Sins of the Father/Quick guide

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This quick guide has an in-depth guide here.
It contains a more detailed description of dialogue, cutscenes, and storyline.

Details[edit | edit source]

Walkthrough[edit | edit source]

Slepe's Sleeper Plague[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Combat equipment (preferably ranged)
Items recommended: Food, prayer potions, Drakan's medallion or an Ectophial alongside 10,000 coins.
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This fight takes place in an instanced area.
On death, all unprotected items will be moved to a grave outside the instance. Any items left on the ground will be lost.

  • Talk to Carl in the pub east of the church.(Chat 2)
  • Inspect the barrel south of the pub to follow Carl to his supplier.
    • Go through the church and hide at the north doors, wait there until he passes the doors.
    • Proceed north to the trees and hide there.
    • When he reaches the centre square of the town, hide at the trees close to the gallows.
    • Wait there until he enters the graveyard. Then run to the plants at the graveyard entrance.
  • After the cutscene, kill Kroy.
  • Kroy does not have to be killed with the Ivandis flail. He can be killed with normal weapons
    • Use Protect from Magic, and dodge his potion-throw attack.
    • Stand behind a lab table and attack him with ranged to negate all his damage.
  • Destroy both lab tables.
  • Leave the lab by clicking the southern gate.
  • Talk to Veliaf in the Slepe church graveyard.(Chat 2)
  • Talk to Veliaf Hurtz next to Drezel at Paterdomus.(Chat 2) (Fairy ring cks, Salve Graveyard Teleport tablet, Slayer ring)
  • Talk to Ivan Strom south of Fenkenstrain's Castle. (Fenkenstrain's Castle Teleport tablet)

An Unwelcome Surprise[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Knife, axe, hammer, combat equipment and a weapon to harm tier 2 vampyres (such as the Ivandis flail)(3logs to use on bridge, slightly faster)
Items recommended: Two Salve Graveyard Teleports, one Fenkenstrain's Castle Teleport, three empty spaces and food to heal yourself and Ivan Strom
  • Talk to Ivan Strom east of Paterdomus to begin the trek.(Chat 1)
    • Cut three vines from the swamp tree to the north-east.
    • Use the vines on each other to make a long vine.
    • Use the long vine on the swamp tree branch.
    • Swing across the water and continue the trek.
    • Kill the Nail beasts, use food on Ivan if his health become too low, and continue the trek.
    • Use your logs on the bridge or chop 3 logs equip your axe. (If you forgot your axe, kill the zombie for one.)
    • Cross the bridge and continue the trek.
    • Before the dialogue ends, attack the easternmost Vampyre (the one in-front of Ivan) so that it doesn't attack Ivan.
    • Use your Ivandis Flail to kill these Vampyres.
    • Continue the trek to end up in Burgh de Rott.
    • After completing the trek, bank and prepare for the next step.

A Nice and Simple Plan[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Pickaxe, combat equipment to kill a Mutated Bloodveld (level 123) and some free inventory space.
Items recommended: Drakan's medallion, Morytania legs 3 or Mort'ton teleport
A nearly-complete version of the puzzle that must be solved to unlock the mausoleum door. This will be different for each player.
  • Head southeast to the boathouse and talk to Ivan Strom.
  • Talk to Veliaf Hurtz.
  • Board the boat and head to the Icyene graveyard.
  • Talk to Veliaf Hurtz.
  • Open the mausoleum door north of you.
  • Solve the puzzle.
  • Talk to Ivan Strom.
  • Talk to everyone in this order:
  • Talk to Veliaf Hurtz.
  • Head to Meiyerditch. (Drakan's Medallion and run west, or the boat)
  • Talk to a flying Vyrewatch or the one standing next to the bank and ask to be sent to the mines.(Chat 1)
  • Mine 15 Daeyalt ore and place them in the cart. (If you forgot a pickaxe, talk to any miner for a bronze one.)
  • Talk to the Vampyre Juvinate.
  • Head southeast to the house with the slashed tapestry and the statue.
  • Walk through the tapestry.
  • Go down the staircase.
  • Talk to Safalaan.(Chat 1)
  • Kill the mutated bloodveld.
  • Talk to Safalaan again.
  • Search the bookshelf on the western wall inside the room filled with mutated bloodvelds.
  • Talk to Safalaan.(Chat 1)
  • Head back to Burgh de Rott. (Morytania legs 3 or Mort'ton teleport)

A Vyre-ry Noble Disguise[edit | edit source]

Items needed: 1950 coins (or Vyrewatch outfit), melee combat equipment, Ivandis flail
Items recommended: Drakan's medallion, some food, an antipoison, 1-2 prayer potions, and 1 super combat potion.
  • Take the boat back to the Icyene Graveyard.
  • Talk to Veliaf at the eastern part of the graveyard.
  • Use your Drakan's medallion to teleport to Ver Sinhaza.
  • Exit to the west towards Meiyerditch.
  • Go down the trapdoor in Old Man Ral's house to the north.
    • If you don't have the Vyrewatch outfit head to Trader Sven's house south of Old Man Ral's house, near the shore. Trade him and buy a Vyrewatch outfit.
  • Talk to Polmafi Ferdygris. (Chat 1) (Make sure to upgrade the outfit to Noble)
  • Either scale the wall southwest, or go back to Burgh de Rott to get to the boat.
  • Go back to the Icyene Graveyard.
  • Talk to Vanescula Drakan.
  • Take the boat to Slepe.
Items kept on death.png

This fight takes place in an instanced area.
On death, all unprotected items will be moved to a grave outside the instance. Any items left on the ground will be lost.

  • Talk to Veliaf at the graveyard.(Chat 1)
  • Kill Damien Leucurte.
    • Wield your Ivandis Flail.
    • Use Protect from Magic.
    • Drink your antipoison when poisoned.
    • Stomp out the magical fires Damien periodically spawns.
  • Talk to Veliaf.
  • Use your Drakan's Medallion to teleport to Ver Sinhaza and prepare for next step. When ready, head to Burgh de Rott to the boat.

The Branches of Darkmeyer[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Vyre noble clothing, an axe, eight free inventory spaces
Items recommended: Drakan's medallion, weight reducing gear, stamina potion, ways to restore run energy, at least 10k coins for the boat from the ectofuntus
  • Go back to the Icyene Graveyard.
  • Talk to Vanescula Drakan.
  • Equip the Vyre noble clothing.
  • Use your Drakan's medallion to teleport to Ver Sinhaza.
  • Talk to the Vyrewatch right next to the bank and ask to be sent to the mines.(Chat 1)
  • Talk to a Vampyre Juvinate to exit the mine.
  • Go through the crack north of the mining hole.
  • Head to the Arboretum. (The tree icon east of the bank in Darkmeyer.)
  • Finish the dialogue with the guard Desmodus Lasiurus.
  • Head to the house with a water symbol north-east of the furnace, along the east wall near the crack.
  • Talk to Mordan Nikazsi.
  • Head to the prison in the northern part of Darkmeyer, north of the Arboretum.
  • Talk to Maria Gadderanks.
  • Head to the Arboretum and enter it.
  • Search the toppled shelves for an old note.
  • Read it, and take note of how many gallons the tree requires to be cut.
  • Look up the required gallons in the solution table and set the north and south valve to the given values.
North valve →
South valve↓
0 1 2 3 4 5
0 0 7 14 21 28 35
1 4 11 18 25 32 39
2 8 15 22 29 36 43
3 12 19 26 33 40 47
4 16 23 30 37 44 51
5 20 27 34 41 48 55
  • Cut eight blisterwood logs.
  • Head back to the Icyene Graveyard.
  • Speak to Veliaf/Vanescula.
  • Use your Drakan's medallion to teleport to Ver Sinhaza.

The Final Preparations[edit | edit source]

  • Head back to the underground lair under Old Man Ral's house in Meiyerditch.
  • Talk to Vertida Sefalatis and give him 7 Blisterwood logs.(Chat 1)
  • Search the nearby crate for a silver sickle (b).
  • Use the ruby on the sickle.
  • Enchant the ruby sickle (b).
  • Use the blisterwood log on the enchanted ruby sickle (b).
  • Use your Ivandis flail on the blisterwood sickle.
  • Head back to Burgh de Rott and prepare for the fight with Vanstrom Klause.

A Bloody Show[edit | edit source]

Items needed: Blisterwood flail, combat equipment.
Items recommended: High magic defence gear, equipment with crush attack bonuses, a fast ranged weapon, 43 prayer to use protection prayers (70+ recommended for Piety), high healing food, prayer potions, super combat potions and an emergency teleport.
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This fight takes place in an instanced area.
On death you can pay Veliaf Hurtz to retrieve any lost items. You will be charged Coins 10000.png 50,000 for this service. Should you die an unsafe death a second time before retrieving all your items, they will be lost completely.

  • Go back to the Icyene Graveyard.
  • Talk to Veliaf Hurtz.
  • Run north-east of the graveyard.
  • Talk to Safalaan Hallow.(Chat 1)
  • Kill Vanstrom Klause, use protect from Magic.
    • Vanstrom uses three special attacks.
      • "My pets will feast on your corpse" - Acidic bloodveld is spawned and will explode on the player for high damage. Kill with ranged.
      • "Blood will be my strength" - A blood orb spawns that periodically heals Vanstrom. Walking on top of it (3x3 area) damages the player, but Vanstrom can be lured on top to damage him.
      • "Stare into the darkness" - Heavy damage is taken if the player is facing Vanstrom.
    • After you deplete his hitpoints, he will heal himself 200 hitpoints and stop using his special attacks.
      • Vanstrom summons lightning to strike tiles with a max hit of 34. Tiles that are about to be struck will have a dark circle on them and should be avoided.
    • Note: You can speak to Veliaf if you wish to re-attempt the fight.
  • Watch the cutscene.
  • Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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Note: If your inventory is full when the quest is completed, you will not receive the Tome of Experience. Speak to Ivan Strom after the quest to claim the reward. Additionally, you may also opt to destroy the Tome of Experience and reclaim it from Ivan in the future.