- Route: See Stonehold
- In addition to starting the Elemental Kill Task, Zahir also accepts Elemental Essences for 500,000xp and Major Stones in exchange for Writs of Refuge.
- Zahir tells you, "Hello, you look like the very kind of person who would be able to assist me in my research."
- Zahir tells you, "After the events with the Harbinger and the Essences interest in elementals has gone up considerably and thanks to that I have been able to secure grants that I can use to fund my research... but you don't care to hear much more about that, do you?"
- Zahir tells you, "Okay, here is what I'd like of you, Please venture out and find Caustic, Synnast, Inferno, and Hyem. Fight twenty-five of these creatures and then return to me and tell me everything you learned about them."
- Zahir tells you, "I will also accept, and reward you for, anything you find that may be of value to my research."
- Crystal of Fiery Elemental Essence
- You give Zahir Crystal of Fiery Elemental Essence.
- Zahir tells you, "Very good, I can most certainly make use of this."
- You've earned 500,000 experience.
- Major Smoldering Stone
- You give Zahir Major Smoldering Stone.
- Zahir tells you, "These crystals have many alchemical uses. Ciandra has continued to research what allows these stones to tap into this worlds well of powerful magics."
- Zahir tells you, "Here, take this as a reward."
- Zahir gives you Writ of Refuge.