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Merlin’s Crystal/Quick guide

Details [ edit | edit source ]

  • Bread
  • A tinderbox
  • A bucket of wax (obtainable during the quest with Insect repellent, a bucket spawns near the beekeeper)
  • Bat bones (obtainable during the quest)
  • A Varrock Teleport
  • A Camelot Teleport
  • 2 Falador Teleport
  • A Games necklace or a Taverley teleport for quick access to Taverley
  • A charged Amulet of glory or the Explorer’s ring 2 for quick access to Rimmington (Teleport to house works too with a house located in Rimmington).

Unlocking Asgarnia ✓ will auto-complete the quest
Unlocking Fremennik ✓ will auto-complete the quest

Walkthrough [ edit | edit source ]

Getting started [ edit | edit source ]

Bring all required items for the quest with you.

Bring all required items for the quest with you.

Quick guide for Merlin’s Crystal


  • 1 Overview
  • 2 Getting started
  • 3 Inside the keep
  • 4 Black candle
  • 5 Excalibur
  • 6 Ritual
  • 7 Finishing up
  • 8 Rewards
  • 9 Required for completing

Overview [ edit | edit source ]

All the following items can be acquired during the quest:

  • Bread (with 24 coins)
  • Bucket (Can be obtained during the quest)
  • Insect repellent (Can be obtained during the quest)
  • Bat bones
  • Activated lodestones in Falador, Seers’ Village, and Varrock

Getting started [ edit | edit source ]

  • Talk to King Arthur at Camelot. ( 1 • ✓ )
1 I want to become a knight of the round table!
[Accept Quest]
3 Do you know how Merlin got trapped?
3 Any ideas on how to get into Morgan Le Faye’s stronghold?
5 Is that your ship?
1 Do you deliver to the fort just down the coast?
1 Can you drop me off on the way down please?
1 Yes.
1 Yes.

Inside the keep [ edit | edit source ]

  • Climb to the top floor.
  • Attack Sir Mordred until his health drops to 0. (Note: If you use bleeds/poisons, future dialogue will be interrupted until the bleed/poison effect ends.)
  • Talk to Morgan Le Faye.
  • Spare his life to discover how to save Merlin. ( 1 • 2 )
1 Tell me how to untrap Merlin and I might.
2 Okay, I will do that.

Black candle [ edit | edit source ]

  • Talk to the candle-maker in Catherby. ( 1 )
1 Have you got any black candles?

Excalibur [ edit | edit source ]

  • Talk to the Lady of the Lake in southern Taverley. ( 2 )
2 I seek the sword Excalibur.
1 Yes certainly.

Ritual [ edit | edit source ]

  • Go to the Zamorakian temple south of the east bank in Varrock.
  • Check the chaos altar’s inscription.
  • Return to Camelot and enter the gates.
  • Run north-east of the castle to the ritual site.
  • Stand on the star and light the black candle.
  • Drop the bat bones on the star.
  • The magic words are “Snarthon Candtrick Termanto”. If you get this wrong you will have to get the black candle remade.

Finishing up [ edit | edit source ]

  • Enter the castle and climb the south-east tower.
  • Smash the giant crystal to free Merlin.
  • Talk to King Arthur.
  • Quest complete!

Rewards [ edit | edit source ]

  • 6 quest points
  • Excalibur
  • A replica of Excalibur will be placed in the Varrock Museum as a Varrock Museum display by talking to Historian Minas. This will give you 5 Kudos and a lamp for 1,000 XP (can be used on a skill at least level 20).
  • 2 Treasure Hunter keys and 2 Hearts of Ice

Required for completing [ edit | edit source ]

Merlin’s Crystal is directly required for the following quests/miniquests:

Merlin's Crystal is directly required for the following quests/miniquests: