style="color: rgb(154, 185, 124);">Quest Guide: Taming the Flames

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Blackwater



 
Time to rescue Master Fulvio, trapped during his investigation of a
volcanic cavern full of elementals. The scroll of Planar Binding sent
to him by Master Thorpe to control the elementals has been stolen. Its
time to rescue the scroll from the grip of the madman Calefax and
restore the Scroll of Planar Binding to its rightful owner!  This
is newly a solo quest, not difficult but always wipes the unwary and
unprepared party. Very few survive the first time round. Highlights
include: fire, fire and more fire (oh, and lava).



Key for this quest is to have plenty of fire resistance and a fair
amount of healing.  It's generally a good idea to move with some
haste, as the elementals here respawn quickly.  Needless to say,
an elemental bane weapon is a very, very handy thing to have in this
quest.

This is not a quest for a disorganized party. Pick up groups, unless they have shown in previous adventures to be competant, should avoid this quest. People should know their job, be attentive to what's going on, and have a sense of purpose to survive this quest.




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Starting Npc:

Master Thorpe
(Everfull Flagon)

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Zone:

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style="vertical-align: top; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> size="-1">Large fire elemental, greater fire mephit, fire mephit,
greater air mephit, air
mephit, hellhounds, large earth elementals

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Bosses:

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Objectives:

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Slay 15 large earth elementals

Slay the madman's mephits

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Walk-Through:
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adventure has many, many respawning fire elementals and generaly a lot
of mobs eager to burn you alive. Make sure you have fire resitance at
all times. Electric resistance is good for some of the Air Mephits
attacks too.



You will notice that the fire elementals over the small pools of lava
regenerate once killed. Its best to ignore these and run past. Kill
only the ones that follow or you will soon run out of mana. Wounding
weapons are great for this quest but frost weapons will also serve you
well. The only traps are spiked traps, easy enough to jump past if you
need to push on past a build up of Fire Elementals.



First out of the starting area head to the bottom of the map for the
Jewelled Key. Throw the levers but be ready for the Fire, Air and Earth
Elementals that this will spawn. Once
you have access to the room with the chest, send one party member to
open it and let them run back up to you.
Someone
with a nice high
reflex saving throw is good to save against the fireballs.
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Now head over to Master Fulvio. On the way there, in the areas marked
with blue lines on the map, fire walls will drop down and trap the
unwary in a room with mephits.This will only happen once, the first
time you enter each marked area. Kill the mephits to raise the firewall
and proceed. Stick together for this as its easy for a charging
barbarian to get trapped alone in hostile territory! To get to Master
Fulvio you will have to use your Jewelled Key to unlock the door
opposite from his prison. Kill the mephits within and loot the locked
chest. You now have access to Master Fulvio and the shrine. Master
Fulvio will send you after Calefex the Mad to acquire the Scroll of
Planar Binding.



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size="-1">Fight your way back through the tunnels to Calefax the Mad.
Kill the
madman, loot the Scroll from his still warm body and ransack his chest
on the way out! You will have to return the scroll to Master Fulvio to
complete the adventure, but be wary of the last trap of mephits at his
prison before you can finally hand it to him.



The key to this quest is not to get too distracted by the constantly
respawning Fire Elemntals. Make sure you know where you are going and
keep focussed. Just dont forget the fire resistance!





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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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