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EverQuest 2 Quest Information
Journal Category Tradeskill
Journal Level 110 (Tier 12)
Journal Difficulty Solo
Starting Zone Empty Mines of the Temple Ssraeshza: Piercing the Darkness more
How to Start Touch the Sphere at ( -64, -146, -67 ) /waypoint -63.80, -146.07, -67.27
part of: Blood of Luclin Crafting Timeline
Preceded by:
Piercing the Darkness: Message in a Shadowed Bottle Part I
Followed by:
Piercing the Darkness: Message in a Shadowed Bottle Part III

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Materials Required[edit | edit source]

At least:

Steps[edit | edit source]

  1. Take the scroll at ( -264, -161, 792 ) /waypoint -264.44, -161.08, 791.82 to receive the recipe for Wonderous Mechanical Lockpicks.
  2. Collect 250 Envenomed Coal from the coal bin at ( -291, -161, 773 ) /waypoint -290.64, -160.82, 772.83.

    recipe scroll

    • Note: 25 per click
  3. Craft 10 Wonderous Mechanical Lockpicks on a temple workstation at ( -290, -161, 776 ) /waypoint -289.93, -161.08, 775.83.

    a temple workstation with coal bin to the left

    • Note: Since crafting them is not an actual quest step, mass produce works fine. Caution: Do not zone or you will lose all picks, mats and progress. Bring twice as many pelts.
  4. Click on the center sphere again to teleport downstairs. Use Wonderous Mechanical Lockpicks on the Sliding Door Controls at ( -263, -162, 659 ) /waypoint -262.92, -161.70, 658.81.
  5. Use Wonderous Mechanical Lockpicks on the two Sliding Door Controls near ( -263, -162, 583 ) /waypoint -263.01, -161.96, 583.39.
  6. Use Wonderous Mechanical Lockpicks on the three Sliding Door Controls near ( -263, -162, 509 ) /waypoint -262.62, -161.94, 509.48.
  7. Use Wonderous Mechanical Lockpicks on the four Sliding Door Controls near ( -263, -162, 434 ) /waypoint -262.94, -161.96, 433.71.
    • WARNING: Click SLOWLY on the four or the system may bug and not unlock the last door.
  8. Proceed to ( -256, -161, 322 ) /waypoint -255.74, -160.66, 322.03.
  9. Click the pillar in the center of the room to Place your arm into the Flowing Magic ( -273, -161, 285 ) /waypoint -272.60, -161.45, 284.76.
  10. Click the pillar in the center of the room to take a sample of the magic.
  11. Examine Benosch Ironsprocket's Enchanted Field Guide to Luclin.
  12. Examine Vial of Contained Shadows - may be in your personal harvesting bag.
  13. Return to Wracklands through portal at ( -329, -162, 387 ) /waypoint -328.51, -161.96, 386.85.

Reward[edit | edit source]

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