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I have made a discovery. If during Chapter 3 you don't initially take Griss into your heroes roster, he'll try to prove himself in the next battle. If you lose that battle, Griss will be among the bodies of slain, and you will lose your chance to recruit him.

--Helmdr (talk) 03:05, 4 February 2014 (UTC)

Oh, interesting. I always picked him, because I am fond of Strongarms! And that 4AB :) So, for him to die: (1) You gotta tell him that "Get out of my sight" reply, when he asks to help you out. (2) In case the next, whichever, battle is lost, then a text-box appears stating that "the body of that varl was sound among the slain"? Questions:
  • Does that trigger in one particular battle, or all the next ones in chapter 3?
  • Can you take Griss after sending him off the first time (e.g. he initiates conversation or you're given the option of talking to him in the camp), or is it a one-time offer?

--Aleonymous (talk) 08:48, 4 February 2014 (UTC)

To reproduce: I called him out for complaining about me (last option). A while later, he came up and wanted to prove himself to me by joining the heroes. I chose the first option, taunting him. He said he wanted to prove himself first and rejoined the ranks. I've read from other walkthroughs that you should get a few chances to recruit him if you turn him down the first time.

After that however, we got into a fight at a village near The Hanged Man mountains. I lost. During the escape, we came across his body. There maybe multiple conditions that cause his death. It'll take a few replays of Chapter 3 to find them all. --Helmdr (talk) 15:18, 4 February 2014 (UTC)

Turns out he'll die whether or not you accept him. I think I'll replay Chapter and see what conditions I can reproduce this on. --Helmdr (talk) 15:12, 11 February 2014 (UTC)

Hmmm, interesting. I don't think I've ever lost a War/Battle in Chapter3, so I can't confirm that at the moment. I always accept Griss by (1) Making my presence known when he trash-talks about Hakon and (2) answering "You got one chance" when he repents. I even use him in the last battle because of this high Break & stats. --Aleonymous (talk) 16:58, 11 February 2014 (UTC)