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Combatting Corruption

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A darkness has crept into the roots of this great tree, rotting it from the inside. You must find the source of the corruption and stop it.

Fables of the Feywild adpack icon.jpg
DDO Point icon.png Requires access to adventure pack: Fables of the Feywild
Combatting Corruption
Heroic level: 5
Epic level: 32
(considered Legendary)
Duration: short
Heroic XP:  ♣788Solo/Casual ♦1,406Normal ♥1,500Hard ♠1,593Elite
Epic XP:  ♣6,555Solo/Casual ♦11,191Normal ♥11,457Hard ♠11,723Elite
Takes place in: Roots of the Blessed Tree
Bestowed by: Thistledown
NPC contact: Thistledown
Quest acquired in: The Feywild
Patron: The Summer Court
Base favor: 2
Purchase: Fables of the Feywild
Extreme Challenge: No
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Overview

Enter the Roots of the Blessed Tree and find the cause of the corruption afflicting the tree.


Spoiler Warning: Spoiler material below this point!


Objectives

  • Find the source of the corruption
  • Bypass the Barrier
  • Bypass the Second Barrier
  • Destroy the Orbs in the Northern Root-tunnel (3 total)
  • Destroy the Orbs in the Northwestern Root-tunnel (3 total)
  • Slay Void Fang
  • Stop the Gulthias Tree Ritual
  • Slay Irgul the Blightmaster
  • (Optional) Slay Ravenous Displacer Beast — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣79 ♦141 ♥150 ♠159 ) Legendary( ♣656 ♦1,119 ♥1,146 ♠1,172 )

Tips and Misc

  • This is a standalone side-quest, not part of the main storyline. The questgiver is by the entrance.
  • The orbs count as breakables, guaranteeing that bonus.
  • Often, monsters rise up from the ground when you break the orbs. In several cases, breaking them from range and/or fast movement allows you to leave before the mobs fully spawn.
  • After the Northern Root-tunnel's orbs are destroyed, a root wall, defended by Feywild Vine Blights springs back up at the junction with the Northwestern Root-tunnel, preventing you from returning to the Barrier; make sure not to Dimension Door unless you've already taken out both sets of orbs.
  • The Ravenous Displacer Beast may be found in the Southern Root-tunnel at the second barrier.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 25 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣79 ♦141 ♥150 ♠159 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 49 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣118 ♦211 ♥225 ♠239 )
  • Conquest bonus: 73 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣197 ♦352 ♥375 ♠398 )
  • Mischief bonus: 6 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣63 ♦112 ♥120 ♠127 )
  • Vandal bonus: 8 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣79 ♦141 ♥150 ♠159 )

External Links

Aldbar's Solo Walkthrough & Guide

Loot

  • Chests: 2
    • One for slaying the Ravenous Displacer Beast
    • One end chest; may contain named loot
  • Collectables: 4
    • Fungus — with the western orb in the Northern Root-tunnelIcon tooltip.pngCrypt MothHairy Trumpet MushroomShimmering Spore PodSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss Queen
    • Fungus — with the northern orb in the Northwestern Root-TunnelIcon tooltip.pngCrypt MothHairy Trumpet MushroomShimmering Spore PodSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss Queen
    • Fungus — in the Ravenous Displacer Beast's denIcon tooltip.pngCrypt MothHairy Trumpet MushroomShimmering Spore PodSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss Queen
    • Fungus — in Void Fang's chamberIcon tooltip.pngCrypt MothHairy Trumpet MushroomShimmering Spore PodSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss Queen

NPC end rewards

Randomly generated loot, ML correlates with effective quest level.

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
  • Update 48.1.1
  • 3 years, 6 months, and 8 days
  • Cru121
Ferrocrystal Shield
Ferrocrystal Shield.png
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Large shield  5 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Combatting Corruption, end chest
  • Update 48.4.3
  • 3 years, 2 months, and 14 days
  • BugTime
Duskbone Ring
Duskbone Ring.png
(edit)
Ring  5 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Combatting Corruption, End chest
Cloak of Winter
Cloak of Winter.png
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Cloak  5 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Combatting Corruption, End chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 years and 10 months
  • Slaet
Legendary Duskbone Ring
Legendary Duskbone Ring.png
(edit)
Ring  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Combatting Corruption, End Chest
Legendary Ferrocrystal Shield
Legendary Ferrocrystal Shield.png
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Large shield  29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire Combatting Corruption, End chest
  • Update 66.0.2
  • 3 months and 2 days
  • Bladedge
Legendary Cloak of Winter
Legendary Cloak of Winter.png
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Cloak  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Combatting Corruption, End Chest
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Monsters

Name ( picture ) CR Type Race
Feywild Cat( view
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 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠10Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Magical Beast Razor Cat
Feywild Needle Blight( view
Feywild Needle Blight.png
 • edit )
 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠10Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Plant Needle Blight
Feywild Shambling Mound( view
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 • edit )
 ♦6Normal ♥8Hard ♠11Elite ♦33Epic Normal ♥37Epic Hard ♠41Epic Elite Plant Shambling Mound
Feywild Twig Blight( view
Feywild twig blight.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠10Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Plant Twig Blight
Feywild Vine Blight( view
Feywild vine blight.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠10Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Plant Vine Blight
Irgul the Blightmaster( view
Irgul the Blightmaster.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦35Epic Normal ♥39Epic Hard ♠44Epic Elite Giant Giant
Maddened Fire Beetle( view
Maddened Fire Beetle.png
 • edit )
 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠10Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Vermin Insect
Ravenous Displacer Beast( view
Ravenous Displacer Beast.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦35Epic Normal ♥39Epic Hard ♠44Epic Elite Magical Beast Displacer Beast
Void Fang( view
Void Fang.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦6Normal ♥8Hard ♠11Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Magical Beast Displacer Beast