A Shell On The Beach

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Quest Type Side
Location Cyseal Beach
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A Shell On The Beach is a Side Quest in Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition. This quest is initiated by speaking to Ishmashell at the Southeastern side of Cyseal Beach.

Important NPCs

  • Ishmashell - Find him following the beach directly south from the Cyseal Tranquil Beach waypoint, you'll go past a stone arch and find him there.



  • +1 Altruistic / Egotistical
  • 100 XP
  • Random loot in the chest
  • If you take Ishmashell and consume him, character gains permanent +10% Water Resistance (20% if you have the Five-Star Diner Talent)


  1. Speak to Ishmashell
  2. Decide to Return Ishmashell to the Sea OR Keep Him in your Inventory



  • If you return him to the sea, you will receive a chest with random loot in it. You will also gain +1 Altruistic
    • The stronger the character that throws him back, the farther he goes and the better the rewards.
    • The strength ranges are 5-9, 10-14, and 15+. (may need testing?)
  • If you refuse to return him, you will gain +1 Egotistical. You can later consume Ishmashell to gain a permanent +10% Water Resistance.
    • If you have the talent five-star diner, the 10% water resistance is doubled.

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