Clue scroll (elite)

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A clue scroll (elite) is the second highest tier clue scroll after the clue scroll (master) in the Treasure Trails Distraction and Diversion, in which a player follows a series of clues leading towards a buried treasure. They are obtained upon opening a sealed clue scroll (elite). Elite clue scrolls are between 5 to 7 clues long (4 to 6 with the Totem of Treasure).[1] When an elite clue scroll is dropped, there is a 1% chance that a clue scroll (master) is dropped instead.

Completion of the clue scroll will either give a scroll box (elite), containing another clue, a puzzle casket (elite), or a reward casket (elite), containing rewards for completing the treasure trail. Elite clue scroll rewards can range from a few thousand coins to well over 2 billion coins if a very rare third-age or blood dye is obtained.

Clues[edit | edit source]

Elite clue scrolls may contain the following types of clue:

Rewards[edit | edit source]

From all levels[edit | edit source]

Image Name
Coins 10000.png 2,500–50,000 coins
Holy biscuits 25.png 2–27 holy biscuits or purple sweets
Bandit Camp Teleport.png Lumber Yard Teleport.png Miscellania Teleport.png Pollnivneach Teleport.png Phoenix Lair Teleport.png Tai Bwo Wannai Teleport.png Various teleport scrolls
Saradomin page 1.png Guthix page 1.png Zamorak page 1.png Armadyl page 1.png Bandos page 1.png Ancient page 1.png 1–3 god pages for god books
Purple firelighter.png Red firelighter.png Blue firelighter.png Green firelighter.png White firelighter.png Gnomish firelighters
Saradomin arrows 5.png Guthix arrows 5.png Zamorak arrows 5.png 20–100 Saradomin, Guthix, or Zamorak arrows
Meerkats pouch.pngMeerkat scroll (Fetch Casket).png Noted meerkats pouches or Meerkat scroll (Fetch Casket)s
Sealed clue scroll (master).png Sealed clue scroll (master)

From elite clue scrolls[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!
  • ninja 12 October 2020 (Update):
    • The volume of the 'heartbeat' audio for scan clues has been increased, so as to make it more noticeable.
  • patch 26 February 2018 (Update):
    • Drop options have been replaced with destroy options for all caskets, clue scrolls, challenge scrolls, scroll boxes, puzzle boxes and keys. Where applicable, the destroy message will indicate where to reclaim the item; however, in most cases the item cannot be reclaimed.
    • An animation now plays after selecting 'Scan' on a scan clue to indicate that the scroll is continually re-scanning. This graphic updates based on whether players are within double the listed range, or at any other distance.
    • The Elven Lands elite scan clue has been renamed to the Isafdar and Lletya scan clue to help differentiate it from the new Prifddinas scan clue.
    • The Varrock elite scan clue now mentions that it also covers the Grand Exchange, for clarity.
  • patch 25 January 2016 (Update):
    • The following items can no longer have alchemy cast on them: Clue scrolls
  • patch 18 May 2015 (Update):
    • Players can now hold one of each tier of clue scroll.
    • Elite clue scrolls have been added to the Barrows Brothers' reward chest.
  • patch 3 December 2013 (Update):
    • An elite clue scroll end point that was positioned under the Falador Christmas tree has been moved.
  • patch 2 October 2013 (Update):
    • The Elite Treasure Trails compass interface no longer re-opens when using home teleport.
  • patch 13 May 2013 (Update):
    • An issue with an elite compass treasure trail not showing 'X' when you standing on the correct spot near Duel Arena has been fixed.
  • patch 31 January 2012 (Update):
    • An elite treasure trail coordinate that points into the middle of the Wilderness Volcano has been moved outside of the giant blocking sword.
  • patch 14 September 2011 (Update):
    • When in range of an elite clue scroll, the scroll will now give feedback stating if you are on the wrong level.
  • patch 19 August 2010 (Update):
    • Fixed an issue that could cause the directional arrow for elite trails to spin wildly, which isn't particularly helpful.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Shaunyowns. Official clue steps. Reddit. 20 December 2019. (Archived from the original on 20 December 2019.)