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NoS - Darklight Caverns - T3 - The Spirit Fades
« on: March 09, 2023, 09:38:48 PM »
Darklight Caverns - T3 - The Spirit Fades


Zone & Instance Info

Gather Zone: Deepshade
NPC Name: a spirit messenger
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

Grakaw is trapped by a combination of magics, and must be freed.

Bosses:

Demonstrated Depletion

Weakness Evinced

Manifest Lethargy (splits at 50% into: Manifest Apathy and Manifest Drowsiness)

Various movement emotes and auras to content with during event.



Strategy

Demonstrated Depletion - Move with Main Tank to avoid Seething Energy.

Weakness Evinced - Stay out of Depletion auras (emotes indicate areas to stay away from).

Manifest Lethargy - Kill Lesser adds first via MA.  When Manifest Lethargy splits, kill Manifest Apathy then Manifest Drowsiness.


Tanks:
- MTO - Move boss out of Seething Energy and Depletion auras.


Healers & Casters:
- During Demonstrated Depletion boss, can position in cave and range heal/dps


MA Kill Order: ...


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



Bosses

Boss activates when hit by select spell type (heal or cure or buff).  Spell order matters for achievements.

Boss Activation Order for Achievements:

Achievement   Spell Order
Conscientious Liberation - Heal, Cure, Buff
Unscrupulous Liberation - Buff, Heal, Cure


Boss   Emote
Demonstrated Depletion - The spike in health disturbs something unseen attached to Grakaw. Magic swirls and congeals into a creature.
Weakness Evinced - Positive magical energy disturbs something unseen attached to Grakaw. Power swirls and congeals into a creature.
Manifest Lethargy - Magical revitilization disturbs something unseen attached to Grakaw. Lights swirl and congeals into a creature.


Demonstrated Depletion   Spawns: Seething Energy (white aura)
Warning Emote:
The Demonstrated Depletion begins to glow slightly, drawing a little energy from every living thing in the cave.
Note:
- Activates when Grakaw is HEALED (single target heal)
- Seething Energy entities spawn at Demonstrated Depletions location and fan out (occurs at 1m 10s intervals)
- Players react and move to avoid Seething Energy
- Failure results in Discharge
           
Weakness Evinced   Spawns: Depletion (green aura)
Warning Emote:
- Weakness Evinced sends energy at Grakaw.
- Weakness Evinced sends energy toward the rear of the cave.
- Weakness Evinced sends energy toward the center of the cave.
- Weakness Evinced sends energy at the great spirits.
- Weakness Evinced sends energy at Grakaw and the great spirits.
- Weakness Evinced sends energy into the tunnel.
- Weakness Evinced sends energy toward the rear of the cave and the tunnel.
Note:
- Activates when Grakaw is CURED (Remove Greater Curse)
- Depletions spawn at one or more emoted locations (occurs at 50s intervals)
- Players react and move to avoid Depletions
- Failure results in Life Siphon
           
Thinning Skin - Single Target - AC Reduction up to 350 + 400% Increase to Spell Damage Taken  (18s duration, 1000' range)
Warning Emote:
Weakness Evinced devitalizes the skin of Soandso, Soandso, ..., and Soandso.
Effect Message: Your skin grows thin and dry.
Limit Spell: Slicing Energy - Single Target - 250k DD + Mana Drain
Effect Message: Sharp blades of energy slice into you.
Note:
-
           
Manifest Lethargy   Envelopment - Single Target - Pull + Invulnerability (36s duration, 1000' range)
Effect Message: You are completely engulfed in Lethargy.
Note:
- Activates when Grakaw is BUFFED (Strength or Haste)
- Spawns Lesser adds at HP percentages
- At 50% Manifest Lethargy splits into Manifest Apathy and Manifest Drowsiness
-- Split emote: Lethargy becomes more complicated.
           



Auras - Seething Energy and Depletion


Seething Energy   Discharge - Roaming Caster PBAE - 600k DD (75' range)
Warning Emote:
Demonstrated Depletion drains power from Soandso, Soandso, ..., and Soandso.
Effect Message: Energy sears your skin.
Note:
- Occurs while Demonstrated Depletion is active
           
Depletion   Life Siphon - Caster PBAE - 550k DD + 20k Mana Drain (150' AE range)
Warning Emote:
Weakness Evinced starts rips the physical endurance from Soandso, Soandso, ...,
and Soandso. Then tries to pull the mental energy from Soandso, Soandso, ..., and Soandso.
Effect Message: A portion of your life's energy is stolen.
Note:
- Occurs while Weakness Evinced is active
           



Adds

Lesser adds spawn when Manifest Lethargy is active.

Spawn emote: Several lesser manifestations appear.

 
Lesser Depletion--
Note:
-
       
Lesser Lethargy--
Note:
- Mezzable
       
Lesser Manipulation--
Note:
-
       
Lesser Weakness--
Note:
-
       



Start Event

Event is triggered by casting a Heal, Cure, or Buff on Grakaw.



Achievements:

- Conscientious Liberation
-- Remove the bonds from Grakaw in the least destructive order.

- Unscrupulous Liberation
-- Bravely remove the bonds from Grakaw in the most destructive order.

- Thick Skin
-- Don't be hit with the Slicing Energy spell while under the effects of Thinning Skin. (personal)



Lore:

Event Reset:

[Sat Mar 04 20:11:29 2023] With no enemy to battle, the bonds that were manifested reattach themselves to Grakaw.




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:
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Other labels for group zone:
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Text & Audio Triggers - Mandatory

Everyone  Main Package  2023-03-09 (2:21pm)  - Add Spawn - Lesser Manifestations
- Boss Active
-- Demonstrated Depletion
-- Manifest Lethargy
-- Weakness Evinced

- Demonstrated Depletion - Seething Energy - Move with Tanks
- Weakness Evinced - Depletions - Move Away from Location(s)

- Event Reset




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).
« Last Edit: February 01, 2024, 11:16:03 PM by Furro »

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Re: NoS - Darklight Caverns - T3 - The Spirit Fades
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2023, 09:41:10 PM »
Thursday, March 9, 2023 - Update

Strategy posted based on our win last week.


DELETE OLD TRIGGER PACKAGE "Darklight Caverns - The Spirit Fades - Everyone", BEFORE IMPORTING NEW!

Make sure trigger package is enabled


See everyone in-game! :)