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Sanctum Ophidia
(view on map)
Discoverable Yes
Completion Objective
Dungeon Yes
# of Zones 1
Upper CraglornCraglorn
North of Loth'Na Caverns
Instanced Dungeon
Group Size 12
Bosses 4
Mini-Bosses 0
Veteran Speed Run Target 33 mins
Crafting Stations
  • ON-icon-Alchemist.png Alchemy Station
  • ON-icon-Enchanter.png Enchanting Table
  • ON-icon-Cooking Station.png Cooking Fire
  • ON-icon-Weaponsmith.png Blacksmithing Station
  • ON-icon-Armorsmith.png Clothing Station
  • ON-icon-Carpenter.png Woodworking Station
  • ON-icon-Jewelry Station.png Jewelry Station
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The Sanctum caverns are works of art, carved masterpieces sealed long ago. Unfortunately for Craglorn, the Ophidians were always the most … fervent of the Celestial sects.
The entrance to Sanctum Ophidia

Sanctum Ophidia is an ancient Nedic temple in northern Craglorn.

It is the stronghold of the Celestial Serpent and his Scaled Court. It has both a Normal and a Veteran mode, as well as a "Hard Mode" which can be triggered only in Veteran mode by desecrating the sacred banners of the Scaled Court. Hard Mode only affects the Celestial Serpent, making this boss fight far more challenging.

You will receive The Serpent's Egg-Tooth for defeating the Celestial Serpent with hard mode active.

Related Quests[edit]


Sanctum Ophidia
Fabius Albus
Lady Blade Merchant
Meneval (Outside)
Scaevola Calvisius
Seeks-Her-Glory Mystic
Turuk Redclaws Repeatable Quest Giver


Normal Enemies[edit]

Elite Enemies[edit]

Champion Enemies[edit]


Hard Mode[edit]

Sacred Banner

Hard Mode is only available in the Veteran version of Sanctum Ophidia. When you get to the staircase on the approach to the final boss fight against the Serpent, you have the option to burn two Sacred Banners found on either side of the staircase. If all banners are set aflame, Hard Mode will be activated, making the boss fight much more difficult.


Inside Sanctum Ophidia



Set Name Bonuses Set Type
Immortal Warrior

2 items: Adds 4% Healing Taken
3 items: Adds 28-1206 Maximum Health
4 items: Adds 4% Healing Taken
5 items: When you take damage while below 35% Health you gain Major Protection for 20 seconds, reducing your damage taken by 10%. This effect can occur once every 20 seconds.

Heavy Armor
Twice-Fanged Serpent

2 items: Adds 3-129 Weapon and Spell Damage
3 items: Adds 25-1096 Maximum Stamina
4 items: Adds 15-657 Critical Chance
5 items: When you deal damage, your Offensive Penetration is increased by 12-544 for 5 seconds, stacking up to 10 times. This effect can occur once every half second.

Medium Armor
Vicious Serpent

2 items: Adds 15-657 Critical Chance
3 items: Gain Minor Slayer at all times, increasing your damage done to Dungeon, Trial, and Arena Monsters by 5%.
4 items: Adds 15-657 Critical Chance
5 items: Adds 3-129 Weapon and Spell Damage
5 items: Reduces the cost of your Stamina abilities by 8%. When an enemy you have recently damaged dies, you restore 57-2454 Stamina and gain Major Expedition for 8 seconds, increasing your Movement Speed by 30%. These effects can occur once every second.

Medium Armor
Wise Mage

2 items: Adds 15-657 Critical Chance
3 items: Adds 15-657 Critical Chance
4 items: Adds 3-129 Weapon and Spell Damage
5 items: Enemies you damage with fully-charged Heavy Attacks are afflicted with Minor Vulnerability for 10 seconds, increasing their damage taken by 5%.

Light Armor


There are 5 Achievements associated with this trial:

Achievement Points Description Reward
ON-icon-achievement-UD Skill Master.png Sanctum Ophidia Completed 50 Defeat the Celestial Serpent. Ophidian JadeOphidian Jade
ON-icon-achievement-Veteran Speed.png Time Trial: Sanctum Ophidia 50 Complete Veteran Sanctum Ophidia within a time limit of 33 minutes. Scaled Court BrownScaled Court Brown
ON-icon-achievement-Veteran Dungeon.png Sanctum Ophidia: Feeding Pit 5 Use the feed pile in Sanctum Ophidia and survive the ensuing battle.
ON-icon-achievement-Sanctum Ophidia Conqueror.png Sanctum Ophidia Conqueror 50 Defeat the Celestial Serpent in Veteran Sanctum Ophidia. Title: Ophidian Overlord
ON-icon-achievement-Veteran Undaunted.png Sanctum Ophidia Difficult Mode 50 Defeat the Celestial Serpent after desecrating the sacred banners of the Scaled Court.


  • This trial scales to the Champion Points of the leader, to a maximum of Champion Points160.
  • This trial cannot be accessed unless the player is at least level 50 as the entrance is in Craglorn.
  • Sanctum Ophidia originally scaled to Veteran14 and had no Normal mode.


A map of the first area of Sanctum Ophidia
A map of the second area of Sanctum Ophidia
A map of the Serpent's Image