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(L08) The Forge

Jedi Consular - Jedi Knight & Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic Game Guide

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Bonus mission / Tutorial mission

Crystal Cavern Cleansing (Bonus)

Item modification (Tutorial)

The Forge

After leaving the Ruined Acropolis [1] head for the cave in the south (Forge Entrance) in [2] - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

After leaving the Ruined Acropolis [1] head for the cave in the south (Forge Entrance) in [2]. Go through the green force field to enter the story area.

Kill Cavern Horranths: 0/12 - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Kill Cavern Horranths: 0/12

Watch out for Ancient Tythonian Defender [+] inside, but also hunt some Cavern Horranths. Killing twelve of these animals will result in completing the bonus mission and earning 440 XP. Keep killing the little beasts and heading for [3].

Gather a Lightsaber Crystal - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Gather a Lightsaber Crystal

Climb a small hill in [3] and then get closer to the flashing green crystal. Take the Lightsaber Crystal out, but before you do it make sure you have full health.

Defeat the Dark Beast - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Defeat the Dark Beast

Immediately after you've taken the crystal, Dark Beast [*] will appear in [4]. It's a giant monster that can set you on fire and throw you away with powerful blows. It's necessary to keep some Medpacs handy and to use your most powerful abilities. If you're level is lower than 7, then you probably won't manage to kill the beast.

Craft Your Lightsaber at the Forge - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Craft Your Lightsaber at the Forge

After killing the beast, go to the cave exit in [5] and then climb the stairs to the forge in [6] (it's good to know at this point that if you fall down the chasm, you'll kill yourself). Once you are at the top you'll get a Codex entry - Locations: The Forge worth 495 XP.

Use the forge to craft your lightsaber - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Use the forge to craft your lightsaber. After forging the weapon, you'll get a new weapon Lightsaber (equip your character with it right away), Resolve Mod 1* and a Codex entry -Lore: Jedi Weapons - worth 495 XP.

Confront Nalen Raloch - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Confront Nalen Raloch

Have a rest, use boosting abilities and then carefully go down the stairs to [7]. There's Nalen Raloch standing there with whom you need to talk. The conversation will end in a fight, of course. Yet, the more peacefully you've conducted the conversation, the bigger the chance that Henni and Keth will not join the fight. See the table below the picture for details.

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A

Reply

Effect

1

Stop lying to yourself.

Fight with Nalen Raloch only

2

Surrender. Please.

Fight with Nalen Raloch only

3

So be it.

Fight with everybody

Defeat Nalen Raloch

Defeat Henni

Defeat Keth

Quickly defeat Henni and Keth (two weaker opponents) and then fight with Nalen Raloch [*]. He's quite a tough and strong opponent, but with Qyzen Fess's help you should deal with him easily.

Speak to Nalen Raloch - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Speak to Nalen Raloch

Then start the conversation with the kneeling and achy Nalen Raloch again. You can spare or kill him - the choice is yours and it will have an impact on your companion. See the tables below the picture for details.

A - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

A

Reply

Effect

Points / Rewards

1

The Jedi Council must decide.

Sparing Nalen, Further conversation stage - B

-

2

I'll take him prisoner.

Sparing Nalen, Further conversation stage - B

+100 to Light Side

3

He has to die.

Killing Nalen, Further conversation stage - C

-

B

Reply

Points / Rewards

1

You can ask for my help.

-1 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

2

[Force Persuade] Have hope.

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

3

Find your own strength.

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

C

Reply

Points / Rewards

1

Death will protect his legacy.

+100 to Dark Side

2

Rajivari's knowledge must die.

+100 to Dark Side, +15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

3

This is what he deserves.

+100 to Dark Side, +15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

D

Reply (Qyzen Fess)

Points / Rewards

1

I'm the what?

-

2

No, you must be mistaken.

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

3

But I'm not Trandoshan.

-

E

Reply (Qyzen Fess)

Points / Rewards

1

You do me honor, Qyzen.

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

2

Then, thank you.

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

3

I like the sound of this.

-1 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

Activate the Lore Object to Learn about Modification

Teleport to Quick Travel Point (Jedi Temple) and find the item modification station in [8]. Read the sign next to it and you'll obtain a Codex entry - Game Rules: Item Modifications - worth 45 XP, and also a weapon modification and 885 XP. Fortitude Enhancement 2* you've just acquired, as well as Might Mod 1* can be put into your lightsaber - use the station to do it. Enjoy having an even more powerful weapon!

Report to the Jedi Council - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

Report to the Jedi Council

Enter the Jedi Temple through the door in [9] and then go up the stairs in [10] to the second level. Once you're there, examine the door leading to the Jedi Council seat in [11]. You're about to have a conversation during which your replies can have an impact on Qyzen Fess - see the tables below the picture for details. You'll finish this mission and get the next.

A1 - (L08) The Forge - Jedi Consular - Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Guide and Walkthrough

A1

Reply (Nalen is dead)

Points / Rewards

1

I saved his legacy.

-

2

Circumstances forced my hand.

-

3

He was far too dangerous.

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

A2

Reply (Nalen is alive)

Points / Rewards

1

I regret it came to violence.

-1 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

2

Will Nalen live?

-

3

I always do good work.

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

B

Reply (Nalen is alive)

Points / Rewards

1

Train him as a Jedi.

+50 to Light Side, -1 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

2

Release him to his people.

-1 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

3

Keep him prisoner.

+50 to Dark Side, +15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

C

Reply

Points / Rewards

1

I didn't have Nalen's burdens.

-1 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

2

Others helped me.

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

3

I'm stronger than that.

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

D

Reply

Points / Rewards

1

I was her last student?

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

2

We must act.

-

3

And now she's dying!

-1 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

E

Reply

Points / Rewards

1

I won't let her die.

+15 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

2

I will do so.

-

3

How can I be any help?

-1 to Affection: Qyzen Fess

Rewards:

  • 1960 XP;
  • 150 credits;
  • Medium Credit Box (about 1000 credits);
  • Codex entry - Achievement - Titles: Jedi - worth 550 XP.
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