This week’s quest runs had some epic level questing, some middle of the road questing, and some fun back in the Crystal Cove :). My questing activities returned to normal this week and started with a slayer run with Rimuldar (Level 23 Wizard/Magister) through the King’s Forest. Rimuldar still has quite a bit to account for in the King’s Forest so I imagine he will be out there for some time. Later in the afternoon, I took Erdrique (Level 12 Rogue) out into the Red Fens and headed into the quest, The Last Stand. I enjoyed the all out battle with Erdrique during this particular run through because of his ability to use Sweeping Strikes and my Meteroic Star Ruby seemed to go off quite frequently knocking sahaugin and mud men down left and right. It was quite amusing. Later that night, I took Tuhn (Bladeforged Level 15) into the Ruins of Threnal and the first thing I had him do was the Threnal Arena. I then took Tuhn back into the Southern (Abandoned) Excavation and completed the last three quests for Threnal: The Missing Expedition, Entering the Gate Chamber, and The Gate Chamber. I enjoy playing Tuhnn and really like him against beholders :). I called it a night after that.
Erdrique hitting up the Last Stand in the Red Fens.
Tuhnn having some fun in the Threnal Arena.
Tuhnn hunting down the missing party in Threnal.
Tuhnn making his way through the southern ruins to find the Gate Chamber.
Tuhnn dealing with the giants in the Gate Chamber.
I kicked off Tuesday by taking Garrrin (Level 22 Barbarian/Fury of the Wild) into the King’s Forest. Like Rimuldar, he will be out there for quite some time. In the afternoon, I took Hamllin (Level 16 Fighter) into the Red Fens and continued to work on his slayer counts, of which he is working on his 5,000 slayer mark. I then logged on with Rimuldar and was later joined up with Hellsbain and we took on the next two quests in the Darkening Story Arc: The Unquiet Graves and The Lost Thread. We tackled these quests on epic hard, really testing my caster skills (or more like the lack of my caster skills) but still we got through them. We both called it a night after that.
Garrrin hunting in the night in the King’s Forest.
Hamllin preparing for the attacking spider in the Red Fens.
Rimuldar making his way through the King’s Forest to the quest Unquiet Graves.
Rimuldar scoping out the aftermath of the Unquiet Graves.
Rimuldar watching Hellsbain rescuing the prisoners.
For Wednesday, things started out with a slayer run through the Cerulean Hills with Cannock (Level 7 Druid). It was Cannock’s first trip into this introductory slayer area. In the afternoon, I took Erdrique into the next quest in the Cult of The Six story arc: The Fane of the Six: Cleansing the Temple. Erdrique had no problems dealing with the cultists and destroying the altars. I didn’t get on Wednesday night, as it was date night :).
Cannock slaying the orcs in the Cerulean Hills.
Erdrique dealing with the undead wights in the Temple of the Six.
Thursday started out with a slayer run with Tuhnn who is working on the Sands of Menechtarun. I took him out to the drow slayer area, where he gained the first few slayer marks out there. Later in the afternoon I logged on with Erdrique and I took him out into House Jorasco and Delera’s Graveyard to complete the Keeper’s Sanctuary. The Keeper’s Sanctuary is an interesting quest, with a number of secret doors and traps. In fact, I’m not sure if I have seen another quest with so many secret doors. Erdrique had no issues with dealing with the undead and iron golems in the Keeper’s Sanctuary. Later that night, I logged on with Containment (Level 6 Cleric) and I decided to take him out into the Crystal Cove. So I headed out into the Smuggler’s Rest and took on the various drow, hobgoblin, and kobold pirates I came across and quickly racked up three compasses and soon I entered the Crystal Cove challenge. I completed it twice, once at level 6 and once again at level 4. It was good to see the cove back in action. I called it a night after that.
Tuhnn hunting in the Sands of Menechtarun.
Erdrique twisting and turning against the golem.
Containment hunting in the Smuggler’s Rest.
Containment hunting in the Crystal Cove.
So the questing over this week had quite a bit of higher level questing in it, which was fun to see. Not a bad week at all. Although I realized that yesterday I should have been playing Hamllin after work and not Erdrique so I will get on with Hamllin on Friday. I hope everybody else had a great week and an even greater weekend. For those in the US, Enjoy the holiday and be safe!! Thanks for reading and happy hunting!!