Quest Requirements:
Quests Unlocked/Partially Unlocked by completing this Quest:
Items Acquired During Quest:
Quest Points:
125 Prayer XP Lamp, 5 Ancient bones, Ability to upgrade gravestone, and 2 free Treasure Hunter keys.
Start Point:
Lumbridge Church.
To Start:
Talk to Father Aereck.
  1. Talk to Father Aereck in the Lumbridge Church and he will inform you that a ghost is haunting his graveyard and wants you to help him lay it to rest. He'll then ask you to speak to Father Urhney who is an expert ghost hunter.

    Father Aereck

  2. Head South through the graveyard into Lumbridge Swamp and then West of the mine to find Father Urhney in his hut near the coast. Talk to him about Father Aereck's ghost problem and he will give you a Ghostspeak amulet to allow you to talk to the ghost.

    Father Urhney

  3. Equip the Ghostspeak amulet and make your way back to the graveyard. Open the coffin in the SouthEast corner and a Restless ghost will appear. Talk to him and he'll be surprised you can understand him. He'll tell you that he doesn't know why he hasn't passed on, but perhaps it's because his head is missing from his body. He'll then say that he was killed by a Warlock while mining in the swamp and his skull might be there.

    Coffin and Ghost

  4. Head South into the swamp once again until you reach the mine and search the rocks just southeast of it to find a Muddy skull. A Skeleton warlock (level 7) will appear and attack you. You can either kill it or run away with the skull.


  5. Go back to the graveyard and open the coffin again, then use the skull on it. A short cutscene will follow in which the Restless ghost will thank you and then fly away.


    Congratulations! Quest Complete!

    Quest Completed!

Post-Quest Information

For the players that completed this quest before it was updated, you are able to go to Father Aereck and receive the 5 Ancient bones, which will give 200 Prayer XP per bone when buried. Claiming these bones completes the "Aereck's Old Bones" achievement, which is a prerequisite to obtain the Master Quest Cape.

Players can also modify their gravestone by talking to Father Aereck.

This Quest Guide was written by Javezz. Thanks to Chaosblade77, Watsermetjou, Brenden, Realruth, Sccrluk9, GoldenArcher, EuphoricGoat, Jarkur, RNBR BISHOP, and 3ter 1. for corrections.
This Quest Guide was entered into the database on Sat, Feb 28, 2004, at 04:46:45 PM by Monkeychris and CJH, and it was last updated on Mon, Aug 22, 2022, at 03:16:20 PM by 3ter1.

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