Few basics about Jokanur Diggings... (article continues below)
When I speak of bonus I am talking about masters bonus which is harder of the 2 to get. Bonus's are Masters (hardest), Expert (moderate).
Suggested Hero's and Henchmen to Bring: This will be what I have found most effective, and will take it as if you have all the hero's.
Set all hero's to the shield (defense) that way they do not attack unless they are attacked or you attack. I like to set my healing hero's to passive so they don't attack just heal.
Hero's Needed for you party- Melonni
Objective'sKormir must survive. Do added tasks. Defeat the Apocrypha.
Jokanur Diggings BONUS Do not Defeat any Sunspear Ghosts.
Suggested Level I suggest being level 12 or higher for this in normal mode.
Suggested Hero's and Henchmen to Bring
1 to 2 Monks (hero's preferably 1 as a main healer, the other healing and smite for the damage)
Melonni Because you have too.
The city has numerous traps. The crusher traps cause instant death, the dart traps cause -1 health degeneration, and the flame jet traps inflict damage, burning, and crippled.
(Getting to the city) Getting to the city is pretty easy, Use the right fork to reach the city the fastest. Watch for grub lance mobs they heal.
(Jokanur Diggings Room 1) Once you have made it to the city you will see a named ghost. You will need to defeat him, then place the tablet he was carrying on the pedestal.
(Jokanur Diggings Room 2) This time you have to retrieve the tablets from the floor yep I said tablets there are 2 of them. One you will see right away the other is not to far away from that one just around the corner, you can see were they are marked on the map.You will need to place both tablets on each of the pedestals Careful though becuase the sunspear ghosts will remove them if they have a chance. Tip: Drop one tablet near the pedestals then go get the other if you are solo.
(Jokanur Diggings Room 3) The last tablet is held by another named ghost but he will not hand it over, however he is willing to place the tablet on the pedestal if you protect him, so thats what you will do.
(Jokanur Diggings Room 4) This is the boss room. Defeat Apocrypha and you will beat the mission.
Jokanur Diggings Video
Getting The Bonus for Jokanur Diggings
In room 2 there are two sunspear ghosts, that you must avoid defeating to get the bonus. The sunspear ghosts do not attack you so you can avoid them by running away. As long as the Sunspear ghosts do not die, you will complete the bonus.
The sunspear ghosts will try to take the stone tablets back to were you found them on the ground once they are placed on the pedestal. So do not place them on the pedestal until you are ready to place both. The ghosts will not try to take the tablets until one is placed on the pedestal.
Playing in Hard Mode
Bring two healers the amount of damage and the many conditions and hexes can become a bit much for 1 healer.
Tips for Jokanur Diggings
Do not bring minion skills or summoning skills, these creatures are not under your control and may kill the sunspear ghosts.
Relentless Corpses and Restless Dead will respawn a few minutes after they are killed. So you need to keep a eye on them.
Smite skills help here becuase the mobs are undead.
Grub Lance Mobs heal this is particularly not good for hard mode so try to take them out quick
The Hero Builds
Tweek the builds to what skills you have but try to keep the concept of the build intact.
The Skills Avatar of Balthazar, Heart of Holy Flame, Chilling Victory, Mystic Sweep, Mystic Regeneration, Zealous Renewal, Mystic Vigor, Faithful Intervention.
Concept This build is about the holy damage, Perfect for this mission since the mobs are all undead.
Template Code: OgCkkyq2qxqj7d8OgZus3x93t8C
The Skills Signet of Judgement, Castigation Signet, Smite Condition, Smite Hex, Patient Spirit, Signet of Rejuvenation, Orison of Healing, Resurrection Chant.
Concept Even though this character is smite you want them to heal as well that is why I used the smite conditions does double duty. Make sure this monk is on defensive to use the smite skills.
Template Code: OwAT0UHDRykw6j6zloB8uJjANCA
Monk 2 (heal)
The Skills Signet of Devotion, Signet or Rejuvenation, Orison of Healing, Words of Comfort, Watchful Healing, Cure Hex, Light of Deliverance, Resurrection Chant
Concept This is just your basic heal monk, healing is the priority here. Make sure this monk is on passive.
Template Code: OwAS0YIPlk7WGhuCXn+1V0I
How to use the Template code
For those who don't know the template code is a set of skills that can be saved. Then used to quickly set up a hero or a character if you have all the skills. If you do not the skills not known simply will not show up when you load it.
All you need to do do is :
1. Copy the Code2. Open the Skills and Attributes by hitting K on the keyboard (That's the default)3.Click on the little blue diskette next to Profession4.click on the Template Code drop down5. Now paste the code by clicking in the Template Code area then Holding Ctrl and V at the same time. 6. Click save 7. Give it a name and then Load onto your character.
Remember it will only load if the Primary and the Secondary match (if 2ndary skills are used, in this case they are not.)