Elvish Racial Quest

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The Elvish Racial Quest is a revival of the defunct Elf quest. It sees the elvish PC challenge the Necromancer for the Palantir of Westernesse. For more information on the quest branch in general, see the quest article.

Maps

Home level


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You arrive via the quest portal in a random spot in the forest outside the central area. Your quest leader, Galadriel, is located in the center of the map, standing on a Chaotic altar.

A number of goblins and Mordor orcs are located in random places on the map. Your quest guardians will quickly dispatch any that make their way into the central area.

Upper filler level(s)

This level is a Mines-style forest level. There are many spiders on the map, including 3 mirkwood spiders and a single mirkwood elder.

Locate level

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There are a large number of goblins and Mordor orcs, as well as three Ogres, in the central cavern. In addition, there are large numbers of spiders in random locations on the map, including 11 mirkwood spiders and 3 mirkwood elders, as well as 4 driders.

There is a large amount of treasure on this map, much of it stuck in spider webs.

Lower filler level(s)

This level is a Mines-style level, with a few goblins, Mordor orcs, and Ogres starting in random locations.

Goal level


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The Necromancer and The Palantir of Westernesse start on the throne in the center of the map.

Trivia

The original elf quest appears to have been set in the last days of the First Age of the Sun and the Moon (since the Quest Leaders are Earendil and Elwing, who only lived on Earth during that time), and featured a nondescript Goblin King as the nemesis. This version of the quest is set during the Third Age, roughly concurrent with the Hobbit. Galadriel and Celeborn are the quest leaders, and the nemesis is Sauron in his guise of the Necromancer. The Quest changes history, as the Elvish PC recovers Sauron's Palantir, which would prevent him from using it as his Eye, and from corrupting Denethor and making a treaty with Saruman.

The locate level of this quest, the Drider Caves, is reused in the Drow Racial Quest and the Hedrow Racial Quest with different up- and down-stair positions; suggesting that Dol Guldur, the Grove of Eilistraee, and Firestorm Peak are all in the same world, and relatively close by one-another.


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