Quest:Herman the Hermit

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Prerequisite: None
Reward: +10 to max HP, +10 max AP, being able to identify aromatic herbs
Location: 15E 60N DSSGCM
AP Cost: 20 AP for learning to forage; 12-96 AP/herb for actual foraging; 1 AP for giving one herb, so 20 AP for giving all required herbs. Plus cost for getting to the required squares.
Next Quest: Toxicology
A small dirty man with a straggly beard is bending over a steaming cauldron.
Herman the Hermit mutters "This stew still doesn't taste right, not right at
all. What to add, what to add?"
He says "If you gather some herbs for me, I'll teach you how to identify
them. Do you want to learn how to forage for herbs?" (20 AP)
You learn how to forage for herbs. It's less interesting than you might
think. 
Herman the Hermit says "You can pick herbs with your hands, but I always
use my trusty Golden Sickle."

You then need to find the twenty different types of herbs and return them to Herman. Watch out though - if you have more than one of the type you're handing in, you'll lose all of that type!

Note Just to alleviate any confusion: Very early on, Herman took all of your herbs, so that people wouldn't go to the markets and just buy all of the herbs needed, then complete the quest in one go. However, Herman has since caved to social pressure (I believe someone threatened to open a strip mall next to his hut -- you know how hermits feel about crowds). He still takes all of the particular herb he's asking for, but he leaves your other herbs alone now.

You lose 2 Pinches of Small Brown Seeds.
Herman the Hermit says "Thanks for fetching that herb - it was a Pinch of Aniseed."
"There doesn't seem to be any more that I can teach you."
You feel more alert.
You feel healthier.
Herman the Hermit: A small dirty man with a straggly beard is bending over a steaming cauldron.
Herman the Hermit shoos you away "I've taught you everything I know."
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