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Finding the Path

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Finding the Path is the 1st quest in The Path of Inspiration 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.
Finding the Path • I Dream of Jeets • The Mindsunder

The Path of Inspiration has created a perfect utopia in the city of Dar Qat -- war, poverty, and hunger are non-existent. All that's necessary to join this utopia is to give up your destructive inner desires.

The Path of Inspiration adpack icon.jpg
DDO Point icon.png Requires access to adventure pack: The Path of Inspiration
Finding the Path
Heroic level: 18
Epic level: None
Duration: medium
Heroic XP:  ♣2,212Solo/Casual ♦3,826Normal ♥3,964Hard ♠4,102Elite
Epic XP: N/A
Takes place in: Inspiration Center
Bestowed by: Talbron Tewn
NPC contact: Talbron Tewn
Quest acquired in: Wylkes Manor
Patron: The Coin Lords
Base favor: 6
Purchase: The Path of Inspiration or VIP
Extreme Challenge: No
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The warforged Talbron Tewn asked you to find out what the Path of Inspiration did to break Jeets's mind.

Go to the Inspiration Center in the Inspired Quarter to investigate.

Spoiler Warning: Spoiler material below this point!


  • Find out what the Path of Inspiration is doing to its victims
  • Speak to the person in charge
  • Speak to Tashkaar again
  • (Failure) Protect your will from the Dreaming Dark
  • Find and slay Tashkaar

What to Expect

  • Protect a quest item (your will)
  • Spawning/respawning monsters
  • Quest failure (if your will is destroyed)

Tips and Misc

  • Useful elemental buffs:
    • Acid
    • Cold
    • Electricity (for end fight with Tashkaar only)
    • Fire
  • Once you are on the "Protect your will from the Dreaming Dark" stage of the quest, you kill 25 monsters, which causes 3 red named mobs (marut, giant skeleton, huge rust monster) to spawn.
  • The orb of your Will sends out bursts of energy to recover a small amount of HP and SP.
  • Opening the End chest has a chance of spawning Xachosian Landwalkers; be ready to kill it to get Xachosian Eardweller

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 23 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣221 ♦383 ♥396 ♠410 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 28 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣332 ♦574 ♥595 ♠615 )
  • Conquest bonus: 32 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣553 ♦957 ♥991 ♠1,026 )

External Links

Aldbar's Solo Walkthrough & Guide


NPC end rewards

Randomly generated loot, ML correlates with effective quest level.

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
Xachosian Eardweller
Xachosian Eardweller.png
Trinket  18 Bound to Character on Acquire, ExclusiveIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire
This is an Exclusive item. You may only carry one at a time.
Eye of the Titan, I Dream of Jeets, Finding the Path, and The Dreaming Dark: Random spawn after opening any chest. Default spawn rate is 0% on Normal, 2.5% on Hard, and 5% on Elite.
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Name ( picture ) CR Type Race
Cultist Guard( view
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 ♦17Normal ♥21Hard ♠27Elite Humanoid Human
Dream Crawler( view
Dream Crawler.jpg
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 ♣19Solo/Casual ♦19Normal ♥23Hard ♠29Elite Evil Outsider Quori
Dream Reaver( view
Dream Reaver.jpg
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 ♣19Solo/Casual ♦19Normal ♥23Hard ♠29Elite Aberration Dream Reaver
Dream Scourge( view
Dream Scourge.jpg
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 ♣18Solo/Casual ♦19Normal ♥23Hard ♠29Elite Evil Outsider Quori
Gatekeeper( view
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 ♦19Normal ♥23Hard ♠29Elite Undead Skeleton
Huge Rust Monster( view
Huge Rust Monster.jpg
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 ♦19Normal ♠29Elite Aberration Rust Monster
Inspired Cultist Cleric( view
Inspired Cultist Cleric.png
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 ♥21Hard ♠27Elite Humanoid Human
Inspired Cultist Wizard( view
Inspired Cultist Wizard.png
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 ♣17Solo/Casual ♦17Normal ♥21Hard ♠27Elite Humanoid Human
Marut Inevitable( view
Marut Inevitable.jpg
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 ♦20Normal ♥24Hard ♠30Elite Construct Golem
Tashkaar( view
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 ♦21Normal ♥25Hard ♠31Elite Humanoid Human