EQ2 Icon Skleross Faction and Rewards

The Skleross are a separatist clan of the deadly Scorpikis, from which the hostile Durus also stem. Their encampment is located at the very far north of eastern Jarsath’s Waste in Traitors Pass. They have their own sokokar post at 800,-23,-1225 which connects to Stonehoof Badlands, Howling Stones and Skyfire. You’ll find the initial quest NPC, Lord Sheckt, sitting under a tent (which obscures his quest quill) at -795,-25,-1190. The encampment also includes a mender and a faction merchant.

The quest line is linear and, like the Sel’Nok faction line, should be completed roughly in order. Although you can start the Skyfire quests before ever speaking to Lord Sheckt, you will not get your final faction reward until you have completed the other quests in the Skelross series.

Gaining Faction

The quest line for Skleross faction begins with Lord Sheckt at -795,-25,-1190. You can see detailed walk-through for the full quest line on EQ2i.

You need to speak to Lord Sheckt

Lord Sheckt will ask you to put flowers on his brother’s grave in the chasm near the Charasis entrance. This initial quest pays out with 15,750 faction which sorts out any issues you may have had with the locals not being friendly. He’ll offer another quest for 15,750 faction to kill Durus (which give positive faction for Skleross as well), so you may wish to combine this with the Hunter quests which require you to kill Durus repeatedly.

After you’ve completed these quests, he’ll send you to speak to Master Sniks who is camping at 700,-35,-280 on the river’s edge near the Howling Stones sokokar post. Sniks will require you to prove yourself by doing a number of quests for 1,000 faction each for his companions, Quartermaster Ulrothk (who is not a faction merchant) and Herd Master Rudek. Keep these quests in synch as they both take place in similar areas to the south of the camp and both NPCs will ask you to kill ambushing grindhooves (which are not the ones local to the camp, sadly).

Once you’ve proven yourself, you will be sent back to Sheckt with a fishy flank and he’ll ask you to see Shaman Medicus in Skyfire. The Shaman will require your aid to find the Tome of Fate. You will not be successful but it is the jackpot in terms of faction: 50,000 with Clan Skleross when you report back to Lord Sheckt having finished the quest line from the Shaman.

It is trivial to gain ally status through completing this quest line but you can also gain faction by killing members of Clan Durus, who are not a primary faction (you can never gain faction with them). Each dead scorpikis from the Durus clan is worth 100 faction.

Benefits of Faction

Once you have positive indifferent faction (that is, zero or more), you will find the traders of the Skleross encampment are happy to deal with you. Nyber Efiw, the Clan Skelross Mender, is located at -869,-17,-1193 and will mend your gear and purchase your items from you at home-town prices. Tragen Gorschk, Clan Skleross Trader, is across the way at -861,-19,-1158. He is the faction merchant and will also purchase goods from you at home-town prices.

The Warp Hammer quest line from Necromancer Corporiss requires you to buy a piece of the Overthere Hammer from every primary faction in Jarsath Wastes. The Legendary Hammer Head is available from Tragen Gorschk for 1g20s but you need 40,000 faction with the Skleross (and to be on the appropriate quest to collect the items). You will need all three parts of the hammer in order to create the Warp Hammer, which offers swift travel to Kunark.

Once you have achieved ally status (40,000 faction or more), the following items can be purchased from Tragen Gorschk:

Click Column Headings to Sort (twice to reverse order)

Name Level Type Slot Mit Stats HP PWR Resists Effects Cost
Belt of the Scorpikis Lord 79 Waist 42 Str
35 Sta
10 Agi
120 130 615 Heat
984 Magic
+1 Crushing
+4 Piercing
+4 Slashing
+1 Damage per Second
Blade of the Skleross 75 Sword 1H Slashing 30 Agi 40 85 Damage Rating:78.6
+1 Attack Speed
+1 Melee Crit Chance
Energy Drain
Cockatrice Feathered Boots 76 Cloth Feet 150 36 Int
30 Sta
125 125 593 Divine
948 Poison
+5 Focus
+10 In-Combat Health Regen
+4 In-Combat Power Regen
Durus Scaled Breeches 77 Chain Legs 359 36 Agi
25 Str
25 Sta
10 Int
100 115 600 Magic
960 Divine
+1 Attack Speed
+10 In-Combat Health Regen
+5 In-Combat Power Regen
Razorfang Gloves 79 Leather Hands 281 38 Wis
30 Sta
125 135 615 Mental
984 Disease
+6 Ministration
+4 In-Combat Power Regen
Benevolent Alacrity II
Staff of the Scorpikis Master 75 Staff 1H Crushing 36 Int
15 Sta
75 130 Damage Rating:68
+12 In-Combat Power Regen
Arcane Recovery I
Symbol of Shect 77 Ear 36 Sta
20 Str
20 Agi
20 Int
135 100 600 Heat
960 Mental
+10 In-Combat Health Regen
+5 In-Combat Power Regen
Tragen’s Heavy Ring 79 Finger 38 Wis
26 Sta
10 Agi
125 140 615 Cold
984 Disease
+3 Ministration
+6 In-Combat Power Regen
Benevolent Alacrity II

Be sure to check all the faction rewards to make sure you are getting the best item before buying!

Posted by Taymar on http://mmorpg-info.org.


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