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    YS 3 - THE WANDERERS FROM YS
    
    FAQ/WALKTHROUGH
    
    By Mr.Slam
    e-mail: slam@tentacle.nl
    
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    CONTENTS
    
    I    - INTRODUCTION
    II   - WEAPONS
    III  - ARMORS
    IV   - SHIELDS
    V    - RINGS
    VI   - LEVELING UP
    VII  - WALKTHROUGH
    
    
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    I INTRODUCTION
    
    
    Hello, this is a Faq/Walkthough for Ys 3 - The Wanderers from Ys. This is an
    side-scrolling RPG. The game isn't large and it's fairly difficult. Please 
    excuse me for my English. I find my English knowlegde quite well, but of
    course I make mistakes. If you have any questions, which aren't answered in 
    this Faq/Walkthrough, you can always e-mail me at slam@tentacle.nl.
    
    
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    II WEAPONS
    
    
    Is his quest to stop evil, Adol will find several swords. Below is a list of
    the swords you can find, with the prices and strenght. If there is a price, 
    the sword must be found in a dungeon, or given to you by some one.
    Also every sword is described.
    
    
    Sword                Price            Additional Strength
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    Short Sword          400 Gold                 10
    Long Sword            --                      30
    Broad Sword         8000 Gold                 60
    Banded Slayer         --                      90 
    Flame Sword           --                     135
    
    
    Short Sword   : This sword is light and easy to handle, but it is not                         powerful.
    
    Long Sword    : It is one meter long. This sword belongs to Duran at the mine 
    
    Broad Sword   : This sword is made of pure steel. It is unwieldy and                          powerful.
    
    Banded Slayer : It was the favorite sword of Dogi's Master for many years. It                 is easy to use and very powerful.
    
    Flame Sword   : The most powerful sword in the region. This flame wielding                    sword has no enemy if it is used by an expert swordsman.
    
    
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    III ARMOR
     
    
    Below is a list of types of Armor you can find throughout the game.
    Every Armor is described too.
    
    
    Armor                Price            Additional Strength
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    Leather Armor        300 Gold                 10
    Chain Armor         1500 Gold                 30
    Plate Mail            --                      50
    Banded Armor       12000 Gold                 70 
    Flame Armor           --                      95
    
    
    Leather Armor : This armor is made of many layers of horse sides. It is light
                    and doesn't restrict movements but it lacks as a good
                    protective gear. 
    
    Chain Armor   : This is made of chains and is very heavy. It is also counted
                    as good protective gear.
    
    Plate Mail    : The Plate Mail is made of pure steel. It is heavy and
                    cumbersome, but it can withstand a pretty good fight.
    
    Banded Armor  : It is easy to get and is good protective gear.
    
    Battle Armor  : This is the best armor along with a Battle Shield. You will
                    be surprised by the effectiveness of this armor.
    
    
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    IV SHIELDS
    
    
    Along with an armor, Adol can also use a shield. Below are the shield
    describes and listed.
    
    
    Shield               Price            Additional Strength
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    Wood Shield          200 Gold                  5
    Small Shield          --                      10
    Large Shield        6000 Gold                 15
    Banded Shield      10000 Gold                 25 
    Battle Shield         --                      40
    
     
    Wood Shield   : It is made of wood. This armor is light and uncumbersome, but
                    it's relatively poor as protective gear. 
    
    Small Shield  : This is smaller than a Wood Shield. It is made of an alloy
                    and is very strong.
    
    Large Shield  : This is larger than a Small Shield and is also made of an 
                    alloy.
    
    Banded Shield : This shield is sufficiant to protect a fighter; therefor
                    one who dons the shield will have no worries during the fight. 
    
    Battle Shield : This is the best shield along with the Battle Armor.
    
    
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    V RINGS
    
    
    Rings can aid you in your quest. They will give you a special ability. Here
    are the rings listed, with there ability.
    
    
    Power Ring   : When you wear this ring, you double your fighting power.
    
    Shield Ring  : When you wear this ring, you double your defensive power.
    
    Time Ring    : This ring governs time and cuts an enemy's speed in half.
    
    Heal Ring    : When you wear this ring, you have the power to revive the dead.
    
    Protect Ring : When you wear this ring, you are protected and void any enemy
                   attack.
    
    
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    VI LEVELING UP
    
    
    In the Wanderers from Ys 3 Adol can get up to 12 levels. You can reach a
    higher level by getting experience points. Below is a table with the level
    and the experience points needed to reach the level.
    
    
    Level        Hit Points          Experience points
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      1              20                      -- 
      2              40                     300                
      3              60                    1000
      4              80                    3000
      5             100                    6000 
      6             120                   10000
      7             140                   15000
      8             160                   20000
      9             180                   30000 
     10             200                   40000
     11             220                   50000
     12             255                   65535
    
    
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    VII WALKTHROUGH
    
    
    
    ** TOWN OF SARINA **
    
     - Explore the town.
    
     - Buy a Wood Shield, Short Sword, Leather Armor and a Herb.
    
     Here's what the town looks like:
    
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        1   2   3   4   5
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     1. Dogi's house
     2. Empty house
     3. Grandma Ada's house 
     4. Item shop
     5. Weapon/Armor shop
    
    
     - When you exit the town there will be an injured miner. 
    
     - Go to the Tigre Mine to save the Mayor.
    
    
    
    ** TIGRE MINE **
    
    
     Items : - Power Ring   
             - Roy's Pendant
             - Key to the Warehouse
             - Long Sword (After boss)
    
     Boss  : Duran
    
    
     - Go to the miner he will give you the Warehouse Key
     
     - Enter the Warehouse and defeat Duran. You'll need to be about level 3 to
       beat him.  
    
     - Go back to the miner and go all the way down. When you have Roy's pendant,
       go back to town
    
     - Show Roy's pendant to Grandma Ada and she'll give you the Shield Ring.
    
     - Return to the Tigre Mines. 
    
     - Go all the way down, where you see a waterfall.
    
     - Defeat the second boss and you'll get the Sunset Statue.
    
     - Talk to Mayor Grady. You'll also encounter Chester. When the conversation
       is over return to town.
    
    
    ** TOWN OF SARINA **
    
    
     - Go to Dogi's house.
    
     - Elena will tell you about Chester, the man you have met at the Mines.
    
     - Go to the Alcaino Ruins.
    
    
    ** THE ALCAINO RUINS **
    
    
     - Walk all the way across the ruins.
    
     - After a while you'll see brother Reine and Chester and listen to their
       conversation. 
    
     - You are captured and thrownin the Lava Pit
    
    
    ** THE LAVA PIT **
     
    
     - Speed your way to the left.
    
     - Get the Herb in the top left corner.
    
     - Train levels if you need to, the Herb returns after you have left the
       scene.
    
     - Go down and exit right. A Lava flow will follow you.
    
     - Keep walking and beat the Fire Dragon at the end.
       You'll receive the Stone Idol. 
    
     - Go to the point where you were dropped and exit to the right. Now you can
       walk across the lave waterfall.
    
     - You'll meet Elena and hear Chester. You hide behind a door. There you will
       find a hidden door.
    
     - Move all the way to the right and beat the Wyvern. You get the 2nd Statue.
    
     - Head back to the hidden passage. You'll meet Chester there who prepares
       to fight you. Elena talks him out of it and Chester leaves.
    
     - Head back to town.
    
    
    ** TOWN OF SARINA **
    
    
     - When you enter the town, Dogi tells you he's leaving. He's going to
       Mt.Seko to his teacher.
    
     - Go to the 'empty house' to meet the Mayor.
    
     - When he asks you to join, say 'yes'.
    
     - He'll give you the Time Ring.
     
     - Return to the Tigre Mine
    
    
    ** TIGRE MINE **
    
    
     - Go to the door which you couldn't enter at first.
    
     - Walk all the way through to the left, take the Crystal.
    
     - Walk back and go down.
    
     - At the miners open the treasure chest by using the crystal and obtain
       the tablet.
    
     - The Miners leave, the one that remains tell you about a legend.
    
     - Walk on and get the Plate Mail. Then go down.
    
     - At the end you'll have to fight the boss. After hiss defeat, you get the
       light statue.
    
     - Return to Mayor Grady.
    
    
    ** MAYOR GRADY **
    
     
     - When you arrive you hear a conversation between King McGuire and Mayor
       Grady.
    
     - He asks you to take a letter to Dogi's Master at Mt.Seko.
    
    
    ** MT.SEKO **
    
    
     - Walk directly to the Cave of Evil.
    
     - Go all the way to the right until to leave the cave.
    
     - Go to the house. You'll receive the Banded Slayer.
    
     - Now move all the way to the right until you have to fight the Wing Bird.
    
     - After beating it, you'll get the flame statue. 
    
     - When you get back to the statue you've passed, the road down will open.
    
     - Go into the second cave and defeat the dragon to get the last statue.
    
     - Chester finds you in the cave, but the curse causes the cave the cave-in.
       He explains why he needs the statues. Then Dogi digs you out of the cave.
       Together with Dogi you return to town.
    
    
    ** TOWN OF SARINA **
    
    
     - The people are kidnapped by the King and you must rescue them. You also 
       get the Healing Ring.
    
    
    ** CASTLE VALESTINE **
    
    
     - Don't go to the barrier, but go upstairs.
    
     - Take the Battle Shield on your way to the boss.
    
     - Defeat him and you receive the Red Bracelet.
    
     - Go back to the barrier. Now you can pass.
    
     - First go down and take the Battle Armor, the move on and fight the
       boss.
    
     - Enter the church. You will encounter Elena, who followed you, and Merland,
       a servant of the King. He'll open the passage and escape. Follow him.
    
     - Walk all the way passed the dungeon cell to the Blue Knight. Beat him and
       use the prisoncell key to open the prison. 
    
     - Talk to the soldier, Roy and Pierre. They will give you the Blue Bracelet
       and a Herb 
    
     - Go to the Bell Tower
    
    
    ** BELL TOWER **
    
    
     - Move your way up to the top of the Bell Tower. There you must defeat       
       Merland.
     
     - The King calls you. He will give you the Goblin Statue.
    
     - When you leave Elena is kidnapped. Go back to town.
    
    
    ** TOWN OF SARINA **
    
    
     - Go to the Mayor's house. From him you will get the Fire Jewel.
    
     - Now you will have to go to Demanicus Island.
    
    
    ** DEMANICUS ISLAND **
    
    
     - Equip the Red Jewel to create a ray of light.
     
     - There are no item, so you can just go to Demanicus and fight the Final
       Battle. Beware though, you'll walk in a circle easily. But I'll leave the  
       way up to you.
    
    
    
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