My new questing series! This will include my quests through books 13 and 14- Marleybone and Aquila. After I got out of MooShu (see Journey to Marleybone if you aren’t sure what I’m talking about), my first quest was to go to Port Regal to get the windstone to Marleybone.
After that I went to MooShu again so I could get the paper permits from the Marleybonian Embassy in Hamamitsu Gardens (by the Marleybone stormgate). To do this I needed Moolong tea, whose only source was apparently from the Yakooza. Egg Foo Yung, the leader told me that I needed to find Sato and stop him, then he would give me the tea. Of course, this was at the end of a 3 hour dungeon!
Whenever you attack Sato (until he is at about 1/3 health) he uses the Witchdoctor ability Shadow Step and teleports to a random square on the battle board, which makes him very tedious to fight. After you get him down, you have a chance at winning the Black Rain Shades, though (which I was not lucky enough to get, this time). After I defeated Sato I went back to Egg Foo Yung for the tea. I have to admit, it didn’t seem worth the work. I went back to the Marleybonian Embassy to get my papers to go to Marleybone and entered the stormgate. I was given a warning by the Marleybonian Ambassador about the war and boy, was she right! You come out right into a lot of Armada Skiffs and some cool NPC pirate ships.
My first task? The Isle of Dogs. To be continued in Aquila Quest (Part 2: Uncanny Incarceration)
After I “dinged” level 45, I was on a roll! After defeating General Tso (or actually forcing him to surrender after defeating someone else after he ran away and after I had a short meeting with Rooke and after threatening his pet chicken so he would surrender— Long story) I finished Khotan Skyway! Next thing I knew, I was watching another puppet show about how I would translate the piece of the map that Rooke had taken from Tso who had bought it from Egg Foo Yung— another long story. Credits to The Deathshard on YouTube!
I like how they used Caoism and already had Moodha … But maybe that’s just me. It also fits with the culture this is based on- KI good job! To talk to Cao Tzu who can translate it, I would have to get to Marazume Castle which is on a giant turtle. (Great.) To summon it, I have to get 5 turtle balls, turtle ball 1, 2, 3, 4, and Z. Shunzang directed me to the first one: Monkey King.
To get him (eventually as a companion) I have to do a couple favors for him like getting his golden stick, then fight off his doppelgangers. The next turtleball was from Pigsy. After that was Friar Sand, who you fought after getting a Pearl of Winter to freeze the water below him- Friar Sand is immune above water. He has really good drops too, I’m definitely going back to farm him. Next was Dragon Prince, who I also had to do a few favors for… and the last was Shunzang. He required Moolong tea, which of course was from the Yakooza who wanted me to do a 3 hour dungeon… But anyway after I got that I had all the turtleballs and it was time to summon the Great Turtle.
In Marazume castle I had to fight 5 guardians to prove I was worthy for Cao Tzu: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water.
And after that, I finally got to talk to the sage Cao Tzu, finishing my work in MooShu! (rhyme not intended ) Spoilers ahead: if you don’t want to know the end of MooShu don’t read the dialogue below.
That has completed my “Journey to Marleybone” journey! See you later!
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