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Instruction manual
This is the quick guide for Ernest the Chicken.
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Start point Quest point icon Speak to Veronica, just south of Draynor Manor by the gate.
Official difficulty Novice
Description Veronica is very worried. Her fiancé went into the big spooky manor house to ask for directions. An hour later and he's still not out yet.
Length Short
Items required
  • Spade (can be obtained during quest).
Enemies to defeat None


  • Talk to Veronica. (Chat 1)
  • Enter the manor.
  • Collect the poison from the room south of the kitchen on the ground floor[?].
  • Collect the fish food on the 1st floor[?] of Draynor Manor in the room with the ghost, south of the stairs.
  • Combine the fish food and the poison.
  • Search the bookcase in the most western room of the ground floor[?].
  • Climb down the ladder.
Ernest the Chicken - Oil can map
  • Pull levers A and B down.
  • Enter Door 1.
  • Pull lever D down.
  • Enter Door 1.
  • Pull levers A, B up.
  • Enter Doors 3, 4 & 5.
  • Pull levers E, F down.
  • Enter Doors 6 & 7.
  • Pull lever C down.
  • Enter Doors 7 & 6.
  • Pull lever E up.
  • Enter Doors 6, 8, 3, 9 and pick up the oil can.
  • Go up the ladder and pull the lever.
  • Pick up the spade in the far eastern room on the ground floor
  • Exit out the back door of the same room.
  • Circle around the back to the Compost heap in the west part of the grounds.
  • Use the spade on the Compost heap to get a Key.
  • Use the poisoned fish food on the fountain in the south west corner of the grounds.
  • Search the poisoned fountain to retrieve a pressure gauge.
  • Return to the manor and pick up the rubber tube in the room with the skeleton on the ground floor.
  • Now climb up the central staircase just south of this room, and then again climb up the spiral staircase to the west of the stairs you just climbed up on.
  • Talk to Professor Oddenstein. (Chat 12)
  • Talk to him again to give him the items.
  • Quest complete!
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