Memory of Vel Tarlowe

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"I did not want to ask Vell to join our fireteam-I knew he would say yes. But he found out… and volunteered."
— Eris [1]

The memory of Vell Tarlowe is a quest introduced in Shadowkeep following the completion of it’s main storyline. It is part of the Luna's Calling quest line involving Eris Morn and the memories of her fireteam haunting her as Nightmares.


"I am the line. Evil will go no farther than this"
— Vell Tarlowe

In the first step the player is required to:

  • Complete the currently active Re-playable story mission on the Moon

In the second step the player needs to:

  • Defeat powerful combatants using melee attacks to retrieve the 25 fragments for Vell Tarlowe’s Titan Mark. Ability kills and Nightmares grant the most progress.

Once the step is completed, the player will have to take the portal in Sanctuary to meet up with Eris Morn. After a short cutscene with Eris and her nightmare, you hand her the Titan Mark which she uses to find peace and banish Vell Tarlowe



The player walks through the Hive portal to meet up with Eris who is standing in front of the The Lunar Pyramid being surrounded by her nightmares.


Vell Tarlowe gets impaled by the axe of Alak-Hul, the Darkblade, the axe disappears


Eris falls on her knees

The player hands over Vell Tarlowe’s Titan Mark

  • Ghost: “Eris. We found Vell Tawlowe’s mark.”
  • Eris Morn: “I can’t believe it. Vell…”


The nightmare of Vell Tarlowe rises up

  • Eris Morn: “He forged a link for every life he rescued.”


The nightmare of Vell Tarlowe is banished and disappears

  • Eris Morn: “Thank you for bringing this back.”


Eris turns around

Pressing the interaction button on Eris Morn.

  • Eris Morn: “I did not want to ask Vell to join our fireteam- I knew he would say yes.”
  • Eris Morn: “But he found out… and volunteered.”

Pressing the interaction button on Eris Morn again.

  • Eris Morn: “As a Pilgrim Guard, Vell had experienced leading refugees through enemy territory. Fighting only the battles he had to fight.”
  • Eris Morn: “He was subtle… for a Titan.”
  • Eris Morn: “Perhaps to subtle, when it mattered.”


  1. ^ Bungie (2019/8/10), Destiny 2: Shadowkeep, Memory of Vell Tarlowe