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EverQuest 2 Quest Information
Journal Category World Event  (AA)
Introduced Shattered Lands
Journal Level Scales with player level
Journal Difficulty Solo
Starting Zone see Starting the Quest below
How to Start Examine a gnollish terraporter rune bone from the small chest dropped by Thieving Hardy, a possible spawn from Wake the Dead (Event).
part of: Nights of the Dead Timeline
Preceded by:
Followed by:

What does this information mean?

Note: Instance is individual zone-in, but group of TWO(2) can complete together.


  1. Enter the Splitpaw Crypts via the Gnollish Terraporter near The Mirror in The Thundering Steppes710, -2, -414 ) Copy
  2. Walk forward to ( -82, -67, -55 ) Copyand the quest will update with the message that another treasure seeker is in the area.

    Not the Only One in Here,...

    • Note: If there are no aggressive skeletal gnolls in the first room, zone out into the Thundering Steppes and come back into Splitpaw Crypts.
  3. Search the corpse of Nekrasov the Shadow ( -2, -64, -190 ) Copy

    Nekrasov the Shadow

  4. The ghost of Thieving Hardy will appear. Talk to him.
  5. Kill everything in the zone to clear the webs and open up each the lower levels
  6. Kill Rawndoc Gorepelt-51, -65, -224 ) Copy.

    Rawndoc Gorepelt

    During the fight a number of non-agro skeletal gnolls will spawn, Rawndoc will remain immune until they are killed.

    skeletal gnoll

    • Note: Stay away from the Totems as they cause AoE damage.
  7. After the fight, return the ruby to the Ancient Splitpaw Totem ( -59, -65, -226 ) Copy

    Ancient Splitpaw Totem


One of the Following:

Jack O'Lantern.jpg This article refers to events, personae and activities only present in-game during the annual Nights of the Dead festivities, which come to Norrath each year from (roughly) mid- to late-October through to early- to mid-November.