There are several side quests that you can get in Pillars of Eternity, which will help you to level-up your character and also you can find some really cool items by completing them. You can find some side quests in Act 1.
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Act 1 – Side Quests:
Below you will find the complete guide of these quests.
#1 – A Mothers Plea
- Quest Giver: Aufra
- Location: Gilded Vale
In Gilded Vale, visit Aufra’s House. Go inside the house and she will ask you for help to find a midwife: She requests you journey to Anslög’s Compass and seek out Ranga, an Aumauan healer who supposedly knows how to ensure that Aufra’s child retains its soul.
Optional: “You can also give her the sad news regarding the death of the caravanners and her missing sister Calisca.
New Objective: Travel to Anslög’s Compass and Speak to Mother Ranga
Travel to Magran’s Fork, and exit to south to reach Anslög’s Compass. Fight your way through roaming Xaurips to southeast of map, where you will find Ranga. Go there and mention that Aufra sent you here, and Ranga will give you a new task which is to slay the Xaurips.
New Objective: Clear out the Xaurips
Note: You can see the locations of Xaurips in the screenshot given above.
Now slay Xaurip from map (2 groups already attacked when you are coming to Ranga #2), the camp to northeast #5 and other is guarding the Sea Cave #4. Some Guls can be found in southeast #6, get the items on that peninsula. Head back to Ranga. She will ask you to enter the Sea Cave #4 and remove Sporeling and Dank Spore.
New Objective: Collect Dank Spores
Lead 3 Sporelings around corner out of Dank Spore’s attack range. Gather spores they drop, and return to Ranga. She will give you a potion, which is nothing more than a placebo.
Now return to Gilded Vale.
New Objective: Return to Aufra
Return to Gilded Vale, go to the Aufra’s House. Give her the Potion and she will give you reward according to tell her about the potion.
#2 – The Smiths Shipment
- Quest Giver: Tuatanu
- Location: Gilded Vale: Black Hammer Smithery
Tuatanu – blacksmith can be found in Gilded Vale, go to the east and a little south of the hanging tree to find him, he is worries about his supplies wagon that was traveling along the eastern road toward Gilded Vale.
New Objective: Travel to the Black Meadow
Travel to Magran’s Fork, and exit to east to reach Black Meadow. As you enter the Black Meadow, follow the path to north and east along the road, where you will find the shipment cart.
New Objective: Track down the shipment
Continue to north; also be careful, there are some really bad enemies on your ways. Continue to northwest corner of map, there is a small Bandit camp on the east side where you see two Trolls. Fight and defeat these 4 Bandits, who have the stolen shipment.
Shipment crate, which you are looking for is with the barrel on top of it.
New Objective: Return to Tuatanu
Return to Gilded Vale, meet with Tuatanuand and receive your reward.