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EverQuest 2 Quest Information
Journal Category Tradeskill
Journal Level 100 (Tier 11)
Journal Difficulty Solo
Starting Zone Maldura more
How to Start Speak to Charles Q Tinkersmith in the Warsmith's Lifeblood ( 38, -8, -179 ) /waypoint 38.31, -7.74, -178.87 Eq2map
part of: Terrors of Thalumbra Crafting Timeline
Preceded by:
Monitor Malfunction
Followed by:
Fire Striker

What does this information mean?

Charles Q Tinkersmith is trying to establish a special research branch for further development of gnemlin research. He is working on some reinforced armor and needs help obtaining beetle scales for the construction.


  1. Craft the beetle trapping device.
  2. Trap an armored scuttler in Thalumbra, the Ever Deep found around ( 162, 80, -271 ) /waypoint 161.7, 79.5, -271 Eq2map.
  3. Bring the beetle back to Charles Q Tinkersmith

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