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Auction House: Armor - Feet
Type: Artifact

Drachen Greaves
[Feet] All RacesLv.54 DRG

Enhances Jump Effect

  • Theorized to grant a +10% Attack boost to Jump.

Final Fantasy XI

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Enter the Dragoon
# Dec 02 2007 at 3:10 AM Rating: Default
This AF is only obtainable after you have compleated
AF1 for Peregrine and AF2 for Drachen Braise (Legs)
you can then go to Quick Sand caves and open the coffer

you will only recieve the Drachen Greaves if you open the coffer
AS DRG, so get plenty of Snk+Invis items if you dont have /whm

the same goes for all other af that is recieved directly from a coffer
you must be that job, but if its key item it doesnt matter.

----------- as far as jump goes ------------

i know that i am just goint to wear these.

enhanced jumps are not a problem with me :D


Enter the Dragoon
# Mar 17 2008 at 2:20 PM Rating: Good
242 posts
Shamrockiscool wrote:
This AF is only obtainable after you have compleated
AF1 for Peregrine and AF2 for Drachen Braise (Legs)

This is not completely true, you only have to start the Drachen Braise quest. I just tested this out my self by opening the coffer before starting the quest and received the map instead. I then started the quest in San Doria, but did not finish it. When I opened the coffer the next time I received these. Just a heads up.
# Jun 02 2007 at 8:06 AM Rating: Decent
620 posts
The STR on Mithra Gaiters is too good to pass up, but the Drachen Greaves give a bonus to Jump, so just swap them in your Jump/High Jump macros:

/equip Feet "Drachen Greaves" 
/ja "Jump" <t> 
/wait 2 
/equip Feet "Savage Gaiters" 

Works every time. You may not always see the model swap all the time because of lag, but they are definitely equipped during the Jump.
Drachen Boots
# Nov 13 2006 at 10:05 AM Rating: Decent
I went and got my Drachen boots just the other day right after getting the key and killing dark spark for my rachen Finger Gauntlets (56 Drg now) I was 54 at the time and decided to sneak myself through the caves to try and find that coffer since i had already gotten the key leveling up there. It was a pain in the *** with no map, and the second time I got kind of sloppy and after walking out of the caves I forgot to sneak myself. Got aggroed by two vt antican mages and died lol. But that didnt keep me down. I wet back, entered the caves from East Altepa, dropped down, went into the first room on my left, and there was the chest. Got my greaves and warped out before the ants noticed me ^.^

I didnt read if this question had ben solved already, so just to clear up any confusion you dont have to do the af gloves gauntlets quest before this one, you just have to START that quest, and guslum will tell you that the treasures can be hidden in dungeons across anadiel. So, the prequisites are, Af (Pregrine) Af (Drachen Brais) start Af (Drachen Finger Gauntlets) then just get the greaves out of the coffer. After that you can get your mail from Ifrit's cauldron too. Then get your party together for the shadows fight after getting the rk challenge for the armet = Good luck to everyone going for their af ^.^

Edited, Nov 13th 2006 at 10:08am PST by Altress
let me know soon^^
# Sep 03 2006 at 10:02 PM Rating: Decent
are the af requestable once u get it and some one droped it all after words?? lol
# Jun 13 2006 at 2:20 AM Rating: Decent
Why is the prerequisate for this lvl 54 armor quest the quest for the level 56 armor? Do I really have to get the gloves before I can even get the feet?
AF > Volans
# Mar 08 2006 at 10:59 PM Rating: Decent
As far as I have observed what the boots do is add a multiplier to your Jump,sort of like what Viper Bite does with Sneak Attack.It seems to be a x2 multiplier.With Double Attack and/or a critical hit this can bounce up to 4x damage at times.In my personal opinion,this trait is by far superior than 4 accuracy from those volans greaves.
help please
# Feb 08 2006 at 9:33 PM Rating: Decent
ok I"m now lvl 50 and have been to the caves many times I"m sure I can get the boots but do I have to talk to someone first or does it automatically start when I hit 50 and have my AF weapon
equip switch
# Dec 09 2005 at 1:24 PM Rating: Decent
guys,lemme get an opinion here,iam debating whether i should macro in my Volans Greaves or these for Jump.....what effect do these have on jump that would make them greater than Jump Acc +4?
Equipment Bonus Issues
# Oct 14 2005 at 12:20 AM Rating: Decent
500 posts
Ummm, our AF is all sexy and stuff....but I have a question. I'm a mithra and my RSE boots provide +3 Str. Is the Drachen Greaves worth switching to?
RE: Equipment Bonus Issues
# Nov 19 2005 at 2:12 AM Rating: Decent
I saw this posted awhile ago, so what I may say may not matter, but if it only gives +3 STR then yeah, but since its RSE I doubt that, what else does it have?
# Aug 07 2005 at 7:26 PM Rating: Decent
177 posts
I did the lv 56 and lv 52 AFs along with 42 of course, but didn't do this one. Does Guslum start a quest for this or do you just go and open the coffer? Or just have activated the guantlets quest?
Not so bad!
# Jul 15 2005 at 10:31 AM Rating: Decent
1 sneak oil, 1 warp scroll and about 3 minutes is all that this one cost me! I entered Quicksand Caves at the H-10 entrance of East Altepa. I followed the hallway west all the way to the end and there was the Coffer Chest!


Good Luck!
# Jun 08 2005 at 2:12 PM Rating: Decent
No its correct they add 12 hp
# Apr 12 2005 at 3:04 AM Rating: Decent
430 posts
If I remember correctly, this piece of equipment doesn't give +12 HP, but instead +20 HP.

Someone care to correct this?
# Apr 12 2005 at 3:03 AM Rating: Decent
430 posts
Now, if I remember correctly, this piece of equipment isn't +12 HP but instead +20 HP.

Someone care to correct this?
Drachen greaves
# Feb 19 2005 at 9:32 AM Rating: Decent
125 posts
lol i got mine in 15min everyone told me it would take hours but im glad i got them quick^^ hope i do as well on the other coffers >.>
# Jan 31 2005 at 1:07 AM Rating: Decent
190 posts
ive spent over 50k gil on silent oils and i havent seen a coffer yet. ive followed the info on the site that everyones been passing around and by now i pretty much know all of the spawn points by heart.

is there anything im doing wrong? im so close to just forgeting about AF. how do you people do it? lol

EDIT: nevermind, i finally got it this morning. these boots better be worth the 60k. lol

Edited, Mon Jan 31 10:05:31 2005
USERNAME: shawnhollern
SEVER: Remora
ALIANCE: San d'Oria
Total Suckage!
RE: grrr
# Feb 06 2005 at 11:37 PM Rating: Decent
it is far easier to just /whm so that you wotn need to spend money on anything. thats what i did. found it in 30 mins. its a pain to do that without a map, but mystery tour has a good map with spawn points marked. you just gotta search for them
# Jan 26 2005 at 11:13 AM Rating: Good
326 posts
i gots me key, just gotta go find this thing. I have already activated the hands quest, hopefully now i can open the chest and get my boots.Ima try to do tonight, buy me 2 stacks of silent oils and go on the merry. Purple pimpness 1/5 so far.
# Jan 02 2005 at 11:00 AM Rating: Decent
478 posts
Grrr I've been hunting for a key for days now and not a single drop! I even had a level 55 THF come with me for treasure hunter II....Still nothing!

Man I lucked out. I went to pt in qc and we werent getting any drops either. My LS has a set pt that was there playing there as well and as my pt and I were killing a bettle, i got an ls message that said "John disband pt quick we got a key! get over here and we'll invite u real quick. My pt killed the bettle, i disband pt and ran like hell to my ls'spt joined in, lotted key recieved key and ran back to my pt and explained the situation. I got lucky.
Very Lucky
# Nov 28 2004 at 9:04 AM Rating: Decent
Thanks your post helped a lot. I went to the southern L shape, walked in a little bit and right in a crevise was the coffer. I got aggro after i opened the chest but didn't die.
Very Lucky
# Oct 22 2004 at 6:15 PM Rating: Decent
I found the coffer and only had to use one silent oil. I used the southern "L" shaped entrance to Quicksands and fell throught the sand trap. the coffer was on a cliff I dropped onto from the main room after falling. As soon as i opened coffer, DC ant popped and i inadvertantely blood-ported lol. Still waiting for SP to lvl up so i can equip Hope this helps.

Nivinyraal 52DRG/26DRK
AF1,2,3 n key for 4.

# Sep 13 2004 at 1:39 PM Rating: Decent
23 posts
So there are 2 types of keys? Treasure and Coffer?
# Sep 07 2004 at 3:35 PM Rating: Decent
79 posts
I got my Drachen Greaves before reading this; after I finished my AF pants, but before I started the AF gauntlets. I opened the chest and got the greaves just fine. As far as I can tell all you need is to have acquired your AF pants to get the greaves as I started the gauntlets quest after I already acquired and could wear the greaves.
# Jul 28 2004 at 10:10 PM Rating: Decent
Grrr I've been hunting for a key for days now and not a single drop! I even had a level 55 THF come with me for treasure hunter II....Still nothing! I'm killing all the mobs that people say drop the keys...yet not a single key was found ; ; Any advice other than to keep trying? lol

Edited, Sat Jul 31 13:31:53 2004
Activate Quest
# Jul 24 2004 at 10:11 AM Rating: Decent
Does anyone know where you activate this quest? thanks.
RE: Activate Quest
# Jul 25 2004 at 9:41 AM Rating: Decent
108 posts
All you need to do is activate the Drachen Finger gauntles quest. but you must have done the Weapon AF and the Drachen Brais qeust. talk to gulsum in Upperjeuno in the armor shop, he is by the door. then all you need is a Quicksands coffer key, then just find the coffer and you get them. but the finger gauntlet quest MUST be active, doesnt have to be complete.
Good Start point!
# Jul 21 2004 at 2:59 PM Rating: Decent
108 posts
Anyone know a good location to start at in quicksand caves? im just getting lost and wasting gil on Silent oils..
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