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)
  • Follow Lady Hefin through the 3 sets of poses and incantations.
    • 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
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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: