Sounding Out the Amphitheatre - Quest Guide

Alphinaud plans to reach the Akh Afah Amphitheatre via Moenbryda's aetheryte and search for the heretics there.


This quest is available if you have completed the quest From One Heretic to Another.

Starting the Quest

Talk to Alphinaud in the Coerthas Western Highlands to begin the quest.

Speak with Tristechambel

Go upstairs and outside, then go south and cross the Black Iron Bridge, then turn left and go down the slope east of the bridge that Artoirel showed you before. Turn around and go north to go under the arches of the bridge, and keep going north until you can walk onto the frozen river. Go east along the frozen river and you will find Tristechambel. There will be a glow around him, indicating an instanced battle. Check on him and there will be a cutscene, and then the battle will ensue.

Solo Duty: Sounding Out the Amphitheatre

Throughout the battle, multiple waves of enemies will appear. The priority for defeating them is as follows, with 1 being the first to defeat, and 5 being the last. Remember to switch targets according to this priority list if new enemies appear.

  1. Cane-waving Heretics
  2. Wild-Eyed Mages
  3. Spear-Waving Heretics
  4. Wild-Eyed Swordsmen
  5. Louistiaux of the First Line

Speak with Estinien

Talk to Estinien to proceed.

Speak with Jantellot

Go northwest along the frozen river, then turn west when possible and go to where the orange arrow is pointing in the minimap. Talk to Jantellot to complete the quest. There will be a cutscene.

Aether Current Quests

With the completion of this quest, you can now start two blue quests, each of which unlocks an Aether Current the Coerthas Western Highlands. The quests are as follows.

  • Coerthas Western Highlands: For All the Nights to Come
  • Coerthas Western Highlands: Baby Steps

Next Main Scenario Quest

After you complete the quest, talk to Alphinaud to accept the next quest: Camp of the Convictors.