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EverQuest 2 Quest Information
Journal Category Treasure Hunt  (AA)
Journal Level 107 (Tier 11)
Journal Difficulty Solo
Starting Zone Zek, the Scourge Wastes (Solo) more
How to Start Speak to Layth ( 328, 7, 17 ) /waypoint 328.48, 7.31, 16.66, in the pass between Vallon Field and Grove of Stones.
part of: Zek, the Scourge Wastes Timeline
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An erudite alchemist named Layth requests a number of lion organs from the valley nearby. I'll first need to find this black-clad female hunter and get the traps from her, then place them around the fallen druid ring where I can lure the lions. Only after the traps are sprung upon these lions can I bypass their magical wards and slay them. And I better not forget to harvest their organs. After all, that's what Layth's paying for.


  • Note: This is a 7 minute timed quest.
  • Found in all versions of Zek, the Scourge Wastes:
  • Even gathering skill is not needed to start harvesting, it's recommended to have harvesting skill of 450. otherwise you'll need to much time to harvest the lions


  1. Find the black-clad hunter and you'll find Layth's lion traps. Click the bag by her body ( 132, 16, -7 ) /waypoint 131.73, 15.99, -7.00.
  2. Place a lion trap inside the Druid Ring ( 216, 15, 110 ) /waypoint 216, 15, 110.
    • Kill a hill lioness to attract the attention of a warded patriarch.
      • Note: "a hill lioness" is only visible while on the quest and non aggro
      • Note: "a warded patriarch" is not damageable
    • Lead the angry lion to the trap, and after it has triggered the trap, it will be come an unwarded lion kill it.
    • Double-click a dead lion to gather organs. You can get at least three from each lion, harvesting bonuses give you more.
    • Gather 30 organs and return then to Layth before the timer runs out.


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