Quick guide for Merlin's Crystal

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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]

Getting started[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to King Arthur at Camelot. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Sir Gawain nearby. (Chat 3)
  • Go upstairs, and talk to Sir Lancelot. (Chat 3)
  • Go to Catherby docks and talk to Arhein about riding his ship. (Chat 511)
  • Hide in the crate just west of the candle-maker. (Chat 11)

Inside the keep[edit | edit source]

  • Climb to the top floor.
  • Attack Sir Mordred until his health drops to 0. (Note: If you use bleeds/poisons, future dialogue will be interrupted until the bleed/poison effect ends.)
  • Talk to Morgan Le Faye. Spare Mordred's life to discover how to save Merlin. (Chat 12)
  • If you do not have bat bones, exit the keep to the west and kill a Giant bat.

Black candle[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to the candle-maker in Catherby. (Chat 1)
  • Gather a bucket of wax from the beehives to the north-west. A bucket can be found at the bee hives.
    1. If you do not have insect repellent then speak to the Beekeeper for some. You can also right-click add it to your tool belt.
    2. Left click the hive to use insect repellent on it and then use an empty bucket on a beehive to fill the bucket.
  • Talk to the candle-maker again.

Excalibur[edit | edit source]

The location of The Lady of the Lake.
Items needed: Bread
  • Talk to the Lady of the Lake in southern Taverley. (Chat 2)
  • Teleport to Port Sarim.
  • (optional) If you don't have bread, buy a loaf from Wydin's Food Store, just south of the Port Sarim lodestone.
  • Enter the jewellery store to the north.
  • Give the beggar your bread. (Chat 1)

Ritual[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Bat bones, Black candle
  • Go to the Zamorakian temple south of the eastern bank in Varrock.
  • Check the chaos altar's inscription.
  • Return to Camelot and enter the gates.
  • Run north-east of the castle to the ritual site.
  • Stand on the star and light the black candle.
  • Drop the bat bones on the star.
  • The magic words are "Snarthon Candtrick Termanto". If you get this wrong you will have to get the black candle remade.

Finishing up[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Excalibur
  • Enter the castle and climb the top of the south-east tower.
  • Smash the giant crystal to free Merlin.
  • Talk to King Arthur.
  • Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Required for completing[edit | edit source]

Merlin's Crystal is directly required for the following quests/miniquests: