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    Walkthrough by Anonymous

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                           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
    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.
    Mines of     Enter the mines with the Decree Banishing Magic and the 
    Signor-      Witch's Orb.  Find Stellerex at the end of the maze. He
                 is the first person you will see.  Talk to him and do what
                 he asks and he will join your party.
    Cliffs of    Talk to your mother's ghost.
    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.