Forgotten Crypts is a public dungeon located in the Deshaan zone of Elder Scrolls Online (ESO). This eerie crypt-themed dungeon offers an engaging experience with its dark atmosphere and challenging enemies. Knowing some tips, tricks, and secrets can help you maximize your loot and avoid failure. This guide will provide a step-by-step walkthrough of Forgotten Crypts, along with valuable information to help you succeed and get the most out of this dungeon.
Before entering the dungeon, make sure you have the following:
- Adequate gear, weapons, and potions for your character level and build with a relevant class
- Repair kits or enough gold to repair your gear, as durability may decrease during the dungeon run.
- Soul gems to revive yourself or other players if necessary.
- Empty inventory space to collect loot.
Navigating the Forgotten Crypts Dungeon
Forgotten Crypts can be found in the southwestern part of Deshaan. To enter the dungeon, look for a cave entrance near a large waterfall.
The dungeon is divided into several sections, filled with undead enemies and challenging bosses:
- The Main Crypt
- The Lower Crypts
- The Hidden Chamber
The Main Crypt
After entering the dungeon, proceed through the main crypt, dealing with groups of enemies as you progress. In this area, you will encounter the first boss, The Forgotten One. Defeat The Forgotten One and continue exploring the main crypt.
The Lower Crypts
Navigate through the lower crypts, clearing groups of enemies along the way. In this area, you will face the second boss, Fyrayn Telvanni. Defeat Fyrayn Telvanni and continue through the lower crypts until you reach the final section of the dungeon.
The Hidden Chamber
In the hidden chamber, you will face the final boss, Exulus. Defeat Exulus to complete the dungeon.
Tips, Tricks, and Secrets
- Skyshard: Don’t forget to collect the skyshard located in the lower crypts near a large central chamber. Skyshards grant skill points when you collect three of them.
- Achievements: Completing the dungeon and defeating all bosses will grant you the “Forgotten Crypts Vanquisher” achievement. Defeating The Forgotten One, Fyrayn Telvanni, and Exulus within 20 minutes of entering the dungeon will grant you the “Forgotten Crypts Conqueror” achievement.
- Loot: Bosses in this dungeon have a chance to drop valuable items, such as the Plague Doctor and Mother’s Sorrow gear sets. Be sure to defeat all bosses to maximize your loot potential.
- Group Composition: While the dungeon can be completed solo, it’s recommended to have a balanced group of players, including a tank, healer, and damage dealers, to ensure a smoother run.
- Enemy Crowd Control: Use crowd control abilities, such as stuns, snares, and roots, to manage large groups of enemies. This will make it easier to defeat them without being overwhelmed.
- Boss Mechanics: Each boss has unique mechanics that you should be aware of. For example, Exulus will summon powerful adds that should be defeated quickly. Pay attention to the boss’s abilities and adapt your strategy accordingly.
- Hidden Rooms: Keep an eye out for hidden rooms throughout the dungeon. These rooms often contain treasure chests with additional loot, including gear, crafting materials, and gold.
Completing Forgotten Crypts in Deshaan can be a rewarding experience, providing valuable loot and achievements. By following this guide and utilizing the tips, tricks, and secrets provided, you can maximize your chances of success and make the most of your dungeon run.