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Mimic Hunt

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Get your rewards for slaying mimics!

While the Mimic Hunt event is active, any non-raid chest opened by a character level 3 or higher can become a Mimic. This includes even non-loot ones and champion chests, and you are able to get regular loot also.DDO Forums Good places to hunt Mimics are quests that have a high number of chests and/or can be completed quickly, such as Haverdasher, Irestone Inlet, The Kobolds' New Ringleader, or Heyton's Rest ((the later only has two loot chests but also includes two chest with weapons than can also spawn a Mimic). Mimic CRs vary by quest level and difficulty. The chance to spawn a mimic is around 10-20%. When you get a mimic, your chance to get another one decreases; when you don't get a mimic, the chance increases.

Killing Mimics awards Mimic Tokens. This only applies to event mimics, not to other mimics normally available in quests. You can turn Mimic Tokens in to Glynereth in the Hall of Heroes, for a variety of prizes.

Ransacked...

Other changes for 2017:

  • The bank deposit boxes in the quest The Stormreaver Fresco no longer have a chance to produce mimics.
  • Players will no longer get mimics from a chest after looting the chest five times. Similar mechanics like loot ransack.
  • Mimics will not appear for a character if they are more than* four levels over the effective quest level (up to six levels over the base quest level, if running on elite or reaper), unless the quest is above level 20.
  • Instant death effects no longer kill mimics.
  • The "Mimic Frenzy" event has been removed.
*The release notes state "four levels over the quest level." It has been verified that it is actually more than four levels over the quest level. This maximum only applies to the character opening the chest, characters that are over level do not prevent a mimic from being spawned and will still receive a Mimic Token if the Mimic is slain.
  • Mimic Hunt is supposed to be a recurring event, returning 3-4 times per year.

Related items[edit]

Mimic Token
Mimic Bait
  • Icon GoldDoubloonMimic.png Mimic Token - BtA, guaranteed drop per mimic kill, thrown-in style collectable
  • Estore icon mimic bait.jpg Mimic Bait - guarantees that the next chest you open is a mimic, single use
    • Mimic Bait x1: 29 DDO Points from the DDO Store
    • Mimic Bait x5: 129 DDO Points
    • Mimic Bait x10: 195 DDO Points
    • Mimic Bait and Mimic Repellent only apply to the person who has them active, and it must be the person to open the chest

Rewards[edit]

Collectable crates, 20 tokens each
Creature companions, 100 tokens each
Consumables, 20 tokens each
New items, 80 tokens each

Indomitable Wrappings (Belt)

Cloak of the Mimic

Necklace of Glib Tongue (grants bonuses to all Charisma skills except UMD)


Iterations[edit]

2017

  • 27 September - 8 October
Quote:
Originally Posted by (executive producer) Severlin Source on September 28, 2017
I apologize. There was a bug fixed with mimics, but the side effect is that they are using boss scaling which makes them dangerous at low levels since they are scaled like a boss at the end of a dungeon.

We are discussing whether we can patch in adjustments next week.

Sev~

2015

  • 26 February —08 March

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