View Full Version : The Elusive Legendary

04-12-2013, 12:59 AM
So I got on Defiance today with one goal in mind. Get a legendary weapon. After about 5 hours of play and 15 tier 3 & 4 lock boxes I ended empty handed. I did make a lot of script selling my purples to friends but now I'm Ego 650 (have purchased many lock boxes) and still have yet to even see an orange. Am I just that unlucky or are they really that rare?

I guess I'll just have to keep playing. *fist shake* Damn you Defiance

04-12-2013, 01:02 AM
It's RNG. :P Some people get 5, others get none. Luck of the draw!

04-12-2013, 01:05 AM
Ego 500+ opened loads of lock boxes and havnt seen one.

I have friends that have found a couple though. Just down to luck

04-12-2013, 01:06 AM
ego 370 and got a legendary shotgun from a tier 4 lockbox, will post stats later when im home but it wasnt that amazing =/

04-12-2013, 01:55 AM
I have got two legendary shotguns. I traded one for an LMG.

04-12-2013, 02:44 AM
Ego 579 and not one orange weapon :(

04-12-2013, 02:48 AM
Ego 579 and not one orange weapon :(

helllo fellow jammy !

nah im 717 and ive had 2 , both from lockboxes at around ego 112 lol. dissapointing luck on my end

04-12-2013, 02:51 AM
helllo fellow jammy !

nah im 717 and ive had 2 , both from lockboxes at around ego 112 lol. dissapointing luck on my end

Lol think I'll have to change my name, I have been anything but Jammy with them lockboxes :(

04-12-2013, 03:17 AM
Seriously? I would hope the drop rate for legendary items is alot more than just 1/15 lock boxes. I'd hope they are 1/5,000 or even 1/10,000 possibly as high as 1/100,000 but I don't know how many people actually play. Otherwise the term "legendary" is rather superfluous.

04-12-2013, 03:36 AM
Ego 86, got my first lockbox (tier 4) and it had an orange shotgun, 2 purples and a blue.

04-12-2013, 03:51 AM
Seriously? I would hope the drop rate for legendary items is alot more than just 1/15 lock boxes. I'd hope they are 1/5,000 or even 1/10,000 possibly as high as 1/100,000 but I don't know how many people actually play. Otherwise the term "legendary" is rather superfluous.

Agreed. Im Ego 1345 and to be honest i think legendary is to easy to aquire. And it really comes down to the luck of the draw and also what lock box you are buying. Buying tear 1 might seem like a good deal but tiear 3 an 4 will hook it up gl to everyone. And one more thing, iv actualy disliked alot of the the legendary weps so far so dont get ur hopes up

04-12-2013, 03:58 AM
I'm 1,013 & just got my first one. My weapon was worth the wait, hope your's is too. :]

04-12-2013, 04:09 AM
I'm EGO rating 785 and got my first orange from a Tier 4 box at Top-Notch Toolworks. It was only like my 3-5 4 tier lock box purchase. I rarely used my keys before due to lack of inventory space. But when I saw a guy in San Fran selling 3 legendaries and told me he got them from lock boxes i started buying a box every time I got 64 keys. And I agree that with the amount of people playing and this being an "MMO" legendaries should be hard to get. But so far I am pretty impressed with the two legendaries I acquired (I bought one off the guy in San Fran for 26,000 scrip). I bought a semi-auto sniper from him that had life steal and I got a Mass Cannon from a tier 4 box in Top-Notch. Love that cannon. Completed all the minor parts of a major scrapper arkfall by myself using only that cannon haha. But good luck to all who seeks a legendary. For now I work on getting all my gun skills maxed.

04-12-2013, 04:14 AM
As I have not had 1 damned bloody orange weapon yet I think i might be getting discriminated against for some reason.
either that or they dont exist and everyone having a laugh at me.

04-12-2013, 04:25 AM
I am EGO Level 680 and got only 2 oranges from lockboxes. A grenade @ 320 and a shield @ 650 but no weapons. My problem is that I donīt even use them because I have better blue items. :mad:

04-12-2013, 04:48 AM
EGO 1839

I've found 2, and both sucked. Good luck brah.

04-12-2013, 04:58 AM
Wow guess I'm lucky, ego 351 and I have a legendary assault rifle, rocket launcher, and sheild

04-12-2013, 05:01 AM
I am around EGO 350 and have three, one my buddy gave me, and two from Tier II boxes. Haven't even bought a Tier IV yet...

Deliver sacrifices unto the Gods of RNG and you shall be rewarded...

eventually :(

iiReLaX o
04-12-2013, 05:16 AM
560ish and I have 9 Legendary.

04-12-2013, 05:19 AM
ego rating 709 and i havent seen one orange lol so luck is the game, whiskeybent's my name :P

04-12-2013, 05:34 AM
EGO 1,042 have brought 5 Tier 4 lock boxes with Bits, and 7 with resources. Out of them I got maybe 3 Purple items rest blues n greens. Started buying Tier 3 purchased around 10 all with resources again with maybe 5 Purples rest blues n greens. Seems my luck is absolutely terrible.

04-12-2013, 06:06 AM
Iv bought just in the last 3 or 4 days...roughly 40-50 T2 boxes...got nothing above blue.

Today I was like "**** that" and got 2 T4 boxes, got purple clusterfrag and orange nomad smg with x1.1mag, 25% reload on stowed weapon on kill with assassin synergy.

Anyone that gets purples/legendaries from T2s, I hate your luck.

l DefaulT l
04-13-2013, 02:54 PM
I bought a T4 right off the bat with no luck so i switched to t2 and t3's and after about 30 boxes of only finding one orange in a t3 i decided to switch it up and get a t4. Got two oranges in one box. (Not trolling it really did happen) I did buy three t4 boxes afterwards throughout the day and got nothing but greens blues and a few purps. Its just really luck of the draw. t4 has to have some kind of increase though...wouldn't make sense not to esp with 2 oranges in the same box.

04-13-2013, 02:57 PM
ego 1330 still havnt gotten one legendary i bought a tonne of tier 3s and 4s(i have 600k ark salvage but aint spending it with my luck)

04-13-2013, 03:23 PM
I did not get my 1st orange gun until i was EGO 1200 ... it was from a tier 4 box...seems the rates are terrible so people will keep buying them with cash worked the same in the ME store.

04-13-2013, 03:25 PM
ego 399 got an AR in a lvl 3 loot box and a really nice quick firing and huge magazine submachine gun in a tier 2 box!!! however, I have also gotten a ton of crap boxes

04-13-2013, 03:28 PM
Ego 518 ....

0 Legendary Weapons still...

I've bought about 4 tier 4 lock boxes and have recieved nothing but BLUE and under from Lockboxes. I have two Purple Weapons, One from the Episode Mission (THE AR that everyone has) and a Purple Grenade Launcher I found on a Co-Op Mission (NPC must've dropped it)

I bought another freaking Tier 4 yesterday before logging off and what do I get?



04-13-2013, 03:35 PM
Question----how did you grind so many keys in 5 hours to open 15 tier 3/4 boxes

04-13-2013, 03:57 PM
Man ive gotten 4 oranges out of only t3s never bought a 4. To much money and resources for the same if slighty higher chance of drops = asinine.

l DefaulT l
04-14-2013, 01:34 PM
Driving around hitting the random road missions, breaking down just about everything I didnt want to keep (The biggest majority) and buying key passes, and some TD. I didnt do it all in one day. Over the course of a few but since then i bout two more tier 4 boxes and got an orange in every one. Maybe I'm just extremely lucky? I have 5 legendary at ego of 564.

04-14-2013, 01:43 PM
ive bought arounnd 15 tier 4 lock box's and have only had 1 purple and rest blue.. ego 1159?

04-14-2013, 01:46 PM
I finally got my first legendary yesterday! Respark Rearmed shield, when shield depletes I get 1% of ammo regen!!!

04-14-2013, 01:51 PM
I'm starting to hate this lock box system. Legendary weapons should be rare drops from bosses and not random chances just buying a random weapons cache. It is highly annoying to have such a high Ego rating and see guys barely lvl 100 with multiple legendary items while I have bought so many lock boxes (well over 100 between tier 3 and 4) and received nothing. I understand the randomness and rarity but make people earn them at least a little bit.

04-14-2013, 02:01 PM
Around level 200 something and I have tons of orange weapons. Doesn't seem that rare for me to get on my character

04-14-2013, 02:04 PM
Got 4 orange weapons from opening a lot of lockboxes and 11 from buying them from other persons from the forum. (I should learn some proper English, my sentence structure sucks lol)

04-14-2013, 02:18 PM
They are just rare, I have purchased a lot of lockboxes since I love doing arkfalls and I have only got one and I am ego rating 869

04-14-2013, 02:35 PM
I dont care about how rare an item is. I just want a good item. I think the rarity of items is all gimmic. Most are not so better or even all that usable despite being rare.

In fact...I have many mods that are a greater rarity but statwise just are not as well off as the standards.

04-14-2013, 02:42 PM
My ego rating is about 800 and Ive bought about 50 tier 4, 3, and 2 boxes and still no orange weapon. The only thing I have is one that a friend gave me.
If I am not mistaking there is also an ach. for equipping an orange grenade and shield and I haven't seen those yet and nobody that I play with has even seen one.

04-14-2013, 03:11 PM
Ego 821. my GF gave me $40 worth of MS points for my bday. bought an outfit and spent the rest on Tier4 lock boxes (about 15) and i got mostly blue shields and purple lobbers ><

xSSx Ceksy
04-14-2013, 03:16 PM
Just keep on trying! They do drop from mobs, and they do come in all tiers of lockboxes. I've easily bought 100+ of a random assortment in tiers, and gotten 1 LMG in a tier 4, and a Rocket launcher, and semi auto sniper rifle from a tier 3 (the same box i might add, i squealed out loud lol), but thats it, 3, and I'm almost 900 EGO.

Caelum Sky
04-14-2013, 03:19 PM
EGO 500. Bought a lot of T4 "luck"boxes, I think maybe 10+, no orange but plenty of purple weapons. I tried a T3 box, all greens, never bought any T3 after that.
Anyone knows exactly the chances for each tier? Is it really possible to get legendary off a tier 1 or 2 box, if so what are the chances? I am trying to wok out if it is economically sound to just buy lower tier box since it costs fraction of the resources.

04-14-2013, 03:59 PM
Ego ratinf 472, opened 50+ lock boxes with in game resources haven't found a thing, spent $70 on bits for lockboxes and found ONE GOD DAMN ****TY ORANGE ROCKET LAUNCHER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Makes me feel taken advantage of

04-14-2013, 04:04 PM
got one on my forth tier 4 lock box/ rocket launcher

04-14-2013, 04:19 PM
I have got two legendary shotguns. I traded one for an LMG. hi ive got VOT AUTO LOBBER, VBI SS 2 RANGER ??