He Waits in Fire Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Quest

Group: The Hunt for Eothas

Start location: Hasongo

I spoke with Eothas in the ruins of Hasongo but was unable to divert him from his machinations. He bade me to meet him at a luminous adra pillar in a chain of volcanic islands called Magran's Teeth. If I want to know more about his intentions, I will have to join him there.

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Alternate descriptions:

Eothas stands before a pillar of luminous adra in the center of the Ashen Maw, the largest volcano in Magran's Teeth. The god appears to be draining the pillar of its essence.

Related points of interest

Icon of The Pillar The Pillar Hasongo

Icon of Queen Onekaza II Queen Onekaza II Neketaka, Serpent's Crown

Icon of Ashen Maw Ashen Maw World Map

Icon of Rathun Vanguard Rathun Vanguard Ashen Maw

Icon of The Soul The Soul Ashen Maw

Icon of Jadaferlas the Ancient Jadaferlas the Ancient Ashen Maw

Icon of Torc of Bithákten Torc of Bithákten Ashen Maw

Icon of Bathor Erkon Bathor Erkon Ashen Maw

Icon of Eothas Eothas Ashen Maw

Prior quests

To begin He Waits in Fire you must first complete A Distant Light.

Quest stages of He Waits in Fire

1. Rendezvous with Eothas in Ashen Maw.

Eothas invited me to speak with him further at Ashen Maw in Magran's Teeth, a chain of volcanoes that rises from the northernmost seas of the Deadfire.

Updates:

I have marked the location of Ashen Maw on my map. It is the largest volcano within a chain of volcanic islands called Magran's Teeth.

Eothas is headed for Magran's Teeth, a volcanic chain along the northeastern edge of Deadfire. I have been asked to report this news to Queen Onekaza II in Neketaka.

I learned Magran's Teeth is a volcanic chain along the northeastern edge of Deadfire. While Queen Onekaza II might have known the location of the Ashen Maw, I'm in no position to ask her now.

Eothas plans to restore his power somewhere in Magran's Teeth, undoubtedly from a large vein of luminous adra.

2. Reach the lower bridge.

Eothas is siphoning essence from a luminous adra pillar in the center of a volcano named the Ashen Maw. I must travel deeper into the volcano if I wish to meet with him.

Updates:

Speaking with the Rathun's warlord, the bathor, within his Jagged Keep may gain me a route to meet with Eothas.

The Rathun intend to battle Eothas to the bitter end. They're currently planning for a secondary assault from within their fortress, the Jagged Keep.

When Eothas stormed Ashen Maw, he siphoned souls from many of the Rathun, a sect of Magranite fire giants, living within the volcano.

3. Find a way to Eothas through the Jagged Keep.

I'm closer to Eothas, but I can see no clear route to the adra pillar in the center of the Maw. I'll search the Rathun's fortress, the Jagged Keep.

Updates:

The shrine to Magran inside the Jagged Keep is a gateway - kept locked to guard the adra spire within the depths of the Maw.

Magran's shrine in the Jagged Keep appears to function as an elevating platform.

I've found a magical torc that bears the symbol of Magran.

A dragon attacked and killed the Rathun's brenthís.

Jadaferlas the Ancient hinted that the means to opening a route to Eothas through the Jagged Keep rests with the Rathun's priestess - or what's left of her.

The Rathun are preparing for an assault against Eothas from within the Jagged Keep. They await the return of their priestess, the brenthís, before they strike.

The dragon, Jadaferlas the Ancient, refuses to fight Eothas for the Rathun. She will allow me, however, to retrieve the Torc of Bithákten from the brenthís' body.

Violent tremors are shaking the foundations of the Maw. The volcano is growing increasingly more active.

4. Acquire the Torc of Bithákten to access Magran's shrine in the Jagged Keep.

A shrine to Magran in the back of the Jagged Keep leads to the adra spire on which Eothas feeds. The shrine requires the Torc of Bithákten, a relic sacred to Magran, to operate.

Updates:

The Rathun's priestess, the brenthís, bears the Torc of Bithákten which can ignite the shrine. However, she's ventured into the Lair of the Ancient to secure the Ancient's help against Eothas.

A hanging bridge, west of the Jagged Keep, leads to the Lair of the Ancient.

A dragon attacked and killed the Rathun's brenthís.

The dragon, Jadaferlas the Ancient, refuses to fight Eothas for the Rathun. She will allow me, however, to retrieve the Torc of Bithákten from the brenthís' body.

The bathor blessed me with a protective spell to aid me against the fire and fumes that fill the Lair of the Ancient.

5. Ignite Magran's shrine to reach the adra spire within the depths of Ashen Maw.

I've acquired the Torc of Bithákten. The relic should lower Magran's shrine from the Jagged Keep into the Maw, opening the way to Eothas.

6. Speak to Eothas.

I've lowered Magran's shrine into the bowels of the volcano. Now I can face the god.

7. Take the torc to Magran's shrine in the Jagged Keep.

The fire torc I looted off a priestess' corpse may be related to Magran's shrine inside the Jagged Keep. I should take the torc to the shrine to further suss out their connection.

8. Other updates

The brenthís was wielding a sacred torc when she and several of her Rathun warriors were killed.

9. Endings

I've spoken with Eothas. I could not deter him from his plan to break the Wheel at Ukaizo.