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  • Sky_Sailor92
    Original poster 7 posts

    This quest in Cent, The Abbot's Gambit, is bugged for me at the moment. It's not giving a dialogue option when trying to talk to the people to find out where the emissary is. Is there a work around or should I try to travel out then back in?

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  • Ubi-Borealis
    Ubisoft Support Staff 4185 posts
    Best Answer

    Hello there!

    As we have had no further reports of this issue persisting in-game following the release of TU 1.2.2, we will now be locking this thread.

    If you encounter any further trouble with "An Abbot's Gambit," please don't hesitate to open up a new thread so we can take a closer look. When opening a new thread, please include as much information about the issue you're encountering as possible. Any images or videos that demonstrate the issue in-game are also helpful for further investigation.

    Thanks! 😊

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  • Sky_Sailor92
    Original poster 7 posts

    Nevermind, looks to be fixed after fast traveling to the nearest sync point then going back.

  • LM0101998
    14 posts

    Hi,
    So in the quest, after talking to Basim and the priest, I have to go to an inn and speak to a bunch of people but for some reason, I cant talk to any of them....
    There are talking icons above them but not talk button appears on them (E on PC)
    Help !

  • Willmcmahon100
    2 posts

    i found the bard but he won’t talk to me. When I pick him up and put him in the water he runs away. Been trying for 4 hours to work around it but can’t. Total BS. Can someone help!!

  • UbiExcellent
    Ubisoft Support Staff 756 posts

    @lm0101998 Hi LM0101998 and Willmcmahon100! I'm very sorry to hear about this bug you've both encountered. Have either of you tried to reload your save to see if that resolves this issue?

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  • LM0101998
    14 posts

    @ubiexcellent
    Had to restart the game...

  • NoblesseDracule
    2 posts

    there's a mission where you have to go talk to the bard under the bridge. but I tried talking to him and he started walking around the map. can't go forward with the quest. loading previous saved don't help too. almost up to 33hrs of play can't restart from the beginning. is there a way restart the entire quest line?

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  • BumblefunkMcGee
    1 posts

    On the mission 'The Abbot's Gambit' you seemingly have to wake a drunkard up so that you can talk to him. So I pick him up and throw him in the river, just as you are told to do a mission earlier to wake up another drunk person. He proceeds to stand up and leave with no button prompt to talk to him at all. Normally when I experience a glitch to do with a npc I travel to Ravensthorpe and back and It resets everything but this however doesn't. I then load a previous auto-save and low and behold it doesn't work. It loads a different save, an auto-save made after the bug occurred. I load several more to no luck, they all now load the most recent auto-save made after this bug. I can no longer proceed with the main storyline.
    I am playing on PC.

  • Bdcht
    3 posts

    @ubiexcellent After reloading a 2 hours game previous save, the same bug occured. As I am 30h of game time i really don't want to start again. Will anyone fix this bug ?

  • Yama406
    1 posts

    During this questline I dropped NPC in water, bard proceeded to swim across lake and now won't talk to me. He seems to settled into a life of labor in the monastery next to river. I've tried going to a new sync point, switching quests and fast traveling, restarting game, uninstalling and reinstalling game... after 55 hours of gameplay am I just stuck with a completely broken game?

    Please help me figure out what I'm supposed to do... starting a new game is absolutely not the answer/fix I'm looking to hear.


  • OgLager
    1 posts

    So I can’t talk to the bard I wake him up threw him in the water and he won’t me talk to him. I have fast traveled away then came back, I have went and done other quests, I have went and pledged somewhere else then pledged again to cent , I have restarted the game. All this bard does is walk around I’ve followed him I wake him up again but I can’t talk to him.

  • Ultimagutti
    6 posts

    Hello

    The Abbot's Gambit is bugged.
    I can not steal, assassinate or otherwise get the document.
    Tried Stealing asssasinating when messenger is at bushes peeing. I can steal but the document do not come to inventory and quest do not update.
    Tried next to chapel when he is wlaking by. same issue.
    Tried when he is sitting scribling at desk same issue.
    For all instances i can steal but there is no loot and the quest do not update.
    Tried reloading several saves back. same issue.
    Tried fast travelling to other zone and restarting. Same issues.

    I have now spend atleast 5 hours trying different things no luck..
    PS: I WILL NOT MAKE A NEW GAME.. Plz fix this

  • Bdcht
    3 posts

    @oglager Having the same issue, can't event use a friend's save because it's server locked.
    30 hours in game just to be blocked by this..

  • Yarpyy
    1 posts

    I also have an issue. After speaking with Basim and the other bloke the mission won't even load for
    me. Stuck and I can't progress futher

  • Grave12078
    1 posts

    Same this mission wont progress at all for me really wanted to jump in and play till this happened 😕

  • Scottysaurus
    1 posts

    Talked to Basim and the Abbot, the quest title appeared on the HUD with no additional details below. I talked to the abbot again to figure out where to go. Went to the Tonnbridge Inn to find out where the messenger was, dialogue options appeared next to characters but when I spoke to them, they told me to go away. Restarted the game and still no luck.

  • BlurredExistent
    1 posts

    Same here. I got to the stage where i had finished talking with Basim and the Abbot, decided to save and come back to it the next day, and when i returned there was no quest marker so i had to find the inn unaided. Once i found the inn there were lots of people with speech bubbles above their heads but none of them will talk to me and i see no way to progress this quest.

    I've encountered a lot of bugs in this game but this is the first i would consider game breaking as to get to this point in the game you'd have to had invested a heck of a lot of time and restarting from scratch just ain't gonna be appealin', might as well drop the game entirely.

  • U_B_SOFTLOCKED
    2 posts

    I killed the saxon soldier after threatening him and softlocked progress on this quest. Tried a number of things to try and fix this and in the process of doing so lost access to the save file before killing the soldier.

    Had a similar problem on Odyssey.
    PLAY TEST YOUR GAMES

  • U_B_SOFTLOCKED
    2 posts

    @yarpyy revert to a save before questioning people and make sure you don't kill or threaten the saxon soldier in the house. I got softlocked and lost my save, good luck.

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