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1-20 Quest guide for efficient TR'ing (No Sov pots edition)

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There are several decent TR'ing quest guides out there but so far all of them have shared the requirement that you down Sov pots non-stop, they run with a perma-group or they're wicked out of date making them sometimes hard to follow/keep pace with.

I've created a path that I've now done ~13 RTR's on and it's been pretty quick. It's not the highest reaper xp path and does involve some re-running of quests. The goal here is to level quickly without relying on Sov pots to do the heavy lifting. Reaper xp is just a nice byproduct.

I average about 30k reaper xp per TR and it takes about 24~36 hours of play time to hit 20 doing mostly solo. I typically alternate between a warlock (of course), artificer or monk. I've also done some absolutely awful builds (Centered long sword favored soul) so this isn't a power build exclusive thing.

These are all fairly popular quests too so getting groups isn't terribly difficult/uncommon if you play during peak times. I almost always throw up a public LFM and regularly get people to join.

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Requirements:

- I do have a heroic tome of learning. You get one free with the MOTU CE edition for 8 bucks whenever it goes on sale. It's a solid investment regardless. I also have VIP, guild and gem bonus. If you don't have any of these you may have to re-run the quests again on elite.

- If you can't run reaper solo then do most of the quests you only do once on elite then hard. The quests you need to do REHN on, just run EHNNN. Works out to about the same xp.

- This is by no means a F2P guide. There is lots of paid content required here, some of which is expansion content so you'll need more than VIP to run them all. DDO is a really fun game so I recommend dropping the 10bux to get all this stuff anyways.

- You will need a Shadow Crypts opener. A SC opener is a secondary account that has completed the first four quests of Necro 2 and gotten the quest for Shadow Crypts. Then they just need to sit in the group and you can zone in without having to do all 4 of the pre quests. If you are unable to make one or have access to one, then doing the entire Necro 2 chain twice (once on reaper, again on elite) works out to being roughly the same amount of xp albeit much more slowly and some of the quests can be pretty difficult solo. I -strongly- recommend taking the time to make an SC opener. Get a second account (free) and either buy Necro 2 or farm up enough favor to get it (takes about a day). The amount of time/energy this saves you is well worth it.

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Notes:

- Quests are run on R1 unless otherwise indicated.

- Quests marked with a * mean that you run them on REHN.

- Quests marked with a ** mean that you run them on REH and then repeat normal until you level if you haven't already.

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1
- Korthos quests or use XP stones until you hit level 2.

2-3
Harbor
- Haverdasher
- Durk's Got A Secret
- Information is Key
- Garrison's Missing Pack
- Walk the Butchers Path
- Stealthy Reposession
- Recovering the Lost Tome
- Waterworks Chain
- Kobolds New Ringleader **

4
Harbor
- Irestone Inlet *

Marketplace
- Shan To Kar Chain
- The Sacred Helm
- Missing in Action
- The Sunken Sewer

5
Necropolis
- Necro 1 (all 4 pre-quests and bloody crypt)

Marketplace
- Catacombs (first three quests only)

6
3BC
- Two-Toed Tobias
- Garl's Tomb (lizard/undead)
- Prove your worth
- Ghost of a chance

7
3BC
- Scoundrel's Run
- Fire Caves (P1/2)

Graveyard - House J
- Delara chain

8
Necropolis
- Shadow Crypt **

9
Necropolis
- Shadow Crypt (two more times on normal)

House D
- Spies *

House K
- VoN 1, 2, 4

10
(OPTIONAL)Hall of Heroes
- Slavers chain if you're able to solo it. Some easy to make great TRing loot. However, the xp is trash for the difficulty/length of the quests and you're better off just doing VoN3 on normal a bunch more times.

House K
- VoN3 **

11
Sands
- Sands walkups
- Mines *
- Wiz King
- Chains of Flame
- OOB **

12
Ravenloft
- Saga on reaper

OPTIONAL 12 IF YOU DO NOT OWN RAVENLOFT
- First, get Ravenloft, it's that good.
- Otherwise head to Lordsmarch and do the Diplo/Attack chains
- Then go to House D and grab the Relic of a Sovereign Past quest and repeat it on REHN (helpful to use an opener so you don't have to run back and forth each time)
- Then finally go to Harbor and run Memoirs until you level

13
Gianthold
- Saga on reaper

14
Gianthold
- Saga on elite

15
Orchard
- Inferno
- Lab
- Vol *
- Ghosts **

16
Orchard
- Litany *

Harbor
- Missing
- Fear factory

ES
- Shar quests

Wheloon
- Wheloon Arc
- Optional: If you do not have access to Litany because you didn't get enough parts to make a sigil, then just run the Wheloon arc again on elite and, if necessary, again on hard.

17
ES
- Druid Chain <---You'll want a group for these typically. Wisps hurt. This is probably the hardest part.
- High Road Chain
- Riddle
- ****** by night

18->cap
ES
- Storm Horns Chain
- Turn in two ES saga's
- Since Lines of Supply is currently busted, you'll need a WGU opener and to use VIP or shards to skip Lines for the saga's. If you are completely unable to do any of this, then cosider doing the Lords of Dust chain, Monastary of the Scorpion, Prey and the Inspired Quarter questlines.

Vale
- Vale chain until capped

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