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Eco-Warrior (San d'Oria)  

Realm:San d'Oria
Start Area: Southern San d'Oria
Start NPC:Norejaie (K - 6)
Type:General
Related Areas:Ordelle's Caves
Related Mobs:Rojaireaut (G - 3)
Min Level:20
Max Level:75
Grants Gil:5000
Rating
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(Average from 22 ratings)
Title Obtained: Vermillion Venturer
Items Granted:Dragon Chronicles
Last Updated: Thu Aug 20 01:00:36 2009

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Summary

Norejaie wants you to exterminate an ecological threat and bring her evidence of the feat.

Walkthrough

Norejaie is located in the Lion Springs Tavern at (K-6)

Also potentially referred to in game as the V.E.R.M.I.N. quest. It involves traveling to La Theine Plateau and heading into Ordelle's Caves. There Rojaireaut will "smear a scent on you" (cast a Level Down effect on you) to "draw the beast out" and then you're off to explore the caves and hope whatever jumps out at you.

You have to go to the bottom of Ordelle's Caves to find a stalactite with a ??? tag. When you click on it Necroplasm spawns. Due to the level cap it took two full parties to take down Necroplasm. He hit for around 100 on level 20 warriors. After beating Necroplasm, re-examine the ??? and receive a key item. Go back to the inn in Southern San d'Oria and you get 5,000 gil and a page of the Dragon Chronicles.

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Eco
# Nov 27 2007 at 9:28 AM Rating: Decent
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^^this is wrong post so i edited it

Edited, Feb 11th 2008 9:35pm by millertodd
Eco
# Dec 26 2007 at 9:32 AM Rating: Decent
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[Q&A]
[question]is nin a good sub for drg[/question]
[choice]yes[/choice]
[choice]umm your choice[/choice]
[choice]its okay but shouldnt use it[/choice]
[choice]???? no[/choice]
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can u do another one in another nation?
# Oct 11 2006 at 5:40 AM Rating: Decent
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IF u do one eco war quest can u move on to the next one in another nation or if u do one u got wait to a week goes past to do another one in a different nation?
tag youre it
# Sep 18 2006 at 8:06 PM Rating: Decent
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ok so me and my ls tried to do this and it end up as a game of south sandy hide and seek
Eco
# Jul 01 2006 at 10:08 AM Rating: Decent
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I'm actually looking to do this so if ur on fairy just lemme know.... i like this quest a lot and think its real fun the V.E.R.M.I.N is soo soo pathetic lol verye asy kill, but i do have one question is it possible to be "pl'd" through the fight or are people outside the alliance not able to cure you?
Eco
# Nov 27 2007 at 9:27 AM Rating: Decent
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Eco
# Aug 29 2006 at 12:12 PM Rating: Decent
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Since you receive a level restriction effect, those who don't have the effect can't aid you in any way.

So no.
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Eco
# Jul 28 2006 at 9:53 PM Rating: Decent
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llTheProphecyll will be setting up a Sandy Eco-Warrior run on Fairy this Sunday, 29 July, at 10 am JST. Anyone interested can meet up with us at the tavern in Southern San d'Oria to join the alliance. Our intent is to make an Eco run every Sunday at this time, usually in Sandy but occasionally we will do the other two as well. Send me a /tell in game if you are interested.
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Eco
# May 02 2008 at 5:51 PM Rating: Decent
I was wondering if this was still going on. My ls has kinda sorta talked about it but no ones done it.

Name is Cerulean on fairy. Send me a /tell if this is still an ongoing thing. Would be much appreciated!!





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repeatable?
# Jun 19 2006 at 7:19 PM Rating: Decent
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Is this quest repeatable?
no1 does it anymore
# Dec 27 2005 at 12:35 AM Rating: Default
on phoenix no1 does this anymore... it ****** me off cuz i used to do this all the time wen i was on queztacoatl
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Organization
# Sep 19 2005 at 7:46 AM Rating: Decent
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Eco quests are fun and Sandy is definitely the easiest. Experienced organization is the key to a straight-forward exciting quest with winning results for all. If you are not experienced, listen for the shouts to join, come prepared, and learn to lead.

One of our most fun successes was with a party of four, two paladins (sub warrior) and two summoners (sub white mage). All had the quest and proper gear, good food, meds as needed, etc.

Upon entering Ordelle Caves, the two summoners and one paladin took the level-down from the NPC. The remaining paladin cleared the path for the party, and when the room was cleared, ran back to the NPC for the level down. A passing player happened by and helped to clear the room and keep it clear, which was greatly appreciated as it undoubtedly contributed to our success.

As soon as the last player had the level-down, the three players still in the room began the last phase. The two summoners brought up Ifrit, and started Astral Flow. The paladin who remained, tagged the ???, spawning the beast and taking some awesome hits. The summoners had their avatars assault the beast and invoked Inferno, more the half killing the beast and taking some hate from the paladin. One summoner began to see to healing the paladin, using mp he would otherwise have used for Inferno's, while the other summoner conserved mp for subsequent Inferno casting, and kept the avatar assault up to aid the paladin. A minute later, another Inferno, and it was mostly dead. Yet another minute of staying alive, the paladin using Invicible, a final Inferno, and the beast melted away.

To the appreciative cheers of the passing player who truly enjoyed the show, the three present got their key-item from the ???. The paladin in the room took a POL temp log, came back full level, and went back up the npc to escort the remaining level-down paladin to the ??? for his key-item. Not to be in the way, the two summoners item warped out.

We all met back in the city, and discussed ways to improve our plan and timing. It is our sincere hope to be able to escort others through this quest in a safe and exciting adventure on a weekly basis.
WOOT WOOT
# Aug 28 2005 at 11:48 PM Rating: Decent
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I love doing the sandy eco with the best LS in the world on Fenfir "Purple Haze" We never die and i all wasys get 1000xp
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Just finished
# Apr 04 2005 at 11:39 AM Rating: Decent
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Well I heard some /shouts about Eco-Warrior with only 2 slots left in alliance, so I decided that I'd better finish this quest while I had the chance.

Jubejubes and Slitz did a good job of leading our alliances, btw.

Anyway, we fought this Necroplasm with only 14 people, considering 2 died while being noobish on the way and we lost another to d/c. It was not extremely hard.

The WARs voked, a few people used 2 hr., mages healed, fight ended. A few high levels logged out and back in to escort us and give the dead folks there key items. Yays and Woots for everyone!

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Sandy's Eco-war
# Jan 16 2005 at 3:37 PM Rating: Decent
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I don't understand what's going on. I'm from bastok, and wanted to do eco with a friend from sandy, so I went and talked to the elf. She wouldn't give me the quest! Said "Looks like you're busy with other things" or something. I don't have any ecos from other towns, and I haven't done an eco in like 5 months. Anyone have any idea why I can't get it? I know being from bastok doesn't effect it (at least not that I know of) as he got the bastok one just fine!
San d'Oria Eco Warrior Guide
# Dec 28 2004 at 4:21 AM Rating: Decent
A comprehensive guide to San d'Oria Eco-Warrior:

Eco-Warrior Guide - San d'Oria, Bastok, & Windurst
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My experiences of Eco-Warrior
# Dec 22 2004 at 8:58 AM Rating: Decent
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I've now done this quest twice. The first time, I was a WHM20/No Subjob and it was quite tough... we had several advanced players and still had a death or two. This was also with a 55PLD as a clearer, which makes things a lot easier. I survived though, which was nice. I was casting Cure and Cure II like crazy, and I never once attracted the hate. We did have a full 3 party alliance though.

My second time, we had a split party which was half very experienced, half complete rookie. One player ran off into Ordelle's at the start to get a PLD item, and promptly got himself killed. Everyone was capped at 20 so I had to run back and unrestrict myself, then try to find him and Raise. Sadly I didn't have the map so myself and another (who was guiding me) went to find our dead member, whilst the others carried on with their clearer to the boss area. Anyway, we were nearly there when he logged off and quit the alliance, so we were then stuck for no reason on the wrong side of Ordelle's whilst our alliance was closing in on the Eco-Warrior... anyway, with some deft Sneak and Invisible casting, I ran back with the other player, capped myself again, and we ran like the wind to the Eco-Warrior. Arrived about 30 seconds before the fight began, very quickly healed (whilst our clearer got rid of the Will'o the Wisp) and then proceeded to completely demolish the Jelly. Our PLD cast Invincible, and took all the hate so it was an attacking free for all. At level 20 WHM (the cap) I began with about 183 MP - at the end I still had 150 MP so I managed to get the last hit in - for 38 damage - with Banish and killed the monster ^.^ Our PLD once went to 182 HP but no one else even touched yellow. After the slight mishap early on, a good finale! Then we simply logged off, back in and were un-capped and ready to return. 898 Experience Points later and I was a happy Syldis.

END RESULT: Syldis 2, Blob 0
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<( Decent Challenge)> 9 members
# Dec 13 2004 at 1:34 PM Rating: Decent
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This can be done with *Gasp* 9 people.

One time while doing this quest, someone had connection lost, we waited a few minutes for them to reutrn and then decided to go on without them; we picked up a straggler to replace him. Anyways, we make it to the stalagmite and the person we left behind had reconnected and ran his way through the cleared path to the stalagmite; we aggreed to do the fight twice so he and everyone else could get the key item.

The first fight was nothing with the full alliance. We heal and med up, then start switching people around to reinvite the new guy, and half the alliance decides to warp and leave us...jerks...and we're caught by surprize when the new guy touches the stalagmite without warning. Luckily, we all jumped into the fight, with myself (NIN/war) and the PLD/war voking to secure hate. The fight was about twice as long as the first, but we all survived and won without anyone dropping past pink. We all gloated for a few minutes over our accomplishment, and then parted ways.

I don't recommend this as the planned attack strategy, but if you have an experienced group you won't need to spend an hour recruiting another 6-9 members.
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Eco-Warriors
# Dec 07 2004 at 8:40 AM Rating: Decent
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Looking for experienced Eco-Warriors on Kajuta Server to join a semi-linkshell dedicated to Eco-Warrior. We have a group of 40+ people who like to do this quest weekly. We set two times to do the quest. Sunday 8pm EST, and if you miss that one a last chance to do it on Saturday 8pm EST. More times will be added as needed. /tell Mojomon if interested.



Edited, Tue Dec 7 08:59:15 2004
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Do it again
# Dec 05 2004 at 7:08 PM Rating: Decent
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I did the San D'oria eco quest.
Got the gil, and got the dragon chronicles.

I spoke to the guy again, Norejaie.
And he happens to have given me the same quest again, or so it seems.

Is this quest repeatable or something?
RE: Do it again
# Dec 28 2004 at 4:13 AM Rating: Good
yes

You can receive this quest once a conquest week. (Sunday @ 8am PST/11am EST)
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im such a n00b
# Nov 06 2004 at 5:32 PM Rating: Decent
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yeah just completed this quest like a couple of minutes ago....Well i (31pld/15war) was doin my sandy mission 2-1....went to the caves saw a bunch of doodes (nukers)doing the quest...i joined with no lvl cap armor at all....i was the main tank lol.....got called a n00b pld...then went to ???..summond the monster....i cast invicible.....nukers spamming fireworks like there was no tomarrow....next thing u know the monster dead in 30 secs! no deaths at all...piece of cake!
question
# Oct 20 2004 at 10:09 PM Rating: Decent
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What is the beast exactly? I plan to do the quest soon but im just wondering what the "beast" that you must battle is. Oh yea, if you want to form a party and go do this quest with me your more than welcome. Server:Valefor contact me at Ltalley. Hope to see you there.
RE: question
# Nov 08 2004 at 1:47 PM Rating: Decent
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It's a Doomed-type mob. If you don't know what a Doomed looks like, it's big, pinkish rubber-looking skinned, and pretty blobby (i.e. fat, reminds me of a pink walkrus).
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after the fight
# Oct 10 2004 at 10:31 PM Rating: Decent
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instead of walking back to the NPC to remove the oil, just do a /pol logout. when you come back, the oil will be gone.
umm
# Sep 30 2004 at 5:30 PM Rating: Decent
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is it advisable to atempt to get into an eco group at 18 or 19 when the guy is beeing spamhappy bout getting prople?
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# Sep 30 2004 at 5:30 PM Rating: Decent
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Edited, Thu Sep 30 18:31:44 2004
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yea
# Sep 28 2004 at 6:22 PM Rating: Decent
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Yea pretty much
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eco
# Sep 28 2004 at 5:22 PM Rating: Good
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if ur lvl 30 and just got ur new job u should do this quest and use the scroll on the advanced job u want if any it will lvl u real fast!!!!
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# Sep 28 2004 at 5:16 PM Rating: Decent
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The eco-warrior quest is easy to do. I have done all three of them and san's is the easiest. Make sure you have a sweeper or the quest will be more dificult to do. Getting there is the hardest part!!!! It takes a while to get an alliance together but it is an easy 5000 gill and 500-100exp.
eco-warrior quest
# Sep 28 2004 at 5:15 PM Rating: Decent
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Tiny steps on soapbox.
# Sep 21 2004 at 9:51 AM Rating: Excellent
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First off - everyone is a noob at one time or another. A good leader is going to explain all the details around the quest, including any time limits. Just because you are new, doesn't make you *stupid*. It makes you ignorant and there is a big difference. (Tiny steps down from soapbox.)

I did this quest for the first time on Sunday. It went very well until we discovered one person did not speak to the NPC in the tavern to get quest, so someone ran the person all the way back from the caves to the tavern and they spoke and got the quest. Then after returning to the caves - it turned out the same person did not have any lvl 20 or below armor ... this person dropped from the alliance.

It was a 3 party alliance. The leaders were excellent and gave great instructions. I was the only whm, but there were two rdm as well, so healing actually went well as we cut through the gobs to get to the Boss.

The Boss was defeated rather easily. I was surprised it died so quickly, everyone then touched ??? and everyone got the key item.

The gobs starting popping again ... but several people had already warped out so the party was very slim in defense. I tried to get to the NPC who oils you down so I could return to full whm status instead of lvl 20 and then raise dead and heal more effectively. Unfortunately, I was killed along the way.

No choice but to HP out. By time I could return to caves - those killed had HP'd out so intentions to raise were out the window.

I went back to the tavern. I got a 5K reward, but I did not know what to do with the page of Dragon Chronicles. I am still carrying it. I spoke with the NPC in tavern again. He reassigned the quest which I accepted. It occured to me afterwards I should trade the page to him. I am not able to trade. I suspect this is because I now need to do the quest again or I need to talk to another NPC.

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RE: Tiny steps on soapbox.
# Jul 26 2005 at 11:32 PM Rating: Decent
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Since the pages give you exp pts you can save them till your close to lvling. Especially if your party disbands before you get the chance to lvl. Use the pages to get your final exp pts and reach your next lvl.
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RE: Tiny steps on soapbox.
# Sep 26 2004 at 7:59 PM Rating: Decent
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The Page of Dragon Chronicles is free for you to use, because when you use it on yourself, you will gain a random amount of experience points. Don't lose it now :)
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Tiny steps on soapbox.
# Sep 21 2004 at 9:51 AM Rating: Decent
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First off - everyone is a noob at one time or another. A good leader is going to explain all the details around the quest, including any time limits. Just because you are new, doesn't make you *stupid*. It makes you ignorant and there is a big difference. (Tiny steps down from soapbox.)

I did this quest for the first time on Sunday. It went very well until we discovered one person did not speak to the NPC in the tavern to get quest, so someone ran the person all the way back from the caves to the tavern and they spoke and got the quest. Then after returning to the caves - it turned out the same person did not have any lvl 20 or below armor ... this person dropped from the alliance.

It was a 3 party alliance. The leaders were excellent and gave great instructions. I was the only whm, but there were two rdm as well, so healing actually went well as we cut through the gobs to get to the Boss.

The Boss was defeated rather easily. I was surprised it died so quickly, everyone then touched ??? and everyone got the key item.

The gobs starting popping again ... but several people had already warped out so the party was very slim in defense. I tried to get to the NPC who oils you down so I could return to full whm status instead of lvl 20 and then raise dead and heal more effectively. Unfortunately, I was killed along the way.

No choice but to HP out. By time I could return to caves - those killed had HP'd out so intentions to raise were out the window.

I went back to the tavern. I got a 5K reward, but I did not know what to do with the page of Dragon Chronicles. I am still carrying it. I spoke with the NPC in tavern again. He reassigned the quest which I accepted. It occured to me afterwards I should trade the page to him. I am not able to trade. I suspect this is because I now need to do the quest again or I need to talk to another NPC.

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o yeah
# Aug 22 2004 at 9:03 PM Rating: Decent
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Forgot to mention, I was 18WAR / 8MNK when i did it
#Knightyme, Guardian of the Glade, Posted: Aug 22 2004 at 9:02 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Hmmm not leveling as fast huh? Could it be this from the last patch 13 Aug 2004?
RE: they nerf the exp here?
# Aug 26 2004 at 9:13 PM Rating: Decent
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Um...wrong game buddy, this isn't Everquest
not bad my first time
# Aug 22 2004 at 8:59 PM Rating: Decent
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Dunno how i did it, but i managed the eco quest with only 14 people and no WHM. Nonone died, I only lost 43 HP total during the ENTIRE shabang! Guess just had a good group.

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yay
# Aug 22 2004 at 5:32 PM Rating: Decent
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just did this quest the other day.....went really well.
Organizing the quest was the hard part, that took a lot of time (i suggest just doing it w/ ls and planning it about 3 days in advance) , but doing the quest from leaving Sandy to using Dragon Chronichles only took 45 min.
WE had a high lvl WHM clear out all the gobs for us, 12 of us doing the quest, and no one died until they ran ahead after we got the key item.

Basic overview if u want to do quest....

1.) plan ahead- makes things go a lot smoother, includes getting people, checking equip, and making sure everyone can get quest

2.) get a high lvl to help- u have almost no chance of getting through at lvl 20, unless ur very lucky

3.) DONT touch the ??? until everyone is ready- this mistake can be fatal for everyone, so DONT make it.

4.) have a leader- having someone to control things that people will trust makes everthing less painful and quicker.

5.) about 10-18 people will do- make sure some of these are adv. jobs, having a couple pallys and rangers can really help in this quest.also 2 WHMs is pretty much necessary, unless that 1 WHM is REALLY good

My Suggestion:

1.) meet in Sandy at set time
2.) go to caves and make sure u have a map, or someone who knows the way
3.) kill the monster (simple enough)
4.) go back to V.E.R.M.I.N guy
5.) head back to Sandy a reap your rewards =P
20 isn't minimum..
# Aug 18 2004 at 9:24 PM Rating: Decent
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I just wanted to clear up that 20 isn't the minimum lvl for this quest. I was offered this with my 17 whm.
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RE: 20 isn't minimum..
# Aug 18 2004 at 10:44 PM Rating: Decent
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Ya you can get the quest befor lvl 20 but its not too smart to do it until lvl 20. Its a tough qust even with a bunch of party members. Also you get capped at lvl 20 if you are hihger then 20.
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Eco
# Aug 12 2004 at 10:24 PM Rating: Good
I do believe that this Eco is easier then the other two. I've never done Bastok but this fight has always been much easier then the three flies. Did it tonight with 10 people and our tank lost his ointment from d/cing right before the battle. The hardest part of the quest is getting down there without people running ahead. Someone to clear the path is almost a must if you want to get rid of the Will-o-the-Wisp without getting anyone killed.
Get Sprayed together...
# Aug 12 2004 at 5:34 PM Rating: Decent
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The Alliance That Gets Sprayed Together Stays and Slays Together!

Maybe this will help someone that has not been through this quest…

/rant on

On my first failed attempt at this (the Sandoria version) I was not prepared for the chaos a group of 18 people can create…
I noobishly expected the alliance leader to um…lead and give clear instructions to everyone, every group has first timers :-/ I myself screwed up and didn’t get sprayed because I didn’t even see the NPC hidden behind our alliance lol…sad. So the leader sends myself and another unsprayed back to get sprayed which I didn’t realize would be certain death for us both. Funny how 18 people can cut through those caves going in and how easily 2 people get slaughtered coming out! Needless to say I died and left the party very unhappy.

Second attempt, I am all prepared, got sprayed, got scroll of warp, all was going good… till that whole chaos thing comes back and half of the people would not listen to our leader… who was actually doing a fine job considering he was leading a bunch of deaf, mute simpletons…poor LilB, I am sure he has gray hair from that little field trip…oh yeah it ended badly. I managed to live and get a tele-holla out after our whm lost his level cap.

Third and final attempt…great group of people with good leadership, smooth and quick in through the caves with the group staying together and getting sprayed together. When we got to the ??? the leader started to say “No one click…” Well someone jumped the gun before we had any buffs and some mages got early aggro and died (3 total). One of the dead was the premature clicker so his death was A-OK with me -.-

After all this I now want to do Windy’s and Bastok’s Ecco Quest lol

/rant off

The real advice is:
This can take awhile to get 15-18 people together, so if you don’t have a couple hours to kill don’t waste your time
If possible, carry a scroll of warp. If your alliance bails you will get out safely.
Do not get sprayed by the NPC inside the cave until your leader says to :-)
Do not get click happy when you see the ???
Stick with your group
Carry and extra WHM ;-)

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smn and correction
# Aug 11 2004 at 6:23 PM Rating: Decent
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if you wont a fast way to pull a Eco-warrior off here is the key bring 2-3 smn's with u have the smn 2 hour then use one over there avatars special moves (DONT USE CARBUNCLE) it will do anyware from 300-350 damage to BOTH mobs at the same time. just think a pt of 5 smn's and 1 pld could pull this off easy

correction:
if you fight the nm's that spawn off the ??? and die. as long as you kill both of the nm's you will still get the item just hp (or raise) and go back get the oitment and touch it agin. as long as your pt killed both of the nm's you will get the item and not another spawn
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RE: smn and correction
# Aug 12 2004 at 10:36 AM Rating: Decent
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There is only 1 NM in this Eco-warrior. There are two in the bastok one.
My turn to do V.E.R.M.I.N!
# Aug 09 2004 at 3:47 PM Rating: Decent
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Yay! It's time for me to post my story of doing Eco Warrior. I didn't even have any initial plans of doing it that night, I had actually been planning on going to Qufim to do some levelling.
I heard some /shout's of people looking for members fro ECO Warrior, and joined right up. It took a good 1.5 - 2 hours to get enough people, and I forget the exact number, but I believe that we had 14-16 all together.
We get to the cave, finalize a few details, and everyone gets the scent. Unsurprisingly, 2 members start saying that they were not given the scent, and they leave the PT. Here's the funny part, about 20 minutes later, we all start wondering why we are not getting healed by the mages, only to realize that the 2 members that could not venture any further WERE the only 2 Main job WHM's, which left us with a 20BLM/10WHM and a 20PAL/10WHM.
Amazingly enough, we still pull it off, no one even dies. There were a few EXTREMELY close calls, with HP falling into double digits for a member or 2 a few times, but that was it.
The only person that died was a MNK that disbanded as soon as battle was over, and promptly got himself killed. Everyone else styed PT's/Allianced until we got back to San D, just so we could get a group picture taken.
My only complaint/grievance is that I "only" got 512 exp from the Dragon Chronicle. But hey, exp is exp, so I'm fine with it.
I would give my details about PT members, but I honestly can't remember.
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eco war
# Jul 28 2004 at 9:41 PM Rating: Decent
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i know this sounds far-fetched... but i did the quest last night with only 12 members. it was 3 WHM, 2 PLD, 1 DRG, 3 DRK, 2 RDM, and 1 WAR. all it took to take out the jelly was well organized implementation of our 2hr abilities. we coordinated the usage of the PLD's invinicible and used it once after the WHM used benediction, and once after the first invincible wore off... of course, at this time everybody else would fire off their 2hrs as well, but it's well worth it. we all hated waiting for others to join so just went on with our 12 and actually pulled it off.
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RE: eco war
# Aug 12 2004 at 10:35 AM Rating: Decent
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Its not that far fetched. I have seen 12 people pull off the Bastok Eco-warrior while I was sweeping for them.

The sandy eco-warrior is much easier than the bastok one.
my pt Sucked
# Jul 28 2004 at 10:34 AM Rating: Decent
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Ok i join a pt and went into the cave and everything was going good we got the the ??? and ppl were resting and then someone attack a jelly and we started to fight that with out full health adn it kill all but one so i am wiating to do the quest for a while i can't belive 18 lvl20's got killed by one jelly
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# Jul 26 2004 at 6:09 PM Rating: Good
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watch out for Will-o'-the-Wisps down by the ???

they have that nasty "Self Destruct" attack and love using while standing in the middle of the alliance. If you see one by the ??? make sure to TERMINATE IT WITH EXTREME PREJUDICE. If you have a PLD or DRK make SURE they know to shield/weapon bash it (H2H users can shouldertackle it as well) because if it manages to get Self Destruct off you will most likely lose a few members.

ALSO IMPORTANT: The "When Somebody Dies" instructions

If somebody dies, if they can get a raise within Ordelles, they can run back to the NPC at the entrance, get the ointment again, and get the key item by touching the ???. HOWEVER, if they zone (ie. HP it and walk back) and try to touch the ??? again, they will spawn the monster a second time (not advisable in most cases.)

Edited, Mon Jul 26 19:14:21 2004
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Exit strategy
# Jul 20 2004 at 3:23 PM Rating: Decent
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Quote:
Btw, none of us died either fighting it or getting to it... Only on the way back... Be ready for that if you find a random pt...


Yeah, this is the part that kills most parties. Once the mob is dead, people seem to get stupid. They rush for the exit, disband the alliance, get aggroed by tough goblins and end up getting dropped and homepointing. The last time I did it, the alliance leader told us all multiple times to stick together on the way out. The minute the mob was dead, however, the three party leaders used scrolls of instant warp, then disbanded the alliance and their respective parties. So everyone was left down there in a state of confusion. Half the people rushed for the exit and got slaughtered. The rest of us tried to organize and make our way back out as a group. That worked until half of the group decided to keep going while our mages were healing MP. They got aggroed and dropped. While the rest of the group was on the way to try and help them, we got blocked off by multiple goblins, aggroed, and dropped.

One little trick: if you find yourself stuck down in the cave having to make your way back up, log out, then log back in. that will remove the level cap. Make sure you got your quest item first though.
my eco
# Jul 19 2004 at 10:26 PM Rating: Decent
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I just did this a few minutes ago.it started off bad we were all in the cave waiting on one party and there was a guy that kept on fishing and everyone was tellign him to stop. then when everybody got there he caught somethign noen of us could handle and it killed seven people.we only had one whm above 25 but luckily there was another not in teh alliance to help with the raises.the guy that kept on fishing didnt have much to say except "sorry lmao".then we were off we got there one person got lost because his dad was playing for him and another person forgot to get the ointment rubbed on. he was really easy to beat. and teh guy that killed seven people before we even fought got the lasty hit.
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To answer prev post
# Jul 17 2004 at 10:57 AM Rating: Default
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To answer some previous, old post, you cannot have more than one Eco-War at a time. Also, you cannot cancel and Eco-War quest, you must complete it. If you take it again after the sunday update, you must complete it again to be able to pick another Eco-War, etc. etc. Be warned of this when picking your Eco-wars. However, considering the rewards, ANY Eco-War is good. Besides, they're mostly just as hard as each other, so you're probably not missing much. There are some differences ( One monster, many monsters, etc ) though. That, and the difficulty of getting through the rooms, and the difficulty of the monsters IN those rooms.
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# Jul 17 2004 at 4:24 AM Rating: Decent
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I joined an eco-warrior pty this morning. Ended up organizing the entire thing lol If you dont have much tolerance, DONT try to organize one of these... we ended up getting to teh battle fine (minus one member) and began teh battle (i was half insane by this time) hehe i used astral flow+ifrit+inferno and did 363 damage (Galka summoner =D) the stupid doomed died quickly only a blm died too.. this was my decond time doing it and this is my second sucess ^_^. My tips:

Make sure tehre are at least 3 healers and that ensures that everyone stays safe ^^

Designate one person to touch the ??? so that NOBODY presses it soon

tell all the members whoa re not pty leaders to talk in /tell so you avoid confusion.. lol
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My experience
# Jul 11 2004 at 12:23 PM Rating: Decent
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I just did this last night. We went with 18 people and by the time we got to the Necrosplasm we were down to 16, once people figured out that they didnt have the quest. We killed it in about 45 seconds. We had...
.4 whm
.2 blm
.1 smn
.3 mnk
.4 war
.1 drk
.1 thf (me)
It was one of the easiest fights i've ever been in. First, we killed all of the gobs in the room, didnt want them interfeering. When someone touched the ??? and the Necroplasm came out, the 3 mnks immediately used their 2 hr...that alone probably could have done the job. Both the blms and the whms and the smn were nuking, the whms threw around a few cures but nobodys health even went into yellow, except for mine. The wars and drk just swung away, if the wars would have provoked, its pretty much suicide. I probably got the most hate, mostly from SA, steal, and gust slash. My life just barely touched yellow before i had 6 mages throwing cures at me. It was an easy fight, the only hard part of the quest was trying to organize 18 people to go in there.
My experience
# Jul 11 2004 at 12:23 PM Rating: Decent
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I just did this last night. We went with 18 people and by the time we got to the Necrosplasm we were down to 16, once people figured out that they didnt have the quest. We killed it in about 45 seconds. We had...
.4 whm
.2 blm
.1 smn
.3 mnk
.4 war
.1 drk
.1 thf (me)
It was one of the easiest fights i've ever been in. First, we killed all of the gobs in the room, didnt want them interfeering. When someone touched the ??? and the Necroplasm came out, the 3 mnks immediately used their 2 hr...that alone probably could have done the job. Both the blms and the whms and the smn were nuking, the whms threw around a few cures but nobodys health even went into yellow, except for mine. The wars and drk just swung away, if the wars would have provoked, its pretty much suicide. I probably got the most hate, mostly from SA, steal, and gust slash. My life just barely touched yellow before i had 6 mages throwing cures at me. It was an easy fight, the only hard part of the quest was trying to organize 18 people to go in there.
My experience
# Jul 11 2004 at 12:23 PM Rating: Decent
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I just did this last night. We went with 18 people and by the time we got to the Necrosplasm we were down to 16, once people figured out that they didnt have the quest. We killed it in about 45 seconds. We had...
.4 whm
.2 blm
.1 smn
.3 mnk
.4 war
.1 drk
.1 thf (me)
It was one of the easiest fights i've ever been in. First, we killed all of the gobs in the room, didnt want them interfeering. When someone touched the ??? and the Necroplasm came out, the 3 mnks immediately used their 2 hr...that alone probably could have done the job. Both the blms and the whms and the smn were nuking, the whms threw around a few cures but nobodys health even went into yellow, except for mine. The wars and drk just swung away, if the wars would have provoked, its pretty much suicide. I probably got the most hate, mostly from SA, steal, and gust slash. My life just barely touched yellow before i had 6 mages throwing cures at me. It was an easy fight, the only hard part of the quest was trying to organize 18 people to go in there.
cancel?
# Jun 30 2004 at 12:10 AM Rating: Decent
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is there any way to cancel the quest? i accidently started it in windy but i want to do it in sandy.... guess im stuck doing it in windy
Can't get the quest
# Jun 25 2004 at 1:50 PM Rating: Decent
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When i talk to Norejaie he says that he would liketo speak with me but he also says i have other matters to attend to and doesn't give me the quest. What is going on here?
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Walkthrough, woopah!
# Jun 15 2004 at 12:18 PM Rating: Excellent
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I just typed up a big long explanation of this quest on the message boards, so I decided to post it over here too for the benefit of others. Apologies if you read it twice consequently.^^

Get an alliance. You'll need it.

You'll rarely find enough people to make a big alliance just by shouting in town. Get your linkshell together. If you don't have enough people in your linkshell, then form an alliance with another linkshell. In order to accept the Ecoquest, all players must not have another one active (there is a variation of the Ecoquest in each nation) and must not have already done an Ecoquest within the RL week. To have the best chance of winning, everyone should be level 16+ for mages, and 18+ for tanks. The battle will cap you at level 20, so everyone above that level needs to make sure that they have level 20 gear, especially if they are melee. When forming the alliance, keep the parties balanced so that there is at least a healer and a provoker in each party. Designate someone to be the main tank for the alliance.

The monster that you need to fight for the San d'Oria Ecoquest is located near the westernmost entrance of Ordelle's Cave-- the same entrance that you visit in that early San d'Oria mission where you need to find the missing guard. Talk to the NPC in the first room, and he will impose a level cap on your members. EVERYONE who plans to fight the NM must talk to the NPC.

This next bit is optional, but it may help. In order to reach the room where the NM is, you will need to turn left at the first room and proceed through a hallway filled with goblins. It can be pretty rough on a level-capped party, so if you have a higher level friend who can come along and clear the path, you'll save a lot of time and pain. The goblins CAN be killed by you (the hardest ones are leechers, muggers and the like). If you need to go that way rather than with higher level help, just make sure that you fight every goblin one at a time. Don't try to run past them-- someone will get aggroed, you'll make a massive train, and people will die.

I'm not sure of the precise map location of the fight room, but I'm sure you can find it on this site. It's way down in the lowest corner of the caves, if you have a map. If you see goblins of the pathfinder, smithy or shaman types, or any malboro type monsters, TURN BACK. You made a wrong turn-- the Eco-NM is in the *other* lowest corner.^^;

Clear the room that the ??? is in first. You don't want goblins, beetles or will-o-wisps aggroing while you fight the NM. If you don't have the resources to clear the whole room, at least get rid of the monsters near the stalagtite, and any will-o-wisps about. Will-o-wisps aggro to magic, so they will dart over and decimate your mages mid-fight unless they are killed. When everyone is rested and buffed, have the main tank touch the ???, and a gigantic blobby monster will spawn.

This is the part where you fight, and probably a few people die, at least the first time that you try it^^. Things that may help--

1.) This thing is weak to fire. Use fire-based SCs and have the black mages use fire, but make sure that they are conservative in their casting. They'll do a lot of damage to it, but it will also get MAD at them really quick.

2.) It hits for decent damage, though it isn't as bad as the jellies that you need to fight for the Bastok Ecoquest. Have each white mage take care of their own group, but have them make a /target macro for the main tank as well, so that they can help keep him alive without needing to tab through 17 other people.

3.) It is undead, so Holy Circle and paladins and the other usual strategies for fighting undead apply.

4.) It has an AoE. Have the mages stand as far away from the melee as is feasible.

After the fight, there will be a ??? at the top of a stalagtite. Everyone needs to touch it to obtain a key item. If anyone died and you can get them a raise before their level cap wears off, they can get the key item too.

Run back to the entrance and speak with the NPC again to have the level cap lifted. Then return to San d'Oria for your EXP, gil, and fame.^^
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RE: Walkthrough, woopah!
# Jul 19 2004 at 1:58 PM Rating: Good
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If someone dies, their level cap is gone. But once they're raised, they can go back to the NPC, get re-oiled, and come back to the ??? for the key item. Worked for me in the Bastok Eco-Warrior.
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RE: Walkthrough, woopah!
# Jul 26 2004 at 6:11 PM Rating: Decent
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If you die, you CAN get raised and get the ointment again to get the item.

BUT if you zone (or HP and hoof it back to Ordelles) and touch the ??? again, you'll spawn the monster a second time. Not advisable in most instances.
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my story
# Jun 13 2004 at 12:56 PM Rating: Decent
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i just did it with 2 full alliances. it was easy, only hard part is curing everyone on the way down who dont wait for you -.-

some smartguy thought it was funny to touch ???, then he died.. the rest of us didn't have too much trouble with it.
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