Amidst the slums of the Hive can be found a makeshift Marketplace Area in the southwest. Doomsayers erect platforms to orate from, merchants peddle their questionable wares and the Office of Vermin Control fights a never ending battle against rodents, to whom the Hive is better suited than to people.
Notable characters in the area include:
- Ash-Mantle (Around X=2230 Y=1950)
- Craddock (X=2090 Y=1040)
- Creeden (X=1350 Y=2420)
- Crier of Es-Annon (X=620 Y=1820)
- Gaoha (X=2230 Y=890)
- Iron Nalls (X=2170 Y=1380)
- Kossah-Jai (X=1610 Y=1180)
- Meir'am (X=1960 Y=1980)
- Prophyra (X=2020 Y=910)
- Reekwind (X=2650 Y=1000)
The most useful merchants in the marketplace are:
- Tylero's Steel, weapons shop (X=1660 Y=1270)
- Giscorl, cloth merchant (X=1390 Y=1020)
- Dver's Concoctions, magical items shop (X=1660 Y=1130)
To view X, Y coordinates in-game, press L.
Click the map to enlarge it.
Notable locations in this area include:
- The Marketplace (X=1837 Y=960)
- Office of Vermin and Disease Control (X=1340 Y=2260)
- Brasken's Kip (X=310 Y=1230)
- The Exit to the Northwestern Area, to the northwest
- The Exit to the Smoldering Corpse Area, to the southeast
- The Exit to the Alley of Dangerous Angles, to the northeast
There are several ways of gaining experience in this area. For more details on quests and conversations, see each individual character's page.
- 750 to 1250 XP and +1 to +5 Pick Pockets skill for catching Ash-Mantle in the act of robbing TNO.
- 1000 XP for telling Reekwind TNO's story and concluding it with a definitive statement (only 500 XP for asking him to provide the ending)
- 750 XP for convincing the Crier of Es-Annon to give up his grieving OR:
- 1000 XP total for asking Death-of-Names fo bury Es-Annon and returning to the Crier of Es-Annon
- 750 XP total for finding Jhelai for Craddock and relaying his message.
- 6000 XP total for completing Reekwind's quest to lift his his curse. (This quest takes a while to complete, since it requires access to the Clerk's Ward)
|Mortuary Area (Mortuary | Gathering Dust Bar | Mausoleum) • Northwestern Area • Marketplace Area • Smoldering Corpse Area (Smoldering Corpse Bar | Fell's Tattoo Parlor) • Alley of Dangerous Angles • Ragpicker's Square|
|Under the Hive|
|Trash Warrens • Buried Village (Pharod's Court) • Weeping Stone Catacombs • Dead Nations • Warrens of Thought • Drowned Nations • Tomb of the Nameless One|
|Tenement of Thugs • Alley of Lingering Sighs • Lower Ward (Great Foundry | Bones of the Night) • Clerk's Ward (Brothel for Slaking Intellectual Lusts | Civic Festhall) • Undersigil|
|Player's Maze • Modron Maze • Black-Barbed Maze|
|Outlands and Hells|
|Outer Curst (Traitor's Gate Tavern) • Inner Curst • Curst Underground • Curst Prison • Outlands • Baator (Pillar of Skulls) • Curst Gone • Curst in Carceri • Curst Administration|
|Fortress of Regrets|
|Fortress Entrance • Fortress Main Hall • Trial of Impulse • Maze of Reflections • Fortress Roof|