|Reward||Help: 40XP and Charmpaste
Kill: 40XP and Second Skin
Hidden Enemy is a quest in Torment:Numenera.
A rogue stichus is lurking somewhere in the district of Cliff's Edge. Lord Vuntgen,the head of one of the slave families, has promised a reward to find where this creature is.
Talk to lord Vuntgen at Cliff's Edge and he will invite Last Castoff to find this stichus.
The rogue stichus is hiding at the back of an alley in the southeastern portion of Cliff's Edge. On the way there,there are three poor children on street. Form the conversation they apperently know the stichs but chose to hide him from anyone because he is a friend to them and they afraid that other people may hurt that stichus.
Talking to that stichus will learn why is he here and he poesses no threat to people live here. There is multiple ways to solve this quest:
1, Get rid of that stichus
1.1 Killing the stichus will end this quest, and upset the children protecting him. Lord Vuntgen is displeased as well since he want his people to see this stichus and be frightened, so that he can rally them.
1.2 Tell Lord Vultgen where is the stichus, and he will lead mobs after it.
Whatever you do to get rid of this stichus, the reward is the same.
2, Help that stichus
2.1 Go to Underbelly and persuade Ch'kekt to dig a tunnel to rescue his kin.This a diffcult Intellect task.
2.2 Use the automation created by Master Foreman to dig a hole to rescue the stichus.
2.3 Alternatively, speak with mother Temaz and succeed on a persuasive check to learn that Lord Vultgen is half yokozi, blackmail him to call off the hunt
2.4 Finally, you can speak with Aitasii the Changing God cultist up by the collapsed house south of Jernaugh. After answering a question, she will agree to smuggle the stichus away.
After the stichus escapes, tell Lord Vultgen about it. You can also claim a reward from the children protecting that stichus. Except for the automaton solution, the stichus will appear in the Underbelly after these solutions are met, but as an Outcast Stichus, shunned and ignored by the other sticha.
Chose to get rid of stichus: 40XP, Second Skin
Chose to help stichus: 40XP,Charmpaste.
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speak with mother Temaz and succeed on a persuasive check to learn that Lord Vultgen is half yokozi, blackmail him to call off the hunt