Chaos Descending: The Scrivener's Tale

This article is part of the Chaos Descending Information Clearinghouse collection of articles. The Chaos Descending expansion will be released on Nov. 13, 2018. Information for this article has been gathered during the beta testing phase, and some things may still change before (or just after) release.

Once Chaos Descending is released, level 110 crafters will receive an email from Ghida Borrell, asking for their help. This mail includes an attatchment that, when you receive it, flags your entire account for access to the expansion. (No item drops into inventory, and a quick message flashes across the top of your screen telling you that it has unlocked access.) There is no quest to accept at this point, only Ghida's email plea that you come help.

You will need to head to Myrist, the Great Library via any wizard spire, and seek out Ghida Borrell on the second floor, South Wing Catalog, Smith's Platform. For more information about getting around in Myrist, see this guide.

The 24 quests in this line have been broken down into manageable chunks of writeups per article and linked below. (Note, these are my own breakdowns into chunks, not something the quest does. It just is easier to handle this many quests in smaller chunks, so I split it up by regions.)

Once you finish with the questline, there will also be daily(?) harvesting quests, and tradeskill missions that will also be documented below.

Last, but definitely not least, is a Chaos Descending Crafting Rewards page, so you can see all the lovely items that you get while completing this questline.

Master Shopping List

Shopping lists are at the top of each walkthrough page for that chunk of the crafting line, but some folks would like to know the entire damage up-front. Math errors are totally the fault of this tired DenMum. This list does NOT include items that you must specifically harvest while on the quests, only the additional stuff that you have to provide.

The Scrivener's Tale

This series includes 24 quests. Rather than make one ginormous page with all the quests on it, or making 24 relatively small pages, I'll break the quest writeups into chunks. Each of these quests will reward 48000 status points. I will add coin reward information after launch.

Introductory Quests - Myrist

Doomfire

Detroxxulous

Vegarlson

Eryslai/Myrist

Video Walkthroughs

Using the same way of grouping the quests as I used in the above sections, I made 5 walkthrough videos for the entire line. While you shouldn't "need" the videos, some folks like seeing such things rather than just reading about them.

Tradeskill Missions

Those who have completed the entire "The Scrivener's Tale" will find Domigin Surice on the eastern side of the central floor of Myrist (/way 175.9, -5, 4). He will offer you one of twelve tradeskill missions every mission cycle (18 hours). Each set contains quests that requires harvesting in Doomfire ("Delightful Deliveries"), Eryslai ("Fresh Prints"), Detroxxulous ("Going Viral"), and Vegarlson ("Testing Your Grit").

While the order in which you were offered these quests was originally more random, they now seem to be on a fixed rotation. Regardless of the method in which these quests rotate, the quests follow the same basic model: you will have to travel to a specific overland zone, harvest 25 of one item, and 10 of two other items, then craft with a provided recipe, and deliver it to the proper target in Myrist.

The quests, broken down by sets are as follows:

Set One:

Set Two:

Set Three:

Rewards for these quests are status as well as a mission reward crate that can contain advanced recipes, mount patterns, mount recipes, ancient books, etc.

Created: 2018-10-31 10:26:02          
Last Modified By: Niami Denmother          
Last Modified on: 2018-11-21 03:23:42          


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