Ancient scroll

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An ancient scroll is an item that can be obtained by using the magical feather on the travelling merchant as part of the Mod Ryan trading sequence. It can be read with 60 Archaeology Archaeology and is encrypted with a Caesar cipher with a shift of 2.

Attempting to read the scroll without level 60 Archaeology Archaeology will prompt the user with the message You don't have the expertise to understand the writing on this. Trying to make out the writing regardless will result in a thinking animation and the player saying "Worth a try I guess?"

For the next step in the trading sequence, the player needs to bring the following items to War's Retreat, then read the ancient scroll, in order to create a pot of souls:

Transcript[edit | edit source]

The following text is transcluded from Transcript:Ancient scroll.
  • Player: Uh huh... wait... what is this?

EQPVCKPOGPV YCXG
1 Z GORVA RQV
1 Z RQV NKF
4 Z CKT TWPG

4 Z SWKPVGUUGPEG

The decoded scroll reads:
CONTAINMENT WAVE
1 X EMPTY POT
1 X POT LID
4 X AIR RUNE
4 X QUINTESSENCE

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The "containment wave" line in the scroll and the required items are a reference to a move called "Evil Containment Wave" in the English adaptation of the Dragon Ball franchise.