This is part of the Reign of Shadows Crafting and Housing Preview, written during the beta phase. As with all things beta, things may change before the expansion goes live. The RoS expansion will be released on December 15, 2020.
This is the fourth quest in the RoS Tradeskill Signature line and it directly picks up where "Paying the Piper" left off.
You will need the following items in order to complete this quest:
You will also need 500 gathering skill for this quest!
- 12 humming azurite
- 12 luclizite cluster
- 12 hornbeam spruce log
- 12 radiant algae
- 25 coruscating coal
Continue to chat with Foreman Gibbons, and he says they've been having issues with strange moonquakes that make the ground "grumble". They also sometimes swallow things into the ground. There is a theory that the area underneath the digsite is hollow, and Gibbons would like to prove or disprove that theory, with your help. He would also like you to watch for some specific mushrooms in the area that could use further research.
Use the nearby crafting station to create a Recuso Core Sampler from the recipe that was autoscribed. You will need 12 humming azurite, 12 luclizite cluster, 12 hornbeam spruce log, 12 radiant algae.
You will then need to run around the area, searching for spots where the ground shakes beneath your feet. You should see a grumbling arise from the ground. If you do not, walk a couple steps in one direction, and then another, to see if you can get the shaking to increase and a grumble to appear. Make sure to stand on top of the grumble when you use the core sampler, and do not move away until you get the message that you have found one of the sources of the "Grumblings." If you run off too soon, the scan will fail.
For the easily frustrated, and for the squishies, here are the locations for the grumbles:
- /way -34.37 158.16 -20.94
- /way -72.36 179.48 -51.43
- /way -39.10 165.89 106.48
- /way 96.37 156.11 136.38
- /way 208.25 123.09 97.61
- /way 153.72 108.37 26.92
The "jiggly" mushrooms can be found via track harvestables, where they will show as "odd looking mushroom". Since they are a bright yellow-orange, they're pretty easy to see, but also easy to confuse with the tops of the soft metal nodes. :D
Once you have found the six grumbles, and harvested five jiggly mushrooms, return to Gibbons. He wants you to bring the mushrooms to Erdani, since they are glowing, and he thinks the glowing properties may help her set up her farm.
Travel back to the Nexus and find Erdani to your left as you zone in from Echo Caverns at /way 368, -36, 731 Introduce yourself to her and complete the quest for a bit over 4 plat, plus a house item "a Grumble". You have also now unlocked access to the Savage Weald overland zone and have unlocked the ability to fly in Echo Caverns.
|a Grumble (day view)
||a Grumble (night view)|
Return to the RoS Tradeskill Signature line main article
Continue on to "Tiptoe Through the Shadows"
Created: 2020-12-15 05:45:19
Last Modified By: Niami Denmother
Last Modified on: 2020-12-17 04:46:57
© 2003-21 Niami Denmother.
The fine print. This is a research and information site. All of the information on this site has been gathered and submitted by the players and Niami Denmother. While we try our best to keep the information here as accurate and up to date as possible, rely upon it at your own risk. By submitting information and graphics to this site, you are granting us permission to use the materials in any way that we deem appropriate. EverQuest is a registered trademark of Darkpaw Games LLC. Except as is disclosed on the "about" page, this site has no official connection with EverQuest or Darkpaw Games LLC. All information, articles and graphics on this site are the copyright of EQ Traders Corner, its owners and/or Darkpaw Games LLC and may not be copied or reprinted without the express written approval of the copyright holder. This site is not meant to represent official EverQuest (Darkpaw Games) policy, and we are not responsible for errors and/or omissions that occur due to changes in EverQuest trade skills or information that we recieved from the community that is in error.