Cathedral of Eternal Radiance

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Disambig icon.png This article is about the area. For the meta event, see Cathedral of Eternal Radiance (meta event).

Cathedral of Eternal Radiance

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Map of Cathedral of Eternal Radiance

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Location within Malchor's Leap

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Cathedral of Eternal Radiance

The Cathedral of Eternal Radiance is the primary temple to Lyssa in Orr. It is circular in shape and is suspended over a body of water, Mirror Bay. The most faithful followers of Lyssa in Orr were buried here, in the ossuary within Blighted Arch. The temple has three seals on their own platform connected to the temple proper.

Besides being a place of worship of the twin goddess, the most loyal followers of Lyssa would be interred here. As part of the funerary rites, the mourners of the deceased would go through a three part ritual. During the first stage, they were encouraged to release the pain and rage they felt over their loss. The second stage, a largely ceremonial aspect that was observed by both rich and poor, was to offer valuable gifts to the priests to persuade them to resurrect the dead, though the gifts were always rejected. The third stage encouraged the family and loved ones to mourn for their loss and pray to Lyssa for relief, and to watch over the deceased in the Mists. Finally, the body would be taken to the cathedral's crypt.

Locations and objectives[edit]

Waypoints
Waypoint (tango icon).png Lyssa Waypoint —
Points of Interest
Point of interest.png Altar of Lies
Point of interest.png Augur's Grotto
Point of interest.png Reflection Cove
Hero Challenges
Hero point.png Alexandra Duet (78)
Hero point.png Altar of Lyssa
Temples
Temple (tango icon).pngCathedral of Eternal Radiance

NPCs[edit]

Allies[edit]

Asura
Charr
Human
Norn
Sylvari

Services[edit]

Merchant (map icon).png Autto (78)
Karma Merchant (map icon).png Lightbringer Brutefur (78) (only after completing Kill the Corrupted High Priestess)
Karma Merchant (map icon).png Nessa (78)

Foes[edit]

Risen
Elementals

Objects[edit]

Ambient dialogue[edit]

At the Augur's Grotto
Priory Explorer: We should hang him from his neck until he dies.
Lightbringer: Allow me to offer counsel. Wait for it.
Priory Explorer: Wait for what?
Lightbringer: If we keep giving him rope, he'll hang himself.
Priory Explorer: Is that some kind of metaphor? Because I want to see him suffocate. It's what he deserves!
Lightbringer: There are worse ways to go. If we wait, he'll find one of them.
Priory Healer: Women.
Lightbringer: I hear you. Never know if they're setting up a research lab for you, or some other guy, or for themselves.
Priory Healer: Right...
Vigil Crusader: Dragon! Where are you?
Agent: Patience.
Priory Healer: On that last mission, did you get what I asked for?
Agent: Of course.
Priory Healer: Oh, thank you, thank you. Sweets are so hard to find out here.

Crafting resources[edit]

Resource nodes
Plant resource (map icon).png Orrian Truffle

Gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • Although the Song of Lyss, Spark of Ilya, and Seal of Union are a part of the Cathedral of Eternal Radiance structure, and can only be accessed from it, the seals and their respective events are technically located in neighboring areas.