Elemental rods are one of many many collectibles present in Marvel’s Midnight Suns, however what precisely do you do with them? They are often present in numerous areas across the Abbey however except you progress with a selected facet quest, they will not be of a lot use to you. On this guide, I am going to show you where to search out all the fundamental rods, what duties it’s essential full and, in the end, what they’re used for. Beware of some spoilers.

The right way to begin the fundamental rod quest 

Within the opening hours of Midnight Suns, you will come throughout what’s primarily a shrine celebrating Agatha Harkness, however you possibly can’t work together with it at first. Sara will ultimately inform you to go to it and low and behold, you possibly can see her ghost. She’ll take you to discover a Phrase of Energy—yup, similar to Skyrim—which supplies you the power to open doorways. She’ll then disappear and ask you to search out her within the library the next night time.

As soon as the subsequent day arrives and Midnight Suns’ adventures are over, you can go to the library and use Open to get inside. You will discover Agatha and she or he’ll direct you to learn Wanda’s notes which offer you details about the fundamental rods. Agatha will then take you to an altar where you will get considered one of your first Arcane Keys and you will see 4 plinths where you possibly can set every kind of elemental rod.

Elemental rod places 

Helpfully, Wanda’s notes will provide you with the location of an elemental rod as soon as per day. In case you do not fancy studying via the next checklist and wish to discover them at a slower tempo, I counsel you retain heading again to the library every day for the location of a brand new rod.

You’ll find the rods earlier than accepting the search, so don’t fret should you’ve picked a number of up already—they will simply sit in your stock till wanted. So, let’s check out where to search out the rods.

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Midnight Suns elemental rod map

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Midnight Suns elemental rod fire

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Midnight Suns elemental rod water

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Midnight Suns elemental rod earth

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Midnight Suns elemental rod air

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  • Fireplace rod: The Fireplace rod might be discovered within the Chapel space of the Abbey itself.  
  • Water rod: To the west of the Abbey is the grotto, and you will find the Water rod by the swimming pool. 
  • Earth rod: At Hunter’s Folly, within the tomb. As soon as acquired, use the Phrase of Energy ‘Open’ to open the door to the tomb and you will find the Earth rod inside. 
  • Air rod: As soon as you’ve got met Agatha within the library, she’ll take you to the altar and from there you possibly can entry the Whispering Wooden where you will discover the Air rod.  

What are elemental rods used for?

As soon as you’ve got collected and positioned all 4 elemental rods you will obtain one other Moon Seal which you need to use to open a Blood Gate close to the Standing Stones, which is to the east of the Abbey. This may unlock the Trial of the Elder Gods: Atum and you can retry this problem as soon as per night time should you fail. Full it, and you will study a brand new Phrase of Energy that permits you to discover extra of the Abbey grounds.