Wicoessa's Proposition  

Realm:All
Start Zone: Oceanus Hesperos
Start Location:Haven of Hesperos
Start NPC:Wicoessa
Trials of Atlantis expansion Required
Class:All
Type:Regular
Min Level:46
Max Level:50
Grants XP:No
Grants Coin:No
Rating:
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Last Updated:Fri Aug 12 20:51:28 2011
DISCLAIMER: Your Steps and Tasks may be different

Wicoessa is wanting to excavate some underwater ruins in Oceanus Hesperos. However there are sharks in the area that make it impossible for her to do.

Wicoessa will ask you to do this for her. The ruins are underwater at 12k, 3k. You will need swim down to the 4 pillars and /excavate near the loose stones. The pilliars can be found at loc=12k,3k, loc= 22k,27k, loc=1k,31k, and loc=18k, 25k. Careful when near these areas you will be attacked by sharks.

Once you /excavate 4 Pristine Sample ruins from there return to Wicoessa.


Reward:
Ancient Carved Breastplate -- Armsman and Paladin
Ancient Tanned Robe -- Friar
Ancient Tanned Jerkin (Mid) (leather) -- Shadowblade
Ancient Wrought Hauberk (Mid) (seer) -- Healer and Shaman
Ancient Wrought Hauberk (Hib) -- Druid
Ancient Forged Vest -- Bard
Ancient Wrought Hauberk (Hib)(scale) -- Hero, Champion and Warden
Ancient Wrought Hauberk (Alb) -- Mercenary, Reaver and Minstrel
Ancient Embroidered Vest (Hib) (vw)-- Valewalker
Ancient Forged Vest (Hib)(reinf) -- Ranger and Blademaster
Ancient Embroidered Vest (Hib) (cloth) -- Eldritch, Mentalist, Enchanter, and Animist
Ancient Wrought Hauberk (Mid) (chain) -- Warrior, Skald and Thane
Ancient Tanned Jerkin (Alb) (inf) -- Infiltrator
Ancient Embroidered Vest -- Wizard, Sorcerer, Theurgist, Cabalist, and Necromancer
Ancient Forged Vest (Mid)(ber) -- Berserker
Ancient Forged Vest (Mid) (hun) -- Hunter
Ancient Forged Vest (Hib)(ranger)
Anceint Forged Vest (Alb) (scout)
Ancient Holy Hauberk -- Cleric
Ancient Embroidered Tunic (Mid) (cloth) -- Bonedancer, Runemaster, Spiritmaster and Warlock
Ancient Velveteen Vest (Alb) -- Heretic
Ancient Tanned Bloody Jerkin -- Vampiir

Rewards:
  Ancient Carved Breastplate
  Ancient Tanned Robe
  Ancient Tanned Jerkin (Mid) (sb)
  Ancient Wrought Hauberk (Mid) (seer)
  Ancient Wrought Hauberk (Hib)
  Ancient Forged Vest (Hib) (bard)
  Ancient Wrought Hauberk (Hib) (scale)
  Ancient Wrought Hauberk (Alb)
  Ancient Embroidered Vest (Hib) (vw)
  Ancient Embroidered Vest (Hib) (cloth)
  Ancient Wrought Hauberk (Mid) (chain)
  Ancient Tanned Jerkin (Alb) (inf)
  Ancient Embroidered Vest (Alb)
  Ancient Forged Vest (Mid) (ber)
  Ancient Forged Vest (Mid) (Hun)
  Ancient Forged Vest (Hib) (blademaster/ranger)
  Ancient Forged Vest (Alb) (scout)
  Ancient Forged Vest (Mid) (savage)
  Ancient Tanned Jerkin (Hib) (ns)
  Ancient Holy Hauberk
  Ancient Embroidered Tunic (Mid) (cloth)
  Ancient Velveteen Vest (Alb)
  Ancient Tanned Bloody Jerkin

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took me a while:(
# Jan 18 2009 at 8:11 PM Rating: Decent
1 post
idk if im just unlucky or what but it took me 30mins of just sitting there excavating:P
Not for Scouts?
# May 21 2007 at 9:30 AM Rating: Decent
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I don't know if this quest has been changed recently, but at L50 my scout tried to get this quest and could not.
easier
# May 02 2005 at 5:34 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
alot easier just to stay in the 12k 3k and excavate
easier
# May 02 2005 at 5:34 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
alot easier just to stay in the 12k 3k and excavate
mobs
# Apr 10 2005 at 11:09 PM Rating: Decent
1 post

the locs given seem ok
but at every ecavation site are 4 mobs (blue up to ora for 50) that add you at nearsight.
only way to do this is pull tehm far away go on an island and later do the ecavations.. everything other would be frenzy
Bug in quest
# Sep 02 2004 at 10:26 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
Hi, Perhaps there is a bug in the quest as i can only dig up 2 of the pristine ruins. The many of the /excavate commands i do at the various sites only yeal rubble.
/loc
# Apr 09 2004 at 1:56 AM Rating: Good
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I went to 12k, 3k and excavated all 4 pristines there and didn't get aggro from anything whatsoever. Took a total of about 5 minutes to do and was about the easiest and most profitable quest I've done.

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Nerfed
# Dec 22 2003 at 3:55 AM Rating: Decent
this quest is no longer soloable, there are several sharks, eels and rays at each location. They will only attack the person doing the quest. I did it a while back with my necro unbotted, this time i took my cleric out to suit him up. It was crazy, i have died three times because of all the agro in my cleric. You may need at least three peeps. 12-21-30
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RE: Nerfed
# Jan 25 2004 at 12:14 PM Rating: Decent
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the excavation site at 12K, 3K had only one hammerhead shark aggro. i just excavated between spawns and killed him when he popped. One retreat when i was attacked while excavating. Got all 4 pristines solo at this spot.
RE: Nerfed
# Jul 20 2004 at 9:26 AM Rating: Decent
17 posts
And its still this way too. I was unlucky however. It took me over an hour to get 4. Try moving to different areas around this ruin. maybe better luck?
Mid Reward
# Nov 08 2003 at 6:04 PM Rating: Good
1 post
Prize for Warrior/Skald/Thane:

Ancient Wrought Hauberk

Usable By:
- Warrior
- Skald
- Thane

Magical Bonuses:
Bonus to melee combat speed: 10%
Bonus to melee damage: 10%
- Requirements: vs Magical Creatures
Bonus to Armor Factor (AF): 6

Armor Modifiers:
- 102 Base Factor
- 100 Clamped Factor
- 27% Absorption
- 100% Quality
- 100% Condition

Effective Armor:
- 136 Factor

Cannot be sold to Merchants.
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another hint
# Nov 08 2003 at 4:48 PM Rating: Excellent
9 posts
Here's a hint for soloers:

I didn't have to go to all 4 excavation sites.. One of the ones I tried to go to had continual aggro, so we decided to go to another one. I went to the one at around 12k/3k (site 3) and just kept /excavating, got the 4 ruins I needed, and finished the quest. :)
lvl requirement
# Nov 03 2003 at 12:02 AM Rating: Decent
3 posts
BTW i did this with my 47 Bard and got the BP :-) Not sure why but im glad
Aroecca
# Nov 02 2003 at 1:29 PM Rating: Decent
1 post
When giving trash artifacts to Aroecca, keep in mind that he will only take four or five from you. Give him your most valuable artifacts first.
Hint for getting the ruins
# Nov 02 2003 at 6:55 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
Go to Excavation Site 4. Usually you will get 2 sharks that aggro when you approach. Ass soon as they start moving toward you, swim back up and get on the island. You can then draw them around to the opposite side of the island and /excavate in peace.
Necromancer Reward
# Nov 01 2003 at 6:39 PM Rating: Decent
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18k/24k is Site One
22k/27k is Site Two
12k/3k is Site Three
1k/31k is Site Four

A Necromancer gets an Ancient Embroidered Vest

Magical Bonus
-Heat: 5%
-Hits: 12 pts

Bonus to magic damage: 10%
- Requiremnt: vs Undead
Bonus to duration of spells: 5%
Bonus to spell range: 10%
- Requirement: vs Undead
Bonus to Intelligence attribute bonus cap: 5

AF 51
Quality 100%
another /loc
# Oct 31 2003 at 3:51 AM Rating: Decent
17 posts
Another site is at 18,24 It looks like an arch but be warned there is quite a nasty spawn rate of sharks / nuking fish people
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/loc of excavate
# Oct 30 2003 at 11:50 PM Rating: Decent
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Here's the /loc of the excavate point 11919, 2962
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