Masterless Knight

Masterless Knight
Health: ??
Rewards: Wise Words Trophy
Defences
Strike ?? Fire ??
Slash ?? Lightning ??
Poise ?? Poison ??
Block ?? Holy ??
Block Damage ?? Arcane ??
Block Magic ??    

Masterless Knight is a character in Salt and Sanctuary



Whenever you're scared and alone, remember that you are your own hero."

Location

  1. Bandit's Pass: On your way to The Festering Banquet. You must answer "Yes" to hearing about his quest, or he will not be at Castle of Storms.
  2. Castle of Storms: He is on the upper left corner of the ramparts, next to the switch to an outside shortcut elevator. (Talk before defeating dragon)
  3. Red Hall of Cages: Go right from the Sanctuary to meet him
  4. Hager's Cavern: On a ledge immediately above the Sanctuary room. You can drop from a higher ledge with an Armor Mite.
  5. The Ruined Temple: On the bottom floor of the temple, on the left hand side.
  6. Pitchwoods: All the way to the bottom and to the right, past Carsejaw the Cruel.

 

Quest Information

  • Exhaust dialogue everytime you talk to him.
  • You must answer "Yes" to hearing about his quest the first time you encounter him, or he will not be at the second location.
  • If you defeat the area boss without talking to him when he is before them, he will vanish. If you don't find him in the Pitchwoods before ?? boss, he will vanish.

 

Dialogue

First encounter:

Greetings, traveler.
Do you have a quest?

Yes:
Rescuing a princess, mmm?
I haven't seen any princess, but don't lose hope, friend.

Anyway, it's good to have a quest. Would you like to know what my quest is?

Yes:
Excellent!
My quest is to invade the castle to the East, defeats its guardians, and slay the dragon.
Castles must be invaded and dragons must be slain, musn't they?

Getting into this castle is a different story. There's a bridge to it, but it's missing bits.

There's another way in, but it's not easy. I saw a passage beneath the fortress you just emerged from, perhaps it leads through to a village of sorts.

There's a shorcut that connected the beach to the village, but it's been barred. Perhaps you can unlock it?

I've heard something about a jester. The jester knows a way to get to places no one else can?

It's easy to claim something. Until you can actually back your claims up, you're just a rumormonger.

Second encounter:

You've made it!
Look at this view, stunning isnt'it?
I've heard there's a thief somewhere with what sounded like a particulary useful rune.
There's also that pesky dragon. Needs to be slain.

Do you ever wonder where these buildings came from?
Who built this castle? Does it have a master?

Third encounter:

You slayed the dragon, and I wasn't even there to help.
Sorry.
I suppose I need a new quest then. Very well: the Ziggurat!
Or should I head to the dungeon below the castle?

My heart wants whatever lies in the Ziggurat, but before it lies that wretched thing...
The Dome of the Forgotten: a hollow place wretched with echos of suffering and misery and pain and...
Well...
Hm...

Perhaps I should head through the dungeon. As foreboding as it seems, I know it's less terrible than the accursed Dome.
Whenever you're scared and alone, remember that you are your own hero.

Fourth encounter:

The Red Hall of Cages should not be here. It should be in Askaria.
It's an infamous dungeon there, well known for its legacy of blood and misery.
So why is it here?

Even... that castle we were just in. Did it not remind you of Cloudencasse in Kulka'as?
I've never seen it in person, actually, but I know enough about it to know that that castle did not belong here.
Cloudencasse... the Red Hall... these are near-perfect replicas, all together here.
Is this the work of some mad architect?

I wonder what this cave holds.

Excuses are the lies we tell everyone we know... including ourselves.

Fifth encounter:

I met a simple woman from Kulka'as here. She wanted to know what the point of it all was.

How could she not know? It's the simple truth: we must quest.
We must explore, we must discover, we must succeed, we must survive.
She was devoured by beasts.

Did you know that I've been questing since my 13th year?
Slaying brigands and scoundrels, exploiting uncharted caves... never does my heart feel at peace quite so much as when I'm on an adventure.

I think I'll venture into the woods next.
It's pitch dark and full of strange creatures and grisly corpses, but, my friend, you should do well to know that I thrive in the face of danger!

Sometimes the best thing to do is simply to listen. 

Sixth encounter:

Here we are: at the end of the island.

It's dark as pitch here, and this road ends in black water.

One quest ends, but a dozen more take its place.

 

In my questing, I found this... writ.

Looks important, but then I've never been good with writting...

It's yours, my friend. (gives A King's Order)


Despair is nothing more than a forfeiture of privilege.

 

Player Notes

  • NPC Set: Skorpion Set (Minus the Skorpion Migfer)

 

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    • Anonymous

      19 May 2020 00:32  

      So, NPC advancement is done by getting brands and defeating bosses in this game. In this guy's case, he'll stay at his original spot until you have the Vertigo brand. Then he moves to Castle Of Storms until you defeat Kraekan Wyrm (or get the Shadowflip brand, not sure which exactly). Then he moves to just outside Red Hall of Cages until the Tree of Men is defeated. Then he stays in Hagar's Cavern until you defeat Disemboweled Husk. At that point, he travels to the bottom of the Ruined Temple until you defeat Carsejaw. He will then be at his final location, and vanish once he gives you the King's Orders. If you fail to listen to him before triggering his movement, he will vanish entirely. He has the most locations of the 3 questline NPC's, but he's also generally positioned more obviously than the thief or the sorcerer.

      • Anonymous

        04 May 2020 22:23  

        I saw him in the castle of storms but got locked into having to defeat the kraeken wyrm before I could return to where he was. Riparoni

        • Anonymous

          26 Apr 2018 00:52  

          i met him at redhall outside, and i go right way(dome > ziggurat > beach > take the boat) to the cave. and i dont see him in the cave. he is still at redhall

          • Anonymous

            24 May 2017 21:11  

            Is this character Turk and he's from Kulka'As? I think some of developers are Turk too. Hi there kinsmans!

            • Anonymous

              Exhausted his dialogue didnt show up26 Mar 2016 13:13  

              I exhausted his dialogue at the Hagers Cavern and i don't see him at the end of the ruined temple

              • Anonymous

                Did not show up22 Mar 2016 17:14  

                He wasn't in the supposed spot in the red hall. Met him at storm castle. Did he vanish? What did I do wrong?

                • Anonymous

                  He didnt move away from Hagers Cavern :(19 Mar 2016 17:51  

                  Did i need to kill the Boss in Hagerns Cavern? How can i reach the Boss then?

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