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"You meet Dante in Black Root, trying to forget his troubles in a less-than savory environment. He used to be the head of the Church of Cumbria and an advisor to the king, but currently he’s in disfavor and exile. If you are on the quest to collect the taxes for Praetor of Cumbria, you might convince him that helping you might win back some of the favor of his king."
-PRIMA’S OFFICIAL STRATEGY GUIDE



Location[]

Dante can be found drowning his sorrows at The Sour Barnacle in Black Root.

Circumstances and Quests[]

  • Dante will chat with the player about Cumbrian politics and religion.
  • The topic of taxes may come up if the player has not yet collected them from the Town Mayor as part of the that quest.

Recruitment[]

  • Dante will join as a temporary Follower provided:
    • The Player does not have Dumb Dialogue speech
    • The player has accepted King Praetor's Taxes Quest
    • The player has not yet collected said Taxes
    • The party has an open follower slot
    • The player is at least level 11
    • The player does not have an Evil alignment
    • Normally Dante will reconcile with Praetor and leave the party once the Taxes are delivered to the King
  • However he will remain as a regular follower provided:
    • He has accompanied the player throughout the Quest
    • He is asked to WAIT (rather than disband) just prior to giving the taxes to King Praetor
    • The Quest is then successfully completed
    • He is then asked to stop waiting

Special Follower Considerations[]

  • If Dante is asked to WAIT and then rejoin, then he becomes a free follower
  • Dante will leave the party if the player's alignment becomes evil
  • He will gloat while killing Orcs
  • However he will not object to traveling with Half-Orcs

Interactions[]

  • As a follower, Dante has a basic dialogue tree with no discussion options
  • He has a special floater with King Praetor when completing the Taxes Quest
  • He has additional floaters if The Player kills creatures with a good alignment

Levelling Scheme[]

Dante is a melee/dodge fighter who also uses magickal spells in the colleges of Air, Necromantic White and Force.
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  • Melee 1
  • White Necro 2
  • Dodge 1
  • Force 1
  • Air 1
  • Strength 12
  • Melee 3
  • Dodge 3
  • White Necro 4
  • Intelligence 12
  • Melee 3
  • Force 3
  • Dodge 4
  • Air 3
  • Strength 15
  • Melee 5
  • Dodge 5
  • Force 5
  • Air 5
  • Intelligence 15
  • Strength 20
  • Constitution 20
  • Intelligence 18
  • Dexterity 20


Gallery[]

Background[]

Dante is the former head of the Cumbrian Church. He has fallen out of favor with King Praetor of Dernholm and seeks an opportunity to regain the favor of the Crown.

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