Skill Levels Required:
90 Archaeology

Skill Levels Recommended:

70 Crafting
70 Divination
70 Runecrafting
86 Hunter
Directions:
When first going to Anachronia, you will need to access it via The Stormbreaker. This ship can be found on the Northern East side of the Dig Site. There is a Transportation icon on your minimap to help locate the ship. See Boat Landing for directions once you land on the shore.

Once you have visited Anachronia, you will be able to build/activate the lodestone and return here via the lodestone network or continued use of the ship.

Alternatively, you can use your Slayer cape perk to teleport to Laniakea's secondary location in the South Eastern ruins.

Each of the specific excavation areas have a Teleportation device. This can be used to quickly return to each area from the Anachronia Base Camp once you have activated the teleportation device at each one. See each section of the guide for how to unlock these devices (Crypt device, Outpost device, Moksha device, Xolo City device).
Places:
Persons:
Archaeologist Associate Colette Mr. Mordaut Professor Alfredo
Professor Alfredo (Salamander) Professor Salamander Sharrigan
Tour:

Orthen

Orthen is a large dig site spanning several areas across the Island of Anachronia. It can be Excavated starting at level 90, after you obtain an invitation, and its last Hotspots can be accessed at level 120. There are a total of 5 different Cache types, 8 Research locations, and 8 Mysteries.

The sections below will give you details concerning each section of the dig site.



Base Camp

The Base Camp area has no Hotspots, Cache, Research, or Mysteries. The Archaeologist workbench and a Material storage container can be found just outside the Town Hall. To access the Hotspots, Cache, Research, and Mysteries associated with Orthen for the first time, you will need to walk to the sites with or without using the Agility course. Once you have unlocked the teleports to the specific locations, you can use the Orthen teleportation device near the Dragonkin statue at the center of the Base Camp. The sections of this guide have been separated into sections based upon these teleport locations. Note that to unlock and use the teleportation ability, you must first and foremost speak to Mr. Mordaut then activate the Base Camp device by clicking on it.



Rex Skeleton - Osseous


Big Roar

Similar to the Pylon battery received at Kharid-et, while Excavating at the Orthen site you will occasionally obtain Rex skeleton fragments. These fragments are used to complete the Rex skeleton, Osseous, just South West of Mr. Mordaut. Note that the fragments cannot be banked. When fully built, Osseous will roar and activate a boost for 66 minutes wherein you will experience the following boosts while on Anachronia:

+25% Experience

+10% Drop Rate


Each fragment accounts for 0.001% completion (100,000 total needed to activate the buff). When helping to complete the skeleton, will earn you some experience (scaled to your Archaeology level) for each fragment. Contributing 10-99 fragments will earn you an extra 10% experience and contributing 100-1,000 will earn you 20% more - up to 1,000 fragments (1% restoration) can be added at one time. Note that the skeleton in all worlds share completion. The completion percentage can be checked by Right clicking it and choosing "Check restoration".



Potions

With the addition of Orthen, 5 new potions were added to the game. Similar to the Combination Potions, these recipes require that you discover a recipe before you can make them. Unlike Combination Potions, these recipes are obtained in 4 pieces while excavating specific Hotspots - fragments are always received in order from 1 to 4. These new potions include:

Hotspots Archaeology Level
to Obtain
Recipe Potion Herblore Level
to Make
Varanusaur remains (90)
Dragonkin reliquary (96)
90 Archaeology potion recipe Archaeology potion 78
Dragonkin coffin (99)
Autopsy table (101)
99 Summoning renewal recipe Summoning renewal 88
Experiment workbench (102)
Aughra remains (106)
102 Holy aggroverload recipe Holy aggroverload 98
Moksha device (108)
Xolo mine (113)
108 Powerburst of opportunity recipe Powerburst of opportunity 103
Xolo remains (119)
Saurthen debris (120)
119 Spirit attraction recipe Spirit attraction potion 116

To restore the recipes, simply have at least 1 of all 4 fragments for a specific recipe in your inventory. Click any of them to open the crafting interface. Here you will be able to choose the potion recipe you wish to make (if you have multiple in your inventory). Note that you only need 1 Crafting to combine the pieces and will earn 10 Crafting experience for doing so.

Recipe fragment pieces are not tradeable, however, the completed recipes are.



Crypt of Varanus


Crypt of Varanus
Click image for paths to the site.

Teleport Unlock

The teleportation device at the Crypt of Varanus is the easiest to activate. You simply need to click on the device to activate it. The teleportation device is found just outside the actual Crypt, just to the South West of the entrance. See Teleport Node On for more details on how to unlock all of the teleportation devices at Orthen.



Hotspots

In the Crypt section of Orthen, you can find the following Hotspots:

Level Hotspot Artefacts Materials
Experience Item Experience Item
90 Varanusaur remains 603 - Pasaha (damaged)
- Ritual bell (damaged)
54.2 - Compass rose
- Felt
- Goldrune
96 Dragonkin reliquary 770 - Vazara (damaged)
- Kilaya (damaged)
69.3 - Compass rose
- Dragon metal
- Goldrune
99 Dragonkin coffin 904 - Death mask (damaged)
- Dragonkin calendar (damaged)
- Dragonkin staff (damaged)
81.3 - Carbon black
- Compass rose
- Orgone
- Soapstone

Caches

In addition to Hotspots, there are 2 types of Cache located here. Collecting Materials from these caches will also give you soil. These Caches include the following:

Level Material Experience
90 Compass rose 92.7
90 Felt 92.5

Research

There are 2 Research locations within the Crypt of Varasaur. Keep in mind that you only need to have access to a Research Team to study the area. For the team to complete their research, however, you will need the appropriate level.

  1. Incomplete Portal Network I
  2. Breath of Fire
    • Requirement: 99 Archaeology
    • Study: Funeral pyre at the center of the Crypt.
    • Rewards: 28,750 Archaeology experience and Death mask (damaged)

Mysteries

There are 2 Mysteries which can be completed within the Crypt. For more information on how to complete these Mysteries, please see the Mysteries Special Report.

  1. Crypt O' Zoology
  2. Teleport Node On


Observation Outpost


Observation Outpost
Click image for paths to the site.

Teleport Unlock

Before you can activate the teleportation device at the Observation Outpost (found just outside the excavation area), you must first complete the "Incomplete Portal Network I" Research. This can be unlocked by activating the teleportation device at the Crypt of Varanus. Completion of this mission will take a base time of 20 minutes.

Once the mission has been completed, you will need 20 unnoted Ancient vis to use on the teleportation device at the Observation Outpost. In addition to requiring 90 Archaeology, you will also need 70 Runecrafting. Using the Ancient vis on the teleportation device will unlock it as well as enable you to complete the "Incomplete Portal Network II" Research. See Teleport Node On for more details on how to unlock all of the teleportation devices at Orthen.



Hotspots

In the Observation Outpost section of Orthen, you can find the following Hotspots:

Level Hotspot Artefacts Materials
Experience Item Experience Item
101 Autopsy table 1,003 - Dragon scalpel (damaged)
- Protective goggles (damaged)
90.2 - Dragon metal
- Felt
- Orthenglass
102 Experiment workbench 1,024 - Dragon burner (damaged)
- Orthenglass flask (damaged)
92.1 - Dragon metal
- Orgone
- Orthenglass

Caches

In addition to Hotspots, there are 2 types of Cache located here. Collecting Materials from these caches will also give you soil. These Caches include the following:

Level Material Experience
96 Dragon metal 92.7
90 Felt 92.5

Research

There are 2 Research locations within the Outpost. Keep in mind that you only need to have access to a Research Team to study the area. For the team to complete their research, however, you will need the appropriate level.

  1. Incomplete Portal Network II
  2. Necropsy
    • Requirement: 101 Archaeology
    • Study: Autopsy table on the Western side of the excavation site.
    • Rewards: 32,583 Archaeology experience and Dragon scalpel (damaged)

Mysteries

There are 2 Mysteries which can be completed within the Observation Outpost. For more information on how to complete these Mysteries, please see the Mysteries Special Report.

  1. Know Thy Measure
  2. Death Watch


Moksha Ritual Site

To enter this area of the Orthen site, you will first need to complete the "Know Thy Measure" Mystery.


Moksha Ritual Site
Click image for paths to the site.

Teleport Unlock

Before you can activate the teleportation device at the Moksha Ritual Site (found East of the door inside the excavation area), you must first complete the "Incomplete Portal Network II" Research. This can be unlocked by activating the teleportation device at the Observation Outpost with 20 unnoted Ancient vis. Completion of this mission will take a base time of 40 minutes.

Once the misson has been completed, you will need 90 Archaeology, 70 Crafting, and 20 unnoted Orthenglass to activate the device. Using the Orthenglass on the teleportation device will unlock it as well as enable you to complete the "Incomplete Portal Network III" Research. See Teleport Node On for more details on how to unlock all of the teleportation devices at Orthen.



Hotspots

In the Moksha Ritual Site section of Orthen, you can find the following Hotspots:

Level Hotspot Artefacts Materials
Experience Item Experience Item
106 Aughra remains 1,217 - Meditation pipe (damaged)
- Personal totem (damaged)
- Singing bowl (damaged)
109.6 - Carbon black
- Compass rose
- Dragon metal
- Orgone
108 Moksha device 1,320 - Lingam stone (damaged)
- Master control (damaged)
118.9 - Carbon black
- Compass rose
- Orgone

Caches

In addition to Hotspots, there are 2 types of Cache located here. Collecting Materials from these caches will also give you soil. These Caches includes the following:

Level Material Experience
99 Carbon black 92.8
99 Orgone 92.8

Research

There are 2 Research locations within this section of the Source. Keep in mind that you only need to have access to a Research Team to study the area. For the team to complete their research, however, you will need the appropriate level.

  1. Incomplete Portal Network III
    • Requirement: 90 Archaeology
    • Study: The Moksha Ritual Site teleportation device.
    • Rewards: 5,000 Archaeology experience and the ability to charge the teleportation device at Xolo City
  2. Mind Your Head
    • Requirement: 108 Archaeology
    • Study: Moksha device at the center of the excavation site.
    • Rewards: 46,547 Archaeology experience and Master Control (damaged)

Mysteries

There are 2 Mysteries which can be completed within the Moksha Ritual Site. For more information on how to complete these Mysteries, please see the Mysteries Special Report.

  1. Free Your Mind
  2. Fragmented Memories


Xolo City

To enter this area of the Orthen site, you will first need to complete the "Fragemented Memories" Mystery. Once this is completed, bring a restored Lingham stone to the entrance of the site and interact with the door (first step of "Mysterious City").


Xolo City
Click image for paths to the site. Note that you can also reach this site quickly by using a Slayer cape to teleport to Laniakea.

Teleport Unlock

Before you can activate the teleportation device at Xolo City (found West of the entrance/stairs), you must first complete the "Incomplete Portal Network III" Research. This can be unlocked by activating the teleportation device at the Moksha Ritual Site. Completion of this mission will take a base time of 60 minutes.

Once the mission has been completed, you will need 20 unnoted Quintessence to use on the teleportation device at Xolo City. In addition to requiring 90 Archaeology, you will also need 70 Divination. See Teleport Node On for more details on how to unlock all of the teleportation devices at Orthen.



Hotspots

The Xolo City section of Orthen, you can find the following Hotspots:

Level Hotspot Artefacts Materials
Experience Item Experience Item
113 Xolo mine 1,524 - Xolo hard hat (damaged)
- Xolo pickaxe (damaged)
137.2 - Dragon metal
- Goldrune
- Orgone
119 Xolo remains 1,801 - Xolo shield (damaged)
- Xolo spear (damaged)
162 - Dragon metal
- Felt
- Goldrune
- Orgone
120 Saurthen debris 1,869 - Gold dish (damaged)
- 'Raksha' idol (damaged)
168.2 - Dragon metal
- Goldrune
- Orgone

Caches

In addition to Hotspots, there are 2 types of Cache located here. Collecting Materials from these caches will also give you soil. These Caches includes the following:

Level Material Experience
96 Dragon metal 92.7
99 Orgone 92.8

Research

There is 1 Research location within this section of Orthen. Keep in mind that you only need to have access to a Research Team to study the area. For the team to complete their research, however, you will need the appropriate level.

  1. Xolo Dorado
    • Requirement: 120 Archaeology
    • Study: Xolo Temple Pyramid at the South end of the Site.
    • Rewards: 76,666 Archaeology experience and 'Raksha' idol (damaged)

Mysteries

There are 2 Mysteries which can be completed within Xolo City. For more information on how to complete these Mysteries, please see the Mysteries Special Report.

  1. I Am Become Death
  2. Mysterious City

Other

Unlike any of the other Orthen sites, Xolo city offers a single Gold ore rock from which to mine.

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