Catacombs and Temple of Woedica M19
Pillars of Eternity Guide
Key points of Pillars of Eternity M19 - Catacombs
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.)
Enter to Catacombs
You start here.
Dead Initiate is near of entrance.
Talk to Helig - "A Voice from the Past" side quest.
Eorn is connected with "Unwanted" side quest.
There is several enemies and dead initiate. You have to take Woedica Hood from his body.
Stairs connecting catacombs with Woedica's temple
it is protected by guards. To get across you need to dress Woedica Hood, pay 350 coins, attack the guards or have 13 points of Intellect or Resolve.
Chamber with an initiate
You can take a Woedica Hood from him (14 points of Might or Resolve required).
Wear the Woedica Hood (04 or 07) and enter the chamber alone or defeat all enemies - "Never Far from the Queen" main quest.
You can explore this area while completing "The Final Act" side quest.
M18 – Exit to Copperlane.
M22 – Exit to First Fires.
Catacombs and Temple of Woedica - description and map of locations
The entrance to the Catacombs is in Copperlane. Catacombs are the place where bandits and dangerous monsters hide. You can complete several side quests there. You will also find lots of valuable items, guarded by quite strong opponents. Catacombs comprise two levels; the Temple of Woedica, which is connected with the main storyline, is located deeper.
Important places in the Catacombs
Here, you start your exploration of the Catacombs.
Close to the entrance, there is a corpse of a Dead Initiate of Leaden Key Brotherhood.
2. Necromancer's Laboratory
Side quest: A voice from the Past - Talk to Helig.
3. Eorn's Hideout
Here, you find Eorn, an Orlan who is hiding from the Crucible Knights.
4. Eastern Chamber
In the room, there are many opponents - Sporelings and Dank Spores. First of all, watch out for the Dank Spores. In the center of the chamber, there is a corpse that you can plunder to find and collect the Hood of Woedica. Thanks to the hood, you will be able to enter the meeting of the Leaden Key Brotherhood without starting a fight (M19,6).
5. Entrance to the Temple of Woedica
You visit the temple during the Never Far from the Queen quest.
A guarded passage into the temple. To enter, you need to put on the Hood of Woedica, pay 350 gold, attack the guards, and have Intellect or Resolution at the level of 13. You can find the hood in the Catacombs, one floor up, on the corpse of a novice (M19,4).
7. The chamber with a novice
While talking to the novice, you can convince him to give you the Hood of Woedica (you need to have Strength or Resolution at the level of at least 14 points).
8. The main chamber
Main quest: Never Far from the Queen - Put on the Hood of Woedica (04 or 07) and enter the chamber alone, or deal with all of the opponents. After you complete the main quest, unlock the passage to the First Fires (M22) by pulling the lever.
Quests that you can obtain in Catacombs
Main quest: Through Death's Gate - It appears in your journal automatically after you have seen the vision at the Temple of Woedica (M19,8).
Main quest: Undying Heritage - It appears in your journal automatically after you have seen the vision at the Temple of Woedica (M19,8).
Main quest: The Man Who Waits - It appears in your journal automatically after you have seen the vision at the Temple of Woedica (M19,8).
Side quest: Two-Sided - Talk to Aloth after you exit the Temple of Woedica (M19,8).
Important NPCs in the Catacombs
Helig of Thein (M19,2) - A necromancer that has his workshop in the north-western part of the Catacombs.
Eorn (M19,3) - an Orlan that is hiding from the Crucible Knights.
Types of opponents and monsters in the Catacombs
Black Ooze - all types, ranging from small to big.
Troll - a very strong opponent, but occurring individually it should not be a problem to you.
Skeletal Fighter - an opponent that is strong only in big groups.
Skeletal Wizard - He deals a lot of AoE damage, but has little Endurance. Defeating him should be your priority during the fight.
Other important information in connection with the Catacombs
Watch out for traps, as there are many of them in the Catacombs. Pay special attention while going to the Necromancer's Laboratory , in the north-western part of this location.
At the second level of the location, in the Temple of Woedica, remember to open the passage to First Fires in the end. It is going to shorten your future travels into the underground.