a Tae Ew crusader  

Decayed Armor drop locations - 10 minute respawn

Uploaded February 23rd, 2021 by CenadorNightseeker

Category: EverQuest

Level: 30
Expansion: Original
NPC Added: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
NPC Last Updated: 2021-02-23 20:46:10

Known Habitats:
  The Feerrott
Factions Increased:
  Allize Volew +5
Factions Decreased:
  Allize Taeew -50

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# Jul 14 2020 at 9:33 AM Rating: Good
41 posts
Is there any information on where this guy will spawn in the TLP servers?
# Apr 28 2023 at 10:47 AM Rating: Good
2 posts
Depends at what expansion is active. In classic, you'll find them at the pyramid for sure INSIDE the temple.

After ToCT transitions to its second iteration (I don't recall which expansion this occurs at), where the mob levels are increased, you can find the crusaders spawning OUTSIDE of the temple, in the Feerrott, at the 5 pyramids around the entrance. They're sorta rare so expect to clear quite a bit.

Edited, Apr 28th 2023 11:47am by tauntworth
# Feb 13 2021 at 8:20 PM Rating: Good
42 posts
So far I've seen crusaders spawn at the top of the ramp to CT on the left hand side, and on the pyramid to the left of the ramp. Seems like if you see a zealot, a crusader might appear there. Not so sure about judicators.
Are these still in game?
# Dec 08 2015 at 9:14 PM Rating: Decent
1 post
I went to camp these on Ragefire and there are no Tae Ew out here of any kind? Any one know if these are bugged?
Are these still in game?
# Mar 21 2016 at 6:32 PM Rating: Excellent
36 posts
They are still inside CT they have not moved to outside yet.
# Feb 20 2015 at 12:52 AM Rating: Excellent
1,738 posts
Allize Taeew -50
Allize Volew +5
# Mar 06 2013 at 11:33 AM Rating: Decent
63 posts
2 crusuaders popped in front of Spiritualis, one on his right, one on his left few spawn after.
Crusuader loot was Breast - confirmed.

1 crusuader popped on the small pyramid on the left when looking in South direction. On the Left side on the pyramid ramp, ground floor.
Anthem Guild

it's not a tree
# Jan 27 2012 at 1:46 PM Rating: Decent
654 posts
i noticed that no one ever felt the need to correct this. It is a tall pillar at the fork, not a tree. like a dummy i went looking for a tree and couldn't find one.
Success comes when preparation meets opportunity -- and EQ is no exception.
# Sep 01 2008 at 9:56 AM Rating: Default
Spiritualist minus 159 pos 538. 12 minute timer. after 6 hr I went to bed and my wife monitored the spiritualist camp. She did not add to the numbers below Note: all the time the spiritualist was camped I slaughtered other Tae Ew's in that section. After I got interminably bored and started counting critters we got the following.

Spiritualists 9
observers 7
radiants 5
cussaiders 0

6 hr. 47 min total
decayed drops
# Mar 12 2008 at 11:22 AM Rating: Decent
Here's my experience with decayed drops so far. I spent 10 hours over the course of two days clearing every lizzy on the island in front of CT, up until the 9 hour mark I hadn't seen one crusader until finally three spawned in about 15 mins. Aside from the crusaders the spritualist is really reliable for drops. My haul so far:

2 bps
1 mail
5 visors
3 helms
2 right gaunts
1 left gaunt
3 left boots
1 right boot
3 right leg
0 left leg
2 left vambs
2 right vambs

With the rate crusaders were appearing for me it seemed just as lucrative to kill nothing but the spiritualist, even at 60 when I can just pull every lizzy at once and slaughter em in succession.

Now if I could only get the damn left leg to drop...

Edited, Mar 12th 2008 3:38pm by noctivigantcombine
spawn pts
# Feb 16 2008 at 10:25 AM Rating: Decent
I spent a good 8 hrs on these guys + spiritualist and here is what I have from my records

1) cleared all pyramids + shoreline along ritualist ph

1 crusader spawned in front right of ritualist (if standing at his spawn pt looking in opposite direction of obelisk

3 crusaders spawned on the temple to the right of the ramp (random locations on temple)

2 cruaders spawned on the templed to the left of the ramp (always top level but would guess random as well

no crusaders spawned on ramp but i think i remember seeing them there several years ago just very rare

no crusaders EVER spawned on the northern 3 temples
no 2 crusaders were ever up at the same time

I am not saying they wont or cant spawn in other locations, they just did not for me

my haul was 2 full sets of gloves 2 helms 1.5 arms 1.5 greaves 1.5 boots 1 bracer .5 chest

back to try for the dumb mail
spawn pts
# Nov 03 2008 at 9:26 PM Rating: Decent
Notes from 2 days worth of clearing (Crusaders)

Ramp - Found two

Left - 1 spawn point on bottom

Left Rear - none

Directly behind - none

Right Rear - 1 spawn point on bottom

Right - none

Edited, Nov 4th 2008 12:28am by ironpuck
decayed visor
# Dec 20 2007 at 10:11 PM Rating: Decent
This mob also drops the decayed visor that goes with the decayed helm. It is not listed on here so please correct it.
Crusader / Spiritualist
# Jun 16 2006 at 1:16 AM Rating: Decent
73 posts
Crusaders and Spiritualists have the same loot table with the exception of the Grimy Lance. Either can drop any piece of Decayed Armor
Crusader / Spiritualist
# Jul 10 2007 at 8:51 AM Rating: Decent
crusaders don't drop the decayed breastplate... maybe I'm wrong but after 12+ hours of slaughter I haven't seen it
Crusader / Spiritualist
# Oct 02 2007 at 7:15 AM Rating: Decent
They do drop the BP, seen three drop off them.
more drop
# Nov 02 2004 at 9:44 PM Rating: Decent
it also drops Decayed left legplate had two drop at once off the crusader.
Personal Experience
# Aug 18 2003 at 11:07 AM Rating: Decent
Totally random spawn. Aside from static spawn points, such as Radiant, you can kill a lizard and perhaps a Crusader will spawn.

I've seen them spawn all over the place (outside Cazic Thule). The ones I've killed have dropped 1 or 2 pieces of decayed armor.

There is no special system to it, kill everything. I tried every silly tip suggested by people on this creature. None of them worked. There's no such thing as a free lunch. Well, Lizard Meat...
that it?
# Dec 29 2002 at 11:37 PM Rating: Decent
what do u do kill the guys then turn the peaices for the armor it's got to be harder then that come on
#REDACTED, Posted: Jul 02 2004 at 4:05 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Besides the post, your signature... "borned fearless"?
RE: that it?
# May 05 2003 at 12:12 PM Rating: Default

You have a 50th level shadowknight and you have no idea how the Darkforge quests work? Come on...

And yes, it is harder than that.

Decaying Armor for Darkforge
# Nov 14 2002 at 7:21 AM Rating: Decent
I am currently 32 SK Dark Elf. I camped the ramp to CT and The Point for hours on end,Its been days. I remember reading that the quest for the helm was average 4 hours. Who are you kidding!?Always had to have some sort of healer there or higher level to help kill the mobs faster. I have half of the decaying parts needed for all the Darkforge Armor and haven't even began to get the other elements needed. Whats the difficulty of killing the Freeport Guards? and such....
Decaying Armor for Darkforge
# Sep 29 2007 at 7:31 AM Rating: Decent
What's the difficulty for the guards, you say? Hmm. . . lots of Hps, LB to a 56. . . hit hard. . . most spells dont hold. . . what more do you want?
why all the talk about Crusaders ???
# Jun 19 2002 at 3:11 AM Rating: Good
All of my decayed stuff which i obtained in about 3 days came from a Spiritualist near the very tip of the island away from all of the crowds and temples. just go right from the fallen pillar and run along water to end of the shore look up and you will see the last pillar on the shore. kill the observer a few times and POP the spiritualist will show up (look out for HT ) and sometimes even a crusader but who cares the Spiritualist dropped three pieces of decayed on me at one time twice in a half hour.....good luck <btw you can solo this spot too but you may want to bring a cleric :)
RE: why all the talk about Crusaders ???
# Jul 31 2002 at 2:16 PM Rating: Default
Ok, what level is the spiritualist? Anyone else near his spawn? What type of MOB is it? caster/melee? This would help me a lot since I just recently made 30th with my SK (my trouble lvl since I've always started over from this lvl), I think doing the decayed armor quest might be fun, even though I have a "crustecean shell bp" and "crustecean shell shield". I do not have good greaves, boots, or gloves(actually BA gloves not too bad). My helm is a BA crown not sure if the Darkforge is better?
Azeitona D'Billis
30th Shadowknight of Innoruk
Lanys T'Vyl
Dark elf
This Quest Was Made Easier
# Jun 12 2002 at 2:22 PM Rating: Decent
62 posts
similar to you i got my full set of darkforge - completed about a month ago actually. i really enjoyed doing the quests though i must say i don't think we should complain that it was too hard.

when i first started the quest, the crusaders were still in the temple and not the feeroot. now THAT was hard. one thing that made it easier then was the fact that they had pets so you could find them with sense undead. but other than that it was much harder. i never was able to reach the pyramid inside with them. kept getting aggro'd like crazy. then they put them in the feeroot. that made things much easier. not easy mind you - easier.

after doing nothing but these quests for two months i went up prolly 4 lvls and learned a LOT about tactics both solo & group. i'm very glad i did them.
If they ever make this quest easier...
# Jun 11 2002 at 11:16 PM Rating: Decent
Just completed my entire set of darkforge(decaying) mail pieces tonight after 5 weeks of camping for at least 3-4 hours straight per day outside CT. I now hate the Feerrott due to the sheer amount of time I wasted,but I will say the cash is decent enough off the small pyramids if you can keep a few clean. In my experience I would say that Crusaders are three times as likely to pop on the ramp, near radiant, or the small pyramid directly to the left of the ramp if your facing CT. I am glad to be done with it and mark my words Verant if you make this quest easier or the pops more frequent down the road I will have your heads, because I did it the hard way and by god I earned this armor blood sweat and tears of frustration.

Troll ShadowKnight of Cazic Thule
It's not easy being Green
What I've found...
# Jun 04 2002 at 12:03 PM Rating: Default
I was camping the CT ramp as a 36 rogue with a 33 bard pulling and fearing them against the wall. Easy exp. In 2 days there 3 crusaders popped and each time dropped 2 pieces of decayed armor. Hit my friend with a 315 HT though. And the Juticars cast greater heal and blast for 200 with smite. The Silverflank Guardians (gorillas) drop Ravenscale and they are a fairly rare spawn beside the CT zone.
i hate this mob
# May 24 2002 at 8:55 PM Rating: Default
i have been camping this mob for 2 days now and only 1 crusader has spawned.. this kinda suck, what is the PC on a full BP, Helm, Legs for epic plz??

54 SK Dopest Tripp

Popped for me
# May 24 2002 at 6:46 AM Rating: Decent
30 posts
I was new to this zone in fact I just came here for Radiant. After killing Radiant and his placeholder 10 times and his surrounding support except the healer, a Crusader never spawned. When I killed the healer, a crusader popped right in front of radiant within 5 min. Not sure if this is related or a coinsidence, but thought I would throw it out here anyway. BTW it took 6 kills of Radiant to get the gloves and his placeholder dropped the silver wand twice. These crusaders are tough. I am a 43 Ranger and just survived.
# May 01 2002 at 9:16 AM Rating: Default
DAmn it seemed It took us forever to get taht damn mob to pop took like 20 hrs + staright to get all Quested armour any thing on how to make these pop quicker we went to all of the lizard thingys and killing em..... only got like 2 pops every 3 hrs Was odd i member in CT was alot easier i dunno i think they sould have never changed CT :) bastards
Group recommendation
# Apr 09 2002 at 10:07 AM Rating: Decent
I am 33rd level Dark Elf SK with some pretty good equipment and weapons. I tryed bringing some non-evil friends (same level) with me to start collecting the armor but they keep getting jumped by the ogre guards and end up zoning back to Rathe Mtns. Is it possible for me to get this stuff solo? cause my friends won't come in anymore LOL.
Multiplexor Spineterror
33rd season in the Abyss
105 Rogue
lizard ritualist
# Mar 30 2002 at 2:37 PM Rating: Decent
Anyone see this guy pop out front, or did they forget about him/leave him inside?

RE: lizard ritualist
# May 20 2002 at 12:17 PM Rating: Decent
I have been camping crusaders and lizards in the feerott since the CT patch and haven't seen this guy spawn. The easiest way to get crusaders to pop is to clear the pyramids and the ramp to CT.

lvl 35 dark elf SK
Worth it
# Mar 27 2002 at 9:59 AM Rating: Default
Ok, my turn to say a few words on these guys, yes I finally fought some and started collectimg my armor pieces. Ok from what I saw, th best Spawn spot is on the ramp on eith er side ofthe CZ entrance, I seen 5 crusaders there in 4 hrs. Also there are pops on the temples but I cant tell ya anything about rates on those yet. Someone told me you have to kill like 10-20 Tae ew to cycle the mob drop rates but I tried to test it and we were fighting lizzies from 3 sides and can be hard to keep track while fighting tae ew and the little hard hitting alligators*lol* who are always grouped in 3s. Hope this is helpfull and hope to see ya out there on Quellious.
# Mar 22 2002 at 2:56 PM Rating: Default
I have been camping these guys for 8 and a half hours today to assemble the pieces for my Epic. They spawn about every hour and a half to 2 and a half hours. I killed 5 today in this time period. Visor dropped first followed by BP, leg plate and then both gaunts <seperate times>. I have been focusing on the Zealots when they spawn <told by a friend they are PH>, seems to work. When about 5 of the Zealots spawn then about a half hour or so later the Crusader poped in one of thier spots. My 2cp 8P
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