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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.
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Ruin:
Sanctum Ophidia
(view on map)
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Trial
Discoverable Yes
Completion Objective
Dungeon Yes
# of Zones 1
Zone
Upper CraglornCraglorn
Location
Northern Craglorn
The entrance to Sanctum Ophidia

Sanctum Ophidia is an ancient Nedic temple in northern Craglorn.

Inside Sanctum Ophidia
The last room in Sanctum Ophidia where you will face The Serpent
The Serpent's Image of Tamriel (Veteran mode only)

It is the stronghold of the 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]

Characters[edit]

Enemies[edit]

Normal Enemies[edit]

Elite Enemies[edit]

Bosses[edit]

Sets[edit]

Set Name Bonuses Armor Weight
Wise Mage

2 items: Adds 19-833 Spell Critical
3 items: Adds 19-833 Spell Critical
4 items: Adds 3-129 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 8%.

Light Armor
Twice-Fanged Serpent

2 items: Adds 3-129 Weapon Damage
3 items: Adds 25-1096 Maximum Stamina
4 items: Adds 19-833 Weapon Critical
5 items: When you deal damage, your Physical Penetration is increased by 12-544 for 5 seconds, stacking up to 10 times. This effect can occur once every half second.

Medium Armor
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 10 seconds, reducing your damage taken by 30%. This effect can occur once every 35 seconds.

Heavy Armor
Set Name Bonuses Location(s) Set Type
Infallible Mage

2 items: Adds 19-833 Spell Critical
3 items: Gain Minor Slayer at all times, increasing your damage done to Dungeon, Trial, and Arena Monsters by 5%.
4 items: Adds 3-129 Spell Damage
5 items: Adds 19-833 Spell Critical
5 items: Your Heavy Attacks deal an additional 20-900 damage. Enemies you damage with fully-charged Heavy Attacks are afflicted with Minor Vulnerability for 10 seconds, increasing their damage taken by 8%.

Aetherian Archive
Hel Ra Citadel
Sanctum Ophidia
Light Armor
Vicious Serpent

2 items: Adds 19-833 Weapon Critical
3 items: Gain Minor Slayer at all times, increasing your damage done to Dungeon, Trial, and Arena Monsters by 5%.
4 items: Adds 19-833 Weapon Critical
5 items: Adds 3-129 Weapon Damage
5 items: Reduces the cost of your Stamina abilities by 8%. When an enemy you have recently damaged dies, you restore 50-2150 Stamina and gain Major Expedition for 8 seconds, increasing your Movement Speed by 30%. These effects can occur once every second.

Aetherian Archive
Hel Ra Citadel
Sanctum Ophidia
Medium Armor
Eternal Warrior

2 items: Adds 4% Healing Taken
3 items: Gain Minor Aegis at all times, reducing your damage taken from Dungeon, Trial, and Arena Monsters by 5%.
4 items: Adds 28-1206 Maximum Health
5 items: Adds 4% Healing Taken
5 items: When you drop below 25% Health in combat, you heal for 290-12500 Health and gain 2-100 Ultimate. This effect can occur once every 1 minute.

Aetherian Archive
Hel Ra Citadel
Sanctum Ophidia
Heavy Armor

Achievements[edit]

There are 5 achievements associated with this location:

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

Maps[edit]

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

Notes[edit]

  • 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.

Gallery[edit]