The Law of the Order

Magister Julian
Location Reaper's Coast
Suggested Level 10-14
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The Law of the Order is a Quest in Divinity: Original Sin II.



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The Law of the Order Objectives

  1. Investigate the Dwarf Lohar's involvement in Driftwood
  2. Find evidence
  3. Report it to the magisters



The Law of the Order Walkthrough

This quest is acquired by speaking with Magister Reimond in Driftwood. Speak with Magister Julian to get more specific instructions immediately after speaking to Reimond. Lohar, the local gang boss can provide some useful information, provided you be careful. He can be found at Undertavern. In Driftwood Fishery, you can learn that Void-Tainted Fish are bought by someone in Arx by speaking with Brayton Barnes (it doesn't seem possible to pass any of the checks).

If you deliver Mordus' note to Lohar in Shadow over Driftwood quest, you will learn that Lohar's men have stolen some Magisters' cargo. In the depth of Wrecker's Cave, you can find some letters and a ship manifest, mentioning a Deathfog delivery device was stolen. Running up to the basement after you defeat Mordus, along the way you will pass an open room with a letter from the Dwarf Queen. Pick it up and read it so the quest updates.

You can give the letter to Lohar, the quest is closed. If you give it to Magister Julian, you will have to kill Lohar and bring his head to Magister Julian to close the quest.

Warning: Giving the note to Magister Julian will instantly make enemies out of everyone in the Undertavern after you talk to Lohar, which means you will lose access to a few merchants. Giving it to Lohar instead is the safer path to take and doesn't hurt relationships with anyone.

Secret: If you go to the Driftwood Fishery, there is a hidden hatch leading to a cellar, located where the dog is. The cellar is booby-trapped, and has decent loot. At the end of the cellar (which is the other side of the door), there is a Marked Barrel with Soulforged weapons for you to loot. Opening the crate will reveal that the dwarves have been transporting contraband.

Looting the weapons will spawn many Voidlings, so be sure to have your entire party with you. Luckily, the Voidlings are extremely weak to fire, and there are plenty of barrels around, so feel free to ignite the entire area for an easy AoE wipe. The Voidlings all drop really nice loot, making the fight totally worth it.

Bug: If you killed Mordus and obtained his amulet, you will be unable to give the note to Lohar as the Shadow over Driftwood quest will take precedence and prevent you from seeing the option to give Lohar the note. If you tell Lohar to deal with the Deathfog himself, he will leave, making this quest impossible to complete except by handing the note over to Magister Julian, who will only tell you to find and kill Lohar. Instead of telling Lohar to deal with the issue himself, you must offer to go to Arx and correct the issue for him, or else he will depart after you give him Mordus's amulet and you will be unable to give him the note.

Bug 2: There have been many reports that it is easy to lose the note because it is not designated as a quest item (and therefore not immune to alteration), so be sure to complete this quest as soon as possible in order to avoid that situation.

    • Anonymous

      10 Apr 2019 08:43  

      I thought the quest was bugged, but I bought back the letter I sold to a town square vendor. It's titled "Letter from the Dwarven Queen".

      • Anonymous

        24 Dec 2018 04:22  

        You can actually complete both Magister Julain and Lohar quests. First finish Lohar's one, his two-handed axe is damm good for some builds (if you are still beyond level 14), if you are kind to him he'll give you informations about a deathfog machine, which will unlock the Deathfog Rising quest. You can do that even if you don't deliver him the queen's note. Then you speak to Magister Julian, get the initial EXP, kill Lohar and etc

        • Anonymous

          02 Dec 2018 04:06  

          Should I not kill the group on the pier? Is it more exp killing Julian and raimon etc or doing the quest line they give?

          • Anonymous

            28 Oct 2018 05:35  

            Actually, if you do this after killing Mordus and turning in the amulet, you can still give it to Lohar. Leave the basement and come back in.

            • Anonymous

              21 Sep 2018 02:49  

              It is possible to pass the persausion checks and learn who is buying void tainted fish. Just did it with beast, using the option [strength persuasion] [barbarian tab]

              • Anonymous

                24 Aug 2018 11:49  

                There are 3 a 4 voidlings that have the imumity to fire aura, so they aren't "really weak to fire". Also taking the marked barrels without opening them will also trigger the assualt.

                • Anonymous

                  27 Jun 2018 05:14  

                  Unchain the Beast and put him on the Lady Vengeance or somewhere. Take the other three and go kill Lohar and get his head. Get Beast back, turn in the head to Julian, and Beast will be none the wiser.

                  • Anonymous

                    12 Jun 2018 01:36  

                    also in mordus' cave when you go down to the place where the ritual with the dwarf is, a big ship will fall over you, a shark and some crabs will be in the ship, only the shark will attack you, but you can kill the crabs for some good exp, they will be harmless towards you

                    • Anonymous

                      12 Jun 2018 01:30  

                      you can do 2 things, one give the letter to julian then go and kill just lohar and flee combat, when you come back only the 3 dwarves near him will have -45 negative attitute toward you, pick the staff from his body, and two, better and more simple, just give lohar the amulet to finish one quest, then throw the letter of the queen to the ground and pick it up again, dont know why but now lohar will have the option to give it to him

                      • Anonymous

                        29 May 2018 09:37  

                        If you turn in the letter to the magister then kill lohar fast enough, the undertavern will be none the wiser. No hostility at all :)

                        • Anonymous

                          13 May 2018 07:04  

                          I found a scroll in a chest in the basement below the fishery. In it, a scroll for "let the doctor know his fish are ready" and then to be cast upon a barrel of fish...... don't know about any doctor or which barrel to cast it on (after also swapping fish in the barrel....). Mysterious. Anyone else know what to do here?

                          • Anonymous

                            08 Apr 2018 05:28  

                            if beast is in your group and you let him die in the fight with Lohar after you have given him the amulet you can complete both quests. it just worked for me

                            • Anonymous

                              14 Feb 2018 23:07  

                              The Secret information regarding the fisshery is no longer accurate.
                              The voidlings don't drop any loot that's different from other voidlings, and they were IMMUNE to fire, not weak.

                              • Anonymous

                                15 Jan 2018 00:03  

                                In south part of fishery, there is single room with one door, inside barrel behind two crates, is hiding Higba(starts strange cargo quest)

                                • Anonymous

                                  31 Dec 2017 04:27  

                                  After finding the letter, I sent one party member to Lohar and one to the magister. Opened dialogue with both: showed lohar the letter, then gave to the magister. I proceeded to kill lohar and still have access to the undertavern.

                                  • Anonymous

                                    16 Nov 2017 23:01  

                                    4175 exp and some garbage normal loot for turning in the quest to Lohar. 18000 exp for killing Lohar and his goons, tons of gold from taking all his possessions and epic loot from turning Lohar's head in to the Magisters. Not to mention murdering all the Magisters after for even more exp and loot. Clearly working for the magisters is the more profitable option.

                                    • Anonymous

                                      10 Nov 2017 06:33  

                                      anyone else saw the mob boss victim (ghost) in the drundae farm behind lohar's room? you need to dig up his corpse first before the ghost appears.. is this a quest I'm missing? Is lohar really bad?

                                      • Anonymous

                                        07 Nov 2017 17:42  

                                        If you cannot close this quest, kill the magister that you are supposed to report to and the quest will close.

                                        • Anonymous

                                          02 Nov 2017 21:11  

                                          Under the fishery, through a hatch in the back where a black dog is growling, there is a cellar. There's a lot of loot and traps down there since the cellar is the center of a smuggling ring. You will also notice that there are a few marked barrels in there that appear to have poison in them. However one of the marked barrels has source leaking from it.

                                          If you break the seal you will discover a couple of source weapons are hidden inside. You will therefore deduce that the void-tainted fish barrels are being used to camouflage a smuggling operation trafficking in weapons. The barrel also contains a soul-forged crossbow and a soul-forged 2h sword. Although the loot may be random.

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