Instruction manual
This is the quick guide for Temple of Ikov.
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This article is about the quest. For the dungeon, see Temple of Ikov (dungeon).


Start point Quest point icon Speak to Lucien at the Flying Horse Inn in north-west Ardougne (north of the castle).
Official difficulty Experienced
Description None
Length Medium
Items required



Do not bring anything unnecessary! (need to have at least 1 inventory space free and a maximum weight of -1 kg)

Enemies to defeat


Items required for this part: Pendant of lucien (given by Lucien when talking to him), knife or slash weapon and light source (if obtaining boots of lightness)

  • Speak to Lucien in the Flying Horse Inn in the north-west corner of East Ardougne. (Chat 12)
  • Enter the temple south of the Ranging Guild.
  • If you require boots of lightness: Go west down the stairs, slash the web, and take the boots. (Light source required)
  • Go through the north gate with the Pendant of lucien equipped.
  • Cross the lava bridge (weight must be -1 kg or less or you will take 20 damage from falling) and take the lever.
  • Keep the lever in your inventory. Go to a bank and get the neccessary gear (including the neccessary bow) and the 20-un-noted limpwurt root.

The temple:

  • Return to the temple and attach the lever to the lever-bracket near the ladder. Pull the lever after attaching it. You will receive the prompt: "You hear the clunking of some hidden machinery."
  • Go through the south gate and follow the path.
  • Search chests along the icy path to obtain ice arrows. 10 with Ava's device and 60+ Ranged is enough.
    • You can world hop and keep searching the same chest if you are having trouble with the spiders.
  • Go back through the north gate and straight north to a small room.
  • Search the lever for traps then pull it.
  • Go west then north through the doors.
  • Talk to the Fire Warrior of Lesarkus. (Chat 1)
  • Kill him with your ice arrows.
  • Give Winelda 20 unnoted limpwurt roots.
  • Optional: follow the path to its end and take the shiny key to access this dungeon from McGrubor's Wood.
  • Push the wall to the north leading to a room full of Guardians of Armadyl.
  • Pick the good or evil path.

Good path

  • Remove your Pendant of lucien and talk to a Guardian of Armadyl. (Chat 1131)
  • Enter the building west of the Grand Exchange wearing your Armadyl pendant and kill Lucien (level 14).

Quest complete!

Evil path

  • Try to take the Staff of Armadyl from the table, you may have to kill a level 43 Guardian of Armadyl.
    • The guardian can be easily safespotted behind a chair.
  • Enter the building west of the Grand Exchange and give Lucien the Staff of Armadyl.

Quest complete!

Quest reward

Temple of Ikov reward scroll

The quest completion scroll if you sided with Lucien.

Temple of Ikov reward scroll (Armadyl)

The quest completion scroll if you sided with Armadyl.

Required for completing

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