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Question - Crystalized Velium Ore (1 Viewer)

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Have these completely stopped dropping in T1 zones now or am I just very unlucky? I have killed 20+ named without a single drop. =(
I've gotten like 2-3 since the last patch - definitely lowered it to a near grinding halt --- but they do drop still
 
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I've gotten like 2-3 since the last patch - definitely lowered it to a near grinding halt --- but they do drop still
Thank you, I was really beginning to question if they even dropped. So I guess it was a major nerf combined with probably some extra bad luck on my part. Has anyone noticed if they drop at a higher rate in T2 zones?
 
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Thank you, I was really beginning to question if they even dropped. So I guess it was a major nerf combined with probably some extra bad luck on my part. Has anyone noticed if they drop at a higher rate in T2 zones?
Been in Kael all day. Out of 7 named or so got 2. Guess that is about the same as before for me anyway. Got 7 pelts though so I guess I am not totally out of luck.
 

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So far i have gotten 3 from windchill in 24 hours..... Luckily i farmed most of mine from That T2 Great Divide mob that was chain popping right after TOV when live.
 

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YES me too, 3-4 from from windchill in 24 hrs , and I have trying other camps at EW, almost the same!!!
 

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I had decent luck near windchill, too, but not pulling the griffins or mammoths fuckin sucks... that draw ability they do is a real drag.
 
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Before the patch we had a long period with bonus on rare nameds too so we got more ore and more precious ore too.
And Midgridor was camped 24/7 with triple grouped raid to secure kills for 3 weeks

they are all in T3 now, THREE bloody groups! DBG should have done a roll back!
 
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In beta this was discussed, the pick is around 60. Ngreth said the npc count could easily sustain 75 so he wasn't going to lower it.

I'm very surprised they didnt rollback. I'd heard they were considering it.
 
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And Midgridor was camped 24/7 with triple grouped raid to secure kills for 3 weeks

they are all in T3 now, THREE bloody groups! DBG should have done a roll back!
My main is in all t3 except 1 slot, the rest of the group all t3 visables, weapons, and misc other.

And I didnt hit margidor.
 
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Except Kael. That’s no walk in the part.
Kael favors a group makeup with strong tanking and healing whereas most boxers build their groups around DPS. I've been doing Kael daily with a friend of mine who plays a paladin along with me 5 boxing, which includes 2 healers. We make the mission look stupid easy.
 

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Griklor still nails me, getting very frustrated. Caster group so burst DPS doesn't seem to be enough.
The patch will change how Griklor paths and (i'm presuming) the speed he paths to make it more challenging (my guess). On the other hand, he'll stay down for at least 10 seconds each time, so there's that. Nothing more frustrating than having him come down only to turn around and immediately pop back on his fucking griffin.
 
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For my own curiosity, has anyone had a Crystalized Velium Ore drop off of any named OUTSIDE of an instance since last patch? If so, what zone?

I get one ore from every mission without fail but I have killed dozens of named and not ONE single drop. Either Im super unlucky or maybe there was a nerf to the nerf?
 
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Ore drops in T2 zones seem near non existent now - T1 seems "ok" but not what it used to be.

Instances certainly the way to go now though, cant' recall the last time I did and instance and didn't get one in the chest.
 
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Instances certainly the way to go now though, cant' recall the last time I did and instance and didn't get one in the chest.
They are 100% guaranteed to drop in missions. T2 (velks, kael) also have a small chance to drop the precious version needed to make ToV type 18 augs. Eventually T1 missions will get that chance as well, but currently they do not.
 
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I've had great luck until recently in a T1 zone. Now I'm hardly getting any ore drops. 1 in the last couple days. Not sure how many named kills but It's never been this slow before. Not for me anyway.
 
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Yea, they nerfed the ore rate and since names are not popping as much - I've been going at it 48 hours and got 8 ores only, before 24 hours i was netting 15+
 

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Which is why I said, "I get one ore from every mission without fail" and specificaly asked, "OUTSIDE" of instances in all caps.
there were like five replies after yours... I wasn’t addressing my comment directly at you. Simmer down.
 
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there were like five replies after yours... I wasn’t addressing my comment directly at you. Simmer down.
I don't see anyone asking about instances after my post and since this is my thread and you didn't quote anyone else's reply it seemed a pretty fair assumption you were replying to me. So who were you replying to exactly?
 

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well I've only killed 2 x t1 named and them only a few times each and got two ores in one night yesterday.
My first time in the new expac to be honest so didn't even have a clue what I was doing or looking for just trying a couple of spots out.
 

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