1 in 200. I've gotten 2 x voidflow and 1 x mudflow. Often we just let the corpse rot cause the loot isn't worth the bother the majority of the time.
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