Quest:A Tedious Search

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A Tedious Search
Level 106
Type solo
Starts with Mulnír
Starts at Udûn Foothold
Start Region Udûn
Map Ref [41.3S, 0.6W]
Ends with Iadan
End Region Udûn
Map Ref [42.2S, 0.2E]
Quest Chain Mordor: Udûn
Quest Text

Bestowal dialogue

You find us bereft of command or purpose, Hunter. The captain charged with overseeing this encampment marched off yesterday, nearly all the stationed men at his side. The scouting expedition, as he named it, disappeared into that smoky green miasma and we have not seen nor heard sign of them since.

'Captain Lachír's only orders to the few of us remaining were to stay put.

'Surely he meant to have returned by now and surely the thing of utmost importance is to learn what became of them.'

Mulnír then glares meaningfully at the other soldier.

'No matter what my brother-at-arms here will attempt to persuade you. We cannot go after them - our orders forbid it - but you may. I beg of you, say that you will. Lives may depend on it.

'We saw them head east into Udun, then turn south shortly down the central road. Any search for them must start there, I think.'

Background

Captain Lachír left with a search party yesterday and has not returned.

Objective 1

  • Search for Captain Lachir

The Captain was last seen turning south off the main road as they made their way farther into Udûn.

Objective 2

  • Talk to the Soldiers

Objective 2 description

Iadan:
'Ah, good. They've sent another.'
The Soldier does not even look up to take you in.
'Well then, what are you waiting for? Lend a hand. The Captain's command was to roll over stone and pry open every soldier's chest until we found something of value.'
'If we don't step up the pace, we'll be out here yet another day,'

Objective 3

  • Search among the rubble (0/6)

The rummaging soldiers can be found east of the Foothold, south of Udun's central road.

Several men were left to rummage among refuse. You should help them check chests to speed up their burdensome task.

Objective 4

  • Talk to Iadan again

The rummaging soldiers can be found east of the Foothold, south of Udûn's central road.

Now that you have helped with the rummaging some, you should try talking to the soldiers again.

Iadan:
At last, Iadan lifts his gaze. His eyes widen in surprise when he sees you are not common soldier. You explain that you have come looking for Captain Lachir.
'Well not, we were hardly with him long, were we? Got a ways down the road, saw some refuse and he set us on it. Seemed to think some treaure, real treasure, might be just under the next bit of rubble. I cannot rightly say he set out with that i mind, but the idea seemed to seize him, somehow, if you understand me.'
A distant look comes into his eyes.
'It comes to me now that we may have been the lucky ones.'