Quick guide for The Curse of Zaros

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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]

Depending on the clue given by Valdez, the order and location where you will find the remaining ghosts is given by the table below. Be aware that some of these locations are in the Wilderness.

Clue Sequence to follow
He mentions pirates and a shipwreck. 1
He mentions the thief being north-east of here. 2
He mentions the thief being south-east of here. 3
Number Ghost Sequence 1 Sequence 2 Sequence 3 Item given in thanks
1 Rennard Near the shipwrecked ship west of the Pirates' Hideout (Level 55 Wilderness) Bandit Camp (Wilderness) Bandit Camp (Kharidian Desert), inside the bar. Ghostly gloves
2 Kharrim At the Chaos Temple (hut) altar (Level 38 Wilderness) Graveyard of Shadows End of the Lava maze inside the second fenced in area Ghostly boots
3 Lennissa In the church on Entrana, in front of the altar. Port Sarim docks near the Void Squire. Just south of the Gnomeball field Ghostly robe bottom
4 Dhalak On the ground floor[UK]1st floor[US] of the Wizards tower Upstairs in Edgeville Monastery by the altar Upstairs in the Falador Party room Ghostly hood
5 Viggora Upstairs in the Rogues' castle in level 52 Wilderness Middle floor of the Slayer tower in Canifis (SE) Edgeville dungeon south of the Earth Warriors Ghostly cloak


Note that all of the ghosts below will be called "Mysterious Ghost"

  • Make your way and speak to Rennard in the location given in the table above to receive Ghostly gloves. (Chat 1)
  • Make your way and speak to Kharrim in the location given in the table above to receive Ghostly boots. (Chat 1)
  • Make your way and speak to Lennissa in the location given in the table above to receive Ghostly robe bottom. (Chat 1)
  • Make your way and speak to Dhalak in the location given in the table above to receive Ghostly hood. (Chat 1)
  • Make your way and speak to Viggora in the location given in the table above to receive Ghostly cloak. (Chat 1)

Miniquest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Additional rewards/activities

Upon completion, you can talk to Historian Minas on the 1st floor[UK]2nd floor[US] of the Varrock Museum and receive 10 kudos and an antique lamp which gives 10,000 experience in any skill of at least level 50. For some players, despite the Achievements interface showing that the miniquest is complete, they will continue to receive a prompt from Minas "Find out more about the Staff of Armadyl" until they recollect the 6 outfit pieces and/or go through the chat dialogue with Viggora again.

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

The Curse of Zaros is directly required for the following quests/miniquests:

It is therefore an indirect requirement for the following quests and miniquests: