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


Start pointQuest map icon.png
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Talk to Ariane at the entrance to the Wizards' Tower
Member requirementF2P icon.png Free to play
Official difficultyNovice Novice
Official lengthMedium to Long
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.
  • The mindspike, if you already have it.
  • Some free inventory spaces.
Enemies to defeat

Getting started

  • Talk to Ariane in the entrance to Wizards' Tower. (Chat 12)
  • Head into the tower, pick up the Tower mindspike and attack the vortex with any spell. You must unequip any ranged or melee armour or you may not be able to lure the vortex.
  • Lure the vortex into the energy beam.

The Old Tower

  • Talk to Ariane on the bridge outside. (Chat 32)
  • Ascend the beam twice, and talk to Wizard Traiborn (west of the beam you just ascended) (Chat 122), Archmage Sedridor (southern room) (Chat 33) and Wizard Ellaron (north-eastern room) (Chat 22).
    • Talk to each person until a chat dialogue mentions Ariane (no chat options will be available)
  • Descend the beam twice or right-click and select "Bottom floor beam" back to the ground floor.
  • Talk to Ariane. (Chat 211232)

The Hidden Key

  • Ascend the beam twice.
  • Talk to Wizard Ellaron. (Chat 23332)
  • Descend the beam twice, to the ground1st floor[UK].
  • Search the eastern most bookcase for The Harmony of the Runes and The Runes of the Spells of Water.
  • Read the books (and view both diagrams).
  • Play the organ at the southern end of the ground floor.
  • Press the organ keys in the following order: 10x B, 7x A#, 1x G#, and 1x G.
  • Take the organ key.


  • Talk to Ariane, (Chat 21) then head east and enter the door on the seashore.
  • Talk to Ariane (Chat 212) and then the Rune guardian and answer the questions any way (Chat 3~~~~~).
  • Enter the door behind the Rune guardian.
  • Climb down the stairs to the gap.
  • Climb behind the statue (on the wall above the gap) (Chat 11).
  • Cross the statue (gap) and climb down the staircase.
  • Talk to Ariane (Chat 1).
  • Use magic to lure a vortex into Ariane's circle, and keep it there until the circle disappears. You can lure them by attacking them.
  • Talk to Ariane again. (Chat 223)

Finishing up

  • Head to the organ and play notes from the lowest set of keys to trigger several cut scenes.
  • Talk to Ariane (east side of the island at the entrance to the lower tower). (Chat 3)
  • Quest complete!


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Music unlocked
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