The Devourer Saga is AdventureQuest's first major story arc. While the saga proper started in mid-2005 with the release of the Epic Quest, it ties into a great deal of earlier content such as the Carnax Saga and the Dragon War, as well as the out-of-game material listed below. It ended nearly three years later with The Final Battle. It was revisited during the 10th Anniversary, which contained a long summary by Falerin that included a mix of in-game and demicanonical events.
The storyline itself is concerned with the return of an entity known as the Devourer to Lore, apparently intending to finish the destruction he started a thousand years ago. As the saga unfolds, however, it becomes clear that things are not nearly so simple...
Part 1: PrologueEdit
An attack on Sage Uldor sends the player on a twisting path that leads them to a being known as the Shadow Master.
The Red Fog
Big Trouble in Little Granemor
Sun and Sand
Queen of Hearts
The Shadow Master
Part 2: The ReturnEdit
A mysterious woman who calls herself the Huntress kidnaps Yulgar as part of her search for a cache of weapons poisonous to the Devourer's minions.
Part 3: HopeEdit
Armed with the Weapons of Salvation, the player is summoned to the Temple of Hope off the coast of Deren and tasked with recovering the eight Prime Orbs so that they can be united in the Temple.
- The Ice Orb
- The Fire Orb
- The Darkness Orb
- The Light Orb
- The Water Orb
- The Energy Orb
- The Wind Orb
- The Earth Orb
The Space Girls
Part 4: The Orb of CreationEdit
With eight of the orbs safe, the player is sent after the fragments of the shattered Creation Orb, which have been scattered across Deren and are now held by some of the Devourer's most powerful servants, the Brilhado.
Part 5: ChaosEdit
The war against the Network spreads across Lore while the Unity forces in Deren attempt to uncover their plans.
The Network Strikes
Pirates vs. Ninjas
A new power of the Devourer?
Legacy of Xilar
The Evil of Omega
The Stranger in Greenguard
War of the Clans!
In the Aftermath of Chaos
Worlds in Peril (Incorrectly placed between Azma Lake and The Protector in-game)
No Good Deed... Part I
No Good Deed... Part II
Part 6: UnityEdit
The Network continues its campaign in Battleonia, bringing the organization's internal divides to the fore.
Part 7: Sacrifice & SalvationEdit
The Network's forces make their final push towards the Temple of Hope, culminating in a battle against the Devourer himself.
Part 8: EpilogueEdit
In the aftermath of The'Galin's departure, Lore's people seek to regain some of what was lost.
A great deal of information relevant to the Devourer Saga was contained in sources outside of the game itself. The staff have since ceased revealing any new information in out-of-game sources and are making efforts to add existing material to the game, but as it is a large project the source material is being included here in the meantime. While out-of-game content is generally considered to be true within the game's universe, it is considered less important than content within the game itself and may be subject to alterations if and when it is included in the game.
There are two primary collections of demicanonical material: a series of novelettes/novellas written by Falerin known as the Histories, and numerous chat/RP sessions involving players, Falerin, Maxwell, and various NPCs.
The Histories provide a great deal of backstory for many of the NPCs introduced during the saga. They will be added to the game in the upcoming Derenian wing of the Hall of Memories. The stories are as follows: