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NoS - Ruins of Shadow Haven - T2 - When One Door Closes
« on: February 09, 2023, 09:53:52 PM »
Ruins of Shadow Haven - When One Door Closes


Zone & Instance Info

Gather Zone: Ruins of Shadow Haven
NPC Name: Animist Khalan
NPC Location: Find path (CTRL-F)

Keyword to Enter:ready


Flag & Key Requirements

Zone Flag: None
Event Key: None
Group Mission: None
Event Flags: None
 
* Minimum to be Piggy/85'/pushed into raid: No requirement


Brief Event Overview

Mutable Monstrosity transforms to various creatures; each having their own abilities.

Various auras appear on the ground.

Whirling debris spawns at 10%~ HP intervals.

Spiderling penalty adds spawn.



Strategy

Tight formation, move with the Main Tank as auras appear on ground.

Avoid all auras.

React to emotes and directionals.

No Calls - Rez Only - Lingering player corpses spawn Spiderling adds.

Use Corruption Cure to bane kill Whirling debris adds.  Target: whirling_debris03, 04, 05.  Others reportedly not susceptible to bane (00, 01, 02).

Assist MA to kill remaining Whirling debris adds.



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Tanks:
- Bring Whirling debris adds to main raid
-


Healers:
- Use Corruption Cure to bane kill Whirling debris adds (setup /tar hotkey)
-


MA Kill Order: Boss, Whirling debris adds, any Spiderlings


That's it for now!

This is a preliminary write up, which will be amended accordingly based on our experiences and feedback provided by our raiders.

* Friendly reminder: Freelance Raid Suggestion Policy regarding New Content - Don't kill the messenger -- pie management.



Details of NPCs/Mechanics



Mutable Monstrosity

Mutable Monstrosity transforms the faster it dies or every 1m 30s.

When Mutable Monstrosity transforms back to an ooze, it retains some powers from other forms.  Each cycle increases the powers gained.

The Mutable Monstrosity suddenly changes form.

The Mutable Monstrosity responds to its wounds by changing forms.

The Mutable Monstrosity loses its form, but retains some of the abilites of the old forms. (Bug: abilities is spelled incorrectly in the emote)


Butterfly   -
Warning Emote: ...
1st Person: ...
Note:
-
      
Cocktrice   Stone Crust - Single Target Stun (10s duration)
Effect Message: The top layer of your skin turns to stone.
Limit Spell Cast: Amplified Stone Crust - STUN (20s duration)
Limit Spell Effect Message: The thick layer of your skin turns to stone.
Note:
- Amplified by Amorphous Amplification to Amplified Stone Crust
      
Lizard   Fascinating Eye - Charm (18s duration)
Warning Emote: The monstrosity's single bobbing eye turns toward SoandsoA, SoandsoB, SoandsoC, SoandsoD, and SoandsoE.
1st Person: The single bobbing eye hypnotizes you.
Note:
- 10s between emote and spell cast
- Move out of LoS of boss maybe

Example:
[Sat Feb 04 20:30:00 2023] The monstrosity's single bobbing eye turns toward Rudy, Dolemite, Furro, Rosalind, and Quartay.
[Sat Feb 04 20:30:10 2023] The single eye closes.
...
[Sat Feb 04 20:30:29 2023] You have control of yourself again.
      
Boiling Steam Breath - Directional FRONTAL AE - 550k DD + 350k DoT (18s duration, 120' range)
Effect Message: Boiling steam washes over you. It burns.
Note:
- Boiling Steam Breath is amplified by Amorphous Amplification
      
Spider   Blinding Spray - Directional REAR AE - Blind + 50% Melee Slow + 50% Parry/Block Decrease (12s duration)
Effect Message: Burning spray hits you in the face.
Note:
- Rear AE on this also inculdes portion of sides
      
Tentacle Terror   Defensive Shove - Caster AE - 100k DD + Knockback (70' range)
Effect Message: Tentacles fling you away from the monstrosity.
Note:
-
      
Thrashing Tentacles - Caster AE - 450k DD + Knockback + Stun (70' range)
Effect Message: Tentacles slam into you, over and over again.
Note:
- Thrashing Tentacles is amplified by Amorphous Amplification
      
Underbulk   Armored Shell - Target Self - 20% Melee Guard (5m duration)
Flicking Tail - Directional REAR AE - 550k DD + Knockback (75' range)
Effect Message: The creature's tail slaps you.
Note:
-



Event Auras

Various auras spawn throughout the event.


Blue Aura   Sticky Silk
Casts: Clinging Silk - Root + Mana Drain (60' range, 18s duration)
Effect Message: Silk webbing covers the area around you.
Note:
- Failure to get out of Sticky Silk aura results in Clinging Silk
- Clinging Silk is amplified by Amorphous Amplification
          
Green Aura   Glittering Dust
Casts: Amorphous Amplification - Mana Drain + Increase Spell Damage Taken by 35%~ + Increased Spell Effects (40' range, 3m duration)
1st Person Warning Emote: Motes of glittering dust begin to form around you.
3rd Person Warning Emote: Motes of glittering dust begin to form around Curly, Smurf, Amy, and Eggs.
Effect Message: Your body becomes slightly malleable, weak to similar magic.
Note:
- Failure to get out of Glittering Dust aura results in Amorphous Amplification
- Amorphous Amplification increases effects from spells Burrowing Spikes, Thrashing Tentacles, Clinging Silk, and Boiling Steam Breath
- Grants immunity to Stone Crust
- Casts Amplified Stone Crust when Stone Crust lands on bearer.
          
Purple Aura   -
Spawns: Lulling Dust
1st Person Warning Emote: Lulling dust begins to move toward you.
3rd Person Warning Emote: Lulling dust begins to move toward Soandso.
Effect Message: ...
Note:
- Emoted players kite lulling dust South, away from raid
          
Red Aura   Subterranean Spikes
Casts: Burrowing Spikes - Root + Mana Drain (60' range, 18s duration)
3rd Person Warning Emote: The floor shakes as things move underground near SoandsoA and SoandsoB.
Effect Message: Chitinous spikes burst from the ground under you.
Note:
- Failure to get out of Subterranean Spikes aura results in Burrowing Spikes
- Burrowing Spikes is amplified by Amorphous Amplification



Adds

Various adds spawn throughout event.


Whirling debris--
Note:
- Single target Corruption Cure to bane kill
- Not all whirling debris susceptible to bane
       
Spiderlings--
Note:
- From lingering player corpses
- No Calls - Rez Only



Start Event

Event is triggered by speaking with Animist Khalan and saying keyword: secret

Animist Khalan says, 'I guess you do know!  There was a monster pretending to be the door? How is that even possible? Well knowing that is nice, but you seem to have angered the thing...'



Achievements:

- Brutal Efficiency
-- Do not allow the Mutable Monstrosity to change forms on its own.

- Hiding in Plain Sight
-- Find and destroy illusionary creatures with magic before defeating the Mutable Monstrosity.

- Arachnophobia
-- Do not allow any spiderling to burst from anyone's corpse.



Lore:

Event Reset:

The Mutable Monstrosity, finding no foes, takes the shape of a door.



Auras

The following are the absolute minimum graphic settings to see auras.  Zoning is required for the changes to take effect.

To make the changes, in game go to Options (ALT-O), Display tab.  On that page there's a Particles area with three little tabs: Spells, Env and Player.





Map Locations

Map file: N/A (right-click, "Save As", and place in EQ maps folder).

Corner Locations:
Code: [Select]
Labels submitted by: Soandso


Other labels for group zone:
Code: [Select]



Text & Audio Triggers - Mandatory

Everyone  Main Package  2023-02-08 (8:35pm)  - Add Spawn - Whirling debris

- Auras - Get Out of Auras
-- Blue Aura - Sticky Silk
-- Green Aura - Amorphous Amplification
-- Red Aura - Subterranean Spikes

- Fascinating Eye - Charms
- Gaze - Safe to Look
- Lulling Dust - Kite Away
- Ooze - Increased Abilities

- Event Reset
- Event Start



Triggers below are toggled OFF by default - Situational usage.

       



GINA Issues?  Help Below:

If you're new to GINA and/or having issues with importing/enabling our trigger files, please read Ssark's GINA Manual.  If you're still having issues after following Ssark's guide, reply to the Audio and Text Triggers Alternative - GINA thread located in the Raiders Essentials section of our forums, and we'll work to resolve the issue(s).


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Re: NoS - Ruins of Shadow Haven - T2 - When One Door Closes
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2023, 09:54:13 PM »
Thursday, February 9, 2023 - Update

Strategy posted based on our win last week.


DELETE OLD TRIGGER PACKAGE "Ruins of Shadow Haven - When One Door Closes - Everyone", BEFORE IMPORTING NEW!

Make sure trigger package is enabled


See everyone in-game! :)