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The Restless Isles

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The Restless Isles are your starting point to get to the Twilight Forge.


The Restless Isles map Spoilers!
The Restless Isles map Spoilers!
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This adventure zone is accessed through The Foothold.

This is a level 10 Wilderness Adventure Area, allowing characters from levels 7 through 14 for full XP gain.

  • You must finish Hiding in Plain Sight to be able to get to the Restless Isles through Zerchi Spire-Keeper <Restless Isles Transport> in the Marketplace near the auctioneer.
  • You can also gain access to the isles with the level 3 Ship Navigator, or the lvl 2 if you have the explorer area's quest in your journal.
  • The Greater Teleport spell will transport you and your party to the foothold.
  • A Bracelet of Friends or Greater Bracelet of Friends can be used if the party member is at the foothold.
  • None of the teleport options or the navigator will work if you do not have access to the adventure pack.
  • If you do not flag for the trip with Hiding in Plain Sight, you will not be able to use the Wayfinder in the Marketplace. You must continue using alternative methods (as above).
  • DC to open locked chest is 52.

Note: If you fall off from any of the islands, you will die, even if you have Feather FallingFeather Falling: This item is engraved with feathers and bestows a powerful magical effect. Whenever the wearer begins to fall from any height, this effect slows the descent dramatically, causing the wearer to fall like a feather.. (Hirelings are unaffected by the death effect.)


In addition to the Rare Encounter / Slayer / Explorer quests typical to all Wilderness Adventure Areas, the following quests can be found in this zone:

Quests By Favor[edit]

Quest Name Quest Level Total Favor Patron
Bring Me the Head of Ghola-Fan! 10 18 The Free Agents
Slavers of the Shrieking Mines 10 18 The Free Agents
The Twilight Forge (R) 11* 30 The Free Agents
The Titan Awakes (R) 12 18 The Free Agents
Total 4 Quests 84 Favor

(R) = 12-man Raid party

* NB! You can get and enter The Twilight Forge quest at level 8, but must be level 9 to continue on into The Titan Awakes once you get to the end.

Rare Encounters[edit]

Each Rare Encounter is worth 650 XP; the bonus for defeating all of them is 975 XP.

  • Slay Snikkit, the tunnel scorpion
  • Slay Kaedak, the wildman outcast
  • Slay Than Hap, the charred sacrifice


  • Slay 10 creatures in The Restless Isles: 445 XP = 44.5 xp/kill
  • Slay 25 creatures in The Restless Isles: 606 XP = 40.4 xp/kill
  • Slay 50 creatures in The Restless Isles: 835 XP = 33.4 xp/kill
  • Slay 100 creatures in The Restless Isles: 1,267 XP = 25.34 xp/kill
  • Slay 200 creatures in The Restless Isles: 2,080 XP = 20.8 xp/kill
  • Slay 400 creatures in The Restless Isles: 3,700 XP = 18.5 xp/kill
  • Slay 750 creatures in The Restless Isles: 6,270 XP = 17.91 xp/kill
  • Slay 1,500 creatures in The Restless Isles: 13,162 XP = 17.55 xp/kill


Each Explorer is worth 325 XP; the bonus for finding all of them is 487 XP.


  • Discover the sacrificial sepulcher
  • Explore the wildman alcove (requires Horrid Golden Figurine from Slavers of the Shrieking Mines)
  • Discover the Island of scorrow outcasts
  • Uncover the mutinous wildmen cabal
  • Discover the wildmen sanctuary
  • Find the place of ancient sacrifice

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

Paths to quests[edit]

The Restless Isles map - paths to quests

These paths assume you have a rogue to pick doors. (Unlock DCs are 45.) Otherwise you need to kill some ogres to get Runetusk Pass-Keys. Also there are several gates which can be opened by killing monsters nearby.

Before you can enter this area you have to pay off Karn Cold-Trail at the Foothold for 10,000 gold or convincing him via bluff (2,000 gold), intimidate or diplomacy (DC: 23 - 5,000 gold). Otherwise, his crew on the island will refuse to help, including Ostler Caulstone who will not repair the sigil for you. As soon as Karn is convinced, Ostler will work as a merchant and Laina the Excoriated will serve as tavern keeper and soul binder.

If you have the quests in your journal, you can use the Wildman Guide and the Runetusk Guide to send you directly to their respective clan footholds. However, they will refuse to help if you have not yet meet their elders, or if you have already completed the quests. If you want to keep the guides active, retake the quests after you complete them.

To Shrieking Mines[edit]

Wildmen Foothold
  • Go to the first locked door past the wildman guide, take the lift up, and kill the ogres and acquire a pass-key.
  • Head back down that same shaft, go through the first locked door, then take the lift up
  • Cross the bridge to the other island, and take the lift down
  • Walk until you get to the next lift up
  • Cross the bridge to the other island, and take the lift down
  • You will see wildman guide, go right at the intersection, and continue until you find a (locked) gate
  • The entrance of the Shrieking Mines is on your left, but you need the quest first, so go through the door
  • Go left at the intersection, and continue until you get to the 2nd lift up (the 1st takes to an explorer and wildmen, and keep going past the door with more wildmen)
  • Rest at shrine, get the quest, then come back to the Shrieking Mines entrance

To Ghola-Fan[edit]

Ogre Foothold
  • Go left and take the lift up
  • Cross the bridge to the next island, and take the lift down
  • Go left immediately
  • Go through the locked gate, ignore the next 2 lifts (1 on your left, 1 ahead) (or you can choose to not* skip 2nd lift, as there's a Runetusk Overseer up there with a key you'll need for step 5 if you're not a rogue)
  • Ignore the locked door on your right, go through the next locked door in front of you
  • Continue and take the lift up
  • You're standing in front of the Ghola-Fan's palace... but you need the quest first, so take right and cross the bridge to the next island and go down the lift (DC to knock door open 52 )
  • Ignore the two locked doors on the sides and go to the lift up
  • Rest at shrine, take the quest
  • You can now go back to the Ghola-Fan's compound in the same way, but you should instead purchase the key from Mizuma. You can then use it on the shortcut - the locked door on the right (on your way back in the underwater passage).
  • If you do have to break into the compound be aware that there is a STR restriction to break down the door. Breaking down the door to reach the entrance to the dungeon requires 22 STR, a knock spell, or a damaging AOE fire spell (fireball or burning hands or Burning Sphere). Archmage Force Blast also works. Single target spells like Scorching Ray do not work. A 35+ open lock is enough to lockpick them.

To the Twilight Forge[edit]

  • Go left and take the lift up
  • Cross the bridge to the next island, and take the lift down
  • Instead of going left, go straight in front of you this time (you fight 2 ogre magi) till you get to a large group of nine monsters
  • Method A:
    • Take a right at the guarded door and give the ogre there your Ogre Khan's Skull (found in Ghola-Fan)
    • Up the ladder and head straight until you get to a wildman and give him the Horrid Golden Figurine (found in Shrieking Mines)
    • Keep going straight until you hit a rock wall with a lever on the left
  • Method B:
    • Kill all the ogres and the door will open
    • Go through the door and up the path until you get to another group of ogres
    • Kill all the ogres and the door will open
  • Follow the path to the gate and you're at the Volcano's Mouth

Volcano's Mouth[edit]


Monsters in the zone not found on the rare encounters list.
Monster Information

Named Monsters: