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This is the quick guide for Merlin's Crystal.
For a more in-depth version, click here.


Start pointQuest map icon Talk to King Arthur in Camelot.
Official difficultyIntermediate Intermediate
  • Must be able to defeat a level 23 enemy.
  • Must be able to defend against and evade level 21 Renegade Knights.
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.

(All the above can be acquired during the quest)


  • Teleports to Falador, Camelot, Varrock and an amulet of glory would be helpful.
Enemies to defeat

Getting startedEdit

  • Talk to King Arthur about joining the round table.
  • Talk to Sir Gawain nearby about how Merlin got trapped.
  • Talk to Sir Lancelot upstairs about the stronghold.
  • Go to Catherby docks and talk to Arhein about riding his ship.
  • Hide in the crate north of the candle-maker.

Inside the keepEdit

  • Climb to the top floor.
  • Attack Sir Mordred.
  • Spare his life to discover how to save merlin.
  • Exit the keep and kill a bat if you don't already have bat bones.

Black candleEdit

  • Talk to the candle-maker in Catherby about black candles.
  • Take the insect repellent from the house north of the bank.
  • Run west to the bee hives.
  • Take the bucket.
  • Use the insect repellent on any bee hive.
  • Use the bucket on the same hive.
  • Return to the candle-maker.


File:The Lady of the Lake location.png
  • Talk to the lady of the lake in southern Taverley.
  • Teleport to Port Sarim.
  • Buy a loaf of bread from the food shop. (Costs 24 gp)
  • Enter the jewellery store to the north.
  • Give the beggar your bread.


  • Go to the Zamorakian temple in south-east Varrock.
  • Check the chaos altar's inscription.
  • Return to Camelot and enter the gates.
  • Run East of the castle to the ritual site.
  • Stand on the star and light the black candle.
  • Drop the bat bones on the star.
  • The magic words are "Snarthon Candtrick Termanto".

Finishing upEdit

  • Enter the castle and climb the south-east tower.
  • Smash Merlin.
  • Talk to King Arthur.
  • Quest complete!

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