Mission Progress

  • Windurst Rank 10, Complete.
  • Bastok Rank 10, Complete.
  • San d'Oria Rank 10, Complete.
  • Rise of the Zilart, Complete.
  • Chains of Promathia, Complete.
  • Treasure of Aht Urghan, Complete.
  • Assault Rank, First Lieutenant.
  • Campaign Rank, Wings of Honor ∮∮∮∮

Salvage Progress - Skadi's Cuirie Set

  • 15 - O - O - C - O = Skadi's Visor
  • COMPLETED = Skadi's Cuirie
  • COMPLETED = Skadi's Bazubands
  • O - 25 - O - O - O = Skadi's Chausses
  • COMPLETED = Skadi's Jambeaux

Salvage Progress - Morrigan's Robe Set

  • O - O - 35 - C - G = Morrigan's Crown
  • 15 - 25 - 35 - C - G = Morrigan's Robe
  • 15 - 25 - 35 - C - G = Morrigan's Cuffs
  • O - O - 35 - O - G = Morrigan's Slops
  • O - O - 35 - O - G = Morrigan's Pigaches

Monday, November 19, 2007

Back in Black!

So, lately, I've been dabbling a little more in the art of Black Magic. I made a post about it some time ago, how I picked up Black Mage and how it was going pretty going good.

As of late, I am Lv. 58 (Almost 59) and I'm still loving the whole solo thing. Less newbs and morons to put up with and get me killed.

At this point the only problem\encounter I have with the idiotic in Vana'diel is when someone tries to over camp. In which case...

If they were there first...I'm a nice guy. I'll usually just wait around until they leave, or I'll just go do something else.

But, If I'm there first...and they try killing my mobs -- usually a friendly conversation to let them know, "Hey your being an asshat" and they'll kindly leave. Sometimes it's not so kindly -- but luckily I'm quicker at casting. So HA!

I did all my AF in one day. Weapon through the Lv. 60 piece...it took me about...I don't know, 5 or 6 hours. I did it more or less solo. Only time I needed help was with the doors in Garlaige and I had a bunch of people give me aid.

My lil' newb Elisen helped me quite a bit as well. But I'm sure that was more out of boredom then it was 'Kallo NEEDS help'. Nonetheless, thank you newb.

I'm not sure if I want to take it all the way to 75 or just 60 now...the original plan was to go to 75 for meriting purposes when I couldn't get a party and now I've found a GREAT farming spot that BLM could do solo that is a bit more difficult on my THF. However, BST would be even better for it...and I have given serious consideration to that being my next job to land somewhere between 60 and 75...so we'll see.

I'm out, 3k TNL 59! Woot.

Sunday, October 28, 2007

Early X-Mas Presents...

...From myself. =D

Firstly...Special thanks are in order...

Blau Dolch...
Elisen, for helping me farm and for giving me her Strike Subligar to sell before I completed the deal by getting her Dune Boots.
Neelia, for helping me farm in The Boyahda Tree.
Selphiie, for helping me farm in The Boyahda Tree.
Leu, for loaning me 380k until Motai sends me his donation.
Motai, for giving me 400k to get me my Dagger sooner then I would've had to farm for it!

Qiqirn Hood...
Kallo, because I'm awesome and I bought it.

Njord's Ledelsens...
Ashrah, for telling me we had Salvage this night.
Cyprias, for leading a kickass Salvage run through Silver Sea Remnants.
PlanetZebes Linkshell, for not needing Skadi's gear and letting me get the drop all for myself!

Yay for everyone! I are so happy =D

And that damage at the top was just me playing with spiders. It was my first weapon skill I went out and hit. And for all you people that just go..."Lol, Easy Prey Spider." Numbers still work the same on IT and EP...I hit the same numbers on EP that I hit on IT. So...suck mah balls!

And be happy for me damn it!

Sunday, August 19, 2007

Againt All Odds!

Both Aniero and myself need Hecatomb Leggings, the Feet equip, so don't get confused by the fact that it says...leggings. In order to get these you need to buy Cursed Leggings...usually 400,000 gil. Aniero has had his sitting in his Mog House for like...months. I have 250,000 gil, kind of saved up.

After you get your Cursed Leggings you need to kill one of the Sky Gods named Suzaku and get a Neptunal Abjuration: Feet, to decurse your Cursed Leggings.

For a long time when Aniero was on Titan, it seemed his Sky Shell never did Suzaku when he was on. He had the points for the N Abj. Feet, he just lucked out on when they fought Suzaku.

On my end...I've had the points for item, but it seemed like it would NEVER drop and when it did...someone else would roll a higher lot than me.

Alas, it seemed we were never destined for our Hecatomb Leggings.

When he came over to Odin, him and I were more or less the only Career Dark Knight and Thief -- which means we get priority over all other jobs...save Warrior. They have equal priority.

So, whenever a N. Abj. Feet drops it seems like, again, some other player comes out of no where and steals it from us!

So we always joke and laugh about how one day we're going to get the killing blow on Suzaku and TWO N. Abj. Feet will drop...one for both of us.

Oh, the Irony...

On Friday I had plans to hang out with a friend in real life, I didn't plan on getting on FFXI for Sky. However, my company left early so I decided to pop on. We were doing Gods that night and Suzaku happened to be the next up.

Aniero wasn't there due to real life commitments. When it came bidding time, myself and one other person, Getto (War and Thf 75) were the ONLY people to roll on N. Abj. Feet.

Our Rolls?

Kallo rolls a 248.
Getto rolls a 164.

...wow. So, I won...we fight Suzaku...


I haven't talked to Aniero yet...he's going to be so heart broken. =(

Thursday, August 16, 2007

And so the Gods would fall...

Over the past month or so...STRIFE has shown exceptionally quick growth as an Endgame Linkshell in several respects. This is more noteworthy, I believe, due to the fact that more then a good handful of our team has never done Sky, nor Endgame content, until they joined STRIFE.

This past Sunday...we fought our first Kirin.

The fight took somewhere around an hour and twenty minutes. I, myself, died twice. While in the main alliance -- I do not recall seeing more then one person dead at a time. Due to being raised, switched out for a healthy member, etc. etc.

I remember see more then one person's health in the yellow or lower...one time. I have never seen a Kirin run go as smoothly as STRIFE operated on this day, and I'm extremely proud to call myself both a team member of this Linkshell, and also a friend to all those involved.

Our drops were Wyrmal Abj. Legs and Kirin's Osode, as well as Qauke and Kirin's Pole.

Congratulations STRIFE =) We've conquered Sky and toppled all five Gods.

Saturday, July 14, 2007

The Art of Boom & Little Green Men.

Alright. So, I've been Exp'ing on Black Mage lately...for about a weeks time now. I started at level 20 and I'm now level 38. Why you ask?

Well, several reasons, actually...

A. I hate people. They're stupid. With Black Mage at 75 I can easily solo -- or duo, my Merits for Thief...and there are a lot.
B. I hate people. They're stupid. With Black Mage at 75, I can do Operation Desert Swarm with anywhere from 2-6 other Black Mages for some easy money.

Not to mention, at Lv. 40 I can do Peacock Charm runs for more gil. Oh yay.

So -- down to the point. I'm at level 38 and a half and the current camp I'm using is near the Yhoator Outpost. I'm using the Elementals that Tonberries summon.

Oh! It should mentioned, I've solo'd every single exp point since I've picked Black Mage back up. For the most part it hasn't been too bad. I've borrowed all my gear from other career mages -- and it's all HQ. So my +INT is eqaul too, it not more then my base INT. But...fucking elementals...

As Elementals chase after you -- they'll stop to cast, giving thier masters more time to turn and link and I'm at the point that they're not Ts no more -- they're even matchs...so it's hard enough sustaining chains let alone getting over 100 exp per kill anyhow.

And I can't go to the next camp unless I have a PL to take my adds and heal me for resists.


Whatever...I'm going to go own some things on Thief...maybe that'll make me feel better.

Friday, July 13, 2007

Where has I been?


So I forgot my password and username. Just got around to finding it again, so that's cool. A couple quick little update things...

Rank 10 in Windurst.
Solo'ing BLM to 75...at 37 so far...
Blue Chocobo (hopefully) will be adolescent tomorrow...

Oh, boy -- let's see. OH! If you read 'Honor Amongst Thieves' that's going to be wrapping up in the next 3-4 weeks and the next installment...'Honor Amongst Thieves: Past Treasures' will start.

ZoMG! Another one?! Yep...and you heard it first...spread the word!

Thursday, June 14, 2007

Duck, Duck, Chocobo!

Alright -- so, I started doing the Chocobo thing when it first went live. I like it, it's pretty cool. My first chick was a Yellow Girl, her name was Lady Lily and I loved her very much -- and she loved me in return.

When she grew up, I retired her and didn't touch another Chocobo for awhile.

You see, my goal is this...

A. Raise one Chocobo of each color. This is so I can get the colored plaques for the Moghouse.

B. Raise the ULTIMATE Gold Chocobo to get the Knights of the--...raise the ULTIMATE Green Chocobo so I can kick feathered ass in the Races and look awesome in my AF while doing it.

So far, I've raised two yellows...Lady Lily and Lunar Rose, both girls. These were the only two I actually put any money into. Then I raised a Red Boy, Lord Wild. Now, I have another girl who is currently in her adolescent stage, she's black and her name is Night Iris.

Yea, I know -- all those names have flowers in them...Lily, Rose, Wildflower and Iris. It's called a theme you Galkan bean sac.

Anyhow, with Wild and Iris, I gave the egg to the Tarutaru Lady in Windurst...and never went back until they were grown. Which, for Lord Wild...big deal, he's a guy he'll live. Make him tough, you know, put feathers on his chest.

But...I feel bad about Night Iris because I really like her name and she's a girl. Makes me sad...oh well. She should be an adult soon and I'll retire her then start my blue chocobo.

Which reminds me...I need a new name, something to do with flowers...any ideas?

...of course not. Bunch of useless mutes.

Saturday, June 9, 2007

Soaring to New Heights!

Ok, so I might have forgotten about my last promise to post about the STRIFE and Salvage thing...my bad. A lot since then has happened though, so I'll briefly talk about the Salvage Run then I want to talk more about STRIFE.

So, ImperialScouts the Salvage Linkshell.

I was impressed. I was very, very impressed. They have a very tight knit group -- cell passing\lotting went as smooth as I think it's possible to do. We had minimal deaths -- the leader Onibaku really knew his shit and we got things done. We had two Anu's Tiara drop, that was cool. Nothing else really happened, we fought other NMs but no drops. I'll most defiantly be going back, this will be the Linkshell to get me my Skadi's gear.


We. Are. Awesome. We're on a huge roll here. We're claimed every NM, we've got every pop item...we're planning to do our first God on the 17th. Within a week though, we're managed to do double what the other Sky Linkshell's usually accomplish in a week.

But what makes us so special? 80% of our Linkshell...is new to Sky. Aside from the leaders, STRIFE's opening run was the FIRST time more then half of our Linkshell even stepped into Sky, let alone read up on it. It's amazing. We took down our first Faust and Mother Globe last night completing our missing God sets. Last I knew we had 2 Genbu's and two halfs, 4 Byakkos, 1 and half Seiryu, and 1 and a half Suzaku. It's our hope that within a month we'll be reliably taking down Gods and trying our hand at our first Kirin. It's been amazingly fun so far.

Last night alone we started at 8:00pm and the night went like this...

Kill Faust (Soup Abj.). Kill Ullikumi (Soup Abj.). Kill Steam Cleaner (Drink Abj, and Indra Katars) on 2nd Detector Summon. Kill Olla Grande (Drink Abj.). Get a water on first kill. Kill Olla Grande (Drink Abj.). Go find Curtana in third room we check. Kill Brigandish Blade (Soup Abj,). Then I logged and they went and killed Mother Globe. All within 2-3 hours, it was an excellent night!

I'm a little bummed out that they delayed the new Assault and Rank...but whatever, gives me more time to rank up myself. In 10 days I should max rank, but I need to hop to it! I got four assault tags burning a hole in the commissions agency as we speak!

Also, TOA Missions...DO, THEM, NOW! SqaureEnix has started trying some brand new things in both battles and cut scenes. Some of the new graphics and textures and different actions\animations they're starting to use is pimp. We're talking like...if you were to take RDM AF and THF AF...and make it into like...Thief Mage AF -- oh yea, that pimp.

Sunday, June 3, 2007

Starter Wings?

Ok, so I'm a bit late -- I actually had some problems and I didn't get to attend the first night of STRIFE. But, the second night, which was Saturday went pretty well, and from what I hear of the first night -- we're off to a pretty good start. Here's a quick outline...

Thur. Night, not an official run, Souel, Sene, Blaiyke, and myself as well as NPC Ashrah all went to farm some waters. I found a Curtana before they got out there and when they came we farmed up 4 Ro'Maeve waters, for Olla Grande.

Friday night -- we got ToDs on MG, SC, Zip and Despot -- but didn't claim any of them. We popped Brigandish Blade and killed him, popped two Olla Grande's and kill them. Decent for our first night. We only had 12 people.

Saturday night -- got a ToD on Despot, sent someone over to MG. We went and farmed some Diorites...well, we tried. Farmed for about 2 hours. Nothing. Missed a Despot claim -- went backto Diorites...an hour...nothing. MG pops. We all hurry over and claim her -- didn't go exactly as well as we'd hope, but it was a valiant effort with only have 2 parties of people who are mostly fighting her for the first time. We lost her at 50% and another LS beat us to the claim as we got unweakened. Oh well, it was fun.

We went back up top to Despot whose window was opening again and managed to get claim this time! Woot! Souel got one shotted by something right off the bat and hate went haywire! Luckily Cyprias got it under control (With a quick TA Shark Bite from myself.) and we take him down. We head down to Ulli since someone said they have an old Diorite. But as they were coming back from Jeuno they fell asleep. So...we farmed Diorites for another 2 and half hours...and we got nothing.

All in all -- we've got 2 Waters left, and at least one item for each god. So we're well on our way! I'm really looking forward, our Black Mages are already showing great progress. We do training Skillchains\Magic Bursts while farming and our Black Mages -- even Paladins and White Mages are hitting thier Magic Bursts 80%-100% of the time.

We got another run Monday, as well as my first Salvage run with Imperial Scouts -- so look forward to updates concerning both of those!

Friday, June 1, 2007

Take to the Sky.

So today at 8EST PM an event of a lifetime will take place.

lolSTRIFE, a linkshell started my Souel, will take it's maiden farming run in Sky. Sene, Myself, Ashrah and a guy by the name of Nikup are part of the management. I don't like calling myself a co-leader...but Souel puts enough responsibility on me, not that I'm complaining. We farmed 1 Curtana and 3 Waters last night in a bout 2 and half hours or so. Anyhow, I can't give you much now but I'll try and post again after the run tonight.

We're hoping that STRIFE becomes a lot more then just a Sky Shell. We plan on forming a smaller Limbus farming static soon. Eventually touching Salvage and Sea and beyond that. However, that's way in the future.

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Pillaging the High Sea!

No, no, I haven't gone the way of the Pirate...yet. However, just recently I did attain access to Al'taieu, otherwise known as Sea. Now, I don't have a Sea\Limbus shell yet, but that didn't stop me from teaming up with Souel and Sene...and also, Ashrah, sort of -- Souel was controlling her, you see. Anyhow, the four of us teamed up over the past two days for a massive genocide of the monsters that inhabit the lands, or waters, of Al'taieu. We've been shredding loads of Aerns, Xzomits, Hpemde, Phaubo and a couple Yovra's in an attempt to take their organs to a girl in Tavnazia for some sort of experiments or something.

Anyhow, we've finished collecting almost all the samples we need. I personally, need one more Yovra organ before I'm finished. Today, however, I took the little scientist 10 Phuabo Organs, 5 Hpemde Organs, 1 Yovra Organ, a Gorget and a Green Chip and she made me a Breeze Gorget! Which, I'm told should increase damage when using Dancing Edge and Evisceration -- oh goody.

I'll let you know how that turns out -- anyhow, that's about it for now.

Oh! Over the next few days I'm going to try and finish out Rank 8 through 10 for Windurst. I'll keep you updated on that and also Assaults! I'm a Sergeant right now! Naja was so proud of me!

Also, I guess you want me to say some type of cool word today, eh? Ok, how about...ninny. Yea. That's a good insulting word. You don't hear it enough. It's not really dirty or vulgar like most insults nowadays, but it gets the job done. My friend Frag, a 75 PLD lost to Shiva the other night and De-leveled and didn't want to go back in...he's such a ninny.

My Merit Plan!

Main Job Focus: Thief
2ndary Job Focus: Ranger and Corsair
3rd Job Focus: Red Mage

HP\MP Max 8
Attributes Max 5
Combat Skills Max 20
Weapon Skills Max 8
Dagger, X X X X X X X X
Marksmanship, O O X X X X X X
Defensive Skills Max 4
Evasion, O O X X
Others Max 8
Critical Hit Rate, O O O O
Spell Interruption Rate, X X X X
Job Specific -- Thief
Group One Max 10
Sneak Attack Recast, X X X X X
Triple Attack Rate, O O O O X
Group Two Max 6
Assassin's Charge, O - -
Feint, O - -
Aura Steal, X - -
Ambush, X X X

Merit Points Attained, 35 (350,000 Limit Points).
Merit Levels Modified, 15

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Oh, Formalities!

Character Bio
Name: Kallo Landis
Server: Odin
Occupation: Level 75 Thief
Other Job(s): Level 60 Ranger
Future Job(s): Level 12 Corsair, Level 20 Black Mage
Nation: Windurst, Rank 8
Rise of the Zilart Expansion: Complete
Chains of Promathia Expansion: Complete
Treasure of Aht Urghan Expansion: Complete (So Far)
Assault\Mercenary Rank: Tier 6, Sergeant.
Linkshell(s): STRIFE for Sky\Social.
Race\Sex: Elvaan Male, Face 1-A
Interests: Theft, Loot, Pillaging, Stealing, Charming, Women, Ladies, Money, Gil, Jewelry, Women, Plundering, Booty, Other Booty, etc. etc.

There’s most of the basic stuff about me. I’m very interested in doing Salvage, which hopefully I’ll be getting into quite a bit soon. I’m also a Sacholder for lolSTRIFE. I co-host a Final Fantasy XI related Podcast known as LimitBreakRadio, you should check that out. That’s about…you want to know anything more specific. Then ask.

Just to re-iterate, I’m basically going to be using this blog to follow my achievements, goals, rants, raves, etc. etc.

So, basically, “Just another Lv. 75, here’s what I did today” blog. Yep, that’s about it. You don’t like it, you can skedaddle. However, you stick you around I promise more words like that…skedaddle. How many of those blogs use skedaddle? HA! 3 times now…oh the fun we’re going to have.

Soon to come, Merits and Merit Schedule, Oh yippee!

The Purpose.

I've tried out a bunch of Blog-ish projects in the past. The most recent, and the only successful of them so far is Honor Amongst Thieves.

Honor Amongst Thieves a fictional post-by-post story-line which will soon be adapted in an illustrated form. Regardless...that's not what this blog is for. I use to do a Rant\Creative Writing blog and soon gave that up and started HAT, but I had a couple say they enjoyed reading those. So, this is my unofficial blog about stuff happening in game. I don't really like this type of stuff, so I don't know how often you'll see updates, but, whatever. Let's give it a try.

I'll post more about myself later...and for those of you confused as to what the hell I'm talking about, this will be a Final Fantasy XI oriented blog. Now you know.