Division: Line

-- Death's Revenge(Guardian), Boiler(Liberty)

Basic Info

  • Levels: 40 - 45
  • Factions: Rikti, Nemesis, Circle of Thorns
  • Contacts: Angus McQueen(founders' falls)
  • Reward:  C'Kelkah's ceremonial blade(souvenir), SO enhancement

1) Stop the Rikti experiment and the battle on the street

Mission: Stop Rikti street battle

Selection Text: There is a major disturbance occurring, [HERO]. A large number of Rikti troops have taken control of an area of several city blocks, and are preparing what appears to be a major dimensional experiment or mass transfer. Civil authorities were able to evacuate most civilians, but there are still several people trapped in the area. This situation has been further complicated by verified reports of Rikti fighting other Rikti. An emergency of this nature supercedes the necessities of the proper chain of command; I am thus taking initiative and requesting your assistance to stop the Rikti battle on the streets and/or rescue the civilians and/or disrupt the Rikti's experiment.
There is little time before this situation will get out of hand. I would estimate that you will have approximately 2 hours to stabilize the situation.
Type: Outdoor: Terra Volta like "Clancey Square",  Timed: 2hours
Sub-goals: 6 portal devices to adjust, 4 citizens to save
Notable mobs: Restructurist Chief Soldier (Chief Soldier)
Traditionalist Chief Mesmerist (Chief Mesmerist)
Clues: --
Commentary: I was able to complete the mission without saving all the citizens.  I only needed to grab the glowies.

2) Prevent the Rikti from achieving their aims on an alternate Earth

Mission: Disrupt Rikti portal devices

Type: Outdoor: Boomtown like
Sub-goals: 6 portal devices to adjust
Notable mobs: Restructurist Chief Soldier (Chief Soldier)
Traditionalist Chief Mesmerist (Chief Mesmerist)
Clues: Unknown sabotage
Commentary: You only need to click the glowies to complete the mission.

3) Meet Nen'Kulf and find out what he has to say

Mission: Meet with Nen'Kulf

Type: Indoor: abandoned warehouse
Sub-goals: Locate Nen-Kulf
Notable mobs: --
Clues: Nen'Kulf's Information
Commentary: This map is small, though a lot of mobs are crammed into it.  Rescuing Nen'Kulf from the mobs he is with is the minimum you have to do here.

4) Defeat and capture the Traditionalist Rikti scientist C'KelKah

Mission: Defeat C'Kelkah & her guards

Type: Indoor: 5th Column Base
Sub-goals: --
Notable mobs: C'Kelkah (Chief Mesmerist)
Clues: Interference Devices
Commentary: There are glowies in this mission that will actually give xp when clicked.  You only have to defeat all the mobs in C'Kelkah's room to complete the mission.

5) Capture the transformed Lost Nen'Kulf

Mission: Capture Nen'Kulf & his guards

Type: Indoor: office
Sub-goals: Rescue 4 citizens
Notable mobs: Nen'Kulf (Chief Mentalist)
Clues: --
Commentary: One again it seemed unnecessary to rescue the civilians when all I did was take out the mobs in the same room with Nen'Kulf.  After that I was given a mission complete.

6) Recapture C'Kelkah from the Nemesis Army

Mission: Locate C'Kelkah

Type: Indoor: tech
Sub-goals: --
Notable mobs: Traditionalist Chief Mentalist (Chief Mentalist)
Clues: C'Kelkah transerred!
Commentary: You only need to find the glowie to complete the mission.

7) Attack the Rikti base to discover their target point

Mission: Find C'Kelkah's Location

Type: Indoor: abandoned office
Sub-goals: Look for clues
Notable mobs: Traditionalist Chief Mesmerist (Chief Mesmerist)
Clues: Rikti Rescue Plans
Commentary: You only need to find the glowie to complete the mission.

Mission: Recapture C'Kelkah

Type: Indoor: tech
Sub-goals: --
Notable mobs: --
Clues: C'Kelkah speaks
Commentary: Defeating only the mobs grouped with C'Kelkah is necessary from completing.

8) Attack the suspected Restructurist Rikti conversion center

Mission: Defeat Po'Ken, Find Lost info

Type: Indoor: tech
Sub-goals: Find lost info
Notable mobs: Po'Ken (Rikti Chief Soldier)
Clues: Nen'Kulf's journal
Commentary: There will be an ambush after accepting this mission. Defeat Po'Ken's room and find the glowie to complete.

9) Pursue and capture a Traditionalist Rikti leader named Lu'Bew

Mission: Capture Lu'Bew & his staff

Type: Indoor: sewer
Sub-goals: --
Notable mobs: Lu'Bew (Rikti Chief Soldier)
Clues: Captured plans
Commentary: Defeating Lu'Bew's room will complete the mission.

10) Investigate the Rikti's capture of a Circle of Thorns sorcerer

Mission: Find captive sorcerer

Type: Indoor: CoT temple
Sub-goals: --
Notable mobs: --
Clues: Otrant's story
Commentary: Just defeating the mobs with the CoT mage to complete.

11) Travel to a parallel dimension and disrupt whatever the Rikti are doing

Mission: Disrupt Rikti portal devices

Type: Outdoor: Talos Island like  "name?"
Sub-goals: 6 portal devices to adjust
Notable mobs: --
Clues: The barrier's true nature
Commentary: Clicking the 6 glowies -or- defeating all mobs will complete the mission.

12) Disrupt the Rikti Restructurists's plans and prevent a second Rikti Invasion

Mission: Prevent a second Rikti Invasion

Type: Indoor: CoT temple
Sub-goals: 4 mystic nodes to destroy,  6 devices to destroy
Notable mobs: --
Clues: --
Commentary: Clicking all the glowies will complete the mission.

Souvenir: C'Kelkah's ceremonial blade

This ceremonial Rikti blade was given to you by the Rikti Traditionalist leader C'Kelkah as a sign of her thanks. To you it is a memento, reminding you of the strange adventure so bizarre you call it by the Rikti name: 

Division: Line

It all began when a strange Rikti dimensional experiment on the streets of the city turned into a pitched battle among the Rikti themselves! You went in to shut down the experiment and free civilians trapped between the warring sides. Though the situation was contained in the end, you were left wondering why Rikti would ever fight each other?

You next journeyed to a war-ravaged abandoned Earth to stop another Rikti interdimensional experiment. You found Rikti fighting Rikti again, and discovered that one side had already damaged the other's portal equipment.

You received word that a member of the Lost, now known by the Rikti name Nen'Kulf. You arrived in time to save Nen'Kulf from other Rikti who had caught him, and he explained to you that the Rikti on Earth were starting to factionalize. The battles you'd seen were between the Traditionalist faction, who sought to rebuild the Rikti civilization of their home world on Earth; and the Restructurist faction, who want to create a new Rikti society to handle the current situation. Nen'Kulf also gave you the location of a Traditionalist leader.

Once Nen'Kulf's information was confirmed you moved in and captured C'Kelkah, a Rikti dimensional travel scientist and one of the leaders of the Rikti Traditionalists. Curiously, you also found devices meant to disrupt interdimensional travel being prepared at the base.

Disturbing trends revealed in C'Kelkah's initial interrogation were reinforced when you discovered that Nen'Kulf had been granted a full Rikti conversion following C'Kelkah's capture. You went to capture the transformed Nen'Kulf during his first action as a full Rikti of the Lineage of War.

All plans were thrown into disarray when the Nemesis Army struck, kidnapping C'Kelkah! Nen'Kulf was killed in the attack as well. You went to recapture her from Nemesis, and found that the Rikti were already trying to do the same. Unfortunately, Nemesis had already moved C'Kelkah to another location.

With few leads on C'Kelkah's location, you hit the next best thing: the staging point for a Traditionalist Rikti operation to rescue C'Kelkah. Using information you found there, you were able to find C'Kelkah's current location and rescue her from the Nemesis Army. C'Kelkah was very thankful, and though communication was difficult, tried to thank you and explain the differences between the Rikti factions from her point of view. She explained that while the Traditionalists wanted to recreate the stable society of their home, the Restructurists were led by power hungry leaders of the Lineage of War, who wished to build a society they could rule.

To show that she was willing to work in good faith, C'Kelkah provided the location of a facility the Restructurist Rikti used to convert Lost into new troops. You shut the place down and recovered several testimonial journals from Lost converts, including one written by Nen'Kulf.

Decryptions of Nemesis Army documents you found when recapturing C'Kelkah showed that Nemesis had planned on capturing a Restructurist leader as well. With information from C'Kelkah, you were able to update the plan and captured the Restructurist General Lu'Bew, as well as plans for future Rikti operations. More important, however, was the discovery of a Rikti who used magical powers!

When questioned about the mystic Rikti, C'Kelkah replied that some Lost converts had displayed an aptitude for arcane powers. The Traditionalists had not pursued this, but there were rumors that radical Restructurists had. There were even rumors that they'd captured a Circle of Thorns sorcerer and were forcing him to teach them magic. You investigated, and found out that the rumors were true. You captured a Circle mage named Otrant who told you that the Rikti were also interested in magical barriers.

You next intercepted a Restructurist Rikti interdimensional expedition, and learned from the readings of the Rikti devices that the barrier sealing off the Rikti home world was magical in nature. Combined with the orders you found and the radical Restructurist's new magical power, it became evident that the Rikti sought to breach the mystic barrier to their home world!

The final stage was set when the radical Restructurists overran a section of Oranbega rich in stored magical energy. You rushed to the scene and fought through both Circle of Thorns defenders and Rikti attackers until you were able to stop the Restructurists plans.

With the Radical Restructurists' defeat came a the first hope of peace since the beginning of the Rikti War. C'Kelkah offered to begin cease-fire talks between the peoples of Earth and the Rikti Traditionalist faction. It's not a full peace, and it may be far off, but it is a chance.

When asked why she had been willing to help fight the Restructurists, C'Kelkah's reasoning was simple. She worried that if the Restructurists could restore contact with the Rikti home Earth, they would likely be given free reign to continue on Earth until they achieved victory. She feared that with that taste of victory, they would not allow their power to be taken away and be merged back under the command of the Lineage of War. That they might not stop with one Earth alone.

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