The Panicking Boy, Part 5 Guide – Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout Walkthrough
Learning about the monster in the lake | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Learning about the monster in the lake

In order to clear this part of the chapter, you will need to complete the following tasks:

  1. Deliver the Powerful Fish Bait to the fisherman at Kurken Port.
  2. Talk to Empel at the Atelier and then take him to Treppe Hill
  3. Talk to Lila at Kurken Port.

Delivering the Powerful Fish Bait

After synthesizing the Powerful Fish Bait, fast travel back to Kurken Island – Kurken Port. Head over to the docks and talk to the fisherman.

The fisherman at Kurken Port | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
The fisherman at Kurken Port

Deliver the Powerful Fish Bait of at least 70 Quality to him, and then read through the dialogue.

Delivering the Powerful Fish Bait to the fisherman at Kurken Port | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Delivering the Powerful Fish Bait to the fisherman at Kurken Port

After that, return to the Atelier. You will have to wait for a day before returning to Kurken, so use that time to synthesize. Try raising your Alchemy Level up to 30.

Continuing the Investigation

Fast travel back to Kurken Port. You will find out that the new bait did not work out. Read through the dialogue, then return to the Atelier.

Talking to the fishermen at Kurken Port about the new bait | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Talking to the fishermen at Kurken Port about the new bait

Back in the Atelier, Empel will pay you another visit. Read through the dialogue, and then fast travel to Kurken Island – Treppe Hill.

Talking to Empel about the Kurken ruins | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Talking to Empel about the Kurken ruins

Again, just read through the dialogue. Empel will ask Moritz for permission to investigate Treppe Hill, but will get turned down right away.

Empel asks for permission to investigate the Kurken ruins | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Empel asks for permission to investigate the Kurken ruins

Return to Kurken Port, and read through the dialogue to learn that a monster has been spotted around Kurken. The game will then proceed to the next part of the chapter.

Lila finds out about the monster in the lake | Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout
Lila finds out about the monster in the lake