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Hitting the Marquisate

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Hitting the Marquisate
Required Fame Windurst Fame Level: Unknown
Level Restriction: Level 50+ Thief
Starting NPC Nanaa Mihgo, Windurst Woods (J-3)
Pack None
Title Paragon of Thief Excellence
Repeatable Yes, after Memory reset
Description Visit two of the eight active thieves gathered by the Tenshodo, and confirm the signatures of the people who originally wrote the documents in the "letter from the Tenshodo."
Previous Quest Next Quest
As Thick as Thieves None
Rogue's Poulaines

Note: You must zone after completing As Thick as Thieves before starting this quest.


  • Speak to Nanaa Mihgo in Windurst Woods (J-3) to receive the key item Cat Burglar's note.
  • Go to Lower Jeuno (G-10) and speak to Yatniel. He will ask for 4 Quake Grenade.
  • Trade the Quake Grenades to him for a clue.
  • Go to Mhaura (H-8) and speak to Hagain who is located in one of the upstairs rooms in the Sailor's Stay. He will give you a key item Bomb incense.
  • Head to Garlaige Citadel via the main entrance.
  • You will now need to examine multiple ??? in a specific order. Go to each one and choose "Yes" to use the Bomb incense.
    • NOTE: Switching to first person view and locking on to the points make it easier to target them.
    • Walk to I-9 near the first banishing gate for the first ???.
    • Head west a bit and look around at H-9 for another ???.
    • Go through the first Banishing Gate and follow the map down to F-9. The ??? to the west of the intersection is the one you want.
    • Go across the hall to the east for another ??? at F/G-9.
    • Go back the way you came, towards the Banishing Gate #1. Examine the ??? at G-8/9.
    • Head to the north of this area for another ??? at G-7.
    • Head east to the ??? at I-6.
  • The last ??? you'll examine will spawn a Bomb named Chandelier.
  • If it uses Self-Destruct before being claimed then it will not drop the Chandelier Coal.
    • If it self-destructs before it is killed otherwise then there is a very minor chance it will drop.
      • When this mob is spawned, if he is not claimed before he aggros, he will immediately self-destruct.
      • If it spawns and sees a player character before it is claimed, he will immediately self-destruct.
      • If it is spawned while a player is casting magic nearby, he will immediately self-destruct.
  • If you fail to successfully claim him and he self-destructs then you will have to wait 10 minutes for the ??? to respawn.
    • You do not have to go back and check all the ??? again.
  • Spectral Jig immediately after the cutscene is a great way to avoid detection. Hide works as well.


  • Go back to Mhaura and trade the Chandelier Coal to Hagain.
  • Head to Windurst Woods and talk to Nanaa Mihgo.
  • Go to Ordelle's Caves. Enter the cave in La Theine Plateau at F-7.
  • NOTE: If you have the Proto-Waypoint in La Theine Plateau, you can warp to the valley and skip the below Ordelle's Caves.
    • Follow the maps around to the hole at H-11/12 (located on the same map you were on when you first entered, just at another section).
      • Drop down this hole and head to the tunnel to the east (I-11), be careful not to fall off the cliff.
    • Follow the stairs to the first intersection (I-6), take a left (south) and keep going. Take the tunnel to the right that heads west (H-9) and take it (you know you're on the right track if you see some Napalms).
    • You'll zone back into La Theine Plateau.
  • Head to the middle of the valley until you find a ??? at the south-west corner of H-10. Trade your Pickaxe to the ??? for a cut scene and your reward.
    • Other Pickaxe varieties will not work.

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