Rag and Bone Man/Quick guide

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This quick guide has an in-depth guide here.
It contains a more detailed description of dialogue, cutscenes, and storyline.

Details[edit | edit source]

Walkthrough[edit | edit source]

Starting out[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to the Odd Old Man in Silvarea, north-east of Varrock, north of the Digsite, during the conversation he will mention boiling the bones in vinegar.. (Chat 11)


Gathering the bones[edit | edit source]

  • Gather the following bones by killing the appropriate monsters, all of which can be easily obtained by walking south of the Odd Old Man, down to Lumbridge, into the Lumbridge Swamp Caves, and finishing on Karamja (use the first suggested location of each monster to follow this path):
Bone Monster Locations (preferable) - Click to mark
Giant rat bone.png Giant rat bone Giant rat South-east of Varrock by the mine, Varrock Sewer, Lumbridge Swamp, near the Port Sarim Jail.
Unicorn bone.png Unicorn bone Unicorn The forest south-east of Varrock, Lumbridge Swamp, by Draynor Village, south of Edgeville, west of Catherby, on Entrana (west from the Law altar), next to fairy ring bis in Ardougne Zoo.
Bear ribs.png Bear ribs Bear South of Varrock, above Varrock Sewer, north of Falador, Ardougne Zoo (with mage/ranged and Telekinetic Grab) or just south-west of the Legends' Guild (fairy ring blr).
Ram skull.png Ram skull Ram The forest south-east of Varrock, in Fred the Farmer's sheep pen (north of Lumbridge), north of Falador, the farm near Ardougne (west of fairy ring blr).
Goblin skull.png Goblin skull Goblin Both east and west of Lumbridge, north of Ardougne.
Big frog leg.png Big frog leg Big frog They can be found in the Lumbridge Swamp Caves (south of fairy ring ajq)(Only level 24 big frogs can drop the bone. the giant frogs on the surface of Lumbridge Swamp do not drop the bone).
Monkey paw.png Monkey paw Monkey East of the Karamja Volcano, south Karamja (right next to fairy ring ckr), Ardougne Zoo (if you choose to go to Ardougne Zoo, you must bring ranged and/or magic equipment and have 33 Magic for Telekinetic Grab).
Giant bat wing.png Giant bat wing Giant bat Crandor and Karamja Dungeon (which can be accessed on the Karamja Volcano), outside Keep Le Faye (north of fairy ring blr), by the Heroes' Guild, Yanille dungeon.

Polishing the bones[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Fortunato located in Draynor marketplace and buy 8 jug of vinegar.
  • Use all of the jugs of vinegar with all the pots to make 8 pots of vinegar. If intending to do Rag and Bone Man II, buy 35 jugs of vinegar to save time.
  • Use all of the bones with your pots of vinegar to get 8 bones in vinegar.
  • Withdraw a tinderbox and either 8 logs or an axe
  • With the logs in your inventory, return to the Odd Old Man
  • For each bone in vinegar do:
    • Place a set of logs on the pot-boiler next to the old man.
    • Use a bone in vinegar with the pot-boiler.
    • Light the set of logs with your tinderbox.
    • Wait 12 seconds until the fire is consumed and remove the pot from the pot-boiler. (Alternatively, hop worlds after lighting the logs for them to be finished when you log back in)
  • Talk to the Odd Old Man.

Quest complete!

Reward[edit | edit source]

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Required for completing[edit | edit source]