oh yeah... meant to mention - stop at each crystal along your way - that way even if you do get one-shotted by some Ogre, or just feel like visiting after your travels - you don't have to jog the entire way.
of course - as we get (prepare for an exaggeration) .0002 anima per week... teleports are expensive! :)
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