Instruction manual
This is the quick guide for The Corsair Curse.
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Start point Quest point icon Speak to Captain Tock at the crossroads north of Port Sarim.
Official difficulty Novice
Description From the newly revealed town of Corsair Cove, deep in the south of Feldip Hills, the captain of the Corsairs has sailed to Port Sarim seeking help. His crew is sick, and he suspects that a curse has been laid upon them.

If you can unravel the fearful and conflicting tales of ogre relics, vengeful mermaids and demonic possession, maybe you can help his ailing crew overcome The Corsair Curse.

Length Medium
Requirements None
Items required


  • A stamina potion to traverse the Cove quicker
  • A teleport method to Rimmington
Enemies to defeat Ithoi the Navigator (level 35)


The cursed crew

The Corsair Curse quest map
  • Speak to Captain Tock just south of the Falador farm. (Chat 21)
  • Teleport to Rimmington and run west or run to the end of the pier west of Rimmington.
  • Speak to Captain Tock again. (Chat 1)
  • Speak to either Arsen the Thief, Cabin Boy Colin, or Gnocci the Cook, upstairs on the buildings directly west of the platform. (Chat 1)
  • Speak to Ithoi the Navigator, who is found upstairs in the building on the southernmost part of the beach, west and slightly south of the platform. (Chat 1)
  • You can do the next section in any order.

Arsen's, Colin's and Gnocci's "curse"

  • Speak to Arsen the Thief. (Chat 1)
  • Speak to Cabin Boy Colin. (Chat 1)
  • Speak to Gnocci the Cook (upstairs in the building just northwest). (Chat 1)
    • Grab the tinderbox next to him if you don't have one.
    • Grab the spade found directly south of his hut (right by tree near water) if you don't have one.
  • Speak to Captain Tock (cross gangplank south) to receive the ogre artefact. (Chat 1)
  • Speak to Ithoi the Navigator.
  • Use the telescope in Ithoi the Navigator's hut.
  • Dig by the lump of sand next to the tree where Gnocci the Cook fished in the cutscene.
    • Three steps east of the tropical tree found west of the fishing spot.
  • Enter the dungeon to the north and slightly east and speak to Chief Tess. (Chat 1)
  • Return and speak to Arsen the Thief, Cabin Boy Colin, and Gnocci the Cook.

Traitor in the midst

  • Speak to Captain Tock. (Chat 11)
  • Speak to Gnocci the Cook. (Chat 1)
  • Speak to Arsen the Thief. (Chat 11)
  • Speak to Cabin Boy Colin. (Chat 1)
  • Speak to Ithoi the Navigator. (Chat 11)
  • Speak to Ithoi the Navigator again.(Chat 11)
  • Use your tinderbox on the driftwood under his hut.
  • Speak to Captain Tock. (Chat 13)
  • Head west again and kill Ithoi the Navigator (level 35).
  • Speak to Captain Tock. (Chat 1)

Congratulations, quest complete!


The Corsair Curse reward scroll

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