They're using relays to transfer information around the staging grounds. There is only one way for you to see these relays and extract the information they hold. Unfortunately, doing so may cause you irreparable brain damage. If you're still interested, you'll need to slay Ethereum here at the staging grounds and take their essences. Once you have an essence, drink it down. It will temporarily allow you to see an Ethereum relay - giving you enough time to destroy a relay and extract its information.
Have you recovered the relay data?
The Protectorate's reason for existence is now fully realized. The Ethereum are not here to hunt Dimensius! They are here to become void! They are manipulating the void energy at this manaforge to bond their own energy into a creature known as a nexus-stalker. They are undoubtedly using a proto-accelerator to complete the transformation.
Upon completion of this quest you will gain: