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Strange Burning Scroll

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Locations within the Night of Fires instance.

Strange Burning Scrolls can be found during Path of Fire story missions. They provide context for the actions of certain Forged.

Story involvement[edit]

Path of Fire story[edit]

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Night of Fires[edit]

In wooden barricades, across the river to the left after entering the camp
Zaishen,
You have an honored place among mortals, for your god has returned to campaign against the dire threat of the Elder Dragons. We Forged are his fist, and you will be his mouth.
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Keep reading.
You will spread word of his campaign across the Crystal Desert. Take pride in your work; bring souls before your master that they might be Forged in his image.
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Keep reading.
I, his herald, have been bestowed a great honor: to bring the light of his truth to the foreign commander who pursues us. Now go, and speak your god's voice.
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Close the scroll.
On a small altar further north
Captain,
Balthazar pursues the whelp of Kralkatorrik, Vlast. All is as it should be, even if we do not comprehend his grand strategy. He is the lord of war, and he will not be questioned.
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Keep reading.
The Elder Dragons will fall to our might, and Vlast is the key. Your faith will be rewarded. Your hesitation will be punished.
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Keep reading.
Things have changed since the Eternal Battle. We must adapt or be swept away in his burning rage.
Do not speak of this again.
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Close the scroll.
On crates and barrels at the southern wall near the Crucible of Consecration
_her,
From you, I learned of loyalty and duty. I lived my life in serv____ealistic men and women. I called myself a hero, never knowing tha___asn't true. It wasn't until I found myself in the Fissu_
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___sen, and the Guild Wars. That was when I understood you, and what I believ___azar came to us, and showed us the way. He showed me how foolish and naive I had been to ma_
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_ow I will be the champion of his Forged, the one who speaks for him and leading his campa___pon is being prepared, and I hope that wherever you__proud of me. Balthazar comes. Farewe__er.
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Close the scroll.
At the north-west platform of the Crucible of Consecration
General,
When we met in the Burning Forest, slaughtering the abominations of the traitor's shadow army amid the flames, I could see your greatness.
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I was drawn to you. Your loyalty to our lord Balthazar inspired me to join your battalion of Eternals. And now, I have been chosen by our lord to be his herald, and I must give you orders.
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You are to lead our forces south to make preparations for Balthazar's arrival, once he has the scion. Prepare the path, General. I pray we shall fight together again.
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Close the scroll.
Near the crates and barrels north-east of Crucible of Consecration, behind the fire orbs
Warden,
The prisoners are nothing but chattel; souls to be conscripted for the great campaign.
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Once, we followed the rules of the Eternal Battle, but this campaign is too important to be left to chance. These mortals would otherwise be swept away by their own foolish choices.
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When the end comes, their only choice will be to join Balthazar and become Forged, honored for eternity as we are. Do with their mortal shells as you see fit.
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Close the scroll.
South-west of Crucible of Consecration up against the flame wall, tucked behind a rock
Forged,
Some of you have fought by Balthazar's side for generations, others are newly conscripted. Whichever you may be, know that this campaign is the noblest cause for your existence.
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War is necessary in the face of imminent threat. That threat is the Elder Dragons. Your service is justified, no matter the cost.
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Having served our lord in my mortal life and my immaterial existence in the Fissure, I can assure you that this effort is unlike any that has come before. We will reach true salvation.
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Close the scroll.

The Way Forward[edit]

On the ground after defeating the Forged sentry:

Order 134:
Disable gate leading to the final pedestal
Destroy any living creatures that attempt access
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Put it down.

Related achievements[edit]

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Discover clues about the Herald of Balthazar's past.Story Mission: Night of Fires Clues about the Herald of Balthazar's Past Discovered AP.png