Quest Requirements:
Skill/Other Requirements:
20 Firemaking
30 Farming
36 Crafting
21 Quest Points
Items Needed to Complete Quest:
3 pieces of Papyrus, Ball of wool, Potatoes (10), Unlit candle, 12 Willow branches, 10 pieces of Silk, Red dye, Yellow dye, Bowl, 8 Empty sacks, Tinderbox (Toolbelt works), and 10 normal logs (possibly more). All items can be bought from the Grand Exchange.
Items Recommended for Quest:
Items Acquired During Quest:
Quest Points:
2K Crafting XP, 3K Farming XP, 1.5K Woodcutting XP, 4K Firemaking XP, Bomber cap, Bomber jacket, access to the new Balloon transportation system, ability to make Origami balloons, and 2 free Treasure Hunter keys along with 2 Hearts of Ice.
Start Point:
To Start:
Speak with Auguste.
  1. Before you begin the quest, take out the following items: 3 papyrus, a ball of wool, a sack of 10 potatoes, unlit candle, red and yellow dyes, tinderbox, bowl and the empty sacks (18 items total). This will save you two trips to the bank. Wearing an Amulet of Glory(4) is strongly recommended. Then, talk to Auguste on Entrana. He is north of the Herblore shop. (You can't take any combat-related items to Entrana). Agree to help him make a balloon. He will require the items you have in your inventory.


  2. Speak to Auguste again, and he will ask you to make an origami balloon. Use the Ball of Wool with the Papyrus to make the Balloon structure and then use the Unlit candle with it. Talk to Auguste again and a cut scene will ensue in which you will test the origami balloon, and watch as it catches fire.


  3. Talk to Auguste again and he will ask you for the other two papyrus and the sack of potatoes. Give them to him and then watch another cut scene in which you test another balloon. This time, it will get attacked by a mob.


  4. Now it is time to build the real balloon. Auguste will need the following items: 10 Silk, Red dye, Yellow dye, a Bowl, 8 Sandbags (use 8 sacks on a sand pit which can be found in Entrana), and 12 willow branches from a special willow sapling he gives you (plant the Willow and then cut off the branches with a pair of secateurs when it is fully grown). If you bought the willow branches from the Grand Exchange, then you do not have to plant the Willow sapling.

    Note: If you do decide to plant the sapling and somehow end up losing it, it will cost you 30K to get it back. Auguste will give you a basket of apples to have the farmer watch over your tree also.

  5. Give some of the items you took with you in Step 1 to Auguste. Then, teleport to Draynor Village using your Amulet of Glory, and withdraw 10 pieces of silk, and 12 willow branches (22 items total). Head back to Entrana, and give Auguste the pieces of silk. Then use the branches on the basket as shown in the picture below.


  6. Speak to Auguste again and he will want you to gather 10 normal logs and a tinderbox. Once you have them, head back to Auguste, but make sure your weight is less than 40kg.

  7. After you talk to him, the following interface will appear:


    The object is to fly to Taverley by having the balloon avoid all the airborne objects. Use the following sequence in order to reach the other side successfully.

    Screen 1

    • Drop sandbag
    • Burn log
    • Relax (9x)
    • Pull Emergency rope
    • Relax (2x)
    • Pull Normal rope
    • Relax (5x)
    Screen 2

    • Burn log
    • Relax
    • Burn log
    • Relax (10x)
    • Burn log
    • Relax (5x)
    Screen 3

    • Relax (7x)
    • Pull Emergency rope
    • Pull Normal rope
    • Relax (3x)
    • Burn log
    • Relax (4x)
    • Pull Normal rope

    Note: In case you make any sort of mistake following the above steps and your flight turns out to be unsuccessful, in that case you will have to restart the flight by gathering the logs again.

  8. When you have reached Taverley, return back to Auguste and speak to him once again in order to complete the quest.

    Congratulations! Quest Complete!

    Quest Complete

    For more information on Balloon travel, see the Transportation Guide.
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This Quest Guide was written by Watsermetjou. Thanks to Belgariad04, Wylyne, Clamball, Felix631_v2, leontjuh1, thanos, Alk12, Themrb, Im4eversmart, DarkBlitz, Myztery, SirWestie, Double_D_Edd, Gluten E, and Jarkur for corrections.
This Quest Guide was entered into the database on Mon, Nov 06, 2006, at 02:52:51 PM by Im4eversmart, and it was last updated on Sat, Feb 28, 2015, at 03:54:54 PM by Jarkur.

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