A Chronological Order of Quests

This is a suggested sort or path option for a “chronological” order of quests. Quests listed here are shown in an order that is suggested for a reasonable playthrough and helps to make the ‘most sense’ for the overarching story thus including a few quests that are considered ambiguous and has some ‘open world’ type areas for a number of series. Quests that are not required and are considered age ambiguous will be marked and some possibly odd choices will have a short explanation next to them.

Additionally, we will be sorting by some locations and arcs or ‘chapters’ to help categorize these quests best. We will also essentially be ignoring the current Path system. It’s rather messy and sends the new player all over the board. Instead we’re going to lead the player through the towns that they choose to visit, starting with Lumbridge and Burthorpe as they are the two choices you can go to after the Tutorial.

As a note, I’d love to suggest having Wizard Terrova give players a little overview of both Lumbridge and Burthorpe as a town as a preview before they choose which to initially teleport to. Then, set a quest path based on the town they visit, and point out the other is available too.

So, let’s begin.

Fifth Age

The Tutorial

Chapter 1&2 – Lumbridge

Cook’s Assistant

The Restless Ghost

The Blood Pact

Myths of the White Lands

From here, push the player toward the Wizard’s Tower after the events of The Blood Pact.

Rune Mysteries

Rune Memories

Imp Catcher

Chapter 1&2 – Burthorpe

Let Them Eat Pie

Druidic Ritual

Wolf Whistle

Witch’s House

Death Plateau

From here, push the player toward Falador

Goblin Diplomacy

What’s Mine is Yours

The Knight’s Sword

Chapter 3 – Varrock, Draynor, and Port Sarim

The two paths can meet up approaching Draynor and Port Sarim.

Ernest the Chicken

Vampyre Slayer

Swept Away

Pirate’s Treasure

Song from the Depths

Shield of Arrav

Demon Slayer

Gertrude’s Cat

Priest in Peril

A Soul’s Bane

It is here that we entirely open up the game, sorting by a number of keystone 5th Age series, with their prerequisites listed. Some of these series will have some suggested quests before others in the series though. Italics denote an unrelated quest that is a requirement.

This is by far the largest section, and a clear chronology opens up with requirements, but I won’t actually list them here as it’s easier to just have a series overview rather than worry about what arbitrary quest comes first, when they’re all needed to progress anyway.

Chapter 4 – The Adventurer

Desert Series

Stolen Hearts

Diamond in the Rough

The Jack of Spades

Itchlarin’s Little Helper

Spirits of the Elid

Contact!

The Feud

Zogre Flesh Eaters (Required for Dealing with Scabaras)

Big Chompy Bird Hunting (Required for Dealing with Scabaras)

Jungle Potion (Required for Dealing with Scabaras)

Dealing with Scabaras

Smoking Kills

The Golem

Missing My Mummy

Crocodile Tears

Animal Magnetism (Required for Do No Evil)

Desert Treasure (Required for Do No Evil)

The Dig Site (Required for Do No Evil)

Temple of Ikov (Required for Do No Evil)

The Tourist Trap (Required for Do No Evil)

Troll Stronghold (Required for Do No Evil)

Waterfall Quest (Required for Do No Evil)

Recipe for Disaster: Freeding King Awowogei (Required for Do No Evil)

Recipe for Disaster: Another Cook’s Quest (Required for Do No Evil)

Monkey Madness (Required for Do No Evil)

The Grand Tree (Required for Do No Evil)

Tree Gnome Village (Required for Do No Evil)

Shadow of the Storm (Required for Do No Evil)

Do No Evil

Our Man in the North

‘Phite Club

Elemental Workshop Series

Elemental Workshop I

Elemental Workshop II

Elemental Workshop III

Elemental Workshop IV

Gnome Series

The Grand Tree

Tree Gnome Village

Monkey Madness

The Eyes of Glouphrie

Waterfall Quest

The Path of Glouphrie

Roving Elves

Regicide (Required for The Prisoner of Glouphrie)

Underground Pass (Required for The Prisoner of Glouphrie)

Biohazard (Required for The Prisoner of Glouphrie)

Plague City (Required for The Prisoner of Glouphrie)

The Prisoner of Glouphrie

Penguin Series

Cold War

Sea Slug (Required for The Hunt for Red Raktuber)

The Hunt for Red Raktuber

Some Like It Cold

Elf Series

Plague City

Biohazard

Underground Pass

Regicide

Waterfall Quest

Roving Elves

Catapult Construction

Sheep Herder

Big Chompy Bird Hunting (Required for MEPI)

Mourning’s End Part I

Mourning’s End Part II

Within the Light

Making History (Required for Plague’s End)

Plague’s End

Sea Slug Series

Sea Slug

Wanted! (Required for The Slug Menace)

Recruitment Drive (Required for The Slug Menace)

The Lost Tribe (Required for The Slug Menace)

The Slug Menace

Kennith’s Concerns

Salt in the Wound

Void Knight Series

Imp Catcher

Wanted! (Required for Quiet Before the Swarm)

Recruitment Drive (Required for Quiet Before the Swarm)

The Lost Tribe (Required for Quiet Before the Swarm)

Quiet Before the Swarm

Druidic Ritual (Required for A Void Dance)

A Void Dance

The Void Stares Back

Camelot Series

Merlin’s Crystal

Holy Grail

Murder Mystery

One Small Favor (Required for King’s Ransom)

Rune Mysteries (Required for King’s Ransom)

Shilo Village (Required for King’s Ransom)

Jungle Potion (Required for King’s Ransom)

King’s Ransom

Dorgeshuun Series

Goblin Diplomacy

The Lost Tribe

The Dig Site (Required for Another Slice of HAM)

The Giant Dwarf (Required for Another Slice of HAM)

Another Slice of HAM

Fishing Contest (Required for Land of the Goblins)

Land of the Goblins

The Chosen Commander

Fairy Series

Lost City

Jungle Potion (Required for Fairy Tale I)

Nature Spirit (Required for Fairy Tale I)

Fairy Tale I – Growing Pains

Fairy Tale II – Cure a Queen

Fairy Tale III – Battle at Ork’s Rift

Fremennik Series

The Fremennik Trials

Olaf’s Quest

Bar Crawl

Horror from the Deep

The Fremennik Isles

Heroes’ Quest (Required for Throne of Miscellania)

Shield of Arrav (Required for Throne of Miscellania)

Lost City (Required for Throne of Miscellania)

Dragon Slayer (Required for Throne of Miscellania)

Merlin’s Crystal (Required for Throne of Miscellania)

Druidic Ritual (Required for Throne of Miscellania)

Throne of Miscellania

Royal Trouble

Shilo Village (Required for Lunar Diplomacy)

Jungle Potion (Required for Lunar Diplomacy)

Lunar Diplomacy

Eadgar’s Ruse (Required for Dream Mentor)

Troll Stronghold (Required for Dream Mentor)

Death Plateau (Required for Dream Mentor)

Dream Mentor

Mountain Daughter

Glorious Memories

Blood Runs Deep

Karamja Series

Jungle Potion

Tai Bwo Wannai Trio

Shilo Village

Rune Mysteries (Required for One Small Favour)

One Small Favour

Family Crest (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Heroes’ Quest (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Shield of Arrav (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Lost City (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Dragon Slayer (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Merlin’s Crystal (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Druidic Ritual (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Underground Pass (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Biohazard (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Plague City (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Waterfall Quest (Required for Legend’s Quest)

Legends’ Quest

Mahjarrat Series

Temple of Ikov

The Tale of the Muspah

Fight Arena

Hazeel Cult

Enakhra’s Lament

The Golem (Required for Missing My Mummy)

Icthlarin’s Little Helper (Required for Missing My Mummy)

Diamond in the Rough (Required for Missing My Mummy)

Stolen Hearts (Required for Missing My Mummy)

Gertrude’s Cat (Required for Missing My Mummy)

The Restless Ghost (Required for Missing My Mummy)

Missing My Mummy

Demon Slayer (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

Family Crest (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

Garden of Tranquility (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

Creature of Frenkenstrain (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

The Knight’s Sword (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

Shield of Arrav (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

What Lies Below (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

Defender of Varrock (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

Shadoes of Mort’ton (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

Troll Romance (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

Troll Stronghold (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

Death Plateau (Required for The Curse of Arrav)

The Curse of Arrav

The Dig Site

Devious Minds

The Tourist Trap (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Waterfall Quest (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Desert Treasure (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

The Temple at Senntisten

Myreque Series

The Restless Ghost (Required for Priest in Peril)

Priest in Peril

Nature Spirit

Shades of Mort’ton

In Search of the Myreque

In Aid of the Myreque

Darkness of Hallowvale

Legacy of Seergaze

Legends’ Quest (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Family Crest (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Heroes’ Quest (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Shield of Arrav (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Lost City (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)
Dragon Slayer (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Merlin’s Crystal (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Druidic Ritual (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Shilo Village (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Jungle Potion (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Underground Pass (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Biohazard (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Plague City (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

Waterfall Quest (Required for The Branches of Darkmeyer)

The Branches of Darkmeyer

The Lord of Vampyrium

In Memory of the Myreque

(Suggested: While Guthix Sleeps)

(Suggested: Ritual of the Mahjarrat)

River of Blood

Pirate Quest Series

Pirate’s Treasure

Priest in Peril (Required for Rum Deal)

Zogre Flesh Eaters (Required for Rum Deal)

Big Chompy Bird Hunting (Required for Rum Deal)

Jungle Potion (Required for Rum Deal)

Rum Deal

Cabin Fever (Required for The Great Brain Robbery)

Creature of Fenkenstrain (Required for The Great Brain Robbery)

The Restless Ghost (Required for The Great Brain Robbery)

Recipe for Disaster: Freeing Pirate Pete (Required for The Great Brain Robbery)

Recipe for Disaster: Another Cook’s Quest (Required for The Great Brain Robbery)

Cook’s Assistant (Required for The Great Brain Robbery)

The Great Brain Robbery

Rocking Out

A Clockwork Syringe

A Shadow Over Ashdale (This quest is so heavily references by Pieces of Hate it deserves to be here)

Rag and Bone Man (This and the following two lead into Pieces of Hate quite strongly)

Fur ‘n’ Seek

Black Coin Miniquest

Gertrude’s Cat (Required for Pieces of Hate)

Pieces of Hate

Return of Zaros Series

The Dig Site

Priest in Peril (Required for Desert Treasure)

Temple of Ikov (Required for Desert Treasure)

The Tourist Trap (Required for Desert Treasure)

Troll Stronghold (Required for Desert Treasure)

Death Plateau (Required for Desert Treasure)

Waterfall Quest (Required for Desert Treasure)

Desert Treasure

Devious Minds

Demon Slayer (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Family Crest (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

The Restless Ghost (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Creature of Fenkenstrain (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Garden of Tranquility (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

The Knight’s Sword (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Shield of Arrav (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Temple of Ikov (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

What Lies Below (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

The Golem (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Stolen Hearts (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Diamond in the Rough (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Gertrude’s Cat (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

The Restless Ghost (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Icthlarin’s Little Helper (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Missing My Mummy (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Shades of Mort’ton (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

The Tale of the Muspah (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Troll Romance (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

Defender of Varrock (Required for The Temple at Senntisten)

The Temple at Senntisten

The Firemaker’s Curse

Rise of the Red Axe Series

The Giant Dwarf

Fishing Contest

Forgettable Tale of a Drunken Dwarf

Dwarf Cannon

Between a Rock…

Forgiveness of a Chaos Dwarf

My Arm’s Big Adventure (Required for King of the Dwarves)

Eadgar’s Ruse (Required for King of the Dwarves)

Druidic Ritual (Required for King of the Dwarves)

Troll Stronghold (Required for King of the Dwarves)

Death Plateau (Required for King of the Dwarves)

The Feud (Required for King of the Dwarves)

Jungle Potion (Required for King of the Dwarves)

King of the Dwarves

Birthright of the Dwarves

Summer Duology

The Restless Ghost

Spirit of Summer

Summer’s End

Troll Series

Death Plateau

Druidic Ritual

Wolf Whistle

Troll Stronghold

Troll Romance

Eadgar’s Ruse

My Arm’s Big Adventure

TzHaar Series

TokTz-Ket-Dill
The Elder Kiln

The Brink of Extinction

After completion of all of the above, a few more quests become suggested in the following order. There’s only a few, endgame, quests here that set up for the 6th Age.

Chapter 5 – The End of the Fifth Age

Nomad’s Requiem (This is placed first to help the Lucien story make more sense)

While Guthix Sleeps

Ritual of the Mahjarrat

The World Wakes

After this, the Sixth Age begins.

Chapter 6 – The Sixth Age Begins

World Event 1 Cutscene

The Death of Chivalry

Missing, Presumed Death

One of a Kind

Fate of the Gods

World Event 2 Cutscene

The Mighty Fall

Broken Home

Heart of Stone

Dishonour Among Thieves

Dimension of Disaster

Hero’s Welcome

The Light Within

World Event 3 Cutscenes

Call of the Ancestors

Back to the Freezer

Chapter 7 – Sliske’s Game

Nomad’s Elegy

Kindred Spirits

Children of Mah

Sliske’s Endgame

Chapter 8 – Aftermath

Evil Dave’s Big Day Out

Elite Dungeon 1 – Temple of Aminishi

Elite Dungeon 2 – Dragonkin Laboratory

‘Til Death Do Us Part Cutscenes

Elite Dungeon 3 – Shadow Reef

(to be continued)

Other Quests

All other quests not listed essentially fall in any timeline the players desire. This includes content like Gower Quest, You Are It, Bringing Home the Bacon, Rune Mechanics, Love Story, In Pyre Need, and many more.

Some quests normally would fall under this category but were included earlier as they serve a good purpose for tutorialization.

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