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Orchard of the Macabre (heroic)

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1 Overview[edit]

Orchard of the Macabre is a level 14 Wilderness Adventure Area accessible from The Necropolis, allowing characters from levels 10 through 19 full XP rewards. Requires minimum character level 10 to enter. See also Orchard of the Macabre (epic).

2 Quests[edit]

In addition to the Rare Encounter / Slayer / Explorer missions typical to all wilderness adventure areas, the following quests can be found in this zone:

Orchard of the Macabre map Spoilers!
Orchard of the Macabre - Vista High Priest's Tower
Orchard of the Macabre map with Rare

3 Rare Encounters[edit]

Each Rare Encounter is worth 850 XP with a 6,375 Bonus XP for locating everything.

3.1 Rare-Farming Routes[edit]

Three routes have been utilized by seasoned players to maximize productivity when farming Shred of Tapestry, pages for the Tome of Untold Legends, Pieces for the Shield of Legend, and to unlock the raid, pieces to the Sigil Frame. The routes are listed by color according to the second map on the right.

  • Red - 4 Rares, High yield of loot and/or Shreds of Tapestries.
  • Yellow - 8 Rares, Slow run with high yield of Tome of Untold Legend pages and Shreds of Tapestries
  • Blue - 2 Rares, High Shred of Tapestries yield rate per minute

4 Slayer[edit]

  • Slay 10 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 605 XP = 60.5 xp/kill
  • Slay 25 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 819 XP = 54.6 xp/kill
  • Slay 50 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 1,115 XP = 44.6 xp/kill
  • Slay 100 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 1,657 XP = 33.14 xp/kill
  • Slay 200 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 2,660 XP = 26.6 xp/kill
  • Slay 400 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 4,640 XP = 23.2 xp/kill
  • Slay 750 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 7,770 XP = 22.2 xp/kill
  • Slay 1,500 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 16,132 XP = 21.51 xp/kill
  • Slay 3,000 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 32,660 XP = 21.77 xp/kill
  • Slay 5,000 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 45,450 XP = 22.73 xp/kill
  • Slay 7,500 creatures in Orchard of the Macabre: 59,390 XP = 23.76 xp/kill

There are about 400 monsters per instance.

4.1 Slayer Farming Route[edit]

A common strategy for completing the slayers for this zone is to complete the following two rare encounters, leave, then reset the instance:

5 Explorer[edit]

Each Explorer is worth 425 XP with a 2,443 Bonus XP for locating everything.

5.1 Lore[edit]

  • Find the Doomsphere Tower
  • Find the flesh maker tower
  • Find the high priest tower
  • Find the inferno tower
  • Find the Stones of Slaughter
  • Find the Bone Yard
  • Find the tree bridge
  • Find the Slaughtergrounds
  • Find Overwatch Point
  • Find the Fell Isle
  • Find the Shadow Plots
  • Find the Family Burial Grounds

5.2 Dungeon Entrances[edit]

  • Find the Inferno of the Damned
  • Find Doomsphere's Haunt
  • Find the Flesh Maker's Laboratory
  • Find the Desecrated Temple of Vol
  • Find the Underground Pass
  • Find Pyttan's Tomb
  • Find the Western Crypts
  • Find the Northern Crypts
  • Find the Eastern Falls
  • Find the Eastern Crypts
  • Find the Burial Chamber

6 Monsters[edit]

Name(picture) CR Type Race
Air Mephit Warrior(view)
Air Mephit Warrior.jpg
 ♦14Normal ♥14Hard ♠17Elite ♦17Epic Normal ♥18Epic Hard Air Outsider Mephit
Blighted Friar(view)
Blighted Friar.jpg
 ♦11Normal Undead Skeleton
Blighted Magus(view)
Blighted Magus.jpg
 ♦11Normal Undead Skeleton
Blighted Scrapper(view)
Blighted Scrapper.png
 ♦11Normal Undead Skeleton
Blighted Soldier(view)
Blighted Soldier.png
 ♦11Normal Undead Skeleton
Carcass Eater(view)
Carcass Eater.png
 ♦7Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite Animal Rat
Cultist Sentry(view)
Cultist Sentry.jpg
 ♦11Normal ♥13Hard ♠16Elite Elf Elf
Cymon Durosom(view)
Cymon Durosom.png
 ♦17Normal Undead Skeleton
Dread Wraith Lord(view)
Dread Wraith Lord.png
 ♦16Normal ♥20Hard ♠25Elite Undead Wraith
Edeva Yllka(view)
Edeva Yllka.jpg
 ♦16Normal Undead Wraith
Fallow Ghoul(view)
Fallow Ghoul.jpg
 ♦10Normal ♠15Elite Undead Ghoul
Firenze(view)
Firenze.jpg
 ♦16Normal Elemental Fire Elemental
Flamebound Sacrificer (Elf)(view)
Flamebound Sacrificer (Elf).png
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Elf Elf
Flamebound Sacrificer (Ghast)(view)
Flamebound Sacrificer (Ghast).png
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Undead Ghast
Flamebound Sacrificer (Skeleton)(view)
Flamebound Sacrificer (Skeleton).png
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Undead Skeleton
Flamebound Sacrificer (Spectre)(view)
Spectre.jpg
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Undead Spectre
Frostmarrow Evoker(view)
Frostmarrow Evoker.jpg
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard ♠19Elite Undead Skeleton
Frostmarrow Huntsman(view)
Frostmarrow Huntsman.jpg
 ♦13Normal ♥15Hard ♠18Elite Undead Skeleton
Frostmarrow Sellsword(view)
Frostmarrow Sellsword.jpg
 ♦12Normal ♥14Hard ♠17Elite Undead Skeleton
Frostmarrow Shambler(view)
Frostmarrow Shambler.jpg
 ♦11Normal ♥13Hard ♠16Elite Undead Skeleton
Golem Escort(view)
Golem Escort.jpg
CRs missing! Humanoid Human
Greater Shadow(view)
Greater Shadow.png
 ♥14Hard Undead Shadow
Gwennaelle Ruchelia(view)
Gwennaelle Ruchelia.png
 ♦17Normal Undead Wheep
Huckaby Isable(view)
Huckaby Isable.jpg
 ♦17Normal Undead Shadow
Ice Mephit Warrior(view)
Ice Mephit Warrior.png
 ♦12Normal ♥14Hard ♠17Elite Air Outsider Mephit
Infernal Thaumaturge (Elf)(view)
Infernal Thaumaturge (Elf).png
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Elf Elf
Infernal Thaumaturge (Wight)(view)
Infernal Thaumaturge (Wight).png
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Undead Wight
Infernal Warrior (Ghast)(view)
Infernal Warrior (Ghast).png
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Undead Ghast
Infernal Warrior (Human)(view)
Infernal Warrior (Human).jpg
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Humanoid Human
Infernal Warrior (Skeleton)(view)
Infernal Warrior (Skeleton).jpg
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Undead Skeleton
Infernal Warrior (Spectre)(view)
Infernal Warrior (Spectre).png
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Undead Spectre
Madellia Braelon(view)
Madellia Braelon.jpg
 ♦16Normal Undead Skeleton
Masterwork Flesh Golem(view)
Masterwork Flesh Golem.jpg
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard ♠19Elite Construct Golem
Otvos Gisun(view)
Otvos Gisun.png
 ♦16Normal Undead Mummy
Palmis Samit(view)
Palmis Samit.png
 ♦18Normal Undead Skeleton
Parcae(view)
Parcae.png
CRs missing! Construct Golem
Priest of Damnation (Human)(view)
Priest of Damnation (Human).jpg
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Humanoid Human
Priest of Damnation (Wight)(view)
Priest of Damnation (Wight).jpg
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Undead Wight
Pyttan Ayrienne(view)
Pyttan Ayrienne.png
 ♦16Normal Undead Zombie
Quell(view)
Quell.jpg
 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥37Epic Hard Undead Quell
Quinny(view)
Quinny.png
 ♦16Normal Animal Rat
Tahareh(view)
Tahareh.jpg
 ♦17Normal Aberration Beholder
Undead Giant Rat(view)
Undead Giant Rat.jpg
 ♦8Normal ♥10Hard ♠13Elite Animal Rat
Undying Centurion(view)
Undying Centurion.jpg
 ♦15Normal Undead Wight
Undying Goetic(view)
Undying Goetic.png
 ♦13Normal ♠18Elite Undead Wight
Undying Ripper(view)
Undying Ripper.jpg
 ♦11Normal ♠16Elite Undead Wight
Unholy Friar(view)
Unholy Friar.jpg
 ♦11Normal ♥13Hard ♠16Elite Humanoid Human
Vampire Spawn of Vol(view)
Vampire Spawn of Vol.png
 ♦13Normal ♥15Hard ♠18Elite Undead Vampire
Vampiric Knight of Vol(view)
Vampiric Knight of Vol.png
 ♦14Normal ♥16Hard Undead Vampire
Vampiric Priest of Vol(view)
Vampiric Priest of Vol.png
 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard Undead Vampire
Warrior Cultist(view)
Warrior Cultist.jpg
 ♦11Normal ♥13Hard ♠16Elite Humanoid Human
Wheep(view)
Wheep.jpg
 ♦14Normal ♥15Hard ♠19Elite Undead Wheep
Zombie Shepherd(view)
Zombie Shepherd.jpg
CRs missing! Humanoid Human

Monsters in the zone not found on the rare encounters list.
Monster Information

Named Monsters: