The Killing Joke

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The Killing Joke
Section Festival Event Quests
Event Halloween
Required
campaigns
Nightfall
Given by Emissary of King Thorn of Kryta
in Kamadan, Jewel of Istan
Type Festival quest
Map(s)
Qwytzylkak location.jpg
Location of Qwytzylkak in Vehtendi Valley from Yahnur Market

Quest information[edit]

Objectives[edit]

  • Find and defeat Qwytzylkak.
  • See Emissary of King Thorn of Kryta for your reward.

Reward[edit]

Walkthrough[edit]

Start in Yahnur Market and just fight your way through the many foes on your way to Qwytzylkak. There are no special hazards. The Ash and Shock Phantoms around Qwytzylkak can be pulled independently of the boss to make the battle even easier.

As Qwytzylkak's Words of Madness skill is a hex spell, a skill that causes Dazed or increases activation time of spells will keep it under control.

NPCs[edit]

Foes[edit]

Phantoms (Undead)

Bosses[edit]

Phantom

Dialogue[edit]

Initial dialogue[edit]

Emissary of King Thorn of Kryta
"The time when our king may freely roam this world again is surely drawing near. Then it will be like the old times again, the blessed way things once were. Imagine the thrill of being alive when any moment could be your last! Wouldn't life taste that much sweeter? If only those unfortunate peasants could have seen that gift for what it was!
But before the king may walk free again, one of his greatest rivals must leave this world. The name is Qwytzylkak. I had never seen anyone equal our liege when it came to telling jokes...until those two crossed paths. I nearly died that day from laughing too hard. How I managed to survive is still a mystery. But one thing is NOT a mystery: Qwytzylkak must die! There can be no one funnier than our great king. I've heard Qwytzylkak was last spotted in Vehtendi Valley. Go and knock 'im dead."
Yes Accept: "This is one punchline I'm ready to deliver."
No Decline: "I don't think I can handle any more bad jokes."
Ask Ask: "Remember when I told you to go and kill Qwytzylkak in Vehtendi Valley? Remember how he's NOT DEAD? Do you see the problem here?"

Intermediate dialogue[edit]

Qwytzylkak: "Lsf tqqt hsmm Emmmmx jswwemm wwrhmmx hsmm Mmqqtvvpvvg? Ommjwwkkemm hqqimm lwwe vvr hsmm mmeemmgjmm!"

Reward dialogue[edit]

Emissary of King Thorn of Kryta
"Oh, how I wish I could have seen the look on Qwytzylkak's...well, whatever it has that passes for a face, when he met his terrible end. Surely, great King Thorn must be free now! Strange...nothing really feels that different. But I'm certain our plans went ahead flawlessly! One thing is certain: the barrier has weakened. If this is not the year that we succeed, then by the next...by next year our court will rule again, and this world will once again know true brilliance!
You have done your part well, and for that you will be rewarded. Now, go! Enjoy your time in our king's presence. Savor the knowledge that this is the future awaiting you!"

Notes[edit]

  • Qwytzylkak's dialogue, when deciphered, translates into "Why did the Seer chase after the Eidolon? Because time was of the essence!"

Trivia[edit]