Quick guide for Ernest the Chicken

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


Getting started

  • Talk to Veronica located just outside the gate to Draynor Manor. (Chat )
  • Enter the manor and climb the stairs, then the ladder.
  • Talk to Professor Oddenstein. (Chat 12)

Obtaining the items

Pressure gauge

  • On the 1st floor[UK]2nd floor[US], grab the fish food in the room south of the staircase.
  • On the ground floor[UK]1st floor[US], take the poison in the room south of the kitchen.
  • Use the poison on the fish food.
  • Exit through the southeast corner of the manor (or teleport to the Draynor lodestone) and walk to the fountain in the southwest corner of the yard.
  • Use the poisoned fish food on the fountain.
  • Search the fountain for the pressure gauge.

Rubber tube

  • Walk along the west side of the manor until a compost heap is found.
  • Search it for a grimy key.
  • Go inside the manor and enter the small room behind the staircase.
  • Take the rubber tube.

Oil can

  • Return to the beginning chamber of the manor and go to the entrance of the most western room on the ground floor.
  • Search the candle sconce on the western wall.
  • Climb down the trap door ladder to the north in the new room.
  • There will be a puzzle with the solution as follows.

Puzzle solution

The oil can puzzle

All levers start in the "down" position.

  • Pull levers A, B up
  • Enter Door 1
  • Pull lever D up
  • Enter Door 1
  • Pull levers A, B down
  • Enter Doors 3, 4 & 5
  • Pull levers E, F up
  • Enter Doors 6 & 7
  • Pull lever C up
  • Enter Doors 7 & 6
  • Pull lever E down
  • Enter Doors 6, 8 & 3
  • Go through Door 9 and obtain the oil can.

Finishing up

  • Leave the basement.
  • Pull the lever on the eastern wall.
  • Return to Professor Oddenstein.
  • Quest complete!


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Required for completing

Ernest the Chicken is directly required for the following quests/miniquests:

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