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Thwarting the Threat

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You stumbled across a great evil beneath the Wavecrest Tavern. Now you must find a way to destroy it.

Thwarting the Threat
Heroic level: 1
Epic level: None
Duration: Short
Heroic XP:  ♣293Solo/Casual
Epic XP: N/A
Takes place in: Wavecrest Inn Basement
Bestowed by: Sigmund Bauersom
NPC contact: Sigmund Bauersom
Quest acquired in: Wavecrest Tavern
Patron: The Coin Lords
Base favor: 2 (solo only)
Free to Play: No
Extreme Challenge: No
Questmap TakingStock.jpg
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After returning Old Sully's Grog to Sigmund, he directs you to Brother Augustus, who destroys the artifact and sends you back into the basement for further exploration.

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* Seek out the source of evil beneath the Wavecrest

  • Escape from the collapsing cavern
  • Kill the madman Jacoby Drexelhand
  • (Optional) Search for Aida's lost necklace (16 XP)
  • (Optional) Slay 10 kobolds (16 XP)

Tips and Misc

  1. There is a collectable mushroom in the same place it was in Taking Stock.
  2. There is one rest shrine located in this quest.
  3. There is a chest near the rest shrine containing loot.
  4. There is another collectable mushroom at the top of the ladder leading the the evil altar.
  5. There is a second chest containing Aida's Missing Necklace at the top of the ladder leading up to the ledge over the cavern containing the evil altar.
  6. There is a third chest after defeating Drexelhand containing loot.
  7. Completing Aida's Necklace quest will grant you the choice of one small gem bag or one small collectables bag.

XP Bonuses

  • First time completion: +25% (73 XP)
  • Monsters killed
    • Discreet bonus (11 monsters): +5% (14 XP)

Bonus XP


  • Chests: 3
  • Collectables: Mushroom (2x)
  • NPC rewards: Choice of a small gem bag or a small collectables bag.


Kobolds, Jacoby Drexelhand (Named Human Priest) in quest/preload