Drow Noble Quest

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The Drow Noble quest sees you returning to your house fortress to exterminate a colony of mind flayers and retrieve the Web of the Chosen. For more information on the quest branch in general, see the quest article.

Maps

Home level


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The Quest leader is located on the throne to the south. Both the portal and the downstair are located on the left-hand side of the map.

The throne on this level is special, as it belongs to those chosen by Lolth. Sitting on it while wearing your quest artifact brings up a menu allowing you to chose a variety of special effects. Each effect may only be used once. They are:

  • Order a genocide (uncursed genocide)
  • Grant an audience (create some random pets)
  • Demand tribute (make a wish)
  • Use your insight (identify a few items from your pack).

Upper filler level(s)

This is a Mines-style level.

Locate level


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There are many worms and fungi scattered around this level, as well as Umber Hulks. The downstair is located randomly.

As with the throne on the Home level, the throne here will allow you to use its powers on demand after you recover your quest artifact.

Lower filler level(s)


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This level contains some random monsters. The upstair in the outer ring, the downstair is located somewhere in the center.

Goal level

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The quest nemesis, the Elder Brain, hovers over a pool of water in the center of this level. Beware, for the brain casts two spells per turn and has a brain-sucking attack with a two-square reach. Once the brain is dead, you will need some way to get the bell of opening out of the pool. In addition to the brain, there are 16 mind flayers and 2 master mind flayers scattered about the level, as well as Umber Hulks and grimlocks.

A'gone, the current owner of the Quest artifact, is locked up in one cells on the edge of the level, her mind having been destroyed by the 'flayers. You will need Force bolt or a wand of striking to break the iron bars of the cells, so that you can slay her and claim the artifact for your own.

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