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Tomb of the Sanguine Heart

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Tomb of the Sanguine Heart is the 4th quest in the Litany of the Dead Part 1 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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The first four quests can be completed in any order to unlock The Bloody Crypt.
Tomb of the Burning Heart • Tomb of the Crimson Heart • Tomb of the Immortal Heart • Tomb of the Sanguine Heart • The Bloody Crypt


Shuffling sounds and the acrid tang of chemicals fill these dank corridors. What evil waits below?

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Tomb of the Sanguine Heart
Heroic level: 5
Epic level: None
Duration: Long
Heroic XP:  ♣871Solo/Casual ♦1,556Normal ♥1,660Hard ♠1,764Elite
Epic XP: N/A
Takes place in: Tomb of the Sanguine Heart
Bestowed by: Raddha Cross
NPC contact: Raddha Cross
Quest acquired in: The Necropolis
Patron: The Silver Flame
Base favor: 4
Purchase: The Necropolis, Part 1 or VIP
Extreme Challenge: No
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Overview

You must delve deep into the Tomb of the Sanguine Heart, find its guardian and slay it. Only then can the seal to the Bloody Crypt be broken.


Spoiler Warning: Spoiler material below this point!


Objectives

  • Slay Henenu
  • Slay the Vessels of the Faith to open the path to the mummy (Slay 3)
  • (Optional) Slay Taskmaster Erastus — Bonus (20%): Heroic( ♣174 ♦311 ♥332 ♠353 )
  • (Optional) Slay Taskmaster Neriah — Bonus (20%): Heroic( ♣174 ♦311 ♥332 ♠353 )
  • (Optional) Cull Henenu's Risen Servitors (Slay 30) — Bonus (25%): Heroic( ♣218 ♦389 ♥415 ♠441 )

What to Expect

  • Multiple quest entrances (2)
  • Contains the entrance to another instance (to Bloody Crypt Junction)

Known Traps

Trap DCs

  • Spider Venom trap, at first door leading into dungeon
  • Sonic trap, at entrance to the western chamber of Taskmaster Erastus
  • Fire trap, in hallway leading to eastern chamber of Taskmaster Neriah
  • Sonic trap, next to Taskmaster Neriah's treasure chest
  • Flame trap, at entrance to rest shrine south of Henenu

Tips and Misc

  • Resist Fire, Resist Acid and Resist Sonic are useful here.
  • There are 3 Vessels of the Faith (zombies) to slay in order to open the barrier leading to Henenu, scattered around the map.* All 3 are accompanied by a Scion of Wrath.
(* Previous to Update 42.4, there was one Vessel of the Faith in each of the Taskmaster chambers, and the third in the central room just above the shrines. This is no longer the case, and they must be sought out.)

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 26 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣87 ♦156 ♥166 ♠176 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 52 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣131 ♦233 ♥249 ♠265 )
  • Conquest bonus: 78 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣218 ♦389 ♥415 ♠441 )
  • Tamper bonus: 3 or more traps disarmed +10% Bonus.( ♣87 ♦156 ♥166 ♠176 )
  • Neutralization bonus: 4 or more traps disarmed +20% Bonus.( ♣174 ♦311 ♥332 ♠353 )
  • Ingenious Debilitation bonus: 5 or more traps disarmed +30% Bonus.( ♣261 ♦467 ♥498 ♠529 )
  • Observance bonus: 1 or more secret door discovered +8% Bonus.( ♣70 ♦124 ♥133 ♠141 )
  • Mischief bonus: 20 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣70 ♦124 ♥133 ♠141 )
  • Vandal bonus: 26 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣87 ♦156 ♥166 ♠176 )
  • Ransack bonus: 32 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( ♣131 ♦233 ♥249 ♠265 )

External Links

Loot

  • Chests: Random item (Ruddy Scarab at end chest)
  • Collectables: 9
    • Rubble — in southern roomIcon tooltip.pngAmber VialVial of Pure WaterVial of ContagionString of Prayer BeadsSmall Wooden IdolIcon of KhyberPage Torn from a Research NotebookKhyber Prayer PamphletTome: Prophecies of KhyberSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperResearch DiaryNecromantic GemWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss QueenTome: Stormreach Imports and Exports, 857YKTome: Myths of Old Xen'drikPhoenix Tavern Purchase OrderCaravan LogbookBlade of the Dark SixFunerary TokenSignet of the DevourerMark of the KeeperShamanic TotemLuminescent DustGlittering DustSkull FragmentPowdered BloodIntact FingerboneSparkling Dust'Wavecrasher' Cargo Manifest
    • Crude Altar — in southern roomIcon tooltip.pngAmber VialVial of Pure WaterVial of ContagionString of Prayer BeadsSmall Wooden IdolIcon of KhyberPage Torn from a Research NotebookKhyber Prayer PamphletTome: Prophecies of KhyberResearch DiaryNecromantic GemTome: Stormreach Imports and Exports, 857YKTome: Myths of Old Xen'drikPhoenix Tavern Purchase OrderCaravan LogbookBlade of the Dark SixFunerary TokenSignet of the DevourerMark of the KeeperShamanic TotemLuminescent DustGlittering DustSkull FragmentPowdered BloodIntact FingerboneSparkling Dust'Wavecrasher' Cargo Manifest
    • Moss — in western water roomIcon tooltip.pngSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss Queen
    • Moss — in western water roomIcon tooltip.pngSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss Queen
    • Moss — in western water roomIcon tooltip.pngSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss Queen
    • Rubble — in southern secret alcove on West sideIcon tooltip.pngAmber VialVial of Pure WaterVial of ContagionString of Prayer BeadsSmall Wooden IdolIcon of KhyberPage Torn from a Research NotebookKhyber Prayer PamphletTome: Prophecies of KhyberSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperResearch DiaryNecromantic GemWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss QueenTome: Stormreach Imports and Exports, 857YKTome: Myths of Old Xen'drikPhoenix Tavern Purchase OrderCaravan LogbookBlade of the Dark SixFunerary TokenSignet of the DevourerMark of the KeeperShamanic TotemLuminescent DustGlittering DustSkull FragmentPowdered BloodIntact FingerboneSparkling Dust'Wavecrasher' Cargo Manifest
    • Rubble — in southern secret alcove on West sideIcon tooltip.pngAmber VialVial of Pure WaterVial of ContagionString of Prayer BeadsSmall Wooden IdolIcon of KhyberPage Torn from a Research NotebookKhyber Prayer PamphletTome: Prophecies of KhyberSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperResearch DiaryNecromantic GemWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss QueenTome: Stormreach Imports and Exports, 857YKTome: Myths of Old Xen'drikPhoenix Tavern Purchase OrderCaravan LogbookBlade of the Dark SixFunerary TokenSignet of the DevourerMark of the KeeperShamanic TotemLuminescent DustGlittering DustSkull FragmentPowdered BloodIntact FingerboneSparkling Dust'Wavecrasher' Cargo Manifest
    • Adventurer's Pack — in northern secret alcove on West sideIcon tooltip.pngAmber VialVial of Pure WaterVial of ContagionString of Prayer BeadsSmall Wooden IdolIcon of KhyberPage Torn from a Research NotebookKhyber Prayer PamphletTome: Prophecies of KhyberSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperResearch DiaryNecromantic GemWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss QueenTome: Stormreach Imports and Exports, 857YKTome: Myths of Old Xen'drikPhoenix Tavern Purchase OrderCaravan LogbookBlade of the Dark SixFunerary TokenSignet of the DevourerMark of the KeeperShamanic TotemLuminescent DustGlittering DustSkull FragmentPowdered BloodIntact FingerboneSparkling Dust'Wavecrasher' Cargo Manifest
    • Adventurer's Pack — in northern secret alcove on West sideIcon tooltip.pngAmber VialVial of Pure WaterVial of ContagionString of Prayer BeadsSmall Wooden IdolIcon of KhyberPage Torn from a Research NotebookKhyber Prayer PamphletTome: Prophecies of KhyberSweet WhitecapDeadly FeverblanchPale CreeperResearch DiaryNecromantic GemWithered CryptmossCryptmoss Worm LarvaCryptmossCryptmoss WormLush CryptmossCryptmoss QueenTome: Stormreach Imports and Exports, 857YKTome: Myths of Old Xen'drikPhoenix Tavern Purchase OrderCaravan LogbookBlade of the Dark SixFunerary TokenSignet of the DevourerMark of the KeeperShamanic TotemLuminescent DustGlittering DustSkull FragmentPowdered BloodIntact FingerboneSparkling Dust'Wavecrasher' Cargo Manifest

NPC end rewards

Randomly generated loot, ML correlates with effective quest level.

Monsters

Name ( picture ) CR Type Race
Barrow Wight( view
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 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠9Elite Undead Wight
Corpse Glutton( view
Corpse Glutton.jpg
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 ♦3Normal ♥5Hard ♠7Elite Undead Ghast
Death's Advocate( view
Death's Advocate.jpg
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 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠10Elite Humanoid Human
Henenu( view
Henenu.jpg
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 ♥9Hard ♠12Elite Undead Mummy
Pestilent Huntsman( view
Pestilent Huntsman.jpg
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 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠9Elite Humanoid Human
Priest of the Sanguine Heart( view
Priest of the Sanguine Heart.jpg
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 ♥8Hard ♠11Elite Humanoid Human
Risen Servitor( view
Risen Servitor.jpg
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 ♦2Normal ♥4Hard ♠7Elite Undead Zombie
Scion of Wrath( view
Scion of Wrath.jpg
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 ♦5Normal ♥7Hard ♠10Elite Humanoid Human
Taskmaster Erastus( view
Taskmaster Erastus.jpg
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 ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Dwarf Dwarf
Taskmaster Neriah( view
Taskmaster Neriah.jpg
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 ♥6Hard ♠9Elite Dwarf Dwarf
Vessel of the Faith( view
Vessel of the Faith.jpg
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 ♥7Hard ♠10Elite Undead Zombie