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Platform(s): PC, Xbox 360
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: Deep Silver
Developer: Piranha Bytes
Release Date: Oct. 2, 2009

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'Risen' (ALL) UnOfficial v1.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 2, 2011 @ 6:31 p.m. PDT

Risen’s protagonist is shipwrecked after a storm and finds himself on a mysterious island. An active volcano dominates the scene. Ancient temple ruins have recently risen from the ground, and bizarre creatures infest the island.

Get the Risen [PC] v1.2 Patch off WP (190mb)

The epic role playing game is set in a medieval world on a volcanic Mediterranean island, The Risen story unfolds over four chapters and will offer multiple ways to develop the story by his own actions and decisions. An innovative and intuitive user control interface will support both casual and hardcore gamers. With full world streaming support, the player experiences no tedious loading of areas while playing in a fully simulated game world with authentic characters.


This patch requires the game to be updated with Risen official patch 1.10 (
This patch can be used with any localization of Risen as long as installation instructions are followed.
All changes in this patch should be compatible with existing savegames, but most changes have no retroactive effect so it is recommended to start a new game.


1) Make sure official Risen patch 1.10 is applied to the game.
2) Copy the content of this archive into your game folder. If your game localization is not German/English/French/Italian/Spanish DO NOT COPY data\compiled\strings.p00 file.

NOTE: Contains a lot of spoilers. Quest, NPC names and some game terms correspond to the English localization of the game.

Patch 1.0

General changes.

- "Fight against Aric" quest is no longer cancelled instead of a "Tick Aric" quest upon successful completion of "Fight against Aric" quest.
- Experience is no longer cut when player receives more experience than needed to reach next level.
- Received experience is no longer lost while player is transformed into another creature (such as Nautilus or Ashbeast).
- Kalib no longer dies during lizardmen attack on the Monastery allowing the player to start and complete "Secure the gate!" quest.
- Kalib now successfully finds his way to his guard post outside the Monastery gates upon completion of "Secure the gate!" quest.
- Player will be able to get winning money from Craig after defeating him in the arena even if player has already bought fragment of a sword from Craig beforehand.
- It is no longer possible to start "Romanov's seaman's chest" quest after "Sergio wants Romanov's gold" quest has already been completed.
- It is no longer possible to start "Find Garth!" quest (making it impossible to finish) by speaking with Weasel if player has already talked with Garth at the meeting point with Cutter beforehand. "Find Garth!" quest now automatically succeeds even if player finds Garth before starting this quest with Weasel.
- Player can now get permission from Carasco to question Olf and be allowed into Don's house by Hernandez.
- Player can now learn prospecting from Enriko upon completing "Protection against the ghosts of the ancestors" quest (as long as player does not join the Monastery).
- During "Follow Taylor!" (and "Follow Kalib!") quest Taylor (and Kalib) address player automatically when reaching training area and player chambers.
- Restored some lost lines in a dialog with William and Tucker (asking them to train during "Sweep out the chambers" quest).
- Restored some lost lines in a dialog with Erikson and Patty (asking Erikson about Patty's father and reporting to Patty that Erikson was nervous).
- "The path to truth" quest no longer becomes impossible to complete after losing a duel with Ash twice.
- "Talk to master Illumar" quest is now cancelled and no longer remains incomplete in the quest log if player joins the Monastery.
- If Oscar already agreed to teach player before player joined the Monastery, a dialog option to pay 100 gold for teaching is no longer shown after player joins the Monastery.
- Telling Ignatius that Pallas has no task for you before asking Pallas about his task no longer prevents completion of "The tests of the Masters" quest.
- It is no longer possible to give Druid Eldric his staff if player does not have it in his inventory.
- "A package for the Don" quest is now closed upon joining the Monastery. Consequently, it is no longer possible to simultaneously become a member of two opposite factions.
- It is no longer possible to speak with Erikson about a search for Steelbeard's clues after player have found a clue hidden on the small island south of the main island.
- Fixed infinite experience and gold exploit with Rhobart.
- Edgar no longer offers to increase player's strength by 5 points if player already have more than 95 but less than 100 points of strength.
- Kayleigh no longer confronts player about her husband Cid leaving the town before Cid have actually done so.
- Amulet of the Holy flame is no longer available on sale (previously was sold by Cyrus in Chapter 4) becoming mages exclusive item.
- Mages no longer gather in the Hall of the Holy Flame for the initiation of player into a Master Mage before player tells Ignatius that he is ready.
- It is no longer possible to complete "Steelbeard's nautical map" and "A piece of the Titan Armour" quests in a way that allows Patty to remain a party member.
- It is no longer possible to complete "The search for the map" quest in a way that allows Drok to remain a party member.
- The following quest items are removed from game world when they become useless for the player: Dorgan's list, Romanov's casket.
- Recovered lost dialog line in Ursegor's dialog.
- Sergio no longer has quest item (Gold plate) he is not supposed to have.
- Changed the category of the following quests from "World" to "Volcano keep": "The initiation", "Assisting the mages", "Sirius has problems with Abrax".

English localization changes.

- Restored audible commentary of player character when using empty ore deposits.
- Replaced incorrectly translated (from German) quest name "Assisting the mages" with "Support of the mages".
- Dorgan's list now mentions Branon (correct English localization NPC name) instead of Danny (German localization name).
- A few other cosmetic changes in English text strings.

Patch 1.1

General changes.

- Removed silence at the beginning and at the end of some ambient sounds to make them loop correctly.
- After player becomes an Inquisitor Magnus behaves accordingly in all situations.
- Player no longer mentions Inquisitor business to the town gate guards after becoming Inquisitor himself or helping the Don to return to the town.
- Carlos no longer confronts the player with Inquisitor whereabouts before the start of Chapter 4 if player have chosen Warrior of the Order or Don's path.
- Fixed infinite experience exploit with Caspar.

English localization changes.

- More cosmetic changes in English text strings.

Patch 1.2

General changes.

- Fixed inability to loot the following NPCs upon beating them: Belschwur, Elias, Flavio, Jack, Pavel.
- Great gate in the dungeon beneath the volcano no longer opens if player uses a single winch, saves and reloads a game.
- Stone door blocking one of the passages in the dungeon beneath a volcano no longer changes its state if player opens it, saves and reloads a game.
- Removed a secret wall ring in the dungeon beneath the volcano that triggered non-existing entity.
- "Open the great gate" quest now automatically succeeds as soon as the player opens that gate. As a result "Open the great gate" quest no longer becomes impossible to finish if player completes "The tunnel" quest before receiving "The tunnel" quest from Inquisitor.
- Fixed inability to use Woodcutter's axe and all self-forged weapons on the quickbar.
- Stone plate and Smith's hammer can no longer be used on quickbar.
- Now player has an option to learn Create scrolls skill from Illumar in Chapter 4 upon completion of "Find a mage who can help you" quest if he has not done so beforehand.
- Now Walter provides information on the amount of obsidian ore needed to trade for the bastard sword blank as soon as that blank becomes available for trade.
- Deactivated leftover quest "Duel with Finn".
- All quest items with no use for player beyond related quest are removed from the game world when they are given away by the player to finish the quest.
- Changed the category of "Drive out the intruders!" quest from "World" to "Volcano keep".

English localization changes.

- More cosmetic changes in English text strings.

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