The Item, Location, Quest, Mob or NPC referred to by this page has been removed from EverQuest II.
This article is being retained for historical reasons
This quest was removed from game when The Shadow Odyssey went live

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EverQuest 2 Quest Information
Journal Category World Event
Journal Level Scales with player level
Journal Difficulty Solo
Starting Zone The Sinking Sands more
How to Start Speak to Researcher Aillena at the D.I.R.T.Y. Excavation Site ( -789, -98, -765 ) /waypoint -789, -98, -765
part of: D.I.R.T.Y. Timeline
Preceded by:
Followed by:
Dig Site Security

What does this information mean?

This is an unlimited repeatable quest


  • Enter the pit:
    • Target a hard desert soil patch
    • Use Aillena's Delicate Artifact Extractor, either by right-clicking it in your inventory or placing and using it on a hotbar.
    • Gather the ancient relic that is uncovered (sometimes nothing is uncovered)
    • Repeat until you have 8 relics
  • Return to Researcher Aillena