In Act Two, the adventurers encounter The Hermit, who reveals Duke Adrian’s plot through his visions. He also tells them how to lose The Duke’s Man by using the masks in Mukhail’s quarters. Act Two ends with the defeat of both Mukhail and the Duke’s Man.
The adventurers also slay The Frog King and find the Bakluni Boy within its belly. In the village of Drua, the adventurers meet Elder Gaeton, who lives in a tree dwelling with his two wives and two winter-wolves.