Rodrick #1: Investigate the Dead  

Quest Started By:Description:
Maximum Level:85
Monster Mission:No
Can Be Shrouded?:No
Quest Type:Task
Quest Goal:
  • Experience
  • Money
Quest Items:
Related Quests:
Group Size:Solo
Min. # of Players:1
Max. # of Players:1
Appropriate Classes:
  • All
Appropriate Races:
  • All
Entered: Sat Dec 12 09:27:52 2009
Modified: Sun Aug 1 19:27:49 2010
This solo task is the first of two such tasks that begin with Rodrick Cleanheart at location -170, -320, -25 in the Cooling Chamber.

You say, 'Hail, Rodrick Cleanheart'

Rodrick Cleanheart says 'Greetings _____. I am pleased to see you, although my heart is [heavy].'

You say, 'Why is your heart is heavy?'

Rodrick Cleanheart says 'Everyone around you has a story to tell, _____, and I am no different. My tale, however, is full of [glory] and the favor of Brell. My spirit was shaped by a life lived behind the keen edge of the blade of Justice, and undead horrors from all corners of Norrath learned to tremble at the sound of my boots.'

You say, 'Glory?'

Rodrick Cleanheart says 'Aye, glory! I've campfire tales a'plenty I could share, young one, but the days are too [dark] for boastful tales of victory. I'll tell no tales, at least not while these halls are filled with the shuffling steps of death.'

You say, 'Too dark?'

Rodrick Cleanheart says 'Dark indeed, _____, dark days indeed! In flat contradiction of the will of my Lord Brell, the dead roam these halls! My stomach turns just to think of it. Any hour I can spare from my post finds me in the depths, blade in hand, vanquishing the dead as I can. But it never seems to be [enough] - each abomination slain is replaced by two more the next day. It's getting worse, _____.'

You say, 'What's enough?'

Rodrick Cleanheart says 'My blade will never be enough, I know that now. Will you [help] me?'

You say, 'I'll help'

Rodrick Cleanheart says 'Praise be to Brell! None of these other sheep will raise so much as an axe, so focused are they on the temperature of the waters. Fah, I say! What does that matter in the face of a Banshee? But enough of that, let's get to business, _____. We must find the [source] if we are to have any chance at stopping this threat.'

You say, 'The source?'

Rodrick Cleanheart says 'Journey to the depths of the Chamber and destroy the dead. As you kill them search for a clue that will tell us who the Master is. Once we know that we can resolve this situation.'

You have been assigned the task 'Investigate the Dead'.

Rodrick Cleanheart, the noble paladin, has enlisted you in the effort to cleanse the Cooling Chamber of the undead infestation. Destroy any undead you encounter and search the corpses for any clues or items of power that might be on them that might point towards the Master of this infestation.

Find a Clue! 0/1 (The Cooling Chamber)

Find a Clue! 0/1 (The Cooling Chamber)

Find a Clue! 0/1 (The Cooling Chamber)

Find a Clue! 0/1 (The Cooling Chamber)

Find a Clue! 0/1 (The Cooling Chamber)

Almost half the zone (in the deepest part, beyond the main hallways) is full of undead creatures. They drop items called "Amulet Sliver X" where "X" can be I, II, III, IV, or V. These items update the above steps.

All are pre-lootable.

Assemble the amulet 0/1 (The Cooling Chamber)

Click on any of the Amulet Slivers to produce "Restored Amulet".

Return to Rodrick and give him the Restored Amulet 0/1 (The Cooling Chamber)

105 platium
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You will need crowd control
# Dec 12 2012 at 2:45 PM Rating: Decent
48 posts
For all of the progression tasks, im finding that a chanter for cc is non negotiable. There are a lot of undead roamers at the bottom of the zone this is true.

Get the amulet
go kill undead
Loot 5 individual pices
right click them in your inventory
Return the amulet to rodrick
96 Elemental Mistress
95 Mezzin fool
85 Wizard

# Aug 01 2010 at 5:58 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
Pieces are definatly prelootable. Just completed this task 8-1-10 and all pieces were pre-looted.
not so bad
# Feb 23 2010 at 7:12 PM Rating: Decent
309 posts
Wiz/Brd/War/1tank merc/2 healer mercs. can do this.

Set up camp just outside the undead area in that long hall with the one wondering traitor.

Enjoy killing single pulls. watch out for the rooting undead they are fun/suck.
not so bad
# May 25 2010 at 7:27 AM Rating: Decent
This is a great spot, but I have not seen the 2nd piece drop yet. My group has gotten 9 x I,III,IV,V without seeing the Amulet Sliver II. My gut feeling is that it was probably taken off the loot table of mobs in that area.
Can't Preloot
# Feb 15 2010 at 2:10 AM Rating: Good
28 posts
The Amulet parts are no longer prelootable.
Can't Preloot
# Apr 22 2010 at 11:16 PM Rating: Decent
5 posts
Prelooting still works. (04/23/2010)
Just got me the task after having all 5 Slivers in inventory - updated the task x5 just fine.
[85 Ashenhand] Sensei Quai Chang`Kane
mob dps
# Dec 20 2009 at 2:34 PM Rating: Decent
26 posts
The undeads seem to be a bit tough. They hit a 5700ac 43k hp tank for 8 and 11k. careful... 

your ac is kinda low

Edited, Dec 20th 2009 2:40pm by lostheartone
Time Lord Killstrike Severinglimbs of the Dragonkin
90 Wood Elf Ranger
50khps, 6001ac unbuffed
Test Server
Member of Tribe
mob dps
# Jan 30 2010 at 6:03 PM Rating: Decent
309 posts
kinda low?? thats pretty good for a group geard char.. well thats probably much better than a T5-T6 group geared char.
# Dec 20 2009 at 6:18 AM Rating: Decent
1,881 posts
Clicking any one of the amulet peices will combine the 5 parts into a single amulet.
The truth is out there! The truth hurts! But the truth can set you free! So says Mithaniel Marr the Truthbringer! All hail the Freeport Knights of Truth!

Bonzz of the Knights of Truth, Bertoxx Server

(please excuse my dyslexic typing skills)
# Dec 18 2009 at 2:25 PM Rating: Decent
38 posts
The undeads seem to be a bit tough. They hit a 5700ac 43k hp tank for 8 and 11k. careful...
Assembly Required...
# Dec 12 2009 at 8:50 PM Rating: Good
155 posts
To assemble the amulet, put any one of the amulet slivers in an empty slot in and right click on it. Then turn it in to Rodrick.

Edited, Dec 19th 2009 5:35pm by Mezofiz
Mezofiz, Enchanter of Sol Invictus
# Dec 12 2009 at 6:38 PM Rating: Decent
12 posts
Amulets are prelootable
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