Octopath Traveler 2: How To Complete The Descended From Royalty Side Story

Octopath Traveler 2 captivates its audience with an abundance of intricate side stories, each presenting its own unique set of challenges and enticing rewards. One such fascinating tale is the “Descended From Royalty” Side Story, which invites players to embark on a thrilling quest involving a long-ago royal family.

In this captivating narrative, a local claims that he is a descendant of a royal line, and it’s up to you to uncover the truth of this statement. Although traversing this particular side story may seem like a monumental endeavor, fear not! This comprehensive guide will illuminate every aspect of your journey, ensuring that you not only emerge victorious but also reap the bountiful rewards in store for you in Octopath Traveler 2.

How to Complete The Descended From Royalty Side Story in Octopath Traveler 2

Octopath Traveler 2 Royal Descendant proof
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To begin this quest, make your way to the Industrial District of Clockbank in the Brightlands, where you’ll come across an intriguing character – the Royal Descendant. Engage with him, and he’ll reveal that he hails from a royal line in the northern Brightlands. Unfortunately, no one is inclined to lend a believing ear to his claims. This is where you step up and offer your resourceful assistance in finding the evidence!

Octopath Traveler 2 Historian
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The quest for proof leads you to the depths of Montwise in the Crestlands. Swiftly cover the distance using fast travel and head inside the Montwise Library. Once inside the Library, make your way to the bottom floor. It is here that you shall come face-to-face with the Historian, the keeper of ancient wisdom. Using your Path Action Inquire (Castti), Scrutinize (Osvald), Coerce (Temenos) or Bribe (Osvald), persuade him to unravel the mysteries of the Nyx Family History for you.

Next, head to the Abandoned Village north of New Delsta in the Brightlands. Enter the house on the right side of town and find a Man who holds the Nyx Royal Family Tree item. You can use Throne to Steal him, Agnea to Entreat him, or Osvald to Mug him to obtain the item.

Octopath Traveler 2 Nyx Royal Family tree
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With this newfound knowledge tucked securely under your arm, retrace your steps back to the Industrial District of Clockbank, where the Royal Descendant will undoubtedly be waiting fervently for your report. Hand over the precious document – the Nyx Royal Family Tree – and brace yourself for a captivating cutscene as it unfolds before your eyes. Having successfully shed light on his true lineage, he will express gratitude in the form of 6000 Leaves and a Resistant Nut(M), bringing this exciting quest to its conclusion.

That concludes our guide on how to complete the Descended From Royalty side quest in Octopath Traveler 2. We hope you find the guide helpful. If so, please consider sharing it with others. If you have questions, let us know in the comment section below!

Also, check out GameLuster’s other Octopath Traveler 2 guides to learn how to complete Veronica’s Next Chapter side quest, the Pilgrim Protection side quest, and more.


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