Quick guide for The Light Within

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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 off[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Enchanted key

Time-travelling[edit | edit source]

Items needed: enchanted key, 1 free inventory space
Items recommended: Sixth-Age circuit to teleport to Guthix's shrine
  • Go to Guthix's shrine in the caves north-west of the Legends' Guild entrance.
  • Walk up to Guthix as close as possible and rub the enchanted key.
  • Talk to Guthix. (Chat 14)
  • Go west and talk to Haluned. (Chat 1123)
  • Talk to Guthix. (Chat 2~)
  • Return to the conclave in the Tower of Voices. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to everyone except Eluned.
  • Read Baxtorian's journal, given to you by Arianwyn.

Shards[edit | edit source]

Artisan shard[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Trahaearn exoskeleton set, 1 free inventory space
Items recommended: crystal teleport seed
  • Equip the Trahaearn exoskeleton set.
  • Investigate the well in Lletya. (Chat 1)
  • Attempt to pass the Trahaearn automaton mk V. (Chat 4323)
  • Take the Seren shard.

Naturalist shard[edit | edit source]

Items needed: grand defence potion, 3 free inventory spaces
Items recommended: crystal teleport seed
  • Talk to Coeden, the living tree surrounded by ivy in the Crwys Clan district. (Chat 1)
  • Click on the elven clan symbols which appear throughout the dialogue.
  • Pick a bloodcap mushroom just west of the Tirannwn mushroom farming patch. It can be reached by teleporting to the Tirannwn lodestone and going west through the dense forest.
  • Combine the mushrooms with a grand defence potion to create an Elixir of Revealment.
  • Travel to the currently active crystal tree (excluding the one in Prifddinas) and use the elixir on any of the tree's shards.
  • Enter the cave entrance that appears and take the Seren shard.

Military shard[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Glarial's amulet and rope or hoardstalker ring/Dungeoneering cape, 2 free inventory spaces
Items recommended: Games necklace
  • Go to the Waterfall Dungeon.
  • Enter the eastern room.
  • Search the odd coloured crate to find a key.
  • Ensure you have read Baxtorian's journal, then proceed to western room and enter through the two doors to the north.
  • Investigate the statue of King Baxtorian. (Chat 24)
  • Take the Seren shard.

Wisdom shard[edit | edit source]

Items needed: three light cores
Items recommended: crystal teleport seed
  • Go to the Corrupted Seren Stone in the Hefin Cathedral, located in the northern-most part of Prifddinas, a chatbox will appear at the top of the steps. (Chat 12)
  • Lady Hefin will lead you through the 3 sets of poses and incantations, starting with 3 poses and 3 words, then 4, then 5 poses and words. After she speaks each incantation, you must speak the words in the same order she did.
    • Consider writing down the first letter of every word of the incantations.

Tarddiad[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Seren shard (harmony), Seren shard (prudence), Seren shard (integrity), and Seren shard (wisdom)
Items recommended: Sixth-Age circuit, combat equipment, and food, your best tools if you skill for the shards instead of kill
  • Return to the Tower of Voices and climb up the stairs. (Chat 1)
    • There will be a short cutscene.
    • Go up the stairs again to return to the conclave. (Chat 1)
  • Give the Seren shards to the respective Elders:
  • Talk to Morvran in the Iorwerth Clan district. (Chat 1)
  • Enter the western door in the Grand Library.
  • Take the Seren shard in the south-western corner. (Chat ~)
  • Return to the conclave in the Tower of Voices.
  • Go to the World Gate.
The world gate icon for Tarddiad
  • Rotate the dial until "1" (see image to the right) shows on the World Gate.
  • Enter the World Gate.
  • Obtain 50 Tarddian crystals by killing crystal shapeshifter, or by mining solid crystals, chopping branching crystals, or fishing floating crystals to collect 150 crystal fragments and exchanging them with Angof to the north. (Active mining is probably the fastest way)
  • Talk to Angof. (Chat 15)
  • Return to the conclave in the Tower of Voices by talking
    • If Eluned is beside Angof, you can return with her. (Chat 1)

Freneskae[edit | edit source]

  • Watch the cutscene and go through the dialogue. Skipping won't work. At the end of the cutscene you will arrive on Freneskae with Seren in your arms. (Chat ~~~11)
  • Avoid Muspah attacks by walking around.
  • Talk to Zaros.

Light puzzle[edit | edit source]

There are three rings in the puzzle: outer, middle and core. To solve the puzzles, rotate any crystal from each ring as many times and in the direction specified below.

Puzzle 1[edit | edit source]

Outer ring: +2 (2x clockwise)
Middle ring: -2 (2x anti-clockwise)
Core ring: -1 (1x anti-clockwise)

Puzzle 2[edit | edit source]

Outer ring: +2 (2x clockwise)
Middle ring: +1 (1x clockwise)
Core ring: -2 (2x anti-clockwise)

Puzzle 3[edit | edit source]

Outer ring: 0 (no movement)
Middle ring: -2 (2x anti-clockwise)
Core ring: -3 (3x anti-clockwise)

Puzzle 4[edit | edit source]

Outer ring: -2 (2x anti-clockwise)
Middle ring: +2 (2x clockwise)
Core ring: -2 (2x anti-clockwise)

Seren's return[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Seren. (Chat ~1)
  • Return to the conclave in the Tower of Voices.
  • Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Music unlocked

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

The Light Within is directly required for the following quests/miniquests:

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