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DN SEA Saint Haven Leveling Guide

Oct 8, 2011 2:00 am

DN SEA's Saint Haven update will be available on October 18th and the lvl cap will raise to 32. Here is a guide on leveling up fast from lvl24 to lvl32. This guide is orginal from Dragon Nest Blog and the certain part of this post is based on experience in DN TW/CN.

2 things that you can do before the patch is out
*Leave some side quests completed but don’t talk to the NPC yet. This is provided if you did not clear all the side quests as of now. Once the patch is out, finish all the conversation and gain the initial exp. If the quest exp is negligible, you can just simply ignore it.

*Same as above but based on Guild Commission Board. Do Raider Ambush Point, Road of No Return, Churn Ruin, DMTI(spider), etc but don’t talk to the Board yet. If you are farming Sanctuary Core for instance, you can just complete the quest repeatedly but if you are going to stop running dungeons. Remember to leave the quest there. This technique is faster because you just have to talk to one NPC and you can complete several quest in one shot.

This is the map of Saint Heaven. Once you reach here, you will be able to get the quests available in the map. However, please take note of the area circled in red. Both green portals are entrances to a castle. There will be quests for you to collect as well. The north and south portals are exits to go to dungeons, similar to that of Calderock. The right side portal is the one for Wonderful Theme Park.

After collecting all the quests, you will be required to do the lv 24 dungeons. There will be 2 of them. Normally, people will farm Dark Ore Mountains (one of the lv 24 dungeons) for NPC gifts to the blacksmith to lower repair/enhancement fee.

Technique 1
Reach lvl 26 first. The reason for lv26 is because of the requirement to take the commission board quest for the dungeon called Lone Island/Islet.

Reasons why Lone Island/Islet is good
*The map doesnt require you to go through portals like going through 1st stage, 2nd stage, etc. Saves time.
*Mobs are relatively easy. No skeletons that fall to the ground or ghouls. There are mobs that set traps but they are rather easy to notice and kill. But there are cannons in certain areas. Just finish them off fast and then proceed to the mobs. Or lure the mobs out of the cannon shooting area.
*Time required to clear is quite fast. Spamming this and completing commission board quests will be good.

In one part of the dungeon, you will see a cave on the right side. There will be a spider queen inside. If you don’t care about the exp and you want to clear the dungeon asap, you can ignore it and proceed on without affecting the dungeon completion. There will also be another cave after this on the right side as well with a treasure chest and some Man-eater Plants inside. You can clear them for extra exp.

Technique 2
If you think killing the goblins are boring in the Wonderful Theme Park, you may change your mind here. Now, they are a great source of exp for you. Each round gives you about 8-11% of your exp bar depending on what level you are. So on 15th Oct (Saturday) when you are able to do the Wonderful Theme Park, DO NOT do the Goblin Village. After level cap is released on 18th Oct (Tuesday), you will be able to make use of it to level up. As to which level to use them, I forgot already. But the optimal % to get each round is 10%-11%. Since you can spam dungeons, these few % will not be significant. If you need a quick boost from lv25 or 26 to do Technique 1, you can make use of this Goblin Village.

Additional Info
Another piece of information is a lv30 dungeon called the Dark Overlord’s Drill Ground. This dungeon takes a very long time to complete because the map is big and there are really many mobs inside. This can be your item farming ground due to the large number of mobs inside. Maybe normal agates will drop more in this dungeon?

To reach the entrance of Dark Overlord’s Drill Ground. Simply take the north exit portal of Saint Heaven. And then turn left. Go for the right portal. The left portal is the entrance to the Cerebus Nest. If you solo this dungeon in abyss mode, the final ending exp is 200+k!!! However, the time needed is quite long so this may not be a good location to level. Warriors may be able to clear faster due to their sprint skill.

If you want to solo this dungeon in abyss difficulty even with lousy gears, you can do so when you reach the lv30 story quests. The NPC Geraint will follow you and help you to attack in the dungeon. Normally, he will kill the mobs in one or two hits. But sometimes you need to attack the monsters to prevent them from attacking Geraint too much because Geraint will be blocking the whole time from the attacks. Do note that Geraint will not die at all =D. However, sometimes he may get stucked in a few places so you will need to lure the mobs to Geraint or clear some mobs. Here’s a video:

Note: You will see a black portal at 1:14 of the video. It will turn red when the boss dies. Please do not enter if you wish to keep using Geraint to help you. Finishing the quest inside will make you say goodbye to your invincible partner. After exiting from the dungeon before that portal, abandon your story quest. Go back to the NPC and get the same story quest again. Geraint is ready to accompany you again =) Pro equip players please ignore.

Fianl Tip
If you do Wonderful Theme Park (WTP) in Saint Heaven, the coupon that you get as a reward is different. You will get the coupon with (Saint Heaven) beside the name. You can use Coupon (Saint Heaven) to purchase Coupon (Calderock). This is a 1 to 1 exchange. But not the other way round. So the safest way is to do WTP in Saint Heaven. The reason why you need to change to Calderock version is because maybe you want to buy gifts for certain NPCs which requires Calderock version. Now, you will probably wondering whether to exchange those coupons for level 32 codes or NPC gifts. In this initial stage, level 32 codes may go to quite a high price due to keen players who want to get good codes on their level 32b equips, not considering those who wish to stay with elf queen/ancient set. So those codes may sell well if you need money. If not, you can just buy gifts for certain NPC benefits or Association points to purchase the respective faction equips that you want.

Thanks Dragon Nest Blog for this wonderful article. Hope it will be helpful for us reaching lvl32 cap faster. Here is the orginal link:
Levelling Tips/Info for Saint Heaven

Latest Updated: Oct 10th
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[ The post was edited by waka_waka at Oct 10, 2011 8:23 pm ]

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Oct 8, 2011 6:35 am
nice man. i'll try this out.. thank you so much

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    Oct 8, 2011 6:59 am
    Thanks a lot for this guide !

    Oct 8, 2011 11:10 am
    Thank you.. Good job...
    Keep it up!!

    Oct 8, 2011 9:28 pm
    this guide misses a few things, but almost complete. anyways, goodjob. :)


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    Oct 8, 2011 11:03 pm

    nice! this is a great guide!! TNX! xD[SMILE=11]

    Oct 9, 2011 1:51 am
    Quote: Originally Posted by 124.*.*.207 at Oct 8, 2011 11:03 pm
    nice! this is a great guide!! TNX! xD     
    mind sharing wad are the points that are missed out? =D


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      Oct 10, 2011 2:07 am
      How fast you can get your level to 32 with this method? 2 days? 3 days?

      Oct 10, 2011 10:51 pm
      Nice guide here. Thanks for sharing this useful information.


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      Oct 19, 2011 7:20 am
      nc 1 . thank you very much . [SMILE=3]

      Oct 19, 2011 10:24 am
      should i do the islet quest until i reach lvl 30?

      Oct 20, 2011 3:18 am
      How do you get Geraint to follow you into cerberrus nest ?

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        Oct 20, 2011 11:39 am
        level 24 - 26, just do some NPC quests
        level 26 - 28 Abandoned Welton [board - master]
        level 28 - 32 Base of the black domain guards [board - master]

        it took me just 1 and a half day.

        Oct 23, 2011 5:34 am
        fail.. i tried this method.. didnt work lels.!! . .

        Oct 25, 2011 12:27 am
        How To Get GOLD BUNNY EASILY .TnxFor rePLY?.

        Dec 23, 2011 9:56 pm


        May 6, 2012 11:01 pm
        [quote]Quote: Originally Posted by 112.*.*.31 at Oct 25, 2011 12:27 am
        How To Get GOLD BUNNY EASILY .TnxFor rePLY?. [url=http://forum.mmosite.com/thread/2/49/20111008/DN_SEA_Saint_Haven_Leveling_Guide-4e90112f835be8b13-1.html#p4ea664f2d56554][STB_STATIC_IMAGE_HOST]images/back.gif[/STB_STATIC_IMAGE_HOST][/url][/quote]
        Impossible, You need luck on your side like me 2 golds in a row just keep doing DTMI abyss

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          May 6, 2012 11:14 pm
          Reply 16#  180.*.*.158

          dont necro ><


          Playing on cDn again.
          Sea dn still sucks :3
          May 17, 2012 5:17 pm

          nice guide ... so ... looking for the best map to level up ?

          Best Map to Level UP :D



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