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The Depths of Darkness

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Delve into the Deneith sewers in search of Gribbik Snarlfang, the hobgoblin chief.

The Depths of Darkness
Heroic level: 4
Epic level: None
Duration: Medium
Heroic XP:  ♣448Solo/Casual ♦802Normal ♥856Hard ♠910Elite
Epic XP: N/A
Takes place in: The Depths of Darkness
Bestowed by: Giggs Elorreathi
NPC contact: Giggs Elorreathi
Quest acquired in: Hammersmith's Inn
Patron: House Deneith
Base favor: 3
Purchase: Free to Play
Extreme Challenge: No
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Giggs Elorreathi has asked that you enter the second level of the sewers beneath House Deneith and slay Grabbik Snarlfang.

Spoiler Warning: Spoiler material below this point!


  • Slay Grabbik Snarlfang
  • Explore the sewer below House Deneith
  • (Optional) Locate the entrance to sewer level 3 — Bonus (5%): Heroic( ♣22 ♦40 ♥43 ♠46 )
  • (Optional) Slay Fellswipe the Shieldbane — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣45 ♦80 ♥86 ♠91 )
  • (Optional) Slay Olcani Spiritshaker — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣45 ♦80 ♥86 ♠91 )
  • (Optional) Slay Ironfist Patchfur — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣45 ♦80 ♥86 ♠91 )

What to Expect

Known Traps

Trap DCs

Spot and Search DCs

  • Fire trap in the first eastern passage, at the northern end of the puddle; control panel is to the north.
  • Acid trap in the second eastern passage at the u-bend; control panel is in the middle, on the protrusion.

Tips and Misc

  • This is the second quest of 4 related quests. While each quest must be obtained, and rewarded, individually, the quest givers are all clustered at the same table in the Hammersmith's Inn. Each quest may be entered separately from House Deneith, or done in sequence. The order of the 4 quests is:
  • After Gribbik's room, there is an entrance to sewer level three, The Depths of Discord
  • The first loop is clearly meant to be run clockwise; the closed door in the western passage is opened by killing the two regular troglodytes to the south (the troglodyte shaman can be sneaked past, if desired), and the control panel for the fire trap is to the west (which would be past the trap if you go counter-clockwise). There's more than enough of a delay to run past the trap in either direction; however, you can't open that closed door from the south.
  • After you open the secret door (from either side of it) to the east of where you start, two hobgoblin infiltrators spawn and rush the door.
  • After you open the chest by the necromancer (at the third junction), a skeleton swordsman and skeleton archer rise out of the ground.
  • Fellswipe the Shieldbane, Ironfist Patchfur, or Olcani Spiritshaker may appear either down either dead-end, or the northern corridor of the loop north of it.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 26 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣45 ♦80 ♥86 ♠91 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 34 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣67 ♦120 ♥128 ♠137 )
  • Conquest bonus: 41 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣112 ♦201 ♥214 ♠228 )
  • Tamper bonus: 1 or more trap disarmed +10% Bonus.( ♣45 ♦80 ♥86 ♠91 )
  • Mischief bonus: 14 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣36 ♦64 ♥68 ♠73 )
  • Vandal bonus: 19 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣45 ♦80 ♥86 ♠91 )
  • Ransack bonus: 23 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( ♣67 ♦120 ♥128 ♠137 )


  • Chests: 4
    • 1 in the first eastern passage, in the southeast corner
    • 1 at the third junction, near the necromancer
    • 1 down the western dead end, behind a locked door
    • 1 at the end for killing Gribbik Snarlfang
  • Collectables: Six
    • Mushroom in the eastern section of the first loop (near the fire trap)
    • Mushroom in the northeast section of the first loop
    • Rubble down the western dead-end, past the locked door
    • Rubble down the eastern dead-end
    • Two cabinets in Gribbik's room, one up either ladder and across the walkway
  • NPC rewards: Standard


Name ( picture ) CR Type Race
Fellswipe the Shieldbane( view
Fellswipe the Shieldbane.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Ghast( view
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 ♦3Normal ♥5Hard ♠7Elite ♥31Epic Hard Undead Ghast
Glass Spider( view
Glass Spider.jpg
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 ♦3Normal ♥5Hard ♠8Elite Vermin Spider
Gray Ooze( view
Gray Ooze.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Ooze Gray Ooze
Gribbik Snarlfang( view
Gribbik Snarlfang.jpg
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 ♠10Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Hobgoblin Cleric( view
Hobgoblin Cleric.jpg
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 ♦3Normal ♥5Hard ♠8Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Hobgoblin Infiltrator( view
Hobgoblin Infiltrator.jpg
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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
Huge Violet Slime( view
Huge Violet Slime.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Ooze Violet Slime
Human Necromancer( view
Human Necromancer.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Humanoid Human
Ironfist Patchfur( view
Ironfist Patchfur.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Monstrous Humanoid Minotaur
Medium Earth Elemental( view
Medium Earth Elemental.jpg
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 ♦3Normal ♥5Hard ♠7Elite Elemental Earth Elemental
Minotaur Warrior( view
Minotaur Warrior.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Monstrous Humanoid Minotaur
Olcanni Spiritshaker( view
Olcanni Spiritshaker.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Rust Monster( view
Rust Monster.jpg
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 ♦3Normal ♥5Hard ♠7Elite Aberration Rust Monster
Skeleton Archer( view
Skeleton Archer.jpg
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 ♦2Normal ♥3Hard ♠5Elite ♦25Epic Normal ♥29 - 31Epic Hard ♠45Epic Elite Undead Skeleton
Skeleton Swordsman( view
Skeleton Swordsman.jpg
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 ♦2Normal ♥3Hard ♠5Elite ♥29Epic Hard ♠45Epic Elite Undead Skeleton
Skeleton Veteran( view
Skeleton Veteran.jpg
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 ♦1Normal ♥2Hard ♠3Elite Undead Skeleton
Skeleton( view
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QL1: ♦0.25Normal ♥0.50Hard ♠2Elite; QL2: ♦0.5Normal ♠5Elite; QL3: ♦0.5Normal ♥1Hard ♠3Elite; QL?: ♦4Normal Undead Skeleton
Troglodyte Shaman( view
Troglodyte Shaman.jpg
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 ♦4Normal ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Reptilian Troglodyte
Troglodyte( view
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 ♦2Normal ♥4Hard ♠7Elite Reptilian Troglodyte
Wight( view
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QL2: ♦1Normal ♥3Hard ♠5Elite; QL3: ♦3Normal ♥5Hard ♠7Elite ♦25Epic Normal Undead Wight

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