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EverQuest 2 Quest Information
Journal Category Signature
Journal Level 101 (Tier 11)
Journal Difficulty Solo
Starting Zone The Village of Shin more
How to Start open the ingame mail from Captain Ethan Dariani with the subject "Greetings once again"
part of: Terrors of Thalumbra Crafting Timeline
Preceded by:
The Captain's Lament
Followed by:
An Urgent Call
subquests:several subquests see steps below
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  1. Speak to Ethan Dariani in the Far Seas tavern in Isle of Mara at ( -89, -2, 105 ) /waypoint -89.17, -2.26, 104.82 Eq2map
  2. Speak to Trader Cylianna on the Isle of Mara at ( -37, -3, 142 ) /waypoint -37.44, -2.70, 142.04 Eq2map and complete the quest Assay of Origin.
  3. Speak to Dror Ironstein at ( -232, 214, -191 ) /waypoint -232, 214, -191 Eq2map in Butcherblock at Irontoe West and complete the quest Ore of Yore.
  4. Speak to Forgemaster Gert at ( 916, -274, 122 ) /waypoint 915.78, -274.46, 121.67 Eq2map in Thurgadin. Speaking to Gert will allow the next NPC to give the subquest Quest More Ore of Yore.
  5. Speak to Lorekeeper Einva at ( 1059, -475, 503 ) /waypoint 1059, -475.45, 502.92 Eq2map in Great Divide at the Library outside front door of Thurgadin and complete the quest, More Ore of Yore subquest.
  6. Consult an expert of the Underfoot.
  7. Explore Maldura and complete the following quests:
    1. Stranger in Distress
    2. Menace in the Mine
    3. Scanning the Seals
    4. Monitoring the Situation
    5. Attuning the Portal
    6. Monitor Malfunction
    7. Researching a Solution
    8. Containing the Stone
  8. Return to Ethan in Mara.


The information below has been verified with in-game data and the information on this page is correct, even if it looks stupid or makes no sense.
Fact: You need to finish The Captain's Lament to receive in game mail to start the quest

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