Rammbroes

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"I am wholly dedicated to the restoration and preservation of ancient Allagan wisdom—delving into the past, that we might safeguard the future."

— In-game description

Rammbroes is a Roegadyn found in Mor Dhona.

Quests Started

Quest Type Level Quest Giver
Sanding It Down Feature quest 50 Rammbroes
A Performance for the Ages Feature quest 50 Rammbroes
Syrcus Tower Feature quest 50 Rammbroes
The World of Darkness Feature quest 50 Rammbroes
The Light of Hope Feature quest 50 Rammbroes
Hit the Hippogryphs Sidequest 45 Rammbroes

Quests Involved In

Quest Type Level Quest Giver
Legacy of Allag Feature quest 50 Nero tol Scaeva
For Prosperity Feature quest 50 G'raha Tia
What Death Can Join Together Feature quest 60 Wiltwaek
Allagan Attire Job quest 45 Y'mhitra
A Fitting Tomestone Job quest 50 Y'mhitra
A Book with Bite Job quest 60 Y'mhitra
Off the Record Job quest 68 Y'mhitra

Additional Information

Lore

One of the Circle of Knowing's founding members, Rammbroes left the Sharlayan homeland for Eorzea near the end of the Sixth Astral Era to expand his research. Unlike his many compeers, the Sea Wolf did not join the Scions of the Seventh Dawn following the Calamity, instead choosing to join the Sons of Saint Coinach at the behest of an associate. Though quickly presented with the opportunity to lead the Sons, Rammbroes was reluctant to accept the role, more intent on losing himself in millennia-old tomes after the loss of his trusted master. It was Y'shtola who reminded the fifty-year-old Sea Wolf of Louisoix's vision for Eorzea, convincing Rammbroes that the only true way to honor their late mentor was by using his peerless talents as both an anthropogeographer[1] and a natural-born leader of men to bring salvation to the realm.

— Encyclopedia Eorzea vol 1, page 200

Story Involvement

During the events of the Crystal Tower raid series, Rammbroes works alongside the members of NOAH as they forge their expedition into the Crystal Tower. Though he stays away from the fighting himself, Rammbroes offers invaluable aid in gathering the materials required to forge the "Crystal Fangs" and research that informs the complicated efforts to breach the tower's defenses. The sudden appearance of Unei and Doga, who claimed then to be members of the Students of Baldesion, did not sit entirely right with Rammbroes. He would admit his initial mistrust of the pair to the Warrior of Light, noting that neither he nor anyone else had called for aid, but allows them to accompany the party to the door of Syrcus Tower regardless. At the conclusion of the raid series, Rammbroes is noticeably saddened to learn that G'raha Tia made the decision to seal himself inside the tower, for fear of what his young associate might find upon reawakening after an unknown amount of time in the future.

As the player completes chapters of the Crystal Tower raid series, Rammbroes also becomes a source of lore re-summarization in the form of research logs. These records can be accessed at any point in time in the future by speaking to Rammbroes. After certain expansion content (from Patch 5.0 and beyond is completed), he has a few additional comments he interjects into the lore that reflect the player's main story progress to that point.

Other Quests

  • Rammbroes has a brief appearance in the Alchemist questline at Level 60.
  • Rammbroes appears again, with a slightly more involved role, in the Summoner questline, as does his organization.

References

  1. [of "Anthropogeographer"]:someone who studies the geographical distribution of societies, the relationship between migration and the physical environment, and the influence of environments upon people."