I see this one now for the very first time; congrats men for the well done job.
A question on the time for doing the run: i see really low times, specially for a fountain to fountain run, including the picking of the drops, selling yellows (i do it cause i can add a merchant run into the farming)...
Well, with my pc (core 2 duo 3 GHz, 2 gb ram, win xp pro) it takes 10 s long to enter a portal and then to exit, and the same with the initial load of the game.... what's your time?
So my hydra run with my conq (no sapros, i dont have) is:
> load game: 10s
> precast battle awarness, rally, colossus form (used as a speed boost): 2s
> run to hydra: 25s (colossus ends when i apporoach it)
> precast battle stendard, quick recovery and ancestral horn, and kill hydra: 15s (i think with sapros would be something about 5s, with crosier of osiris 1s)
> collect drops: 30s (only blu/purple and green: 5s)
> portal to merchant in rhodes: 10s
> sell crappy yellows and search for some green to buy: 30s.
> then save and exit: 1s
So my run is 123 s long now, with yellow collecting and selling.
With perfect items (sapros and osiris) without collecting yellows: less than 40 s.