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Caverns of Lost Faith

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Caverns of Lost Faith
The Caverns of Lost Faith.jpg
Location
The Island Topographic Map.jpg
Entrance(s)
53.7° Lat, 10.4° Lon
Loot
Artifact of the Brute.png
Artifact of the Brute
60.8° Lat, 22.0° Lon
Loot Quality
Blue Crate.png Blue
Yellow Crate.png Yellow
Red Crate.png Red

The Caverns of Lost Faith is an underwater Cave on the west coast of The Island map. The cave contains the Artifact of the Brute.png Artifact of the Brute, needed to summon the Megapithecus.png Megapithecus.

Dangers[edit | edit source]

  • Cold temperatures.
  • A vast portion of the cave is underwater.
  • Surprisingly, the water within the cave is well lit and does NOT require a SCUBA Mask.png SCUBA Mask.
  • Electrophorus.png Electrophorus are lurking around the entrance.

Recommended equipment[edit | edit source]

Tips/Notes[edit | edit source]

The cave is fairly easy to get turned around in, with a round-about like cavern halfway between the entrance and the artifact that leads in three directions (one the entrance, one the artifact, and one a large chamber with pearls). This cave is by far the easiest of the two underwater caves on The Island. Compared to the Caverns of Lost Hope, whose primary incentive is loot crates and not much else, the Caverns of Lost Faith features perhaps the densest collection of Silica Pearls.png Silica Pearls with relatively few hostile creatures. One danger is the frequency of high-level Salmon.png Sabertooth Salmon, who can be unintentionally dragged into a fight against the Megalodon.png Megalodon and other predators that populate the cave.

The cave entrance starts with a bend on the right, leading you to room with a ceiling light and kelp, several pearls scattered on the floor. The passage forks, the left side leads to the main water path way. Worry not; you will have access to air on the surface. The right path leads to a decently wide dry area from which you can shoot most of the creatures down safely. Both paths merge back into a water channel, a small path on the right leads to an Explorer Note, while continuing along the water channel will eventually force you to submerge once again for a short moment (can be swum across with 100 oxygen and no flippers or buffs if you submerge as close as possible).

The next area is a large and deep room with several Mantas, Megalodons, jellyfish, and more. If you hug the left wall until you reach the wall in front of you when you came in, you will find a very small shallow rock which you can stand on to recover stamina (area is dark and it may be difficult to find). At the end of this room is a dry ledge from which you can safely shoot into the water, as well as an Explorer Note and a tunnel leading to the artifact chamber. Underwater is another submerged passage that leads into the artifact chamber as well.

Coming from the dry path you will stumble across yet another Explorer Note, and find yourself on a U-shaped ledge. In this area there are bushes that may be gathered for emergency food (potentially needed due to the cold temperatures). Inside the basin of this room is the artifact.

The artifact chamber can be accessed on foot (see gallery), or by the main water cavern (just below the foot entrance). While this cave features walkable areas, there do not appear to be any subterranean creatures.

Nothing in this cave is tameable, and many creatures do in fact spawn above standard levels (as with the Swamp and Snow Caves).

Beware of creatures phasing through the walls as you traverse the cave. This is especially dangerous if a Cnidaria attacks your mount and leaves you vulnerable to a swarm of mantas. Always keep your eyes peeled and stay in motion to prevent the likelihood of an ambush.

The loot table found within this cave shares a loot table exclusive to the two underwater artifact caves. The tables are as follows:

- Blue Chests (level 50 to open) can contain Diplodocus Saddles, Kapro Saddles, Pachyrhino Saddles, Flak Armor, Mining Helmet, Megalodon Saddles, Argent Saddles, Bronto Saddles, Rex Saddles, Spino Saddles, Fabricated Pistols, Assault Rifles and Rocket Launchers

- Yellow Chests (level 60 to open) can contain anything from the Blue Chest table, in addition to Chalico Saddles and Tapejara Saddles

- Red Chests (level 70 to open) can contain anything from both the Blue and Yellow Chest tables, in addition to Therizino Saddles and Tusoteuthis Saddles

The end result are chests with very high valued loot, as they contain newer saddles only found within the two caves, as well as a higher-than-average chance at decent quality Flak Armor compared to other loot sources. All three chest tables also contain loot at a quality range of 3.25 - 4.0, meaning an increased likelihood of Mastercraft and Ascendant quality items.

Creatures[edit | edit source]

Compatible Tamed Creatures[edit | edit source]

The majority of the cave is accessible to most tames. All the water creatures will fit in the water parts, though you may want an amphibious mount for the later sections (which include land-only areas), e.g., a Baryonyx.png Baryonyx or Beelzebufo.png Beelzebufo.

The Tusoteuthis.png Tusoteuthis is able to swim the entire span of the cavern along the path to the Artifact Chamber, allowing you to reach the artifact with ease. The round-about toward the pearl chamber is quite shallow however, perhaps too shallow for anything much bigger than Ichthyosaurus.png Ichthyosaurus, but the rest of the cave is definitely large enough for a Mosasaurus.png Mosasaurus.


This table is incomplete.
You can help us by adding the tamed creatures you know can enter the cave. If the creature can't enter, please exclude it.

Accessibility Ratings:

  • Excellent: Full-Cave Access (Entrance-to-Artifact)
  • Limited: Can Access Portions of the Cave Safely
  • Not Recommended: Can Get Stuck/Unable to Leave Cave
Creature Accessibility Rideable Notes
Anglerfish.png Angler Excellent Yes
Baryonyx.png Baryonyx Excellent Yes
Basilosaurus.png Basilosaurus Excellent Yes
  •  Immune to Cnidaria shock effect
  • High HP
  • Good Damage
  • Insulation
Beelzebufo.png Beelzebufo Excellent Yes
Carbonemys.png Carbonemys Excellent Yes
Diplocaulus.png Diplocaulus Excellent Yes
  •  Can not be ridden on land
Dunkleosteus.png Dunkleosteus Excellent Yes
  •  Poor maneuverability
Ichthyosaurus.png Ichthyosaurus Excellent Yes
Kairuku.png Kairuku Excellent No
Manta.png Manta Excellent Yes
Megalodon.png Megalodon Excellent Yes
Mosasaurus.png Mosasaurus Excellent Yes
Plesiosaur.png Plesiosaur Excellent Yes
Sarco.png Sarco Excellent Yes
Spinosaur.png Spinosaur Excellent Yes
  •  Shallow water and land obstacles are not an issue
Tusoteuthis.png Tusoteuthis Excellent Yes

Resources[edit | edit source]

From Local Creatures[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]