Quick guide for Quiet Before the Swarm

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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]

Starting[edit | edit source]

  • Speak to Sir Tiffy Cashien in the Falador Park about the void knights. (Chat 1)
    • Or, if Slug Menace isn't complete (Chat 2)
  • Go to the Void Knights' Outpost, an island just south-west of Ape Atoll.
    • To get there, speak to the Squire on the pier at Port Sarim to travel to the island by ship free of charge. (Chat 3)
  • Speak to Commodore Matthias in the north-east building.
  • Talk to Captain Tyr just south of the building.
  • Talk to the following people about escaping pests:
    • Knight Ami (Chat 4)
    • Knight Bernard (Chat 3)
    • Knight Diana (Chat 3)
    • Knight Mikhal (Chat 3)
    • Jessika (Chat 4)
    • Mariah (Chat 4)
    • Mrs Gord (Chat 3)
    • Squire Sam (Chat 1)
    • Terry Gord (Chat 3)

The accused[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Captain Tyr.
  • Talk to Jessika about the crimes she has committed. (Chat 53)
  • Talk to Captain Tyr.
  • Talk to Commodore Matthias.
  • Agree during the cutscene. (Chat 1)

Inside Jessika's mind[edit | edit source]

  • Solve the 3x3 slider puzzle. The border helps you find their correct positions.
    • The centre piece will appear when you have placed the border pieces.
  • Watch the cutscene.
  • Talk to Commodore Matthias.

Arresting Jessika[edit | edit source]

  • Bank all your items, both equipped and in your inventory. Dismiss any pets or familiars.
  • Return to Sir Tiffy and talk about Void Knights. (Chat 1)
    • Or, if Slug Menace isn't complete (Chat 2)

Bridge and the sword[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Commander Korasi. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to the toll booth to start the puzzle. (Chat 2)
  • Complete the puzzle:
    • Talk to Bernard and cross with him. (Chat 1)
    • Talk to the toll booth to send yourself over. (Chat 11)
    • Talk to Ami or Diana and have them cross together. (Chat 2)
    • Talk to the toll booth to send Bernard over. (Chat 11)
    • Talk to Bernard and cross with him. (Chat 1)

Ship positions[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to the toll booth to begin the puzzle. (Chat 1)
  • Right-click assign the people to the following:
Name Ship position Thinking Saw
Ami Rigging (Chat 14) Sister (Chat 24) Shark (Chat 32)
Bernard Crow's nest (Chat 15) Lunch (Chat 21) Seaweed (Chat 34)
Diana Main deck (Chat 12) Fighting (Chat 25) Seagull (Chat 31)
Korasi Hold (Chat 11) Promotion (Chat 23) Pest (Chat 35)
Commodore Helm (Chat 13) Jessika (Chat 22) Clouds (Chat 33)
  • Completing the puzzle correctly triggers a cutscene.

The Pests' attack[edit | edit source]

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Music unlocked

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

Quiet Before the Swarm is directly required for the following quests/miniquests: