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


Start pointQuest map icon
Tower of Life icon
Talk to Effigy near the tower south of Ardougne, next to the Necromancer's tower.
Member requirementP2P icon Members only
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.
  • At least 14 empty spaces to carry items acquired during the quest.
Enemies to defeat
  • None

Getting started

  • Talk to Effigy at the Tower of Life. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Bonafido, the builder lying down north of the door to the tower.

Builder's outfit

Hard hat

  • Talk to 'Black-eye'. (Chat 312)


  • Talk to 'Gummy'.
  • Search the plants south-east of the tower for the trousers.



Gaining entry

  • Equip the costume and talk to Bonafido. (Chat 2312)

Tower repair

Tower of Life ground floor map
  • All of the items you need for the quest will be found on the ground floor of the tower in crates. Refer to image for item crate locations.

Pressure machine

Items needed: 4 coloured balls, 3 metal sheets, and 4 valve wheels
  • Go to the 1st2nd floor[UK].
  • Fix the pressure machine.
  • Turn wheel 1 left until blocked.
  • Turn wheel 1 right until fixed.
  • Pull left lever.
  • Turn wheel 2 left until blocked.
  • Turn wheel 2 right until fixed.
  • Turn wheel 3 right until it reaches the hole.
  • Turn wheel 3 left until blocked.
  • Turn wheel 3 right until fixed.
  • Pull right lever.
  • Turn wheel 4 right until it reaches the hole.
  • Turn wheel 4 left until blocked.
  • Turn wheel 4 right until fixed.

Pipe machine

ToL Pipe Puzzle

The completed pipe puzzle

Items needed: 6 rivets, 4 pipes, and 5 pipe rings
  • Go to the 2nd3rd floor[UK].
  • Fix the pipe machine and move the pieces as shown in image.

The cage

Tower of Life cage fix

The fixed cage

Items needed: 5 metal bars and 4 bottles of Binding fluid
  • Go to the 3rd4th floor[UK].
  • Fix the cage using the instructions below.
  • Front side
    • Vertical 2
    • Horizontal 3
    • Horizontal 2
    • Turn right
  • Right side
    • Vertical 4
    • Vertical 2
    • Horizontal 2
    • Turn right
  • Rear side
    • Horizontal 4
    • Vertical 2
    • Vertical 3
    • Turn right
  • Left side
    • Horizontal 2
    • Horizontal 2
    • Vertical 2


  • Return to Effigy.
  • Go to the top of the tower.
  • Return to Effigy.
  • Top of the tower, talk to Homunculus. (Chat 1331223)

Finishing up

  • Return to Effigy for a final cutscene
  • Go down the trap door inside the tower.
  • Talk to Homunculus.
  • Quest complete!


Tower of Life reward
Music unlocked
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.