Thepem and Zosilem Quests

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Thepem and Zosilem are an alchemist and his apprentice found in the alchemist shop in the Royal city. They give tiered quests, requiring that a number of quests be completed in each tier before you may progress to the next tier.

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You must begin with the quests of the apprentice, Thepem.

  • You must complete 5 tier 1 quests to reach tier 2
  • You must complete 5 tier 2 quests to reach Zosilem’s quests
  • You will need to complete 10 of Zosilem’s tier 1 quests to reach his tier 2
  • You must complete 20 tier 2 quests to reach Zosilem’s highest tier, tier 3
  • The quests are subject to a ‘cool down’ period before you may repeat them:
    • Tier 1 (both types) – 30 minutes.
    • Tier 2 (both types) – 2 hours.
    • Tier 3 – 24 hours.

The Quests

Thepem – Tier 1

All That Glitters
Objective: Obtain 5 congealed slug acid and 1 pile of inspected gold ingots.

The congealed slug acid congealedslugacid can be found on the corpses of acid slugs in the Underworld or the Passage of Tears mini-champ spawn in the Stygian Abyss.

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To get the pile of inspected gold ingots inspectedgoldingots drop 20 gold ingots onto either Thepem or Zosilem.

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Reward: 1 Elixir of Gold Conversion elixirofgoldconversion
This item turns up to 500 dull copper ingots into 500 gold ingots.

Tasty Treats
Objective: Obtain 5 boura skins and 1 dough.

The boura skins bouraskin can be found on the corpses of High Plains Boura. More rarely they can also be found on Lowland Boura, and Ruddy Boura. The most readily accesible High Plains Boura are found just north of Royal City

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Dough dough can be crafted with the cooking skill. It requires flour, water, and a cooking tool.

Reward: 1 Tasty Treat sliceofbacon
For pets only
Increases stats by 5%
Duration 20 minutes

Cooldown 2 minutes

Thepem – Tier 2

Metal Head
Objective: Obtain 10 undamaged iron beetle scales, 1 pile of inspected dull copper ingots, 1 pile of inspected shadow ingots, 1 pile of inspected copper ingots, and 1 pile of inspected bronze ingots.

The undamaged iron beetle scales undamagedironbeetlescal can be found on the corpses of iron beetles in the Underworld.

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To get the piles of inspected dull copper, shadow, copper, and bronze ingots drop 20 of each type of ingot onto Thepem or Zosilem.
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Reward: 1 Elixir of Metal Conversion elixirofmetalconversion

This item converts up to 500 iron ingots into either dull copper, shadow, copper, or bronze ingots. (It’s random which one you get.)

Pink is the New Black
Objective: Obtain 5 seared fire ant goo and 1 pile of inspected agapite ingots.

The seared fire ant goo searedfireantgoo can be found on the corpses of fire ants in the Abyss.

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Fire ants spawn during the first level only at three mini-champ locations.

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The Lava Caldera, Fire Temple Ruins
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Crimson Veins.

To get the pile of inspected agapite ingots drop 20 agapite ingots on Thepem or Zosilem.

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Reward: 1 Elixir of Agapite Conversion elixirofagapiteconversion

This item turns up to 500 shadow ingots into 500 agapite ingots.

Zosilem – Tier 1

Dabbling on the Dark Side
Objective: Obtain 5 boura skins, 10 fairy dragon wings, and 1 dough.

The boura skins can be found as described in Thepem’s quest ‘Tasty Treats’ above.

The fairy dragon wings fairydragonwing can be found on the corpses of fairy dragons in the Abyss.
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The fairy dragons spawn as the first level of the mini-champ outside the Stygian Dragon’s lair.

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Dough, crafted with cooking skill, as above

Reward: 2 Deliciously Tasty Treats 2slicesofbacon

For pets only
Increases stats by 10%
Duration 10 minutes.
Cooldown 60 minutes

The Brainy Alchemist
Objective: Obtain 1 arcane gem, 10 undamaged undead gargoyle horns, 1 inspected keg of total refreshment, and 1 inspected keg of greater poison.

The arcane gem arcanegem can be found on various monsters in Ilshenar and other places. These monsters include Controllers, Exodus Minions, Exodus Overseers, Golems, Juka Lords, and Juka Mages.

The undamaged undead gargoyle horns undamagedundeadgargoyleh can be found on the corpses of undead gargoyles only in Medusa’s Lair. You must wait till Medusa releases them before you are able to kill them.
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To get the inspected kegs of total refreshment and greater poison  you will need to hand a full keg of each to Zosilem.

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Reward: 1 Infused Alchemist’s Gem infusedalchemistsgem

This item increases your alchemy skill.
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Collecting the items for this quest is best considered as a ‘side benefit’ of fighting Medusa and not as an objective in itself.

Zosilem – Tier 2

Armor Up
Objective: Obtain 5 boura skins, 10 undamaged iron beetle scales, and 10 leather wolf skins.

The boura skins can be found as described in Thepem’s quest ‘Tasty Treats’ above.

The undamaged iron beetle scales can be found as described in Thepem’s quest ‘Metal Head’ above.

The leather wolf skins leatherwolfskin can be found on the corpses of leather wolves.

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Leather wolves spawn across the northern area between the Fisherman’s Village and the Desert, as illustrated below.

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also on level 3 Ter Mur Treasure Maps.

It is also possible for a tinker who has read the ‘mechanical life manual’ to craft a mechanical leather wolf, when told to attack an enemy this will summon a ‘pack’ of 2 – 3 wolves which can be killed to gain the required skins.
More information can be found by reading Mechanical Pets

Reward: 1 Vial of Armor Essence vialofarmoressence

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To Turn Base Metal Into Verite
Objective: Obtain 5 undead gargoyle medallions and 1 pile of inspected verite ingots.

The undead gargoyle medallions undamagedundeadgargoyle can be found only on the corpses of undead gargoyles in Medusa’s Lair. Collect these in the same way, and possibly at the same time, as the undamaged undead gargoyle horns listed in Zosilem’s quest ‘Brainy Alchemist’

Inspected ingots are obtained as previously stated in earlier quests.

Reward: 1 Elixir of Verite Conversion elixirofveriteconversion

This item turns up to 500 copper ingots into 500 verite ingots.

Zosilem – Tier 3

Pure Valorite
Objective: Obtain 5 infused glass staves and 1 pile of inspected valorite ingots.

The infused glass staves can be found on the corpses of putrid undead gargoyles. These spawn in and around Holy City only during the hours of darkness.

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Inspected ingots are obtained as previously stated in earlier quests.

Reward: 1 Elixir of Valorite Conversion elixirofvaloriteconversion

This item turns up to 500 bronze ingots into 500 valorite ingots.

The Forbidden Fruit
Objective: Obtain 5 boura skins, 10 treefellow wood, and 1 dough.

The boura skins can be found as described in Thepem’s quest ‘Tasty Treats’ above.

The treefellow wood treefellowwood can be found on a treefellow guardian.

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These can be found in Northern areas of Ter Mur and are not aggressive until attacked.

Dough, crafted with cooking, as previously described

Reward: 1 Irresistibly Tasty Treat

For pets only
Increases stats by 15%
Increases damage by 10%
Duration 10 minutes
Cooldown 2 hours