Was trying to camp Lizardtrap for Fenrir's Crown on Phoenix today. Got 2 kills in this afternoon, then had to do a BCNM... came back and apparantly someone else was coming in, killing it and leaving. Tried looking for it all afternoon until this evening when I checked and it still wasn't up, went to leave and it spawned right in front of me.
I started to solo with Ifrit like I usually do, but I screwed it up, ate a Paralyga before I could get away. Botched resummon because I was still running away when Ifrit decided not to resist a Blizzaga III and died from 40% health.. interrupted the resummon, got an air spirit out but it targeted me with a Blizz IV and hit me with it at max range. Failed pull, nobody around though. My fault either way.
Around 3 minutes into weakened, a naked TH4 THF shows up, walks up to it and pulls it back to the entrance. Thought this unusual, so I followed, and lo and behold there's another SMN there, by the name of "Refill", and he has a Nirvana.
So I owe my afternoon of frustrations to this lovely chap who's toting around a pocket THF. Unfortunately, SE screws over everyone alike, and he didn't get the drop either.
But after getting 2 Askar bodies mooched in two days, seeing a JP Nirvana just takes the cake along with the icing. It also makes me wonder what kind of resources you need to have at your beck and call to upgrade a mythic as a SMN, given the general populations attitude towards the class.
Just one of those days, I suppose. One of those weeks, even. Can't seem to catch a break, unless I'm the one breaking. X)