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Follow the dark path or use the light

The Hero Trophy Guide

by randomdude0794

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By Miguel Angel Rivera, A.K.A randomdude0794

------------------------------:Table of Contents:------------------------------

Legal stuff------------------------------------------------------------[LS00]
Floral Delivery--------------------------------------------------------[DD01]
Lost Faith-------------------------------------------------------------[DD02]
Grim Tidings-----------------------------------------------------------[DD03]
Strength in Numbers----------------------------------------------------[DD04]
Guard Duty-------------------------------------------------------------[DD05]
Deep Trouble-----------------------------------------------------------[DD06]
An Uninvited Guest-----------------------------------------------------[DD07]
Lost and Found---------------------------------------------------------[DD08]
A Troublesome Tome-----------------------------------------------------[DD09]
Land of Oportunity-----------------------------------------------------[DD10]
Reapers Scorn----------------------------------------------------------[DD11]
Thick As Thieves-------------------------------------------------------[DD12]
No Honor Among Thieves-------------------------------------------------[DD13]
Deeper Trouble---------------------------------------------------------[DD14]
Chasing Shadows--------------------------------------------------------[DD15]
Dying Of curiosity-----------------------------------------------------[DD16]
Escort Duty------------------------------------------------------------[DD17]
of Merchants and Monsters----------------------------------------------[DD18]
Search Party-----------------------------------------------------------[DD19]
Talent in Bloom--------------------------------------------------------[DD20]
Idol Worship-----------------------------------------------------------[DD21]
Supliers Demand--------------------------------------------------------[DD22]
Farewell Valmiro-------------------------------------------------------[DD23]
and Innocent Man-------------------------------------------------------[DD24]
Witch Hunt-------------------------------------------------------------[DD25]
Mettle Versus Metal----------------------------------------------------[DD26]
Dragon's Tongue--------------------------------------------------------[DD27]
The Conspiriters-------------------------------------------------------[DD28]
Nameless Terror--------------------------------------------------------[DD29]
A Parting Gift---------------------------------------------------------[DD30]
Rise of The Fallen-----------------------------------------------------[DD31]
Arousing Suspicion-----------------------------------------------------[DD32]
Supply and Demands-----------------------------------------------------[DD33]
Bad Business-----------------------------------------------------------[DD34]
Duchess in Distress----------------------------------------------------[DD35]
Version History--------------------------------------------------------[VH00]
Special Thanks---------------------------------------------------------[ST00]
Final Words------------------------------------------------------------[FW00]

------------------------------:Legal Stuff:------------------------------------
This guide is Copyright 2012 By Miguel Rivera, and is protected by the United
States Copyright Act of 1976. It may not be edited in any way, shape, or form.
This Guide is inteded for free use by:

and not intended for commercial use, or any other website. All rights reserved.

My very first guide so bear with me...

In this guide you will find a complete list of every side quest required to get
"The Hero" trophy. It contains a detailed walkthrough for each quest as well as
the location and earliest point the quest can be started. To quickly acess a 
certain quest press ALT+F to bring up the "FIND" feature, type the code next
to the quest and click FIND twice. 

As a personal touch I will be including a difficulty rating ranging from
one star(*) being the easiest, to five stars(*****) being the hardest.
they will be rated as though you have not net completed new game plus.

I will Be using the stage Divison From the game guide as follows:

Stage 1 Opening.

Stage 2 Hydra head delivered to Gran Soren.

Stage 3 After quest "Lure of the Abyss" meet Ser Maxmillian "Wyrm Hunt quests".

Stage 4 After meeting the Duke for the 1st time.

Stage 5 After "Griffins Bane" and "Trial and Tribulations".

Stage 6 After " Reward and Responsibility".

Stage 7 After "Final Battle" also known as Post Game.

------------------------------:Floral Delivery:--------------------------------

Location: Cassardis, in a ruined buildng just south of the inn.
Earliest Start: Stage 1
Missable: Stage 2
Difficulty: **

A woman lacks medicine to cure wounded victims from the dragon attack and wants
you to collect what shee needs:

Sunbright x5
Moonglow  x1 

Just to the northwest of Cassardis' front gate is a large tree with three
sunbrights growing at its base. Head north of this tree, killing a few goblins 
along the way, and you will find another large tree with 3 more sunbrights
at its base. This is more than you need. Rest at the inn until nightfall and
head out, this time you want to follow the shoreline killing a few goblins
raiding a boat. at the base of a rock just north of the goblins is a moonglow.
Return to the woman and give her the plants

Quest Complete.
------------------------------:Lost Faith:-------------------------------------

Location: Cassardis Chapel
Earliest Start: Stage 1
Missable: Stage 2
You don't even have to leave Cassardis on this one

The Father has lost his book and wants you to retrieve it. upon exiting the 
Chapel there will be a boy who admits to stealing but doesn't remember where he
put it.(forunatly I do) head left and jump over the stone fence onto the roof
of the building below, it should be right on a ledge in the middle of the
Building's roof. Return to the Father and give the book to him.

Quest Complete.
------------------------------:Grim Tidings:-----------------------------------

Location: Cassardis, Elvar, usually wandering the road up to the chapel 
Earliest Start: Stage 1
Missable: Stage 1 after killing Hydra
another pitifully easy quest.

Elvar is too shy to tell his friend, Merin that Merin's friend is dead so he
asks you to do it for him. Merin can be found just to the east of the ruined
building from Floral Delivery. Give him the news and return to Elvar.

Quest Complete.
------------------------------:Stength in Numbers:-----------------------------

Location: The Encampment
Earliest Start: Stage 1 after killing the cyclops.
Missable: Stage 2

After getting your pawn a guard pulls you out for a training session. The goal
here is to  get all of the crates within the circle within the alotted time.
pretty easy, right? well its impossible to do alone you need a party of pawns
but you knew that right? after this is done he will tell you that you need to
defeat all of the combat dummys. There are 3 in front of you, one atop the
scaffolding, two in the back scaffoldings, and two to the left. once that is
done he will tell you to do it again, execpt there's a catch, you can only 
kill certain dummys with magic attacks. Same deal as before except a few
dummys have been switched with magic versions.

Quest Complete.
------------------------------:Guard Duty:-------------------------------------

Location: Cassardis Inn
Earliest Start: Stage 1 after killing the cyclops
Missable:Stage 2

Upon returning to Cassardis and heading to the inn there will be a woman
named Madeline, she needs help getting to the encampment. Accept to begin an
escort quest she will make a few annoying stops and quirks along the way.
Upon arriving she will ask for 1000 G, give her some and that concludes
mingling with her for the time being.

Quest Complete. 
------------------------------:Deep Trouble:-----------------------------------

Location: Cassardis well
Earliest Start: Stage 1 after killing the cyclops
Missable: N/A I completed this quest my 1st playthrough in post game!

When the dragon attacked this guard ran and cowared in the well, while in the
well he made a shocking discovery: saurians live there! He will then ask you to
take care of the the problem. Upon entering the well you will be greeted by
lots and lots of darkness. fortunatley The guard gave you a lantern and a few 
curatives before heading in so pull out that lantern! A little deeper in there
will be a fork in the cave, take the left path and it should be a straight shot
to the saurian nest. kill the group and return to the guard.

NOTE:This early in the game you'll most likely have trouble with the group of
Saurians in the well. having ice enchantments will make things easier.

Quest Complete.
------------------------------:An Uninvited Guest:-----------------------------

Location:Cassardis Inn
Earliest Start: Stage 1 after killing the Hydra
Missable: Stage 2

Pablos and sevral other good samaratins have had some goods stolen from them,
he devised a plan to catch the thief (that namely involves you just running
around trying to catch the thief...) but first he asks you to speak to  two
victims, Heraldo and Astella. Both can be found in their prespective shops,
Heraldo can sometimes be found sittng just outside the inn. Once done return to 
Pablos and rest 'till night. When night falls erie music will be playing
wander around Cassardis until you spot the thief running he runs laps from up
to the church down to the pier and turns around. perhaps the best oportunity
is when he turns around near the pier. This primarily due the fact that
he is incredibly fast. Once he is caught you will automatically be returned
to the inn and be done with that speedy hombre.

Quest Complete.
------------------------------:Lost and Found:---------------------------------

Location: Cassardis/Witchwood
Earliest Start: Stage 1 hydra killed
Missable: Stage 2

When you exit the fort after killing the hydra Elvar will come to you asking
about Quina. This doesn't actually start the quest you need to sppeak to Adaro,
he will then tell you he is worried and thinks she has gone to the Witchwood
and he naturally sends you to the same location.

NOTE: the road to witchwood is riddled with bandits and wolves and the bandits
can be especially troublesome especially the multiple sword/Shield bandit
leaders you will encounter.

When you arrive for the first time Quina will be be in view, speak to her and 
begin another escort quest. Follow the road until you encounter a fork with a
tree next to it head up the pathless fork until you reach some rocks, climb
them and reach a hollow log balanced on a ledge. Once across, the witches house
is across a clearing. head in to encounter Selene the witch's "daughter" she 
tell you the witch is dead and a disapointed Quina will leave via a shortcut
back to Cassardis. Speak to Adaro to finish the quest.

Quest Complete.
------------------------------:Troublesome Tome:-------------------------------

Location: Gran Soren square, Steffan wandering the inn area, Arnst Castle
Earliest Start: Stage 2
Missable: Stage 4

Ah now for your probalbly first side quest when entering Gran Soren for the 
1st time and theres quite a few before you even get to Gran Soren, you've
made this far congragulate yourself!

Steffan want you to find a book written by a man called Salomet, it is said
that it grants considerable magic power to those it is held by. In other words
its a fetch quest. head back to the canyon and follow the road until you 
encounter a man being attacked by bandits, he will then tell you it was stolen
by more bandits holed up in the ruins of Arnst Castle. Kiling bandits and 
avoidng boulders along the way, once you reach the top of the falling boulder 
slope you can see your destination. 

Once you arrive speak with the bandit leader, Maul. He will tell you he has it  
but doesn't want to give it up. Now you have two choices: fight him and his 
lackeys, or head to the very top of the castle, up a ruined spiral staircase
and in a chest will be the tome. I'd go with choice 2. Once you have it, return
to Steffan.

NOTE: there is a wakestone shard on the easternmost arch be sure to pick it up
to save you a trip back here.

Quest Complete
------------------------------:Land of Opportunity:----------------------------

Location: Gran Soren Noble Quarter
Earliest Start: Stage 3
Missable:Stage 4

Fournival, a noble in Gran Soren wishes to sell a hunk of land, but can't due
to the curent residents. He wants you to convince each resident:


Pip is by far the hardest to convince so I'll start with him, you can find him
outside the gate to the Merchant Quarter, when he hears the news he will be
upset and run away to the roof of a barn. to get to the top of the barn, jump
do onto the building next to it from the craftsmans house roof. He will then 
run away again, this time to the aqueduct. Upon arriving he will run away. 
Don't worry he is easier to catch than the thief. When you catch him he will be
convinced and agree.

Next is Sara she is easier to convince just talk to her, rest and talk to her 
again. after both are convinced speak with Jasper, he can be found giving 
speeches outside the gate to the noble quarter at around noon. Return to
Fournival for your reward.

Quest complete.
------------------------------:Reapers Scorn:----------------------------------

Location:Gran Soren Craftmans House
Earliest Start:Stage 3
Missable: Stage 4

The BlackSmiths son has died; he has searched for any means possible to bring
him back. He comes across a wakestone shard, hearing rumors they bring the 
dead back. but cannot come across two more to make a complete wakestone. Thats
where you come in, he gives you one wakestone shard and you need to find two
more located at:

Hillfigure Knoll
Ruins of Aernst Castle (Bandit Camp)

The Hillfigure Knoll shard is located right on the Scar of the hill drawing.
Aernst Castle shard is on an arch around the back end of the  castle. 

Once you collected three they will automaticaly turn into a complete wakestone
return to the blacksmith, use the shard on his son and watch the miracle happen

Quest Complete.
------------------------------:Thick as Thieves:-------------------------------

Location: Heavanspeak Fort
Earliest Start: Stage 3
Missable: Stage 5

Ophis, the leader of the female bandit Camp wants you to do one of two things:

Feed her pet Cyclops.
Kill ten male bandits.

I'd personallly go the cyclops rout for the sheer novelty of it!

IMPORTANT NOTE: If your Arisen is male, or have any male pawns in your party 
Ophis will Attack ou on sight, this can be resolved by cross dressing in female
garb sold by the Black Cat Merchant.

 Feeding the Cyclops |
The cylops to feed is located at the northern region of barta crags in an 
inclosed area called "Ophis' Domain" to feed the cyclops you need to kill a 
nearby goblin, pick up the body and toss it on the ground in front of the 
cyclops, after you feed him once or twice return to Ophis for your reward.

Killing the bandits |
Male bandits can be found along the road to the male bandit camp, kill a few 
and return to Ophis.

Quest Complete:
-------------------------:No Honor Among Thieves:------------------------------

Location: Aernst Castle
Earliest Start: Stage 3
Missable: Stage 4

Maul wants you to do a few tasks of his own, you can do one of two things:

Kill 10 female bandits.
Deal with a deserter.

Dealing with the deserter | 
Head over to Cassardis and find the rouge thief. As it turns out, the rouge
thief is actually the same thief you cought from the uninvited guest quest
you can  tell him to do one of two things:

tell him to return to maul and put his life in their hands. 
or you can tell him to run very very far away and never return.

Pick whatever you want and return to maul.

Killing the female bandits |
Female bandits can be found inside he Cursewood region, no to be confused with 
Witchwood, Along the road to Heavanspeak Fort, kill a few and return to Maul.

Quest Complete
------------------------------:Deeper Trouble:---------------------------------

Location: Cassardis Well
Earliest start:Stage 3 (if Deep trouble was completed)
Missable: unknown
Later in the game, Saurians should be easier so, easier foes easier difficulty.

Upon returning to Cassardis after completeting Lure of the Abyss, you will hear
a voice coming from the well cying for help. enter the wel and speak to the man
inside. After hearing his plight he will ask you to kill more saurians and
their eggs. head to the same spot as last time, cross the water and there you
will encounter the Saurian nest, complete with eggs and mother saurians.
Destroying the eggs will be simple enough, after destroying all the eggs
a larger tougher saurian boss will show up, kill him and return to the man in
the well fo your reward.

Quest complete.
------------------------------:Chasing Shadows:--------------------------------

Location: Gran Soren, Mason wandering the fountain square,
Earliest Start: Stage 3
Missable: stage 3 if "Seeking Salvation" is completed

Mason asks you to see if there is a suspicious man walking out of the castle at
night, naturally there is, so rest till nightfall and head up the castle gate.
when you  arrive there will be a cutscence of a man recieving cash. Your target
is the one exiting the gate. follow him through the square, into the Venery and 
into the abandoned building, keeping your distance the whole time. Inside the 
building there will be a cutscene of Ser Julien, the suspicous man, and 
Madeline!? After the scene head to Arsmith, Mason's contact, for your reward.

Quest complete.
------------------------------:Dying of Curiocity:-----------------------------

Location:Cassardis, Merin wandering the around beach
Earliest Start: stage 3
Missable: stage 7

Merin is wondering where Valmiro, a friend of his, has gone off to, he asks you
to find him. He can be found at these three  locations:

Unusual Beach.
The Encampment.
Witchwood entrance.

Be sure to bring greenwarish x6

At the unsual beach, he can be found just to the right of Cassardis' gate,
give him a greenwarish.

At the Encampment he can be found on the floor next to the entrance, this time
he wants two greenwarish.

At Witchwood he can be found just at the entrance. He needs greenwarish x3 

return to Merin in Cassardis for your reward

Quest complete.
------------------------------:Escort Duty:------------------------------------

Location:Gran Soren Noble Quarter
Earliest Start:Stage 3 after  Land of Opportunity.
Missable: Stage 4 after Trial and Tribulations.

It is very easy to screw up the reward for this quest, hence the 3 star 

Fournival wants you to do another favor for him. Escort his daughter around 
town. once you have spoken to him speak to Symone, his daughter and say yes.
(NOTE: stick with her at all times! if she talks to you about ditching her you
have screwed up your reward) follow her to the fountain square at which point 
she will suggest a game of hide and seek. She can be found at the back corner
of the inn. follow her around the square some more; when she reaches the 
merchant quarter gate she will suggest a race to the far end of the field.
Be sure to let her win. you will then be teleported back to Fournivals house
and the quest will be completed. Talk to Symone as well to recieve a Gold Idol
the best reward possible from this quest.

Quest complete!  
-------------------------:Of Merchants and Monsters:---------------------------

Location: Ancient Quarry, West of Gran Soren
Earliest Start: Stage 3
Missable: Stage 7

A tough quest especially if your looking to complete it as early as possible

Speak with the man outside the quarry entrance to begin. he wants you to kill
all the ogres inside, and open the gate blocking the entance. there eare three
Ogres inside all of which are pretty tough to kill.

One just in front of the gate to open.
One in the fork just past the gate.
One beyond the left fork mentioned above.

Once all three are killed return to the merchant for your reward.

NOTE: this also unlocks him as a merchant you can purchase from.

Quest Complete.
---------------------------------:Search Party:--------------------------------

Location:Various, speak with Reynard
Earliest Start: Stage 1
Missable: Stage 7

In order to start this quest you need to have made 10 transactions with reynard
after you have done so he will ask you to find:

Scrap Iron
6 journal entries

NOTE: you need to have made at least 10 more transactions before you can 
bring him the next item, exluding the journal entires

Scrap iron can be dropped from skeletons at night.
Miasmite is droped from phantoms at night as well.

Each journal entry is found at a fixed location.

Locations are as follows:

#1: The Encampment area where the hydra 1st spawned.
#2: Catacombs 2nd level underground.
#3: Gran soren Rooftops just Northwest of the black cat.
#4: Barta Crags a campsite just south of Miasmic Haunt.
#5: Soulflayer Canyon 1st floor area.
Final: Ancient quarry abandoned mine area.

After  all of them are collected, return to Reynard for your reward and
upgraded stock from him.

Quest complete.
-----------------------------:Talent in Bloom:---------------------------------
Location: The Abby
Earliest Start: Stage 4
Missable: Stage 6

IMPORTANT NOTE: in the "Seeking Salvation" story quest Mason will present you 
with a survivor, if you let him live you cannot start this quest.

Quina will be at the abby at this time. she wishes to get noticed by a bunch of
high up church people. she asks your help in this regard, all you have to do is
give the flower she presents to you to anybody.ANYBODY even back to quina...
But to get the best results you should give it to the head priests in either
Gran soren or Cassardis.

Once the flower is given return to quina.

Quest complete.
---------------------------------:Idol Worship:--------------------------------

Location: Gran Soren Armor Shop
Earliest Start: Stage 4
Missable: Stage 6

Caxton, the Armorer in Gran Soren wants to do business with a mysterious suitor
that only sells to people who have an Idol in their possesion. Naturally, he
asks you to fetch him an idol you can present him 1 of 3 possible idols:


remember when you followed Symone around? this is where that gold idol you got
comes in handy.

the Silver idol can be found from a notice board quest from the pawns guild

two bronze idols can be found at Witches hut and Hillfigure Knoll, next to
Dragonforged's throne.

present the idol to Caxton to upgrade his stock in three days.

Quest complete.
------------------------------:Suppliers Demand:-------------------------------

Location: Gran Soren Venery Madelines shop 
Earliest Start: Stage 4:
Missable: Stage 6

Pretty much the same thing with Caxton but with Madeline. See above section.

give her one of the Idols for your reward.

Quest complete.
-----------------------------:Farewell, Valmiro:-------------------------------

Location: Cassardis, Valmiro
Earliest Start: Stage 4
Missable: stage 6

Remember Valmiro? the guy you foundon the floor half dead? well this time he 
wants to go out again and is making doubly sure he is heading out prepared for
his adventure, so he asks you to give him some supplies:

Potent Greenwarish.
Sour Ambrosial Meat.
Pilgrims Charm.

Potent Greenwarish can be bought from Gran Soren. but you knew that right?

Same with lanterns...

Now sour ambrosial meat is toughy. they are  a rare drop from Zombies, cows and
Ogres. Aditionally, the Ur Dragon

Pilgrims Charms can be found  at the Catacombs, or bought from Fournival

Return to Valmiro with the items for you reward.

Quest Compplete.
---------------------------------:An Innocent Man:-----------------------------

Location: Cassarids
Earliest Start: stage 4
Missable: stage 6

A child wants you to free his father for being wrongly accused. Bring 2 
skeleton keys and head to gran sorens castle dungeon. 2 cells to the left will
be his father. Free him and head out the secret passage escorting him past 
snakes, and other vermin.

When you reach the slums you will find the mans son, listen to a few lines of
dialouge and you will get your reward.

Quest complete.
---------------------------------:Witch Hunt:----------------------------------

Location: Gran Soren, overhear some NPC's talking about Selene
Earliest Start: Stage 4
Missable: stage 6

Afer you hear the NPC's mentioned above you will then have to go ALL the way to
the Witchwood. Once you have reached Selenes house you will get a cut scene
of an angry mob being chased away by an even more angry golem. Naturally you
being the arisen will have to kill it.(TIP: attack the glowing purple spots)

When the golem is felled, the gateway underneath Selenes house will open up
revealing more of the Witchwood. follow the path until you happen upon a
giant tree in a clearing of flowers a long scene will commence. After watching
the spoiler heavy cutscene your quest is complete.

Quest Complete.
----------------------------:Mettle Versus Metal:------------------------------

Location: Witchwood, After witch hunt is completed, on a river to the right,
past selenes hut.
Earliest Start: Stage 4
Missable: Stage 6

A VERY unorthodox boss battle, basically when you touch a suspicous looking 
rock the quest will begin. the goal here is to take down the metal golem by 
attacking the magic amulets scattered up and down the river.

this can be either Very easy or a downright pain in the rear! it all really
depends on your class and level. Melee classes will have a hard time because
some amulets will be in high up locations. 

Once all amulets are destroyed the golem will die.

Quest complete!
----------------------------:Dragon's Tongue:----------------------------------

Location: Witchwood where Witch Hunt ended.
Earliest Start: Stage 4 after Witch Hunt
Missable: Stage 6

Quest in a nutshell: bring that strange tablet to an expert.

Upon returning to the witches grave you will find a mysterious tablet, speak
to the man next to it for some information, he says to bring it to someone who
can Dechiper it. Namely a priest.

HOWEVER for the best reward you should bring it to the Dragonforged at 
hillfigure knoll. 

Quest complete.
----------------------------:The Conspiriters:---------------------------------
Location: Gran Soren Castle/ Soulflayer Canyon
Earliest Start: Stage 4
Missable: Stage 6

Chamberlein Fidel wants you to meet him at night regarding a suspicous matter.
Once you have met him he will tell you a caravan Carrying some confidential
information and asks you to retrieve it at all costs.

the letter can be foud at soulflayer canyon. found at the road to the female
bandit camp.

The letter is at the other end of the canyon, past Snow Harpies, Goblins,
Phantasms,a Cyclops and finally, a Gargoyle. The letter is down a few slopes
once you get past all those enemies.

Once obtained be sure to make a forgery, just to mess with fidel!

When you've returned to the castle a guard will come and tell you to not to 
give the letter to fidel. you can do what you want. I gave the guard the real 
letter and Fidel the forgery.

Quest complete
----------------------------:Nameless Terror:----------------------------------

Location: Various, start at Gran Soren entrance
Earliest Start: Stage 4
Missable: Stage 6

It seems that a mysterious group has a beef with the Arisen, the guard warns
you to be careful.

Once active you will be ambushed at all of these locations:

North of the bridge north of Gran Soren. (Get that? read carefully!)
Ancient quarry entrance.
Canyon where hydra head was escorted through.
The road to the encampent.
Cassardis Main Gate.

I recommend going in that order to get it done in one night.
They will all attack you at night only.

the quest will finish once you have killed their leader, Zero at Cassardis'

Quest complete.
----------------------------:A Parting Gift:-----------------------------------
Location: The Abby
Earliest Start: Stage 5
Missable: satge 6

The head mother at the abby says that quina will be leaving for a higher up 
church and the wants to give her a gift. Namely a pilgrims charm.

again, they can be found in the catacombs, or bought from Fournival.

Present her with the charm and...

Quest complete.
----------------------------:Rise of the Fallen:-------------------------------

Location: Gran Soren castle gate/Catacombs
Earliest start: Stage 4
Missable: Stage 6

Ser Maximillian wants you to investigate some skeletons causeing some trouble
and wants you to keep a lookout for a secret meeting under the bridge to the
Venery. Wait until night then head over to the bridge where two hooded figures
will speak with eachother. after a cutscene you may then intervene. One hood
will then offer the location to the cause of the trouble for 10k gold, or you
can beat it out of him. Naturally... skeletons = Catacombs so head there now.

Once you have arrived head to the elevater via the unlocked shortcut and 
look for 6 gems of salvation once found plug em' in the door way for a boss 
battle. The same hooded guy who guided you here!

NOTE: he spawns an infinite number of skeletons so its a pretty good spot to
farm exp.

Once killed, return to Ser Max for your reward.

Quest complete! 
----------------------------:Arousing Suspicion:-------------------------------

Location: Gran Soren Castle
Earliest Start:Stage 4, rest a few days after meeting the duke
Missable: Stage 6

Mirabelle, ask you to see her at night, do so. When you meet her she tells you
that the duchess has asked for you personally. rather suspicious, no? Her
Bed chambers are found at that tower you have constantly seen. when you arrive
the duchess will get all "My hero!" on you but you get interupted by the the 
Duke. he will then proceed to choke her out. You now have two choices: let the
duke choke her out, resulting in a quest failure or rescue her resulting in you 
getting captureed. Id go with choice one if you want the trophy.

The duches will then later arrive at your cell, freeing you. escape and...

Quest Complete!
----------------------------:Supply and Demands:-------------------------------
Location: Windbluff Tower
Earliest Start: Stage 4
Missable: Stage 5 after "Pride Before a Fall" 

The captain of the fort requires supplys for his fort he asks you to see 
Ser Julien, the head of the watch. head to Gran Soren  and speak with Julien.
say: "One Weeks Supply" for the best results. return to the captain with the
suplies. he will give you the key to the armory as your reward.

Quest complete.
-------------------------------:Bad Business:----------------------------------
Location: Madelines Shop
Earliest Start: Stage 6
Missable: Stage 7

Head over to Madelines shop only to find that Madeline is gone and in her
place is Katlyn. speak with her to start the quest. 

Head over to Arsmith in his ale house, after speaking with him you will then
get a marker, head over to it to get a cutscene of Madeline fleeing the city.
follow her, and around the coner you will find her. Speak with her and shortly
after a guard will come looking for her, lie to him and tell him she's not here
they will go away and then Madeline wil ask fo MORE money. give  her some.
After a touchy cutscene...

Quest complete.
----------------------------:Duchess in Distress:------------------------------

Location: Gran Soren Castle / Blighted Manse
Earliest Start: Stage 6
Missable: Stage 7

Mirabelle tells you that the duchess has been spirited away to a Strongold and
fears for her safety; she asks you to escort her to a contigent of men waiting
for her.

Head north to the Blighted Manse to start the rescue. Wear the disgiuse 
Mirabelle gave you. the guards will be none the wiser. The duchess is on the
3rd floor up a spiral stair case. Once reached a cutscene will commence and
then you must escort her out of the Manse. When you reahed the front door 
you will find it has been blocked off, naturally this means that you will
have to take a detour through bandit infested sewers with faulty bridges...
Good Luck!

Once you have exourged the Sewers a cutscene will commence and the men will
take the duchess out of your hands.

Quest Complete.
----------------------------:Version History:----------------------------------
V 1.0 release version

V 1.1 Fixed some typos and authorized Neoseeker for site usage

----------------------------:Special Thanks:-----------------------------------

The Official game guide for the stage division idea.

Valor_Pheonix, for letting me know the stage division is from the guide.

Leo Chan from for asking permission to use this guide.

Dennis at for asking permission to use this guide.

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