Endless Paths of Od Nua Level 1 - M14
Pillars of Eternity Guide
Key points of Pillars of Eternity M14 - Endless Paths of Od Nua 1
Important areas on the map
Exits from locations
Locked doors or chests
Important NPC's (quest givers, traders etc.)
New potential team members
Dangerous enemies (bosses, elite monsters etc.)
Open the door with a key (02) or using lockpicks/Mechanics. Talk to Maerwald and then defeat him in battle - "The Old Watcher" main quest.
Group of xaurips
One of the monsters will drop a key to Maerwald's room (01).
Lair of the spider queen
After you've killed the spiders find a passageway leading to the second level of the Endless Paths of Od Nua.
You can go to selected, previously discovered level of Endless Paths. You have to unlock it from inside firstly.
Place The dragon's amulet here to tranfer adra dragon soul into him. It is connected with "The master below" quest.
M12 – Passage to Caed Nua.
M13 – Passageway to Caed Nua: Keep.
M42 – Stairs to the Endless Paths of Od Nua - Level 2.
The above map presents the first level of Endless Paths of Od Nua under the Caed Nua Stronghold. There are a dozen-or-so levels to the Paths and at each level, you find the more and more demanding challenges. For the purposes of The Old Watcher main quest , you only need to explore the first level and, in addition to that, only certain parts of it. This does not mean that you can expect an easy time, because the fight with Maerwald in the Northern room is quite demanding.
Important places in Endless Paths of Od Nua (Level 1)
1. Maerwald's Room
Main Quest: The Old Watcher - Break into the room with Maerwald (lockpicks/Mechanics) or obtain the key from Xaurips (02). Save the game, before the encounter, because the mage attacks the party, towards the end, and he is a demanding opponent.
2. A group of Xaurips
Kill the Xaurips and examine the corpses to obtain the key (01) .
5. Spider Queen
Kill the Spider Queen (she drops an unique dagger) and the rest of the monsters there. After the fight, take interest in the corridor to the ladder (level 2).
6. Main Stairs
Thanks to the stairs, you can get to the levels that you have already explored, within the Endless Paths. The main stairs are, usually, every second, or third level. To gain access to them, you first need to move the wall and activate the pressure plate. However, it is at the other side of the wall so, you first need to go to level 3 (Level 3),3) and take the main stairs to reach level 1.
7. Hand of Titan
Place the Dragon's Amulet here, to infuse it with the soul of the Adra Dragon. This is an action connected with The Master Below quest.
Quests that you can obtain in Endless Paths of Od Nua (Level 1)
Main Quest: Never Far from the Queen - Automatically, after you defeat Maerwald (M14,1).
Important NPCs in Endless Paths of Od Nua (Level 1)
Maerwald (M14,1) - You need to talk to him and defeat him in battle.
Types of opponents and monsters in Endless Paths of Od Nua (Level 1)
Maerwald - Avoid his spells, especially the AoE ones, and try to prevent him from restoring his health bar.
Small Flame Blight
Stone Beetle - Attack beetles one-by-one, because they are tough and deal quite a damage.
Spider Queen - try to drag away the smaller spiders, from the queen, and only after you deal with them, attack the queen. Attract the monster's attention, as the fighter of the party, and still before the battle, try to increase the characters' resistance to poison.
Other important information, in connection Endless Paths of Od Nua (Level 1)
Before you go to the lower levels of the Endless Paths of Od Nua, it is best to wait, until your part is strong enough. Also, before you descend, it is best to take rest and ensure enough supplies.