Fall 2019 Mini-RFL Results Thread

art_vandelay

Diabloii.Net Member
That 1.07 Cham sure was a suprise. Nice try, everyone, but you know who won this... :(

1. EatSleepDiablov2 93
Cham Jah Jah Jah Vex

2. art_vandelay 62
Ber Sur Vex Ohm Gul

3. Casey Jones 21,5
Vex Ist Pul

1. Saluki 89,1
'Wisp Projector' 'The Stone of Jordan' Lo 'The Rising Sun' 'The Eye of Etlich'

2. maxicek 74,6
'Seraph's Hymn' Lo Sur 'Mara's Kaleidoscope' 'Highlord's Wrath'

1. Luhkoh 44 (CS)
Jah Ohm Gul Um Pul

2. PhineasB 41,6 (Nihlathak)
Lo Vex Ist Mal Pul

3. T72on1 18,9 (CS)
Gul Mal Pul Pul

4. Peytron 18,3 (Baal)
Jah

5. Pb_pal 8,5 (Nihlathak)
Um Pul


Congrats to everyone on the runes and also to the runners in the 99er category for leveling like crazy! I hope you'll all be around next year for a(n improved) second installment of this tournament ;)
 

peytron

Diabloii.Net Member
After a few trial runs with my Necromancer, I decided it would be better to run with my Meteorb Sorceress. We made it halfway to level 94 in spite of a few deaths. Those dolls are hard to see in the Throne Room!

In total I ran about 9 hours, and was hoping a buzzer beater on my last Baal kill, but the rune gods decided to taunt me again instead:
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My only qualifier came about 4 hours in:
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My first Jah. Now only the ever exclusive Zod remains to be found.

I was also able to cross off 5 unique items from my grail list:
Earth Shifter
Nord's Tenderizer
Firelizard's Talons
Metalgrid
Eaglehorn

Thanks again for hosting @art_vandelay!
 

EatSleepDiablov2

Diabloii.Net Member
First, thanks to @art_vandelay for hosting.

In short, good rune luck this time. 5 HRs in 20 hours (300-ish runs) is a bit better than my normal in CS (vs 80 runs for every Vex+ drop overall).

Two Jahs and Um directly from kills and/or drops in close proximity to opening last seal.

Cham, Jah, Vex, Gul, and Puls x 2 from alternative strategy.

The real good news is that I am very close to having the runes to complete the runeword grail. Working on optimal bases now by reviewing threads on the topic.

Congrats all...
 

Luhkoh

Diabloii.Net Member
Congrats everyone! With all the dropouts I thought I had a good chance in the 3rd category, but phineas was right there too! I did the first 2.5 hours with my hammerdin, and he found no qualifiers. I then ran my untwinked 99er sorc the rest of the set, as well as 8 hours into a second set. The second set netted only a single vex. Went from 97.0 to 97.41. With these jah, ohm, vex drops, phoenix suddenly seems very achievable. So i think it's settled that I'll be going fire build for nihla runs at 98 unless a griffons magically appears. Need only an ohm OR Lo for phoenix now, and a sur OR ber for infinity.

However, just like an hour ago I dropped this, and actually gave a bigger "wooo" than the jah got :p

I'll probably still wait till 98 to make the infi, but now I can rest easy.

Interesting non-qualifiers:
  • eth skulders
  • aureolic (3mpk) jewel of fervor
  • trap skiller 26 life
  • warcries skiller 12 life
  • 11 pdr natures peace
  • leviathan
  • reapers
  • metalgrid!
  • valk wing
Here is the haulpic!

 

Gynli

Diabloii.Net Member
Thanks for hosting, and congrats to everyone who particiapted and found something!

0 qualifiers is painful; but expected.

Exp wise, I started with 43mil shy of dinging lvl 98 and gained 16m over 12 hours of play - not 15 like I said in the running thread.
That equates to 1.33m/h or just one 20-hour set away for the next level. :D
 

maxicek

Moderator Single Player
Nice job everyone. My drops helped my RW Grail move along, but I didn't get a Jah / Ber that I really need.

Predator Mini RFL Gul.jpg

Predator Mini RFL Lo.jpg

Predator Mini RFL Sur.jpg

Best find was undoubtedly this one though:
Code:
Ruby Jewel of Fervor
Jewel
Required Level: 58
Fingerprint: 0x196cd49d
Item Level: 85
Version: Expansion 1.10+
+15% Increased Attack Speed
39% Enhanced Damage
1 fire facet, 3 cold:
Code:
Rainbow Facet
Jewel
Required Level: 49
Fingerprint: 0xb4e460fa
Item Level: 85
Version: Expansion 1.10+
100% Chance to cast level 37 Blizzard when you Die
Adds 24 - 38 Cold Damage Over 0 Secs (3 Frames)
-5% to Enemy Cold Resistance
+5% to Cold Skill Damage
Also picked up:
30% Nagelring
28% Nagelring
20% Mara's
Acrobatic GC
Captain's GC
Entrapping GC of Life (5)
Expert's GC
Graverobber's GC
Mentalist's GC of Strength
Sounding GC of Life (14)
Spiritual GC
Harlequin Crest
Ormus Robes (Glacial Spike)
2/20 Rare Druid Circlet but other mods are not useful

Thanks for hosting @art_vandelay
 

art_vandelay

Diabloii.Net Member
@pharphis Just a little joke referencing WoRG's sick finds last RFL ;)

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I'll do the lazy man's haul pic for this one:
minirfl19haul.png
I kept the scepters in because they are both rare which can't be said for Um runes I suppose :p Sadly I didn't see anything of the Jah windfall, how will I make Last Wish now? :mad::confused:

Jewelry was good too (didn't pick enough though):
Code:
Vermilion Jewel of Carnage
Jewel
Required Level: 50
Fingerprint: 0x6c412ccd
Item Level: 79
Version: Expansion 1.10+
Unidentified
+28 to Maximum Damage

Snake's Small Charm of Good Luck
Small Charm
Required Level: 33
Fingerprint: 0x9dffba96
Item Level: 79
Version: Expansion 1.10+
Unidentified
+12 to Mana
6% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items

Fine Small Charm of Balance
Small Charm
Required Level: 29
Fingerprint: 0x1a1e61c1
Item Level: 79
Version: Expansion 1.10+
Unidentified
+5% Faster Hit Recovery
+3 to Maximum Damage
+12 to Attack Rating

Burly Small Charm of Balance
Small Charm
Required Level: 29
Fingerprint: 0xeba4c079
Item Level: 79
Version: Expansion 1.10+
Unidentified
+5% Faster Hit Recovery
+20 Defense

Burly Small Charm of Balance
Small Charm
Required Level: 29
Fingerprint: 0xc3bed9f9
Item Level: 79
Version: Expansion 1.10+
Unidentified
+5% Faster Hit Recovery
+17 Defense
On the unique jewelry side I got BKWB (5%), Carrion Wind, HLW, Cat's Eye,two Rising Suns and a 145/15/37 Gheed's. (Sadly they don't get progressively better as you find more :rolleyes:)
 

PhineasB

Diabloii.Net Member
I have wifi and a little down time during our travels, so thought I'd add my results post before it's too out of date :)

As I told @art_vandelay in my results PM, these tourneys are a great setting to keep the XP runs going with the untwinked 99ers. I doubt that Quinta would have made as much progress before we left for vacation without the goal of finishing a 20-hour set here.

As for results, my untwinked 99er zon managed exactly 5 qualifiers from Nihl, with the Vex dropping in the last 5 minutes to salvage the set after a 15-hour dry spell with a Lo as the only other Vex+ drop (and the first qualifier within the first hour or so of the set). Shadow Dancers were the only real non-qualifier of note.

On either side of the 20-hour set were a Sur and a Jah, with the Sur coming during the last 1M XP before starting the mini-RFL set. So just slightly different timing on those drops would have tipped the balance, but it was not to be. Congrats to @Luhkoh on the win, and everyone for the nice shiny rocks! And thanks again to our host!
 
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