Recover Norgannon's Shell from Archivist Mechaton. Contact Brann Bronzebeard with [Brann's Communicator] once you've accomplished this.

If you lose Brann's Communicator, speak to Moteha Windborn at the Grom'arsh Crash-Site to replace it.

Provided Item:


Charging inventor's disk.

Disk charging completed.

Preparing emergency protocol gamma.

Emergency protocol loaded. Please use the charged disk to activate the guardian of Norgannon's shell, Archivist Mechaton. The archivist will release the shell once your identity has been verified.

Please have a pleasant millennium.


You will be able to choose one of these rewards:
Inv staff 66.png
[Hardened Vine of the Mauler]
Inv axe 87.png
[Maker's Edge]
Inv mace 69.png
[Maker's Touch]
Inv sword 111.png
[Blade of the Inception]
Inv weapon shortblade 67.png
[Maiden's Dagger]

You will also receive: 7g 40s


Did you find Norgannon's shell?


That's it! That's the first half of Norgannon's keystone. Well done, <name>. I've had Archaeologist Andorin on the lookouts for clues to the shell's whereabouts for a long time. He's never going to believe me when I tell him it was an intrepid <race> who found it instead.


Use the charged disk to summon the archivist, who will arrive and scan you to check your identity.

Archivist Mechaton says: Use of the Inventor's Disk detected. Emergency protocol gamma activated.
Archivist Mechaton says: Verifying status of Norgannon's shell.
Archivist Mechaton says: Norgannon's shell accounted for and secure. It will be available for transfer once user's identity has been verified.
Archivist Mechaton says: Standby to verify identity as Keeper Mimir.
Mechaton stuns you as he scans your identity.
Archivist Mechaton says: Identity verification failed. User is not Keeper Mimir.
Archivist Mechaton says: The Inventor's Disk has fallen into the hands of an unauthorized user. Activating defense protocol.
Archivist Mechaton says: Impostor must be dealt with. The Inventor's Disk must be recovered.

Quest progression

  1. H [80] The Missing Bronzebeard
  2. H [80] The Nose Knows
  3. H [80] Sniffing Out the Perpetrator
  4. H [80] Speak Orcish, Man!
  5. H [80] Speaking with the Wind's Voice
  6. H [80] Catching up with Brann
  7. H [80] Pieces of the Puzzle
  8. H [80] Data Mining
  9. H [80] The Library Console
  10. H [80] Norgannon's Shell
  11. H [80] Going After the Core
  12. H [80] The Core's Keeper
  13. H [80] Forging the Keystone

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