Quest NPC
Phenocryst, atop a stage of stone, surrounded by his geonid guards.

Uploaded February 18th, 2020 by ValricSB

  • This mob spawns at -3218.17, -408.03, 3.23, in the southern caves of The Wakening Land.

Categories: EverQuest | Templatized
This page last modified 2020-02-22 11:13:17.

Level: 58
Expansion: Scars of Velious
NPC Added: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
NPC Last Updated: 2020-02-18 06:27:29

Known Habitats:
  Wakening Land
Factions Decreased:
  Geonid Collective
  The Velium Focus

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# Feb 18 2020 at 12:25 AM Rating: Good
190 posts
I found Phenocryst at -3218.17, -408.03, 3.23, in the southern caves of The Wakening Land.
Faction Hit
# May 05 2014 at 11:10 PM Rating: Decent
313 posts
Now that we can see what killing a mob does to our faction, it turn out that killing this guy drops your Geonid Collective faction by -30. A normal Geonid kill drops it by only -5.
Henrian Illinoid -
80th Level Half Elf 4000AAs/Epic 1.5
Ranger of Tunare - The Rathe
# Dec 19 2008 at 10:41 PM Rating: Decent
he was indif. so i haild him and he said i do not speak flesh -------so where or how do i learn the stone language? im a master of all tounges (26) including unknown but no language filters where able to work? HOW DO I TALK TO ROCKS????? or wisper to stones i seem to be tung tied here .
# Aug 02 2004 at 7:30 AM Rating: Decent
My wife <65 druidess> and i <65 shaman> was camping thee shimmerings to get the unrefined gems for shawl 8 in cave with this MoB. after harmony, we cleared the cave save for him. He doesnt resist any of druids spells , but he has High Po/de resist even after Malos...easly soloed and Does enrage. Killed him several times and loot has alays been a spell page and/or gems, had a block of living granite drop once. Was dark blue to us atm.
Not Charmable
# Aug 30 2003 at 5:28 AM Rating: Good
This NPC cannot be charmed.
# Jan 15 2003 at 9:03 AM Rating: Decent
30 posts
After doing the Focus quest if follow Pheno outside him and a few other geo's assemble into a giant one. Then it says "something is wrong, the <whatever> begins to crumble" and he disappears.

I wonder if there is an extension to this quest. It took me 4 tries to get the Pheno Focus, got to ally faction in the process. Hate to wreck faction, in case they add something. desisions disisions.

Mith Marr
the poop
# Sep 13 2002 at 9:24 AM Rating: Good
Yes he does summon, wimpy melee for his level 160ish or so, Very low MR like all geonids, after tash was able to snare and slow np (at lvl 51, he was red to me)

He spawns in a room in the back of the caves surrounded by a crapload of geonids, maybe 7-8. had him to 20% when charm broke and all hell broke loose =p
# Sep 08 2002 at 12:44 PM Rating: Decent
Does he summon?
# Apr 16 2002 at 12:11 AM Rating: Decent
If he's not in teh cave, he's prolly at -1180, 0

Edited, Tue Apr 16 01:17:34 2002
Spawn Time
# Mar 25 2002 at 10:10 AM Rating: Decent
After participating in the finale of the Phenocryst's Focus quest, I waited around to talk to him (I was at the point in the quest where it is necessary to talk to him the first time). It took about 45 minutes or so for him to show up again after the end of the focus quest.
Spawn time
# Mar 12 2002 at 10:53 AM Rating: Default
What is spawn time on this dude?
Agreed - Wimp
# May 13 2001 at 8:15 PM Rating: Default
Totally agree. I was with a full group last night camping the geonids when someone wanted to check ouot this red con on their list. So off we went, and fair enough it conned blue to me at 59 and yellow to our 57 pally. So 58 is definitely the level.

As for killing him... we were talking about staying and just camping him non-stop for a while as he was SOOOOOO easy.

All spells seemed to hit for full (didn't even need to use a lure) and nobody came even close to dying.

59 Wizard
Erollisi Marr
# Mar 23 2001 at 9:55 AM Rating: Default
One of the easist level 58 critters in all of Norrath. Took him down twice last night with one group(49-60)(chanter, cleric, ranger, rouge, warroir and paladin) without a single causuality. The fight lasted about 3 mins. Doesnt seem to have any special attacks and hits in the 150 range.
RE: Wimp
# Jun 15 2001 at 1:47 PM Rating: Default
He does have the ENRAGE ability btw, forgot to back off pet hehe, still got im though with one full group, not too hard. Hit me for 169.
RE: Wimp
# Mar 28 2001 at 12:26 PM Rating: Default
What did he drop?
RE: Wimp
# Aug 09 2001 at 4:42 AM Rating: Default
Hehe i hope all of you pure casters enjoy killing him, his quest is better =p

Phenocryst's Focus, handheld, 5ac, 10int, 3dex, 3cha, 3sv fire cold poison disease, 5sv magic, 40mana
RE: Wimp
# Feb 16 2002 at 9:54 AM Rating: Decent
62 posts

If you are an INT caster and if you ***** up your faction with him there is no way to get it back.

Like mentioned above, he does have this nice quest which is doable by a single group of mid 50's and probably can be duo'd by some 60's.

So INT caster's... don't kill this guy!
RE: Wimp
# May 17 2004 at 11:20 PM Rating: Decent
Actually there is a way to reapir faction with phenocryst. You can repeatedly do the first part of the quest if you bind at Pheno and just gate back each time. Bring a friend with invis :) This worked when I did it but that was a long time ago!
#Anonymous, Posted: May 03 2002 at 6:02 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) STFU dumbass
RE: Wimp
# Dec 16 2001 at 10:39 AM Rating: Decent
To all of you that kill this guy. hope you never want to do the quest that he is a part of. Because this is what you get at the end of it.
Phenocryst's Focus, handheld, 5ac, 10int, 3dex, 3cha, 3sv fire cold poison disease, 5sv magic, 40 mana. I also think the geonoids in Crystal Caverns are on the same faction to him as well.
RE: Wimp
# Jun 17 2003 at 6:59 AM Rating: Decent
hmm, folks keep askin if he drops anything, and i dont see any answeres, just a couple "nana"'s about how those that hunt em cant do the quest, well frankly if your an int caster high enough to take em and you dont have better than the P focus u got serious probs. Go make some cash and get some decent gear. also, it only has 40 mana, and crap resists, so for those of us who maxed int and are looking to mana and resists its kinda worthless. I'd much rather hunt the shimmerings and get shawl 8 then worry about faction needed for a P focus
RE: Wimp
# Nov 07 2003 at 4:48 PM Rating: Decent
Check the dates of those posts. Back in those days, P Focus was fairly uber. All those people are talking about PreLuclin.
RE: Wimp
# Sep 29 2001 at 4:00 PM Rating: Default
might i ask if this phebocryst's focus ittem a actual focus item like the mage shovel and stuff
RE: Wimp
# Oct 05 2001 at 11:01 PM Rating: Default
it's not. it just happens to have "focus" in the name, but is in no way connected to "focus" items...hope this helps
Red to a 51
# Jan 10 2001 at 4:20 AM Rating: Default
I was in WL today and saw Phenocryst on tracking, and it was red. I am a lvl 51 Ranger.
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