Mortal Sins: TSW Main Story Arc
Steps 1-20: Besieged Farmlands and Shadowy Forests
The Story prior - Virgula Divina
Mortal Sins is the final story-arc for the launch version of the Secret World. Players are investigating Orochi interest in the research of the mysterious Red Hand. A Council of Venice delegate introduces players initially to the Besieged Farmlands which is currently overrun by a Vampire and Ghoul army. As the story unfolds, players discover that there is much more to the legend of Dracula than you find in Bram Stoker! This TSW Guide, as with all of our guides, uses spoiler text so that players only receive help on the step they are currently working.
Mortal Sins: Step 1
“Find Carmen Preda of the Council of Venice.”
Mortal Sins: Step 2
“Enter the village of Harbaburesti.” Around 1039, 1051 the quest changes to “Go to the Taverna and search for stories.” After the cut-scene you are given the message “Search the village for the friendly owl.”
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Mortal Sins: Step 3
“Follow the owl.” The quest updates with a VERY long cut-scene at 948, 557. “Find the girl with the spyglass watching over the Besieged Farmlands.”
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Mortal Sins: Step 4
“Find out more about Transylvania from Zaha.”
You learn that the Dracula are the Order of the Dragon hinted at by the Owl. The quest updates to “Find the circus man in the Forest.” Your quest takes you to Mihas located in Shadowy Forests (right near Besieged Farmlands zone line) “Ask Mihas about the Romany.”
Mortal Sins: Step 5
“Go see Milosh.” You get a lot of backstory from Milosh.
Mortal Sins: Step 6
“Go to the place where the Draculesti were founded.” Head west to the ancient city. “Look for the Draculesti prophecy.”
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Mortal Sins: Step 7
“Find the key.”
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Mortal Sins: Step 8
“Find someone who can interpret the document.”
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Mortal Sins: Step 9
“Go to the tree of life.” This is the Agartha entrance in Shadowy Forests. The quest updates to “Find the source of the stream.”
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Mortal Sins: Step 10
“Activate the source.”
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Mortal Sins: Step 11
“Find a representation of death.” The quest updates to “Examine the statue of death.”
Mortal Sins: Step 12
“Find the water of death.”
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Mortal Sins: Step 13
“Find the Dragon’s Tomb.” This is in the graveyard, in the Chapel of the Prince, at 783, 575. Activate it and jump in. “Enter the Dragon’s Tomb.”
After zoning into the instance, the quest updates to “Join the waters of life and death.”
Mortal Sins: Step 14
“Gather the water with Dracula’s egg to capture the essence.”
Move around in the glowing water for the update.
Mortal Sins: Step 15
“Take a rubbing of the Eagle on the wall.” The Eagle is NOT lit up, click on the scripture. The quest updates to “Talk to Milosh about the Eagle.”
Mortal Sins: Step 16
“Find Octavian’s cabin.” The cabin is near 315, 477. The quest updates to “Ask the old man about the Eagle.” Octavian isn’t highly motivated.
Mortal Sins: Step 17
“Look for something to persuade Octavian.” There is a letter on a nearby table.
Mortal Sins: Step 18
NOTE: This step can bug if you are grouped. If you want to view the cut-scene, you MUST drop group before going further.
Mortal Sins: Step 19
“Kill a boar.” “Place the fresh meat near Emilia.” “Watch as Emilia is attacked and hope the plan works.”
Mortal Sins: Step 20
“Go back to Dracula’s tomb.” Entering the tomb updates the quest to “Gather Dracula’s essence.” You can now “use” the water. When you do, the egg in the center of the room activates. The quest advances.
Mortal Sins: Step 21
“Go to Carpathian Fangs.”
The Story Concludes – Carpathian Fangs Steps (21-29)