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This is the quick guide for Ernest the Chicken.
For a more in-depth version, click here.


Start pointQuest map icon.png
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Veronica, south of Draynor Manor gates.
Member requirementF2P icon.png Free to play
Official difficultyNovice Novice
Official lengthMedium
RequirementsSkill requirements are not boostable unless marked with a [B] for boostable.
  • None
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.
  • None
Enemies to defeat

Getting started

  • Talk to Veronica located just outside the gate to Draynor Manor. (Chat )
  • Enter the manor and climb the stairs, then the ladder.
  • Talk to Professor Oddenstein. (Chat 12)

Obtaining the Items

Pressure Gauge

  • On the 1st2nd floor[UK], grab the fish food in the room south of the staircase.
  • On the ground1st floor[UK], take the poison in the room south of the kitchen.
  • Use the poison on the fish food.
  • Grabbing the spade near the exit, exit through the southeast corner of the manor and walk to the fountain in the southwest corner of the yard.
  • Use the poisoned fish food on the fountain.
  • Search the fountain for the pressure gauge.

Rubber Tube

  • Walk along the west side of the manor until a compost heap is found.
  • Search it for a grimy key.
  • Go inside the manor and enter the small room behind the staircase.
  • Use the key on the door.
  • Take the rubber tube.

Oil Can

  • Return to the beginning chamber of the manor and go to the most western room on the ground floor.
  • Search the candle sconce on the western wall.
  • Climb down the trap door ladder to the north in the new room.
  • There will be a puzzle with the solution as follows.
Puzzle Solution

The Oil Can puzzle

All levers start in the "down" position.

  1. Pull levers A, B up
  2. Enter Door 1
  3. Pull lever D up
  4. Enter Door 1
  5. Pull levers A, B down
  6. Enter Doors 3, 4 & 5
  7. Pull levers E, F up
  8. Enter Doors 6 & 7
  9. Pull lever C up
  10. Enter Doors 7 & 6
  11. Pull lever E down
  12. Enter Doors 6, 8 & 3
  13. Go through Door 9 and obtain the oil can.

Finishing Up

  • Leave the basement.
  • Pull the lever on the eastern wall.
  • Return to Professor Oddenstein.
  • Quest complete!


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Additional rewards/activities
  • Ability to claim extra rewards from Professor Oddenstein.
Music unlocked
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