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Curse of the Empty Lord is a miniquest following the events of Azzanadra chathead Desert Treasure, allowing the player to obtain a set of Link to ghostly robes ghostly robes.

Miniquest details

Start point Quest point icon Talk to the Mysterious ghost (Valdez) near Glarial's Tomb.
Official difficulty
Description None
Length Medium-Long
Requirements
Items required

Recommended:

  • Various teleportation runes and/or jewellery
  • Stamina potions may be useful, especially when in the Wilderness
Enemies to defeat None

Walkthrough

Warning: This Link to Miniquests miniquest will take people into dangerous parts of the Link to Wilderness Wilderness. Beware of player killers and that you cannot teleport after level 20 Wilderness without an Item image of %7B%7B%3AAmulet+of+glory%7D%7D, File:Amulet of glory.png Amulet of glory or Item image of %7B%7B%3ASlayer+ring%7D%7D, File:Slayer ring.png Slayer ring, with which you may teleport until level 30.

Note: It is possible to receive extra pieces of the Ghostly set by using the Link to drop trick drop trick.

Valdez the Explorer

Wearing your Item image of %7B%7B%3Aring+of+visibility%7D%7D, File:ring of visibility.png ring of visibility and your Item image of %7B%7B%3Aghostspeak+amulet%7D%7D, File:ghostspeak amulet.png ghostspeak amulet, go to Link to Glarial's Tomb Glarial's Tomb (not the waterfall cave) north-west of the Link to Fishing Guild Fishing Guild. The ghost is standing outside the tomb entrance. Note he will not appear as a dot on the minimap and his transparency makes him a bit tough to spot.

When you speak to him, he will introduce himself and relate his part of the story. He will then give you a Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+robe+%28top%29%7D%7D, File:Ghostly robe (top).png Ghostly robe (top) and request you to find another ghost named Link to Rennard Rennard, along with a hint on how to find him. Pay attention to the hint given, as it indicates the sequence necessary to complete the quest:

  • If he mentions pirates and a shipwreck, Sequence 1 must be followed for the entirety of the quest.
  • If he mentions the thief being northeast of there, Sequence 2 must be followed for the entirety of the quest.
  • If he mentions the thief being southeast of there, Sequence 3 must be followed for the entirety of the quest.

One must visit the ghosts in the correct order. Additionally, all of the Link to Mysterious ghost Mysterious ghosts in this quest appear at all three of their possible locations, but the player will not be able to progress further in the quest until the ghost is spoken to at the correct location.

Sequence 1

  1. Link to Rennard Rennard can be found near the shipwrecked ship between the Link to Wilderness Agility Course Wilderness Agility Course and Link to Pirates' Hideout Pirates' Hideout in level 52 Wilderness. Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+gloves%7D%7D, File:Ghostly gloves.png Ghostly gloves.
  2. Link to Mysterious ghost (Kharrim) Kharrim can be found at the Link to Chaos Temple (hut) Chaos Temple (hut) altar in Level 38 Link to Wilderness Wilderness north of Link to The Forgotten Cemetery The Forgotten Cemetery. Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+boots%7D%7D, File:Ghostly boots.png Ghostly boots.
  3. Link to Lennissa Lennissa can be found at the church on Link to Entrana Entrana. (Bring a Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostspeak+amulet%7D%7D, File:Ghostspeak amulet.png Ghostspeak amulet if using Item image of %7B%7B%3AMorytania+legs+2%7D%7D, File:Morytania legs 2.png Morytania legs 2 or higher, as they are not allowed on the island). Once spoken to, she will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+robe+%28bottom%29%7D%7D, File:Ghostly robe (bottom).png Ghostly robe (bottom).
  4. Dhalak Dhalak can be found at the Link to Wizards' Tower Wizards' Tower ground floor. Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+hood%7D%7D, File:Ghostly hood.png Ghostly hood.
  5. Viggora Viggora can be found upstairs at the Link to Rogues' Castle Rogues' Castle in level 52-56 Link to Wilderness Wilderness, in the small easternmost room with a Item image of %7B%7B%3ABronze+sq+shield%7D%7D, File:Bronze sq shield.png Bronze sq shield spawn (beware of the Chaos Elemental Chaos Elemental and Link to Player killing PKers). Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+cloak%7D%7D, File:Ghostly cloak.png Ghostly cloak.

Sequence 2

  1. Link to Rennard Rennard can be found at the Link to Bandit Camp (Wilderness) Bandit Camp (Wilderness) near the shops. If you are having trouble speaking to him without getting attacked by the Bandit (wilderness) bandits, you can try to lure them into the nearby food store and shut the door. Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+gloves%7D%7D, File:Ghostly gloves.png Ghostly gloves.
  2. Link to Mysterious ghost (Kharrim) Kharrim can be found at the Link to Graveyard of Shadows Graveyard of Shadows (Link to Carrallangar Teleport Carrallangar). It may take a while to get your conversation finished. because the Link to zombie zombies and Chat head image of ghost, File:ghost chathead.png ghosts will be Link to Aggressiveness aggressive and will interrupt your conversation. He will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+boots%7D%7D, File:Ghostly boots.png Ghostly boots.
  3. Link to Lennissa Lennissa can be found at the Link to Port Sarim Port Sarim docks at the Link to Lady Lumbridge Lady Lumbridge. Once spoken to, she will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+robe+%28bottom%29%7D%7D, File:Ghostly robe (bottom).png Ghostly robe (bottom).
  4. Dhalak Dhalak can be found at the Link to Edgeville Monastery Edgeville Monastery, upstairs by the altar (level 31 Skill icon of Prayer, File:Prayer icon.png Prayer required). Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+hood%7D%7D, File:Ghostly hood.png Ghostly hood.
  5. Viggora Viggora can be found at the Link to Slayer Tower Slayer Tower in Link to Canifis Canifis, on the 1st floor[?] near the southeast stairwell by the entrance to the Infernal Mage Infernal Mages. Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+cloak%7D%7D, File:Ghostly cloak.png Ghostly cloak.

Sequence 3

(Recommended items: Falador teleport tabs or runes, Amulet of glory for teleporting to Al Kharid and Edgeville, Burning amulet for teleporting to the Lava Maze, 200 coins for a carpet ride, slash weapon for Lava Maze)

  1. Link to Rennard Rennard can be found in the Link to Bandit Camp (Kharidian Desert) Bandit Camp (Kharidian Desert) in the bar on the western side of the camp. Note that players training here may be standing on the NPC. Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+gloves%7D%7D, File:Ghostly gloves.png Ghostly gloves.
  2. Link to Mysterious ghost (Kharrim) Kharrim can be found at the end of the Link to Lava Maze Lava Maze inside the second fenced in area. Bring a Link to Slash weapons slash weapon or Item image of %7B%7B%3Aknife%7D%7D, File:knife.png knife to cut through the webs. Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+boots%7D%7D, File:Ghostly boots.png Ghostly boots.
  3. Link to Lennissa Lennissa can be found at the Link to Tree Gnome Stronghold Tree Gnome Stronghold, just outside the Gnome Ball Field on the southern side (near the staircase). Once spoken to, she will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+robe+%28bottom%29%7D%7D, File:Ghostly robe (bottom).png Ghostly robe (bottom).
  4. Dhalak Dhalak can be found at the Link to Falador Party Room Falador Party Room, upstairs on the eastern side. Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+hood%7D%7D, File:Ghostly hood.png Ghostly hood.
  5. Viggora Viggora can be found in the Link to Edgeville Dungeon Edgeville Dungeon near the Earth warrior earth warriors in the northernmost room. The earth warriors can be rather annoying, but with some luck, you can trap them behind the ghost with you on the other side; you must talk to Viggora as soon as this happens and click through the first dialogue window to make this effect permanent for the whole chat. Once spoken to, he will give the Item image of %7B%7B%3AGhostly+cloak%7D%7D, File:Ghostly cloak.png Ghostly cloak.

Reward

Upon completion, you can talk to Chat head image of Historian Minas, File:Historian Minas chathead.png Historian Minas on the 1st floor[?] of the Link to Varrock Museum Varrock Museum and receive 10 Link to kudos kudos and an XP lamp which will grant 10,000 experience in any skill level 50 or higher.

Ghostly robes equipped

A male player wearing the ghostly robes.

Trivia

  • If you speak to any of the ghosts without a Item image of %7B%7B%3Aghostspeak+amulet%7D%7D, File:ghostspeak amulet.png ghostspeak amulet, your character may say "All your base are belong to us", as well as some other quotes. These are references to famous translation errors in the game Zero Wing.
  • When speaking to Link to Rennard Rennard, your player says "I ain't scared of no ghost," a reference to "I ain't afraid of no ghost" from the Ghostbusters theme song.
  • If you are level 99 Skill icon of Magic, File:Magic icon.png Magic while talking to Dhalak Dhalak, he will ask if you are the "mighty sorcerer that binds him". Your character will respond by bragging about said Link to skill mastery skill mastery.
  • Item image of %7B%7B%3AMorytania+legs+2%7D%7D, File:Morytania legs 2.png Morytania legs 2 or higher acts as a ghostspeak amulet when worn; with a later update, these items now work during this miniquest. Note that you cannot take these to Link to Entrana Entrana.
  • When speaking to Valdez, he asks if you can perform one, small favour for him. If your character has completed One Small Favour, you will respond that you can't make any promises, but you will if it isn't anything too annoying.