Forest of Myth Location
The Forest of Myth is accessed from the Village through the northern gates and the Northern Plains. It'll be across the entrance of The Aerie, towards the northwestern direction. The entrance will be a stone wall with a metal gate through a small valley.
Forest of Myth Information
The Forest of Myth is swept by a disease called the Deathdream. Those who caught it were to fall asleep and live forever within the world of their own dreams. It is spread from person to person by spoken words, but before he could learn more, the disease took him as well.
An iconic landmark of this village is the Divine Tree in the center of the village. It is said to be the guardian of the village's history and memories. Though Weiss believes is all to be superstition, until the Mayor explains that the power is not from the gods, but from words. The tree is home to a Sealed Verse.
Players can find the following NPCs:
Forest of Myth Quests & Major Events Walkthrough
NieR is initially summoned to the Forest of Myth when Popola receives a cryptic letter full of "dreams" from the Mayor of the village. He was sent there to investigate. Upon his arrival, the village was eerily quiet. He meets the Mayor of the village first, seated in front of his hut, only to be greeted by dazed conversation.
To be able to converse within while he has been taken over by the Deathdream though could only mean that they themselves have been taken as well. They eventually find a way to look for an exit and are tasked with rescuing the rest of the villagers and solving the riddle of their dreams.