Wings Dive  

Realm:All
Start Zone: Arbor Glen
Start NPC:Keres
Trials of Atlantis expansion Required
Class:All
Type:Artifact
Related Zones:
  Green Glades
Min Level:50
Max Level:50
Grants XP:No
Grants Coin:No
Rating:
*****
Related NPCs:
  Centaur Mage
  Centaur Patroller
  Centaur Sage
Related Items:
  Wing's Dive, 1 of 3
  Wing's Dive, 2 of 3
  Wing's Dive, 3 of 3
Last Updated:Sun Mar 29 15:11:29 2009
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Per patch 1.70:
- Keres now drops the Wings Dive artifact as treasure, instead of placing it on the ground for any player to pick up.


Below is the beginning information for the Artifact Wings Dive, if you know more information please send it in.

Scholar Kevyn says:
I learned this much by studying the remains of several fallen islands and from a few discussions with the Sphinx, Ciramas. Apparently the magic that held these isles in the sky caused great winds underneath the cities. Some of the very brave would dive off of the side in order to ride these winds back up to the top. These leggings appear to have been made to assist in such a performance. They were not made of cloth from what I can gather.

Sphinx Ciramas says:
A queen once was trusting to laws that then broke
A kings crown she chased for through air for an heir
As down went the crown so the sky did despair
The magic she wore fell with her from up there.
Then the sky itself falling, for the queen not a care
Her leggings of magic in the forest now found.
At the end of cloud cities she was first to fall down.
I know now who found them but if it may be known

Travel to loc=3.7,59.5 in Arbor Glen with a group and kill Keres

Artifact "Cannot be worn by those using armors made only of cloth or leather."

Scrolls:
Wings Dive 1 of 3 -- drops from:Centaur Patroller, Centaur Sage, and Centaur Mage in Green Glades

Wings Dive 2 of 3 -- drops off: Centaur's in Green Glades

Wings Dive 3 of 3 -- dropped from Centaur Patroller and Centaur Advisor in Green Glades



Dialog from the 3 scrolls combined (submitted by Staghorn):
"There was a challenge every year from the cloud city in the Planes. The greatest athletes would dive from the cloud cities, buffet themselves off the air currents and ride them back to the top, aided by magical enchantments set about to prevent anyone from missing the strong currents and plummeting to their deaths."

"Often, the athletes wore enchanted protective clothing, to give them a bit of an advantage over other competitors. One competitor, Erastus, had armored leggings that he wore every year. One year, he added a new enchantment, and intended to test it at the challenges."

"No one knows for sure what happened, but as Erastus took what was called the Wing's Dive, the enchantments that kept divers from falling to their deaths failed. Erastus plummeted far beneath the cloud city, and all assumed he died. As it turns out, he lived, saved by the new enchantment on his armored leggings. Unfortunately, he was murdered for those leggings a few years later by an overly competitive opponent."


Artifact levels from RvR and mobs in ToA Outdoors, New Frontiers, Passage of Conflict and Summoner's Hall.

rate artifact gains a level when killing Mobs: Wings Dive: 100M per 1%, possibly the slowest artifact to level.

Rewards:
  Wings Dive (Hib) (scale)
  Wings Dive (Alb) (chain)
  Wings Dive (Alb) (plate)
  Wings Dive (Hib) (reinf)
  Wings Dive (Alb) (studded)

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