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Shadows of the Hist
ON-qico-Group Area.png Help a Shadowscale destroy a dangerous new group of assassins.
Zone: Shadowfen
Quest Giver: Hides-the-Ashes
Location(s): Cradle of Shadows
Reward: Unidentified Cradle of Shadows Armaments
1 Skill Point
Average Leveled Gold
XP Gain: Standard
Group Group Size: 4
What is going on inside the Cradle of Shadows?


An Argonian Shadowscale named Tsatva-Lan went missing while investigating the lair of a rival group of assassins known as the Silken Ring. His former student, Hides-the-Ashes, asked me to help her track down her mentor and rescue him.


Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Talk to Hides-the-Ashes inside Cradle of Shadows to receive the quest or take the quest via Collections tab.
  2. Defeat the waves of Silken Ring assassins and travel through the Spider Caves

Detailed Walkthrough[edit]

Quest Stages[edit]

Silk and Shadow
Finishes Quest Journal Entry
I must explore the ruins to find Tsatva-Lan, and his second-scale, Geel-Ma.
Objective: Explore the Cradle of Shadows
My progress is blocked by two locked gates. I must find a way to progress deeper into the Cradle of Shadows.
Objective: Find a Way Out of the Central Chamber
I discovered a shadowy cave network full of Mephala's servants and horrifying beasts. I must fight my way through the darkness to find the exit.
Objective: Escape the Spider Caves
I discovered a switch. I should pull it to open one of the blocked gates.
Objective: Unlock the Northern Gate
Switching the lever opened the North Gate. I should explore that wing of the Cradle.
Objective: Search Beyond the North Gate
A massive spider has descended from the shadows to block my progress. I must kill this (?).
Objective: Kill the Votary of Velidreth
I discovered a second switch. It might help me gain access to the rest of the Cradle's ruins.
Objective: Pull the Second Switch
I unlocked the remaining gate, and witnessed Tsatva-Lan's treachery. I should regroup with Hides-the-Ashes in the Central Chamber to discuss our next move.
Objective: Return to the Central Chamber
I must kill Velidreth's top assassin, Dranos Velador.
Objective: Kill Dranos Velador
I must find the lair of Velidreth, the Lady of Lace.
Objective: Find Velidreth's Lair
I found Velidreth's Lair. I must slay her to end the threat of the Silken Ring and discover the fate of Hides-the-Ashes's traitorous mentor, Tsatva-Lan.
Objective: Defeat Velidreth, the Lady of Lace
☑Finishes quest Velidreth is dead, but Tsatva-Lan has not answered for what he has done. I should speak to Hides-the-Ashes about what she intends to do with him.
Objective: Talk to Hides-the-Ashes


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