Note: that in order to be able to reach this location, the first named in the zone (Shyneera) must be killed. However, the update can be obtained in an empty zone.
Find the first spirit, a Spirit of Mists ( 530, -120, -180 ) /waypoint 530, -120, -180.- "I can see a great lake. A vast jungle creeps up to its shores, and a giant pillar rises in the distance." - (Fens of Nathsar)).
Stop the lake's children from desecrating the waters.
Find the second spirit, a Spirit of Ice ( -1028, -235, 2588 ) /waypoint -1028, -235, 2588. - "I feel cold. I shiver when she speaks about the strange playful creatures she sees on the shore, under the shadow of an oppressive castle of giants. The creatures do not speak to her, but they feel her frozen embrace. (Eastern Wastes - long respawn timer).
Note: One MUST have a flying mount, as there is NO way to reach the cliff top else-wise.
Find an othmir named Fintin ( -1166, -537, 2802 ) /waypoint -1166, -537, 2802.
Find and speak to a powerful ice elemental, Water's Rage near ( -1035, -539, 3950 ) /waypoint -1035, -539, 3950.
Eliminate the threat to the elementals by destroying the Tavalans and Portal of Fear ( -242, -555, 4029 ) /waypoint -242, -555, 4029.
Note: You may have to kill the guards and the portal three or four times before the quest updates. A bug is that if the quest updates for you, the enemies and the portal vanish and you cannot help any group members who have not received an update.
Find the third spirit, a Spirit of the Deep ( 404, 21, -86 ) /waypoint 404, 21, -86.- "There are great cliffs that reach up to the sky. He looks for the remnants of a civilization lost to Norrath in the past. He remains near a few islands just off shore, ever seeking that which was lost." - (Butcherblock Mountains On the beach, at the base of the cliffs).
Find and stop the Tavalan's machinations by killing 4 Tavalan ritualists in the Tidesylph cave ( 736, 21, -257 ) /waypoint 736, 21, -257. (Ungrouped and not really social.)(They are in a side chamber inside the cave. You may have to wait a few minutes for them to respawn if they are not up.)