Captain Romke

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Captain Romke is the ghost of a former norn seafarer, who is now trapped on the shores of Orr with the neverending burden to retrieve his lost map. He was the owner of Romke's Horn, a family heirloom to norn player characters who chose Lost an Heirloom in the Biography.


Ruins of Orr

Story involvement[edit]

Personal story[edit]


This place is cursed, stranger. Take my advice and keep sailing. You don't want to stay here.
Talk more option tango.png Who are you?
Captain Romke, sailor, explorer, adventurer. My ship and crew were stranded here when Orr rose, and our spirits have been trapped here ever since. Don't share our fate: leave while you can.
Dignity Take heart: Zhaitan will be defeated. You will be free again.
Ferocity Zhaitan should fear me, not the other way around.
Talk end option tango.png I'm not leaving yet. I have adventuring of my own to do.
Talk end option tango.png Thanks for the warning, but I can take care of myself.

Historical dialogue[edit]

This dialogue has either been removed or is bugged and no longer recognises the player chose the pertaining biography option.

If norn who chose Lost an Heirloom
You seem very familiar to me. How is that possible?
Talk more option tango.png I am your descendant, Captain. I have walked with the kodan and heard their tales of your bravery and nobility.
By the spirits, yes! I see it now. Tell me, whatever became of the horn the kodans bestowed upon me?
Talk more option tango.png The horn was corrupted by Jormag. It's gone now. I'm sorry.
A pity. But your being here proves our family's blood still feels the call of the open sea. Meet me near Mausolus[sic] Sea. At least your adventure can continue beyond these corrupted shores.
Talk end option tango.png Thank you, captain. I'll see you there.
Talk end option tango.png That's a longer story than I have time to tell.