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#52 Sep 03 2013 at 2:16 PM Rating: Good
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I played with some naked galkas in thongs on a beach, died to an Eidlon that has a mouth on its crotch, and had a...blast playing BLM to 47/48. Loving the AF and can't wait to get the body.

I want to level some alt jobs soon for those awesome skeelz.
#53 Sep 03 2013 at 3:03 PM Rating: Good
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I made my first tier of materia melded HQ armor for my gladiator, just beat ifirt last night, going to get my armoring to level 23 so i can work on my second tier of HQ armor, iron this time! Prerty much this week will just be mostly me gathering and crafting! The hunt for HQ is so much fun!
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#54 Sep 03 2013 at 3:20 PM Rating: Good
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Unlocked White Mage and got that up to 32 before putting it to the side to focus on crafting. I managed to take leatherworking to 5, mining to 7, weaving to 10, and botany to 17. I think the crafting bug has got me. I'm thinking of possibly starting up a few more.
#55 Sep 03 2013 at 3:23 PM Rating: Good
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I finished the main storyline and obtained my fancy new mount! Then I leveled arcanist up to 15, did all of the THM class quests and started on the BLM ones so I can get going working on my relic.

I did some re-running things to get other people caught up with me. Still so much to do but part of me is relieved that there is maint tonight so I can get some **** sleep lol.
#56 Sep 03 2013 at 3:51 PM Rating: Good
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Got WHM to 31 then went on to raise mining to 20 along with goldsmithing.
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#57 Sep 03 2013 at 3:56 PM Rating: Decent
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On my new character I spammed the log in screen getting constant 1017 errors.

On my legacy character, I completed all DRG and BRD quests collecting the AF sets (just WAR to go).
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#58 Sep 03 2013 at 6:18 PM Rating: Good
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Wint wrote:
LordMethos wrote:
Edit: It is very important to spend the gil to buy good perception gear. It makes it a lot faster to level up when you are pulling in HQ's frequently for 14k - 20k per fish instead of 2.2k - 4.5k per fish.

Edited, Sep 3rd 2013 2:59pm by LordMethos

Also, Jack O' Lanterns Smiley: thumbsup

Bought 50 stack of those... almost broke my bank. But yeah... fishing for sharks, it is very nice.
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#59 Sep 03 2013 at 6:19 PM Rating: Good
Got my second class to 50 (ARC & ACN). Also maxed out my Adders rank, bought all vanity items, and moved onto Maelstrom.

Edited, Sep 3rd 2013 9:20pm by UnknownSoldier
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#60 Sep 03 2013 at 6:24 PM Rating: Decent
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weran wrote:
Louiscool wrote:
And yes, I fully expect 19 replies along the lines of "I logged in!" and "I canceled my account!"

Me? I successfully quad-melded a Gyphonskin Tunic! And by me, I mean I made my friend do it for me. Got 3rd meld (30% chance) and 4th meld (15%) on the first tries. Sadly, 5th meld failed with only an 8% chance.


Nice stuff man.

So, just so I understand correctly - we can meld materia onto other gear by having the one who owns the gear trade it to us, we meld it, and trade it back, right? This is all possible as long as the item is not spiritbound?

As for my weekend accomplishments. Yes, defeated the 1017 HNM a few times. Managed to get Gladiator to 30, PLD unlocked, Mining, Goldsmithing and Armorsmithing all to 21.

Even better and easier now!

No trading, you just right click a person and select "Request Meld" and they can accept and do it with 1 click.

#61 Sep 03 2013 at 6:31 PM Rating: Good
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Oh, I got the THM up to 27, spent seals for the chocobo and promotion to Private 2nd class, and spent time on an alt on a JP server. That one's for duoing with a friend.
#62 Sep 03 2013 at 7:48 PM Rating: Good
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I got my GLA up to level 30 and my CON to level 11... not quite where I wanted to be (I wanted to get my pally job) but thats ok, for the limited play I got due to attending Dragoncon and the log in issues, I think I did well.
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#63 Sep 03 2013 at 9:32 PM Rating: Good
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Probably the quickest way to sum up my week with a bit of EA on top.

Edited, Sep 3rd 2013 11:33pm by Seriha
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#64 Sep 04 2013 at 4:30 AM Rating: Good
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Wint wrote:
TwistedOwl wrote:
Wint wrote:
Refews wrote:
Thanks for the links Wint. I hit 32 in fishing and am grinding out the 2nd tier of achievements. Noscea and Shroud are done at lvl 2 and working on Thal. Then it is on to lvl 3. However, looking at those pieces, I might want to just fish Del Sol for sharks till 40.

As for my weekend when I could get in, fishing: see above.
Unlocked WHM.
Put up with asshat tanks in Hala and Toto, then had some great personable tanks at other times.
Got all my classes to 15 and burned off all my lower gear into materia.
..and that is really all I had planned. Now I want to work on tanking better while pushing through the story... TBD by the login servers.

I'd go to the dunes at 35 for your class quest, the money may not be as good as with sharks, but the XP is at least double that of Costa Del Sol.

That's definitely a solid grinding spot. Every possible catch is good XP. I've been struggling to find a similar spot in Coerthas. Some good level 40 spots, but with some low level fish mixed in that I catch too often for crap XP.

Changing bait sometimes helps. Iron Jigs in Costa Del Sol lower your catch rate on Gobys and that other trash fish I forget the name of, but then again you need HQ Gobys for mooching the sharks. So it really depends on what your aim is, XP, or Gil.

Yea, it was a mix of level and bait at the new grade fishing spot. Upgraded the lure, gained a couple levels, and now I'm reeling in the big XP fish steadily.
#65 Sep 04 2013 at 5:31 AM Rating: Good
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Completed storyline up to and including getting a Chocobo and ran through the MRD and WAR quest line.
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