Talk to Malte to learn that he's worried about Lahrian.
Qo to the place where Lahrian the Mage resides, and make sure nothing untoward has happened to him.
May I ask a favor of you? In the mountains east of here lives an aged magician called Lahrian. He is a kind old man suffering from several impairments. His afflictions prompted him to create a Golem to take difficult tasks off his hands. Typically this Golem comes to our village once a week to get the groceries, but we haven't seen it for two weeks and l‘m beginning to worry about Lahrian's well-being. Follow the road southwest past the rocks and then west. Please go and see how he is faring, even if it takes you a while to get there.
Head all the way South to the Resurrection Monument near the beach, or teleport to it using F12 (default) if it is your active Resurrection Monument. Follow the coastline East until you reach a large house - there are several Small Snappers and a larger number of Pirates wandering around.
Head to the house and talk to Lahrian. He thanks you for checking on him and admits that he does have a problem. You need to talk to him again to get the Desperately Seeking Golem quest. You can either do that now, or come back later.
Malte who? Oh the merchant! He's worried about me? That's very kind of him. I could indeed do with some help.
Return to Malte and let him know that Lahrian is safe to complete this quest.
I am relieved to hear that old Lahrian is doing well, we all feared the worst. I am glad that you were able to put my mind at ease. As a sign of my appreciation I will grant you special discounts whenever you purchase wares from me in the future.
- Having the Golden Coast Resurrection Monument active can save you having to run all the way back down to the coast to check up on Lahrian...unfortunately you'll still have to run back up to get your reward (unless you have the Western Tyr Lysia portal active.
- Although you have to complete this quest in order to access the quest Desperately Seeking Golem, the two quests are not part of a chain (according to the logbook).
- Malte the Merchant promises you discounts on his wares, yet he is not, himself, an interactive merchant...