Friendly Arm InnFriendly Arm Inn

Location code: AR2300
Next stop: Beregost (South from Coast Way)
Non-respawning: Hobgoblins, (unique enemy)
Waylaid by enemies: Mini-Guide

N: Fishing Village
E: Peldvale (AR5900 or AR6000 - 20%)
S: Coast Way (AR6100 - 5%)
   Cloakwood Lodge (AR6000 - 20%)*
W: Cloakwood Lodge (AR5801 - 25%)*

* from Chapter 4 onwards


Beware: traps!Reputation traps

If your Reputation is lower than 3 you will be attacked by groups of three Flaming Fist Enforcers, a Flaming Fist Scout and a Flaming Fist Battle Wizard. The Flaming Fist will attack suddenly both on the streets and in the Friendly Arm Inn.
REWARD: 1550 exp, Flail (3), Composite Long Bow (2), Arrows, Arrows +1, Arrows of Dispelling, Helmet (3), Small Shield, Plate Mail Armor (3)

Save before attempting any acts of theft in case you are caught. If you can't pick the lock, try bashing it with a fighter. Minsc's Beserker ability works sometimes. Return after 1 hour (5 mins in real time) to ensure the guard has left if they were called. For the Inn, start from the 3rd floor and work your way down, that way you don't have to meet up with the guard on the way back to the ground floor.

1Ring of Wizardry

Use the exact location x 2552 y 3758 to find a ring hidden beside an evergreen tree.
BONUS: Ring of Wizardry

2Joia's Flamedance ring

Enter Joia's house AR2306 and talk to her. Be snappy but helpful when she asks you for help. Retrieve her stolen ring from the thieving Hobgoblins to the north of the Inn. Return the ring to Joia.
REWARD: 400 exp, Reputation +1

Joia's house AR2306

Raid the locked trunk.
LOOT: Andar Gem, 7gp

House AR2305

Raid the drawers and locked trunk.
LOOT: Long Sword, Silver Ring, Agni Mani Necklace

3Tarnesh the assassin

Tarnesh will approach you from the steps of the Inn and attack. Kill him.
REWARD: 120 exp, Quarter Staff, [Magic Missile], [Armor], [Burning Hands], Scroll, 58gp

4Friendly Arm Inn

Talk to Bentley Mirrorshade on the 1st floor AR2301 of the Friendly Arm Inn. He sells mostly basic weapons.

5Khalid and Jaheira

Enter the Inn AR2301. Inside on the 1st floor are a Neutral Good Half-Elf Fighter and True Neutral Half-Elf Fighter / Druid by the bar. You can recruit them or dismiss them. If you do not want them then strip them of their possessions and dismiss them. If you dismiss one the other will leave too. If you have never recruited them before Chapter 3 they will have leave the inn for good. There is a good chance that they will battle Xzar and Montaron if they are both in the party.
RECRUITED: Quarter Staff, Long Sword, Medium Shield, Helmet, Splint Mail, Leather Armor, Potion of Invisibility, Potion of Healing, 17gp

6Unshey's Girdle of Piercing
Part 1 | Part 2*

Talk to Unshey on the 2nd floor AR2302 of the Friendly Arm Inn. You cannot get this quest if your NPC REACTION is only 1-7. Her Girdle of Piercing was stolen. An Ogre on Coast Way has it. You can either return the girdle for a reward or keep it. You cannot pickpocket it back.
RETURN BELT NPC REACTION 15-20: 800 exp, History of Tethyr, 95gp
RETURN BELT NPC REACTION 1-14: 800 exp, 70gp
KEEP BELT: Girdle of Piercing

7The Pantaloons Enigma

Talk to a nobleman on the 3rd floor AR2303 of the Friendly Arm Inn. He mistakes you for the laundry service and gives you his Golden Pantaloons. You can either return them after a very short while or keep them. Keep them if you intend to play Baldur's Gate II. Leave them in a chest or cupboard and collect them before entering the Thieves' Guild Maze at the end of the game.
KEEP PANTS: Golden Pantaloons

8Landrin's spiders
Part 1* | Part 2 | Part 3*

Talk to Landrin on the 3rd floor AR2303 of the Friendly Arm Inn. There are some spiders in her house. Offer to help. If your NPC Reaction is high she will give you some Antidotes. Go to Landrin's house near the Jovial Juggler Inn in Beregost and kill the spiders. You will need Antidotes for the battle so buy them if you don't have any. Return with a Spider Body, her husband's Worn Out Boots and some Wine.
NPC REACTION 15-20: Antidote (6)
REWARD: 800 exp, 295gp

Friendly Arm Inn, 1st floor AR2301

Raid the locked chest and kitchen shelves.
LOOT: Potion of Healing, 20gp

_ _ _ 2nd floor AR2302

Rooms numbered clockwise from immediately north of stairs.
Raid the locked trunk and locked drawers (Room 201), locked drawers (Room 202), locked trunk (Room 203), three bedside tables (Room 204), locked drawers (Room 205), locked drawers (Room 206) and locked wardrobe and locked trunk (Room 207).
LOOT: War Hammer, Dagger (2), Bastard Sword, Throwing Daggers (5), Studded Leather Armor, Chainmail Armor, Potion of Healing, Zircon Gem, Studded Necklace with Zios Gems, Rainbow Obsidian Necklace, Gold Ring, 46gp

_ _ _ 3rd floor AR2303

Rooms numbered clockwise from immediately north of stairs.
Raid the locked trunk and locked drawers (Room 301), locked bedside table (Room 302), locked drawers (Room 303), three bedside tables (Room 304), drawers (Room 305), locked drawers (Room 306) and wardrobe (Room 307).
LOOT: Club, Battle Axe, Quarter Staff, Leather Armor, Arrows (4), Bloodstone Gem, Andar Gem, Onyx Ring, 55gp

9Gellana and Samuel
Part 1 | Part 2*

Talk to Gellana Mirrorshade in the Temple of Wisdom AR2304. She offers clerical services. Talk to her if you are returning from the Gibberling Mountains with Samuel.
REWARD: 500 exp, Reputation +1, Potion of Heroism, Elixir of Health


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