Imperial City

Online:Speaking For The Dead

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Create an undead spy network to keep an eye on the Worm Cultists.
Zone: Imperial City
Quest Giver: Legate Gallus
Location(s): Memorial District
Prerequisite Quest: The Sublime Brazier
Reward: Light Tel Var Satchel: 00200200Tel Var Stones
High Leveled Gold
XP Gain: Very High XP
ID: 5491
Repeatable Repeatable: Daily
Legate Gallus spies on the Cult
Legate Gallus's spying revealed much of the Worm Cult's plans, but his superiors want more information. He asked me to help once more.


Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Talk to Legate Gallus at the Alliance Rally Point in the Memorial District.
  2. Kill four Xivkyn enemies.
  3. Plant charged geodes on four inanimate skeletons.
  4. Return to the Alliance Base and speak to Gallus.

Detailed Walkthrough[edit]

Auricular Geodes[edit]

Kill Xivkyn and plant the geodes on skeletons

At your Alliance Rally Point in the Memorial District, you will find a member of the Imperial Legion named Legate Gallus. He plans to spy on the Worm Cultists that occupy the district, using "auricular geodes" recovered from the Arcane University. Agree to help, and he will explain how to use them.

The first step to this quest involves killing four Xivkyn enemies within the quest radius to charge your Dormant Auricular Geodes. They can primarily be found in the center of the district, which can prove dangerous due to the high density of enemies in the area and the risk of attack from enemy players. There are Xivkyn wandering the streets, as well as standing at the edge of the graveyard in the center of the district, directing summoned skeletons.

Planting the Bugs[edit]

After obtaining four Charged Auricular Geodes from the Xivkyn, the next step is to plant them on the corpses of skeletons. The simplest way to do so is to find inanimate skeletons, which are scattered throughout the district and can easily be identified by their charred bones and blue flames. However, these dead skeletons are usually guarded by groups of enemies. The other option is to attack skeleton enemies and place a geode on them after they've been defeated. Skeleton enemies can be found digging near Worm Cultists between buildings, or can be summoned from the ground in the center of the district. Either option will place you in competition with other players and potentially other Alliances.

Once you've distributed all four of your geodes, return to your Alliance base (either through the sewers or through respawning/teleporting) and locate Legate Gallus near the Scouting Board. He will reward you with leveled gold and a Light Tel Var Satchel. Waiting around after completion of the quest will allow you to witness a ghostly vision of a Worm Cultist giving away their plans.

Quest Stages[edit]

Speaking For The Dead
Finishes Quest Journal Entry
I need to kill Xivkyn in the Memorial District to empower Legate Gallus's auricular geodes.
Objective: Kill Xivkyn in the Memorial District: 0/4
I empowered Legate Gallus's auricular geodes. Now I need to place them in undead laborers in the Memorial District.
Objective: Place Auricular Geodes in Skeletons: 0/4
I placed all of Legate Gallus's auricular geodes. I should meet him at my base of operations in the Imperial Sewers.
Objective: Find Legate Gallus at the Alliance Base
☑Finishes quest I should inform Legate Gallus that I placed all of his auricular geodes.
Objective: Talk to Legate Gallus