Quest Requirements:
Skill/Other Requirements:
8 Herblore
30 Ranged
4 Smithing
30 Fletching
Must be able to defeat a level 111 enemy.
Quests Unlocked/Partially Unlocked by completing this Quest:
Items Needed at Quest Start:
100 Nails (any kind), 100 Flighted ogre arrows, Hammer, Achey tree log, Wolf bones, Knife, Bow string, Food, Armor, and a Weapon.

Optional: Clean rogue's purse, Clean snake weed, and a Vial of water if you want to learn the technique and make Relicym's balm (4).
Items Recommended for Quest:
Prayer potions, Antipoison (for Karamja), Watchtower t'port, Ring of duelling, Super restores.
Items Acquired During Quest:
2 Super restore (3 dose), Cooked chompy (3), Torn page, Ruined backpack, Knife, Rotten food, Dragon inn tankard, Black prism, Book of 'h.a.m', Necromancy book, Book of portraiture, Charcoal, Papyrus, Sithik portrait, Signed portrait, Strange potion, Brutal arrows, Comp ogre bow, Ogre gate key, Ogre artefact, 2 Zogre bones, and 3 Ourg bones.
Quest Points:
Ability to make Brutal Arrows and Cure disease potions, 2k of Ranged, Fletching, and Herblore exp, and 2000 gp for giving the Black Prism to the wizard or 5000 gp for giving it to Yanni Salika at Shilo Village. Uglug nar will buy the relicym balm (4) for 1k (1000) gp, only once (this is once you have made it on the quest).
Start Point:
West of the Ogre city and south of Castle wars arena.
To Start:
Speak to Grish.
  1. Talk to the ogre Grish who can be found south of Castle wars and west of Gu'Tanoth, the Ogre city west of Yanille. He wants you to figure out why the Zogres have appeared. He will give you three Cooked chompy and two Super restore (3).

    Beware: If you are hit by a Zogre, you may become diseased which temporarily reduces any skill by 10! Bringing additional Super Restores is highly recommended!

    Step 1

  2. Go a bit east and talk to the Ogre guard about letting you pass the barricades. You have to mention Grish's name and he'll smash the barricade for you to jump over

    Step 2

  3. Go past the Zogres and then climb down the stairs, then head to the north west part of the caves (see Zogre Dungeon Map). A small cut scene will occur.

  4. Search the broken lectern and you will find a Torn page. Next, search the nearby skeleton and you will be attacked by a Zombie (level 39). Kill it to obtain the Ruined backpack. Open the backpack to find a Knife, a Dragon inn tankard, and some Rotten food.

    Step 4

  5. Search the ogre coffin directly west of you, then use your Knife on the coffin and try to open it. Once opened, search it again to obtain a Black prism.

    Note: If you fail to open the coffin your Strength level will temporarily be lowered by 1.

    Step 5

  6. Go to Yanille then go to the Dragon Head Inn and show the tankard to the Bartender. He will tell you that it belongs to a man called Brentle Vahn who has been murdered, although he was last seen talking to a wizard.

    Step 6

  7. Go to the Magic Guild and you will find a bell outside. Ring it and Zavistic Rarve will appear. Talk to him about the the Torn page and Black prism and he will tell you that a curse has been inflicted and that the paper and Black prism are the cause of it.

    Step 7

  8. Next, go to the house north of the Magic Guild. Head upstairs and talk to Sithik Ints, located in the west room lying on his bed. After talking to him, search his room; you will find the Book of 'h.a.m', the Book of necromancy, the Book of portraiture, Charcoal, and Papyrus. Read all the books to learn more about Sithik Ints. Use the Papyrus on him and you will draw a Portrait of him.

    Step 8

    Note: There is a chance that the Portrait you draw does not look like a "classic realist interpretation" and therefore the Bartender will not accept it. It is advised to draw several portraits and examine each one until you acquired a realistic one.


  9. Take this Portrait to the Bartender and he will identify him as the wizard talking to Brentle Vahn. He will sign the portrait. Take the Signed portrait and the rest of the evidence to Zavistic Rarve back at the Magic Guild. He will give you a Strange potion to use on Sithik. When you try to use it on Sithik, he will not take it. Therefore, you must use the potion on the Cup of tea on top of his drawers.

  10. Go back and talk to Zavistic Rarve, he will tell you to check on Sithik. Then head back and talk to Sithik who has been transformed into an ogre. You are now able to get some answers from him. He will tell you that you have to make Brutal arrows and to find two rare herbs which can be found on the island of Karamja.

    Herbs Map

  11. To make Brutal arrows, use Nails (any kind) on Flighted ogre arrows whilst having a Hammer in your inventory. About 100 arrows will be enough to defeat Slash Bash (level 111). The herbs to be found are Clean rogue's purse, and Clean snake weed (See map below for locations.) To make the Relicym's balm (4), use the Rogue's purse on a Vial of water and then the Snakeweed on the (unf) potion.

  12. Go back to Grish for the Brutal arrows, he will teach you how to make a Comp ogre bow using an Achey tree log, Wolf bones, Knife, and a Bow string.

  13. Go down into the dungeon and head west. Use the Ogre gate key on the door. Go down the stairs and search the stand. You will get attacked by Slash Bash (level 111). Kill him to obtain the Ogre artifact.

    Note: Slash Bash uses two attacks, melee and a ranged. It is recommended to range him from behind something using Brutal arrows and Protect from Ranged to negate his melee attack. If you do not kill him fast enough, he will get bored and vanish, meaning you will have to start the fight again.

    Step 12

  14. Once you have killed him, grab the Ogre artefact and take it back to Grish. He will be very grateful to you.

    Congratulations! Quest Complete!

    Quest Complete

Uglug's Shop:

If you give the Relicym's balm(4), to the ogre near Grish named Uglug Nar. He will buy it from you for 1K gp. You will then gain the ability to trade with him to buy the following items:


You can sell the Black Prism to Zavistic Rarve for 2k coins or Yanni Salika for 5k upon completion of the quest.

How to make composite bows and the new arrows

Items needed: Axe, Bowstrings, Knife, Feathers, Hammer, Wolf bones, Achey tree logs, Food/Armor, and Nails.

Requirements to Make:
Item - Fletching Level Required
Composite Bow - 30
Bronze Brutal arrows - 7
Iron Brutal arrows - 18
Steel Brutal arrows - 33
Black Brutal arrows - 38
Mithril Brutal arrows - 49
Adamant Brutal arrows - 62
Rune Brutal arrows - 77

Bow: To make the comp. ogre bow, you must first ask Grish the question "Is there a stronger bow?" Using your axe cut down an Achey tree. Once you have some logs go kill a wolf to get wolf bones. Once you have the logs along with wolf bones use your knife on the log and a menu will come up on your screen. Click on the bow option to make the unstrung bow then use a bowstring on it to make a composite bow.

Composite Ogre Bow

Arrows: First cut down a Achey tree and then use your knife on the logs. A menu will come up again but this time choose the arrow shafts option. (The number of shafts made is random each time.) Now use your feathers with the shafts. It takes about 4 feathers per shaft.) Finally, use your nails on the headless arrows and you are done! The bow gives a +33 ranged bonus


New Bones:
Zogre bones: 22.5 exp
Fyrag bones: 87 exp
Raurag bones: 96 exp
Ourg bones: 140 exp

These bones are obtained by killing the Zombie and Skeleton Ogres, picklocking coffins, or using a key on them. Fyrag and above are only available through coffins. You need to be 20 Thieving to picklock them and if you fail you can lose up to 3 thieving points.

This Old School Quest Guide was written by bainsy44, cactuar, and Chopste. Thanks to Fireball0236, Zergi, trekkie, copacabana, Bellsab, Anikin_Skywalker, knighter 871, uber, Zacharai, Tim8607, watsermetjou, neodvdhawk, kraven, pitchblac222, DRAVAN, dknifton2004, casuals87, Im4eversmart, Javezz, McSwindler, SupItsBig_D, ClickMeMore, Jarkur, Onyx Arch, Kookiemony, TooTurntTim, Yung Hurn, and DarkAdvisor for corrections.
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