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Ruinous Schemes

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Present-day Sharn was constructed over the ruins of a much older city built by the Hobgoblins. Many of these ruins are yet to be explored.

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DDO Point icon.png Requires access to adventure pack: Masterminds of Sharn
Ruinous Schemes
Heroic level: 15
Epic level: 32
(considered Legendary)
Duration: medium
Heroic XP:  ♣1,495Solo/Casual ♦2,596Normal ♥2,700Hard ♠2,804Elite
Epic XP:  ♣7,284Solo/Casual ♦12,437Normal ♥12,733Hard ♠13,030Elite
Takes place in: The Depths - Temple Excavation
Bestowed by: Walk-up
NPC contact: None
Quest acquired in: The Cogs
Patron: Sharn City Council
Base favor: 4
Free to Play: No
Extreme Challenge: No
Ruinous Schemes map.png
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Overview

Investigate the Temple Excavation in the Cogs.


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

Objectives

  • Speak with Malek Knevit
  • Clear out the Daask Grunts
  • Pull the Lever
  • Stop Malek
  • Destroy the Portal
  • (Optional) Defeat Crig — Bonus (20%): Heroic( ♣299 ♦519 ♥540 ♠561 ) Epic( ♣1,457 ♦2,487 ♥2,547 ♠2,606 )

Known Traps

  • Spider Venom poison; Booby-traps, can be laid by Daask Trappers, Disable Device (DC: 62 on Legendary Normal)

Tips and Misc

  • Talk to Malek.
  • Kill goblins.
  • Optional: For some more XP and an additional chest (and collectible), visit the southern wing and kill Crig.
  • Proceed north. Clear all goblins, top and bottom levels.
  • Pull lever. Malek appears across from you, and transforms into a Rakshasa. Portal activates and starts spawning demons.
  • Kill Malek and destroy the portal to conclude the quest. Destroying the Portal instantly banishes all trash.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 25 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣150 ♦260 ♥270 ♠280 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 32 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣224 ♦389 ♥405 ♠421 )
  • Conquest bonus: 40 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣374 ♦649 ♥675 ♠701 )
  • Mischief bonus: 9 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣120 ♦208 ♥216 ♠224 )
  • Vandal bonus: 12 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣150 ♦260 ♥270 ♠280 )

Loot

  • Chests: 1 end chest above the portal, 1 optional for killing Crig
  • Collectables: 2
  • NPC rewards: none

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
  • Update 48.2
  • 9 months and 30 days
  • BugTime
Blessed Bulwark
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Heavy Armor  15 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Ruinous Schemes, End Chest
Wallwatch Circlet
Wallwatch Circlet.png
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Helm  15 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Ruinous Schemes, End chest
  • Update 48.5.1
  • 6 months and 9 days
  • Corgrind
Arc Ricochet
Arc Ricochet.png
(edit)
Shuriken  15 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Ruinous Schemes, End chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 months and 9 days
  • Slaet
Legendary Arc Ricochet
Legendary Arc Ricochet.png
(edit)
Shuriken  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Ruinous Schemes, End chest
Legendary Wallwatch Circlet
Legendary Wallwatch Circlet.png
(edit)
Helm  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Ruinous Schemes, End chest
Legendary Blessed Bulwark
Legendary Blessed Bulwark.png
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Heavy Armor  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Ruinous Schemes, End Chest
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Monsters

Name ( picture • New Monster ) CR Type Race
Ancient Artifact( view
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 ♦18Normal ♥20Hard ♠23Elite ♦35Epic Normal ♥39Epic Hard Construct Inanimate Object
Crig( view
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 ♦17Normal ♥19Hard ♠22Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard Goblinoid Bugbear
Daask Archer( view
Daask Archer.png
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 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠57Epic Elite Goblinoid Goblin
Daask Hyena( view
Daask Hyena.jpg
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 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♦32Epic Normal Animal Hyena
Daask Poison-slinger( view
Daask Poison-slinger.jpg
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 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠57Epic Elite Goblinoid Goblin
Daask Trapper( view
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 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard Goblinoid Goblin
Khyber Firereaver( view
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 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal Evil Outsider Demon
Khyber Fleshrender( view
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 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard Evil Outsider Demon
Khyber Iceflenser( view
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 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal Evil Outsider Demon
Khyber Ravager( view
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 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal Evil Outsider Demon
Malek the Malevolent( view
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 ♦18Normal ♥20Hard ♠23Elite ♦35Epic Normal ♥39Epic Hard Evil Outsider Rakshasa