Contract: The Phantom of Eldberg

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Witcher contract
"Contract: The Phantom of Eldberg"
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Details
Type
Witcher contract
Suggested level
17
Location(s)
Ard Skellig
Region(s)
Skellige
Source
Madman Lugos or Notice board in Arinbjorn / Jorund
Reward
250 XP earned based on the Story and Swords! difficulty level / 184 crown(s)
Ashrune
Related
Stranger in a Strange Land

Contract

Contract: The Phantom of Eldberg is one of the contracts available in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Geralt can first hear about it after defeating Madman Lugos at fisticuffs during the banquet at Kaer Trolde keep. Otherwise, reading the notice outside the inn in Arinbjorn will also trigger the quest.

Contract: The Phantom of Eldberg
If you got this far, clearly you know how to read, so read the rest, and read it well.
A wraith's sprung up on Eldberg and covered the whole isle in fog and put out the light in our lighthouse. If you're afraid to face a ghost in battle, stay far from Eldberg, for there you'll fund neither gold nor glory, only death. But if you've faced such phantoms before, then know that I, Jorund of Arinbjorn, will pay my own gold to you if you drive off the spirits from our clan's territories.

Journal entry[edit | edit source]

Geralt learned that the village called Arinbjorn was suffering from a wraith problem. The ghost haunted the nearby islet of Eldberg, a barren rock of no interest to anyone save for the lighthouse erected upon it. This lighthouse's light had gone out simultaneously with the phantom's appearance. This meant it had become nigh unto impossible to safely navigate a ship into Arinbjorn harbor after dark. The witcher's task was to chase off the phantom and find out what had happened to the lighthouse keeper.
It turned out the monster of Eldberg was a Penitent - a dangerous wraith which haunted particularly foul sinners.
It seems it was the lighthouse keeper, Mikkjal, who was at fault. Working in cahoots with pirates, he would lure ships into the rocks and loot them after they wrecked. These misdeeds were what had drawn the phantom. Geralt dealt with situation as he saw fit and then went to collect his reward.

Walkthrough[edit | edit source]

  • Explore the lighthouse using your Witcher Senses
  • Read the letter from the lighthouse
  • Investigate the isle of Eldberg and find Mikkjal, the lighthouse keeper (25 XP earned based on the Story and Swords! difficulty level)
  • Defend Mikkjal from the penitent until he lights the lighthouse brazier
  • Kill the penitent
  • Take a trophy from the penitent
  • Collect your reward from Jorund
  • Talk about the contract with Jorund from Arinbjorn
  • Talk to Mikkjal about the penitent

Gallery[edit | edit source]