OSRS The Corsair Curse Quest Guide
The captain of the Corsairs has sailed to Port Sarim, from the newly revealed town of Corsair Cove, deep in the south of Feldip Hills. He suspects that a curse has been laid upon his crew, as they’ve gotten sick. You have to unravel the fearful and conflicting tales of ogre relics, vengeful mermaids and demonic possessions. Do you think you can help him? Yes, you can!
The following guide will help you through your journey.
There are no requirements for this quest, and the items needed can be obtained during the journey.
· Spade (Obtainable during the quest)
· Tinderbox (Obtainable during the quest)
· Stamina potion (P2P)/ Energy potions (F2P)
· Weapon and combat armour to defeat ‘Ithoi the Navigator’ (Level 35)
To start this quest, speak to Captain Tock at the crossroads just north of Port Sarim. He will tell you that a curse has been laid on his crew and that he needs your help. Once you’ve agreed to help him, a cut scene will appear and show you where you can find the boat. The boat will be located at the western end of Rimmington. Now, Speak to Captain Tock again to sail to Corsair Cove.
In this area, you’ll have to talk to four crew members; Ithoi the Navigator, Arsen the Thief, Cabin Boy Colin and Gnocci The Cook. The picture on your left will show you there exact locations.
If you didn’t bring a spade and tinderbox along with you, a tinder box can be found beside Gnocci the Cook and a spade can be found planted in the sand under the big Tropical Tree (South – east of Gnocci the Cook’s hut). You cannot access the bank until this quest is completed.
Start by visiting Ithoi in his hut, which is located south – west of Corsair Cove. He will claim it is a curse and that there are many things that can cause them.
Arsen and Colin are upstairs in the large hut immediately west of the dock and Gnocci is in the smaller hut slightly further to the west. After talking to Ithoi, investigate what may have caused the curse by speaking to Arsen, Colin, and Gnocci in any order; each will tell you they caused the curse with various events that occurred to each respectfully. Each crew member's claim will need to be investigated further.
Captain Tock asked Arsen the Thief to explore some caves west of the cove. He was spotted by the ogres as he climbed down, and in a hurry, grabbed some loot and quickly escaped. He thinks that he might have stolen a sacred relic and the shamans have cursed his crew for it.
In order to find out the truth, you’ll have to return the relic. So, head over to Captain Tock located on the ship and ask him for the relic. Since it’s of no use to him, he’ll give you the ogre artifact. Take the artifact and head west of the cove and down the hole into the Corsair Cove Dungeon. Speak to Chief Tess (Ogre chieftain) at the entrance. She will tell you that he simply grabbed one of her many tooth-picks and that her shamans have not cursed the crew.
Return back to Arsen and explain what really happened, so that he can be assured that the curse was not his fault.
What Cabin Boy Colin believes is that he may have offended a mermaid after he saw one using Ithoi’s telescope. The mermaid might’ve not liked strangers shouting about her appearance and blowing kisses. So, as a result she cursed the whole crew.
Head towards Ithoi’s hut and use his telescope to discover that the mermaid Colin was referring to is actually an ogre called Bugs. You might recognize him as Rantz’s son, if you have completed the quest ‘Big Chompy Bird’.
Return back to Colin and explain what really happened, so that he too can be assured that the curse was not his fault.
Gnocci the Cook will tell you that while fishing for food, he discovered "Her", a doll possessed by a demon, and buried it next to the tree where he was fishing. He believes that this demon cursed the crew and asks you to kill it.
Now, head west of Ithoi’s hut and dig by the lump of sand. You will discover that It’s a clockwork toy doll. Return back to Gnocci and explain what really happened, leaving him assured that the curse was not his fault.
After you’re done debunking Arsen, Colin and Gnocci’s Curses, return to Captain Tock on the boat and speak to him. He will now explain to you that the curse began when he and Ithoi went away for a parlay and when they returned, they found out that their crew got sick after eating dinner. So, what would the reason be for Ithoi being sick? As he was with Captain Tock at the time.
Go and speak to Gnocci, you discover that he didn't cook dinner that night, as he was still traumatised from the "possessed" doll. He tells you that Ithoi cooked dinner that night instead before leaving for his parlay with Captain Tock.
Now that it’s obvious that the main cause is the dinner cooked by Ithoi. Next, head over to Arsen and speak to him. He will reveal that his brother, Francois, told him that Ithoi may be dismissed from Tock's crew, as they have settled in the Cove and no longer need a navigator.
Time to speak to Ithoi. Tell him that you heard a rumour that his cooking made the crew sick. He will believe you’re accusing him of poisoning the crew and asks why you would think so. Tell him the actual reason, that the Captain is thinking of firing him and he will confess his crime. He had to make the crew believe that they were cursed in order to stay on the crew.
Speak to Ithoi again and tell him you know the curse is fake. He will tell you he will not get up thus being unable to prove he is faking his illness. Leave the hut and use the tinderbox on the driftwood beneath Ithoi's hut. Seeing the hut in flames, Ithoi gets up and runs outside to douse the flame with magic. Return to Captain Tock and tell him everything, he will now ask you to kill Ithoi.
Let’s begin the final part of the quest.
Wield a weapon and armour before you return to Ithoi’s hut.
When you return to Ithoi’s hut, he will immediately attack you. His combat level is 35 and will use elemental strike spells or Curse (Level 19 magic) spell.
After you’ve killed Ithoi, return to Captain Tock and explain him everything that happened. He will thank you and mentioned that he will speak to Yusuf (Banker in Corsair Cove), allowed you access to the bank on the cove.
Congratulations, quest complete!
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