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Overgrowth

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The Uthe family has resided in this stately house for generations, every one of them a ranger or warden of the woods.

The Druid's Deep adpack icon.jpg
DDO Point icon.png Requires access to adventure packIcon tooltip.png: The Druid's Deep
Overgrowth
Heroic level: 17
Epic level: 23
Duration: Medium
Heroic XP:  ♣1,596Icon tooltip.pngSolo/Casual ♦2,873Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥2,980Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠3,086Icon tooltip.pngElite
Epic XP:  ♣5,825Icon tooltip.pngSolo/Casual ♦10,013Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥10,317Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠10,621Icon tooltip.pngElite
Takes place in: Uthe Lodge
Bestowed by: Eolynn Arva
NPC contact: Eolynn Arva
Quest acquired in: Eveningstar
Patron: The Harpers
Base favor: 6
Free to Play: No
Extreme Challenge: No
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Overview

Strange reports suggest something has gone wrong in the home of the ranger Peron Uthe. Go to Uthe Lodge by the river in Eveningstar and investigate.

  • This is the second quest in The Druid's Deep story arc
  • Uthe Lodge is located just beyond the eastern edge of the village, down by the river. If you just finished Outbreak, head directly east across the village.

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

Objectives

  • Investigate Uthe's House
  • Find the source of the corruption
  • Defeat the Dryad
  • (Optional) Kill all enemies before Wood Woad leaves — Bonus (5%): Heroic( ♣80 ♦144 ♥149 ♠154 ) Epic( ♣291 ♦501 ♥516 ♠531 )
  • (Optional) Defeat the Wood Woad
  • (Optional) Kill all enemies before Wood Woad leaves — Bonus (5%): Heroic( ♣80 ♦144 ♥149 ♠154 ) Epic( ♣291 ♦501 ♥516 ♠531 )
  • (Optional) Defeat the second Wood Woad
  • (Optional) Kill all enemies before Wood Woad leaves — Bonus (5%): Heroic( ♣80 ♦144 ♥149 ♠154 ) Epic( ♣291 ♦501 ♥516 ♠531 )
  • (Optional) Defeat the third Wood Woad

Known Traps

Trap DC

  • Bear traps - one in the hallway past the first Wood Woad, two in the next room, and two in the room with the Mysterious Bard

Tips and Misc

  • More Wisps and Stalkers. Bring the appropriate resists (lightning and acid).
  • Lots of plant monsters and wolves. Natural Bane weapons are very useful.
    • Woads love to use Earthquake. Prepare to be knocked down often.
  • You frequently move to different levels of the house, which can be disorienting. However, the path through the quest is linear.
  • The Wood Woads leave less than 30 seconds after spotting them, giving you around that much time to deal with two waves of enemies. Time limit varies with difficulty.
    • The optionals to kill, and thus get additional XP, will only appear if you complete the "kill all enemies" optional.
  • Defeating any number of Woads before the encounter with Jussko Kwahn means not fighting at that encounter. They won't come back to life or anything, so the fight will only have as many wood woads as you didn't kill, up to 3.
    • The third wood woad optional is behind the vines where you first encounter wolves; it's easy to miss, as the obvious pass is through the door.
  • The Dryad boss fights like any other dryad. Once you injure her enough, she will retreat into her tree to recover. She will emerge from her tree fully healed.
    • Your goal is more the tree than the dryad. Killing the tree ends the quest.
    • The tree is attackable only while the dryad is returning and inside, if the dryad emerges, the tree heals also, so kill the tree quick when the dryad is down.
    • It appears that this dryad's tree can also drop Vial of Dryad Tree Sap
    • It is possible to kill the tree, while Dryad in it, with a single blow using nightmare weapons like Thaarak Wraps (Heroic Elite).

Bonus XP

  • Onslaught bonus: 80 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣239 ♦431 ♥447 ♠463 )
  • Conquest bonus: <=99 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣399 ♦718 ♥745 ♠772 )
  • Neutralization bonus: 3 or more traps disarmed +20% Bonus.( ♣319 ♦575 ♥596 ♠617 )
  • Ingenious Debilitation bonus: 4 or more traps disarmed +30% Bonus.( ♣479 ♦862 ♥894 ♠926 )
  • Observance bonus: 1 or more secret door discovered +8% Bonus.( ♣128 ♦230 ♥238 ♠247 )

Loot

  • Chests: 2 minimum, 4 possible
    • One behind the secret door
    • One will appear near the end shrine for completing at least two Wood Woad optionals (Can drop the shield listed below)
    • Another will appear near the end shrine if you complete all three Wood Woad optionals (Can drop the kama listed below)
    • One end chest
  • Collectables: 3
    • Cabinet in the Banquet Hall, in the western section
    • Adventurer's Pack in the first room up the stairs (before the second Wood Woad, north of Uthe's Chambers)
    • Cabinet in the room with the third Wood Woad
  • NPC rewards: Standard

Named Chest Drop

Wall of Wood - Large Shield - Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip - Wood Woads chest closest to shrines (2 of 3)

Forester's Brush Hook - Kama - Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip - Wood Woad Optional chest (3 of 3)

Potion: Vial of Dryad Tree Sap

Monsters

Name(picture) CR Type Race
Sylvie(view)
Sylvie.jpg
 ♦20Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥23Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠28Icon tooltip.pngElite ♦27Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal ♥31Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Fey Dryad
Falcata(view)
Falcata.jpg
 ♦19Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥22Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠27Icon tooltip.pngElite ♦26Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal ♥30Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Plant Wood Woad
Prinus(view)
Prinus.jpg
 ♦19Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥22Icon tooltip.pngHard ♦26Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal ♥30Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Plant Wood Woad
Robur(view)
Robur.jpg
 ♦19Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥22Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠27Icon tooltip.pngElite ♦26Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal ♥30Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Plant Wood Woad
Dryad Tree(view)
Dryad Tree.jpg
 ♦20Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal Fey Dryad
Frenzied Wolf(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♠22Icon tooltip.pngElite Animal Wolf
Primal Wisp(view)
Primal Wisp.jpg
 ♠25Icon tooltip.pngElite ♥28Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard ♠53Icon tooltip.pngEpic Elite Aberration Will o' Wisp
Red Musk Zombie(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♥21Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard Plant Plant Creature
Vine Horror(view)
Vine Horror.jpg
 ♠25Icon tooltip.pngElite ♦21Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal ♥28Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard ♠53Icon tooltip.pngEpic Elite Plant Vine Stalker
Wood Woad(NoPic)
No pic.jpg
 ♣?Icon tooltip.pngEpic Casual ♦29Icon tooltip.pngEpic Normal ♥?Icon tooltip.pngEpic Hard ♠?Icon tooltip.pngEpic Elite Plant Wood Woad

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