This is as good a time as any to skip about the world, collecting some important items from places you've already visited. None of these items are essential to conquering the game, but they will go a long way toward making your quest simpler.
For the most part, what you'll be doing here is finding what's behind the doors you couldn't open before without the golden key and the jailor's key. I'm assuming you remember the location of the various places you've visited through the game thus far. If not, use this guide's Table of Contents to read directions on how to find the place you've forgotten about.
Ready to go, then? Good.
Begin by heading north to Midenhall Castle again. Make sure you rest up at the inn and save your progress with the king. Now you're ready to retrieve the items from this location. Head into the grayed out area on the right side of town, pass down the hall, and use the golden key to open that door. The treasure chests here contain the WING OF THE WYVERN, 53 GOLD, MEDICAL HERB and the TOKEN OF ERDRICK. Now head back into the previous hallway and pass through the iron door using your silver key. Head to the staircase and descend the steps into the dungeon.
In the dungeon, use the jailor's key to reach the prison cell. You'll have walked over lethal floor tiles, so refill your life before talking to the prisoner. You'll be attacked by a monster, the evil clown. He can cast firebane, a spell that damages each party member around 25 HP, but you should be fine if you just focus a bunch of physical and magical attacks on the fiend. When you win, you'll receive the STAFF OF THUNDER. Now go sell that at the item shop for 19,500 gold, save with the king, and indicate that you won't be continuing. When you are safe to do so, reset the game and then continue your file. The clown will be back in the dungeon. Just keep repeating this until you've filled up on gold, then keep the last STAFF OF THUNDER you obtain for the princess.
Head to Cannock Castle next. Remember the little area mostly surrounded by water, through the red door? The treasure chest on that patch of brick contains the SHIELD OF ERDRICK.
|Area Weapons and Items|
|Item Name||Cost||Attributes||Used By|
|Medical Herb||15||Restores HP||Hero, Prince, Princess|
|Shield of Erdrick||-||+20 DEF||Hero|
|Staff of Thunder||-||+15 ATK||Hero, Prince, Princess|
|Token of Erdrick||-||Increases courage||Hero|
|Wing of Wyvern||80||Warp to town||Hero, Prince, Princess|
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