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World Quest (also called "Paper Clip for Villa") is available from level 70+. The objective is to collect and exchange volumes of the World History from NPC located throughout the World.
World Quest is another daily quest, which can be repeated once per day. The 24-hour duration starts at midnight, server time.
Rewards[edit | edit source]
Level 70-79 = 226,000 exp and 45,200 spirit
Level 80-89 = 452,000 exp and 90,400 spirit
Level 90+ = 678,000 exp and 135,600 spirit
Final Item of Paperclip-for-Villa[edit | edit source]
Upon exchanging the last volume (37) the final item of Paperclip-for-Villa is randomly given, with a 50% chance for "Title of the Villa" and a 10% chance for each of the other bonus rewards.
Those six possible final items are:
- Title of the Villa = Standard reward (see Rewards)
- Reviews of World History = additional 10% Spirit
- World History: Prologue = additional 10% Experience
- World History: Picture Version = additional 20,000 Coins
- World History: Another Version = additional Mirage Celestone
- World History: Postscripts = additional 5 Reputation
The World Quest[edit | edit source]
Upon reaching level 70, a system message appears advising you to talk to the Elder in Archosaur. The Elder will give you a fantasy token which tells you to speak with Li Mengpai regarding the topic "A Paperclip for a Villa".
The Fantasy Token must be in the Quest Items tab to start the WQ:
- Speak to Li Mengpai in Archosaur West District (531-641) to obtain the Paper Clip.
- Speak to Tu Heng in Archosaur West District (532 645) to obtain volume 1.
- Speak to the NPC indicated below based on the volume number you received from Tu Heng.
- Make sure to have 2 spots free in your inventory, or you won't get the next volume (there's no actual reason for this, it just is).
- Keep exchanging the volumes from one NPC to another up to volume 37.
- Once the final item of Paperclip-for-Villa is obtained, return to Li Mengpai in Archosaur West District (531-641) for the reward(s) and to obtain the Fantasy Token (needed for the next WQ).
The World History Volume[edit | edit source]
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|A map of World Quest stops.|
Speak with the NPC below based on the volume you received.
Example: If you received Volume 1, speak with Tailor Fang Pei to exchange Volume 1 for another volume of World History.
|#||Book Name||NPC Name*||NPC Location||Coordinates||Nearby Teleports|
|(Fantasy Token)||Li Mengpai||West District in Archosaur||531,641||West Archosaur|
|(Paper-clip)||Tu Heng||West District in Archosaur||532,645||West Archosaur|
|1||Geography||Tailor Fang Pei||West District in Archosaur||522,648||West Archosaur|
|2||Regimes||Moshang||Broken Bridge Village||228,556||Broken Bridge Village|
|3||The General||Old Hunter||Timberfield||498,970||Timberfield|
|4||Conventions||Merchant Chen||Village of Brutes||218,423||Village of Brutes|
|5||Emperors||Camilla Gardner||Heaven's Tear||458,593||West Archosaur|
|6||Wraiths||Lady Lo||Hidden Orchid||586,564||Hidden Orchid (South Archosaur/Sanctuary)|
|7||Etiquette||Hsu Hsiako||Hidden Orchid||586,567||Hidden Orchid (South Archosaur/Sanctuary)|
|8||Ceremony||Winged Elf Tien||North District of Archosaur||581,685||North Archosaur|
|9||Archosaur||Kao the Musician||Allies Camp||621,724||Allies Camp/North Archosaur|
|10||Armory||Old Soldier||near Angler's Village||655,856||Angler's Village|
|11||Astronomy||Count Misfortune||City of Misfortune||665,968||Misfortune City|
|12||Commerce||Merchant Chen||Tradewind Village||431,736||Tradewind Village|
|13||Xenoworld||Swiftwind Recluse||Mt. Burhan||357,787||Swiftwind Tribe|
|14||Names||Sumor Camp Elder||Sumor Camp||334,827||Sumor Camp|
|15||Elements||Blacksmith Yang||Sundown Town||123,590||Sundown Town|
|16||The Luna||Guard Hsiung||Dragon Wilderness||142,641||Town of Arrivals|
|17||Frost City||Talon Member Chao||Dragon's End||284,566||Dragon's End (Broken Bridge Village)|
|18||Humor||Orphan Hong||Arrowhead Manor||434,458||Arrowhead Manor|
|19||Factions||Member of the Talon||Tusk Town||464,339||Tusk Town|
|20||Calendar||Great Scholar||Dreamweaver Port||666,369||Dreamweaver Port|
|21||Academia||Apothecary Wu||Dreamweaver Port||667,374||Dreamweaver Port|
|22||Folklore||Tough Man Tiehi||Village of the Dreaming Cloud||547,372||Village of the Dreaming Cloud|
|23||Lifespring||Master of Yin-Yang||Village of the Dreaming Cloud||549,376||Village of the Dreaming Cloud|
|24||Plume War||Young Man Hsiao||Whetstone Keep||539,415||Whetstone Keep|
|25||Striders||Old Woman||Village of the Lost||639,476||Village of the Lost|
|27||Feng||Hsuhsien||on the bridge in The Mountains of Morning Dew||654,550||Sanctuary|
|28||Chinling||Pai Li the Painter||Fragrant Hills||664,610||Sanctuary/South Archosaur/Hidden Orchid|
|29||Faiths||Foreigner||Aboard a ship near Fragrant Hills||642,614||Sanctuary/South Archosaur/Hidden Orchid|
|30||Outer Land||Merchant Chi||East Barrier Village||182,867||East Barrier Village/City of a Thousand Streams|
|31||Waters||Laid-back Old Man||Netherspring Camp||629 242||Netherspring Camp|
|32||Nature||Emerald Moon||White Sand Beach||648 111||City of Raging Tides|
|33||Luxuries||Guard Autumland||Windbreaker Camp||670 175||Windbreaker Camp|
|34||Herbs||Valiant Avatar||Shrine of Immortals||115 257||Shrine of the Immortals|
|35||The Cape||Merchant Fritz||Spire of Awakening||147 247||Spire of Awakening|
|36||Travels||Feong Yong||Evernight Ruins||172 261||Spire of Awakening/Shrine of the Ancestors|
|37||Dragons||Ancestral Guardian Shawn||Shrine of the Ancestors||233 231||Shrine of the Ancestors|
|(Reward book)||Li Mengpai||West Archosaur||531,641||West District in Archosaur|
*Click on the NPC's name to view a screenshot of who you need to talk to.
Traveling Faster and Safer[edit | edit source]
If you plan on going AFK while you fly from one bookstop to another, it may be wise to use the Autopath feature at max height. Make sure to not cancel flight automatically, as some of the NPCs are near mobs.
If you'd rather teleport, there are a number of teleportation shortcuts that you can use.
- When autopathing to Volume 27, watch out for Cyannair Specters while flying to and from this NPC. They can attack long range and they follow players to the end of the world. Literally! The only way to lose them is to dive in water and swim all the way down.
- When autopathing to Volume 28, Chinling, be careful not to go AFK for too long. Pai Li the Painter is close to the Huggy Hares. Landing near/on top of Pai Li could aggro the Huggy Hares. If you are AFK for too long, these lovable bunnies could eat your charm or kill you.
Mysterious Items[edit | edit source]
These items 'may' randomly appear in your inventory after obtaining a volume. It appears these items were used in the first version of Perfect World (PWI is version 2) in the so called "Housing system". This feature was removed with the new version, but the items are left in the game. The items are of no use at the moment, just sell them to a merchant and earn 5,000 coins.
|World Histories||Mysterious Item Level||Odds of Getting an Item|
|Banned Novel||5||5,000||Author unknown. Book name unknown.|
|Canned Tuna||3||5,000||Mysterious food from the outer regions.|
|Clivia Orchid||7||5,000||Orchid with a dim fragrance.|
|Cognac||3||5,000||Cognac, cognac, one cup, two cups, three...|
|Creek Rinsed Voile||6||5,000||Famous for its ancient beauty.|
|Cup of Grief||6||5,000||It's a grail, but it also brings grief.|
|Doll||1||5,000||A toy loved by children.|
|Expired Ship Ticket||2||5,000||A worn ship ticket. Looks useless.|
|Fake Calligraphy||5||5,000||Looks like the real one.|
|Fine Bamboo Flute||6||5,000||A bamboo flute of nice materials and technique.|
|Folding Fan||1||5,000||A fan. When it is unfolded... it is still a fan.|
|Fool's Casket||7||5,000||There was a fool who wanted to sell his pearls...|
|Gilt Ring||2||5,000||Looks like a ring made of gold. But actually it's just a ring plated with gold.|
|Gold-plated Saddle||4||5,000||A saddle plated with gold just to show off.|
|Huzhou Brush Pen||6||5,000||The most famous brush pen of China.|
|Jiangnan Osier||7||5,000||Osier of willows grow in Jiangnan region. Soft but very hard to be broken.|
|Kingfisher's Feather||1||5,000||Kingfisher's tail feather.|
|Lavish Quiver||4||5,000||If you want to improve your archery skills, you shall improve your concentration first.|
|Luminesce Sachet||2||5,000||A sachet that may has fireflies inside.|
|Luminous Grail||7||5,000||Grail that glows in darkness.|
|Marble||1||5,000||Cheap transparent toy for kids.|
|Monkey Wine||3||5,000||Some say it is made by monkeys, some say it is made of monkeys.|
|Oilpaper Umbrella||1||5,000||What? Never seen an umbrella made of oiled paper?|
|Painting of Pecking Chicklings1||5||5,000||Could be the work of somebody famous.|
|Poisoned Arrows||4||5,000||It is said the first poisoned arrow was made by accident. People found that arrows shot to kill poisonous snakes became poisonous.|
|Pork||3||5,000||Neither fried nor roasted but tastes great.|
|Raft of Huang River||7||5,000||A raft that used to sail the Huang River.|
|Rice Paper||6||5,000||Used for Chinese painting and calligraphy.|
|Royal Jewellery||5||5,000||The chicklings look really cute.1|
|Rubbings of Ancient Text||5||5,000||Rubbings from Mount Tai.|
|Rusted Blade||4||5,000||Maybe it is a wonderful sword before it was rusted.|
|Shabby Rattle Drum||2||5,000||A common toy for kids.|
|Sharp Dagger||4||5,000||A common dagger that is as an assassin's blade.|
|Soup of Pearls and Jades||3||5,000||Just common soup made of Chinese cabbage and beancurd. Who gave it a such beautiful name?|
|Undelivered Love Letter||2||5,000||Endless words convey the longing of lovers.|
- 1.^ The description text "The chicklings look really cute." was probably supposed to go with the "Painting of Pecking Chicklings", but for some reason appears with the "Royal Jewellery".