I am Brother Murus, and I will be thy spiritual guide.

Brother Murus
First Introduced
Voiced by
Randy Smith
This person lived during the time of the Catstrophe.
Flees at
Primary Attack
cannot attack

  • Can manifest in different locations.
  • Can cause lost items to appear.

Brother Murus was a Hammerite Priest who died 50 years before Garrett's time, previous to the undead catastrophe in Old Quarter. He lived in the Hammerite Cathedral until his untimely demise in the work yard under suspicious circumstances.[1] Unfortunately for him, his spirit didn't make the journey to The Builder's Paradise, so he existed for many years as an apparition, wandering the halls of the cathedral complex seeking peace.

Murus and GarrettEdit

Garrett entered the Haunted Cathedral to get The Eye for Constantine, but after he collected it from above the altar, the Eye sealed the doors, forcing him to find another way out. It was then that Garrett encountered the spirit of Brother Murus, who helped Garrett escape the complex in exchange for performing a ritual to set the priest's spirit free. The ritual requires Murus's rosary, his candle, a Prayer Book, and a blessed Holy Symbol.

Background InfoEdit

Although it is not triggered in-game there is a recorded speech where the Eye says: 'Poor Murus! Still struggling against me all these years. He's gone quite mad I fear,'[2] Murus does seem to acknowledge his own confusion.[3] Murus seems to switch his perception of the Cathedral. Sometimes he sees it at the height of its glory,[4] and other times he sees the state of disrepair[5] and infestation of the undead.[6] He does the same with Garrett, sometimes seeing him as an initiate,[7] and other times recognizing him as a thief[8] (and even at times, mixing them both together[9]). He also has a habit of giving terse directions without very much explanation. Murus was also a devoted man to his faith even as a ghost, waiting to enter the Builder's Paradise and retaining all knowledge regarding the cathedral and of the sacred rituals and Hammerite proceedings. [10] This information became useful for Garrett in order for him to leave the cathedral.

As confusing and quite frankly, frustrating as he may be, he is a welcome relief to a player who has only seen Haunts and Zombies so far. He is quite friendly, polite and jovial, happily greeting Garrett when they first encounter each other.[11] He even lets Garrett borrow his rosary, with an air of unglued cheerfulness.[12]


Thief: The Dark Project/Thief GoldEdit


  1. M11MURS2
  2. EYE: eye07
  3. TG Sound Folder: murus
    MURA0MU4: Sometimes I worry that I've been trapped here for so long it makes it hard to think clearly.
    mura0mu1: Why can I never remember where I hath left things?
  4. TG Sound Folder: murus
    MURINT: Welcome to the majestic and splendid Hammer Cathedral.
    MURA0MU5: The Master Builder may be proud of our glorious Cathedral.
    MURROS2: They must be someplace else in this beautiful, sacred compound.
  5. murus: MURA0MU2 Oh, this place is a mess! Why have the initiates not been keeping it clean?
  6. murus: MURHAU1 These haunts who inhabit the bodies of my brethren--they must all be killed.
  7. TG Sound Folder: murus
    MURINT: How pleasing to welcome new initiates into our fold.
    MURBUR: Acolyte, thou hast saved me from eternal unrest...
    MURSYM3: With that Holy Symbol thou art truly a Novice of The Order.
  8. TG Sound Folder: murus
    MURROS1: Since thou clearly camest here to...collect things...
    MURBOOK3: Who would've thought back then that an unsavory character such as thyself could be my salvation?
    MURA0MU3: Hmm.... I wonder what that looter's up to.
  9. murus: MURROS2 Hast thou found my rosary beads yet, sneaky Acolyte?
  10. TG Sound Folder: murus et al.
  11. murus: MURINT I will be thy spiritual guide. I see that thou art tired from your journey, so I'll leave thee be.
  12. murus: MURROS1 Thou canst borrow mine!
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