Challenge of the Five Realms Main Plot Ballytogue ---------- In the castle, talk to Hastings who is located outside the the bedroom in the hall. Then go to the basement and pick up the spell components and other objects in the kitchen and weapons room. You should also talk to Wilagon Blacklost in the kitchen. He will give you the book of Equus. Go to Shiliko's hut in the northwestern corner of Ballytogue. Pick up all the items. Next, go to the bar next to the pawn shop and fight the Hammerhead Brothers. Take the items left after combat to the bar in the southwest corner of the city and recruit Sir John Oldcastle. Farinor -------- First, talk to the beggar in the northern part of the city. He will offer to sell your a Spirit Lamp. Buy it, as it is necessary to recruit the Alveolan King. To recruit Cynna Bane, talk to Thurias Foolkiller, then threaten him. Follow what he tells you to do. This will involve stepping into a trap, so make sure that you are well fed and rested to survive the damage. Go back and talk to and threaten him again. Go to Cynna Bane's hut and do what she asks you to do. Talk to her again and she will join your party. SouthFrost ------------ Kill the Reyal monsters located in the northeastern part of the city. Next go south and talk to Azron. He will reward you for killing the Reyals by telling your where to find the witch Cagliostra and give you the Witch's Orb to get past the traps. Fremont --------- You can recruit the wizard Heltura by just talking to her. Deostrus will tell you the location of the Hidden Wizard's Guild if you bring him his beloved Marinda from Pendar. Greenberry ----------- Talk to Mayor Zamtine, he will give you the key to the Archives. Go to the Archives and fight the Goromond Knights located there. Pick up the Decree Banishing Magic. Go to the town square and buy the Enchanted Oil to use in the Spirit Lamp. Silvermoor ----------- Talk to all the artists and writers that you find and buy what they're selling. Go to the theatre in the centre of the city. Take the theatre costumes and the spell components. Pendar ------- Buy the ship's passage. Cast the revisibility spell. Go to the world map and choose Sea of Belgron. You will enter realm of Thalassy. Thalassy --------- You will enter in Arrado. Talk to the Emperor who is south- west of the city. Next go to the Sunken ship and use the search command to find Laxalt's Speargun. Take the weapon to the Emperor. The cast the Friend spell on the whale Voolz. Talk to the Emperor, he will join your party. Take the crown from his inventory and place it in your. If you do not do this and he leaves your party for any reason or is killed, you cannot win the game. (The applies to all 5 crowns.) Be sure to pick up a Vial of Thalassian Water. Buntonderry ------------ Buy meat from one of the 2 butchers. One will sell you spoiled meat and the other will sell you good meat. Make sure you get some of the good meat. Go to the middle barn on the left side of the city. In the barn, cast an open lock spell (or pick the lock) on the door on the left. Enter the silo and fight the bandits. Talk to the Sheriff, he will join your party. Go to the barn in the lower left hand corner of the city and talk to Felrid. He will join your party. Felrid is needed to complete the game, so keep him safe. Skyhold --------- Go to the brewery on the left side of the map. Pick up some ale. Al-Bahdri --------- Go to the southern part of the city. Drop the ale and meat. Talk to Haggian the gnome. Enter the mountain area to the south. Fight the lions, ogres and snakes. Enter the cave on the north edge of the map. Talk to Sir Valakor. He will join your party if you have the Queen's diamond ring. Leave the cave and enter the portal to Alveola. Alveola -------- Find King Aramacan. You can find him in his castle in the centre of the city. Talk to the king then use the spirit lamp The King will join your party. Be sure to pick up some Alveolan Soil. Visit a pawn shop and purchase a shovel. Castle Cast the Fly spell and enter the castle through the hole in Thiris- the roof. Walk 6 paces north of the ststue in the entry hall and use the shovel to dig up the scrolls of Shamar. It is not easy to find, so just keep trying 'till you hit the right spot. Castle Enter the Castle and fight the guards. Go to the basement Duras- and talk to Queen Feya's Spirit. She will give you the Spirit Chains, a necessary item for the Slay Evil spell to kill Grimnoth. Take the King's Knighting sword from the room on the first floor's east wing. Castle Go to Pendar. From Pendar choose the world map and choose Ventrax- Castle Ventrax. You are now on the island of Jupiles. Enter the castle and speak with Kuvey Lyter. In exchange for the Knighting sword he will give you knights and archers to aid in your quest. To leave the island, you must choose Pendar from the world map. Thornkeep ----------- Go to the church in the middle of the city. Enter the church and talk to Brother Mallochius. He will give you the Ring of Transforming. Then talk to Thermar the Holy, he will give you the Crystal Ball in exchange for the Scrolls of Shamar. The Crystal Ball tells you the components necessary for the Restoration spell. Commington Find the Tree Knights (Blaxton's Knights) in the north of the Forest- forest. Talk to Sir Blaxton only once. He will try to kill you if you speak with him a second time. The portal to Fraywood is behind the Tree Knights. You can get to it 3 ways: fly over the knights, kill them, or give the Ring of Transforming to Sir Blaxton. If you use the Ring, the knights will join your party. Fraywood ----------- First, talk to the King. Find the culprit (Brodo) behind the practical joke played on him. To do this, first talk to and then threaten the Apothecary, Faris. Take the note that he gives you to the King. Then go to the other Apothecary, Ladrian, who is standing outside in the northwest corner. Buy the Broche Powder. Next find Brodo in his house and talk to him. Pick up the wine and give it to him, the Broche powder is automatically added. Go back to the King and tell him that Brodo has been taken care of. The King also wants you to take care of the Razers in Commington Forest. Go through the portal and back to Commington Forest. Talk to the 4 Razers and persuade them to stop cutting down the forest. After this is done, go back to the King in Fraywood and he will join your party. You also need to find the Unicorn Horn in Fraywood. First, talk to Gwin Aerlynbane. Cast a truth spell on Rianen Aerlynbane. She will tell you where the Chastity Belt Key is to be found. Take the Key to Gwin and use it. She will join your party. When you leave the building, the Unicorn will be there. Talk to him. Use the search command to find an Acorn in Fraywood before leaving. Vinazia -------- To get to Vinazia without losing anyone in your party, you must do one of 3 things when going there: teleport, buy passage and disguise yourself with the theatre costumes, or book private passage with the sailor Kier Planck (found in a tavern in Galraven). Fight your way to the castle. Once inside the castle fight your way to the second floor. On the second floor, you will find Duke Goromond. Kill the Duke and retrieve the Crown of Alonia. Mt. Shasta ----------- First, find the Giant's house at the top of the mountain. Take one of his poems. The portal to Aerieus is found in the cave. You must defeat the dragon in the cave. If the revisibility spell has been cast, the portal will appear. Aerieus -------- First, talk with the King and discover the assassin (Senator Tonerridge) who is out to kill the King by casting the Truth spell on NPC's. Next, bring Senator Glorenzia the Newspaper from Burano (get the Newspaper from Renjac Taskmaster by first casting a Truth spell on him and then bringing him the Parchment Paper and Ink supply from Fenaysia). Third, talk to Senator McKlennia, then go to Nyxx and talk to Quetzl Too, you will then receive the Book of Wisdom. By rescuing Chauncey Garedener from the Peregrine Rogues in Nyxx and returning him to the home of Aramdrac Mason in Fenaysia, you will receive a Vial of Aeriean Air. Ruddiquid ---------- After you collect all 5 crowns go to Castle Thiris and enter the portal to Ruddiquid. AFter entereing, cast the Restoration Spell. You must fight your way through the maze to finally come upon Grimnoth himself. You must cast the Slay Evil spell on Grimnoth. Demons are very difficult to beat but you can use magic and weapons on them. Skeleton warriors are killed only by magic. Beezleroths sometimes bounce magic back at you, so it is not always a good idea to cast an explode spell on them.