Kharidian Desert

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Kharidian Desert
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Released14 April 2003 (Update)
MembersMostly, besides Al Kharid
InhabitantsHumans, clay golems, scabarites, camels
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Location on World Map
Karamja Kharidian Desert Mos Le'Harmless

The Kharidian Desert is an expansive region located south of the nations of Misthalin and Morytania. The desert becomes a dangerous region south of the Shantay Pass, requiring a player to drink from waterskins or other sources of water to avoid dehydration. The player will automatically drink every 90 seconds if they have a waterskin with charges in their inventory; the time between drinks can be extended by wearing heat-resistant gear. Failing to drink will cause the player to periodically lose hitpoints. Within the boundaries of towns, players are immune to desert heat and do not need to drink.

Players may quickly travel to certain locations by using magic carpet rides, though some destinations are unavailable until certain quests have been completed.

For many years the desert was incomplete and surrounded by many inaccessible black zones, but in 2023 only a small portion to the south and the inaccessible city Menaphos remain.

This region also has its own achievement diary that was released on 5 March 2015, along with many other diaries.

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Date Changes
27 April 2022

Added a music area for the Modern Music Area Mode to the Kharidian Desert.

7 April 2021

Some jagged terrain in the Kharidian Desert, west of the Shantay Pass, has been smoothed out.

5 March 2015
(update | poll)

There is now a shortcut between Lumbridge Swamp and the Kharidian Desert that you can use at level 66 agility if you have completed the Hard Lumbridge & Draynor Diary.