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Under the Sea  

Submitted by:Stephen Trawnik
Realm:Other
Start Area: Selbina
Start NPC:Yaya
Type:General
Min Level:1
Max Level:75
Rating
*****
(Average from 11 ratings)
Items Required:Fat Greedie
Title Obtained:Li'l Cupid
Items Granted:Amber Earring
Last Updated: Tue Feb 1 13:28:53 2011

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First talk to Yaya, who is near the Fishing guild, she tells you to go talk to Oswald. Oswald is found inside the Hotel.

Oswald has lost his favorite ring while at the pier one day. Unfortunately for Oswald, he knows where it went. Oswald's poor ring fell into the water, now lost forever. Or is it? A greedie fish, you see, has a penchant for swallowing shiny things, maybe one little greedie came along and swallowed it up. If that's the case, then fishing up the greedie will lead to retrieving the ring.

Indeed, that's all you have to do. However, it's not as easy as it seems. The greedie in particular you have to fish up is a Rare Ex fish called a Fat Greedie. Although Jimaida (inside the Fishing Guild) will offer to cut open any greedies you find looking for the ring, no greedie will contain the ring except the Fat Greedie. It has been my experience that you won't catch the Fat Greedie until level 10-11 fishing skill (you may get one at lower skills, but you won't catch many until 10 or 11), so the best bet is to raise your skill level somewhere where there is ample bait and a place to turn in fish for a decent sum until then. When finally fishing for the Fat Greedie, rarely do greedies bite on anything but lugworms, but ou'll want a Mid-Level (a very durable small fish fishing) Rod to catch it, as the Fat Greedie seems to seems classified as a large fish even if still caught with lugworms and a small catch rod.

Trade Zeldon the fat greedie for him to cut it open, he hands you an etched ring back.

Give the ring to Oswald for your reward.

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first thing i caught
# Mar 30 2009 at 11:17 AM Rating: Default
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i wasn't even looking for this fish i wasn't doing any quests in the area but i caught on on my first cast

asura server
forget the time or moon phase
halcyon pole lugworm bait
fishing skill lvl10 recruit

was getting ready to toss it but i decided to check what it was for first because of the rare stamp it had on it

i could not sell it at all

(edited reason: my grammer and spelling stinks)

Edited, Mar 30th 2009 3:19pm by zeroryoko
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ze fzat greediez
# Dec 06 2008 at 8:16 AM Rating: Decent
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Just caught one on Selbina Pier, 3rd cast with Halycon Rod and sinking minnow. Had the quest active but wasn't even really trying for it. Just seeing what I could catch before the boat arrived.

Woot...I can now finish this quest thats been open since about 1 month after I started the game...a little over a year ago.
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easy to get for me
# Oct 23 2008 at 7:14 PM Rating: Decent
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Got with just lvl 0 fishing skill in selbina.
Got it in 2 trials...
# Jan 06 2008 at 4:01 AM Rating: Decent
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Got the fat greedie in 2nd trial to fish..
Fishing level 1 only
on Earthday 21:10
Last quater Moon (45%)
it seems really not the matter of fishing skill
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# Dec 25 2007 at 7:40 PM Rating: Good
I have the quest, I hsve the fish, but I cant get the fella to gut t ;;
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Stamina
# Mar 20 2007 at 7:41 PM Rating: Decent
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I had fishing skill lv 24 and I couldn't seem to land one of these. I found out why. My own skill in fishing was too good. With the worm lure and the halcyon rod I was catching tons of greedies, and I got the feel of their stamina, so I let everything go that was easy feeling like an item. Finally after catching 3 stacks of greedies, I decided to reel in everything, low and behold, the first easy fish that I caught (which felt like an item) was the fat greedie.

Lesson learned: Fat greedie stamina is way less than normal greedie stamina.

This could explain why people are catching them at lv 0.
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# Mar 05 2007 at 1:11 PM Rating: Decent
Tarutaru Rod and Lugworm, Fullmoon (95%) Firesday 4:30am.
Caught on the first cast. Fishing Skill 0.
Very first fish I caught with this character.
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funny
# Feb 23 2007 at 4:20 AM Rating: Decent
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got this sucker with 0 skill lvl in fishing and with a willow fishing rod and lug worm over in selbina. also caught a greedie right after. :-D
even luckier
# Feb 16 2007 at 4:28 AM Rating: Decent
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i got mine first try lvl 0 fishing taru rod and sabiki rig
haha
# Jan 14 2007 at 8:21 AM Rating: Decent
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lol wife caugt it on first try on lugworm lvl 2 fishing skill :p
Randomly caught it.
# Jan 09 2007 at 12:28 PM Rating: Decent
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Hi. Just doing some random fishing and I caught this fish. Here is some information.

Caught at Selbina
Fishing Skill was Lv.3
Caught with a Tarutaru Fishing Rod
Used Lugworm bait.
Said "You have a good feeling about this one!"

Note: Was not wearing any fishing gear at all

Hope that helps give you an idea of what equipment and skill you need.
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Finally
# Oct 16 2006 at 8:10 AM Rating: Decent
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Ok after approx 10 Months of having this quest I once again wander off to Selbina in the hope of catching this elusive fish. Armed with Clothespole rod and crayfish paste i paid my 100gil and fished from the pier...
1 Cobalt Jellyfish, 7 Greedie's, 2 buckets, 1 subligar and 1 leggings later I finally catch this "You have a good feeling about this one" Rare Ex Fish.
Time 15.37 Lightsday Waning Cresent 43% /cheer
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Finally
# Oct 16 2006 at 7:53 AM Rating: Decent
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Ok after approx 10 Months of having this quest I once again wander off to Selbina in the hope of catching this elusive fish. Armed with Clothespole rod and crayfish paste i paid my 100gil and fished from the pier...
1 Cobalt Jellyfish, 7 Greedie's, 2 buckets, 1 subligar and 1 leggings later I finally catch this "You have a good feeling about this one" Rare Ex Fish.
Time 15.37 Lightsday Waning Cresent 43% /cheer
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Argh
# Jul 12 2006 at 4:13 PM Rating: Decent
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This quest is so infuriating. 74 fishing skill and I've spent probably 2 hours fishing to get one.

Edited, Jul 12th 2006 at 5:29pm EDT by ZeroxChan
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lucky
# Jul 08 2006 at 9:53 AM Rating: Decent
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I catched 2 fat greedie one after the other with 0 fishing skills, but i have to return the second fat greedie cause of storage space. I used a bamboo rod and lugworm
Easy
# Jul 01 2006 at 11:18 PM Rating: Decent
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Got the fat greedie with a Hume Rod, a lug worm, and a level 0 skill in fishing.
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easy catch
# May 12 2006 at 5:41 PM Rating: Decent
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here's how my experience went:
i bought a bamboo rod and a minnow to pass the time on the boat but i didn't join the fishermans guild because i don't care for fishing
1st cast: pair of rusty leggings
2nd cast: you caught a fat greedie (i had absolutely no skill in fishing, not even .1)
3rd: greedie, skillup .2
im keeping this fish forever lol
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Beginners Luck
# Apr 30 2006 at 12:50 PM Rating: Decent
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Just finished this quest. Read the above help and did not think skill was high enough to do. Anyway, I was waiting for the ferry and decided to lvl fishing craft. I cast using a Halcyon rod and worm lure. My skill lvl is 4.1 and on the first cast I hooked the little fattie. So I guess there is such a thing as beginners luck.

Edited, Sun Apr 30 12:52:01 2006
what a pain
# Apr 29 2006 at 3:39 PM Rating: Decent
Just finished this one. Had a lot of trouble with it. Took me close to 20 casts till I finally got the fat greedie. Was using Tarutaru fishing rods at first but after two broke I got fed up and used yew. Was on the pier using lugworms. Fishing skill 10 and had full fishing gear on. In the end wasted about 9k on a worthless earring, fun.
Fat Greedie
# Apr 23 2006 at 7:38 AM Rating: Decent
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Caught it earlier using Comp.Fishing Rod and a sinking minnow on the pier. Got after about 4 tries- it seems to have very low HP, it dropped to 0 in a few seconds.
PS. lv.15 fishing skill but it seems you an catch at any lv.
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Bait
# Apr 16 2006 at 1:36 PM Rating: Decent
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Where can I get lugworms in Selbina? I have looked all over the place and can't find them.
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# Jan 26 2006 at 7:56 PM Rating: Decent
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I used a Tarutaru fishing rod. Paid 100 gil to sit on the pier. Used a minnow for bait. (It was nighttime, if you feel that makes a difference) First cast, Fat Greedie. Fishing skill level 1. :D

Sitting on the pier is key.
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# Jan 19 2006 at 10:05 PM Rating: Decent
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I was fishing for yellow globes with some success in Mhaura, to use in skilling up Alchemy. But I was frustrated with the slow skillups (like .3 from 6 stacks of bait) so I decided to try skilling up in Selbina. At Fishing skill 6, first cast along the water next to Dodjhuma, I caught a fat greedie. I was using a Mithra rod and lugworm bait.
What starts this quest?
# Oct 12 2005 at 2:08 AM Rating: Decent
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What starts this quest?

I got the fat fish but the guy wont accept it!

What am I doing wrong?

LMK
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RE: What starts this quest?
# Jan 11 2006 at 6:59 PM Rating: Default
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Talk to yaya, then Oswald. Get the fish, talk to Jimaida (outside fishermens gild south) then talk to zeldon. And then trade, then trade yadada.
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# Oct 08 2005 at 11:53 PM Rating: Decent
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Wanna know something funny!!

Not even lvl 1 Fishing skill I think I was like .8 at the time I caught it. Used a Tarutaru Rod and Lug worm and caught it on first try while standing off the doorway to the ferry. So you dont need to raise your skill or have a good rod, mine was cheap I bought it off the Ferry itself even.

Big Gulps huh? Well See ya later
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