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Through the Tulgey Wood

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The Wild Hunt has decided to mark Hermia as their next target. You rush inside the wood in the hopes of finding her before the huntsmen.

Hunter and Hunted adpack icon.jpg
DDO Point icon.png Requires access to adventure pack: Hunter and Hunted
Through the Tulgey Wood
Heroic level: 7
Epic level: 32
(considered Legendary)
Duration: long
Heroic XP:  ♣1,571Solo/Casual ♦2,787Normal ♥2,955Hard ♠3,123Elite
Epic XP:  ♣13,167Solo/Casual ♦22,486Normal ♥23,027Hard ♠23,569Elite
Takes place in: Tulgey Wood
Bestowed by: Kas Sarfiel
NPC contact: Kas Sarfiel
Quest acquired in: Court of the Wild Hunt
Patron: The Summer Court
Base favor: 5
Purchase: Hunter and Hunted or VIP
Extreme Challenge: No
M Through the Tulgey Wood.jpg
Mushroom Forest and Shady Circle
The Riverlands
The Royal Garden
Loading screen

Overview

Enter the Tulgey Wood to win the Hunt and rescue Hermia.


Spoiler Warning: Spoiler material below this point!


Objectives

  • Find Hermia before the Wild Hunt
  • Open a path to Hermia's hiding place
  • Entertain the Queen
  • Defeat Hermia's illusions
  • (Optional) Defeat the Pixie Lieutenant — Bonus (15%): Heroic( ♣236 ♦418 ♥443 ♠468 ) Legendary( ♣1,975 ♦3,373 ♥3,454 ♠3,535 )

Known Traps

  • The orange flower bushes explode if you move near them, dealing fire damage. As environmental hazards, they cannot be disarmed.

Tips and Misc

  • The first part of this quest is fairly straightforward. After this, the quest opens into a long, complicated circuit around several different areas, with teleports between them.
  • Follow the open path through the woodland area, fight Happy the redcap, and step into the mushroom circle at the end of the path. This will take you to the Pink Grove.
    • A chest appears in the first area at the top of the waterfall. It's locked, and surrounded by exploding flowers.
  • From the Pink Grove, take the portal to the Mushroom Forest, go north, and take the portal to the Riverlands. Head north again and use lever 1.
    • Nearby is a chest behind an illusionary wall.
    • An optional teleport in a tree trunk in the Mushroom Forest takes you inside a giant tree, where you can fight Buttercup and his Wild Hunt backup for a second chest.
  • Go back to the Mushroom Forest, head northeast and fight a Dryad. Lever 2 is at the back of her area.
  • Back in the Riverlands, go through the east path to the Royal Garden. Walk straight north and use lever 3.
  • Teleport to the Riverlands and swim to the south. Fight the orange-named Wood Woad, then use lever 4.
  • Return to the Royal Garden and go to the north east room. To use lever 5, you must first "Entertain the Queen" – solve the puzzle on the floor, loot the nearby "chest", and fight the mimic that spawns from it.
    • Make sure that no one stands in the puzzle area when it pops up; this might bug it. All the spots should be lit when the puzzle appears; if not, the puzzle may not be completable.
    • The goal is to turn off all the spots. Walking over a spot will turn it on or off; it will also toggle the spots linked to it by beams of light.
    • One way to solve it is 1) Turn off the two spots closest to the cow. Three will remain on. 2) Turn off the only spot connected to the other two. That will turn off those three.
Through the Tulgey Wood-Puzzle.jpg
  • A pile of loot appears in place of the mimic when it is slain. This can be interacted with in the same way as a chest, and can even be Feytwisted.
  • Back in the Riverlands, head west, and use lever 6.
  • Go to the Royal Garden and use lever 7 (go north-east-south.)
  • Teleport to the Mushroom Forest and go straight south. Use lever 8.
  • Return to the Royal Garden and go east-south. Talk to Beelibul and Bullibee. Then use the southern door to make them hostile. They drop a Silver Key which opens the south door.
    • Be careful here – one of the two brothers likes using the spell Grease, and both his compatriot's fiery attacks and the nearby exploding flowers may set the whole room alight!
  • Go to the Shady Circle. Use lever 9 here and teleport to the Royal Garden.
  • In the south west room you may talk to the Tea Connoisseur. Use the nearby Cup of tea to make him angry, then fight him. Afterwards, use lever 10. The short path to the Shady Circle teleporter is now open.
    • There is a Tea-Stained letter tucked away next to a chair and under the table, near the Snoozing Pup. Interacting with it will mention something about talking to the door of Beelibul and Bullibee's home.
    • Reading the letter requires a Diplomacy Check (DC  ♦21–31Normal ♠54Elite ♠153Epic Elite). The check appears to be repeatable any number of times.
      • If you succeed this check, typing /say I haven't the slightest idea! in front of the Bullywug house causes the door to become a waypoint leading to 2 optional treasure chests. The second chest is behind a secret door, up an invisible ramp, then up an invisible ladder.
  • At the Shady Circle, use lever 11. Return to the Mushroom Forest.
  • The locked door to Hermia is now finally open.
End fight
  • Wave 1 is against a red-named Owlbear and some forest creatures.
  • Wave 2 spawns a Displacer Beast and some more trash. To progress, you must also break all the nearby orbs.
    • Some orbs can spawn invisible and cannot be targeted with melee attacks. Try using AoE attacks to break them, or logging out and back in without leaving the quest. (DDO Forums)
  • Wave 3 is against a second Owlbear and one more wave of animals.
  • If a Monster Champion in this fight drops Remnants or a chest, retrieve it before the fight ends. The floor drops out from under you a few seconds after Wave 3 ends, and there's no way back up.
  • Once the second Owlbear falls, you drop into the very area in which you started! Hermia is there in person this time, along with your hard-earned end chest.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 31 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣157 ♦279 ♥296 ♠312 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 61 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣236 ♦418 ♥443 ♠468 )
  • Conquest bonus: 92 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣393 ♦697 ♥739 ♠781 )
  • Mischief bonus: 6 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣126 ♦223 ♥236 ♠250 )
Notes: Kill bonuses adapt to unexpected additional enemies (e.g. reapers).

External Links

Aldbar's Solo Walkthrough & Guide

Loot

  • Chests: 7 - all have a chance to be Feytwisted
    • locked chest in the first section
    • (optional) chest in the underground after defeating Buttercup
    • chest behind an illusionary wall in the Riverlands north path
    • after entertaining the Queen (Mimic)
    • chest in the Bullywug house
    • chest behind another secret door in the Bullywug house
    • end chest
  • Collectables: 6

NPC end rewards

Randomly generated loot, ML correlates with effective quest level.

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
  • Update 55.3
  • 1 year, 11 months, and 5 days
  • Fred
Hermia's Owlfeather Cloak
Hermia's Owlfeather Cloak.png
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Cloak  7 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Through the Tulgey Wood, locked chest, end chest, second secret chest
The Hedge Trimmer
The Hedge Trimmer.png
(edit)
Sickle  7 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Through the Tulgey Wood, locked chest, end chest
  • Update 62.2
  • 8 months and 12 days
  • Cru121
Greenstone Greatsword
Greenstone Greatsword.png
(edit)
Great Sword  7 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Through the Tulgey Wood, locked chest, end chest
  • Update 53.0.1
  • 2 years, 4 months, and 9 days
  • Cru121
Legendary Hermia's Owlfeather Cloak
Legendary Hermia's Owlfeather Cloak.png
(edit)
Cloak  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Through the Tulgey Wood, end chest
Legendary Greenstone Greatsword
Legendary Greenstone Greatsword.png
(edit)
Great Sword  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Through the Tulgey Wood, end chest
The Legendary Hedge Trimmer
The Legendary Hedge Trimmer.png
(edit)
Sickle  29 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Through the Tulgey Wood, end chest
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This quest may also drop the following named augment:

Monsters

Name ( picture ) CR Type Race
Beelibul( view
Beelibul.png
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 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Monstrous Humanoid Bullywug
Bullibee( view
Bullibee.png
 • edit )
 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Monstrous Humanoid Bullywug
Buttercup( view
Buttercup.png
 • edit )
 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Fey Pixie
Dryad of the Grove( view
Dryad of the Grove.png
 • edit )
 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Fey Dryad
Feywood Wisp( view
Feywood Wisp.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Aberration Will o' Wisp
Forest Fire Beetle( view
Forest Fire Beetle.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Vermin Insect
Happy( view
Happy.png
 • edit )
 ♦10Normal ♥12Hard ♠15Elite ♦35Epic Normal ♥39Epic Hard ♠44Epic Elite Fey Redcap
Illusory Displacer Beast( view
Illusory Displacer Beast.png
 • edit )
 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Magical Beast Displacer Beast
Illusory Owlbear( view
Illusory Owlbear.png
 • edit )
 ♦10Normal ♥12Hard ♠15Elite ♦35Epic Normal ♥39Epic Hard ♠44Epic Elite Magical Beast Owlbear
River Elemental( view
River Elemental.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Elemental Water Elemental
Tea Connoisseur( view
Tea Connoisseur.png
 • edit )
 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Gnome Gnome
The Queen's Gift( view
The Queen's Gift.png
 • edit )
 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Aberration Mimic
Tulgey Wood Whacker( view
Tulgey Wood Whacker.png
 • edit )
 ♦9Normal ♥11Hard ♠14Elite ♦34Epic Normal ♥38Epic Hard ♠43Epic Elite Plant Wood Woad
Wild Hunt Archer( view
Wild Hunt Archer.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Elf Elf
Wild Hunt Bruiser( view
Wild Hunt Bruiser.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Elf Elf
Wild Hunt Enchanter( view
Wild Hunt Enchanter.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Fey Pixie
Wild Hunt Spellcaster( view
Wild Hunt Spellcaster.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Fey Pixie
Wild Raven( view
Wild Raven.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Animal Raven
Woodland Blight( view
Woodland Blight.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Plant Needle Blight
Woodland Blink Dog( view
Woodland Blink Dog.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Fey Blink Dog
Woodland Cooshee( view
Woodland Cooshee.png
 • edit )
 ♦7Normal ♥9Hard ♠12Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard ♠40Epic Elite Magical Beast Dog