|Story:The World of Tera|
|Level Range||1 - 8||Area||Timeless Woods to Leander's Outpost (Island of Dawn)|
The World of Tera is the first story quest chain that the player will encounter when playing TERA. Upon completion, the player automatically begins the next story quest chain, To the Tainted Gorge, starting with the quest Redeployment.
The following is a compilation of all the quests in this chain and their summaries. Consider yourself fully warned - there are a lot of spoilers ahead!
"When an island rose out of the sea, the Valkyon Federation dispatched an expedition to investigate, but the force was ambushed and nearly wiped out.
The federation is stretched too thin from their war against the argons and dealing with incursions from other enemies to mount a second expedition, but volunteers and raw recruits have come to the island to reclaim it and find the missing Commander Elleon."
"The search for Elleon has begun! Legate introduced you to some other survivors of the first landing and the force commander, . Along the way, you learned some uneasy truths about what really happened and a few sage words of advice.
welcomed you but warned that the mission was vital—and treacherous. The expeditionary force is not alone on the Island of Dawn..."
" asked you to protect the island's piglings by killing , the Wicked Tree.
It was your toughest fight yet, but you prevailed and destroyed the rampant ghilliedhu.
was grateful to you and gave you his new boots in thanks."
" dispatched you to assist , Elleon's younger brother, with his research.
Many of the scholars worried about 's state of mind, but the high elf assured you that his priorities were clear and he wouldn't let anyone down."
"The researchers' gauges showed a new, dark magical signature, was intrigued and suggested you both investigate the , where the magic was strongest.
You recovered the sword , which belonged to Elleon. , who seems to have a crush on , confirmed that the blade belonged to the expedition's leader and that the corruption in the blade was demonic magic."
" asked you to collect core essences from nearby sporewalkers for study. When she tried to compare the core essences to the corruption in , someone resisted her efforts.
She was heartbroken at the prospect of letting down, but seemed pleased. You believe your foe can be found atop the ."
"Though didn't believe the orcans capable of the magical feats necessary to corrupt , he wasn't willing to make assumptions.
He dispatched you to the south, where you spoke with , who explained about the presence of merkonari marauders — magical mercenaries.
You crept into the bivouac, killed the dark marauder, and escaped with a scroll of demonic script. translated part of it and learned the location of the mastermind — in the ."
" felt that whomever resisted 's probes was atop . You went there to confront this and encountered an orcan warlord.
You fought and his minions and recovered a simple-looking feather that practically burned with arcane energy."
" instructed to write a report for the about the demonic corruption. You delivered the report to Tribune and Councilor .
and , troubled by the severity of the situation, started making plans to deal with the demons."