The Cursed Grave Keeper – Lost Ark Hidden Story Guide

A guide on how to complete The Cursed Grave Keeper hidden story.

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The Cursed Grave Keeper is one of the hidden stories in Lost Ark needed to complete the Adventurer’s Tome. This hidden story will require a trip to the graveyard to do some grave searching.

Lost Ark has plenty of quests that would definitely keep its players busy. One of which is completing the Adventurer’s Tome entry for each of the continent in the world of Arkesia. It can be a long and grindy journey, but the rewards are worth the effort.

How to Unlock The Cursed Grave Keeper Hidden Story

The Cursed Grave Keeper Hidden Story will be automatically unlocked as part of the Adventurer’s Tome. This quest can be completed as soon as you unlock the Rethramis Border in the Rethramis Continent as you progress through the main quest.

How to Unlock The Cursed Grave Keeper Hidden Story - Lost Ark
“Rudric was fascinated with heresy. He was executed by the Chapter of Holy Priests but came back from death using dark powers. However, it cost him his humanity. He remembers nothing, feels nothing. Do you think you could call that living?”

Lost Ark The Cursed Grave Keeper Hidden Story Location

The Lost Ark The Cursed Grave Keeper Hidden Story location can be found at the Graveyard, west of the Regria Monastery, in the Rethramis Border. The spot is at the east-northeast section of the Graveyard and it’s the location where a couple of tombstones can be found.

Lost Ark The Cursed Grave Keeper Hidden Story Location

What is The Cursed Grave Keeper Hidden Story in Lost Ark?

The hidden story is connected to the field boss of the region, Rudric, and how he turned out to be known as the cursed grave keeper. Based from the entries, it appears that Rudric became so fascinated with overcoming death upon reading a Heretic book.

Rudric was then executed for this, but later came back from death because of the dark powers that he gained. He is now looking for revenge towards those who wronged him. He is regarded as the field boss of Rethramis and spawns at the south area of the Graveyard. Defeating him once will complete his entry in the Adventurer’s Tome.

How to Complete The Cursed Grave Keeper Hidden Story

Reach the Rethramis Border

Progress through the main story until you unlock the Rethramis Border.

Go to the Graveyard

Go to the east section of the Graveyard to find the tombstones.

Investigate one of the tombstones

As you go near the tombstones, the Investigate prompt will show up. Investigating it will show a short transcript as told by Rudric.

The Cursed Grave Keeper Hidden Story Rewards

Finding the hidden story will reward you with +1 Courage point. There are no other item rewards from completing the hidden story, however its completion will go towards the progress of the Rethramis Continent entry for your Adventurer’s Tome.

Rethramis Continent Adventurer’s Tome Rewards

Completion RateRewards
10%10 x Phoenix Plume
20%30 x HP Potion
30%Surprise Chest
40%Prideholme Neria Card
50%Charisma Potion
60%Stat Increase Potion
70%Emote: Bored
80%Gustaven’s Holy Water
90%Structure: Rethramis Lion Status
100%Ignea Token: Rethramis

Other Hidden Stories in the Rethramis Border

While you’re in the Rethramis Border, there are two other hidden stories in the area that you can accomplish for your Adventurer’s Tome:

  • A Knight in Shining Armor
    • This is a chain of quests that has to be done in a specific order to complete it.
    • You will have to start the quest and find the points of interest in these areas in this order: Loghill > Ankumo Mountain (x4 points of interest) > Rethramis Border
  • Sunflowers for My Love
    • This is a chain of quests that has to be done in a specific order to complete it.
    • Start the quest by checking the first point of interest at the sunflower shack in Pridehome, then check out other points of interest in Loghill (x3), and finally back at the same shack in Prideholme.

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