The Dark Forest is a region in Gothica. It lies far beneath the Chessboard, in the ravine between Ivor Tower and Ebon Keep. The massive forest is a dark and confusing maze, infested with monsters including shapeshifters. The shapeshifters lurking in the trees serve as a cue to the player; following the path with the shapeshifters points the way.
- Crusader Sword (defeat Bad Boy and Bad Dawg)
- Lance (defeat Timberdrake)
- 2,000 Gold Coins (defeat Timberdrake)
The alchemy merchant is found deep in the Dark Forest in a side path. To find him, take a right from the entrance to the Dark Forest, and from there head south whenever possible, excepting for dead ends. Eventually the path will forth west and the player will find the alchemist. He gives the player the One Up formula.
|Ethanol||100 Gold Coins|
|Feather||1,000 Gold Coins|
|Iron||180 Gold Coins|
|Mushroom||300 Gold Coins|
|Oil||80 Gold Coins|
|Root||80 Gold Coins|
If the player rescued an Oglin from the well in Ivor Tower South, it can be found in the Dark Forest, and rewards the player with the Thug's Cloak; if the player already has the cloak, they receive the Wizard's Coin.
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