In addition to epic quests for every adventuring class, GU42 introduced the release of class-specific epic questlines for level 80 crafters. (And yes, you must be level 80 in your crafting profession to obtain them.) These quests all begin with the same quest starter, but then branch off for the fourth quest based on class, then reconverge for the fifth quest. Reward for this epic line is the lovely Earring of the Solstice (pictured below), plus there are secondary rewards of a class-specific crafting cloak, mastery certification in your class, a prefix title, and one of each T8 rare resource.
If you are not looking for the original epic walkthrough, but rather the new crafting epic from Kunark Ascending, you can find the walkthrough at this link. (We are currently having issues with the database, and cannot edit the left navigation bar at all.)
These quests aren't for everyone. They do require time, effort, some grinding, and possibly some death (regardless of your adventuring level). With that in mind, in addition to the level 80 crafting requirement, there are some other things to be aware of before you start on these.
For the faction, this means adventuring and/or completing the crafter New Lands, New Profits" quest, then grinding the RoK crafting daily and/or crafting writs at Bathezid's Watch. (+750 faction per writ, +2000 faction per daily).
- -20K (that is negative 20K) or better faction with Bathezid's Watch will be required
- T5 rares, and several imbue materials from T7 and T8 will be required
- Cooperation with crafters of other professions will be required. Unless they have all 9 crafting classes already at level 80, even the most independent and antisocial crafter will need to work with other crafters and the commission system in order to receive the rewards.
Crafters who own the Earring of the Solstice will also be able to see red glowie collections.
My sincere thanks to folks in our forums who contributed information, screenshots and/or moral support. It was phenomenal to see such a lovely outpouring of community cooperation.
Created: 2008-02-06 03:19:29
Last Modified By: Niami Denmother
Last Modified on: 2016-11-20 02:53:59
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