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    A Snake in Sanctum

    A Snake in Sanctum
    • Speak with Abbess Katia 0/1
    • Assist with the interrogation 0/1
    • Speak with Cardinal Fiach in Sanctum
    2880 XP
    8 40

    Short Description

    Abbott Germet wants you to assist in the interrogation of Cealhaidh the Corruptor and force him back into his true form whenever he changes form.


    Cealhaidh is a shape shifter, and will try to use that to his advantage to escape. While it is impossible for him to escape this chamber; we won't be able to get the truth unless he is in his true form. When he changes into other visages, we will need you to force him back or we will have to imprison him again. When we are done you should inform the Tribunal. The ritual is prepared, [%NAME]. Are you?

    Completion Text

    The fae creatures have long desired to unseat the elves, the very first of the mortals, and those that were the favored of the gods. It now appears that with the coming of the Ascended, the greatest among us was the first to fall. Hylas's envy and anger gave the court of Twyl the means to corrupt the incorruptible. Now we must determine if Hylas and his house are beyond redemption. Can we save our former allies, or must the redemption of Telara begin with a purge of our brethren?



    Player NameGuildServerDiscovered On
    SteilinSouthern ComfortWolfsbaneFeb 26th 2011, 19:11:38
    RylekEternalDeepwoodFeb 26th 2011, 22:31:10
    AquilaThresholdReclaimerFeb 26th 2011, 22:58:19
    VellexiaL'MallaGreybriarMar 1st 2011, 10:57:50
    SaltomeLaethysMar 1st 2011, 12:51:06
    YakeshDuskfallenSeastoneMar 1st 2011, 12:52:02
    RosarioFortressFaeblightMar 5th 2011, 22:24:31
    SokharBrisesolMar 7th 2011, 12:20:54
    AlphaArchetypeBloodironMar 8th 2011, 00:32:06
    RekaNoricvmBrutwachtMar 8th 2011, 09:54:26
    KristaMors Ultima RatioRefugeMar 19th 2011, 17:01:56
    SephiriaKittensGelidraJun 14th 2013, 19:45:15
    AvaelziZavielJun 14th 2013, 22:50:22
    AstrielHailolJun 15th 2013, 21:55:25
    SensuValhallaTyphiriaOct 31st 2013, 16:40:06
    7 comments found
    By Gallardo78 at 2011-03-24 23:10:01

    You pick up this quest and have to talk to Abbess Katia. There is a text bubble icon on your minimap, but not over Abbess Katia in the game world, so just walk up to her and initiate chat. Start the event.

    This is still a bit tough, but I was able to solo it as a lvl 31 Warrior Paladin. I did have to use 1 potion and Touch of Life to heal myself as you are in combat the entire time, and cannot drink to replenish health, although there are a few breaks between the combat events. You will have to kill Cealhaidh at the end of this event.

    Follow up quests:
    [link=http://rift.zam.com/en/quest/899361833/The-Coup]The Coup[/link]
    [link=http://rift.zam.com/en/quest/1939554335/The-Beastmaster]The Beastmaster[/link]
    [link=http://rift.zam.com/en/quest/653143687/The-Taking-of-Overwatch-Keep]The Taking of Overwatch Keep[/link]

    By Ayanuura at 2011-04-02 09:51:03

    This quest is currently heavily bugged, in that the NPCs instantly kill the changling, or that it goes immune and won't reset.

    The solution we found for avoiding that the NPCs kill the changling the moment you aggro the mob, was to have it tanked by a pet, and make sure never to out-aggro the pet.

    It can also be useful spamming a message in /say asking others not to interfere or join combat, as anyone pulling aggro off the pet will cause the NPCs to instantly kill off the changeling. Needless to say, best executed at low-population hours of the day.

    [sm]Edited, Apr 2nd 2011 5:52am by Ayanuura [/sm]

    By Ayanuura at 2011-04-04 09:09:59

    The patch notes for 1.11 say they fixed the invulnerability problem, but doesn't mention anything about the NPCs urge to interfere.

    Can anyone verify that the rest of the problem is fixed, by completing the quest without using a pet as tank?

    [sm]Edited, Apr 4th 2011 5:12am by Ayanuura [/sm]

    By sirknala at 2011-07-25 04:17:55

    Still bugs out if other players start to attack it. Won't despawn until server reset, 15 min of inactivity or GM interference. This makes Abbess Katia unusable during that time who provides the daily rifts and raids.


    25 JUL 2011
    This bugged quest can be stopped by having any lowbie run in, aggro it and die. We had a level 9 run in and despawn her this way. Not sure what the level requirement would be but I'm guessing less than 19.

    [sm]Edited, Jul 25th 2011 7:02pm by sirknala [/sm]

    By Zairii at 2011-04-01 02:49:30
    The two quest points that are prereqs for this that would be stop points for most people would be profane priests or the follow up where you need to kill Cinderon and Gnarladon.
    By Bludwyng at 2011-03-27 16:31:13
    But how do you START this quest? Is there a pre-requisite? I am level 27 and Abbott Germet will not talk to me, so there must be a trigger and I did every quest I could find in Silverwood and Sanctum except for a few in RotF. (never could get a group)
    By Bludwyng at 2011-04-02 14:13:11
    Patch 1.11 notes say it is fixed.
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