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Pathfinder: Kingmaker
Official Strategy Guide

Developer: Owlcat Games
Publisher: Deep Silver
Author(s): Nathan Garvin
Editor(s): Claire Farnworth
First Published: 25-09-2018 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 24-09-2018 / 13:18 GMT
Version: 0.9 (????) 25-09-2018 / 12:02 GMT

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Chapter 1 - North Narlmarches Expedition

Chapter 1 - North Narlmarches Expedition

Riverine Rise

The final area to explore, the Riverine Rise, is the only area east of the Stag Lord’s Fort. From the Old Mesa area, the route is as follows:

  • North (to reach empty node north of Old Mesa)
  • Northeast
  • Southeast (along the river)
  • Southeast (cross the river)
  • Southeast (to reach empty node south of Riverine Rise)
  • Northeast

From Thorn Ford:

  • Southwest (cross the river)
  • Southeast (along the river)
  • Southeast (along the river, a third time)
  • Southeast (cross the river)
  • Southeast (to reach empty node south of Riverine Rise)
  • Northeast

The location of the Riverine Rise area on the map.

Like the Old Mesa area, this location isn’t terribly busy, housing merely one foe, albeit a rather powerful one. From where you arrive, follow the trail north, then uphill to the northeast to find a Large Water Elemental. Use the normal precautions and buff your tank, then lead with them to draw the elemental’s attention, and you should have no trouble with this foe. It again has Damage Reduction (a mere DR 5 this time, however), and while its HP are high, its Armor Class and Attack bonus are merely on par with what your best warriors should have - in other words, no match for a 6-on-1 fight.

Kill the Elemental, then head northwest to find a corpse, from which you can score two Potions of Restoration, Lesser and three Scrolls of Remove Blindness. What an odd combination… an itinerant healer, perhaps? And with that, there’s little left to do but return to Oleg’s Trading Post, sell off your loot, rest, and prepare to finally assault the Stag Lord’s Fort.