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Start point Read the sign in the middle of Canifis. Read the sign in the middle of Canifis.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description Dr Fenkenstrain, master and sole occupant of the castle to the north east of Canifis, needs a new servant to go on a dark errand for him.

Do you have the stomach to help Fenkenstrain complete his twisted purpose?

Length Medium-Long
Items required


Enemies to defeat Experiment (Level 51)


The upstairs floor of the Fenkenstrain castle

The experiment cave and path to the mausoleum.

Overview of the locations in the Fenkenstrain quest.

  • Take a pickled brain off the table in the tavern in Canifis for 50gp.
  • Talk to Dr. Fenkenstrain inside of Fenkenstrain's Castle to the north east of Canafis. (Chat 144)
  • Go upstairs to the bookcases and read:
    • "The Joy Of Grave Digging" in the west bookcase. (Chat 4)
    • "Handy Maggot Avoidance Techniques" in the east bookcase. (Chat 3)
    • Combine the marble amulet and obsidian amulet to form the star amulet.
  • Talk to the Gardener Ghost downstairs with the Ghostspeak amulet equipped. (Chat 2)
  • Travel to the graves spread around the Haunted Woods (fairy ring alq) and dig in front of a grave marker immediately south-east of the fairy ring.
    • The gardener does NOT have to be following you, this step will work even if he disappears.
    • Be quick, the area is infested with vampyres. Take a Holy symbol and maybe food with you.
  • Combine the brain and head.
  • Go to the experiment Cave, use your star amulet on the easternmost memorial, south-east of the castle, then push it.
  • Inside, kill a level 51 Experiment for the cavern key.
  • Follow the north-western path to the end.
  • Search the chest and climb the ladder.
  • Dig at the three graves to get the torso, arms and legs.
  • Return to Dr Fenkenstrain (Fenkenstrain's castle teleport) and give him the body parts. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to him again to give him the needle and thread.
  • Talk to the Gardener Ghost for the shed key. (Chat 2)
  • Take 3 canes from the pile of canes next to the shed. then search the cupboard inside the shed to get a broom.
  • Combine three canes and the broom into an extended brush (Using 3 bronze wire).
  • Go upstairs to the western fireplace and use the extended brush on the fireplace for a conductor mould.
  • Go to a furnace (closest is in Port Phasmatys or fairy ring to Zanaris) and smelt a silver bar into a conductor (lightning rod).
  • Return to the castle, go upstairs and then climb the southern ladder to reach the lightning conductor.
  • Repair the lightning conductor.
  • Talk to the doctor.
  • Go upstairs, then climb the northern ladder.
  • Talk to Fenkenstrain's monster.
  • Go downstairs, then pickpocket the doctor for the ring of charos.
  • Quest complete!


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Required for completing

Completion of Creature of Fenkenstrain is required for the following: