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Rhapsodies of Vanadiel Mission 2-18

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Somber Dreams
Series None
Starting NPC N/A
Title Abyssal Purveyor
Repeatable No
Description Mission Orders: The ambassador threatens to absorb dark energy from Atomos and must be stopped. His minion Cetus has swallowed you whole--vanquish him before proceeding.
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Sacrifice Of Light and Darkness


  • Examine the blue glowing ??? near the Veridical Conflux in Grauberg (S) to spawn Cetus.
    • There are multiple ??? in the area so try them all if it doesn't spawn.
    • Note: Cetus gains Dread Spikes after Aetheric Pull, so beware if you're a returning player using older gear.
  • Re-examine the ??? for a cutscene.
  • Re-enter Walk of Echoes by clicking on the Veridical Conflux or the ??? right next to it for a cutscene.


  • This fight is intended for players that are 99. If you attempt this fight below 99 you may die.
  • In the event you wipe, you will no longer be able to go back and re-enter by clicking the ??? beside a Cavernous Maw. You will need to walk to Grauberg (S) manually.
    • If you don't have a Survival Guide directly to Pashhow Marshlands (S) or North Gustaberg (S) (zones directly connected to Grauberg) follow as such:
      • If you have Rolanberry Fields (S) use it and follow beneath the next step.
      • Otherwise take the Survival Guide to Vunkerl Inlet (S) and make your way to H-11. This will take you off map and eventually you'll come to a drop at I-11 you want to take to move towards J-12, zoning you into Rolanberry Fields (S).
      • Make your way down to I-14, grab the Survival Guide, and zone into Pashhow Marshlands (S).
      • This zone is exactly the same as the present (except there's no Konschtat Highlands yet so the zone is barricaded off). No surprise walls, so head to G-10 and start hugging the left. This will take you off map to G-11 where you'll hit the zone line for Grauberg (S).
  • To make your way back to the ???, just head to F-5 (G/H-6 is a one way drop, so you need to go the longer way).

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