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In the Demon's Den

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A powerful Demon has made her lair in Xen'drik. She hopes to recover an ancient ritual that would make Demonkind immune to banishment.

In the Demon's Den
Heroic level: 18
Epic level: None
Duration: medium
Heroic XP:  ♣2,493Solo/Casual ♦4,312Normal ♥4,468Hard ♠4,624Elite
Epic XP: N/A
Takes place in: The Demon's Den
Bestowed by: Uriel
NPC contact: Uriel
Quest acquired in: The Inspired Quarter
Patron: The Silver Flame
Base favor: 6
Purchase: Free to Play
Extreme Challenge: No
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Uriel of the Silver Flame has found a group of Demons in the wilds of Xen'drik. She believes they are breeding and the Demon menace will only grow in numbers! But, Uriel and her cohorts failed in their attempt to destroy the Demons.

Now, Uriel has asked for your help in doing what she could not. If you agree, speak to Uriel in the Inspired Quarter to teleport to the Demon lair.

Spoiler Warning: Spoiler material below this point!


  • Find the Ritual Chamber
  • Find a way to stop the ritual
  • Slay all three ritualists
  • Slay the Marilith while she's vulnerable

What to Expect

  • Spawning/respawning monsters
  • Randomly placed shrine (depending on difficulty the second shrine can be found North, East or West)
  • Monsters that have to be killed almost simultaneously (mandatory: the 3 ritualists, only on elite difficulty)

Known Traps

Trap DCs

  • Flame jets on most levers
  • Sonic trap near the first lever

Tips and Misc

  • Strongly recommended to have a fire resist item equipped (30 points ideal); spells, potions and other non-permanent enchantments may not suffice on harder difficulties as several monsters here will cast Dispel Magic.
  • Only on Elite: In order to make Aurora the Wicked vulnerable to attack, the party will need to kill all three ritualists in a given time frame. Failure to kill all three in a short amount of time (~30 seconds) will result in a new ritualist spawning until all 3 are dead. Once all 3 ritualists are dead within that time frame, no others will spawn and Aurora will be vulnerable to attacks.
  • Similar to Demon Queen Lailat, this Marilith will overrun you if you get too close, so keep this in mind when attacking her. However, in addition to her overrun ability, she also possesses the same knockback ability as air elementals, knocking you even further away if you get too close, with no save.


  1. Have someone kite Aurora. If an invulnerable Marilith starts chasing the main party, the quest may become very difficult or simply fail.
    • Only necessary on Hard/Elite; on other difficulties she only activates once all three Cursed Ritualists are dead.
    • Helpful to have Waves of Fatigue or Ray of Exhaustion to slow the Marilith, since she is rather fast (may no longer work since Update 7)needs verification.
  2. Clear the 3 tunnels one at a time, starting with the top most and working your way around in a clockwise fashion.
    • Most of the monsters in these tunnels do not respawn (a few elementals are the exception).
    • Only on Elite: Be sure not to fight or kill the ritualists by themselves on elite. Once a tunnel is clear up to the ritualist run back and clear the next tunnel.
  3. Prepare ritualists for simultaneous slaughter by bringing each of their Hit points to 5%, then hold for kill signal in voice or text chat.
    • Kill all 3 ritualists together as quickly as possible. On Elite, the Marilith will summon new ritualists with full health if you cannot kill all the ritualists within 30 seconds.
      • So if you are soloing on Elite you should pull the ritualists to the same area before killing them.
      • The ritualists are slow to follow you, so be patient. They play the defensive game, casting Blade Barrier and waiting for you to come to them. Stay just in their sight, they will follow... eventually...
    • Note: The ritualists return home if the person who has aggravation dies or is too far away. The ritualists do not regenerate their health (but do respawn on Elite if not killed in the manner described above).
  4. Kill the Marilith
    • Once all 3 ritualists are killed, the Marilith is vulnerable to attacks.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 33 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣249 ♦431 ♥447 ♠462 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 67 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣374 ♦647 ♥670 ♠694 )
  • Conquest bonus: 99 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣623 ♦1,078 ♥1,117 ♠1,156 )
  • Tamper bonus: 2 or more traps disarmed +10% Bonus.( ♣249 ♦431 ♥447 ♠462 )
  • Neutralization bonus: 3 or more traps disarmed +20% Bonus.( ♣499 ♦862 ♥894 ♠925 )
  • Ingenious Debilitation bonus: 4 or more traps disarmed +30% Bonus.( ♣748 ♦1,294 ♥1,340 ♠1,387 )
  • Mischief bonus: 30 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣199 ♦345 ♥357 ♠370 )
Notes: mischief is strange, may work or not


  • Chests: 2–6
    • ♦  2Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥  / 3Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠  / 5Icon tooltip.pngElite end chests
    • Chance for one randomly near the north shrine.

NPC end rewards

Randomly generated loot, ML correlates with effective quest level.


Name ( picture ) CR Type Race
Aurora the Wicked( view
Aurora the Wicked.jpg
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 ♦20Normal ♥24Hard ♠30Elite Evil Outsider Demon
Cursed Ritualist( view
Cursed Ritualist.jpg
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 ♦19Normal ♠29Elite Evil Outsider Efreet
Elder Earth Elemental( view
Elder Earth Elemental.jpg
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 ♦13Normal ♥15Hard ♠18Elite ♥28Epic Hard Elemental Earth Elemental
Elder Fire Elemental( view
Elder Fire Elemental.jpg
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 ♦12Normal ♥14Hard ♠17Elite ♥31Epic Hard Elemental Fire Elemental
Fiend-Blood Gnoll( view
Fiend-Blood Gnoll.jpg
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 ♠23Elite Gnoll Gnoll
Fiend-Blood Lion( view
Fiend-Blood Lion.jpg
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 ♦15Normal Magical Beast Lion
Fiend-Blood Spider( view
Fiend-Blood Spider.jpg
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 ♦18Normal Magical Beast Spider
Fiendish Troll Raider( view
Fiendish Troll Raider.png
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 ♦19Normal Giant Troll
Fire Reaver( view
Fire Reaver.jpg
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 ♦12/14Normal ♥16Hard ♠19Elite ♦15Epic Normal Evil Outsider Demon
Greater Umbral Gargoyle( view
Greater Umbral Gargoyle.jpg
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 ♥14Hard ♠17Elite Undead Shadow
Hezrou( view
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 ♥24Hard ♠30Elite Evil Outsider Demon
Ice Flenser( view
Ice Flenser.png
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 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard ♠19Elite Evil Outsider Demon
Jarilith Raider( view
Jarilith Raider.jpg
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 ♠28Elite Evil Outsider Demon
Jarilith( view
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 ♦13Normal ♥21Hard Evil Outsider Demon
Xorian Fire Fiend( view
Xorian Fire Fiend.jpg
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 ♦19Normal Evil Outsider Demon