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Litany of the Dead

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Turbine point icon.png Requires access to adventure pack: Necropolis Part 4
Litany of the Dead
Heroic level: 15
Epic level: None
Duration: Long
Heroic XP:  ♣5,028Solo/Casual ♦8,740Normal ♥9,100Hard ♠9,460Elite
Epic XP: N/A
Takes place in: Black Mausoleum (Upper Necropolis)
Bestowed by: Sir Rohine Stiedra
NPC contact: Sir Rohine Stiedra
Quest acquired in: The Necropolis
Patron: The Silver Flame
Base favor: 6
Free to Play: No
Extreme Challenge: No
Litany of the Dead map (legend )
Loading screen


The Black Abbot awaits his rise to godhood and only you can stop his ascension.


This pre-raid requires per-character flagging to enter unlike most quests. To flag run these 4 quests:

Completed Sigil Frame
Desecrated Temple of Vol
Flesh Maker's Laboratory
Inferno of the Damned
Ghosts of Perdition

You must gather 8 pieces of the Sigil Frame through these quests to gain access to this pre-raid: Litany of the Dead.

The numbers are the positions of the piece in Sigil: Frame (left to right).

Spoiler Warning: Information below this point can be considered spoiler material!


  • Find the Black Abbot's Guardian
  • Survive the ambush
  • Descend the shaft
  • Convince the Black Dragon to help you
  • 'Cholthulzz side':
    • (Optional) Find Cholthulzz: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Pass the Twists of Azure: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Open the Frigid Halls: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Access the Path of Ice: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Defeat Cholthulzz: (30% of base XP)
  • 'High Priest side'
    • (Optional) Find the High Priest: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Acquire the Bat Crests: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Reach the door: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Open the Path of Vol: (10% of base XP) (Bugged - uncompletable)
    • (Optional) Defeat the High Priest: (30% of base XP)
  • 'Mentau side'
    • (Optional) Find Mentau: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Acquire the key: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Reach the door: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Open the path forward: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Defeat Mentau: (30% of base XP)
  • 'Cinnis side'
    • (Optional) Find Cinnis: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Ignite the Inferno: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Open the Ignition Chamber: (10% of base XP)
    • (Optional) Defeat Cinnis: (30% of base XP)

What to Expect

  • Traps (fixed, some undisarmable)
  • Riddle
  • Collapsible floor
  • Points of no return
  • Spawning/respawning monsters
  • Randomly placed quest items (mandatory: 4 crests in the east wing)

Known Traps

Spinning blade, Force

Tips and Misc

  • Trying to open a fake chest will drop you and the party around you into an ambush, and lock other characters out with a black forcefield.
  • Cracking the floor to the dropdown in the dragon cage will put up the forcefield near ambush again.
    so people can't join in after this
  • For dragon riddle, see this article. Spoiler!!
  • There seems to be a bug with Mentau, if you kill him without using the item, you keep the plaht debuff, even after death, relog seems the only way to fix it.
  • On completion of each side you must destroy the crystals in the towers you are teleported to, to gain completion status.

In-quest items available from table (in suggested order):

  1. Defeat High Priest to gain access to:
  2. Defeat Cholthulzz to gain access to:
  3. Defeat Cinnis to gain access to:
  4. And lastly defeat Mentau and not bother needing:
    • Golem Gem - Trinket: Golem FigurineGolem Figurine
      Caster level: 14
      Charges: 1
      1 Charges (Available after you defeat Mentau, used to aid in defeating High Priest of Vol: summons a vampiric bane flesh golem; this golem is aggressive towards your party, but will choose to attack the High Priest of Vol if it is present.) (Though really it's a joke item, the golem is too weak and random to really do anything helpful.)

Bonus XP

  • Devious bonus: ~57 or less monsters killed +7% Bonus.( ♦612 ♥637 ♠662 )
  • Discreet bonus: ~81 or less monsters killed +5% Bonus.( ♦437 ♥455 ♠473 )


  • Chests: Total 3 per run
    • 1 after dragon
    • 1 per each boss part
    • 1 after bosses
  • NPC rewards: None

Named Chest Drop

Accessories are ML13, weapons and armor are ML14. All Bound to Character on EquipBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip.

Cholthulzz chest
Cinnis chest
Mentau chest
High Priest of Vol chest
Drops from multiple end chests


Monster Information (Main Wing)

Named Monsters:

Monster Information (Cholthulzz)

Named Monsters:

Monster Information (Cinnis)

Named Monsters:

Monster Information (High Priest of Vol)

Named Monsters:

Monster Information (Mentau)

Named Monsters: