Death's office

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Death seated inside his office

Death's office is an office owned by Harold Death Esquire, more commonly known as simply Death or the Grim Reaper. Players can start the Soul Reaper activity here.

The office is part of Death's mansion, appears to be on an island suspended by chains in a void, and is decorated by murals depicting Harold becoming Death. Although it is part of his mansion, due to magic, the rest of the mansion cannot be seen, although a door can be seen leading to it. As its name would imply, Death himself can be found sitting at his desk inside the centre of the office. His pet skeletal hellhound Muncher can be found sitting in the corner behind him.

Getting there[edit | edit source]

Portal to Death's office north of the Draynor lodestone

Features[edit | edit source]

Players must come here in order to start the Soul Reaper activity and to purchase rewards for it from Death's Store, although a Grim gem can be used to obtain new tasks once the activity has been started. Players also appear here when they die for the first time, in which case Death provides a short tutorial explaining death mechanics, respawn points, and gravestones. In the beta, after the first death, players would respawn at Death's office if they had lost items upon death. Players can access the River Noumenon through the door behind his desk following completion of Nomad's Elegy.

The Boss collection log can also be found in here behind Death's desk.

During Missing, Presumed Death, due to Death's kidnapping, Frank can instead be found in the office, and fulfils the same role.

During Dishonour among Thieves, the player finds Nomad here in combat with Death. The player persuades Death to release Nomad and let him join them. Death allows it because the player saved him during Missing, Presumed Death, but only on the condition that Nomad will return here afterwards.

It is also a location the player must travel to during Some Like It Cold.

Personalities[edit | edit source]

Music[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included—see here for how to help out!
  • patch 25 October 2021 (Update):
    • Players can no longer die while standing in Death's Office.
  • patch 1 September 2020 (Update):
    • Fixed an issue where the Worn Equipment tab would become persistently unavailable after summoning a pet in Death's Office.
  • patch 12 August 2019 (Update):
    • Fixed the music in Death's realm from not playing upon using the hourglass.
  • patch 18 February 2019 (Update):
    • Renamed a timer in Death's office.
  • patch 26 November 2018 (Update):
    • Players are now directed to the correct settings interface to access any bought loot beams from Death.
  • patch 16 April 2018 (Update):
    • Death's Hourglass has been increased in size and given a glow to better find it within his office.
  • patch 25 April 2016 (Update):
    • It is no longer possible to see other parts of the world while inside the office.
  • patch 18 April 2016 (Update):
    • Added blocking around Death's hourglass to prevent players being automatically walked away.
  • patch 1 February 2016 (Update):
    • Unblocked a tile behind the hourglass in Death's realm to ensure that players can leave.
  • patch 1 June 2015 (Update):
    • The warning message when Death will keep items for less than an hour is now red.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

The parchment on the desk.
  • It received a major graphical update with the release of Soul Reaper, and later a minor graphical update with the Death rework.
  • The examine text on the door behind Death, "Knock, knock, knockin' on death's door..." is a reference to the popular song Knockin' on Heaven's Door by Bob Dylan.
  • Death's note, as well as its examine text "Not a notebook" is a reference to the anime series Death Note.
  • The parchment on Death's desk contains the Lorem ipsum text.
  • The numerous green hourglasses in the office have the examine text "Time's running out." A single red hourglass with all its sand in the bottom bulb reads "Time's run out." instead.