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Tough Mob
# Mar 17 2014 at 3:05 PM Rating: Decent
70 posts
Rated at 45 but seems to have a lot of hit points. If you are not good for a fairly long battle be careful
# Jul 19 2013 at 1:27 PM Rating: Good
two level 36 or so casters, both of us died 2 times trying to kill it haha. Good thing the battle was right next to respawn point. Anyhow, dropped a Flawed Defiant Plate Helm for me, along with the pelts and chain arms.
Spawned in cave for me
# May 30 2009 at 5:31 PM Rating: Decent
I was camping Ursalua today and she spawned in the cave. I killed all the bears I could fin a few times before this spawned.
because I could
# Jan 16 2009 at 4:21 PM Rating: Decent
I was leveling a 40 ranger and decided to attack this thing... NEARLY KILLED ME but i got the best of it... probably should have gotten the quest first... DOH!
# Jun 29 2008 at 9:53 PM Rating: Decent
Spawned outside of caves for me. REAL tough fight for a 46 SK non-twink. ( i didnt have harm touch up) and woulda died w/o help from a nice passerby. dropped the chain arms and her pelt. Potential ability to kite with an SK i was doing before help arrived but was fast running out of mana--tons of HP's. Ravaged me for 190 dmg i think.
# Apr 27 2008 at 8:08 AM Rating: Decent
50 posts
a mesa mother bear seems to be the PH for Ursalua, after killing, Ursalua will normally spawn nearby.

Edited, Apr 27th 2008 12:12pm by Galadormie
# May 05 2008 at 7:05 PM Rating: Decent
33 posts
The mother bears are not specific PH's for Ursalua. I've killed rounds with 1 or 2 mother bears, and not had Ursa pop. I've killed rounds with no mother bears, and Ursa pops. I have had her pop after rounds with mother bears, but I zoned in once when there were 2 motehr bears, killed both, waited on repops, no Ursalua. I think any mesa bear can be the PH, best bet is to just kill every one of them.
Stupid bear
# Mar 23 2008 at 1:28 PM Rating: Good
122 posts
Was kiting Ursalua near the zoneline to Moors and had him down to 1% and pet was beating him to death, when a Mage ran past me to zone out with the stupid "alpha wolf" on him along with the alpha wolfs adds it had spawned already.

Mage zones out, the Alpha Wolf and his adds proceed to aggro me and my pet right after that, I barely finish off Ursalua before being killed myself, then when I finally run back to the zone Ursalua's corpse is gone.

So I whisper the Mage asking if he looted the corpse, and he comes by and gives me the pelt so I am thinking "great, I will get the armor after all!"

BUT, in the quest, it says you have to LOOT the pelt off the corpse after you kill. I tried turning it in anyway and the NPC just gives it back.

The Mage said he looted it because he thought I wouldn't get back in time to loot it off the corpse, which is kind of dumb since I was bound in PoK and it takes like 2 minutes to run from there to Mesa.

This all happened after I already attempted to solo him just before this, and I ended up running out of mana and dying.

Moral of the story is make sure YOU kill the mob, and YOU loot the pelt off of the body, or you will NOT get the quest completed.
# Jan 24 2008 at 9:25 AM Rating: Decent
I killed her with root and my Wizzie nukes. Easy. :)
EQ1: Gooshy:
EQ2: Gwenythe:
Good pet
# Dec 26 2007 at 5:14 PM Rating: Decent
Charmed today with my 55 Druid and Allure of wild (lvl 43 charm spell)
Good pet to go arround killing stuff :)
spawns elsewhere too
# Dec 16 2007 at 8:11 PM Rating: Decent
was messin about in blackfeather roost, and noticed this gal was up in the bear cave there. so i guess if you need her and shes being camped, or people are bein jerks, just go to the roost and kill those bears.
Kill Stealing a camped mob
# Dec 16 2007 at 2:01 PM Rating: Decent
had this mob camped for hours, when a 75 necro named Fallz on the Povar server jumps in and steals it, after he trains us with giants a griffs from across the zone. Then after the rez'n is done, and waiting another 3 hours for it to pop again, he does it a second time, knowing the group we were in had been there all day.

Then he blames the train on Needzmana, wizard from the Twilight of Gods guild, who he was actually helping to KS our mob.

Just an FYI, if you ever run into either of them, they KS...and that says alot for that guild as well
# Feb 19 2007 at 8:03 AM Rating: Decent
135 posts
Treated like the regular mesa bears: Will not aggro anything other than other bears and the mesa alpha wolf... which sucks since I got it down to 50% with ease with my then-44 necro, then ran across an alpha wolf which proceeded to slaughter me...
Athel Aneirin - 100 Drakkin Bard
Machin Shin, Xegony Server
# May 29 2007 at 8:58 AM Rating: Decent
Killed him today with my 48 ranger. Just snare, dot, panic animal, whack - rinse repeat. Lots of fire resists but my swarm dots landed every time. Panic landed about 2/3 of the time. The dot is very nasty and he has a whole lot of hp but with panic, it was only a matter of time ;-)
39 druid
# Feb 05 2007 at 4:36 PM Rating: Decent
86 posts
soloed her today on a 39 druid. took quite a while, as i ran out of mana pretty quickly. magic dot landed every time, fire dot was resisted every time with resist debuff. fire nuke was resisted a bit, about the same as the other bears around there. she diddnt hit very hard, but then, i diddnt give her many chances to swing.
Mean Mofo
# Jan 07 2007 at 4:18 PM Rating: Decent
Hits hard for her level, has a lot of hp. My 304-90 nuke took her 5-15%. Managed to solo with a 58 bst, had to back off and heal about midway through the fight because of the dot. Owned my pet in the mean time.
(Virtue is recommended- I didn't have it, but I think I got lucky.)

Edited, Feb 6th 2007 7:34pm by ukwyldkat
Faction question
# Nov 08 2006 at 11:25 PM Rating: Decent
[i][/i] Was wondering if a druid try to camp this mob, would affect their faction with the druid NPCs and other bears? I know that camping other bears does have this affect.
Faction question
# Dec 07 2006 at 6:11 PM Rating: Decent
No faction hit on the mesa bears or Ursalua
# Nov 04 2006 at 9:52 PM Rating: Decent
Ursalua uses Ravage
spawned outside
# Oct 14 2006 at 10:05 PM Rating: Decent
This guy spawned once inside the caves and once outside the caves for me.If camping make sure to search the surounding area for bears.They spawn as far as across the river up on the hill.
30 minutes
# Oct 12 2006 at 9:03 PM Rating: Decent
killed Mesa bears for 30 minutes Ursalua spawned INSIDE the caves. Solo'ed him with a 59 monk
New Drop from Ursalua
# Oct 10 2006 at 3:38 PM Rating: Decent
just had this drop from Ursalua,

Stained Minohten Ceremonial Panpipes

STA:+4 CHA:+4 INT:+4 HP:+20 MANA:+25
Wind Instruments: 23
Recommended level of 40. Required level of 33.
WT: 3.5 Size: GIANT
Class: BRD
Race: ALL
Slot 1, type 7: empty

Item lore: Ornate set of panpipes that is well worn.
# Oct 03 2006 at 12:11 AM Rating: Decent
110 posts
PITA spawn, worked on him with my 52 magician, took 3 hours to get the spawn. I cleared the caves and someone else was clearing the bears outside of the cave for exp. Didn't realize it was as tough as it was, and had my pet had virtue on I would have won the fight with no problem. Me and pet got the bear down to 35% hp when he killed my pet, actually i think the dot was what done it. Tried to kite him but with no sow I did not last long. Asked some higher lvls that were watching if they could help, answer was no. As soon as I died they sent me a tell saying they killed it and took the drop :(. Gonna bring some friends next time or get a higher lvl pet. Letting you all know, just because it is a LB con at 52, don't underestimate it. Good luck on the hunt.
# Aug 03 2007 at 6:52 AM Rating: Decent
756 posts
I know this is 10 months later, but when things like this happen, name the server and post the names of the players.
# Sep 30 2006 at 5:49 AM Rating: Decent
2,308 posts
178 max hit on 52 beastlord, lethargic (30% slow) landed. Got hit with a proc dot, 200dd/48 per tic. Didn't catch the name. Max hit of 178 and I got owned. heh. Got it to 30%. Next time going in with a virtue.
Somewhere heckling Fleven about updating quest info lol...
# Sep 27 2006 at 9:58 PM Rating: Decent
Dropped this for me today

Minothen Chain Arms
Slot: ARMS
AC: 11
DEX: +5 STA: +5 WIS: +5 HP: +30 MANA: +25 END: +25
Recommended level of 40. Required level of 33
WT: 3.5 Size: MEDIUM
Race: ALL
Slot 1, type 7: empty
Minohten Chain Arms
# Sep 27 2006 at 9:40 PM Rating: Decent
Besides the pelt, also drops:

Minohten Chain Arms
Slot: ARMS
AC: 11
DEX:+5 STA:+5 WIS:+5 HP:+30 MANA:+25 Endurance:+25
Recommended level of 40. Required level of 33.
WT:3.5 Size:MEDIUM
Slot 1,type7:empty

and drops various quality bear skins (ruined, low-high quality) and
Grizzly bear skin.
# Sep 27 2006 at 3:09 PM Rating: Decent
285 posts
Worked on it for about 5 hours clearing the mesa bears (and mothers and cubs) and never got the spawn.

Maybe just bad luck, but it would have been faster and easier to get to 55 and buy the ornate bp... /sigh
45 level chest armor quest
# Sep 27 2006 at 2:51 PM Rating: Decent
One of the scouts, Scout Madu, gives a quest for some nice armor, all classes I believe , the chest armor requires a drop from the named bear, Ursalua.
This mob shows up after you clear out the cave and plains area of the regular mesa bears. Ive only seen Ursalua spawn outside the cave so far, but guess he can spawn anywhere the regular mesa bears do.
chest piece has regen 2 and mana regen 3 on it, example is the Rune Tailored Cloth Robe.
Did this quest with a 61 chanter and took about an hour to spawn the named bear. Your mileage may vary.
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