Ghostly essence

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Ghostly essence is a rare item dropped by various ghosts and from Motherlode Maw. Ghostly essence is used to create and recharge the attuned ectoplasmator: 100 essence used on an ectoplasmator to upgrade it (giving 1000 charges), and each essence restores 10 charges to the attuned ectoplasmator (to a maximum of 5000 charges).

It could also very rarely be found in chests in the 2014 Hallowe'en event.

The "As The Rooster Crows" perk, accessible through the player-owned farm, grants a 7% increase in drop rate at Tier 1, and a 10% increase at Tier 2.

Disassembly[edit | edit source]

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceLevelQuantityRarityMembers
Aberrant spectre72; 78 Multicombat.png7–183/512[dr 1]P2P icon.png
Ankou60; 61; 63 Multicombat.png1–41/256F2P icon.png
Ankou (elite)72 Multicombat.png1–4RareF2P icon.png
Banshee37 Multicombat.png1–101/512P2P icon.png
Corrupted energyN/A Reward2–5UnknownF2P icon.png
Death wing77 Multicombat.png1RareP2P icon.png
Edimmu122 Multicombat.png14–225/512P2P icon.png
Edimmu (elite)125 Multicombat.png18–22RareP2P icon.png
Ghast28; 35; 63; 91 Multicombat.png1RareP2P icon.png
Ghostly warrior61 Multicombat.png1–2RareP2P icon.png
Mighty banshee91 Multicombat.png4–10RareP2P icon.png
Motherlode MawN/A Reward5–20UncommonP2P icon.png
Spiritual mage49; 98 Multicombat.png7–161/256P2P icon.png
Spiritual ranger49; 98 Multicombat.png7–161/512P2P icon.png
Spiritual warrior49; 98 Multicombat.png7–81/256P2P icon.png
Taraket the Necromancer1200 Multicombat.png15–51CommonP2P icon.png
The Ambassador5500 Multicombat.png31–58CommonP2P icon.png
Tormented wraith42 Multicombat.png1–4RareP2P icon.png
Tortured soul (Port Phasmatys)53 Multicombat.pngUnknownUnknownP2P icon.png
  1. ^ This source has further information about this drop, see the Aberrant spectre page for details

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • patch 26 November 2018 (Update):
    • Removed a guaranteed drop of ghostly essence when the "As the Rooster Crows" Player-owned-Farm animal perk is active; it now only increases drop chances for a number of kills after you hear the rooster's crow, as described.