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The Same Old Song

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The Same Old Song is the 4th quest in the Masterminds of Sharn Part One story arcIcon tooltip.pngStory arcs  are chains of quests that make up a story line.
Completing everything in a story arc often yields a nice reward.
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After the first quest, the next three quests can be completed in any order to unlock Just Business.
A Sharn Welcome • Red Rain • Best Laid Plans • The Same Old Song • Just Business


Club Clawfoot is a popular night spot in Firelight, one of Sharn's entertainment districts. It's operated by the Boromar Clan. You've been sent here to drive a wedge between the Boromar and Lucian Vaunt.

Masterminds of Sharn adpack icon.jpg
DDO Point icon.png Requires access to adventure pack: Masterminds of Sharn
The Same Old Song
Heroic level: 15
Epic level: 32
(considered Legendary)
Duration: medium
Heroic XP:  ♣2,958Solo/Casual ♦5,140Normal ♥5,350Hard ♠5,560Elite
Epic XP:  ♣14,535Solo/Casual ♦24,823Normal ♥25,422Hard ♠26,020Elite
Takes place in: Club Clawfoot
Bestowed by: Savia Potellas
NPC contact: Savia Potellas
Quest acquired in: Sharn - Clifftop Tower District
Patron: Sharn City Council
Base favor: 5
Purchase: Masterminds of Sharn
Extreme Challenge: No
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Overview

City Councilor Savia Potellas wants you to drive a wedge between the Boromar Clan and Lucian Vaunt. Take the skycoach to Club Clawfoot and try to convince the Boromar-connected manager to break ties with Vaunt.

  • This dungeon is guest-narrated by Ruty Rutenberg of Maze Arcana. Vocals by Satine Phoenix.

Spoiler Warning: Spoiler material below this point!


Objectives

  • Gain entrance to Club Clawfoot
  • Speak with Finwick
  • Check on Club Clawfoot employees
  • Check on the boxers in the Gambling Hall
  • Check on Tiny in the Xen'drik Room
  • Check on the caretaker at the Clawfoot pens
  • Return to Finwick
  • Speak with Regina Boromar
  • Repel the surprise assault
  • Defeat Crusher near the main stage
  • Take a short breath before the assault continues
  • Survive the attack
  • Defeat the assault leader
  • Speak with Regina Boromar again
  • (Optional) Open The Clawfoot pen (Repair or Disable Device skill check) — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣296 ♦514 ♥535 ♠556 ) Legendary( ♣1,454 ♦2,482 ♥2,542 ♠2,602 )
  • (Optional) Exterminate the rat infestation — Bonus (15%): Heroic( ♣444 ♦771 ♥803 ♠834 ) Legendary( ♣2,180 ♦3,723 ♥3,813 ♠3,903 )
  • (Optional) Investigate Tiny's Shipment (Heal or Spellcraft skill check) — Bonus (15%): Heroic( ♣444 ♦771 ♥803 ♠834 ) Legendary( ♣2,180 ♦3,723 ♥3,813 ♠3,903 )

Known Traps

Trap DCs

  • Spider Venom poison; Booby-traps, can be laid by Daask Trappers, Disable Device (DC: 63 on Legendary Normal)

Tips and Misc

  • The first fight starts the moment you turn the first corner – be prepared. The fight can be started by a pet left on attack while the dungeon is still loading. This may break the quest and cause it to be impossible to finish.
  • You can safely split the party to check on the employees; all simple NPC interaction, no fighting or social skills involved:
  • Somebody with a high Heal  ♥32:FailHard ♠42Elite ♦42:FailEpic Normal or Spellcraft  ♥35:Fail; 39:SuccessHard ♠42Elite ♦41:Fail; 47:SuccessEpic Normal skill should go east to speak with Tiny in the Xen'drik Room (far east) for that optional.
  • Somebody with a high Disable Device  ♦——Normal ♥——Hard ♠——Elite or Repair skill  ♥32Hard ♠34:SuccessElite ♦42:Fail; 47:SuccessEpic Normal should go North-west to the Clawfoot pens to speak with the caretaker there.
  • Optional: If you fix the lever at Clawfoot pens, the beasts will later help you fight the invaders.
  • Optional: There is a locked chest behind the locked door off the last hall to the pens.
  • Either group can swing by the central-north room to visit the boxers.
  • Optional: The "rat infestation" is behind a door in the South-west corner of the Kitchen. This is a fight, but there is nothing else in this area.
  • After returning to the main room and talking to Finwick and Regina, an ambush breaks in. Another four assaults occur at random locations around the building. Active enemies and/or dimension doors will appear on your map as red dots.
  • After defeating Crusher you'll have only about 30 seconds to use the shrines before they disappear. This time starts upon his death, even if there are other mobs left, so make sure to kill him last. Similarly, objectives that return you to the central stage are activated on the death of the Harpies, regardless of the presence of other enemies spawned with them.
  • Beware of Poison booby-traps left behind by Daask Trappers

Bonus XP

Notes: No bonuses can be acquired

Loot

  • Chests: 2
    • Locked chest behind a locked door near Clawfoot pens
    • One end chest
  • Collectables: 2 out of
    • Adventurer's Pack — in the outside seating area, past the velvet rope near the bouncerIcon tooltip.pngTome: History of the HousesHouse-Sealed LetterBruised Spore PodSour DarkcapExecutioner BeetleFragrant DrowshoodFlowering Spore PodHeadsman BeetleIntact Spore PodDuskbrood TrumpeterFlowering HellscapRomantic SonnetScholarly NotesSilver Flame HymnalTome: Lost Songs of CyreRunic ParchmentTome: Codes of the AurumAmulet of the Lost EmpireSmall Planar CrystalPlanar SpoorAmulet of the SixAmulet of the ArchbishopPlanar TalismanElemental IngotLightning-Split SoarwoodCeramic BowlLodestoneSinged SoarwoodGlass PhialCharred SoarwoodMoonstoneCrystal DecanterStellar OrbBlessed CandleRuddy FungusChipped Bone TalismanSanguine MothBloodfeast FungusTome: Alchemist's ChapbookAcademic TreatiseTear of VulkoorIvory Scorpion IconSilver BowlRitual AthameCryptic MessageSwaying Mushroom ClusterSwaying Mushroom Spore PodPolished OreVial of Heavy WaterRitual CandleOrnate CharmShimmering Spore PodAdventuring OratorioToken of the SpiderVial of Dragon's Blood InkHairy Trumpet MushroomArchaic LogbookPouch of Bone FragmentsCrypt MothAncient TextFlint KnifeBrass Censer
    • Cabinet — in the outside seating area, past the velvet rope near the bouncerIcon tooltip.pngBrass CenserPouch of Bone FragmentsVial of Dragon's Blood InkBlessed CandleSilver BowlRitual AthameVial of Heavy WaterRitual CandleLightning-Split SoarwoodCeramic BowlLodestoneSinged SoarwoodGlass PhialCharred SoarwoodMoonstoneCrystal DecanterStellar OrbAdventuring OratorioArchaic LogbookAncient TextTome: History of the HousesHouse-Sealed LetterCryptic MessageTome: Alchemist's ChapbookAcademic TreatiseScholarly NotesRomantic SonnetSilver Flame HymnalTome: Lost Songs of CyreRunic ParchmentTome: Codes of the Aurum
    • Bookshelf — in the outside seating area, past the velvet rope near the bouncerIcon tooltip.pngAdventuring OratorioArchaic LogbookAncient TextTome: History of the HousesHouse-Sealed LetterCryptic MessageTome: Alchemist's ChapbookAcademic TreatiseScholarly NotesRomantic SonnetSilver Flame HymnalTome: Lost Songs of CyreRunic ParchmentTome: Codes of the Aurum
    • Rubble — in the Clawfoot PensIcon tooltip.pngTome: History of the HousesHouse-Sealed LetterBruised Spore PodSour DarkcapExecutioner BeetleFragrant DrowshoodFlowering Spore PodHeadsman BeetleIntact Spore PodDuskbrood TrumpeterFlowering HellscapRomantic SonnetScholarly NotesSilver Flame HymnalTome: Lost Songs of CyreRunic ParchmentTome: Codes of the AurumAmulet of the Lost EmpireSmall Planar CrystalPlanar SpoorAmulet of the SixAmulet of the ArchbishopPlanar TalismanElemental IngotLightning-Split SoarwoodCeramic BowlLodestoneSinged SoarwoodGlass PhialCharred SoarwoodMoonstoneCrystal DecanterStellar OrbBlessed CandleRuddy FungusChipped Bone TalismanSanguine MothBloodfeast FungusTome: Alchemist's ChapbookAcademic TreatiseTear of VulkoorIvory Scorpion IconSilver BowlRitual AthameCryptic MessageSwaying Mushroom ClusterSwaying Mushroom Spore PodPolished OreVial of Heavy WaterRitual CandleOrnate CharmShimmering Spore PodAdventuring OratorioToken of the SpiderVial of Dragon's Blood InkHairy Trumpet MushroomArchaic LogbookPouch of Bone FragmentsCrypt MothAncient TextFlint KnifeBrass Censer
    • Adventurer's Pack — in the Xen'drik roomIcon tooltip.pngTome: History of the HousesHouse-Sealed LetterBruised Spore PodSour DarkcapExecutioner BeetleFragrant DrowshoodFlowering Spore PodHeadsman BeetleIntact Spore PodDuskbrood TrumpeterFlowering HellscapRomantic SonnetScholarly NotesSilver Flame HymnalTome: Lost Songs of CyreRunic ParchmentTome: Codes of the AurumAmulet of the Lost EmpireSmall Planar CrystalPlanar SpoorAmulet of the SixAmulet of the ArchbishopPlanar TalismanElemental IngotLightning-Split SoarwoodCeramic BowlLodestoneSinged SoarwoodGlass PhialCharred SoarwoodMoonstoneCrystal DecanterStellar OrbBlessed CandleRuddy FungusChipped Bone TalismanSanguine MothBloodfeast FungusTome: Alchemist's ChapbookAcademic TreatiseTear of VulkoorIvory Scorpion IconSilver BowlRitual AthameCryptic MessageSwaying Mushroom ClusterSwaying Mushroom Spore PodPolished OreVial of Heavy WaterRitual CandleOrnate CharmShimmering Spore PodAdventuring OratorioToken of the SpiderVial of Dragon's Blood InkHairy Trumpet MushroomArchaic LogbookPouch of Bone FragmentsCrypt MothAncient TextFlint KnifeBrass Censer
  • Notes: One collectable is found outside, the other is either in the Clawfoot Pens or the Xen'drix room.

NPC end rewards

Randomly generated loot, ML correlates with effective quest level.

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
  • Update 48.2
  • 3 years, 5 months, and 5 days
  • BugTime
Watch Captain's Platemail
Watch Captain's Platemail.png
(edit)
Heavy Armor  15 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Same Old Song, End Chest
  • Update 49
  • 2 years, 11 months, and 6 days
  • Corgrind
Celestial Ruby Ring
Celestial Ruby Ring.png
(edit)
Ring  15 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Same Old Song, End Chest
  • Update 52.0.2
  • 2 years, 4 months, and 3 days
  • Corgrind
Attunement Gauntlets
Attunement Gauntlets.png
(edit)
Gloves  15 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Same Old Song, End chest
Nightshade Shooter
Nightshade Shooter.png
(edit)
Light Crossbow  15 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Same Old Song, End chest
Stygian Wrath
Stygian Wrath.png
(edit)
Orb  15 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Same Old Song, End chest
  • Update 50.0.1
  • 2 years, 9 months, and 16 days
  • Slaet
Legendary Celestial Ruby Ring
Legendary Celestial Ruby Ring.png
(edit)
Ring  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Same Old Song, End Chest
  • Update 50.2
  • 2 years, 9 months, and 1 day
  • Lordoi
Legendary Stygian Wrath
Legendary Stygian Wrath.png
(edit)
Orb  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Same Old Song, End chest
Legendary Attunement Gauntlets
Legendary Attunement Gauntlets.png
(edit)
Gloves  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Same Old Song, End chest
  • Update 59.3
  • 11 months and 11 days
  • Arkat
Legendary Watch Captain's Platemail
Legendary Watch Captain's Platemail.png
(edit)
Heavy Armor  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Same Old Song, End Chest
Legendary Nightshade Shooter
Legendary Nightshade Shooter.png
(edit)
Light Crossbow  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire The Same Old Song, End Chest
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Monsters

Name ( picture ) CR Type Race
Crusher( view
Crusher.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦18Normal ♥20Hard ♠23Elite ♦35Epic Normal ♥39Epic Hard ♠44Epic Elite Monstrous Humanoid Gargoyle
Daask Bruiser( view
Daask Bruiser.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦16Normal ♥18Hard ♠21Elite ♦33Epic Normal ♥37Epic Hard ♠41Epic Elite Goblinoid Bugbear
Daask Enchanter( view
Daask Enchanter.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Goblinoid Hobgoblin
Daask Gargoyle( view
Daask Gargoyle.png
 • edit )
 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Monstrous Humanoid Gargoyle
Daask Gnoll( view
Daask Gnoll.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Gnoll Gnoll
Daask Hyena( view
Daask Hyena.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Animal Hyena
Daask Muscle( view
Daask Muscle.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Orc Half-Orc
Daask Poison-slinger( view
Daask Poison-slinger.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Goblinoid Goblin
Daask Shaman (troll)( view
Daask Shaman.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦16Normal ♥18Hard ♠21Elite ♦33Epic Normal ♥37Epic Hard ♠41Epic Elite Giant Troll
Daask Spellslinger( view
Daask Spellsinger.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦17Normal ♥19Hard ♠22Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Monstrous Humanoid Harpy
Daask Trapper( view
Daask Trapper.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Goblinoid Goblin
Koss'za( view
Koss'za.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦18Normal ♥20Hard ♠23Elite ♦35Epic Normal ♥39Epic Hard ♠44Epic Elite Monstrous Humanoid Medusa
Rat Vanguard( view
Rat Vanguard.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦15Normal ♥17Hard ♠20Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Animal Rat
Royal Rat( view
Royal Rat.jpg
 • edit )
 ♦17Normal ♥19Hard ♠22Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Animal Rat