Tree Gnome Stronghold
|Tree Gnome Stronghold|
|Release date||22 December 2002 (Update)|
|Also called||Gnome city|
|No. of banks||3|
|No. of altars||0|
|Leader||King Narnode Shareen|
|Location on World Map|
|Eagles' Peak||←||Tree Gnome Stronghold||→||Baxtorian Falls|
The Tree Gnome Stronghold, sometimes shortened to Gnome Stronghold, is the gnome capital city. It was added along with the Agility skill, and remains the first training area for the skill. It is one of the largest cities in RuneScape, spanning quite a large area despite being sparsely populated.
Features[edit | edit source]
General[edit | edit source]
- The Grand Tree is the largest structure in the stronghold.
- The lowest level Agility training course (this course is impossible to fail and take damage on).
- A swamp to collect king worms and toads for their toad's legs (for Herblore and Gnome Restaurant).
- The Gnome Ball arena.
- Yew trees and a magic tree for Woodcutting.
- A flax picking area, as well as spinning wheels for Crafting and Fletching.
- Teleport to the rune essence mine (Brimstail).
- River fishing areas.
Shops[edit | edit source]
First floor of the Grand Tree[edit | edit source]
- Rometti's Fine Fashions sells Gnome robes in pink, green, blue, cream, and turquoise. It is owned by Rometti.
- Funch's Fine Groceries sells ingredients for cocktails. It is owned by Heckel Funch.
- Blurberry Bar sells 'Premade' cocktails. Note that the barman, not Blurberry, sells these.
- Grand Tree Groceries sells ingredients for gnome cuisine. It is owned by Hudo.
- Gianne's Restaurant sells 'Premade' gnome food. Note that instead of Gianne snr. or Gianne jnr. the wares are sold by the Gnome Waiter.
Second floor of the Grand Tree[edit | edit source]
- Gulluck and Sons sells a variety of ranged armaments along with axes, battleaxes and two-handed swords. It is owned by Gulluck.
Transport[edit | edit source]
- Gnome glider - top level of the Grand Tree.
- Just south of Grand Tree:
- A Spirit tree (used after completing The Grand Tree quest)
- Balloon transport system after completing the Enlightened Journey quest
- Grand seed pods from the Gnome Restaurant minigame - these may be used to instantly transport a player to the Grand Tree. They are consumed when used and are very expensive.
- In the northeastern corner is an Agility shortcut to Barbarian Outpost (requires 37 Agility), if the Grand Tree quest has been completed.
- Necklace of passage has a teleport to the Outpost that's close.
Quests[edit | edit source]
Music[edit | edit source]
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Prior to the release of Monkey Madness II, a monkey archer would appear every couple of minutes and walk around the area between Nieve and the Gnome Stronghold bank before disappearing again.