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The Beginning

  • Secrets of Faydwer was announced on July 11, 2007, and was launched on November 13, 2007.
  • The initial announcement may be found here and the expansion-release patch message may be found here.

Secrets of Faydwer Guide

A guide to the new features, zones, gear, spells and lore of the Secrets of Faydwer expansion.



Secrets of Faydwer Explorer


* Dragonscale Hills Traveler (10 Points)
* Tinmizer's Wunderwerks Traveler (10 Points)
* Deepscar's Den Traveler (10 Points)
* The Mechamatic Guardian Traveler (10 Points)
* Loping Plains Traveler (10 Points)
* Bloodmoon Keep Traveler (10 Points)
* Hills of Shade Traveler (10 Points)
* Crypt of Shade Traveler (10 Points)
* Fortress Mechanotus Traveler (10 Points)
* Gyrospire Beza Traveler (10 Points)
* Gyrospire Zeka Traveler (10 Points)
* S.H.I.P. Workshop Traveler (10 Points)
* The Steam Factory Traveler (10 Points)
* Meladrath's Majestic Mansion Traveler (10 Points)
* Crystallos Traveler (10 Points)


Eron's Jewelry (10 Points)

What's Going On

New Features

  • Heroic Statistics will be found on many SOF-dropped items, both at the raid and group level, and will modify things such as avoidance and mitigation, give extra melee damage, add extra modifiers to HP, Mana, and Endurance, and so forth.
  • The level cap increases from 75 to 80.
  • Fifteen new zones have launched.
  • New alternate advancement abilities have been put in place, approximately 240-250 AA worth for each class.

Gear in Secrets of Faydwer

  • There are four new tiers of groupable gear, along with four new tiers of raid gear. Tier 4 group gear has approximately 550 HP and is infusible, tier 4 raid gear has approximately 850 HP and is infusible.
  • Each tier of gear, in addition to having full sets of visible armor, will include a full range of weapon types.
  • Group and Raid Armor progression is listed this Armor Guide
  • As we get more info, further details on both group and raid gear will be found on their respective tier pages, linked below.
  • Also refer:SOFG Tier Four

Spells in Secrets of Faydwer

  • Spells will be structured in a three rank system in SOF, similar to the one found in TSS and TBS.
  • Rk. I spells and tomes are bought from vendors:
    • Level 76 from Ellymil Cogswin in the Dragonscale Hills at approximate location +900, -535.
    • Level 77 from Kedem Teague in the Loping Plains at approximate location -2320, -520.
    • Level 78 from Inizen Nogglezop in Fortress Mechanotus at approximate location +890, -1455, +405.
    • Level 79 from Naene Ebonlocke in the Hills of Shade at approximate location -65, +1475, 0.
    • Level 80 from Seyan Ebonlocke in the Hills of Shade at approximate location +980, -580.
  • Rk. II spells and tomes are dropped by level-appropriate mobs or bought off of vendors requiring faction. The faction spells are detailed on the individual class pages, found through Classes.
  • Rk. III spells and tomes result from turnins of runes from raid events or are purchased off of elite vendors after unlocking via a combination of faction and group and/or raid missions.

Shadow Knight

Also on progression servers when Secrets of Faydwer unlocks, Depths of Darkhollow spells will become available on Plane of Knowledge library vendors.


Achievement Quests

Lore Group Circum and Augmentation


  • There are 28 raid events in SOF, structured in to four tiers. Here are some of the raid events.


  • There are fifteen new zones with SOF, twelve primarily group zones and three primarily raid zones.
  • Group content in SOF is separated in to four tiers:

The Ruins of KunarkThe Scars of VeliousThe Shadows of LuclinThe Planes of PowerThe Legacy of YkeshaLost Dungeons of NorrathGates of DiscordOmens of WarDragons of NorrathDepths of DarkhollowProphecy of RoThe Serpent's SpineThe Buried SeaSecrets of FaydwerSeeds of DestructionUnderfootHouse of ThuleVeil of AlarisRain of FearCall of the ForsakenThe Darkened SeaThe Broken MirrorEmpires of KunarkRing of ScaleThe Burning LandsTorment of VeliousClaws of Veeshan

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