When the quote "Learn to Read!" is spoken, run 3-4 squares away from the explosives to dodge his special attack.
Use the Digsite pendant to teleport to the House on the Hill, take the Magic Mushtree to the sticky swamp. Run south and cut the thick vine with your axe. Continue south past the spined mushroom. If you get hit, use a dose of your anti poison. Cross the log to the south and enable Protect from Missiles. Run to the south and to one side so that the special attack will be more predictable. The best way to dodge the attacks consistently is to make the deranged archaeologist change the direction he is facing. This is because if he is facing south east the special attack is very likely to be thrown in the south east quadrant, so simply switch to the south west quadrant when the attack is thrown. Remain at least 1 tile away when running because his melee attack is quick and hits upwards of 30. When out of prayer/HP simply teleport to Clan Wars to use the portal and bank.
Gear Setup[edit | edit source]
The setup revolves around maximizing magic damage bonus for maximum efficiency. Full Mage void is also a viable alternative.
- 5-6 Prayer potions
- Holy Wrench
- Axe for chopping vine
- Ring of dueling
- Digsite Pendant with fossil island teleport option unlocked
- 3 Monkfish, rest of food will be as drops
- High alchemy runes
- Rune pouch with the runes
- Imbued Heart