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Dunjun
12-09-2004, 01:58 AM
<DIV>Hi everyone,</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>I am in a guild and I am a patron and wanting to do writs to build both my personal status and help the guild get stronger.  I got a writ from the guy who represents Dismal Rage faction and when completed all the other city factions went down and that faction went up.  I have been told that if I keep doing this I will be able to buy from the status merchant tied to the Dismal Rage but not the other merchants because of the constant faction hits.  </DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>So anyway, I was just wondering what others had decided to do about this?  I have no clue if different status vendors offer different goods although someone has speculated that the Dismal Rage vendor will have more clerical type gear, the Freeport Militia vendor will have more fighter type stuff etc.  Can anyone confirm this?  If it is true, since we are basically unholy warriors, which would you go with?  Would you do writs to build status with the Dismal Rage or Freeport Militia since the DR tends to satisfy our evil unholy clerical/warrior persona and the FM tends to cater to our fighter side?</DIV>

GreenMarine
12-09-2004, 02:07 AM
You can only pick one, so go with whatever fits the theme of your character.I, of course, support only the Dismal Rage.

WuphonsReach
12-09-2004, 09:10 PM
I haven't seen a good answer yet. Some would say that the guild should pick one (might want to go search the Guild forum here).IIRC, none of the pre-level-20 writs gave faction hits? Or did I miss a message? Seems like I've only started seeing faction hits once you get past the first writ giver in each location (e.g. when the ratonga mage sends you to talk to a 2nd NPC in the Academy).

Trystwy
12-11-2004, 08:01 AM
<DIV>Since my darkelf lady Shadowknight has quite fallen in love with Captain Darrius - well its natural that she follows the Militia faction. :smileywink:</DIV>

Shadame
12-11-2004, 09:59 PM
I myself follow the freeport militia. Forget that religious junk of the dismal rage; Nothing teaches people like a good shield bash to the forehead.

metalsab
12-12-2004, 08:22 PM
i would think SK would be better off supporting the Militia, but who knows.

Mor
12-13-2004, 04:00 AM
<DIV>Gentlemen, gentlemen...</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>If you read through the descriptions of each faction you will see that crusaders and priests "belong" to Dismal rage. Dismal rage is a perverted kind of church, crusaders you know..religious warriors.</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>Makes sense, no ?</DIV>

Hagginsb
12-13-2004, 04:28 AM
This link from the devs should tell you everything you need to knowhttp://eqiiforums.station.sony.com/eq2/board/message?board.id=gld&message.id=4308

metalsab
12-13-2004, 05:23 PM
<blockquote><hr>Hagginsbst wrote:This link from the devs should tell you everything you need to knowhttp://eqiiforums.station.sony.com/eq2/board/message?board.id=gld&message.id=4308<hr></blockquote>Very cool thx for the thread.

DUNN
12-14-2004, 02:15 AM
<DIV>So Dismal Rage it is then. They seem tohave the heavy armor.</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>Dunnott</DIV> <DIV>SK of Malicious Legion  (Guk)</DIV>

Jackkal
12-16-2004, 10:56 AM
Dismal Rage looks like Chain to me.Plus all the guards I see (well the ones I pay attention to) are all wearing Plate.My guess is kindly faction gets you heavy armor while warmly give vanguard.

DUNN
12-16-2004, 11:55 PM
<DIV>Look at the armor you can buy from them it is all heavy armor, militia is chain .</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>Dunnott</DIV> <DIV>SK of Malicious Legion (Guk)</DIV>

Ibr
12-17-2004, 04:52 AM
<DIV>Nice information definatly gonna help miltia they give out heavy armour.</DIV>

Jackkal
12-17-2004, 06:58 AM
Dismal Rage: kindly faction reward listMember: Dismal Rage (a furniture / title item)dismal rage chainmail boots (armor piece)dismal rage chainmail bracers (armor piece)dismal rage chainmail coat (armor piece)dismal rage chainmail coif (armor piece)dismal rage chainmail gloves (armor piece)dismal rage chainmail leggings (armor piece)dismal rage chainmail mantle (armor piece)a dismal orb of decadence (furniture item) Dismal Rage: warmly faction reward listOfficer: Dismal Rage (a furniture / title item)dismal officer breastplate (armor piece)dismal officer gauntlets (armor piece)dismal officer helm (armor piece)dismal officer legplates (armor piece)dismal officer pauldrons (armor piece)dismal officer tonlets (armor piece)dismal officer vambraces (armor piece)a vivisection table (furniture item)Freeport Militia: kindly faction reward listMember: Freeport Militia (a furniture / title item)freeport militia boots (armor piece)freeport militia chestguard (armor piece)freeport militia handguards (armor piece)freeport militia helm (armor piece)freeport militia leggings (armor piece)freeport militia shoulder pads (armor piece)freeport militia wristguards (armor piece)"Fealty to Freeport" (furniture piece) Freeport Militia: warmly faction reward listOfficer: Freeport Militia (a furniture / title item)militia officer barbute (armor piece)militia officer cuirass (armor piece)militia officer gauntlets (armor piece)militia officer greaves (armor piece)militia officer gussets (armor piece)militia officer sabatons (armor piece)militia officer spaulders (armor piece)a dragon head fountain (furniture item)Still think you are wrong.For the Militia Officer Barbute, well I've never ever seen a chain Barbute, they have always been plate.Dismal Rage kindly faction is obviously chain, which as i recall, is med armor. Stands to reason the rewards for Warmly is more likely medium since priests class wear med/light (except inquisators who wear heavy).Guess well know for sure when someone finally reaches that faction and gives out the info.