Online:Breaking Fort Virak

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ON-qico-Zone Story.png Help liberate Fort Virak from the Covenant forces.
Zone: Stonefalls
Zone StoryThis quest is part of the Zone Story
Faction: Ebonheart Pact
Objective: Required for Cadwell's Almanac Fort Virak — Repel Covenant forces from Fort Virak.
Quest Giver: Sergeant Gjorring
Location(s): Fort Virak, Fort Virak Ruin
Prerequisite Quest: The Coral Heart
Previous Quest: To Fort Virak
Next Quest: Evening the Odds
Reward: High Leveled Gold
XP Gain: High
Between this world and the other.
The Covenant has seized Fort Virak. They're serving under the command of General Serien. The Pact's army — led by the Indorils, Holgunn, and Walks-in-Ash — has besieged the fort in an attempt to retake it.

Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Talk to Garyn Indoril.
  2. Kill and inspect three Covenant soldiers.
  3. Bring the evidence to Garyn.
  4. Unlock the door in the catacombs with the help of Walks-in-Ash's transformation potion.

Detailed Walkthrough[edit]

Sergeant Gjorring sends you to Garyn Indoril who is leading the charge to take back the fort. Garyn is in the command tent east of the sergeant.

Garyn asks you to inspect the fallen bodies of Covenant troops for anything suspicious. The front lines are to the north. On the way there, you may notice zombies mixed into the Covenant troops. You find old bandages, a putrid eye, and a necrotic hand on three of the dead soldiers. You return with the evidence to Garyn. The Covenant is raising its dead soldiers to continue fighting.

To stop this, you need to join Walks-in-Ash in Fort Virak Ruin. Because you are missing your soul, you are able to use an elixir her grandfather created to pass through the Fort Virak catacombs and end the siege. However, you need to avoid the ghosts inside the ruin, and unlock the door first.

For this section, pay attention to the ghosts. If you get hit by them, you will be sent back to the real world, and will need to drink another potion.

Return to Walks-in-Ash, who tells you her soldiers are attacking the fort. She gives you some gold.

Quest Stages[edit]

Breaking Fort Virak
Finishes Quest Journal Entry
A perimeter guard instructed me to speak with Garyn Indoril at the Pact's siege camp.
Objective: Talk to Garyn Indoril
Garyn doesn't believe General Serien has the soldiers he needs to hold Fort Virak, yet the Covenant is still holding the fort. He's asked me to look for anything odd.
Objective: Examine Dead Soldiers: 0/3
Hidden Objective: Collect a Putrid Eye
Objective Hint: While I examined this soldier, it's eye fell out. It must have been rotting for several days.
Hidden Objective: Collect a Discolored Limb
Objective Hint: A soldier's hand is covered with necrotic lesions. It must have been dead for several days.
Hidden Objective: Collect a Rotting Heart
Objective Hint: Found a Rotting Heart
I collected a number of putrified [sic] body parts from dead Covenant soldiers. Strangely, these specimens appear to be long dead—several days old, at least. Perhaps Garyn will know what it means.
Objective: Talk to Garyn Indoril
I should enter the ruins to meet Walks-in-Ash.
Objective: Enter the Ruins
I should speak to Walks-in-Ash inside the ruins.
Objective: Talk to Walks-in-Ash
Walks-in-Ash has instructed me to drink the Transformation Potion.
Objective: Use a Transformation Potion
I stepped between worlds. Walks-in-Ash has instructed me to enter the ruin [sic] corridors beneath the fort.
Objective: Pass through the Wall
I'm in the ruined corridors beneath Fort Virak. I must avoid ghosts prowling the "otherworld" while making my way to the area exit. I should be able to leave the ghost-infested corridors through the far broken wall.
Objective: Sneak through Ruined Corridors
Hidden Objective: Avoid Detection
Hidden Objective: You Left The Area
I'm in position. I should open the door for Walks-in-Ash her troops by pulling the nearby lever.
Objective: Unlock the Door
☑Finishes quest Now that we've entered the fort, I should speak to Walks-in-Ash.
Objective: Talk to Walks-in-Ash