The Strange Fate of the Jewel is one of the Side Quests in NieR Replicant. Side quests are optional tasks or quests usually requested by NPCs that players can choose to complete in order to obtain rewards. Some quests rewards are required for certain endings.
A woman in orange at the port in Seafront wants you to locate a treasure known as the Mermaid Tear. Search Seafront for clues.
It seems the lighthouse lady was involved...
Follow the trail of letters to the post office.
Report back to the client about the jewel.
You spoke with the client. That jewel has quite a story behind it...
The Strange Fate of the Jewel Rewards
The Strange Fate of the Jewel Objectives
A woman in orange at the port in Seafront wants you to locate a treasure known as the Mermaid Tear. Search Seafront for leads.
The Strange Fate of the Jewel Walkthrough
If the quest has not been activated, speak to Devola at the Village Tavern and ask her about this quest to begin.
Devola: "Seems like there's a traveler in Seafront who's searching for something. Why don't you see what she wants?"
- Speak with the woman at the Seafront docks with the orange sash.
The woman is a jeweler by trade and she is in search of a precious gem known as the Mermaid Tear. It is one of her family's most precious heirlooms. She believes it is located somewhere in Seafront
- Ask around the resident's of Seafront
A lady seated at a fountain in a purple sash will mention the Lighthouse Lady knew about precious stones.
- Search the lighthouse for clues
NieR will find a 50-year-old letter, and a letter that will say ."... I am enclosing the Mermaid Tear with my next letter. It is the only thing I have found in this world that can hope to compare to your beauty."
A second letter says 'My dearest, I fear I cannot send the Mermaid Tear at this time. I hope you can forgive me for this terrible slight."
The second letter appears to be sent from within Seafront.
- Speak to the Postman, and investigate the Post Office
- Clear the boxes in the way
NieR finds a relevant letter from 50 years ago. Enclosed is the Mermaid Tear.
"My love, I fear the illness which ravages my body will soon claim it. My dreams of traveling to you are all but lost."
NieR will have three options:
- Bury the jewel in memory of the woman
- Give it to the client
- Sell it
Bury the jewel in memory of the woman
- Speak to the client
NieR will inform her that the jewel has been lost. This will complete the quest with no reward.
Delivered to the client or sold
The reward will be 10,000 gold