Stornway Castle

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Stornway Castle is the central location in the Stornway region in Dragon Quest IX. It is surrounded by the town of same name. It is the home of King Schott and Princess Simona. Early in the game, it is terrorized by the Wight Knight.

Quests[edit]

Quest #5 - "Herb'list"
Location Northwestern tower of Stornway Castle
Availability Upon arriving at Stornway Castle
Requested by Angus
Fulfilled to Angus
Item Required medical herb, antidotal herb, moonwort bulb
Reward Gleeban groat
Detail A soldier called Angus has asked you to bring him one each of the following: a medical herb, an antidotal herb and a moonwort bulb. He can be found upstair in Stornway Castle.
Hint for solution medical herb, antidotal herb can be bought in item store of Stornway. moonwort bulb can be bought in Zere.
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Quest #6 - "Get Well Water"
Location Northwestern tower of Stornway Castle
Availability After finishing quest #5 and defeated Wight Knight
Requested by Angus
Fulfilled to Angus
Reward seed of life
Detail * Angus, the soldier who can be found upstairs in Stornway Castle, has asked you to bring him a remedy from Angel Falls that's supposed to be good for curing headaches.
  • You've agreed to look for a remedy that Angus in Stornway Castle needs. According to the man in front of the waterfall at Angel Falls, you'll need to find some fresh water if you want him to make the necessary medicine.
Hint for solution After receiving this quest, go to Angel Falls. Talk to the man on the bridge in front of the waterfall, and he will tell you that he need some fresh water to dilute the water from Angel Falls lest whoever drinks it will have tummy problem.
You can find a jug of fresh water in the northwest corner of Slurry Coast
Take the fresh water to the man before the water fall and you will receive an angel's tear, take the angel's tear to Angus and you can complete the quest.
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Quest #7 - "Curious Crevice"
Location The well at the northeastern corner of Stornway Castle
Availability Upon arriving at Stornway Castle
Requested by Hamish
Fulfilled to Hamish
Item Required slimedrop
Reward seed of strength
Detail You met a bit of a ruffian called Hamish down the well in Stornway Castle, and he asked you to bring him a slimedrop. He seems to think he can use it to squeeze through a narrow gap.
Hint for solution All monsters from slime family have 1/64 - 1/8 chance to drop a slimedrop
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Quest #8 - "Don't Cry Over Split Ink"
Location The study at northeastern corner of the Central Hall of Stornway Castle
Availability Upon arriving at Stornway Castle
Requested by An old man in the castle
Fulfilled to An old man in the castle
Item Required magic water
Reward seed of magic
Detail An old man in Stornway Castle wants you to bring him some magic water. He says he needs to remove some black ink from a very important-sounding book.
Hint for solution Magic water can be created with holy water x1, royal soil x1, nectar x1. Its recipe can be found in Coffinwell in Dr. Phlegming's laboratory.

You can also find magic water on:

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Quest #23 - "Research Assistant"
Location Stornway Castle library
Availability After defeating Morag
Requested by Earnan
Fulfilled to Earnan
Item Required Find an ancient manuscript showing the connection between Brigadoom and Stornway.
Reward 3 seed of sorcery
Detail Make your way towards the castle's treasure's room. Examine the opened red box in the middle and you should find a crumpled piece of paper. Go back to Earnan. Then bring him three vials of magic water and you're done.
Hint for solution Magic water can be bought at the item shop in Slurry Quay
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Quest #127 - "A Right Royal Nightmare"
Location Stornway Castle - Wormwood Creek
Availability After finishing the main story and completing quest #6
Requested by King Schott
Fulfilled to King Schott
Reward minister's mittens and blessed boots
Detail You've been asked to put an end to King Schott of Stornway's recurring nightmare. Apparently, there's some kind of dream expert in the village of Wormwood Creek who might be able to help.
Hint for solution Clare Voyant sits in Wormwood Creek's church. She asks for a malicite, a manky mud, and a sage's elixir.
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Quest #128 - "P-P-Pick Up a Pickaxe"
Location Inside the well in Stornway Castle
Availability After finishing the main story and completing quest #7
Requested by Hamish
Fulfilled to Hamish
Reward mighty armlet
Detail Hamish, the man down the well in Stornway Castle, wants you to bring him a legendary item called a platinum pick. Apparently, the monsters who carry them are called darkonium slimes, and can only be found in grottoes.
Hint for solution Darkonium slimes are found in high-level grottos and deep in mid-level grottos; a Ruins theme is required.
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Quest #129 - "A Spot of Book-Keyping"
Location Stornway Castle
Availability After finishing the main story and completing quests #23 and #127
Requested by Princess Simona
Fulfilled to Princess Simona
Reward Royal Regards Party Trick
Detail Princess Simona has asked you to help her open a mysterious locked book. It was given to her by a former servant, who's apparently hanging around at the item shop.
Hint for solution Clear a grotto with the word "silver" in its name.
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Quest #137 - "Yore for it Now!"
Location Stornway Castle
Availability after finishing quest #135
Requested by King Schott
Fulfilled to King Schott
Reward wyrmwand and alchemy recipes for stratotoga, archangel's robe, master's gloves, immortal trousers, and sagacious sandals.
Detail King Schott of Stornway wants you to check on the big coffin that's been discovered beneath the castle well.
Hint for solution You must battle and defeat Yore to complete the quest.
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Treasure and items[edit]

Dragon Quest IX
Item Location
mini medal Red chest in the basement
cautery sword Locked chest in the basement
1000 gold pieces Treasury
aggressence Treasury
gold rosary Treasury


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