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By Fenrir.Snaps 2017-11-08 00:36:30
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Ordelle's Caves results~

3x(3) Rune Halberd
6x(6) Rune Bow
72x(12) Rune Arrow
5x(5) Rune Bangles
152x(19) Cermet Chunk
22x(11) Adaman Nugget
3x(3) Arcane Flowerpot

JP wiki listed Rune Sword on this but I never received one. If Algol comes from this zone then it's super rare. I'll try a different zone next.
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By Asura.Eiryl 2017-11-08 01:15:24
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I really don't think there is a higher rate per item per zone.

It's what I originally asked about on the first page: which zone had the best dagger% etc.

I did ~100 Dangruf and got zero *item, only arrows pots and cermet
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By Fenrir.Snaps 2017-11-08 01:25:54
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They definitely drop more frequently in specific zones. That's been reflected in both the data I collected in Wadi (20+ Rune Baghnakhs to 1 Rune Algol...) and in Ordelle's Caves (6 Rune Bows to 3 Rune Halberds). Both of those items match what was predicted on jp wiki. Rune Kris, Rune Algol, and Rune Scythe are all new. It is unclear what kind of distribution these new items have.
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By Sylph.Oraen 2017-11-08 15:43:42
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I only had 12 trades, so my pool is very limited, but here's what I got.

Gusgen Mines:

18x Rune Arrow (3)
10x Adaman Nugget (5)
16x Cermet Chunk (2)
1x Arcane Flowerpot (1)
1x Rune Scythe (1)

I'll try more later, but being on Sylph means no supply of cores outside of my own, so the results will be much smaller.
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By Fenrir.Snaps 2017-11-08 15:51:05
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Gusgen is listed on the jp wiki for scythe on the left side, so maybe that's the high drop rate zone for that item?
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By Sylph.Oraen 2017-11-08 18:31:48
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Dangruf Wadi this time, because I want that damn algol.

2x adaman nuggets (1)
48x cermet chunks (6)
6x rune arrows (1)
1x Rune Bangles (1)
2x Rune Baghnakhs (2)
1x Arcane flowerpot (1)


EDIT: Done on Firesday for the fire apparatus, which BG states may have a negative effect on rarity. I sincerely doubt it, but just stating it for completion's sake.
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By Fenrir.Snaps 2017-11-08 18:35:51
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I think for the new weapons it would be good to test other zones. I don't plan on going back to Wadi until I do. There is definitely a zone with a high drop rate for the old weapons (you already got 2 h2h in your small test.) I'm hoping that's the case for the new weapons as well and that SE didn't do something like add the new weapons to every zone with a low drop rate. We went 1/80~ for Wadi... so yeah.
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By Sylph.Oraen 2017-11-08 18:38:32
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Yeah, next will be one of the ones not listed on the JP wiki with confirmed drops. I was honestly just praying to get lucky and be able to get my raetic crafted while I tested on other spots.
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By Afania 2017-11-10 03:08:53
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Did some real quick raetic bangles testing before bed:

1) Magic dmg can be absorbed.

2) The absorb proc rate def isnt equal to mp drained. Drained 56 mp, got hit 56 times, absorb only proc 5 times. Proc rate is very low, but I need bigger sample size to confirm the detail when I have time.
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By Fenrir.Snaps 2017-11-10 03:10:33
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Regarding Raetic Bangles, they're probably BiS for RUN resolution. So much STR
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By Afania 2017-11-10 03:25:57
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Im just eyeballing but it doesnt seem like clear winner v.s adhemar +1 path B.
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By Fenrir.Skarwind 2017-11-10 05:38:05
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Raetic arrows are the stupidest/most expensive synth ever.
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By geigei 2017-11-10 06:00:58
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Afania said: »
Im just eyeballing but it doesnt seem like clear winner v.s adhemar +1 path B.

They inferior to nq adheamr actually.
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By clearlyamule 2017-11-10 10:41:39
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Afania said: »
Did some real quick raetic bangles testing before bed:

1) Magic dmg can be absorbed.

2) The absorb proc rate def isnt equal to mp drained. Drained 56 mp, got hit 56 times, absorb only proc 5 times. Proc rate is very low, but I need bigger sample size to confirm the detail when I have time.
Disappointing but not unexpected. iirc other absorb gear made it see like there either was a rather low cap or just that pieces didn't stack
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By Fenrir.Snaps 2017-11-10 11:36:55
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30 trades in Crawlers' Nest

Rune Kris x2 (2)
Rune Blade x1 (1)
Rune Axe x4 (4)
Rune Arrow x42 (7)
Arcane Flowerpot x4 (4)
Cermet Chunk x72 (12)
Adaman Nugget x6 (3)

So unless I got really lucky I would say the good zone for Rune Kris is Crawlers' Nest. This gives me hope that there is a good zone for Rune Algol too.
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By Fenrir.Snaps 2017-11-10 11:58:47
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30 trades in Outter Horutoto Ruins

4x Rune Halberd (4)
3x Rune Staff (3)
30x Rune Arrow (5)
2x Rune Bangles (2)
96x Cermet Chunks (12)
8x Adaman Nugget (4)

My guess for Rune Algol is Garlaige Citadel but I can't test that until later tonight.
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By Fenrir.Snaps 2017-11-11 00:16:01
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Garlaige Citadel

1x Rune Bagnakhs (1)
7x Rune Staff (7)
24x Rune Arrow (4)
1x Rune Bangles (1)
2x Arcane Flowerpot (2)
88x Cermet Chunks (11)
8x Adaman Nugget (4)
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By Fenrir.Snaps 2017-11-14 10:56:31
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The Eldieme Necropolis
2x Rune Blade (2)
1x Rune Scythe (1)
60x Rune Arrows (10)
1x Rune Bangles (1)
3x Arcane Flowerpot (3)
64x Cermet Chunk (8)
10x Adaman Nugget (5)
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By Fenrir.Snaps 2017-11-14 11:10:27
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Maze of Shakhrami
1x Rune Chopper (1)
1x Rune Rod (1)
24x Rune Arrow (4)
3x Rune Bangles (3)
2x Arcane Flowerpot (2)
14x Adaman Nugget (7)
88x Cermet Chunk (11)
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