Shield of Arrav/Quick guide

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Details[edit | edit source]

Start pointQuest point icon.png Varrock Palace library. Talk to Reldo, the librarian, located at the northern end of Varrock Castle
Official difficultyNovice
DescriptionVarrockian literature tells of a valuable shield, stolen long ago from the museum of Varrock, by a gang of professional thieves. See if you can track down this shield and return it to the museum. You will need a friend to help you complete this quest.
Official lengthShort
Requirements A trustworthy friend or partner. Players can join the official chat-channel "OSRS SOA" to look for a partner.
Items required
Enemies to defeat

Walkthrough[edit | edit source]

Getting started[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Reldo, located in the library in Varrock Palace. (Chat 1)
  • Check the bookcase with a bright blue book in the top shelf, and read the book.
  • Talk to Reldo again.

After this point, you must choose to join either the Phoenix Gang or the Black Arm Gang. (Tip: Join the chat-channel "osrs soa" to find a partner before deciding.)

Phoenix Gang[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Baraek, the fur trader in Varrock Square, and ask about the Phoenix Gang. (Chat 11)
  • Make your way to the Phoenix Gang Hideout in the south-east corner of Varrock in the building with a ladder to the basement, west of the Mage of Zamorak altar. (Look for the Dungeon map link icon.png icon)
  • Talk to Straven. (Chat 11)
  • Kill Jonny the beard, located in Varrock's Blue Moon Inn, and pick up the Intel report.
  • Report back to Straven.

You are now a member of the Phoenix Gang.

Black Arm Gang[edit | edit source]

  • Talk to Charlie the Tramp located near the south entrance of Varrock. (Chat 52)
  • Go down the alley (the door to the west) and enter the Black Arm Gang hideout.
  • Talk to Katrine. (Chat 11111)
  • Trade your partner for a weapon store key.
  • Go to the south-east corner of Varrock and look for a small room with a ladder. It's connected to the west side of the building with the Chaos Altar in it.
  • Use the key on the door and climb up the ladder.
  • Kill the Weaponsmaster, or use Telekinetic Grab to pick up two Phoenix crossbows without fighting him.
  • Pick up both Phoenix crossbows.
  • Take two Phoenix crossbows to Katrine.

You are now a member of the Black Arm Gang.

  • Go upstairs in the hideout and open the cupboard to the south of the stairs to find half of the Shield of Arrav.

Finishing up[edit | edit source]

  • Take your half of the shield to Curator Haig Halen, located in the Varrock Museum.
  • Trade your half of the certificate with your partner. (Ironmen: Use the certificate halves on your partner)
  • Use both halves of the certificate on each other to make a completed certificate.
  • Take the certificate to King Roald in the castle to receive your reward.

Quest complete!

Rewards[edit | edit source]

Shield of Arrav reward scroll.png