Chasing Shadows

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Quest Giver Galfrid - Central Shroud (x23, y19)
Requirements Level 5
Items Needed
Reward Experience Points 560    Gil 132
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  1. Speak with Galfrid to accept the quest.
  2. Walk northeast to the Lifemend Stump and interact with the Magicked Blade.
  3. Defeat the Frenzied Bulbs, Frenzied Oaks, and the Frenzied Elm to retrieve the Magicked Blade.
  4. Return to Galfrid and give him the Magicked Blade.


  • Investigate Lifemend Stump.
  • Pull the sword from Lifemend Stump.
  • Pull the sword from Lifemend Stump.
  • Deliver the sword to Galfrid.


  • Galfrid needs an adventurer to investigate suspicious activity in the Twelveswood.
  • At the Bannock, you learn that Ixali activity has been steadily increasing since the appearance of an as-yet-unknown individual in the Twelveswood. Suspecting a connection, Galfrid bids you investigate Lifemend Stump to the northeast.
  • Arriving at Lifemend Stump, you are met with a baffling sight: a sword has been thrust into the stump, and an Ixal lies dead nearby. Yet the mystery does not end there. Who were those two strange characters, and what was the scene that unfolded inside your mind's eye? The sword may well be a clue...
  • You have removed the sword from Lifemend Stump. Take it back to the Bannock and show it to Galfrid.
  • It turns out that the Hyuran lass and Lalafellin lad you encountered are friends of Gridania. Named Yda and Papalymo, respectively, the pair are scholars who are assisting the Gods' Quiver and the Wood Wailers. That revelation aside, your efforts have helped shed some light on the Ixal's recent activities. Galfrid expresses his gratitude, and asks that you continue to labor in service of Gridania and her citizens.