A Fate Worse Than Death

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Location Fort Joy
Suggested Level 5+
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A Fate Worse Than Death is a Quest in Divinity: Original Sin II

This quest is automatically acquired when you entered the tower within Gargoyle's Maze.

Important NPCs

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  1. Some of the undead ask you to release their souls from soul jar. These soul jars can be found inside illusionist's cave.
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  • After going through the Gargoyle's Maze, there is a tower with many undead inside. Talk to Necromancers then kill them. Loot Filthy Iron Key.
  • The Necromancers will respawn later, so you may want to leave them once you loot the key.
  • Destroy their soul jars in Dark Cavern.


Tips & Tricks

  • Killing the trio of Undead Necromancers at least once before using their soul jars will reward you with added experience
  • You cannot use the soul jars while in combat with the Necromancers
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    • Anonymous

      20 Sep 2017 22:47  

      Using the jars on yourself replenishes 1 source point if you don't have any, then returns an empty jar to inventory. Using all 3 jars completes the quest giving 4200xp.

      • Anonymous

        20 Sep 2017 22:22  

        I ended up picking up the soul jars and bringing them with me after handing the singular one to the lady in the sanctuary. The remaining 3 after persuading with Str them that a 'fate was worse than death". They let me live, without attacking. I dropped the jars on the ground and interacted with them, smashing them. Each skeleton's spirit was sucked up leaving the bones/loot behind. I got 4200xp after all 3 jars were destroyed.

        • Anonymous

          20 Sep 2017 18:51  

          The reward for smashing their soul jars (found in the dark cavern where Tromdoy is) was 4200xp. Its my first run, I have no idea if there is an alternate route.

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