A Sterling Specimen

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A Sterling Specimen
Required Fame 3
Level Restriction: None
Starting NPC Ohbiru-Dohbiru, Abyssea - Tahrongi
Pack None
Title None
Repeatable Yes
Description Having redirected his efforts to the study of the Abyssean ecosystem, a researcher from the Rhinostery seeks a live sample of a mutant strain of mandragora for hands-on examination. Speak with Kenapa-Keppa outside and make your contribution to science!
Previous Quest Next Quest
None None
Dance Shoes with a random augment


  • Speak to Ohbiru-Dohbiru at (H-7) and ask to help with his research.
  • Next talk to Kenapa-Keppa at (I-7) to receive the Bucket of compound compost key item.
  • Click the Lycopodium Rootprint which is west of the mountain at (H-7).
  • Bring it to Kenapa-Keppa to capture it, making sure not to let it despawn along the way (keep it within 20').
  • Lastly, speak with Kenapa-Keppa after the full Warp II animation to complete the quest.
  • May be repeated once per game day, re-zoning required.


Dance Shoes Slot Potency Frequency
Accuracy 1 1-5 ~25%
HP 1 1-6 ~25%
MP 1 1-6 ~25%
Light Resistance 1 5-9 ~25%
Waltz Potency 2 1-4% ~10%