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Caged Beast

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Caged Beast is the 6th quest in The Keep on the Borderlands story arcIcon tooltip.pngStory arcs  are chains of quests that make up a story line.
Completing everything in a story arc often yields a nice reward.
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These quests can be completed in any order.
Watch Your Step • The Bugbear Bandits • Violent Delights • Treasure Hunt • Obstructing the Orcs • Caged Beast • The Hobgoblin Horde • Total Chaos


There are rumors that a powerful beast dwells in the depths of this foul-smelling cave. The cavern was shunned by humans and monsters alike for that reason - until the Cult of Evil Chaos came to the valley.

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Caged Beast
Heroic level: 1
Epic level: 21
Duration: Short
Heroic XP:  ♣264Solo/Casual ♦440Normal ♥474Hard ♠508Elite
Epic XP:  ♣4,485Solo/Casual ♦7,723Normal ♥7,971Hard ♠8,219Elite
Takes place in: The Shunned Cavern
Bestowed by: Ganilin the Fleet
NPC contact: Ganilin the Fleet
Quest acquired in: The Keep on the Borderlands
Patron: The Gatekeepers
Base favor: 2
Purchase: Keep on the Borderlands or VIP
Extreme Challenge: No
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Overview

Enter the Shunned Cavern in the Caves of Chaos and hunt the beast the beast (obsolete text in quest journal) that lives inside it.


Spoiler Warning: Spoiler material below this point!


Objectives

  • Find the Caged Beast
  • Slay the owlbear
  • (Optional) Defeat Graymurk — Bonus (20%): Heroic( ♣53 ♦88 ♥95 ♠102 ) Epic( ♣897 ♦1,545 ♥1,594 ♠1,644 )

What to Expect

Demons (Dretches and Hezrou) may spawn when a humanoid is killed.

Known Traps

Trap DCs

Type Description

Mechanical 
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Bear traps (visible) before end fight

Tips and Misc

  • Greymurk is easy underwater swim; collectable in side underwater passage.
  • Minimum solution: Turn left (South) at the first junction. Turn right (West) at the second junction. Pull the lever in the miniboss room. Return East to the junction and turn right (South) towards the final boss.
  • The boss can trigger the bear trap outside its room.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 15 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣26 ♦44 ♥47 ♠51 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 30 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣40 ♦66 ♥71 ♠76 )
  • Conquest bonus: 45 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣66 ♦110 ♥119 ♠127 )
  • Tamper bonus: 1 or more trap disarmed +10% Bonus.( ♣26 ♦44 ♥47 ♠51 )
  • Mischief bonus: 12 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣21 ♦35 ♥38 ♠41 )
  • Vandal bonus: 16 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣26 ♦44 ♥47 ♠51 )
  • Ransack bonus: 20 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( ♣40 ♦66 ♥71 ♠76 )
Notes: Kill bonus limits will raise with the number of demons spawning

Loot

  • Chests: 3
    • after defeating Greymurk
    • locked chest behind a hidden door and fire jets
    • end chest
  • Collectables: 3 out of

NPC end rewards

Randomly generated loot, ML correlates with effective quest level.

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
  • Update 44.0.1
  • 4 years, 5 months, and 20 days
  • Titus Ovid
Red Robes of Charity
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Robe  1 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Caged Beast, End chest
Stonering
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Ring  1 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Caged Beast, End chest
  • Update 62.2
  • 6 months and 29 days
  • Dywypi
Thin Black Cloak
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Cloak  1 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Bugbear Bandits, End Chest, and Caged Beast, End chest
Necklace of Tranquility
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Necklace  21 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Caged Beast, End chest
  • Update 49
  • 2 years, 11 months, and 12 days
  • Corgrind
Bracers of the Fox
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Bracers  21 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Caged Beast, End chest
  • Update 56.0.1
  • 1 year, 8 months, and 18 days
  • Elfshire
Belt of Brutal Force
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Belt  21 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Caged Beast, End Chest
  • Update 59
  • 1 year and 28 days
  • Cru121
Ring of Subtle Villainy
Ring of Subtle Villainy.png
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Ring  21 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Caged Beast, End chest
Orb of Flame
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Orb  21 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Caged Beast, End Chest
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Monsters

Name ( picture ) CR Type Race
Caged Beast (Monster)( view
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 ♦3Normal ♥4Hard ♠5Elite ♦24Epic Normal ♥28Epic Hard ♠34Epic Elite Magical Beast Owlbear
Cave Rat( view
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 ♦1.00Normal ♥3Hard ♠6Elite ♦21Epic Normal ♥25Epic Hard ♠30Epic Elite Animal Rat
Cultist Acolyte( view
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 ♦2Normal ♥4Hard ♠4Elite ♦22Epic Normal ♥26Epic Hard ♠31Epic Elite Humanoid Human
Dretch Spawn( view
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 ♦21Epic Normal ♥25Epic Hard ♠30Epic Elite Evil Outsider Demon
Former Adventurer( view
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 ♦1.00Normal ♥2Hard ♠3Elite ♦21Epic Normal ♥25Epic Hard ♠30Epic Elite Undead Skeleton
Former Hero( view
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 ♦2Normal ♥3Hard ♠4Elite ♦23Epic Normal ♥27Epic Hard ♠33Epic Elite Undead Skeleton
Goblin Hunter( view
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 ♦1.00Normal ♥3Hard ♠6Elite ♦21Epic Normal ♥25Epic Hard ♠30Epic Elite Goblinoid Goblin
Goblin Raider( view
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 ♦1.00Normal ♥3Hard ♠6Elite ♦21Epic Normal ♥25Epic Hard ♠30Epic Elite Goblinoid Goblin
Graymurk( view
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 ♦3Normal ♥4Hard ♠5Elite ♦24Epic Normal ♥28Epic Hard ♠34Epic Elite Ooze Gray Ooze
Hezrou Chaos Spawn( view
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 ♦22Epic Normal ♥26Epic Hard ♠31Epic Elite Evil Outsider Demon
Hobgoblin Bowman( view
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 ♦1.00Normal ♥2Hard ♠3Elite ♦21Epic Normal ♥25Epic Hard ♠30Epic Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Hobgoblin Pikeman( view
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 ♦1.00Normal ♥2Hard ♠3Elite ♦21Epic Normal ♥25Epic Hard ♠30Epic Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Thun Erlang( view
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 ♦2Normal ♥4Hard ♠5Elite ♦23Epic Normal ♥27Epic Hard ♠33Epic Elite Humanoid Human