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The Promise of Fire

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The Sulatar Drow keep a relic known as the Eye of Fernia deep within this place, protected by a variety of guardians and traps.

The Promise of Fire
Heroic level: 6
Epic level: 27
Duration: Medium
Heroic XP:  ♦2,032Normal ♥2,160Hard ♠2,289Elite
Epic XP:  ♠14,234Elite
Takes place in: The Reliquary of Flame
Bestowed by: Lady Sera Jaymes
NPC contact: Lady Sera Jaymes
Quest acquired in: Searing Heights
Patron: Morgrave University
Base favor: 4
Free to Play: Yes
Extreme Challenge: No
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Overview

Tile puzzle (semi-random layout)

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

Objectives

  • Walk the Path of the Scorpion
  • Walk the Path of the Sword
  • Place the Scorpion Crest in its socket
  • Place the Sword Crest in its socket
  • Walk the Path of Flame
  • Arrive at the relic vault
  • Defeat the Guardians of the Vault
  • Retrieve the Eye of Fernia
  • (Optional) Gain access to the ancient tome

What to Expect

  • Plenty of traps
  • Collecting gate crests
  • Collapsing floor
  • Climbable vines (Particularly Sturdy Vines)

Known Traps

  • Puzzle traps, dart traps, blade traps, fire jets, spiked pits and rolling boulders (cannot be disabled)

Tips and Misc

  • The Scorrow, Heresy of the Vulkoorim, can only be killed in the room before the Scorpion Crest; it now leashes back to its spawn point if it tries to leave the corridor or falls down.
  • The tile puzzle is semi-random, but it controls where blade traps are active or disarmed in the following room. Any lit tiles will correspond to safe floor tiles on the chequered floor of the 'Lever room' and those left unlit will be armed with active blade traps. Therefore the more puzzle tiles you "light-up" the fewer trapped floor tiles will remain, etc.
  • Climbable vines (Particularly Sturdy Vines) are available in the west wing lower floor; allowing you to climb up through a collapsible floor, should you fall through the floor and you get stuck. Using the vines involves passing a Skills check. However, you can still climb out elsewhere on the lower floor at the far end past the lever gate where the ceiling collapses when you walk under it.
  • To gain access to the Tome (Ancient Tome of Sulatar Rites and Ceremonies) and you must correctly set all three puzzle wheels on the lower floor, clues are behind vines on the walls.
    • Wheel puzzle solution (Red Wheel: Yellow cross, Yellow Wheel: Blue diamond, Blue Wheel: Yellow square)

Bonus XP

  • Discreet bonus: 50 or fewer monsters killed +5% Bonus.( Expression error: Unexpected * operator. ♦102 ♥108 ♠114 )
  • Mischief bonus: 32 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( Expression error: Unexpected * operator. ♦163 ♥173 ♠183 )
  • Vandal bonus: 41 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( Expression error: Unexpected * operator. ♦203 ♥216 ♠229 )
  • Ransack bonus: 51 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( Expression error: Unexpected * operator. ♦305 ♥324 ♠343 )

Loot

  • Chests: Two:
    • One optional locked under the collapsing floor
    • One end chest
  • NPC rewards:

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
  • Update 46.3
  • 9 days
Legendary Dagger of the Deep Ones Dagger 27 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Promise of Fire, end chest
  • Update 46.3
  • 17 days
Legendary Blade of the Clouds Short Sword 27 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Promise of Fire, end chest
  • Update 46.3
  • 9 days
Dagger of the Deep Ones
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Dagger 6 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Promise of Fire, end chest
  • Update 46.3
  • 17 days
Blade of the Clouds
Blade of the Clouds.png
Short Sword 6 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Promise of Fire, end chest
  • Update 46.3
  • 4 days
Crown of Bone
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Helm 29 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Promise of Fire, end chest
  • Update 46.3
  • 10 days
Explorer's Hat
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Helm 6 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Promise of Fire, end chest
  • Update 46.3
  • 17 days
Fanged Necklace Necklace 6 UnboundIcon tooltip.pngUnbound: This item is Unbound, and may take permanent damage. The Promise of Fire, end chest
  • Update 46.3
  • 11 days
Legendary Explorer's Hat Helm 27 Bound to Character on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Acquire: This item is Bound to Character on Acquire The Promise of Fire, end chest
  • Update 46.3
  • 9 days
Legendary Fanged Necklace Necklace 27 UnboundIcon tooltip.pngUnbound: This item is Unbound, and may take permanent damage. The Promise of Fire, end chest
  • Update 46.3
  • 4 days
The Golden Idol
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Necklace
  • The Golden CurseIcon tooltip.pngThe Golden Curse: A strange inscription winds around this artifact. When the wearer of this item is successfully attacked, occasionally an incredible power comes to the surface, shielding its weilder in solid gold to protect from further attacks.
29 Bound to CharacterIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character: This item is Bound to Character The Promise of Fire, Any chest
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Monsters

Name(picture) CR Type Race
Heresy of the Vulkoorim(view)
Heresy of the Vulkoorim.jpg
 ♠13Elite Aberration Drow Scorpion
Reliquary Bat(view)
Reliquary Bat.png
 ♥8Hard ♠11Elite Animal Bat
Reliquary Rat(view)
Reliquary Rat.png
 ♥8Hard ♠11Elite Animal Rat
Reliquary Spider(view)
Reliquary Spider.png
 ♥8Hard ♠11Elite Vermin Spider
Sulatar Training Golem(view)
Sulatar Training Golem.jpg
 ♥8Hard ♠11Elite Construct Golem
Sulatar Vault Firebinder(view)
Sulatar Vault Skeleton.jpg
 ♠13Elite Undead Skeleton
Sulatar Vault Protector(view)
Sulatar Vault Protector.png
 ♥8Hard ♠11Elite Undead Skeleton
Vulkoorim Scorpion Statue(view)
Vulkoorim Scorpion Statue.png
 ♥8Hard ♠11Elite Construct Golem
Zeth'Kar(view)
Zeth'Kar.png
 ♠14Elite Undead Mummy