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Redwillow's Ruins

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Falcor Redwillow's latest archaeological dig ended in disaster. Salvage what you can from his slaughtered expedition.

Redwillow's Ruins
Heroic level: 6
Epic level: None
Duration: Long
Heroic XP:  ♣1,168Solo/Casual ♦2,080Normal ♥2,212Hard ♠2,344Elite
Epic XP: N/A
Takes place in: Redwillow's Ruins
Bestowed by: Jandul d'Jorasco
NPC contact: Jandul d'Jorasco
Quest acquired in: House Jorasco
Patron: House Jorasco
Base favor: 5
Free to Play: Yes
Extreme Challenge: No
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Overview

Jandul d'Jorasco recently gave her covert blessing to an expedition that ended in disaster. The archaeologist Falcor Redwillow told Jandul that he'd located a valuable source of 'materials' for her House, and convinced her to provide him with significant funds and manpower without alerting her elders. Now Falcor reports that his party has been ambushed, most of his researchers have been slain, and the valuables he sought has been seized! Journey to the site of Falcor's failed dig and salvage what you can of his efforts....


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

Objectives

  • Find and speak with Falcor Redwillow
  • Obtain Redwillow's research notes
  • Obtain the sealed container
  • Find the remains and personal effects of three research assistants
  • Find Jada's necklace
  • Return Redwillow's research notes to Gadbin
  • Return the warded container to Sil
  • Return three sets of personal effects to Caldia
  • Return the missing necklace to Jada
  • Inform Falcor Redwillow of your success
  • Find and kill the giant Tor'gahn beyond Falcor Redwillow's gate
  • (Optional) Find and speak with Redwillow's contact — Bonus (5%): Heroic( ♣58 ♦104 ♥111 ♠117 )
  • (Optional) Kill the bugbear Savage Tooth — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣117 ♦208 ♥221 ♠234 )
  • (Optional) Kill the night scorpion Ravenous — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣117 ♦208 ♥221 ♠234 )
  • (Optional) Kill the gargoyle Toligath — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣117 ♦208 ♥221 ♠234 )
  • (Optional) Kill the hobgoblin Gribblecrux Mightyfist — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣117 ♦208 ♥221 ♠234 )
  • (Optional) Kill Ker'xxan T'korcha's party - 7 total — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣117 ♦208 ♥221 ♠234 )
  • (Optional) Clear the jungle paths - 50 total — Bonus (30%): Heroic( ♣350 ♦624 ♥664 ♠703 )
  • (Optional) Eliminate the goblinoids in their lair - 17 total — Bonus (20%): Heroic( ♣234 ♦416 ♥442 ♠469 )
  • (Optional) Clean out the bugbear fortress - 22 total — Bonus (22%): Heroic( ♣257 ♦458 ♥487 ♠516 )
  • (Optional) Kill Tor'gahn's giant army - 16 total — Bonus (25%): Heroic( ♣292 ♦520 ♥553 ♠586 )

What to Expect

  • Traps (fixed)
  • Spawning/respawning monsters
  • Quest item collection (mandatory: 5 items)
  • 2 Dungeons: Bugbear Fortress (Second Map) and Goblinoids Lair (Third Map)

Known Traps

All appear in the goblinoid lair. (Trap DCs)

  • Spike and spinning blade traps by the closed gate; the control panel is to the right of the gate's lever, on the opposite end of the wall.
  • Spinning blades covering the ramp up and to the right leading to the shrines; opening the gate to the shrine will set off the traps. There are two control panels, one immediately under the gate lever, and one on a post to the right, inside the room. You only need to use one to disable the traps.
  • Spinning blades near the spider webs on the other side; the control panel is under the skull-box on the left.
  • Spikes and spinning blades down the central corridor; the control panel is on the support beam to the left.
  • Spinning blades and spikes in cave area

Tips and Misc

  • There's an additional shrine not shown on the map inside the goblinoid lair, just east of the northern shrine.
  • Occasionally you'll "spy two dark-skinned forms" running away as you approach certain areas; you can't target them.
  • Redwillow and his surviving assistants can be found just southeast of the entrance.
  • You can't return any of the items until you've recovered them all.
  • You can destroy the quest items and "break" the quest by dragging them out of your inventory before turning them in.
  • Jada's necklace can be found further to the southeast, guarded by Geeblebrox and several trolls.
  • The bugbear fortress is immediately beyond, up the stairs.
  • Savage Tooth may appear deep inside the bugbear fortress.
  • Ravenous may appear to the northeast of the entrance.
  • The personal effects can be found further to the northeast, guarded by Harblimar and several trolls.
  • The research notes can be found south of the northern shrines, guarded by Black Bile Eater and several hobgoblins.
  • The sealed container (appears as "warded container") can be found to the east, guarded by Reeksun Bloodcleaver and several bugbears.
  • Toligath may appear up the stairs to the north.
  • The goblinoid lair is immediately beyond the gargoyles.
  • The chest down the left-hand path, behind the spider webs, is Locked (Lock DCs) and behind traps.
  • Redwillow's contact, Ker'xxan T'korcha, can be found west of the southwestern shrine; two party members will be at the shrine. He won't talk to you until you've gotten the mission from Redwillow first.
  • Don't step through Redwillow's gate until the entire party is buffed and ready to go; you'll immediately be set upon by several hobgoblins and hill giants.
  • The shrine south of the gate is guarded by several hill giants as well; make sure to clear it out before heading north.
  • Tor'gahn (Red Named Hill Giant End Boss) is just up the hill guarded by several giants.

Bonus XP

  • Devious bonus: 15 or fewer monsters killed +7% Bonus.( ♣82 ♦146 ♥155 ♠164 )
  • Aggression bonus: 91 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣117 ♦208 ♥221 ♠234 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 118 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣175 ♦312 ♥332 ♠352 )
  • Conquest bonus: 146 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣292 ♦520 ♥553 ♠586 )
  • Tamper bonus: 3 or more traps disarmed +10% Bonus.( ♣117 ♦208 ♥221 ♠234 )
  • Ingenious Debilitation bonus: 4 or more traps disarmed +30% Bonus.( ♣350 ♦624 ♥664 ♠703 )
  • Mischief bonus: 17 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣93 ♦166 ♥177 ♠188 )
  • Vandal bonus: 23 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣117 ♦208 ♥221 ♠234 )
  • Ransack bonus: 28 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( ♣175 ♦312 ♥332 ♠352 )
Notes: Conquest is very hard to obtain, you have to kill everything on the map (including killing all of Tor'gahn's giant army before killing Tor'gahn)

Loot

  • Chests: 8 - 12
    • 1 for killing Geeblebrox (Troll, found southeast of Redwillow and his assistants)
    • 1 rare optional for killing Savage Tooth (Bugbear Assassin, found in the bugbear fortress, southeast of Redwillow and his assistants)
    • 1 rare optional for killing Ravenous (Night Scorpion, found northeast of the entrance)
    • 1 for killing Harblimar (Troll, found northeast of the entrance)
    • 1 for killing Black Bile Eater (Hobgoblin Witch Doctor, found south of the northern shrine)
    • 1 for killing Reeksun Bloodcleaver (Hobgoblin, found southeast of the northern shrine)
    • 1 rare optional for killing Toligath (Gargoyle, found east of the northern shrine, in front of the hobgoblin cave)
    • 1 rare optional for killing Gribblecrux Mightyfist (Hobgoblin, found east of the northern shrine, inside the hobgoblin cave)
    • 1 locked, inside the hobgoblin cave, behind the spider webs. When it is opened, six spiders spawn.
    • 1 locked, hidden behind some trees near the center of the map, slightly south of the camp by the broken wall
    • 1 for killing Ker'xxan T'korcha (Drow Wizard, found west of the southwestern shrine)
    • 1 at the end for killing Tor'gahn (Hill Giant)
  • Collectables: None
  • NPC rewards: +1 weapons & armor

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
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Twig of the Giant Mage
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Quarterstaff  4 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, End chest
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Gargoyle Granite Plate
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Full Plate  4 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Toligath's Chest
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Drow Hunter's Armor
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Leather  4 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Ker'xxan T'korcha's Chest
  • Update 48.4.2
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T'Korcha Family Scimitar
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Scimitar  4 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Ker'xxan T'korcha's chest
Savage Sword
Savage Sword.png
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Bastard Sword  4 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Savage Tooth's Chest
  • Update 48.4.3
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Flamedagger
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Dagger  4 UnboundIcon tooltip.pngUnbound: This item is Unbound, and may take permanent damage. Redwillow's Ruins, Harblimar's Chest
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Maul of Might
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Maul  4 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Gribblecrux Mightyfist's Chest
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Poison-Tipped Crossbow
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Light Crossbow  4 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Ker'xxan T'korcha's chest
  • Update 48.4.3
  • 5 months and 25 days
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Disc of Acid Warding
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Docent  4 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Black Bile Eater's chest
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Scorpion Tail Shortbow
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Short Bow  4 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Ravenous' Chest
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Cloak of Troll's Resistance
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Cloak  5 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Geeblebrox's Chest
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Restorative Gloves
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Gloves  5 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Reeksun Bloodcraver's Chest
  • Update 48.2
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Cloak of Silence
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Cloak  5 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Ker'xxan T'korcha's chest
  • Update 48.4.3
  • 5 months and 22 days
  • BugTime
Ring of Troll's Regeneration
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Ring  5 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip Redwillow's Ruins, Harblimar's Chest
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Monsters

Name ( picture • New Monster ) CR Type Race
Black Bile Eater( view
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 ♦8Normal ♠13Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Black Wolf( view
Black Wolf.jpg
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 ♦3Normal ♥5Hard ♠8Elite Animal Wolf
Bugbear Assassin( view
Bugbear Assassin.jpg
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 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠10Elite Goblinoid Bugbear
Bugbear Warrior( view
Bugbear Warrior.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Goblinoid Bugbear
Bugbear( view
Bugbear.jpg
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 ♦2Normal ♥3Hard ♠5Elite Goblinoid Bugbear
Cave Stalker( view
Cave Stalker.jpeg
 • edit )
CRs missing! Elf Drow Elf
Gargoyle( view
Gargoyle (Eberron).png
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Monstrous Humanoid Gargoyle
Geeblebrox( view
Geeblebrox.jpg
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 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠15Elite Giant Troll
Granite Gargoyle( view
Granite Gargoyle.jpeg
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 ♦8Normal ♥10Hard ♠13Elite ♦22Epic Normal ♠45Epic Elite Monstrous Humanoid Gargoyle
Gribblecrux Mightyfist( view
Gribblecrux Mightyfist.jpg
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7 Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Harblimar( view
Harblimar.jpg
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 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite Giant Troll
Hill Giant Hunter( view
Hill Giant Hunter.jpeg
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 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite Giant Giant
Hill Giant( view
Hill Giant.jpg
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 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite Giant Giant
Hobgoblin Chief( view
Hobgoblin Chief.jpg
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 ♦6Normal ♠11Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Hobgoblin Cleric( view
Hobgoblin Cleric.jpeg
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 ♦3Normal ♥5Hard ♠8Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Hobgoblin Infiltrator( view
Hobgoblin Infiltrator.jpeg
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 ♦2Normal ♥4Hard ♠7Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Hobgoblin Slayer( view
Hobgoblin Slayer.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Hobgoblin Witch Doctor( view
Hobgoblin Witch Doctor.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Ker'xxaan's Guard( view
Ker'xxaan's Guard.jpeg
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CRs missing! Elf Drow Elf
Ker'xxan T'korcha( view
Ker'xxan T'korcha.jpg
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 ♦11Normal ♠16Elite Elf Drow Elf
Night Scorpion( view
Night Scorpion.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠10Elite Vermin Scorpion
Ravenous( view
Ravenous.jpg
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 ♠14Elite Vermin Scorpion
Reeksun Bloodcraver( view
Reeksun Bloodcraver.jpg
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 ♦8Normal ♠13Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Savage Tooth( view
Savage Tooth.jpg
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 ♠12Elite Goblinoid Bugbear
Toligath( view
Toligath.png
 • edit )
 ♦8Normal Monstrous Humanoid Gargoyle
Tor'gahn( view
Tor'gahn.jpeg
 • edit )
 ♦11Normal ♠16Elite Giant Giant
Troll Shaman( view
Troll Shaman.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦6Normal ♥7Hard ♠10Elite Giant Troll
Troll( view
Troll.jpg
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 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠10Elite Giant Troll

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