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EverQuest 2 Quest Information
Journal Category Signature
Journal Level 110 (Tier 12)
Journal Difficulty Heroic
Starting Zone The Duality's Vigilant Sanctum more
How to Start Speak with The Duality.
part of: Mythic Passage Timeline
Preceded by:
Followed by:
Light Amongst Shadows: Spires of Mythic Passage
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Starting the Quest[]

All eligible players will receive a Vigilant Sanctum Key in their Norrathian Mail inbox from Head Scholar Nabihan. Examine the key and "hold the key firmly" to be teleported to The Duality's Vigilant Sanctum and speak with The Duality. If your character has just made level 110, be sure to get at least the starter gear from Myrist, the Great Library, unless you want to die a most painful death. Edit may 2021: Go to Blinding and get the chest there, for higher resolve

NOTE: It is recommended that you complete these 3 Signature Questlines first, so you can make sense of some of the information in this questline. If you dont care for reading the dialogue, then you don't need to do them. Do the Shattered Seas: Refuge Return (the Tranquil/Phantom seas), Legacy of Power: Secrets in an Arcane Land (Plane of Magic), and Elements of Destruction: Pursuit of Justice (Myrist).


  1. Travel to Jarsath Wastes (The bell is the fastest way to get to the docks).
  2. Talk to Brind at the docks ( -310, -46, 1401 ) Copy and ask to be sent to "Ancient Vault" or fly/swim to ( -814, -49, 1202 ) Copy.
  3. Enter Deep Chelsith: Vault of Omens.
  4. Make your way through the zone freeing researchers near each name you kill.
    • Note: At the first fork, go right first. At the second fork, go left first. Subsequent names do not appear if you haven't killed the previous ones. All names must be killed before you can complete the next step. A portal will be available at 189, -50, 343, after all upper names are dead, that leads to the lower level.
  5. Collect the Shissar artifact at ( 660, -100, -986 ) Copy (you can only get the update after killing the final named).

    Shissar artifact

  6. Use a Vigilant Sanctum Key to return to The Duality's Vigilant Sanctum and speak with The Duality.

Note: There are 4 "Researchers" that are freed on the upper tier and 2 researchers on the lower tier near the end of the quest. Make sure you get the first 4 researchers before you descend (jump) down to the lower tier. Also there are 4 names on the upper tier, then take the glowing purple portal "travel" to get to the lower tier for last named and last researcher and then click the gold artifact. Use Vigilant Key to return to the Duality.


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