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Assist the Blackfeather Court to reclaim a mysterious key.
Zone: The Clockwork City
Quest Giver: Provost Varuni Arvel in the Clockwork Basilica
Location(s): Brass Fortress
Prerequisite Quest: Deepening Shadows
Next Quest: Unto the Dark
Reward: Tenebrous Girdle
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1 Skill Point
High Leveled Gold
XP Gain: High
 


According to Gascone, a murder of crows stole a mysterious key from his office in the Clockwork Basilica—the same key that Clavicus Vile and the mysterious shadow cultists seek. I must find this key before the enemy does.


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Quest Stages[edit]

Lost in the Gloam
Finishes Quest Journal Entry
Odd, talking crows took up residence in the Brass Fortress while I hunted Gascone. I need to learn more about their motives and habits. I should ask someone in the city if they know more. The Chancel of Transaction might be a good place to start.
Objective: Learn about the Mysterious Crows
Objective Hint: Talk to Constable Drados
Constable Drados told me that a lot of the loudest crows gather around a tree near the Clockwork Basilica. I should go talk to them.
Objective: Talk to the Crows
The Knave of Rooks agreed to give me information in exchange for one of Constable Drados's belongings—a "silver treasure." I must ask Drados for this item, or steal his bunk in the Cloisters.
Complete one: Talk to Drados or Steal Drados's Trinket
I secured the crows' "silver treasure." I should bring it to the Knave of Rooks as tribute.
Objective: Talk to the Knave of Rooks
The Knave of Rooks told me that in order to get an audience with the Duke of Crows, I'd need a well-respected escort. He suggested the Knight of Marrow. This Knight should be somewhere near a waterfall in the Brass Fortress.
Objective: Find the Knight of Marrow
I found the Knight of Marrow. I should talk to him.
Objective: Talk to the Knight of Marrow
The Knight of Marrow said he would escort me to the Duke of Crows if I help him win the affection of his lady love, Lady Blightwing. I need to find a poem for him to recite.
Objective: Choose a Poem
Objective Hint: Ask for Poetry Advice
Objective Hint: Read Poems
Objective Hint: Copy a Poem for the Knight of Marrow
I selected a love poem for the Knight of Marrow. I should give it to him.
Objective: Talk to the Knight of Marrow
I gave the Knight of Marrow a poem to recite to his love, Lady Blightwing. I should meet with him outside the gate to the Machine District.
Objective: Join the Knight of Marrow in the Machine District
I arrived at the gate leading to the Machine District. Luciana and a few of her soldiers are here too. I should talk to Luciana to find out what they're doing here.
Objective: Talk to Luciana
I must follow the Knight of Marrow into the Machine District. I must watch him recite his poem before we can move on to my audience with the Duke of Crows.
Objective: Observe the Knight of Marrow's Recitation
Now that the Knight has finished wooing Lady Blightwing, he should introduce me to his liege, the Duke of Crows.
Objective: Talk to the Duke of Crows
The Duke of Crows agreed to give me the key if I help defeat his enemies, the Exarchs of Dross. I should begin by scattering the crows surrounding the Duke's position.
Objective: Scatter the Exarchs of Dross: 0/3
Optional Step: Talk to Luciana
I scattered the Exarchs gathered around the Duke's position. I should discuss our next move with the Knight of Marrow.
Objective: Talk to the Knight of Marrow
The Knight of Marrow wants me to destroy something called "The Motionless Guardian." I should find and destroy this mysterious foe.
Objective: Destroy the Motionless Guardian
I defeated the guardian scarecrow. I should return to Blackfeather Castle. Hopefully the Duke of Crows will honor our agreement.
Objective: Return to Blackfeather Castle
Objective Hint: Follow the Elevated Platforms
I should talk to the Duke of Crows. Hopefully he'll tell me the location of the key.
Objective: Talk to the Duke of Crows
The Duke of Crows needs me to help him with a scheme to frighten the Exarch's leader, the Queen of Chaff. I should follow him into the Incarnatorium.
Objective: Enter the Incarnatorium
Optional Step: Talk to Luciana
I must talk to the Duke of Crows about his plot to get rid of the Queen of Chaff.
Objective: Talk to the Duke of Crows
The Queen of Chaff and her entourage entered the Incarnatorium. I should hide and listen to the Duke and the Queen's negotiation.
Objective: Hide and Listen to the Negotiation
The Duke of Crows gave me the signal to throw a switch. I should pull one of these levers and see what happens.
Objective: Pull a Lever
The Duke of Crows gave me the signal to throw another switch. I should pull one of these levers and see what happens.
Objective: Pull Another Lever
The Duke of Crows gave me the signal to throw another switch. I should pull one of these levers and see what happens.
Objective: Pull A Third Lever
The Duke of Crows gave me the final signal. I should pull one last lever and see what happens
Objective: Pull the Final Lever
The Duke seems pleased that we were able to drive out the Exarchs of Dross. I should talk to him.
Objective: Talk to the Duke of Crows
I helped the Duke scare off the Queen of Chaff, but the key remains just out of reach—locked behind a door. I must make my way through the Incarnatorium to claim the key.
Objective: Claim the Key
The Shadow of Sotha Sil stole the key and unleashed a terrifying Wraith-of-Crows. I must defeat this otherworldly creature.
Objective: Defeat the Wraith-of-Crows
I defeated the Wraith-of-Crows. I should find the Duke of Crows and discuss our next move.
Objective: Talk to the Duke of Crows
The Shadow snatched the Skeleton Key right out from under me. I should inform Luciana of all that's happened.
Objective: Talk to Luciana
Finishes quest An alarm sounded in the Machine District. I should meet Luciana back at the Clockwork Basilica to figure out what is going on.
Objective: Talk to Luciana at the Basilica


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