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Seta controls Stack in the south west of the plains. Valtena you'll find in a military outpost, Okran's Shield, on the eastern border. Do not underestimate their hold on the Holy Nation, the two of them are probably smarter than the Phoenix himself - he was born into his role, remember, but those guys earned it with pure Okranite crazy and cunning.


High Inquisitor Valtena is a high ranking officer within The Holy Nation army who serves as a military commander for the Holy Lord Phoenix. He can be captured and turned over to the Shek KingdomUnited Cities or Flotsam Ninjas for a sizable Bounty of 40,000 Cats.

He is likely to be both the commander and tactician of most Northern and Northwestern Holy army forces, responsible for both defending the Holy lands from enemy Samurai forces and invading some areas of United Cities.

He is located in Okran's Shield but can also lead an attack against the player in an event called the Wrath of God.

Players wishing to destroy the Holy Nation will need to defeat this character as well as two others (High Inquisitor Seta and the Holy Lord Phoenix).

They wear [Specialist] armour (10% chance of [Masterwork]) and have weapons manufactured by Edgewalkers.


Attributes Level
Strength 80
Toughness 80
Dexterity 80
Perception 1

Combat Skills Level
Melee Attack, Melee Defence 80
Dodge, Martial Arts 80÷10

Weapon Skills Level
Blunt, Hackers, Heavy, Katanas, Polearms, Sabres 80

Ranged Skills Level
Turrets 80
Crossbows 1
Precision Shooting 80

Thievery Skills Level
Stealth, Lockpicking, Thievery 1
Assassination 80÷2

Athletic Skills Level
Athletics, Swimming 80

Science Skills Level
Field Medic 80
Engineer, Robotics, Science 1

Trade Skills Level
Weapon Smith, Armour Smith, Labouring, Farming, Cooking 1

Stats randomize by 3
The Statistics here are taken from FCS. Skills will be multiplied by the racial multiplier. Players should also be aware that non-player characters also level up while fighting.

World States[]

If High Inquisitor Valtena is killed/imprisoned there are several World States that will trigger.

Okran's Shield would be turned over to United Cities control if High Inquisitor Valtena is killed/imprisoned, or to the Shek Kingdom if the player is allied with them (because of a quirk in the system, this cannot happen unless Tengu is killed/imprisoned as well). If Okran's Shield is under United Cities control it can be turned over to the Reavers if Lady Tsugi is killed/imprisoned while Valamon is alive and free.

Okran's Fist would become half-destroyed or handed over to Cannibals control if Holy Lord Phoenix is also killed/imprisoned.

If Drin is under the control of Holy Nation, it would become destroyed after High Inquisitor Valtena's death/imprisonment.

If High Inquisitor Valtena, Holy Lord Phoenix and High Inquisitor Seta are all either killed/imprisoned while Moll is alive and free, Flotsam Ninjas will take over Blister Hill and Rebirth. If Moll is also killed/imprisoned, both towns would fall under the control of Holy Nation Outlaws.

If High Inquisitor Valtena, Holy Lord Phoenix and High Inquisitor Seta are all either killed/imprisoned while Flying Bull is alive and free, Kral's Chosen patrols will start spawning at Okran's Valley and Skimsands.

If High Inquisitor Valtena and High Inquisitor Seta are all either killed/imprisoned while Moll is alive and free, Flotsam Ninjas patrols would start spawning in Okran's Gulf and Okran's Valley region.

His death/imprisonment would also cease Holy army patrols in Skimsands.

His death/imprisonment also causes the Holy army patrols to become less frequent in Okran's Valley and Bast regions.

If High Inquisitor Valtena is killed/imprisoned alongside with Holy Lord Phoenix and High Inquisitor Seta, the Holy army would cripple and cease to spawn and be replaced with Strayed Paladin's patrol consisted of 4 to 10 people patrolling the following zones: BastBorder ZoneDregOkran's GulfOkran's PrideOkran's Valley, and Skinner's Roam.


  • High Inquisitor Valtena is the only character in HN to wield an Edgewalker-grade weapon, which is also notable for having a better quality than the other High Inquisitor whom holds a Catun-grade weapon, Seta.