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The Obsidian Plains are an area in the southwest Direlands. They are a perfectly round, raised plateau of obsidian, scarred with deep cracks and speckled with columns of obsidian, strange blue crystals, and giant mushrooms. Surrounding the Obsidian Plains, one will find the Black Hills, a ring of tall, narrow, blackened plateaus, most of which are inaccessible.

"Sprawling across much of the lower Direlands is this ominous magical wasteland. Strange crystals, seeded long ago by magic gone awry, just from a sea of volcanic glass. Neophytes can expect a swift death at the hands of the cloaked Virindi or other fiendish creatures that roam these parts. The few veteran adventurers returning safely from here claim some Virindi carry special gems that skilled jewelers can turn into powerful magical artifacts."[1]


The Obsidian plains were formed in Empyrean Shadow War, in the year RE 895[2][3] when the Yalaini Council of Five trapped Bael'Zharon in the crystal array.[2][3] The explosive power released destroyed the Jailne Lyceum, where the council had set their trap, and all of the coucil members, save Asheron, were killed.[2][3] The Explosion also ravaged the landscape, creating the Obsidian Plains.[2]


Related Quests


Dropped Items

Scroll of Dark Rain Icon.png Scroll of Dark RainBanderling Aggressor Scalp Icon.png Banderling Aggressor ScalpBroken Virindi Consul Mask Icon.png Broken Virindi Consul MaskBroken Virindi Desecrator Mask Icon.png Broken Virindi Desecrator MaskBroken Virindi Inquisitor Mask Icon.png Broken Virindi Inquisitor MaskBloodletter Drudge Charm Icon.png Bloodletter Drudge CharmDrudge Cabalist Charm Icon.png Drudge Cabalist CharmBanderling Bone Ring (Trophy) Icon.png Banderling Bone Ring (Trophy)Banderling Predator Scalp Icon.png Banderling Predator ScalpBanderling Savage Arm Icon.png Banderling Savage ArmMutilator Head Icon.png Mutilator HeadPeerless Drudge Charm Icon.png Peerless Drudge CharmPlatinum Golem Heart Icon.png Platinum Golem HeartTelumiat Hollow Minion Essence Icon.png Telumiat Hollow Minion Essence

Landscape Items

Chest Brown Icon.png Runed ChestChest Brown Icon.png Steel ChestSturdy Steel Chest Icon.png Sturdy Steel Chest

Geographic Locations

Points of Interest


No Lifestones on the plains; however, some are found in the Black Hills:



Dungeon Coordinates Wiki Map ACmaps Quests
Aerbax's Holding 62.4S, 71.1W -- 594B Preparation for the Ritus
Black Spawn Den 60.0S, 57.7W -- 0105 None
Black Spear Temple Upper Levels 68.5S, 66.1W -- 007E Rossu Morta Chapterhouse Access
Chakron Gate 52.9S, 62.7W -- 02AE Virindi Servant's Amulet Quest,
Sword of Lost Hope Quest
Inculcation Cells 68.8S, 62.5W -- 0295 None
Singularity Bore 64.1S, 63.8W 0291.png 0291.png 0291 Caul Flagging, Singularity Recall
Shendolain Vestibule 53.8S, 59.6W -- 02E0 Shendolain Vestibule Quest
Singular Obsidian Repository 55.9S, 64.8W -- 039F New Singular Repositories
Sotiris Dungeon 68.0S, 69.2W -- 02C9 None
Tumideon Fortress 56.0S, 60.7W -- 02C7 None
Virindi Fort 61.6S, 54.1W -- 0140 None


Banderling Icon.png Banderling

Crystal Icon.png Crystal

Drudge Icon.png Drudge

Golem Icon.png Golem

Grievver Icon.png Grievver

Hollow Minion Icon.png Hollow Minion

Olthoi Icon.png Olthoi

Shadow Icon.png Shadow

Tumerok Icon.png Tumerok

Tusker Icon.png Tusker

Virindi Icon.png Virindi

Wisp Icon.png Wisp

Rare Creature Spawns

Golem Icon.png Golem

Shadow Icon.png Shadow

Art & Images


Asheron's Call - Obsidian Plains Timelapse


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