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This is the quick guide for Dimension of Disaster: Defender of Varrock.
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Start pointQuest map icon
Dimension of Disaster Defender of Varrock icon
Speak to Reldo in Varrock Castle
Member requirementP2P icon Members only
Official difficultyExperienced Experienced
Official lengthMedium
RequirementsSkill requirements are not boostable unless marked with a [B] for boostable.
Quest Quests:
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.
Enemies to defeat

Zombie disguise

  • Speak to Reldo in the Castle library. (Chat 5)
  • Search the northern-most bookshelf along the western wall for Heart magic notes.
  • In the room just east of you, talk to Arrav. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Reldo.
  • Search for the book ''Heart magic notes''
  • Talk to Reldo again.
  • If not wearing the zombie override version, equip the full zombie outfit (mask, shirt, trousers, gloves, boots)
    • This can be purchased from Thessalia's Fine Clothes.
    • See Zemomark for ways to earn more currency.
  • Replay: If you have saved red mist from a previous run, just head upstairs.
  • Head east to the kitchen and take 2 vials. Head upstairs via the south-east staircase of the castle.
  • Kill 2 armoured zombies and collect red mist.

Tin soldier

  • Replay: If you have the code, just pick up decoder strips and skip all way to unlock treasure room safe - the code will be in chat box. If you didn't save the strips and can't remember the combination, follow the steps.
  • Enter the red barrier just north, and directly west of the armoured zombie room.
  • Head west, passing through 2 additional red barriers.
  • Inspect the tin soldier on the operating table in the south-western room.
  • Exit the castle.
  • Talk to the Trial Announcer at the east Varrock bank to get tin soldier head. (Chat 313)
  • Get 3 tin ores, 4 fire runes, and 1 nature rune.
  • Return to the tin soldier.
  • Inspect him thrice to activate him. (Chat 1), (Chat 1), (Chat 1)
    • Use a vial of red mist on the tin soldier if it has not automatically been applied.

Getting the code

  • Return to the far eastern room.
  • Search the crate in the armoured zombie room for some decoder strips.
  • Kill another armoured zombie if you need to refill empty vial with red mist.
  • Enter the red barrier to the far north-western room.
  • Scry the scrying pool in the north-eastern corner. Select (Chat 123456) (need to re-click on the scrying pool after each one) to unlock the medium New Varrock achievement Scrying Game, then (Chat 7) to continue the quest.
  • As the tin soldier, enter the room north and search Zemouregal's lab desk for the code.

Black prism

  • Unlock the treasure room safe (north-west corner of the north-west room) using the code you were given. Drag the red sliders over the numbers.
  • Enter the treasure room safe.
  • Smash the black prism.

Finishing up

  • Talk to Arrav twice.
  • Quest complete!
  • Pick up the watering can for the next sub-quest.
    • Not needed for replays if you saved purple mist.

Next sub-quest


Defender of Varrock (Dimension of Disaster) reward
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