Lumbridge Catacombs

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The entrance to the Catacombs.
The experiments left by Dragith.

The Lumbridge Catacombs are a free-to-play dungeon that was released along with The Blood Pact quest. The catacombs have been the burial grounds of the Lumbridge church since approximately the 130th year of the Fifth Age. The dungeon is designed for low-level players and features unique monsters that drop parts of the Mask of Dragith Nurn.

The entrance to the catacombs is located in Lumbridge cemetery.

The Blood Pact must be completed in order to be able to access the lower level of the dungeon. The monsters are located at the bottom of the dungeon and can be accessed by the stairs in the room where Reese is defeated in "The Blood Pact" (revealed after the altar collapses).

Official Description[edit | edit source]

Mourners who visit the graveyard at Lumbridge do so to pay their respects to loved ones and leave gifts for the departed. Little do they know that, underneath the graveyard, twisting catacombs teem with undead and mutilated beings.

Long ago, the necromancer Dragith Nurn took it upon himself to experiment with life and death, defiling the bodies of creatures that he could find. His experiments with death and dark magic created hideously foul monstrosities. Corrupting the course of life and death eventually took its toll on Dragith Nurn. The realisation that he too would one day be doomed to rise from his grave when he died hit him hard. With the stark reality of his actions hitting home, he buried himself and his experiments alive beneath the graveyard, hoping to seal away his transgressions forever more, to forget what he had done… Only scattered references to the legend of Dragith Nurn remain. For decades, his catacombs lay dormant, undisturbed and disassociated from the land above, until three Zamorakian cultists arrived at Lumbridge, intent on breaking the magic seal that has kept Dragith Nurn locked away.

Upper level[edit | edit source]

The upper levels of the dungeon are useful only for collecting the music track and in the quest, in order to kill (or spare) the cultists. A map is shown on the right to show where the cultists are. (Many players didn't know about the stairs going to the lower level at the beginning room on the upper level, to the east/left)

Lower level[edit | edit source]

The dungeon is large and has a single entrance/exit found in the yard of the Lumbridge church. It is made up of a series of rooms linked by short corridors. The first room contains warped cockroaches, which are level 1. As you progress through the dungeon the rooms contain monsters of increasing combat levels, ranging from 1 to 21, whilst the final room contains a single monster of level 26 combat. This makes the lower level an efficient and effective training location for new and low-level players, as the monsters found within are easy to kill, do not hit particularly high, and boast valuable drops relative to their combat level.

The final room contains Dragith Nurn. To summon Dragith Nurn, the player is required to touch the pedestal holding the Diamond demon statuette. Dragith Nurn will appear, and can then be fought. A flashing yellow arrow indicates which Dragith Nurn is required to be killed. There is no limit to how many times Dragith Nurn can be summoned or killed.

Statuettes[edit | edit source]

Six statuettes are found in the dungeon:

Xenia will offer to buy the statuettes for a total of 2500 coins.

Monsters[edit | edit source]

Mask of Dragith Nurn[edit | edit source]

Players can assemble the Mask of Dragith Nurn by using any one of the parts with another while all 5 parts are in their inventory. A common misconception is that the mask pieces are randomly dropped by every monster, but this is not true. You can use the table above to see what monsters drop which pieces. This mask is not tradeable and gives very little bonuses. Due to its low bonuses, most players simply wear it for aesthetic purposes. However, before EOC, the mask did have the highest melee attack bonuses for a head item in free to play.

Achievement[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

The update history project is a work-in-progress – not all updates to this topic may be covered below. See here for how to help out!
  • patch 23 September 2019 (Update):
    • Pieces of the Mask of Dragith Nurn can now be dropped from catacomb creatures if they were previously destroyed, allowing players that require the drops for the Master quest cape requirement to obtain them again.
  • patch 22 January 2018 (Update):
    • Players now face the correct direction when using doors or stairs in the Lumbridge Catacombs.
  • patch 23 February 2015 (Update):
    • Players can once again consistently use the shortcut to the lower levels in the Lumbridge Catacombs.
  • patch 5 January 2015 (Update):
    • The shortcut to the lower levels in the Lumbridge Catacombs is no longer closed after Heart of Stone is completed.
  • patch 1 July 2014 (Update):
    • Torches in Lumbridge Catacombs are no longer sunk into the ground.
  • patch 12 May 2014 (Update):
    • Colour grading has been added to the Lumbridge catacombs.
  • patch 2 November 2010 (Update):
    • A hole in the Lumbridge Catacombs has been filled in.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Monsters in this dungeon respawn unusually fast.
  • Trying to setup a dwarf multicannon gives the message "You don't need a cannon here."
  • During the Battle of Lumbridge, the overflow of bodies was interred within the catacombs.