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Prerequisites: Champion of Torment of Velious, All Hail the Cleansing, Orcs on Ice, The Foundation
You say, 'All Hail Rallos Zek'
Crusader Vraket says, 'All Hail Rallos Zek. You have blooded the foundation. Good. As part of the next step you learn about the lower swords These are a representation of Rallos Zek's chosen [Rolfron Zek].'
You say, 'Who is Rolfron Zek?'
Crusader Vraket says, 'Rolfron Zek dwells in the shadow of Rallos Zek, inflicting despair and hopelessness on the victims and enemies of war. [Morale] is an oft-ignored linchpin to success in war. If the odds are even in all facets except [morale], the side with greatest desire to win will.'
You say, 'What morale?'
You have been assigned the task 'The Morale of Despair'.
Crusader Vraket says, 'To teach you about despair, you will enter the Tower of Frozen Shadow, climb to the top, and interact with the denizens within. By interact, I mean that you will smite them with the might of Rallos Zek.'
For information on acquiring these keys, see this quest page: Key Quest Entry.
Crusader Vraket expects you to show the strength of Rallos Zek and his anointed, Rolfron Zek.
Use the appropriate mirror as proof of ownership. While there, destroy various creatures as directed and visit the room a narcissist would adore.
Collect the keys from each floor of Tower of Frozen Shadows. If you already have the keys, open a trade window with a mercenary or a pet, then hit cancel to get the task update.
- Collect 1 Key of Acquiescence(s). 0/1 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
- Collect 1 Key of Optimism 0/1 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
- Collect 1 Key of Melancholy 0/1 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
- Collect 1 Key of Disdain. 0/1 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
- Collect 1 Key of Regrets. 0/1 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
- Collect 1 Key of Repudiation 0/1 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
- Kill 2 of those who have come back. 0/2 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
Kill returned shadow beasts on the entry floor.
- Kill 4 of those whom knowledge failed. 0/4 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
Kill students and scholars on the 2nd floor.
- Kill 4 of those who serve. 0/4 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
Kill maids and butlers on the 3rd Floor.
- Kill 3 of those wrapped in regret 0/3 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
Kill mummies on the 4th floor.
- Kill 3 of those who celebrate. 0/3 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
Kill undead dancers, musicians, and bridesmaids on the 5th floor.
- Kill 4 of those who refuse to fade 0/4 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
Kill 4 spectres on the 6th floor.
- Access the room of narcissim 0/1 (The Tower of Frozen Shadow)
Enter the Mirror room. /loc 235, 30, 354.42
- Speak with Crusader Vraket about [despair] 0/1 (The Eastern Wastes)
You say, 'Hail, Crusader Vraket'
Crusader Vraket says, 'Tell me what you learned abut [despair].''
You say, 'Despair and fear are potent tools to demoralize your enemies. Despair arises from loss. Loss of a loved one, loss of freedom, or loss of hope. Careful use of this emotion will weaken your enemies, but don't allow yourself to fall into the same trap. If you must despair, use it to strengthen your resolve..'
Crusader Vraket says, 'Yes. Rallos Zek's very appearance on a battlefield triggers despair in those he is about to smite. Very good. You will need to return to the Tower of Frozen Shadow to gather more supplies for your next earring. You will need a [blooded backing] to attach to your blooded forceful earring. Include more purified mana and the emblem appropriate to you. As a reward for your continued adherence to the principles of Rallos Zek, check your pottery recipe book. I've given you a method to create a velium empowered gem of security."
You have learned the recipe Tenacious [class arch-type specific name] Earring of Rallos Zek!
You have learned the recipe Enchanted Velium Clay!
You have learned the recipe Unfired Velium Empowered Gem Crucible!
You have learned the recipe Velium Empowered Gem of Freezing!
You say, 'What blooded backing?'
Crusader Vraket says, 'This is simply restless padding baked with drops of [blood of the commons] and blood of the maiden.'
You say, 'What are blood of the commons?'
Crusader Vraket says, 'You will need a sealed blood vial to collect each type of blood. Create this with a sealed vial sketch, a small block of clay, crows special brew, and two globs of velium tainted slush water. Fire this with a high-quality firing sheet..'
- Create 2 Sealed Blood Vial using tradeskills 0/2 (all)
First create Unfired Sealed Blood Vial (Pottery: Trivial 468) - 1 x Crow's Special Brew, 1x Sealed Vial Sketch, 1x Small Block of Clay, 2x Velium Tainted Glob of Slush Water. - (Recipe)
Then combine 1x Unfired Sealed Blood Vial, 1x High Quality Firing Sheet in a Kiln, to make Sealed Blood Vial - Trivial 150 - (Recipe)
- Collect 1 Blood of the Commons 0/1 (Tower of Frozen Shadow)
From the Blood pool on the 3rd Floor. You can't collect the blood until you've made the vial for it in step 15, despite the fact that those steps all appear at the same time.
- Collect 1 Blood of the Maidens 0/1 (Tower of Frozen Shadow)
From the Blood pool on the 5th Floor. You can't collect the blood until you've made the vial for it in step 15, despite the fact that those steps all appear at the same time.
- Collect 2 restless Padding 0/2 (Tower of Frozen Shadow)
Drop from armors on the 3rd or 4th floor. Prelootable.
- Create 1 Blooded Backing using tradeskills 0/1 (All)
Bake the padding in an oven with a tiny drop of blood from each vial you retrieved
Combine 2x Restless Padding, 1x Blood of the Commons, 1x Blood of the Maiden in oven, Baking triv 468. - (Recipe)
- Create 1 Tenacious Combatant's Earring of Rallos Zek or Tenacious Supplicant's Earring of Rallos Zek using tradeskills 0/1 (all)
It's time to create the next step of your earring. Remember despaire and give your earring security with a strong backing combine your blooded resilient earring with blooded backing, a vial of purified mana, and either an emblem of the combatant or emblem of the supplicant, depending on your class. When you go out to bloody it, become a paragon within Velious. [sic]
Tenacious Combatant's Earring of Rallos Zek - JC combine, triv 487: (1x Blooded Backing, 1x Blooded Resilient Combatant's Earring of Rallos, 1x Emblem of the Combatant, 1x Vial of Purified Mana) - (Recipe)
Tenacious Supplicant's Earring of Rallos Zek - JC combine, triv 487: (1x Blooded Backing, 1x Blooded Resilient Supplicant's Earring of Rallos, 1x Emblem of the Supplicant, 1x Vial of Purified Mana) - (Recipe)
Upon successful combine of final earring:
Your task 'The Morale of Despair' has been updated.
Show your strength and drench your earring in the blood of your enemies
You gain experience!
You receive 425 platinum.
Now, like the previous earrings, it's time to EXP the earring up to 100%.
Tenacious Combatant's Earring of Rallos Zek
Tenacious Supplicant's Earring of Rallos Zek