1 - Chapter 8: The Lost Azunite Artifact
* Find the Lost Vault of the Azunites
* Retrieve the Azunite Weapon
* Talk to the Elven spirit in the Lost Vault of
This is a fairly short and linear chapter, though
it may feel long and wandering due to the amount
of combat, and twists the path takes--get used to
it, it only gets worse from here. When you leave
the Ancient Azunite Shrine, you'll come out into
the Valley of the Azunites. To the south is the
Cavern of the Phoenix, but there's nothing there
for you...yet. Head north. You'll soon come to a
teleporter, which will provide a welcome respite
in Eirulan-- as well as a chance to unload some
of your loot.
Teleport back to the Valley. Due east of the teleporter
are some ruins. Careful searching will reveal an
This leads to some Lost Elven Ruins; but, you're
going to have to come back here again later, so
leave it for now. Continue north, pass through another
Azunite Cavern and come out on the cliff ledges
above the small canyon in the Azunite Desert.
There's a bridge to cross to the other side and
another Azunite Cavern.
Fight your way through the cavern. Take note of
the "broken" bridge to the northwest--this
is, again, part of a later quest. Continue until
you come to a mirror-and-light puzzle.
Gotta love those.
The statue in the southeast is missing its mirror,
you can use the silver one you got from the shrine.
Starting with the mirrorless statue, turn the statues
in the numerical order listed below so the light
is shining in the pattern shown:
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| 8-----------9 |
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A new path will open up,
so take the long and winding stair to the Lost Vault
of the Azunites. Retrieve the Azunite Artifact,
which turns out to be an empty bowl.
Yes, that's right, an empty bowl.
Ah! But Mr. Plot Exposition Elven Spirit has popped
up out of nowhere and a conversation with him will
reveal--well, not all, but a good deal and set you
up on your next quest.