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Jade Empire Chai Jin The Bronze Tongue VideoJade Empire playthrough #29: Chai Ka
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If the Player lies and tell him it is safe and he should try it himself, he will eat it and die on the spot. The Player will gain Closed Fist points and experience points.
Then the Player can loot The Bronze Tongue from his corpse. If the Player have not already gone to the Ruins , then Kindly Yushan will not have much to say.
But once you have recieved the quest from Bin and Miao , the Player can either choose to persuade him to come and bury their bones for Open Palm points or kill him and take his head for Closed Fist points.
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Then a messenger runs up and gives you the news that Ing was anxious to depart, so couldn't see you in person.
But he does give you the silver that Ing promised! Find a New Flyer: Explore the Pirate Lair - a flyer. Meet Ru at Beggar's Pier in the SE part of town.
He takes you to the pirate lair. Immediately upon entering the lair, you overhear a conversation whereby the guards are giving a servant a hard time.
Then he comes down into your area, and starts fiddling with a rope tied to a tree. Go speak to him. Turns out he was once a pirate, and is now their slave.
He's trying to untie the rope to drop a cannon onto the pier, thus taking them all out:. Open Palm There's an innocent slave sweeping the pier, and you refuse to harm him.
Just go attack the guards. There are only three of them. Closed Fist Help the pirate untie the rope and the cannon drops onto the pier, killing them all.
Closed Fist points for unnecessarily killing the slave. Make your way along the path to go further into the lair. You'll eventually come upon another adventurer called Sky, and you help him to defeat some pirates.
Afterwards, he'll run upstairs to hold a lever so that the two of you can open a mechanically operated door. Meanwhile, you also speak to Yifong, who you met earlier as you first entered Tien's Landing.
Anyway, head up the ramp to the east and help Sky to open the door. At the top of the stairs, you witness a very important meeting.
The avatar of a mysterious lady called Grand Inquisitor Jia is giving instructions to Lim of the Lotus Assassins, who has your amulet fragment, and Gao the Greater.
It appears that a special long-range flyer has been commissioned to transport the fragment to the Imperial City, and work on it is nearly completed.
Afterwards, Lim heartlessly tells Gao about the death of his son. Then they both leave the room. Go inside and join forces with Kang the Mad, inventor of the special flyer called the Dragonfly.
He agrees to help you as he's angry at the way he's being treated by Gao and the Lotus Assassins. The craft needs an Inscrutable Power Source to go the distance, but hey, we've got on of those, haven't we?
Head up the ramp, and into the cave if you want to complete Quest Then keep heading upwards. You finally arrive at the workshop.
When you advance to the north side of the workshop, some guards will come bursting through a door. After defeating them, head to the NW part of the workshop and operate the Dragonfly controls.
This causes the device to drop down and blast open a secret door. It's Gao's treasure room. You just have to get past the elephant demon guarding the treasure, and the gems are all yours.
Once you are done exploring the treasure room, head through the door the guards used and up a ramp to confront Gao and Lim.
The latter is pretty tough, as he uses Stone Immortal to keep opening the ground underneath your feet. You recover the missing amulet fragment from Lim's body, and this gives you two more gem slots.
Sky and Kang the Mad run up to you then, and they will both join you as followers. Sky also brought along the Dust Inductor that Kang was hiding in his workshop.
Now return to the workshop and present Kang with the Inscrutable Power Source. You fly to Tien's Landing. As soon as you arrive there, you can finish off whatever quests you have open, or depart immediately for the Imperial City as long as you have Yun's wind map see section on Great Southern Forest.
And thus begins Chapter Yifong and Fuyao: Find the Slave Breaker - XP. Yifong and Fuyao were unfortunate enough to be captured by the pirates soon after leaving Tien's Landing.
Fuyao is being held upstairs by the slave breaker, and Yifong pleads with you to rescue her. Once you find the cave where Fuyao is being held, it's easy enough to defeat the slave breaker and guards.
Open Palm Frighten Lordling Lun, who is looking to purchase Fuyao. He flees, fearing capture. Yifong then enters to be reunited with her daughter.
Closed Fist Sell both Yifong and Fuyao to Lordling Lun, for silver and Closed Fist points. The Great Dam: Talk to Jiang - Gem of Purpose and silver.
You get this quest if you chose to leave the dam open and destroyed the controls. Seek out Jiang the Merchant at Beggar's Pier.
The Zither of Discord: Find the Zither's Bridge - silver plus Exotic Strains technique. Scholar Six Heaven's tells you that the bridge for the instrument may be found in the Great Southern Forest, somewhere near a river, where a scholar could have sought shelter.
So head into the Great Southern Forest, and go to the gazebo where the Spirit Font is. You meet the spirit Bladed Thesis the original formulator of the Way of the Closed Fist philosophy, by the way.
Choose the first conversation topic, and he agrees to give you the Bridge to complete the Zither of Discord. Scholar Six Heavens then appears, saving you the trouble of returning to him.
Give him the Bridge, and Bladed Thesis immediately destroys him. Ask for your reward to gain some Closed Fist points as well as the above mentioned items.
Ruins and Dam Site Upon entering the area, you see a Lotus Assassin conjuring up some rather large vermin to aid in the search for the amulet fragment.
Defeat the guards that have been posted at the entrance to the ruins. One of them gives up a Gem of Thief's Sense, which can help you to detect traps when equipped.
Get some Dragon Powder from a chest near there. Also, there is a Spirit Font down a ramp to the east. Behind a house where you first enter the ruins, there are some bones from which you can retrieve a Cameo Portrait.
After completing Quests 2 and 3, go south from the building next to where the rockets are. You can hear the sounds of battle ahead.
As you enter the scene where two Lotus Assassins are fighting spirits, you overhear the command word, "Shao Hua", that is used to control the sentry golems at the dam.
One of the Assassins flees, drawing up a bridge behind him. Go up on the platform, and use the crane there to move the lever on the other side.
The bridge lowers again and you can cross. Keep heading SE to the dam site. At the dam site, you first encounter a mysterious little girl, who warns you that "the Guardian" is coming.
Too late. Once you best the Guardian Chai Ka in battle, he realises his mistake, and knows that you are the one he was actually sent to protect.
The little girl is called Wild Flower, and she is the Guardian's avatar on earth - a bridge to the heavens as it were. The Lotus Assassins have tricked Chai Ka into giving up that fragment of the Dragon Amulet that you are searching for.
We got us a dam to close Then head to the SE and approach the sentry golems. You previously overheard the command word, which you know to be "Shao Hua".
Go down the stairs and approach the Jade Heart, which controls the dam. See either Tien's Landing Quest 17 if you intend on closing the dam, or Tien's Landing Quest 18 if you are going to sabotage it.
Gems in the Quarry: Find Dragon Powder and Rockets - XP. Immediately upon entering the ruins proper, you have to fight a Rat Demon. If you agree to spare him, he tells you about a gem that is hidden behind a wall that the Lotus Assassins are about to destroy using rockets:.
Closed Fist Kill the vermin. Closed Fist points, and you don't officially get this quest. But that doesn't stop you from destroying the wall anyway and getting the gems.
In any case, you should now have the Dragon Powder that you found in a chest just outside the entrance to the ruins. And indeed just to the SE of here you find the rockets.
Access the switch to apply the Dragon Powder, then pull the lever. Watch where the rockets go. You now have Quest 2.
Gems in the Quarry: Find the Gem - some powerful gems. Head into the new area exposed by the rockets. Advance a bit further and you will be set upon by the ghost of Stabber Yuxi and his convict friends.
They all worked in the quarry and were drowned when the dam was closed. Once you defeat Yuxi, head into the quarry.
Once inside the quarry, keep heading north. You find a tunnel there that leads to another cave in the NE. Here you will encounter probably your toughest opponent yet - a convict named Strangler Jizu who refuses to die You have to kill him with a Power Attack in order put him down forever.
Once you have vanquished Jizu, the spirit of the Turnkey appears. I think there is a broken quest here too. If you found the Cameo Portrait at the back of the building in the ruins, you will note that it is inscribed: "To my beloved husband, Wei.
Yours forever". The Turnkey's name is Wei, but I got no conversation choice to bring up the subject of the Cameo Portrait while talking to him.
As you make your way out of the cavern, you get Quest 3. Stranded Orphan Girl: Knock Down the Supports - XP. You come upon the spirit of a stranded orphan girl.
She is afraid of water, and wants you to cave in the ceiling so that the puddle in the centre of the room will be covered and she can escape from the quarry:.
Open Palm Knock down the supports. Nothing bad happens to you as a result, and the girl escapes. Hui the Brave: Return to Hui - Hui is released from her service to Master Li.
Return to Hui and tell her that you couldn't recover the amulet fragment. Nothing much comes of this for the moment, though Hui is relieved that her mission here is completed and she can now depart Tien's Landing.
Great Southern Forest Once you enter the forest, you're not long in finding Lord Yun. After defeating the first spirits you encounter, he comes running down some steps.
The Sickened Forest: Find Spear Catches Leaf - Quest 2. Yun wants you to discover what is wrong with his forest, and put it to rights.
He is willing to give you a copy of his wind map in return. He instructs you to go up the hill, take the left fork in the path, and find Spear Catches Leaf, who knows how to summons the Forest Shadow.
Down a hill here is a Spirit Font. There is also a strange device in the centre of the fork that seems to call forth a mysterious power.
However, this is not yet the fork in the path of which Yun spoke. Continue up the steps to the west. Next you come to a bridge, and you must kill some spirits that are bothering a hunter.
He bids you to take the right fork in the upcoming path, and visit the "Pilgrim's Rest Inn". After your conversation, a mysterious creature appears in the form of a fox, turns the unfortunate hunter to stone, and dispatches him.
The creature tries the same on you, but you break the spell and it flees. Continue along the path and take the left fork.
Defeat the mercenary called The Black Whirlwind, and then you can speak with Spear Catches Leaf. It turns out that the fox that attacked you was none other than Forest Shadow.
The Sickened Forest: Restore the Missing Crystal - Quest 3. Someone stole a crystal that Spear Catches Leaf needs to activate the magical furnaces you saw upon your approach.
He hopes that activating the furnaces will summon the Forest Shadow. He says that the tracks leading away from where the crystal was stolen bear the gait of a deformed child, and lead to the Inn.
So head for the Pilgrim's Rest Inn. Under a rock in the west part of the entrance garden, you will find a gem.
Enter the Inn, and you speak to the innkeeper. He promises to reward you handsomely with silver should you kill the Forest Shadow. But you suspect there is more to this situation than meets the eye.
Lie to him that you will kill the Forest Shadow. In turn, he hands over the crystal, and you get Quest 3.
While you're here, talk to the cook, Henpecked Hou, up the steps in the back. There are also some gems in vases up here. Fox Hunt: Tracking the Forest Shadow - Quest 4.
Return to Spear Catches Leaf and inform him that you have the crystal. He informs you that you must use the crystal on the pedestal to begin the ritual.
See Quest 4. The Sickened Forest: Complete the Ritual of Seasons - XP plus Quests 5 and 6. Spear Catches Leaf returns to Lord Yu, leaving it to you to carry out the ritual, and imparts to you this rhyme: "Winter skies are crisp and blue, while the fields of spring are green.
Summer's heat is burning red, while in autumn, yellow leaves are seen. Fortunately, he also leaves The Black Whirlwind behind, who you can now recruit as a follower.
When you are ready, approach the pedestal at the top of the steps in front of the temple. You use the Temple Crystal on it, and the switches on the furnaces are unlocked.
Use the switches on the two lower furnaces to activate the upper ones. Then hit the red switch summer, remember on one of the upper furnaces, and the blue switch winter on the other.
Access the pedestal once more and So, you enter Soon after you arrive, you meet Zin Bu, the Magical Abacus.
From now on you can use him to buy and sell items. Just think of him as a portable shopkeeper. Now, you can continue up the path.
You have to fight several groups of demons along the way. You acquire the transformation style Horse Demon here, useful for instantly shrugging off effects such as slow or paralysis, and then you finally get to meet the Forest Shadow.
As you are speaking to her, you receive another visitation Now you have to choose whether to aid the Forest Shadow in defeating her foe, the evil manifestation that is known as The Mother see Quest 5 , or kill her Quest 6.
The Sickened Forest: Enter the Portal - XP, Quest 7, and Open Palm points. Open Palm You accept the Forest Shadow's challenge to defeat The Mother.
You must return to the Inn, where she will open a passage to The Mother's lair. Fox Hunt: Kill the Forest Shadow - Quest Closed Fist Attack the Forest Shadow.
She creates a few spirits in the image of herself to distract you, and then flees. The Sickened Forest: Destroy the Mother - Quest 8.
Once you arrive back at the Inn, you are greeted by a bizarre welcoming party. Defeat them, and talk to the cook, Henpecked Hou.
He will teach you the unique style called Drunken Master. Then he tells you that the hill heaved a short while ago and dislodged a panel in the kitchen, granting access to The Mother's cave through there.
Of course, that was the Forest Shadow's doing! You now have Quest 8. Cannibals in the Inn: The Mother - XP plus Brilliant Gem of Balance and silver.
Head into the kitchen at the back of the Inn, and through the now open panel into a tunnel. Step on the platform to the right to go down to the caves.
As forewarned by Hou, there are more cannibals here. Head through the tunnel to the SE, and confront some rat demons unleashed by a trainer.
Then head through another tunnel to the west. Cross a bridge, and more of the little blighters to fight.
Then Hou joins you again. Instead of heading back to Tien's Landing, he decided he didn't want to miss out on all the fun.
So you can use Drunken Master now. You don't appear to be able to put any style points against this style, but no need to as it's pretty powerful as is.
When you head through the next tunnel to the NW, you finally encounter You are left to fight her on your own, while your followers hold off the little guys.
All you need do is knock down the three pillars that are holding up the roof of this cavern, and the whole thing collapses, allowing you to make your escape.
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There are a number of students in the school's main courtyard. If you leave the sparring grounds, in fact, Student Lin will rush in with another student and begin sparring; if you talk to her, you'll discover that she's either sluttish or jealous, depending on the sex of your character.
If you treat her nicely, though, she'll agree to spar with you, netting you 40 XP. Student Wen may also be sparred with; he's in a gazebo near the sparring ring.
You may also talk to Smiling Mountain and set up a simple sparring match with an unnamed student, although this won't net you any experience. There are also a pair of students atop a hill to the northeast which you can take on simultaneously, netting you more experience.
In addition to the fighting, there's a wealth of story information available from the various students around you, so be sure to talk to all of them.
There are also four bookstands or scrollstands in the area although one of them is far to the southeast, near the gate leading to town. If you find all of the books in a given set and these four are a part of one , then you'll get an experience bonus; you'll also gain experience just for reading the books themselves, so be sure to click onto them when you reach them.
When you've explored to your liking, save your game and walk into Master Li's dwelling to speak to him. The conversation is briefer than he intended it to be, for it will be interrupted by the news of a bandit attack from the direction of the river nearby - Master Li will instruct you to meet up with another pupil, Dawn Star, and to head with her to the shop of Gujin, who holds a weapon for you.
When you're ready to head out and bash some bandits, move out to the gates to town to find Dawn Star conversing with Gao. After she sends him packing, she'll join your group.
Head into Two Rivers to start defending the town from the bandits. As soon as you enter the town, you'll be accosted by a pair of bandits intent on getting to the looting while there's looting to be gotten to.
With Dawn Star by your side, you should be able to dispatch them relatively quickly, so take them down and start making your way to Gujin, to the north.
There's a Bamboo Cask in the northern part of town that will hold a few silver coins for you; you can also use the Scroll Stand in Gujin's shop to complete your first Hidden Book Set, which will net you the Legacy of Master Li book, which apparently adds a bonus to your Focus score.
When you talk to Gujin, he'll give you the opportunity to choose between two weapon styles. The sword style is a bit quicker, with shorter reach, while the staff focuses on slower strikes that are a bit stronger.
Take either weapon as you choose and get ready to use them. On your way back to the lower part of town, you'll face off against two more enemies, then fight four more in the main square.
These guys can do a significantly larger amount of damage to you than previous enemies have been capable of, thanks to their weapons, so be sure to keep an eye on your health and use your Chi Healing when necessary.
Although you'll be prompted to head to the beach after fighting off the bandits in the square, first head south to a small residential area where another villager is being attacked by four bandits.
If you can drive them off, you'll gain plenty of experience and will be able to loot the Villager's Chest for silver. You'll have to fight off all of these bandits if you wish to save Two Rivers.
When you're ready to get down to some real combat, head to the east to find the beach. You may want to use the Focus and Chi shrines near Gujin's shop to restore your health before doing so, though.
The bandits' ship is there, and they're coming ashore in full force. You'll have to defeat no fewer than three waves of enemies, with the first two consisting of groups of four foes.
The second wave of enemies will also include a powerful Bandit Leader, so be wary of his claw attacks. Keep in mind that there will be some cannon shots coming in at you during this fight; when Dawn tells you to watch out, be sure to use your B button and dodging moves to cover some ground, as they'll be aimed right at your feet.
If they hit your enemies and Immolate them, rush in and pound on them while they're burning to finish them off. The third wave of foes are more interesting; these are the first spirit enemies that you'll encounter.
Spirit enemies are immune to your weapon style, so switch back to your martial style to take them on. They also possess ranged attacks, so be quick with the dodge button.
If you find yourself having trouble with these fights, then you may want to flip Dawn Star over to Support mode in the Followers menu. This will cause her to sit and silently channel her energies, which will cause your own Chi meter to continually recharge, allowing you to heal yourself as often as you like.
All the enemies will ignore her, though, and attack you, which can be a bit overwhelming. When Master Li does his trick with the boat, he'll come back ashore and finish off the last of the bandits, then ask you to meet him back at the academy to discuss current events.
The first thing to do when you regain control of your character will be to level up. You'll be able to increase your Body, Spirit, and Mind attributes a good idea at this point is to put a point into each ability , as well as some of your styles.
You only have two style points; it'd be wise to increase the damage and speed of your primary Martial ability, which is what you're likely to be using more often than anything else.
When you regain control of your character, you'll be able to speak to Old Ming, if you wish to learn a little more backstory. He doesn't seem to have anything critical to tell you, but there's some interesting information in his conversation tree if you wish to hear it.
Ni Joh is the son of one of the men in the town square you encountered earlier; whether his father lived or died, you can earn some points towards the Closed Fist path by treating his concerns bruskly.
After returning to the town square, you can meet up with Fen Do, one of the merchants who has suddenly appeared. He doesn't have anything to sell just yet.
Before you return to school, head back to the residential area in the south of town to fight off a few of Gao's goons - you can't avoid a fight here, so just take them down for the experience and cash that they drop.
If you're seriously loathing the weapon you chose from Gujin earlier, you can also return to him and exchange it. When you're ready to move on, return to the school and head towards Master Li.
If you wish to engage in a little side quest, then talk to Smiling Mountain and inquire about Kia Min's healing to pick up Side Quest: Kia Min.
If you walk down to the beach again in the course of that quest, you can also pick up Side Quest: An Unfortunate Debt. When you reach Master Li, he'll tell you to explore the Spirit Cave - but before you can go, Gao interrupts and challenges you to a duel.
When you're ready to accept his duel, talk to Li and fight! Be sure to save your game ahead of time. Gao is a pretty tough opponent, mostly due to the large amount of health that he possesses, but his attacks will mostly be avoidable if you're quick with dodges.
If you enter with full health and Chi, then you should be able to heal yourself up if you happen to take damage. The key to beating Gao is to stay out of his way, and not letting him box you into a corner.
With your forward flip, though, that should be easy. Beyond that, the basics are going to win this for you; block or dodge when he uses normal attacks, use a power attack when he's blocking, and otherwise just avoid him.
He'll go down after a couple of minutes of solid punching. When you've finished up the Lion of Two Rivers , Kia Min , and An Unfortunate Debt side quests, save your game and speak to Master Li in his home.
The resultant cutscene will reveal a bit of your past, but will probably only bring up more questions for you.
Afterward, he'll ask you to enter the Spirit Cave, the site of your first true challenge. After you bypass the first gate in the spirit cave, walk forward and use the Pillar to receive the Dragon Amulet.
With it, you'll be able to equip certain gems that you find in your travels. If you have any already, use the A button to place them into the amulet and receive the bonuses that they accord you.
After fighting off the three spirits that attack you, use the amulet to read the seal on the next gate to the north, then head through. Your next fight is against the Old Master, a previous master at the school.
He's powerful, and possesses a damaging ice attack that can hit you from above, so stay mobile and try to take down his minions before focusing on him.
He doesn't have much health, so close in with your Martial style and bring him down. When the Old Master has been killed, a strange apparition will appear and offer you a gift: you may learn either an Ice or Fire Magic style.
Make your choice as you please. When you regain control of your character, be sure to examine the various containers in this area to find more items and cash, then read the Scrollstands before entering the portal to return to Master Li.
Ice is probably the better choice here, but you can always buy the other style later in the game. After emerging from the Spirit Cave, you'll learn from Master Li that Gao is involved in the disappearance of Dawn Star.
Before you rush out after him, though, stop by Smiling Mountain; he'll sell a few gems if you have the cash to buy them. For silver, you can purchase a gem that will add one point to either your Body, Mind, or Spirit attributes.
When you're ready to head after Gao, return to town, where you'll find the charred body of Si Pat, apparently cut down by Gao during his escape.
If you want more gems, speak to Fan Do for a new selection. He'll also tell you to talk to Gujin about Gao's escape. On your way up the stairs to Gujin's shop, a villager will likely be waiting for you.
If you opened the Villager's Chest during the earlier fights with the bandits in town, he'll ask you if you've seen the silver that was in it.
If you wish to return the cash to him, you can, or you can simply laugh and keep it for yourself, with the appropriate alignment shifts.
After talking with Gujin, head north towards the gate out of town. You'll have to deal with multiple goons of Gao the Greater at this point, including the villager from the Unfortunate Debt sidequest, if you happened to tell him to deal with his problems himself.
Defeat them, then talk to the guard to learn that Gao has headed to the swamps. After defeating the first group of bandits that you encounter here, speak to Merchant Hing to learn that the bandits have taken off with his wife, allowing you to pick up the Side Quest: The Flower Of The Fields.
When you're done talking to him, walk along the path behind him to meet up with Sagacious Zu. However you treat him, he'll join you as a follower.
After examining the area for bones and a Scrollstand, start moving north to the bandit camp take the left path first, as it'll let you fight a couple more enemies for extra XP , which has been overtaken by Gao's soldiers.
Defeat them to learn a bit more about the drama surrounding Dawn Star - apparently she's managed to escape Gao and flee into a cave nearby.
When you're done interrogating the soldier, you can either let him go, or kill him as your whim strikes. One of the bamboo casks in this area has been trapped.
Since you can't currently tell when chests are trapped, all you can really hope to do is avoid the trap by evading its effects when it goes off.
A high Focus score will help you do so, so before you open these chests, equip any Monk Gems you happen to have. Ogres are intimidatingly big, but it's not overly difficult to dodge their attacks.
When you're ready to find and rescue Dawn Star, head north into the Swamp Cave, dwelling place of Ogres and Toad Demons.
Your path will be blocked by one of Gao's well-timed fireballs, but it's of no matter; you'll at least have confirmation that Dawn Star is still alive.
Take your time exploring the cave and fighting off the Ogres here. These guys have some powerful attacks, so be sure to use your backflip to avoid their power attacks when they start to glow blue, as a single hit will knock a third of your life off in one shot, if not more.
If possible, let the Ogres face you while Zu attacks them from behind - he doesn't deal a lot of damage but can kill them if given enough time.
When you've dealt with the Ogres, head up the ramp in the middle of the cave to deal with your first Toad Demon. You'll need to be mindful of their power attacks, which come out quickly and will poison your character when they hit.
Again, though, it's a two-on-one situation, so let Zu strike when he can while you avoid or block the Toad's attacks. When the Toad goes down, you'll gain your first Transformation Style: Toad Demon.
With it in hand, search the cave for any remaining bones or chests, then head down to where Gao and Dawn Star are conversing.
You can take on Gao by yourself or with friends; it doesn't seem to make much of a difference either way. Gao brings a number of new abilities to the table here.
You can attempt to take him down either by yourself, or with either Dawn Star or Zu by your side; you don't seem to gain any extra experience by taking him down on your own, so feel free to pack a sidekick if you wish.
The most notable change between this bout and your earlier duel with Gao will be his use of ranged fire attacks.
In addition to his normal firebolts, he can also summon a dragon to spit out flames in a wide swath of the fighting zone. Keep in mind that your Toad Demon transformation style is immune to fire damage, so feel free to switch over to it if you want to be temporarily immune to the firebolts.
It will constantly drain your Chi, though, which you'll probably need more for healing than magical tricks. If you run low on Chi or Health, keep in mind that you can bust the two rocks in the arena while you're in free-target mode.
One of them will drop a small Focus replenishment, but the other should net you a full Chi restore, so use whatever Chi you enter the fight with to heal yourself, then bust it and grab the pickup when you're running low.
You'll want to close in on Gao while he's firing firebolts at you by side-dodging his bolts and jumping in as possible, then using your weapon style or your Focus mode to beat him down at close range.
You can also try matching magic styles with him at range, which can be especially neat if you have Dawn Star along in Support mode to continually replinish your Chi.
However you deal with him, take down Gao and select one of the party to help you clean out the cave. There are three chests near Gao's corpse, including a new technique for you, silver, and a good chance at a new gem.
When you have them, head back to the entrance of the cave. You'll need to take your little flying machine up to the skies to take them down, old-school-shooter style.
The controls here are about as easy to use as you could imagine; just use your left analog stick to move your ship up and down or left and right, and use the A button to fire your weapon.
Your X button can be used to activate a temporary energy shield around the ship, but you shouldn't need to use it.
If you're quick on the fire button, you should be able to take down everything save for the first two bombers that you spot. When you hit the ground, start making your way back through town - or what's left of it, anyway.
Most of the villagers will have been killed, but you can wreak havoc on the invaders with Dawn Star by your side. This map is actually a combination of the town map and the school map, since many of the areas have been blocked off, so head west until you reach the school.
Before going into the main area, head to the southern sparring field to fight more bandits, and be sure to search the Student's Body here.
When you're ready to move on, head into the school's main square. Feel free to flex your Toad Demon muscles during the fights against Gao's mercenaries.
Another wave of enemies will come at you here, with another wave coming after that. The second wave will feature Gao's Lieutenant, who wields claws and lightning attacks that can shock you.
Dawn Star will likely get beat up by him if you attempt to take on the minions first, but that's not such a bad thing; if you monitor her health and flip her over to Support mode before she dies, she'll be able to continually restore your Chi, allowing you to heal yourself or blast away with your magic style.
When the Lieutenant and his minions die, Jing Woo will appear, and tell you with his last dying breath that Death's Hand, a close lieutenant of the Emperor, was responsible for this offense, and that Master Li was taken away shortly before he arrived.
After the conversation, you'll blast off in your ship for another trading town. On your way out, you can choose to engage in another mini-game of ship battling, if you wish, or just head straight to your destination.
After obtaining this quest from the merchant in the swamps, head to the northeast of his position to find three bandits harrying a woman.
If you rescue them, you'll be able to free the woman, as well as the merchant's cow, which is the real flower that he was referring to - lololpwned.
Accept your reward and get moving. After your conversation with Master Li, you can inspect the statue of the Lions of Two Rivers, which interacts with the three lion figurines you can find in a nearby chest.
You can't do much with it yet, save mimic the colored lights that flash when you approach the altar, but keep the figurines anyway.
Fen Do. Guard Yung. Merchant Hing. Jing Woo. Kia Min. Ni Joh. Old Master. Old Ming. Student Si Pat. Sing Wa.
Student Wen. Two Rivers Children. Minister Sheng. Hui the Brave. Silk Fox. Captain Ing. Merchant Jiang. Ru the Boatswain.
Ai Ling. Baker Bei. Big Tian. Cook Teh. Chai Jin. Darting Lynx. Dishwasher Wong. Dong Ping. Gufu the Sweet. Jian the Iron Fist.
Kindly Yushun. Merchant Cheung. Merchant Chiu. Mistress Vo. Old Mother Kwan. Old Wei. Seamstress Lan. Scholar Six Heavens. Steeper Yanru.
Three Sheets Dutong.