This mission preceded by: “The Prisoner“
Objective: Read the manual about the Time Tombs
It is on the table right next to Said.
Objective: Use the Time Tomb southwest of the oasis.
Head to the location on your map coordinates ( 305 , 556)
NOTE: Before you head into the instance, go behind the Time Tomb to find “The Breaks in Time” Lore #2
Clicking enters you into an instance.
Objective: Infiltrate the Roman City
Walk forward a bit and grab the side mission: O Tempora! O Mores!
Also of note, there is … Lore #3 at Coordinates ( 433 , 635 ) - Be sure to get it while you’re in here.
The path up, you’ll get bombarded with sand as you get close to it. It doesn’t hurt you, just walk into it to grab the lore!
Turn left from the entrance, you’ll see the area you need to get into. Follow the wall and look at the entrance at the far left, that is your entry point.
But, before you do, you’ll want to get a disguise! There is a cave up on the left outside the Roman City. YOu’ll find a sacrificed citizen there with some robes you can borrow! This will make the citizens and workers not run from you and alert the guards!
Once in the door, stick to the left and take your first left turn untill you’re outside. As you walk forward on the path, your mission will update.
Objective: Find the descendant who keeps the Ancile.
You’re looking for the Scion of Pompilius, he patrols the stairs towards the back of the area. Once you spot him, your mission will update.
Objective: Steal the Ancile
Follow the Scion, climb the stairs sticking to the left side, avoid the guards, in the back you’ll see a room with 5 pillars that have Ancile on them…
Note: There are Anciles in the side rooms as well, but this is just the way I did it. Feel free to experiment on your own.
Pick up any of the Ancile from the platforms, the door will close behind you. Put it back.
Objective: Find a document about making replicas of the Ancile.
Run to coordinates ( 130 , 106 ) – past the sleeping guard into the room (see the arrow on the mini map on the screenshot below)
Objective: Make a replica of the Ancile
Look at the small scroll on the same table. (see image above, you may have to move to the left of the table and hit “U” to access it.)
Grab the staff on top of the of the large scroll from the previous objective.
You’ll need to disassemble the staff using your crafting window.
Grab the metallic urn at coordinates (103 , 612) See the mini map in the image below.
You’ll need to disassemble the urn using your crafting window.a
Grab the Golden crested spear from coordinates (170 , 660 ) or see the mini map in the image below.
Disassemble the spear, the same as the urn in your crafting window.
- Now you’ll need to assemble the items, this is in 2 parts.
The first part:
The Second part, using the part you created in the first step in the center:
Objective: Take the Ancile and put a replica in its place.
Pick up one of the items, then use the pedestal to replace it with the replica you made.
Objective: Find a safe area outside the city to hide the Ancile.
Go to the Statue of Mars. Coordinates ( 306 , 632 )
Objective: Travel back to the present Scorched Desert
Leave the instance, and head to the marker on your map.
Objective: Recover the Ancile
Head to the location marked on your map, you’ll see a familiar statue…. As you investigate, you’ll have a cut scene…
Objective: Fight off the assailants
There will be 3 waves of enemies.
Objective: Bring the Ancile to Said
With the Ancile in hand, time to head back to Said and continue on the story arc!
The follow up mission: “The City Beneath Us“
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