To start, you will need to receive a Starved ancient effigy as a drop from a monster. The higher the monster's level, the more likely it is to drop one. Once you receive one, you can investigate it to figure out what skills as needed to feed the effigy to make it grow into the next stage.
An ancient effigy has four possible stages. For it to grow into the next stage, you will have to have one of the two required levels to feed it. You may use items to boost your level to reach that level, or you may have someone assist you to reach it. After you feed the Gorged ancient effigy, it will crumble to dust and you will receive a Dragonkin lamp. Below are the four stages of an effigy:
- Starved ancient effigy
91 in either of the 2 skills it requires
- Nourished ancient effigy
93 in either of the 2 skills it requires
- Sated ancient effigy
95 in either of the 2 skills it requires
- Gorged ancient effigy
97 in either of the 2 skills it requires
An effigy will ask you to provide it with knowledge of one of two possible skills. You may pick either, and the skill you choose will be the one you earn experience in. Different skills will be required for each stage of the effigy. The skills required will always come in the same pairs (e.g. Farming will always be paired with Fishing, and Cooking with Firemaking, etc.). A complete list of the pairs is provided below:
- Crafting and Agility
- Construction and Thieving
- Cooking and Firemaking
- Farming and Fishing
- Fletching and Woodcutting
- Herblore and Hunter
- Smithing and Mining
- Runecrafting and Summoning
- Starved ancient effigy: 15k experience in the skill you choose to feed it.
- Nourished ancient effigy: 20k experience in the skill you choose to feed it.
- Sated ancient effigy: 25k experience in the skill you choose to feed it.
- Gorged ancient effigy: 30k experience in the skill you choose to feed it as well as a Dragonkin lamp, which gives experience in any skill. The formula is roughly as follows: Skill Level^3/20.2
For example: 99^3/20.2 = approx. 48,034 experience.
This Distraction/Diversion Guide was written by Ralkal, Scott, Jakesterwars. Thanks to Maddest Mumm, Ludo, and Mr Tudjay for corrections.
This Distraction/Diversion Guide was entered into the database on Thu, Jun 17, 2010, at 03:42:20 AM by Scott, and it was last updated on Tue, Feb 25, 2014, at 05:14:34 PM by Alfawarlord.
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