Movario

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Movario is a mage, scholar and treasure hunter that is involved in The Rise of Lucien quest series, and in the Archaeology skill. His ultimate goal is to find and study the Stone of Jas, and is hired by Lucien to track it down, as well as to locate another artefact called the Staff of Armadyl. During the quest series, he is accompanied by Darve, a Khazard soldier who acts as his bodyguard.

During the Sixth Age, he acts as the site manager for Infernal Source Dig Site north-east of Varrock.

Quest involvement[edit | edit source]

Movario is initially located in the Dorgesh-Kaan South Dungeon, where players must find him during While Guthix Sleeps. In order to reach him, a mithril grapple, crossbow, and level 80 in Agility, Ranged, and Strength are required to reach Movario. At the start of the agility course, grapple the nearby pylon and he is on the first island. He can be pickpocketed for a Pendant of Lucien; if already in the player's possession, then his pockets will be empty. No Thieving experience is gained for pickpocketing him.

During the events of Ritual of the Mahjarrat, he is found around the Mahjarrat Ritual Site, believing that the Stone of Jas is nearby. He also mentions he has detected shadow magic, and believes that it is being used to conceal the Stone. Players use his advice to uncover a hidden tunnel and locate the Stone of Jas, which gets taken by Lucien to use during the ritual. Afterwards, he is found in the Glacor Cave, studying the Stone's residual effects on the area.

History[edit | edit source]

Searching for the stone[edit | edit source]

Movario was tasked by the Mahjarrat Lucien to search for the Stone of Jas. Movario complied, although not out of loyalty to the Mahjarrat; rather, he was interested in studying the Stone. Movario received intelligence that the Stone might be underneath the Lumbridge Swamp. Not being a physical fighter, Darve was assigned to be his bodyguard. They also encountered the Dorgeshuun.

He is referenced in the Armadyl communiqué which identifies him as a treasure hunter employed by Lucien to find the Staff of Armadyl. Idria suspects that he has something to do with Lucien's new strategy for obtaining the closely guarded artefact.

The following takes place during While Guthix Sleeps.

The adventurer, tasked by Crux Eqal and the Guardians of Armadyl to investigate Lucien and his associates, discovers his base and acquires several notes which informed him about the Stone of Jas. Intelligence obtained from both organizations reveal Movario has is at the Chasm of Tears, having hired several Dorgeshuun to navigate the chasm below. Disguised as Surok, the adventurer learns about the existence of the Stone of Jas, which he theorizes is the same as Fist of Guthix and the Eye of Saradomin.

Upon dropping down and investigating the caverns deep underneath the chasm, the adventurer defeats the Stone's guardian and discovers the Stone of Jas. Movario and Darve appeared soon after, the former having suspected the Surok he had spoken to was an imposter, and consulted with Lucien, who confirmed his suspicions. He intended to research the Stone and discover the source of its power, but this was abruptly cut when Lucien arrived, and the two humans fled when Lucien summoned his tormented demons.

More studies[edit | edit source]

During Ritual of the Mahjarrat, Movario is found in the southeast corner of the Mahjarrat Ritual Site, where he is continuing his search for the Stone of Jas. After the quest is complete, he can be found studying the residue left by the Stone of Jas near the Banite ore mine in the Glacor Cave. He can provide information about the glacors and the Stone's lingering effects.

The source[edit | edit source]

With more archaeologists coming to study the places of the past, Moravio soon learned about the Order of Dis, an ancient Zamorakian cult that operated at the start of the early Third Age, and the Infernal Source. His investigations led him to the area outside the Jolly Boar Inn, where he learned of the Star Lodge, another inn underneath the Jolly Boar which was buried following Forinthry's destruction by Zamorak during the Third Age.

Although the site was of significant importance, Movario was not considered to be a member of the Archaeology Guild, as they dismissed him as someone searching for fame and wealth, much to his anger. He recruited the adventurer to help him, seeing their growing archaeological skills and needing their services as a bodyguard, as Darve refused the job upon hearing that the area could be linked to Surok.

The adventurer gave a significant boost to Moravio's team, as they soon discovered the Infernal Source and the mysteries it held. Upon meeting Dagon the Gatekeeper, who gave the adventurer a pact to bind demons to their will, they showed it to Moravio, who was shocked by the fact that the pact came from an Infernal demon, which was non-existent during the Third Age. It is also shown that he has some knowledge about Summoning.

Archaeology research[edit | edit source]

Movario may be recruited to the player's research team as a part of the Archaeology skill once the player has the completed all the mysteries at Infernal Source.

He has the following effects on the research expeditions:

Researcher Location Speed modifier Cost modifier Additional perk
Movario Infernal Source +8% +12% Extra Resourceful: Greatly increases the amount of materials found

He appears as a consultant in the Team Management interface, and his description is "Freelance relic hunter, with a great deal of expertise in magic items."

His perk increases the amount of materials gained from research contracts by approximately 43%.

Dialogue[edit | edit source]

Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • update 30 March 2020 (Update):
    • Graphically updated Movario.

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