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South of Draynor Manor.


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  • Difficulty: Beginner.
  • Length: Short.


  • 4 Quest Points
  • 300 Coins


1. Talk to Veronica standing just outside the courtyard of the Draynor Manor.

She wants you to find her fiancé, Ernest, who had gone to the manor an hour ago for directions and has not come back yet.

2. Enter the manor and climb up the staircase in the centre room.

3.Then climb up the spiral stairs.

Searching for Parts

4. Talk to Professor Oddenstein. He will explain that Ernest was turned into a chicken when he was helping on an experiment with his 'pouletmorph' machine. However, to change him back, the professor needs parts that were stolen and hidden by the poltergeists in the manor.

You need to help him find a pressure gauge, a rubber tube, and an oil can in any order.

  • Fish food is in a blue box, one is found on the 1st floor in the room directly south of the main staircase.

  • Poison is in a green bottle, one is found on the ground floor in the small north-western room south of the kitchen.

5. Use the poison on the fish food to create poisoned fish food and Go to the western room on the ground floor, search the bookcase on the western side on the wall to gain access to a secret room.

6. Go down the ladder into the basement where there will be doors and levers around you.

7. Follow the steps given below to obtain the oil can:

  1. Pull Levers A and B down.
  2. Enter Door 1.
  3. Pull Lever D down; leave C up.
  4. Enter Doors 2 and 3.
  5. Pull Levers A and B up.
  6. Enter Doors 3, 4 and 5.
  7. Pull Levers E and F down.
  8. Enter Doors 6 and 7.
  9. Pull Lever C down.
  10. Enter Doors 7 and 6.
  11. Pull Lever E up.
  12. Enter Doors 6, 8 and 3.
  13. Go through Door 9 and grab the oil can.

Outside the Manor

8. After that leave the basement Go to the south-eastern room, grab the spade next to the exit door and leave the manor. On the west side of the grounds look for a compost heap, north of the belladonna special patch near a patch of cabbages. Search the compost heap.

9. Go to the south-western corner of the manor grounds to the fountain. Use the poisoned fish food on the fountain (that we create before) to kill the piranhas then search the fountain to get the pressure gauge.

10. Finally, go back the Mansion and grab Rubber Tube in the room behind the stairs (you can avoid killing the skeleton)


11. Back on top floor and talk to Professor Oddenstein. Give him the required items, he will fix his machine which turns Ernest back into a human.

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* Black Knights' Fortress * Cook's Assistant * Demon Slayer * Doric's Quest * Dragon Slayer * Ernest the Chicken * Goblin Diplomacy * Imp Catcher * The Knight's Sword * Pirate's Treasure * Prince Ali Rescue * The Restless Ghost * Romeo & Juliet * Rune Mysteries * Sheep Shearer * Shield of Arrav * Vampire Slayer * Witch's Potion



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