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What Sleeps Below

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A villager had haunting dreams of a spirit calling for help from a warehouse in Crabber's Cove. He went to investigate and saw robed figures drag a pair of captives inside. Terrified, he wants you to look into it.

Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh adpack icon.jpg
DDO Point icon.png Requires access to adventure pack: Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh
What Sleeps Below
Heroic level: 3
Epic level: 32
(considered Legendary)
Duration: Medium
Heroic XP:  ♣508Solo/Casual ♦916Normal ♥983Hard ♠1,052Elite
Epic XP:  ♣8,036Solo/Casual ♦13,722Normal ♥14,050Hard ♠14,378Elite
Takes place in: Crabbers' Cove*
Bestowed by: Walk-up
NPC contact: Bostwick Guern
Quest acquired in: Saltmarsh
Patron: The Gatekeepers
Base favor: 3
Free to Play: No
Extreme Challenge: No
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Basement & Dungeon
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Overview

Bostwick has seen an apparition around the warehouse. While he was attempting to see it better, he saw that some scoundrels took captives into the warehouse. Are those things related, maybe you should check it out.


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

Objectives

  • Discover the source of the apparition
  • Locate the first captive (Davi Moren)
  • Speak to the first captive
  • Gain access to the basement
  • Gain access to the underground caverns
  • Locate the second captive (Luce Stargazer)
  • Speak to the second captive
  • Gain access to the Scarlet Brotherhood complex
  • Enter the Scarlet Brotherhood Complex
  • Locate the source of the chanting
  • Defeat the Summoned Devil
  • Defeat Melith, the Brotherhood Elder
  • Speak to the apparition
  • (Optional) Read all the notes (5) — Bonus (15%): Heroic( ♣76 ♦137 ♥147 ♠158 ) Epic( ♣1,205 ♦2,058 ♥2,108 ♠2,157 )
  • (Optional) Decipher the book — Bonus (15%): Heroic( ♣76 ♦137 ♥147 ♠158 ) Epic( ♣1,205 ♦2,058 ♥2,108 ♠2,157 )
  • (Optional) Defeat Wrecks the Guard Worg — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣51 ♦92 ♥98 ♠105 ) Epic( ♣804 ♦1,372 ♥1,405 ♠1,438 )
  • (Optional) Defeat Zelnath the Red-handed — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣51 ♦92 ♥98 ♠105 ) Epic( ♣804 ♦1,372 ♥1,405 ♠1,438 )
  • (Optional) Defeat Saltspinner — Bonus (10%): Heroic( ♣51 ♦92 ♥98 ♠105 ) Epic( ♣804 ♦1,372 ♥1,405 ♠1,438 )

Known Traps

Trap and Lock DCs

  • 4 Pressure plates around the Locked chest

Tips and Misc

Optionals

  • Decipher the book
    • Wisdom check needed to read the Ancient Tome at the end of the quest. 20 Wisdom, not sufficient on elite.
    • The Ancient Tome reads: This book explains that the creature within this gate can only be released by someone who is pure of heart and kind of spirit. This creature is most foul and a heavy cost was paid to trap this creature here.
  • Zelnath the Red-handed, Wrecks and Saltspinner are mutually exclusive - exactly one spawns each run.
    • Zelnath is in the armoury in the final area.
    • Saltspinner is in the little cavern to the north of the four-way junction.
    • Wrecks is the stairs down in the room to the right when you enter the big room with the two boats hanging on the wall.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 56 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣51 ♦92 ♥98 ♠105 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 75 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣76 ♦137 ♥147 ♠158 )
  • Tamper bonus: 2 or more traps disarmed +10% Bonus.( ♣51 ♦92 ♥98 ♠105 )
  • Neutralization bonus: 3 or more traps disarmed +20% Bonus.( ♣102 ♦183 ♥197 ♠210 )
  • Ingenious Debilitation bonus: 4 or more traps disarmed +30% Bonus.( ♣152 ♦275 ♥295 ♠316 )
  • Mischief bonus: 18 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣41 ♦73 ♥79 ♠84 )
  • Vandal bonus: 23 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣51 ♦92 ♥98 ♠105 )
  • Ransack bonus: 28 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( ♣76 ♦137 ♥147 ♠158 )

Loot

  • Chests: 3
  • One after killing Wrecks, Zelnath or Saltspinner (whichever spawns)
  • One in the secret room in the northern building (locked)
  • One End Chest
  • Collectables: 7
  1. Reagents Cabinet - first room east balcony
  2. Rubble - second room east balcony
  3. Rubble - Scarlet Brotherhood complex, most north east room
  4. Adventurer's Pack - Scarlet Brotherhood complex, approx. midth
  5. Rubble - Scarlet Brotherhood complex, approx. midth
  6. Fungus - underground caverns, north pocket
  7. Reagents Cabinet - near second shrine
  • NPC rewards:

Named Chest Drop

Last Edited Item Type Enhancements ML Bind Quests
Smash 'n Grabber
Smash 'n Grabber.png
(edit)
Small shield  3 Bound to Character on EquipIcon tooltip.pngBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip What Sleeps Below, end chest
Cinderfingers
Cinderfingers.jpg
(edit)
Gloves  3 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Epic version of [[]]
Saltiron Bracer
Saltiron Bracer.png
(edit)
Bracers  3 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire What Sleeps Below, end chest
Legendary Saltiron Bracer
Legendary Saltiron Bracer.png
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Bracers  30 Bound to Account on AcquireIcon tooltip.pngBound to Account on Acquire: This item is Bound to Account on Acquire Legendary version of Epic Saltiron Bracer
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Monsters

Name ( picture • New Monster ) CR Type Race
Hell Hound Sentinel( view
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 ♠8Elite ♦32Epic Normal Evil Outsider Hellhound
Melith( view
Melith.png
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 ♠9Elite ♦34Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Saltmarsh Rat( view
Saltmarsh Rat.png
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 ♦3Normal ♠8Elite ♦32Epic Normal ♥36Epic Hard Animal Rat
Saltspinner( view
Saltspinner.jpg
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 ♠10Elite Vermin Spider
Scarlet Brotherhood Apprentice( view
Scarlet Brotherhood Apprentice.png
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 ♠8Elite ♦32Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Scarlet Brotherhood Channeler( view
Scarlet Brotherhood Channeler.png
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 ♠9Elite ♦34Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Scarlet Brotherhood Crusher( view
Scarlet Brotherhood Crusher.png
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 ♠8Elite ♦32Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Scarlet Brotherhood Skirmisher( view
Scarlet Brotherhood Skirmisher.png
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 ♠8Elite ♦32Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Scarlet Brotherhood Warrior( view
Scarlet Brotherhood Warrior.png
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 ♠8Elite ♦32Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Smuggler Deck Boss( view
Smuggler Deck Boss.png
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 ♠8Elite ♦32Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Smuggler Deck Hand( view
Smuggler Deck Hand.png
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 ♦3Normal ♠8Elite ♦32Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Smuggler Lookout( view
Smuggler Lookout.png
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 ♦3Normal ♠8Elite ♦32Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Smuggler Sneak( view
Smuggler Sneak.png
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 ♦3Normal ♠8Elite ♦32Epic Normal Humanoid Human
Summoned Creature( view
Summoned Creature.png
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 ♠10Elite ♦35Epic Normal Evil Outsider Devil
Wrecks( view
Wrecks.png
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 ♠10Elite Magical Beast Wolf
Zelnath the Red-handed( view
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 ♠10Elite ♦35Epic Normal Humanoid Human