Quick guide for What Lies Below

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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]

  • Talk to Rat Burgiss, south-east of the Varrock lodestone by the crossroads to Lumbridge. (Chat 23)

Helping Rat[edit | edit source]

  • Immediately west of the Grand Exchange is a camp. Kill 5 outlaws there.
  • Take all 5 rat papers that they drop.
  • Use the 5 papers on the folder.
  • Talk to Rat Burgiss. (Chat 2)

Surok Magis[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Bowl, 15 chaos runes or pure essence to craft them
  • Varrock palace library, talk to Surok Magis. (Chat 1)
  • Use any method to enter the chaos altar.
  • With 15 chaos runes, use the wand on the altar.
    • If you brought essence instead, craft the runes now.
  • Give Surok Magis a bowl and the infused wand. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Rat Burgiss. (Chat 21)
  • Talk to Zaff, in his shop north-west of Varrock Square. (Chat 4)
  • Talk to Surok Magis. (Chat 1)
  • Attack King Roald, and right-click summon with the beacon ring when he has 1 life point remaining.

Finishing up[edit | edit source]

  • Return to Rat Burgiss. (Chat 2)
  • Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Music unlocked

Required for completing[edit | edit source]

What Lies Below is directly required for the following quests/miniquests: