Ophidian Journals are specially colored, named books that first appeared in the Ophidian War event of spring 2006. The journals, along with several other items, did not stop spawning when the 2006 Ophidian event ended. They still can be found on the corpses of certain Ophidians.
Found only on certain Ophidians, the items were of little value until early May of 2008. At that time the journals were included in a Turn-In event dubbed "the first round of Spring Cleaning collections and rewards." Ophidian Journals were worth 2,500 points each.
To redeem Ophidian Journals for reward points, visit the NPC Makiko the Samurai, who is located in the Rokuon Cultural Center in Zento(Tokuno Islands). For the shard Siege Perilous, seek him at the guard tower southwest of West Britain Bank.