Protect Orl's research krewe

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Protect Orl's research krewe

Akk Wilds
(Metrica Province)
Event type
Event shield (tango icon).png Dynamic event
Interactive map

Interactive map

Protect Orl's research krewe is a level 9 dynamic event that occurs in Akk Wilds near the Old Oola Lab. This event is started by a player opening the door of Old Oola Lab by inserting an Energy Crystal into the Matrix Imprint Lock near the inner door.


  • Researcher Orl
  • Event bar.jpg Event shield (tango icon).png


Reward tier Experience Karma Coin
Gold 664 Experience.png 58 Karma 14 Copper coin
Silver 381 Experience.png 50 Karma 12 Copper coin
Bronze 336 Experience.png 44 Karma 10 Copper coin
These are the expected rewards for a level 9 player. Higher level players receive dynamically adjusted rewards.


If Researcher Orl is still next to Oola's Hero Challenge, speak to him until he exits the conversation and announces that the door is opening. Once inside, wait for some more dialogue before the Matrix Imprint Lock becomes interactable. To start the event proper, interact with the Matrix Imprint Lock and insert an Energy Crystal.

Sometimes Researcher Orl won't run to the inner door before initiating the dialog about it. This causes the Matrix Imprint Lock to not be interactable even if the player possesses an Energy Crystal, causing the event start to stall indefinitely.

Escort Researcher Orl through the lab, defeating the golems that attack at regular intervals. If Researcher Orl's health reaches zero, the event will immediately fail and he will flee the lab. He will eventually come back to try again, resetting the event. You will have to use another Energy Crystal to start the event again.

Upon reaching the end of the lab, Oola's Ghost will confront Orl, activating her final golem, the Veteran OOL-999l. In the first phase, you will fight both her ghost and the OOL-999l. Once she reaches 50% health, she will disappear and possess her golem, making it appear transparent and ghostly like herself. It will also begin using necrotic attacks rather than traditional golem attacks. During this phase, it will prefer to remain stationary and Pull.png Pull players towards it.

After the final confrontation with Oola, follow Researcher Orl through the exit tunnel to the south. Collect the chest there, and optionally stand near Researcher Orl to be teleported out, to the spot where he becomes a merchant until the next run of the event.





While opening the first door
Researcher Orl: Behold! The door opens! Soon we will have all of Oola's greatest undiscovered inventions.
Upon entering the cave
Research Assistant: Uh-oh.
Researcher Orl: ANOTHER DOOR! It can't be. And this one looks unbreakable.
Research Assistant: What will we do now?
Researcher Orl: Well. There's a lock mechanism. We just need the crystal that fits in it.
Research Assistant: But it could be anywhere! This lab's been abandoned for two hundred and fifty years!
Researcher Orl: Get comfortable. We're not going anywhere.
Upon entering the lab
Researcher Orl: Brilliant! This fine adventurer found the key-crystal!
Research Assistant: Any idea what we'll find inside boss?
Researcher Orl: Of course not. That's why we're exploring it. Now—eyes open, mouths closed, and in we go.
After a few steps
Researcher Orl: Would you look at those golemites! Intact after all these years. Go see if you can pry a crystal out.
Further into the lab
Researcher Orl: I sense something more to these golems than is at first obvious—something dark.
Researcher Orl: Astounding! I think Oola possessed these golems with necromantic energies. Watch out!
Upon getting to the next floor
Researcher Orl: That looks interesting.
Researcher Orl: Trouble inbound!
OOL-013s: Error. Code—46: logic—fault. Combat—mode—terminated. (20 golems say this at once)
Researcher Orl: Ha! But to be fair, those golems were over a century old.
After a few steps
Researcher Orl: I can't believe it! It's really you!
Oola's Ghost: Did you think death would end my research? It only revealed magical secrets most could only dream of...and all would try to steal.
Researcher Orl: It's not like that, I swear!
Oola's Ghost: My greatest achievements will not fall into your hands, I'll see to that!
Upon defeating Veteran OOL-999l
Researcher Orl: Please! We don't want to fight.
Oola's Ghost: Oh, it won't be much of a fight. Did you think that was my last line of defense?
Oola's Ghost: Engage automated defenses! You will not abscond with my inventions!
Researcher Orl: Quick! Grab what you can get! This situation is about to get very complicated.
Upon teleporting outside the lab
Researcher Orl: Outstanding work everyone. Now that the celebration's over, let's start cataloging.
Upon event failure
Researcher Orl: We should get out of here!


The first door, immediately next to Oola's Hero Challenge, always appears to be open. This is in spite of Researcher Orl waiting in front of it before he is spoken to, and referencing it opening in his dialogue.