Rainbow in the Dark

From DDO Compendium

The Den of Obscurity is a dark, treacherous series of caverns largely untouched by man for thousands of years.


Climbing up a cliff of giant made stone, you find a cave, the Den of Obscurity. Looking in, it seems quite dark. Maybe one of the missing Twelve ventured in and got lost in the dark. Best go and check it out.


  • Pick up the illuminated sceptre
  • Explore the Den of Obscurity
  • Place scorpion crest in socket
  • Solve the secret of the Rainbow
  • Search the chamber for treasure
  • Defeat the ancient guardian
  • (Optional) Slay Memnezerez

Named Loot


To flag for Shroud you need to take the Shavarath Stone of Foresight out of the end chest.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression Bonus: 187 or more monsters killed (+10% Bonus)
  • Tamper Bonus: 3 or more traps disarmed (+10% Bonus)
  • Neutralization Bonus: 4 or more traps disarmed (+20% Bonus)
  • Ingenious Debilitation Bonus: 5 or more traps disarmed (+30% Bonus)
  • Perception Bonus: 2 or more secret doors discovered (+10% Bonus)


Pack: The Vale of Twilight
Arc: The Thirteenth Eclipse
Flag for: The Thirteenth Eclipse (The Shroud)
Heroic Level: 16
NPC Contact: Walther Daedal
Length: Very Long
Takes Place in: Den of Obscurity
Found in: Meridia
Entrance in:  The Vale of Twilight (Wilderness)

Heroic XP

Casual: 4,860
Normal: 8,433
Hard: 8,766
Elite: 9,099
Reaper: 117.2 RXP per skull


Patron: The Twelve
Solo/Casual: 4
Normal: 8
Hard: 16
Elite: 24
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Known Traps

Electric trap near the clockwheel puzzle
  Random locations near the puzzle
Trap inside gate opened by clockwheel puzzle
  On the east wall by the gate
Teleportion traps near the shrines
  On the north west wall before the shrine
Gelatinous Cube trap in the pillar puzzle
  On the side of the second pillar from the left
Horizontal blade trap behind secret door with locked chest
  On the west wall before the trap
Electric trap behind secret door with locked chest
  On the east wall before the trap
Floor drop trap behind secret door with locked chest
  On the west wall after the blade trap
Several traps where you can fall into a pit of spikes