Forbidden Keep is a Side Mission in King Arthur: Knight's Tale. The Forbidden Keep mission is part of Act 1 and it is located at Forbidden Keep. This mission tasks players to explore the Sacred Grounds. Completing this mission unlocks the next Side Mission Thistlewood Ruins, as well as events such as Tourney in Camelot, Tying Up the Loose ends, and The Scarlet Plague. For a list of all available missions, click here.

General Information

  • Recommended Level: 4
  • Bosses: n/a


Forbidden Keep Map

[map coming soon]


NPCs in the Area

  • Guardian Spirit


  • n/a



Bonus Rewards:

  • High amount of experience
  • Gold reward

Building Resources

  • +300

Recruitable Heroes

  • No recruitable heroes for this side mission.



Enemy Type: The Lost



  • Notes go here

Full Forbidden Keep Walkthrough

Side Mission Introduction

"Our scouts discovered forgotten ruins in the wilderness where magic of the old gods is still strong. They also sstumbled upon a fabled sanctum, rumored to be visited by the Lady of the Lake for centuries to perform arcane rituals. These ruins seems to be harboring grave dangers and secrets, a fitting place for daring fools like us to pay a visit"

Side Mission Completed Description

"The sacred grounds were infested by the fallen knights of the Old Faith. We ended up cleaning the place, helped by a ghostly being who turned out to be a the fallen guardian of the fabled sanctum. We also learned secret from the past"

Forbidden Keep Side Mission Objectives

  • Explore the Sacred Grounds
  • Cleanse the Sanctum
  • Cleanse the Sacred Grounds

Events that occur during the Side Mission, Forbidden Keep.

No events took place during the Side Mission.


Explore the Sacred Grounds

Begin the mission by exploring the area. You will be entering the outskirts of the Forbidden Keep (Mission). Eventually you will come across a battle against the Lost Commoners. Clear the battle area to proceed, these enemies won't put up much of a fight anyways so you can make quick work of them. Loot the corpse in the area to obtain some gold.

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Head west to have a Guardian Spirit approach you. You will then have a new objective and a marker to follow on your minimap.

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Cleanse the Sanctum

Follow the marker , you will come across a ring of stone and encounter a knight named Sir Jonah. He says he's trapped there until he duels someone in a knightly bout within the area, then he will earn his freedom.You can choose a ranged Hero for this battle so you can finish him off before he even get's a chance to strike you within his attack range. Once you defeat him, loot his body for gold and continue following the quest marker.

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You will then reach the swamps and this will initiate a battle. Your side objective here will be to protect the Guardian Spirit. The enemies will come from all directions so carefully place your heroes around the Guardian Spirit and try to cover more ground. Use your ranged heroes first to deal with the enemies closing in, then you can use your melee heroes once they get close enough. Ranged enemies will also spawn in the area, and it's always better to take them out as quickly as possible since they can become a hindrance later on. Once you clear this area, interact with the Guardian Spirit to receive some gold a reward from the Merchant.

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After protecting the Guardian Spirit, it will reveal that you've only cleansed the sanctum but the sacred grounds are still not free of the undead taint. He then says once you've cleansed the sacred grounds, your reward will be waiting.

Cleanse the Sacred Grounds

After cleansing the sanctum, follow the next quest marker to proceed with the next objective in cleansing the sacred grounds. Once you reach the area you'll see a stonehenge in the swamps where enemies are waiting in the area. Clear out all the enemies in the area and then you can either choose to finish the mission or continue exploring the area. Note that there's a chest on the left side of the Stonehenge that will give you random rewards.

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Before leaving the area, there will be a suspicious chest available for you to interact with within the map. You will have the option to open or ignore it, interacting with the chest will prompt a choice whether to open it or leave it. Opening it will summon a Dasher which you'll have to defeat with an HP of 170.

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Forbidden Keep Map

Map Coming Soon





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