Talk:Rogue quest

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I want to point out the irony in that the Master of Thieves' "encouragements" are actually threats and insults, and the Master Assassin's "maledictions" are actually peace offerings and friendly warnings, but I'm not sure how. Any suggestions?.

The scare quotes are just fine, I think. I'm kind of disappointed in this quest--the messages make you almost think something else is going on here, but then the Master of Thieves just gives you the artifact and sends you on your way...just like every other quest. The messages are just too over the top for that. Maybe I'll kill the Master of Thieves just to say I did it.--Ckbryant 20:18, 17 August 2009 (UTC)
For extra brownie points, do it before you descend down (but after getting permission). -Tjr 09:29, 18 August 2009 (UTC)
Ah, he just boots me out of the Quest and removes the portal when I attack him. Loser. Guess you've got to instakill him.-- 19:52, 18 August 2009 (UTC)
Well, what you do is irrelevant but what Master of Thieves do is logical. You just killed someone he himself couldn't get rid of, of course he's gonna be nice to you cuz he's really, really afraid of you now. RegalStar 13:59, April 27, 2010 (UTC)
I just got thrown out because my bloodthirsty blade attacked him. Fortunately I already got the Bell of Opening. Well, I can't be mad at Stormbringer ... - 20:18, 16 May 2014 (UTC)


Should we make a note that Ransmannsby means something like "Thieves Town" in Norwegian? Supermagle 19:55, December 1, 2009 (UTC)

I'd sure like to see this kind of flavor added to articles. Please go ahead, perhaps reading the other quest articles where such info goes so that all the quest articles share the same formal structure. -Tjr 22:13, December 1, 2009 (UTC)


Sometimes, a magic whistle can be used to bring a sufficiently high level pet into the area. It takes some time for the pet to wander near the Master Assassin, but will eventually happen. (After the pet is sent in, stand at the bottom right of the accessible area.)

Why lower right? Wouldn't the stairs be better, to avoid chasing the guy several levels up? --Tjr 14:06, 10 August 2011 (UTC)

Pets stay near you, and lower right is closest to his position. 720 14:14, 10 August 2011 (UTC)

musical instruments

Is there any evidence that the stuff about musical instruments other than the drum of earthquake works, even in 3.4.3? As far as I can tell, only the drum of earthquake will clear the Master Assassin's "waits for you" status in 3.6.0, and the code doesn't seem to have changed significantly. --Oh6 (talk) 03:22, 12 December 2017 (UTC)