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EverQuest 2 Quest Information
Journal Category Signature  (AA)
Journal Level 85 (Tier 9)
Journal Difficulty Heroic
Starting Zone The Thundering Steppes more
How to Start See "Starting the Quest" below
part of: Troubador Epic Weapon Timeline
Preceded by:
Followed by:
Son'Nia's Song
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Starting the Quest[]

  1. In The Thundering Steppes, Speak with Maestra Orlita in the back of the Centaur camp( 52, 1, 1393 ) Copy
  2. In The City of Freeport (East), speak with Lyricist Te'naj in the Amphitheatre at the top of the hill ( -22, -23, 112 ) Copy
  3. In The City of Freeport (East), at the Conqueror's Flame, the island in the middle of the water where the Fences are, and speak with Lyricist Sha'son-394, -57, 1 ) Copy EQ2MAP POI.
  4. In Qeynos Province District (Harbor), speak with Lyricist Kuehja. She stands on the balcony of the third floor of the building directly North of Fish's Alehouse and Inn817, -14, 36 ) Copy
  5. In Qeynos Province District (Harbor), speak with Lyricist Trucci. She stands north of Lyricist Kuehja, across the water behind the round building ( 830, -25, -20 ) Copy.
  6. In Qeynos Capitol District (South), enter the red portal of the mage tower. Click on A Chaotic History book ( 711, 42, 109 ) Copy and read it to be offered the quest.

Ask the NPC's what the song is about.


The Hagralaphone

  1. Travel to Rivervale and enter Laughing Trout (small door amongst the roots of a large tree, ( -487, 0, -141 ) Copy). Click the hagralaphone-444, -6, -155 ) Copy
  2. Travel to Enchanted Lands and talk to Camfred300, 0, -293 ) Copy
  3. Travel to Antonica and go to The Tower of Vhalen-1302, 38, 48 ) Copy. Click the bell to summon A vision of Vhalen and speak with him.
  4. Travel to The Thundering Steppes and go to the Shrine of Decay359, 5, 1196 ) Copy. Speak with The Ghost of Vhalen to receive the North Wind of Karana.
  5. Travel to The Poets Palace and speak to The Djinn Master.
  6. Still in Poets Palace, rub the lamp The Vessel of Music-110, 295, -57 ) Copy. The Ghost of Vhalen will appear. Speak to him in order to receive the West Wind of Karana.
  7. Travel to the Palace of the Awakened and make your way to the sixth floor where Skygazer resides. Speak to The Ghost of Vhalen (near the harmony bookcase) ( 59, 141, 24 ) Copy EQ2MAP POI to receive the South Wind of Karana.
  8. Travel to Castle Mistmoore and make your way to the thaumaturge room at ( -253, 6, -15 ) Copy. Click on the Ornate Case 89 to receive the piano key. *NOTE: when you click on the case, you will receive "a small block" which is used to activate the piano in the next step.
  9. Go to the Castle Mistmoore main entrance. Use the key on the piano in the main room ( 5, 41, -3 ) Copy (mouse over the keys until you see a ?, then right-click to place piano key 89) to summon the Ghost of Vhalen and receive the East Wind of Karana.
  10. Travel to Rivervale again and re-enter Laughing Trout. Click the hagralaphone again ( -444, -6, -155 ) Copy, at which point a 15 min timer begins counting down.
  11. Travel to the ramp outside of The Tower of the Drafling-495, 21, 41 ) Copy and speak to The Hagralazoo. When you finish the conversation, she will turn into an 81^^^ mob which you must kill (relatively easy kill). You will then receive an icy gem.
  12. Travel to Kylong Plains and head toward Teren's Grasp Click the frozen totem at ( 1759, 461, -656 ) Copy.
  13. Speak with Zyn'Phro1757, 463, -647 ) Copy nearby to update the quest.
    • You must speak Druzaic to be able to talk to Zyn'Phro.
    • IMPORTANT: Be sure to select the second option "I seek the Ward of Kelkarn". If you do not, you will be attacked and will have to speak with Zyn'Phro again to continue. You will have to hail him in order to get him to speak again.
  14. Travel to the Gwalnax Brigade Tower in Kylong Plains and talk to Historian Holdak1496, 165, -2924 ) Copy.
  15. Travel to Chardok and collect the artifacts below.
    • The Flame of Shazzuk at the center of the wind chamber ( 32, -23, -458 ) Copy
    • The Statue of Thi'zok in Bathezid green cristal gatekeeper room ( -352, -18, -541 ) Copy)
    • The Eye of Gorowyn on 2nd floor of the island near the second sokokar post. Take the Spiral stairs down to ( -391, -103, -2 ) Copy
    • Blood of the Betrayer inside Court of Korucust, a bowl near the pit in the room to the right from the main hall ( -933, -69, 298 ) Copy
      • This can be soloed by running into the room and clicking the bowl quickly before the social finishes and the mobs become aggro.
    • The Box of Tortured Delights inside Court of Korucust, the red cube inside the cage ( -982, 29, 77 ) Copy
      • You need to attack a cenobite warden to get teleported to Jail.
      • IMPORTANT: If you are L90 and oneshot the cenobite warden on the pull then you will have to wait for the zone to reset before trying again. I suggest pulling with a debuff to circumvent this issue.
    • Hand of the Metal God in the corner of the room with Gaodon-34, -54, 40 ) Copy back outside in Chardok.
    • The Runes of Gor inside the barracks, down by the edge of the water, next to a Caroeth gatekeeper205, -75, 95 ) Copy. If sneaking you can stand at ( 212, -75, 103 ) Copy in the water and click on the The Runes of Gor then evac or CoH out of the zone.
  16. Return to Historian Holdak with the artifacts. You will receive The Wards of Kelkarn.
  17. Play the The Wards of Kelkarn to protect yourself from the Ayonic curse.
  18. Travel to City of Mist and click on the mandolin (it's in a box in the corner) at ( -227, 148, -950 ) Copy. Speak to the Ghost of Vhalen.
  19. Travel to Jarsath Wastes and click The Yore Flame ( -2430, 92, 1690 ) Copy EQ2MAP POI. Either jump, take the ramp that takes you beneath the platform at the Temple of the White Lady or fly down if you have a flying mount. This will begin the side quest Feeding the Flame of Yore.
    1. Harvest 10 xegonite clusters. As of GU56, you no longer have to harvest the clusters; you can acquire them through trades or the broker if you wish.
    2. Return to The Yore Flame ( -2430, 92, 1690 ) Copy EQ2MAP POI, and click it to summon Shade of Modeus. Your 10 Xegonite clusters will be consumed during this step.
  20. Speak with Shade of Modeus.
  21. Kill the following:
  22. Kill Drusella Sathir in Charasis: Maiden's Chamber.
  23. Click the 4 musical instruments in the corners of Drusella's Chamber.
    • When you click on the first one, a meliva mistress, will spawn and run around saying "You shall not have the harp!" She will become agro (82^^^ Heroic) and attack when you click on the 3rd or 4th instrument. (She may or not become aggro before you are awarded your epic)
    • FYI: I did not have 4 instruments appear. After clicking on 2 I was rewarded and the quest was finished. Melvia never became aggro'd.
    • The instruments will respawn after a few minutes if you have trouble finding all four of them.
    • You will be rewarded the Ayonic Axe and The Wards of Kelkarn, a house item. You need to place The Wards of Kelkarn in your character's home, and play them to begin the mythical version of the epic.

STOP! If your goal is to have the Item for the Epic Conversion Timeline, you do NOT need to do the RAID version. You can begin that timeline now.



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This quest is part of the Troubador Epic Weapon Timeline, and can only be started/completed by a member of that class of at least Level 80.