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This is the quick guide for Shades of Mort'ton.
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Start pointQuest map icon
Shades of Mort'ton icon
Find the Diary of Herbi Flax in a house on the south-west side of Mort'ton.
Member requirementP2P icon Members only
Official difficultyIntermediate Intermediate
LengthShort (~45 minutes)
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.
  • 2+ vial of water (can be obtained during quest)
  • 2+ ashes (can be obtained during quest)
  • 2+ clean tarromin (obtained during quest). More is recommended.
  • A log (can be gathered during quest)
  • 1000+ coins to buy resources
  • Some food for lower-levelled players
  • Some druid pouches, to stop the Ghasts from rotting your food as you pass through the Mort Myre Swamp or the Ouroboros pouch.
  • An additional 13,000 coins will buy a flamtaer hammer, which speeds up the quest.
  • 5+ additional clean tarromin (herbs obtained during quest are usually not enough).
  • Combat level 81+ (to avoid constant harassment by shades).
  • Begin this quest in World 88 as it has many benefits and is dedicated to the Shades of Mort'ton activity.
Enemies to defeat


  • Enter the ruined house south-west of Mort'ton.
  • Search the shelf on the wall. And read the diary.
  • (Optional) Pick up the empty vials and search the smashed table for extra tarromin and one rogue's purse.

Serum 207Edit

  • Make Serum 207 by adding clean tarromin and ashes to a vial of water.
  • Use it on Razmire (afflicted) in the general store. (Chat 41) 
  • Kill five loar shades and pick up their remains. Be sure to talk to Razmire first.
  • Give him the remains. He may require more Serum 207.
  • Use the serum on Ulsquire Shauncy, located in the house east of the general store.
  • Wait a minute and ask him about the remains and the temple.
  • Talk to Razmire. (Chat 3241)
  • Buy at least one olive oil from his general store and optionally a Flamtaer hammer.
  • Open his builders' store.
  • Buy 5 timber beams, 5 limestone bricks, 25 swamp paste.

Repairing the templeEdit

  • Note for Solo Questers: Shade luring dummies can be used to distract the Loar Shades when repairing the temple.
  • Head north-east of Mort'ton and repair the temple until you reach 100% repair and at least 10 sanctity. (use world 88 the official world to make it easier)
  • Light the sacred altar in the centre of the temple.
  • Use your olive oil on the flame to make sacred oil.
  • (Optional) Use Serum 207 on the flame to make Serum 208, which permanently cures NPCs.

Burning a shadeEdit

  • Use the sacred oil on a log to create a pyre log.
  • Head west of Mort'ton. Use the pyre log then Loar remains on the funeral pyre
  • Light the funeral pyre.
  • Collect the reward.
  • Talk to Ulsquire.
  • Quest complete!

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