Quest Requirements:
Skill/Other Requirements:
56 Agility (Higher level agility is an advantage)
10 Crafting
Must be able to beat a level 110 Tyras guard.
Quests Unlocked/Partially Unlocked by completing this Quest:
Items Needed at Quest Start:
Bow (any kind), Arrows (any kind), 2-3 Ropes, Spade, 4 Balls of wool (OR Strip of cloth), Pot (can be obtained during the quest), Plank, Pestle and mortar, Pickaxe, Limestone, Axe, Tinderbox, Armor, and a Weapon.

Note: All these items (including Limestone) may be purchased from the Grand Exchange. Limestone can also be obtained by mining white rocks near the dire wolves in north-east Tirannwn between the walled city of Prifddinas and road in Arandar, or, the quarry west of the Paterdomus Temple which is north-east of Varrock.
Items Needed to Complete Quest:
20 Coal.
Items Recommended for Quest:
High level Food, Antipoison potions, and Agility potions or Summer pies if you're between 51 and 56 Agility.
Quest Points:
13k Agility Experience, 15000 coins, and the ability to buy and wield the Dragon Halberd.
Start Point:
To Start:
Receive a message from the king's messenger (Random Event).
  1. After you have completed the Underground Pass, a squire will randomly appear in front of you. He will give you a message, read it. It tells you to go to King Lathas.


  2. King Lathas says the wizards have completed making the portal and that you are to go through and talk with the Elven King.

    King Lathas

  3. Go through the underground pass (see Underground Pass) but this time you can skip the destroying of the crystal part, the killing of the unicorn and the killing of the paladins.

    Note: Do not talk to the paladins, they believe that you are Iban's follower and will attack you if you engage them in conversation.

  4. Go to the path to Iban's chamber (You do not need the doll) and go inside the door. Go down into the well.

    Well of Voyage

    Note: You can recharge your prayer points at the altar.

  5. Welcome to the land of the Elves! As soon as you arrive you will be confronted by a guy named Idris, but some elves named Morvran and Essyllt will kill him and tell you to go to Lord Iowerth's camp in the Northwest corner of the forest.


    Here are some dangerous traps you will encounter:

    Tirannwn Map

    Trip wires: These are extremely hard to see. If you walk through them you will get shot by poisoned arrows. The arrows deal 5 damage apiece and poison you at a rate of 2 hp per time. To successfully bypass the trap find the wire and click "Step over". It should be in between two rocks close together, which are really the crossbows that shoot you. This requires agility and is possible to be failed.

    Leaf traps: These tricky things appear as trees from the top and leaves/bushes from the side. If you walk over one then you will get hit 15 and fall into a nasty pit. To bypass this trap, just find it and click "Jump leaves" and you will try and get past them. If you have trouble, try clicking "Jump leaves" on the side that you are closest to. This too requires agility.

    Stick Traps: They will hit you for 8 damage if you fail to cross them, right click and say pass to manuever over them.

  6. From the area where Idris was killed, follow the path leading southwest into forest past a leaf and a stick trap. When you have made it past these two traps, take the north path leading to the Elf Camp in the northwest part of the forest. Jump over the leaf trap and cross the log balance to access the camp. There, speak to Lord Iorwerth and he will offer you his full support to get rid of Tyras. However, since his troops are currently occupied he will tell you to seek out one of his Trackers. Before leaving the camp, pick up an Empty pot from the ground.

    Lord Iowerth

  7. Go south past the leaf trap again and keep going south. Talk to the tracker, he doesn't trust you. Go back to Iorwerth and get a pendant and then go back to the tracker and show the pendant.

    Elf Tracker

  8. The tracker tells you to search the west side of camp for a trace of Tyras's men. Go straight west from the tracker and you should see 4 black footprints on the grass. Look at them then return to the tracker. You are not allowed to go into the nearby "Dense forest" until you find the footprints and return to the tracker.


  9. BATTLE TIME! Once you go west 3 times into the dense forest you will be attacked by a level 110 Tyras Guard. Once the guard is slain keep going on, the others will not attack you. On the north side of the clearing there is a small path, beware of the two almost invisible black line traps on either path. Jump over the line trap or else you will be poisoned and hurt 10 damage.

    Tyras Guard Fight

  10. Go into Tyras's camp by going through the dense forest. Inside the camp talk to General Hining. You can also use the shop to buy food, or any (but the dragon) halberds. Before leaving the camp, pick up one barrel from the ground as you will need it later on.

    General Hining

    Note: It is recommended to retrieve multiple barrels, as you require them for Mourning's End Part 1 You can bank them until the start of the quest.

  11. Go back to the tracker then to Lord Iorwerth. He gives you a book about explosives called The Big Book of Bangs. Read the book to learn that there are several items that you need to make the explosive. Pick up the Empty pot in one of the tents while you're here.

    Note: Do NOT drop the book after reading it, as you will be needing it later when you are in Rimmington.


    Pick up some Sulphur from the edge of the swamp and use with Pestle and mortar to get a powder. Fill your barrels with tar from the swamp while you're here to get a Barrel of coal-tar.

    Sulfur A

    Tar B


    Use your Limestone on the small furnace in Tyras Camp (you may take 8 damage!) to make Quicklime. While you have an Empty pot in your inventory, use the Quicklime with Pestle and mortar to make a powder.

    Note: If you do not already have an Empty pot, you can pick one up from one of the tents in the Elf camp. Also, after completion of the quest it is possible to use the Limestone on a regular furnace to make Quicklime, taking no damage.

    Limestone C

  12. Naphtha

    Teleport to Falador and put the barrel and some Coal in your inventory (10-20 pieces depending on how well you can distill). Go to the Rimmington Chemist that was in the Biohazard quest; can be found in a building south-west of the house portal. Speak to him before starting the Distilling process. Distill the coal tar by putting the Coal tar in the distiller then adding Coal (see instructions below). You want your heat in the red/green areas and pressure in the green area. Once you have filled the green 'distilled' bar then exit it then you will have naphtha.


    How to Distill:

    First, Use the tar-filled barrel with the distiller. Then click the right side of the valve to the right twice, so the tar should be flowing at maximum. You should see the 'pressure' indicator on the left go up. When the indicator reaches the green region, click the right side of the valve on the left to let out pressure. This should stall the indicator on the left. Now you can start adding coal. This will raise the indicator on the right. If it's below the green region, add more coal. If it's above, don't add add coal until it gets lower. The bar on the bottom will start turning green, when it's full you can stop adding coal and close the window on the top right to get your distilled tar.


  13. Now use the Pot of quicklime and the Ground sulphur with the Barrel of naphtha to make a Barrel bomb (unfused). Attach the Strip of cloth to the Barrel bomb (unfused) to get the Barrel bomb (fused).

    Note: If you don't have a Strip of cloth, you can make one by using 4 Balls of wool on a loom - which can be found just west of the Falador cabbage patch within the farmhouse.

  14. Items required: Bow, Arrows, Spade, Rope, Axe, Plank, and Tinderbox

    Make your way to the Elven Kingdom through the Underground Pass and kill a rabbit to get raw rabbit meat then cook it. Head back through the Isafdar forest towards the catapult, just north of the Tyras Camp, and give the Cooked rabbit to the Tyras guard. While he is distracted, use the Barrel bomb (fused) on the catapult and a cut scene will occur.

    Barrel Bomb

    Tent on Fire

  15. Return to the Lord and tell him the news. He will give you a message. Now you can teleport to Ardougne and then give the message to the King.

    Quest Complete

    Dragon Halberd costs anywhere from 325k to 350k depending on the store's stocks.

    A Dragon Halberd! Attacks over obstacles and through fences.
    +70 Stab, +95 Slash, +0 Crush, -4 Magic, +0 Range and +89 Strength
    -1 Stab Defense, +4 Slash Defense, +5 Crush Defense

    It is 2-handed. Its special attack is a super slash and if the opposing enemy takes up more than 1x1 square, then that enemy can be hit TWICE, much like the dragon dagger.

This Old School Quest Guide was written by Im4eversmart, Gypped, trekkie. Thanks to DRAVAN, Lancer, homedog12584, JoshB, ant1989, andro girl, evilishies, Fivestar24, alk12, floppy fire, McSwindler, Zezima, Jarkur, Triple590, Mr Malloo, Meffod, Crimson T, Imafunkymage, DarkPyroNinja, I hefhat pk, Green Fusion, Nickhelms, and 420toke for corrections.
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