Quest Requirements:
Skill/Other Requirements:
30 Attack to wield Excalibur.
Ability to fight and defeat a level 39 enemy.
Quests Unlocked/Partially Unlocked by completing this Quest:
Items Needed to Complete Quest:
Tinderbox, Bread, Bat bones, and bucket (obtained during quest).
Items Recommended for Quest:
Teleport runes to Falador, Varrock, and Camelot (Runes are not required, but can be helpful).
Quest Points:
Excalibur Sword, Ability to do Holy Grail Quest, and 2 Treasure Hunter keys.
Start Point:
Camelot castle.
To Start:
Speak to King Arthur.
  1. Start the quest by talking to King Arthur in Camelot castle and ask him if you can be a knight of his round table.

    King Arthur

  2. Talk to Sir Gawain and ask him how Merlin got trapped in the crystal, then ask him if he has any ideas to get into Keep Le Faye. Keep Le Faye is southwest of Catherby.

    Sir Gawain

  3. Then talk to Sir Lancelot and ask him if he has any ideas to get into Keep Le Faye. Sir Lancelot is upstairs in the castle. Make certain you talk to him and not one of the other knights, otherwise you won't be able to do the next step.

    Sir Lancelot

  4. Head to the salesman Arhein, who's at Catherby Port. Ask him if the ship nearby is his and if he delivers goods to Keep La Faye. When you ask if he would give you a ride, he'll tell you that Sir Mordred doesn't allow strangers in his keep. This means you'll have to sneak on board the ship. The crate to hide in is located behind (South) the "Candle-maker" and in front of the two vegetable stalls. It's the lighter color crate. You will climb into the crate and be shipped to the Keep Le Faye. Note that it can be a long wait.


  5. You need to kill a Giant Bat for Bat bones. You can do this when you first enter Keep Le Faye. You need the Bat bones later on for when you stand on the orange pentagon outside Camelot.

    Note: Do not go past the door to kill the bats outside, as you won't be able to get back in.

  6. Go up to the third floor and talk to Sir Mordred (level 23), he will attack you. When you're close to killing him, Morgan Le Faye will tell you to stop, and spare her son's life. Ask her how to release Merlin.

    Sir Mordred

  7. Talk to the candle maker in Catherby and ask him if he can make you a black candle. He'll tell you that he will make you one if you bring him a bucket full of wax. Grab the Insect repellent below the archer shop from the Beekeeper himself in the fenced in area. Use the Insect repellent on the beehive, right click the hive and choose "Take from". There is no need for you to buy a bucket, there is a bucket spawn at the beehives.

    Insect Repellent

  8. Head back to the candle maker with your full Bucket of wax and he will give you a Black candle, use your Tinderbox on the Candle to light it.

  9. Head to the Lady of the Lake, south-east of Taverly lodestone, by the tree patch, and tell her you seek the Excalibur sword. She'll tell you she has to set a test for you and to wait for her at the Jewelery shop in Port Sarim.

    Lady of the Lake

  10. Go to the Jewellery shop in Port Sarim, when you try to open the door a beggar will appear and ask for a loaf of bread to feed his family. When you give him the loaf of bread he will transform into the Lady of the Lake and she will give you the Excalibur sword.

    Note: if you lose your Excalibur Sword, you can get it back by talking to the Lady of the Lake again and paying her 500gp for a "new haircut".

  11. Go to the Chaos altar, south-east of the Rune shop in Varrock, right click on the altar and click "Check altar" to tell you the inscription, which is "Snarthon Candtrick Termanto".


  12. Head back to Camelot castle with your Lit Black candle and Bat bones. Go outside of the castle but stay inside the gate and then go northeast, you will see a circle of pillars with an orange symbol on the floor. Stand on that symbol and drop your bat bones on it. The demon "Thrantax the Mighty" will appear and you will then have to chant the inscription you saw on the altar in Varrock. Once you've chanted the correct words he'll tell you it's done and you can now smash the crystal Merlin is in using the Excalibur sword.


  13. Proceed to the top floor of the southeast end of the castle and use your Excalibur sword with the crystal. It will shatter and free Merlin, who tells you to speak with King Arthur for your reward.


    Quest Complete

This Quest Guide was written by ardnek74. Thanks to Weezy, deathscyth10, ptancred, Ghoulies, possum24, DRAVAN, queen baba, DisguiseD, ran supdogg, patgil2003, zoeaugbrilan, Folkair, watsermetjou, DisguiseD, Chaosblade77, scammer kil0, ClaimedSoul, Alfawarlord, Tune, Mimz, hoth1945, DarkBlitz, Drithiol, and Rogue Wren for corrections.
This Quest Guide was entered into the database on Thu, Mar 04, 2004, at 12:35:10 AM by Weezy and CJH, and it was last updated on Wed, Oct 25, 2017, at 12:07:13 AM by DRAVAN.

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