Favorite EQ Easter Egg(s)

Discussion in 'The Veterans' Lounge' started by Ownlei, Feb 27, 2021.

  1. Ownlei Journeyman

    What are your favorite EQ Easter eggs?

    I have always been impressed with the depth of detail EQ provides and really enjoy the Easter eggs I occasionally stumble upon usually in the lore tabs but have seen them all over. The latest one I found was a reference to the Game of Thrones series in one of the descriptions for an overseer agent. Thanks whichever of you Devs that is a GoT fan!

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  2. Vumad Augur

    It's not an easter egg, but my favorite quest/lore/etc is the An Epic Request quest line. Being able to carry my epic (and the 1/2 of my choice) is probably the best thing ever added to the game.
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  3. Jhenna_BB Proudly Prestigious Pointed Purveyor of Pincusions

    There's the earliest Easter Egg I can think of in EQ: the named rats in Dagnor's Caldron named Flotsam and Jetsam. That was the band Jason Newstead was in before replacing Cliff Burton as bassist of Metallica.

    My personal favorite egg I always liked was the TSS quest "Snakes on a Plain". Great pun ref
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  4. Rasper Helpdesk The Original Helpdesk

    Two sharks in Kedge Keep, "Cauldronboil and Cauldronbubble" after MacBeth
    Princess Lenia in High Keep saying "Aren't you a little short for a High Pass Guard"
    Two named Evil Eyes in Gorge are named Syrkil (circle) and Sviir (sphere)
  5. Aegir Augur

    Not the biggest easter egg. But the two Bank NPC's in Katta Castrum named Lucius and Titus made me smile. (Reference to the two main characters from the Rome series)
  6. Wyre Wintermute I'm just a butterly dreaming I'm a man

  7. Ownlei Journeyman

    Lots of good stuff in that list!
  8. FawnTemplar Augur

    Tavid Dennant and the "of the Time Lords" title
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  9. Rasper Helpdesk The Original Helpdesk

    There is a named mob in Temple of Bertox "The Doctor", also ask Tavid about his watch.
  10. Rasper Helpdesk The Original Helpdesk

    These are a little more obscure:

    Riallion Cassand <Rebellion Outfitter> in Sarith sells t2 raid gear
    Sholano <Rebel Sympathizer> in City of Bronze sells t4 raid gear

    They are anagrams of Lando Calrissian and Han Solo
  11. Skuz I am become Wrath, the Destroyer of Worlds.

    Masterchef Ram`see - Frontier Mountains (Chef Gordon Ramsey).

    Lars McMannus and Ulrich McMannus - Western Karana (Lars Ulrich, Metallica Drummer).

    Joffrey Clay, Sansa Nursk - Bard’s guild in South Qeynos (Game of Thrones references)
  12. Tatanka Augur

    The bankers in Thurgadin (original SoV) are named Mort and Gage (mortgage) :)
  13. Eaiana Augur

    Watchman Grep in Steamfont Mountains. grep is a tool frequently used by software developers
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  14. CatsPaws Devil's Advocate

    Sailor Twift but you can't find her till anniversary time
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  15. Jhenna_BB Proudly Prestigious Pointed Purveyor of Pincusions

  16. Jhenna_BB Proudly Prestigious Pointed Purveyor of Pincusions

    I feel dumb for never noticing the Lars Ulrich ref haha
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  17. Wyre Wintermute I'm just a butterly dreaming I'm a man

    These threads pop up every couple of years or so. It would be kinda cool if Allah's, or Fanra's, or Almar's, etc.. would incorporate them somewhere for posterity. Something a bit more "alive" than Wayback machine searching, or some random geocities site that somehow still exists. There's a lot of Lore and general fun EQ info floating around in misc places. So much has already been lost with major sites closing up over the years.
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  18. Owl56 Lorekeeper

  19. Deux Corpse Connoisseur

    Overseer quest "OK Gloomer" play on "OK Boomer" insult
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  20. Fanra https://everquest.fanra.info

    Your wish is my command:

    https://everquest.fanra.info/wiki/Easter_eggs

    Everyone feel free to add more.
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