Every Mother's Nightmare


Fara
Location Fort Joy
Suggested Level Any
Next Quest --
Previous Quest --

Every Mother's Nightmare is a Side Quest in Divinity: Original Sin II

! This quest was removed in the Definitive Edition

Fara is one of the inmates trapped in Fort Joy and she is worried about her missing daughter.

Important NPCs

Objectives

  1. Find Fara's missing daughter.

Walkthrough

Talk to Jeth first and selection dialogue option

2. Ask if the two of them have history.

Then option 2 again

2. Ask why he thinks she is mad.

Now speak to Fara and select option 3.

3. ask when and where to recount when she last seen her daughter. (you can ask for the doll as well here, you can sell this for some gold so worth doing and the dialog leaves you back at the original options)

then select option 3

3. say you'll do your best and bid her good bye for now.

End the conversation, then talk to Fara again right away, and select option 3.

3. Say you heard that Erma passed some time ago in a voidwoken attack.

The Quest will now complete. no doubt they took the quest out as people were hunting for the missing girl

Tips & Tricks

  • Ask Jeth about his daughter.  He will tell you she was killed by some voidwokens.  Jeth can be found sitting next to Fara.
  • If you speak to her with an elf party member, additional dialog opens up.r
  • If asked for it, she will provide her daughter's doll. 
  • If another character in the party tries to ask for the doll, she will try to give it, but becomes confused when the doll cannot be found.
  • Go back to Fara and tell her daughter has been killed.



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    • Anonymous

      06 May 2021 20:19  

      To get this to complete on editions that still have this Quest.

      Talk to Jeth first and selection dialogue option

      2. Ask if the two of them have history.

      Then option 2 again

      2. Ask why he thinks she is mad.

      Now speak to Fara and select option 3.

      3. ask when and where to recount when she last see her daughter. (you can ask for the doll as well here, you can sell this for some gold so worth doing and the dialog leaves you back at the original options)

      then select option 3

      3. say you'll do your best and bid her good bye for now.

      End the conversation, then talk to Fara again right away, and select option 3.

      3. Say you heard that Erma passed some time ago in a voidwoken attack.

      The Quest will now complete. no doubt they took the quest out as people were hunting for the missing girl



      • Anonymous

        07 Apr 2021 14:29  

        I only played Definitive Edition and I never really thought that this quest was unfinished, seemed pretty clear to me that the kid was dead and the mother was in denial, as told by the man next to her.

        TLDR: Kid's dead, the doll has no use.

        • Anonymous

          02 Apr 2021 22:26  

          To likely finish this quest you probably can find erma by holding the doll in your hand and walking everywhere

          • Anonymous

            16 Oct 2020 06:07  

            I really wonder why did they remove this in definitive edition, i was looking for Erma everywhere until i eventually made it here. Either completely scratch any evidence and have Fara not look for her daughter anymore else ppl will keep looking for that quest.

            • Anonymous

              23 Jan 2020 17:38  

              I killed everyone in Fort Joy except this suffering delusional mother so now she is also the only person in the entire place

              • Anonymous

                14 Oct 2019 07:23  

                so i found a girl in knile's underground area, her name wasn't Erma though but she looked exactly as described and said she was playing on the beach when she was taken and she was not strong enough to open the grate. I helped her and she just ran out and disappeared. I couldn't show her the doll but it just seemed as if she was Erma. But guessing they just ditched as that quest as it doesn't appear in my journal.

                • Anonymous

                  16 Feb 2019 17:26  

                  My crew was having a hard time overcoming that level 4 hump, so we slaughtered some of the fort joy riffraff, solving some such unsolvable problems for them in the process. Such wonderful flexibility is the brilliance of divinity.

                  • Anonymous

                    03 Jan 2019 04:54  

                    Update for anyone who recently got this game and is wondering: This was an unfinished quest prior to definitive addition where you could talk to Jeth next to Fara and then turn back around to Fara and tell her Erma was dead and get some EXP. The option to find Erma was going to be added but ultimately was for whatever reasons. When Definitive Edition released, they went ahead an removed any trace of it so there isn't anything to really do here. If you're wondering, yes Erma was actually dead and Jeth was telling the truth (that was how it was going to be implemented anyway, you were going to speak to Erma's ghost in their hometown graveyard to continue the quest).

                    • Anonymous

                      27 Dec 2018 15:53  

                      Is this quest completely removed or what? I talked to her as Ifan in my latest playthrough and the quest did not even appear in the journal. Talked to her with all party members but still no update in journal.

                      • Anonymous

                        14 Sep 2018 05:19  

                        You can buy dolls/toys from multiple NPC's in fort joy....just because the kid is holding one doesn't mean they removed a quest, I believe he is simply a kid with a toy. As far as the quest goes they left many things open for you to figure out, such as no way to get buddy(the dog) back with his companion. The beauty of Divinity.

                        • Anonymous

                          03 Sep 2018 20:14  

                          This quest doesn't seem to exist in the Definitive edition either. I got the doll from her but thats it. Guess they just decided to get rid of this quest.

                          • Anonymous

                            05 Feb 2018 11:19  

                            The kid that takes you from fort joy underground with a boat to marshes has a similar doll for sale... might be a clue?

                            • Anonymous

                              05 Feb 2018 11:08  

                              She gave you a doll in this quest... did anyone notice a similar doll can be bought from the kid under fort joy that can take you to marshes with a boat?

                              • 26 Nov 2017 22:44  

                                Is this quest broken? I have visited her as a human, talked to the husband or friend, whatever the hell he is, and told the woman that the child is dead and blahbity blah blah and nothing...

                                • Anonymous

                                  21 Oct 2017 13:56  

                                  If you are an elf, just pick option: "Say your kind aren't cannibals in the way she thinks" And she'll continue speaking with you and give the quest.

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