Trophy Trios: the Three-Box Challenge

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Pithy, Nov 30, 2016.

  1. Drudgee

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    It was actually a warrior...Forgot to take the SS before I logged him lol. I was thinking about trying a strat with a pet tanking and the ranger dpsing. The ranger would die too quick straight tanking.
     
  2. Darchon

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    I must admit I have no desire to do this again.
     
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  3. Pithy

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    ohey, if anyone wants to summarize the latest tier list, I can copypasta it into the OP
     
  4. Pithy

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    Haven't posted much here in a couple of years, but I think my favorite PoP trio was the Fishlord event in PoWater. Just keeping a pet charmed underwater for a couple of hours is a challenge in itself, but the waves of mobs - including the occasional wave with both a named and adds - can require quick pickups and mezzes. The final named is also pretty tough. The first time I won, only the chanter and charmpet were left standing when the named finally died. Fun stuff.
     
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  5. Pithy

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    Grouping MB, TT, AD and Saryrn was also fun.

    I think grouping TZ is still an open challenge but strikes me as doable with the right classes and strat.

    I wonder if a group could spawn RZtW (the real one in the pit). Killing RZtW would probably require calling in the cavalry, but just getting through the event with one group would be pretty cool.

    I suspect MB can be trio'd with some luck.
     
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  6. Frosst

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    Insanely impressive. How do you handle charmbreaks in water without a bard babysitting or reliable slowdown from snare?
     
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  7. Ravenwing

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    Fishlord! That is impressive.

    Cleric stuns are great for keeping charm pets in line, Frosst, and they don't get soggy when wet!
     
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  8. Pithy

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    Cleric stuns the pet, yeah.
     
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  9. Darchon

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    There are no sadder words than “Your Sound of Might spell has been resisted” for a Cler/enc team.
     
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  10. Foxhorde

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    Probably already posted here but a horror construct in CT
     
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  11. Frosst

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    Nice work. Which characters did you use? What loot did you get?

    Never did that event, but would like to one day. It has some nice stuff.
     
  12. Foxhorde

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    Sk, cleric, cleric

    2 war mask and 2 earrings
     
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  13. Walex

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    Ooh SK cleric cleric isn't a very common one
     
  14. Walex

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    I just stood there spamming rune while the pet did the work. Rembylynn said it best.

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  15. showstring

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    hopefully the gnarled staff MQ will recover the cost of the peridots, congrats
     
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  16. Pithy

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    I know others trio'd Kuanbyr years ago, but I guess I never tried? Anyway, trio'd with SK/CLR/ENC, self buffs, no other toons ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
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  17. Pithy

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    So is this the latest tier list, PoP edition? Just copy/pasted from recent-ish upthread posts.

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    Trio Warm-up
    Rallius Rattican
    BoT Wing bosses
    Any rare in the BoT Towers
    Justice trial
    Plane of Air / Plane of Earth A trash (beyond suits of armor, mostly due to getting there/pulling)
    Diaku Armorer, Diaku Supplier
    Trakanon
    HoT break-in
    Zlandicar

    Trio Tier 1
    Plane of Fire F1/C1 rares
    Plane of Water D1 rares
    Untel'Dak
    Yelinak
    A Rabid Wrulon, A Recuso Degenerate, An Undead Inhabitant (HoH rune droppers. Must kill all 3)
    Grimling High Priest event in Acrylia Caverns

    Trio Tier 2
    Plane of Fire F2/C2 rares (challenge mostly due to pulling, Doomfire Warlord in particular tougher since it's unslowable)
    Plane of Water D2/3 rares
    Plane of Earth A trap mobs (pulling is the biggest challenge but they're not pushovers either!)
    Dread
    Sontalak
    Rhag`Mozdezh (Rhag 2)
    ST dragons
    Dozekar
    Vindi, KT

    Trio Tier 3
    Junkbeast
    Mujaki / PoN Gargoyle city event clear
    Storms medallion giants
    Vhaksiz
    Diaku Overseer
    Arch Mage Alchtonion
    BoT Tower Boss: Eindride Icestorm
    Plane of Innovation Prototype events
    Full clear of Hedge?
    Fright
    Klandicar
    Velketor
    Vindi
    Glykus Helmir
    HoH Villager Trial (Rhaliq Trell) - Is there a time limit for this? It may not be doable if so
    Galremos
    Most NToV dragons. Clearing between them is half the fun.
    Xanamech
    Statue

    Trio Tier 4
    Overlord Paffa
    BoT Tower Bosses: Kuanbyr / Auliffe / Brynju
    Vallon Zek
    Baraguj's Stomach Event (Saryrn Key)
    Plane of Water Fishlord Event
    Bee and Frog rings in Storms?
    Cazic Thule (maybe tier 5?)

    Trio Tier 5
    Storm Lords in Plane of Storms?
    ToSR minis?
    Lossenmachar

    Group stuff
    Grummus
    Aerin'Dar
    Saryrn
    TT
    HoH trials
    TZ
    MB
    Carprin
    NToV clear minus Vulak
    AoW
    LIS
    Cursed, AL, XtC, Blood
    Spawn RZtW (pit version)
     
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  18. Pithy

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    I have a harebrained scheme for MB trio. Pretty sure spawning him is a higher hurdle than the kill. Will report back if I get the itch to try it out.
     
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  19. Palarran

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    Shouldn't Storms medallion giants be much lower ranked? I doubt I can pull off anything beyond the warmup tier right now (or tier 1 at best), yet I had little trouble trioing BoT access.
     
  20. Frosst

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    There are raid-level named in Plane of Storms that nobody ever does. They're very difficult. I've personally never fought them, but would like to.
     
  21. Smudge

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    I think he's referring to the Medallion Giants in Tier 3 which you kill for BoT access. The Storm Lords are in Tier 5, and I truly have no idea how anyone would trio them.
     
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  22. Break

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    It seems like these "gods" are just rolling over for anyone these days.

    I'm not sure what happened with my screenshot here. It looks like I put my thumb over the lens. I'm unwilling to go back for a clean trio screenshot any time soon. Mostly because this guy killed me about 20 times, and I only managed to get him twice. I used Bard / Druid / Chanter for the kill.

    Maybe I'll go back one day when the bard has a few more items and the druid has many more items to see if I can get my normal trio of Bard / Druid / Mag. I bailed out of my one attempt with that trio when the first spawn was at about 70% HP and the druid had about 20% mana. That was also with the mage blowing all of his swarm pets, the mage using up frenzied burnout, the bard deftdancing, the druid using spirit of the wood, and a DI firing.
     

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  23. whites

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    Is that Lodi looting VZ?
     
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  24. Break

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    I think it was the pet. I thought I had him parked off screen, but he must have popped in for a photobomb.
     
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  25. Pithy

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    New challenge for the bored: Crawl to and trigger the Coirnav event trio.
     
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  26. Saenayil

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    Haven't done one of these in a while. Getting to and killing the Brood Mother ended up being a pretty fun and challenging solo excursion

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    Edit: I'm gonna leave this up, but I have to laugh at this post. Now that I've camped the brood mother for a bit, this fight is actually trivial and a bit funny to post in this thread. I just made it harder than it had to be by fighting a bunch of see invis adds.
     
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  27. Saenayil

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    I finally achieved a huge EQ bucket list item. Killing Talendor solo.

    The method of summon DS kiting that I used successfully against Severilous proved too difficult against Talendor. Even with some time gear Tally simply outputs too much damage.

    Talendor is surrounded by strong allies in dangerous terrain. I used these allies against him.

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    I've tried charm killing Talendor in the past, but was unsuccessful due to the fear and occasional dearth of available pets. This time around, I managed to minimize the pet fear by breaking charm and keeping backup pets in camp at all times. Talendor probably chewed through about 20 pets, so it was a constant scramble to find fresh pets and keep them nearby.


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    I meleed the last few % of Talendor just to remind myself how one sided the fight would be if I went toe-to-toe from the top. Even with deftdance, Tally tore through most of my HP while I whittled down his last 4%.


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    He must have known a bard was gonna kill him, because the loot was absolute shite.


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    What's next?
     
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  28. Domni

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    Excellent, love the story!