Quick guide for Curse of the Black Stone

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This quest has an in-depth guide here.
It contains a more detailed description of dialogue, cutscenes, and storyline.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Getting started[edit | edit source]

The Jade Spider[edit | edit source]

Zhuka's location on Waiko.
Items needed: Combat gear and a free inventory space
  • Travel to Waiko.
  • Talk to Zhuka (bamboo merchant) at the southern part of the marketplace. (Chat 1)
  • Travel to Whale's Maw.
  • Talk to Sea Witch Kaula at the northwestern part of the island. (Chat 1)
  • Click the lump of sand near the south-western ship to dig it up (a spade is not required). (Chat 2)
  • Check the tortle to the south to obtain a Note from the Jade Spider.
  • Travel to Tuai Leit.
  • Speak to Sensei Seaworth in the south-western corner of the fort. (Chat 1)
  • Travel to Goshima. (Chat 1)
  • Kill all 12 Crassians on the island.
  • Go through the Gate of Goshima and talk to Madame Shih (the Jade Spider) in the easternmost building. (Chat 1)
  • Complete the Temple of Aminishi.
    • If you have already completed the dungeon, skip the battle. (Chat 1)
    • If this is your first time completing the dungeon, travel back to Madame Shih after defeating Seiryu.

The dungeon[edit | edit source]

The door that leads to basement with Mr. Mordaut, right behind the first flight of stairs
The location of the unlit fireplace at Daemonheim, with the fountain visible to the left of it
Items needed: Uncut dragonstone, Rope
Items recommended: 'Chipped' Varrock teleport, Ring of kinship, Dragon trinkets, or Dungeoneering cape
  • Head to the Varrock Museum using a 'Chipped' Varrock teleport or the Varrock lodestone. Go down the flight of stairs, and walk behind the first flight of stairs to find a door.
  • Talk to Mr. Mordaut who is behind the door. (Chat 2)
  • Speak to Bryll Thoksdottir at Daemonheim. (Chat 3)
  • Investigate the unlit fireplace to the south-east of Bryll to find a carved dragonstone (left).
  • Cut your dragonstone to create the right eye, making a carved dragonstone (right) and put it in the fountain. (Chat 1)
  • Enter the crumbling watchtower to the west.
  • Talk to Hannibus in the west room.
  • Head to the Adamant dragon dungeon using a Dungeoneering cape teleport (Brimhaven metal dragon dungeon) or travel to the Karamja lodestone and head to the dungeon.
  • Go down the Adamant dragon dungeon (Chat 1) and investigate the Mithril smelter on the most eastern wall to get a Metallic object. (Go out and back in if using Kethsi Ring or Dragon trinkets)
  • Talk to the Adamant dragon in the south-western room to heat the Metallic object. (Chat 13)
  • Investigate one of the Pits north of the entrance. (Chat 2)
  • Investigate the Dragon head near the stairs. (Chat 1)

Kerapac's lab[edit | edit source]

The puzzle. Statues 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Items recommended: Ring of kinship, Goshima teleport
  • Head back to Kerapac's Lab by entering the crumbling watchtower in Daemonheim.
  • Investigate the Effigy shelves, In the small room in the middle of the middle room. (Chat 2)
  • Referencing the image to the right, activate the following Dragonkin statues in any order: 1, 3, 5.
  • Enter the portal in the northern room. (Chat 1)
  • Speak to Kerapac.
  • Speak to Bryll Thoksdottir back in Daemonheim. (Chat 3)
  • Complete the Dragonkin Laboratory.
    • If you have already completed the dungeon, skip the battle. (Chat 2)
    • If this is your first time completing the dungeon, travel back to Bryll Thoksdottir after defeating the Black stone dragon.
  • Travel back to Goshima via Quartermaster Gully. (A cutscene will start) (Chat 1)
  • Head back to Daemonheim and speak to Bryll Thoksdottir. (Chat 3)

Enchanted "vacuum" vial[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Law rune, Raw fish, and two free inventory spaces
Items recommended: Traveler's necklace or Wicked hood, Mask of the Yellow Wyrm, Ring of kinship

Preparing for war[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Disguise to enter the Black Knights' Fortress
Items recommended: 'Chipped' Varrock teleport; Desert amulet 2,3,or 4 or The Heart teleport; Waiko teleport; Dragon trinkets or Dungeoneering cape; Ring of charos (a); Ring of kinship; Master archaeologist's outfit
The location of Steven the seagull at Waiko
Seagull locations.
  • Head to Edgeville using the Wilderness sword, or the Edgeville lodestone. North-west of the lodestone is the Artefact.
  • Activate the KBD's entrance artefact to meet with Hannibus and the KBD. (Chat 1)
  • Return to Varrock Museum and speak to Mr. Mordaut. (Chat 2)
  • Break The Heart Teleport or travel to The Heart of Gielinor (GWD2) to meet with Vindicta. Note: You may need to leave the heart via the lift, and re-enter for the chat option to appear. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Bryll Thoksdottir and then Quartermaster Gully at the war table in east Daemonheim.
  • Travel to Waiko and go to the moais to the north-east to speak to Steven the seagull.
  • Speak to the 6 seagulls (locations pictured on the right) to find evidence.
  • Go back to Steven's location and speak to him or Count Ludwig Koppenploppen.
  • Speak to Quartermaster Gully at the war table.
  • Speak to Bryll Thoksdottir.
  • Speak to Bosun Higgs.
  • Speak to Lieutenant Crane in the Black Knights' Base in the very south of Taverley Dungeon (can use the Master archaeologist's outfit to teleport to Isaura) next to the Map Table. (Chat 1)
  • Teleport to Edgeville and run north-west of the lodestone to reach the Black Knights' Fortress.
  • Speak to the Fortress Guard at the entrance of the Fortress while wearing the disguise.
  • Interact with Tessa's suit of armour in the western barracks room.
  • Speak to the Slave standing along the north wall on the 1st floor[UK]2nd floor[US] of the Black Knights' Fortress.
  • Report back to Lieutenant Crane. (Chat ~) Wearing a ring of charos (a) allows lying to Crane and skipping the steps to free Tessa.
  • If you did not skip freeing Tessa:
    • Return to the fortress and interact with Tessa's suit of armour
    • Head upstairs to smuggle out Tessa. (Chat 3)
    • Give her the suit of armour. (Chat 11~)
    • Speak to Lieutenant Crane.
    • Head back to Daemonheim and speak to Bosun Higgs.
    • Speak to Commandant Bletchley in the Black Knights' Fortress on the 1st floor[UK]2nd floor[US].
    • Speak to Lieutenant Crane.
  • Speak to Bryll Thoksdottir near the war table.
    • If you have already completed the dungeon, skip the battle. (Chat 2)
    • Otherwise, choose any option for your speech. (Chat ~)
    • Complete The Shadow Reef.
    • If this is your first time completing the dungeon, travel back to Bryll Thoksdottir after defeating The Ambassador.

Quest Complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Additional rewards/activities

After unlocking the Goshima gate and visiting the island outside of quest mode, an azure key can be found in the eastern trunk north of the north-easternmost building in the town.

This key can be used to grant access to the azure room, a hidden room within the Temple of Aminishi. The door is on floor 1, where Oyu the Quietest spawns.

In addition to various lore found in the room, traversing further through the azure room corridor leads to a previously inaccessible north-eastern island of Aminishi. There are skilling spots for bamboo, north-east Aminishi mine, and a bank deposit box in the south-east by the dock.

Players may dig at a mound located on the northern shoreline of Aminishi to find a trunk key which can be used to open the trunk located in the azure room. This contains:

Looting the trunk completes A Mini Shipment achievement.

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

Curse of the Black Stone is directly required for the following quests/miniquests:

It is therefore an indirect requirement for the following quests and miniquests: