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Mire of Stench is a Location in Salt and Sanctuary. Short description of the location goes here

 

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Full  Mire of Stench Walkthrough

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Mire of Stench is the tenth area you will encounter after making your way through Hager's Cavern. The Mire is a wretched swamp filled with poisonous creatures. This guide will show you how to find the Sanctuary, the hidden merchant Alde Griggs, the boss and the exit to the next area.

Firstly, we will make our way to the Sanctuary. Just head left from the entrace till you find a ladder heading down. It will take you to a platform with a Bloated Monstrosity, protected by a Heartseeker (If you jump down to the right of this platform, you will find a Vile Vines Ring). From there, head left onto a platform with 2 ladders and the Wrathful Dead. Climb up the first ladder and jump to the left from there to find the unclaimed Sanctuary. Claim the sanctuary for the Creed of your choice by placing its idol at the altar. ()

Next we shall find Alde Griggs. Head out to the left of the Sanctuary, and just continue to jump-walk across the water all the way to the next platform you find. You will have to use the Shadowflip Brand to jump via the wall to the platform where Alde Griggs is sitting. On the platform above him, you will find a Cleric's Kite Shield, just behind Alde Griggs is a (hidden) chest with the priest set. Speak to Griggs to enable buying high-end Upgrade Materials, Class 4 Light Armor and other poisonous stuff from him. ()

Now to make our way to the Boss and unlock a few shortcuts along the way. Head back across the water towards the Sanctuary. From the left side of the Sanctuary, head up the breaking wooden platform till the very top where you'll find a spinning wheel, and a platform with Lepris on it. (You can jump down slightly to the left of it to find a Mireheart Charm and a Sack of Salt. Just jump down to the right and make your way back to the Lepris platform after collecting it.) ()

Then you need to use the platforms going up from the spinning wheel/pulley to reach another platform to your left with more Lepris on it. Head upwards from there using the Shadowflip Brand to jump between the walls. Then head to the right till you see a candle-lit platform underneath you in the gap, with a ladder going down (It will be just to the right of the spinning wheel/pulley). Climb down the ladder and into the room with the Saltless. ()

Leave that room the right. On the plaform right below the exit, you will see an item orb, which holds the Corsair's Bandana, Corsair's Vest and Corsair's Boots. To the right will be a platform with 2 ladders, note this point as we will return to it after collecting a few items first. Simply climb up the 2 Ladders you see there to reach a platform with a Flying Spider and Hunting Bones on it. Righ above it you will see an entrance to anonther room, which we need to enter next to find a Stone Leader. (Before entering, if you just go the left a bit, you will find 3x Frozen Doll and 3x Bell of Return on a wooden platform with Hunting Bones). ()

Then make your way back to the platform with the 2 ladders, the one we asked you to note earlier. To go further we need just head right past the 3 Flying Spider till you reach the end of the platform, with a Virulent Scimitar there. Above it will be a wall which you can jump to using Shadowflip Brand a bunch of times. Head to the right at the top to find a Shrine where you can heal up. Keep going right and you will find a Gray Pearl, followed by the spell Venomous Blade and a shortcut heading back to Hager's Cavern.

If you go to the top-level, just to the left of the Shrine entrance, you will find a Redhair Charm at the end of it. ()

Head back out to the left of the shrine, and this time use the Shadowflip Brand to go further up to the Left. On the platform ahead you will find 3 Flying Spider and a Bronze Axe Knight next to a lever that activates a shortcut right below it. In the room below is a chest with Alchemist's Apron, Alchemist's Coverall and Alchemist's Mask the Dartbrand is required to get it though so take note and come back later. Continue heading to the left and use the second lever to unlock a shorcut from the Sanctuary to the Boss. If you just jump to the left, you will reach the boss, That Stench Most Foul. ()

That Stench Most Foul is a poisonous boss who is very Poison-resistant but weak to Holy damage. Using Charms or Prayers that add holy damage to your weapons is advised. For more tips & strategies on how to defeat this boss, see the That Stench Most Foul page. After defeating the boss, head to the left and jump across the small breaking wooden platform all the way to the end to find a Mossy Ring

 Wait for the breaking platforms to respawn and then jump back to the right, and head down the wooden ledges to the spining wheel/pulley. Use it to reach the bottom and then go the left and up the platform to take the one going upwards. At the top will be the The Mirekeeper, and an exit underneath her. She informs you of the Redshifts and awards you the Redshift Brand. Head out that exit and continue going left, down the hill and to the bridge that runs across the water to reach the Fort-Beyond-The-Mire.

Mire of Stench Video Walkthrough

Speed Run Walkthrough

A fast walkthrough of how to get to the end of the level the fastest, picking up only essential items goes here.
 
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Locations
|  Bandit's Pass  | |  Castle of Storms  | |  Cran's Pass  | |  Crypt of Dead Gods  | |  Dome of the Forgotten  | |  Fort-Beyond-the-Mire  | |  Hager's Cavern  | |  Mal's Floating Castle  | |  Pitchwoods  | |  Red Hall of Cages  | |  Salt Alkymancery  | |  Shivering Shore  | |  Siam Lake  | |  Sunken Keep  | |  The Blackest Vault  | |  The Far Beach  | |  The Festering Banquet  | |  The Ruined Temple  | |  The Still Palace  | |  The Watching Woods  | |  Village of Smiles  | |  Ziggurat of Dust  |



    • 01 Jan 2017 23:01

      Mire of Stench? Think this place is based off the "Bog of Eternal Stench" from the old David Bowie movie Labyrinth. If you get near the boss (below the floor it is hanging over) you can even hear it making the fart sounds like those...things...in the Bog of Eternal Stench in the movie.

      • Alde Griggs.14 Aug 2016 16:15

        I'M OLD GREG, I GOT A MANGINA! <br/>If you don't recognize that, look it up. "Alde Griggs" is old greg, a scaley man fish, and I cannot describe how happy I am that the developer put him in this game.

        • Alchemist set26 May 2016 22:33

          I don't believe the Dart brand is needed in order to get to the chest containing the set. At the top right of the area at the first lever there is a spot you can drop down through to access the room and then you can drop all the way down or just jump back up to the very top level. There isn't really a visual marker for where to drop down but the spot is directly left of the first lever and you just press down+jump like you would for any other ledge.

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