Clue scroll (master)

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clue scroll (master) is the highest tier of clue scroll.

Players can obtain a master clue scroll from the following methods:

  • By bringing one each of the easy, medium, hard and elite clue scrolls to Watson at his house, which is located south of the estate agent at Hosidius. It should be noted that if you have an incomplete master scroll and attempt to obtain a new scroll, Watson will take all lower tier scrolls but NOT give you a master scroll until either you complete the original scroll or discard it.
  • As a potential reward from completing any easy, medium, hard or elite treasure trails, with the chances of obtaining them being 1/50, 1/30, 1/15, and 1/5 respectively.

Like elite and hard clue scrolls, master clue scrolls also have combat encounters. They include a Brassican Mage, Double agent or three Ancient Wizards (in multi-combat areas). As their tier suggests, master clues require a myriad of usually high-levelled items, requirements and quests in order to complete them.

It should be noted, that if a player dies in the Wilderness with a clue scroll in above level 20, it will disappear whether it's a PvP death or not, unless it is an item kept on death, or if that player has a clue box. Players will find that the clue scroll will be gone upon returning to their loot otherwise. However, when dying in the Wilderness with a clue box, provided the player returns quick enough, the clue will stay in the inventory while the clue box is lost. In lower wilderness however (level 20 or lower) in PvP death, the unprotected clue will stay on the ground for up to 1 hour. The same goes for reward caskets. If you die in lower Wilderness due to a monster you will always keep the clue whether protected or not. 

Master clue scrolls can be between 6 and 8 steps long, and give a master reward casket upon completion.

Types of clues[edit | edit source]

Please note that it is possible to receive the same clue more than once.

Requirements[edit | edit source]

Skill requirements[edit | edit source]

Certain clues will require items that need a certain skill requirement in order to wear, wield or access. The table below shows the highest skill requirement, in order to complete every master clue. Quest skill requirements are not noted in this table. Sherlock may also give you skill challenges which require certain skill levels to complete. Temporary skill boosts can be used for non-combat skill challenges.

Skill level Details
75 AttackAttack icon.png Required to wield Godswords and Arclight.
70 StrengthStrength icon.png Required to equip Torag's hammers and Dharok's greataxe.[1]
130 AttackAttack icon.png + StrengthStrength icon.png
OR
99 StrengthStrength icon.png
OR
99 AttackAttack icon.png
Required to access Warriors' Guild and wield dragon defender.
70 DefenceDefence icon.png Required to wear Barrows armour.
80 AgilityAgility icon.png Required to complete a lap of the Rellekka Agility Course with full graceful outfit.
72 CookingCooking icon.png Required to dissect a sacred eel.
87 CraftingCrafting icon.png Required to craft a light orb.
85 FarmingFarming icon.png Required to plant spirit saplings and to enter the high tier of the Farming Guild.
90 FiremakingFiremaking icon.png Required to light redwood logs.
87 FishingFishing icon.png Required to fish a sacred eel.
81 FletchingFletching icon.png Required to fletch rune darts.
87 HerbloreHerblore icon.png Required to make anti-venom.
85 MagicMagic icon.png Required to cast Fishing Guild Teleport and Reanimate Abyssal Creature.
85 MiningMining icon.png Required to mine runite ore with full Prospector kit.
70 RangedRanged icon.png Required to wear black dragonhide armour and Karil's equipment.[1]
77 RunecraftRunecraft icon.png Required to runecraft blood runes.
88 SmithingSmithing icon.png Required to smith a rune med helm.
85 SlayerSlayer icon.png Required to kill a reanimated abyssal.
85 ThievingThieving icon.png Required to pickpocket an elf.
90 WoodcuttingWoodcutting icon.png Required to cut a redwood tree with full lumberjack outfit.
  1. 1.0 1.1 An emote clue requires any Barrows equipment set.

Quest requirements[edit | edit source]

Some clues require access to areas or NPCs which may require quests. Some only require to start the quest in order to gain access.

Quest Details
Desert Treasure Required for access to the Shadow Dungeon and ability to wield Ancient staff. Required for access to the Ice Path.
Dragon Slayer Required to equip rune platebody.
Dragon Slayer II Required to access Myths' Guild.
Family Crest Required to equip cooking gauntlets.
Heroes' Quest Required to wield dragon battleaxe.
The Fremennik Isles Required to equip helm of neitiznot.
Priest in Peril Required for access to Mort'ton and Barrows.
Fairytale II - Cure a Queen Required for access to Enchanted Valley.
The Fremennik Trials (started) Required to talk to Falo the Bard.
The Lost Tribe (partial completion) Gives access to Goblin Salute emote.
Recipe for Disaster Required to show Falo the Bard Barrows gloves.
Mourning's Ends Part II Gives access to the Death altar and the area around it.
Making Friends with My Arm Required to talk to Snowflake.
Making History Required to talk to Jorral at his outpost.
Legends' Quest Required for access to the Legends' Guild, bull roarer, wear cape of legends and dragon sq shield.
Darkness of Hallowvale Required for access to Meiyerditch
Icthlarin's Little Helper (start) Required for access to Jalsavrah.
Royal Trouble Required for access to the Miscellania and Etceteria Dungeon.
Underground Pass Required for Iban's staff and for access to Iban's Temple.
Regicide (started) Required for access to Port Tyras and Zul-Andra.
Swan Song Required to access Piscatoris Fishing Colony.
Lunar Diplomacy (started) Required to access Lunar Isle.
Shadow of the Storm Prerequisite for Arclight.
The Great Brain Robbery Required to wield barrelchest anchor.
Roving Elves Required to wield crystal bow.
Monkey Madness I Required to wield dragon scimitar.
In Aid of the Myreque Required to wield rod of ivandis.
Wanted! Required to wear white armour.
The General's Shadow Required to wear shadow sword.
Curse of the Empty Lord Required to talk to Viggora

Other requirements[edit | edit source]

Rewards from master clues[edit | edit source]

As well as the unique Treasure Trails rewards shown below, players may also receive a variety of other items. A more detailed overview of all possible rewards can be found at Reward casket (master).

Image Name
Dragon platebody ornament kit.png Dragon kiteshield ornament kit.png Dragon defender ornament kit.png Anguish ornament kit.png Torture ornament kit.png
Occult ornament kit.png Armadyl godsword ornament kit.png Bandos godsword ornament kit.png Saradomin godsword ornament kit.png Zamorak godsword ornament kit.png Tormented ornament kit.png
Ornament kits
3rd age axe.png 3rd age pickaxe.png 3rd age druidic robe top.png 3rd age druidic robe bottoms.png 3rd age druidic cloak.png 3rd age druidic staff.png 3rd age equipment (along with all
other 3rd age items)
Gilded scimitar.png Gilded platebody.png Gilded full helm.png Gilded equipment (all pieces)
Lesser demon mask.png Greater demon mask.png Black demon mask.png Jungle demon mask.png Old demon mask.png Demon masks
Arceuus hood.png Hosidius hood.png Lovakengj hood.png Piscarilius hood.png Shayzien hood.png Great Kourend city hoods
Samurai kasa.png Samurai shirt.png Samurai greaves.png Samurai gloves.png Samurai boots.png Samurai armour
Mummy's head.png Mummy's body.png Mummy's legs.png Mummy's hands.png Mummy's feet.png Mummy outfit
Ankou mask.png Ankou top.png Ankou's leggings.png Ankou gloves.png Ankou socks.png Ankou outfit
Hood of darkness.png Robe top of darkness.png Robe bottom of darkness.png Gloves of darkness.png Boots of darkness.png Robes of darkness
Ring of coins.png Ring of coins
Left eye patch.png Left eye patch
Obsidian cape (r).png Obsidian cape (r)
Fancy tiara.png Fancy tiara
Half moon spectacles.png Half moon spectacles
Ale of the gods.png Ale of the gods
Bucket helm (g).png Bucket helm (g)
Bowl wig.png Bowl wig
Bloodhound.png Bloodhound
Scroll sack.png Scroll sack

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

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SourceLevelQuantityRarity
Reward casket (easy)N/A Casket.png11/50
Reward casket (elite)N/A Casket.png11/5
Reward casket (hard)N/A Casket.png11/15
Reward casket (medium)N/A Casket.png11/30