Challenge Quests can be obtained at the Great Temple of Balthazar in
the Battle Isles
within the original Guild
timeline is a guild which honors the god
As such, the order features prominently throughout the PvP
centric Battle Isles
which can be accessed by both Roleplaying and PvP
only characters through the main in-game map.
In April of 2009, a new series
of Zaishen Challenge Quests
to the core game along with the 4th anniversary update. Changing daily,
each quest type offers a certain reward based on a number of factors
which will be described in more detail below. To gain the most benefits
from the daily Zaishen quests, players will need to own all three of
the main campaigns as well as the Eye of the North expansion as the
quests rotate daily and can send players to zones within any previously
To obtain the daily Zaishen
quests, players must travel to the
Temple of Balthazar, located at
the heart of the Battle Isles. There,
you will find a row of 3 signposts marked as quest starters. Completed
quests can be turned in at the same location by speaking to Zehnchu
is located next to the signposts. Players may have no more than 3 of
each type of Zaishen challenge quest in their journal at any given
time, but quests do not need to be completed on the same day on which
they are obtained, nor will they expire unless completed or manually
abandoned by the player.
The three available types of
challenge quest - Mission, Bounty and Combat - are outlined below.
Mission (PvE Characters Only)
- Complete the listed quest, most often being a mission from
Prophecies, Factions or Nightfall, or one of the main storyline quests
from Eye of the North
- Two separate types of bonus may be offered for Mission quests.
First, players can complete the bonus or master reward objectives for
that particular mission or quest, and then players may also complete
the mission in Hard Mode for additional rewards.
- Standard rewards are Zaishen Coins, Experience and Gold which
scales depending on the difficulty setting and / or bonus objectives
completed. Certain missions may also reward players a set amount of
faction points which count towards the various title tracks within the
Bounty (PvE Characters Only)
- Eliminate the listed Boss Mob. The bosses may be found
within any zone within the game, including special areas such as the
Underworld, Fissure of Woe, Urgoz’s Warren, and the Deep.
Bosses may also be located within any of the Eye of the North dungeons
including Slaver’s Exile.
- A higher reward can be obtained by defeating the boss in Hard
- Zaishen Coins, gold, experience and title points.
- Zaishen Combat quests will send players into any
of the available PvP mission types, and are completed upon winning a
battle of the requested type. Unlike Mission and Bounty quests, Combat
quests are repeatable.
- Zaishen Coins, experience, gold and Balthazar
faction (certain quests such as Fort Aspenwood and Jade Quarry will
grant faction based on the Kurzic / Luxon alliance of your
current guild instead)