Ancient Vaults

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Ancient Vaults
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Type Vault
Related Tall Tales

Ancient Vaults are Caves with Puzzles and Traps in them, often closed and hidden. All Ancient Vaults hide a Quest Item necessary for the completion of a Tall Tale when activated.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Ancient Vaults are regular part of The Shores of Gold Tall Tales. These Vaults can be found as a part of The Shroudbreaker, Stars of a Thief, The Art of the Trickster and Shores of Gold. They hide valuable Quest Items behind Puzzles and Traps that need to be solved by referring to the Tale Books.

Totem Vaults[edit | edit source]

There are 6 locked Totem Vaults hidden on Large Islands in The Sea of Thieves that can be opened with corresponding themed Totems. These Totems can be acquired as part of the First, Fourth and Sixth Tall Tale in the Shores of Gold (story arc). The Vaults themselves include Puzzles and Traps that reveal Quest Items necessary to finish the Tall Tales. The Totem Pedestals of the vaults are well hidden, signified by an etched square in stone. The Vaults generally have paintings of the corresponding Totem nearby as well.

Vault Totem Island Location
Moon Vault Moon Totem Crescent Isle Inside the Northern side of the Cave system.
Snake Vault Snake Totem Mermaid's Hideaway Under the North Western Arch.
Scarab Vault Scarab Totem Crook's Hollow Southern cave wall close to the waterfall.
Boar Vault Boar Totem Devil's Ridge Amidst rocks on the South East beach.
Shark Vault Shark Totem Kraken's Fall Amidst rocks to the North under the big Arch.
Crab Vault Crab Totem Uncharted Island (N-13) In an underwater cave hidden among the coral reefs.

Medallion Vaults[edit | edit source]

The final Shores of Gold (Quest) has 5 Vaults that revise Puzzles from previous Tall Tales. There are 4 open Vaults hidden in cliffs towards each compass direction of Tribute Peak. Their locations are marked in the Tale Book with additional hints on how to solve the Pillar-Puzzles inside.

The Tribute Peak Vaults are the following:

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • There are two Totem Vaults in The Devil's Roar region that are currently not in use, the "Eagle" Vault on Fetcher's Rest and "Sun" Vault on Ashen Reaches. The keyholes and cave paintings are present, however there are no methods to opening these Vaults as of yet.