Table of Contents
- District Selection
- Gaining Reputation
When skilling in Menaphos
you may notice that you gain more than just skill points, you are also gaining reputation. This system is unlocked upon completion of The Jack of Spades and is necessary in order to complete the remaining quests in the area.
When first gaining reputation, you will gain City reputation as well as reputation for your chosen district. To choose a district, you can open the information and selection window by clicking on any one of the icons on the Reputation meter. Choosing the Menaphos icon opens up to the overview and city section while each district icon will take you to their specific information tab. Or you can right click on your chosen district in order to make it active. You will know a district is selected when the progress bar is outlined in gold and there is a star next to the icon (See the Worker icon in the lower right corner of the above image or the Port icon in the image below for reference).
Note that you can change your chosen district at any point in time; it is your choice on where you would like to gain reputation. You can gain your reputation all in one chosen district or you can choose to alternate between districts as you gain tier levels like you see above.
Once you have gained 330,000 Reputation for the city or 300,000 for any one district, you can no longer gain Reputation for that area. This does not mean that you can no longer skill in Menaphos or that you cannot still gain reputation in other areas(unless you have fully gained all reputation), it just means that you are unable to gain any more rewards for doing such in that area.
If you are curious about how many points you have to gain to the next tier or you forget which tier you are currently at, you can hover your cursor over the completion bar or the district icon respectively to find out.
While in and around Menaphos, there are several methods to gain reputation. Some of these methods can be done multiple times, some can only be done once, and others can only be done for so long each day.
Repuation Rate increase:
Menaphos quests provide a small boost in reputation rate after completion of each quest.
|The Jack of Spades||1.25x|
|Our Man in the North||1.75x|
One of the longest lasting methods to gain reputation is via skilling. Each district has a spotlighted skill which you can gain experience in; Thieving in Merchant, Fishing in Ports, Woodcutting in Imperial, and Mining in Worker. Though each district has a specific skill associated with it, you are not required to gain reputation for the specific district you are in at the time. This means that you can gain reputation for the Worker district when skilling in the Ports district. Below is a list of the reputation you can gain for each skilling method. It is also possible to occasionally gain 25 reputation points when doing other skills within Menaphos.
|Skill Level||Method||Reputation||Rep X 1.25||Rep X 1.5||Rep X 1.75||Rep X 2|
|30 Thieving||Stealing from Silk stall||6||7.5||9||10.5||12|
|46 Thieving||Pickpocket Menaphite marketer||1.3||1.625||1.95||2.275||2.6|
|46 Thieving||Stealing from Lamp stall||6||7.5||9||10.5||12|
|47 Woodcutting||Chop Acadia trees for logs||4.5||5.625||6.75||7.875||9|
|50 Mining||Mine mineral deposits (Sandstone 1 kg, 2 kg, 5 kg, and 10 kg)||2.7||3.375||4.05||4.725||5.4|
|52 Fishing||Catching Raw desert sole||3||3.75||4.5||5.25||6|
|60 Fishing||Catching Raw catfish||4.5||5.625||6.75||7.875||9|
|72 Fishing||Catching Raw beltfish||5.6||7||8.4||9.8||11.2|
|73 Hunter||Catching Plover||30||37.5||45||52.5||60|
|88-117 Slayer||Killing creatures in Sophanem Slayer Dungeon||2.3 - 11.3
(doubled if on assignment)
|2.875 - 14.125
(doubled if on assignment)
|3.45 - 16.95
(doubled if on assignment)
|4.025 - 19.775
(doubled if on assignment)
|4.6 - 22.6
(doubled if on assignment)
Throughout the day, a soul obelisk will occasionally spawn and last for 7minutes and 30seconds before disappearing. During this time, you can interact with the obelisk to gain: 85 reputation, as well as Runecrafting and Prayer experience every 5 ticks; if you do not have at least 50 Prayer, you will gain double Runecrafting experience. However, as you are gaining this reputation and experience, you are losing Life points.
Seen at Merchant district obelisk.
The amount of damage you will endure per hit will vary depending upon your levels, going as high as almost 700 Life points. Due to the damage received, it is recommended to bring your Enchanted excalibur and food, or to bring runes to cast healing spells (Lunar spellbook). Placing the food on your hotbar will make it so consuming it does not interrupt your interaction with the obelisk. Another alternative, once you have gained the bank chest reward (tier 6) for the district (excluding Ports as it is too far away), you can choose to leave the obelisk momentarily and stand near the bank chest to heal fully before running back to the obelisk and interacting with it again. Note that it IS possible to die at the soul obelisk! If you are wearing/carrying items, you will visit Death and be given the option to reclaim your items. If you are not wearing/carrying any items, you will respawn in the Menaphos plaza.
Because you can gain so much reputation very quickly, this method is capped at 20,000 reputation each day (resets at 0:00 game time). You will need to visit more than one obelisk to achieve this. Obelisks are easy to 'spot' when you are skilling in Menaphos as there will be a chatbox announcement telling you where it is located. Another option is to join a friends chat that calls obelisk locations.
Obelisks can spawn in any one of these four locations.
Similar to the spawning obelisks are agitated scarabs. These pests will spawn just outside the Shifting Tomb entrances in all four districts as well as outside of the Sophanem Slayer Dungeon. Your mission here is to step on them, squishing them and ridding the area of their corruption. Because they spawn next to the Shifting Tombs entrance, it is possible to squish all that you see then step into the Tomb before reemerging and squishing more; repeating until they vanish or you tire of the process. Your other option is to use the quick travel option to cycle through each district.
As with obelisks these will last several minutes (5 in total) and when interacting with them, you will gain reputation and Slayer experience, but at the cost of your health. Occasionally you may even be lucky enough that squishing one rewards you with coins (usually 200-500, but as much as 87,590) or a small star.
Unfortunately, the amount of reputation and experience you gain per scarab decreases depending on the total number of scarabs you have squished that day (resets at 0:00 game time). The base experience gained for squishing a scarab is similar to that of a small star divided by 5; Therefore, at most, you can gain 1,720.4 Slayer experience per scarab - if you are level 99+ and you have not squished 25 scarabs for the day yet.
|Number of scarabs squished||Reputation||Percentage of base rewards|
|0 - 24||50||100%|
|25 - 36||25||50%|
|37 - 49||16.5||33%|
|50 - 62||12.5||25%|
If you prefer to go a more miniquest route, you can complete City Quests. In order to begin, you will need to talk to Urluk to see if he has heard any rumors about active City Quests.
He will tell you whom to contact about a quest. This person will now have a yellow arrow and a Menaphos icon on them when looking at your minimap and and just a Menaphos icon on your map.
Note that this is merely an example for Imhapi. Each person will have these indicators in their specific location.
The people whom he could suggest you speak to include Coenus, as well as:Imperial:
|Adoratrice Haruko||Bosun Higgs||Captain Harkhebi||Charnak|
|Sensei Hakase||Strykewyrm Jim|
Speak with your contact and they will ask you to assist them with something. When you have completed the task, return to them and talk to them again as they will ask for your help with 3 different tasks.
These tasks include:
Items to deliver
Item (Amount) - Notes
- Acadia logs (11-28)
- Air battlestaff (2-5)
- Avantoe seed (6-37)
- Ball of wool (5-28)
- Banana (12-39)
- Barberry seed (100-995)
- Bat bones (13-27)
- Battlestaff (2-5)
- Big bones (13-27)
- Black candle (2-4)
- Bones (11-23)
- Bronze bar (8-21)
- Candle (13-28)
- Choc-ice (2-8)
- Coal (18-26) - Referred to as 'lumps of coal'
- Copper ore (100-263)
- Damaged chitin (8-28)
- Desert goat horn (5-30)
- Dragon bones (2-8)
- Dwarf weed seed (4-25)
- Earth battlestaff (2-5)
- Fire battlestaff (2-5)
- Flax (49-100)
- Fly trap seed (100-990)
- Honeycomb (14-48) - Referred to as 'chunks of honeycomb'
- Irit seed (3-53)
- Lantadyme seed (3-11)
- Lobster (90-170)
- Locust meat (5-10) - May ask for as many as 100 initially, but you will only need up to 10
- Magic logs (11-25)
- Mithril bar (15-24)
- Molten glass (13-25)
- Papyrus (7-26)
- Potato cactus (2-21)
- Potato (11-26)
- Prickly pear seed (816-996)
- Raw beltfish (5-21)
- Raw catfish (16-27) - Referred to as 'catfish', but must be raw
- Rocktail (4-12)
- Rope (56-96) - Referred to as 'bundles of rope' or 'lengths of rope'
- Rosemary seed (2-100)
- Sandstone (1kg) (100-631)
- Shark (13-26)
- Snapdragon seed (5-15)
- Spirit kalphite pouch (6-25)
- Strawberry (11-27)
- Strip of cloth (13-28) - Must be made from balls of wool.
- Sunchoke seed (100-960)
- Torstol seed (3-4)
- Water battlestaff (2-5)
- Waterskin (4) (17-48)
- Wolf bones (14-28)
- Yew logs (7-27)
Monsters to Kill
54 and 78
|23-37||Must be the ones at the Desert Bandit Camp|
39, 45, and 63
guardian, marauder, paragon, soldier, and worker
|Guard||6-34||Must be the ones in the Desert Mining Camp (requires Metal key)|
guardian, soldier, and worker
|24-37||Exiled kalphites (see above), as well as Corrupted guardians and marauders|
|Mummy||24-40||Must not kill with fire spells|
|Rowdy slave||2-37||Must be the ones in the Desert Mining Camp (requires Metal key)|
|Scarab||29-36||Scarab swarms, Corrupted scarabs, Scarab akh, and Scarab mage|
|Scabarite||23-37||Scabaras lancer, Scabaras ranger, Scabaras mage (88/98), Scarab larva, Scabaras locusts, Locust lancers, and Locust rangers|
|Scorpion||24-37||Corrupted scorpions - Not Scorpions within the Stronghold of Security|
Once you have completed all 3 tasks assigned by your contact, return to them for the last time. You will now receive your reward, 2,000 reputation for the district you are currently aligned with, as well as a small, medium, or large Menaphite gift offering. It is also possible to receive one of the Menaphite jewels (Hauyne or Idocrase) if you have not yet discovered it, Slayer VIP tickets, and a few Slayer reward points or skill experience depending on which tasks you performed.
If you choose to cancel a task, the ENTIRE quest will be canceled. You will have to complete no more tasks for that person and you will receive no reward. You will then need to wait before you can speak with Urluk start a new quest.
The following items, some gained from quests and others from activities, can be redeemed for reputation:
|The Jack of Spades completion||N/A||1,000 in each district|
|Crocodile Tears completion||Relic of Crondis||5,000 when redeemed at chosen district|
|Our Man in the North completion||Relic of Het||5,500 when redeemed at chosen district|
|'Phite Club completion||Relic of Tumeken||7,500 when redeemed at chosen district|
|Jewels of the Elid completion||Precious rhinestone cow||2,500 when redeemed at chosen district|
|Cats of Menaphos completion||Purrn of previous postcat||2,500 when redeemed at chosen district|
|Various (see item)||Menaphite gift offering (small)||300 when redeemed at chosen district|
|Various (see item)||Menaphite gift offering (medium)||900 when redeemed at chosen district|
|Various (see item)||Menaphite gift offering (large)||1,350 when redeemed at chosen district|
Another long-lasting method to gaining reputation is by playing Shifting Tombs. This is a 1-5 player minigame that lasts 5 minutes. It can net you up to almost 670 reputation, for your current faction, per game.
It also gives you the experience in up to 8 skills (Agility, Prayer, Thieving, Runecrafting, Construction, Crafting, Dungeoneering, & Divination), as well as the possibility of finding a small Menaphite gift offering, Feathers of Ma'at, the Khopesh of the Kharidan or its off-hand variant, Memory strands (only if Divination is activated), Corundum (Jewels of the Elid), Bestopet (Cats of Menaphos), and Camouflage fragments.
Please see our Shifting Tombs minigame guide for more details on how to play.
So what do you get for all of your time and effort making the people of Menaphos happy? As you recall, you gain both city reputation (until tier 10) and reputation for your chosen district (until tier 10, each). Because you can gain reputation for different areas depending on which you have chosen, you can gain different rewards for each district.
Each tier that you increase will change how they view you and what rank "title" you earn.
|1||4,000||Grand Exchange||Unlock the Menaphos Grand Exchange and bank.|
|2||6,600||Tumeken Standard||Unlock the Tumeken Standard cosmetic override.|
|3||19,800||Crocodile Tears||Gain access to the Crocodile Tears quest.|
|4||39,600||Surface Skilling Buff||Get a chance to discover an Impling or Guthix butterfly while surface skilling around Menaphos.|
|5||66,000||Shifting Tombs Feather & Gold Buff||Increase the amount of gold and feathers earned from shifting tombs. Also unlock the second tier of the Tumeken Standard cosmetic.|
|6||99,000||Our Man in the North||Gain access to Our Man in the North quest.|
|7||141,900||Slayer Feather Buff||Get a chance to save a Feather of Ma'at during Slayer. Also gain access to the VIP skilling area.|
|8||194,700||Blessed Tumeken Standard||Unlock the final tier of the Tumeken Standard cosmetic override.|
|9||254,100||'Phite Club||Gain access to the 'Phite Club quest.|
|10||330,000||Magic Carpet Skilling Buff and 'of Menaphos' title||Receive extra experience in the form of magic carpet dust clouds during any skilling, even outside of Menaphos.|
|2||6,000||Bank deposit box||Gain access to a bank deposit box within the Imperial district.|
|3||18,000||Faction head (imperial district)||Unlock the faction head for the Imperial district.|
|4||36,000||Imperial district teleport||Unlock the ability to create Imperial district, shifting tombs and Sophanem Slayer Dungeon teleportation tablets in your player-owned house.|
|5||60,000||Faction legs (imperial district)||Unlock the faction legs for the Imperial district.|
|6||90,000||Bank chest||Gain access to a bank chest within the Imperial district.|
|7||129,000||Faction body (imperial district)||Unlock the faction body for the Imperial district.|
|8||177,000||Imperial district skilling boost||Permanently improve your Woodcutting success rate within the Imperial district when cutting acadia trees.|
|9||231,000||'of the imperial district' title||Unlock the '[Name] of the Imperial district' title.|
|10||300,000||Magic carpet||Unlock the magic carpet pet from the Imperial district.|
|2||6,000||Bank deposit box||Gain access to a bank deposit box within the Merchant district.|
|3||18,000||Faction head (merchant district)||Unlock the faction head for the Merchant district.|
|4||36,000||Merchant district teleport||Unlock the ability to create Merchant district, shifting tombs and Sophanem Slayer Dungeon teleportation tablets in your player-owned house.|
|5||60,000||Faction legs (merchant district)||Unlock the faction legs for the Merchant district.|
|6||90,000||Bank chest||Gain access to a bank chest within the Merchant district.|
|7||129,000||Faction body (merchant district)||Unlock the faction body for the Merchant district.|
|8||177,000||Merchant district skilling boost||Permanently improve your Thieving success rate within the Merchant district when stealing from Menaphite Marketeers.|
|9||231,000||'of the merchant district' title||Unlock the '[Name] of the Merchant district' title.|
|10||300,000||Magic carpet||Unlock the magic carpet pet from the Merchant district.|
|2||6,000||Bank deposit box||Gain access to a bank deposit box within the Port district.|
|3||18,000||Faction head (port district)||Unlock the faction head for the Port district.|
|4||36,000||Port district teleport||Unlock the ability to create Port district, shifting tombs and Sophanem Slayer Dungeon teleportation tablets in your player-owned house.|
|5||60,000||Faction legs (port district)||Unlock the faction legs for the Port district.|
|6||90,000||Bank chest||Gain access to a bank chest within the Port district.|
|7||129,000||Faction body (port district)||Unlock the faction body for the Port district.|
|8||177,000||Port district skilling boost||Permanently improve your Fishing success rate within the Port district when fishing for beltfish, catfish and desert sole.|
|9||231,000||'of the port district' title||Unlock the '[Name] of the Port district' title.|
|10||300,000||Magic carpet||Unlock the magic carpet pet from the Port district.|
|2||6,000||Bank deposit box||Gain access to a bank deposit box within the Worker district.|
|3||18,000||Faction head (worker district)||Unlock the faction head for the Worker district.|
|4||36,000||Worker district teleport||Unlock the ability to create Worker district, shifting tombs and Sophanem Slayer Dungeon teleportation tablets in your player-owned house.|
|5||60,000||Faction legs (worker district)||Unlock the faction legs for the Worker district.|
|6||90,000||Bank chest||Gain access to a bank chest within the Worker district.|
|7||129,000||Faction body (worker district)||Unlock the faction body for the Worker district.|
|8||177,000||Worker district skilling boost||Permanently improve your Mining success rate within the Worker district when mining for sandstone.|
|9||231,000||'of the worker district' title||Unlock the '[Name] of the Worker district' title.|
|10||300,000||Magic carpet||Unlock the magic carpet pet from the Worker district.|
This Special Report was written by ChathMurrpau. Thanks to Zandahar for corrections.
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