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ReputationsLog

An example of a character's reputation log

Over the course of your journeys, the Living One will receive various reputations. They can make you famous with one group of people, and cause others to dislike you.

Detailed List[]

Quest[]

Liberator of Maug Maulman[]

  • Description: Because you killed T'val Nor and broke the spell that was enslaving the half-ogres of T'sen-Ang, you have earned their friendship, and the enmity of T'sen-Ang.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from the Faction Slaves of T'sen-Ang +20, anyone from T'sen-Ang -25.
  • Join Faction: Slaves of T'sen-Ang.

Hero of Shrouded Hills[]

  • Description: Because of your heroic efforts in helping Doc Roberts stop the bank robbery, the people of Shrouded Hills are definitely friendlier to you than they once were.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Shrouded Hills +15.

Hero of the Wheel Clan[]

  • Description: As the person responsible for convincing Loghaire to return to the throne, you have become extremely well liked by members of the Wheel Clan.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from the Wheel Clan +20.
  • How to Get: In the main quest, convince Loghaire to return to the throne.

Savior of Bessie Toone[]

  • Description: The people of Shrouded Hills have taken a liking to you as the person responsible for freeing the ghost of Bessie Toone.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Shrouded Hills +10.

Pervert of Tarant[]

  • Description: Your exhibitionist antics in Tarant have earned you the scorn of its citizens.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Everyone -5 (Manual description is wrong).
  • How to get: You ran naked through the streets of Tarant. Received as part of the Master training quest for the Pick Pocket skill given by Sammie White.

Debtor to Gurin Rockharrow[]

  • Description: You owe Gurin Rockharrow 5,000 coins for gambling debts.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Everyone -5.

Deadbeat[]

  • Description: You have defaulted on your gambling debt with Gurin Rockharrow.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Everyone -10.

Betrayer of Gilbert Bates[]

  • Description: You will find the citizens of Tarant a bit less cordial toward you than they once were.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Tarant -10.
  • How to get: Steal Gilbert Bates' journal and give it to Cedric Appleby.

Butcher of Stillwater[]

  • Description: You will find that most citizens of the larger cities of Arcanum will have a dislike of you.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Black Root, Tarant, Ashbury -25, anyone from Qintarra -35.
  • How to get: Kill everyone in Stillwater as part of M'in Gorad's quest.

Champion of the Pit on the Isle of Despair[]

  • Description: By defeating all of the pit warriors, you have gained the reputation of being the most grizzled pit fighter of them all.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Isle of Despair +5.
  • How to get: Defeat all the pit warriors.

Honorary Ambassador to Tarant[]

  • Description: Because of your excellent performance in the negotiations for Caladon's membership in the Unified Kingdom, you are seen as a hero by many of Tarant's citizens.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Tarant +15.
  • How to get: Earn an incredible performance in Negotiations with Caladon.

Destroyer of the Dread Crystal Spider[]

  • Description: For killing the Dread Crystal Spider, you've become a hero in the eyes of the people of the Wheel Clan.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone form the Wheel Clan +15.
  • How to get: Complete the quest given by a dwarf in the mines of Wheel Clan.

Killer of the Whytechurch Murderer[]

  • Description: The people of Caladon have taken a liking to you for ridding their city of the dreaded murderer.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Caladon +10.

Rescuer of Thorvald[]

  • Description: Because you have safely returned Thorvald to his clan, the dwarves of the Wheel Clan have taken a liking to you.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from the Wheel Clan +10

Orator of Ashbury[]

  • Description: Because of your rousing speech that enabled the townspeople of Ashbury to finally build their monument, you find the people there to be friendlier to you.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone form Ashbury +5.
  • How to get: Successfully complete Monument Planning.

Kerghan's Apprentice[]

  • Description: Because you have joined Kerghan, you are despised by most everyone.
  • Reaction Adjustment: None despite the description.
  • Join Faction: Friends of Kerghan.
  • How to get: Join Kerghan in the void.

Owner of the Bates Mansion[]

  • Description: As the purchaser of the famed Bates Mansion, the people of Tarant have slightly more respect for you than they did before.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Tarant +5.
  • How to get: Kill Gilbert Bates, then purchase his mansion from a character outside the Zoological Society of Tarant. Betraying Bates by giving his journal to Cedric Appleby will not have the same effect, and actually prevents the player from obtaining this reputation as Bates can no longer be found and killed.

Winner of the Ancient Game[]

  • Description: None
  • Join Faction: Naked Halflings
  • Reaction Adjustment: None.
  • How to get: Accept the challenge from the halfling east of the mayor's house in Black Root and successfully complete all three stages of it.

The Most Honored Dialectician in the Known Universe[]

  • Description: Because you have convinced Kerghan to turn from his diabolical plan, you are seen as the most skilled negotiator in the history of Arcanum.
  • Reaction Adjustment: None.
  • Join Faction: Friends of Kerghan.
  • How to get: In the void, convince Kerghan to abandon his plan.

Companion of a Fair Lady[]

  • Description: Because the Lady Druella has joined your party, you benefit from a temporary increase in your Beauty and Charisma when dealing with others.
  • Reaction Adjustment: None.
  • How to get: Ask Druella, in Cumbria, to go with you. She'll only stay until her goal is met.

Faction[]

Member of the Thieves Underground[]

  • Description: This enables you to buy from black market stores and get free information and leads on jobs from other members..
  • Reaction Adjustment: Thieves Underground +15.
  • How to get: Get a lurker's respect (e.g. get in good with Lukan in Shrouded Hills, sell Appleby Bates' journal, or complete Mrs. Pettibone's quest), then talk to Thaddeus Mynor in Tarant and steal the sewer plans.

Member of the Clan Maug[]

  • Description: As such, you are a sworn enemy of the Pollock Gang, and there is a fair chance that they will attack you on sight.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from the Faction Clan Maug +10, anyone from the Faction Pollock's Gang -100.

Member of the Pollock Gang[]

  • Description: As such, you are a sworn enemy of the Clan Maug, and there is a fair chance that they will attack you on sight.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from the Faction Pollock's Gang +10, anyone from the Faction Clan Maug -100.

Friend of the Molochean Hand[]

  • Description: None.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from the faction Molochean Hand + 100.
  • Join Faction: Molochean Hand.

Thief[]

Thief of Shrouded Hills/Tarant/Ashbury/Black Root/Caladon/Dernholm[]

  • Description: Because of your repeated attempts to steal from the merchants of that town, the merchants and the guards of that town take a dim view of you and your activities.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Merchants (of that town) -20 and guards (of that town) -10.
  • How to get: Get caught stealing from the merchants of a major city.

Enemy[]

Enemy of the Clan Maug[]

  • Description: Members of the Clan Maug will generally attack you on sight.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from the Faction Clan Maug -100.

Enemy of Qintarra[]

  • Description: You have become the sworn enemy of every elf in Qintarra.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Qintarra -100.

Instigator of the Orc Riots[]

  • Description: You are now considered an enemy not only of Tarant, but Caladon as well. Perhaps more armor is called for.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Tarant -100, Anyone from Caladon -100.
  • How to get: Convince Donn Throgg to start an orc uprising in Tarant.

Enemy of Tulla[]

  • Description: You have brought the wrath of every citizen of Tulla upon yourself.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Tulla -100.

Enemy of T'sen-Ang[]

  • Description: Should you enter T'sen-Ang again, you should be prepared for a violent end.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from T'sen-Ang -100.

Outlaw of Shrouded Hills[]

  • Description: Everyone in Shrouded Hills is looking to kill you for robbing their bank.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Shrouded Hills -500.

Assassin of King Farad[]

  • Description: As the killer of the beloved King of Caladon, you will find yourself in grave danger if you were to ever set foot in Caladon again.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Caladon -150.
  • How to get: Kill King Farad.

Enemy of Shrouded Hills/Tarant/Ashbury/Black Root/Caladon/Dernholm[]

  • Description: Because of your cold-hearted killing of guards and citizens, you will be attacked on sight if you return to that town.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone in that town -150.
  • How to get: Kill some of the people of that location.

Enemy of the Wheel Clan[]

  • Description: For admitting to the murder of Loghaire Thunder Stone, you have become the sworn enemy of every dwarf in the Wheel Clan.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from the Wheel Clan -100

Betrayer of Magnus Shale Fist[]

  • Description: Because you have betrayed the friendship of Magnus Shale Fist, you are his sworn enemy.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Magnus Shale Fist -150.
  • How to get: Come to an agreement with Schuyler and Sons.

Master[]

Persuasion Master of Arcanum[]

  • Description: Your reputation for oratory and negotiation is legendary.
  • How to get: Earn an Impressive or Incredible performance in the Negotiations with Caladon.

Master of Conveyance[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Divination[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Air[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Earth[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Fire[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Water[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Force[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Mental Magick[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Meta Magick[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Morph Magick[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Nature[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Black Necromancy[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of White Necromancy[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Phantasm[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Summoning[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Master of Temporal Magick[]

  • Description: All spells from this college now require half of the normal effort to cast.

Unobtainable reputations[]

Survivor of the crash of the I.F.S. Zephyr[]

  • Description: Since selling your story to the Tarantian, it seems some people have begun to recognize you, for better or worse.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Tarant +2, Anyone from Caladon +2.
  • How to get: Tell your story to Mr. Victor Wright for The Tarantian at the Tarantian Editorial Office.

Killer of the beautiful Clarissa Shalmo, the Throwing Master of Caladon[]

  • Description: This has earned you the disfavor of the guards of Caladon.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Any guards from Caladon -25.
  • How to get: Kill Clarissa Shalmo.

Murderer of Kal-N'driel, the Healing Master.[]

  • This act of infamy that has earned you hatred of all in Quintarra.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Qintarra -20, Global -10.
  • How to get: You killed Fawn in Qintarra.

Master Healer[]

  • Description: Since you were trained by Kal-N'driel in Quintarra, you are respected and admired there and favorably regarded in all other major cities.
  • Reaction Adjustment: Anyone from Qintarra +10, everyone+5.
  • How to get: You were trained by Fawn in Qintarra.

Bow Master of Arcanum[]

  • Description: Your skill with a bow is unmatched.

Dodge Master of Arcanum[]

Melee Master of Arcanum[]

  • Description: Your skill in melee combat is supreme.

Throwing Master of Arcanum[]

  • Description: Training with Clarissa Shalmo has made you the throwing Master.

Gambling Master of Arcanum[]

  • Description: none.

Haggle Master of Arcanum[]

  • Description: Your dealings with J.M. Morat have gained you the title of Haggle Master.

Repair Master of Arcanum[]

  • Description: Your brilliance with technological things is widely acclaimed.

Firearms Master of Arcanum[]

  • Description: Your skill with firearms is unmatched.

Master Locksmith of Arcanum[]

  • Description: Your understanding of locking mechanisms is unsurpassed in Arcanum.

Trap Master of Arcanum[]

  • Description: Surviving Daniel McPherson's training has earned you fame and recognition as a Master of arming and disarming traps.
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