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The basement within the Circle Tower is accessed from the first floor. The repository is a restricted area, protected by Sentinels, as phylacteries and other magical artifacts, many of whom belonging to the ancient Tevinter Imperium, are locked away.

AreaMap MageTowerBasement

Map of the area

Background Edit

The entrance, called "The Victim's Door" by the Chantry, can only be opened by a templar and a mage. The Chantry provides a password, "Sword of the Maker, Tears of the Fade", which primes the ward, while the mage touches it with mana by casting a spell to release it.

The door to the phylactery chamber is protected from magic because of the wards carved into the stone by templars. As such, normal keys which the First Enchanter and the Knight-Commander of the Circle Tower possess must be used. However, the magi is able to access the chamber by destroying a wall from from the artifact vault as it shares a common wall, which was covering another entrance.

Involvement Edit

Magi Origin Edit

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“We now have a dog and Alistair is still the dumbest one in the party.” — Morrigan
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During the Magi Origin the player enters the Basement with Jowan and Lily in order to find Jowan's phylactery and destroy it as part of the Bound in Blood and Magic quest.

Witch Hunt Edit

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“"Do not follow me," I said, and slipped into the shadows.” — Morrigan
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The Warden-Commander enters the basement along with Ariane, Finn and the Dog in order to find the statue of Eleni Zinovia and ask her how to find the other Eluvians as part of In Search of Morrigan quest.

Quests Edit

Magi Origin Edit

Ico Quest Bound in Blood and Magic

Witch Hunt Edit

Ico Quest In Search of Morrigan

Enemies Edit

Magi Origin Edit

Witch Hunt Edit

  • Veil Tear
  • Sentinel

Notable items Edit

Magi Origin Edit

Ico belt Ephemeralist's BeltEphemeralist's Belt
Belt
This plain strip of leather bears the mark of the Formari beneath the buckle.

+1% spirit resistance
Ico staff Blackened Heartwood StaffBlackened Heartwood Staff
Staff
Iron (Tier 1)
Requires: 16 magic

Damage: 4.00 (Nature)
Armor penetration: 20.00
+2 damage
+2 spellpower

Codex entries Edit

Magi Origin Edit

Ico codex entry Codex entry: Deepstalker (Origins)

Ico codex entry Codex entry: The Tevinter Imperium

Special objects Edit

Magi Origin Edit

Witch Hunt Edit

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