Ratcatchers/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]

Item required: a cat

Jimmy Dazzler – The Mansion[edit | edit source]

Item required: a cat

  • Talk to Jimmy Dazzler just west of the Ardougne pub.
  • Read the directions to arrive at the mansion. (Chat 1)
    • Guards will notice you by proximity and line of sight. Nab all 6 rats without being caught. (Being caught does not reset the rats)
  • The garden
    • Go west then north around to the back of the mansion. You will spawn here after being caught.
    • Climb the trellis to the upper floor.
  • Upstairs
    • Catch 1 rat in the NW room.
    • Sneak into the NE room.
    • Wait in the NE room until either one of the guards is on the porch and the other at the end of the hallway or until both guards step out onto the balcony, then run to the SE room.
    • Note: If the guards don't step out at the same time, try hopping worlds. Look for one with them in sync.
    • Catch 2 rats in the SE room.
    • Climb down the ladder.
  • Downstairs
    • The SE and NE room will have 3 rats combined, catch them.
  • Climb back down the trellis to return to Ardougne OR use any teleport.
  • Talk to Jimmy Dazzler.

Hooknosed Jack – The Warehouse[edit | edit source]

Items required: a cat, 8 fish (recommended), a catspeak amulet, 4 pieces of cheese, a bucket of milk, marrentill, and unicorn horn dust, along with rat poison OR kwuarm, red spiders eggs and an empty vial to make rat poison

WARNING! Your cat might die in this section if you choose not to bring any fish!

  • Talk to Hooknosed Jack in SE Varrock near the manhole.
  • Run south to the abandoned building and climb up the ladder.
  • Use your rat poison on your cheeses and use them on the 4 rat holes.
  • Talk to Hooknosed Jack. (Chat 2)
  • Talk to the Apothecary. (Chat 21) ((Chat 31) if done with Dragon Slayer 2)
  • Talk to Hooknosed Jack.
  • Return to the top of the abandoned building and use your cat on the wall. (Chat 12)Note: If you are having trouble, it is not the rat holes, but the giant hole in the wall. Turn your camera so that you are looking at the inside of the hole facing outward and you should be able to "Use" your cat on that hole.
  • Use fish on the hole in the wall (Not on your cat) to heal your cat as it fights.
  • Talk to Hooknosed Jack.

Smokin' Joe[edit | edit source]

Items required: a cat, a catspeak amulet, a pot, weeds, and a tinderbox

  • Talk to Smokin' Joe east of the Keldagrim mining shop. (Chat 1)
  • Use weeds on a pot and light it with your tinderbox.
  • Drop your cat or kitten.
  • Use the smouldering pot on the rat hole just east of Smokin' Joe.
  • Try it again and accept your cat's help (don't forget to wear the catspeak amulet).
  • Talk to Smokin' Joe.

The Face and Felkrash[edit | edit source]

Items required: a cat, a catspeak amulet

  • Talk to The Face by the Port Sarim fishing store.
  • Enter the rat pits and talk to Felkrash.
  • Exit the rat pits and talk to The Face again. Don't forget this step.

Charming the rats[edit | edit source]

Items required: a snake charm, and 101 coins (51 coins with the Ring of charos(a).) NOTE: If you have more than 101 coins in your inventory Ali will ask for all of your money unless you have the Ring of charos(a)

  • Head to Ali the Snake Charmer in Pollnivneach (just south of the bar).
  • Put a coin in his pot and talk to him.(Chat 23221)
  • Note: If you already have a snake charm from The Feud, you will not receive another one.
  • Return to the Port Sarim manhole. Don't go down.
  • Read the music scroll, the order of the notes is D, G, E, F#, D one raised octave, B, C#, A.
  • Play the snake charm and select one note per page. You can see which note you are selecting in the top left of the screen. Don't miss the higher octave.
  • To avoid messing around with notes: when playing choose the picture with the appropriate number of red dots (ignore the furthest right note): 6, 3, 5, 4, (click the wind icon top left) 6, 1, 0, 2.
  • Press play at the top to begin a cutscene.

Finishing up[edit | edit source]

  • Return to Felkrash in the rat pits.

Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

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