Walkthrough of ‘The Arisen’s Shadow’ mission in Dragon’s Dogma 2

“The Shadow of the Risen” is a quest that you take up Dragon dogma 2‘s town of Vernworth. It is not a quest you choose to embark on; it just pops up after you start working with Captain Brant.

Us Dragon dogma 2 The quest walkthrough for “The Arisen’s Shadow” shows you how to confront and defeat the person following you in Vernworth battle with your pursuer.

How to start the quest ‘The Arisen’s Shadow’ in Dragon’s Dogma 2

Poking your nose into the affairs of the palace in Vernworth – by completing a few of Captain Brant’s various quests – will leave you with a tail when you’re in town. We got it after completing ‘Monster Culling’.

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After talking to Brant and leaving the tavern, you’ll get the “The Shadow of the Risen” quest with the aim “battle with your pursuer. Your pawns will probably comment on it and say something like, “I feel like there are eyes on us.”

Compete against your pursuer

Dragon's Dogma 2 spots the Arisen's pursuer

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Your pursuer is called a man Bermudo. He wears an all-brown outfit and wears a hood. Your first task is simply to spot him. This is actually not that easy, especially in the busy city of Vernworth.

Your best bet is along one of the long side alleys or even just in the main square. Walk in a straight line as far as you can and then quickly turn around. Start sprinting back the way you came, and watch for anyone running away from you.

With sprinting you can overtake Bermudo quite easily. You might even corner him, but he won’t interact with you and just run away. To ‘fight’ with him, that’s what you did to grasp him as soon as you get close.

Should you kill or release Bermudo in Dragon’s Dogma 2?

Dragon's Dogma 2 confronts Bermundo

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Once you grab it, hold it for a few seconds and then start a conversation. You also have a choice to make at that moment release him or kill him.

You can try to question him, but he remains tight-lipped. Before you let him go, you can extort some money from him, but you can’t get anything but gold. If you ask for anything else, he will attack you.

For more Dragon dogma 2 walkthroughs, here’s who to give the Jadeite Orb to, whether or not you should buy the Ornate Box, how to buy a house in Vernworth, how to get to the Unnamed Village, where to find Rodge, how to get the rescue a caged magistrate, and the best order for Captain Brant’s quests.