The Quintessence of Despair is the largest and most powerful of the sha haunting the town of Zhu's Watch[76.7, 8.6] in the Krasarang Wilds. It emerges from in a desperate bid to thwart the efforts of in cleansing the town, and also explains why Yi-Mo was the most despondent (and suicidal) of the inhabitants.
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- "Quintessence" is literally the most concentrated, purest form of a thing; in this case, despair.
- Interestingly enough, quintessence also refers to a hypothetical form of dark energy in physics.