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Author Topic:  Shroud's Guide to Special Drops  (Read 15385 times)

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« Reply #30 on: 16, March 2017, 09:31:20 »
Also how do you find the firebreathing skeletal dragon in the jagged caverns I cant seem to find him is there a secret cause I run into a dead end circle with no firebreathing dragon.


« Reply #31 on: 12, January 2019, 08:50:38 »
The Drow Captains shield just dropped for me off the drow in UC, I also got a Ninja Garb outta there


« Reply #32 on: 09, February 2019, 11:47:14 »
I am curious if the KOATW has been moved - a simple yes or no answer would suffice.
The reason for the question is we have 3 players that have been very loyally camping the Skele Mage in Maus for over 7,000  kills and that does include my help to see if we can get it drop.
Or  has the drop been made to 1/10,000? 
« Last Edit: 09, February 2019, 16:26:09 by myths »
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« Reply #33 on: 09, February 2019, 19:29:22 »
The item is still in the same place and the drop rate hasn't been changed since 2013
« Last Edit: 09, February 2019, 19:31:33 by _people_ »
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« Reply #34 on: 10, February 2019, 07:01:27 »
To be clear, we 3 players are camping kaotM without success (not kaotW). Many many kills, many levels made, no drop. We don't really complain (although we are more or less forced to give up such hard camp), we were just wondering if something is wrong.


Parenthesis :

I made some interesting maths for a better understanding.

Suppose drop rate is 1/n (with n an integer).
The probability to loot item in less than n/3 kills is about 28%
The probability to loot item in less than n/2 kills is about 48%
The probability to loot item in less than n kills is about 63%
The probability to loot item in less than 2n kills is about 86%

We have now a good idea of what an insane drop rate is : for example, if rate is 1/3000,  making 2000 kills only gives you a 48% chance to loot. Making 6000 kills still gives you 14% chance to obtain nothing.

(For those who know, it's a simple use of geometric law, with the assumption that n is high enough; n>=150 already works)


« Reply #35 on: 10, February 2019, 12:03:52 »
It's probably my fault from rebooting the server so often.  There's a good chance it was in the mob at one of the times I rebooted.  So come talk to me in game.
Whoever said "Out of sight, out of mind" never had a spider disappear in their bedroom.


« Reply #36 on: 10, February 2019, 15:01:38 »
Oops, I put KOATW that was a mistake it is KOATM. The reason I did intervene and ask the question is because not only are these players the first ones in a couple of years to actually stick around more than a week but they have been a real pleasure. They are the first players I've known to really work together even on a camp and help and support each other. Not to mention not complaining at all and really grinding for what they want, never asking for it.
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« Reply #37 on: 11, February 2019, 15:35:56 »
I have found 2 KATOM since August 2018.


« Reply #38 on: 12, February 2019, 16:45:06 »
@ Dunsh the shoulders you're looking for are dropped by the Barrow Wright in Treasure room for the Tower of Bebiness.
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« Reply #39 on: 16, June 2019, 18:52:25 »
Hello Shroud,
When I want some relaxed mass killing I go to the huge room full of skeletons and one skele mage in the lowest mob level of Maus. Today, a ROH dropped in that room, it is the fourth ROH I have had drop in that room.
I am thinking that it may be a special drop from a mob there.

Today I decided to give it a try, and I found a RoH pretty quickly. Definitively a special drop of that room. No idea of which mob gives it, same problem, storming them all. Plus they all respawn very quick.


« Reply #40 on: 01, May 2020, 20:34:35 »
Having returned I figured I would try to update the guide. However I've noticed quite a few things have changed so I'm unsure exactly what is out of date. So far I'm aware of following changes

Killrin Priest Gear stat changes
Killrin Priest Helmet added to MV
CMOTLE added to Xeractor's Lair
Elemental Bracers in JC have stat changes

I know I have found a Pendant of Agrion of the Priest in MV and I know of a couple of people who have found a Pendant of Agrion in Maus although I have no idea if they are random drops or campable.

If there are drops in the guide that have changed please let me know so I can remove them and if anything has been added it's appreciated if someone can let me know so I can add them.

« Last Edit: 01, May 2020, 20:36:14 by Shroud »
Doesn't matter, you'd die anyway. ;D Shroud's a hacker. After many hours of deep thought I have came to that conclusion.


« Reply #41 on: 04, May 2020, 13:44:44 »
Really glad you've started this back up, it is a beautiful guide both for where to find the camps at the correct levels but also as a leveling guide for what / where you can go next.
I have referred many many new players here, a lot of new drops hopefully we can figure them, getting senile in my old age and sadly have forgotten most camps :(
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« Reply #42 on: 26, June 2022, 22:11:34 »
Posting here to keep track for myself and new/returning players. Will update as I find more drops while I'm active.

Killrin Robe of the Priest from Demilich Master in Skeletal Dragon Room in DT.

Chaos Bracers +2 from Son of Hymn in Maus (North West Entrance)
« Last Edit: 27, June 2022, 00:01:34 by Banchee »


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