a rare creature

Uploaded July 24th, 2007

  • This mob spawns at +257, -287, +69.11.
  • Respawn Timer: 6 hours
  • Class: Wizard

Undertow is found in the depths of Kedge Keep.

This page last modified 2022-09-18 08:08:54.

Level: 49
Expansion: Original
NPC Added: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
NPC Last Updated: 2020-08-19 19:38:26

Known Habitats:
  Kedge Keep
Factions Decreased:
  Phingel Autropos -10

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# Jun 24 2022 at 3:35 PM Rating: Decent
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Well on Yelinak I don't think the 6hr time is correct.
Killed PH, set timer logged back in just over 5 hours later and PH was up again.
Both times there were no pics so that can't be the issue.
Look UP!
# Jan 30 2022 at 2:27 PM Rating: Good
78 posts
I finally found the way to his room, saw the small pedestal in the middle and a few small seahorses, and I figured I had missed him.
You need to swim to the middle of the room and look straight up, he is on the ceiling. Dropped my wand first kill :)
Thank you for the post! I almost left without killing him.
Look UP!
# Jun 13 2022 at 6:42 AM Rating: Excellent
50 posts
>>You need to swim to the middle of the room and look straight up, he is on the ceiling.
Hunters dream tip!
Patch - February 17, 2021
# Feb 17 2021 at 9:25 PM Rating: Decent
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Magician Epic:
- Undertow (and its place-holder) will spawn every 6 hours instead of just over 7 hours.
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Test Patch 2-9-2021
# Feb 10 2021 at 7:04 PM Rating: Excellent
- Magician Epic: Undertow (and its placeholder) will spawn every six hours instead of just over seven hours.
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Spawns a lot
# Jan 19 2020 at 12:55 AM Rating: Good
His 7 hour spawn timer is a bummer, but it seems to be close to 50 50 whether he spawns or a PH. Spent a lot of time in Kedge Keep doing the hunter achievement and Undertow was the rare I saw the most. If they dropped his re-spawn time to 20 minutes like most everything else in the zone then you could hardly call him rare.
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Spawns a lot
# Apr 22 2020 at 3:27 PM Rating: Decent
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You sir must have some great luck! I have been now camping this silly seahorse for 3 days now killing it before I head to work, after I get off of work and before I go to bed. Just killing it once again to make it 10 kills of a ph. I am sure I will see him in due time. 8 hour spawn time is without a doubt rough. But I will take it over the past two months of losing my sanity in South Karana popping Quillmane. lol
Spawns a lot
# May 17 2021 at 5:45 PM Rating: Decent
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When i started sk hunter i figure quil be the hardest mob but i got quil some 30 times. Grizz, narra and synger were the hard ones for me to spawn! glad im done there although i made alot of pp from cloaks im on fv.

6-8 hour respawn most likely
# Jul 25 2019 at 12:44 PM Rating: Decent
93 posts
It's not a hard seven hour spawn. There is variance. He spawned in 6hrs 15 minutes on Mangler on one occasion.
Does he pop in Agent of change instance?
# Aug 23 2017 at 3:53 AM Rating: Decent
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Can anyone confirm if he is popping in the instance's made by "Agent of change" Curious if it is possible to get mage epic piece that way on the progression server.
Does he pop in Agent of change instance?
# Oct 20 2017 at 7:09 PM Rating: Decent
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Confirmed. He does spawn in AoC.
Does he pop in Agent of change instance?
# Oct 30 2020 at 9:34 PM Rating: Decent
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Does the npc for this on a spawn timer? no where to be found and not on track
Any change on respawn timer?
# Nov 02 2016 at 7:17 PM Rating: Decent
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I just killed his PH and was wondering if he's still on an 8 hour respawn timer in 2016? Anyone know?
Any change on respawn timer?
# Apr 09 2017 at 5:44 AM Rating: Good
5 posts
Was 7 hours for me. Killed PH at 01:09, then Undertow at 08:09 this morning. Dropped the shawl not the wand so will be waiting at 15:09.
spawn already!!
# Jun 13 2016 at 1:46 AM Rating: Decent
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12hours camping... still nothing...
spawn already!!
# Aug 22 2016 at 1:25 AM Rating: Decent
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Excuse me , Is there any way to avoid the mermaid arrived safely Undertow room ??
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# Jan 06 2016 at 6:47 PM Rating: Good
Your faction standing with Phinigel Atropos has been adjusted by -10.
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# Jun 06 2010 at 12:44 PM Rating: Decent
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Northernmost room on map up in the ceiling.
# Oct 29 2009 at 11:48 AM Rating: Decent
I believe his corpse is on a 7 min timer before it rots. I (stupidly) didn't have my mage in the zone. Was camping this guy for hours upon hours and nothing. Well, now I know why.

He spawned this morning, dropped the wand. I ported the mage to KK and it had poofed. It was seriously just a few minutes. So now I get to do this all over again. I guess the easier part is now I will know when he is going to respawn. =P
Spawning Time
# Jul 23 2009 at 10:11 AM Rating: Decent
Been over 7 hours =(

Edited, Jul 23rd 2009 2:47pm by NenaketheSnipe
# Jul 23 2009 at 10:09 AM Rating: Decent
Been a little over 7 hours and no spawn, will wait till 8 until I skip this one and move to next, nap time =)
spawn time
# Aug 13 2008 at 5:26 AM Rating: Decent
7 hours respawn confirmed
# Jun 29 2008 at 8:52 AM Rating: Decent
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Location - not sure the direction I took to get there - just took any passage down I could find - found the room for Estrella and cleaned that out - looked on map for a connected room - found Undertow at LOC 256, -290, 78 - he was at the top a vaulted ceiling so look up.

Easy prey for a 70 mag who should have done her epic levels ago...
Lucky Me?
# Feb 19 2007 at 8:02 AM Rating: Decent
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Solo'ed w/ a lvl 55 water pet. Invis'ed all the way to the safe spot near his room. Left pet on guard and invised to Undertow. Dunno if I got lucky or not, but he had only one guard. Maybe he was still groggy or hungover but, pet took out his guard while I healed and Wrath of Elements away. One or two Shock of Spikes later, it was Undertow's turn. Same method, heal and DOT away, w/ a few DD's mixed in. Blazing Wand in bag I left to just see if I could find Phinny up, not to fight. Forget it Estrella and her girls saw through invis. Maybe took a wrong turn?. Gated out in a hurry.

Reading the other posts, I found Undertow wasn't anything like what everybody has posted. Maybe some unlucky soul died spawning him, I checked /who for any help, no one else was in Kedge. Well if I did get lucky I hope everyone else after me gets her/his piece the way I did. 8)
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# Aug 10 2006 at 3:42 AM Rating: Decent
Took him out this morning with a lvl 62 water pet, equipped with Dagger of the Kedge (x2). Once the pirahna and the other trash had been cleared, he was an easy fight. The only buffs I had, besides self-cast, were conviction for me and my pet.

I pulled him from the top of the room with Mala, then let my pet go to work on him. (BTW, your pets at level 61-64 are level 60, and can get procs out of the next level of pet weapons). I used both dots on him to speed up the kill, then finished him with Bolt of Tallon. I never had to heal my pet. He did try to Immobilize me a couple of times, but I had Shield of the Arcane up and resisted easily.

The part that made this easy was Personal Tribute. Gift of the Bass gives you 10 minutes of EB for 10 points, and doesn't show as an effect (can't be dispelled). I've been dumping all sorts of trash loot into this, so I'll have plenty of EB for a 12-hour camp of Phinney (no way I'm paying 75-100k for a MQ of the staff). If you haven't been using this before, I highly recommend it. It can be a lifesaver if your inviz just happens to fail in the mermaid room, as I've had them dispel effects on me in the past.

Edited, Aug 10th 2006 at 4:44am EDT by Sauernote
# Jul 14 2005 at 4:35 PM Rating: Decent
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Camping Undertow for my Mag I found Swirlspine as a PHr at the top of the Dome .... he was DB to 60 Druid. Been pretty easy to keep everything clear with 56 Mag yet very handy to have Healer/Evac'r on stand by. Not to mention Tainted Seahorse popped 5 times and Druid got his piece.
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He is a Wizard with Ice Comet
# Dec 29 2004 at 11:29 PM Rating: Decent
Double post

Mystyre Malkaw`Esh

Edited, Thu Dec 30 13:22:31 2004
He is a Wizard with Ice Comet
# Dec 29 2004 at 11:32 PM Rating: Good
57 Mage hunting solo. Finally cleared piranah and wandering seahorse. Killed attendants. Figured I would pull with Malaise. Did. Next thing I see is "Your skin is rent by massive shards of deadly ice. You have taken 1077 points of damage."

Oh well.. Good thing I had Virtue. Vocarate Air pet kept him occupied and stunned after that, while I chain nuked and healed pet. Luckily, he spent most of has casting time trying Immobilize. Another Ice Comet and I would have been freeze-dried.

Unfortunately, he dropped the Shawl, not the Wand.

Mystyre Malkaw`Esh

BTW, he also dropped Words of Voiding

Edited, Thu Dec 30 13:23:18 2004
# Sep 12 2004 at 2:55 PM Rating: Decent
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undertow is an easy solo with a 53 mage. my pet had only MY buffs and i was self buffed aside from kei and virtue. malosi, annul magic, send in vocarate air pet, followed by a few heals and blasts left me untouched with resists between 120 and 150. my pet was close to 100% life and i had between 50 and 60% mana left. the ph is more difficult if it gets off a ch and i haven't found a way to stop it because it resists malosi and doesn't seem to stun. i've killed undertow three times but the freak hasn't let go of my wand. anybody need three squallsurge shawls?

Erasimus Wrathe (53 mage) Terris Thule
Killed at last...
# Aug 14 2004 at 8:31 PM Rating: Decent
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Undertow was an easy kill for my 62 Necro: his placeholder was much, much harder as he kept casting Complete Heal if I couldn't manage to interrupt it. So my Mage finally has their Blazing Wand... epic almost done!

Just cleared out the nearby mobs, sent in the pet to distract him, loaded him up with about 100dps in DoTs (Funeral Pyre, Saryn's Kiss, EBolt), threw in the odd lifetap to heal, and finished him off with Neurotoxin (1270 nuke). With Arch Lich up for mana regen I finished the fight with about 60% of my mana left.

Pet barely took any damage, so I'm sure he'd be cake for a Mage of the same level... getting there would be the hardest part with all those annoying green-con pirahnas in the way.

Oh, and with 138 magic resist and 110-ish cold and fire resist he only landed one spell on me, and only for 225 damage.

Edited, Sat Aug 14 21:37:24 2004
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