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Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Scott Peers
First Published: 23-04-2020 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 18-06-2020 / 15:51 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 06-07-2020 / 16:50 GMT

This quest can be acquired from various settlements throughout Calradia. It is a repeatable quest, and usually found in small villages, offered by the headman of the village.

Note: There is a time limit of 5 days to complete this quest. You should therefore escort the herd to the specified settlement as soon as possible to avoid any delays on the road.

You have the option of escorting the herd to a nearby settlement yourself, or you can send one of your companions along with a small number of men (usually two or three) to do it for you. If you choose the latter you will be free to pursue whatever you were previously doing if you're pressed for time, but success is not guaranteed if you're not there to ensure it.

Warning: In addition to the chance of failure when you give the task to your companion, there is also a chance that the companion will permanently leave your clan, taking the herd and associated profits for themselves. This chance is greatly increased if you have poor relations with the chosen companion.

Once you've accepted the quest and left the village, you will notice that the sheep have been added to your inventory automatically, assuming you have chosen to escort them yourself. If you haven't, you will be able to see your companion on the map. They will begin to move the sheep to the specified settlement as soon as time resumes (either as you move throughout the map, or wait in a settlement).

When you have arrived at the settlement where you need to deliver the herd, you should be able to see the relevant NPC, who you've been asked to provide the sheep to, shown in the menu at the top right of the screen. You can choose to speak with them from this menu to be transported directly to them.

When you accept the quest, you will have the option to do it yourself or have one of your companions attempt it on your behalf. When you reach the specified settlement, you can instantly speak with the relevant NPC from the menu in the top right.Upon arriving with the herd, you can still choose to keep the sheep for yourself.

At this point you will have the option to keep the sheep for yourself. While they are worth more than the reward of 400 denars that you would otherwise receive from the quest giver, keeping them will result in a significant decrease to your relations with both merchants involved. This can negatively impact your purchasing power in the region, so it is recommended that you keep these merchants happy. Taking the sheep will also be reported as a crime, which may result in local authorities hunting you.

Whatever you choose, once you have spoken with the merchant and informed him of your decision, the quest will complete.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    TaleWorlds Entertainment
  • Platforms
    PC, Steam
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing, Sandbox
  • Guide Release
    23 April 2020
  • Last Updated
    18 June 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Scott Peers

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The empire of Calradia is plagued by inner conflict, tearing the structure of the old order as new lines are drawn on the map. The chaos creates a dangerous world, with opportunities to capitalise on the uncertainty of the future. Control trade routes to manipulate production and distribution of resources, join factions to gain renown and influence world politics, or create your own clan to build a world of your own. Whatever path you choose, this guide will help you to understand the intricacies of the Bannerlord economy, combat, factions, skills and perks, tactics, troop types, character builds, smithing system, quests, and much more to ensure that you are never left wondering what to do next, or how you might go about doing it.

Inside Version 1.0

  • Guide to quests for each region, includes main quests and side quests
  • Guide to combat system, includes basic and advanced techniques for different weapons
  • Guide to combat tactics, includes how to organise troops on the battlefield and simulation battles
  • Guide to attribute, skill, and perk systems, includes recommended perks for each character build
  • Guide to companion system, includes where to find the best companions and how to get the most out of them
  • Guide to the economy system, includes detailed description of trade system and each method for gaining wealth

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