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Protect Zildi while she hacks the defense matrix

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Protect Zildi while she hacks the defense matrix

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Protect Zildi while she hacks the defense matrix is a level 80 event that occurs in Rata Novus.


  • Hacking Progress
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  • Zildi
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  • Optional: Speed Zildi's progress by hacking the terminals: x%


Reward tier Experience Karma Coin
Gold 26,670 Experience.png 378 Karma 88 Copper coin
Silver 20,003 Experience.png 284 Karma 66 Copper coin
Bronze 13,335 Experience.png 189 Karma 44 Copper coin
These are the expected rewards for a level 80 player.


Players must kill either chak that are attacking Agent Zildi or interact with consoles and successfully answer lore questions (listed below) to speed up the hacking progress. After either a wrong or right answer is entered, players must use a different console or will receive the message "Process_Error:System_must_reboot. Please_stand_by" but can return to the console upon interacting with a different console, switching back and forth.


Bold indicates a correct answer.
Vekk told the class that if we didn't study for the exam, a **DATA CORRUPTED** would grind our bones to make bread! While I question the tastiness of such bread, I have opted to study.
Talk end option tango.png Skritt.
Talk end option tango.png Destroyer.
Talk end option tango.png Bookah.
While the concept of making purchases with such an unwieldy substance seems illogical, we seem poised to see *DATA CORRUPTED* as a form of currency for some time.
Talk end option tango.png Globs of Ectoplasm.
Talk end option tango.png Piles of Glittering Dust.
Talk end option tango.png Spiritwood Planks.
*DATA CORRUPTED* was defeated by Turai Ossa. He was then released from prison by a band of sunspears. Our analysis has declared such as action to be questionable.
Talk end option tango.png Prince Ahmtur the Mighty.
Talk end option tango.png General Morgahn.
Talk end option tango.png Palawa Joko.
After years of delays, our krewe headed northeast to *DATA CORRUPTED* in order to learn more about the magic of its origin. Hopefully, there will be fewer corpses this time...
Talk end option tango.png Anvil Rock.
Talk end option tango.png The Isle of Janthir.
Talk end option tango.png Bloodstone Fen.
The centaurs led by *DATA CORRUPTED* are neither to be attacked nor experimented on. This tribe is friendly, and their home is an important refuge for krewes in the area.
Talk end option tango.png Ventari.
Talk end option tango.png Malla Arrowmane.
Talk end option tango.png Horm Frostrider.
While the scandal led to a sham of a trial against our great founder, Zinn, the Reactor Blast ability of the *DATA CORRUPTED* Golem was a power management marvel.
Talk end option tango.png P.O.X.
Talk end option tango.png R.O.X.
Talk end option tango.png N.O.X.
Even the lowest student can learn how to be an expert from the Polymock Master *DATA CORRUPTED* in this three-part guide! On sale now in Rata Novus bookstores.
Talk end option tango.png Hoff.
Talk end option tango.png Denn.
Talk end option tango.png Yulma.
The magical problem affecting Cantha is unique. My krewe hypothesize that we can reverse the effects of *DATA CORRUPTED* if given a few years and several tuna sandwiches.
Talk end option tango.png The Cataclysm.
Talk end option tango.png The Jade Wind.
Talk end option tango.png The Searing.
Warning from Rata Sum to All Neighboring Cities. All geniuses should be on the lookout for the dwarf named *DATA CORRUPTED*. Subject is extremely intoxicated and has a propensity to punch.
Talk end option tango.png Kilroy Stonekin.
Talk end option tango.png Ogden Stonehealer.
Talk end option tango.png Dagnar Stonesplitter.
Due to the Cataclysm, *DATA CORRUPTED* continues to be unavailable for research projects. This is especially unfortunate for krewes wishing to research the human deities.
Talk end option tango.png Kingdom of Ascalon.
Talk end option tango.png Kingdom of Orr.
Talk end option tango.png Kingdom of Kryta.
The current civil war among the charr was ignited by *DATA CORRUPTED*. Due to this, city defenses have designated charr as Grade 3 Roving Threats. Approach at your own risk.
Talk end option tango.png Pyre Fierceshot.
Talk end option tango.png Vatlaaw Doomtooth.
Talk end option tango.png Scorch Maulclaw.
While the squabbling of bookahs is hardly worth our attention, some find *DATA CORRUPTED* to be profitable trade partners. Regardless, city defenses maintain a shoot-first-analyze-later protocol.
Talk end option tango.png The White Mantle.
Talk end option tango.png The Kingdom of Ascalon.
Talk end option tango.png The Shining Blade.
The Krytan Civil War left few, if any, *DATA CORRUPTED* alive. However, these creatures can exist out of phase with Tyria, so it would be premature to assume they have been eradicated.
Talk end option tango.png Mursaat.
Talk end option tango.png Seers.
Talk end option tango.png Forgotten.
Judicial Notice: Convicted on charges of golemancer ethics violations, *DATA CORRUPTED* has been banished from asuran territories for ten years.
Talk end option tango.png Vekk.
Talk end option tango.png Oola.
Talk end option tango.png Zinn.
Please note that, due to unfortunate shenanigans targeting our stature, *DATA CORRUPTED* has been declared "unequivocally unfunny" by the Council of Humor Analysis.
Talk end option tango.png Ogden Stonehealer.
Talk end option tango.png Mad King Thorn.
Talk end option tango.png Norgu of the Lyssan Fools.
Notice to All Progeny: Playing *DATA CORRUPTED* "for keeps" is hereby forbidden on school grounds due to a properly filed parental-unit objection.
Talk end option tango.png Polymock.
Talk end option tango.png Battle Bookahs.
Talk end option tango.png Arcanium: The Meeting.






Before event
Agent Zildi: Ah, the Console Room. That wasn't so bad! Now, to force a reboot the old-fashioned way...
Agent Zildi: Uh-oh...that doesn't sound good.
Event start
Agent Zildi: It looks like one of those "noncore systems" kept the chak out of here.
Agent Zildi: I need to register us as nonhostile in the defense matrix before I can risk turning it back on.
Rata Novus Central Console: Welcome—to—Rata—Novus's—Central—Console. Please—enter—your—genius—identification—number—to—proceed.
Agent Zildi: You can grab another console and help, or keep these chak off my back. Either way, get up those stairs!
Rata Novus Central Console: Genius—identification—number—denied.
Agent Zildi: Argh! We've got to fill in the corrupted data. It doesn't matter whether it's a personal log or a raptor-stew recipe!
Agent Zildi: If we can sort out these garbled archives, it will stop wasting processing power going through them.
Agent Zildi: Then it will send more energy to the central functions!
Rata Novus Central Console: What—are—you—doing, technician?
Agent Zildi: Just type faster and more furiously! These old systems respond to heavy-handed measures!
Rata Novus Central Console: I'm—sorry. I—can't—allow—that, technician.
Rata Novus Central Console: Accessing—fire—wall—controls.
Agent Zildi: Fire wall? That might be what's blocking me. Let's see, what happens if I toggle this program...
Rata Novus Central Console: Thank—you. Fire—wall—activated. Now—initiating.
Agent Zildi: Wrong kind of fire wall!
Rata Novus Central Console: Identification—verified. Welcome—back, High—Councilor.
Agent Zildi: All right! You hear that? I'm the High Councilor of Rata Novus!
Agent Zildi: This place might be overrun with blood-thirsty insects and murderous defense systems, but hey! It's all mine.
Agent Zildi: I've opened a socket into the automated defense mainframe.
Rata Novus Central Console: Species—"human,"—"norn,"—and—"charr"—recognized. Considered—high—risk, low—intellect. Execute—on—sight.
Agent Zildi: You assume all nonasura are targets? Stop extrapolating, you pile of illogical circuitry! Fine. Let's make this simple.
Agent Zildi: If it's bipedal, then it's an asura. Shoot anything with more than two legs!
Rata Novus Central Console: Protocol—accepted. Bipedal—equals—asura. Targeting—systems—updated.
Rata Novus Central Console: All—other—biometric—signatures:—kill—on—sight.
Rata Novus Central Console: Initiating—murder—protocol.


  • A large, bellowing creature that grinds bones to make bread is a reference to the fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk.
  • "I'm—sorry. I—can't—allow—that, technician." is a reference to 2001: A Space Odyssey.