Cad Goddeau C (level 25)  

Start Zone: Silvermine Mountains
Start NPC:Cathbad
Related Quests:
  Wug's Jug
  Enchanting Willow
  Cad Goddeau A (level 15)
  Dying Favor
  Cad Goddeau B (level 20)
  Cad Goddeau D (level 30)
  Last Heir (level 43)
  Last Heir (level 50)
  Last Heir (level 45)
  Last Heir (level 47)
  Magical Branches
  Magic for Torrance
Min Level:25
Max Level:50
Grants XP:Yes
Grants Coin:Yes
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Related NPCs:
  Druid (20+)
  Druid Spirit
  Old Hermit
Last Updated:Wed Aug 8 01:37:02 2007
DISCLAIMER: Your Steps and Tasks may be different

Go to Howth, Cathbad is in the main hut next to the firepot. Tell him, "I walk the path of cad goddeau", then "I need bas' jewel". He will give you a gem called Bas' Jewel and instruct you to hand it over to the Old Hermit.

Return to the Old hermit's hut and(located south of Brynach in the Valley of Bri Leith loc=25787,54683 in a tent.) hand him the gem. He will give u a long paragraph to read about the 4 evils then suddenly disappear and a lvl 30 Druid Spirit will appear in his place. I've only done this part once and i tried to quickcast mez the druid spirit but she resisted and i died shortly after.

Whether you kill this druid spirit or not is not important here, the quest goes on so dont worry if you die. Although with a bit of preparation it is possible to kill the spirit with some help. Ive heard that killing her may give you another interim reward, but again this isnt necessary. You will receive Bas' Jewel once again.

Step 8 requires you to travel east of the Boulder Bridge around Howth and kill a mob called a Druid to obtain the armband. The druid camp can be found by taking the stones that let you cross the river
to the east. Once you cross, just head into the open area to the east. They are easy to kill but run fast. Kill a Druid and he will yell "Mentalist, walking the path of Cad Goddeau? Did not the Old Hermit tell you it is the walk of death?" while he fights. You will automatically receive an armband. Now remember this camp because you will come back here.

Official hint (from Camelot Herald):
  • Players on step 8 that can't get the NPC's to drop the item need to be at least level 25, must have the jewel in their inventory, and need to approach the NPC's.

  • Rewards:
    Staff of Mental Domination -- Mentalist
    Scarred Vest -- Blademaster
    Earthen Scale Gloves -- Druid
    Master Valewalker's Necklace -- Valewalker
    Staff of Natural Tendencies -- Animist
    Phantom Hide Leggings -- Vampiir

      Staff of Mental Domination
      Scarred Vest
      Earthen Scale Gloves
      Master Valewalker's Necklace
      Staff of Natural Tendencies
      Phantom Hide Leggings

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    Uthgard 2.0
    # Jun 23 2019 at 3:21 PM Rating: Decent
    2 posts
    Druids can be found around loc 6920 32558 in Lough Gur
    Watch out for the druids
    # Jan 20 2006 at 4:35 PM Rating: Decent
    The druids can be nasty when you approach them. Watch out for the fact that they cast a fire dd on you and that alot of them doing it may result in death :P (Alot of them which is typically the case when you approach them during this quest).
    location has changed
    # Aug 07 2005 at 9:40 PM Rating: Good
    25 posts
    Am doing this quest with my 27 vampiir
    and the location of the druid is now
    east of the Boulder Bridge around Howth.
    Its the stones that let you cross the river
    to the east. Once you cross, just head into the
    open area to the east, you will see a number of
    Druids wandering about. Be warned, if you stand
    around a while they will all agro.

    Sigh, I know this was all a result of them
    'upgrading' the original world, and while it
    was nice in many ways, its unfortunate that
    it invalidates so much info on the web :(
    Basī Jewel
    # Apr 21 2004 at 3:03 AM Rating: Decent
    Hi! After I saved the druid I went to talk to Cathbad...First I told him that I walk the path of Cad Goddeau, and he asks me if he can aid me...Everything works fine untill I say "i need basī jewel". Nothing happends....PLEEEEASE help me! Iīm going nuts!
    Animist Steps
    # Feb 10 2003 at 7:30 PM Rating: Decent
    Seeked the druid camp at the top of the hill near Caille and Cain. The camp was located as expected at approximately 20k, 18k. Used the controlled pet to kill a yellow druid... had to run away, though, as Riocard (orange) and another druid (blue) came to help. Got the armband however and am omw to Innis Carthaig to visit Chief Niamh in the crafter's hut.
    RE: Animist Steps
    # Jun 21 2003 at 2:20 AM Rating: Decent
    The camp of druids near TC (Treibh Cailte) is much faster to get to when looking for the bracer. They are almost directly behind the entrance W of the lake.

    Saves time both getting TO, and back to Innis to get the next step.
    druid camp loc
    # Sep 18 2002 at 6:14 PM Rating: Excellent
    The druid camp is located in the Valley of Bri Lieth at loc 20k, 18k
    # Jun 09 2002 at 11:03 AM Rating: Default
    I only got a pair of gloves from this part of the quest. How did you get a vest and/or staff?
    RE: Rewards?
    # Aug 01 2002 at 2:58 PM Rating: Default
    You start a new character and make him either a mentalist or a blademaster.
    # May 14 2002 at 4:25 PM Rating: Default
    Anyone know what the use for the armband is???
    RE: Armband
    # May 23 2002 at 6:14 PM Rating: Default
    I gave the armband to Chief Niamh, she gave me a kiss :) and 7 silver for it.

    But what do i do with the bas jewel?
    Druids where?
    # Apr 28 2002 at 10:25 AM Rating: Decent
    Hmmm - just got to this stage, but my assignment was to seek out Druids in Lough Gur behind the Meruchas...maybe this varies a bit each time?
    RE: Druids where?
    # May 12 2002 at 1:57 AM Rating: Default
    I had to seek out the druids to get the armband. They are near the dungoen treibh (I cant spell it right)
    Druid Spirit
    # Apr 14 2002 at 2:28 AM Rating: Default
    We killed the Druid Spirit that spawns to attack you and only got coin from it.
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