The south and east(which is a ramp up) exits from this courtyard take you to the final area with the nobles and highborn. Any help would be … That can be found at Many of the zone notes on that guide include notations about undead. Having just one additional character behind you helps immensely if for no other reason than you have two mercs at lower level. Most of this gear comes from Valley of Lunanyn, which is VERY heavily farmed, so it's all cheap. Ah yes. As for armor, the Yttrium gear and the torque from Seru is some of the best you can get, but it's all ridiculously overpriced. One thing Solo players will want to keep in mind is there's an NPC in PoK nearby the Guild Lobby entrance named Franklin Teek. Following on from the survey I did of level 55 solo spots, I wanted to repeat the exercise for level 70. -Consider Boxing an Extra Character - I know a lot of people are going to reach this part and scoff in disgust but hear me out. Some recommend staying here until 77-78, swarming without a merc. If you go this route, I recommend you box a shaman with your paladin. Lets dig in to it then. Your Slay Undead does 2400% of weapon damage, so the higher weapon damage, the faster you remurder the dead. He is intending for me to level a character up to 20 and then duo with the Paladin. Solo capability : Excellent. At 59, paladins get the Alternate Advancement ability Slay Undead and can begin mulching reanimated dead things like a John Deere tractor. More undead than dogmen though. As one of only four hybrid classes, Paladins have to endure a hefty experience penalty until the release of the Scars of Velious expansion. Alternatively, if you get very heavily buffed it is doable as well. Mobs are reasonably spaced out, making single pulls very easy. It is going to be ridiculously expensive though. On raids, i was great at picking up adds, kiting, rooting, curing, healing the healers, etc. -DO NOT Neglect Your Spells - Most especially Alteration. “I can solo anything until I die”- Liluk Ferox, Venekor. 15-28 Estate of Unrest (PoK>Butcherblock Mountains>Dagnor's Cauldron>Unrest) - Make sure that you are using all your self buffs as you get them. The Ghoul Lord room has a lot of mobs in it and a bunch of patrollers around it so be careful even up into your 40s. Totally recommend reading what he has to say. GEAR NOTE: Look for Intricate/Elaborate Defiant Plate gear. Comment by voreo on 2020-12-05T10:56:20-06:00. Just north of the enormous giant fort is a set of ruins with undead skeletons and gorillas in abundance. Again the price will be ridiculous, but it's worth it. The upside is that you suddenly gain a great place to go in the mid to high 80s. This boosts the level of Lower Guk into the 80s. is the warcry. This makes them the fastest class to solo level AA’s with. Paladins are amazing in groups, hands down the best group tank (sorry SKs, but you can't stun, root, heal or res, and our aggro outstrips yours massively until much later). This penalty was originally intended to serve as a way of balancing out different class-types, because the developers expected hybrids would be overpowered when in fact the opposite turned out to be true in most aspects of gameplay. The Paladin Tree, which is unique to the Paladin subclass and became available with the Echoes of Faydwer Expansion. People like to set up camp on the north side of wall of the fortress area and the north wall of the zone itself, which basically bracket your camp, so you may run dry of mobs here rather quickly. BAD GEAR 87-90 House of Thule, Lower Level (PoK>Feerott, the Dream>House of Thule) - Head down through the mansion to the basement area. I mained a pally on Selo until OoW anyways, I was the best tank most people had played with in terms of holding aggro in groups. Nah you can get groups with a Paladin at higher levels. Paladin: A hybrid class of sorts, with threat-over-time capabilities and threat transfers, along with some limited group healing and respectable DPS Shadowknight : Possibly the highest DPS of the tanks, SKs are known for their self-healing DPS, threat-over-time and ability to feign death Shield and sword? You can also start getting HA gear from both Ethernere Tainted West Karana for Marks of Valor or Plane of Tranquility/Health for Remnants of Tranquility. I haven’t been too happy with my PALs DPS until I had a 65 help me get a Ghoulbane, he also seems to take more hits than my SHD that I tried. Luckily the swims to Veksar should have given you a little bit of swimming ability. Straight to humans. They give you lots of great buffs, have good DoTs, and can slow your opponents which can let you hit harder content faster. If you get in too deep, paladins have their nuclear option: Lay on Hands. You should be able to walk out of here with a very serviceable weapon for your class, the majority of spells and abilities, and armor in almost every single slot. At 95, this area is very easily swarmable. I’ve been wanting to make one because I love the idea of them but I won’t if no one will group with me and I’m useless trying to solo. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if … It's on a long cooldown at low levels though so be careful with it. New players/low level questions are better handled and answered in the Squire's Yard. Has a ton of utility. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. GEAR NOTE: Coming here at 87-88 can be very dangerous if you are undergeared. The living mobs largely leave you alone. The chance for the random aug drops are really good though and a solid 4 hour grind session normally turns up at least one. Oh, oh. EverQuest is the game that defined the MMORPG genre! Pushing into those aforementioned areas will get you up to 40-42 very quickly as well. This isn't normally one of the popular camps for that, but it may be. Abuse your low level stuns and watch the knockback if you group with rogues. GEAR NOTE: Look for Rough/Ornate Defiant Plate gear. Be careful pulling out of a room due to pathing and the fact that there are normally a LOT of mobs in each of the rooms. ALTERNATIVE START: 1-8 Crescent Reach (You zone out of Mines and are automatically transported here. Your goal is to get out of the docks area and move into the tunnels. It's a giant frosty blue 2 handed axe. There is one area that paladins are the undisputed heavyweights in though and that is killing undead. There is one named that spawns around here, but I have only seen it once. However, certain game mechanics will still be … 80-87 Hills of Shade (PoK>Steamfront Mnts>Loping Plains>Hills of Shade) - Pick one of the two undead camps here and go nuts. There are a bunch of mobs that are tucked individually into their own little rooms that you can pull solo until about 48 at which point you can head out to the little courtyard and take 2-3 of them at a time, pressing back through the tunnels til you reach the aquaduct/underwater tunnel. This is a guide dedicated to leveling your character automatically while either fully AFK or partially AFK. A good paladin is a great asset to any group and can efficiently CC arguably just as good (honestly, better) than bards and enchanters - because those classes melt quickly if they pull aggro. BEST START: 1-10 Mines of Gloomingdeep (You start the game here if you select tutorial on character creation) - This is the tutorial area. Alternatively, if the price is decent, you can pick up Tier 1 (Abstruse) or Tier 2 (Recondite) House of Thule gear. Doing a camp that has Cleric NPCs or gaters - No problem, paladins are the most reliable way of stopping them, as there are only 3 classes with stuns, and enchanters and clerics will be busy doing other things. The only thing that is better about the group weapons in EoK is that they offer massively higher stats, but generally only equal the damage of Tier 1 Call of the Forsaken weapons. Alteration, which is primarily your heals, can fall by the wayside as your tank merc very early on will rarely lose enough HP to need healing. If you want to play one of the highest skillcap classes in EQ, play a Paladin. A discussion community about the greatest MMO of all time! After 35 though you have City of Mist which will easily get you through the rest of this level range. A lot of lower level players come here and solo in hopes of getting into a bandit group. GEAR NOTE: Look for Simple Defiant Plate gear. It should go very quickly and the money is pretty good. I personally prefer the human camp. GEAR NOTE: Coming here assumes you are using a combination of defiant, Athai/Othni gear, and other random items. Chapter 1 - Paladin Guide - Credits - Basics Chapter2 - Paladin Guide - Combat Art/Spell list Chapter 3 - Paladin Guide - Method and Technique Chapter 4 - Paladin Guide - Where To Hunt? And yet he's still not hired by Blizzard for testing. Just a note, if you're doing group gear, I recommend just getting a set of TBM group armor at 75 and just replacing the hme and heroic augs every five levels. No Bard? In terms of weapons, Fabled Blade of War is one of the best you can get your hands on. SECOND DISCLAIMER: If this guide looks like Almar's Undead Guide, that's because it will follow it very closely, especially to start with. If you're fighting a mix of undead and living or just fighting living creatures and you need to increase your survivability, switch to sword and shield. I absolutely love paladins. No Monk? Paludal Caverns (Group/Solo/Boxer) Social Zone - The entrance of Paludal Caverns from Hollowshade Moors has mobs in the low teens that progressively get harder the closer you get to the Shadowhaven zoneline. You just run through it and zone out. The downside is that you really don't have much better options for undead killing at this level range, so you'll be forced to head to Blightfire and probably level faster anyways. Namakubi is recruiting. The quests will take you from level 1 to level 10 very easily and outfit you with a full set of gear that is the equivalent of Crude Defiant gear. If you can find one being sold (the price will be soulcrushing), the Fabled Basalt Greatsword of the Protector is the best weapon you can get here. Can charm. The exp is very good here and mobs only have moderate health. Pushing further back into the yard should take you to 18-19. At the same time, they are close enough together to be pulled in groups. Moloing is short for mercenary soloing, which consists of forming a group only with one's mercenary companion and going forth to kill mobs or complete quests. Not enough undead to bother with in my opinion. There are fewer casters and it is FAR easier to gather up a bunch of mobs since they are clumped up. It may be worth your time to check it out! ... Other useful in-game channels can be the EQ traders and EQ Resource channels. 97-99ish fight in and around the portal room. All the mobs in this area are undead. The tunnels between the docks/temple and the first major town area is full of skeletons and bone golems. 28-45 Lower Guk (PoK>Innothule Swamp>Upper Guk>Lower Guk) - Use your map to navigate down to the dead side of Lower Guk. Your primary target are the zombies, ghosts, and bone golems. Quite a pain in the ass to pull off since those guys are camped to high hell for their loot already. NOTE: During the summer time an event known as Hardcore Heritage runs. GEAR NOTE: At this point, The Broken Mirror group gear starts to get much better. It's nothing but undead skeletons and non aggressive rats. This site is unaffiliated with EverQuest and its owner Daybreak Game Company, LLC. I will be annotating gear to look out for at each level stop. I would ignore the bottom floor. You can solo there into the mid 20s if you want to. 100-105 Tempest Temple (Guild Hall>TP using Drowned Katta Castrum Powerstone>The Deluge>Tempest Temple) In the northeast corner of this zone is a wrecked boat. It is a long run out to the zone though and if you have low swimming, it really sucks since the zone is on the bottom of a lake. You can get yourself some Cloudy Potion's in PoK as an alternative to get past them. It's a high damage 2h piercing weapon that will easily take you into your 60s. The reason why no one plays paladins is because they can't be any of the "strong" races, they're a melee who can't be a large race, or one that regens. I didn’t pick BRD bc I hear their soloing sucks and I didn’t want to pull if I’m in a group. 45-69 Veksar (PoK>Firiona Vie>Lake of Ill Omen>Veksar) - This is a place you are going to live in for a lot of levels and where you will start to gain the abilities that define your class as a paladin. If you go sword and board, Mace of the Ancients and Fabled Shield of the Water Dragon are probably the best combo. Once you make the monumental run here, start killing the undead giants in the entrance. Don't be the guy who reaches the high 50s with no Alteration skill. In terms of weapons, the Snowreaver is the iconic level 95 Knight weapon. There are also a pair of nameds that you can get, one skeleton and one gorilla. They're awesome in groups and can do undead soloing with AAs. There is a bunch of non-vis gear (rings, earrings, neck, face, shoulders, back, waist) and weapons that has a level range of 65-70 that comes from Secrets of Faydwer zones like Dragonscale Hills. The 55 article was based around using an enchanter with a tank mercenary, which is kind of extreme, but extreme mediocrity, not making any use of the special abilities of an enchanter; in fact, playing the enchanter as if it were a sub-par melee character. By 25, the basement. Each tree allows a maximum of 70 AA points to be spent in it, for a total of 140 maximum AA points. At this point you should hit 59 and gain Slay Undead. Paladins are able fighters and battlefield healers whose combat spells focus on stunning enemies and smiting undead. Level: 1: Icon: Name: Class: Effect(s) Mana: Skill: Target Type: Expansion: Salve: PAL/1 RNG/1 BST/1: 1: Increase Hitpoints by 5. It has a really nice proc that spawns pets that fight for you and can speed up the last 5-6 levels here. 102-105 Sul Vius, Demiplane of Life (PoK>PoTranq>Plane of Health>Sul Vius) The area you want to go to is the southeast corner with all the crypts. This is a good and bad thing. There are a few wandering bone golems but otherwise you should be able to take each bunch without interference from another group. AFK/Mercenary Leveling Guide for Everquest Levels 1-85. That gear can very easily take you to 80 if you can't find any other gear. They wear plate armor and this gives them a very high amount of defense. The tier 1 group (Cohort's) gear is better than Tier 2 Call of the Forsaken raid (Flowing Etheric) gear and the tier 2 group (Selrach's) gear is better than The Darkened Sea raid (Darkwater) gear. If things hit too hard or you slow down, back up. You should also get access to the TBM group weapons, which you can add numerous augments to make very powerful. Lots of aggressive beetles, necromancers, and basilisks mixed in with shades. Once level 4-5, go over the bridge to the north and kill young pumas, bears, and more drakes. Also unlike shadow knights, the paladin class is generally limited to "good" and "neutral" races: this includes the Drakkin, dwarves, Erudites, Frogloks, gnomes, Half-Elves, Halflings, and High Elves, humans. The Paladin 1.0 Epic is a four part quest. GEAR NOTE: Only come here if your gear is really lacking or you find yourself having too much trouble with Erudin Burning. Better places to go. They come in groups of 2 or 3, with very small handful of single pulls, so be prepared. Unrest is essential for clerics. I would mostly follow the chanters with pets and stun them as they broke/heal them up if they get hit and could pick up main raid mobs if i LoH'd myself for the HoT in a pinch if things got bad, but that was better used on a warrior. When you zone in there will be a bunch of goblins. You will have to fight them. Lay on Hands will instantly return you or your merc to 100% health. Either way, your tank merc shouldn't have any difficulty and you do have heals if you get in a little too deep. Removed. This guide will hopefully provide some additional ideas and more in depth analysis of where to go, what to kill specifically, and for how long. EverQuest 2 Leveling 1 to 80 Guide by Mezelline. Head through the city in the mountain area toward Blightfire Moors. You can start swarming around 83 with impunity and shredding through these guys to about 87. The hardest part of this at 87-88 is breaking the camp up. GOOD GEAR 87-93 Erudin Burning (PoK>Feerott, the Dream>House of Thule, Lower>Erudin Burning) - You may have to fight your way through a few living guys to get around to where you need to be. The Ornate Hunting Spear is a one hander available at the same level, but it's much less frequently found. Where does the mace of the ancients drop from? The upside is that you suddenly gain a great place to go in the low 80s. It is far and above the best stuff you can get here, with the TBM gear coming a close second. This is where you want to set up. There are a few non vis slots that are still really overpriced like earrings, rings, back, and waist, but the visibles have come down about 1000% from two months ago. Left takes you to elves. This stuff is going to cost you a lot due to it's popularity and the fact that 95% of people who give up on live give up here. Lxanvom sucks, a lot of the stuff that should be flagged as undead isn't. No Problem - Paladins are durable enough that we can facetank multiple mobs while root CCing them in place then pull one into the DPS to get murdered in short order, all while not losing aggro. Any other era is hellish on one half of that equation. The instanced zone in Demiplane of Life that's for the second part of the Into the Temple quest is almost all undead, we used to take a cleric with maxed Turn Undead and Eradicate the Unliving as DPS. This is a fantastic spot to grind in to 105 and AAs. Powerleveling on Project 1999 / Classic EQ. 52-60 head through the aquaduct and then just start clearing your way back toward the courtyard with golems. Unfortunately it seems that paladins have mostly landed in a slump (unless one of the five guys at DBG gets a wild hair and decides to do a class balance pass). It's the result of a quest chain in PoK. Paladins need to be played actively, and well. It does ramp up after that though, especially the Remnant of Tranquility gear. Maybe one or two other types. Between the ranks of Slay Undead you have and a J5 merc, you should have 0 difficulty taking them out. GEAR NOTE: Look for Ornate/Flawed Defiant Plate Gear. What are the best classes for soloing, grouping, and raiding in EverQuest? You should be able to get Tier 2 Veil of Alaris group (Formal) gear and other non vis items to give you a reasonable amount of survivability. SoulFire Guide – Part 1 The area around the entrance is good until about 77, at which point you should push north and east. Welcome to the Paladin...a heavily armored, underplayed, and penalized class. At 75 to 80, the purchasable gear is kinda underwhelming. So paladins group - YOU BET YOUR ASS.Solo - depends if you have a lot of netflix to catch up on. You may encounter some golems here as well. They are really good 80-90 and normally aren't prohibitively expensive. A paladin was my first character when I started Everquest on release and I have enjoyed them through the numerous ups and downs they have seen. I think you can get better exp elsewhere, but it requires a little help to get your Journeyman Rank 5 merc from Korascian Warrens. The fallen soldiers are spaced out enough in most places that you can pull singles to start with until 69 at which you can add the fallen champions. The necromancers are living so be aware of that and stun the piss out of them. TBM stuff will be much much cheaper. I was soloing yellows there as a completely untwinked erudite cleric until my upper 20s. The only big downside is that due to the concentrations of enemies that populate this zone and that fact that it was a hotzone for ages, people love to power level here with swarm pulls. 105 Lceanium (Guild Hall>Most Expensive Stone on the List>Lcea) - From where you zone in, go out the right side entrance to the walled area and then straight north. Not a big deal, our self heals are substantial enough to keep us up for a while, and we can res to boot, toss a druid with a paladin and you've got one hell of a team, the damage shield and snare compliment paladins perfectly, as we can maintain aggro on more than one target, you can tank 3 or so mobs at once, letting the DS and rains do their thing. You're going to be healing yourself as much as your merc is to start. What class would work well duo'ed with a Paladin? By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. The absolute best gear here is twink gear, but it's exorbitantly priced and should probably be ignored. The little hill on the right side of the lake is free of patrolling mobs. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Paladin Level 115 Conditions Yes Purpose Group Server Type Live Did you read the instructions? Tier 3-4 (Twilight and Frightweave) Rain of Fear, Tier 1-2 (Latent and Manifested Etheric) Call of the Forsaken, Tier 1 (Castaway) The Darkened Sea, and of course The Broken Mirror gear. Luckily by this point, your stuns are pretty solid and you should be able to bring them down. Expect 2-4 mobs a pull. Especially after 59 when you get slay undead, because it does damage based on your weapons damage. I’ve been wanting to play a hybrid plate wearer, so PAL and SHD basically. Needs JBB, Epic, Torpor and Fungi to really be good. 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