When it appeared above Osgiliath Basin on 30 August, S.1206, it was accompanied by five 'pales' referred to as Salt Pales. It is speculated that the residues remaining in the earth were used to fortify the construction.
The party consisting of Class VII (Old and New) faced several roadblocks throughout their incursion into the fortress. They included, in order:
- Cedric Reise Arnor and Shirley Orlando, with the Fourth Rivalry taking place with Cedric piloting Testa-Rossa
- McBurn in his true, otherworldly king form
Afterwards, Class VII teamed up with all five of the teams dispatched to the Salt Pales to defeat Ishmelga in it's true form and bring the curse of Erebonia to the end.
- Tuatha Dé Danann are a supernatural race in Irish mythology. Family members of the Tuatha Dé Danann include Lug, reminiscent of the geologist persona's name Black Alberich assumed in Trails of Cold Steel III, and Balor, referring to Black Alberich's combat shell, Zoa Balor.