Cloak fragments in HOD..? Non-existent?

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  1. IWantedALongUsername

    IWantedALongUsername Forum Apprentice

    Hi, I was close to getting my 1000-gold cloak and was running HOD. In a day - say about 5-10 runs, I could get 4-5 cloak fragments. Then, since everything changed in Release 111, the drop rate disappeared and since then, I have had 1 measly cloak fragment in HOD. I now have 85 coins for the ferryman and only need another 16 fragments to complete the cloak, but at this rate it's never going to happen? Is this a bug or Bigpoint's idea of cruelty?
     
  2. Gummiball

    Gummiball Forum Ambassador

    I think the second part of your sentence :p
     
  3. NightWalker

    NightWalker Board Analyst

    suddenly drop rates feel like they plummeted. Can't get any realm fragments too.
     
  4. Torefas

    Torefas Padavan

    I knows nothing about drop rate, but I feel the same like you. I did the quest in R112 and my first fragment from mortis priest is around 10 times run.
     
  5. SillySword

    SillySword Padavan

    I started my level 45 DK's Q6 and Cloak of Power quests between R111 and R112. It took three weeks of solo playing to finish the cloak quest. I did not wipe all monsters, just aiming those with quest items. Here is my loot record.

    74 rounds of OoB to get 12 deadly shards, 6 rounds for 1 shard in average. 33 rounds of HoD to get 90 life thread of the ancestors, 1 round for 3 threadas in average. 97 rounds of HoD to get 30 dark cloth of immortality, 3 rounds for 1 cloth in average.

    The first time I saw someone with the cloak of power in Kingshill at Tegan server is about two or three weeks after cloak shows up in talent tree. I just closed to unlock mount talent and incorrectly thought it only needs enough golds to buy the cloak at that time. After players complaint for low or ZERO drop-rate of fragments in forum, I suddenly realize it needs a lot of hard work, especially in the hard PW time.
     
  6. multitoonz

    multitoonz Forum Great Master

    Wanna bet they start offering quest items for sale soon for andermant? lol
     
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  7. IWantedALongUsername

    IWantedALongUsername Forum Apprentice

    Well... thank you for your feedback... I now have 105 coins, but still only 14 fragments for my cloak... so 20 runs with nada, zilch, zero drops... all up that's about 50 runs now without cloak drops...
     
  8. Superme

    Superme Forum Pro

    The drop rate has been abysmal. It was confirmed for me when I was doing my dwarf. Comparatively I collected more loot with my main at the various levels than I have done with the dwarf. However, the drop rate for that particular quest is awful, especially for the 12 shards that you need from the death knights.
     
  9. DarthTyphoid

    DarthTyphoid Forum Apprentice

    agreed. several months in Ocean of Bones with not one deadly shard drop. several months in Halls of the Dead with not one Cloak of Immortality.
     
  10. Superme

    Superme Forum Pro

    Not to discourage you but it took me about 6 mths to complete that quest. I had gotten the fragments i needed from map 2 in about 6 weeks but it took forever to get those frags from map 1. I remember going over a mth without a single drop.
     
  11. kaiser

    kaiser Forum Apprentice

    I've been at that quest for months now, the drop rate seems to be all over the place, nothing for months, then 2 or 3 frags in a day (4/5 runs).
     
  12. bojsha

    bojsha Someday Author

    One thing is for sure, the fragment drop in Hall's of the Dead is poor, it's going to take me ages to get Cloak and finish the quest. :(
     
  13. -Faeriequeen22-

    -Faeriequeen22- Forum Mogul

    Guess we've all been there. Celebration when you see frag.
    On the other hand, I miss doing that quest so much.. we poor people would gather and have so much fun in those endless rounds.. I miss it. o_O
     
  14. trakilaki

    trakilaki Living Forum Legend

    I was doing the cloak quest for 8 months ... so do the math of fragment drop rates now.
     
  15. ZmajodBosne

    ZmajodBosne Active Author

    I did not get a single frag for 2 months!!! EDIT BP :mad:
     
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  16. Torefas

    Torefas Padavan

    Well, how many hours per day you farm the cloak?

    I take the chance gather all frags in r112. It takes 4 hour straight farming (without rest) to get 1 frag. And the enemy is weaken that time, so the number of minion killed is alot. Almost die exhausted that week.
     
  17. ZmajodBosne

    ZmajodBosne Active Author

    Almost everyday for 3-4 runs, sometimes more.
    Mostly in groups, but sometimes solo, and there are no frags for me (Dark cloth of immortality).
     
  18. IWantedALongUsername

    IWantedALongUsername Forum Apprentice

    same here... 3-4 runs a day, sometimes some more, sometimes less, and I have been stuck on 15 frags since before Christmas and am approaching 300 coins... I guess the question is... why are the developers making us run HOD 300+ times... well, seeing I'm half way... 600+ times... don't get me wrong, I like HOD, but not that much...
     
  19. ZmajodBosne

    ZmajodBosne Active Author

    Mod warning me for inappropriate behavior.
    But,none of them dares to talk about this problem. Same as before, BP continues with nerfing all things quietly. They need to check this drop fragments issue!
     
  20. trakilaki

    trakilaki Living Forum Legend

    You want to get fragments with 3-4 runs per day??? :rolleyes:
    Lot of players including me were taking 50-100 runs per day ... and finished that quest in several months. It took me 8 months to finish that quest. I had 700 gold when I started that quest ... when I have finished it I had almost 2000. :)
     
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