Neverwinter Nights 2, a true gem in the world of RPGs, was released in 2006 by Obsidian Entertainment. This enchanting sequel to the original Neverwinter Nights takes players on a spellbinding journey through the iconic Dungeons & Dragons universe. The game boasts an expansive campaign, memorable characters, and a rich, immersive setting that fans of the Forgotten Realms will adore. A defining feature of Neverwinter Nights 2, however, is its remarkable array of side quests, which add to the game’s depth and replayability.
In this carefully curated list, we’ll explore the finest side quests that Neverwinter Nights 2 has to offer. Each of these quests showcases the game’s brilliant storytelling, intricate gameplay, and the unmistakable charm of the D&D universe. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a newcomer to the lands of Faerûn, these side quests promise to provide unforgettable experiences, deepen your connection with the characters, and leave you wanting more.
The Construct's Heart
You are tasked with finding the heart of an ancient golem to help Shandra Jerro gain control over her family's estate. The quest offers exploration, combat, and decision-making as you delve into the ruins of an ancient fortress and confront powerful foes.
A Call to Arms
You are tasked with rallying the city's various factions to defend against an impending attack by the King of Shadows. The quest features exploration, diplomacy, and decision-making as you secure the support of the city's many groups and prepare for battle.
The Mysterious Deaths
You are tasked with investigating a series of mysterious deaths that have befallen the local nobility. The quest features exploration, combat, and decision-making as you uncover the cause of the deaths and confront the perpetrator.
You help Brother Merring, a local cleric, cleanse a corrupted magical artifact known as the Skymirror. The quest offers exploration, combat, and puzzle-solving as you navigate a series of magical challenges and restore the artifact to its former glory.
You help Grobnar, an eccentric gnome, in his quest to uncover the truth about the mythical Wendersnaven creatures. The quest features exploration, puzzle-solving, and decision-making as you follow clues and determine whether the Wendersnaven truly exist.
The Moonstone Mask
You help Ophala, the owner of the Moonstone Mask Inn, track down a group of thieves who have stolen a valuable gemstone. The quest offers exploration, combat, and decision-making as you infiltrate the thieves' hideout and recover the gem.
The Trial of Lorne Starling
You help Sand, a wizard and attorney, in defending a young nobleman accused of a heinous crime. The quest offers exploration, investigation, and decision-making as you gather evidence, interview witnesses, and ultimately decide the outcome of the trial based on your findings.
The Circle of the Mere
You assist Elanee, a druid in investigating the mysterious disappearance of her fellow druids from the Circle of the Mere. The quest features exploration, combat, and decision-making as you track down the missing druids and uncover the cause of their disappearance.
The Darksteel Forge
You are asked to find the legendary Darksteel Forge, a powerful crafting station capable of creating the most potent weapons and armor. The quest offers exploration, combat, and decision-making as you search for the forge and harness its power.
The Githyanki Hideout
You are asked to investigate the activities of a group of Githyanki who have taken up residence in a secret hideout within the city. The quest features exploration, combat, and decision-making as you confront the Githyanki and learn more about their motives.