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Within the great stone walls of Gianthold Tor lies the Stormreaver and his 3 renegade dragons.

Return to Gianthold Tor
Heroic level: None
Epic level: 24
Duration: Very Long
Heroic XP: Gianthold Tor
Epic XP:  ♣15,054Solo/Casual ♦25,866Normal ♥26,641Hard ♠27,417Elite
Takes place in: Gianthold Tor
Bestowed by: Phorrus ar'Kerl
NPC contact: Phorrus ar'Kerl
Quest acquired in: Gianthold
Patron: Agents of Argonnessen
Base favor: 7
Free to Play: No
Extreme Challenge: No
Return to Gianthold Tor map (legend )

Overview

It has become clear that, under the influence of the Truthful One, giants in the Tor are preparing some deadly and potent spell. Enter Gianthold Tor and stop them before it is too late.


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

Objectives

  • Learn what is truly going on inside the Tor
  • Survive the onslaught
  • Open the path deeper into Gianthold
  • Find and Speak to Snutch
  • Locate the gateways to the dragons
  • Secure the gatehouses
  • Destroy the crystals (2)
  • Slay the Portal Master
  • (Optional) Defeat the white dragon and the giant champion: +16%.( ♣2,409 ♦4,139 ♥4,263 ♠4,387 )
  • (Optional) Defeat the blue dragon and the giant champion: +16%.( ♣2,409 ♦4,139 ♥4,263 ♠4,387 )
  • (Optional) Defeat the black dragon and the giant champion: +16%.( ♣2,409 ♦4,139 ♥4,263 ♠4,387 )

What to Expect

  • Traps (fixed)
  • Spawning/respawning monsters
  • Monsters that have to be killed almost simultaneously (optional: 3 pairs of monsters consisting of 1 giant and 1 dragon each)

Known Traps

Trap DC

  • Sonic traps going up the stairs to north side (leading to blue dragon) can be disarmed.

Tips and Misc

  • The main portion of the quest ends once you've slain the Portal Keeper. The dragons and giant champions are optional and purple-named; they are much tougher than the main part of the quest; you might find yourself unprepared if you attempt to challenge the dragons on Hard/Elite.
  • As of U17, the gatehouse levers do not need to be pulled simultaneously.
  • In order to defeat each dragon and giant pair, you must kill both of them at the same time
    (within about 8 seconds) or the dead one will revive with full life and all the debuffs will disappear.

Useful buffs:

Bonus XP

Loot

  • Chests: 7
    • 1 in the western section before the Portal Keeper
    • 1 at the end for killing Ignos the Portal Keeper (Giant)
    • 1 along the path to the white dragon
    • 1 along the path to the blue dragon
    • 1 optional for killing Grundaussir and Jorgundal ar'Grund (White Dragon and Stone Giant)
    • 1 optional for killing Yorgulhar and Nimbus ar'Yorg (Blue Dragon and Cloud Giant)
    • 1 optional for killing Rhindvutha and Blaze ar'Rhind (Black Dragon and Fire Giant)
  • NPC rewards: Random loot or renown

Named Chest Drop

ML23 versions drop on Epic Normal, ML24 versions drop on Epic Hard, and ML25 versions drop on Epic Elite.

Black Dragon Chest (east)

Flawless Black Dragon Scale, 2d2-1 on Epic Elite

Allegiance - Khopesh

Bronze Ingot Arcanum - Quarterstaff

Globe of True Imperial Blood - Colorless augment - Epic Elite only

  • ML25: +1 exceptional bonus to all abilities

Helm of the Black Dragon - Headgear

Manacles of Ceaseless Toil - Bracers

Ring of the Stormreaver Prophecy - ring

The Turmoil Within - Rune Arm

Tortured Livewood Bow - Longbow

Blue Dragon Chest (center)

Flawless Blue Dragon Scale, 2d2-1 on Epic Elite

Arcing Sky - Rune Arm

Belt of the Seven Ideals - Belt

Copper Ingot Arcanum - Quarterstaff

Giantcraft Siberys Compass - Trinket

Hammer of the Leaden Clouds - Warhammer

Helm of the Blue Dragon - Headgear

Mantle of the Dragonfriend - Cloak

Skyvault Shield - Tower Shield

White Dragon Chest (west)

Flawless White Dragon Scale, 2d2-1 on Epic Elite

Bulwark of the Storm's Fist - Large Shield

Chill of Winter - Rune Arm

Gloves of Forgotten Craft - Gloves

Great Axe of the Chained Soldier - Great Axe

Helm of the White Dragon - Headgear

Intricate Field Optics - Goggles

Jorgundal's Collar - Necklace

Silver Ingot Arcanum - Quarterstaff

Monsters

Name(picture) CR Type/Race
Effigy of Body(view)
Effigy of Body.jpg
0 Type: Construct Race: Inanimate Object
Effigy of Soul(view)
Effigy of Soul.jpg
0.00 Type: Construct Race: Inanimate Object
Ignos(view)
Ignos.jpg
 ♦28Epic Normal ♥33Epic Hard ♠65Epic Elite Type: Giant Race: Giant
Jarilith(view)
Monster Jarilith official.gif
CRs missing! Type: Evil Outsider Race: Demon
Madstone Defender(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♥28Epic Hard Type: Undead Race: Skeleton
Madstone Sentry(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♦24Epic Normal ♥28Epic Hard Type: Undead Race: Skeleton
Stormsworn Berserker(view)
Stormsworn Berserker.jpg
CRs missing! Type: Giant Race: Giant
Zakya Rakshasa Lord(view)
Zakya Rakshasa Lord.jpg
CRs missing! Type: Evil Outsider Race: Rakshasa
Zakya Rakshasa(view)
Zakya Rakshasa.jpg
CRs missing! Type: Evil Outsider Race: Rakshasa

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