Quest Requirements:
Skill/Other Requirements:
Quests Unlocked/Partially Unlocked by completing this Quest:
Items Needed at Quest Start:
Items Needed to Complete Quest:
Priest gown (top), Priest gown (bottom) (can be bought for 12 coins in Varrock's Fancy Clothes Shop, which is next door to where you need them anyway).
Items Recommended for Quest:
Draynor and Falador teleportation method, Food, Armor, and a Weapon.
Quest Points:
1250 Thieving experience, and the ability to use King Lathas' training field.
Start Point:
Talk with Elena in Ardougne. She now lives just across the street (east) of her parents' house.
To Start:
Speak to Elena
  1. Talk to Elena, she will say that her Distillator has been stolen by the Mourner and the tunnel is blocked. Accept her quest and she will tell you to find a man called Jerico.

    Step 1

  2. Jerico is located in the house South of the North bank in East Ardougne. After you have found him, talk to him and he will ask you to find Omart. Before you leave, pick up one Pigeon Cage and search his cupboards to find some Bird feed.

    Step 2

  3. Omart is located West of the Carnillean Mansion. After you have found him, talk to him and he will say everything is ready but you can't risk it with the watch tower so close. He will say that you should go back and talk to Jerico again. This is purely optional and has no effect on the quest.

    Step 3

  4. Remember to have the pigeon cage and some bird feed in your inventory. Go to the watchtower which is located North of Omart (next to the closed city gates). To use the bird feed, you'll need to stand in the corner by the South barracks and the East barracks.

    Once there, use the birdseed on the watchtower and open the pigeon cage. The mourners will now focus on the pigeons instead of you. Talk to Omart and go to West Ardougne by using the rope ladder he has thrown over the wall.

    Step 4

  5. Go to the North-East building in West Ardougne. Take a Rotten apple which is North-West of the house. Climb over the fence and use the Rotten apple on the Cauldron. Try to open the door and a Mourner will say that some Mourners are ill and they need a doctor.

    Step 5

  6. Now it's your time to be a doctor. Head South-West and find Nurse Sarah's house - directly South-West of the Monastery. Go in and search the cupboard; you will find a Doctor's gown. Put it on and go back to the Mourner house.

    Step 6

  7. Open the door in front of the Mourner house. The Mourners will let you in. Climb up the staircase. Open the door and tell the Mourner whatever you like. He will attack you. Kill him, if he doesn't give you a key (it will appear in your inventory) then do the same to the other Mourner. Use it on the gate and the gate should open. Search all the crates until you find the Distillator. Exit the house.

    Step 7

  8. Go to the South-East corner of the plague city area. Talk to Kilron and tell him that you want to go return to East Ardougne.

    Step 8

  9. Go to Elena's house and talk to her. She will give you some filled vials. She will also ask you to get some touch paper from the Chemist and use the Chemist's delivery men to smuggle the vials to Varrock. Accept the items she gives you.

    DON'T TELEPORT OR THE PLAGUE SAMPLE WILL BREAK, although you can put it in your bank and then teleport to Varrock.

  10. Head to the Chemist, who is located just West of Rimmington. Make sure you have the Plague sample in your inventory and then speak with the Chemist when you reach there. Tell him you are Elena's friend. DO NOT SAY ANYTHING ABOUT PLAGUE. Say that you need the Touch paper for Guidor (need the vials and sample with you). He will give you the paper. If you happen to mention the plague he will take away your sample and you will have to go back to Elena to get a new one.

    Note: A possible fastest way to reach Rimmington without breaking your Sample is by chartering a ship from Catherby to Port Sarim, and then run West to Rimmington.

    Step 10

  11. Now it's time to give the vials to the 3 delivery men. Give Hops the Sulphuric broline, Chancy the Liquid honey and Da Vinci the Ethanea. They will say that they will meet you in the Dancing Donkey Inn in Varrock.

    Note: You can either bank the sample in Falador and teleport to Varrock, or you can walk all the way.


    After making your way to Varrock, make sure you have the Plague sample with you, because if you get the vials from the delivery men and then need to get the sample out of the bank, the guard will just take away the vials and you will have to go back to Elena to receive the vials all over again.

    Step 11

  12. The Dancing Donkey Inn is located in the South-East corner of Varrock. Before you reach there, a guard should search you. That's why you needed the delivery men to smuggle the other vials. Talk to them in the Dancing Donkey Inn to get back the vials.

    Step 12

  13. Guidor's house is just southeast of this inn. Talk to Guidor's wife, she will say that she needs a priest. Put on the Priest gowns (these can be purchased cheaply at the clothing shop next door) and talk to Guidor's wife again. She will allow you to go in.

  14. Now it is time to realize the truth. Talk to Guidor and tell him you are here because of Elena and give all the vials to him. He will tell you that there is no plague.

    Step 14

  15. Go back to Elena's house and tell her there is no plague, she will tell you to see the King of Ardougne.

  16. The King is upstairs in the palace in Ardougne, which is located West across the bridge from the General Store. Talk to King Lathas and he will tell you about his brother, King Tyras, and reward you.

    Step 16

    Congratulations! Quest complete!

    Quest Complete

This Old School Quest Guide was written by henry-x. Thanks to Weezy, Shaw, Ostee, Atod, Will, The_Wee_Ham, stormer, amiele, andro_girl, DRAVAN, bowman_1990, Eric2203, bmx 768, Nitr021, Halfling_hopperston, Demonichell, ArchangelPoD, haydendabest, Viralmonkey9, kevin_2k4, Goretox, darkbird8, glamdring 12, checkthebox, greywolf, Andro_Girl, WOLFBOY1356, Alfawarlord, Madame Kate, 2pac TheKing, Jarkur, Ichase money, Super Fly, and Rooskii for corrections.
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