Meridian

Meridian

Meridian is the Capital city for Defiants
There is 1 portal in the area

Training Yard – To the south you will find training dummys for up to level 50. The north is where world event vendors/activities will be during world events.

Plaza – Banks, Auctioneer, Class trainers, Adventure gear merchant, Stylist and fishing trainer.

PVP Area – PVP quests and vendors for PVP gear.

Orphiel’s Spire – Guild quests, dungeon quests, Saga storylines.

Crafting Area – All of the crafting trainers as well as a Bank and Auctioneer.

College of Planar Studies – Here you will find the 6 planar vendors, the Ascended Powers merchant and weeklies for level 50 raids.

This guide page is still a work in progress with many more quests still to be added!

Meridian Quests

QUEST: Different depending on your faction..
BAHMI – /setwaypoint 6244 5312 – Just outside Meridian – QUEST: By the ancestors + The journey to greatness
ETH – /setwaypoint 6222 5328 – Just outside Meridian – QUEST: The pride of the eth + The journey to greatness
KELARI – /setwaypoint 6609 4543 – In Kelari Refuge – QUEST: On the shores + The journey to greatness
PICK UP: These quests are picked up in Meridian or Kelari Refuge depending on your character race.
TO COMPLETE: These quests are the start of the Saga of the Endless Questline, You can find a full guide for this here.
I highly recommend you wait till you are much higher level (60+) before you start the Saga, then you will be able to breeze through the whole thing without having to look for groups for the dungeons etc.

QUEST: Sylver’s Experiments
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Amado Asanu in Meridian at /setwaypoint 6227 5340
TO COMPLETE: Deliver the parcel to Sylver in the College of Planar Studies

Go through the doorway at /setwaypoint 6054 5265
Go through the craft area to the College of Planar Studies (entrance at /setwaypoint 5962 5261)
Find Sylver at /setwaypoint 5934 5295 and hand in the quest

QUEST: The King’s Lady
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Sylver in College of Planar Studies at /setwaypoint 5934 5295
TO COMPLETE: Demonstrate the rose to Asha in Catari Command Center

Go through the doorway at /setwaypoint 6133 5128
Go to Asha in Catari Command Center (the PVP area) /setwaypoint 6086 5057 and hand in the quest

QUEST: Let Him Down Gently
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Asha Catari in Catari Command Center at /setwaypoint 6086 5057
TO COMPLETE: Return to Sylver Valis in the College of Planar Studies

Go to the College of Planar Studies (entrance at /setwaypoint 5962 5261)
Find Sylver at /setwaypoint 5934 5295 and hand in the quest

QUEST: Lost and Found
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Enrinke Shinuas in Epoch Plaze, Meridian at /setwaypoint 6080 5137
TO COMPLETE: Speak with Scholar Dumbar

Scholar Dumbar can be found in one of the upper level’s of Orphiel’s Spire
Go into Orphiel’s Spire (doorway at /setwaypoint 6040 5167)
Head to the middle of the tower to the teleporter /setwaypoint 5990 5138
The teleporter has two consoles, one to take you up, another to bring you down, hover over the console to see what setting its on.

To get to Scholar Dumbar from the ground floor you need to push the left side console “UP” twice.

Speak with Scholar Dumbar

Your quest objective will now change to ‘Collect artifact near Dumbar’
To the right of Scholar Dumbar is a book stand with a super shiny artifact on it!
Right click the artifact to pick it up.
Just keep it in your bag for now, dont add in to your collection yet.

Your quest objective will now change to ‘Speak with Scholar Lelith’

Scholar Lelith is one floor down, so go back to the teleporter and click the “down” console once.
Speak with Scholar Lelith and then pick up the artifact right next to Scholar Lelith.
Your quest objective will now change to ‘Return to Enrinke in Epoch Plaza’

Go back to Enrinke Shinuas in Epoch Plaze, Meridian at /setwaypoint 6080 5137
Hand in the quest
You can now right click the two artifacts in your bags to add them to your collection and then hand in your first artifact set!

QUEST: Meridian’s Promise
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Asha Catari in Catari Command Center (PVP area) at /setwaypoint 6086 5057
TO COMPLETE: 
Speak with the Faceless Man
Speak with Nahra Adell (or your class trainer)

Different classes will need to speak to their own class trainer for this quest.
For Rogues, speak to Nahra Adell – /setwaypoint 6090 5168
For Primalists, speak to Yagmar of the Wilds – /setwaypoint 6094 5172
For Clerics, speak to Cherenbora Mongke – /setwaypoint 6099 5168
For Mages, speak to Jerrol Brechan – /setwaypoint 6094 5163
For Warriors, speak to Tomas Urnhill – /setwaypoint 6130 5292

Use the teleporter in Orphiel’s Spire to go up to the top floor and speak with the Faceless Man (it’s actually one below the top floor)

Speak with the Faceless Man and then return to Asha Catari to hand in the quest.

QUEST:Highlands Research
PICK UP:
The quest is picked up from Devira Annington in Epoch Plaza at /setwaypoint 6123 5227
QUEST:
 To Delve is to Know
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Rahn Chuluun in Catari Command Center (PVP area) at /setwaypoint 6086 5060
TO COMPLETE: These are the first quests of the Soul Saga Questline (even though it is not marked as a Saga Quest, it will be a few quests in)
This quest is available to pick up from level 17.. but I HIGHLY recommend you ignore it til you hit level 60 and are able to complete the whole questline all the way through.

You will find a full guide to the Soul Saga Quests here (guide not complete, please use Riftgrate guide)

QUEST: Assistance for Granite Falls
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Joss Farwraker in Defiant’s Approach at /setwaypoint 6186 5253
This quest can also be picked up from March Warden Denegar in Denegar’s Stand
TO COMPLETE: 
Speak with Khaleem Vensworn in Meridian
Speak with Seth Merrick at Coterie Camp

This is the breadcrumb quest that will lead you into Stonefield, the second Defiant zone.

Meridian PvP Quests

It is unlikely that you will find a PvP match before you hit level 65, so don’t worry about picking up these quests until then.

These Guides will be added at a later date

QUEST: Runic Destination (PvP)
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Sellora Kithan in Meridian at /setwaypoint 6180 5271
TO COMPLETE: Visit Solomon Dewey in Catari Command Center (PVP area)

Go to Solomon Dewey in Catari Command Center (the PVP area) /setwaypoint 6061 5116 and hand in the quest

QUEST: Errand of Acquisition (PvP)
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Solomon Dewey in Catari Command Center (the PVP area) /setwaypoint 6061 5116
TO COMPLETE: Capture a Rune Vessel

In the Library of the Runemasters PvP Warfront, capture a Rune Vessel

QUEST: Source of Power (PvP)
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Solomon Dewey in Catari Command Center (the PVP area) /setwaypoint 6061 5116
TO COMPLETE: Use the Teleporter

In the Library of the Runemasters PvP Warfront, use the teleporter to go down to the lower level.

QUEST: The End is Nigh (PvP)
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Sellora Kithan in Meridian at /setwaypoint 6180 5271
TO COMPLETE: Visit Albahri Batu in Catari Command Center (PVP area)

Go to Albahri Batu in Catari Command Center (the PVP area) /setwaypoint 6084 5121 and hand in the quest

QUEST: Embrace the End (PvP)
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Catari Command Center (the PVP area) /setwaypoint 6084 5121
TO COMPLETE: Capture the Fang of Regulos

In the Black Garden PvP Warfront, pick up the Fang of Regulos

QUEST: Take What is Yours (PvP)
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Catari Command Center (the PVP area) /setwaypoint 6084 5121
TO COMPLETE: Kill a player carrying the Fang of Regulos

In the Black Garden PvP Warfront, Kill a player carrying the Fang of Regulos

Dungeon Quests

These quests will be available to pick up when you reach a certain level.

QUEST: The Outlaw
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Kip Bayne in Orphiel’s Spire in Meridian (Second from top floor) /setwaypoint 5980 5134
TO COMPLETE: Speak with the ghost of Eliam in Iron Tomb

The Iron Tomb is a 5 man Dungeon, you can try to get a group together at low level, or wait til you are higher level and solo it.

Introduction Quests

These quests will automatically be given to you when you reach a certain level.

QUEST: Introduction: Dimensions
PICK UP: The quest is automatically granted when you reach level 8
TO COMPLETE: Journey to King’s Retreat and meet Zerelia Hejme

You will find Zerelia Hejme in King’s Retreat at /setwaypoint 6268 4547
You should hand in this quest and do the follow up quests when you first reach King’s Retreat, you should hopefully be over level 8 by then!

QUEST: Your First Small Dimension
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Zerelia Hejme in King’s Retreat at /setwaypoint 6268 4547
TO COMPLETE: Speak with Zerelia Hejme in King’s Retreat

This quest will award you with a dimension key when you hand it in.
A dimension is Rifts player housing, a small instanced slice of the world for you to do whatever you like with!
The next few quests will show you how to enter and place objects inside your dimension.

Key to Dimension: Warden’s Point
Right click the key to collect it. The Key will be added to your list of dimension keys.

You start the game with 2 dimension slots, the key will automatically activate and take one of those if they are still empty! If you happen to have already bought yourself some dimensions then don’t worry, the next few quests can be completed in any dimension, it doesn’t have to be Warden’s Point.

QUEST: Placing Dimension Items
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Zerelia Hejme in King’s Retreat at /setwaypoint 6268 4547
TO COMPLETE: Speak with Gartyn Hejme in your dimension

To enter your dimension, open up the dimension UI, default key is [ (the square open bracket next to letter p)

Click the key to teleport into the dimension instance.
Be sure to stand somewhere ‘safe’ before you teleport in, when you leave the dimension later you will teleport back to where you were stood!

In your bag you will find ‘Gartyn’s Amphora’ you need to place this dimension item into your dimension.
Left click the item in your bags and drag it out of your bags, then left click again where you would like to place the item in your dimension. A spot just in front of your character is perfect.
Once you place the Amphora down a quest NPC will appear next to it, called Gartyn Hejme. Hand in your quest to him.
You will receive a bag of dimension items as a reward, you can use these to decorate your new dimension!

Gartyn Hejme will then offer you the next quest.

QUEST: Removing Dimension Items
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Gartyn Hejme in your dimension (follows on from the previous quest)
TO COMPLETE: Pick up Gartyn’s Amphora from your dimension.

Left click the Amphora to select it and then use the ‘pick up’ tool (or just press 5)
If you cannot select the Amphora then you may not be in build mode, click the spanner in the middle of the dimension UI to enter build mode.
If you accidentally move your Amphora to somewhere that you cannot see/reach then open up your dimension items list (top left corner of dimension UI) and select the Amphora from the list.

To leave your dimension you can click the little door in the dimension UI
There will also be a little door just under your map, you can right click this too to leave.

You can now hand in the quest to Zerelia Hejme in King’s Retreat at /setwaypoint 6268 4547

QUEST: Introduction: Instant Adventure
PICK UP: The quest is automatically given to you when you reach level 10
TO COMPLETE: Talk to Optio Hagan in King’s Retreat.

You can find Optio Hagan along the road at /setwaypoint 6434 4667

Speak to Optio about Instant Adventures
Instant Adventures are a group levelling option.
You can find out more about Instant Adventures in the Levelling guide.

If you are a new player to the game then I highly recommend you do not join the Instant Adventures and instead enjoy the questline!

Once you have spoken to Optio you can then hand in the quest and pick up the Weekly Quest to complete 30 Instant Adventures. You should try to get this quest done each week, and then exit IA once you are done!

QUEST: Advanced Lessons: Soul Tree
PICK UP: The quest is automatically given to you when you reach level 13
TO COMPLETE: Talk to *your class trainer* in Epoch Plaza of Meridian

Different classes will need to speak to their own class trainer for this quest.
For Rogues, speak to Nahra Adell – /setwaypoint 6090 5168
For Primalists, speak to Yagmar of the Wilds – /setwaypoint 6094 5172
For Clerics, speak to Cherenbora Mongke – /setwaypoint 6099 5168
For Mages, speak to Jerrol Brechan – /setwaypoint 6094 5163
For Warriors, speak to Tomas Urnhill – /setwaypoint 6130 5292

Watch the short video and then hand the quest in to your class trainer.

QUEST: Introduction: Mentoring
PICK UP: The quest is automatically given to you when you reach level 15
TO COMPLETE: Use Set Ascended Mentor Level from the portrait menu.

Right click your portrait and select ‘Set Ascended Mentor Level’ from the menu.
You will only have this option if you are out of combat, stood still and not in Instant Adventures!
Click OK to mentor down and the quest will auto complete.
Make sure you right click your portrait again and select to clear your mentor level before you continue questing!

You can find more information about mentoring on the Mentoring and Sidekicking guide.

QUEST: Introduction: Group Finder
PICK UP: The quest is automatically given to you when you reach level 17
TO COMPLETE: Learn about Looking For Group from Karison Serio outside Meridian

In the large tent just outside Meridian you will find Karison Serio
/setwaypoint 6239 5340
This quest will explain the LFG system for dungeons.
Have a read of the information and then hand in the quest to Karison Serio

QUEST: Your First Minion
PICK UP: The quest is picked up from Bingleigh Risor in the ramp up to Meridian at /setwaypoint 6165 5292
TO COMPLETE: Talk to Stofie next to Bingleigh Risor in Meridian

Stofie is right next to the quest giver, hand in the quest to him.

This quest will give you your first Minion Card.
You can find a guide to the minion card system here.