Garrisons do not provide full location reports to their owners. They do notice any resource depletion activity, such as timber cutting or mining, as well as any large or unusual parties which enter their province. This includes any stack of five units or more, any party of 20 or more men, and most monsters or wild beasts.
Garrisons do not monitor activity in hidden locations, even if the players who rule over the garrisons have discovered the hidden locations.
' order may be given by a ruler
to instruct all garrisons to watch for a particular unit. This is
useful for locating individuals who would otherwise go unnoticed by the
decree watch who