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Shadow of a Doubt

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Here prisoners are interrogated before they are thrown inside the walls. A magistrate beckons you forward with a slight nod.

Shadowfell Conspiracy adpack icon.jpg
DDO Point icon.png Requires access to adventure pack: Shadowfell Conspiracy
Shadow of a Doubt
Heroic level: 15
Epic level: None
Duration: Medium
Heroic XP:  ♣1,760Solo/Casual ♦4,100Normal ♥4,266Hard ♠4,433Elite
Epic XP: N/A
Takes place in: Magistrate's Office
Bestowed by: Celia Pendrick
NPC contact: Celia Pendrick
Quest acquired in: Wheloon Docks
Patron: Purple Dragon Knights
Base favor: 6
Free to Play: No
Extreme Challenge: No
Map Shadow of a Doubt.png
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The notorious Shar priest Dedryk Black is back in custody and the Wheloon authorities want you to help them question the priest about how he escaped from Wheloon Prison.

Go to the Magistrate's Office at the Wheloon Docks to begin the interrogation.

Spoiler Warning: Information below this point can be considered spoiler material!


  • Speak with the Wheloon Magistrate
  • Interrogate the Shar Priest
  • Defeat the Shadows (16 total)
  • Speak the with the Magistrate again [sic]
  • Secure the Docks
  • Gather the party around the Purple Dragon Captain
  • Speak with the Purple Dragon Captain
  • Defeat the Shadows
  • Speak with the Purple Dragon Captain again
  • Return to the Magistrate's Office
  • Defeat the Shadar-kai Assassin

  • (Optional) Protect the Knight while retaking the ship Heroic: +20% Bonus.( ♣352 ♦820 ♥853 ♠887 )

Known Traps

Trap DCs

  •  ♦2Normal ♥5Hard ♠10Elite bear traps in the streets

Tips and Misc

  • At the start of the quest, use bluff, diplomacy or intimidate (DCs:  ♦56Normal ♥62Hard ♠68Elite) with the prisoner for an additional chest at the end.
  • Though the streets of Wheloon appear at first to be a bit of a maze, they're really rather linear.
  • At the end of the quest, you can read the Mysterious Note
    on the table during or after Teralyn's fight.

Bonus XP

  • Aggression bonus: 109 or more monsters killed +10% Bonus.( ♣176 ♦410 ♥427 ♠443 )
  • Onslaught bonus: 142 or more monsters killed +15% Bonus.( ♣264 ♦615 ♥640 ♠665 )
  • Conquest bonus: 174 or more monsters killed +25% Bonus.( ♣440 ♦1,025 ♥1,067 ♠1,108 )
  • Tamper bonus: 3 or more traps disarmed +10% Bonus.( ♣176 ♦410 ♥427 ♠443 )
  • Neutralization bonus: 4 or more traps disarmed +20% Bonus.( ♣352 ♦820 ♥853 ♠887 )
  • Ingenious Debilitation bonus: 5 or more traps disarmed +30% Bonus.( ♣528 ♦1,230 ♥1,280 ♠1,330 )
  • Mischief bonus: 25 or more breakables smashed +8% Bonus.( ♣141 ♦328 ♥341 ♠355 )
  • Vandal bonus: 32 or more breakables smashed +10% Bonus.( ♣176 ♦410 ♥427 ♠443 )
  • Ransack bonus: 40 or more breakables smashed +15% Bonus.( ♣264 ♦615 ♥640 ♠665 )
Notes: Trap numbers are based on Elite, which has more traps; the required amount may be lower on Normal or Hard.


  • Chests: 2
    • 1 at end
    • 1 for making a bluff, diplomacy or intimidate check with the prisoner at beginning
  • Collectables: 5
    • Adventurer's Pack in an alley shortly after second group of shadows
    • Cabinet up ramp across the way
    • Adventurer's Pack at the end of the dock near the ship
    • Cabinet behind a burning house
    • Adventurer's Pack up the ramp near Captain Hillard
  • NPC rewards: Standard, random +9 to +10 loot

Named Chest Drop

Assassin Initiate's Leathers - Light Armor, Bound to Character on EquipBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip (End chest)

Nightsinger's Mantle - Cloak, Bound to Character on EquipBound to Character on Equip: This item is Bound to Character on Equip (End chest)

Pale Green Ioun Stone - Trinket, Bound to Account on EquipBound to Account on Equip: This item is Bound to Account on Equip (End chest)


Name(picture) CR Type Race
 ♦18Normal ♠23Elite Humanoid Human
Condemned Deadeye(view)
Condemned Deadeye.jpg
 ♠20Elite Humanoid Human
Rioting Prisoner(view)
Rioting Prisoner.jpg
 ♠18Elite Humanoid Human
Shadow (Shadowfell)(view)
Shadow (Shadowfell).jpg
 ♦18Normal ♥22Hard ♠19Elite ●29Epic ♦24Epic Normal Undead Shadow

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