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In Baldur’s Gate 3, your actions (and even your inaction) impression how the plot develops. Characters you meet might develop into allies or enemies. Lots of them may be spared or eradicated in varied methods. One instance of this dynamic in motion is the Discover the Lacking Cargo quest in Act 1, which requires you to determine what to do with valuable cargo. Right here is our information telling you what to do with the Caravan Strongbox in Baldur’s Gate 3.
Baldur’s Gate 3 – what to do with the Caravan Strongbox
You encounter the Caravan Strongbox alongside the northern portion of The Risen Highway. When you’re having hassle reaching that space, verify our information outlining all ways to get to The Risen Road. When you entry the area, win a battle outdoors a big cave opening after which purchase the Caravan Strongbox inside that cave. Both open the Caravan Strongbox or preserve it closed and produce it to the Zhentarim Hideout on your reward.
You first purchase the Caravan Strongbox in a distant cave. Two characters named Rugan and Olly have discovered the chest throughout the cave forward of you, and they’re badly outnumbered by aggressive enemy mobs as you arrive. Your preliminary decisions are:
- Save Rugan and Olly to allow them to ship the chest themselves.
- Clear away the monsters and persuade Rugan to depart the chest to you by using Intimidate and/or Persuade choices.
- Both Kill Rugan and Olly or let the Gnolls do the job (pictured above) and take the chest for your self.
I’ve not progressed far into the sport after selecting the entire above choices. Nonetheless, I’m typically in favor of retaining characters alive till that possibility goes away. For the needs of this information, let’s suppose you select the tougher method and clear the monsters out of the cave, saving Rugan and Olly within the course of. This method results in essentially the most follow-up choices.
When you determine to take out the monsters, make their chief your ally. At stage 5, Flind is a permanent menace. Its minions make the battle a nightmare, nevertheless. They fireplace acid, or frenzied flurries of arrows. Save your progress earlier than approaching the realm. If Flind approaches you close to the beginning of the battle, use your parasite skills to persuade it to feed on its cohorts. Karlach gained’t approve, however you may regain her approval by speaking Rugan out of the chest after saving him.
When you acquire entry to the chest by any of the above approaches, determine whether or not to open it earlier than delivering it. The chest comprises typically uninteresting objects. For me, the bounty consisted of: a Black and Jade Inexperienced Dye x2, 23 gold, and an Iron Flask. None of that loot appears like a lot, however the flask is definitely necessary.
When you open the chest and throw the flask you discover inside, you launch a Spectator monster that you may (perhaps) defeat. Rugan and Olly might even allow you to within the battle. Nonetheless, even if you happen to defeat the monster, this alternative displeases your Zhentarim contact at Waukeen’s Relaxation.
When you return the Caravan Strongbox to Waukeen’s Relaxation unopened, you obtain a extra helpful reward. You don’t must have visited the realm beforehand. Take the chest to the northwest nook of Waukeen’s Relaxation, close to the secure stall with the frightened ox. While you frighten Salazon within the close by room, recite a password you discovered. Then head across the cabinets the place the person cowers to search out the Hatch that results in Zhentarim Basement.
In Zhentarim Basement, discover the Wardrobe close to the again nook and open it to entry the Hidden Stairs. Comply with them to fulfill with Zarys. There are a selection of how this dialog can go, relying on what has transpired already. In my case, I wanted to kill Rugen after which Zarys requested me to ship the chest to Baldur’s Gate. By becoming a member of the ‘household,’ you acquire the choice of buying The Jolty Vest armor for 663 gold from the native service provider, Brem. This looks as if the very best consequence.
From what I can inform, a remaining possibility is to maintain the chest with out bothering with Zarys. Then it is best to be capable to pawn it later within the sport, at Baldur’s Gate. I don’t but know if the story adjustments whereas taking that method. At this level, it appears the very best factor to do with the Caravan Strongbox is to return it unopened.
Baldur’s Gate 3 is offered on Steam.