Prayer book

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Not to be confused with God books or Holy book.
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The prayer book is a reward from the The Great Brain Robbery quest. By right clicking on it while wearing the holy or hallowed symbol, the player can use Prayer to heal poison at the cost of some prayer points (see last paragraph). Sometimes the poison will only be partially healed if you run out of prayer points.

If lost, the prayer book can be reclaimed in the Edgeville Monastery on the ground floor[UK]1st floor[US] on the south-western bookshelf. The book can also be found on the bookcase in a player-owned house under the title, "Prayer of Deliverance from Poisons."

Although this book has a 'destroy' option, it is possible to get more than one copy. This can be done by keeping the book in your bank while you obtain a new one from your player-owned house bookcase.

Usages[edit | edit source]

The Prayer book should ideally be used after combat because the monster a player is fighting could poison again, causing the player to drain their prayer points further (to heal poison), and wasting time in which the monster could have been attacked. An alternative to using the prayer book is to use a form of anti-poison potion, such as Super anti-poison potion or Antidote++.

To calculate how many prayer points it will cost to heal, subtract 2 from the poison damage and divide by 2. For example, if someone is poisoned for 8 damage each time, it will take (8-2)/2=3 prayer points to heal them. If a player only has a portion of the required prayer points needed to cure poison, they will only be partially healed of poison and the remaining few points will be drained.

Transcript[edit | edit source]

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Being the full and proper prayer against morbidities of the flesh caused by venoms and potions of both a natural and mystic origin. Take up your blessed symbol of the Saradomin, cast in silver. Hang it about thy neck, where all may see it and thus know of your devotion. Pray in a loud, clear voice to Saradomin for relief from that which ails you. Appropriate calls for aid should be accompanied by a sacrifice of prayer energy, with deadlier venoms requiring a greater sacrifice. Should the supplicant lack piety, they will not be cured. Should they possess a measure of piety equal or even greater than that which assails them, the poison will reduce or even cure, while a like amount of Prayer energy will be taken to do this. Be wary: should the supplicant only partially remove the venom thought the application of prayer, their body must still bear the brunt of its wickedness. Also...(The rest of the book seem to have been vandalised, charred and slightly bled upon.)