Dunes of Despair (outpost)

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Disambig icon.png This article is about an outpost. This name is also used for a mission and a Zaishen mission quest.
Dunes of Despair
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Campaign Prophecies
Region Crystal Desert
Type Mission outpost
Party size 6
Exit(s) Vulture Drifts
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Path from Augury Rock to Dunes of Despair

The barren desert landscape here is broken only by tall, surprisingly urban-like ruins that mark a people's failed attempt at Ascension. Made of wood from the ships that brought them to the desert's shores and bricks made of sand and mud, the structures have withstood the harsh desert weather surprisingly well. The people who built them, unfortunately did not...

— in-game description

Dunes of Despair is a mission outpost. It is one of the three trials to open the path of Ascension. It is the home of the Temple of Ascension and the Throne of Pellentia that resides within the temple.

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  • Complete exploration of this outpost contributes less than 0.1% to the Tyrian Cartographer title.

Towns and outposts in the Crystal Desert
The Amnoon Oasis Augury Rock Destiny's Gorge Dunes of Despair Elona Reach Heroes' Audience Seeker's Passage The Dragon's Lair Thirsty River Tomb of the Primeval Kings
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