Best Laid Plans

From DDO Compendium

You've heard that a prototype of Vaunt's device can be found in a warehouse in Lower Dura. You're supposed to meet a dissatisfied Vaunt employee in a tavern - he'll lead you to the warehouse.


The Twelve are interested in a new Vaunt invention, the Vaunt Arcane Assistant. They would like you to retrieve the blueprints, and have found someone that works in the factory to help you.


  • Meet with the warehouse shift manager
  • Convince Victor to help you
  • Meet Victor outside
  • Break and enter the warehouse
  • Look for the Vaunt prototype blueprints
  • Get in the manager's office
  • Get into the basement
  • Stop rampaging Golems
  • Find a functional Vaunt prototype
  • Confront Victor Dabonaire
  • (Optional) Break some containers: 50 total
  • (Optional) Break More Things: 60 total
  • (Optional) Bust all things: 70 total
  • (Optional) Get in the office quickly
  • (Optional) Retrieve more prototypes before they get smashed: 3 total

Named Loot

Bonus XP

  • Aggression Bonus: 25 or more monsters killed (+10% Bonus)
  • Onslaught Bonus: 50 or more monsters killed (+15% Bonus)
  • Conquest Bonus: 75 or more monsters killed (+25% Bonus)
  • Mischief Bonus: 134 or more breakables smashed (+8% Bonus)
  • Vandal Bonus: 174 or more breakables smashed (+10% Bonus)
  • Ransack Bonus: 214 or more breakables smashed (+15% Bonus)


Pack: Masterminds of Sharn
Arc: Masterminds of Sharn Part One
Flag for: The Same Old Song
Heroic Level: 15
Legendary Level: 32
Bestowed by:  Vyn Erathal
Length: Medium
Takes Place in: Lower Dura
Found in: Sharn - Clifftop Tower District
Entrance in:  Sharn - Clifftop Tower District

Heroic XP

Casual: 3,372
Normal: 5,860
Hard: 6,100
Elite: 6,340
Reaper: 95 RXP per skull

Legendary XP

Casual: 16,587
Normal: 28,329
Hard: 29,013
Elite: 29,696
Reaper: 292 RXP per skull


Patron: Sharn City Council
Solo/Casual: 2
Normal: 5
Hard: 10
Elite: 15
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Heroic Masterminds of Sharn Saga
Epic Masterminds of Sharn Saga


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