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The Collaborator

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Many people in Korthos appear to be normal villagers, but don Cultist robes when their Sahuagin masters arrive.

The Collaborator
Heroic level: 1
Epic level: None
Duration: Long
Heroic XP:  ♣419Icon tooltip.pngSolo/Casual ♦699Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥759Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠819Icon tooltip.pngElite
Epic XP: N/A
Takes place in: Wavecrest Tavern
Bestowed by: Sigmund Bauerson
NPC contact: Sigmund Bauerson
Quest acquired in: Wavecrest Tavern
Patron: The Coin Lords
Base favor: 4
Free to Play: Yes
Extreme Challenge: No
M collaborator.png
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  • Wait for the collaborator to arrive.
  • Confront the collaborator.
  • Protect the Wavecrest Tavern.
  • Do not leave until the collaborator is dealt with.
  • Search the cellar for Jacoby.
  • Find the hidden passage.
  • Find Jacoby Drexelhand.
  • Defeat Jacoby Drexelhand.
  • (Optional) Defeat Kiv Nerl. — Bonus (25%): Heroic( ♣105 ♦175 ♥190 ♠205 )

What to Expect

  • No respawning monsters.

Known Traps

  • None

Tips and Misc

  • This adventure is of average difficulty.
  • Click on the Disguised Lever to open the wall in the basement. Alternatively, you can Search and open it manually.
  • To get Onslaught bonus, you must kill the two sahuagin that spawn next to Jacoby before you kill him.
  • Unlike most bosses, Jacoby Drexelhand has 100% fortification and can be tough to take down without spell damage.
  • Kiv Nerl will spawn after slaying Jacoby Drexelhand. You do not need to kill him, but his chest will remain locked until you do.
  • After completing this quest, Sigmund's daughter, Merla Bauerdatter, will ask you to give a bottle of Vintage Old Sully's Grog to Bertram Sharpwood at the docks; in return for the bottle (which must be purchased at the DDO store for 5 DP), Bertram will give you a Starter Siberys Spirit Cake. This is a one-time reward.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 17 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♦70 ♥76 ♠82 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 23 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♦105 ♥114 ♠123 )


  • Chests: 4
    • 1 behind the bar in the tavern, contains random loot since update 10
    • 1 behind the secret wall underneath the tavern
    • 1 by the shrines
    • 1 at the end for killing Jacoby Drexelhand (Human caster)


Name(picture) CR Type Race
Jacoby Drexelhand (human)(view)
Jacoby Drexelhand (human).jpg
 ♦2Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥3Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠5Icon tooltip.pngElite Humanoid Human
Kiv Nerl(view)
Kiv Nerl.jpg
 ♦2Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥4Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠6Icon tooltip.pngElite Monstrous Humanoid Sahuagin
Devourer Minion(view)
Devourer Minion.jpg
 ♦0.25Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥1Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠3Icon tooltip.pngElite Humanoid Human
Sahuagin Adept(view)
Sahuagin Adept.jpg
 ♦1Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥2Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠4Icon tooltip.pngElite Monstrous Humanoid Sahuagin
Sahuagin Warrior(view)
Sahuagin Warrior.jpg
 ♦1Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥2Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠4Icon tooltip.pngElite Monstrous Humanoid Sahuagin
Sahuagin Whelp(view)
Sahuagin Whelp.jpg
 ♦0.5Icon tooltip.pngNormal ♥1Icon tooltip.pngHard ♠2Icon tooltip.pngElite Monstrous Humanoid Sahuagin

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