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Dreams of Insanity

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Dreams of Insanity
Heroic level: 11
Epic level: None
Duration: Long
Heroic XP:  ♣2,385Solo/Casual ♦4,180Normal ♥4,384Hard ♠4,588Elite
Epic XP: N/A
Takes place in: Gate of Nightmares
Bestowed by: Gatekeeper Trakash
NPC contact: Gatekeeper Trakash
Quest acquired in: House Jorasco
Patron: House Jorasco
Base favor: 6
Purchase: Free to Play
Extreme Challenge: Yes
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The Gate of Nightmares has long been aligned to the Plane of Dreams but until now hasn't posed a threat. The Cult of Insanity unlocked the Gate and threatens to bring about the end of all reason. Many small portals are now open and the Cult is nearing completion of its largest summoning yet. The Gatekeeper bade you to enter the Gate of Nightmares and seal the portal to Xoriat before all is lost.

Spoiler Warning: Spoiler material below this point!


  • Activate the central gateway's seals
  • Slay Iorrat
  • (Optional) Slay Garellel — Bonus (35%): Heroic( ♣835 ♦1,463 ♥1,534 ♠1,606 )
  • (Optional) Slay Razzrex — Bonus (35%): Heroic( ♣835 ♦1,463 ♥1,534 ♠1,606 )
  • (Optional) Slay Malluur — Bonus (35%): Heroic( ♣835 ♦1,463 ♥1,534 ♠1,606 )
  • (Optional) Seal the small rifts (12 total) — Bonus (35%): Heroic( ♣835 ♦1,463 ♥1,534 ♠1,606 )
  • (Optional) Slay the Chakram brothers (kill 4) — Bonus (35%): Heroic( ♣835 ♦1,463 ♥1,534 ♠1,606 )

What to Expect

  • Chaos Orbs
  • Spawning/respawning monsters
  • Runes (mandatory: require INT checks and optional: require INT checks)

Tips and Misc

  • Chaos orbs are disabled by activating the Intelligence runes nearby. Requirement is 12 INT on elite.
  • There are two sets of shrines near the entrance. You will gain access to them as you complete their "wing" of the dungeon. To complete each wing, keep in mind there are 2 lanes in each wing. You need to run to the end of the wing and there is a sharp turn into the parallel lane of the same wing. The walls between the lanes are a bamboo lattice; enemies on the other side can spot you and you can easily generate high level of Dungeon Alert.
  • The rune to close the last portal is near the entrance.
  • The big circular Locked doors (they'll automatically swing open if unlocked) Lock DCs, which populate this map can be opened with a Knock spell of sufficiently high level (about level 10 works 60% of the time). They can also be bashed down with 14 Strength (13:Fail; 14:Success).
  • Ringing the gong at the end of each wing will open doors that give easy access to the shrines during the end fight.
  • The unnamed Beholder and Thaarak Hounds at end fight will respawn through the rift until the runes up in the rafters have been activated (6 runes, the last one is right at the top).

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 34 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣239 ♦418 ♥438 ♠459 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 67 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣358 ♦627 ♥658 ♠688 )
  • Conquest bonus: 100 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣596 ♦1,045 ♥1,096 ♠1,147 )
  • Mischief bonus: 52 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣191 ♦334 ♥351 ♠367 )
  • Vandal bonus: 68 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣239 ♦418 ♥438 ♠459 )
  • Ransack bonus: 84 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( ♣358 ♦627 ♥658 ♠688 )

External Links

Aldbar's Solo Walkthrough & Guide


  • Chests: 4
    • 1 optional for killing one of the Chakram brothers (Drow Scorpion, found in the northwest corner)
    • 1 optional for killing one of the Chakram brothers (Drow Scorpion, found in the northeast corner)
    • 2 at the end
  • Collectables: 7

NPC end rewards

Randomly generated loot, ML correlates with effective quest level.

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
  • Update 48.2
  • 3 years, 6 months, and 20 days
  • BugTime
Girdle of Faith
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Belt  9 UnboundIcon tooltip.pngUnbound: This item is Unbound, and may take permanent damage. Dreams of Insanity, End Chest
Remlin's Step
Remlin's Step.png
Boots  9 UnboundIcon tooltip.pngUnbound: This item is Unbound, and may take permanent damage. Dreams of Insanity, End Chest
  • Update 67.3
  • 1 month and 5 days
  • BugTime
Arcane Shard
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Quarterstaff  10 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Dreams of Insanity, End Chest
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Name ( picture ) CR Type Race
Ancient Iron Defender( view
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 ♦12Normal Construct Iron Defender
Ancient Warforged( view
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 ♠9Elite Living Construct Warforged
Aquammut Chakram( view
Aquammut Chakram.png
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 ♠18Elite Aberration Drow Scorpion
Beholder( view
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 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard ♠19Elite ♦20Epic Normal ♥41Epic Hard ♠66Epic Elite Aberration Beholder
Garellek( view
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 ♠19Elite Aberration Beholder
Hastrius Chakram( view
Hastrius Chakram.png
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 ♠20Elite Aberration Drow Scorpion
Iorrat( view
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 ♠22Elite Aberration Beholder
Khiyarra Chakram( view
Khiyarra Chakram.png
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 ♠20Elite Aberration Drow Scorpion
Malluur( view
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 ♠19Elite Aberration Beholder
Razzrex( view
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 ♠19Elite Aberration Beholder
Sabburak Chakram( view
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 ♠20Elite Aberration Drow Scorpion
Siren of Insanity( view
Siren of Insanity.jpg
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 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite Elf Drow Elf
Thaarak Hound( view
Thaarak Hound.jpg
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 ♦10Normal ♥12Hard ♠15Elite ♦21Epic Normal ♥29Epic Hard ♠44Epic Elite Evil Outsider Hellhound
Xorian Fanatic( view
Xorian Fanatic.png
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 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠9Elite Elf Drow Elf
Zealot of Madness( view
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 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite Elf Drow Elf