Instruction manual
This is the quick guide for Tower of Life.
For a more in-depth version, click here.


Start point Quest point icon Talk to Effigy near the tower south of Ardougne - next to the Necromancer Tower, east of the Monastery (straight south of the East Ardougne bank).
Official difficulty Novice
Description The construction of a mysterious tower is almost complete, but the builders working on it have gone on strike. Losing patience, the alchemists that hired them are looking for anybody to help them. When the world of magic and the world of logic combine you can expect dangerous results, but a true adventurer would cherish such things... wouldn't they?
Length Medium
Items required
Enemies to defeat None


  • Talk to Effigy south of East Ardougne (fairy ring djp, Ardougne Cloak monastery teleport and walk east, or minigame teleport to Fishing Trawler and walk north) to begin the quest. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Bonafido, he will ask to get a Builder's outfit.
    Builder's trousers location

    Location of Trousers.

  • Wear the full outfit. Talk to Bonafido and answer his questions: Tea, Whistle for attention, Your legs are getting a bit cold and Carry on, it'll fix itself.

Fixing up the tower

Tower of Life Repair Supplies Location

The supply crates.

Fix the pressure machine

  • Take the following supplies:
  • Head up the first staircase on the west side of the tower.
  • Fix the pressure machine on the north side of the room.
  • Complete the puzzle (turn the valves until all holes are plugged, pull the levers when necessary).
  • Once all the holes are plugged, make sure to turn the valves until all of the pipes are filled with water. You should see a message that says "The machine is working!" when you have completed the puzzle.

Fix the pipe machine

ToL Pipe Puzzle

The completed puzzle.

  • Take the following supplies:
  • Head up two floors.
  • Fix the pipe machine on the south side of the room.

Fix the cage

You will need to fix three bars on all four sides of the Cage. After setting the length/height select "Place Bar" to fix that portion. Once you have completed each side click the right arrow until you have finished the entire cage.

  1. Horizontal: Size 2
  2. Horizontal: Size 3
  3. Vertical: Size 2

When each side is finished, turn the cage with the right arrow.

  1. Horizontal: Size 2
  2. Vertical: Size 2
  3. Vertical: Size 4

That side of the cage is now complete.

  1. Horizontal: Size 4
  2. Vertical: Size 2
  3. Vertical: Size 3

That side is now complete.

  1. Horizontal: Size 2
  2. Horizontal: Size 2
  3. Vertical: Size 2

The cage should now be complete!

Finishing up

  • Talk to Effigy.
  • Go to the top floor for a cutscene involving the alchemists and the Homunculus.
  • Go outside to talk to Effigy.
  • Return to the top floor and answer the Homunculus' questions until the bar is filled with either 'Logic' or 'Magic'.
  • Talk to Effigy again.
  • Go to the dungeon floor inside the tower and talk to the Homunculus to the North.
Quest complete!


Tower of Life reward scroll
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