Octa the Collector  

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Octa hits for a max ~10,000 and AE rampages; also casts a knockback.

Spawns adds:

Per Kill: 2 Steel Armor piece + 2 other item + 6 Prototype Decoders

On death: Octa the Collector's corpse says 'Boiizzziiittt blart!'

Category: EverQuest
This page last modified 2013-03-06 22:48:48.

Level: 88
Expansion: Secrets of Faydwer
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Spawn Timer?
# May 04 2020 at 12:28 AM Rating: Good
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Anyone know what the spawn time for this mob it?
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Trigger
# Mar 02 2014 at 7:11 PM Rating: Decent
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I did not need raid format, just needed to do a bit of damage, then she became active and attacked back.
Fight details.
# Dec 23 2013 at 8:55 PM Rating: Decent
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Octa the Collector in 318s, 17571k @55254dps

I kind of feel sorry for her. Though she did manage to deal 230k dmg to my tank. There was never a moment where I was unsure who would win that fight. Absolute joke.

I did have to go into raid format (don't use mercs) to engage. At least, that's how it appears. I tried just grouped, weapons dealt no damage. Gathered in raid, engaged, 5 minutes later she's very dead.
Able to be engaged
# Mar 06 2013 at 5:07 PM Rating: Decent
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Just solo'ed him today with only a healer merc with me. I was not in a raid format. He seemed to be pulling in mobs as others have posted but out of the 6-7 he sucked in, only 1 popped back out to fight me. Dropped mantle, plate gauntlets, loop of cruel and satin gloves for me.
Able to be engaged
# Mar 24 2013 at 9:34 PM Rating: Decent
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I guess we are just supposed to know you class and level?
Life Lure of the Collector
# May 17 2009 at 8:24 AM Rating: Decent
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Casts Life Lure of the Collector when a reaper reaches him, which appears to be a 7.5k AE lifetap.
not level 90
# Jan 02 2009 at 10:25 AM Rating: Good
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he cons yellow to my 85 war. so he is level 86-88.
Anoter a/e
# Sep 11 2008 at 5:02 AM Rating: Decent
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Air Blast of the Collector

http://lucy.allakhazam.com/spell.html?id=7736&source=Live
8k hitter?
# Jul 10 2008 at 5:58 PM Rating: Decent
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4800 AC warrior max shielding. High hit of 5.2 defensive, 8.8 non defensive. Puts this dude closer to 10k hitter than 8k.
drops
# Mar 05 2008 at 5:43 PM Rating: Decent
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Dangerous Roamer
# Feb 22 2008 at 9:44 PM Rating: Decent
Dangerous Roamer...non agro, but 'fixes' mobs you're fighting...and when you're fighting mobs with as many hps as the cog marauders have...its pretty annoying. He walked up over the Cog Marauder , sucked the Marauder into him (so target vanishes) then it announces 'all fixed' and target reappears at 100% and angry
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of Vallon Zek, Sebilis, Venril Sathir, Antonius Bayle, and now Toukan of Povar
Dangerous Roamer
# Jan 03 2010 at 11:58 AM Rating: Decent
lol thats kinda funny
octa drops
# Feb 20 2008 at 7:51 PM Rating: Decent
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Dropped for us on 02/20/2008

Steel-Threaded Satin Wristband
Steel-Welded Plate Bracer
plus 2 demolishers and decoders.
loot
# Feb 11 2008 at 8:12 PM Rating: Decent
inventor's jagged ring also dropped off octa
Octa Drops
# Feb 06 2008 at 5:36 PM Rating: Decent
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Dropped for us on 02/06/2008


Glittering Gem of Focus
Steel-Studded Leather Gloves
and 6 Prototype Decoder

Edited, Feb 6th 2008 8:37pm by benoeb

Edited, Feb 6th 2008 8:40pm by benoeb
drops
# Feb 05 2008 at 8:06 PM Rating: Decent
Also drops Crushing Demolisher

http://lucy.allakhazam.com/item.html?id=102520
adds and thier spells
# Dec 09 2007 at 3:19 AM Rating: Decent
a large systems mender casted 'Air Blast'
a large systems reaper casted 'Life Lure'
these adds apparently could not be attacked or cast upon
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# Nov 26 2007 at 6:38 PM Rating: Decent
Adds are set to different status's for the named

Trooper = DPS
Mender = heals
Mechanic = Defensive
Reaper = Procs or AEs
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# May 08 2009 at 3:13 PM Rating: Decent
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I haven't been able to spot any emote or /say message from Octa the marks the moment he gets 'upgraded', I only spot the messages saying he Will be upgraded shortly:
[Thu May 07 23:11:20 2009] Octa the Collector says 'Collecting A large systems mender. Adding recovered parts to this unit. Acquired upgrades will be functional shortly.'

I'm trying to find how long before the upgrades take effect, and to see from the parse exactly what they do.
Attempting him as i write
# Nov 26 2007 at 6:02 PM Rating: Decent
Adds cast Life Lure, Air Blast, And Octa casts a spell (no named given on Spell awareness)

Octa the Collector Begins to cast a spell
You Are Scalded by steam. You have taken 3250 points of damage
Attempting him as i write
# Nov 26 2007 at 5:49 PM Rating: Decent
OK, so far from what we can gather ...

Hits for 4300 max under defensive
Hits for 7900 max without defensive
AE Ramps
6.4k AE with knockback

Spawns adds called 'A Large Systems <xxxx>' which as they reach him let off the AE?? (not 100% sure about this), from reports couldnt be targeted or hurt ... will double check and post back later.

where xxxx = Trooper, Mechanic, Mender, Reaper

To engage him, you need to have a Raid attack him ... hard to move him from what raid gathered.
triggered?
# Nov 15 2007 at 10:45 AM Rating: Decent
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this mob seems to be a triggered raid target he cons indiff to anyone and is unhitable
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