Writings on the Walls

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Writings on the Walls is a mystery as well as an achievement.

Alignment Archaeology-icon.png General
Dig site Archaeology Guild
Required items These items can be obtained before and/or during the mystery.
Rewards 35,000 Archaeology experience

Steps[edit | edit source]

A mark on the wall.
  • The mystery is uncovered when you study your first strange writing. You are only able to see the writings once you are wearing the complete master archaeologist's outfit, requiring the Guildmaster qualification to obtain.
  • Study all five writings to unlock a new special research mission for each.
    • Kharid-et - In the solitary confinement section of the prison block.
    • Infernal Source - In the Dungeon of Disorder.
    • Everlight - In the underwater cave.
    • Stormguard Citadel - By the Research & Development north-west excavation site.
    • Warforge - In Thalmund's Forge.
  • Complete all five special research missions.
  • Study all five strange writings again.

Locations[edit | edit source]

In the solitary confinement section of the prison block.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The player Roskat was the first player who completed this mystery on 7 April 2020 which was shown in-game with the announcement: Game announcement.png News: Roskat is the first to solve the 'Writings on the Walls' mystery!
  • The achievement name is a reference to the phrase "writing on the wall", meaning an omen.
  • Reiniger and Jimmy have tattoos similar to the symbols found at each dig site.
  • Each dig site's symbol is slightly different.