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The Royal Physician
MissionsScreen Bridge Large
 Game Dishonored
 Quest Giver Admiral Havelock
 Location(s) Kaldwin Bridge
 Reward (lethal)
 Reward (non-lethal)

 The Mad Genius
 Abduct Sokolov
 (Optional) Help the Scavenger
 (Optional) Investigate Safe

Special Actions

 Follow the Pearl Thief
 Free all of Sokolov's test subjects
 Rob Pratchett's safe
 Save the stranded woman from the rats

 Runes Runes 5
 Bonecharms Bonecharms 3
 Outsider Shrines Outsider Shrines 1
 Blueprints Blueprints 0
 Paintings Paintings 1
 Coins Coins 3623
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House of Pleasure Lady Boyle's Last Party

The Royal Physician is the fourth mission in Dishonored. Corvo has been asked to abduct Anton Sokolov, the Royal Physician and Head of the Academy of Natural Philosophy. Corvo's new allies want to obtain from Sokolov the name of the Lord Regent's mistress, a mysterious ally and one of his most powerful noble supporters. Sokolov lives in a large apartment somewhere atop Kaldwin Bridge.


The Mad Genius[]

  • Find Lord Pendleton

Abduct Sokolov[]

  • Find Sokolov
  • Travel with Samuel the Boatman to Kaldwin Bridge
  • Find and enter Sokolov's home
  • Render Sokolov unconscious
  • Deactivate the checkpoint spotlights so Samuel can move the boat closer to Sokolov's home
  • Carry Sokolov to Samuel the Boatman, under the bridge near Sokolov's home
  • Travel with Samuel (and Sokolov) back to the Hound Pits Pub

(Optional) Help the Scavenger[]

  • Find the cell key
  • Open the cell
  • Follow the scavenger
  • Kill the river krusts
  • Find the pier door key
  • Follow the scavenger
  • Open the pier door
  • Follow the scavenger

(Optional) Investigate Safe[]

  • Open the safe hidden behind the painting

Special Actions[]

Follow the Pearl Thief[]

Free all of Sokolov's test subjects[]

There is only one test subject in the cage on the top floor of Sokolov's House. She can only be freed after listening to Sokolov's speech.

Rob Pratchett's safe[]

Save the stranded woman from the rats[]



  • 1 bonecharm in an apartment inhabited by weepers past the rail bridge in the Southside Gate section
  • 1 bonecharm the factory where the woman is surrounded by rats, next to "Tyrion's" body (judging by the journal next to him)
  • 1 bonecharm on the top floor of an abandoned tenement (first building on the left) in the North End


There is one Sokolov painting inside Sokolov's House, on the lowest level.


  • 1 rune in the apartment that you enter by using the chain to climb up to the balcony in the Southside Gate section
  • 1 rune found in a room accessed by climbing a chain from a metal walkway on the way to Drawbridge Way in South Side
  • 1 rune in the safe on the third floor of Pratchett's House
  • 1 rune in the "Mad Survivor's" apartment on the Outsider shrine
  • 1 rune in Sokolov's Laboratory on the roof