Quick guide for Dimension of Disaster: Defender of Varrock

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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]

Zombie disguise[edit | edit source]

  • Speak to Reldo in the Castle library of New Varrock. (Chat 5)
  • Search the northern-most bookshelf along the western wall for Heart magic notes.
  • In the room just east of you, talk to Arrav. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Reldo again.
  • If not wearing the zombie override version, equip the full zombie outfit (mask, shirt, trousers, gloves, and boots) This can be purchased from Thessalia's Fine Clothes. See Zemomark for ways to earn more currency.
  • Head east to the New Varrock Castle kitchen and take 2 vials from the table.
    • Replay: If you have saved red mist from a previous run, just head upstairs.
  • Head upstairs via the south-east staircase of the castle and kill 2 armoured zombies - collecting the red mist that they drop.
    • Replay: If you have saved red mist, skip.

Tin soldier[edit | edit source]

    • Replay: If you have the code, just pick up the decoder strips and skip to unlocking the treasure room safe - the code will be in the chat box. If you didn't save the strips and can't remember the combination, follow the steps.
  • Enter the red barrier just north and directly west of the armoured zombie room.
  • Head west, passing through 2 additional red barriers.
  • Inspect the tin soldier on the operating table in the south-western room.
  • Exit the castle.
  • Talk to the Trial Announcer at the east Varrock bank to get tin soldier head. (Chat 313)
  • Get three tin ores, four fire runes, and a nature rune. These can be purchased from Sani's ore shop south of the west bank and Aubury's rune shop south of the east bank.
  • Return to the tin soldier.
  • Inspect him thrice to activate him. (Chat 1), (Chat 1), (Chat 1)
    • Use a vial of red mist on the tin soldier if it has not automatically been applied.

Getting the code[edit | edit source]

    • Replay: If you have the code, skip section.
  • Return to the far eastern room.
  • Search the crate in the armoured zombie room for some decoder strips.
  • Kill another armoured zombie if you need to refill empty vial with red mist.
  • Enter the red barrier to the far north-western room.
  • Scry the scrying pool in the north-eastern corner. Select (Chat 123456) (need to re-click on the scrying pool after each one) to unlock the medium New Varrock achievement Scrying Game and then (Chat 7) to continue the quest.
  • As the tin soldier, enter the room north and search Zemouregal's lab desk for the code.

Black prism[edit | edit source]

  • Unlock the treasure room safe (north-west corner of the north-west room) using the code you were given. Drag the red sliders over the numbers.
  • Enter the treasure room safe.
  • Smash the black prism.

Finishing up[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Arrav twice.
  • Quest complete!
  • Pick up the watering can for the next sub-quest.
    • Replay: Not needed if you saved purple mist.

Next sub-quest[edit | edit source]

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Required for completing[edit | edit source]

Dimension of Disaster: Defender of Varrock is directly required for the following quests/miniquests: