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Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord

Deliver the Herd

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Scott Peers

How to Start Deliver the Herd

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.

Deliver the Herd Yourself, or Send a Companion?

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. Whatever you choose, note that there is a time limit of 5 days to complete this quest, so you should begin escorting the herd to the specified settlement as soon as possible to avoid any delays on the road.

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.

(1 of 3) 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.

Keep the Herd for Yourself, or Deliver them to Merchant?

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 RPG, Sandbox, Strategy
  • Guide Release
    23 April 2020
  • Last Updated
    4 August 2021
    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. The guide covers:

  • A guide for campaign Quests, including main and side quests
  • A detailed guide covering the 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
  • Guides for how to quickly gain Renown and Influence in Calradia
  • A Character Development guide to Factions, Skills, Companions, and Marriage
  • A guide covering Character Builds for different combat styles such as melee, mounted, and ranged
  • A comprehensive guide to all Perks associated with combat and governance
  • A detailed Army Troop Types guide including how to get the Best Troops of Each Type
  • An Economy guide covering How to Make Money quickly through raiding, conquest, and trading

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