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Faction hit
# Feb 26 2009 at 4:26 PM Rating: Good
37 posts
killed one. this was the only faction hit:

Your faction standing with Dryads of the grove got worse

corrected my spelling and went back and checked. it does not appear differently in game and just a bungle on my part
Baltzar Soulflame

Edited, Jul 2nd 2009 12:47pm by baltzegar
Faction hit
# Feb 27 2009 at 9:18 AM Rating: Excellent
Ungainly Ninja
6,998 posts
baltzegar wrote:
killed one. this was the only faction hit:

Your faction standing with Dryand of the grove got worse


Baltzar Soulflame

I'm going to assume you meant "Dryads of the Grove" and have entered it as such. If it appears differently in-game, please let us know.
Item Drop
# Feb 11 2007 at 4:55 PM Rating: Decent
618 posts
Does indeed drop: Dryad Parts

To find a Dryad head to the locations marked on most maps that say Dryad, and look for tree's that are lit up. (like a light source) Circle the tree once and you'll get a message saying "The flame coalesces into a corporeal form." and a dryad will appear.
Antonius Bayle
# Nov 09 2003 at 6:04 AM Rating: Decent
what do they chant?? does ne one know?!
# Sep 07 2002 at 6:43 PM Rating: Good
I hunt these things for the parts they drop for baking. +4 Wis if you make Dryad pate (Dryad parts, Brandy, Plant shoot, spices). These spawn (from what I've seen) to the little forest from the druid's lesser succor spell. There are little blobs of colors (blue or red, red representing fire, and blue representing wind). You can't see them from a distance, but light luminates from them. When you step close to them, they spawn and start casting spells. Immediately attack them, because they will buff themselves. Winds tend to be weaker in magic but stronger in melee from what I saw, and vice versa for fire. Their spawn time is about 3-5 minutes. They drop various things such as their parts and some jewels (I got a black pearl from one). Rare drops. They usually leave about 2 plat in money for each corpse. They cast spells that do around 100-200 damage (I think, I'm a druid. boyfriend's the tanker and he's a rogue) Good hunting!
RE: Info
# Oct 26 2002 at 3:36 AM Rating: Excellent
Just to clear up, the "Red" or "Fire" effects spawn Druid mobs and the "Blue/White" or "Wind" effects spawn Ranger mobs. The Druids will try and cast more and have larger nukes (Firestrike ~300pt fire DD), DoTs and root spells, as well as the 250pt Magic based stun. The Rangers will melee more but cast less and have less effective spells. The Ranger mobs are pretty straight forward fighting: primarily melee with a few spells thrown in. The Druid mobs on the other hand are highly variable, based on your resists, level and what spells and how often they cast. So be prepared for the variables of Druid and Ranger type spellcasters when you set up to camp Dryads. If you have poor regen/healing abilities may want to be sure you have your top buff slot open for the DoT to land and ease in dispelling it.

This is good solo XP in the low 50's and probably not too bad for groups in the 40's. Not terrible cash either, like Elle said, a few plat (up to 6pp) and the rare gem, research item or loot (listed above). The leaves are an uncommon drop (1 in 20 maybe) and the Barkleather seems very, very rare (1 in 100 at best)
RE: Info
# Aug 12 2003 at 4:26 PM Rating: Decent
627 posts
Soloed these with my beastlord around 49-52. Once your pet gets spirit of the wind at 51, it makes these easier since the pet will interrupt spell cast numerous times. Load up on magic and fire resist. With 80-100 svm and svf, you'll resist 60-80% of the root, fury of air, firestrike, careless lightning, immolate, stinging swarm, etc. As mentioned above, the red flame spawns a druid type mob, the blue spawns a ranger type mob so expect those types of spells. The ranger type melees around 102. Once the druid type hits 30% hp, they'll chain cast heals on themself.
Ranger mob
# Aug 26 2002 at 10:19 PM Rating: Decent
As soon as they pop they cast all the usual druid/ranger buffs, DS, SLS, etc.

Dont make the best pets, they tend to dispell and root/nuke ya upon charm break.
RE: Ranger mob
# Jan 25 2003 at 4:10 AM Rating: Decent
I saw one case skin like diamond.
#REDACTED, Posted: Aug 21 2002 at 6:20 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Edited, Wed Aug 21 19:10:16 2002
# Aug 17 2002 at 11:04 PM Rating: Default
Anyone notice that they look like Sindel from Mortal Kombat. Jus thought I might point that out.
faction hit
# Aug 06 2002 at 9:26 PM Rating: Excellent
She conned ready to attack before I ever met her. After she was dead I had lower faction with the Driads of the Grove, whoever they are.

Druid 53, Xegony
# Jul 29 2002 at 7:52 PM Rating: Default
Anyone know if these guys will KoS you on sight, or is your faction OK with them at first?
# Dec 24 2002 at 1:08 AM Rating: Decent
34 posts
Indifferent to me as a Wood Elf Druid or Tunare. One nice thing about not ******** up my faction with these cuties is that I can quad in Jaggedpine with out much worry. If I kill enough of em to become KoS then that is going to become a bit tougher. Think I will save em till last.
Gladden Server
# Dec 05 2002 at 1:33 AM Rating: Decent
16 posts
Dubious to my troll bst who worships Cazic-Thule
# Aug 21 2002 at 11:26 PM Rating: Excellent
42 posts
My Tunarian Ranger cons indifferent to these creatures.
# Aug 07 2002 at 3:24 PM Rating: Decent
748 posts
Depends... my brother created a human Karana worshipping druid, and most of the zone conned amiable to him, including the dryads. So depends on your race, class, and religion I suppose... but it seems almost everything in the zone cons about the same faction-wise, not counting the NPCs near the SFG zone.
# Jul 30 2002 at 4:35 PM Rating: Decent
Starting faction for a Dark Elf Necromancer that follows Innoruuk: Dubious.

Go fig :p
Dryads with Munchies?
# Jul 29 2002 at 3:49 PM Rating: Decent

does no one else find this humorous that these tree huggers have "resin covered leaves"!?!

Azzuron Talamius
Druzzil Ro
RE: Dryads with Munchies?
# Sep 06 2002 at 1:20 AM Rating: Default
I didnt till just now
Faction hits
# Jul 28 2002 at 4:15 AM Rating: Good
they give a seperat faction hit
dryads of somethingorother
# Jul 27 2002 at 10:43 AM Rating: Default
Seeing how it is a druid does anyone know if u take druid faction hits?
RE: Faction
# Aug 09 2002 at 2:29 AM Rating: Decent
"Dryad" and "Druid" are completely different. In mythology, Dryads were basically Tree Spirits, whereas Druids were life-loving, mother-nature, moon-goddess type human followers. Dryads of Jaggedpine is the only faction, and at indifferent you can take at least a dozen hits before becoming threateningly. Wood Elf Druid of Tunare, hunted these with a Necro friend. He wants me to save the leaves for one reason or another, up to about 12 or 13 now.
# Jul 26 2002 at 6:58 PM Rating: Default
10 posts
she is hot lol ( i have no life :( o well )
RE: dam
# Aug 23 2004 at 9:02 AM Rating: Default
208 posts
lol u funny *****
RE: dam
# Feb 13 2003 at 3:04 AM Rating: Default
Yeah they're really hot and they talk in that elvish-type language that's so sexy. If only real life made'em that way =)
#REDACTED, Posted: Jul 27 2002 at 1:00 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) LOL! Least you admit it.. There is hope for ye yet! =)
#REDACTED, Posted: Jul 27 2002 at 8:23 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) lol.
#REDACTED, Posted: Jul 27 2002 at 8:09 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) ROFL!!!!
#REDACTED, Posted: Jul 27 2002 at 4:34 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) my gurls so much hotter
#REDACTED, Posted: Jul 27 2002 at 4:34 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) and aquit a sexxy troll at that :-)
RE: dam
# Jul 27 2002 at 5:15 PM Rating: Default
lmao i think you saved yourself with the second post =P lol..
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