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Kind of a Big Deal

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Kind of a Big Deal
Heroic level: 6
Epic level: 21
Duration: medium
Heroic XP:  ♣1,723Icon tooltip.pngSolo/Casual ♦3,070Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥3,268Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠3,466Icon tooltip.pngElite
Epic XP:  ♣9,989Icon tooltip.pngSolo/Casual ♦17,214Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥17,778Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠18,342Icon tooltip.pngElite
Takes place in: Mondo Valley
Bestowed by: Nymue Elethiel
NPC contact: Nymue Elethiel
Quest acquired in: The Twelve
Patron: The Twelve
Base favor: 4
Free to Play: No
Extreme Challenge: No
Kind of a Big Deal Map.jpg
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Overview

The wizard Nymue Elethiel has lost a magical artifact and requests that you come to her tower to discuss the matter.


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

Objectives

  • Speak to Nymue
  • Seek out Mortigon
  • Enter the nearby Kobold warren
  • Defeat the Kobold patrols
  • Defeat the gargantuan spider
  • Explore deeper into the warren
  • Gather the party near the Artifact
  • Locate Mektek
  • Defeat Mektek and retrieve artifact
  • Speak to Nymue
  • (Optional) Explore the source of the squeaks

What to Expect

Known Traps

  • 2 Blade Traps before 2nd door. Each box are right after blade.
  • Many Dart Traps at pool. 1 box at center, but only disable traps on that rock.
  • Rolling boulders (4 of them) released by kobold high above, just after the dart room when you pass through a narrow crack. Can be avoided by sending one person in first who stays hard to the right hand wall.
  • After Oversized, those traps will work again and no box.

Tips and Misc

  • You will be under the effects of a Dimensional Anchor after you seek out Mortigon, you will not be able to Dimension Door out of the Kobold warren, nor will you be able to summon creatures via summoning spells.
  • You need to kill all of the patrol members before you can enter the kobold cave.
  • If you are doing the explore the source of the squeaks (Ratcher) optional, you must complete it before approaching the artifact.
  • You can use the second shrine twice, even when on hard or elite, once when big and once again when it is small.
  • When you seem like you are at a dead end, use blast or hack to bust the wall / door down.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 114-115 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣172 ♦307 ♥327 ♠347 )
  • Tamper bonus: 1 or more trap disarmed +10% Bonus.( ♣172 ♦307 ♥327 ♠347 )
  • Neutralization bonus: 2 or more traps disarmed +20% Bonus.( ♣345 ♦614 ♥654 ♠693 )
  • Mischief bonus: 14 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣138 ♦246 ♥261 ♠277 )
  • Vandal bonus: 18 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣172 ♦307 ♥327 ♠347 )
  • Ransack bonus: 22 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( ♣258 ♦461 ♥490 ♠520 )

Loot

  • Chests: 3
    • 1 for Gargantuan Crawler
    • 1 for Ratcher
    • 1 for End Chest
  • Collectables: 5
    • Adventurer's Pack in the valley leading to the kobold warren
    • Adventurer's Pack just before the first door
    • Fungus just before the third door
    • Fungus under the water past the third door
    • Adventurer's Pack near first shrine in the warren
  • NPC rewards:

Named Chest Drop

Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
Muck's Devastation Great Club 6 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Kind of a Big Deal, End chest
Sapphire Studded Buckles Belt 6 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Kind of a Big Deal, End Chest
Shadowstrike Long Bow 6 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Kind of a Big Deal, End chest
Steelweave Shinguards Boots 6 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Kind of a Big Deal, End Chest
Cursed Shard Dagger 6 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Kind of a Big Deal, End chest
Leather Gloves of the Snake Gloves 6 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Kind of a Big Deal, End chest
Epic Leather Gloves of the Snake Gloves 21 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Kind of a Big Deal, End chest
Epic Cursed Shard Dagger 21 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Kind of a Big Deal, End chest
Epic Shadowstrike Long Bow 21 Bound to AccountIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account: This item is Bound to Account Kind of a Big Deal, End Chest
Muck's Obliteration Great Club 21 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Kind of a Big Deal, End chest
Epic Steelweave Shinguards Boots 21 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Kind of a Big Deal, End Chest
Legendary Sapphire Studded Buckles Belt 21 Bound to Account on Acquire, ExclusiveIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire
This is an Exclusive item. You may only carry one at a time.
Kind of a Big Deal, End Chest

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Monsters

Name(picture) CR Type Race
Gargantuan Crawler(view)
Gargantuan Crawler.jpg
 ♥11Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠14Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥28Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Vermin Spider
Mektek(view)
Mektek.jpg
 ♦9Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥11Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠14Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥28Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Humanoid Kobold
Ratcher(view)
Ratcher.jpg
 ♦9Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥11Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠14Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥28Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Humanoid Kobold
Giant Bruiser(view)
Giant Bruiser.jpg
 ♥8/10Icon tooltip.pngHard ♥27Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Humanoid Kobold
Giant Skitterer(view)
Giant Skitterer.jpg
 ♥8/10Icon tooltip.pngHard ♥27Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Animal Rat
Giant Slinger(view)
Giant Slinger.jpg
 ♥8/10Icon tooltip.pngHard ♥27Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Humanoid Kobold
Giant Wolf Marauder(view)
Giant Wolf Marauder.jpg
 ♥8/10Icon tooltip.pngHard ♥27Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Animal Wolf
Bruiser(view)
Bruiser.jpg
 ♠11Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥25Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Humanoid Kobold
Shaman(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♠11Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥25Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Humanoid Kobold
Skitterer(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♥8Icon tooltip.pngHard Animal Rat
Slinger(view)
Slinger.jpg
 ♥8Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠11Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥25Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Humanoid Kobold
Wolf Marauder(view)
Wolf Marauder.jpg
 ♥8Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠11Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥25Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Animal Wolf

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