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This is the quick guide for Rune Mechanics.
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Start pointQuest map icon
Rune Mechanics icon
Speak to Apprentice Clerval in the basement of the Mage Training Arena
Member requirementP2P icon Members only
Official difficultyNovice Novice
Official lengthShort
RequirementsSkill requirements are not boostable unless marked with a [B] for boostable.
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.
Enemies to defeat None

Getting started

Wizard Dougal

  • Talk to Wizard Dougal who is also in the basement. (Chat 1)
    • You need four free spaces in your inventory for Dougal to give you items. If he doesn't give you the items, he will not accept the steam runes.
  • Craft at least one steam rune. The remaining runes (4 steam runes, 5 mind runes, 5 body runes) can be obtained or bought ahead of time.
  • Talk to Wizard Dougal.
  • Give the runes to Clerval.

Wizard Edvin

  • Talk to Wizard Edvin who is also in the basement. (Chat 1)
  • Solve the portal maze.
    • From the start, go through the west portal, then go to the northern portal 3 times.

Rune Mechanics maze guide

Wizard Shug

  • Obtain five Pizazz points from any of the Mage Training Arena minigames, if you don't already have five.
  • Talk to Wizard Shug on the top floor of the arena. (Chat 22)
  • Enchant the emeralds using the workbench by Clerval.

Finishing up

  • Talk to Clerval, holding 20 pure essence. (Chat 2)
  • Fix the animation table nearby.
Rune Mechanics wiring

The solution to the wire puzzle. (Click to enlarge.)

  • When finished, click the green check button. (Chat 1)
  • Use the carving tool on the lump of rune essence.
  • Talk to Clerval.
  • Quest complete!


Rune Mechanics reward
Music unlocked
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