Pillars of Eternity Guide
Key points of Pillars of Eternity M57 - Northweald
Important areas on the map
Exits from locations
Locked doors or chests
Important NPC's (quest givers, traders etc.)
New potential team members
Dangerous enemies (bosses, elite monsters etc.)
Attack the wolves and examine a corpse.
When you reach this place Cwineth runs up to you and ask for helping her companions (06).
To unlock stairs to Temple of Hylea (M58) you have to do one of three things:
- Use hammer and chisel;
- Send character with 16 level of might;
- Try to go around the rock, but character with low level of athletics can be injured.
Inside the cave you will find several interesting items. Look out on many forest lurkers.
Examine a corpse of a giant stelgaer and touch his soul - "Hunter, Brother" side quest.
That men are connected with "At the mercy of the tribes" quest. You can:
- Help them escape north by killing spotted staelgars (08);
- Help them escape south by killing group of Fangs (07);
- Kill them and complete quest for Fangs (07).
Group of Fangs
They are looking for group of mercenaries. They want you to kill them. You will complete "At the mercy of the tribes" quest by doing it.
Group of spotted staelgars
Find the dead Fiorm and touch his soul - "Hunter, Brother" side quest.
M39 – Path to Oldsong.
M58 – Stairs to Temple of Hylea.
The above map presents Northweald - the location Northwards of Twin Elms. This is the last big location that you visit in this part of the map. Farther northwards, there only is the Temple of Hylea, the stairs to which are in the North-Western part of Northweald. Here, you encounter a wide variety of opponents, the majority of which are connected with the forces of nature, ranging from regular wolves, to the strong forest lurkers.
Important places in Northweald
As soon as you come closer, Cwineth will approach and ask you to save her companions (M57,6). It is a part of the At the Mercy of the Tribes quest that you have obtained earlier.
3. The Nest
The path leads to the Temple of Hylea. To unlock the stairs, you need to do one of the following:
- Use chisel and hammer;
- Have Power at the level of 16;
- Try to walk around the stone.
Note - Character with low Athletics may be injured in the course of this.
4. The cave
Inside, there are several interesting items. Watch out for the multitude of forest lurkers (around 7-8, in two groups).
5. Sentinel Ridge
Here, find the corpse of the great stelgaer and touch its soul (the Hunter, Brother side quest).
6. Mercenary camp
A group of mercenaries connected with the At the Mercy of the Tribes quest. You can:
- Help them out, along the Northern passage. You need to kill the spotted staelgars (M57,8);
- Help them out Southwards. Kill the group of Fangs (M57,7);
- Use Persuasion and convince Esmar to give in to the Fangs;
- Attack them, which means siding with the Fangs (M57,7).
If you decide to attack them, eliminate the mage and the ranged fighter in the first place.
7. Group of Fangs
They are looking for a group of mercenaries (M57,6) and want you to get rid of them. This way, you will complete the At the Mercy of the Tribes quest. Also, you can kill them and complete this quest, on the side of the mercenaries.
Find Fiorm's corpse, from the Hunter, Brother side quest and touch his soul.
Important NPCs in Northweald
Esmar (M57,6) - the leader of the mercenaries that are trying to escape the trap set by the Fangs .
Fangs Bright Blood (M57,7) - The leader of the fangs that are looking for the mercenaries that trespassed the grounds of the ancestors.
Types of opponents and monsters in Northweald
Elder staelgar - A stronger version of the regular staelgar.
Spotted staelgar - Staelgar with characteristic looks. It is slightly stronger than the regular Staelgar.
Elder spotted staelgar - The stronger version of the spotted staelgar.