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Fashion Madness

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House Phiarlan is hosting a fashion show in Lordsmarch Plaza at the behest of the Coin Lord, Lady Omaren. Your job is to protect it - but who would want to attack a fashion show?

Heart of Madness adpack icon.jpg
DDO Point icon.png Requires access to adventure packIcon tooltip.png: Heart of Madness
Fashion Madness
Heroic level: 18
Epic level: 26
Duration: Long
Heroic XP:  ♣2,971Icon tooltip.pngSolo/Casual ♦5,139Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥5,326Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠5,513Icon tooltip.pngElite
Epic XP:  ♣11,023Icon tooltip.pngSolo/Casual ♦18,904Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥19,436Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠19,968Icon tooltip.pngElite
Takes place in: Lordsmarch Plaza
Bestowed by: Kier d'Phiarlan
NPC contact: Kier d'Phiarlan
Quest acquired in: The Twelve
Patron: The Twelve
Base favor: 7
Free to Play: No
Extreme Challenge: No
Map Fashion Madness.png

Overview

Kier d'Phiarlan is hosting a fashion show in Lordsmarch Plaza, and has asked you to provide additional security for the festivities. Head to the Fashion Show Staging Area to check in.

  • The NPC who bestows this quest is in The Twelve enclave, in the camp near the Lordmarch Plaza gate; the quest is in Lordsmarch Plaza.

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

Objectives

  • Speak with the Stage Manager
  • Speak with the Promoter by the Runway Stage
  • Guard the Fashion Show
  • Survive the artistic onslaught
  • Find the First Sewer Chamber
  • Find the Second Sewer Chamber
  • Destroy the Pods in the First Sewer Chamber
  • Destroy the Pods in the Second Sewer Chamber
  • Seek out the creature controlling these attacks
  • Gather your party around the beholder
  • Slay Ir'gorthulzz
  • (Optional) Slay Costumous
  • (Optional) Slay Kin'haros

What to Expect

Known Traps

Tips and Misc

  • Helpful buffs: acid resistance (if you are going for Costumous/mimic optional), underwater action (if you are going for Kin'haros optional), deathblock/deathward/etc. for Beholder end fight.
  • As you enter the quest, talk to Arissa, the stage manager, then proceed to the stage toward the west end of Lordsmarch Plazae and talk to Tolan, the promoter, to get started.
    • Don't be in a hurry to buff up - after you talk to Tolan, there will be well over a minute before anything happens, with 10+ seconds of Yaulthoon talking before the fighting begins.
    • To prevent/reduce dungeon alert during artistic onslaught, fight at the spawn spots. Kill all waves at one spot, then move to another.
    • Yalthoun will announce the next phase ("...A crashing sound...") - if all goes quiet, one or more mobs got lost somewhere in the Plaza; find and kill them all to advance the quest.
  • Clear monsters at the Harbor Tunnel entrance (south/southeast side of the Plaza). This awards another set of shrines and a chest ("...the promise of treasure.").
    • Optional: Only after the initial artistic onslaught is complete, you can now backtrack to the entrance area door (just east of the chest) to fight Costumous and earn another chest. A secret door in the wall can be found in the dressing area behind where you first spoke to Arissa (not shown on map).
  • Enter the harbor tunnel (via the door between the new set of shrines).
    • Optional: Kin'haros (and a chest) is hidden in the harbor tunnel, at the end of a long swim to an underwater lever, then on to the underwater gate to his lair. Waterbreathing or Underwater Action is highly recommended. (Just follow the right-hand wall.)
    • At the "collapsed wall" inside this tunnel is the portal to the last section. Going past it only leads to more fighting and ridicule.
  • Once inside, head north to the two Xoriat chambers, then backtrack down to kill the beholder boss.
    • There are 7 easily accessible collectables in this tunnel.
    • All party members who are in the quest must gather near the beholder; once the last arrives, the fight starts.
    • The door to the beholder chamber closes and seals behind you during the end fight. If anyone leaves (e.g. by Dimension Door), they cannot reenter the fight until the boss is killed, when the doors re-open.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 121-125 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣297 ♦514 ♥533 ♠551 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 193 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣446 ♦771 ♥799 ♠827 )
  • Conquest bonus: 236 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣743 ♦1,285 ♥1,332 ♠1,378 )
  • Mischief bonus: 23 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣238 ♦411 ♥426 ♠441 )
  • Vandal bonus: 30 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣297 ♦514 ♥533 ♠551 )
  • Ransack bonus: 36 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( ♣446 ♦771 ♥799 ♠827 )

Loot

  • Chests: 4
    • One for surviving artistic onslaught
    • One optional for killing Costumous
    • One optional for killing Kin'haros
    • One end chest
  • Collectables: 9
    • Crude Altar in the secret room with Costumous
    • Rubble underwater in the SW corner of the room outside the one with Kin'haros
    • Fungus in the First (E) sewer chamber
    • Fungus in the Second (W) sewer chamber
    • Mold W of the shrines in the sewer
    • Adventurer's Pack in a cell near the final room
    • Fungus in one cell nearest the final room
    • Mushroom in the other cell nearest the final room
    • Rubble in the final room
  • NPC rewards:

Named Chest Drop

All items are Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire

Monsters

Name(picture) CR Type Race
Costumous(view)
Costumous.jpg
 ♠30Icon tooltip.pngElite ♦31Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal ♥35Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Aberration Mimic
Ir'gorthulzz(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♠36Icon tooltip.pngElite ♦32Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal ♥36Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard ♠70Icon tooltip.pngEpic Elite Aberration Beholder
Kin'haros(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♠35Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥35Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Evil Outsider Demon
Crazed Eye(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♠31Icon tooltip.pngElite ♦26Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal ♥31Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Aberration Unknown
Crazed Phiarlan Guard(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♠33Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥33Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Elf Elf
Elder Xorian Render(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♠34Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥34Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Evil Outsider Demon
Eye Terror(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♠33Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥30/33Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard ♠62Icon tooltip.pngEpic Elite Aberration Unknown
Unstable Taken(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♥28/31Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard ♠58Icon tooltip.pngEpic Elite Aberration Taken
Xorian Illithid(view)
Xorian Illithid.jpg
 ♦18Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♠33Icon tooltip.pngElite ♦29Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal ♥33Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Aberration Mind Flayer

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