Winds of Change/Walkthrough

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Background[edit]

Exclamation Point - Red Emblem.svg Foe changes: As soon as you complete the first quest, spawns of some areas in Cantha will change to fit the new story:
  1. These updated areas are more challenging than their Factions counterparts.
  2. These new spawns will be present even if other characters in the party have not completed Factions yet.
  3. To restore the default spawns, take Memories of Purity from the Herald of Purity in Kaineng Center (requires completion of Cleansing Morostav Trail).

Preparation[edit]

In order to progress through the full main storyline, you must have access to the following explorable areas:

General suggestions[edit]

See also: Soul Explosion
Threat assessment
Recommended skills
  • Winds of Change foes are easy to ball up: bring area of effect (AoE) skills, including Panic and Ray of Judgment.
  • Winds of Change allied NPCs frequently appear: bring area of effect (AoE) protection and healing skills (so that your allies benefit), including Shelter and Union.
  • Winds of Change objectives can require protection of allies: bringing Blood is Power or minions allows you to exploit NPC's AI, thereby allowing them to be lead to safety.
  • Winds of Change features numerous hostile spirits and minions: bring anti-summon skills to help take them down quickly, including Spiritual Pain and Consume Soul.

Order of quest chains[edit]

Winds of Change includes 35 quests in the main storyline and a group of 6 optional quests (the second and third are chained). Each of these quests has its own hard mode version, bringing the total to 82:

Act 1[edit]

Kaineng Center
1. Cleansing Bukdek Byway
2. Cleansing Shadow's Passage
3. Cleansing Shenzun Tunnels
4. Cleansing the Undercity
5. Cleansing the Sunjiang District
6. Cleansing Pongmei Valley
7. Rescue at Minister Cho's Estate
Seitung Harbor
8. Cleansing Haiju Lagoon
9. Cleansing Zen Daijun
Kaineng Center
  • Initiate Zei Ri
10. Cleansing Rhea's Crater
11. Cleansing the Silent Surf
12. Cleansing Morostav Trail
Xaquang Skyway (leave from Senji's Corner)
13. Intercepting the Am Fah
14. Tracking the Corruption
15. Architect of Corruption
16. The Gangs of Kaineng
17. What Waits in Shadow

Act 2[edit]

Kaineng Center
18. A Chance Encounter
19. A Favor Returned
20. Deadly Cargo
21. Trading Blows
22. Ever Closer to the Edge
23. Violence in the Streets
Shenzun Tunnels (leave from Tahnnakai Temple)
24. The Rescue Attempt
Kaineng Center
  • Guardsman Qao Lin
25. Warning the Angchu
Kinya Province
26. Free Birds
27. Honorable Combat
28. A Treaty's a Treaty

Act 3[edit]

Shenzun Tunnels (leave from Tahnnakai Temple)
  • Miku
29. Finding Jinnai
Kaineng Center
  • Guardsman Qao Lin
30. Calling All Thugs
31. Raid on Kaineng Center
32. There Goes the Neighborhood
33. Ministry of Oppression
34. Raid on Shing Jea Monastery
Shenzun Tunnels (leave from Tahnnakai Temple)
  • Miku
35. The Final Confrontation

Optional quests[edit]

These quests are not directly connected to the main storyline:

Kaineng Center