Explorable Location: Spoiler Warning.
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explorable location in detail, and thus it may reveal plot details.
Route: Your journey takes you from , through Western Tysa Trithik to Fang Ridge
Description: From nearly any point amidst this region of tangled forest and steep hills, the line of obelisks that stretch into the sky from atop the back of Fang Ridge can be easily spotted.
Base explorations: 20
Level/10, rounded down Woodsmanship:
Max explorations: 30
Reset time: 30 minutes
It was introduced on the 22nd of April 2009, but was not announced in the news.
When exploring this area you can encounter the following:
A group consisting of 1 to 4 of the following creatures:
An 'X' painted in blood on the bark of a tree. You can encounter these carvings multiple times, and each time the tree is different. (Trees include "a towering ash", "a majestic oak", and "a young maple".) It is currently unknown what the significance (if any) of these carvings is.
A pack of 23 Hylbor Beetles - you can flee or fight them.
If you choose to fight them you will fight several battles, and you can use Restoration after each battle.
2 Hylbor Beetles (9+ at MR ??-42 , 57 Approx SP, 1 combat XP)
3 Hylbor Beetles (9+ at MR ??-42 , 67 Approx SP, 1 combat XP)
4 Hylbor Beetles (9+ at MR ??-42 , 83 Approx SP, 1 combat XP)
5 Hylbor Beetles (9+ at MR 47 , 65 Exact SP, 2 combat XP)
6 Hylbor Beetles (9+ at MR 56-57 , 69 Approx SP, 3 combat XP)
3 Hylbor Beetles (9+ at MR 36-37 , 44 Approx SP, 1 combat XP) Rewards: 16 XP applied to general if you kill the entire pack
A Dark Cave - see its page for details and rewards
A pack of 11 wolves:
If you try to run - you get bonuses from Woodsmanship (x0.25), Agility, Body and Spirit (x0.5), and you need 100+ to succeed. If you fail you are forced to fight
If you choose to fight, or if you fail to get away, you must fight several battles, and you can't flee, nor can you heal between battles:
Large Black Wolf (9+ at MR ??-51 , 62 Approx SP, 1 combat XP), can't FLEE
2 Large Black Wolves (9+ at MR 55-56 , 72 Approx SP, 1 combat XP), can't FLEE
3 Large Black Wolves (9+ at MR 60-61 , 81 Approx SP, 1 combat XP), can't FLEE
4 Large Black Wolves (9+ at MR 65-66 , 100 Approx SP, 1 combat XP), can't FLEE Massive Black Wolf (9+ at MR 70-71 , 116 Approx SP, 17+ combat XP), "The savage bite of your enemy tears into your flesh" for 8-14 damage, can't FLEE (~33 XP w/out Powers)
Rewards: 256 XP applied to general after killing the wolves, and then you find a letter painted in blood. It is the first letter from your character's name so it varies between characters
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