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Legendary Tempest's Spine

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The mountains of Tempest's Spine are home to a storm giant, Sor'jek the Summoner. He does not take kindly to unexpected guests.

Legendary Tempest's Spine
Heroic level: None
Epic level: 32
(considered Legendary)
Duration: very long
Heroic XP: See Tempest's Spine
Epic XP:  ♦43,285Normal ♥44,334Hard ♠45,383Elite
Takes place in: Tempest's Spine
Bestowed by: Dagobard Kell
NPC contact: Dagobard Kell
Quest acquired in: House Jorasco
Patron: House Jorasco
Base favor: 11
Free to Play: Yes
Extreme Challenge: No
M tempest's spine outdoor area.png
Second Map
Third Map


Sor'jek Incanni is seeking to create an army of Giants and other creatures, promising to return the Giants to the glory days of the Stormreaver. Travel to Tempest's Spine and stop the Storm Giant's plans.

Note: unlike the heroic version, this one has 3 days raid lockout timer. No flagging is required.

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


  • Defeat the storm giant summoner, Sor'jek Incanni
  • (Optional) Purge the Mountaintop of foes (30 total) — Bonus (20%): Epic( ♦8,657 ♥8,867 ♠9,077 )
  • (Optional) Obtain access to the rune in the Lair of Fire and Ice — Bonus (10%): Epic( ♦4,329 ♥4,433 ♠4,538 )
  • (Optional) Obtain access to the rune hidden in The Flooded Tunnel — Bonus (10%): Epic( ♦4,329 ♥4,433 ♠4,538 )
  • (Optional) Obtain access to the rune in the Bridge to the Inevitable — Bonus (10%): Epic( ♦4,329 ♥4,433 ♠4,538 )
  • (Optional) Kill Ranger A'tchkar — Bonus (10%): Epic( ♦4,329 ♥4,433 ♠4,538 )
  • (Optional) Kill Wizard Llyndarus — Bonus (10%): Epic( ♦4,329 ♥4,433 ♠4,538 )
  • (Optional) Kill Sorcerer Vyikkus — Bonus (10%): Epic( ♦4,329 ♥4,433 ♠4,538 )
  • (Optional) Kill Zerisenz — Bonus (10%): Epic( ♦4,329 ♥4,433 ♠4,538 )

What to Expect

Known Traps

Trap DCs

  • Spinning Blades
  • Fire
  • Spikes (Rune that opens the dark barrier after defeating A'tchkar)
  • Acid (Bridge to Inevitable)
  • Poison (Bridge to the Inevitable)

Tips and Misc

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 168 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus. No experience numbers available.


  • Chests: Nine minimum, thirteen possible
    • Two in the lair of Fire and Ice.
    • One just before underwater swim for killing Clay Golem.
    • One for killing a Clay Golem in a pocket to the right of the underwater swim.
    • One to the left side of the first Beholder encounter for killing the Clay Golem.
    • One near the shrine for killing the first Beholder.
    • One near resurrection shrine for killing the Inevitable.
    • Two after slaying Sor'jek Incanni for completion of the quest. (Only one chest drops Tempest Runes and raid loot)
    • Four possible red-named bosses that can spawn a chest each.
  • Tempest Rune drop rates - LN 25-75, LH 50-150, LE 100-200
  • NPC rewards: Standard, no 20th list mechanic

Named Chest Drop

All items are Bound to Character on AcquireBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire and ML 29.

See also: Alternate view for Armor and shield


Name(picture) CR Type Race
Sor'jek Incanni(view)
Sor'jek Incanni.jpg
 ♦16Normal ♥18Hard ♠20Elite ♥45Epic Hard ♠66Epic Elite Giant Giant
 ♦11Normal ♠16Elite ♥38Epic Hard ♠61Epic Elite Elf Drow Elf
 ♠16Elite Elf Drow Elf
 ♦11Normal ♥38Epic Hard Elf Drow Elf
 ♦11Normal ♠16Elite ♥38Epic Hard Elf Drow Elf
 ♦14Normal ♠19Elite ♦20Epic Normal ♠66Epic Elite Aberration Beholder
Blackbone Marksman(view)
Blackbone Marksman.jpg
 ♦8Normal ♠13Elite Undead Skeleton
Clay Golem(view)
Clay Golem.jpg
 ♦10Normal Construct Golem
Drow Assassin(view)
Drow Assassin.jpg
 ♦10Normal Elf Drow Elf
Drow Barbarian Shaman(view)
Drow Barbarian Shaman.jpg
 ♦10Normal ♥12Hard ♠15Elite Elf Drow Elf
Drow Blackguard(view)
Drow Blackguard.jpg
 ♦13Normal ♠18Elite Elf Drow Elf
Drow Captain(view)
Drow Captain.jpg
 ♦12Normal ♥14Hard ♠17Elite Elf Drow Elf
Drow Death Priest(view)
Drow Death Priest.jpg
 ♦14Normal ♠19Elite Elf Drow Elf
Drow Fighter/Wizard(view)
Drow Fighter Wizard.jpg
 ♦10Normal ♠15Elite Elf Drow Elf
Drow Necromancer (Eberron)(view)
Drow Necromancer (Eberron).jpg
 ♦12Normal ♠17Elite Elf Drow Elf
Drow Paladin(view)
Drow Paladin.jpg
 ♦13Normal Elf Drow Elf
Drow Prophet(view)
Drow Prophet.jpg
 ♦12Normal ♠17Elite Elf Drow Elf
Drow Scorpion Cleric(view)
Drow Scorpion Cleric.jpg
 ♦10Normal Aberration Drow Scorpion
Drow Scorpion Wizard(view)
Drow Scorpion Wizard.jpg
 ♦10Normal Aberration Drow Scorpion
Drow Scorpion(view)
Drow Scorpion.jpg
 ♦10Normal Aberration Drow Scorpion
Enraged Rust Monster(view)
Enraged Rust Monster.jpg
 ♦5Normal ♠9Elite Aberration Rust Monster
Fire Giant Slayer(view)
Fire Giant Slayer.jpg
 ♦16Normal ♠22Elite Giant Giant
Greater Fire Elemental(view)
Greater Fire Elemental.jpg
 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite Elemental Fire Elemental
Greater Ice Mephit(view)
Monster Greater Ice Mephit.jpeg
 ♦6Normal ♠11Elite OR Summoned by another mephit: ♠6Elite Air Outsider Mephit
Hill Giant Soothsayer(view)
Hill Giant Soothsayer.jpg
 ♦16Normal Giant Giant
Huge Rust Monster(view)
Huge Rust Monster.jpg
 ♦8Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite Aberration Rust Monster
Ice Flenser(view)
Ice Flenser.png
 ♦14Normal ♠19Elite Evil Outsider Demon
 ♦15Normal ♥38Epic Hard Construct Golem
Iron Golem(view)
Iron Golem.jpg
 ♠18Elite Construct Golem
Large Rust Monster(view)
Large Rust Monster.jpg
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠11Elite Aberration Rust Monster
Mephit of Fernia(view)
Mephit of Fernia.jpg
 ♦9Normal ♠14Elite Fire Outsider Mephit
Mephit of Risia(view)
Mephit of Risia.jpg
 ♦9Normal ♠14Elite Air Outsider Mephit
Thaarak Hound(view)
Thaarak Hound.jpg
 ♦12Normal ♠15Elite ♦21Epic Normal Evil Outsider Hellhound
 ♦14Normal ♠19Elite ♦20Epic Normal ♠66Epic Elite Aberration Beholder

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