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Kaitheel 10-15-2015 10:10 PM

Welcome to Terrors of Thalumbra Beta!<br /> <br />Once you gain access to Maldura you will stumble upon an array of quests throughout the city. Their order of completion is far less structured given that the adjoining overland (underland!) is not accommodating a level increase, thereby allowing progression to be far more free form. This means, if you find a quest that is blocked (augh!), you should still be able to find other quests that can be completed.<br /> <br />Please post any feedback or bugs that you may have found with Maldura quests in this thread. This will help us keep it as organized as possible and get the feedback to the appropriate designer.<br /> <br />Also be sure to include Quest Name, Who gave the quest, and What your journal says when submitting issues.<br /> <br />~ Kaitheel

Kaitheel 10-19-2015 06:27 PM

A couple things to keep in mind with these quests: There are no RoI (region of interest) markers on the map for quests, and you'll find that there are few sparkles on objects. Instead, quest objects are signs, so you'll be able to see them by mousing over them. The goal is to make questing less auto-pilot, requiring a bit more attention, and encouraging collaboration. With that said, if you find a quest step that does not give group updates, and you think it should, let us know.<br /> <br />~ Kaitheel

Loran 10-20-2015 10:14 PM

Gilzin appears to be missing for the third stage of Construct the Past - Now that I have the components that Gilzin requested, I must return to Maldura's Mushroom Bar and Grill.<br />Possibly have the update step somewhere people will end up running more naturally instead of up where it is now?<br /> <br /><span style="text-decoration: line-through">I can't find the arcane defense pillar for the first step of It's Pillar Time. Given by Gelik Thwaxby</span><br />Found the Pillar, just seems a bit out of the way and the render distance on it seems a bit short for initial discovery.<br />Second pillar mobs were not flagged to update step 1.4 of It's Pillar Time, and I can't charge the pillar again to force another spawn.

Mermut 10-20-2015 11:39 PM

Lassyn's Quenching Oil: Rewards: The Throwing Dagger and Throwing Hammer are usable by all classes, including mages and priests. I'm not sure if this is a bug or not, or how it would interact with mage/priest spell weapon auto-attack, but it's something to check.

Kaladz 10-21-2015 05:28 AM

On the "Dismantle Ten Rats" where "I must find a way to obtain the mini-thaumaturgical cylinders" but I cannot seem to get these by killing the rats. Am I approaching this wrong or is this not working?

Xianthia 10-21-2015 05:21 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Kaladz"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Kaladz said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6268813#post-6268813" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">On the "Dismantle Ten Rats" where "I must find a way to obtain the mini-thaumaturgical cylinders" but I cannot seem to get these by killing the rats. Am I approaching this wrong or is this not working?</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div>Go back to Sasha, there is a chest/box behind her, click on that and grab the sticks. You need those to dismantle the rats.

Elinea 10-21-2015 06:54 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Loran"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Loran said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6268564#post-6268564" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">Gilzin appears to be missing for the third stage of Construct the Past - Now that I have the components that Gilzin requested, I must return to Maldura's Mushroom Bar and Grill.</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div>May I ask where you found the raw splitiron stone in the mines? I have not been able to find it. I saw the chelstone (or something close to that spelling) before I had the quest and when I tried to harvest it, it just kept telling me I failed. Once I had the quest, it's vanished and I can't find it anywhere. Is it just a long respawn time after someone else finds it?

Kaitheel 10-21-2015 09:56 PM

Good news! I just submitted the following bug fix:<br /><ul><li>Dismantle Ten Rats - Killing the clockwork rodents now results in an error message</li></ul>I'm not sure when this change will be on Beta, but it should be included in the update notes at that time.<br /> <br />~ Kaitheel

Elinea 10-21-2015 10:48 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Reloaded"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Reloaded said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6269337#post-6269337" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">ok i found the splitiron stones spawn in the central area of the mine and futher back your just have to look for the roundish light brown stones and click on it.</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div>I found the rocks you mentioned, but it still wouldn't let me click them. I deleted the quest, and just for SnG, I went to the rocks first before the bats, and I was able to click them. Not sure if the order mattered.

Soresha 10-21-2015 10:54 PM

I can't find abyssal ore for Mighty Metamorphic Ore. There are grey rocks along the path in the abyssal area (above chasm) that stand out a bit more and look like they maybe should be clickable/mouseover-able, but they aren't interactive.<br /> <br />Is it broken or am I not seeing something please?

Kaitheel 10-21-2015 11:59 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Elinea"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Elinea said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6269503#post-6269503" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">I found the rocks you mentioned, but it still wouldn't let me click them. I deleted the quest, and just for SnG, I went to the rocks first before the bats, and I was able to click them. Not sure if the order mattered.</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div> <br />Ah, that's exactly what the issue was! I'm submitting the fix for it. I don't know when it'll be on Beta, but it's on the way.<br /> <br />~ Kaitheel

Reloaded 10-22-2015 08:23 AM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Elinea"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Elinea said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6269243#post-6269243" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">May I ask where you found the raw splitiron stone in the mines? I have not been able to find it. I saw the chelstone (or something close to that spelling) before I had the quest and when I tried to harvest it, it just kept telling me I failed. Once I had the quest, it's vanished and I can't find it anywhere. Is it just a long respawn time after someone else finds it?</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div> <br />ok i found the splitiron stones spawn in the central area of the mine and futher back your just have to look for the roundish light brown stones and click on it.

Reloaded 10-22-2015 08:26 AM

The quest "Arming the Maldura " i got the recipe from the quest giver with the arrow recipe, but when crafting the arrows for the quest it doesn't up date the quest and the arrows don't go into your bags.

Elinea 10-22-2015 07:27 PM

Dismantle Ten Rats: This should either read "dismantle twelve rats" or we should only have to dismantle ten of them <img src="/images/smilies/tongue.gif" alt="Tongue" />

Kaitheel 10-22-2015 09:50 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Elinea"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Elinea said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6270162#post-6270162" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">Dismantle Ten Rats: This should either read "dismantle twelve rats" or we should only have to dismantle ten of them <img src="/images/smilies/tongue.gif" alt="Tongue" /></span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div> <br />D'oh! HAHAHA!<br /> <br />I completely agree!<br /> <br />~ Kaitheel

Zedd 10-23-2015 07:02 PM

<span style="color: #ff6600">Quest:</span> Goals in the Shoats<br />Soul Bleeders keep resetting.

Kaitheel 10-24-2015 01:34 AM

Here's another batch of changes that have been made internally, but are not yet on Beta:<br /><ul><li>Dismantle Ten Rats - Quest name is no longer a big liar.</li><li>Construct the Past - Shrieker is now spelled correctly.</li><li>Cloingborn This Way - Quest journal now specifies you are obtaining core essences from abyssal aquata spirits.</li><li>Cloingborn This Way - Quest journal now specifies you are obtaining beaks from abyssal fathomlurkers.</li><li>Mighty Magimorphic Ore - Increased the chance of obtaining slickstone ore from mined ore piles.</li><li>Mighty Magimorphic Ore - Quest journal and Bhoughbh now state the correct location for slickstone ore.</li><li>Mighty Magimorphic Ore - There's now a clue as to how to obtain Abyssal ore.</li><li>Goals in the Shoals - The number of Soul Bleeders witin Thalumbra have been drastically increased.</li><li>Goals in the Shoals - Enthralled Soul Bleeders should now update quest correctly.</li><li>Gilzin's name has now been spelled consistently throughout.</li></ul>I do not know when these changes will make it to Beta, but they should be included in the posted update notes at that time.<br /> <br />~ Kaitheel

Raenius 10-25-2015 12:48 PM

Pet the Puppy - when you return the dog it updates if you come close to Bhardain - but he is invisible for me and I cant complete the quest since I cannot speak to him.<br /> <br />Gilzin: altho he has a feather above his head, the dialog between him and the other (nameless) dwarf wont continue after I have clicked the 2nd "listen to the exchange...".<br /> <br />So stuck on it atm.

Raenius 10-25-2015 01:26 PM

Return to the Pillars - can only inspect the pillars getting a message saying that umbrite got removed from them, no update or any other option via rightclicking them. Stuck I guess.

Amaitae 10-25-2015 03:21 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Raenius"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Raenius said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6271497#post-6271497" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">Pet the Puppy - when you return the dog it updates if you come close to Bhardain - but he is invisible for me and I cant complete the quest since I cannot speak to him.<br /> <br />Gilzin: altho he has a feather above his head, the dialog between him and the other (nameless) dwarf wont continue after I have clicked the 2nd "listen to the exchange...".<br /> <br />So stuck on it atm.</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div>same

Xianthia 10-25-2015 03:52 PM

Pet the Puppy - same issue that Raenius described, no Bhardain.

Raenius 10-25-2015 05:19 PM

I actually found Bhardain now - he is a corpse at 465, 30, -594.<br /> <br />Not reacting to anything except saying "hello" if you hail him.

Kaitheel 10-25-2015 06:11 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Raenius"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Raenius said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6271501#post-6271501" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">Return to the Pillars - can only inspect the pillars getting a message saying that umbrite got removed from them, no update or any other option via rightclicking them. Stuck I guess.</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div> <br />That just means that you've already charged that Pillar. Find one you haven't already charged.<br /> <br />~ Kaitheel

Kaitheel 10-25-2015 06:12 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Raenius"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Raenius said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6271562#post-6271562" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">I actually found Bhardain now - he is a corpse at 465, 30, -594.<br /> <br />Not reacting to anything except saying "hello" if you hail him.</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div> <br />SPOILERS! Ermahgerd!<br /> <br />You shouldn't be seeing that one, yet. I'm fixing both versions of Bhardain.<br /> <br />~ Kaitheel

Amaitae 10-25-2015 06:45 PM

Quest Underdepths Saga: Zaphardt's Defenders.<br />Don't get the cabalbox access pin after killing X-0 Protocol.<br />killed everything in the zone, just missing the box

Kaitheel 10-25-2015 06:51 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Amaitae"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Amaitae said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6271597#post-6271597" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">Quest Underdepths Saga: Zaphardt's Defenders.<br />Don't get the cabalbox access pin after killing X-0 Protocol.<br />killed everything in the zone, just missing the box</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div>Yes, and it is being resolved.<br /> <br /><a href="https://forums.daybreakgames.com/eq2/index.php?threads/underdepths-saga-signature-quest-feedback-bugs.564364/" class="internalLink">https://forums.daybreakgames.com/eq...hs-saga-signature-quest-feedback-bugs.564364/</a><br /> <br />~ Kaitheel

Elinea 10-25-2015 07:43 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Raenius"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Raenius said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6271497#post-6271497" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">Gilzin: altho he has a feather above his head, the dialog between him and the other (nameless) dwarf wont continue after I have clicked the 2nd "listen to the exchange..."..</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div>Devs, take note! We're having this particular problem with a few quests in signature lines on live servers as well. Maybe figuring out what is causing it here, will result in a fix on live servers? I'm hoping so because I know that one has been hard to nail down.

Raenius 10-25-2015 07:55 PM

Gilzin just responded to me and I am on the next step, odd.

Kaitheel 10-25-2015 07:59 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Elinea"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Elinea said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6271625#post-6271625" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">Devs, take note! We're having this particular problem with a few quests in signature lines on live servers as well. Maybe figuring out what is causing it here, will result in a fix on live servers? I'm hoping so because I know that one has been hard to nail down.</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div>You are correct, this issue keeps rearing its head, even after we attempt potential fixes (as done back on July 6th).<br /> <br />There are currently several forum threads all having to do with the same code issue... the main thread being "Phantom Sea Signature Broken" (<a href="https://forums.daybreakgames.com/eq2/index.php?threads/phantom-sea-signature-broken.561594/" class="internalLink">https://forums.daybreakgames.com/eq2/index.php?threads/phantom-sea-signature-broken.561594/</a>)<br /> <br />As I stated in that thread on Sept 14th, <div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Kaitheel"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Kaitheel said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6255006#post-6255006" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">I have brought this bug to our code team, but they have not been able to pin point the cause. As you have experienced, it is an inconsistent bug. When servers are brought up from updates it sometimes start working, other times it does not. We don't know what triggers it, but it is NOT you. It is not something that you are doing or that you can affect. Deleting the quest and re-obtaining it will never resolve this issue. I wish I had more solid news about it, but it has not been forgotten.</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div>Thankfully, today I was able to jump into Beta while it was happening, and grab some error messaging from it. I've sent those errors to Code, so hopefully it will help them identify the issue. For Beta, I respawned the quest giver, Gilzin, which resolved the issue, for now.<br /> <br />But yes, it is an ongoing issue that none here have forgotten about.<br /> <br />~ Kaitheel

Kaitheel 10-25-2015 07:59 PM

<div class="bbCodeBlock bbCodeQuote" data-author="Raenius"> <aside> <div class="attribution type">Raenius said: <a href="index.php?goto/post&id=6271636#post-6271636" class="AttributionLink">↑</a> </div> <blockquote><span class="ae_quote_symbol">“</span><span class="ae_quote_content">Gilzin just responded to me and I am on the next step, odd.</span><span class="ae_quote_symbol">”</span></blockquote> </aside></div> <br />Magic! Teehee!<br /> <br />~ Kaitheel


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