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Online:Corruption of Root

Elder Scrolls Online: Creatures
Corruption of Root
Location Earthen Root Enclave, Deeproot
Species Wispmother
Health Normal3,157,473Veteran(?) Difficulty ON-misc-Boss 3.png
Reaction Hostile
Corruption of Root

The Corruption of Root (originally the Spirit of Root) is a nature spirit who takes a form resembling a Wispmother. She is found at the Dais of Rootspeak within the Deeproot at the of the Earthen Root Enclave. This spirit was corrupted by the invading Firesong Druids who are lead by Archdruid Devyric.

The Corruption of Root serves as the second boss of this dungeon.

Related QuestsEdit

Skills & AbilitiesEdit

The Corruption of Root uses the following abilities:

Root Infection
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Summon Distributaries
Periodically, she will summon Distributary doppelgängers. They will take her place and must be defeated before you can fight her again.
Summon Fauns
The Corruption of Root summons Faunss during the fight.

Quest-Related EventsEdit

Just before you reach the Corruption of Root, Druid Laurel will have been abducted by Archdruid Devyric. You will need to defeat this spirit to follow after his.

When combat begins:

Corruption of Root: "Lose your voice to the Rootspeak!"

Summoning fauns:

Corruption of Root: "To us. Fauns. To us!"
Corruption of Root: "Defend us. Help. Help!"
Corruption of Root: "Tricksters add voices. Sing with us!"

Summoning Distributary doppelgangers.

Corruption of Root: "Our roots grow deep."
Corruption of Root: "We retreat into the dirt."

Close to being finished off:

Corruption of Root: "We are hurt. Make it stop. Stop!



There are several achievement associated with this creature:

Achievement Points Description
ON-icon-achievement-Earthen Root Enclave Vanquisher.png Earthen Root Enclave Vanquisher 10 Defeat the Corruption of Stone, Corruption of Root, and Archdruid Devyric in Earthen Root Enclave.
ON-icon-achievement-Earthen Root Enclave Conqueror.png Earthen Root Enclave Conqueror 10 Defeat the Corruption of Stone, Corruption of Root, and Archdruid Devyric in Veteran Earthen Root Enclave.
ON-icon-achievement-Contagion Contained.png Contagion Contained 10 Defeat the Corruption of Root without any player getting hit by Root Infection within 1s of any other player getting hit by Root Infection in Veteran Earthen Root Enclave.
ON-icon-achievement-Plucking out the Corruption.png Plucking out the Corruption 50 Defeat Corruption of Root after placing the Challenge Banner in Veteran Earthen Root Enclave.


  • Their internal mesh name is DruidicWispMother_C.
  • The spirit is mentioned in their original capacity as the Spirit of Root in the book Message of Welcome
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