Curse of the Empty Lord

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

Miniquest details[edit | edit source]

Walkthrough[edit | edit source]

Warning: This miniquest will take people into dangerous parts of the Wilderness. Beware of player killers and that you cannot teleport after level 20 Wilderness unless you use a piece of dragonstone teleport jewellery (such as an Amulet of glory), Slayer ring or Royal seed pod, with which you may teleport until level 30.

Note: It is possible to receive multiple pieces of the Ghostly set by talking to any ghost after they tell their story. You can get any of the pieces you have already gotten from any of the ghosts you have already spoken to.

Valdez the Explorer[edit | edit source]

Wearing your ring of visibility and your ghostspeak amulet or Morytania legs 2/3/4, go to Glarial's Tomb (not the waterfall cave) north-west of the 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 Ghostly robe (top) and request you to find another ghost named 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 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[edit | edit source]

Recommended Items:

Sequence 2[edit | edit source]

Recommended Items:

  • Burning Amulet (teleport to Bandit Camp and Chaos Temple)
  • Explorer Ring (Teleport to Port Sarim Docks, Mini-game Teleport to Rat Catchers or glory to Draynor Village works as well)
  • Combat Bracelet, Skull sceptre, Amulet of Glory, Varrock teleport (To get to Edgeville Monastery)
  • Slayer Ring, Salve graveyard teleport, Kharyrll Teleport, Ectophial, Fairy Ring code CKS (Slayer tower 1st floor[UK]2nd floor[US])
  • Ring of Dueling (Ferox Enclave then run to Graveyard of Shadows)

Sequence 3[edit | edit source]

(Recommended items: A Shantay pass, 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) Note: Open the Muddy chest in the Lava Maze to complete a task in the medium Wilderness diary.

Reward[edit | edit source]

Upon completion, you can talk to Historian Minas on the 1st floor[UK]2nd floor[US] of the Varrock Museum to receive 10 kudos and an experience lamp worth 10,000 experience in any skill above 50.

A male player wearing the ghostly robes.

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

Transcript[edit | edit source]

Changes[edit | edit source]

Date Changes
9 April 2015

Gravingas & the Ghosts from the Curse of Zaros miniquest now recognize the Morytania legs built-in ghostspeak function.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • If you speak to any of the ghosts without a ghostspeak amulet, you 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 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.
  • While talking to Dhalak, he will ask if you are the "mighty sorcerer that binds him". If you are level 99 Magic, your character will respond by bragging about said skill mastery.
  • Talk to the first mysterious ghost at Glarial's tomb if you lose any of the ghostly item after quest.
  • The ghosts located in Wilderness also appear in free-to-play worlds, as long as the player has the ring of visibility and ghostspeak amulet equipped; A player can still talk to them and receive pieces of the ghostly clothing, but it will be labeled as a members object.