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Lately i've been hearing about Crawlers(138) being nerfed quite a lot and i've decided to try it out myself.
So far i'm at 2 trips no effigies, which proves nothing.

So i'm asking you, has Effigy drop rate from Cave Crawlers really been nerfed? Can you confirm or deny it from your own experience?

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99 times out of a hundred cries of a nerf mean one whiney person is having a streak of bad luck. I remember a guy who was 3 k kills at TD's with no effigies, but no one else had that dry streak.
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I've been hearing this rumour a lot lately, too. I'd like to see it confirmed or denied.

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JacTise, i've heard it from about 5 people i know + read rsof rants about it.
Maybe they've all had a bit of a bad luck and gave up too quickly or there's something about it.

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Ive never gotten an effigy from a cave crawler. They obviously don't drop effigies anymore.

DK drops (solo/LS): 66 hatchets, 14 archer rings, 13 berserker rings, 17 warrior rings, 12 seerculls, 13 mud staves, 7 seers rings

QBD drops: 1 kite, 2 visages, 4 dragonbone kits, 3 effigies, lots of crossbow parts

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Last time I went I got an effigy after 20-30 minutes (I left after that due to forgetting pray pots <_<), that was about a month ago though.

xpx' math tells me there's a 44% chance a trip ends in no effigies (I didn't verify it but it's xpx).

With more people doing crawlers, more people have dry streaks.

I don't think they are nerfed, but people might have been counting on 1/700 for effigies and 850 kph (the old highest estimate for drop rate with the new highest estimate for kph) rather than the more modest 1/800 for effigies and 800 kph which seem to be about the current standard for long-term camping.
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3 trips no effigies so far, not going to kill them for a while, they annoy me :s

A couple friends said they are on longer dry streaks as well, one 6 and one 5.

I'd really like to see some people post their recent data.

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Just did a trip, one effigy (at around 30 min).

Your probably jsut being unlucky

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Just did a trip, one effigy (at around 30 min).

Your probably jsut being unlucky


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The cls vs rapier and onyx vs berserker ring is pretty debatable imo, until he shows some numerical proof that cls > rapier I'm not with him. Also he's using old (or low estimate) figures with 700+ kph, because 800 kph is very achievable.
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