Quick guide for The Needle Skips

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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 out[edit | edit source]

The location of the Needle.
  • Start off using the fairy ring code AKQ or a Phoenix Lair Teleport scroll (can be bought on the Grand Exchange).
  • Run west of the Piscatoris Fishing Colony until you find a house.
  • Cross the water eastward over the rocks and go east to search the Needle. (Chat )
  • After the cutscene investigate the body on the ground.

Chapter 1[edit | edit source]

  • Search the Needle to obtain the shard of the needle.
  • Commune with the shard.
  • Enter the word fire.
  • Go into the house to the north-west and interact/explore the fireplace.
  • Go back to where the Needle is on the hill to the south-east and enter the temporal portal. (Chat 1)

Chapter 2[edit | edit source]

  • Commune with the shard again and enter the word birthday.
  • Explore the Tome underneath Primroses' bed.
  • Descend the stairs to the east and go back to the Needle.
  • Enter the temporal portal. (Chat 1)

Chapter 3[edit | edit source]

  • Commune with the shard again and enter the word wenla.

The finale[edit | edit source]

  • Go back to the Needle and search it. (Chat 1)
  • Run back towards the house and harvest the buckthorn bush near the river.
  • Grind and crush both the leaf and berry.
  • Go upstairs in the house and give Primrose the smelling salts.
  • Go back downstairs, search the bookcase to the north-east.
  • Talk to Megan. (Chat 1), then choose option: Metum.
  • Use the bottle of crushed berries on the stove on the west side of the house.
  • Return back to the Needle and use the buckthorn salve on Gail.
  • Talk to Megan.
  • Go back to the Needle and pick up the note from gail.
  • Read the note then return to Megan inside the house.
  • Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Additional rewards/activities
  • Discover all chapters to claim a medium lamp.
  • For full completion, players can find all of the words in each chapter. After the quest is completed, players can replay chapters by searching the Needle (or the rubble that remains after Desperate Times). To get the large XP lamp you need to speak with Megan outside of the quest replays.
Music unlocked

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

The Needle Skips is directly required for the following quests/miniquests:

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