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Dread Ring Campaign

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A ruined, necromantic focus of incredible power, the Dread Ring serves as the fortress of Valindra Shadowmantle. From there, Valindra follows commands given to her by the lich zulkirs of distant Thay.
A cabal of red wizards calling themselves the Thayan Resurrection wish to overthrow the lich zulkirs, and fed information on Valindra's plans to Lord Neverember. Now, the army of Neverwinter marches to war.

The Dread Ring Campaign is part of Module 2: Shadowmantle. This new campaign takes place in the Dread Ring adventure zone. Players can unlock new content, collect new rewards and earn new boons.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Monday Necromancy Complete the Lair of the Day to earn extra [Vanguard Scrip].
Tuesday Evocation Assault the Dread Spire to earn a [Enchanting Stone, Rank 5], [Enchanting Stone, Rank 4], or [Enchanting Stone, Rank 3].
Wednesday Conjuration Assault the Death Forge to earn a [Enchanting Stone, Rank 5], [Enchanting Stone, Rank 4], or [Enchanting Stone, Rank 3].
Thursday Illusion Assault the Phantasmal Fortress to earn a [Enchanting Stone, Rank 5], [Enchanting Stone, Rank 4], or [Enchanting Stone, Rank 3].
Friday Necromancy Complete the Lair of the Day to earn extra [Vanguard Scrip].
Weekend Liberation Complete the Lair of your choice to earn any quality Mark of Stability, Union or Power.

Currencies[edit | edit source]

Introduction Quests[edit | edit source]

  1. Get Conquering Our Dread from Sergeant Knox in Protector's Enclave.
  2. Talk to General Sabine. Get The Ashen Battlefield and My Enemy's Enemy. Talk to Jesket, the Renegade.
  3. Leave Protector's Enclave and cross the Ashen Battlefield map, eventually defeating Varkoss the Unliving.
  4. Talk to Sergeant Knox in the Dread Ring's Vanguard Camp. Get Wages of War.
    1. Talk to Celeste. Get Planar Binding (repeatable).
    2. Talk to Makos. Get Contingency (repeatable).
    3. Talk to Xuna. Get Shatter (repeatable).
  5. Talk to Sergeant Knox. Get Heart of Dread.
  6. Talk to Rath Modar. Get Seizing Power.
  7. Talk to Sergeant Knox. Get A New Day.
  8. Complete "Study Thayan Writings" campaign task. Return the next day.

Repeatable Quests[edit | edit source]

Sergeant Knox offers a quest that rewards 30 Thayan Scroll:


Each day, Sergeant Knox also offers one lair quest. Each rewards 3 Vanguard Scrip, 5 Thayan Scroll and 1 Thayan Cipher:


Each day, Vanguard Camp NPCs offer three zone quests. Each rewards 3 Vanguard Scrip:

In a week of quests, it is possible to obtain 65 Thayan Scroll, 7 Thayan Cipher and at least 90 Vanguard Scrip.

Module 8: Underdark added a Demon Hunter NPC that gives the Dread Ring: Demon Hunting daily quest to complete 3 Demonic Heroic Encounters in Dread Ring. This quest gives 3 Vanguard Scrip, 5 Thayan Scroll,and 1 Thayan Cipher

Campaign Tasks[edit | edit source]

Name Thayan Scroll Vanguard Scrip Thayan Cipher Gold Time Description
Study Thayan Writings 5 1 10s Study Thayan Scrolls to learn secret Thayan techniques. (repeatable 7 times)
Decipher Thayan Writings 10 5 1 1 10s Use Thayan Ciphers to decode secret Thayan writings. (repeatable 24 times)
Valindra's Tower Key 5 15 3 20h [Valindra's Tower Key]s are required to open special chests in the Valindra's Tower dungeon.
Forge Silver Gauntlet 40 20h Learn to forge a [Silver Gauntlet] to open Arcane Coffers.
Forge Platinum Gauntlet 50 70 1 20h Learn to forge a [Platinum Gauntlet] to open Arcane Coffers.
Forge Mithral Gauntlet 60 100 2 20h Learn to forge a [Mithral Gauntlet] to open Arcane Coffers.
Forge Adamantine Gauntlet 70 120 3 20h Learn to forge a [Adamantine Gauntlet] to open Arcane Coffers.
Recover Thayan Gear 35 20 5 20h Search through the Vanguard's plunder to find useful equipment. ([Vanguard Dark Gifts Voucher])
Trade Thayan Intelligence 1 20h Donate Thayan Ciphers to the Neverwinter Vanguard. (15 Vanguard Scrip)

Boons[edit | edit source]

There are a total of 5 boons available in the Dread Ring Campaign.

  • Thayan Apprentice Technique: available after completing Study Thayan Writings 3 times.
  • Thayan Initiate Technique: available after completing Study Thayan Writings 7 times in total.
  • Thayan Adept Technique: available after completing Decipher Thayan Writings 7 times.
  • Thayan Master Technique: available after completing Decipher Thayan Writings 14 times in total.
  • Thayan Grandmaster Technique: available after completing Decipher Thayan Writings 24 times in total.

Campaign Store[edit | edit source]

Thayan Relic Trader[edit | edit source]

Fadime Zatar will trade:

External Links[edit | edit source]