Old Frostbeard  


Uploaded July 24th, 2007

  • HP Estimate: 167000
  • Slowable: Yes
  • Summons: Yes
  • Single-Target Rampages: Yes
  • Enrages: No
  • Flurries: No
  • Rootable/snareable: Yes
  • Quadruples: Yes

Known /loc:

-3616, -193, +254 ; -3587, -635, +282 ; -4375, -352, +187 ;

Respawn timer is roughly 15-20 mins.

Categories: Templatized | EverQuest
This page last modified 2016-01-02 12:36:50.

Level: 72
Expansion: Depths of Darkhollow
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ph is the storm
# Dec 31 2020 at 2:11 AM Rating: Good
67 posts
One of the storms was his PH
ph is the storm
# Jan 02 2021 at 1:23 PM Rating: Excellent
FennyMT wrote:
One of the storms was his PH

So these storms were up without him summoning them?
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He'll be 'storming' around the mountain when he comes...
# Dec 27 2018 at 11:47 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
Crossing over the Wurm Mountain in the center while 2 box'n 'two', freshly rolled 35lvl toons. The big ol' Frostbeard slammed them with a "Summoned Storm" spell twice, killing both of them quick enough to feel like a one shot (but it took two hits, each time about half their HP). Dang nab it, I was dead before I knew what happened!
# Jan 01 2016 at 12:48 PM Rating: Excellent
67 posts
Today I found him at loc:
-3616, -193, +254

The Rathe
# Dec 29 2022 at 1:35 AM Rating: Decent
429 posts
Life needs more cowbell.

# Jan 02 2016 at 12:37 PM Rating: Excellent
4,580 posts
MarMarTehFirst wrote:
Today I found him at loc:
-3616, -193, +254

The Rathe

xbaumbachx wrote:
Location as of 12/17/12:

-4375 / -352 / +187

Respawn timer is roughly 15-20 mins.

plainolewhiteguy wrote:
-3587, -635, pos282

Updated, thanks.
# Dec 17 2012 at 2:52 PM Rating: Excellent
21 posts
Location as of 12/17/12:

-4375 / -352 / +187

Respawn timer is roughly 15-20 mins.
# Dec 27 2009 at 11:13 AM Rating: Decent
85 sk, he was dead in probably 45seconds. Iven Kingofpaiin, Seventh Hammer.
Not sure if quest is still active but party starter did drop.

Edited, Dec 27th 2009 12:22pm by IvenKingofpaiin
# Dec 13 2008 at 8:42 PM Rating: Excellent
104 posts
-3587, -635, pos282
Old Frostbeard
# Dec 10 2008 at 1:51 PM Rating: Decent
He is located on top of the mountain directly south of Thurg, right over the entrance to the shardwurm caves.
# Jan 01 2007 at 7:54 AM Rating: Decent
74 posts
boted 75 ranger 75 clr... none of the cold spells landed on my ranger though they did land on my clr.. ranger had 471 cold .. that was unbuffed clr had 307 and was unbuffed.. did the whole event with just clr tenacity and ranger buff at 12.3k hp max hit from giant was prob 800 tops.. avg 200- 600 took about 15min for whole event .. duo'd
# Dec 23 2007 at 1:06 AM Rating: Decent
1,273 posts
Soloed by 79 ranger :).

He died from 167456 damage in 4 mins and 42 seconds.
A high hit of 852 suggests an unshielded (I.e with no defence AAs or armor) max hit of 900-1000.
Partially slowable with Earthcaller.

He does not Flurry or Enrage.

Edited, Dec 23rd 2007 3:13am by dafdaf
# Jan 07 2008 at 5:11 PM Rating: Decent
373 posts
I would put his HP at just 167k flat I killed him just now and did 167,195
# Jan 01 2007 at 6:27 AM Rating: Decent
74 posts
anyone have a loc?
# Dec 16 2005 at 1:58 PM Rating: Decent
64 posts
He cast Gale of the West Wind on me but never landed today. Cold resist was 471 when i fought him. Seems the spell has a knockback to it, but is easy to resist

Edited, Fri Dec 16 13:33:15 2005
Master Camikazi Black`Lotus
Wildblood of Saryrn
Officer of Gukaluka
# Dec 15 2005 at 9:53 PM Rating: Decent
Thought I would add in my experience.
I five boxed him, 70 war, 70 cleric, 70 shaman, 70 wizzy, 69 wizzy. Fairly easy fight, my Warrior sits around 10.3hp and about 1600ac, so far from being uber (which i suppose is relative =)).

He hits for around what everyone else was saying, can be a long fight, I think it took me around 6-8 minutes to kill, though I was conservative with nuking since I was mainly relying on Incite to hold aggro.

As others have said, you can keep your casters back from his AE which helps quite a bit. I had my cleric in close to make sure heals landed and used my shaman standing behind him to keep the cleric healthy from the AE.

I used Infusion for the fight to see if I could resist his AE, that maxed my resists at 525, but his AE still landed quite a bit. Just remember to levitate everyone in some form (just in case casters get hit by his throw-back) and you'll be golden.

Oh yea, magic based nukes land great, Thundaka'd him to death (of course very resistant to ice, didn't try fire).
# Dec 13 2005 at 6:39 PM Rating: Decent
24 posts
Spell he has is:

Blizzard of the North Wind
1: Decrease HP when cast by 1375
2: Decrease Attack Speed by 50%

Spell Type: Detrimental
Skill: Evocation
Mana: 0
Target Type: PB AE
Casting Time: Instant
Duration: 1 ticks @L1 to 1 min @L17
Recast Time: 2
Resist: Cold (-200)
Fizzle Time: 2.50
Range to target: 200
AE Radius: 100
Interruptable: Yes
Location: Any
Time of Day: Any
Reflectable: Yes

Note: With 395 cold resist... i resist this thing maybe 1 out of 7 casts. BST with 421CR resist it about the same, 1 resist for every 7 casts. So it appears nasty.

Curable with Resplendant Cure 3, but not worth curing, He casts it quiet often.

Max Hit for me was 826, he seems to quad, But I may be wrong.

Because of the 50% slow, its somewhat a long fight. Group was 70 Wiz, Monk, Cleric, Best and 66 Ranger. total time woudl of been 10-15mins from engage to down. He didnt seem to kick or have a knockback spell. We just fort him where he stood on the ledge.

Flying tanks
# Dec 10 2005 at 4:13 PM Rating: Default
He kicks you half way across zone, so keep him cacing the mountain to avoid flying and dying from falling damage. (11k tank downed in one hit)
Old Frosty = gimp
# Dec 09 2005 at 7:30 AM Rating: Good
451 posts
Started killing the storms with 4 of us: (All Time-geared) 70 Pal, 70 Enc, 70 Nec, 70 Mag. The storms are all level 70, summon & enrage; so having the Necro kite them was a no go. They are well spaced for easy single pulls, as well as being stunnable, and seemed to proc a cold-based slow-DoT, which was cureable with Radiant Cure line of AA (I didnt resist it at 323 unbuffed vs. cold).

Kilt two before needing to med with no primary MH other than pally heals. Brought a 70 Clr and 70 Bst along and owned two more storms, when Old Frosty popped. Rumor had it he was on 30min repop, or spawned after 5 storms killed, but we had killed only 4 when he spawned for us.(*Old Frostbeard's spawn point was the North side of the mountain, clearly visible "ahead and left" when facing South from the river at the base).

Necro kited named while I pulled 5th storm (at 99% Old Frostbeard didn't summon). Group killed the 5th storm, and after the update on Task Window saying to recover the motivator, Necro brought Frosty over and we owned him.

Didnt have log on, but I would guess he hit somewhere from 700-900 per round max. Compared to RSS trash, he was gimp. Chanty slowed, Necro dotted and dps'd him dead in ~2 minutes. Keep casters and healers out of his AE (I was told it was 1.3k, but no verification), I recall it being pretty weak, and easily avoided by keeping distance). Any decent group that can xp in Creator DoNs or WoS+ can handle this peon np.

Finished event start to finish in ~15 minutes :)

Edited, Fri Dec 9 07:33:40 2005
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