Halloween in Glenfort!

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Re: Halloween in Glenfort!

Postby Bimbosigliere » Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:20 pm

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Re: Halloween in Glenfort!

Postby Dennis144 » Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:06 pm

How often does The event pop up, anyone knows?
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Re: Halloween in Glenfort!

Postby Bj_Knows » Fri Oct 25, 2013 5:42 pm

Dennis144 wrote:How often does The event pop up, anyone knows?
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Rumor says every 5 hours starting at 4:00 PM EDT/ 20:00 Server.
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Re: Halloween in Glenfort!

Postby Sharky_Crafts » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:38 pm

Been told its 5 hours from start of one set to the start of the next, so as the first was at server time 8pm, the next should be server time 1 am
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Re: Halloween in Glenfort!

Postby Lugh_ » Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:09 pm

I calculated through the weekend, figured I wouldn't go into next week in case someone cries and they change it like last time :-p

Event times game (eastern) for the weekend

Friday 20:00 (16), 01:00 (21)

Saturday 06:00 (02), 11:00 (07), 16:00 (12), 21:00 (17), 02:00 (22)

Sunday 07:00 (03), 12:00 (08), 17:00 (13), 22:00 (18), 03:00 (23)
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Re: Halloween in Glenfort!

Postby M_Kobra » Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:38 pm

Been spamming the undead all day (while time permitted) and I have to say, it is a lot of fun to kill zombies over and over again. Plus the t15 weapon is super easy to get and super powerful. As a 1h+shield justi in pvp and pve this was useful to me both ways. Venan's holiday events have been fun all around with me and my friends that play. Keep it up guys!
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Re: Halloween in Glenfort!

Postby Lugh_ » Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:17 pm

Here are some thoughts I've had on how to maximize candy corn drops, for me at least.
1- used my elixir of luck that I got from Lucky.
2- wear all luck enchantment gear as I can
3- drop some initial e on toon I want going all the way (my sw), then do a little on other toons, back to sw.
4- burn EVERYTHING on one event. since there are higher drops at the higher levels in the event, the payout is far more worth it than having to burn to get to level 6 again.
5- focus on one toon for each event. don't bother burning on more than one toon at a time.
6- check free gs apps. I just picked up 36 tonight alone.
7- I had a fair amount of gs saved from drops (I'm very frugal on burning in raids when possible), so got the pumpkin shield for 1.5x corn drop rate. hurt paying that much gs, but I want the best weapon in the game, so I'll be there.

so far in 2 events I've burned all the pots I've had saved (like 9?), and I'm over 2500 candy corn already, for the toon I'm focused on. it's kind of unrealistic to expect all my toons to get the t15 weapon, that's just insane amounts of work.
good luck. results may vary :)

Also, I do not mind the events having a 4 hour off window. I can farm materials, complete my feats (pirate killer??), run gg MVP raids, or even eat dinner.

I say well done overall, venan. I'm not the most pleased with the weapon, as my main is wm, but I enjoy doing the events.
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Re: Halloween in Glenfort!

Postby Gadzekka » Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:28 am

Seems the only way to the new weapon is spend gs, I am averaging around 200 candy corn per event per toon without spending, if I hit three events a a day for nine days that's only 5-6000 candy corn. A lot of gold shields to spend to get a weapon that May be obsolete in a few weeks when 2.0 comes out with t16 gear
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Re: Halloween in Glenfort!

Postby Sharky_Crafts » Sat Oct 26, 2013 3:32 am

Event Times

Event opening times, all times are server time

Saturday 26th, 11am, 4pm, 9pm.
Sunday 27th, 2am, 7am, 12 noon, 5pm, 10pm.
Monday 28th, 3am, 8am, 1pm, 6pm, 11pm.
Tuesday 29th, 4am, 9am, 2pm, 7pm, 12 midnight.
Wednesday 30th, 5am, 10am, 3pm, 8pm.
Thursday 31st, 1am, 6am, 11am, 4pm, 9pm.
Friday 1st as Sunday 27th
Saturday 2nd as Monday 28th
Sunday 3rd as Tuesday 29th but the whole event finishes at 8pm server time.

Standard rewards
incursion lvl 4 = 8 corn per drop.
lvl 5 = 10 corn per drop.

hope this helps,

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Re: Halloween in Glenfort!

Postby Sharky_Crafts » Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:16 am

During the last run through i paid more attention to the mechanics of the raid and learned the following.

phase 1, 8 waves, so 16e, reward 2 corn per wave = 16 corn
p2, 8 w, so 16e (32e so far) 4 corn pw = 32 c (48)
p3, 8 w, 16e (48e tot) 6 cpw = 48 c (96)
p4, 8w, 16e (64e tot) 8 cpw = 64 c (160 corn total)
p5, 8w, 16e (80e tot) 10 cpw = 80 c (240 c tot)
phase 6 maximum incursion, 14 corn per wave.

This shpuld help people work out what they need to do to get what they want !

Cheers,

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