User talk:DiegoDeLaHouska

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Attuened Blood Ruby Band[edit]

The thing you have written about is Unique and it is also stated in Ascended trinket article (third paragraph). The F. Prince (talk) 11:18, 17 August 2016 (UTC)

Node locations[edit]

Why have you removed locations from all the home instance node articles? You even removed locations from Bauble (node) after I reverted your original removal -- please don't do this. We prefer that you explain why you feel a change needs to be made when others disagree with it, rather than getting into a revert war. --Idris (talk) 14:18, 14 May 2018 (UTC)

I also notice that you tried to rename File:Orrian Oyster Node.jpg to File:Orrian Oyster (object).jpg by uploading the same image as a new file; this is unnecessary. In future, you can simply use the "move" tab to rename it. --Idris (talk) 14:33, 14 May 2018 (UTC)
I removed them because they were there twice. Also people can already see that they can find it only in home instance because it is writen in the description already. having it there 3 times it's literally useless. Other thing is that only few nodes had that location in the description. I know that nodes like Elder Wood are not only in the home instance but those nodes wich are only in home instance didn't had locations at all. If you want to have locations there then sure but at least keep it the same. About the Orrian Oyster Node I tryed to link it to new Orrian Oyster (object) but it didnt allowed me to connect it together so I made a new one. If you want to have your name there then go ahead and reupload it so you would have your name there. The preceding unsigned comment was added by DiegoDeLaHouska (talk).
Like I mentioned in my edit summary on Bauble (node), it's our standard to put the location information in the article twice: once in the infobox so the information can show up on other parts of the wiki, and once on the article so extra details can be added, like directions if it's hard-to-find. I do see your point with the home instance nodes, though, since they're just in the home instance, but having locations in the infobox would still be useful for cases where the nodes might be called by other pages on the wiki.
With regard to the Orrian Oyster Node -- when you want the infobox to display an image that doesn't have the same name as the article, add image=<filename>.jpg. Here's an example. :) The issue with uploading it again as a new file is partly about preserving the upload history, but also because duplicate files create unnecessary work for the admins, since one of them will have to be deleted. --Idris (talk) 16:30, 14 May 2018 (UTC)
Isn't it easier then just write Location:Home Instance insted of all those possible maps ? Also we could make a map of those home instances with every node icons so people would know exactly where they are. We already have maps on wiki for normal maps so it could work ? Maybe there would be a problem with floors like in Hoelbark. I do care about home isntance because I had a lot of people talking to me that it is really "confusing" on wiki. Some were asking me if you can gather it once or many more times. Wich I dont understand why because you had writen on the node, the iten wich you buy and also on home instance itself that you can gether it once per day on your account. I just wanted to make it more simple that is all.
It's good that you care about making the wiki easier to use; it's just that when you plunge into making big changes without discussing what you're doing or undoing reverts without explaining why, it can get confusing for other editors and potentially result in an even bigger mess than before. Please continue improving the home instance articles! Adding Location=Home instance to the infobox would probably be okay, I think. --Idris (talk) 17:12, 14 May 2018 (UTC)
FYI, the {{object infobox}} applies the property "Located in" to the pages. Accurately listing an object's location in the infobox is a benefit for organizational and discovery purposes. G R E E N E R 17:33, 14 May 2018 (UTC)
And is there a reason why some home instance nodes do have icon and some doesn't ? Also some kind of rule here or just people forgot about it ? There should be a template for home instance nodes or something. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by DiegoDeLaHouska (talk)
It looks like some node pages are using their respective map icons as icons on the wiki. If you're looking for guidelines on how to format node pages, you can head to our object formatting page.
PS: When making edits on a page, please use the "Show preview" option. It will speed up your editing and ensure that the Recent changes page doesn't get bogged down. Thanks! G R E E N E R 15:53, 18 May 2018 (UTC)


May I ask you to check the page User:Darqam/Dat Icons for new icons and move it to the correct name before uploading it a second time? --Tolkyria (talk) 13:12, 15 May 2019 (UTC)

Yes sure. Why do we have it on a user page ?--DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 13:15, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
With a new release User:Darqam extracts all new icons and uploads it with his bot. The gallery on his userpage gives an overview of the new icons, waiting to be moved and named accordingly. --Tolkyria (talk) 13:24, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
I hope you understand that I couldnt know it. Also for me to move those wich I already made, I need to destroy those already there so there wouldnt be a duplicate right ? Am I able to destroy them myself or does an admin need to do that ? --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 13:26, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
Don't worry about your already uploaded icons, I assume you got them from the API, so they are perfectly fine. Indeed, you can't overwrite the icons you already uploaded, that needs an admin, just leave them as they are.
I just wanted to let you know that for any further icons from now on you can check User:Darqam/Dat Icons. Please keep up the good work, maybe with making your life easier by just moving the files instead of downloading, renaming and uploading them. --Tolkyria (talk) 13:37, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
But .. but then I wouldnt have anything to do. Checking the API and serching for everything myself is part of the fun. Ofcorse I cant find everything. For example the SkyScale itons is something I couldnt find myself. Also do we need to "destroy" those I already uploaded myself manualy ? They are fine no ? So you can just delete them from Darqbot insted or mark them as used ? Might be easier. --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 13:41, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
As I said, don't worry about your uploaded icons, they are fine. If you don't like Darqams icons, please just do whatever you want within the wiki rules.--Tolkyria (talk) 13:50, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
No Im just curious. So many possibilities what I could do. If I would be able to delete things .. oh. I promise I wouldnt destroy Wiki, at least not in few days so you could stop me. About those icons they are fine. Named diferently so its a bit harder to find wich are wich but its alright. Im just glad to help when I can with what I can that is all. --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 14:10, 15 May 2019 (UTC)
One small question probably . About these fr:Bottes de corsaire lourdes when I dont speak fr or any other language. Should I leave it blank ? I dont really want to use transletor because its never 100% correct. --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 12:42, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

(Reset indent) Yes, leave it blank, we add interwikis in the case that someone adds the equivalent page on the french/german/spanish wiki. You would need to know their template names, their formatting style, etc... just leave it blank. --Tolkyria (talk) 13:27, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

Is there a way how to get more informations about items/parts of achievements wich doesn't show up in the API ? Example Skyscale Stealth and items as part of the achievement. Or we can only get that information while been in the game ?
The API whitelists only items that are obtained ingame, i.e. that have been in an inventory of any player. Since for some achievements the items aren't put in the inventory, they don't show up in the API.
Several possible solutions:
  1. Use the template {{item link}} in your User:DiegoDeLaHouska/Sandbox or similar (or just preview it), for example: {{item link|90582}} gives the following chatlink: , copy it and put in the ingamechat.
  2. Get the information from ingame, which might take some time due to being timegated... as you said, not your favourite.
  3. Ask for manual whitelist on the forum, this may take ages, if they every do it... so I suggest to use method 1.
id chatlink
--Tolkyria (talk) 12:30, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
I did asked other player on reddit for these informations. That's how I got those screanshots in the first place. I will leave it how it is if it's ok. Tomorrow I should be able to open these achievements myself. After that I will rewrite them myself. Till then waiting if someone kind enough on reddit will write it down for me. Thank you for your time --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 12:37, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
It's work in progress with stub tags, that's fine.
With method 1 one can at least add the item names, but adding the hints, etc.. gets complicated. So indeed, having ingame access to an achievement simplifies a lot, you just have to be patient :-) --Tolkyria (talk) 12:48, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
I have added the last icons and Skyscale achievements. Yet there are some icons wich were not used . Maybe they are for the last achievements in exploration tab ? No clue just yet. Now I just hope those icons are exactly where they suppose to be and that I didnt moved one where it shouldnt be. --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 13:20, 23 May 2019 (UTC)
Thank you so much for all of your work! Greener (talk) 14:04, 23 May 2019 (UTC)
It doesnt mater anyway. There will always be some people who will add an information wich are not suppose to be there and sign themselfs for a reward. Im glad that my friends can now do the Skyscale. All that matered for me. --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 08:03, 24 May 2019 (UTC)

Acquisition text[edit]

Acquisition text is a funny one - it's really difficult to find a wording that everybody can agree with. I'm looking at most of these edits - the version currently on all of those pages somewhat suggests to me (when i read it) that its a guaranteed drop. The idea of it being a possible drop seems to have been lost when its been reworded. Would it be alright with you if I were to ask the community portal how to word these sections so that everyone is satisfied? -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 21:24, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

Did I went to far ? It started when I got the Grenth ring as drop in the game. Wanted to check if there is a colection or any other unique loots I could get. Noticed that some of those pages about these items were really outdated. Did I get carried away ? Hope I didnt done anything wrong. I do know that you dont have 100% chance to get these items but that shouldnt mater ? You never have exact % writen anywhere in the game or the game code so you cant really say that you have 46,35% to have this item droped. The sentence itself isnt wrong as well . You get this item from this chest from this event. That is all people really need to know no ? I just hope I didnt messed up "again". --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 21:33, 17 June 2019 (UTC)
No you haven't messed up. There is no messing up on a wiki! :)
The whole point of the wiki is that edits get challenged + rehashed until (hopefully) everyone's happy with it! Years ago I created Template:Exotic weapon text, and in a similar vein it's taken 14 editors to do a fairly simple couple of generic lines. I personally find it really tough to word short punchy sentences (particularly acquisition ones) - I'm going to stick a note up on the community portal and see if I can get some wording suggestions. -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 22:02, 17 June 2019 (UTC)
I think it is mostly that with the old wording it was clear that you didn't get the item every time (rare drop), as it is now I would expect the item on every completion of the event. —Kvothe (talk)
Yes but That is it. You have an item wich has only sorce . Then you have the event wich does have the drop % written there. The item itself doesnt need to have that information. Look at Eternal Ice and the event. The event still keeps the drop rate of the item. --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 01:27, 18 June 2019 (UTC)
Ok, I see your point. But having "chance" on the item page would prevent me having to search one more page and reduce confusion for those not reading the event page. —Kvothe (talk) 14:00, 18 June 2019 (UTC)
First dont be lazy to click one more time for one more page. Also yes but the % chances shouldnt be under acquisition. % or how to get these chests to spawn shouldnt be in the description of the item itself. Also I have been trying to find more informations about these items in the game. Looks like you will get a chest from temple events after the "meta event" will be finished . While you are capturing it. Not the other way around sadly . Only Lyssa can still drop you All Seen while you are deffending from the enemy but other Temples will not reward you at all. Only map bonus for finishing the even. I wish we would have timers and that they would be fixed. Orr really need rework badly. --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 15:50, 18 June 2019 (UTC)
Thank you for your work on the item pages. At the moment you are also removing some of the other page contents (salvage results and such) with your edits. —Kvothe (talk) 15:56, 19 June 2019 (UTC)
Yes I know. Salvage and "Bugs" that some items have only 1 prefix wich they were designed that way. You have (fine) items wich always salvage into copper ore and the upgrade stone. The Exotic versions drops diferent materials based on the salvage tools. You can make a template for the fine items if you want. So every single fine ring,amulet or accessories with Amber Pebble as upgrade drops the pebble and 1-3 copper ores when you salvage it. And the only exotic I do remmeber I salvaged was All Seen (Exotic) wich droped the assasin upgrade and soem ore . Mithril probablly --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 16:08, 19 June 2019 (UTC)
(Reset indent) Thanks very much for amending the text on the original pages. Much appreciated! -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 17:16, 19 June 2019 (UTC)
If you want to do template for the salvage then that will be up to you based on the fact that I never made any templates and have no clue how to do it . If no tamplate will be made then just let me know and I will add the salvage to all the items , Templs , Treasure Hunter items , Meta event boss items and so on --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 17:32, 19 June 2019 (UTC)

Uploaded artwork[edit]

Hey Diego, the image you uploaded, File:User-DiegoDeLaHouska.jpg, appears to be licensed on Unfortunately the license they use is incompatible with the licensing we use on the wiki. It is a beautiful piece of art, but we are not able to host it here. Greener (talk) 01:14, 30 September 2019 (UTC)


did you just add the NPCs from the area article to the zone article for EotN? -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 17:09, 22 March 2020 (UTC)

I made a list of NPCs I found and added them onto the page . Wasnt moving anything anywhere. --DiegoDeLaHouska (talk) 18:09, 22 March 2020 (UTC)
which is similar to:
Basically make it be documented like every other city. -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 18:22, 22 March 2020 (UTC)

Use of the "undo" button[edit]

Hi. Please can you make every effort to explain why you are undoing edits when using the "undo" link from the History tab. Sometimes it's not immediately obvious why an edit is being undone, particularly when it is not vandalism. This especially applies to reverting edits of New and Anonymous users as we want to retain editors and not alienate them. These are the two reversion-edits in question. I've dropped a quick note on the IP's talk page which didn't take more than a minute to write. -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 16:15, 26 April 2020 (UTC)

Apologies with regards to Dungeon vendor pages[edit]

Morning. Apologies but I was out of order on discord.

You were completely correct in that (A) the item pages needed to display all of their vendors, and that (2) the vendor pages should have been using a standard inventory template from day one (- the notes sections were also woefully inconsistent). This is my fault for being lazy when i created the Dungeon Armor and Weapons/<subpages> back in 2015.

Compared to your creation of the subpages, I've made a few tiny tweaks- (1) converted the vendor pages to call {{inventory}} rather than directly calling the subpages - this provides an edit link to the tables and will help any future editors who need to amend them, (2) restored some of the interwiki links inadvertently removed, (3) standardised the text and notes sections across all the vendor pages, (4) replicated the content to subpages for all 4 vendors.

I too would have like to display all the information on one page, but 528 sets of subobjects including individual SMW icon/canonical name + currency formatting calls is a bit too much for the wiki to cope with. If there wasn't a limit on the number of vendor rows we could display, I would also choose to separately identify the 3 prefixes available- currently we just link to the page as a whole (this would add a further 880 subobjects/icons/names). -Chieftain AlexUser Chieftain Alex sig.png 11:12, 9 May 2020 (UTC)