Quick guide for Orthen Dig Site

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This is the quick guide for Orthen Dig Site.

In order to unlock the various locations within the Orthen Dig Site, the following quick guide may be followed.

By completing this guide, you will also have completed the mysteries: Teleport Node On, Know Thy Measure, and Fragmented Memories and unlocked all the teleport portals.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

Level requirements[edit | edit source]

Item requirements[edit | edit source]

Quest requirements[edit | edit source]

  • Unlocking the third (Moksha ritual site) and fourth (xolo city) dig site teleports require completion of the Desperate Measures quest.

Crypt of Varanus[edit | edit source]

To enter the first Orthen Dig Site location:

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  • Teleport to Anachronia and talk to Mr Mordaut at the base camp about the "Orthen Dig Site".
    (He is located next to the Bank chest, east of the lodestone.) Discuss mysteries Teleport Node On and Know Thy Measure.
  • Click on the inactive teleportation device (east of the lodestone) to activate it.
Crypt of Varanus map.png
  • Follow the map to get to the Crypt of Varanus.
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  • Click on the inactive teleportation device to activate it.
  • You can later use the Orthen teleportation device at the base camp to quickly return here.
Orthen Dig Site First Door.png
  • Enter the door to the east of the device to enter the crypt.
  • Start excavating spots based on your level, or continue the guide to unlock the other locations.

Observation Outpost[edit | edit source]

To enter the second Orthen Dig Site location:

Orthen teleportation device (base camp).png
  • To quickly navigate between Orthen dig sites, you can use the teleportation device at the base camp.
    (It is located behind the statue next to the lodestone)
Observation Outpost map.png
Orthen teleportation device (outpost).png
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  • Enter the door east of the portal.

Moksha ritual site[edit | edit source]

To enter the third Orthen Dig Site location:

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  • Start the "Incomplete Portal Network II" special research.
  • Proceed to the next steps while waiting for the special research to be completed.
  • Return to the Observation Outpost dig site using the dragonkin teleportation network.
  • Interact with the Dragonkin Pylon until it displays digits.
First Pylon Solution - 315 (HEP).png
  • Enter the symbols - 3, 1, 5
    (If done successfully it will say 'You hear a small beeping noise')
Second Pylon Solution - 414 (KAL).png
  • Enter the symbols - 4, 1, 4
    (If done successfully it will say 'You hear a small beeping noise')
  • Enter the symbols - 1, 6, 7
    (If done successfully the symbols will disappear).
  • Continue dialogue.
  • Click on the Strange device (Orthen).png: RS3 Inventory image of Strange device (Orthen)strange device in your inventory to peer into it (1)
Moksha Ritual Site map.png
  • View the report of the special research if its complete, skip if its not.
  • Withdraw 20 unnoted orthenglass.png: RS3 Inventory image of orthenglassorthenglass and carry it with you (noted does not work).
  • Proceed to the Moksha ritual site, following the map.
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  • Interact with the statue with the chat options 1, 2, 3, 4.
    (Sha, Cra, Lith, Kab)
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  • Enter the symbols - 5, 1, 6
    (If done successfully it will say 'You hear a small beeping noise')
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  • Enter the symbols - 4, 1, 8
    (If done successfully it will say 'You hear a small beeping noise')
Moksha Ritual Site 514.png
  • Enter the symbols - 5, 1, 4
    (If done successfully the symbols will disappear).
  • Go down the stairs to finish the mystery.
Orthen teleportation device (ritual site).png
  • View the report of the special research if you have not done it already (wait until it is complete).
  • Return to the Moksha ritual site location.
  • East of the 'Exit Stairs' hotspot is the inactive teleportation portal.
  • Repair it using 20 orthenglass. Crafting level 70 is required.

Xolo city[edit | edit source]

To enter the fourth Orthen Dig Site location:

Moksha Ritual Site Moksha device study.png
  • Start the "Incomplete Portal Network III" special research.
  • Proceed to the next steps while waiting for the special research to be completed.
  • Use the dragonkin teleportation network to return to the Moksha ritual site.
  • Interact with the Moksha Device to examine it and start the Fragmented Memories mystery.
Moksha Ritual Site Master control.png
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  • Solve the signal strength puzzle 3 times:
    • You need to match the coloured bars with the dashed red lines displayed
    • You can do this by rotating the 3 dials to change the strength of the bars.
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  • Teleport back to the ritual site and attempt to use the central platform with the salamander in your inventory.
  • Proceed through the dialogue and the Professor will step onto the platform.
  • Talk to Associate Colette on the north-east end of the room, until she mentions something about another location.
  • View the report of the special research if you have not done it already (wait till it completes)
  • Withdraw 20 unnoted quintessence.png: RS3 Inventory image of quintessencequintessence and carry it with you.
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  • Head to the south tip of Anachronia
    • Slayer skillcape provides the fastest method to get there, "Laniakea" option
    • Otherwise, follow the map to get to the xolo city location
Orthen teleportation device (xolo city).png
  • North of Laniakea and west of the bottom of the stairs you'll find the last inactive teleportation device.
  • Repair it with 20 quintessence. This requires Divination level 70.
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  • Near the bonfire and east of the stairs, you'll find a door.
  • Click the door to present the restored lingam stone.png: RS3 Inventory image of lingam stonelingam stone and enter xolo city.

Next steps[edit | edit source]

Players who would like the 150 monolith power increase should do the following: