Queen help book
This is the quick guide for Royal Trouble.
For a more in-depth version, click here.


Start pointQuest map icon
Royal Trouble icon
Go to Miscellania and speak to Advisor Ghrim in the castle.
Member requirementP2P icon Members only
Official difficultyExperienced Experienced
Official lengthMedium to Long
RequirementsSkill requirements are not boostable unless marked with a [B] for boostable.
Quest Quests:


  • 43 Prayer Prayer might be useful for the final fight
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.
  • Five pieces of coal (obtainable during quest)
Enemies to defeat

Getting started

  • Speak to Advisor Ghrim in Miscellania. (Chat 2)
    • Fast access via ring of wealth (or higher tier luck enhancer rings, which offer unlimited teleports), fairy ring cip, or the sailor north of the Fremennik market.
  • Speak to either Prince Brand or Princess Astrid. Wait for the cutscene.
  • Talk to King Vargas. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Gardener Gunnhild at the herb patch. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to King Vargas.
  • Run east over to Etceteria and talk to Queen Sigrid. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Matilda in the Etceteria castle courtyard.
  • Talk to Queen Sigrid again. (Chat 2)
  • Talk to King Vargas.
  • Talk to Advisor Ghrim. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to the Sailor on the docks in Miscellania (not the one in Rellekka). (Chat 2)
  • Talk to King Vargas again with at least 1 inventory space free.

Miscellania Dungeons

  • Gear for the final fight and enter the dungeon south of the Miscellania courtyard. Having 8 free inventory spaces is recommended.
  • Go into the bar to the east, and speak with Donal. (Chat 1)
  • Head north-west to use the Mining Prop on the crevice, and go through.

Fixing the Lift

  • Pick up the engine, 3 pulley beams, 3 beams, and some rope from the crates.
  • Put 5 coal in the engine.
  • Use a pulley beam on the broken scaffolding.
  • Use a beam on a pulley beam, and you'll get a long pulley beam.
  • Attach another beam to get a longer pulley beam, use that on the scaffolding.
  • Use your last pulley beam.
  • Use your rope on the scaffold.
  • Use the third beam on the platform (north side).
  • Use the engine with coal in it on the engine platform.

Exploring the Tunnel

  • Grab another rope, go up the lift and pick up the plank off the ground, and enter the tunnel.
  • Continue east.
  • Use your rope on the overhanging rock and swing across.
  • Search the fire remains to obtain a burnt diary.
  • Use the plank to cross the small rocks.
  • Search the other fire remains to add pages to the diary.
    • Note: the steam vents in this area will hurt you slightly. Surge across to avoid any damage.
  • Make your way to the end of the tunnel, collecting the remaining diary pages.
  • Read the burnt diary.
  • Squeeze through the crevice at the end.

Final Fight

  • After the cutscene talk to anyone of the 5 NPCs.
  • Continue down the tunnel, squeeze through the crevice.
  • Kill the Giant Sea Snake, and pick up the heavy box.
  • Go back through the crevice and a guard will drop a rope down to help you up.
  • Talk to Queen Sigrid.
  • Talk to King Vargas (you can drop the empty box and diary).
  • Quest complete!


Royal Trouble reward
Music unlocked