Silverglass777 Mar 10, 2014 @ 8:01pm
Rare Research Briefcases
need a slightly higher drop rate. I've grinded thousands of humanoid npc's, now level 80 something, nearly capped all my cybernetic skills to level 9, and still haven't found the last 3 rare briefcases to complete research and progress further. Think I've almost put 70 hours or more in this game.
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what am i doing Mar 11, 2014 @ 12:41pm 
Like finding a Jah rune in Diablo 2, they're meant to drop only extremely rarely. I doubt Streum On will change this.
Astraea Kisaragi Mar 12, 2014 @ 8:41am 
I found Zhar's Eye by pure accident in the early stages, but there are still 2 questionmarks left and I also pumped like 50 hours into.
Silverglass777 Mar 12, 2014 @ 9:54am 
I found 2 Zhar's Eyes but still missing 3 more things.
Reignhardt Mar 12, 2014 @ 3:45pm 
im missing the last 3... no eye for me yet... I am level 76... i think... no idea how many hours :P
Zergem Mar 15, 2014 @ 2:42am 
Bah, I'm still missing 5! You guys are lucky. I remember finding Zhaar's Eye on a previous character, but not on my current one yet.
Khyonmyon Mar 30, 2014 @ 3:23am 
My advice, try to get rare briefcases from Secreta Secretorum members, they drop rare briefcases more often.
Reignhardt Mar 30, 2014 @ 12:49pm 
Oh really? Is this personal experience, or is this stated somewhere in patch notes, etc?? Either way I'm trying it out! :P
Khyonmyon Apr 1, 2014 @ 6:08am 
Never stated anywhere, from personal experience, I dunno at least, that's how it worked for me. Bandits almost don't drop anything. Got all the briefcases from farming in New Eden. Might also be good idea to try farming on noctys, since there are elite feds, who also drop rare briefcases more frequently.
Martin Luther Quickscope King Apr 1, 2014 @ 12:43pm 
I know it spoils the reward, but personally I usually use the character editor to add the last of the rare research.
b4ry Nov 15, 2014 @ 7:58am 
Still missing Zhaar's Eye. Got like 4 Antique Mechanisms in one hour...
LittleLilith Nov 15, 2014 @ 2:04pm 
I know an easy way. Here's the recepie:
1)Map: Temple. Max spawns, lowest difficulty. Restart it until you get to fight the Jians, not feds/monsters.
2)Gear: Heavy armor, minigun, medkit, lots of ammo. Also MAY(or may not) need Cloak - to heal and reload safely.
3)Where: From start point go past Rimanah's office, then to the right. Here is the screenshot of where you are supposed to be to start the farming process:
I think you all know where this is. On the left there are stairs down to the shooting range. Where usually soldiers train. You have to sit like this. Near the corner:
4)How: Sit down. Aim down sight. Wait till enemies run up the stairs and shoot em. Usually ~5 of em there. When done - look away for a sec or two. Look at the same spot - new enemies! Kill em - look away - look at new enemies there - kill em... And so on. You get the idea. After some time, when you're feeling like you had enough - run there, grab over9k briefcases and hope there is one you need.
I just put the game in windowed mode and watch some movie or a show while I shoot ppl. Coz on easiset they almost all of em are 1-hit kill. So you don't even have to aim properly... Just shoot in the general direction of the enemy. :D
Last edited by LittleLilith; Nov 15, 2014 @ 2:05pm
b4ry Nov 16, 2014 @ 4:22am 
Funny thing. I have created a server with Dream mission, killed some feds and the second case I picked up was Zhaar's Eye, heh ;-P.
Formous Nov 19, 2014 @ 1:06am 
Originally posted by Laserbones:
I know it spoils the reward, but personally I usually use the character editor to add the last of the rare research.
How do you get and use the character editor?
Reignhardt Dec 3, 2014 @ 6:07am 
dang this rarity percentage!!! :-D
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