Aten's Shield  

Realm:All
Start Zone: Oceanus Hesperos
Start NPC:
Trials of Atlantis expansion Required
Class:All
Type:Artifact
Related Zones:
  Mesothalassa
Min Level:50
Max Level:50
Grants XP:No
Grants Coin:No
Rating:
*****
Related NPCs:
  Skyros Camouflager
  Skyros Guros
  Skyros Nullifier
  Skyros Sea Mage
  Skyros Stalker
  Skyros Stormbringer
Related Items:
  Champion's Notes, 2 of 3
  Champion's Notes, 3 of 3
  Champion's Notes, 1 of 3
  Remus' Story
Last Updated:Tue Jan 15 21:32:46 2008
DISCLAIMER: Your Steps and Tasks may be different

Per patch 1.84:
- Aten's Shield: Increased the chance of finding Aten's Shield, making it is easier to get credit for this encounter.

- Aten's Shield: Modified this encounter to increase the chance of finding Aten's shield.


Below is the begining information for the Artifact Aten's Shield, if you know more information please send it in.

Sphinx Callia, in Oceanus Hesperos, says:
I laugh aloud for the thing you seek… Find it on an island meek.
Thought quiet and alone it seems…. Danger will pervade your dreams
Seek amongst the treasure holds, I hope you find your weight in gold.
If not your bleached bones will sing… Of days when you were a living thing.

Shield found in a treasure chest on Isle of Thesauros (a.k.a. Treasure Island).


Scrolls:
Champion's Notes 1 os 3 -- dropped off a Skyros Camouflager near 10k, 20k and Skyros Stalker Mesothalassa.

Champion's Notes 2 os 3 -- drops from Skyros Stormbringer and Skyros Nullifier

Champion's Notes 3 os 3 -- drops from Skyros Sea Mages and Skyros Guro in Kithara Sanctuary.

Dialog from combining the 3 scrolls:




(Earns exp: Slaying many types of demon enemies.)
Artifact also levels from RvR and mobs in Mainland Dungeons, as per patch 1.71.

Rewards:
  Aten's Shield (large)
  Aten's Shield (small)
  Aten's Shield (medium)

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Details ....
# May 03 2004 at 2:35 PM Rating: Good
Scholar
46 posts
This quest can be very easy or very hard ... it's all a matter of luck.

What you do is go to treasure island and right click ONLY ONCE on a treasure chest and one of three things will happen ... it will be empty, it will spawn a mob or it will say something about a glint of light or something like that. It is important that you pay attention when doing this as if you get this glint message you should immediatly stop what you are doing and f7 (to target the item) and then G to grab as if you right click on the chest again you lose the item and a mob spawns. Before you f7 - (g)rab the item it is important you get all members of your group very close to the chest so they are sure to get credit. If they are not right up on it, they don't get credit. I'm not sure how it was in the past but as of 05/03/2004 you must be right up on the chest to get credit.

It is best to go about this adventure with a sorcerer for crowd control. With CC you can do this with only a few people.

The mobs that spawn are not to hard for a small group of level 50s but if your group is unlucky enough to spawn a sentinal it is best to avoid it if possible (run from it to get out of range) unless you have a few tanks with you. Magic just isn't going to kill this thing so don't even bother trying.

The only other super hard mob would be the marble enforcers. They will be WAY easier than the sentinal but that isn't saying much. If you happen to run from these guys be prepared to run all the way back to the haven and expect atleast one of them to follow you all the way there. So do be careful with these guys as well.

We did this quest twice yesterday with a cabby, necro, a sorc and a buff bot. To get both shields it took a total of about 3 hours.
the shield
# Jan 27 2004 at 6:44 PM Rating: Decent
9 posts
I opened every chest on the island twice..died a hundred times while my buffbot rezzed me. And still no shield..don't make any sence. Is there a certain time it spawns or how does this work exactly?

I figured it out and it goes like this....

The Island is coverd in treasure chests, but there is a trick to getting the shield. When ever you right click on a chest it will do one of three things. One: it will disappear and 3- 5 mobs will spawn in its place. Some are neutrel, others are high 40's and some even con grape to 50's and are agg. Those are best to run from...if they kill someone they will stay where the victim died..if not they will walk back to the place where they spawned. Two: the chest will disappear and a message will say it was empty. Three: it will not disappear..IF IT DOES NOT DISAPPEAR STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING! Because any more right clicks and you will mess up your chance to get the shield. It will give you a message something about seeing a "glint" then target the chest using nearest object key and use your pick up object key...someone in your party will recieve the shield. If you mess up and right click one to many times..a random loot will drop, and mobs will spawn and you will have to try again. One last thought..remember to only right click once on each treasure chest.


Edited, Wed Jan 28 09:53:25 2004
Scrolls
# Dec 04 2003 at 1:17 PM Rating: Decent
2 posts
Confirm /loc 43k 50k Notos for 2 of 3.

Also, I have gotten 4 Chapion's Notes 3 of 3 from Skyros Sea Mages in Kithara Sanctuary.

Still hunting 1 of 3. Supposedly drops off Skyros Sky Mage in Kithara Sanctuary but as of yet I can not confirm this.
Champ scrolls
# Nov 24 2003 at 10:51 AM Rating: Good
Champ scrolls for this shield dropped: 2of2 at 43k 50k notos sobekite khem rager got it within 15 minutes.3 of 3 i was given but dropped in kithra Sanc off a skyros guros i think.What im looking for is if Anyone knows loc of 1of 1 Let us Know:)
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Aten's Shield
# Nov 09 2003 at 2:35 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
I got that info from a sphinx in Hesperos and then I found the shield in a treasure chest on Isle of Thesauros.

I have yet to find any of the scrolls for this item though. Please respond with any info on the scrolls.
RE: Aten's Shield
# Nov 12 2003 at 12:59 PM Rating: Excellent
3 posts
Rumors are that the scroll needed would be the Champion's notes
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