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This is the quick guide for Rune Memories.
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Start pointQuest map icon.png
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Talk to Ariane in the ruins beneath the Wizards' Tower.
Member requirementP2P icon.png Members only
Official difficultyNovice Novice
Official lengthLong (~25 minutes)
RequirementsSkill requirements are not boostable unless marked with a [B] for boostable.
Quest.png Quests:
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.
  • 14 free inventory spaces.
Enemies to defeat
  • None

Getting started

  • Talk to Ariane in the ruins beneath the Wizards' Tower. (Chat 2233)
  • Use the prepared fire rune on a red vortex and the prepared air rune on a grey vortex.
  • Talk to Ariane. (Chat 4)


  • Head through the eastern library door.
  • Put the glowing fire rune on the red chair and the glowing air rune on the grey chair.
  • Head west back through the door.
  • Talk to Ariane. (Chat 12)

The meeting of the head wizards

  • Use each prepared rune on a vortex corresponding to the colour of the background of the rune.
  • Talk to Ariane. (Chat 3)
  • Head west and climb up the staircase to go back to the room with the rune guardian.
  • Use the nature rune with the Guthix statue (north-east), the law rune with the Saradomin statue (south-east), the chaos rune with the Zamorak statue (south-west), and the cosmic rune on the other statue (north-west).
  • Open the door and head back down the staircase by crossing the statue.
  • Talk to Ariane. (Chat 133)

Memories of the Abyss

  • Head through the northern studies door.
  • Head into the north-eastern room.
  • Use the glowing chaos rune on the large chair and the glowing fire rune on the chair opposite of the large one.
  • Return to the main chamber.
  • Talk to Ariane. (Chat 133)

The teleportation debate

The beam

  • Read all of the document fragments.
  • Place the Runes in their corresponding positions on the floor surrounding the blue beam:
    • South: Chaos
    • Southwest: Water
    • West: Cosmic
    • Northwest: Earth
    • North: Law
    • Northeast: Fire
    • East: Nature
    • Southeast: Air
  • Head West and climb-up the staircase to go back to the surface.
  • Talk to Wizard Ellaron at the entrance to the Wizards' Tower. (Chat 2333)

The burning tower

  • Talk to Ariane.
  • Use the following prepared runes on Ariane corresponding to the beam:
    • Cosmic rune - Thick (spinning) grey beam
    • Water rune - Simple blue beam
  • Ascend the beam
    • Earth rune - Simple green beam
    • Fire rune - Simple red beam
  • Ascend the beam
    • Law rune - Thick (spinning) blue beam
    • Nature rune - Thick (spinning) green beam
  • Ascend the beam
    • Chaos rune - Thick (spinning) red beam
    • Air rune - Simple grey beam
  • Talk to Ariane. (Chat 1233)
  • Quest complete!


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  • 1 quest point
  • 300 Magic experience
  • 300 Runecrafting experience
  • First tower robes (top and bottom)
  • Access to Archmage Sedridor's personal rune chest
    • Contains rune essence, where is your Runecrafting level
    • For each additional level gained in Runecrafting, more essence is placed into the chest for you equal to five times your new Runecrafting level.
    • There is no benefit or detriment whatsoever in waiting to increase your runecrafting level to use the chest.
  • 2 Treasure Hunter keys and 2 Hearts of Ice
Additional rewards/activities
  • Speak to the lesser demon on the 1st floor of the Wizards' Tower if you have at least 50 Magic and 50 Prayer to receive 10,000 Magic or Prayer Experience depending on if you choose to give him a drop of your blood or not, respectively.
  • The Archmage [Name] (requires 99 Magic and 99 Runecrafting; speak to Archmage Sedridor to retrieve the title)
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