Historian Tranton

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Historian Tranton Heinsworth is a member of the Durmand Priory and an expert on the Seers. He was trained as a novice by Randall Greyston, the former leading expert on Seers before he disappeared within Arah. Tranton holds information about the Shadowstone which had once been used by the Seers and which he claims can contain excess magic within it.


Shiverpeak Mountains


When Burden of Choice is unlocked and before receiving Broken Shadowstone
Hello, Commander. Can I help you with something?
Talk more option tango.png What problems did the seers encounter with high concentrations of magic?
Even when they created the Bloodstone, I don't think it is very likely that they ever dealt with ley-line energy on the levels we are seeing today.
Talk more option tango.png I see.
The purpose of creating the bloodstone was to scrape together the tiny bit of energy that was left in the world when the dragons had consumed most of it.
Talk more option tango.png Still, focusing what was left must have been dangerous.
There is an artifact we uncovered that I believe may even predate the bloodstone. The bloodstone as we know it was likely a culmination of a method they had to store magic.
Talk more option tango.png Go on.
This artifact seems to basically be a small bloodstone that they used to amplify their own magical abilities in order to create the larger stone. We call it a Shadowstone.
Talk more option tango.png How would this help?
Encountering a high concentration of magic may have infected you with a dangerous overflow of magic. If I'm right about this artifact, you may be able to contain the excess magic with it.
Talk more option tango.png Do you think the artifact could be restored?
I think, coincidentally, enough pieces of the shattered bloodstone could be used to restore the Shadowstone.
Talk more option tango.png This sounds like it could be dangerous. Is this dangerous?
There is certainly some risk, but I think there is an equal if not greater risk to leaving you in this condition.
Talk more option tango.png Fair point. What do I need to do?
We've heard reports of bloodstone slivers falling from the sky. If you were to collect four good slivers, we should be able to restore this artifact. (receives Broken Shadowstone)
Tick green.png I'm on it.
Talk end option tango.png No thanks, this sounds like a bad idea.
After receiving the Broken Shadowstone, but before repairing it
How goes the collecting?
Talk more option tango.png Can you tell me about your Shadowstone theories again? (same as "Go on" above)
When Burden of Choice is unlocked and after speaking to Tradesman Maezz
You're back!
Talk more option tango.png Are you absolutely sure it's a good idea to use the Shadowstone on me?
I can't say I'm certain, but I really do think this is our best shot. Did you find all of the slivers?
Talk more option tango.png I did. The Shadowstone is complete. (If you've collected the 4 bloodstone slivers)
Talk more option tango.png Not yet. I'll come back when I do. (Lie) (If you've collected the 4 bloodstone slivers)
Are you ready to give me the artifact so that I can attempt to use it on you?
Talk give option tango.png Yes. Here you go, Let's do this.
Are you sure? Whatever is about to happen is probably going to be permanent.
Tick green.png I understand. I'm ready.
Talk end option tango.png I'm not ready yet.
Talk end option tango.png Not yet.
After using the Reforged Shadowstone on yourself
How...do you feel?
Talk more option tango.png What did the Shadowstone do to me!?
I think it worked, Commander. I will have to do more studying.
Talk end option tango.png I hope I don't regret this.


  • He will always say "Hello, Commander" regardless if the player has reached that point in the story or not.
  • His appearance is randomly generated.