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The Way Forward

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The Way Forward
The Way Forward Quest icon.png
Required: No
Start: Talk to Tarkleigh
Objective: Tarkleigh wants you to find a path to the Emperor's Road and the inland forest it leads to
Completion: Talk to Bestel
Boss: Captain Arteri
Captain Arteri
Key Item: Thaumetic Emblem inventory icon.pngThaumetic EmblemThaumetic EmblemDrop Level: 1A sigil of thaumaturgy graven in granite.Thaumetic Emblem inventory icon.png

Walkthrough

Activating the Graven Artefact opens the blocked pass
A letter from Piety addressed to Captain Arteri

This quest is given to you by Tarkleigh after entering the Submerged Passage.

Tarkleigh asks you to find a way to the forest around the Prison for the betterment of the encampment. He suggests the Emperor's Road. This requires you to travel through the The Prison, and into the The Prisoner's Gate, where the quest will be updated upon witnessing the closing of the road.

Once you reach the Western Forest in Act 2, you can follow the road to the blocked exit. Kill Captain Arteri for the Thaumetic Emblem inventory icon.pngThaumetic EmblemThaumetic EmblemDrop Level: 1A sigil of thaumaturgy graven in granite.Thaumetic Emblem inventory icon.png.


Use the emblem on the Thaumetic Seal, opening the way to the Prisoner's Gate. Talk to Bestel in Lioneye's Watch to receive your reward.

Quest rewards

ClassMarauderTemplarWitchShadowRangerDuelistScion
Quest
The Way Forward
Act 1
Normal
Book of Skill (The Way Forward) inventory icon.pngBook of SkillBook of SkillDrop Level: 1A Skill Book from Bestel. Right-click to gain a Passive Skill Point.Book of Skill (The Way Forward) inventory icon.png
The Way Forward
Act 1
Cruel
Book of Skill (The Way Forward) inventory icon.pngBook of SkillBook of SkillDrop Level: 1A Skill Book from Bestel. Right-click to gain a Passive Skill Point.Book of Skill (The Way Forward) inventory icon.png
The Way Forward
Act 1
Merciless
Book of Skill (The Way Forward) inventory icon.pngBook of SkillBook of SkillDrop Level: 1A Skill Book from Bestel. Right-click to gain a Passive Skill Point.Book of Skill (The Way Forward) inventory icon.png