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House Cannith

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House Cannith is one of the Dragonmarked Houses found in Eberron.

Crest of House Cannith

Overview[edit]

House Cannith is a human Dragonmarked House throughout Khorvaire. The humans of House Cannith bear the Mark of Making. The artificers and magewrights of House Cannith are responsible for most of the magical innovations of the past thousand years. House Cannith made great profit during the Last War by selling arms and warforged soldiers. The House was strongly based in Cyre but it was destroyed during the Last War. The new town area, House Cannith Enclave, is added to Stormreach with Update 11.

House Cannith Enclave loading screen

House Cannith Enclave - Points of Interest[edit]

Map of House Cannith Enclave
Concept Art
Update11 screenshot-1.jpg Update11 screenshot-6.jpg

Members

Name Location Description
Ceros d'Cannith House Cannith Enclave <Cannith Archivist>
Channa d'Cannith House Cannith Enclave <Chief Researcher>
Courtney d'Cannith House Cannith Enclave <Craftswoman and Vendor>
Felix d'Cannith The Harbor <Fabricator Recruiter & Ingredient Bags>

You can get a Tiny Ingredients Bag from any one of those three NPCs.

Harlan d'Cannith House Cannith Enclave <Master Magewright>
Jannice d'Cannith House Cannith <Craftswoman and Vendor>: she sells Cannith Crafting Deconstruction Materials and trades essences and a few other crafting-related materials.
Kylea d'Cannith The Harbor <Artificer Trainer> (Harbor), and <Crystal Expert> (House Cannith)
Lena d'Cannith House Cannith Enclave <Security Officer>
Lieutenant Zaira Dane Alcorin's Forge - Staging Area <Dark Lanterns>
Maker Cannith Crafting Hall Fabricator Greeter
Mala d'Cannith House Cannith <Auctioneer>
Marcus d'Cannith House Cannith Enclave <Storage Supervisor>
Rebel Captain Barrett Artificer Workshops Captain Barrett is one of Toven d'Cannith loyal followers and protects the inner workshop by guarding the lock in the north wing. His plan is to activate as many Cannith Titans as necessary to stop the party, but it does not end well for him.
Reginald Belspry House Cannith Enclave <Master Craftsman and Vendor>: he sells Cannith Crafting Deconstruction Materials and trades essences and a few other crafting-related materials.
Taniera Grisvill House Cannith <Artificer Scroll Vendor>
Toven d'Cannith House Cannith Enclave Toven was the head chief of the House Cannith Manufactury for a long time before he was substituted by Channa d'Cannith. The player characters get involved with him because of his plan to remove the sentience of every warforged in Stormreach, which, at the time, includes the Lord of Blades.
Umbold d'Cannith House Cannith Enclave <Master Craftsman and Vendor>: he sells Cannith Crafting Deconstruction Materials and trades essences and a few other crafting-related materials.
Vertigo (NPC) The Marketplace <Fabricator Recruiter & Ingredients Bags>
Visgard d'Cannith House Cannith Visgard d'Cannith is the favor vendor for House Cannith. First speak to Cannith Patron Xaros d'Cannith (on the same platform, next to Visgard) once you have achieved 50 House Cannith favor to gain access to his wares.
Xaros d'Cannith House Cannith House Cannith Patron representative.

Favor Ranks

Completing tasks and missions for the various patrons will increase your favor, which is a measure of how valuable the different patrons find your character. At each new rank, the patron representative will provide a character with a reward.

Representative: Xaros d'Cannith

Patron mail:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Xaros d'Cannith

Subject: You're now eligible for the rank of Noted

Greetings,
We would like to commend you for your recent efforts on behalf of our House. Please meet with me in the House Cannith Enclave to discuss your reward.

-Xaros d'Cannith, House Cannith Patron

(By completing quests that benefit House Cannith, you have impressed them enough to grant you access to a special shop. Speak with Xaros d'Cannith in the House Cannith enclave for details.)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Xaros d'Cannith

You're now eligible for the rank of Respected

Dear
We continue to be impressed with your exploits. Please meet with me when you have a moment. I have some important and exciting information for you that I think you'll find most interesting.

-Xaros d'Cannith, House Cannith Patron

(You have continued to gain favor with House Cannith and have unlocked the Artificer class! Once you speak with Xaros in the House Cannith enclave you will then be able to make Artificer characters! Artificers have special arcane spells, proficiency with all crossbows, and can use special 'rune arms' to blast their enemies. This feature has been unlocked on your account on this server.)

Quests

Quest name Level Max favor Adventure pack Acquired in Bestowed by  ♣CasualIcon tooltip.pngSolo/Casual  ♦NormalIcon tooltip.pngNormal  ♥HardIcon tooltip.pngHard  ♠EliteIcon tooltip.pngElite Epic
19 18 Secrets of the Artificers House Cannith Marcus d' Cannith 3614
-
6243
-
6463
-
6682
-
No
19 18 Secrets of the Artificers House Cannith Unknown 7398
-
12783
-
13236
-
13689
-
No
19 21 Secrets of the Artificers House Cannith Harlan d'Cannith 5620
-
9709
-
10053
-
10396
-
No
20 / 22 21 Secrets of the Artificers House Cannith Unknown
6383
19427
6600
20045
6816
20662
Both
19 / 22 21 Secrets of the Artificers House Cannith Unknown
4580
14421
4740
14876
4900
15332
Both
28 27 Free House Cannith Unknown -
8099
-
17859
-
18334
-
18809
Yes
Total 6
Quests
126
Total favor
1
Free
3
Epic
Challenge name Level range Duration Free to Play Location Xp range
Lava Caves: Circles of Power 4-15 20 minutes Partial House Cannith 800-3000
Dr. Rushmore's Mansion: Behind the Door 4-15 Variable Yes House Cannith 520-1,950
Kobold Island: Kobold Chaos 4-15 15 minutes Yes House Cannith 600-2350
Kobold Island: The Disruptor 8-20 15 minutes Yes House Cannith 1,200-3,000
Lava Caves: Colossal Crystals 8-20 Variable Yes House Cannith 1,200-3,000
Extraplanar Palace: The Dragon's Hoard 8-20 20 minutes No, but see Challenges House Cannith ?-4000
Dr. Rushmore's Mansion: Moving Targets 8-20 Variable No House Cannith 720-1800
Extraplanar Palace: Buying Time 12-20 Variable Yes House Cannith 600-1000
Extraplanar Palace: Labor Shortage 14-20 10 minutes No, but see Challenges House Cannith 1400-2000
Lava Caves: Time is Money 15-20 Variable Yes House Cannith 750-1000
Dr. Rushmore's Mansion: Picture Portals 15-20 Variable Yes House Cannith ?-?
Kobold Island: Short Cuts 15-20 10 minutes Yes House Cannith 1500-2000
Lava Caves: Colossal Crystals - EPIC 21-25 Variable Yes House Cannith 3,990=?
Kobold Island: The Disruptor 21-25 15 minutes Yes House Cannith 3,150-?
Extraplanar Palace: The Dragon's Hoard - EPIC 21-25 20 minutes Yes House Cannith 4200-?
Kobold Island: Short Cuts - EPIC 21-25 10 minutes Yes House Cannith 2100-?
Extraplanar Palace: Labor Shortage - EPIC 21-25 10 minutes No, but see Challenges House Cannith 2100-?
Extraplanar Palace: Buying Time - EPIC 21-25 Variable Yes House Cannith 1100-?
Dr. Rushmore's Mansion: Picture Portals - EPIC 21-25 Variable No House Cannith ?-?
Dr. Rushmore's Mansion: Moving Targets EPIC 21-25 Variable No House Cannith 1890-2250
Lava Caves: Time is Money - EPIC 21-25 Variable Yes House Cannith 1050-?
Total 21
Challenges
126
Total favor
18
Free

Challenges[edit]

Introduced in Update 12, The Vaults of the Artificers challenge system offered four new dungeons. These four dungeons are separated into 12 challenges with different rewards available. Nine of these challenges have a separate "Epic" variation available, for a total of 21 separate variations across four dungeons.

The challenge pack can be purchased from the DDO Store granting unlimited access to the challenges. However, free players can use free daily Universal Challenge Tokens to enter the challenges.

Completing challenges grants favor for House Cannith: one Favor point per star achieved, plus an additional favor point if you five star a challenge on its maximum available level. This extra point increases the total of favor to six, hence the term "six-star run" although only five stars still show in your compendium; You can differentiate a five-star run from a six-star run because the color of the stars changes from a blueish color to an orange/yellowish color. With 21 challenges available, this means there is a total of 126 favor possible. (*Note*: Stars are not earned progressively. Only the maximum number of "Star Objectives" completed within a single instance will be awarded.)

Heroic Challenge Favor[edit]

12 challenges, if completed to 5 stars earns 60 favor. If completed to 5 stars on maximum difficulty, this will earn 72* favor.

Epic Challenge Favor[edit]

9 challenges, if completed to 5 stars earns 45 favor. If completed to 5 stars on maximum difficulty, this will earn 54 favor.

Earning Artificer[edit]

The Artificer class can be purchased in the DDO Store for 995 DP or can be unlocked on a per server basis by earning 150 House Cannith patron favor.

There is much more than 150 House Cannith favor in the game, but much of it is Epic level, requiring a character of at least Level 20. And, due to a bug in two of the free* Challenges (see below), you also need access to the quest pack Secrets of the Artificers to earn the 150 favor needed. So, first, understand that you're not going to do this on a new account, or at least not very soon.

(* see Challenge Token)
  • The Secrets of the Artificers quest pack (free to VIP Accounts) offers 78 Heroic favor with three Level 19 quests and one raid (for characters level 15 or higher), plus another 21 favor from an Epic Level 20 raid, for 99 total. That leaves 51 to be earned via Cannith Challenges (heroic and epic) plus the free Level 27 quest (see next).
  • The one free House Cannith quest, Brothers of the Forge, is Level 28, and can provide 27 House Cannith favor when run at Elite or Reaper difficulty.
  • 150 total Favor should, in theory, be available without access to the quest pack, using only the free quest and free challenges, but is currently impossible due to a bug (see below).
  • The favor from challenges includes both the Heroic and Epic versions, so, again, requires an Epic character (Level 20 or higher).
  • 21 House Cannith challenges (free-to-play via Challenge Tokens) provide 1 House Cannith favor per star (Heroic and Epic versions are counted separately), meaning the maximum 6 stars on all challenges (6 x 21) should provide 126 favor. However...
  • Bug: The heroic and epic versions of the Kobold Island: Short Cuts have a bugged objective making it impossible to get a 6-star completion. There are no "5 star" completions, so you lose 2 points on each one, meaning 122 total favor maximum from the challenges.

So, 4-star completion on the 2 bugged challenges, plus 6-star completion in every other House Cannith challenge, yields a total of only 122 favor. That, plus the 27 from the free Level 28 quest, is 149, leaving you still 1 point short of the required 150. Meaning... currently, you need the quest pack.