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Palborough Mines  

Type: Dungeon
Region: Gustaberg
Min Level: 5
Max Level: 25
Connected Areas:North Gustaberg
Waughroon Shrine
Zeruhn Mines
Quests for Palborough Mines
Mobs found in Palborough Mines
Items found in Palborough Mines

Overview
Zone TypeDungeon
RegionGustaberg
ExpansionOriginal
Level Range5 to 25
Entry RequirementNone
EscapeNorth Gustaberg
ActivitiesMining, Fishing
Weather
Fellowship NPCYes
ChocoboNo
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Description

These mines,nestled in the Northeastern corner of North Gustaberg, are still in relatively good shape -- much of the machinery even still functions. Yet the tunnels and shafts have become infested with beastmen and monsters. The Mines themselves are divided up into three "floors", each progressively more difficult than the last. On the top floor is an unusual shrine with a Burning Circle that seems to lead somewhere else.

Points of Interest

Maps

Map 1 Map 2 Map 3

Treasure Chests

Quest Items

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Mining

Fishing

Fish

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Updated: Fri Jul 3 14:21:03 2009

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Help plz.
# Aug 24 2007 at 3:55 AM Rating: Decent
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Can someone tell me how to get to Palhborough mines plz i have been searching everywhere.I'm in zaruhn mines i just need to know how to get there and what's it connected to.thanks.
Help plz.
# Feb 19 2008 at 12:09 PM Rating: Decent
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If fact, it's not really connected. Palborough mines has a one way exit to Zeruhn Mines from the third floor, around H-8. But beware! Zi'Ghi Boneeater occasionally can be seen in that area. Guarding the boat to Zeruhn mines, as well, are two Quadav's. To actually get to Palborough Mines, go out of Bastok and go to North Gustaberg (The closest entrance to Bastok). Look at your map, and it should show Palborough Mines are your map. I'm on Pandemonium if you need help getting there. /tell xhuli.
Crazy things to do
# Jul 19 2006 at 5:44 PM Rating: Decent
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Having farmed here when I was at level 30 for hours, I know alot about this place.

I know some really dirty tricks that you used to be able to do.

For the WAR AF boots quest there is a tough quad NM that you pop at the top floor. Pre MPK patch you could use him to kill anyone who entered the mines regardless of level.

My evil friend used to get kicks out of MPK'ing people who were going for KSNM30 and BCNMs.

He used to pop the NM, voke it, then run like **** to the zone on the first floor. He would drop done the old machine thing, to the creek, and rush to the first floor without being hit once. He would then wait at the zone until most of the quads got close.

After that, he would zone it. This was before MPK patch so none of them de poped.

It was ugly.. Anyone who entered would be aggroed by the NM and the 30-40 quads around it would link and kill the player in a matter of seconds.

You had no chance of surviving either. The lag would make it very difficult to cast spells and you were some how bound while the quads attacked you.

Post MPK patch none of that stuff can be done anymore, Yes, I know most don't like MPK'ing, but I used to get alot of laughs out of it.

Don't get me wrong, I wasn't the one killing people. I just watched.

Also, another interesting thing I found out. If you shoot a rabbit across that creek nexto to the elevator, and then enter the elevator, the train will be transported to to elevator. Works with quads too.
Crazy things to do
# Oct 27 2008 at 5:04 PM Rating: Decent
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Dude, that's horrible. I wouldn't have been able to sit and let this happen.
This is a MINE right.
# Mar 20 2006 at 10:37 PM Rating: Decent
So I just spent more then an hour on the top floor of the mines looking to get lucky with some Platinum ore. However, as chance would have it I honestly did not see ONE SINGLE mining point. Has anyone ever had an experience like that? You can still get Platinum ores here right?
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RE: This is a MINE right.
# Mar 31 2006 at 9:45 AM Rating: Decent
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I saw a Mining Point the other day in first floor, of way to elevator that takes to the third floor.
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n00b
# Jan 16 2006 at 5:40 AM Rating: Default
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hey guys, just wondering...can anyone tell me a spot were i can mine

i can...get a !%$#ing pickaxes and take a tour into the mines keep pressing tab or get a $#@!ing bot till u find a mine point .... TADA!!!!
you found ur first ore ! congratulations no00ba
n00b
# Mar 21 2007 at 9:33 PM Rating: Decent
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uncalled for >.>
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chest spawn time
# Nov 23 2005 at 11:49 AM Rating: Decent
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what is the spawn time for the chests here?
The Refiner
# Aug 01 2005 at 11:11 PM Rating: Decent
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i mined at the mithral seam for a bit and only got someother item and put it in the refiner. what i thought would be mithral ore came out as mithral dust or something like that. am i supposta craft it or something?
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RE: The Refiner
# Aug 05 2005 at 7:59 PM Rating: Decent
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it is used as part of the 2-3 mission. since im from sandy, i had to turn it into the ppl at the bastok embassy than kill a windy dragon.

it has no other use to you, if u are not on that quest and/or do not need to do it, than just toss the stuff
Mining
# Jul 09 2005 at 7:31 PM Rating: Decent
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hey guys, just wondering...can anyone tell me a spot were i can mine...tell the <pos>..or somthing...cause i need zinc ore for goldsmithing, and a freind told me to come here....with a 23war/11mnk shouldnt be hard...just need a spot to mine :)...thnx...and please tell me....
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The boat...
# May 16 2005 at 3:45 PM Rating: Decent
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There is only one boat correct?

Edited, Mon May 16 16:52:44 2005
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RE: The boat...
# May 19 2005 at 10:06 AM Rating: Decent
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I saw two boats when i was doing the drk quest but they are in the same place.. im pretty sure you can go in either one
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Maps
# Apr 30 2005 at 2:50 PM Rating: Decent
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Hey, where can i get a map of Palborough Mine??
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RE: Maps
# May 17 2005 at 7:37 PM Rating: Decent
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You can get a map of palborough form one of the mpa vendors in bastok.
Mission 2-3
# Mar 29 2005 at 8:37 PM Rating: Decent
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Now I know I am sounding like a noob when I am saying this, but I cannot find the freakin' lower refiner. I put in a mine gravel, then I'm like "WTF!?", where's the other one? It would be a great deal of help if anyone could post a map showing Refiner locations. Thankyou.
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RE: Mission 2-3
# Apr 04 2005 at 11:33 AM Rating: Decent
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nevermind, i found it. For those of you who are wondering, just jump down right behind the refiner after putting in the gravel and pulling the lever. Its right beneath it! I actually found it by accident, funny story....
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Refinery
# Mar 23 2005 at 1:53 AM Rating: Decent
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I found the refinery on the upper level, where is the one on the lower? I've been running around forever and can't find the farn thing ; ;

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RE: Refinery
# Mar 24 2005 at 8:43 AM Rating: Decent
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its on the second level if you look on the map theres a curving passage way that sweeps round under the refiner and an open area with water
Map location!
# Mar 10 2005 at 12:48 PM Rating: Good
For those of you who were wondering you can purchase a map for 600 gil in Bastok Markets. The location is (H-9)and the NPC's name is Karine. She's in a tent near the water. Hope that helps everyone out. ^^

Edited, Thu Mar 10 12:53:11 2005
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Getting Keys
# Feb 24 2005 at 8:58 AM Rating: Decent
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I dunno about all of you, but I find it's really easy to get chest kes here. when i went to get key for Kazham airpass quest, myself (25WAR/12MNK) and my friend (50PLD/25WAR) got it in about a half hour. Just last night, i went to help one of my friends get their key, and we got 3 to drop in half an hour ^^ so, all in all, it was good.

On a side note, i can't seem to find a chest for that key i got last night, can anyone give me a map that has where they spawn?

EDIT: Found one, got my Flame Boomerange ^^. now using it to skill up throwing for when I can use Shuriukens as NIN.

Edited, Sun Mar 6 15:23:33 2005
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RE: Getting Keys
# Nov 22 2005 at 4:24 AM Rating: Decent
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i hope you seriously didn't waste your key. you have to turn it in to someone in jeuno, not use it.
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Map?
# Feb 19 2005 at 11:41 PM Rating: Decent
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I want to know where do i get the map for this place ><
The Toolbox?
# Feb 18 2005 at 3:57 PM Rating: Decent
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Ok I noticed people asked about it.. but no one replied.. what is the old toolbox for??? ^^;;
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RE: The Toolbox?
# Feb 20 2005 at 3:48 PM Rating: Excellent
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The Old Toolbox is a key item used for a quest in Bastok called The Elevenths Hour. In order to get the quest, you must have completed the previous quest Hearts of Mythril. The NPC for both of these quests (I forget his name) is in the Bat's Lair Inn in Bastok Mines. After you get the Old Toolbox, speak to him, then speak to the Galka in the last room on the left on the catwalk above the Mines area. You will get a cutscene, complete the quest, receive a Small Sword and a cool title.
Toolbox
# Feb 07 2005 at 9:35 PM Rating: Decent
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What is the Old Toolbox for?
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Elevators
# Feb 06 2005 at 6:30 PM Rating: Decent
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[b][/b]Can some post the locations of all the elvators, trying to do Mission 2/3 but can't find it. Can't get to the 3rd floor. Help!!!!!!!
Chests?
# Jan 26 2005 at 11:43 PM Rating: Decent
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Any one know if there is a map for this place that shows the chest pop lacations?? Like the ones for RSE gear?? (ordell's, Mazes, and Gusgen) I'm on a chest hunting quest of my own and want to burn this key that I fouind while helping a group get Kazham keys.. thx in advance ^^

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Palborough Chest
# Dec 16 2004 at 8:11 AM Rating: Decent
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Hey, Quick question. The Chest found in here, what item do you get from it? There was a guy searching for it & he said it had a Ninja weapon for a quest in it? If this is true which one & for what quest?
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RE: Palborough Chest
# Mar 17 2005 at 6:37 PM Rating: Decent
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There is a nin quest given Ayame for the ******** You have to get a key item out of the chest. I forget the name of the quest though...
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RE: Palborough Chest
# Dec 16 2004 at 2:51 PM Rating: Excellent
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I believe its the Flame Boomerang that you can get from the chests in mines
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RE: Palborough Chest
# Dec 22 2004 at 10:44 PM Rating: Excellent
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I got a Flame Boomerang from a chest in Palborough. :)
I'm dum
# Dec 05 2004 at 7:16 PM Rating: Decent
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I remember bein a noob and trying to get the stuff for Sandy mission 2/3... I had to pt with dudes at lvl 25 and I was only level 8 at the time... How did I get through all those missions and only have lvl 8? o.O
Palborough mine
# Nov 09 2004 at 3:39 PM Rating: Good
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how do you get from Zeruhn to Palborough?
RE: Palborough mine
# Dec 05 2004 at 2:25 PM Rating: Decent
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you can take the boat it's on the 3rd floor it takes ya right to the Zeruhn mines just hop on the boat and pull the lever

If ya wanna mess around with a friend and they don't know about the boat you can always tell them to stand on the boat and launch them make sure it's ment to be funny though and your all done there of they may get mad at you
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dark knight quest
# Feb 20 2006 at 2:47 AM Rating: Decent
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how do u get to the 3rd floor? b/c im doing the Dark Knight quest and i'm lookin all around the 2nd floor and i can't find the elevator or w/e...if u have a <pos> or sumthin that'd b cool, if not, jes let me know around where it is on the map...whether to the north or south or w/e...thanx a bunch
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Palborough Mines
# Nov 04 2004 at 9:28 AM Rating: Default
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Palborough is a great place to farm below lvl 30, IF you can catch it when it's not being farmed by half of Bastok. I've helped people get keys many times, and I've always had NP with RDM/THF combo (I suggest you don't try soloing your key below level 26), with THF at 15 of course. I have the best luck getting keys across the river at the furthest E. bridge (across the whole map from the Shrine). You can get it at the other points, too, but I've seen an NM quadav spawn at the egg chamber area and give a lvl 41 MNK a good fight. Working the easternmost area, I can usually get a key within an hour to an hour and a half (solo) with THF subbed at 15.
Side note about the refiner: I have killed beaucoup quadavs in huge trains at the foot of the refiner many times while farming and I've yet to see an NM. If there is one, it takes a special trigger to spawn it.
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RE: Palborough Mines
# Apr 21 2005 at 8:17 AM Rating: Decent
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why bother with thf15 if your farming jobs under level 30? TH wont apply til 30 plus with thf sub. unless thf is main.
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# Nov 03 2004 at 6:23 PM Rating: Decent
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Wow. I was extremely lucky in all of my key findings. I was able to get each key on the first drop.I soloed each different mob, I reccomend doing this (especially as a monk) because I find rare items drop more frequently while soloing or in a party of 2 or 3.
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RE: Joy
# Dec 05 2004 at 7:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Not too many rare items up there, if you can get one of the NM's and really only Zi'Ghi' Boneater is common there. The hardest quads drop some brass armor, the keys to low-decent treasure, and feetich peices galore! I guess thats good at lower levels.
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Easy way to get key
# Oct 31 2004 at 10:36 PM Rating: Default
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Guys... I don't know how to tell you this... but all these horror stories make me wince. Because its very easy to get the key. Get a map, and proceed towards the Burning Circle. The Old Quadav that is closest to the Burning Circle drops keys almost every kill. So as long as you can get a map, finding akey, for your friend or yourself... is very easy. By far, this is the easiest key to get. Otherwise, you're gonna be searching for a while...
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RE: Easy way to get key
# Mar 20 2005 at 1:24 PM Rating: Decent
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actually, i had more problems getting this key than any of the others. It took me about an hour to actually get to where the quadav were that drop the keys, to start killing them and to actually get a key. and the sad thing is that i had a lvl 65MNK and a 60 something WHM helping me.

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My story
# Oct 20 2004 at 8:42 AM Rating: Decent
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Since your talking about key experiences, i'll tell mine. First night i was looking for the keys, i found a party that needed them too, so i joined in and we sat around near Ghelshaba and look for the keys. 2 hours go by, no key. We kill 1 last quadov, and we get it. HURRAY. so we all head out and about half way someone gets aggro'd. the party destroys the quadov following her, and bam, two more keys. -_- after that we disband and i run to the mines and log. i log back in the next day and someone invites me to help get the key. i accept, and its the same party O_o. we made no plans to meet there, so i waas just lucky i guess. i wounder around trying to find them for like an hour and as soon as we get up there, they get a key, and i die on top of a chest. they decide to use the key to open the chest and we go find a few more keys after the 1k+ gil we got from the chest. after all the keys are i decide "hey im here. i'll go find that toolbox." so i run and find it and head out to the boat where they're at. i get aggro'd soi bind and run thinking i can jump on the boat. i get there and i see them taking off waveing goodbye. great. so i wait for the boat to come back, and as soon as its in sight, lag like you would not belive. i turn around and there are 40+ quadov comeing at me. i have time to jump on the boat before it is boarded and completly filled with them. safe to say, i got a much faster way back to bastok then through zeruhn......
Map
# Oct 11 2004 at 5:34 PM Rating: Decent
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The Map for here is 600 gil. ^^;
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RE: Map
# Nov 22 2004 at 10:03 AM Rating: Decent
this may be a stupid question, but who and where do I buy the map from? Is the map for Palborough a sub map to a different area? I was only guessing that since it's a Dungeon, the map would be specific, like for Dangruf Wadi and the Gusgen mines.
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damn quads 2
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lmao i had a bad one too, thought id go up by my lonesome, finaly after 30 mins found lvl three lol.....i was walking around looking for coppers when a quad behind a gate agros me....now i was stoned so, i said to my self oh well no big deal, more searching...after 1.5 mins he finds me with 20 of his friends lol....on a good note i took down 3 before i died lol
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friggen quads
# Oct 08 2004 at 2:21 PM Rating: Decent
Ok, im sure you have heard these stories about the kazham airship pass quest before but i gota add mine too because its fairly funny now that my rage has subsided after 4 or so hours. Was serching around for the last few days on lvl 3, couldnt find where the heck the copper quads were... i dont have a map so i kept getting lost. X_X; oh well, but i finaly figured out where they were and went charging headlong in... bad move, two old quadavs and one copper... thankfully they all had their backs turned, so i slowly walk away. waited a few mineuts trying to figure out how to draw them one at a time when a small group runs by and picks up the copper and one old, so i grab the other old and proceide to beat him down, after a 200tp red lotus and my 2 hour i beat him with roughly 60 health left. HE WAS EASY PREY WTF!!! so i heal and proceid a lil further. i see a copper, same situation but i have some tp left over from my last fight so i target him and hit ranged attack... no sooner had i pulled out my boomerang than a brass quad spawened about two feet infront and to the left at me with an evil grin in his eyes... so i ran, very quickly, in the general direction of the exit (still no map), dragging every single quadave on lvl 3 with me... i get down to somewhere on the second lvl when it finaly happens... dead end. so i try and run the gauntlet, of course to no avail and end up dying at the hands of roughly 18 quadav. im not exactly sure on the number because its hard to figure out how many of them were inside other ones. but the best i could figure was 18+... i hate this place. i realy realy do.
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Question
# Sep 07 2004 at 3:29 PM Rating: Decent
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What level is good enough to mine in palborough without getting aggro?

Can't stress out how much I hate palborough and the whole bastokan area, the scenery is so dull and it always takes a LONG LONG time to get the kazham key from the Quadavs you need to fight here. Heh love kicking the Dark Dragon's **** though. That is tons of fun. Can't wait to mine here. I make about 10k an hour mining in Zehrun's and yeah it's definitely a lot more iron ore drops since having the field gear. Can't say it increased the rate of darksteel drops though as I have still only mined 2 so far in the past 2 weeks I picked up mining :-/.
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RE: Question
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i guess this answer comes late but i was level 35 before i stopped getting agro at all in palborough. just wanted that to be up on this page somewhere.
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lost
# Aug 31 2004 at 12:46 PM Rating: Decent
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i always get lost when i try to help ppl get their keys -_-
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RE: lost
# Dec 05 2004 at 2:33 PM Rating: Decent
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[Olive]just buy the map it isn't very inexpensive if ya compare it to the other maps that are like 6k or 3k trust me it's a good thing to buy i've had my map for about a month and it is so easy to get around now trust me it's a good deal
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RE: lost
# Feb 19 2005 at 11:27 PM Rating: Decent
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yea... but where do they sell the maps for the mine?
Mining in Palborough
# Jul 29 2004 at 12:01 PM Rating: Decent
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Actually, if you don't mind not getting the occasional rare ore as often as other mines, Palborough can be pretty easy money. Last night I mined for about an hour and a half and made about 30K off of the other stuff (mostly mythrils and irons). Add in the fact that there are also several easy NMs that spawn here (even one that drops a 15K greatsword) and you can make some money in no time.

I myself have never heard the rumor about Field Gear hampering your chances of getting Platinum ores. That just sounds like pure speculation made by someone who had a bad mining excursion while wearing it. Some people just get extremely lucky. I wear the field gear everytime I go and let me tell you, the gear is the reason I make any money off of this mine. Otherwise I'd be stuck getting nothing but copper, tin, and zinc ores. With it on, I mined 9 mythril, 7 iron, 5 zinc, and 5 silver and only lost 14 pickaxes out of a total of 36.

Granted the mine points are a little too far apart, but as there's still money to be made in this mine. I prefer to mine in it because I don't get any aggro at all in there. I try to mine in Gusgen but even at lvl 43 I still get chased around. It's also nice because it's right next to Bastok, so you can mine your heart out and then run straight to Bastok to sell your wares (and they sell FAST in Bastok). Zeruhn Mines is also right next to it (which I've heard is better for getting iron ores) so if you get sick of Palborough, just go next door. Mining is half luck. Just stick with it and the money will come rolling in. Smiley: smile
Pal Sucks
# Jul 22 2004 at 6:54 PM Rating: Decent
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Pal is a horrible place to mine. I've heard rumors of field gear hampering your ability to get Plat drops, but otherwise, the points are faaar too spread out (Cant emphasize this enough) and the chance of a Plat drop is incredibly rare.

Yhogott or zerhun will give MUCH better money for your time invested...and to the 14 monk with all the luck, I call BS.

Map of points:
http://www.hi-ho.ne.jp/gulif/ziq_topeng.html
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RE: Pal Sucks
# Nov 13 2004 at 8:12 PM Rating: Decent
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I got 2 platinum ores, 10 mythril ores, 3 silver ores, 11 iron ores, and i don't know how many zinc, tin and copper in Pal with 2 stacks of axes using field gear today(threw all my copper). I then went to Yughott and left within an hour...was getting nothing but iron at best. Just my $0.02.
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Mythril Seam
# Jul 19 2004 at 3:42 PM Rating: Decent
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Can Any1 tell me wat does Mythril Seam Does, when i dig, i got mine gravel, can any1 tell me is there any other ore u can dig up from it??
RE: Mythril Seam
# Jul 30 2004 at 12:15 AM Rating: Decent
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The mythril seams are for the Rank 3 Mission for people not from Bastok. You mine the gravel from it and then take it to be processed in the refiner. From this you get mythril powder/dust which is used to complete the Bastok section of the Mission. Nothing else can be mined from the mythril seams. Look for Mining Points if you want to get ores. The locations of the points can be found here.

Edited, Fri Jul 30 01:16:37 2004
Mining points !?
# Jul 12 2004 at 2:56 AM Rating: Decent
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Can anyone re-post the mining point maps ? (Like ... all minning points in the game and the ores you get from it lol)

coz i have full set field gear and i wanna go mining and earn $$ ^^

Please and thank you (Btw, if you have maps for treasure chests please post it too ... i have being trying so hard to find chests >.<" )

P.S. this link is not working for me : http://gulif.abz.jp/ziq_saikutsuk.html

Edited, Mon Jul 12 04:20:36 2004
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MP coordinates
# Jul 11 2004 at 9:04 PM Rating: Good
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I have tried mining here a couple times and still have not been able to find a mining point, can anyone give me a general area or coordinates of some of the points? thanks
RE: MP coordinates
# Jan 30 2005 at 2:08 PM Rating: Decent
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If you go into the room with the elevevator, on the opposite side of where you get on it, I found one in the corner by the river. Hope this helps.
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Mine gravel and platium ore
# Jul 10 2004 at 11:00 AM Rating: Default
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I went to Palborough as the adventurer I am. With $ and £ in my eyes I just kept digging up that mine gravel....
When it seemed not to stop, I realised this was way to good to be true. And unfortunately it was.
I am a lvl 14 monk, so i got aggroed all the time in there. Besides I had my fieldgear on, so I had no defense or attack at all. I managed to find one miningpoint before I got killed, and would you belive.... I got a platinum ore and a mythril ore ++.
I guess I was extreme lucky, but as soon as I get a couple of more levels, I am heading back :)

PS, I got a dark ore on my second or third MP i Zehrun as well :)

With all the ore,(That sold almost faster than I could put it up in AH) and those rare ores, I spent two lucurative hours in Bastok before I went Windy to look for Spiny Spipi.

Edited, Sat Jul 10 12:04:56 2004
when you mine...
# Jul 06 2004 at 5:47 PM Rating: Decent
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When your mining they usually have about 2 or 3 mps open at a time i think. It really matters how big the spot is too.

Here's the locations>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

http://gulif.abz.jp/ziq_saikutsuk.html

Edited, Tue Jul 6 18:49:59 2004
Chests
# Jun 30 2004 at 1:39 AM Rating: Decent
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Well as I was helping a friend get his Palborough key for his Khazam Airship quest, I thought it would be cool to get a key for myself. Especially since I would just see the chest sitting there.

No wonder, 1500 gil? Thats not very much considering it can take a person multiple hours to find this key, especially since there are usually other higher level people hanging around. I am curious to see how much the Flame Boomerang is worth at the AH.


Remember you must hunt south of the bridges that cross the waterways. I found the area around the Right Bridge to be less populated with other players than the area around the Left Bridge. Made it easier to kill Quadavs without being bothered.
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Mining points
# Jun 22 2004 at 2:19 PM Rating: Decent
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Where are some mining points in the mines(either Zeruhn or Palborough mines)?
I AM IN NEED OF MONEY!!!!
General vacinities, areas on the map or coordinates would be appreciated.
THANKS! =]

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Edited, Sat Jul 3 18:55:07 2004
Refiner
# May 28 2004 at 2:39 AM Rating: Decent
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What exactly does it do?

I pull the lever and nothing happens.

I'm sure it's there for a reason.
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RE: Refiner
# Jun 07 2004 at 6:05 PM Rating: Decent
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It is for the 2-3 mission for Windhurst and San D'oria, if you choose to go to Bastok first for the missions. You use the machine to refine mine gravel into mythril sand.
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Key
# May 25 2004 at 4:35 PM Rating: Decent
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The Copper, Brass & Old Quadav drop the Key and spawn on 3rd floor south part of map anywhere across river. Best way to do it is to get anyone to help that is level 23+ and just spread out across the whole river area killing all that you see and lot until everyone who needs a key gets one. Easy way to get a party of six lvl 25's each a key within an hour. Doesn't matter what jobs you are or anything, just kill as many as you can. Bringing a level 50 (or whatever) friend makes it even faster.
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RE: Key
# Jun 30 2004 at 4:24 PM Rating: Decent
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It would be even more helpful if you had a lvl 15+ THF with you for Treasure Hunter so the key will drop much faster.

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RE: Key
# Jun 03 2004 at 11:13 AM Rating: Decent
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Actually, the Mine Scorpions on the third floor drop keys, too. That's where I got mine for the Kazham airship pass.
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Map to pal-mines
# May 21 2004 at 4:16 AM Rating: Decent
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you can buy the map from a boy named "Rex" in (J-7), Port bastok. for a amount of 600 gil
lost
# May 20 2004 at 7:57 AM Rating: Decent
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wow..it's really a bad idea to go into the mines without a map..me and my brother are so lost that we wondered around the mines for almost an hour before we could see a glimpse of light..word of advice to everyone..go and buy a map before getting in!!!
lost
# May 20 2004 at 7:56 AM Rating: Excellent
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Palborough Mine
# May 19 2004 at 10:35 PM Rating: Decent
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How are the average results with all the gear compared to Zeruhn mines? I'm a level 20BLM/10WHM and just curious to see if Palborough has better results than Zeruhn. Thanks.
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a map
# Apr 21 2004 at 3:27 AM Rating: Good
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RE: a map
# May 21 2004 at 9:40 AM Rating: Decent
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This was much needed. Anyone know the spawn times for MPs? or how many MPs are present at one time?
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Map
# Apr 12 2004 at 5:15 PM Rating: Decent
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Does anyone know where I can get the map to the Palborough Mines?
RE: Map
# Apr 16 2004 at 9:52 AM Rating: Excellent
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You can find this map in Port Bostok. Talk to the little kid, Rex, inside one of the tents that sells imports. I think you can get it for less than 1k, I dont' remember too clearly though.
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Map
# Apr 12 2004 at 5:15 PM Rating: Decent
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Does anyone know where I canget the map to the Palborough Mines?
Ores?
# Mar 24 2004 at 5:50 PM Rating: Decent
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what ores can be mined in these mines?

thanks
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RE: Ores?
# May 21 2004 at 9:48 AM Rating: Default
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In Palborough Mines you can find the following ores:
Pebble: Easy
Copper Ore: Easy
Tin Ore: Easy
Zinc Ore: Easy
Iron Ore: Hard
Silver Ore: Hard
Mythril Ore: Hard
Platinum Ore: Hard

Expect alot of pickaxes to break, even if you have a full field suit.
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