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Generation 9: Alchemist

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For the in-game script of this Generation, see Script - Generation 9: Alchemist.

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  • To start Generation 9, you must have completed Generation 3, or reached a cumulative level of 260 and talk to Duncan about storyline change.
  • Many of the Generation 9 quests are Shadow Missions. You cannot take on more than one Shadow Mission at the same time. You are allowed to quit a Generation 9 mission to do a normal mission without penalty; simply talk to the NPC involved to restart the Generation 9 Shadow Mission.
  • Some Shadow Missions let you choose a lower difficulty setting. These missions are obtained from the Mission Board near Taillteann Headquarters.
  • Important: Doing another player's Shadow Mission will also count for yours. This can be important for the higher levels. A few Missions, however, are exceptions.

Generation 9: Alchemist is the start of Chapter 3. It introduces Alchemy, the town Taillteann, and the return of the Fomorians who dwell about in the Shadow Realm.

Changes in Generation 9 Due to Updates

NPCs involved in Alchemist

Fallon's Summons

Stamped Letter.png Name Fallon's Summons NPC Granat

All quests from Generation 9 to Generation 12, and related quests, will appear in its own "Alchemy" Quest tab in the Quest Window. Keep this in mind as your progress through Generation 9 and onward.


  1. Log out and log in or change a channel after reaching level 10 to see a cutscene and receive a 2x2-sized letter from Fallon.
  2. Reach current level 15.
  3. Talk to Granat who is located at Taillteann's Elf Headquarters.
    • Giants do not have to talk to Granat
  4. Talk to Karpfen who is located at Taillteann's Giant Headquarters.
    • Elves do not have to talk to Karpfen.
  5. Talk to Brenda who is located at Taillteann's Clothing Store
  6. Talk to Collen who is located at Taillteann's Church.
  7. Talk to Dorren who is located at the Alchemy House.
  8. Talk to Andras who is located at Taillteann Headquarters. She will take the letter.
  9. Go to the Stonehenge Altar northwest of Taillteann and enter it to start the RP Shadow Mission, Hero of Mag Tuireadh.
    • You will role-play as Fallon. This is a solo shadow mission.
    • If you somehow fail the quest or disconnect during it, the mission will return to your quest log. If you gave up the mission, simply talk to Andras to receive again.
    • You may simply kill the Black Warrior in the final wave to finish the quest.
  10. Manually complete the quest to receive 20000 EXP and wait for the next quest.

Andras's Test

Alchemist Seal.png Name Andras's Test NPC Andras

Older quests may have the player talk to Andras after defeating the Black Dire Wolf Cubs.


  1. Talk to Andras.
  2. Defeat 10 Black Dire Wolf Cubs.
    • Although the quest beacon points to the south of Taillteann, there are also wolves a bit northwest (past the Moon Gate and a bit before the Stonehenge).
  3. Defeat 3 Plateau Boars. Talk to Andras to receive the Alchemist Seal.
    • The boars are located west of Taillteann.
  4. Talk to Andras.
  5. Use Taillteann's Stonehenge to start the 2-player RP Shadow Mission, Alchemist Seal.
    • You will roleplay as Leymore, and your partner will be Cai.
      • This RP can be soloed, resulting in Cai having his own AI.
      • Setting up Barrier Spikes in the beginning is recommended.
      • Upon completion of the Shadow Mission, you will learn Novice rank Barrier Spikes.
      • Throughout the Generation the quests will complete for all party members however the Shadow Missions will only complete for leader.
      • If you somehow fail the quest or disconnect during it, the mission will return to your quest log. If you gave up the mission, return to Andras to receive the mission.
  6. Manually complete the quest to receive 15000 EXP and wait for the next one.

Deliver the Shadow Realm Supplies

Andras's Supply.png Name Deliver the Shadow Realm Supplies NPC Andras

You will run your first actual Shadow Mission. Multiple players assisting and on the same quest will also complete this. This applies for Generation 9 and onward, unless stated otherwise.


  1. Talk to Andras to receive Andras's Supply and the Shadow Mission, Deliver the Supplies.
    • Two other players may join and assist you.
      • Anyone assisting will also receive the same rewards. Keep this in mind as you progress through Generation 9.
  2. Go to Taillteann's Stonehenge and enter the Shadow Realm to start the mission.
    • Make your way to Taillteann by hitting the Orbs and defeating the monsters it summons.
    • Caution: The final wave is a very large group of monsters from the previous waves.
  3. Manually complete the quest to receive 10000 EXP and wait for the next one.

Fallon's Request

Ice Spear Crystal.png Name Fallon's Request NPC Dorren

  1. Talk to Dorren. She will teach you Mana Crystallization at Novice Rank.
  2. Deliver 7 Ice Spear Crystals to Dorren.
    • Ice Spear Crystals are formed by the Mana Crystallization skill, using five charges of Ice Spear and a Water Crystal near a Steam Oven.
    • They can also be obtained from another player or simply purchasing them from Dorren for 300g each.
      • If you lack Ice Spear, you may have another player with that skill to cast it for you.
  3. Manually complete the quest to receive 8000 EXP and wait for the next one.

Back to the Battlefield

Ice Mine.png Name Back to the Battlefield NPC Eabha

Ice Mines can only be set up in the Shadow Realm and Dungeons. Ice Mines automatically detonate when enemies walk by Ice Mines. You may target them for a premature detonation, however this may result in friendly fire, or even cause self-injury from the Ice Mines if they were detonated by nearby players or was detonated with its explosion radius.


  1. Talk to Eabha. He will give you 7 Ice Mine Requested for Delivery.
  2. Talk to Andras. She will give you the Shadow Mission, Deliver the Ice Mines.
    • You may bring up to two others to assist you.
    • Upon entering the mission, the 7 Ice Mines become usable and can be set on the ground. Beware of friendly fire if prematurely detonating with Ranged Attacks, Magic, Alchemy Skills, or Dual Guns normal attacks.
      • You cannot keep the Ice Mines; if you leave the mission early, they will drop to the ground for your party members to use.
      • The Ice Mines are not necessary to complete the mission.
      • It is best to place the Ice Mines by the pathway where the monsters spawn, and let the incoming mobs aggro you, luring them directly into the mine. Have Windmill loaded a few steps behind the mine, in case some monsters were not wiped out.
      • Jenna will aid you.
        • If Jenna dies, the mission automatically fails.
        • If you are using the Ice Mines, do not place them near Jenna, as they may kill her.
  3. Return to Andras.
  4. Manually complete the quest to receive 30000 EXP and wait for the next one.

Temple Knights

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Name Temple Knights NPC Andras

To access the Bean Rua Club, you must wait until 6:00PM (18:00) and have at least 2,000 Gold for 2 passes. You may want to save the Wings of the Blue Goddess you obtain from Pierrick when talking to him with the Temple Knights Keyword.
Completion of this quest will also unlock the Metal Conversion quest: The Corrupted Alchemist.


  1. Talk to Andras to receive the Temple Knights Keyword.
  2. Talk to Pierrick with the keyword. He will direct you to Lucas and give you a Wings of the Blue Goddess to Emain Macha.
  3. Talk to Lucas, the owner of the Bean Rua pub in Emain Macha.
  4. Hunt 10 Kobold Bandits. They frequently appear in Reighinalt, which is closer to Bangor.
    • The easiest way is to travel to Reighinalt using the Moon Gate near Bangor, then after hunting the Kobold Bandits, use the Wings of the Blue Goddess to teleport back to Emain Macha.
  5. Return to Lucas and receive the the Temple Knight Medal.
  6. Drop the Medal onto Rundal's altar and run the Temple Knight Medal dungeon.
    • This is a solo dungeon, so be prepared before entering.
    • The dungeon is one floor, moderately long.
    • The Shielded Temple Knights possesses level 3 Natural Shield.
    • The boss is several Temple Knights. There is also one Knight with a Bow, which has Heavy Stander.
    • The layout of the boss room is different from a normal Rundal, containing obstacles such as pillars and a cage.
    • Upon clearing the boss room, you will receive the Arrowhead Necklace, the Shadow Mission The Broken Arrow, and a Wings of the Blue Goddess to Taillteann's Stonehenge.
    • If you somehow lose the Temple Knight Medal, ask Lucas for another. Remember to obtain another Bean Rua Pass if you do.
  7. Use Taillteann's Stonehendge with the newly acquired shadow mission.
    • The Broken Arrow is simply a cutscene.
    • If you somehow lose both the Necklace and the Shadow Mission, go to Collen at the Church in Taillteann for another.
  8. Return to Andras.
  9. Manually complete the quest to receive 20000 EXP and wait for the next one.

Secret Mission

Red Arat Berry.pngPurple Arat Berry.png Name Secret Mission NPC Andras

This mission is extremely similar to Defeat Crag Cow. The mobs are replaced with mostly Red Spiders and Skeleton Wolves and there is no boss to fight. You may bring your own Red or Purple Arat Berry beforehand. Simply use it and look for Elatha. Elatha will only appear if a Red or Purple Arat Berry is eaten.


  1. Talk to Andras.
  2. Talk to Berched, located at the Druid's House northwest of Taillteann, to receive the Shadow Mission Shadow Walker.
  3. Talk to Elatha to complete the mission.
    • Elatha spawns at a random spot around the lake.
    • You must use Purple or Red Arat Berries to find him.
      • They can be obtained by defeating the mobs near a tree, which will then grow Arat Berries or you can bring outside ones.
    • If you cannot obtain any Red or Puple Arat Berries, you cannot complete the mission.
  4. Manually complete the quest (6,000 EXP) and wait for the next one.

The Fomors' Counterattack

Shadow Mission Icon.png Name The Fomors' Counterattack NPC Andras

Having a high damage skill is an asset as an average player.
If more than one person are doing the same mission, it will count for everyone.
Completing each mission will automatically assign the next mission based on your Talent Level. It is advised to give up the mission and select Basic Difficulty in order to advance through this quest smoothly.


  1. Talk to Andras.
  2. Go to the Shadow Mission Board near Andras or Taillteann's Stonehenge and accept the Shadow Mission "Defeat Crag Cow" and complete it.
    • You may bring one other person with you.
  3. Take on the "Defeat the Shadow Warrior" Shadow Mission and complete it.
    • It is a solo quest.
  4. Return to Andras. Complete the quest (8,000 EXP) and wait for the next one.

Elatha's Memory

Elatha's Chain Necklace.png Name Elatha's Memory NPC Berched

You will be Role-Playing as Elatha, an Incubus. Due to the amount of speech bubbles you may encounter while fighting the Phantom masks, you may want to disable Names (Left CTRL + N by default) to get a clearer view.


  1. Talk to Berched. He will give you Elatha's Chain Necklace (2 x 1) and a Wings of the Blue Goddess to Emain Macha.
  2. Drop the chain necklace at Coill Dungeon's altar.
  3. Complete the quest (10,000 EXP) and wait for the next one.
    • Upon completing the quest, you will receive a Wings of the Blue Goddess to Tailteann's Stonehenge.

Secret Experiment in the Shadow Realm

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Name Secret Experimentation in Shadow World

Discovered Secret

NPC Granat

It is advised to bring a full party of three for Secret Experiment Clue II.


  1. Talk to Granat.
  2. Talk to Dorren and complete the quest (6,000 EXP). She will give you a Sundial of Darkness and Collection Book - Clues of the Secret Experiment.
    • You must complete Secret Experiment Clue I and II to complete the collection book.
      • You may bring another person with you.
      • Clear the switches around Shadow Taillteann, then defeat the boss at the town square. The reward chest contains Alchemy Experiment Scraps, which must be placed in the book.
        • Entering between 6am to 5:59pm (06:00~17:59) will reward scraps 1~4.
        • Entering between 6pm to 5:59am (18:00~05:59) will reward scraps 5~8.
        • The above times are in Erinn Time.
      • The second mission is significantly harder than the first.
      • If you have not completed the book yet, talk to Dorren to re-receive Secret Experiment Clues II.
  3. Complete the quest (30,000 EXP). An owl should come by shortly after.
  4. Open the collection book and receive your reward. It will fill in the mission requirement afterward.
    • If you collected the reward from the collection book before you received the quest, talk to Dorren, change channel or re-log to complete the quest.
  5. Talk to Andras for the second part of "Unfold the Secret." Complete the quest (8,000 EXP) and wait for the next one.

Noitar Arat

Torque of Alchemy.png Name Noitar Arat NPC Andras

The following Shadow Mission is quite lengthy. Preparation is advised before attempting the mission.


  1. Talk to Andras. You will receive the Shadow Mission Alchemy Experimentation in the Shadow World - Claimh Solas.
    • You may bring one other person with you.
    • Clear the switches around Shadow Taillteann.
    • After clearing all the switches, a cutscene will occur. Afterwards, head to the town square to fight another wave of enemies with Leymore.
    • After the first wave, a cutscene will occur, where Leymore will give you a Torque of Alchemy, create a Barrier Spike, and leave. A second wave of enemies will spawn.
    • After the second wave, another cutscene will occur. A Shadow Commander named Tethra will appear. He has Life Drain to absorb the HP of his enemies around him and can summon Snow Golems when on low HP.
    • A cutscene occurs upon defeating Tethra.
  2. Give Dorren the Torque.
  3. Talk to Berched. Complete the quest (8,000 EXP). Wait for the next two quests.

Jenna and Leymore

Jandl.PNG Name Jenna and Leymore NPC Collen

This quest may come after you already have the next one and appears to be just for story. You may need to change channels or re-login for it to arrive.


  1. Talk to Collen. A cutscene will occur.
  2. Complete the quest (8,000 EXP).

Shadow Expeditionary Force

Heart of Courcle Sketch.png Name Shadow Expeditionary Force NPC Andras

  1. Talk to Andras. You will receive the Shadow Mission Sketch the Heart of Courcle, along with 2 Sketch Papers.
    • You may bring two other people with you.
    • Clear the switches around Shadow Taillteann, then head to the town square and sketch the Heart of Courcle.
      • Defeat the Shadow Alchemists guarding the Heart of Courcle to complete the Shadow Mission. Be sure to sketch the artifact before leaving.
      • You only have to sketch the artifact once, even though you are given two pieces of Sketch Paper.
  2. Talk to Granat.
  3. Talk to Karpfen. You will receive the Shadow Mission Scouting Mission.
    • You may bring up to 4 other people to assist you.
    • Move forward. Around the entrance are Ice Mine traps.
      • If possible, you may summon a mount and ride on it until it freezes. When it freezes, the people on top will not be frozen and the pet can be desummoned to prevent it from taking damage. However, when you resummon it, the pet will act as if it were "frozen" and be unable to move for a while.
    • A cutscene will occur after moving past the Ice Mines. Defeat Glas Ghaibhleann.
      • Glas Ghaibhleann summons Crag Cows, which have a 100% injury rate and multi-aggro.
        • If a Crag Cow is hit three times by Wind Blast, the Crag Cow will become "bewildered" and attack Glas Ghaibhleann for a while.
        • It is recommended to lure Glas Ghaibhleann away from the Crag Cows.
    • A cutscene will occur after defeating Glas Ghaibhleann. A powerful Shadow Alchemist named Tiamat then takes its place.
      • Unlike regular Shadow Alchemists, Tiamat can use summon Snow Golems, and can also use the Bewilder skill to flip your screen upside down, making it harder to navigate.
    • One last cutscene occurs after the defeat of Tiamat. You will also learn Life Drain at Novice Rank.
  4. Complete the quest (15,000 EXP) and wait for the next quest.

Collen's Request

Dragon's Symbol.png Name Collen's Request NPC Collen, Jenna, Andras, Karpfen, Granat

  1. Talk to Collen. A cutscene will occur.
  2. Complete the Shadow Mission, Rescue Jenna.
    • This is a solo mission. You will be accompanied by Jenna.
    • Jenna has high defense and is unlikely if not impossible to be defeated.
    • You will fight 8 waves of 4 enemies. As soon a wave is defeated, the next will spawn instantly.
    • Enemies come in from two sides: Shadow Archer x2 on one side. Shadow Fighter x1, Shadow Lancer x1 on the other. #* They all have fast detection and an extremely wide aggro range.
    • If you are Knocked Unconscious, you can just wait for Jenna to kill all the monsters. However if you happen to be knocked out far away from Jenna, she may not aggro the enemies.
    • After defeating all the waves, a cutscene will occur. Afterward, you will be teleported to Renes and receive a Dragon's Symbol.
  3. Complete the quest (15,000 EXP) and wait for the next one.

Adniel's Call

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Name Adniel's Call NPC Adniel

  1. Enter Renes. A cutscene will occur. You will receive Adniel's Horn Bugle (storeable in the Me Inventory tab), which allows you to use the Dragon Support Action.
    • If another quest is accounted to enter Renes (e.g. Threat in Renes, Generation 8), this quest has priority over them.
    • The Horn is bound to the player. It can be destroyed, which is the only way to dispose it. Doing so will prevent you from using the Action. You may talk to Legatus for another one.
    • Note: Until you have finished Generation 8, you cannot use the Horn Bugle for any battle other than the one with Claimh Solas in the finale.
  2. Complete the quest (10,000 EXP) and wait for the next one.

Entrance of Noitar Arat

Shadow Mirror.png Name Entrance of Noitar Arat NPC Berched

Anyone who has The Finale can finish it in a group to get the enchant and title together.
The Last Battle will be a long drawn out fight with you and various NPCs. You are to be well prepared before attempting the mission. Supplies you will want to bring may include, but not limited to, potions, Phoenix Feathers, Bandages, and/or Advanced Phoenix Feathers for someone to spot you, in the case you get Knocked Unconscious. Healing NPCs is advised after every wave, if possible.


  1. Talk to Berched. You will receive a Shadow Mirror and the Shadow Mission The Last Battle.
    • You may bring up to eight people.
    • Fight waves of monsters along with Andras, Granat, Karpfen, and two of their race helpers for exactly 15 minutes.
      • Mobs include Shadow Warriors, Shadow Archers, Shadow Fighters, Shadow Lancers, Shadow Alchemists, and Golems.
        • These mobs have a delayed AI that will aggro the NPC when you come into their Detection Range.
      • If any race leader or both of their subordinates die, or there are too many monsters on the field, the mission automatically fails.
      • The humans and giants seem to take little to no damage from enemies. However, the elves are very vulnerable.
      • Warning: Karpfen has wide splash damage range and incredible damage. Going near her might get you or other NPCs killed.
  2. Upon completion of the mission, you will receive the Shadow Mission The Finale.
    • You may bring up to eight people.
    • A cutscene will occur. Once the cutscene is over, defeat Tethra, aided by monsters from the previous mission. Leymore, Jenna, and several other NPCs will also aid you.
      • You do not have to eliminate Tethra's aids.
    • A cutscene will occur after defeating Tethra. Head over to the south gate of Shadow Taillteann and defeat the monsters there.
      • The gate is bordered by three arcs of Barrier Spikes. However, there is a small window of opening between the edges of the spikes.
    • Another cutscene will occur, then eliminate another wave of enemies with Cai.
    • Yet another cutscene will occur, then eliminate yet another wave of enemies while protecting Cai
    • Another cutscene will occur, and the final battle with Claimh Solas begins. Cai disappears in this battle.
      • Claimh Solas attacks with a large swipe in front of it, create shockwaves all around it, or charge across a large portion of the room while tramping anything in its way.
      • At half HP, a cutscene will play and it will power up and fully heal. It will gain a new attack: Light of Sword, which summons several blades to track and rain down upon its enemies. The Light of Sword can be evaded by running around.
      • At about 1/3 HP the roof is destroyed, allowing you to use Adniel's Horn Bugle. However, Claimh Solas will receive much less damage at this point. Adniel must be summoned and its meteor must hit Claimh Solas to allow damage to return to normal.
        • If you have not completed Generation 8, you will only have one chance to break Claimh's shield, unless you have another player in your party who has the bugle and has completed Generation 8. Waiting until 6:00 am in-game time will not allow for a second try.
      • After defeating Claimh Solas, one last cutscene occurs, ending Generation 9. The Shadow Mirror will disappear from your inventory.
  3. Complete the quest (30,000 EXP) to receive the Alchemist enchant and the Shadow Hero title.

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