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Tidings from the East

Mainquest1 Icon.png Lv. 70   Tidings from the East
Quest

Journal detail hr1 07.png Acquisition
Lyse: Rhalgr's Reach - Starfall (x:14.7, y:9.4)

Map33 Icon.pngClosest Aetheryte: Rhalgr's Reach → Western Rhalgr's Reach

Journal detail hr1 08.png Requirements
071201.png70Return of the BullMainquest1 Icon.png Return of the Bull (Level 70)

Spacer2.png Any Disciple of War or Magic (excluding limited jobs) (Level 70)

Journal detail hr1 03.png Rewards

10,800
Experience Points



969
Gil
Guaranteed
Greeting
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Journal detail hr1 04.png Description
Lyse has tidings to share with you.
Journal detail hr1 01.png Objectives
  • Head to the Ruby Bazaar offices in Kugane.
  • Head to the Ruby Bazaar offices in Kugane.
  • Speak with Alisaie in Sanjo Hanamachi.
Journal detail hr1 02.png Unlocks Quests
071201.png70The Sword in the StoreMainquest1 Icon.png The Sword in the Store (Level 70)

  • Lyse has tidings to share with you.
  • Lyse is busy apprising you of recent developments in Ala Mhigo when Alphinaud and Alisaie arrive bearing word from Tataru. Apparently, Hancock has acquired information of great interest and no small amount of urgency, leaving you little choice but to set out at once for the offices of the East Aldenard Trading Company in distant Kugane.
  • At the Ruby Bazaar, Hancock shares a tantalizing rumor: that individuals resembling Gosetsu and Yotsuyu were but recently seen walking the streets of Kugane. Though you struggle to comprehend how they could possibly have escaped Doma Castle alive, the fact remains that the Garleans were sufficiently convinced to dispatch a sizable contingent of soldiers to hunt them down. Never one to leave a comrade at an enemy's mercy, you agree to join Yugiri in her quest for the truth.
  • Ever eager to help, Hancock has taken the liberty of employing “one of the finest informants money can buy” to aid in the search. He awaits you in the back streets of Sanjo Hanamachi...
  • To no one's surprise, the informant turns out to be Gyodo, the Namazu who unwisely betrayed you to the Empire during your first visit to Kugane. Promising no more funny business, he shares a promising lead: an elderly Roegadyn samurai recently sold a katana of surpassing craftsmanship to a pawnbroker on Kogane Dori. While Alisaie accompanies Gyodo to a meeting with his imperial connections, you and the others will seek out the pawnbroker to ascertain whether the weapon in question did indeed belong to Gosetsu.

Forename! Great timing! I was just about to send word to the Scions. I've got lots to tell you!

The council has officially recognized the Resistance as our standing army. And I expect you can guess who's been appointed commander. Suffice it to say, we're in good hand!


Having the Bull of Ala Mhigo at the helm's done wonders for morale. People were dancing in the streets when the announcement was made. And we have you and the sultana to thank for it. If you two hadn't worked your magic, he'd never have contemplated following his heart.
The council has also decreed that we're to maintain a presence at Rhalgr's Reach. Lyse will continue to lead our forces in the Fringes─a job she's been doing tirelessly. A bit too tirelessly, some might say. We're constantly having to remind her to rest before she falls over.
That's an exaggeration─and I always get up again. Anyway, we can hardly afford to lower our guard now. Not after our latest brush with Lakshmi. Speaking of which, we've been keeping a close eye on the Qalyana, and it looks like they've chosen a new leader.

It's, um...Shanti's daughter. You know, the half-dead one. For whatever reason, the Qalyana thought she was the best candidate. Which makes them leaderless, basically.


As things stand, there's no prospect of engaging in talks, let alone coming to an understanding.


But I won't let that stop me. I'll keep on reaching out to them until they finally see sense.


Just like I've been reaching out to Fordola. She still won't meet my gaze, but she's given up trying to ignore me. It may only be the odd grunt, but at least she's responding. I'll get through to her yet.
Forename, there you are!
Alphinaud, Alisaie! Is everything all right?
We've received word from Tataru. Hancock has apparently acquired information of great interest and urgency. More than that she didn't say─only that we should come to Kugane right away.
I had a mind for the two of us to set forth together, but Alisaie is determined to make it a party of three.
As I've told you more than a dozen times, Brother, my wounds are quite healed, and I would benefit from some fresh air. Besides, you may well need an extra pair of hands.
Worry not, Sister, I have quite given up trying to convince you.
Whether we be two or three, we should depart as soon as possible. You will be joining us, I trust?
Huh. I was about to say I'd come too, but I'll just have to settle for cheering you on from afar. Good luck with...whatever it turns out to be!
Thank you, Lyse. Rest assured, should this business prove to be of even tangential concern to Ala Mhigo, we shall inform you without delay.
Let us be off, then. Hancock and Tataru await us at the Ruby Bazaar offices.
Give Tataru a hug from me, all right?
I hope all goes well in Kugane. Safe travels.


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