|Third Dawn FAQ, by Silver Leaf
To get to Ilshenar, go through any of the 8 static moongates using
the Third Dawn client. Click on the Ilshenar button, and select
the Shrine you wish to
go to. If you're new to the lands of Ilshenar, go have a look at UO
Auto Map (UOAM). This is a very handy free utility.
Why can't I use the spells Recall, Mark and Gate?
These three spells have been disabled in the land of Ilshenar.
Ilshenar is quite small, with eight different gates to enter from.
Just about every land location, and some dungeon locations are just
a stone throw away from a moongate. Not being able to recall, makes
us more accountable for our actions while in Ilshenar, (the deeper
we adventure, the more dangerous it is).
Can I place boats in Ilshenar?
No. All water Travel will be done using a creature called the
The Sea-horse is not in-game yet. However, almost all areas of Ilshenar
can be explored without the use of the Sea-horse. Please check our
General News section periodically
for any updates.
Are there any towns in Ilshenar?
Yes. There are static towns, and rotating Gypsy camps.
Can my Murderer (Red) go to Ilshenar?
Yes. Murderers can enter Ilshenar. However, there are some limitations;
- A murderer can only enter Ilshenar once a month.
- Murder counts do NOT decay while in Ilshenar.
- While in Ilshenar you'll have normal status (A blue
name, not red). Your default title (Via Karma and Fame)
will be present on your Paperdoll.
- You can NOT PK while in Ilshenar. Ilshenar has
the same basic rule-set as Trammel.
Can I place a house in Ilshenar?
No. You can only place houses in Britannia. Ilshenar is more
set for the adventurer, not real-estate.
What do Statues Spawn on?
Statues spawn on Pixies,
and Ratman Mages.
Once killing one of the creatures, you'll have to check the corpse
for the statue. They have a statue as loot, a estimated 1/100.
Can I enter Ilshenar with the 2D client?
No. You must use the Third Dawn (3D) client to access the lands
Will I get to keep my current character(s) in UO:Third Dawn?
Yes. UO:Third Dawn is an add-on. When logging into UO with the
3D client, just select your shard as normal, and you'll be able to
select any of your characters.
Is there a story behind Ilshenar?
Yes. There is a story about Gilforn, the one who discovered the
means to travel to Ilshenar. Also, there is a three part story about
Ilshenar. If you haven't read it yet, I'd suggest doing so. Its a
Can I have both UO:Third Dawn, and UO:Renaissance installed on
Yes. By default they will both install into different directories.
Most people favor having both clients installed.