Property Value
Geographical Properties
Nearest City Rookgaard
Position 125.102, 125.196, 7
Personal Properties
Gender Male
Race Human
Occupational Properties
Job Headmaster
Other Properties
Version Pre-6.0
Status Active
You see Seymour.
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  • Newcomers - visit me! I'll answer your questions!
  • Get some training in the academy!
  • Feeling lost? Ask me for help!
  • Gain some knowledge in the academy!


Seymour was sent to Rookgaard to work as the town librarian and to teach newcomers about the Tibian mainland.

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You can trade a Present, obtained in Present Quest, for a Legion Helmet with him.
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Trade Details


Item   Value
Dead Rat 1Corpses Corpses2
  • 1 By saying (sell/buy) item name.


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Player: hi
Seymour: Hello, Player. Welcome to the Academy of Rookgaard. May I sign you up as a student?
Player: help
Seymour: Well, I could give you valuable lessons or some general hints about the game, or a small quest if you're interested.
Player: Rookgaard
Seymour: Rookgaard is the name of this village as well as of the whole island. It belongs to the kingdom of Thais, in our world which is called Tibia.
Player: Thais
Seymour: The city of Thais is reigned by King Tibianus. Of course, there are many other cities but you will learn about them later.
Player: king
Seymour: Hail to King Tibianus! Long live our king! Not that he cares for an old veteran who is stuck on this godforsaken island...
Player: Tibia
Seymour: The world of Tibia is very large with tons of places to explore. Vast deserts, Caribbean islands, deep jungles, green meadows and jagged mountains await you!
Player: island
Seymour: The island is separated into a premium side and a non-premium side. On both sides you will find dungeons, but the premium side tends to be a little less crowded with other players.
Player: premium
Seymour: Paying for your Tibia account will turn it into a premium account. This means access to more areas and functions of the game as well as other neat features.
Player: village
Seymour: The most important places in this village are the temple, the different shops, the academy and the bridges.
Player: temple
Seymour: The temple is the place to go when you are very low on health or poisoned. Ask Cipfried for a heal - he usually notices emergencies by himself.
Player: health
Seymour: Your current health is shown by the red bar on the right side. Death awaits you if it goes down to zero.
Player: death
Seymour: Dying in Tibia is painful, so try to avoid it. You will lose part of your experience points and also equipment. Make sure your health always stays up!
Player: experience
Seymour: You gain experience when fighting monsters. You can take a look at your skill window to check your progress.
Player: monsters
Seymour: Good monsters to start hunting are rats. They live in the sewers below the village.
Player: sewers
Seymour: One entrance to the sewers is south of this academy. Look for a sewer grate, then use it to climb down.
Player: rat
Seymour: To attack a rat, simply click on it in your battle list. Make sure that you have proper equipment, though! Also, I give you 2 gold coins for each dead rat.
Player: dead rat
Seymour: Have you brought a dead rat to me to pick up your reward?
Player: no
Seymour: Go and find some rats to kill!
Player: equipment
Seymour: Don't go hunting without proper equipment. You need at least a suitable weapon, armor, shield, rope and shovel. A torch is also good as well as legs, a helmet and shoes.
Player: trade
Seymour: I personally don't have anything to trade, but you can ask merchants for a trade. That will open a window where you can see their offers and the things they buy from you.
Player: dungeon
Seymour: You should not descend into dungeons without proper equipment. Once you are all prepared, ask the bridge guards for suitable monsters.
Player: trolls
Seymour: Trolls are quite nasty monsters which you shouldn't face before level 3 or 4 depending on your equipment. Ask the bridge guards for their locations!
Player: guards
Seymour: The guards Dallheim and Zerbrus protect our village from monsters trying to enter. They also mark useful dungeon locations on your map.
Player: fighting
Seymour: You have to fight monsters to train your skills and level. If you lose health, eat food to regain it or use a potion.
Player: skills
Seymour: The more you fight with a weapon, the better will be your skill handling this weapon. Don't worry about that right now though, this will become important once you have a vocation.
Player: vocation
Seymour: There are four vocations: knights, paladins, sorcerers and druids. You can choose your vocation once you are level 8 and have talked to the oracle.
Player: level
Seymour: Once you gained enough experience for a level, you will advance. This means - among other things - more health points, a faster walking speed and more strength to carry things.
Player: food
Seymour: Many monsters, such as rabbits or deer, are excellent food providers. You can also buy food from Willie or Billy, the farmers.
Player: potion
Seymour: Use a small health potion in case of emergencies to fill up around 75 health points. You can buy them at Lily's shop. She also has antidote potions.
Player: name
Seymour: My name is Seymour, but to you I am 'Sir' Seymour.
Player: Sir
Seymour: At least you know how to address a man of my importance.
Player: job
Seymour: I am the master of this fine academy, giving lessons to my students.
Player: academy
Seymour: The academy is the building you are standing in. We have a library, a bank and the room of the oracle.
Player: library
Seymour: There are many books in the bookcases around you, unless some naughty kids stole them again. Read them for more and detailed information.
Player: time
Seymour: It is 8:26 pm, so you are late. Hurry!
Player: mission or quest
Seymour: Well I would like to send our king a little present, but I do not have a suitable box. If you find a nice box, please bring it to me.
Player: box
Seymour: Do you have a suitable present box for me?
Player: no
Seymour: HEY! You don't have one! Stop playing tricks on me or I will give some extra work!
Player: oracle
Seymour: The oracle is a mysterious being just upstairs. It will bring you to the Island of Destiny to choose your vocation once you are level 8.
Player: Al Dee
Seymour: Al Dee has a general equipment store in the north-western part of the village. He sells useful stuff such as ropes.
Player: Amber
Seymour: A traveller from the main continent. I wonder what brought her here. No one comes here of his own free will.
Player: Cipfried
Seymour: A humble monk living in the temple south of here. He can heal you if you are wounded or poisoned.
Player: Dallheim
Seymour: He's the guard on the north bridge and a great fighter. He can show you monster locations. Just ask him about monsters!
Player: Hyacinth
Seymour: A mysterious druid who lives somewhere in the wilderness. He sells small health potions just like Lily.
Player: Obi
Seymour: Obi sells and buys weapons. You can find his shop south of the academy.
Player: Willie
Seymour: Willie is a fine farmer, although he is short-tempered. He sells and buys food.
Player: Vascalir
Seymour: He recently arrived from the mainland to help us with a few troubles we have here. If you want to know more, maybe just talk to him.
Player: bye
Seymour: Good bye, Player! And remember: No running up and down in the academy!

Older Transcripts

Player: gods
Seymour: You can learn much about Tibia's gods in our library.
Player: advice
Seymour: Read the blackboard for some hints and visit the training center in the cellar.
Player: magic
Seymour: The only magic-user on this isle is old Hyacinth.
Player: castle
Seymour: The castle of Thais is the greatest achievement in Tibian history.
Player: people
Seymour: Well, there's me, Cipfried, Willie, Obi, Amber, Dallheim, Al Dee, Norma, and Hyacinth.
Player: Quentin
Seymour: He is responsible for the temple in Thais.
Player: life fluids
Seymour: A rare magic potion that restores health.
Player: sell
Seymour: I sell the Key to Adventure for 5 gold! If you are interested, tell me that you want to buy the key.
Player: key
Seymour: Do you want to buy the Key to Adventure for 5 gold coins?
Player: training or cellar
Seymour: You can try some basic things down there, but don't challenge the monsters in our arena if you are inexperienced.

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