Kebos Lowlands

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The Kebos Lowlands are a region located just west of Great Kourend. First explored by the kingdom during the 36th decade (1,050 years ago), King Shayzien VII ordered an expedition to explore the Kebos Lowlands as part of a plan to expand the kingdom's territory. The expedition resulted in the discovery of Mount Quidamortem, and the death of the entire expedition.

King Shayzien VII would later use a small cave within the mountain to secretly create the lizardman army to rule Kourend as Xeric, and eventually return to the Kebos Lowlands after his exile 120 years later to create the Chambers of Xeric underneath the mountain.

Today, nearly 940 years after Xeric's exile, the region remains swarming with lizardmen, who have never ceased in their attempts to reclaim Kourend. Because of this, Shayzien had closed off the western border of the kingdom until recently, when the Shayzien army successfully pushed back the lizardmen, allowing citizens and adventurers alike to explore the Lowlands.

Recently, Hosidius farmers have discovered that the soil just north of the Kebos Swamp is extremely fertile, prompting them to build and maintain the Farming Guild. Because of this, Lord Shiro Shayzien assigned a detachment of Shayzien soldiers to protect the area from lizardmen.

Transportation[edit | edit source]

The Kebos Lowlands can be accessed by travelling through Shayziens' Wall in south-west Kourend or walking past the south-west corner of Lovakengj. The area can also be accessed by the following transportation methods:

Note: There are more transportation options available in the Great Kourend Transportation section, including a transportation map.

Quests[edit | edit source]

There are no quests that can be started in the Kebos Lowlands, but Mount Quidamortem is visited during Tale of the Righteous, and Mount Karuulm is visited during The Ascent of Arceuus.

Features[edit | edit source]

Battlefront[edit | edit source]

Main article: Battlefront

The Battlefront is the large battlefield just outside the borders of Great Kourend. It is where the majority of Shayzien soldiers fight the lizardmen to keep them from invading the kingdom.

Molch[edit | edit source]

Main article: Molch

Molch is a small village north of the Kebos Swamp. It contains the Lizardman Temple, where smaller variants of lizardman shamans reside.

Farming Guild[edit | edit source]

Main article: Farming Guild

The Farming Guild is a large greenhouse built by farmers of the Hosidius House. It has three sections, with each section requiring a higher Farming level than the previous to enter.

The guild contains many farming patches, in addition to some exclusive to the guild.

Lake Molch[edit | edit source]

Main article: Lake Molch

Lake Molch is a large lake found in the eastern side of the Lowlands, bordering Shayzien. Here, players can speak to Alry the Angler to engage in aerial fishing, a Fishing and Hunter training method where players can hunt for various fish and salamanders with a Cormorant, much like Falconry where players hunt kebbits with a gyr falcon.

Mount Karuulm[edit | edit source]

Main article: Mount Karuulm
A player on the summit of Mount Karuulm, where the settlement of the Kahlith is located.

Mount Karuulm is a sulphurous volcano found on the northern edge of the Kebos Lowlands, and as such has lava that appears bluish due to the combination of sulphuric gases and lava. Here, the Tasakaal, a variation of the TzHaar race, make their home.

The Karuulm Slayer Dungeon is located within the volcano. Inside, many draconic creatures created from the experiments of an unnamed dragonkin, such as the wyrm and hydra, can be found.

On the top of the volcano is the home of the Kahlith, former humans who have abandoned their previous lives in the name of the Tasakaal. Together, they work together to maintain the balance between life and death. Konar quo Maten, a slayer master, resides here.

A bank with a deposit box and poll booth can be found here, as well as a furnace and a weapon shop that sells some low-level weapons.

Mount Quidamortem[edit | edit source]

Main article: Mount Quidamortem
The summit of Mount Quidamortem, containing some ruins of a temple once dedicated to Xeric.

Mount Quidamortem, translated as "certain death" in Latin, is a large mountain towering over the surrounding Lizardman Settlement and Kebos Swamp. On the mountain's summit, the Chambers of Xeric, a large underground cave system containing many dangerous creatures, can be found. Mountain trolls can also be found below the mountain.

Lizardman Settlement[edit | edit source]

Main article: Lizardman Settlement

Just east of Mount Quidamortem lies the Lizardman Settlement. Here, players can find many lizardmen, and their shamans can be found in the Lizardman Caves beneath the settlement.

In addition, Xeric's Shrine is found between the Lizardman Settlement and Molch. The Swamp Priest can be found here, and the shrine acts as an altar to restore prayer points.

Lacerta Falls[edit | edit source]

Main article: Lacerta Falls

A small waterfall found in the southern edge of the Lowlands, Lacerta Falls currently serve no purpose other than being scenery.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Kebos, spelled in reverse, spells out Sobek. In ancient Egypt, Sobek is a deity associated with fertility (among other attributes), referencing the fertile land that the Farming Guild is built on.
  • The name "Kebos Lowlands" was first displayed on the world map upon the release of Tale of the Righteous.
  • In Gordon's farm, just south of the Farming Guild, there is a tractor labelled as "ancient machinery" in the barn next to the well, with the examine text stating Some form of ancient terraforming device, in need of repair. This is another tribute to Reddit user GentleTractor, who proposed a redesign of Zeah in a viral Reddit post.

Gallery[edit | edit source]