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Ishmel

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Sue Steadiers (or the hunt for the holy grail)
« on: Aug 27, 2009; 02:56 PM »
I can be overly stubborn at times. This stubborness can sometimes turn "fun" into "work" but most of the time it's what keeps me ticking.

When my SP hunter got to Monument station in ENM at 30-something i decided i wouldn't continue past the tower of London until i had a Lee's and Sue Steadiers. This was the start of a long long long grind that's still ongoing; Right now my hunter is lvl 45 with 2 mil palladium. The first six months i alternated farming NM and Normal Occulus which gave me a bunch of 5-slot Lee's, one of which gave me pretty good augments (+6% critchance and + to crit damage) so even though i don't have a 6-slot Lee's i regard this goal reached.

My second goal though is starting to take its toll on me.

The past few months i've been skipping NM mode to fully concentrate on getting those elusive Sue Steadiers. I began with doing Mansion house, Cannon Street, Occulus in Angel Passage, Lower Thames, Tower Gateway and Tower of London, but i've added New Bridge and The Strand to the list since it seems i get steadiers there too.

What i've found out is that the steadiers base item seem to drop incredibly rarely. I'm lucky if i get even one steadier of any quality per run. I've tested farming Normal Occulus exclusively and in over two hours of continous farming i hadn't gotten a single Steadiers of any quality. That's alot of item drops. I've even focused my gear toward luck giving me a total of between 500-600 luck (edit: turns out it was just under 400, not 500-600), which i think is pretty high for a hunter.

Anyways, with the above said i'm still hopeful i'll be able to get a Sue Steadiers drop eventually and once i have 'em i'll put the ludicrous amount of materials i've gathered into good use, forcing out mods from the crafters. Once that's done i'll drop all the luck gear for whatever better gear i've saved up in the stash and start preparing for hell.

Btw, having high luck doesn't really affect the quality of the crafter items does it? It seems i still get the same amount of cruddy quality gear in there at 600 luck as i had with less than a 100.
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Re: Sue Steadiers (or the hunt for the holy grail)
« Reply #1 on: Aug 27, 2009; 05:16 PM »
Luck only affects drops, as far as I know.

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Re: Sue Steadiers (or the hunt for the holy grail)
« Reply #2 on: Aug 28, 2009; 03:12 AM »
Thanks for the info on where to find steadiers and lee's...   I have a 35 engi in enm so I will start to grind for them.

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Re: Sue Steadiers (or the hunt for the holy grail)
« Reply #3 on: Aug 28, 2009; 08:03 AM »
Sue's can drop inbetween Lower Thames & The Tower of London, as well as be bought from a close by vendor using Revival patch. :)
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Re: Sue Steadiers (or the hunt for the holy grail)
« Reply #4 on: Aug 28, 2009; 10:47 PM »
^^
Dealer @Liverpool Station has offered me the Sue Steadiers [4% *,o)].
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Re: Sue Steadiers (or the hunt for the holy grail)
« Reply #5 on: Aug 29, 2009; 01:20 AM »
For 30(ish) level items I'd farm Ploughyard, Tower and Occy is a waste of time IMHO.

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Re: Sue Steadiers (or the hunt for the holy grail)
« Reply #6 on: Aug 29, 2009; 03:25 AM »
Quote from: "cinzcodeX"
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Dealer @Liverpool Station has offered me the Sue Steadiers [4% *,o)].

Ahh yes...  the patch..  But i just need to get a internet connection at home to dl the
patch!..  thank you.

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