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|Official quest description: Veronica is very worried. Her fiancé went into the big spooky manor house to ask for directions. An hour later and he's still not out yet.|
|Release date: 21 January 2001 (Update)|
|Start: Veronica, south of Draynor Manor gates.|
|Members only: No|
|Requirements: Be able to run away from or fight a level 22 skeleton.|
|Items needed: Spade (Obtainable during the quest)|
|Monsters to kill: None|
Veronica wants you to find her fiancé, Ernest. She says he entered Draynor Manor and hasn't come back yet. Enter the manor. If you want to see what happened to him, climb up the stairs and keep going up the floors until you reach the top. Talk to Professor Oddenstein, who will explain that Ernest was turned into a chicken. However, to change him back, the professor needs parts that were stolen and are somewhere in and around the manor. You need to help him find a pressure gauge, a rubber tube, and an oil can. Without these you cannot complete the quest.
To get the pressure gauge, you will need fish food and poison. Fish food is found on the second floor, in the room behind the staircase. To get the poison you need to go to the small room immediately south of the kitchen in the ground floor. It's a green bottle on the floor. Look for these two items, and when you've obtained them, go outside the manor through the east door, grabbing a spade if you don't already have one, and look for the fountain on the south-west side of the manor. Use the poison with the fish food so that it becomes poisoned fish food. Use the poisoned fish food with the fountain that's at the south-west end of the manor to kill the piranhas in the water, in order to grab the gauge. Search the fountain to get the gauge. If you don't use the poisoned fish food on the fountain, you will be bitten by the piranhas and take 1 damage.
Find the spade in the room near the back door. When you've found it, take it and then go outside. Look for the compost on the west side of the manor. Use the spade with the compost and you will get a key. Go back into the manor through the front entrance. Immediately north of the staircase, there is a small room with a skeleton in it. Enter the room. The skeleton will attack you before you grab the tube or after you pick it up, regardless of your level. If you enter the room, the door will close behind you, but you will have the key so the door will open again.
There is a secret room in the manor. Access to this room is granted by searching the candles hanging on the wall in the westernmost room on the ground floor. Look for a ladder that leads downwards, and climb down it. You will be in the basement. There will be doors and switches around you. Follow these instructions to obtain the oil can. You will need to use your map.
You will now be in the room containing the oil can. Grab it, and leave the basement. Once you have left the basement you must pull the lever to exit the room.
Players may go up the ladder and then back down to reset all of the levers.
Go all the way up to the top floor and talk to the professor. Give him the items and he will fix his machine. Ernest will be turned back into a human. When Ernest is done talking to you, you will get a message saying you have completed the quest.
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