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KS99 drop rate
# Apr 11 2008 at 10:45 AM Rating: Decent
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The drop rate of items from KS99 seems to be around 10%. Hope info helps...
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# Nov 03 2007 at 12:19 PM Rating: Good
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:) wOOtaru!!! got my black belt as of 10/29/2007 thanx to Feona and the HNMLS Absolute Genocide.....spent the rest of the day wearing my black belt....then have been off for a few days moving....lol so I have yet to enjoy it in a party yet....but I did wear it on my way to helping someone do the 5-1 rank....and of course I no longer had my brown belt lol.... :) IDC I will never care about th brown belt again he he he he thanx to much Feona Kitty Man from Caitsith server
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Black Belt
# Aug 09 2007 at 2:31 PM Rating: Decent
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Iam reading through all these posts and seeing people whining about losing their brown belt.........are all of you &%#$ing retarded? It's honestly not a huge deal....go do the quest,get the brown belt,turn it in,and if your someone who deserves a black belt in the first place,or has the knowledge and skill and time-invested to be a part of an endgame shell with the capacity to either claim land kings,or run KSNM's or both...then hopefully youll know enough about the game to farm enough measely gil to buy another one for your capped missions(especially after the economy collapse). Capped missions are probably the LAST thing you should be worried about if your going to go after a thing such as this.
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# Jun 07 2007 at 5:47 PM Rating: Good
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BLACK BELT YESSSSS

Edited, Nov 24th 2007 11:30am by Tigerelf
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# Jan 09 2007 at 11:29 PM Rating: Decent
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got my belt yesterday.

i even claimed aspid personally while the botting JP LS Wizardry stood there watching. chi blast ftw.

thanks to Ultima LS for helping with the kill, and Tribulatons LS for helping me get the other 2 items.

worth the many many hours spent camped in VoS.


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Edited, Jan 30th 2011 3:11pm by Kaolian
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# Jan 09 2007 at 11:26 PM Rating: Decent
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el posto double' !!!!!!!

Edited, Jan 10th 2007 2:27am by Llester
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# Dec 08 2006 at 10:22 PM Rating: Decent
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man i cant believe it, finally have this in my inventory. ive been mnk75 since... well for about 2.5 years now. got my tongue first from a friends ks99. then the beard a week later from nidhogg. and finally last night, it had been 12 months and about 2 weeks since i got the beard, we claimed aspi first window and i won lot between me and 1 other. i have to say this is my proudest moment in all of my ffxi career. to all of you who are low lv mnks actually gettin this belt makes all the effort you put into it worthwhile. i was 0/27 on NQ adamantoise, @#%^er would never drop for me. i did 3 ks99's the hills are alive. won first, no egg, made 1.5m, lost second, did it on watersday, BAD IDEA, won third got a stylet but no egg. and i cant say thank you enough to Solstice :D
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# Dec 08 2006 at 10:18 PM Rating: Decent
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man i cant believe it, finally have this in my inventory. ive been mnk75 since... well for about 2.5 years now. got my tongue first from a friends ks99. then the beard a week later from nidhogg. and finally last night, it had been 12 months and about 2 weeks since i got the beard, we claimed aspi first window and i won lot between me and 1 other. i have to say this is my proudest moment in all of my ffxi career. to all of you who are low lv mnks actually gettin this belt makes all the effort you put into it worthwhile. i was 0/27 on NQ adamantoise, ****** would never drop for me. i did 3 ks99's the hills are alive. won first, no egg, made 1.5m, lost second, did it on watersday, BAD IDEA, won third got a stylet but no egg. and i cant say thank you enough to Solstice :D
best gear
# Jul 21 2006 at 7:10 PM Rating: Default
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this is the best gear in game .... and the fact that its for waist makes it even better. And we mnks have it for ourself..... +12% haste is insane nothing can beat this ^^
KSNM99
# Jun 16 2006 at 8:25 AM Rating: Decent
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The new KSNM99s are a god send for getting this belt. I've had they Wyrm Beard for months now and was still about to give up on the belt due to how heavily camped the other two HNMs are. However, our LS was doing KSNM99 runs of Chlevnik (KB) and I got a B.tongue. O.o

Tomorrow, we're doing the Hills are Alive KSNM99 for an egg. I "might" have my precious by tomorrow evening! Holy **** I can't wait. LoL. Now if those f'n destroyers would finally drop. >.>

And seriously are people worried about not getting the gil from Brown Belt? That just floors me. That belt is insane for it's level, but this belt is insane for any piece of equipment of any level.
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KSNM99
# Oct 22 2006 at 8:24 AM Rating: Decent
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that KSNM has a crappy drop rate on the egg i've heard...which is kinda....sad considering that SE made the items only drop from these or the overcamped and massively botted King Behemoth and Adamontoise/other NM whose name i cant remember.... and i'm kinda glad these cant be sold...cause that makes ppl have to earn them, rather than allow the ********** gilbuyers to just run out and buy enough gil to get the item, and then prance around showing it off, like they do with most other really good, really expensive items
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# Jun 05 2006 at 10:50 AM Rating: Decent
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Got this beauty two days ago.
It was definately worth it.
Got Tongue from KS99, Egg from NQ adamantoise and Beard drom Nidhogg. Took me about half a year to get the items. Quite pleased with it :D
It's one sick piece of equip, and everybody that is doubting to get it, case he will lose his brown belt should get slapped over the head with an axe.
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New Viewpoint and Other Stuff
# Feb 13 2006 at 11:32 AM Rating: Decent
I've noticed that tons of people hate the fact that you have to trade in your Brown Belt to get this one. I'll admit, at first I did as well, but then I found a nice way to rationalize it.
What it literally is, is trading in one piece of equipment for a much, and I stress MUCH better version of it. It's like someone asking to trade their Scorp. Harness +1 for your Scorp Harness...except the difference between these two belts is much greater then a simple NQ-HQ comparison.
You'd have to quest the Brown Belt to get this belt anyway, so technically you're not losing any money at all, if that's your problem with this trade.

As far as the previous post goes, I have this to offer:
-My CoP static consists of DRG, MNK (me), WHM, PLD, SMN, and the 6th switches between their RDM and SMN depending on the mission. We're doing just fine, in fact we absolutely conquered Promy-Vazhl two days ago. MNK isn't a hinderance whatsoever, and I don't even have O. Kote or Jujitsu Gi to make up for whatever percieved shortcoming a MNK would bring in people's minds. In my CoP experience Hundred Fists was a fair deal of help, so I can say from personal experience that MNKs do NOT bring down a CoP group.
-As far as wanting to keep it for capped things, you're gonna have to make a desicion: 1.) keep it until the capped missions are over, then trade it for the Black Belt after; 2.) get the Black Belt a.s.a.p. considering you're gonna spend most of your time by the time you get one on non-capped stuff anyway; or of course there's 3.) not getting a Black Belt, keeping your Brown Belt, and selling it when you're done with it. Though keep in mind that following choice 3 just means that, at least in my opinion, you can never reach a MNK's absolute best potential.
-As for the new expansion, I read an interview and heard from a bunch of people that the new expansion will NOT include more missions like Zilart and CoP did. From what I understand it's gonna focus more on solo content.

Hope this helps anyone wondering these same things.

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# Sep 10 2006 at 8:33 PM Rating: Decent
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Brown belt: 2mil
Black belt: rare/ex

is black belt worth it? **** yea it is if you plan on maining MNK forever
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only one thing I hate about black belt
# Dec 07 2005 at 10:01 PM Rating: Decent
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I'm really far from needing black belt. But the major problem I have with it is giving up brown belt. I know you have to do brown belt to start black, but Brown belt it lvl 40 a few things in CoP are cap above 40 and below 70. And I can here you say either get those done before black belt or MNK sucks in those things either way. But there's another expansion and if it has capped things in it where mnks are awesome in it I'm sure a few high lvl mnks would be kicking themselves for the upgrade. I think black belt should need to sacrofice brown
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RE: only one thing I hate about black belt
# Jan 13 2006 at 3:42 PM Rating: Decent
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If you think you will need it or when the time comes, you can always purchase the brown belt again from the AH.
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RE: only one thing I hate about black belt
# Jan 17 2006 at 5:55 AM Rating: Decent
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Yeah, if you have a Black Belt... you're probably rich enough just to buy a few Brown Belts anyway >_>;
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# Nov 22 2005 at 9:16 PM Rating: Decent
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Lol hit 65 family meets some trouble and can't afford game for a while, 2 Sylph Morbolger ToD's pop up on forums and I'm kept from levelling high enough for a HNMLS. Karma {Do you need it?}
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# Nov 04 2005 at 8:26 AM Rating: Decent
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Ive only seen one person on Fairy that has this, and he has a ******** of other awesome gear
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# Oct 25 2005 at 11:48 AM Rating: Good
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we have so many ppls on kujata with black belt`s now.

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# Sep 16 2005 at 10:17 AM Rating: Default
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KB={too weak}
aspid={too weak}

FAFNIR= HAHAHA GL dont plan on doin that any time soon

ive only seen 2 mnks on my sever wit this

1)charat he has black belt and maat cap....

2) cant rember name but he has full upgraded relic knuckles....

now the chance of a random 71 mnk geting this is VERY small but i guess u can dream lol

RE: good luck lol
# Dec 26 2005 at 10:31 AM Rating: Good
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RE: good luck lol
# Oct 18 2005 at 1:23 PM Rating: Decent
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O.O My new HNMLS killed Nidhogg on my first night with them. I was the only monk that still needs his belt.. What a great day that was. LoL. Now for the other two! You will be mine black belt!
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Gotta love to be a monk
# Sep 08 2005 at 5:25 AM Rating: Default
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Am i the only one who is laughing that monks get this belt for no cost(aside from one of the hardest quests in the game) and it adds so much haste+. Speed Belt goes for 21mil on Kujata and i am always hearing from my ls how cool of an item it is because i have sam, drg, drk, and nin in my ls. Even brown belt has more haste+ than speedbelt and true its a long and annoying quest (**** Morbolger) but its free, and it has +str too. So sorry to all the non monks out there who gotta camp KA or buy that overpriced piece of crap. All i can say is.....you shoulda been a monk.
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RE: Gotta love to be a monk
# Sep 12 2005 at 1:49 AM Rating: Decent
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I think it'd be easier to make the 21 million :P

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RE: Gotta love to be a monk
# Jul 14 2006 at 4:10 AM Rating: Default
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Yes, it would be easier, considering Ahind is a notorious gilbuyer on kujata.
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RE: Gotta love to be a monk
# Sep 20 2005 at 5:18 PM Rating: Decent
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I dunno, my friend got the brown belt easier than making 1mil. So it depends. The only thing I'm hearing about the brown (even purple for that matter) is the fact that it doesn't work without haste. I dunno if the black belt is the same. But having 12% I wouldn't think it would need haste to work. As for both the purple and the brown, i heard it does.

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RE: Gotta love to be a monk
# Oct 14 2005 at 6:54 PM Rating: Decent
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i'm too lazy to test my actual attack speed but i just subbed nin on my monk to test my brown belt using spell recast times. it most certainly is in effect without haste being cast on me. :)
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RE: Gotta love to be a monk
# Oct 19 2005 at 8:24 AM Rating: Decent
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That's false from the 15 levels I've been using brown belt (Yeah I got it really late ><). With my Brown Belt and Panther Mask on I'm swinging like crazy. Now when I get haste tacked on it's just ridiculous. LoL. I tell mages in a standard pt not to haste me just because monks pull hate too easy in later levels.
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sorry.
# Aug 30 2005 at 9:30 AM Rating: Decent
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Never mind I'm sorry, I didn't leave the tenshodo. You have to actually leave the Tenshodo first >_<
can't get it
# Aug 30 2005 at 9:17 AM Rating: Decent
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Hey, I'm a level 71 Monk and Vola only talked to me about the Black belt. I've done the purple and brown belt quests already and I don't seem to have this quest in my current quests inventory. I've tried for a full day to get him to say SOMETHING about the black belt and he did...I just didn't get the quest when I looked >_<. What in the world could be wrong?!
Taru Black Belt
# Aug 07 2005 at 4:09 PM Rating: Decent
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I don't remember the name of the character off the top of my head, but I swear the other day I saw a Taru MNK75 (on Odin) with a Black Belt. It was awesome.
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# Jul 12 2005 at 2:28 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm a ******* THF, and this is my favorite piece of equip.
#Xorathaa, Posted: Aug 06 2005 at 5:16 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) And how do you wear it as THF? Its MNK only.
RE: yosuptitle
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i concur, people trying to sound 1337....pitiful..
RE: yosuptitle
# Aug 07 2005 at 5:23 PM Rating: Excellent
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I think he was saying that even though he's THF and it's MNK onry, he still loves it. It's THAT good.
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# Jun 26 2005 at 7:19 PM Rating: Decent
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Wonder what the price is for each of the items... should you want to buy them instead?
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# Jun 26 2005 at 8:39 PM Rating: Decent
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Well according to the quest Beating Around the Bush's page here on Alla, the items are rare/ex. Talking about Adamantiose, Behemoth... etc etc... this quest is by far the hardest i've seen yet (closely followed by mannequin poses and *gasp* the other belt quests*) ... but hey, i don't go looking for hard quests. This belt is nice though ^^ if anything its a real symbol of "Boo ya, I did all that annoying crap"
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99KS
# Jun 22 2005 at 7:45 AM Rating: Excellent
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I would like to point out that you can also obtain these black belt items through 99KS(Themis Orb).
Wyrm Beard is dropped from BCNM: "Early Bird Catches the Wyrm" in Balga's Dais.
Adamantoise Egg is dropped from BCNM: "The Hills Are Alive" in Waughroon Shrine.
Behemoth Tounge is dropped from BCNM: "Horns of War" in Horlais Peak.

These items are not 100% drop rate per BCNM, however, they do drop fairly often. My LS have done the "Horns of War" BCNM 7 times and the Behemoth Tounge dropped 5/7 times.
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RE: 99KS
# Oct 09 2005 at 6:13 PM Rating: Default
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its only a 6% drop, i would hardly call that very often.
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# Jun 26 2005 at 8:40 PM Rating: Decent
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Nice! *attempts to remember that for future future reference*
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Monk Pride
# Jun 22 2005 at 7:28 AM Rating: Default
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I bet the people at SE was thinking to make this belt for omega monks that have defeated the top HNMs in the game at that time. I find it pretty silly when monks sitting and waitting for spawn, while HNM botting LS win the pull, then sell the item. Where's the monk pride?

I'm currently 2/3 items on belt.. just need the egg, and I missed the spawn on aspid yesterday =/ sucks.
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