Online:The Forest Vandal

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Zone: Summerset
Quest Giver: Vinafwe
Reward: Green Gardener's Booties
Average Leveled Gold
XP Gain: Standard

A High Elf named Vinafwe is being plagued by a vandal who is ruining her carefully arranged botanical grounds with foreign flowers and even dangerous stranglers.

Quick Walkthrough[edit]

  1. Talk to Vinafwe near her house.

Detailed Walkthrough[edit]

Quest Stages[edit]

The Forest Vandal
Finishes Quest Journal Entry
Vinafwe suspects a Wood Elf named Eslion is responsible for her problems and requested that I search her defaced arrangements for evidence tying him to the crimes.
Objective: Investigate the First Arrangement
I discovered a long abandoned gardening tool that has seen recent use, but I will need more than that to prove Eslion is responsible. I need to search some of Vinafwe's other arrangements.
Objective: Investigate the Second Arrangement
I found an animal hide bag still containing seeds not native to Summerset. It's a good step toward identifying Eslion as the vandal, but I should search the remaining arrangement as well.
Objective: Investigate the Third Arrangement
Stranglers erupted from the ground while I was searching one of Vinafwe's plots. They are too dangerous to leave behind. I should kill them off.
Objective: Defeat the Stranglers
A Wood Elf called out to me after I dealt with the stranglers in Vinafwe's arrangement. I should see what he has to say.
Objective: Talk to Eslion
I found Eslion, who admits he's been planting foreign plants in Vinafwe's arrangements, but claims the stranglers are an accident. He asked me to help poison them to correct his mistake and provided me with a mixture to pour into local water sources.
Objective: Pour Strangler-Poison into Water Sources: 0/4
I added the poison Eslion concocted to the local water sources, which should end the strangler threat. Now I should inform Vinafwe about what I discovered.
Objective: Return to Vinafwe
It appears Eslion's apologies fell on deaf ears, as I found him in the custody of the Divine Prosecution at Vinafwe's home. I should talk to him about his predicament.
Objective: Talk to Eslion
Eslion believes he's going to be arrested and thrown in jail for his actions and has begged me to speak to the Divine Prosecution on his behalf. I need to decide what to tell them.
Complete one: Provide Evidence Against Eslion or Clear Eslion of Wrongdoing
Optional Step: Talk to Vinafwe
☑Finishes quest (One of these two options will appear depending on your choice to let Eslion either walk away or be arrested)

Despite his culpability, I decided that Eslion's attempt to fix his mistake deserves leniency. I should ask Justiciar Oradel to consider that when rendering his judgement. or
Regardless of Eslion's intentions, what he did was illegal and harmful. He has to face the consequences for what he did. I need to tell Justiciar Oradel that Eslion is guilty.

Objective: Talk to Justiciar Oradel

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