Staff of the God  

Start Zone: Mesothalassa
Start NPC:Aidoios
Trials of Atlantis expansion Required
Related Zones:
  Oceanus Hesperos
Min Level:50
Max Level:50
Grants XP:No
Grants Coin:No
Related NPCs:
  Naxos Ambusher
  Naxos Focused
  Naxos Staghorn
Related Items:
  Staff of God, Parchment 2 of 3
  Staff of God, Parchment 1 of 3
  Staff of God, Parchment 3 of 3
Last Updated:Wed Jan 3 20:22:40 2007
DISCLAIMER: Your Steps and Tasks may be different

Below is the begining information for the Artifact weapon the Staff of the Gods, if you know more information please send it in.

This is what Aidoios will say when you ask about "Staff of the Gods"
A nameless god,
A weapon left,
In to a king's hand with utmost trust.
A single betrayer,
A warrior armed,
To kill the god with said weapon's thrust.

A sunless place,
Is jagger shield,
Who would eat the taker, even a waif.
A dry shore,
A frozen guard,
Who keeps the cleansing citrus safe.

A plum awaits,
Three prongs of gold,
The one who finds the cure becomes the wise.
A drop of ichor,
A frenzy makes,
So strip the crimson and claim the prize.

Staff can be found at This can be found at 15151, 58638
in Meso.

When you grab the Staff from the rock you instantly get a magical bleed effect. As soon as this happens about 20-30 sharks attack you. You need to get out of the water and to the island with the Lemon tree in the middle (loc=40/50 in Hesperos). Pick a lemon and use it as an item to clean the coral from the staff revealing the Staff of the Gods artifact.

If you die, log or drop the staff before you have used the lemon and revealed the staff it will go back to the starting point in the water.

Staff of God 1 of 3 -- drops on treasure island in Hesperos. (Island at 20, 55) Just randomly open any chest and kill the mobs inside.

Staff of God 2 of 3 -- drops from Naxos staghorn and Naxos Ambusher in Meso.

Staff of God 3 of 3 -- drops from Naxos Ambusher, Naxos focused, and Naxos staghorns.

After getting all 3 scrolls and the staff, drag scroll 1 to the qbar and then /use it. This will combine the 3 scrolls to form the Staff of the God Tale.

Then, go back to the Hall of Heroes and consult with Sage Kaenva. First, give her the Staff. Then, give her the Tale, and she will give you back your completed Staff of the God artifact.

Dialog from combining the 3 scrolls:
Scroll One

"The early years of the reign of Jarlos of the Seventh Kingdom were auspicious, but the gods grew to be an annoyance. How dare they demand of Atlantis any servility or worship? For what of Atlantis has been blessed [by the gods and not by the hands of the people of this great race?] Do they make the rivers flow where we wish them, or is it not the craftsman and the engineers of our kingdoms that do this? Do they answer the pleas of mothers crying over the sick beds of their young, or do our doctors answer them? And so how else is King Jarlos to answer the mocking sea god Mephis but with a challenge?

Mephis would say that Atlantis owes the gods fealty. Our King says the gods are, admittedly, a match to our race, but no longer are these gods needed in Atlantis, for Atlantis can do more without their aid and are indeed, of a match for the gods. And Mephis took offense, and was outraged. So how else to answer the offense and outrage but with a challenge, to [prove] a god is but a mortal [compared] to Atlantis? And so Mephis took the challenge, and attempted the trials of Atlantis. Mephis is well served through the magic of the gods, though, and our King Jarlos took offense, and taunted the sea god. ['How are we to believe in a god,' our King cried, 'when the one god that dares speak with us would use magic to win the trials that even the Atlantean champion surpasses with skill?'] And Mephis agreed to leave [his] trident behind."

Scroll Two

"Mephis entered the trials with little fear of failure. He was a god of the sea, and no mortals could touch him. The beasts of the trial were little things, of no real threat. Mephis despised the Atlanteans. They made a land above his sea and neglected him. They weathered his storms and [rebelled against his] demands. As he went into the seas in the Planes of Atlantis, he thought of what he would do to King Jarlos and the Atlanteans when he completed the trials."

Scroll Three

"Deatrys waited for Mephis in the first areas. He knew the god would spend as much time as he could in the water, and [so he] swam to a cave waiting for the god to pass. Deatrys held little regard for the sea god Mephis, and thought his death to be a trivial matter. Perhaps it was the way Mephis died that caused the strange occurrences after. [Deatrys], aware that Mephis was ignorant of his presence, hurled [Mephis' own] trident through the water as [he] passed, striking [him] through his back and piercing upward, through his throat. Mephis didn't even have the time to roar a death cry or turn and see his assassin. His body fell and Deatrys, sure [the god] was dead, [went] to retrieve the trident. He cut the head off of Mephis' body and swam to an island nearby. There, using Mephis' hair, he cleansed the blood off the trident. He then buried Mephis' head and the trident close by, and left the Planes.

Twelve days after the murder of Mephis, the sea god that offended Atlantis, Deatrys had a dream. He was standing on the island where he buried Mephis. As he watched, a strange bush began to grow. Soon, Deatrys recognized it as a lemon bush. In his hands he held the trident. The blood of Mephis wouldn't stop flowing from the trident. Desperate to stop the blood, Deatrys picked a lemon, and rubbed the juice over the trident. Finally, the blood stopped flowing, and Deatrys woke, sweating and smelling of lemon. Later, Deatrys received word that a lemon bush had grown on the island. Deatrys [laughed. Was] that all a murdered god could do?"

This artifact is usable by healing classes and casters.

Artifact levels from RvR and mobs in Mainland Dungeons, New Frontiers, Passage of Conflict and Summoner's Hall.

  Staff of the God (caster)
  Staff of the God (mauler)

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# Mar 03 2004 at 9:49 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
Made it with 5 ppls

1bb 2 healcleris 1 armsman 1 minstrel

1. Sos
2. 5 instants while healin
3. done :)
Our failure attemp
# Nov 18 2003 at 3:52 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
Tryed to take it for 3hours,arround 10attempts and havent luck.
We had 2clerics,1friar,1pally,1merc,1minst and 2theurg.

We tryed all the things posilbe.Kill all the sharks that we can (repop fast+++), use a boat, go to the island that we have more close...

We have a minst with SOS, merc with IP (~2300hits) that was getting the staff, pally s/s, 1cleric 42reju, and the other was 20rej(50ench), the friar was 20rej also.

the 2 theurg was aerooting the sharks.we was very very close 2times, but finally havent luck.

Not imposible with 1fg, but its very very hard.
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