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Altar of Malice Crafting Timeline
Recommended Levels 95 to 100
Introduced: Altar of Malice
Difficulty: Solo
Starts in: see Starting Zones
Preceded by: Tears of Veeshan Crafting Timeline
Followed by: Terrors of Thalumbra Crafting Timeline
Side Timelines: Shipwrecked Timeline

See the Tradeskill Timeline page for a complete list of all tradeskill quests from every expansion.


You need to be a lvl 95 crafter to start the quest.

You will get an in-game mail from Captain Ethan Darani. Read it to start the first quest.


Tranquil Sea[]

  1. A Missing Crewman
  2. D.I.R.T.Y. Explosives
  3. D.I.R.T.Y. Work
  4. D.I.R.T.Y. Business
  5. D.I.R.T.Y. News
  6. Scampering to Investigate
  7. Repairing the Records
  8. Taking Stock of Strangeness
  9. Village of Dshinn
  10. In A Pickle
  11. Shopping List
  12. Northward Bound

Phantom Sea[]

  1. Unfriendly Forest
  2. Reviving the Ratonga
  3. Highhold Ho
  4. Armament Improvisation
  5. Spiteweed Snare
  6. Better Barricades
  7. Return to Refuge - Completing this quest opens up Daily/Weekly Tradeskill Missions

The City of Freeport / Qeynos Capitol District[]

  1. A Call for Expertise
  2. Scale of Research
  3. Borrowed Knowledge
  4. Final Assessment

Needed Materials[]

This list is for the full questline.

Also very helpful, especially for crafters with a low adventure level, is a Return to Highhold teleportation stone, available for 6g from Koros Splinterlimb on the Isle of Mara or Shazra at the Far Seas tent in Sapswill's Rest on The Isle of Refuge.

Daily Tradeskill Missions[]

Acquired from Skrit at ( 1224, 17, 1263 ) Copy in Tranquil Sea after completing Return to Refuge.

Weekly Tradeskill Missions[]

Acquired from Quartermaster Roberta Robbins at ( 625, 351, 178 ) Copy in Phantom Sea after completing Return to Refuge.
The weekly quest changes every Wednesday night.

Tradeskill Collections[]

Yes, red shinies are back and visible to those who have their Earring of the Solstice.

Soe logo white.jpg EQ2i credits posts in this thread written by Chikkin at the SOE/DBG Forums for some of the information in this article.