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What Price Loyalty  

Realm:Crystal War
Start Area: Bastok Markets (S)
Start NPC:Gentle Tiger (H - 6)
Type:General
Prerequisites:Beneath the Mask
Related Mobs:Klara
Max Level:75
Reward:
Rating
*****
Title Obtained:
Items Granted:Fourth Staff
This Quest requires Wings of the Goddess
Last Updated: Mon Jul 11 18:31:19 2011

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Summary

Apprehended in Beaucedine after deserting his unit, Zeid awaits punishment in a dark cell of Benedikt Watchtower. Can nothing be done to save him from his fate? At his friend Gentle Tiger's behest, you travel to North Gustaberg to offer your aid.

Walkthrough

Speak with Gentle Tiger in Bastok Markets (S) at (H-6) for a cutscene.

Teleport via Campaign Arbiter to North Gustaberg (S). Locate Roderich at (E-11) and speak with him for a cutscene. Return to Gentle Tiger for another cutscene.

Zone into Xarcabard (S) for a cutscene. You will receive a key item: Commander's Recommendation. Nicolous will mention you can get additional ones from Gentle Tiger.

Go to (I-7) and click the portal there for a cutscene. Have your party leader examine it again to begin the fight.

Battle Details

The fight is against a single Humaniod NPC. It wields a sword and starts with using Savage Blade regardless of hate or TP. If anyone starts casting a long casting spell it will run over to them and use Flat Blade to stun. Observed doing this against Regen III, Stoneskin, and Raise III.

It will fight fairly easy for the first 50% and doesn't resist many debuffs. Paralyze seemed to work extremely well.

At 50% it will "2 hour." No traditional two hour is used, however its style greatly changes. It now hits much harder and will do Swift Blade instead of Savage.

The NPC has an AoE Petrify move that does a lot of damage. Reraise is recommended for everyone, as attempts to raise result in being stunned.


To read the transcripts for this quest, see the What Price Loyalty Spoilers page.


Quest Series

This quest is part of the Wings of the Goddess mission and quest series for Bastok. Check the Wings of the Goddess Mission and Quest Progression page for details. Other quests included in the series are:

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