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Divine Conundrum is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind. It is a side quest for Seyda Neen and is given to the Vestige by Canon Valasa.

Quick walkthroughEdit

  1. Talk to Canon Valasa
  2. Go to the Andrano Ancestral Tomb
  3. Talk to Canon Llevule
  4. Enter the Andrano Ancestral Tomb
  5. Talk to the Ancestral Spirit
  6. Talk to Canon Llevule Outside the Tomb
  7. Enter Vivec's Palace
  8. Talk to Vivec
  9. Talk to Archcanon Tarvus
  10. Talk to Overseer Shiralas
  11. Rescue the workers: 0/2
  12. Retrieve the Blessing Stone
  13. Talk to Archcanon Tarvus
  14. Start the Divination Ritual
  15. Perform the Divination Ritual
  16. Talk to Vivec

WalkthroughEdit

Speak to Canon Valasa, who will be east of the Seyda Neen Wayshrine, next to Novor Sarothran, Tanisa Drothan, Narwende and Armiger Urnsi.

Canon Valasa

"Forgive me, Outlander, but I have enough to deal with. I'm just a simple Tribunal priest, and the trouble at the Ancestral Tomb was too much for even our Buoyant Armiger to deal with. I have failed Lord Vivec and left a colleague alone at the tomb."

What happened at the Ancestral Tomb? "Lord Vivec sent the three of us to seek guidance at the Andrano Ancestral Tomb. We were attacked when we got there and our guard was seriously hurt. I barely got her to safely, but we failed to complete the mission Lord Vivec bestrowed upon us."

Three of you? You mentioned another priest... "Canon Llevule. He remained behind after we retreated from the tomb. I know he wants to get back inside and ask Lord Vivec's questions, but there's no way he can get past the Daedra or ask the questions on his own. May the Three grant him wisdom."

After speaking, Azura will possess Tanisa Drothan and speak through her to the group.

Azura: "By Dawn and Dusk, evil creeps through the shadows of my beloved Vvardenfell. But an Outlander arrives to aid my people, just as I have foreseen."

One can now either head straight for the tomb, or speak to Canon Valasa. If Valasa is spoken to again, she has the following dialogue.

"Lord Vivec protect me! That was Azura, the Queen of the Night Sky! And you―she spoke directly to you, Outlander! I'm surprised the Daedric Prince would risk Lord Vivec's wrath to proclaim a prophecy, but she did say you were here to aid us."

What just happened here? "The Daedric Prince Azura possessed that woman and spoke through her! I've heard of such occurrences, of course, but to witness such an event …. She said evil creeps through the land. I wonder if it has anything to do with what we saw at the tomb?"
Tell me more about your mission at the tomb. "We sought guidance in a matter that concerns Lord Vivec. I received specific questions to ask while Llevule concentrated on summoning his ancestor. The Daedra ruined those plans when they fell upon Urnsi and we were forced to flee."
Daedra? "Vile creatures from Oblivion! You hear about an odd ghost or a nest of vampires, but never Daedra! Please, if they're still there, they'll rip Canon Llevule apart! He's definitely not a warrior. Just look at what they did to the Buoyant Armiger!"
What's a Buoyant Armiger? "The Buoyant Armigers comprise one of the military orders of the Tribunal Temple. They seek to emulate Lord Vivec's deeds through actions and words. Poor Urnsi! Those monsters went straight for her. Her blood flowed like lava from Red Mountain!"
Red Mountain? "Where are you from? Children learn of Red Mountain before they even taste flin. The mountain sits at the center of Vvardenfell, periodically rumbling like a sleeping nix shaking its leg. Lately, however, it seems to be waking from its long slumber."
Divine Conundrum 2

Rescuing the workers.

Once at the tomb, the Vestige will speak to Canon Llevule and enter the tomb. They must make their way over to the Summoning Chamber and wait for Canon Llevule to summon his Ancestor, and proceed to ask her Lord Vivec's questions. Once done, Canon Llevule would want to speak to the Vestige outside. After the conversation, they must head over to Vivec City and go straight to Vivec's Palace. Vivec will talk to the Vestige about their conducted research, and he will ask them to help him perform a divination ritual. The Vestige must then speak to Archcanon Tarvus and help him acquire a Blessing Stone for the ritual by agreeing to rescue several workers from a failed ziggurat construction site. Once this is done, they must return to the palace and perform the ritual. The ritual has an unexpected result, however, and appears to have failed. Speaking to Vivec will grant the Vestige their reward, and they can advance to the next quest.

RewardEdit

  • Canon's Staff of the Tribunal
    Canon's Staff of the Tribunal
  • 73–302 GoldIcon

JournalEdit

Journal Entry
I should travel to Vvardenfell, in Morrowind, and see what's going on in that part of the world.
  • Objective: Travel to Vvardenfell
I should travel to Vvardenfell, in Morrowind, and locate Canon Llevule of the Tribunal outside the town of Seyda Neen.
  • Objective: Travel to Vvardenfell
I need to travel to the road outside Seyda Neen and locate Canon Valasa and the wounded Buoyant Armiger.
  • Objective: Talk to Canon Valasa
Canon Llevule remained behind at the Andrano ancestral tomb after the attack. The priest asked me to go to the tomb and help Llevule complete their mission for Lord Vivec.
  • Objective: Go to the Andrano Ancestral Tomb
    • Objective Hint: Talk to Canon Valasa
I located the Andrano ancestral tomb and found Canon Llevule. I should talk to him and determine how I can help him complete his mission for Lord Vivec.
  • Objective: Talk to Canon Llevule
I should enter the Andrano ancestral tomb and escort Canon Llevule to the summoning chamber.
  • Objective: Enter the Andrano Ancestral Tomb
We're inside the Andrano ancestral tomb. Now I need to escort Canon Llevule to the summoning chamber so that he can call forth his ancestor and we can ask Lord Vivec's questions.
  • Objective: Escort Canon Llevule to the Summoning Chamber
I should wait while Canon Llevule summons the spirit of his ancestor.
  • Objective: Talk to the Ancestral Spirit
Now that we got the answers to Lord Vivec's questions, Canon Llevule wants me to meet him outside the tomb to discuss what we learned.
  • Objective: Talk to Canon Llevule Outside the Tomb
Canon Llevule asked me to meet him at Vivec's Palace in Vivec City. I suppose I shouldn't keep the priest or Lord Vivec waiting.
  • Objective: Enter Vivec's Palace
I should present myself to Lord Vivec as soon as he's available.
  • Objective: Talk to Vivec
Lord Vivec has asked to speak with me. I should talk to him now.
  • Objective: Talk to Vivec
Lord Vivec asked me to talk to Archcanon Tarvus to receive instructions on what I need to do next. I should be able to find Tarvus in the Archcanon's office.
  • Objective: Talk to Archcanon Tarvus
Lord Vivec requires a Blessing Stone to perform a ritual of divination. Archcanon Tarvus suggested I borrow one from the ziggurat still under construction in Vivec City. I need to head over there and talk to the Oveseer.
  • Objective: Talk to Overseer Shiralas
The passage to the Blessing Stone chamber collapsed. I need to clear the passage and rescue the workers before I can retrieve the Blessing Stone.
  • Objective: Rescue the Workers: 0/2
Now that the passage is clear and the workers are free, I can retrieve the Blessing Stone for Lord Vivec's ritual.
  • Objective: Retrieve the Blessing Stone
I retrieved the Blessing Stone. Now I should return to Vivec's Palace and present the stone to Archcanon Tarvus.
  • Objective: Talk to Archcanon Tarvus
Archcanon Tarvus wants me to participate in the divination ritual. He told me to stand in position as the third corner of the ritual triangle and place the Blessing Stone when I'm ready for him to begin the ritual.
  • Objective: Start the Divination Ritual
I need to participate in the ritual and see what it reveals.
  • Objective: Perform the Divination Ritual
I don't think the divination ritual worked the way Archcanon Tarvus expected. I should talk to Lord Vivec and find out if he was able to learn what he had hoped.
  • Objective: Talk to Vivec
Lord Vivec didn't learn what he had hoped from the divination ritual. I should talk to him and see what he needs me to do next.
  • Objective: Talk to Vivec
  • Quest completed
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