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Assist Telenger with a problem at the Falinesti Autumn Site.
Zone: Reaper's March
Objective: Falinesti Autumn Site — Help Telenger at the Falinesti Autumn Site.
Quest Giver: Berdonion, Ghadar, Calircarya, Andewen, Telenger the Artificer
Location(s): Falinesti Autumn Site, Halls of Ichor
Reward: Artificer's Vestments
High Leveled Gold
A web of corruption issues forth from the Falinesti ruins
Telenger the Artificer, a reknowned [sic] sage, has come to the Falinesti Autumn Site in search of answers.

Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Destroy the three corruption stones.
  2. Read Fascinating Relics in the Halls of Ichor.
  3. Talk to Telenger the Artificer.
  4. Talk to Telenger deeper in the tunnels.
  5. Protect Telenger while he unseals the door.
  6. Destroy the corruption in the temple.
  7. Talk to Telenger.

Detailed Walkthrough[edit]

Talk to Andewen at Falinesti Autumn Site. She asks you to help Telenger the Artificer since he's driving her crazy. She tells you a cult controls the Halls of Ichor, tunnels at the site, and they sealed the entrance to the Halls with corruption stones. If you destroy the stones, you'll be able to enter the tunnels. Telenger is somewhere inside them.

The three corruption stones are south of Andewen. Each stone is in a small cave, along with hostile members of the Arbordawn cult.

After the stones have been destroyed, head south and enter the Halls of Ichor. On a chair to the left, you find Fascinating Relics, a note from Telenger to his assistant. Continue west into the tunnels, and talk to Telenger. He thinks the Arbordawn cult is harmless compared to the Daedra. He transformed Indring, the leader of the cult, into a chicken just before you arrived. Telenger uncovered an ancient temple in the deeper tunnels. He wants you to accompany him to the temple, and you agree to meet in the lower tunnels.

The Temple in the Tunnels[edit]

Telenger ports himself away with a spell, and you follow the path to a vine door, continue north to another vine door, then follow the path around. Talk to Telenger. If he's not immediately able to interact with, you may have to wait a bit. You need to protect Telenger from spider daedra as he dispels the wards.

Enter the temple with Telenger. However, the Spider Queen ensnares him in a magical chain. Defeat her and the other two spider daedra, then follow Telenger into the next room.

Webspinner, Debaser, and Consumer[edit]

"Ah, welcome to my realm, mortals."
"A daedric prince herself in these tunnels? I should have known!"
"Do be quiet, Artificer, your companion is far more intriguing. Come child, speak with me!"

The Daedric Prince Mephala appears as a ghostly spider daedra. She reveals that the Arbordawn cultists are her newest Deathweavers. "The lost city, the Artificer, all tremble in the web of Mephala."

She tells you to take Telenger with you and leave, since "you've done your part."

Speak to Telenger about Mephala and the cult. He says opening the temple was a bad idea, and it needs to be resealed.

"It'll be the work of a moment. Mephala! You face Telenger the Artificer. You'll learn what it means to ensnare one such as me in your web."
"No! How dare you, mortal."
"I am the Artificer, madam. That's why I dare."

The room glows white, and you are teleported back to where you met Andewen at the start of the quest. Talk to Telenger.

He thinks the temple is sealed, at least judging by Mephala's reaction.

"It's a shame we didn't discover where the Falinesti have gone. it may have to remain one of Tamriel's great mysteries."

He thanks you and gives you a reward.

Quest Stages[edit]

The Arbordawn Cult
Finishes Quest Journal Entry
Objective: Talk to Andewen
Hidden Objective: Destroy the Corruption Stones
Objective: Destroy the Stones
Objective: Enter the Halls of Ichor
Objective: Find Telenger
Objective: Talk to Telenger
Objective: Protect Telenger
Objective: Enter the Temple
Objective: Clear the Temple of Daedra
Objective: Enter Inner Temple
Objective: Follow Telenger
Objective: Talk to Mephala
Objective: Wait for Telenger to Seal the Temple
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