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The Cult of the Dragon Below has been searching for Giantish artifacts deep in the jungles of Xen'drik.

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Black and Blue
Heroic level: 10
Epic level: 31
(considered Legendary)
Duration: long
Heroic XP:  ♣3,170Solo/Casual ♦5,572Normal ♥5,860Hard ♠6,147Elite
Epic XP:  ♣19,377Solo/Casual ♦33,117Normal ♥33,937Hard ♠34,758Elite
Takes place in: Giantish Ruins
Bestowed by: Mikyra
NPC contact: Mikyra
Quest acquired in: The Marketplace
Patron: Agents of Argonnessen
Base favor: 5
Free to Play: No
Extreme Challenge: No
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Overview

A Cult of the Dragon Below has been searching for Giantish artifacts deep in the jungles of Xen'drik. A Dragon named Urgnonth was protecting a Giantish site, but has suddenly gone missing. Speak with Mikyra in the Marketplace, and she'll send you to find out what happened to Urgnonth.


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

Objectives

  • Locate the Agent of Argonessen
  • Speak to Urgnonth
  • Free Urgnonth
  • Speak to Urgnonth near the sealed portal
  • Save the artifact
  • Retrieve the second artifact
  • Continue further into the complex
  • Cross the first aqueduct
  • Seek out the second aqueduct
  • Traverse the second aqueduct
  • Locate the third aqueduct
  • Gain access to the Giantish ruin
  • Disable the wards protecting the artifact chamber
  • Defeat Goralin
  • (Optional) Explore the revealed cavern — Bonus (1%): Heroic( ♣32 ♦56 ♥59 ♠61 ) Epic( ♣194 ♦331 ♥339 ♠348 )
  • (Optional) Save the hidden artifact — Bonus (15%): Heroic( ♣476 ♦836 ♥879 ♠922 ) Epic( ♣2,907 ♦4,968 ♥5,091 ♠5,214 )

Known Traps

Trap DCs

  • Electrified water in the aqueducts and the endfight, not disarmable
  • Blades by the Adventurer's Pack in the first aqueduct
  • Blades along the north wall of the tunnel past the second aqueduct (heading towards the second shrines)

Tips and Misc

  • Bug: When you first see Urgnonth, he's behind a barrier that has no physics.[1]
  • Bug: Avoid bursting down the dragon too quickly (Ruin, Manyshot etc.) or the quest may glitch and make it impossible to progress.
  • In the first aqueduct, be sure to stay on the rocky outcroppings.
  • In the second & third aqueducts, some of the rocky outcroppings will collapse under you; these are visually distinguishable. "Square" marked terrain will crumble.
  • Kaxith Nar will appear near the end of the second aqueduct.
  • The hidden cavern (and artifact) can be found in the third aqueduct, along the southern wall (before the first Lever of three), near the breakable urns opposite side of the; Lever (I) carved stone. It can only be accessed by diving into the electrified water. However, the water is only electrified on the surface by the entrance; the rest of it is safe.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 122 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣317 ♦557 ♥586 ♠615 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 159 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣476 ♦836 ♥879 ♠922 )
  • Conquest bonus: 196 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣793 ♦1,393 ♥1,465 ♠1,537 )
  • Tamper bonus: 1 or more trap disarmed +10% Bonus.( ♣317 ♦557 ♥586 ♠615 )
  • Mischief bonus: 23 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣254 ♦446 ♥469 ♠492 )
  • Vandal bonus: 30 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣317 ♦557 ♥586 ♠615 )
  • Ransack bonus: 37 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( ♣476 ♦836 ♥879 ♠922 )

Loot

  • Chests: 3
    • One chest for defeating Kaxith Nar
    • One optional chest for saving the hidden artifact.
    • One end chest
  • Collectables: 5
    • Adventurer's Pack by the lever for the northern rune (Sigma/reverse "E")
    • Adventurer's Pack in the first aqueduct, along the southern wall
    • Adventurer's Pack in the second aqueduct, along the eastern wall
    • Adventurer's Pack near the end of the third aqueduct, along the southern wall
    • Adventurer's Pack above the southern lever
  • NPC rewards: Standard

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
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Legendary Forgotten Axe
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Legendary Scale-Stone of Malice
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Docent 28 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Black and Blue, end chest
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Legendary Scale-Stone of Avarice
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Docent 28 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Black and Blue, end chest
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Legendary Scales of Avarice
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Full Plate 28 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Black and Blue, end chest
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Legendary Scales of Malice
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Scalemail 28 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Black and Blue, end chest
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Scales of Malice
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Scalemail 10 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Black and Blue, end chest
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Forgotten Axe
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Hand Axe 10 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Black and Blue, end chest
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Scales of Avarice
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Full Plate 10 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Black and Blue, end chest
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Scale-Stone of Malice
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Docent 10 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Black and Blue, end chest
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Scale-Stone of Avarice
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Docent 10 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Black and Blue, end chest
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Legendary Mystic Wrappings
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Bracers 28 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Black and Blue, end chest
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Mystic Wrappings
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Bracers 10 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Black and Blue, end chest
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Band of Insightful Commands
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Ring 10 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Black and Blue, end chest
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Legendary Band of Insightful Commands
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Ring 28 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Black and Blue, end chest
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Bolt Sphere
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Orb 10 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Black and Blue, end chest
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Acidic Sphere
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Orb 10 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Black and Blue, end chest
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Legendary Bolt Sphere
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Orb 28 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Black and Blue, end chest
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Legendary Acidic Sphere
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Orb 28 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Black and Blue, end chest
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Lenses of the Orator
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Goggles 10 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Black and Blue, end chest
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Legendary Lenses of the Orator
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Goggles 28 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Black and Blue, end chest
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Monsters

Name(picture) CR Type Race
Aqueduct Scorpion(view)
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 ♦10Normal ♠15Elite Vermin Scorpion
Cult Adherent(view)
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 ♦10Normal ♥12Hard ♠15Elite ♦31Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Cult Canonist(view)
Cult Canonist.jpg
 ♦10Normal ♥12Hard ♠15Elite Humanoid Human
Cult Disciple(view)
Cult Disciple.jpg
 ♦10Normal ♥12Hard ♠15Elite ♦31Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Cult Invoker(view)
Cult Invoker.jpg
 ♦10Normal ♥12Hard ♠15Elite ♦31Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Cult Seeker(view)
Cult Seeker.jpg
 ♦11Normal ♥13Hard ♠16Elite ♦31Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Cult Warden(view)
Cult Warden.jpg
 ♦11Normal ♥13Hard ♠16Elite ♦32Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Goralin(view)
Goralin.jpg
 ♦13Normal ♠18Elite ♦34Epic Normal Dragon Black Dragon
Kaxith Nar(view)
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 ♦12Normal ♥14Hard ♠17Elite Aberration Drow Scorpion
Scorrow Junglestalker(NoPic)
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 ♦33Epic Normal Aberration Drow Scorpion
Verminous Scorpion(view)
Verminous Scorpion.png
 ♦10Normal ♠15Elite Vermin Scorpion

External Links

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