Find Bard-specific leveling spots to get from 1 to 70 and proven strategies and walkthroughs for grinding or farming in the Bard Songs of Death Guide. Bard Class Guide. Bards are the jack of all trades in EQ but masters of none. They have a large array of abilities making them extremely versatile classes. Fear kiting As the Armor Class of most bards is not that high and due to the lack of a Finacol’s Secret Bard Guide to EverQuest – .. from the initial area, you ‘re free to pull from three paths for as long as you want, or until.
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Aggro and Fear kiting is a great basis for any duo because you can do it with anyone. I learned most of this through experimentation, through playing other classes including enchanters, monks and necros, and by reading other guides and tips assembled on this wiki and on eberquest P99 forums.
This can be a bit tricky at first.
Othmirs There are 3 different camps with pubs, warriors and shamans spawning in all of them. From level 49 on you can use the song Selo’s Accelerating Chorus that lasts for seconds. You can either pull the mobs up the cliff or look for a nice battleground on the beach.
This gives the tank time to pick up X2 before having to worry about CCing X1. I’ll look it up lol. Some are shamans and therefore can cast spells. EverQuest Dragons of Norrath Guide. You can use this as a third song if you like to twist 3 songs at once as long. You can play almost all your songs without an instrument equipped, but they would simply be more effective if you had the correct instrument equipped.
Several excellent group strategies can boost your experience. Lake of Ill Omen Kunark Mobs: Solo kiting those zones is just like kiting with partners except you have to do all the damaging and snaring yourself.
Submit a new link. Worn Haste is not a priority for Bards, but some pieces especially cloaks and velious belts have Bard stats or resists and the haste is simply a bonus.
EverQuest Omens of War Guide. I will put things into four categories: Named mobs will not appear when you first zone in, but if you continue killing mobs as they respawn, you will eventually get named to pop.
Primary instrument at higher levels will be Percussion. It adds a lot of DPS. The experience gained in these zones is also very high. Bards are the only class besides Enchanters that can CC, but very few Bards do it well. But it is also because Bards have a set of skills that make them quite good pullers. While at lower levels you can tank two mobs while you refresh charm, at higher levels this is an easy way to die. Become an excellent addition to every group with details provided in this section.
I don’t primary heal a ton of groups. That means that, if you want to equip a drum, you need to take off both your weapons, which requires an additional inventory slot. All you need to know about skills, items and songs can be found in this EQ guide. These mobs are almost definetely yours because you know when and where the next one spawns. Then play Selos and keep your distance, and perhaps HP Regen. What Bards get instead are their songs. Raiding If you decide to join a raiding guild, your role as a Bard is either playing Resist songs, playing Mana regen, or kiting.
EQ Bards – Everquest Bard Community & Resource Site
So, Lulling as a splitting technique, especially for crowded rooms, can be a dangerous proposition. I had originally hoped that the creation of this site would help bring the Bard community back together, help new Bards find needed information and perhaps seasoned Bards evefquest share their experiences. Sometimes other peeps know what you can do and sometimes they don’t.
Swarm kiting has been guive, but other methods still work:. It’s not really that easy. I have a hard time controlling more than 3 mezmerized mobs. Lull has a resist check based on the level difference between the Bard and the Mob, and the Charisma of the Bard.
Again, it doesn’t really matter too much for Bards where you put your starting points. There are different mobs which are all rather easy to kill. One for basic group buff songs, and one for a rotation that requires targets for the songs like dots or slows. Starting at level 50 a Bard can use the click effect on Breath of Harmony.
Finacol’s Secret Bard Guide to EverQuest – 1.2. SOLO QUESTS (1)
This is most often because the average EQ player is badr lazy. A Bard’s biggest fear is being rooted, and if you are, you will be very happy you have Mez up. Bards are plate-wearing casters. One way this can be used it to give the Bard additional distance from the mobs they are trying to lull – perhaps getting closer to the group or a zone line.
If you can’t run straight back, run in a circle, charm doesn’t require you to be looking at the mob, just to have LOS. Level 20 is when Cords of Dissonance really becomes effective as an AoE for kiting as long as you use the proper instrument. Keep numbering giide games as we go along.
How to Bard
Playing multiple songs is known as ” twisting “, and your ” twist ” depends entirely upon what you are doing at that moment. The other one continues to run into camp for the tank to pick up.
Sometimes my ” crowd control ” is having a mob on me and I run in circles around the group with it chasing me until someone has time to root it or pull it off.
Otherwise Bards have weak damage mitigation, and I can’t think of any high-tier shields usable by Bards. On my horizontal hotbar I also have all my worn utility clickies, which I will discuss more in the gearing section.