Red herring

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Red herring
Red herring.png
Released2 November 2004 (Update)
MembersYes
Quest itemThe Fremennik Trials
Properties
TradeableNo
EquipableNo
StackableNo
DestroyDrop
ExamineThe colouring on it seems to be some kind of sticky goop...
Values
Value1 coin
AlchemyNot alchemisable
Weight0.5 kg
Advanced data
Item ID3742
Red herring detail.png

The red herring is a quest item used during The Fremennik Trials quest. Once it is cooked, it will become a regular herring, but a new item, sticky red goop, will be created. Once the puzzle involving the red herring has been completed, the herring can be consumed.

Products[edit | edit source]

ItemMembersSkillsXPMaterials
Herring.pngHerring
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  • None
  • None
Sticky red goop.pngSticky red goop
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  • None
  • None

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • A red herring is an idiom referring to something that serves to distract or mislead. This is ironic, as the red herring is an item required for solving Peer the Seer's puzzle. Instead, the toy ship is the true red herring.