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Ishtar | Varant Gothic 3 Guide

Jackal attack!

It's a part of Zuben's test (described later). Kafa gives this quest (he takes care of the well outside Ishtar, Giacomo tells you where to find Kafa). This quest appears during the conversation with Kafa: you are suddenly attacked by a group of jackals. Kill them all.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1250

The valuable bowl

It's another part of Zuben's test. This time it's Asam who gives this quest (he guards the main gates to Ishtar). You have to bring him the valuable bowl that belongs to Zarkos now. The only way to do that is to kill Zarkos. You have to kill him anyway, so do it (described later).

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1000
  • Reputation: Ishtar +10

The tribute of the temple

It's another part of Zuben's test. Zuben itself gives this quest. This time your job is to bring the tribute from mages of Bakaresh: Tizgar, Sigmor and Amul (you met them all in Bakaresh). Tizgar gives you the money without a problem, Sigmor gives you a key to the chest from a cave near Bakaresh (take the money from there), and Amul wants you to do a quest for him. This quest is described with the rest of Bakaresh quests but it may happen that you don't have to do that.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 2500
  • Reputation: Ishtar +10
  • Attributes: Ancient knowledge +1

Bring 10 magic ore blanks to Sven the smith

Sven the smith gives this quest.

The Nordmarian needs ten blanks of magic ore - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

The Nordmarian needs ten blanks of magic ore. If you don't have it in your inventory, you don't have to go to Nordmar. You may find some magic ore in Varant too.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 3000

Access to Ishtar

Asam the guardian gives this quest.

You don't have to do anything for Asam - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

You don't have to do anything for Asam. Asam lets you enter the city when you get at least 75% Hashishin reputation. To reach this level you must do a lot of quest in a whole Varant (working for Hashishin of course).

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1500

Training materials

It's a part of Zuben's test. Emet the gladiator gives this quest. You have to bring him a package of swampweed from Lago. To get this you have to do a quest for Rasul from Lago. Unfortunately you might have spent your packages so far. If so don't worry: you can finish Zuben's test not doing this quest.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1000
  • Reputation: Ishtar +5

Potions for the slaves

It's the second task from Karmok. You have to give him 20 healing potions (you can do that quest if you want the slaves to start a rebellion in Ishtar).

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1500
  • Reputation: Nomads +3

Master of combat

Ugrasal the Zuben's right hand gives this quest. It's another part of Zuben's test.

Ugrasal is a tough guy and combat specialist - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Ugrasal is a tough guy and combat specialist. You pass his test when you become a master of combat. You can do that by learning two sword master skill (Ugrasal can teach you that when you are ready).

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1000
  • Reputation: Ishtar +5

Liberate Ishtar

This quest appears when you cooperate with the Nomads. Ishtar is another town you have to liberate. Before you start the fight order the slaves to help you (talk to Karmok)

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 7500
  • Reputation: Nomads +5

The instigator of the ore theft

It's a last part of the quest connected with the ore theft. The man you look for is Nerusul (Ningal from Mora Sul told you that), and Delazar from Ishtar can tell you something more.

Find Nerusul and tell him that you know he is the instigator of the ore theft - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Find Nerusul and tell him that you know he is the instigator of the ore theft. The magician tries to bribe you (2000 gold coins), but you don't have to take the money. Just kill Nerusul and steal his gold.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 500

The skins of the rotten beasts

It's a part of Zuben's test. Musan gives this quest. You have to bring him five rotten beast pelts. Musan tells you where to look for these monsters (go to the edge of the map and find the cave infested with rotten beasts). There is a chance that you already have skins in the inventory.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 2500
  • Reputation: Ishtar +15
  • Attributes: Hunting skills +1

The test of the Hashishin

It's the biggest quest you get in Ishtar. Zuben the leader of the Hashishin gives this quest to check your skills. If you pass it (beating you rivals Surus and Zarkos), you get another mission from Zuben (these are quest enabling you to finish the game according to path of the Hashishin).

To win the test you have to complete tasks given by: Zuben, Emet, Kasim, Ugrasal, Makas, Musan and Asam (all of them are described in this solution) - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

To win the test you have to complete tasks given by: Zuben, Emet, Kasim, Ugrasal, Makas, Musan and Asam (all of them are described in this solution).

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 5000

The wells outside the city

Makas gives this quest as a part of Zuben's test.

Makas tells you to go outside the city, find wells, and do quests given by Kafu and Giacomo - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Makas tells you to go outside the city, find wells, and do quests given by Kafu and Giacomo.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1000
  • Reputation: Ishtar +10

Three pack leaders

Giacomo gives this task as apart of Makas's quest.

1 - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough
Giacomo has a problem with jackals terrorizing the area - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Giacomo has a problem with jackals terrorizing the area. You have to kill three leaders of jackal packs. Two of them can be found around Ishtar (running in the area), ant he third is hidden in the cave near Ishtar.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1500
  • Reputation: Ishtar +10

Arm the slaves

Karmok gives this quest. He is a slave that can help you to start the rebellion in Ishtar.

You have to bring him three bundles of weapons - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

You have to bring him three bundles of weapons.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1500
  • Reputation: Nomads +3

Arena fight

It's a duel in the arena and a part of Zuben's test. Kasim is the chief of the arena in Ishtar.

2 - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough
Makas is your first opponent - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Makas is your first opponent. The rules are the same as ever.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1000
  • Reputation: Ishtar +5
  • Attributes: Strength +1

Arena fight

It's a third duel in the arena. Emet is your opponent.

Emet is a champion so to face him; you must defeat other gladiators first - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Emet is a champion so to face him; you must defeat other gladiators first.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1500
  • Reputation: Ishtar +15
  • Attributes: Strength +1

Arena fight

It's the second arena duel. Musan is your opponent.

You can face Musan after defeating Makas - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

You can face Musan after defeating Makas.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1000
  • Reputation: Ishtar +10
  • Attributes: Strength +1

The fight with Surus

Nerusul can persuade you to kill Surus, (if you don't kill Nerusul first because of the ore theft). It's good to kill Surus because he is your rival in Zuben's test.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 250
  • Reputation: Ishtar +5
  • Attributes: Strength +1

More jackals

Kafa gives this quest when you destroy the firs group of jackals. After w while the second group comes, near Giacomo. Follow Kafa and kill the jackals.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1250
  • Attributes: Strength +1

Zarkos

Asam the guardian gives this quest (as a part of Zuben's test).

Asam orders you killing Zarkos - Ishtar - Varant - Gothic 3 - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Asam orders you killing Zarkos. You can do that while getting the precious bowl. And by the way you kill your rival in Zuben's test.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1500
  • Reputation: Ishtar +5

Ore thieves

This is the end of quest connected wit ore theft. When you find all kill all thieves you may go to Campa from Ben Erai to get your reward.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 3000

Customs in Varant

Surus can give you this quest, (if you don't make him angry first). If you get this quest just go to talk to Ugrasal.

Benefits:

  • Experience points: 1000

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