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The Ghost Ship is a dungeon in Trials of Mana.

Story[]

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Chapter II[]

Having successfully broken the siege of Laurent, the heroes decide to head back to Valsena for further guidance. They board a ship from Palo to Beiser offering passage at no charge—but in an instant, all turns black as the heroes are knocked out cold.

As they come around, the party is spooked by screams of anguish and other odd noises coming from every angle. Though they should have been in Beiser some time ago, the party realizes that this is a ghost ship, and so resolve to investigate further in spite of the overwhelming sense of dread that grips them. Faerie notes the faint presence of other spirits aboard the vessel.

Four scattered tomes in the mid cabin must be placed on their shelves to open the way to the captain's quarters. There, they find a cursed ship's logbook and are soon met by Matelo, a supernatural enthusiast who also ended up on the ship. He, too, read the log and is now a ghost, much to his initial delight. However, he soon expresses displeasure with his undeath, and passes the curse to the nearest person he finds.

With one among them trapped by the captain's curse, the remaining pair heads for the deck to release him or her. An ominous shadow appears before them to issue a challenge. Gova confronts them and is defeated, releasing the Darkness elemental Shade.

Shade explains that he was cursed to wander the seas in this ghost ship for countless years prior to his release, but also that the Darkstone was not aboard the vessel. The Mana Stone itself was supposed to have been sealed in Mavolia after the battle with the Benevodons, but its energy is spilling out into the mortal realm and corrupting beings that come into contact with it, also increasing the number and ferocity of monsters in the world.

With the ward over Shade broken, the ship vanishes near Beuca Island. The heroes are left to drift ashore, but the fate of other living souls stranded aboard is left unknown.

Spoiler ends here.

Enemies[]

2D Version[]

2020 Remake[]

Chapter II[]

Shops[]

Weapons[]

2020 Remake[]

Name Cost Equippable by ATK MGC ATK
Saber 2820 Duran 28 20
Pewter Staff 2670 Angela 21 31
Chain Glove 2660 Kevin 31 21
War Hammer 2790 Charlotte 22 26
Sharktooth 2780 Hawkeye 26 25
Partisan 2730 Riesz 26 24

Armor[]

2020 Remake[]

Name Cost Equippable by DEF MGC DEF
Hauberk 2040 Duran 18 13
Bat Coat 2070 Angela 11 16
Chain Vest 2080 Kevin 13 15
Uniform Dress 2050 Charlotte 12 18
Soft Leathers 2100 Hawkeye 14 13
Chain Mail 2090 Riesz 15 14

Items[]

2020 Remake[]

Name Cost
Candy 20
Chocolate 50
Faerie Walnut 150
Honey Elixir 100
Medical Herb 20
Stardust Herb 50
Cup of Wishes 300
Magic Rope 50

Treasures & Items[]

2020 Remake[]

General note: all treasures and items found in this dungeon are missable since this location is only visitable once.

Treasure Location Availability Notes
Cup of Wishes (1) Ghost Ship I - In the room adjacent to where the party initially wakes up. Chapter II -
Cup of Wishes (1) Ghost Ship I - In a room next to the item shop. Chapter II -
666 lucre Ghost Ship II - In a dead end past the armor shop. Chapter II -
444 lucre Ghost Ship III - In a large room with a huge gap in the floor. Chapter II -

Li'l Cactus[]

No sightings.

Gallery[]

Trivia[]

  • In the 3D Remake the player can find two specific chests with lucre, one containing 666 lucre and the other 444 lucre, which both reference the paranormal/demonic activity in the Ghost Ship.
    • 666 is called the "number of the beast" in the Book of Revelation of the New Testament, and has become one of the most widely recognized symbols for the Antichrist or, alternatively, the devil.
    • In japanese culture there is a superstition about the number 4, because it is a homonym for "death" in japanese (shi; し).
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Trials of Mana Locations
Settlements
Alrant · Altena · Astoria · Beiser · Diin · Dior · Dwarf Village · Ferolia · Jadd · Koropokkur Woods · Laurent · Maia · Mintas · Nevarl · Palo · Pedda · Sirhtan · Tomato Town · Valsena · Temple of Light · Wendel
Fields
Burning Sands · Crystal Desert · Duskmoon Forest · Frostbite Fields · Golden Road · Heavensway · Jungle of Visions · Lampbloom Woods · Molebear Moors · Oblivisle · Rabite Forest · Stonesplit Gap · Beuca Island · Woods of Wandara
Dungeons
Cascade Cavern · Celestial Peak · Chartmoon Tower · Gem Valley Daria · Dark Castle · Dragonsmaw · Dwarf Tunnels · Fiery Gorge · Ghost Ship · Gusthall · Labyrinth of Ice · Mirage Palace · Night Cavern · Sanctuary of Mana · Seaside Cavern · Shimmering Ruins
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