Historian Cerin

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Historian Cerin is a Durmand Priory scholar stationed at Refuge Sanctum, the Priory's small camp in Blazeridge Steppes. He has studied the wreckage of Serenity Temple and the surrounding area. After you have helped him defeat Kendrick Redstaff, he will act as a merchant.

Location[edit]

Ascalon

Event involvement[edit]

Event collect (tango icon).png Collect artifacts from Serenity Temple for Cerin (45)
Event shield (tango icon).png Protect Cerin while he investigates Serenity Temple (45)
Event boss (tango icon).png Defeat the angry spirit of Kendrick Redstaff (46)

Items offered[edit]

Item Type Rarity Cost
Godswalk Enchiridion.png Ascalon Tome Consumable Basic 80 Copper coin

Dialogue[edit]

I'm a very busy man. Did you need something?
Charisma I'd like to ask about the ghosts you've seen. I hear you're an expert.
These ghosts are history in motion. I've become quite fond of them as I've documented their stories. One is a young soldier and another an ecclesiastic of the Dwayna mysteries. The most powerful is a mage.
Talk more option tango.png I'd like to hear more about the soldier.
A fascinating study, this unknown soldier. He bears a curious version of Ascalon's coat of arms, so we suspect he was a member of Ascalon's Chosen, the guild of King Adelbern himself.
Talk more option tango.png What's the deal with the ecclesiastic? (Same as below)
Talk more option tango.png A mage? How interesting. Tell me more. (Same as below)
Talk more option tango.png What can you tell me about this region? (Same as below)
Talk end option tango.png Let's talk more later. Thanks.
Talk more option tango.png What's the deal with the ecclesiastic?
She appears rarely. By my best estimations, I believe her to be Priestess Rashenna. I've heard reports from necromancers who have seen her near the Serenity ruins.
Talk more option tango.png You mentioned a mage too. How interesting. Tell me more. (Same as below)
Talk more option tango.png I'd like to hear more about the soldier. (Same as above)
Talk more option tango.png What can you tell me about this region? (Same as below)
Talk end option tango.png Let's talk more later. Thanks.
Talk more option tango.png A mage? How interesting. Tell me more.
Kendrick Redstaff was easy to identify. He often moans about Rashenna, the priestess of Dwayna. She is well-documented in temple records recovered centuries ago. He's listed as the keeper of the temple.
Talk more option tango.png What can you tell me about this region? (Same as below)
Talk more option tango.png I'd like to hear more about the soldier. (Same as above)
Talk more option tango.png What's the deal with the ecclesiastic? (Same as above)
Talk end option tango.png Let's talk more later. Thanks.
Talk more option tango.png What can you tell me about this region?
This place is a perfect storm of tragedy. First, Ascalon was decimated by the Searing, and then Kralkatorrik cruised through and corrupted the land. Ascalon's story is a real tear-jerker.
Talk more option tango.png Is it true one of the Searing crystals still exists?
It's true. We think it was one of the largest to fall on Old Ascalon. It created a crater of impressive size. We're still identifying its mineral content and testing its properties.
Talk more option tango.png What's the story behing Serenity Temple? (Same as below)
Talk more option tango.png What's the structure southwest of here? (Same as below)
Talk more option tango.png What's the deal with Branded creatures? (Same as below)
Talk more option tango.png Tell me about the ghosts you've seen. (Same as above)
Talk end option tango.png I'll be moving along now.
Talk more option tango.png What's the story behind Serenity Temple?
Ascalonians worshipped the human pantheon there, right up to the moment when the charr brought the sky down on them in the Searing. Serenity was crushed to rubble.
Talk more option tango.png What's the structure southwest of here? (Same as below)
Talk more option tango.png What's the deal with Branded creatures? (Same as below)
Talk more option tango.png Tell me about the ghosts you've seen. (Same as above)
Talk more option tango.png Is it true one of the Searing crystals still exists? (Same as above)
Talk end option tango.png Gets you right here. Now, I need some alone time.
Talk more option tango.png What's that structure southwest of here?
That's Kinar Fort. It's run by the Sentinels, a special branch of the charr legions. They are charged with keeping Branded creatures from spilling out of the Brand into the surrounding countryside.
Talk more option tango.png What's the deal with Branded creatures? (Same as below)
Talk more option tango.png Tell me about the ghosts you've seen. (Same as above)
Talk more option tango.png Is it true one of the Searing crystals still exists? (Same as above)
Talk more option tango.png What's the story behind Serenity Temple? (Same as above)
Talk end option tango.png Thanks for the information. Bye for now.
Talk more option tango.png What about Branded creatures?
That's the most heart-breaking bit of all. When Kralkatorrik corrupted this swath of land, every living thing was affected, including beasts and intelligent races such as charr and ogres.
Talk more option tango.png Tell me about the ghosts you've seen. (Same as above)
Talk back option tango.png What else can you tell me about this region?
Talk end option tango.png I'm glad I wasn't here. Good-bye.
Talk more option tango.png Tell me about the ghosts you've seen. (Same as above)
Talk end option tango.png I'll be moving along now.
Talk end option tango.png Let's talk more later. Thanks.
Dignity Nice attitude for a scholar. I was curious about the ghosts, that's all. (Same as above)
Talk more option tango.png What can you tell me about this region? (Same as above)
Talk end option tango.png I can come back later.
During Collect artifacts from Serenity Temple for Cerin
You look capable. Care to lend a hand in a matter of inestimable importance?
Talk give option tango.png I have artifacts for you. (if you have Serenity Temple Artifacts in your inventory)
Talk more option tango.png What do you have in mind?
I require several explorers to head west into the Brand to the temple ruins and collect artifacts for my studies. The highest concentration of them is just down there. We will observe from this spot.
Talk more option tango.png What's special about this site?
This is, or was, a famous human site known as Serenity Temple. I'm considered an expert on it. Are you at all curious about it?
Talk more option tango.png Definitely curious. Tell me more.
This site experienced not one, not two, but three cataclysmic events. The Searing destroyed the city of Ascalon. Adelbern's Foefire destroyed the Ascalonian people, and the dragon destroyed the land itself.
Talk more option tango.png What exactly was the Searing?
The Searing resulted from a charr ritual. Magical crystals rained down and crushed everything. The devastation and ensuing charr invasion pushed wave after wave of refugees into Kryta. They left much behind.
Talk back option tango.png I want to ask another question.
Talk more option tango.png You've convinced me. I'll lend a hand.
The annals of history will record your deeds this day.
Talk end option tango.png Sure, anytime.
Talk end option tango.png I wish you luck, but I must be going.
Talk more option tango.png Tell me more about the Foefire.
Ascalon's king carried a magical sword. When invading charr broke down his gates, he killed his own people and cursed them to roam the world as ghosts, so they could continue to fight the war from beyond death.
Talk back option tango.png I want to ask another question.
Talk more option tango.png You've convinced me. I'll help collect artifacts.
The annals of history will record your deeds this day.
Talk end option tango.png Sure, anytime.
Talk end option tango.png Wow. His own people. Wow.
Talk more option tango.png What did the dragon do?
In 1320 AE, the crystal dragon awoke and took flight. He flew south, scarring the land and all living creatures in his wake. He created the Dragonbrand, and his Branded creatures still roam here today.
Talk back option tango.png I want to ask another question.
Talk more option tango.png You've convinced me. I'll assist with your research.
The annals of history will record your deeds this day.
Talk end option tango.png Sure, anytime.
Talk end option tango.png Now, I'm depressed. I'll see you later.
Talk more option tango.png Wow, I'd love to lend a hand so we can learn more about this place.
The annals of history will record your deeds this day.
Talk end option tango.png Sure, anytime.
Talk end option tango.png Ouch. I still don't think I want to help right now, though.
Talk more option tango.png I prefer to get my hands dirty. I'll go dig for artifacts.
The annals of history will record your deeds this day.
Talk end option tango.png Sure, anytime.
Talk end option tango.png I can't spare the time right now.
Talk more option tango.png Sure, I'll help.
The annals of history will record your deeds this day.
Talk end option tango.png Thank you, but no.
Talk end option tango.png Still not interested, but thanks.
Talk more option tango.png Sure, I'll help.
The annals of history will record your deeds this day.
Talk end option tango.png Sure, anytime.
Talk end option tango.png Thank you, but no.
When looking for help for Protect Cerin while he investigates Serenity Temple
I require the company of a strapping young person such as yourself for my excursion. Care to join me?
Talk ready option.png I'd love to join you.
Talk more option tango.png What are we doing exactly?
We'll be embarking on an expedition of discovery and adventure. I need someone to fend off the little ghost problem, and you look like the perfect candidate.
Talk ready option.png Sure. Why not? I'll help.
Talk end option tango.png I'll sit this out.
Talk end option tango.png I really must be going.
During Protect Cerin while he investigates Serenity Temple
I'm ready to battle these ghosts and unveil Serenity Temples secrets. How about you?
Talk end option tango.png Sure.
During Defeat the angry spirit of Kendrick Redstaff
The rage coming off that ghost makes me woozy. Get rid of it, before I'm overcome. That's Kendrick Redstaff, guardian of Serenity Temple. So much anger.
Dignity C'mon. Get your head straight. We need you.
You're right. I have to focus. I can't let Redstaff's fury overtake me. I'm strong enough to handle this. Thank you.
Talk end option tango.png Good. Hang in there.
Talk end option tango.png No time to talk, there's a ghost to kill.
After Defeat the angry spirit of Kendrick Redstaff
What a fascinating find. It's a work of art unto itself, and I'm fairly certain it was meant to be a learning tool.
Talk merchant tango.png What do you have to offer?
I'm certainly ot going to refuse a little spending money, for my research, of course.
Talk end option tango.png Thanks.
Talk end option tango.png I'd rather stay away from mysterious scrolls retrieved from the Brand.